Ateez: Profile, Facts, Discography, etc.

The Rookie Group from KQ Entertainment, ATEEZ

ATEEZ (에이 티즈) is a new group consisting of eight members, formed by KQ Produce (KQ Entertainment). This group consists of Seong Hwa, Hong Joong, Yun Ho, Yeo Sang, San, Min Gi, Woo Young, and Jong Ho. ATEEZ members are known to have participated in the MIXNINE survival program but only four of them passed in the audition section (Min Gi, Woo Young, Jong Ho, and Hong Joong).

In mid-May 2018, this group was reported to have traveled to America to meet professional dancers to improve their dancing skills and prepare for their debut. ATEEZ officially debuted on October 24th, 2018, with the release of their first mini-album titled ATEEZ TREASURE EP. 1: All To Zero.

Profile and Facts About Ateez Members

Seonghwa

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Real Name: Park Seong Hwa (박성화)

Stage Name: Seonghwa (성화)

Date of Birth: April 3rd, 1998

Place of Birth: Jinju, South Korea

Position: Vocal

Height: 178 cm

Weight: NA

Blood type: O

Zodiac sign: Aries

Facts About Seonghwa:

  • Seonghwa was born in Jinju, South Korea
  • Nickname: Mars, toothless
  • Education: Myungshin High SChool
  • Seonghwa auditioned for MIXNINE but did not meet the requirements
  • He is the oldest member of the group
  • Seonghwa is considered to be the “mother” of the group

Hongjoong

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Real Name: Kim Hong Joong (김홍중)

Stage Name: Hongjoong (홍중)

Date of Birth: November 7th, 1998

Place of Birth: South Korea

Position: Leader, Rap, Composer

Height: NA

Weight: NA

Blood Type: B

Zodiac sign: Scorpio

Facts About Hongjoong:

  • Hongjoong attended SIMS Academy
  • He was a contestant in MIXNINE
  • He was ranked 7th in the MIXNAN JUST DANCE showcase
  • Models: Zico and G-Dragon
  • Hongjoong has made more than 40 songs for the group (Codename is ATEEZ Ep. 1)
  • He really likes accomplices
  • He has tiny hands
  • Hongjoong is the “father” of the group

Yunho

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Real Name: Jeong Yun Ho (정윤호)

Stage Name: Yunho (윤호)

Date of Birth: March 23rd, 1999

Place of Birth: Gwangju, South Korea

Position: Vocal

Height: 185 cm

Weight: NA

Blood Type: A

Zodiac sign: Aries

Facts About Yunho:

  • Yunho is from Gwangju, South Korea
  • Yunho has a younger brother named Gunho
  • Education: Seoul School of Performing Arts
  • Yunho auditioned for MIXNINE but did not qualify
  • He doesn’t really like reading
  • He really likes potato chips
  • Yunho and Mingi were accepted at Joy Dance and Plug In Academy, but Yunho’s place was different from Mingi’s
  • He likes Harry Potter
  • He wants to visit the zoo and Universal Studio in LA
  • Yunho shares a room with San

Yeosang

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Real Name: Kang Yeo Sang (강 여상)

Stage Name: Yeosang (여상)

Date of Birth: June 15th, 1999

Place of Birth: Incheon, South Korea

Position: Vocal, Visual

Height: NA

Weight: NA

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Gemini

Facts About Yeosang:

  • Yeosang is from Incheon, South Korea
  • Yeosang has a birthmark in his left eye
  • He auditioned for MIXNINE but did not meet the requirements
  • He is a former Big Hit Entertainment trainee
  • Yeosang attended the IB Music Academy
  • He was trained together with Ahn Hyungseob (Yueha Entertainment trainee)
  • He likes to play video games
  • Some fans consider him similar to JYJ’s Jaejoong
  • He is very good at concentrating
  • Yeosang shares a room with Wooyoung

San

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Real Name: Choi San (최산)

Stage Name: San (산)

Date of Birth: July 10th, 1999

Place of Birth: South Korea

Position: Vocal

Height: 175 cm

Weight: NA

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Cancer

Facts About San:

  • San has an older sister
  • San’s father is the owner of a taekwondo practice dojo
  • He has a doll collection
  • He always carries one of his favorite dolls named Shiber with him
  • He studies Japanese
  • San auditioned for MIXNINE but did not meet the requirements
  • Fans say San is similar to Ten from NCT
  • San shares a room with Yunho

Mingi

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Real Name: Song Min Gi (송민 기)

Stage Name: Mingi (민기)

Date of Birth: August 9th, 1999

Place of Birth: South Korea

Position: Rap

Height: 183 cm

Weight: NA

Blood Type: B

Zodiac sign: Leo

Facts About Min Gi:

  • Min Gi is a former MIXNINE contestant (JTBC, 2017)
  • Mingi was ranked 62nd at the JUST DANCE MIXNINE Showcase
  • He is a former Maroo Entertainment trainee
  • Role models: Rain and Park Jae Bum
  • He was accepted at Joy Dance Academy and Plug In Music Academy together with Yunho but their locations were different
  • Mingi has said that his personality is similar to his father’s
  • He wants to be an idol because he is interested in rap and also dancing
  • He has a problem with his back
  • Mingi shares a room with Jungho

Wooyoung

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Real Name: Jung Woo Young (정우영)

Stage Name: Wooyoung (우영)

Date of Birth: November 26th, 1999

Place of Birth: South Korea

Position: Vocal

Height: NA

Weight: NA

Blood Type: A

Zodiac sign: Sagittarius

Facts About Wooyoung:

  • Wooyoung is a former MIXNINE contributor (JTBC, 2017)
  • Wooyoung ranked 73rd in the JUST DANCE MIXNINE Showcase
  • Wooyoung is a former trainee of Big Hit Entertainment
  • Family: Father, mother, and brother
  • Education: Hanlim Multi Art School
  • Idols: Jimin from BTS and Gikwang from HIGHLIGHT
  • Wooyong can touch his nose with his tongue
  • Wooyoung shares a room with Yeosang

Jongho

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Real Name: Choi Jong Ho (최종호)

Stage Name: Jongho (종호)

Date of Birth: October 12th, 2000

Place of Birth: South Korea

Position: Maknae, Main Vocals

Height: 176 cm

Weight: NA

Blood type: O

Zodiac: Libra

Facts About Jongho:

  • Jongho is a former MIXNINE contestant
  • He was ranked 43rd at the showcase JUST DANCE MIXNINE
  • Education: Surak High School
  • Role model: Jungkook from BTS
  • He is left-handed
  • He likes to listen to ballad songs
  • Jongho shares a room with Mingi