Hangul: 에이스

Alternative name:

Fandom Name: Choice (초이스)

Origin: South Korea

Debut Date: Korea: May 23, 2017 - Japan: August 28, 2019

A.C.E Members

About A.C.E

A.C.E Member Ages

Ranked from oldest to youngest.

1. DonghunFeb 28, 199330 years old
2. WOWMay 15, 199329 years old
3. JunJun 02, 199428 years old
4. Kim ByeongkwanAug 13, 199626 years old
5. ChanDec 31, 199725 years old

A.C.E Member Heights

Ranked from tallest to shortest.

1. Chan1.77 m (5’10”)
2. WOW1.76 m (5’9″)
3. Donghun1.76 m (5’9″)
4. Jun1.75 m (5’9″)
5. Kim Byeongkwan1.74 m (5’9″)

Members and Position(s)


A.C.E is composed of five members born between 1993 and 1997. Their names are Jun, Donghun, Wow, Kim Byeongkwan, and Chan. The oldest member is Donghun (born Feb 28, 1993). The youngest member is Chan (born Dec 31, 1997). The leader of A.C.E is Jun. All five members were born in South Korea.


Donghunmain vocalist
Wowmain dancer, vocalist, rapper
Junleader, vocalist, dancer
Kim Byeongkwanmain dancer, vocalist, rapper
Chanmain vocalist, maknae

Fun Facts and Trivia

  • The oldest member of A.C.E is Donghun (born Feb 28, 1993).
  • The youngest member A.C.E is Chan (born Dec 31, 1997).
  • The leader of A.C.E is Jun.
  • The tallest member of A.C.E is Chan with a height of 177 cm (5’10”).
  • The shortest member of A.C.E is Kim Byeongkwan with a height of 174 cm (5’9”).


  • They were introduced at a concert as “Hot Male Idols to debut soon, A.C.E.”.
  • They became active in their SNSs in mid-March 2016.
  • A.C.E members are constantly featured in 1Million Dance Studio videos.
  • Dong Hun, Jun and WOW have known each other for a longer time. They appeared in drama ‘Perseverance Goo Hae Ra’ as an idol group called ‘IMPACT’ together with Kim Minjae. They were very close (Dong Hun and Minjae especially), despite not having formed a trainee group in reality.
  • On October 20, 2017 the countdown started with the photo teasers of the debut project “ZER0 PROJECT”.
  • Everyone danced at Pentatonix’s concert in Seoul (September 27, 2016) when the group sang ‘Sing’. Jason and WOW on the stage with Lia, and Chan and Dong Hun along with other dancers from 1Million Dance Studio below on the stage. Jun was unable to attend due to performances of his musical.
  • They record their covers in a room at ALiEN Dance Studio.
  • Lia Kim choreographed the group’s debut song; Cactus.
  • They collaborate with mixxmix and ODD.GALLERY, two stores in Seoul from which they promote brands such as “Another Youth”, “Heartclub” or “Slinky”.
  • On their Youtube account they uploaded two covers of “STAY” and “Playing with Fire” by girl group BLACKPINK, which already has over a million views.
  • The logo also has a hidden meaning. As you can see it has six lines, which represent everyone and the sixth one represents us, your fans, Choice. You can also see how it spells A.C.E, and these letters form a triangle which is in fact a play button.
  • Their motto is inspired by the Infinity Challenge program. Chan explained that while they may lack talent individually, when they come together as a group they have infinite potential.
  • His favorite cover during his time as a trainee is “Not today” by BTS.
  • On August 11, 2017 they won 1st place in the POCKER STAR GO!!! at KWAWE U.
  • A.C.E and the LG brand decide to collaborate to promote their new LG G6 cell phone brand, this is how the group uploads to their youtube channel an MV of the song “Cactus” sung in English and filmed entirely with the LG G6 camera on September 8, 2017.
  • Jun and Chan participated in The Unit and Chan finished 9th, securing his place in the group to debut UNB .
  • Donghun, Wow and Jason participated in MIXNINE. Jason placed 4th and Donghun 8th.
  • The third single ‘5TAR’ has a secondary name ‘Incompletion’ as Chan was unable to record the song due to his contract as a member of UNB.
  • MIXNINE Group’s debut, which was scheduled for April, could not take place due to the failure to reach an agreement between the winning participants’ companies and YG on the terms and duration of the contract, so Jason and Donghun returned as active members of A.C.E. at the end of April.  
  • On May 23, 2018, it was reported that Jason changed his stage name to Kim Byeong Kwan, his real name.
  • The group confessed that they got the choreography for Take Me Higher two days before the shooting of their MV; however, due to scheduling issues they were unable to rehearse together for all four members (Jun , Wow , Byeong Kwan and Donghun) and were only able to do it 4 hours before shooting the MV.
  • A.C.E collaborated with French producer and DJ Hcue for the song I Feel So Lucky.  The song was released on September 14, 2018. It is a Moombahton track that Hcue revealed has elements of K-pop. Rapper Hcue said, “I was very satisfied with our work. The audio track that A.C.E sent me is so perfect that I barely added anything to it,” and “Not only are they very talented, but they also understood exactly what I was looking for.” He went on to add, “I watched their music video, and I couldn’t help but be in awe of their dancing skills. That greatly influenced the decision to collaborate with them.”
  • They hosted for 6 months a Japanese TV show called Kang On Box. In this program they did interviews with idols, introduced music from popular groups, idols reacted to their own MVs and did games typical of variety shows.
  • On November 16, 2018 they start with their To Be An ACE world tour through Latin America and USA, starting with Argentina, then Chile and Mexico.
  • On February 22, 2019 they start with their European tour To Be An ACE In Europe which ends on March 10 with success.
  • On May 16, 2019 they opened a section on their YouTube channel called Beat TV where members will upload varied content: from ASMR to vlogs, reviews, etc.
  • On July 9, the first episode of their reality show Extreme A.C.E. will premiere.
  • They revealed that it takes them about 3 weeks to prepare an album.
  • Byeongkwan, Jun and Chan created the choreography of Mr. Bass.
  • Do it like me was to be their debut song, however, it was later changed to Cactus.
  • In mid-February 2020 rumors began to emerge from a fansite/sasaeng that one of the members might have a partner. From those rumors other rumors were created that included other members, from having misogynistic names in videogames to smoking, even false evidence was created in order to defame the group.

    On February 20 an official statement was released by Beat Interactive notifying that the day before at 10pm someone had placed a powerful glue on the vehicle that was near the studio where the boys were practicing and that it had been placed with the full intention of causing an accident. Legal action was taken and the person responsible was arrested. Charges were also brought against the people who created rumors and defamed the boys. As a consequence some of the boys’ activities were suspended and they were placed in psychological treatment.



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