Hoshi is a South Korean singer, dancer, and choreographer who has achieved popularity since joining the 13-member boy band, Seventeen in 2015.

Born Name

Kwon Soon-young

Nick Name

Hoshi, Mr. Dumbell, 10:10 O’Clock, Hoshi-Tam Tam, Tiger, Hamster

Sun Sign


Born Place

Namyangju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea




He attended Maseog Elementary School, Maseok Middle School, and graduated from Maseok High School in 2015.

In 2017, he enrolled at Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts to major in K-Pop Performance.


Singer, Dancer, Choreographer


  • Siblings – Kwon Minkyung (Older Sister)


K-pop, Synth-pop, Hip Hop, EDM, R&B




Pledis Entertainment




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color


However, he regularly dyes his hair in a variety of colors.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Cute smile
  • Monolid eyes

Brand Endorsements

He has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • DD Chicken (2017)
  • The Saem (2018)
  • Elite Uniforms (2017)
  • Nene Chicken
  • Dynafit (2017)
  • Lafuma (2018)
  • Coex Festival (2017)
  • Clean Perfume (2016)

Hoshi Favorite Things

  • Animals – Tiger, Hamster
  • Body Part – Eyes
  • Colors – White, Blue, Black

Source – Carat.Fandom.com

Hoshi Facts

  1. He is the leader of the ‘Performance’ sub-unit of .
  2. Hoshi, , and formed a separate unit called BooSeokSoon – which is a combination of their birth names. BSS released their debut EP titled Just Do It in 2018.
  3. He has a black belt in Taekwondo.
  4. His stage name Hoshi is a Japanese word that means ‘Star’.
  5. His dance idol is choreographer and YouTube star, Keone Madrid.
  6. He and are the most hardworking members of the group.
  7. In addition to Korean, he also speaks Japanese and a little Chinese.
  8. According to , Hoshi has leadership qualities owing to his charismatic personality.
  9. He has the most Aegyo (flirtatious, charming vibe) among all the boys in the band.

Featured Image by Three Six Five / / CC BY 4.0


Facts of Hoshi

  • full nameHoshi
  • Date of Birth June 15, 1996
  • Age 25 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Agate
  • Lucky Color Yellow
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius, Libra
  • weight62 kg
  • height5 ft 9 in

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