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

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

Seventeen (Korean: 세븐틴), also as SEVENTEEN or SVT, is a South Korean boy group formed by Pledis Entertainment in 2015. boy group that consists of 13 members: S.coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon (the hip-hop unit); Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan (the vocal unit); Hoshi, Jun, The8, Dino (the performance unit). Seventeen debuted on May 26, 2015, with the mini album “17 Carat” and title track “Adore You“, under Pledis Entertainment. On May 25, 2020 Big Hit Entertainment (now known as HYBE Labels) became Pledis’ major shareholder, but Pledis will continue to act as an independent label.


Seoul, South Korea


K-pop, dance-pop, hip hop


May 26, 2015 (South Korea)

May 30, 2018 (Japan)

Years active



Pledis Entertainment (South Korea)

Pledis Japan (Japan)
XCSS Entertainment (China)


HYBE Labels (South Korea)

Geffen Records (U.S)
Universal Music Group (U.S)

















Fandom Name



Meaning behind the Group Name

13 Members + 3 Units (Hip-Hop, Vocal, Performance) + 1 Team = 17 (Seventeen)



 Pre-debut- 2013–2015

 Seventeen TV

Seventeen began appearing in regular live broadcasts of a show called Seventeen TV on the online streaming platform UStream in 2013. The trainees were introduced and shown practicing performances over the course of several seasons, with some seasons culminating in Like Seventeen concerts.

Debut Big Plan

Prior to her debut, Seventeen appeared in the reality TV show Seventeen Project: Debut Big Plan, which aired on MBC from May 2 to 26, 2015. The show concluded with the debut performance of the group.

Debut with 17 Carat and Boys Be- 2015

Seventeen made their MBC debut on May 26 with a live showcase. They were the first male K-pop group to make their debut with a one-hour live showcase on a major broadcasting channel, with labelmates Lizzy and Raina serving as MCs. Their first EP, 17 Carat, was released digitally three days later. 17 Carat became the year's longest-charting K-pop album in the United States, and it was the only debut album to appear on Billboard's "10 Best K-pop Albums of 2015" list.

On September 10, they released their second EP Boys Be, which went on to become the best-selling debut album of 2015. The group received awards for the album's success at the Golden Disk Awards, Seoul Music Awards, and Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards. Seventeen were also the only K-pop group to be named to Billboard's "21 Under 21 2015: Music's Hottest Young Stars" list.

From the 24th to the 26th of December, Seventeen held a four-date concert series titled 2015 Like Seventeen - Boys Wish in Seoul as an end-of-year celebration. Following the success of the concerts, Seventeen held two related concerts in February 2016, titled Like Seventeen - Boys Wish Encore Concert. Carat (Hangul: 캐럿) was announced as the official fanclub name on February 14.


 Love & Letter, Asia Tour and Going Seventeen- 2016

Love & Letter, Seventeen's first full-length studio album, was released on April 25, 2016. In addition to success on domestic charts, the album charted on the Oricon Weekly Pop Album Charts in Japan. With the album's title track "Pretty U," Seventeen won their first music competition.

Love & Letter was later re-released as a repackaged version on July 4 along with the lead single "Very Nice". Following the promotions was Seventeen's first Asia Tour 2016 Shining Diamonds, which included stops in South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Australia, and China.

Going Seventeen, the group's third EP, was released on December 5, and it outsold Love & Letter.


Al1, 2017 Seventeen Project, Diamond Edge and, Teen, Age- 2017

Seventeen held six concerts in Japan between February 15 and February 24 under the title 17 Japan Concert: Say The Name #Seventeen. Despite the fact that the group had not yet officially debuted in Japan, the concerts drew a total of 50,000 people. After filming the series during their stay in Japan, Seventeen became the first idol group to have a second season of the show One Fine Day on April 1. The second season, titled One Fine Day in Japan, was co-produced by South Korean broadcaster MBC and Japanese network Music On! TV.

On May 22, 2017, Seventeen's fourth EP, Al1, was released. Following that, a series of videos titled 2017 Seventeen Project and three music videos titled Chapter 0.5 Before AL1 were uploaded.

On October 6, the group finished their first world tour, 2017 Seventeen 1st World Tour "Diamond Edge," during which they visited thirteen cities in Asia and North America.

Teen, Age, the group's second full-length studio album, was released on November 6, selling over 215,000 copies in its first week alone, setting a new record for the group.


Director's Cut, BSS, Japanese debut, You Make My Day, Ideal Cut concerts- 2018

On February 5, Seventeen released a special album titled Director's Cut. Although Director's Cut contained all tracks from the previous Teen, Age album, it was promoted as a special album instead of a repackaged one due to the presence of four new tracks, including title track "Thanks". "Thanks" topped the iTunes charts in 29 countries, including North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, making it the group's most popular release to date. During this promotional period, Time magazine named Seventeen one of the best K-pop groups.

Members Hoshi, DK, and Seungkwan debuted as BSS or BooSeokSoon, a common nickname for the three members together, on March 21. The band released their debut single "Just Do It" and had a brief promotional run.

Seventeen made their Japanese debut on May 30 with the release of their first Japanese mini-album, We Make You. On May 16, the music video for the lead single "Call Call Call!" was released.

Seventeen announced on July 2 that their fifth EP, You Make My Day, will be released on July 16. Promotions will take place in the intervals between the Ideal Cut concerts in Seoul and those scheduled in other Asian countries.

You Made My Dawn, Happy Ending, HIT, An Ode- 2019

Seventeen released their sixth EP You Made My Dawn on January 21. The title track 'Home' is considered their most popular release yet, winning ten trophies on weekly music shows. The EP also attained two triple crowns which consist of three consecutive wins on any one weekly music show, and a grand slam which consists of winning trophies on Music Bank, Inkigayo, M Countdown, Show! Music Core and Show Champion in a single promotion period. It is the group's best-sold release to date.

Happy Ending, Seventeen's first Japanese single, was released on May 29. The single peaked at number one on the Oricon Daily Singles Chart and was certified platinum by RIAJ.

Seventeen released the digital single "HIT" on August 5. The single served as a prelude to the release of the group's third studio album, An Ode, on September 16. An Ode is the group's best-selling album to date, selling over 700,000 copies in its first week and earning the group its first "Daesang," or "grand prize," for Album of the Year. It was also named by Billboard as the best K-Pop album of the year.

Fallin' Flower, SEVENTEEN : Hit The Road, Ode to You, Heng:garæ, 24H, Semicolon- 2020

Seventeen released their second Japanese single "Fallin' Flower" on April 1, 2020, which sold over 400,000 copies in its first week and peaked at number one on Billboard's Japan Hot 100 Chart.

Seventeen released the first installment of "SEVENTEEN: Hit The Road," a documentary series, on their YouTube channel on May 13. The film follows the band behind the scenes on their "Ode to You" tour.

Heng:garae, Seventeen's seventh EP, was released on June 22. This is the group's best-selling album to date, selling 1,000,000 copies in less than a week, making Seventeen official "million sellers" and earning them certifications on both the Hanteo and Gaon charts. The album also charted well internationally, reaching number one on 27 iTunes Top Albums charts around the world.

Heng:gar debuted at number one on the Oricon Weekly Album Chart on July 7. Seventeen broke the previous record set by the Backstreet Boys, becoming the first foreign male artist to do so in 12 years.

Seventeen released the second Japanese mini album 24H on September 9. They were the third group to have four consecutive albums debut at number one on the Oricon Weekly Album Chart, a feat last accomplished by Scottish pop rock band Bay City Rollers in 1977. On October 9, 24H was certified platinum by RIAJ for sales of over 250,000 copies.

Seventeen released their new special album ; [Semicolon] on October 19th, with the lead single "HOME;RUN". The album made headlines before its release when it was revealed that more than a million copies had been sold in pre-orders alone, making it the group's second million-copy-sold album.

 Not Alone, Power of Love Project and Attacca

Not Alone, Seventeen's third Japanese single album, was released on April 21.

On June 18, Seventeen announced their Power of 'Love' project and the release of their eighth EP Your Choice along with the MV of their title track, "Ready to Love". On May 28, Seventeen released the first signal of the project, a unit digital single titled "Bittersweet (Feat. Lee Hi)" from two members of the hip-hop unit, Wonwoo and Mingyu. The album set another personal record by selling more than 1,000,000 copies in just four days after its release, making it the fourth album to do so. Seventeen was dubbed "Quadruple Million Sellers" as a result of the record.

Pledis Entertainment renewed the contracts of all Seventeen members on July 19, 2021. .

PLEDIS announced SEVENTEEN's activities for the second half of the year on September 1. Jun and The8 would be in China from September to December, visiting family and resuming activities that had been put on hold due to the pandemic. SEVENTEEN will continue to promote with 11 members during that time, though Jun and The8 will still be a part of the comeback .

SEVENTEEN's ninth EP Attacca, with the title track "Rock with you," was released on October 22.

Seventeen released the special Japanese single "Power of Love" on December 8, 2021.

Mingyu announced at a recent SEVENTEEN fanmeeting that Jun and The8 will be returning to Korea from China after being gone for 4 months to work on activities and visit their families.

Power of Love : The Movie, Face the Sun- 2022

SEVENTEEN announced the release of "Power of Love: The Movie" on March 3, 2022, with a worldwide release date of April 20, 2022. It will feature live concert footage, previously unseen interviews, and many behind-the-scenes stories.

Pledis confirmed the group's fourth full-length album will be released in May on March 17. SEVENTEEN announced the release of a pre-release single in April during their sixth fan meeting on March 27. Pledis released the first teaser for the group's upcoming album on March 28. The teaser is a massive official logo motion video that heralds the beginning of a new era. Pledis announced on Weverse on April 1 that the English-language pre-release "Darl+ing" digital single will be released on April 15 in advance of their return. Face the Sun, the album's title, was announced on April 22 and was set to be released on May 27.


 Members Information 

Stage name Birth name Date of birth Nationality Position
S.Coups (에스쿱스) Choi Seung-cheol (최승철) 1995.08.08 Korean Leader, Hip Hop Team Leader, Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Jeonghan (정한) Yoon Jeong-han (윤정한) 1995.10.04 Lead Vocalist, Visual
Joshua (조슈아) Joshua Hong 1995.12.30 Korean-American Lead Vocalist, Visual
Jun (준) Wen Junhui (文俊辉) 1996.06.10 Chinese Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
Hoshi (호시) Kwon Soon-young (권순영) 1996.06.15 Korean Leader of Performance Team, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Wonwoo (원우) Jeon Won-woo (전원우) 1996.07.17 Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Woozi (우지) Lee Ji-hoon (이지훈) 1996.11.22 Vocal Team Leader, Lead Vocalist, Producer
DK (도겸) Lee Seok-min (이석민) 1997.02.18 Main Vocalist
Mingyu (민규) Kim Min-gyu (김민규) 1997.04.06 Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
The8 (디에잇) Xu Minghao (徐明浩) 1997.11.07 Chinese Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Seungkwan (승관) Boo Seung-kwan (부승관) 1998.01.16 Korean Main Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
Vernon (버논) Hansol Vernon Chwe 1998.02.18 Korean-American Main Rapper, Visual, Sub Vocalist, Face of the Group
Dino (디노) Lee Chan (이찬) 1999.02.11 Korean Main Dancer, Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Maknae

Sub Units

Hip-Hop Team

S.Coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon

Vocal Team

Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, and Seungkwan 

Performance Team

Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino


17 Carat
1st Mini Album
May 29, 2015

Shining Diamond
Adore U
Ah Yeah
Jam Jam

Boys Be

2nd Mini Album
September 10, 2015

When I Grow Up


Love & Letter
1st Full Album
April 25, 2016

Pretty U
Still Lonely
Hit Song
Say Yes
Drift Away
Adore U (Vocal Team)
Mansae (Hip-Hop Team)
Shining Diamond (Performance Team)
Love Letter

    Very Nice
    1st Repackage Album
    July 4, 2016

    NO F.U.N
    Very Nice
    Pretty U
    Still Lonely
    Hit Song
    Say Yes
    Drift Away
    Adore U (Vocal Team)
    Mansae (Hip-Hop Team)
    Shining Diamond (Performance Team)
    Love Letter

      Going Seventeen
      3rd Mini Album
      December 5, 2016

      Beautiful (Mix Team)
      Highlight (Performance Team)
      Lean On Me
      Fast Pace
      Don’t Listen In Secret (Vocal Team)
      I Don’t Know (Mix Team)
      Smile Flower

        4th Mini Album
        May 22, 2017

        Don’t Wanna Cry
        Habit (Vocal Team)
        If I (Hip-Hop Team)
        Swimming Fool (Performance Team)
        My I (Jun & The8)
        Crazy in Love

          Teen, Age
          2nd Full Album
          November 6, 2017

          Intro. 新世界
          Change Up (SVT Leaders)
          Without You
          Bring It (Hoshi & Woozi)
          Lilili Yabbay (Performance Team)
          Trauma (Hip-Hop Team)
          Pinwheel (Vocal Team)
          Flower (S.Coups, Jeonghan, Wonwoo, The8, Seungkwan, & Dino)
          Rocket (Joshua & Vernon)
          Hello (Jun, Mingyu & DK)
          Outro. 未完

            Director’s Cut
            1st Special Album
            February 5, 2018

            Thinkin’ about You
            Run to You
            Falling For You

              We Make You
              1st Japanese Mini Album
              May 30, 2018

              Call Call Call!
              Highlight (Japanese Ver.)
              Lean on Me (Japanese Ver.)
              20 (Japanese Ver.)
              Love Letter (Japanese Ver.)

                You Make My Day
                5th Mini Album
                July 16, 2018

                Oh My!
                Come To Me
                What’s Good
                Our Dawn Is Hotter Than Day

                  You Made My Dawn
                  6th Mini Album
                  January 21, 2019

                  Good to Me
                  Hug (Vocal Team)
                  Chilli (Hip-Hop Team)
                  Shhh (Performance Team)
                  Getting Closer

                    1st Digital Single
                    August 5, 2019


                      Happy Ending
                      1st Japanese Single Album
                      May 29, 2019

                      Happy Ending
                      Oh My! (Japanese Ver.)
                      Healing (Japanese Ver.)

                        An Ode
                        3rd Full Album
                        September 16, 2019

                        Lie Again
                        Let Me Hear You Say
                        247 (Performance Team)
                        Second Life (Vocal Team)
                        Network Love (Joshua, Jun, The8, & Vernon)
                        Back It Up (Hip-Hop Team)
                        Snap Shoot
                        Happy Ending (Korean Ver.)

                          Fallin’ Flower
                          2nd Japanese Single Album
                          April 1, 2020

                          Fallin’ Flower
                          Good to Me (Japanese Ver.)
                          Smile Flower (Japanese Ver.)

                          7th Mini Album
                          June 22, 2020

                          Left & Right
                          I Wish
                          My My

                            2nd Japanese Mini Album
                            September 9, 2020

                            Pinwheel (Japanese Ver.)
                            247 (Japanese Ver.)
                            Chilli (Japanese Ver.)
                            Together (Japanese Ver.)

                              2nd Special Album
                              October 19, 2020

                              Do Re Mi (Maknae line: Seungkwan, Vernon, Dino)
                              Hey Buddy (97 liners: The8, Mingyu, DK)
                              Light a Flame (96 liners: Jun, Hoshi, Wonwoo, Woozi)
                              Ah! Love (95 liners: S.Coups, Jeonghan, Joshua)
                              All My Love

                                Not Alone
                                3rd Single Album
                                April 21, 2021

                                Not Alone
                                Home;run -Japanese Ver
                                Run To U -Japanese Ver

                                  Your Choice
                                  8th Mini Album
                                  June 18, 2021

                                  Heaven’s Cloud
                                  Ready to love
                                  GAM3 BO1
                                  Same dream, same mind, same night (같은 꿈, 같은 맘, 같은 밤)

                                    9th Mini Album
                                    October 22, 2021

                                    To you (소용돌이)
                                    Rock with you
                                    PANG! (Performance Team)
                                    Imperfect love (매일 그대라서 행복하다) (Vocal Team)
                                    I can’t run away (그리워하는 갓까지) (Hip-Hop Team)
                                    2 MINUS 1 (Digital only) (Joshua & Vernon)

                                      2nd Digital Single (English)
                                      April 15, 2022


                                        Face the Sun
                                        4th Full Album
                                        May 27, 2022

                                        DON QUIXOTE
                                        ’bout you (노래해)
                                        IF you leave me

                                          SECTOR 17
                                          Repackage Album
                                          July 18, 2022

                                          Circles (놀고 놀아)
                                          Fallin’ Flower (Korean Ver.)
                                          CHEERS (SVT LEADERS)
                                          DON QUIXOTE
                                          ’bout you (노래해)
                                          IF you leave me

                                            _World (Feat. Anne Marie)
                                            Digital Single
                                            August 26, 2022

                                            _World (Feat. Anne Marie)


                                              Japanese EP
                                              November 9, 2022

                                                Rock with You (Japanese ver.)
                                                All My Love (Japanese ver.)
                                                Darl+ing (Holiday ver.)

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