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SF9 Members Profile: SF9 Facts

SF9
(에스에프나인) consists of 9 members: Youngbin, Inseong, Jaeyoon, Dawon, Zuho, Rowoon, Taeyang, Hwiyoung and Chani. The band debuted on October 5, 2016, under FNC Entertainment.

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

SF9 Official Accounts:
Twitter: @sf9official
Instagram: @sf9official
Youtube (on FNC Ent. channel): SF9
Fncent: SF9

SF9 Members Profile:
Youngbin

Stage Name:
Youngbin (영빈)
Birth Name: Kim Young Bin (김영빈)
Position: Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Rapper
Birthday: November 23, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean

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.”
– Dorm arrangements: Youngbin and Jaeyoon share a room. (Still in the old dorm)
Youngbin’s ideal type: Someone with a good feeling.
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Inseong

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
Nationality: Korean

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.
– Inseong charms are his lip corner and eyes.
– Inseong is left handed. (Seen from “The Immigration” and on Vlive.)
– Inseong appeared on the drama “20th Century Boys and Girls” (2017).
– Dorm arrangements: Inseong and Dawon share a room (In the new dorm).
– On August 7th 2019 it was announced that Inseong will miss SF9’s activities for about 3-4 weeks, due to a health issue.
Inseong’s ideal type: “My ideal type is Fantasy” (their fan club name); Someone tall
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Jaeyoon

Stage Name:
Jaeyoon (재윤)
Birth Name: Lee Jae Yoon (이재윤)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: August 9, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: O
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.
– 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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Dawon

Stage Name:
Dawon (다원)
Birth Name: Lee Sang Hyuk (이상혁)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: July 24, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

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 appears on “Weekly Idol” in their Masked Idol segment.
– Dawon is a regular cast member of SBS’ “Game Show”.
– 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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Zuho

Stage Name:
Zuho (주호)
Real Name: Baek Ju Ho (백주호)
Position: Main Rapper
Birthday: July 4, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

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’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’s habit is snoring.
– 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.
– 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
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Rowoon

Stage Name:
Rowoon (로운)
Real Name: Kim Seok Woo (김석우)
Position: Main Vocalist, Visual, Center
Birthday: August 7, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 192 cm (6’4″)
Weight: 73 kg (160 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @krwo_on

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) and “Extraordinary You” (2019).
– 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.
– Rowoon acted in “School 2017” and “About Time” (2018).
– He joined the show “Cafe Amor”.
– Dorm arrangements: Rowoon has a room of his own. (In the new dorm)
Rowoon’s ideal type: Someone who looks good in his eyes; Someone tall
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Taeyang

Stage Name:
Taeyang (태양)
Birth Name: Yoo Tae Yang (유태양)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Main Dancer
Birthday: February 28, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @taeyang_0228

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.
– Taeyang can dance to any kind of music. (The Immigration)
– 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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Hwiyoung

Stage Name:
Hwiyoung (휘영)
Birth Name: Kim Young Kyun (김영균)
Position: Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: May 11, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 179 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Hwiyoung Facts:
– He was born in 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.
Hwiyoung, Up10tion‘s Xiao, The Boyz‘s Sunwoo and CLC‘s Eunbin are friends & classmates.
– 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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Chani

Stage Name:
Chani (찬희)
Birth Name: Kang Chan Hee (강찬희)
Position: Vocalist, Main Dancer, Rapper, Face of the Group, Maknae
Birthday: January 17, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 177 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: A
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).
– 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 Eps 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.
– 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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