The K-Pop group ATEEZ consists of eight members: Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yunho, Yeosang, San, Mingi, Wooyoung, and Jongho. The name is an acronym for ATEEZ + DESTINY. All eight are from South Korea and they debuted on October 24th, 2018 with their first single songs ‘Treasure’ and ‘Pirate King’.
ATEEZ Official Sites:
Official Website: ateez.kqent.com
Official Website (Japan): ateez-official.jp
Stage Name: Hongjoong
Birth Name: Kim Hong Joong
Birthday: November 7th, 1998
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
When Hongjoong was born in Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea he already had an older brother who is now on of the famous actor.
He got two nicknames and that are Hong-Leader and Mini-Hong. Hongjoong spent his free time listening to music and even composing the music.
His favorite color is yellow and if his shoe size was an option it would be a 28.
Hongjoong says if he could be anyone else then it would have to be a musician.
He was very hard working boy and from his young age he has been doing struggle for his career. On his school he used barely go school instead he was always busy on studio for composing musics.
Hongjoong composed more than 40 different songs over his career as a composer.
Stage Name: Seonghwa
Birth Name: Park Seong Hwa
Birthday: April 3rd, 1998
Height: 178 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Born and raised in Jinju, Gyeongnam, South Korea; he also got an older brother and his nickname is Mars.
He has also auditioned for MIXNINE but sadly, he was not able to make it.
The meaning of Seonghwa is stars in Korean.
On his free time you can find him watching dramas, cleaning and playing video games. There is no any food that this guy hates.
Seonghwa was originally supposed to debut as a rapper, but he soon realized that his true calling in life is singing.
Stage Name: Yunho
Birth Name: Jeong Yun Ho
Birthday: March 23rd, 1999
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Yunho is a South Korean who has an interest in gaming, but he also enjoys other things like sports and playing with his fellow members of the band.
He complete his education from SOPA before joining this group as well as being one of its founding members.
He hates reading and he don’t like to read a books.
There are many talents you can see in this guy like dancing, singing and on many other stuffs.
He also once auditioned for MIXNINE but sadly, he also did not make it.
There no any foods that he doesn’t likes.
Yunho is fan of Harry Potter, and he has even bought the wand same like that was used in Harry Potter.
By now, he has also played Korean drama and the name of drama is “IMITAION”.
One of his favorite idol is Kai from EXO.
Stage Name: Yeosang
Birth Name: Kang Yeo Sang
Birthday: June 15th, 1999
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
In his family there are 4 members including him and his older sister.
Yeosang has also auditioned for MIXNINE but he didn’t pass it, same like other members of this group.
He is also former trainee at BigHit Entertainment for some time.
He loves to fly drones and snowboarding – he’s good at these things too!
His favorite food are sweets like cake or chocolate-covered Oreo cookies (yum!).
Stage Name: San
Birth Name: Choi San
Birthday: July 10th, 1999
Height: 175.5 cm (5’9″)
San was born in Namhae, South Gyeongsan, South Korea and his nickname is Sanjook.
In his family members there is dad, mom, him and his beautiful sister who is older than him.
He loves sleeping as well as sports but his favorite hobby is cuddling with stuffed pet animals.
He has learned English and he speaks it fluently as well and he also know Japanese.
The other members of the group think that San’s talent is his energy and dancing.
He can whistle, sing well, and he dances with lots of enthusiasm.
San auditioned for MIXNINE but didn’t make through it.
San comes from a family where his dad is Taekwondo instructors and his dad owns a studio too.
San’s favorite food is pumpkin soup. He likes to eat it because of the taste and how easy it is to make too.
He also loves chicken, steamed broccoli with lime juice squeezed over top, pizza, applesauce with cinnamon sprinkled on top.
Stage Name: Mingi
Birth Name: Song Min Gi
Birthday: August 9th, 1999
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Mingi is a young Korean pop star who was born in Incheon, South Korea.
He also has an older brother in his family members.
His hobbies are sleeping, hanging around at home, or going to the sauna and hot springs during his free time.
He is also fan of Jay Park from MIXNINE.
Mingi and his friend Yunho used to attended Seungri’s Dance Academy together!
This man has been a trainee at Maroo Entertainment! He likes taking frequent trips to the sauna and hot springs, but his favorite color is dark blue.
Once he was also experienced through psychological anxiety, so that he even took a break for a while.
Stage Name: Wooyoung
Birth Name: Jung Woo Young
Birthday: November 26th, 1999
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
He was born in Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do and he’s got two young siblings; one younger than him and another his age.
Wooyoung was a former BigHit Trainee and he train there for some year.
Wooyoung is nicknamed “Sexy Performance” because of how good looking he thinks himself to be.
Wooyoung also collects clothes as well as playing games on his free time.
He loves black color so most of the time his collection are also in black color.
His favorite food is meat but he doesn’t like anything that has black pepper.
One of his favorite K-Pop group is BTS.
Stage Name: Jongho
Birth Name: Choi Jong Ho
Birthday: October 12th, 2000
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Born in Seoul, South Korea. He got 4 members in his family including his younger brother.
You can also call him Apple because it is his nickname.
He loves to listen ballad songs.
One of his favorite singer is Bruno Mars and he also fan of Monsta X members.