SEVENTEEN Mingyu: Profile, Height, Dating, Facts & Information (Updated)

SEVENTEEN Mingyu: Profile, Height, Dating, Facts & Information (Updated)

Mingyu (민규) is a South Korean rapper  and member of the South Korean boy group  SEVENTEEN who debuted on May 26, 2015 under Pledis Entertainment.


Stage Name

Mingyu (민규) 

Birth Name

Kim Min Gyu (김민규)

Birth Date

April 6, 1997 (age 25)

Zodiac Sign


Birth Place

Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea




187.2 cm


82 kg

Blood Type





Rapper, Singer-songwriter

Group debut

May 26, 2015 (SEVENTEEN)

Years active



Pledis Entertainment



Hip-Hop Team






Lead Rapper
Main Visual
Face of the Group


Year Title Role Note
2017 Luang Ta Mahachon Cameo Part 1, Part 2



Solo Features

DAZED KOREA: March Issue (2019)
L'Officiel Hommes YK Edition (April 2019)
1st LOOK Vol.225 (September 2021) 
Arena Homme+ February Issue (2022)
L'Officiel Philippines: Second Anniversary Issue (March 2023) 

Features with Other Members

DAZED Korea: January Issue (2017)
ELLE Korea: November Issue (2019) 
W Korea (2020) 
HIGH CUT Magazine Vol. 260 (March 2020)
Cosmopolitan Korea: May Issue (2020)
SPUR Magazine (Japan) October Issue (2020) 
AnAn Magazine No. 2223 (Japan) 28 October 2020 
Cosmopolitan Korea: April Issue (2021) 
W Korea: June Issue (2021)
PowerCircles: June Issue (2021) 
ESQUIRE Korea: November Issue (2021) 
GINGER Magazine Japan: November Issue (2021) 

Features with All of SEVENTEEN as a Group

IZE Magazine: August Issue (2015)
KWAVE December Issue (2015)
CeCi Magazine: December Issue (2015)
IZE Magazine: December Issue (2015)
10+ Star: TENASIA March Issue (2016)
CeCi Magazine: May Issue (2016)
@star1 Vol.50 (May 2016)
IZE Magazine (May 2016) 
haru*hana Magazine (Japan) Vol.36 (May 2016)
AnAn Magazine (Japan) 21 June 2017
@star1 Vol.64 (July 2017)
DAZED Digital Magazine (July 2017)
CeCi Magazine: October Issue (2017)
HIGH CUT Vol.208 (October 2017) 
CeCi Magazine: January Issue (2018)
SINGLES Korea: April Issue (2018) 
Sparkling Magazine’s Spring 2018 Issue 
1st LOOK Vol.155 (May 2018)
AnAn Magazine (Japan) 30 May 2018
@star1 Vol.77 (August 2018)
CREA Magazine: October Issue (2018)
SPARKS Japanese Idol Magazine Vol.1 (November 2018)
THE STAR: February Issue (2019)
SPARKS Japanese Idol Magazine Vol.2 (April 2019)
AnAn Magazine (Japan) 13 May 2019
AnAn Magazine No. 2187 (Japan) February 2020 
SPRiNG Magazine (Japan): March Issue (2020)
BILLBOARD Korea Vol.3 (April 2020)
Monotube Magazine Vol.2 (July 2020) 
HARPER`S BAZAAR: January Issue (2021) 
MORE Magazine Japan: January Issue (2022) 




"Bittersweet" (2021)

Unofficial songs

시작처럼 (Like the Beginning) (2018)



"BETTING" (2023)



Warrior (逆燃) (2021)

Fashion Brands Worn

NIKE, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Dior, ADIDAS, Converse, MIU MIU, Chanel, PRADA, Saint Laurent, etc.




Mingyu’s Spotify list

Mingyu’s healing list


Mingyu’s Facts

- Mingyu was born in Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.

- He is left-hande

- Min means 'precious gem stone,' and Gyu means'star,' which is how his real name came to be. He is a precious gem stone with the brilliance of a star.
- He was supposed to take the name Dokyeom, but he eventually chose his own name.

- In eighth grade, he was the bassist in his school band. Since primary school, he has also been a member of the cross-stitch club and the soccer team.
- He got casted by Pledis in his 2nd year of middle school.

- The members chose him as the person with the most facial expressions on stage.

- He is a positive person.
- He is the most clumsy of the group.
- He was chosen by the other members as the member who differs the most from their initial impressions of him.
- Mingyu appeared to be older than the members when they first met him, but after getting to know him, they now regard him as a younger brother.
- He is the group's tallest member and one of the tallest k-pop idols to date. (187 cm)
- He stated that if he could be any other member, he would choose Joshua because he speaks English.
- He enjoys vacuuming and cleaning up the trash in the dorm. He stated that because there are so many members, the rooms become filthy quickly, but he enjoys cleaning them.
- He enjoys acting and hopes to try it someday.
- He has tanned skin that suits him well, and he looks hot.

- He was voted the most attractive member by the other members.
- He is ranked first in Hip Hop visuals.
- The other members chose him as the member whose appearance and personality do not match.
- From the outside, he appears solemn, but on the inside, he is a puppy.
- He gets along well with both older and younger students because he believes it is their responsibility to work together.
- He went to his audition in sandals. S.coups, Hoshi, and Woozi, who were present at the time, were stunned and dumbfounded.
- He is close to 97 liners, including BTS's Jungkook, GOT7's Bambam and Yugyeom, NCT's Jaehyun, and ASTRO's Eunwoo.

- Many people compliment him on his hand skills. He is capable of mending broken items. He used chopsticks to build a sailing ship when he was younger. - He changes the interior of the dorm when he is bored. Because he is tall, he is also in charge of changing the light bulbs.
- He is in charge of the group's hair styling. He sometimes does it so badly that he feels bad about himself. He once touched DK's hair and told him he needed to wash it.
- He is very strong, as evidenced by the fact that he once carried four members on his back in a show.

He’s the shikshin of the group (member who eats the most).

- Between someone older and younger, he would like to date someone older than him.

- When he's alone, he enjoys listening to quiet and soothing music.
- He directed, shot, and edited the music video for "Snap Shoot" by SEVENTEEN.
- He is frequently referred to as CEO or a billionaire by Jeonghan, who once stated that Mingyu appears to own 2.3 billion in assets.
- He has great cooking skills. He is the go-to chef of the group. One of the best food he makes for the members is Ramyeon.
- Between pouring and dipping tangsuyuk, he prefers pouring.

- Mingyu’s ideal type is a girl who is tall, kind-hearted & easy-going.

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