Home » Temporary Groups/Survival Show Units » Y-TEEN Profile and Facts

Y-TEEN Profile and Facts

Y-TEEN Profile: Y-TEEN Facts and Ideal Types

Y-TEEN (Y틴) was a 14-member project group that was made up of all 7 MONSTA X members and 7 of the WJSN members under Starship Entertainment. The group consisted of: Shownu, Wonho, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Jooheon, Seola, Exy, I.M, Soobin, Eunseo, Cheng Xiao, Yeoreum, and Dayoung. They debuted on August 6th, 2016 with the single “Do Better”. The group is a collaboration with the mobile company KT to promote as CF models for their ‘Y Teen’ phone plan.

YTEEN Members:

Stage Name: Shownu (셔누)
Birth Name: Sohn Hyun Woo (손현우)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: June 18th, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 74 kg (162 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

Shownu Facts:
– Shownu was born in Changdong, Donbonggu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He doesn’t have any siblings, he’s an only child.
– For 2 years, Shownu was a JYP trainee and was training with GOT7, but left due to training absences.
– Shownu is friends with all of GOT7.
– Listening to music is one of Shownu’s hobbies.
– Shownu likes to eat meat and enjoys exercising.
– He was a backup dancer for Lee Hyori and performed with her for the songs, “Bad Girls,” “Going Crazy” and “U-Go-Girl”.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015), “Dae Jang Geum is Watching” (ep. 9-10).
Shownu’s Ideal Type: A pure woman like the actress Gong Hyojin.
Show more Shownu fun facts…


Stage Name: Wonho (원호)
Birth Name: Lee Ho Seok (이호석), but he’s known as Shin Ho Seok (신호석) since his ulzzang days
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: March 1, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 77 kg (170 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Wonho Facts:
– Wonho was born in Sanbon-dong, Gunpo, South Korea.
– He has a younger brother (married)
– He is a former ulzzang.
– He appeared in “Ulzzang Shidae Season 3” TV show (2010/2011).
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015).
– Wonho has acrophobia (fear of heights).
– His hobbies include going out with friends and playing video games.
Wonho’s Ideal Type: Someone who makes ramyun well. When asked about marrying he said he isn’t interested in marriage. “I’m not interested in marrying. My younger brother will marry someone, so there is no problem for my family.
Show more Wonho fun facts…


Stage Name: Minhyuk (민혁)
Birth Name: Lee Min Hyuk (이민혁)
Position: Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: November 3, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Minhyuk Facts:
– Minhyuk was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– Minhyuk has a younger brother.
– Some of Minhyuk’s favorite foods are sweet potatoes and pizza and one of his favorite drinks is Coco Cola.
– Minhyuk’s the mood-maker of the group and lightens up the atmosphere with his jokes and funny personality.
– He cannot swim.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015).
– He would like to learn acoustic guitar because he thinks it would go well with his husky voice.
Minhyuk’s Ideal Type: “A chubby girl. It’ll be nice if it’s someone who’s the opposite of me. ”
Show more fun facts about Minhyuk…


Stage Name: Kihyun (기현)
Birth Name: Yoo Ki Hyun (유기현)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: November 22, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio/Sagittarius cusp
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Kihyun Facts:
– Kihyun was born in Goyang, South Korea.
– Kihyun has an older brother that lives in Japan.
– He graduated from DIMA (Dong’Ah Institute of Media and Arts).
– Kihyun can play the piano.
– Kihyun likes composing songs and writing lyrics.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015).
– Some of his hobbies are dancing and hanging out with friends.
Kihyun’s Ideal Type: A girl who seems like a baby and has a lot of aegyo.
Show more Kihyun fun facts…


Stage Name: Hyungwon (형원)
Birth Name: Chae Hyung-won (채형원)
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: January 15, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 183 cm (6’0”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

Hyungwon Facts:
– Hyungwon was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– He has a younger brother.
– Some of his favorite foods are pork BBQ, sashimi, and salted fried giant shrimp.
– Hyungwon was a popular model and he participated in lots of fashion shows.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015) and “Please Find Her” (2017).
– His parents own a travel agency, where he used to work when he was younger.
– Some of his hobbies are modeling and shopping.
– Hyungwon is also a DJ and he is known as DJ H.One.
Hyungwon’s Ideal Type: “A woman who is wise and kind. A woman with manners.”
Show more fun facts about Hyungwon…


Stage Name: Joohoney (his stage name used to be Jooheon (주헌)
Birth Name: Lee Ho Joon (이호준), but he changed his name to Lee Joo Heon (이주헌)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: October 6, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 177 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

Joohoney Facts:
– Joohoney was born in Seoul, South Korea but he grew up in Daegu, South Korea.
– He has a younger brother.
– Joohoney released a single with Hyolyn & San E.
– He idolizes Michael Jackson.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015)
– Some of his hobbies are playing video games, going out with friends, watching movies.
– He speaks English very well.
– On April 28, 2015 he released his 1st mixtape ‘JUNG JI‘.
– On August 31, 2018 he released his “Red Carpet” MV.
Joohoney’s Ideal Type: “A woman who suits well with jeans. All those people are my ideal type.”
Show more Joohoney fun facts…


Stage Name: Seola (설아)
Real Name: Kim Hyun Jung (김현정)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: December 24, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @seola_s

Seola Facts:
– Seola was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She has an older sister.
– She represents Sagittarius in WJSN.
– She has Aquaphobia (fear of water).
– Seola was a trainee for 10 years.
– Seola appeared on “Just Dance” Commercial along with TWICE‘s Nayeon and Jeongyeon.
– She acted in the web drama “Good Morning Double-Decker Bus” (2017).
– She is part of the collaboration group between WJSN and Weki Meki, called WJMK.
– Seola was on MBC’s “King of Masked Singers” as “Observatory”.
Show more Seola fun facts…


Stage Name: EXY (엑시)
Birth Name: Chu So Jung (추소정)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: November 6th, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @exy_s2
Twitter: @exy_s2
Weibo: @wjsnexy

EXY Facts:
– EXY was born in Busan, South Korea.
– She has an older sister and a younger brother.
– EXY represents Scorpio in WJSN.
– EXY was a trainee for 8 years.
– EXY was one of the rappers in the second season of “Unpretty Rapstar”.
– She can play the triangle and the tambourine.
– She writes and composes her own raps.
– She acted with Bora (former SISTAR) in a web-drama called “The Flatterer”.
– EXY appeared on “King of Masked Singer” as “Daring Woman”.
– She is on the variety show “I Have Something to Say Today”.
Show more Exy fun facts…


Stage Name: I.M (아이엠)
Birth Name: Im Chang Kyun (임창균)
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: January 26th, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean

I.M Facts:
– I.M was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– He has an older brother.
– Because his father’s job, he lived abroad during his childhood.
– He lived 3 years in Boston and 4 years in Israel.
– His English name is Daniel/Danny.
– I.M once wanted to pursue Science and Education.
– His role model is his father.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015).
– I.M can speak English fluently.
– Some of his hobbies include writing songs, hanging out with his group mates.
– He used to be part of the group NU’BILITY before becoming a trainee at Starship and joining MONSTA X.
I.M Ideal’s Type:I look at the person’s personality.
Show more fun facts about I.M…


Stage Name: Soobin (수빈)
Birth Name: Park Soo Bin (박수빈)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: July 14th, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 159 cm (5″3″)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean

Soobin Facts:
– Soobin was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She has a younger brother.
– She represents Virgo in WJSN.
– Her concept birthday is September 14th, 1996.
– She can play the piano, violin, and flute.
– Soobin was a trainee for 7 years.
– Her nickname is Soobly which is a combination of her name and the word “Lovely”.
– She wants to be a CF queen.
– Soobin can do an impression of a Pterodactyl.
Show more Soobin fun facts…


Stage Name: Eunseo (은서)
Birth Name: Son Ju Yeon (손주연)
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: May 27th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 169 cm (5’6″)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @_eunseo_v
Weibo: Eunseo

Eunseo Facts:
– Eunseo was born in Incheon, South Korea
– She has two older sisters.
– She represents Gemini in WJSN.
– She is a former Pledis trainee.
– She can play the piano, guitar, drums, and tambourine.
– Her nickname is “Sunlight Girl”.
– She doesn’t drink coffee because she can’t sleep if she drinks it.
– She is the fastest runner among WJSN and she once won a bronze medal on ISAC.
– She is friends with GFriend’s SinB. (Would You Like Girls Ep.3)
– She appeared in Monsta X “Rush” MV in 2015.
– She modeled for the 2018 S/S Metro City Runway.
– She is a cast member of “Real Men 300”.
Show more Eunseo fun facts…

Cheng Xiao

Stage Name: Cheng Xiao (성소)
Birth Name: Cheng Xiao (程瀟)
Korean Name: Jung Seong So (정성소)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Visual, Face Of the Group
Birthday: July 15th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Chinese
Twitter: @chengxiao_0715
Instagram: @chengxiao_0715
Weibo: chengxiao0715

Cheng Xiao Facts:
– Cheng Xiao was born in Shenzhen, China.
– She has a younger sister.
– She represents Cancer in WJSN.
– She was a former JYP trainee.
– She was only 16 when she left home to be a trainee.
– The high school she attended was 30 miles away from her dormitory and she had a hard time traveling.
– She can play the guzheng.
– She learned Chinese dance for 10 years.
– She is very flexible and she won gold on Rhythmic Gymnastics on ISAC.
– Cheng Xiao can flip without using her hands as support (Weekly Idol).
– Cheng Xiao is one of the dance mentors of “Idol Producer” (Chinese Produce 101).
– She is part of a group called “Sunny Girls” with GFriend‘s Eunha, Oh My Girl‘s Yooa, Gugudan‘s Nayoung and MOMOLAND‘s Nancy.
– Cheng Xiao is starring in the film called “Legend of Awakening”/天醒之路 (2019)
Cheng Xiao’s Ideal Type: During tvN’s ‘Life Bar’, Cheng Xiao picked actor Lee Min Ho as her ideal type.
Show more Cheng Xiao fun facts…


Stage Name: Yeoreum (여름)
Birth Name: Lee Jin Suk (이진석) but legalized her name to Lee Yeo Reum (이여름)
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: January 10th, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 162 cm (5’3″)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Yeoreum Facts:
– Yeoreum was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She has a younger brother.
– She represents Capricorn in WJSN.
– Yeoreum can play the piano, pipe, and janggu.
– Her religion is Christian (“Would You Like Girls” ep 7).
– Yeoreum’s stage name means ‘Summer’ in English.
– She has a love for food and is considered a foodie.
– Yeoreum sleep talks (After School Club).
– She is friends with TWICE’s Chaeyoung.
– Yeoreum is a certified scuba diver.
– Yeoreum wants to try acting and musical plays.
Show more Yeoreum fun facts…


Stage Name: Dayoung (다영)
Birth Name: Lim Da Young (임다영)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: May 14, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 161 cm (5’3″)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @dayomi99

Dayoung Facts:
– Dayoung was born in Jeju Island, South Korea.
– She doesn’t have any siblings making her an only child.
– She represents Taurus in WJSN.
– Dayoung’s nickname is ‘Dayeob’ because she is said to look like the comedian Shin Dongyeob.
– She attended SOPA (graduated 2018).
– Dayoung can play the triangle and tambourine.
– She was a contestant on K-Pop Star 1.
– Dayoung is part of a variety show called “Water Girls”.
Show more Dayoung fun facts…

Note: Please don’t copy-paste the content of this page to other sites/places on the web. Please do respect the time and effort the author put in compiling this profile. If you need/want to use info from our profile, please kindly put a link to this post. Thanks a lot! 🙂 – Kprofiles.com

profile by Y00N1VERSE

Who is your bias in Y-TEEN?

Latest Korean Comeback:

Who is your Y-TEEN bias? Do you know more facts about them? Feel free to comment below. 🙂

About the author


Hi! My name is Kylie, but you can call me Kye for short if that's easier (I was formerly known as suga.topia). I'm 22 and have been an author since May 2018. I try to update profiles when I can, but sometimes it's hard to keep up due to house work and personal things in my life. If you need to contact me, my IG is: @y00n1verse (please be kind in my DM's or I most likely won't respond to you).