All About Stray Kids: Profile, Facts, Discography, and Much More!

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Let’s Get To Know More About the JYP Babies, Stray Kids!

They were the super-rookies the year they debuted, they are the stray kids that make you want them to stay, the kids that will get you to fall in love with them slowly but surely. Who are the kids that we’re going to talk about? Yeah, it’s none other than Stray Kids!

Stray Kids is a South Korean boy-group that debuted in March, 2018, under JYP Entertainment, the same agency as 2PM, Got7, Twice, Day6, etc. The group consists of nine young boys, who are Bang Chan, the leader, Woo-jin, Lee Know, Chang-bin, Hyun-jin, Han, Felix, Seung-min, and the youngest, or maknae, I.N.

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Before they made their official debut with a song called District 9 on March 26, 2018, they had a survival program on Mnet called Stray Kids, that aired from October 2017 until December 2017. The concept of the survival program was a lot like Sixteen, the survival program that had female trainees from JYP Entertainment as the contestants, the winners of which became part of the group Twice.
As Stray Kids started, the group released a pre-debut song called Hellevator, in 2017. The song was composed and written by Bang Chan, Han, and Chang-bin, and other composers.
Let’s take a look at the Stray Kids members’ full profiles. Oof, be ready, you might be shocked by their cuteness and ultimate talent!

Stray Kids’ Members Profile and Facts

Bang Chan

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Real Name: Christoper Bang

Korean Name: Bang Chan

Birthday: October 3, 1997

Age: 22

Role: Rapper, song-writer, composer, producer, lead vocalist

Height: 171 cm

Social Media: @realstraykids

Spotify Playlist: Stray Kids’ Leader Bang Chan’s Playlist

Interesting facts:

  • When living in Sydney, Chan and his family used to move often. He said that he used to live in Strathfield, Five Dock, etc.
  • Chan was a trainee with JYP for 7 years, and he trained with members of Got7, Day6 and Twice.
  • Chan’s friends with Got7’s Bam Bam and Yu-gyeom, Twice’s Sana, and soloist Park Ji-min.
  • Chan moved to Sydney when he was a child.
  • Chan picked all the Stray Kids members by himself.
  • JYP said that he rarely talks with other Stray Kids members, except for Chan.
  • When he was a trainee, he used to live with the members of Day6, and he’s still very close to Young K, just like real brothers.
  • Chan was accepted as a trainee after he went to a JYP audition in his home town, Sydney.
  • Chan appeared on Twice’s MV OOH-AHH as a zombie.
  • Chan invited Stray Kids members to his house when they had a tour in Sydney.

Woo-jin

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Real Name: Kim Woo-jin / 김우진

Birthday: April 8, 1997

Born: Daejeon, South Korea

Age: 22

Role: Main vocalist, rapper, dancer

Height: 174 cm

Social Media: @realstraykids

Spotify Playlist: Teddy Bear Woojin’s Playlist

Interesting facts:

  • Woo-jin trained in SM Entertainment for a year before he moved to JYP.
  • Woo-jin said that when he was in SM Entertainment, he was friends with the trainees that have now debuted as NCT, but he didn’t specify the name.
  • Woo-jin has skills in Japanese martial art, Kendo.
  • Woo-jin is the oldest member in Stray Kids.
  • Lee Know said that Woo-jin is a person who listens to members a lot when they are talking to him.
  • Woo-jin really loves fried chicken and can correctly guess the brand of the fried chicken only by tasting it.

Lee Know

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Real Name: Lee Min-ho / 이민호

Birthday: October 25, 1998

Born: Gimpo, South Korea

Age: 20

Role: Main dancer, vocalist, rapper

Height: 172 cm

Social Media: @realstraykids

Spotify playlist: Real Dancing Gem Lee Know’s Mix

Interesting facts:

  • Lee Know is the only child in his family.
  • Lee Know has 3 cats named Soonie, Doongie, and Dori. He gets upset when Felix and Seungmin didn’t know about the exact numbers of his cats.
  • On every interview where Stray Kids are being asked what’s their charm, Lee Know always says that they have good looks. But then he clarified that it’s not about the look, but their unique charm instead.
  • Lee Know is popular with his mean words or savage words.
  • Lee Know was the first to be eliminated on the Stray Kids show, right before Felix.
  • Lee Know also has a unique personality; on a V Live I.N said that Lee Know is weird and it was hard to understand him.
  • Lee Know used to be a backup dancer for BTS.

Chang Bin

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Real Name: Seo Chang-bin / 서창빈

Birthday: August 11, 1999

Born: Yongin, South Korea

Age: 20

Role: Rapper, song-writer, composer, producer, dancer

Height: 169 cm

Social Media: @realstraykids

Spotify playlist: All-rounder Changbin’s Favorites

Interesting facts:

  • Chang-bin likes to go shopping and to listen to music.
  • Chang-bin likes G-Dragon and Kendrick Lamar.
  • Chang-bin takes a lot of pills and vitamins every day.
  • Chang-bin has a good jawline and a sharp chin that makes other members jealous.
  • Chang-bin has an older sister.
  • Chang-bin said that his English is a little awkward, but his pronunciation is good since he’s a rapper.
  • Chang-bin’s said that his favorit part of his body is his chin.
  • Chang-bin first wanted to be a rapper when he started listening to rap music.
  • Chang-bin shares a room with Chan in their new dorm.

Hyun-jin

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Real Name: Hwang Hyun-jin / 황현진

Birthday: March 20, 2000

Born: Seoul, South Korea

Age: 19

Role: Main dancer, lead rapper, vocalist

Height: 179 cm

Social Media: @realstraykids

Spotify Playlist: You Will Love Hyunjin’s Favorites

Interesting facts:

  • Hyun-jin graduated from SOPA high school this year (2019).
  • Hyun-jin is popular because of his visual; he already had fans when he was still a trainee.
  • Hyun-jin’s nickname is Sopa Prince or The Prince.
  • Hyun-jin adores Got7’s Jin-young, and he got nervous when Jin-young became a guest on the Stray Kids reality show, along with JB.
  • Hyun-jin’s allergic to cat fur.
  • Hyun-jin used to live in Las Vegas for a while. when he was younger.

Han

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Real Name: Han Ji-sung

English Name: Peter

Birthday: September 14, 2000

Born: Seoul, South Korea

Age: 19

Role: Rapper, song-writer, dancer, vocalist

Height: 171 cm

Social Media: @realstraykids

Spotify playlist: Korean Lyrical Rapper Han’s Playlist

Interesting facts:

  • Han used to live in Malaysia.
  • Han cried a lot when Felix got eliminated from the show. He said that Felix had a lower voice that he always wanted.
  • Han likes cheesecake a lot, and also watches movies.
  • Han once hated his voice because it was too high.
  • Han can do voice impersonations, for example, Doraemon. He did that on Stray Kids during the first episode.
  • Han shares a room with Hyun-jin and Seung-min.
  • Han likes cheesecake and chocolate cake.
  • Han’s face resembles Got7’s Mark and Day6’s Young K.
  • Han participated in Masked Singer and his vocal amazed the viewers.

Felix

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Real Name: Felix Lee

Korean Name: Lee Yong-bok

Birthday: September 15, 2000

Born: Sydney, Australia

Age: 18

Role: Lead dancer, rapper, vocalist

Height: 171 cm

Social Media: @realstraykids

Spotify Playlist: It’s Felix’s Favorite Mix

Interesting facts:

  • Felix is a middle child, he has a younger sister and an older sister.
  • Felix lived in Sydney and stayed there for the rest of his life before he moved to Korea.
  • At first, he didn’t speak Korean, but he’s learning a lot and his Korean has improved now.
  • Felix said that as he learns and speaks more in Korean, it becomes awkward for him to speak in English again.
  • Felix likes Australian steak and even eats it for breakfast.
  • Felix was eliminated on Stray Kids, right after Lee Know.
  • Felix can’t eat spicy foods.
  • Felix has a habit of checking his pulse whenever he’s nervous.
  • While living in Sydney, he said that he used to live in a mountainous area.
  • Felix Instagram hashtag: #행복이 (#haengboki)

Seung-min

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Real Name: Kim Seung-min / 김승민

Birthday: September 22, 2000

Born: Seoul, South Korea

Age: 19

Role: Main vocalist, rapper, dancer

Height: 175 cm

Social Media: @realstraykids

Spotify Playlist: Dandy Boy Seungmin’s Mix

Interesting facts:

  • From July 18 until December 25, Seung-min was an MC for the After School Club, or ASC, replacing his fellow JYP artist, Day6’s Jae, along with soloist Hee-jun and soloist Park Ji-min.
  • Seung-min likes Day6 so much, he often sings Day6 songs in a fan sign event. He put all of Day6’s songs from Shoot Me: Youth Part 1 on his Spotify playlist.
  • People have said that Seung-min’s face resembles Day6’s Won-pil, ever since he was a trainee.
  • Seung-min has good English skills, although he only spent about three months living abroad to study English.
  • Seung-min has an English rap part in “Maze of Memories” song.
  • Seung-min shares a room with Hyun-jin and Han.
  • Seung-min’s nickname is Dandy Boy.
  • Seung-min’s Instagram hashtag: #승스타그램 (#seungstagram), #댄디보2스타그램 (#dandyboistagram)

I.N

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Real Name: Yang Jeong-in / 양정인

Birthday: February 8, 2001

Born: Busan, South Korea

Age: 18

Role: Vocalist, rapper, dancer

Height: 172 cm

Social Media: @realstraykids

Spotify playlist: Stray Kids’ Youngest I.N’s Favorites

Interesting facts:

  • I.N used to wear braces, even when he was still on the Stray Kids reality show, and fans have said that his charm was his braces.
  • At the beginning of 2019,I.N officially took off the braces and showed it to fans on a V Live broadcast.
  • Sometimes he’s called 이엔 (e-N).
  • Currently, I.N is a student of SOPA high school, majoring in Applied Music.
  • After I.N gets home from school, he likes to lay down on Seung-min’s bed because it’s a single bed, while his own is an upper of a bunk bed.
  • I.N can sing trot songs.
  • I.N shares a room with Felix, Lee Know, and Woo-jin.
  • I.N has a desert fox aura. The wallpaper on his phone is a picture of a desert fox.
  • I.N’s Instagram hashtag: #IN스타그램 (#INstagram)

Stray Kids’ Discography

Mini Albums

    • MIXTAPE (January, 2018)
      • Hellevator
      • Beware (Grrr 총량의 법칙)
      • Spread My Wings (어린 날개)
      • Yayaya
      • Glow
      • School Life
      • 4419
    • I AM NOT (March, 2018)
      • NOT!
      • District 9
      • Mirror
      • Awaken
      • Rock (돌)
      • Grow Up (잘 하고 있어)
      • 3rd Eye
    • I AM WHO (August, 2018)
      • Who?
      • My Pace
      • Voices
      • Question
      • Insomnia
      • M.I.A
      • Awkward Silence (갑자기 분위기 싸해질 필요 없잖아요)
    • I AM YOU (October, 2018)
      • You
      • I Am You
      • My Side (편)
      • Hero’s Soup (해장국)
      • Get Cool
      • N/S (극과 극)
      • 0325
    • Clé 1: Miroh (March, 2019)
      • Entrance
      • Miroh
      • Victory Song
      • Maze of Memories
      • Boxer
      • Chronosaurus
      • 19

Digital Single

  • Hellevator (2017)

Stray Kids’ Filmography

  • Stray Kids
    • Channel: MNet
    • Date: October 17 – December 19 2017
    • Episodes: 10
    • Cast: All members
  • The 9th V Live
    • Channel: V Live
    • Season: 1 – 3
    • Cast: All members
  • Intro: I Am Not
    • Channel: V Live
    • Cast: All members
  • Intro: I Am Who
    • Channel: V Live
    • Date: July 24, July 31 2018
    • Episode: 1 – 2
    • Cast: All members
  • Stray Kids Amigo TV 3
    • Channel: V Live, JTBC PLUS
    • Date: December 31 2018
    • Cast: All members
  • Two Kids Room
    • Channel: V Live, Stray Kids
    • Episode: 1 – 10
    • Cast: Two Stray Kids members per episode
  • Stray Directors
    • Channel: SBS TV
    • Date: October 6 2018
    • Cast: Hyun-jin, I.N
  • Intro: I Am You
    • Channel: V Live
    • Date: October 16, 2018
    • Cast: All members
  • Two Kids Room Vol 2
    • Channel: V Live
    • Episode: 1 – 10
    • Cast: Two Stray Kids members per episode
  • After School Club
    • Channel: Arirang
    • Date: April 3 2018, May 29 2018,
    • Episode: 310, 318, 329, 340
    • Cast: All members
  • After School Club
    • Channel: Arirang
    • Date: July 24 – December 25, 2018
    • Episode: 326 – 348
    • Cast: Seung-min
  • After School Club
    • Channel: Arirang
    • Date: June 13, July 17 2018
    • Episode: 320, 325
    • Cast: Bang Chan
  • After School Club
    • Channel: Arirang
    • Date: December 25 2018
    • Episode: 348
    • Cast: Felix