[#KCON17LA] Get to Know ASTRO!
The six boys of the Fantagio Entertainment group ASTRO are making their second appearance at KCON LA! They were first introduced to the world in the web-drama “To Be Continued,” and since their official debut on February 23, 2016 with the title track “Hide & Seek,” ASTRO has continued to steal the hearts of fans around the world. Before you see them show off their charms onstage at #KCON17LA, familiarize yourself with the members!
JinJin (Park Jin Woo)
Birthplace: Ilsan, South Korea
Blood Type: A
Languages: Korean, English
As the leader, main rapper, and lead dancer, JinJin has a lot on his plate, but he handles all of his duties with a bright smile. And if his adorable smile wasn’t enough to make your heart flutter, his deep voice and rapping skills definitely will!
Fun Fact!: Jinjin is also a talented drummer and beatboxer!
MJ (Kim Myung Jun)
Birthplace: Suwon, South Korea
Blood Type: O
As the oldest member, main vocal MJ stands out with his smooth voice and his contagious laughter. In 2012, MJ won a scholarship to the prestigious Seoul National University through a JYP Entertainment audition.
Fun Fact!: The other members often describe MJ as having a 4-D (unique) personality.
Cha Eunwoo (Lee Dongmin)
Birthplace: Gunpo, South Korea
Blood Type: B
In addition to his obvious good looks, vocal Eunwoo is also incredibly kind and intelligent. While in middle school, Eunwoo was school president and among the top three students in his school. He dreamed of becoming a judge, but ended up pursuing a music career instead.
Fun Fact!: Eunwoo has a cute habit of chuckling and talking in his sleep, though this makes some of the members freak out at times.
Moonbin (Moon Bin)
Birthplace: Cheongju, South Korea
Blood Type: B
Although he made his debut as an idol with the rest of ASTRO in 2016, charming lead vocal and lead dancer Moonbin has been in the entertainment industry since he was a child. Along with Chanwoo from IKON and Cha Ni from SF9, he starred in TVXQ’s 2006 music video for “Balloon.”
Fun Fact!: Moonbin’s mother once sent in a concern about Moonbin to the advice show “Hello Counselor.” She was frustrated with his taciturn attitude and poor sleeping habits.
Rocky (Park Minhyuk)
Birthplace: Jinju, South Korea
Blood Type: O
The charismatic main dancer, lead rapper, and vocal Rocky has endless talents. He is skilled in several genres of dance, including jazz, hip hop, and tap, and made this amazing choreography for ASTRO’s song “Fireworks.”
Fun Fact!: Rocky considers his role model to be G-Dragon from BIGBANG.
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Blood Type: AB
Adorable lead vocal Sanha is the youngest member of ASTRO, and he even debuted with braces! He learned how to play guitar from his father and brothers, and you can see his instrumental talents in this cover.
Fun Fact!: Sanha had his first kiss while filming the web drama “To Be Continued.”
Don’t miss out on the fun with these six lovable boys! Join Arohas and get your ticket to see ASTRO at KCON LA!