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SF9 Members Profile: SF9 Facts

SF9 (에스에프나인) is a Korean boy group, currently consisting of 8 members: Youngbin, Inseong, Jaeyoon, Dawon, Zuho, Yoo Taeyang, Hwiyoung and Chani. Rowoon announced his departure from the group on September 18, 2023. SF9 debuted as a 9-member group on October 5, 2016, under FNC Entertainment.

SF9 Fandom Name: Fantasy
SF9 Official Fan Color: Fantasia Hologram

SF9 Official Accounts:
Official Website (Japan): sf9-official.jp
Twitter: @sf9official
Twitter (Fan Club): @SF9_FANCLUB
Twitter (Japan): @SF9_official_jp
Instagram: @sf9official
Instagram (Japan): @sf9_official_jp
Facebook: SF9
Weibo: SF9official
Youtube (on FNC Ent. channel): SF9
Youtube: SF9Official
Youtube (Japan): SF9
Fan Cafe: SF9
Fncent: SF9
TikTok: @sf9official

SF9 Members Profile:
Stage Name: Youngbin (영빈)
Birth Name: Kim Young Bin (김영빈)
Position: Leader, Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper
Birthday: November 23, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Representative Emoticon: 🍀
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @yb_dkxh
SoundCloud: .

Youngbin Facts:
– His hometown is Anyang, South Korea.
– Youngbin has an older sister and an older brother.
– He is the “father” of the group.
– His favorite foods are spicy foods.
– His favorite color is Red.
– His hobbies are Korean chess, reading and playing basketball.
– He is good at playing basketball.
– Youngbin has a dog named Jamong.
– Youngbin is former 1MILLION dance studio trainee.
– Yongbin is hard to wake up.
– Youngbin likes skin-ship and he is the one doing the most skin-ship among the members, especially with Chani. (Rooftop Radio)
– Youngbin is a big fan of Epik High. (vLive)
– According to Dawon, Youngbin is smart and has much wisdom.
– Youngbin had finished third place at a high jump competition back then in middle school. (Rookie Show)
– Youngbin’s habits are biting and licking his lips.
– Youngbin has 2 tattoos. One goes down his left side and says “Shine Forever.” The other is by his collarbone and says “sic parvis magna.”
– He acted in the dramas “I Need Romance Season 3” (2014, Ep. 8, 11). “Click Your Heart” (2016) “Was it Love?” (2020, Ep. 6), “Bubble Up” (2022).
– Dorm arrangements: Youngbin and Jaeyoon share a room. (Still in the old dorm)
– On March 29, 2022 Youngbin enlisted in the military.
Youngbin’s ideal type: Someone with a good feeling.
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Stage Name: Inseong (인성)
Birth Name: Kim In Seong (김인성)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: July 12, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Representative Emoticon: 🌰
Nationality: Korean
Instagram:: @pum.castle

Inseong Facts:
– His hometown is Nowon-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– Inseong is an only child.
– He is the oldest member.
– Inseong is very-well educated. He comes from a very well-off family.
– Inseong studied in London for one year so he can speak English well and he’s the English speaker of the group (After School Club).
– He speaks Korean and English.
– Inseong is a former SM Entertainment trainee.
– He is good at drawing.
– Iseong is the smartest member. (Hongkira)
– Iseong is really good at 3 line poems. (Hongkira)
– He loves eating, though he’s slim, he’s a big eater.
– His hobbies are chess, gomokgu (an abstract strategy board game), draw manga and puzzles.
– His favorite color is Pink.
– Inseong is the “desert fox / fennec fox” of the group.
– He graduated from Kyunghee University.
– Inseong charms are his lip corner and eyes.
– Inseong is left handed. (Seen from “The Immigration” and on Vlive.)
– Inseong acted in the dramas “Click Your Hear” (2016), “20th Century Boys and Girls” (2017), “Was It Love?” (2020), “Dokgobin is Updating” (2020), “Two Universes” (2022).
– He acted in the musicals “The Days” (2020-2021), “Red Book” (2021), “Jack The Ripper” (2021-2022).
– Dorm arrangements: Inseong and Dawon share a room (In the new dorm).
– On March 21, 2022 Inseong enlisted in the military.
Inseong’s ideal type: “My ideal type is Fantasy” (their fan club name); Someone tall
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Stage Name: Jaeyoon (재윤)
Birth Name: Lee Jae Yoon (이재윤)
Position: Sub Vocalist
Birthday: August 9, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Representative Emoticon: 🐣
Nationality: Korean

Jaeyoon Facts:
– He was born in Nam-gu, Busan, South Korea.
– Jaeyoon has a younger sister.
– Jaeyoon graduated from Dong Ah Institute of Media and Arts.
– He is a jokster.
– Jaeyoon used to live in the countryside, so he can distinguish poisonous plants and animals from those that are not poisonous.
– His hobbies are movie appreciation and sports.
– He has a bright personality.
– Jaeyoon is afraid of heights (SF9 Graduation trip).
– Jaeyoon loves bread, coffee and chocolate (“SF9 Trip With Fantasy”)
– His favorite color is “Fantasy”.
– Jaeyoon is the one singing the “Girls Generation 1979” OST (part 1).
– He also sings the OST for “My Only Love Song”, called “Thank you, My love”.
– Jaeyoon is in charge of Honey Voice in the group. He can sing any song in a sweet way.
– Jaeyoon thinks his best trait is his butt. (The Immigration)
– Jaeyoon used to work part-time at a spicy stir-fried chicken restaurant. (Rookie Show)
– Jaeyoon has very deep dimples.
– Jaeyoon’s habit is speaking in satoori.
– He acted in the dramas  “Click Your Hear” (2016),  “Was It Love?” (2020), “Love in Blackhole” (2021).
– He acted in the musicals “Founded” (2021), “Another Miss Oh” (2022), “Seopyeonje” (2022).
– Dorm arrangements: Youngbin and Jaeyoon share a room. (Still in the old dorm)
Jaeyoon’s ideal type: Someone who likes Pokemon.
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Stage Name: Dawon (다원)
Birth Name: Lee Sang Hyuk (이상혁)
Position: Sub Vocalist
Birthday: July 24, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Representative Emoticon: 👅
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @dwww_w_

Dawon Facts:
– He was born in Ilsan, South Korea. (He said it on ASC)
– Dawon is an only child.
– He likes to joke around.
– Dawon sang Big Bang, Taeyang’s “I Need A Girl” for his audition. (Hongkira)
– He is also known for his role in “Click Your Heart”
– He was the male lead in the music video of AOA Cream’s “I’m Jelly Baby”.
– Dawon has four tattoos: first is saying Grazioso, second is some Roman numerals (LVIIIVIII), third is a crown similar to G-Dragon‘s tattoo and the fourth is Michael Jackson.
– His hobbies are eating, to dress up and stealing hearts. XD
– Dawon in really close with Ayno (Yoonho) from VAV.
– Dawon is multi-talented, he is in charge of variety.
– Dawon can do impressions of iKON’s B.I, actor Jo In Sung, and Bruce Lee.
– Dawon visited and studied in Spain for 4 months. (Rooftop Radio)
– Dawon appeared on “Weekly Idol” in their Masked Idol segment.
– Dawon is a regular cast member of SBS’ “Game Show”.
– He acted in the dramas “Click Your Heart” (2016), “Was It Love?”(2020, Ep. 6), “Doom at Your Service” (2021),”Part-time Mello” (2021),”Curtain Call” (2022), “My 20th Twenty” (2023).
– Dawon’s habit is pursing lips.
– Dorm arrangements: Inseong and Dawon share a room (In the new dorm)
Dawon’s ideal type: Someone who’s sexy and cute; Someone middle height; Someone with long hair; Someone with big eyes; Someone kind
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Stage Name: Zuho (주호)
Real Name: Baek Ju Ho (백주호)
Position: Main Rapper
Birthday: July 4, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Representative Emoticon: 🦁
Nationality: Korean
SoundCloud: zuho
Instagram: @zuuuuu_oh

Zuho Facts:
– He was born Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– Zuho has a younger brother.
– Zuho was the first trainee for SF9. (Rooftop Radio)
– Zuho and Rowoon trained for 6 years before their debut (Sf9 graduation trip).
– He is attending Soongsil Cyber University.
– He is considered the most charismatic member (by the other members).
– He may appear cold, but he’s actually a warm person.
– He is also known for his role in “Click Your Heart”.
– He is set to act in the web drama called “Meal Kid”
– He’s confident in his sexy dance. XD
– Zuho sometimes sleeptalks while he’s sleeping.
– His favorite color is Black.
– His hobbies are writing songs, composing songs, walking and spacing out.
– Zuho did water skiing for 5-6 years until he was in the 10th grade (SF9 Trip with Fantasy Ep.4)
– Zuho’s role model and mentor is BTS’ Suga. (Vlive)
– Zuho hates corn because when he was young, he almost died eating it. (The STAR)
– Zuho is featuring on Lee Hong Ki’s song “Cookies”, from his 2nd mini album, “Come To Me”.
– Zuho is really close with Wendy from Red Velvet.
– He acted in several dramas: “Click Your Heart” (2016), “Was It Love?” (2020, Ep. 6), “Meal Kid” (2020), “Heartbeat Broadcasting Accident” (2021), ” The Birth of a Nation” (2021), ” Ongoing Loved One” (2022),  “Star Struck” (2023).
– He has clothing brand named “Celui Huru” that was his cats name Lui and Huru. His father is the CEO of the brand.
– Dorm arrangements: Zuho has a room of his own. (In the new dorm)
Zuho’s ideal type: Someone to fall in love with at first sight
Show more Zuho fun facts…

Yoo Taeyang

Stage Name: Yoo Taeyang (유태양), formerly known as Taeyang (태양)
Birth Name: Yoo Tae Yang (유태양)
Position: Sub Vocalist, Main Dancer
Birthday: February 28, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Representative Emoticon: 🌞
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @taeyang_0228
TikTok: @taeyang_0228

Yoo Taeyang Facts:
– He was born in Mok-dong, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He has a brother.
– Taeyang was the 3rd trainee for SF9. (Rooftop Radio)
– He is a fashionista.
– He is mostly confident in his eyes and eyebrows.
– His hobbies are playing guitar and walking.
– His talent is dancing to various types of music.
– He has a calm and thoughtful personality.
– Taeyang has an unique vocal skill, he can sing any song by any artist in sorrowful version.
– Taeyang has the best calligraphy in the group. (Rookie Show)
– Taeyang also eats a lot. (SF9 Special Food Ep 2)
– Taeyang keeps his side of the room dirty. (Rooftop Radio)
– His favorite color is Black.
– Taeyang can mimic JYJ‘s Junsu, he’s been practicing to sing like him. (Rookie Show)
– If Taeyang wasn’t a singer, he would want to be a florist. (Bingo Talk)
– Taeyang participated in ‘Star Empire Audition’ in 2013.
– Taeyang’s role models are EXO’s D.O and Kai.
– He is really close with DK from iKON.
– Taeyang can dance to any kind of music. (The Immigration)
– He acted in the dramas “Click Your Heart” (2016)  and “Was It Love?” (2020, Ep. 6).
– He acted in the musicals “Altar Boyz” (2021), “Secretly Greatly: The Last” (2022-2023), “Human Court” (2022), “Dream High” (2023).
– Dorm arrangements: Taeyang and Hwiyoung share a room. (Still in the old dorm)
Taeyang’s ideal type: Someone who smiles brightly
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Stage Name: Hwiyoung (휘영)
Birth Name: Kim Young Kyun (김영균)
Position: Sub Rapper
Birthday: May 11, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 180 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Representative Emoticon: 🔝
Nationality: Korean
Twitter: @0_rbsl
Soundcloud: 0

Hwiyoung Facts:
– He was born in Busan, South Korea, and his hometown is Midang-ri, Bongyang-eup,  Jecheon-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea.
– He is a gentleman.
– He has broad shoulders.
– He exercises every day.
– Education: Hanlim Multi Art School
– His hobbies are movie appreciation, kick-boxing and drawing.
– According to Inseong, Hwiyoung is the “happy virus” of the group.
– Hwiyoung can move his ears. (Show Champion behind the scenes)
– According to Jaeyoon, Hwiyoung is the visual member. (Hongkira)
– Hwiyoung has a very attractive gummy smile.
– He is close to Chani.
– Hwiyoung’s favorite type of music is HipHop/Rap.
– Hwiyong cried watching “Train to Busan”.
– Hwiyoung is emotionally sensitive. (Pops in Seoul)
– Hwiyoung’s charm is his Adam’s apple.
– Hwiyoung hates sea food.
– His favorite color is Blue.
– Hwiyoung can pull out pitch as high as dolphin’s.
– Hwiyoung is participating in the show “High School Rapper” season 2.
– He acted in the dramas “Click Your Heart” (2016), “Coffee Society 4.0” (2018, Ep. 8), “Was It Love?” (2020, Ep. 6), “Dok Go Bin Is Updating” (2020), “The Mermaid Prince: The Beginning” (2020), ” Replay: The Moment When It Starts Again” (2021), “Imitation” (2021), “Miracle” (2022).
– Dorm arrangements: Taeyang and Hwiyoung share a room. (Still in the old dorm)
Hwiyoung’s ideal type: Someone with long legs; Rachel McAdams
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Stage Name: Chani (찬희)
Birth Name: Kang Chan Hee (강찬희)
Position: Main Dancer, Sub Rapper, Face of the Group, Maknae
Birthday: January 17, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 177 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 57 kg (125 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Representative Emoticon: 😇
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @c_chani_i

Chani Facts:
– His hometown is Seo-gu, Daejeon, South Korea.
– Chani has younger brother named Kang Suk-hee. (vLive)
– He graduated from SOPA in February, 2018.
– Chani is a former Fantagio trainee.
– He became a trainer since he was in Primary 4. (Kim Jiwon’s Rooftop Radio)
– Chani has been a trainee for 7 years.
– He can play the piano and violin.
– Chani can’t eat spicy food (Special Food 9) and hates mushrooms.
– His favorite color is Red.
– Chani isn’t good with scary movies
– Chani’s Role model are Jung Yong Hwa from CNBlue and SHINEE‘s Taemin
– Chani is the bravest member (Hongkira).
– Chani can reach the highest note in SF9.
– He appeared in TVXQ‘s “Balloons” MV as mini Yoochun.
– He acted in Korean dramas: “Can You Hear My Heart” (2011), “Heaven’s Garden” (2011), “The Innocent Man” (2012), “To the Beautiful You” (as the young Kang Tae Joon – 2012), “The Queen’s Classroom” (2013), “Hwajung” (2015), “Signal” (2016), “Click Your Heart” (2016), “Sky Castle” (2018), “True Beauty” (2020), “Imitation” (2021), “Under the Queen’s Umbrella” (2022).
– He also acted in movies: “Familyhood” (2016), “The King’s Case Note” (2017)
– Chani and Hwiyoung were special guests in Thailand sitcom ”Coffee House 4.0” in Ep 8.
– He was part of the pre-debut team under FNC Entertainment, “Neoz School” as a member of the first group called NEOZ
– His hobbies are sleeping, playing the piano and drawing.
– Chani wants to appear in a fried chicken commercial since he really loves chicken.
– He won an art prize when he was younger. (Pops in Seoul)
– Chani used to be childhood friends with Astro‘s Moonbin and iKon‘s Chanwoo.
– Chani is really good friends with Stray KidsHyunjin and Gugudan‘s Mina. (vLive)
– He is part of the “Leaving The Nest 3” show cast.
– Chani is a host on MBC’s Show! Music Core with Stray KidsHyunjin.
– He is really close with Rocky from ASTRO.
– Dorm arrangements: Chani has a room of his own. (Still in the old dorm)
Chani’s ideal type: Someone kind and sincere; Someone with good manners.
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Former Member:

Stage Name: Rowoon (로운)
Real Name: Kim Seok Woo (김석우)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual, Center
Birthday: August 7, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 190.5 cm (6’3″)
Weight: 74 kg (162 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Representative Emoticon: 🐭
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @ewsbdi
Weibo: SF9_金路云

Rowoon Facts:
– Rowoon is from Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He has an older sister.
– Rowoon was the second trainee for SF9 (Rooftop Radio).
– Rowoon and Zuho trained for 6 years before their debut ( Sf9 graduation trip )
– He is the member who can cook the best.
– He is very caring.
– He has a cheerful personality.
– He is talented in sports.
– Rowoon is afraid of heights. (Neoz School Ep. 3)
– Rowoon likes spicy food (Special Food 9).
– His favorite color is White.
– Rowoon’s closet friend is Chani (Bingo Talk).
– He is also friends with Pentagon‘s Yeo One.
– Rowoon is a ‘neat freak’. (Rooftop Radio)
– Rowoon can’t watch scary movies.
– Rowoon played soccer when he was young. He finished third place at the National Soccer Competition in Chuncheon.
– Rowoon won a prize at a plant name memorization contest when he was in elementary school.
– He is also known for starring in the web drama “Click Your Heart” (2016).
– He acted in the Korean dramas “Where Stars Land” (2018), “Extraordinary You” (2019), “She Would Never Know” (2021).
– He participated in an Acuvue commercial alongside girl group AOA’s Seolhyun.
– Rowoon was in FNC’s reality show Cheongdamdong 111 back in 2013 when he was a trainee.
– Rowoon is a big fan of F.T. Island, F.T. Island was the top artist when he was still in school days.
– His hobbies are sports, especially skateboarding.
– He starred in “Lipstick Prince” a Korean show that premiered on December 1, 2016.
– He joined the show “Cafe Amor”.
– He acted in several Korean dramas: “Click Your Heart” (web drama 2016),  “School 2017” (2017), “Where Stars Land” (2018), “About Time” (2018), “Extraordinary You” (2019), “She Would Never Know” (2021), “The King’s Affection” (2021), “Tomorrow” (2022), “Destined with You” (2023), “A Time Called You ” (2023), “The Matchmaker” (2023).
– Dorm arrangements: Rowoon has a room of his own. (In the new dorm)
– On September 18, 2023 it was announced that Rowoon has left the group in order to focus on acting and other solo activities.
Rowoon’s ideal type: Someone who looks good in his eyes; Someone tall
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