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Seungkwan

Boo Seung Kwan (Korean: 부승관; born January 16, 1998), better known as Seungkwan, is a South Korean singer and songwriter under Pledis Entertainment. He is a member of the South Korean boy group SEVENTEEN.

 Profile

  • Position:
    • Main Vocalist

Career

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. Seungkwan has also been cast in the talk show Five Cranky Brothers in 2019.

Filmography

TV shows

Year Name Channel Role Note
2018 Unexpected Q MBC Cast member
2019 Prison Life of Fools tvN
Five Cranky Brothers JTBC

 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

Credits

= Participates as writing/composer/Arrange

✖ = Not participated as writing/composer/Arrange

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
Flower
Campfire
2019 You Made My Dawn Home
(Single) Home (Chinese Ver.)
An Ode Lucky

BSS Discography

Year Song Writing Composer Arranger
2018 Just Do It

Discography

OSTs

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

Trivia

  • Nickname: Sr. Mic, MC Boo, DJ Boo, Boonon, Orange Boo
  • Family: Mom, dad and 2 older sisters (born in 1989 and 1994)
  • 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
  • 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 Childrens’ 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.

Videos

Gallery

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


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