Everything About Pentagon: Profile, Facts, Discography, and More!

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Meet The Cube Boys, Pentagon

Pentagon is a South Korean boy band that formed in 2016 under Cube Entertainment. Pentagon was made through the harsh Mnet survival show titled Pentagon Maker. As a result of the show, the group was originally formed with a line-up of ten members: Jinho, Hui, Hongseok, Shinwon, Yeo One, Yan An, Yuto, Kino, Wooseok, and E’Dawn. But unfortunately, E’Dawn had to leave the group on November 14th, 2018.

Since Pentagon debuted, on October 10th, 2016, they have already made some stories along their journey. Curious to find out more about them? Let’s check it out!

Pentagon Members Profiles

Hui’s Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Lee Hoe-taek (이회택)
Stage Name: Hui
Date of Birth: August 28th, 1993
Home: Gwacheon, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Blood Type: A
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 57 kg (125 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Education: Modern K Academy
Position in Pentagon: Leader, Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer

Fun Facts:

  • Hui was rejected from Hanyang University
  • His mom is a retired English teacher
  • He used to be a JYP trainee and won 1st Place Best Male Vocal at JYP 7th Audition Final Round back in 2010
  • Hui can do tumbling and play the piano
  • Hui can’t eat foreign food
  • Hui has his personal room in Pentagon’s dorm.
  • He used to be part of a trio with his former label mate E’Dawn and HyunA
  • Hui is the active songwriter of the group and has a big role in a lot of the group’s songs
  • Hui composed “Never” for Produce 101, Wanna One’s debut track “Energetic,” and one of Kriesha Chu’s songs in her 1st mini-album together with Flow Blow
  • His ideal type: someone who tries her best at everything she does

Jinho’s Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Jo Jin-ho (조진호)
Stage Name: Jinho (formerly known as Jino)
Date of Birth: April 17th, 1992
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Blood Type: A
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 52 kg
Nationality: Korean
Position in Pentagon: Main Vocalist

Fun Facts:

  • Jinho can speak Chinese
  • He made his debut as a member of SM Entertainment’s project boy unit, SM the Ballad in 2010
  • Jinho was the winner of SM Everysing Contest 2008 while Xiumin was in the second place
  • He is known as the cute tiny hyung
  • He was being trained for 8 years
  • Jinho likes pink sweaters
  • He is really good at singing high notes and rapping but he doesn’t rap for the group
  • Jinho has his personal room in Pentagon’s dorm
  • Jinho, alongside Shinwon, Kino, Yeo One, Yuto, and Wooseok appeared as a cameo in the drama Age of Youth 2 
  • His ideal type: someone girly with nice nails

Hongseok’s Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Yang Hong-seok (양홍석)
Stage Name: Hongseok
Date of Birth: April 17th, 1994
Place of Birth: South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Blood Type: A
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Education: Hwa Chong International School (Singapore 2007 – 2010), Tianjin Nankai High School (China), University of International Business and Economics in Beijing (he resigned in order to start his music career)
Position in Pentagon: Lead Vocalist

Fun Facts:

  • Hongseok used to live in San Diego, Singapore, and China. Because of that, he can fluently speak Korean, Chinese, English
  • He likes to read books, study languages
  • Hongseok was a former trainee of YG Entertainment. He used to be involved in MIX & MATCH, a show made by iKON
  • He likes to work out and watch Iron Man
  • He is really proud of his abs
  • He has a driving license
  • Hongseok used to share a room with E’Dawn in Pentagon’s dorm
  • His ideal type: someone with similar preferences and someone he can eat with

Shinwon’s Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Ko Shin-won (고신원)
Stage Name: Shinwon
Date of Birth: December 11th, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Blood Type: A
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Position in Pentagon: Sub Vocalist

Fun Facts:

  • Shinwon has an older sister named Yejin
  • He worked part-time in BWCW store and was cast as a street model for LEFAS
  • Shinwon proclaimed himself to be the visual as he feels that he is the most handsome
  • He has a hot temper and is a fashionista
  • He is McDonald’s number one fan, especially their hamburgers
  • He likes to lay down a lot
  • Shinwon is a fan of BTS’ Jimin
  • He and Kino share a room in Pentagon’s dorm
  • His ideal type: someone cute with a round face

Yeo One’s Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Yeo Chang-gu (여창구)
Stage Name: Yeo One
Date of Birth: March 27th, 1996
Home: Daejeon Gwangyeoksi Central, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Blood Type: B
Height: 179 cm (5’10.5″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Position in Pentagon: Lead Vocalist

Fun Facts:

  • Yeo One has an older sister
  • He modeled along with HyunA for Clride.n
  • He’s very diligent, good at acting, dancing, and swimming
  • He’s very talkative and has a nice personality
  • He’s a huge fan of Jung Jun-il from MATE
  • He likes black because it’s chic
  • Yeo One shares a room with Yan An
  • His ideal type: someone with a positive mindset

Yan An’s Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Yan An (闫按)
Stage Name: Yan An
Date of Birth: October 25th, 1996
Home: Shanghai, People’s Republic of China
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Blood Type: A
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Nationality: Chinese
Position in Pentagon: Sub Vocalist, Visual

Fun Facts:

  • His parents met in Japan and so he was born in Hokkaido, but shortly after, his family moved to Shanghai, People’s Republic of China
  • He can fluently speak Chinese and Korean
  • He’s said to be a lady killer from Mainland China, but he has always been single
  • Yan An is afraid of amusement park rides
  • His ideal type: someone with a bright and kind personality

Kino’s Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Kang Hyung-gu (강형구)
Stage Name: Kino
Date of Birth: January 27th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: B
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Education: Hanlim Multi Art High School, Sejong University (dance major)
Position in Pentagon: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Rapper

Fun Facts:

  • Kino has a younger sister named Minju
  • He can fluently speak Korean, Japanese, English
  • He is a former trainee of Power Vocal
  • He was an MC at Rainbow Concert
  • Kino is called the dancing machine of the group. Not only he is talented in dancing, but he is also a good choreographer as he helped in creating the choreography for “Gorilla” and “Like This”
  • He appeared in Rain’s “Rain Effect” and G.NA’s “Secret” music videos
  • Shinwon and Kino share the same room in Pentagon’s dorm
  • His ideal type: someone with an upbeat personality

Yuto’s Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Adachi Yuto
Stage Name: Yuto
Date of Birth: January 23rd, 1998
Home: Nagano, Japan
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: O
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Nationality: Japanese
Position in Pentagon: Lead Rapper, Vocalist

Fun Facts:

  • Yuto is Japanese. He has two older brothers and an older sister
  • He can fluently speak Japanese and Korean
  • He is called the ‘Takoyaki Prince’ by Pentagon members
  • He used to be a JYP trainee
  • Yuto is close friends with ONF Yuto, they have the same name, they are both Japanese, and they are also both former JYP trainees
  • He is a former baseball player and he practiced baseball for 6 years
  • He’s afraid of the dark and can’t eat spicy food
  • He likes black clothes and watching anime
  • Yuto and Wooseok share the same room in Pentagon’s dorm
  • His ideal type: someone with short hair, honest, and a bright personality

Wooseok’s Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Jung Woo-seok (정우석)
Stage Name: Wooseok
Date of Birth: January 31st, 1998
Home: Gwangju, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: O
Height: 188.4 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Education: Seoul School of Performing Arts
Position in Pentagon: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae

Fun Facts:

  • Wooseok is the maknae of the group
  • He has won the special prize at a violin competition
  • Due to his bright personality, Wooseok was famous among the female audience during CUBE auditions
  • He likes anime and dislikes cucumbers
  • He can sing the soprano part from an opera as he has a nice singing voice
  • He and Hui wrote the lyrics for Wanna One’s debut single “Energetic”
  • He shares a room with Hui in Pentagon’s dorm
  • On March 11th, 2019, he debuted in the unit Wooseok x Kuanlin, along with Wanna One former member Kuanlin
  • His ideal type: someone positive with a pretty smile and who smiles often

E’Dawn’s Profile and Facts (Former Member)

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Real Name: Kim Hyo-jong (김효종)
Stage Name: E’Dawn
Date of Birth: June 1st, 1994
Home: Hwasun, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Blood Type: O
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Position in Pentagon: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist