Before there are boy bands like Astro and Day6, there is a boy band who brought Korean wave to the world. Meet the Super Junior, South Korean boy group which was formed in 2005 under SM Entertainment. This super widely famous boy group consists of 11 members, they are Leeteuk, Heechul, Yesung, Kangin, Sungmin, Shindong, Eunhyuk, Siwon, Donghae, Ryeowook, and Kyuhyun.
Super Junior does not only famous in Asian, but also ever get “International Artist” and “Best Fandom” awards in Teen Choice Awards in 2015. Until now, they have won 16 awards from Golden Disk Awards, 13 awards from Mnet Asian Music awards, and is recognized as the most famous Korean boyband now.
This article will provide you a brief information about Super Junior members profile. Are you proud to be an ELF or Super Junior’s Ever Lasting Friend? Don’t miss any single information about Super Junior members profile. You need to check this out.
Super Junior Members
|Leeteuk||Park Jung Soo||35||July 1, 1983||178 cm|
|Heechul||Kim Hee Chul||35||July 10, 1983||179 cm|
|Yesung||Kim Jong Hoon||34||August 24, 1984||178 cm|
|Kangin||Kim Young Woon||33||January 17, 1985||178 cm|
|Sungmin||Lee Sung Min||32||January 1, 1986||175 cm|
|Shindong||Shin Dong Hee||33||September 28, 1985||178 cm|
|Eunhyuk||Lee Hyuk Jae||32||April 4, 1986||176 cm|
|Siwon||Choi Si Won||32||April 7, 1986||183 cm|
|Donghae||Lee Dong Hae||32||October 15, 1986||175 cm|
|Ryeowook||Kim Ryeo Wook||31||June 21, 1987||173 cm|
|Kyuhyun||Cho Kyu Hyun||30||February 3, 1988||180 cm|
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Leeteuk was born in Seoul, South Korea, to a Christian family. He has an older sister, named Park Inyoung. Before debuting with Super Junior in 2005, he had been a trainee since he was 13 years old. His stage name, Leeteuk, means “special”. Before debuting with Super Junior, he was a model and former child actor.
Being musically talented, Leeteuk can play several instrument, like piano, drums, and saxophone. Now, not only pursuing career as an idol, he is also a television presenter and songwriter. In 2007, he got involved in car accident along with Shindong, Eunhyuk, Kyuhyun, and two managers. He was seriously injured and required over 170 stitches.
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Heechul was born in Hoengseong, Gangwon, South Korea. He has an older sister, named Kim Hee Jin. He studied in Sangji University, majoring in Informatics. He went into SM audition after seeing Psy singing “Champion” and moved to Seoul with his friends to get in the audition. Actually, he was late to take part in the audition, but they gave him a chance after seeing his face. He then signed a contract with SM Entertainment, and got trained to sing, act, dance, and other talent such as hosting and modeling.
He described himself as a good-looking, smart, and talented guy, but he is also bad-tempered. After getting involved in a car accident in 2006, he suffers from pain and can not dance a lot like he used to before. Not only pursuing career as a boyband member, Heechul is pursuing career as a soloist.
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Yesung was born in Seoul, South Korea, to a Catholic family and his parents named him Kim Jong Woon. But then his mother changed his name into Kim Jong Hoon, because she thought the name Kim Jong Woon would bring bad luck since it means “thunderstorm cloud”. He has one younger brother, named Kim Jong Jin.
The name Yesung means “art-like voice”. This name was given to him because the judges of SM Entertainment’s Stralight Casting System were really amazed with his artistic voice. In 2010, he contributed to OST of the drama “Cinderella’s Sister”, starring Moon Geun Young. Yesung said that his ideal type is someone who has sparkle eyes and warmhearted like Moon Geun Young. Hmm… maybe he will make a good couple with Ahin from Momoland, who also has sparkle eyes like Moon Geun Young. If Super Junior disbands, he wants to retire as a businessman.
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Kangin was born in Seoul, South Korea to a Christian family. When he was younger, he was scouted by a talent agent and was convinced to enter SM Entertainment’s talent competition. After winning the first plae on the 4th SM Youth Best Contest, he signed a contract with SM Entertainment. The management gave him name Kangin, which means “strong benevolence”, because they think it really suits his personality.
Not only talented in singing and dancing, Kangin also can act, swim, and do kick boxing. He can also play piano, guitar, and bass really well. In September 16th, 2009, Kangin was arrested for an assault in a bar, but it was proven that Kangin only did that for self-defense.
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Shindong was born in Mungyeong, South Korea. As the lead dancer of the group, he also does the choreography. Shindong often buy clothes in online shop because his size rarely available in the store, and he would feel embarrassed if he did not get the size. Whenever Shindong is on diet, he always talks about food in his sleeps.
His stage name, Shindong, means prodigy. Shindong is known as a great dancer. He has won several dance contests even before he joined Super Junior. He signed a contract with SM Entertainment afer won the first place for Best Comedian. Not only pursuing career as a boyband member, he is also doing jobs as a host and actor.
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Born in Ilsan, Gyeongi, South Korea to a Christian family, Sungmin was raised along with his younger brother, named Lee Sungjin. He likes to play piano, guitar, and bass as a hobby, and not only is into music, Sungmin also can act and do Chinese martial arts. He is so good in playing music instrument, he even taught Sunny SNSD to play guitar.
Sungmin came from a very rich family. His father is a CEO of two companies. He signed a contract with SM Entertainment after winning the first place for Best Outward Appearance along with Donghae in 2001. Then in 2005, he debuted with Super Junior along with his friends in his pre debut career, Donghae and Eunhyuk.
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Eunhyuk was born in Neunggok, South Korea. He has an older sister, named Lee Sora, but her sister always calls him Oppa. He came from a family who financially struggled a lot. When he was younger, he wanted to be a singer or football player. He joined SM Entertainment after auditioned through Starlight Casting System at the age of 13 in 1999. In Super Junior, he made the lyrics of several songs and made the choreography. He is so famous in China and Japan too.
Eunhyuk described himself as a familyman who wil never let his wife work. He said he would earn money and would help her doing the house works, like washing the dishes. In April 19th, 2007, he got involved in a car accident along with Shindong, Kyuhyun, Leeteuk, and two managers, but his injury was not so serious.
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Siwon was born in Seoul, South Korea to a Protestant family. Being raised in a religious family, Siwon always starts everything with a prayer. When he was 16, he was scouted by a talent agent for Starlight Casting System. Then he went to SM audition and took private vocal, dance, and acting lesson few months after the audition. He always goes to the gym and really likes taekwondo.
Among all SuJu members, he is considered as the coolest guy and the gentleman. Not only pursuing career in music world, he also acts in several dramas, like “She Was Pretty”, “Poseidon”, and many others. He is so talented in acting that he does not only appears in Korean drama, but also in Chinese version of “We Got Married”, entitled “We Are In Love”, proving that he is also capable in speaking not only Korean and English, but also Chinese as well.
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Donghae was born in Mokpo, South Korea. His name consists of two words, “Dong” which means east, and “Hae” which means sea. When he was younger, he wanted to be an athlete, but he realized that he also liked dancing. The man behind his success is his father, who wanted him to be a singer since he could not make his own dream came true when he was young. When he won the first place, he said, “Father, I hope you are healthy”.
In 2001, Donghae won the first place in SM’s annual Youth Best Contest along with Sungmin. And in 2005, he finally debuted with Super Junior after years of training. Donghae is scared of ghost, but he made his debut on acting by making horror documentary entitled “Mystery 6”.
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Ryeowook was born in Incheon, South Korea. He is an only chid and was raised in a religious family, so that when he gets married, he wants to marry a good Christian girl. He is the most caring to the member of the group, whenever the other Super Junior members get sick, he always worries a lot.
As the main vocalist of the group, Ryeowook’s specialities are singing and composing songs. He also can play several music instruments, like piano and keyboard. The other Super Junior members stated that Ryeowook has a unique drinking habit. Whenever he gets heavily drunk, he will go around, crying, saying sorry, and then saying I love you.
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Born in Seoul, South Korea in 1988, made Kyuhyun the maknae of the group. He has an older sister name Cho Ahra. Kyuhyun was pretty chubby when he was in college, but before debuted, he managed to lose 20 kg to get skinny by doing a diet. As the main vocalist of SuJu, Kyuhyun is not only good in singing, but also in playing several music instruments, such as clarinet, piano, and harmonica. Unlike the other Super Junior members who joined SuJu in 2005, he was the last member to join the group in 2006.
Since 2010, he is not only pursuing career as a boyband member, but also as a soloist after releasing his solo track entitled “Listen to You” for a drama soundtrack. In April 19th, 2007, Kyuhyun got involved in a car accident along with the other Super Junior members and two managers, made him injured seriously and remained coma for four days.
That was the article of our famous SM Entertainment’s boyband, Super Junior members profile. Besides these 11 handsome boys, we also got Henry and Zoumi, who joins Super Junior-M, a chinese sub-unit of this Korean Boyband, the word “M” presents the word “Mandarin”. And there were two members who used to be in Super Junior, Hangeng and Kibum, but they decided to leave the band.
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