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Seungkwan (승관) is a South Korean singer and songwriter under Pledis Entertainment. He is a member of the South Korean boy group SEVENTEEN under 'Vocal Team'. He is also part of the special sub-unit 'BSS'.


  • Position:
    • Main Vocalist


2015–present: Debut with Seventeen and solo activities[]

In 2015, Seungkwan debuted with the South Korea boy band, Seventeen. Their first EP 17 Carat was digitally released on May 29.

On March 14, a representative of tvN drama Mother revealed that Seungkwan has participated in the OST titled "Kind of Love". "Kind of Love" portrays a sorrowful love story with an acoustic sound.

On March 21, 2018, Seungkwan, together with bandmates Hoshi ans DK debuted as a subgroup called SVT BSS, a common nickname for the three members together. The group released their debut single "Just Do It" and enjoyed a short promotion period.

Seungkwan was cast in the talk show Unexpected Q in 2018. He was awarded the Rookie (Music and Talk) award at the 2018 MBC Entertainment Awards.

In 2019, Seungkwan became a cast member for Prison Life of Fools, alongside Got7's JB, Jang Do-yeon, Jeong Hyeong-don and many more. On the same year, Seungkwan was also casted in the talk show Five Cranky Brothers, with Park Joon-hyung (g.o.d.), Seo Jang-hoon, Kim Jong-kook, and Lee Jin-hyuk (UP10TION).

On September 7, 2020, Seungkwan participated in the OST for the drama Record of Youth, where he sang "Go". Continuing his OST streak, in January 2021, Seungkwan released his third OST for the drama Lovestruck in the City, with the song "The Reason".

In 2021, Seungkwan became a host of the show Job Estate alongside Kang Ho-dong and Eunhyuk (Super Junior). Following the recent exposure of Seungkwan's knowledge of K-Pop's history, he became a cast member of tvN's Amazing Saturday Spin Off: Idol Dictation Test, with MMTG's JaeJae, Super Junior's Eunhyuk, EXO's Kai, and many more.


TV shows[]

Year Name Channel Role Note
2018 Unexpected Q MBC Cast member
2019 Prison Life of Fools tvN
Five Cranky Brothers JTBC
2021 Job Dongsan (Job Estate) Channel S
Idol Dictation Contest tving
Racket Boys tvN Club members

 Music Video Appearances[]

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

Music shows[]

Year Name Channel Role Note
2018 KCON 2018 JAPAN Mnet Special MC with Jeonghan, Joshua
M Countdown Mnet with Jeonghan and Dino


Solo Features[]

  • Elle Korea: June Issue (2021)
  • 1st Look Magazine Vol. 232 (February 2022) *BACK COVER*

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 Pretty U
Still Lonely
Say Yes
Drift Away
Adore U (Vocal Team)
Love & Letter Repackage Album No F.U.N
2017 Teen, Age Clap
2019 You Made My Dawn Home
(Single) Home (Chinese Ver.)
An Ode Lucky
2020 Semicolon HOME;RUN
Do Re Mi
All My Love
2021 Not Alone HOME;RUN (Japanese ver.)
Power of Love Home (Japanese ver.)

BSS Discography[]

Year Song Writing Composer Arranger
2018 Just Do It



Awards and Nominations[]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2018 MBC Entertainment Awards Rookie Award (Music and Talk) King of Mask Singer, Unexpected Q Won
2018 Fandom School Awards Best OST Singer "Kind of Love" (Mother OST Part.5) Won
2019 2019 Korea First Brand Awards Male Idol Entertainer (Daesang) Nominated
2021 2022 Korea First Brand Awards Male Idol Entertainer (Daesang) Won
2021 2021 TVING Awards This Year's TVING Family Nominated


  • Nickname: Sr. Mic, MC Boo, DJ Boo, Boonon, BooSeungKwanLi, Mr. Boo, Professor Boo, Thomas, Bookebox, BooRangDungie, Kkondae
  • Emoji: 🍊
  • Family: Mom, dad and 2 older sisters (born in 1989 and 1994), Bookkeu
  • Education:
    • Donggwang elementary school (Graduated)
    • Jeju Jeil Middle School (Moved out)
    • Daemyeong Middle School (Graduated)
    • Seoul Broadcasting High School (Graduated)
  • Specialty: Singing, Saving the atmosphere/mood, Writing lyrics, MC, DJ-ing, Vocal imitations, Vocal director 
  • Hobby:  Calligraphy, Basketball, Volleyball, Musical singing  
  • Training Period: 3 years and 2 months
  • Favorite Drinks: Americano
  • Favorite Animals: Puppy
  • Favorite Body Parts: Cheek bones
  • Favorite Colors: Pastel colors, navy blue
  • Favorite Artists: Wonder Girls, Beyoncé, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga
  • MBTI Personality types: ENFP (Campaigner)
  • He joined Pledis Entertainment on June 2012. 
  • The meaning behind his real name is that Boo means ‘adult’, Seung means ‘success and ‘Kwan’ means generous. He wants to be a generous successor. He tries hard to be generous and loves giving energy to other people.
  • Since his first year of elementary school, he participated in Children's’ Song Festivals which were held in school. Since he’s from Jeju, he never thought of becoming a singer. Luckily, he got casted via an internet video his teacher recorded of him singing at the song festival because he was singing his/her favorite song.
  • According to the members, he is the most affectionate one in the group, often shows his love by skinship like hugging. He does this especially a lot to Vernon as they are both the same-age line (98 liners).
  • He created a safe space for all fans to explore the history of K-pop in V LIVE entitled We Remember K-pop.
  • He is considered a Professor of K-Pop because of his wide knowledge of K-Pop's history.
  • He likes to give out tangerines to reporters or staff members when he is able to.
  • He is unable to sit cross-legged or squat sitting because of his short achilles tendon.
  • He is an iced americano maniac.
  • He is known for nagging the members to drink their vitamins and supplements.




Official Links[]


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