From Popular Gymnastic Moves To Idol Twins: Dongmyeong of ONEWE
Dongmyeong is a South Korean singer and songwriter, also a musician. He is a member of the boy band ONEWE where he plays the role of keyboardist and vocalist. Dongmyeong has a journey career from a rock band name called MAS in 2017 that changed into ONEWE in 2019 with the same line-up of members.
Moreover, Dongmyeong is also known as a twin who is also an idol. Cool, right! Their family really runs musical genes. Check out ONEWE’s Dongmyeong’s profile, his twin, and his pre-debut story in this Channel-Korea article below!
ONEWE’s Dongmyeong’s Full Profile
Stage Name: Dongmyeong (Hangeul:동명)
Real Name: Son Dong Myeong (Hangeul: 손동명)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Keyboard, Visual
Birthday: January 10th, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: ESFJ
20 ONEWE’s Dongmyeong Fun Facts
1. Dongmyeong’s twin brother is named Dongju and he is a member of ONEUS.
2. Domyeong is known for his signature move called “Dongmyeong Gymnastics”.
3. Dongmyeong has been best friends with Cya, a member of ONEWE, long before the band was made.
4. He has various nicknames, such as Spoiler Fairy, Dolmaeng-ie, and Dong-kachu.
5. He was chosen as the cutest member of the group, with which all members agreed.
6. Dongmyeong has even won a children’s song competition.
7. Dongmyeong was a class president and vice-president of the student organization.
8. Dongmyeong is sometimes doing pranks on members.
9. Dongmyeong could laugh many times.
10. Dongmyeong wishes to write a song titled “English is hard”.
11. Dongmyeong has the most energy among the members.
12. One of Dongmyeong’s embarrassing stories is when talking about some personal issues with a stranger sitting next to him who he assumed was his mother.
13. Dongmyeong graduated from SOPA with a special achievement.
14. He has a birthmark on his ear.
15. He appeared in Solar of MAMAMOO‘s MV titled “It’s Been a Long Time” along with another member.
16. He was invited by Cya to form a band where the first three members were supposed to be vocalists.
17. His roommate is Cya.
18. Dongmyeong ranked 68 on Produce 101.
19. He ranked 16 on a survival show The Unit.
20. Dongmyeong is known as the best dancer among the other members.
ONEWE’s Dongmyeong’s Twin Who Happened To Be a K-pop Star
Dongmyeong’s family has musical genes which is something that could conclude all. Dongmyeong has a twin brother named Dongju who is only different by one thing. Both of them were born on January 10th, 2000, with the birth names Son Dongjoo and Son Dongmyeong, respectively.
His twin brother, who has the stage name Xion, is a member of ONEUS. They were also MCs together on the V HEARTBEAT WEEKLY’s K-Pop Chart & News. They are also under the same agency, RBW, which is also known as the Mamamoo agency.
It started when RBW announced that they were looking for twins for their trainees. Xion, Dongmyeong’s twin, hesitated at first because he was still unsure if he wanted to be an actor or idol. However, they eventually decided to do the audition and got accepted.
Their mother revealed that since they were children, both Dongmyeong and Xion have a lot of friends that are loyal to them. Their mother brought them to the sauna, and surprisingly 10 of their friends also come there. The twins asked their mother to buy ice cream for their friends that came.
One cute story of their childhood life: Xion had a fever, so their mother gave him some syrup medicine. But, when their mother was gone, Dongmyeong came and persuaded Xion to drink more of the syrup by saying that it will make him get well sooner. Instead, Xion fell into a deep sleep all the way.
ONEWE’s Dongmyeong’s Pre-debut
In his pre-debut era, Dongmyeong took part in some survival shows, including Produce 101 Season 2 and The Unit. This enriched him with a lot of experience before getting into the real idol life. Dongmyeong, with his friend Cya, formed a band called MAS 0094 and recruited more friends that were supposed to be vocalists. They run the band independently without an agency yet were still solid and packed. Later on, they changed the band name into MAS and then to ONEWE and became a brand new band under RBW. Let’s trace his journey below!
ONEWE’s Dongmyeong in The Unit
In 2017, Dongmyeong, together with his band members, auditioned for The Unit: Idol Reboot Project. Their band got accepted in the first stage of the audition. Unfortunately, Dongmyeong only got until 16th place and had to drop out from being in the line-up. Yet, he was the only one who got into the final compared to the other band members.
Out of competition, Dongmyeong teamed up with Hoonams from The Unit and made an official MV for the song “All Day”.
ONEWE’s Dongmyeong in Produce 101 Season 2
It started in 2017, Dongmyeong participated in Produce 101 Season 2. He did not succeed to debut as an idol group member in this singing and dancing competition. Yet, he reached rank 68 in Episode 5 before getting eliminated. The experience itself is gold!
Right after Produce 101, he got the opportunity to become a member of ONEWE.
ONEWE’s Dongmyeong’s Debut
After Produce 101 Season 2, their initial group MAS, consisting of Yonghoon, Kanghyun, Harin, Cya, and Dongmyeong got the opportunity to debut under RBW Entertainment. They debuted on May 13th, 2019, with the lead single “Reminisce About All”.
Holding an Online Mini Concert Studio: We
Dongmyeong with ONEWE held an online concert titled Studio: We; Live#6 ONEWE? Or ONEWE! on January 23rd and January 24th, 2021. Moreover, they were also going to do another mini-concert of Studio: We; Live#6 ONEWE? or ONEWE! Encore Concert in Rolling Hall. They are really working hard to serve their fans!
That’s all about Dongmyeong’s profile: the funny story about his twin and him, his pre-debut and debut story, etc. So, what are your thoughts about Dongmyeong of ONEWE? Please, kindly drop a line with your thoughts and opinions in the comment section below, and also don’t forget to share on Twitter!