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GET TO KNOW: Seventeen!
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Okay so now a lot of K-pop fans have heard of this amazing group filled with 13 amazing men. But, Not everyone has the time to get to know all the members...Especially a few of my friends so I thought it would be nice to introduce everyone each member. But first with the group:

-They are under Pledis Entertainment
-On April 19 2015, Pledis Entertainment began releasing teasers for Seventeen's first reality show Seventeen Project: Big Debut Plan on a major broadcasting channel, MBC Entertainment. The first episode premiered on May 2, 2015 and the show ended on May 26 with the live debut showcase.
-The thirteen-member group is separated into three different units with different areas of specialization: a hip-hop unit, a vocal unit and a performance unit. The group's members are deeply involved in the evolution of their discography, including the composition and production of their tracks and the development of their choreographies.
-Seventeen was originally a 5 membered boy group called “Tempest” that was set to debut in 2012 but the members were then moved to Seventeen. -On December 2012, Pledis Entertainment announced the release of “SEVENTEEN TV”, which is a pre-debut show that would help fans learn the names and faces of the members before their debut. After the airing of the first episode of ‘SEVENTEEN TV’, in January 2013, Pledis announced that the boys that appeared in the first episode were not the final members of the group but were instead all trainees still. The final members of the group will be selected based off fan responses towards each member.
13 members + 3 units + 1 team = 17 (Seventeen)
The 3 units are divided into Hip Hop, Vocal, Performance parts. Each unit promotes their song in Korea while another one promotes in another country. They have been busy working on their respective unit careers but they are still one.

Let's start from the oldest member, The Abeoji, S.Coups

Birth Name: Choi Seung Cheol
Stage Name: S.Coups
Birthday: August 8, 1995
Position: Leader, Main Rapper
Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Blood Type: Ab
-He is from Daegu, South Korea
-His favorite singer is BIGBANG's Taeyang
-He was in After School Blue's "Wonder Boy" MV and NU'EST's "Face" MV
-He’s one of the original Pledis Boys
-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 wants to meet Taeyang
-The singer he most respected was 2PAC
-He’s a black belt in Taekwondo (learned it for 7 Years)

(He is one of the most childish but serious type of leaders. He is also the same age as Jungkook and Taehyung but their treated as children while S.Coups is seen as like a dad taking care of 12 kids.)

The Lovely and Perfect, Jeonghan

Birth Name: Yoon Jung Han
Stage Name: Jeonghan
Birthday: October 4, 1995
Position: Main Vocalist
Unit: Vocal Team
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Blood Type: B

(He is easy to remember. Just think if his hair and bam! You have Jeonghan in mind.)

We have this blessing in our hearts, Joshua

English Name: Joshua Hong
Korean Name: Hong Ji Soo
Stage Name: Joshua
Birthday: December 30, 1995
Position: Main Vocalist
Unit: Vocal Team
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Blood Type: A
-He is from Los Angeles, California, United States
-His favorite singers are 2BiC, Chris Brown, Usher, and Tupac
-He likes reading, sleeping, eating, playing the guitar and singing
-His favorite colors are Blue, Black & Pink
-His favorite sport is Football
-He likes anime
-He’s a christian

(Cute fact here: He shares the same exact birthday as Taehyung (V) from BTS but their personalities were different in my eyes.)

The Adorable Yet Unpredictible, Jun

Birth Name: Wen Jun Hui
Stage Name: Jun
Birthday: June 10, 1996
Position: Vocalist, Dancer
Unit: Performance Team
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Chinese
-He is from Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
-He is known for looking like Super Junior's Heechul
-He was a child actor in China
-He’s appeared in several movies/tv shows such as ‘The Pye Dog’ and ‘Children’s War’ -(chinese films)
-He knows Wushu
-He plays the piano
-According to Seung Kwan, Junhui is known as the mother of the group

(At first, I thought he was like Heechul's twin brother but...It's not true. Unless if they're lying...Hmm...)

The Multi-Talented Hoshi

Birth Name: Kwon Soon Young
Stage Name: Hoshi
Birthday: June 15, 1996
Position: Lead Vocalist, Main Dancer
Unit: Performance Team
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Blood Type: B
-He is from Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
-His stage name means star in Japanese
-He had braces before, but had them removed
-He’s fluent in Japanese

(He is a really talented dancer so I'm proud of how far he came.)

The Cutie Yet Deep, Wonwoo

Birth Name: Jeon Won Woo
Stage Name: Wonwoo
Birthday: July 17, 1996
Position: Main Rapper
Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 57 kg
Blood Type: A
-He is from Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
-He was in NU'EST's "Face" MV and Hello Venus' "Venus" MV
-He says his parents are his idols. He appreciates how hard they’ve worked throughout their lives.

(Wonwoo is very sweet and caring towards others.)

The Evil Itty Bitty Human, Woozi

Birth Name: Lee Ji Hoon
Stage Name: Woozi
Birthday: November 22, 1996
Position: Main Vocalist, Main Dancer
Unit: Vocal Team
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Blood Type: A
-He was in Hello Venus' "Venus" MV, NU'EST's "Face" MV, and Orange Caramel's "My Copycat" MV
-He was a former member of ‘Tempest’ before Seventeen was created
-He’s a big fan of Brian Puspos
-He wants to meet Justin Bieber
-He’s never had a girlfriend. He doesn’t even have friends that are girls
-He plays the guitar
-His favorite dessert is Jjajangmyun (Black Bean Noodles) & Spicy Ramyun Noodles mix together
-He’s a fan of the X-Men series. He likes watching films with Hugh Jackman in them
-He likes sports

(He is the shortest member and usually gets teased by his fellow members.)

Powerful Vocalist, DK

Birth Name: Lee Seok Min
Stage Name: DK
Birthday: February 18, 1997
Position: Main Vocalist
Unit: Vocal Team
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 66 kg
Blood Type: RH-O
-He is from Suji-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
-He was previously a student at YP Music Academy
-He said when he first joined Pledis, he felt scared and lonely but he’s the member that got along with everyone the fastest

(DK is said to be the funniest member. Plus, He shares his birthday with his fellow member, Vernon as well as Hoseok from BTS.)

The Face, Mingyu

Birth Name: Kim Min Gyu
Stage Name: Mingyu
Birthday: April 6, 1997
Position: Main Rapper, Face of the Group
Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Blood Type: B
-He is from Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
-He was in NU'EST's "Face" MV and Hello Venus' "Venus" MV
-He enjoys and wants to try acting someday
-One of his favorite foods is meat
-His favorite animals are dogs. He has a pet dog too
-His favorite number is 17
-If he had the opportunity, he would like to date someone older than him
-He is left-handed

(Me and Mingyu share the same favorite number. I believe 17 is lucky.)

The Amazing and Friendly, The8

Birth Name: Xu Ming Hao
Stage Name: The8
Birthday: November 7, 1997
Position: Vocalist, Dancer
Unit: Performance Team
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 53 kg
Blood Type O
Nationality: Chinese

(He has been my bias since the beginning! He won over my heart because I also liked Wonwoo but MingHao said 'No! Your mine!')

The Sassy One, SeungKwan

Birth Name: Boo Seung Kwan
Stage Name: SeungKwan
Birthday: January 16, 1998
Position: Main Vocalist
Unit: Vocal Team
Height: 172 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Blood Type: B
-He is from Jeju-do, South Korea
-He was offered to join JYP but he rejected the offer he joined Pledis Entertainment in June 2012
-He shares rooms with Hansol the most
-His favorite Seasons are Summer and Fall. He loves when it rains a lot too
-His favorite food is hamburgers
-His biggest fear is getting no attention at all
-His favorite sport is basketball
-He likes goguma pizza

(To me he is the sarcastic one in the group, I swear he has an inner diva in him.)

The Leonardo Look-Alike, Vernon

English Name: Hansol Vernon Chwe
Korean Name: Choi Han Sol
Stage Name: Vernon
Birthday: February 18, 1998
Position: Lead Rapper, Main Dancer
Unit: Hip-Hop Team
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 56 kg
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Half-Korean, Half-American
-He is from New York, United States
-His favorite rappers are Drake, T.I, J.Cole, and Kendrick Lamar
-He was in Man of K's "Falling" MV, Hello Venus' "Venus" MV, and Orange Caramel's "My Copycat" MV
-He’s from New York but moved to Korea when he was 5 years old
-He likes to play the guitar
-He has a little sister named Sofia
-He had a girlfriend once
-He’s extremely ticklish
-His favorite rappers are Drake, T.I and Kendrick Lamar
-He loves Nicki Minaj as well as the other members too
-He shares rooms with Seung Kwan the most
-His favorite music genres are Rap, R&B and Hip Hop. He also likes Jazz too
-His favorite Seasons are Summer and Fall
-He has a pet cat
-He wishes he could have good speaking skills like Seung Kwan does

(No matter your age, He will try to ruin your bias list as possible. He is older than me by 3 years.)

The Dinosaur Maknae, Dino

Birth Name: Lee Chan
Stage Name: Dino
Birthday: February 11, 1999
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, and Maknae
Unit: Performance Team
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Blood Type: A
-He is from Iksan-si, Jeollakbu-do, South Korea
-He was in Orange Caramel's "Copycat" MV
-He likes Michael Jackson and listen to “Beat It” a lot
-He’s the one who talked at the end of Seventeen TV Ver. 3 Teaser
-His favorite day is Sunday
-He has never been to a foreign country before. He wants to live in Korea forever
-He likes fried squid with spicy sauce

(He is the youngest member and one of the cutest human beings I have ever seen.)

*****FORMER MEMBERS*****

Birth Name: Shim Yoo Sang
Stage Name: Yoosang
Birthday: 1994
-He is from Gwangju, South Korea
Birth Name: Jang Do Yoon
Stage Name: Doyoon
Birthday: August 31, 1995
Blood Type: O
-He was supposed to debut with NU'EST
-He is known to look like CN Blue's Yonghwa
-He was in NU'EST's "Face" MV and Hello Venus' "Venus" MV
Birth Name: Yao Ming Ming
Stage Name: Mingming
Birthday: January 5, 1997
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @97double_m
Birth Name: Shin Dong Jin
Stage Name: Dongjin
Birthday: August 19, 2000
Blood Type: A
-He is from Incheon, South Korea
Real Name: Samuel
Birthday: January 17, 2002
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 42 kg
-He is now a member of 1PUNCH (Stage name:Punch)
-He is half Hispanic half Korean
(1PUNCH Disbanded...And Samuel is still friends with Seventeen. He is a few months older than me ;D)
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I just recently got into the group after watching a couple of their vapp shows. This helps me a lot with learning their names, and I'll have to check out that show so that I can get to know them better
a year ago·Reply
Could you update this? I'm going crazy not knowing who is who!!
a year ago·Reply
@russelroche47 Of course! What parts would you like me to update?
a year ago·Reply
@MrsJungHoseok Haha so I WAS having trouble but I think I got it now. Thanks
a year ago·Reply
@russelroche47 Hehehe your welcome :D
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