From Samuel Kim To Chung-ha, Here’s a List of Successful Trainees From Mnet’s ‘Produce 101’ Series

Solo Artist Park Ji-hoon

Park Ji-hoon was born on May 29th, 1999. Park Ji-hoon is a trainee from Maroo Entertainment. He began to be known since following the TV program Produce 101 Season 2 and became one of the most popular participants in the program. In the final round of Produce 101, Jihoon made it to the top 11 and came in at number 2. He and the 10 other members debuted with the name Wanna One on August 7, 2017 by releasing their first mini album titled ‘1×1=1 (TO BE ONE)’.

After Wanna One disbanded on January 2019, Park Ji-hoon debuted as a soloist by releasing the album “O’Clock”. Currently, Park Ji-hoon is busy with his career as an actor in the drama “Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency” as the main character.

Park Ji-hoon’s Album

  • O’Clock (2019)

CIX Bae Jin-young


Bae Jin-young was born on May 10th, 2000. He was a former member of the boy band Wanna One after finishing tenth in Produce 101 Season 2 and active promotions before the disbandment in January 2019.

After Wanna One’s contract ended, Bae Jin-young made a solo debut with the song “Hard To Say Goodbye”. Then Bae Jin-young decided to debut with CIX which was originally named C9BOYZ and debuted with the debut album titled ‘Hello’ on July 23, 2011.

Bae Jin-young’s Discography

  • Hard to Say Goodbye (2019)

Solo Artist Yoon Ji-sung

Yoon Ji-sung was born on March 8th, 1991. He finished 8th in the second series of Produce 101, where he became a member of the winning project group Wanna One and debuted on August 7th, 2017. On January 1, 2019, MMO Entertainment as the agency overseeing Yoon Ji-sung reported that the former leader of Wanna One will make his solo debut on February 20, 2019. In this album titled A-Side, one of the members of Wanna One, Lee Dae-hwi, also presented a song to Jisung.

Considering Jisung is a man born in 1991, the MMO also confirmed that Jisung will begin his mandatory military service in mid-2019. On February 1, 2019, Jisung moved to LM Entertainment agency which will take care of the continuation of his solo debut.

Yoon Ji-sung’s Albums

  • Aside (2019)
  • Dear Diary (2019)

Entertainer Ong Seung-wu


Ong Seong-wu was born on August 25th, 1995. He is known for his participation in the survival reality show Produce 101 Season 2, where he finished in the fifth place, and is a former member of the show’s derivative boy group Wanna One. When joining Fantagio Entertainment, Ong Seong-woo was a trainee who was trained to become an actor. Apart from that since long time ago, Fantagio is indeed known as a “home” for many famous actors and actresses. Ong Seong-woo himself is also a graduate majoring in acting at Dong Seoul University.

Ong Seong-woo followed in the footsteps of his seniors at Fantagio, he has been confirmed to be the main actor in the JTBC drama production titled “Moments of 18”. In the drama, Ong Seong-woo plays Choi Jun-woo, an 18-year-old teenager who likes to be alone. However, when he moved schools, his nature began to change.

Ong Seong-wu’s Discography

  • Heart Sign (2019)

Ong Seong-wu’s Filmography

  • Seong-wu Is Alright (2017)
  • Idol Fever (2017)
  • At Eighteen (2019)

That was all the information about the successful trainees from Mnet’s Produce 101 Series. Please, don’t forget to kindly share your thoughts in the comment section below!