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Seventeen Members Profile

Seventeen Members Profile: Seventeen Ideal Type, Seventeen Facts
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Seventeen (세븐틴) is a K-Pop boy group that consists of 13 members: S.coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon (the hip-hop unit); Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan (the vocal unit); Hoshi, Jun, The8, Dino (the performance unit). Seventeen debuted on May 26, 2015, with the mini album “17 Carat” and title track “Adore You“, under Pledis Entertainment.
As of May 25, 2020 Big Hit Entertainment (now known as HYBE Labels) became Pledis’ major shareholder, but Pledis will continue to act as an independent label.

Seventeen Fandom Name: Carat
Seventeen Official Fan Colors: Rose Quartz and Serenity

Seventeen Current Dorm Arrangement (updated in June 2021):
8th Floor – Jeonghan, Hoshi, Woozi, Seungkwan (all solo rooms)
6th Floor – S.Coups, Joshua, The8 (all solo rooms)
New (unspecified) Floor – Jun, Dokyeom, Vernon, Dino (all solo rooms)
New (unspecified) Floor – Wonwoo, Mingyu (solo rooms)

Seventeen Official Accounts:
Instagram: @saythename_17
Twitter: @pledis_17
Twitter (Japan): @pledis_17jp
Facebook: seventeennews
V Live: Seventeen channel
Official Website: seventeen-17.com
Fan Cafe: Pledis-17
Youtube: Seventeen
Youtube (Japan): SEVENTEEN Japan official Youtube
TikTok: @seventeen17_official
Weverse: SEVENTEEN

Seventeen Members Profile:
S.Coups

Stage name: S.Coups (에스쿱스)
Birth name: Choi Seung Cheol (최승철)
Position: Leader, Hip Hop Team Leader, Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: August 8, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
MBTI: INFP
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team (Leader); SVT Leaders
Instagram: @sound_of_coups
S.Coups’ Spotify list:  Songs that I like

S.Coups Facts:
– He was born in Daegu, South Korea.
– He has an older brother (2 years older than him).
– His stage name S.Coups comes from: S – his name Sungcheol, Coups – Coup d’état.
– He became a trainee in 2010.
– He’s one of the original Pledis Boys.
– S.Coups was supposed to debut with NU’EST.
– He was formally a member of ‘Tempest’ before Seventeen was created.
– His dream is to become an actor.
– His favorite Korean Singers are Big Bang’s Taeyang & Seol Kyung Goo.
– He’s a black belt in Taekwondo (learned it for 7 Years)
– He has his driver license.
– His shoe size is 250mm.
– He doesn’t like lemons.
– He starred in After School Blue’s “Wonder Boy” MV, and NU’EST’s “Face” MV
– He was supposed to debut in TEMPEST along Jihoon (Woozi), but the group disbanded pre-debut.
– On November 18, 2019 it was announced that S.Coups will go on hiatus to receive treatment for his anxiety.
– On March 3, 2020 S. Coups announced the end of his hiatus.
– On July 1, 2021 it was announced that S.Coups will halt promotions due to shoulder injury.
S.Coups’s ideal type is someone who can cook well and who eats a lot.
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Jeonghan

Stage Name: Jeonghan (정한)
Birth Name: Yoon Jeong Han (윤정한)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: October 4, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type: B
MBTI: ISFJ
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team
Instagram: @jeonghaniyoo_n
Jeonghan’s Spotify list:  Songs that Jeonghan finds good to listen to

Jeonghan Facts:
– He was born in Hwaseong, South Korea.
– He has a younger sister.
– He ranks himself the third best visual in the group (after Vernon and Mingyu).
– He became a trainee in 2013.
– He admires SHINee’s Taemin.
– He likes Korean food, especially stews and chicken.
– Jeonghan’s favourite food is pasta.
– He has his driver license.
– Jeonghan can play bass guitar.
– He says he’s closest to Joshua among all the Seventeen members.
– Jeonghan & Hoshi appeared as guest judges for “King of Masked Singer”.
– Between dating someone older or younger, he prefers someone older because he needs someone to take care of him.
Jeonghan’s ideal type girl is someone who loves them and buys their albums.
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Joshua
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Stage Name: Joshua (조슈아)
Birth Name: Joshua Hong
Korean Name: Hong Ji Soo (홍지수)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: December 30, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI: ENFJ
Representative Emoticon: /
Nationality: Korean-American
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team
Instagram: @joshu_acoustic
Joshua’s Spotify list:  Beach drive

Joshua Facts:
– He was born in Los Angeles, California, United States.
– Joshua is fully Korean but was born and raised in America.
– He’s an only child.
– He joined Pledis Entertainment and began his training in 2013.
– His favorite animals are rabbits.
– He said music is his life.
– He views himself as a calm person.
– During Weekly Idol, he introduced himself as the member who can speak 5 different languages.
– He is a fan of EXO.
– His hobbies are reading, sleeping, eating, singing, playing the guitar, and watching movies.
– Joshua loves anime, especially One Piece, Naruto, & Bleach.
– Joshua made a cameo in “A-Teen” season 2 ep.7.
Joshua’s ideal type is someone who is kind.
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Jun
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Stage Name: Jun (준)
Birth  Name: Wen Junhui (文俊辉)
Korean Name: Moon Jun Hwi (문준휘)
Position: Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: June 10, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: B
MBTI: INFP
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Chinese
Sub-Unit: Performance Team
Instagram: @junhui_moon
Weibo: wenjunhui
Jun’s Spotify list:  Jun’s Chinese song recommendations

Jun Facts:
– He was born in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
– When he was 2 years old, his parents got divorced and he remained with his mother.
– His mother remarried when Jun was 8 (he actually played the matchmaker).
– He has a younger brother (half-sibling), named Wen Fengjun (nicknamed Yangyang), born in 2006.
– He was a child actor in China.
– He speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean.
– Many Chinese students love Kpop and that’s how he became curious about it and moved to Korea.
– He became a trainee in 2012.
– He is said to be looking like Super Junior‘s Heechul.
– He is good at martial arts (and received many medals as a child).
– He can play the piano.
– He likes spicy foods.
– Jun can’t eat eggplant.
– He likes being at ease at home, and he spends time reading fantasy novels and playing games.
– He admires NU’EST’s Ren.
– On September 1st 2021, Pledis Ent. announced that Jun and The8 won’t participate in SVT’s promotions and will focus on their activities in China, from September to December.
Jun’s ideal type of girl is someone who looks pure. He also likes sexy girls.
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Hoshi
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Stage Name: Hoshi (호시)
Birth Name: Kwon Soon Young (권순영)
Position: Performance Team Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Birthday: June 15, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: B
MBTI: INFP
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Performance Team (Leader); SVT Leaders; BOOSEOKSOON
Hoshi’s Spotify list:  Tiger’s playlist

Hoshi Facts:
– He was born in Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He has an older sister, named Kwon Minkyung (1 year older than him).
– Hoshi’s nickname is 10:10 because his eyes are the the same angles of ten minute ten hour on a clock.
– He choreographs most of Seventeen’s routines.
– He became a trainee in 2011.
– He is a black belt in Taekwondo and was a Taekwondo champion when he was young.
– He likes Japanese food.
– He likes to collect bizarre photos of the members. He deleted most of them in case he loses his phone. He says he has the most bizarre photos of DK.
– He has his driver license.
– He is a big SHINee fan.
– He appeared in NU’EST’s “Face” MV.
– His stage name means star in Japanese.
– Hoshi & Jeonghan appeared as guest judges for “King of Masked Singer”.
Hoshi’s ideal type is someone who is fragrant and likes him.
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Wonwoo
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Stage Name: Wonwoo (원우)
Birth Name: Jeon Won Woo (전원우)
Position: Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: July 17, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI: INFJ
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Instagram: @everyone_woo
Wonwoo’s Spotify list: Songs I listen to most

WonWoo Facts:
– He was born in Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
– He has a brother named Jeon Bohyuk, who is 2 years younger than him.
– During Weekly Idol, he introduced himself as the member with the lowest voice in Seventeen.
– He became a trainee in 2011.
– He ranks himself 3rd or 4th most handsome in the group. He says S.Coups is the most handsome to him because he’s very manly and has good leadership.
– Wonwoo wears prescription glasses or contact lenses because of his poor eyesight.
– He doesn’t like seafood.
– He has his driver license (including an International driver license).
– He says he looks cold due to his sharp eyes but he’s a warm person.
– He said if he could create a new unit, he’d want to be in it with Seungkwan, Mingyu, Hoshi, DK and Dino and he would name it ‘Comics’.
– Seventeen voted Wonwoo as the cleanest member.
– He appeared in NU’EST’s “Face” MV, and Hello Venus’ “Venus” MV
Wonwoo’s ideal type is someone who suits him well.
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Woozi
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Stage Name: Woozi (우지)
Birth Name: Lee Ji Hoon (이지훈)
Position: Vocal Team Leader, Lead Vocalist, Producer
Birthday: November 22, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio/Sagittarius cusp
Height: 164 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 53 kg (117 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI: INFJ
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team (Leader); SVT Leaders
Instagram: @woozi_universefactory
Woozi’s Spotify list:  Songs that Woozi likes

Woozi Facts:
– He was born in Busan, South Korea.
– Woozi is an only child.
– When he was younger, he did classical music for a long time. He played the clarinet and band instruments.
– He became a trainee in 2011.
– He was voted by the other members as the most hardworking member, along with Hoshi.
– He was supposed to debut in TEMPEST along S.Coups, but the group disbanded pre-debut.
– He views himself as being very calm, serious, and careful.
– It’s said he looks a lot like BTS’s Suga.
– DK has chosen him as the member he was awkward with before.
– His favorite food is Jjajangmyun (Black Bean Noodles) & Spicy Ramyun Noodles mixed together.
– Woozi doesn’t have the thought to get a driver’s licence. He uses Kakao Taxi Black. (Fansign)
– He is a big fan of Bruno Mars.
– He was in Hello Venus’ “Venus” MV, NU’EST’s “Face” MV, and Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV
– He is also a talented composer and producer, he wrote and co-produced I.O.I‘s “Downpour”.
– Woozi is now a member of KMCA (Korea Music Copyright Association).
Woozi’s ideal type: a girl who is bright and friendly.
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DK
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Stage Name: DK / Dokyeom (도겸)
Birth Name: Lee Seok Min (이석민)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: February 18, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius/Pisces Cusp
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: O (RH-)
MBTI: INFP
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team; BOOSEOKSOON (Leader)
Instagram: @dk_is_dokyeom
DK’s Spotify list:  DK’s favorites

DK Facts:
– He was born in Suji-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He has an older sister.
– Hansol, Seungkwan & Jisoo think he’s the funniest member.
– He became a trainee in 2012.
– His favorite foods are Doenjang Jiggae (which is a Korean soybean paste stew dish) and pizza.
– He says he likes to spend his time cheerfully so he likes to make others feel energetic but sometimes it can get out of control so he needs to have more self-control.
– DK and NCT’s Jaehyun went to the same school. Back then DK didn’t dare to talk to Jaehyun because he was too handsome.
– Between dating someone younger or older, he prefers someone older because he needs someone to take care of him.
– He shares the same birthday as Vernon.
– DK is allergic to cats. (vLive)
– He doesn’t like cucumbers.
– DK is Seventeen’s Happy Virus.
– Dk has been cast as King Arthur in the musical “Xcalibur”.
DK’s ideal type is a girl with long dark hair, has aegyo, and has long slender legs.
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Mingyu
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Stage Name: Mingyu (민규)
Birth Name: Kim Min Gyu (김민규)
Position: Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
Birthday: April 6, 1997
Zodiac sign: Aries
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 76 kg (167 lbs)
Blood Type: B
MBTI: ENFJ
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Instagram: @min9yu_k
Mingyu’s Spotify list: Mingyu’s healing list

Mingyu Facts:
– He was born in Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He has a sister, named Kim Minseo, who is 4 years younger than him.
– He is the tallest member in the group.
– He ranks himself #1 visuals in Hip Hop unit.
– He became a trainee in 2011.
– He’s in charge of hair styling in the group.
– He views himself as a tall kid with dark skin.
– He likes to vacuum and clean up the trash in the dorm.
– He has his driver license.
– He appeared in NU’EST’s “Face” MV, and Hello Venus’ “Venus” MV
– If he had the opportunity, he would like to date someone older than him.
– He is friends with BTS’s Jungkook, GOT7’s Bambam & Yugyeom, NCT’s Jaehyun, Astro’s Cha Eunwoo (a.k.a. ’97 line).
– Mingyu’s ideal type is a girl who is tall, kind-hearted & easy-going.
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The8
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Stage Name: The8 (디에잇)
Birth Name: Xu Ming Hao (徐明浩)
Korean Name: Seo Myung Ho (서명호)
Position: Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Birthday: November 7, 1997
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: O
MBTI: INFJ
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Chinese
Sub-Unit: Performance Team
Instagram: @xuminghao_o
Weibo: xuminghao_The8
The8’s Spotify list:  The8’s sentimental time

The8 Facts:
– He was born in Haicheng, Liaoning, China.
– He’s an only child.
– He is in charge of b-boying in the performance team.
– He did b-boying in China for 6 years.
– He became a trainee in 2013.
– The8 wants to interchange with DK in the group fanchant because The8 wants the number 8 (since DK is 8th in the order of age) even though DK is older than The8.
– His favorite season is Summer.
– Between Korean food or Chinese food, he prefers Chinese food.
– THE8 can do nunchucks.
– He has been practicing Chinese Wushu (martial art) since he was 5 years old.
– When he is sad or stressed, he reads.
– The meaning behind his stage name is that when the 8 is laid down, the infinite sign appears. Many Chinese people like number 8.
– He has his driver license.
– He likes fashion a lot.
– The8 was chosen as a dance mentor on season 2 of “Idol Producer”.
– On September 1st 2021, Pledis Ent. announced that Jun and The8 will focus on their activities in China, from September to December.
The8’s ideal type is someone who is cute and kind.
Show more THE8 fun facts…

Seungkwan
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Stage Name: Seungkwan (승관)
Birth Name: Boo Seung Kwan (부승관)
Position: Main Vocalist, Face of the Group
Birthday: January 16, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 174 cm (5’8.5”)
Weight: 58 kg (127 lbs)
Blood Type: B
MBTI: ENFP
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Vocal Team; BOOSEOKSOON
Instagram: @pledis_boos
Seungkwan’s Spotify list: DJ BOO

Seungkwan Facts:
– He was born in Busan, but he lived in Jeju since he was little.
– He has 2 older sisters: Boo Jinseol, and Boo Sojeong, the latter of whom debuted as a singer in Oct 2020.
– He is Seventeen’s mood maker.
– He became a trainee in 2012.
– He was offered to join JYP but he rejected the offer.
– His favorite food is hamburgers.
– He is allergic to tomatoes.
– He doesn’t like cucumbers.
– Between salty and sweet, he prefers salty.
– His hobbies are volleyball, calligraphy, basketball, musical singing.
– He says he remembers all the members birthdays.
– He won the rookie entertainer award in 2018 for his work on variety shows.
– On July 21, 2020 Pledis announced that Seungkwan will be taking a break from promotions due to an ankle injury.
– SeungKwan’s ideal type is an easy going girl with big eyes and is like a friend to him.
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Vernon
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Stage Name: Vernon (버논)
Birth Name: Hansol Vernon Chwe
Korean Name: Choi Han Sol (최한솔)
Position: Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
Birthday: February 18, 1998
Zodiac sign: Aquarius/Pisces Cusp
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI: ISFP (Online fansign Oct 29, 2020) (When he initially took the test his result was ENFP, but he re-took the test)
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Korean-American
Sub-Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Instagram: @vernon_98
Vernon’s Spotify list:  Oh wow

Vernon facts:
– He was born in New York, United States.
– His family lives in Hongdae but he lives in Gangnam since Seventeen’s dorm is located there.
– His father is Korean and his mother is American.
– He has a younger sister named Sofia, born in 2004.
– He became a trainee in 2012.
– His favorite rappers are Drake, T.I, J.Cole, and Kendrick Lamar
– His favorite food is chocolate.
– He is allergic to peanuts.
– He likes the month of December.
– He admires David Bowie.
– His favorite ice cream is Vanilla ice cream.
– He is a Harry Potter fan.
– He received the nickname ‘Twix’ because he had a lot of Twix in their practice room.
– He was in Man of K’s “Falling” MV, Hello Venus’ “Venus” MV, and Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV
– Vernon competed in “Show Me The Money 4” but got eliminated on the Third Round.
Vernon’s ideal type is someone his heart can connect with.
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Dino
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Stage Name: Dino (디노)
Birth Name: Lee Chan (이찬)
Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Maknae
Birthday: February 11, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 174 cm (5’8.5″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI: ENFJ
Representative Emoticon:
Nationality: Korean
Sub-Unit: Performance Team
Dino’s Spotify list:  Joy, anger, sorrow & pleasure

Dino Facts:
– He was born in Iksan-si, Jeollakbu-do, South Korea.
– He has a younger brother, named Lee Gun, born in 2001.
– He explained that, in a family tree, his name is written as “Lee Joong Chan” but that his real name is actually Lee Chan. (During an interview for tenasia.co.kr)
– His parents are dancers. His father opened up a dance class and thought taught him how to dance.
– He became a trainee in 2012.
– He is a big fan of Michael Jackson.
– His favorite fruits are apple and grape.
– He likes fried squid with spicy sauce.
– He doesn’t like cucumbers.
– He has his driver license. Mingyu was the one who taught him how to drive.
– He made the choreography for their song ‘Jam Jam’ and for their song “Flower”. (Going Seventeen ep 12)
– He appeared in Orange Caramel’s “Copycat” MV
– Dino’s ideal type is a pretty girl who does aegyo.
Show more Dino fun facts…

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Note 2: To clear up the confusion and a common misconception: Sub Vocalist/Sub Rapper and Vocalist/Rapper have the same meaning. The accurate terms used in South Korea are Main, Lead and Sub.

For reference on MBTI types:
E = Extroverted, I = Introverted
N = Intuitive, S = Observant
T = Thinking, F = Feeling
P = Perceiving, J = Judging

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