March 21, 2018 (SVT BSS)
Face of the Group
2015–present: Debut with Seventeen and solo activities
Seungkwan made his debut with the South Korean boy band Seventeen in 2015. On May 29, their first EP, 17 Carat, was released digitally. On March 14, a representative for the tvN drama Mother revealed that Seungkwan had contributed to the "Kind of Love" OST. With an acoustic sound, "Kind of Love" depicts a sorrowful love story. On March 21, 2018, Seungkwan and bandmates Hoshi and DK debuted as SVT BSS, a common nickname for the three members together. The band released their debut single "Just Do It" and had a brief promotional run.
In 2018, Seungkwan was cast in the talk show Unexpected Q. At the 2018 MBC Entertainment Awards, he received the Rookie (Music and Talk) award.
Seungkwan joined the cast of Prison Life of Fools in 2019, alongside Got7's JB, Jang Do-yeon, Jeong Hyeong-don, and others. Seungkwan was also cast in the talk show Five Cranky Brothers in the same year, alongside Park Joon-hyung (g.o.d.), Seo Jang-hoon, Kim Jong-kook, and Lee Jin-hyuk (UP10TION).
Seungkwan performed "Go" in the OST for the drama Record of Youth on September 7, 2020. Continuing his OST streak, Seungkwan released his third OST, "The Reason," for the drama Lovestruck in the City in January 2021.
Seungkwan joined Kang Ho-dong and Eunhyuk as hosts of the show Job Estate in 2021. (Super Junior). Following his recent exposure of his knowledge of K-Pop history, Seungkwan joined the cast of tvN's Amazing Saturday Spin Off: Idol Dictation Test, alongside MMTG's JaeJae, Super Junior's Eunhyuk, EXO's Kai, and many others.
Solo FeaturesElle Korea: June Issue (2021)
1st Look Magazine Vol. 232 (February 2022)
Cosmopolitan Korea: March Issue (2022)
Features with Other MembersDAZED (2016)
ELLE Korea: November Issue (2019)
Arena Homme+ January Issue (2020)
Cosmopolitan Korea: May Issue (2020)
Features with All of SEVENTEEN as a GroupIZE 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)
OSTs"Kind of Love" (Mother OST Part.5) (2018)
"Go" (Record of Youth OST Part.1) (2020)
"The Reason" (Lovestruck in the City OST Part.6) (2021)
"Is It Still Beautiful" (Hospital Playlist Season 2 OST Part 8) (2021)
"Pit a Pat" (Link: Eat, Love, Kill OST Part.4) (2022)
Time Lapse (2023)
Awards and Nominations
|2018||MBC Entertainment Awards||Rookie Award (Music and Talk)||King of Mask Singer, Unexpected Q||Won|
|2018||Fandom School Awards||Best OST Singer||"Kind of Love" (Mother OST Part.5)||Won|
|2019||2019 Korea First Brand Awards||Male Idol Entertainer (Daesang)||Nominated|
|2021||2022 Korea First Brand Awards||Male Idol Entertainer (Daesang)||Won|
|2021||2021 TVING Awards||This Year's TVING Family||Nominated|
Fashion Brands Worn
Seungkwan’ Spotify list
- Seungkwan was born in Busan, but he lived in Jeju since he was little.
- In June 2012, he joined Pledis Entertainment.
Boo means "adult," Seung means "success," and Kwan means "generous" in Korean.
- He aspires to be a generous heir. He works hard to be generous and enjoys giving energy to others.
- Since his first year of elementary school, he has taken part in school-sponsored Children's Song Festivals.
- He never imagined himself as a singer because he is from Jeju. Fortunately, he was cast through an internet video of him singing at the song festival that his teacher recorded because he was singing his/her favorite song.
- According to the members, he is the most affectionate member of the group, frequently expressing his love through skinship such as hugging. He does this a lot to Vernon because they are both in the same age group (98 liners).
In V LIVE, he created a safe space for all fans to explore the history of K-pop titled We Remember K-pop.
- Because of his extensive knowledge of K-Pop history, he is regarded as a Professor of K-Pop.
- When he can, he likes to give tangerines to reporters or staff members.
Because of his short achilles tendon, he cannot sit cross-legged or squat.
- He is obsessed with iced Americanos.
- He is well-known for nagging members to consume their vitamins and supplements.
- He is well-known for having a large buttock.
- He released a cover of Taeyeon's song Time Lapse to commemorate his 25th birthday.
- Daehyun from B.A.P bought Seungkwan rib eye when Seventeen were still rookies. Seungkwan promised to repay him, but Daehyun is still waiting (B.A.P's Celuv iTV show 'I am Celeb')
- Seungkwan is very close to Astro's Moonbin.
- He is also friends with The Boyz's Haknyeon and Juyeon, as well as Serim and Allen from Cravity.
- He enjoys singing BTOB songs and BTOB's Seo Eunkwang because he sings well.
- He appears as a regular cast member in 'Unexpected Q,' alongside Eun Jiwon (Sechs Kies) and Yoo Seyoon.
- Seungkwan is a regular on the tvN show "Prison Life of Fools," alongside GOT7's JB and IZ*ONE's Yena.
- SeungKwan’s ideal type is an easy going girl with big eyes and is like a friend to him.