WINNER Profile

WINNER

~ Member Profile ~

winner seungyoon

Stage Name: Seungyoon

Real Name:  Kang Seung Yoon

Birth Date: January 21, 1994

Position: Leader, Main Vocalist

Height: 178 cm

Weight: 54 kg

Education: Busan Music and Arts High School

Hometown: Busan, South Korea

Blood Type: B

Hobbies: Composing music, writing lyrics, going to the pool, playing the guitar, and drawing

Specialties: Playing billiards and imitating Shin Seung Hoon

Trivia: – He finished in 4th place on the popular TV show Superstar K2 

– He chose to train under YG Entertainment because he agreed upon the idea that they’d offer the best potential in helping him to “hone his craft”

– Made his acting debut in the year 2011 with the sitcom High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged

– Made his solo debut in the year 2013, where his song “It Rains” reached the top spot on many charts

– Can speak Japanese

– His favorite musical genres are R&B, rock, classical music, and anything that sounds soulful

– Claims himself to be a look-alike of Lee Jun Ki or So Ji Sub

– His Chinese zodiac is the rooster, and his astrological star sign is the Aquarius

winner jinwoo

Stage Name: Jinwoo

Real Name:  Kim Jin Woo

Birth Date: September 26, 1991

Position: Lead Vocalist

Height: 178 cm

Weight: 54 kg

Education: Joy Dance Academy

Hometown: Imjado, South Korea

Blood Type: A

Hobbies: Swimming

Specialties: Acting

Trivia: – Became a YG trainee in the year 2010, and is known as one of YG’s oldest trainees

– Was a backup dancer at the 2011 YG Family Concert alongside fellow group member Taehyun

– Is thought of as the “diligent one” by his members, partly because he often stays up the longest during night practices

– Is the member that usually takes the longest when it comes to memorizing lyrics to a new song

– Known for having “deer-like” eyes

– His Chinese zodiac is the zebra, and his astrological star sign is the Libra

– Can speak Japanese

winner seunghoon

Stage Name: Seunghoon

Real Name:  Lee Seung Hoon

Nicknames: Hip-Hop Baby Lion

Birth Date: January 11, 1992

Position: Lead Rapper, Main Dancer, Choreographer

Height: 179 cm

Weight: 63 kg

Hometown: Busan, South Korea

Blood Type: A

Hobbies: Writing lyrics

Specialties: Dancing

Trivia: – Is a former contestant of K-Pop Star Season 1, where he came in fourth place

– Was also a former contestant on a reality singing show

– Admits to having wanted to be a part of YG Entertainment ever since he was in high school

– Because his rooftop room was right by YG Entertainment’s building growing up, he states that “at night he would stare at [it] and dream of making it big there”

– Can speak Japanese

– His Chinese zodiac is the sheep, and his astrological star sign is the Capricorn

winner mino

Stage Name: Mino

Real Name:  Song Min Ho

Nickname: Hugeboy Mino

Birth Date: March 30, 1993

Position: Main Rapper

Height: 178 cm

Weight: 66 kg

Education: Hanlim Arts High School

Hometown: Yongin, South Korea

Blood Type: A

Hobbies: Composing music, writing lyrics, drawing, and playing basketball

Specialties: Beat-boxing and drawing/painting caricatures

Trivia: – His star sign is the Aries, and his Chinese zodiac is the rooster

– He was a former trainee of Brand New Stardom and was originally in Block B’s final lineup, but decided to leave the group at the very last second

– Featured in the 2012 TV drama The Strongest K-POP Survival, and afterwards was privately recruited to YG Entertainment

– Made his debut as a rapper in the group BoM (they disbanded in 2013 under Y2y Contents Company)

– He started out rapping in the underground scene alongside Block B’s Zico, Kyung, and P.O (of whom Mino is good friends with); and M.I.B’s SIMS

– Can speak Japanese

– Was originally supposed to be the leader of WINNER, but due to an ankle injury the position was switched to Seungyoon

– His sister is Danah from the girl group, New F.O.

– Has been told that he looks like a mix of Big Bang’s G-Dragon and Taeyang

winner taehyun

Stage Name: Taehyun

Real Name:  Nam Tae Hyun

Birth Date: May 10, 1994

Position: Main Vocalist, Maknae

Height: 178 cm

Weight: 63 kg

Education: Hanlim Arts High School

Hometown: Hanam, South Korea

Blood Type: A

Hobbies: Composing music and writing lyrics

Specialties: Boxing and martial arts

Trivia: – He was recruited to YG Entertainment in 2011 through a private audition

– Was a backup dancer for the 2011 YG Family Concert

– Credits YG Entertainment for helping him grow and improve his style of singing from when he first started out

– Can speak Japanese

– His Chinese zodiac is the dog, and his astrological star sign is the Taurus

– Has a tattoo on his left arm that says “Jean Michel Basquiat”, and one on his left wrist that says “Stay Gold”

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Last updated July 29, 2014 by Jomarie

    • Lola
    • July 31st, 2014

    Please change the comment “Has been told that he looks like a mix of Big Bang’s G-Dragon and Taeyang” from Taehyun to Mino.

    Other than that, thanks for making a profile for WINNER! ^^

    • Ash
    • August 2nd, 2014

    thank you for making this!❤

  1. Thank you for this!!!😀

    • hnin lei
    • August 27th, 2014

    Who is face of the group ??
    Thx for uploading their profile ^_^

    • Jinwoo is considered the visual, while Seungyoon or Mino are the faces of the group (as of right now)

    • Jindi Shin
    • August 30th, 2014

    Actually, Mino is a combination of three Bigbang members. He really look like Taeyang and GD. And his voice sounds like TOP’s. Hahahaha!

  2. Love this Group Ever!! Saranghae!! Fighting!!

    • lilynoa
    • September 2nd, 2014

    i think taehyun,mino,seunghoon is 180cm or above

    only seungyoon & jinwoo that are consider 178/179 cm

  3. please change their pics to a better one. i usually find taehyun attractive in photos, but his pic here…………. uhm

    • carriedee
    • September 14th, 2014

    umm… there is no zebra in the Chinese Zodiac. Jinwoo is a ram.

  4. Oppa seaunghoon..u so hensome..8-)

    • Rachelle
    • November 18th, 2014

    I love WINNER., especially SEUNGHOON.,,SEUNGYOON.,, love yah

    • Darae
    • November 27th, 2014

    I like Mino & Tae Hyun.

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