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I thought I would take the time to introduce you guys to YG's other boy group, WINNER! If you haven't checked them out yet, here's a little something to get you started! All information is from here.
Let's begin!
Entertainment Agency: YG
-Winner is a five member group that debuted August 6th, 2014
- They were Team A on the survival show "WIN: Who Is Next"
- Their debut album was "2014 S/S", which featured songs such as "Empty", and "Color Ring"
-Before they debuted, they opened up the BigBang tour in Japan
-All 5 members can speak Japanese
Stage Name: Seungyoon
Real Name: Kang Seung Yoon
Birth Date: January 21, 1994
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Education: Busan Music and Arts High School
Hometown: Busan, South Korea
Blood Type: B
Hobbies: Composing music, writing lyrics, going to the pool, playing the guitar, and drawing
Specialties: Playing billiards and imitating Shin Seung Hoon
Trivia: – He finished in 4th place on the popular TV show Superstar K2
– He chose to train under YG Entertainment because he agreed upon the idea that they’d offer the best potential in helping him to “hone his craft”
– Made his acting debut in the year 2011 with the sitcom High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged
– Made his solo debut in the year 2013, where his song “It Rains” reached the top spot on many charts
– His favorite musical genres are R&B, rock, classical music, and anything that sounds soulful
– Claims himself to be a look-alike of Lee Jun Ki or So Ji Sub
– His Chinese zodiac is the rooster, and his astrological star sign is the Aquarius
Stage Name: Jinwoo
Real Name: Kim Jin Woo
Birth Date: September 26, 1991
Position: Lead Vocalist
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 54 kg
Education: Joy Dance Academy
Hometown: Imjado, South Korea
Blood Type: A
Hobbies: Swimming
Specialties: Acting
– Became a YG trainee in the year 2010, and is known as one of YG’s oldest trainees
– Was a backup dancer at the 2011 YG Family Concert alongside fellow group member Taehyun
– Is thought of as the “diligent one” by his members, partly because he often stays up the longest during night practices
– Is the member that usually takes the longest when it comes to memorizing lyrics to a new song
– Known for having “deer-like” eyes
– His Chinese zodiac is the zebra, and his astrological star sign is the Libra
Stage Name: Seunghoon
Real Name: Lee Seung Hoon
Nicknames: Hip-Hop Baby Lion
Birth Date: January 11, 1992
Position: Lead Rapper, Main Dancer, Choreographer
Height: 179 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Hometown: Busan, South Korea
Blood Type: A
Hobbies: Writing lyrics
Specialties: Dancing
– Is a former contestant of K-Pop Star Season 1, where he came in fourth place
– Was also a former contestant on a reality singing show
– Admits to having wanted to be a part of YG Entertainment ever since he was in high school
– Because his rooftop room was right by YG Entertainment’s building growing up, he states that “at night he would stare at [it] and dream of making it big there”
– His Chinese zodiac is the sheep, and his astrological star sign is the Capricorn
Stage Name: Mino
Real Name: Song Min Ho
Nickname: Hugeboy Mino
Birth Date: March 30, 1993
Position: Main Rapper
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 66 kg
Education: Hanlim Arts High School
Hometown: Yongin, South Korea
Blood Type: A
Hobbies: Composing music, writing lyrics, drawing, and playing basketball
Specialties: Beat-boxing and drawing/painting caricatures
– His star sign is the Aries, and his Chinese zodiac is the rooster
– He was a former trainee of Brand New Stardom and was originally in Block B’s final lineup, but decided to leave the group at the very last second
– Featured in the 2012 TV drama The Strongest K-POP Survival, and afterwards was privately recruited to YG Entertainment
– Made his debut as a rapper in the group BoM (they disbanded in 2013 under Y2y Contents Company)
– He started out rapping in the underground scene alongside Block B’s Zico, Kyung, and P.O (of whom Mino is good friends with); and M.I.B’s SIMS
– Was originally supposed to be the leader of WINNER, but due to an ankle injury the position was switched to Seungyoon
– His sister is Danah from the girl group, New F.O.
– Has been told that he looks like a mix of Big Bang’s G-Dragon and Taeyang
Stage Name: Taehyun
Real Name: Nam Tae Hyun
Birth Date: May 10, 1994
Position: Main Vocalist, Maknae
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Education: Hanlim Arts High School
Hometown: Hanam, South Korea
Blood Type: A
Hobbies: Composing music and writing lyrics
Specialties: Boxing and martial arts
– He was recruited to YG Entertainment in 2011 through a private audition
– Was a backup dancer for the 2011 YG Family Concert
– Credits YG Entertainment for helping him grow and improve his style of singing from when he first started out
– His Chinese zodiac is the dog, and his astrological star sign is Taurus
– Has a tattoo on his left arm that says “Jean Michel Basquiat”, and one on his left wrist that says “Stay Gold”
And there you have it! I hope this card helped you learn a little bit more about Winner! If you're already an Inner Circle, I hope you enjoyed the pictures and gifs :)
tag me please..I love winner especially their sentimental mv bc they pulled some latin moves in there lol
@IsoldaPazo sure! I added you to the list 😊
Winner Taehyung and minho are mine lol jk
@twistedPuppy Ahaha I like Seunghoon and Jinwoo *cough* and Mino *cough*