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Member Profile of Sechs Kies: Bio, Fan Facts, History etc.

Sechs Kies is a famous South Korean male idol group that was formed in 1997.
The group became widely known in Korea and they have always been compared to as a rival of the other famous South Korean idol groups like Shinhwa ad H.O.T.
The group was under the management of Daesung Entertainment until their disbandment in 2000.
Sechs Kies got reunited again in 2016, and they are now under the management of the famous Korean entertainment label, YG Entertainment.

Profile of Sechs Kies

Debut and Success

It was in April of 1997 when the group Sechs Kies was formed.
They released their first solo album titled School Song and they also had their first single with the same title.
Because of their promotional activities, they were easily recognized by the public and they became 1997’s Rookie Idol Group of the Year.
They continued their promotion until 1998, having a nationwide tour and a film of their own because of their popularity.
The group was pretty much active until 1999, and they also won numerous awards.
In 2000, the group decided to part ways to make up a solo career for each of the members instead.
16 years after, Sechs Kies reunited once again as a group and is now being managed by YG Entertainment.
They have yet to release a new album as of the moment.

Debut in Japan and other area

Sechs Kies did not debut in any other countries aside from South Korea.

Eun Ji Won

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Eun Ji Won is the leader of Sechs Kies.
Ji Won was still in Hawaii before moving to South Korea once again to become a member of Sechs Kies.
He was supposedly only going to be paired up with Kang Sung Hoon in a hip-hop group, but their label decided to form a six-member group instead because of the group H.O.T was rising to fame as well during that time.
Aside from being a rapper, Eun Ji Won is also a host, composer, and dancer.
After Sechs Kies’ disbandment in 2000, Eun Ji Won continued to pursue a solo career of his own, transferring from different labels every now and then, but he still received a lot of positive responses from the public.
Ji Won also became a regular guest on different variety shows in South Korea.
In 2010, he got married but he eventually divorced his wife in 2012.
He is still active in the entertainment industry as of today.

bio

Real Name: Eun Ji Won
Birthday: June 8, 1978
Specialties: Swimming
Additional trivia: His nickname is Kanshi because of his dark skin
Position: Leader, Rapper
Height: 175cm
Weight: 57kg
Blood A
Hobby: Watching movies, listening to music
Attraction: Eyes

Quick Facts

1. Eun Ji Won’s zodiac sign is Gemini
2. His Chinese zodiac sign is Horse
3. Black and white are his favorite colors
4. His favorite comic is Dragon Ball
5. He has a habit of biting his nails
6. Ji Won likes wearing hip hop clothing
7. His favorite actor is Jean Claude
8. He likes playing games to relieve stress
9. He likes to hang out in his house
10. His favorite music genre is Miami Bass

Kang Sung Hoon

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Kang Sung Hoon is the lead vocalist of Sechs Kies.
He is said to have the best singing voice in the group, as compared to the other members.
Before debuting, Kang Sung Hoon was scouted along with Eun Ji Won in a nightclub.
The two of them were supposed to debut as a hip-hop duo until their label decided to form a six-member group instead to rival H.O.T, a famous South Korean idol group managed by SM Entertainment.
After Sechs Kies’ disbandment, Sung Hoon also started out his own solo career.
He released four albums as a solo singer but he didn’t really become that famous right after.
He was also on a long hiatus because of his military service and he has not made a come back since then.
However, in 2016, he appeared as a guest on two variety shows and he also reunited with Sechs Kies once again to release a new album.

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Real Name: Kang Sung Hoon
Birthday: February 22, 1980
Specialties: Sports
Additional trivia: His nickname is Koma because of his height
Position: Lead Vocalist
Height: 175cm
Weight: 60kg
Blood B
Hobby: Listening to music
Attraction: Smile

Quick Facts

1. Kang Sung Hoon’s zodiac sign is Pisces
2. His Chinese zodiac sign is Monkey
3. Ivory, blue, and white are his favorite colors
4. Pink is his least favorite color
5. His favorite movie is Terrorist
6. He wants to travel to Paris and Australia
7. Sung Hoon is an active person
8. He dislikes busy marketplaces
9. He listens to music to relieve his stress
10. He doesn’t like girls with a tomboy style

Kim Jae Duc

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Kim Jae Duc is Sechs Kies’ third member.
He is the rapper and the dancer of the group and he is considered as one of the group’s best dancers.
Before he officially became a member of Sechs Kies’ he was once in a dance crew called Quicksilver’s along with his fellow Sechs Kies member Lee Jae Jin.
Right after their group’s disbandment in 2000, Jae Duc formed a duo along with Sechs Kies member Jang Su Won.
They named the duo J-Walk.
The duo became famous for quite a while, and they even released two albums.
J-Walk has yet to get disbanded and their last promotion was back in 2013.
In 2016, Sechs Kies reunited once again and they are in talks of releasing a new album under the management of YG Entertainment.

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Real Name: Kim Jae Duc
Birthday: August 7, 1979
Specialties: Soccer
Additional trivia: He was nicknamed as Ducky because of his name
Position: Dancer, Rapper
Height: 172cm
Weight: 55 kg
Blood B
Hobby: Reading fan mails
Attraction: His dancing skills

Quick Facts

1. Kim Jae Duc’s zodiac sign is Leo
2. His Chinese zodiac sign is Sheep
3. Black and white are his favorite colors
4. His favorite movie is Ace Ventura
5. He is a socialist
6. Jae Duc loves to dance to relieve his stress
7. He dislikes TV stations’ waiting rooms
8. He hates drunkard women
9. His favorite music genre are Trot and Hip-Hop
10. He thinks he’s short in height

Lee Jae Jin

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Lee Jae Jin is the fourth member of Sechs Kies.
Along with Kim Jae Duc, he was a choreographer of the dance group Quicksilver.
As a member of Sechs Kies, Jae Jin used to make the group’s choreography along with Kim Jae Duc.
After the group’s disbandment, Jae Jin also became a solo artist.
He debuted with his album titled “It’s New”.
He has released three albums since his solo debut.
In 2008, he entered the military but he was put into a psychiatric treatment because he was suffering from depression and he almost committed suicide.
In 2016, he reunited with his fellow Sechs Kies members and together, they held a concert as to which many fans attended to.
They are said to promote as early as they could, but no time has been announced yet.

bio

Real Name: Lee Jae Jin
Birthday: July 13, 1979
Specialties: Drawing
Additional trivia:
Position: Dancer, Rapper
Height: 171cm
Weight: 60kg
Blood O
Hobby: Collecting different stuff
Attraction: Smile

Quick Facts

1. Lee Jae Jin’s zodiac sign is Gemini
2. His Chinese zodiac sign is Sheep
3. Blue and yellow are his favorite colors
4. His favorite food are Korean food and pizza
5. The Giving Tree is the title of his favorite book
6. His favorite movie is Romeo and Juliet
7. Jae Jin dislikes noisy places
8. He wants to travel to Egypt
9. Jae Jin likes rubbing his eyes to relieve his stress
10. His celebrity crush is Mag Ryan

Jang Su Won

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Jang Su Won is Sechs Kies’ fifth member.
He is also the maknae or the group or much better known as the youngest member of the group.
Su Won is also known as the most considerate member of Sechs Kies.
Although he had very little parts in every song that they have, he always gave his best on each of it.
He is also an all-around singer.
After Sechs Kies’ disbandment in 2000, he formed a duo along with member Kim Jae Duc.
They named the duo J-Walk after, and they have actively promoted in the music industry with several albums of their own.
Su Won is confirmed to still be a part of Sechs Kies after their reunion in early 2016.
They will soon release an album under the management of their new label, YG Entertainment.

bio

Real Name: Jang Su Won
Birthday: July 16, 1980
Specialties: Basketball, Taekwondo, Soccer
Additional trivia:
Position: Vocalist His religion is Buddhism
Height: 176cm
Weight: 52kg
Blood A
Hobby: Watching movies
Attraction: Healthy body

Quick Facts

1. Jang Su Won’s zodiac sign is Cancer
2. His Chinese zodiac sign is Monkey
3. Ivory and white are his favorite colors
4. He had a girlfriend 13 years his junior
5. His favorite game is Tetris
6. Su Won’s favorite music genres are R&B and Hip-Hop
7. He knows how to cook instant noodles and kimchi fried rice
8. He hates skipping meals
9. He wants to live in Canada
10. Summer is his favorite season of the year

Ko Ji Yong

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Ko Ji Yong is the last member of Sechs Kies.
He was a close friend of Kang Sung Hoon, thus, he became a member of Sechs Kies.
After Sechs Kies’ disbandment, Ji Yong left the music industry indefinitely.
He had no further self-promotions and he was the only one who left the industry while the other members stayed.
Right after the group’s disbandment, Ji Yong went overseas to finish up his studies.
When he returned to Korea, he started out his own business and he got married right after.
He also has a son.
Although he left the music industry, he still participated in Sechs Kies’ reunion concert in 2016.
It is uncertain, however, as to whether he will join the comeback promotion or not.

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Real Name: Ko Ji Yong
Birthday: July 1, 1980
Specialties: Singing
Additional trivia: His nickname is Ddo Chi which means ostrich
Position: Vocalist, Rapper
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 59 kg
Blood O
Hobby: Skiing
Attraction: Height and long neck

Quick Facts

1. Ko Ji Yong’s zodiac sign is Cancer
2. His Chinese zodiac sign is Monkey
3. He is a Catholic
4. He has one older sister
5. Ji Yong likes doing sports
6. He has quit the entertainment industry indefinitely
7. He is one of Sechs Kies Visuals
8. He got married in 2013
9. He is a member of White Skies along with Su Won and Sung Hoon
10.It has been 17 years since he made a hiatus in the music industry

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