Mingyu Seventeen


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 Mingyu Seventeen's Facts

  • – He was born in Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
    – Education: Burim Middle School (‘13), Seoul Broadcasting High School (‘16)
    – He got cast by Pledis in his 2nd year of middle school.
    – He was a trainee for 4 years.
    – His nicknames are Mr. Wristband, Technician, Mingyu Shop, Kim-ssi ahjussi.
    – He is left-handed.
    – He is the tallest member in the group.
    – He ranks himself #1 visuals in Hip Hop unit.
    – He’s in charge of hair styling in the group.
    – He views himself as a tall kid with dark skin.
    – If he had the opportunity, he would like to date someone older than him.
    – He likes to vacuum and clean up the trash in the dorm.
    – His hobbies are: soccer, basketball, making plastic models/action figures.
    – Mingyu played soccer since primary school. His team even placed 2nd in national championships. In middle school, he played forward position.
    – Mingyu used to play bass in a high school band.
    – He enjoys and wants to try acting someday.
    – His favorite number is 17.
    – His favorite color is red.
    – One of his favorite food is meat.
    – Between pork belly and pig feet, he prefers pig feet.
    – He likes spicy foods.
    – His favorite animals are dogs (and he has a pet dog).
    – He wants to meet EXO.
    – He wants to visit Latin America.
    – He appeared in NU’EST’s “Face” MV and Hello Venus’ “Venus” MV.
    – He is the member who eats the most in the group.
    – He is closest to Wonwoo.
    – He’s the loudest member at their dorm.
    – He is the member who eats the most, in other words he’s the Shikshin/Eating Machine. XD
    – He can repair broken things. 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 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 cooks well.
    – Mingyu worked as a Barista/Part timer in a coffee shop before.
    – S.Coups said during “One Fine Day” that they will have no problem because they have Mingyu. Because Mingyu has the skills to catch fish, cook, and build a house for them. (multi-talented guy)
    – 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 said if he could be any other member, he’d want to be Joshua because he can speak English.
    – He is an optimistic guy.
    – The meaning behind his name is that Min means ‘precious gem stone’ and Gyu means ‘star’. He is a precious gem stone that shines like a star.
    – He is friends with BTS’s Jungkook, GOT7’s Bambam & Yugyeom and NCT’s Jaehyun (a.k.a. ’97 line).
    – Mingyu, DK, The8, BTS’s Jungkook, GOT7’s Bambam & Yugyeom and NCT’s Jaehyun (the ’97 liners) are in a group chat. (Jungkook and Bambam mentioned the ’97 liner squad in their ‘thanks to’ in their recent albums)
    – He’s a kind of person who ponders about many things, so he’s putting in as much effort as he can to live more positively. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
    – According to the members, he’s the cook, cleaner, and repairman whenever things break. He normally changes lightbulbs in their dorm, and when the light breaks in their bathroom, he uses a clothes hangers to change it. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
    – Rather than reflecting upon past happiness, he likes to find happiness in the current situation. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
    – He’s the type who wants to do things that are meaningful, like eating with friends, watching movies, and going out. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
    – Lately, his favorites are black or beige jackets. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
    – His personality is different to what he looks like. his outward appearance probably gives off the impression that he’s cool, but in reality, he’s brighter than anyone and constantly smiling/laughing. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
    – His schooling years were lively. He was always going out and doing things. He was in his middle school’s soccer team, and they even participated in nationals. (Japanese Seventeen Magazine)
    – Mingyu made a cameo appearance on the Thai sitcom ‘Luang-ta Maha-chon’.
    – His role model is Big Bang’s TOP, because he shows his cool images on stage and does well as an actor.
    – Mingyu’s equation for his handsome face is father + mother – opening his mouth (Seventeen Ask in a Box)
    – Mingyu’s ideal type is a girl who is tall, kind-hearted & easy-going.

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