Mingyu (민규) is a South Korean rapper under Pledis Entertainment. He is a member of the boy group SEVENTEEN.

 Profile Edit

  • Position:
    • Lead Rapper
    • Sub Vocalist
    • Visual

Filmography Edit

Music Video Appearances Edit

Year Name Artist Note
2012 Face NU'EST Pre-Debut
Venus Hello Venus
2014 My Copycat Orange Caramel
28.5 Bum Zu Feat. Jung In

Dramas Edit

Year Title Network Role Note
2017 Luang Ta Mahachon Channel 3 (Thai) Cameo Part 1, Part 2

Music shows Edit

Year Title Network Role Note
2016 M Countdown Mnet Special MC with Jeonghan
I love you Korea #1 (Dream Concert) SBS with Jeonghan and Jun
2017 M Countdown Mnet with Wonwoo and Vernon
KCON 2017 JAPAN with Wonwoo and Mingyu
M Countdown with Wonwoo, Woozi, DK, Jeonghan, and The8
2018 Inkigayo SBS MC with DIA's Chaeyeon and Song Kang (Actor)
BBQ&SBS Super Concert
2019 Inkigayo with Shin Eun Soo (Actress)
SBS Super Concert in Hong Kong MC with Jun and Joshua

Magazines Edit

  • DAZED KOREA (March 2019 Issue) (Cover)

Credits Edit

= Participated

✖ = Didn't participate

SEVENTEEN Discography Edit

Year Album Song Writing Composer Arrange
2015 17 Carat Ah Yeah
Boys Be Fronting
2016 Love & Letter Chuck
Hit Song
Drift Away
Monday To Saturday
Love Letter
Love & Letter Repackage Album Healing
Going Seventeen BEAUTIFUL
Lean On Me
2017 Al1 If I
Crazy in Love
Teen, Age Without You
2018 Director's Cut Thinkin' About You
We Make You Lean On Me (Japanese ver.)
Love Letter (Japanese ver.)
You Make My Day What's Good
Our dawn is hotter than day
2019 You Made My Dawn Chilli
Happy Ending (Single) Healing -Japanese ver.-
An Ode Lie Again
Let Me Hear You Say
Back It Up
Snap Shoot
2020 Heng:garæ Together

OSTs Edit

Year Song Writing Composer Arrange
2019 9-TEEN

Mixtapes Edit

Year Song Writing Composer Arrange Note
2017 LOTTO Remix with Hip-Hop Team
Un Haeng Il Chi (Concert ver.)
What's The Problem
2018 SUKYO ? ? ?

Trivia Edit

  • Nickname: Mr. Wristband, Technician, Mingyu Shop, Kim-ssi ahjussi, Mingyu Sunbaenim, MC Puppy, Puppy, Housewife Mingyu
  • Family: Mom, dad and younger sister
  • Education:
    • An-yang Bu-an Elementary School (Graduated)
    • Burim Middle School (Graduated)
    • Seoul Broadcasting High School (Graduated)
    • Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Art (K-POP Major) (Attending)
  • Specialty:  Rap, Acting, MC, Model 
  • Hobby:  Soccer, basketball (ball games), making plastic models/action figures, Exercise, Cooking, Painting, Photography 
  • Training Period: 4 years
  • Favorite Drinks: Americano
  • Favorite Animals: Puppy, Cat
  • Favorite Body Parts: Clear eyes
  • Favorite Colors: Black
  • Favorite Number: 17
  • MBTI Personality types: ENFJ (Protagonist)
  • He enjoys and wants to try acting someday. 
  • He is best friends with 97 liners; BTS's Jungkook, GOT7's Bambam and Yugyeom, NCT's Jaehyun, ASTRO's Eunwoo. 
  • One of his favorite foods is meat. 
  • If he had the opportunity, he would like to date someone older than him.
  • He is left-handed.
  • His members say that he is manly in the group.
  • He has great cooking skills. He is like chef of the group.
  • He was voted by the members as the person with most facial expressions on stage.
  • He has tan skin which suits him very well and he looks hot. 
  • He was voted by the other members as the most handsome member.
  • He was voted by the other members as the member whose looks and personality don’t match. 
  • He looks serious from outside but I a puppy from inside. 
  • He’s the shikshin of the group (member who eats the most).  
  • He was voted by the other members as the member who’s most different from their first impressions of him.  
  • The members thought Mingyu was older than them when they first met him but after getting to know him, they feel like he’s a younger brother to them now.  
  • He is the tallest member in the group. 
  • He likes spicy foods. 
  • He gets along well with older and younger students because he thinks it’s their duty to harmonize with each other. 
  • He is an optimistic guy. 
  • He ranks himself #1 visuals in Hip Hop unit. 
  • He said if he could be any other member, he’d want to be Joshua because he can speak English.  
  • He likes to vacuum and clean up the trash in the dorm. He said since there’s a lot of members, the rooms get dirty quickly but he likes to clean them. 
  • The meaning behind his real name is that Min means ‘precious gem stone’ and Gyu means ‘star’. He is a precious gem stone that shines like a star.  
  • He got casted by Pledis in his 2nd year of middle school.  
  • A lot of people tell him he has good hand skills. He can repair broken things. When he was young, he made a sailing ship with chopsticks. When he is bored at the dorm, he changes the interior. He’s also in charge of changing the light bulbs because he’s tall. 
  • He’s in charge of hair styling in the group. He sometimes does it so badly that he feels sorry. One time he touched DK’s hair and told him to wash it. 
  • He is very strong as in a show he carried 4 members on his back. 
  • His dream is not “I want to be something” but “Wherever I am, whatever I do, I hope people will like me”. He wants to be a person whom people become happy when they work with him.  
  • He is a music video director of SEVENTEEN's song "Snap Shoot".   


Official Links Edit

Gallery Edit

Seventeen Logo gallery
To view the Mingyu gallery, click here.


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