AB6IX (에이비식스) is a 5-member South Korean boy group formed by Brand New Music, consisting of Lim Young-min, Jeon Woong, Kim Dong-hyun, Park Woo-jin and Lee Dae-hwi. They debuted on May 22, 2019, with their first EP titled B: Complete.
AB6IX is short for “Absolute Six”. Their name is also an abbreviation of “Above Brand New Six”
Before being an AB6IX (Pre-debut)
Lim Young-min, Kim Dong-hyun, Park Woo-jin and Lee Dae-hwi participated in the Mnet survival called “Produce 101 Season 2” in 2017. Which Dae-hwi placed 3rd and Woo-jin placed 6th respectively, then they becoming members of the temporary boy group called “ Wanna One”. Young-min and Dong-hyun placed 15th and 28th respectively.
After missing the opportunity to be the members of Wanna One, Young-min and Dong-hyun debuted as the duo MXM in 2017. MXM along with fellow Produce 101 season 2 contestants Jeong Se-woon and Lee Gwang-Hyun formed Starship and Brand New Music’s project group YDPP.
Jeon Woong previously had been a trainee under JYP, Woollim, and YG Entertainment. His pre-debut appearances include Infinite H‘s M/V “As Long As You’re Not Crazy” and the Mnet survival show Stray Kids, as a YG trainee in the JYP vs YG episodes. Woong was a trainee for 4 years at Brand New Music and was also a backup dancer for MXM during their first tour.
On April 26, AB6IX released a full line up performance music video for “Hollywood”. Lee Dae Hwi participated in writing and Park Woo Jin choreographed the song “Hollywood”, which was performed on “Produce 101 Season 2” for the agency evaluation. This version of the song featured AB6IX’s fifth member Jeon Woong for the first time.
On April 30, 2019 was revealed that AB6IX will debut on May 22 with EP B: Complete. They held their debut showcase on the same day at Olympic Hall.
AB6IX Official Sites:
V LIVE: https://channels.vlive.tv/B5D92B/home
Ab6ix Members Profile:
Stage Name: Youngmin (영민)
Real Name: Lim Young-min (임영민)
Position: Leader, Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: December 25, 1995
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 67 kg
Blood Type: O
-He has one brother and one younger brother.
– He was born in Seoul, but moved to Singapore.
– When he was 5 years old, his family returned to Korea and lived in Busan
– His nickname are Tomato and Alpaca.
– He was a former trainee at RBW ent.
– He is good at writing rap lyrics.
– He can play the piano.
– He likes autumn.
– He likes tulips
– He has been a trainee for about 1 year 2 months.
– Youngmin and Donghyun previously collaborated a duo group called MxM in 2017.
Stage Name: Woong (웅)
Real Name: Jeon Woong (전웅)
Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: October 15th, 1997
Blood Type: B
– His hometown is Daejeon, South Korea.
– He has two older brothers.
– His friends are Pentagon‘s Kino, Stray Kids’ s Bang Chan, A.C.E‘s Byeongkwan and Oneus‘s Ravn.
– He can’t eat spicy food.
– His favourite sport is running.
– He has trained in JYP, Woollim, and YG entertainment.
-He was in Stray Kids Survival Show with the Silver Boys when he was in YG
Stage Name: Donghyun (동현)
Real Name: Kim Dong-Hyun (김동현)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: September 17, 1998
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Blood Type: O
– He was born in Daejeon, South Korea.
– His hobbies are watching movies, listening to music, and walking around the Han river.
– His likes autumn.
– His likes Rose flower.
– He was a participant on Produce 101 Season 2
–He has been a trainee for 1.5 years (until he joined PD101).
– He hates mushrooms.
– He is a former JYP trainee.
-His specialty is composing and playing the guitar.
– His favourite sport is soccer.
Stage Name: Woojin (우진)
Real Name: Park Woojin (박우진)
Position: Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: November 2, 1999
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Blood Type: A
– He was born in Busan, South Korea
– He has a younger sister named Park Yerim.
– When he was 11 years old, he appeared on SuperstarK
-He had been trained at JYP previously.
– He was a trainee for 1 year and 2 months at Brand New Music.
– He is good at different types of dance such as B-boy, popping, crumping, and locking.
-He was a member of Wanna One.
– He and Jihoon are known as “Pink Sausages”
Stage Name: Daehwi (대휘)
Real Name: Lee Dae-hwi (이대휘)
Position: Lead Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: January 29, 2001
Height: 172 cm
Weight: 53 kg
Blood Type: A
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea
– He is an only child.
– He was the center for Produce 101 Season 2’s promotional song “ Pick Me”
– He lived in Los Angeles for 6 years and Osaka for 2 years
– His mom is currently living in the U.S.
– He is a former JYP trainee
– He speaks English fluently.
–He is left-handed.
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