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THE8 (Seventeen) Facts and Profile, THE8’s Ideal Type

THE8 (Seventeen) Facts and Profile; THE8’s Ideal Type
The8

Stage Name: THE8 (디에잇)
Birth Name: Xu Minghao (徐明浩)
Korean Name: Seo Myung Ho (서명호)
Position: Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Birthday: 07 November 1997
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Chinese
Hometown: Anshan, Liaoning, China
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-Unit: Performance Team
Instagram: @xuminghao_o
Weibo: xuminghao_The8

THE8 facts:
– He was born in Anshan, Liaoning, China.
– He’s an only child.
– His nicknames are Little 8 and Fairy.
– His Korean name is Seo Myung Ho (서명호).
– He did b-boying in China for 6 years.
– He was a trainee for 1 year and 5 months.
– He is in charge of b-boying in performance team.
– He has been practicing Chinese Wushu (martial art) since he was 5 years old.
– He participated and won first prize at the National Children’s martial arts competition.
– He wanted to be a superstar since he was young. He got into an audition at school when he was in China.
– He said he watched a lot of variety shows when he was in China and he wanted to be a superstar, so that’s why he became a singer in Korea.
– His favorite season is Summer.
– His favorite number is 7.
– His shoe size is 260.
– His hobbies are break dancing, martial arts and watching dramas.
– When he is sad or stressed, he reads. (“The Collaboration”)
– Between Korean food or Chinese food, he prefers Chinese food.
– He always makes sure to eat his meals without skipping any.
– The8’s stomach aches when he eats too much cold foods so he doesn’t really eat ice cream.
GOT7‘s Bambam & Yugyeom, BTS‘s Jungkook, Seventeen‘s The8, Mingyu, DKNCT‘s Jaehyun and Astro‘s Cha Eunwoo (the ’97 liners) are in a group chat.
– The8 and Jun are also friends with Pentagon’s Yanan.
– The8 and Jun, who left their loved ones in China to pursue their dreams in a foreign country, do not see SVT as work, but rather, as their own family.
– His role models are his parents and Henry (Super Junior M).
– 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’s firm on his own thoughts, but he can also accommodate others’ opinions. He also plays pranks often on people he’s close with. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He likes cleanliness, so whenever their dorm is messy, he often cleans it up. His roommates are Jun, Hoshi, Wonwoo, Vernon, and Dino, and the one who’s often untidy is everyone except him. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– The8 has his driver license. (Going Seventeen ep 21)
– There are times that he goes out with the members and spending time riding bicycles and watching movies.
– He has an individual, hip-hop-like style. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– When he’s up on stage, he wonders if he’s kind of cool and sexy. If he looks like that, he’ll be happy. Also, whenever he speaks Korean, he’s not that good so he’s told that he’s “cute.” (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
– He studied enthusiastically when he was in elementary school, so in tests, he got the top score of his year group. He became obsessed with breakdancing in middle school, so after graduating, to learn more about dance, he left home to go to a far-away arts school. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
NCT’s Winwin said he is close to The8.
– He is in the Chinese show “The Collaboration” along with Seventeen’s Jun and Samuel.
– The8 was chosen as a dance mentor on season 2 of “Idol Producer”.
The8’s ideal type is someone who is cute and kind.

(Special thanks to pledis17, woozisshi, Jin’s my husband, wife & son, Collecting Dreams, jxnn, Sara Chan, Krolshi, Renee Alvarado-Berend, qwertasdfgzxcvb, The8ismine, SOO ♡, Kat)

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  • louder

    my bias! and we are born in the same month too! 😀

  • woozisshi

    THE8’s korean name is SEO MYUNGHO

  • KProfiles

    Thanks for the info, we gave you credits in the post! 🙂

  • jxnn

    From Japanese Seventeen Magazine —
    The8: stylish and good at martial arts
    – he’s firm on his own thoughts, but he can also accommodate others’ opinions. he also plays pranks often on people he’s close with.
    – he likes cleanliness, so whenever their dorm is messy, he often cleans it up. his roommates are Jun, Hoshi, Wonwoo, Vernon, and Dino, and the one who’s often untidy is everyone except him
    – there are times that he goes out with the members and spending time riding bicycles and watching movies.
    – he has an individual, hip-hop-like style
    – when he’s up on stage, he wonders if he’s kind of cool and sexy. if he looks like that, he’ll be happy. also, whenever he speaks Korean, he’s not that good so he’s told that he’s “cute.”
    – he studied enthusiastically when he was in elementary school, so in tests, he got the top score of his year group. he became obsessed with breakdancing in middle school, so after graduating, to learn more about dance, he left home to go to a far-away arts school

  • jxnn

    NCT’s Winwin said he is close w The8!! (from a recent radio guesting but i forgot which one sorryy)

  • KProfiles

    @jxnn:disqus
    Thanks a lot for all the info provided! 🙂

  • changbinnie

    The8 can be considered as a sub-rapper as well, he has been rapping a little bit in their recent CBs

  • Sara Chan

    he’s shoe size is 260, i think you should mention it ^^

  • KProfiles

    Thanks for the comment! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    @disqus_H5UyGsglnX:disqus
    Thank you for the info, it’s really appreciated! 🙂

  • 𝕂𝕚𝕟𝕘

    -He said, if he could be in a different unit, he would like to be in the Hip Hop Unit, because he’s interested in Hip Hop.
    -He likes frogs especially Kermit the frog.
    -He has his own Kermit the frog plushie with a infinity sign on its stomach
    -He said, he would definitely date a fan
    -He wrote the lyrics of ‘My I’, Jun helped him a lille bit.
    -He has a habit of biting his lips
    -He used to wear braces
    -He participated in writing the lyrics of ‘Highlight’ and ‘Flower’

  • Jennifer Harrell

    He’s a christian.

  • qwertasdfgzxcvb

    according to svt club, the8 has acrophobia

  • Joshua Delosreyes

    what is the favorite color?

  • Mystic A

    DOES ANYBODY KNOW WHAT THE NAME OF THE FLOWER THAT INSIDE HIS ROOM?

  • Chae Lyn

    Hey Kprofiles! Can you please change his picture to a newer one cuz I feel the one you’re using is kinda old hehe,sorry for this if you don’t wanna change it it’s fine!!
    But I’ll give you some! & you can choose

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/f0dcfe26d83b1fe94d8f4b4e1a4903b42c8602cc04a4081daddf5bc37c0228fd.jpg https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/31046107bc163ab8d991e895d778216aceccf587a95edb896958cacdf4bbc0ef.jpg https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/d620081ed58b115febec0cae468881234ad3afb83813de1d3f35002bcaa0934f.jpg some!

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  • AHHHH he’s so pretty😍

  • Krolshi

    ^^^ah yeah, https://www.vlive.tv/video/64993 @21:09
    I was worried for him, but I’m glad he was a bit okay even at the top 🙁

  • KProfiles

    @chae_lyn:disqus
    Ok, done! Thanks for the suggestion! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    @qwertasdfgzxcvb:disqus @Krolshi:disqus
    Thanks for the info and for providing the source! 🙂

  • Umbreon Gaming

    I’ve noticed that the profile here says Minghao is 175 cm tall while the Seventeen profiles say he’s 179 cm tall. How tall is he?

  • SHIERALEE

    i found out his cute in sexy so now his my ultimate bias

  • H

    he said reads when he’s sad or stressed in “the collaboration”

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for the info and for providing the source, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    @umbreon_gaming:disqus
    Thanks a lot for the heads up! When we updated the Seventeen profile we forgot to update his individual profile as well! It has been corrected! 🙂

  • Csemanggi

    I joined the fansign at 17 September 2018, THE8 SIGN MY POSTER AND HE SMIRK AT ME😭😭😭😭😭

  • Xiao Ai

    In their new apartment, the8 have his own room now. He decorates his room with flower and wine bottle. He also open 8Bar sometimes in his room (to drink wine with other members like Joshua)

  • Ingrid

    He doesn’t have a tattoo on his shoulder blade, it wasn’t permanent

  • KProfiles

    @disqus_yxcTqCYfWc:disqus Thanks a lot for the heads up, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • Jon’Niya7

    omg me and Minghao share the same birthday even tho im late to say this but i just needed to put that right here

  • Nell

    On Going Seventeen Spin-Off EP.21 Hoshi mentioned that The8 doesn’t eat ice cream

  • MY BABY BOIIIIIIIIIII

  • Can you update his picture please <3

  • KProfiles

    @The8ismine:disqus Can you please suggest a better pic, please? 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for providing his photo, it’s very much appreciated! 🙂

  • No problem <3

  • 💜Alex💜

    He and Jun appeared on “The Collaboration,” also known as “潮音战纪” or ” Chao Yin Zhan Ji” alongside Pentagon’s Yanan, Zhoun Zhennan and others…

  • Clara711

    He has the same birthday as me

    Only 5 years difference

  • Kat

    Minghao stated in an interview on Idol Producer that he weighs 58 kg (about 127 Ibs) and is 178 cm tall (about 5’8″). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RO5uU0gh7o&index=4&t=0s&list=PLPB1FC_MrpPPH8A8DgAU9vhesJt2_HYJ8

  • Kat

    Actually I think 178 cm is about 5’10”, my mistake.

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for the info and for providing the source, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • EyyLorraine

    He is also interested in art. He post his artworks often too. He does some photography too. Real good shots. He is interested in fashion.

  • 017teen

    his favorite number is 8

  • Khánh Linh

    he mine :)))

  • No mineeee lol

  • coolerthanyou

    he’s not yours he is my oppa’s!! it’s in her username!

  • Ari

    He’s also really frail/gets sick easily. It’s mentioned during both One Fine Day seasons and The Collaboration

  • Shaoming

    He has my name.