DAY6 Members Full Profile (Facts, Debut, Birthday, Age, Height, and Weight)


Who are Day6? When did they Debut? What is their debut song?

Different from any other JYP group, Day6 is the first and only band that debuted under JYP Entertainment. Debuted on September 7th, 2015, with the lead single “Congratulations,” the group consists of five members: Sungjin, Jae, YoungK, Wonpil, and Dowoon. Originally, there were six members when they first debuted, but in February 2016 Junhyeok quit the band and left it with only five members.

The concept of their music genre is a rock band which makes them unique and different from any other groups under JYP Entertainment.  The members are actively involved in writing, composing, and producing their own music.

Day6 members’ full profiles and interesting facts

After you found out who Day6 are, now you need to learn more things about them in order to get up close and personal with them. So, here are some further information about Day6 that you can read such as the members’ full profiles and their interesting facts. Check this out!

Full profile of Jae

Real name: Park JaeHyung (박재형)
Stage name: Jae
Nickname: Pororo, King of Hashtag, Chicken Little
Birthplace: Argentina
Birthday: September 15th, 1992
Age: 28 (International Age); 29 (Korean Age)
Nationality: Korean-American
Sibling: one older sister
Religion: Christian
Education: Cerritos High School, California State University, Long Beach Campus, Department of Political Science and Diplomacy.
Height: 182 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood type: B
Position: lead guitarist, vocalist, rapper
Twitter: @Jae_Day6
Hobby: Badminton

Interesting facts about Jae

  • Jaehyungparkian is Jae and Young K’s ship name created by Jae himself.
  • Jae used to edit DAY6’s page on Wikipedia and change the members’ nicknames.
  • Jae’s roommates are Young K and Dowoon.
  • Jae is the tallest DAY6 member.
  • Since Jae is more fluent in English, he often asks Young K for Korean word definitions whenever he doesn’t know the meaning.
  • The other members said that Jae would yawn every time he feels uncomfortable and Jae often sleeptalks in different languages.
  • Jae is very active on his personal social media Twitter. He often replies or mentions his fans’ tweets.
  • Jae has one older sister.
  • Jae was an MC of Arirang’s After School Club in 2016 together with Jamie Park and U-KISS’s ex-member Kevin Woo.
  • Before joining Day6, Jae liked and often did cover songs and posted them on his personal YouTube channel. His personal channel is yellowpostitman.

Full profile of Sungjin

Real name: Park Sungjin (박성진)
Stage name: Sungjin
Nickname: Bear
Birthplace: Busan
Birthday: January 16th, 1993
Age: 27 (International Age); 28 (Korean Age)
Sibling: One older sister
Education: Gyeongnam High School. Seoul Arts College, Department of Practical Music
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood type: A
Position: leader, main vocal, guitarist
Instagram: @day6kilogram (Day6’s Official Instagram Account)
Hobby: playing games, sports, riding a bicycle

Interesting facts about Sungjin

  • Sungjin often nags the maknae line.
  • Sungjin is called Bob by Jae because Jae said Sungjin looks like Bob the Builder.
  • Sungjin shares a room with Wonpil.
  • Sungjin is called Mosquito Head Hunter by Young K because he often kills mosquitoes.
  • The members said that Sungjin asks all of them if there is something they need before they go to bed.
  • Jae said Sungjin looks like Lee Minho.
  • Sungjin was born in Busan, South Korea. Even though later he lived in Seoul, sometimes he still talks with Busan’s satoori (dialect).
  • Sungjin is friends with GOT7’s JB and B1A4’s Sandeul.
  • Sungjin cannot dance, that is why he debuted as a band member.
  • Sungjin’s zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Full profile of Young K

Real name: Kang Younghyun (강영현)
Stage name: Young K
English Name: Brian Kang
Nickname: Burger King
Birthplace: Ilsan
Birthday: December 19th, 1993
Age: 27 (International Age); 28 (Korean Age)
Sibling: –
Education: Cheongdam High School. Dongguk University, Department of Business Administration.
Height: 180,2 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 68 kg (149,9 lbs)
Blood type: B
Position: bassist, vocalist, rapper
Hobby: watching Webtoons, watching movies, basketball, traveling alone.

Interesting facts about Young K

  • Young K contributed a lot in writing DAY6’s songs.
  • Young K almost debuted in a dance group.
  • Shares a room with Jae and Dowoon.
  • Young K is Jae’s living Korean dictionary.
  • He is the strongest member of DAY6.
  • It makes him happy to see Dowoon taking vocal lessons.
  • Young K prefers to be called Young K than Brian by his fans.
  • Young K can speak Korean and English fluently.
  • Young K lived in Toronto, Canada for four years.
  • Young K was a DJ for MBC’s Idol Radio in 2020 with GOT7’s Young-jae.

Full profile of Wonpil

Real name: Kim Wonpil (김원필)
Stage name: Wonpil
Nickname: Pencil
Birthday: April 28th, 1994
Age: 26 (International Age); 27 (Korean Age)
Sibling: one older sister
Education: Jinsan High School, Daekyeong University, Department of Model
Height: 176 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood type: A
Position: Keyboardist, vocalist, synthesizer
Hobby: strolling around, MIDI, collecting action figures

Interesting facts about Wonpil

  • Wonpil gets sad whenever Sungjin doesn’t answer his questions because he asks weird questions such as “are you a bear?”
  • Wonpil is naturally clingy to everyone but he really likes to cling to Dowoon since he only has an older sister and he wants a younger brother.
  • Shares a room with Sungjin.
  • According to the other members, Wonpil is actually mischievous despite his cool looks.
  • If Dowoon had not been added to the group, Wonpil would be the youngest member in DAY6.
  • Wonpil almost debuted in a dance group alongside Young K.
  • Wonpil is known to be the “4D” member in the group which means has a unique personality.
  • Wonpil is friends with GOT7’s Jin-young.
  • Wonpil likes to act cute.
  • Wonpil likes to collect action figures.

Full profile of Yoon Do-woon

Real name: Yoon Dowoon (윤도운)
Stage name: Dowoon
Nickname: Douner
Birthplace: Busan
Birthday: August 25th, 1995
Age: 25 (International Age); 26 (Korean Age)
Sibling: one older sister
Education: Peniel International High School of The Arts, Busan Arts College, Department of Practical Music
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood type: O
Position: drummer, maknae
Hobby: watching anime, going far on a bus alone

Interesting facts about Yoon Do-woon

  • Dowoon learns English from his bandmates and he is doing very well, even Jae called him an A++ English student.
  • Dowoon was added to the group in mid-2015 and became the youngest DAY6 member.
  • Dowoon shares a room with Jae and Young K.
  • According to the other members, he is the cutest one in the group.
  • Dowoon has been playing drums since he was sixteen years old.
  • Currently, Dowoon is taking vocal lessons.
  • Dowoon has a heavy voice when he is singing.
  • Dowoon’s ears turn red when he is shy.
  • Day6 members adore him a lot.
  • Dowoon’s zodiac sign is Virgo.

Full profile of Junhyeok as a former member of Day6

Real name: Im Junyeok (임준혁)
Stage name: Junhyeok
Birthplace: South Korea
Birthday: July 17th, 1993
Age: 27 (International Age); 28 (Korean Age)
Siblings: two older sisters
Education: Wonmi High School
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood type: O
Position: keyboardist
Hobby: soccer, watching movies

Interesting facts about Junhyeok

  1. Junhyeok left Day6 in 2016 due to personal reasons. Even though there are rumors saying that he left the band because he was dating while JYP had dating banned as rules in their contract.
  2. Junhyeok is the youngest child in his family.
  3. After he left Day6, Junhyeok joined the KBS survival show The Unit in 2017 and ended in rank 32.
  4. Junhyeok made a solo debut in February 2018 in Korea and in Japan in May 2018.
  5. Currently, Junhyeok is enlisted in the military for his mandatory military service as a soldier.

Who is Day6’s leader and why is he chosen as a leader?

The leader of a K-Pop group is one of the most important positions, because leaders have the responsibility of taking care of the group and the members. Also, usually, the leader is in charge of explaining the group name and concept in every promotion. In each company, they have their own rules and strategies in choosing the leader position.

In JYP, mostly the rules and strategies to be chosen as a leader are based on being trained for the longest time among the members. And for Day6, the member that has the longest trainee period is Sungjin. That is why Sungjin is chosen as the leader of Day6 because he has more experience than the other members.

DAY6 members’ popularity ranking

With DAY6’s rising popularity as a group, eventually, people will also learn about the members too. Everyone chooses their own favorite members resulting in different opinions about who the most popular one among DAY6 members is.

In one of the DAY6 interviews on a broadcast, when the MC asked who the most popular member is, leader Sungjin said maknae Dowoon is the most popular one. On the other side, Jae is also very popular among international fans since he is easygoing, a very creative (you should check his YouTube account out! His username is JaeSix) person and he’s fluent in English.

Here is a review of Day6’s popularity rankings:

  1. First, there is Jae as the most popular member with 58,8%.
  2. Second member is Young K with 19,6%.
  3. Third member is Dowoon with 9,9%.
  4. Next, the fourth popular member is Sungjin with 7,8%.
  5. Last but not least, there is Wonpil with 3,9% who closes the popularity ranking of Day6’s members.

After learning about each member’s profile, we can conclude that DAY6 members are really interesting and they deserve to be given more love and attention, right? Now you can choose your own favorite DAY6 member or rather support the whole group since all of them are charming in their own way.