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DK (도겸) is a South Korean singer under Pledis Entertainment. He is a member of the boy group SEVENTEEN under "Vocal Team". He is the leader of the special sub-unit "BSS".

He debuted as a musical actor in 2019 with main role "King Arthur" in the korean musical XCalibur. In 2021, DK is casted back once more as 'King Arthur' in XCalibur in their 2021 production.


  • Position:
    • Main Vocalist
    • Leader of SVT BSS


Music Video Appearances[]

Year Title Artist Note
2014 My Copycat Orange Caramel Pre-Debut


Duration Title Role Venue Note
June 15, 2019 - August 4, 2019 Xcalibur King Arthur Grand Theater, Sejong Center for the Performing Arts Lead role
August 17, 2021 - November 7, 2021 BLUE SQUARE Shinhancard Hall

Music shows[]

Year Title Network Role Note
2017 M Countdown Mnet Special MC with Wonwoo, Woozi, Jeonghan, Mingyu, The8


Solo Features[]

  • Scene Playbill (June 2019 issue) *COVER*
  • Theater+ (August 2021 issue)

Features with Other Members[]

Features with All of SEVENTEEN as a Group[]

  • IZE Magazine: August Issue (2015)
  • KWAVE December Issue (2015)
  • CeCi Magazine: December Issue (2015)
  • IZE Magazine: December Issue (2015)
  • 10+ Star: TENASIA March Issue (2016)
  • CeCi Magazine: May Issue (2016)
  • @star1 Vol.50 (May 2016)
  • IZE Magazine (May 2016) *PHOTOBOOK*
  • haru*hana Magazine (Japan) Vol.36 (May 2016)
  • AnAn Magazine (Japan) 21 June 2017
  • @star1 Vol.64 (July 2017)
  • DAZED Digital Magazine (July 2017)
  • CeCi Magazine: October Issue (2017)
  • HIGH CUT Vol.208 (October 2017) *COVER*
  • CeCi Magazine: January Issue (2018)
  • SINGLES Korea: April Issue (2018) *COVER*
  • Sparkling Magazine’s Spring 2018 Issue *COVER*
  • 1st LOOK Vol.155 (May 2018) *COVER*
  • AnAn Magazine (Japan) 30 May 2018 *COVER*
  • @star1 Vol.77 (August 2018) *COVER*
  • CREA Magazine: October Issue (2018)
  • SPARKS Japanese Idol Magazine Vol.1 (November 2018) *COVER*
  • THE STAR: February Issue (2019)
  • SPARKS Japanese Idol Magazine Vol.2 (April 2019)
  • AnAn Magazine (Japan) 13 May 2019 *COVER*
  • AnAn Magazine No. 2187 (Japan) February 2020 *COVER*
  • SPRiNG Magazine (Japan): March Issue (2020)
  • BILLBOARD Korea Vol.3 (April 2020) *COVER*
  • Monotube Magazine Vol.2 (July 2020) *Thief & Heist Collaboration*
  • HARPER`S BAZAAR: January Issue (2021) *COVER*
  • MORE Magazine Japan: January Issue (2022) *COVER* [Jun and The8 weren't able to participate due to activities in China]


= Participated

✖ = Didn't participate

SEVENTEEN Discography[]

Year Album Song Writing Composer Arrange
2016 Love & Letter Say Yes
Adore U (Vocal Team)
2017 Teen, Age Without You
2020 Semicolon HEY BUDDY

BSS Discography[]

Year Song Writing Composer Arranger
2018 Just Do It


Year Song Artists Writing Composer Arrange
You're My Christmas DK




Unofficial songs[]

See also: Unofficial songs

Original songs[]

Cover songs[]

Awards and Nominations[]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2019 2019 Stagetalk Audience Choice Awards Musical Male Rookie King Arthur - Xcalibur Nominated
2020 4th Korea Musical Awards Male Rookie Award King Arthur - Xcalibur Nominated


  • Nickname: Mr. Hat, Smile Man, Happy Virus, Soonseok Talk, Rockstar, Docutie, Seok Min, Dokyeomie, MC Doul, Sunshine, Megaphone, Arthur, Arthur Kyeom, Pizza boy
  • Emoji: ⚔️
  • Family: Mom, dad and older sister (born in 1994)
  • Education:
    • Sin-ri Elementary School (Graduated)
    • Hongcheon Middle School (Graduated)
    • Shinbong High School (Move out)
    • School of Performing Arts Seoul (Graduated)
  • Specialty: Singing songs loudly, Losing stuff
  • Hobby: Watching movies, Singing while wearing earphones while resting, Rap
  • Training Period: 2 years and 7 months
  • Favorite Foods: Doenjang Jjigae/Korean Stew
    • He loves snacks, so if he sees them he eats them a lot.
  • Favorite Drinks: Chocolate
  • Favorite Animals: Puppy
  • Favorite Body Parts: Arms
  • Favorite Colors: Blue, Red, Black
    • He likes bright colors such as blue
  • Favorite Number: 17
  • MBTI Personality Type: INFP (Mediator)
  • The meaning behind his real name is that Seok means ‘big’ and Min means ‘precious gem stone’. It means to be a big existence like a precious gem stone.
  • His stage name Dokyeom is defined as, “Do” meaning “a path or road” and “Kyeom” meaning “multitasker”.
  • Before finally taking the name Dokyeom, he previously was supposed to take The8's name with multiple variations of it such as YongPallie and EightLight.
  • His nickname is internal voice. The members call him that because he’s noisy when he’s practicing his singing and it sounds like a speaker.
  • His blood type is one of the rarest in the world (O-). This means he can only receive blood donations from the same exact blood type, but can donate to any blood type in the world.
  • He loves rock bands. He was a part of a rock band when he was in middle school.
  • He was previously a student at YP Music Academy.
  • He dreamed of becoming a singer when he saw Yoon Dohyun’s performances in middle school. The amount of energy he had on stage and the way he interacted with the fans and shared their energy was very cool to him. He sang for a YB concert in late 2020.
  • For his audition, he sang "지금 이 순간" from the musical Jekyll and Hyde.
  • He said when he first joined Pledis, he felt scared and lonely, but ended up being the member who got along with everyone the fastest.
  • Vernon, Seungkwan & Jisoo think he’s the funniest member.
  • He was voted by the other members as the member that likes to joke the most.
  • He says he likes to spend his time cheerfully so he likes to make others feel energetic but sometimes it can get out of control so he needs to have more self control.
  • He’s a very lively but sensitive person.
  • He cries easily and is considered one of the most emotional members.
  • He wants to be someone who can help others and give them hope.
  • When he was young, his dream was to be a volunteer.
  • He's a very pure person, according to the members.
  • Once, he got into an argument with Mingyu and threw a plastic black bag at him. Mingyu told him to pick it up and he did. (Going Seventeen 2020 EP.8)
  • He also got into an argument with Seungkwan once and threw a grey towel at him. (Going Seventeen 2020 EP.8)
  • He's not the type to yell when he's angry. He gets sulky instead.
  • He shares the same birthday as Vernon. They are called the 218's based on their birthday, but DK is a year older than Vernon.
    • They both have the same foot size (280mm), and lived only 10 minutes apart. There is only a 1cm listed height difference and 1cm listed weight difference.
    • Both have participated in Archery in ISAC, and both have made a Perfect X10 shot where the pinhole camera inside the center of the board is broken by the arrow.
  • He likes collecting earphones and headphones, regardless of whether they are wired or wireless. This also extends to him having the largest collection of in ear monitors.
  • He's allergic to cat fur
  • He’s envious of Jihoon’s fair skin and sexy figure (body figure).
  • He says he has a great passion for the things he likes so sometimes he can get greedy when he sings.
  • He sang karaoke a lot when he was in middle school and his friends told him his singing is good. Since then, he enjoys singing when his friends are playing a guitar. Now he always listens to songs whenever he’s resting and he continues to practice and improve his vocals.
  • Part of the 97-liner- consists of Jung kook (BTS), BamBam and Yugyeom (GOT7, Cha Eunwoo (Astro), Mingyu and The8 (SVT), Jaehyun (NCT).
  • When he was younger, he was really loud with his friends. He also loved exercising. He wasn’t good at studying, but he did try his best.
  • He likes refreshing/clean clothes. He prefers moderately tight clothes to baggy clothes. As for colors, black or blue or red is good. He wears quite flashy clothes too
  • He watches a lot of movies. He goes to the cinema, and also watches them at home. He likes a variety of genres, but Haikyuu!! and One Piece are his favorite.
  • In a Korean poll, DK ranked 1st in ” Male Idols You’d like to be Your Sunbae”.
  • For 2 years in a row (2017&2018), DK ranked 2nd as the best kpop vocalist. This was a ranking in which 100 idols (21 kpop groups) had participated in.
  • He has a guitar named Woody.
  • He is a shopaholic. He says feels good when he buys something new. He enjoys online shopping more than offline shopping.
  • He thinks he matches with Jeonghan the best




Official Links[]


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