Hangul: 에스에프나인

Alternative name: エスエプナイン

Fandom Name: 판타지 (Fantasy)

Fandom Color: Fantasia Hologram

Origin: South Korea

Debut Date: In Korea: October 05, 2016 - In Taiwan: November 18, 2016 - In Japan: June 07, 2017

SF9 Members

About SF9

SF9 Member Ages

Ranked from oldest to youngest.

1. InseongJul 12, 199329 years old
2. YoungbinNov 23, 199329 years old
3. JaeyoonAug 09, 199428 years old
4. DawonJul 24, 199527 years old
5. ZuhoJul 04, 199626 years old
6. RowoonAug 07, 199626 years old
7. TaeyangFeb 28, 199726 years old
8. HwiyoungMay 11, 199923 years old
9. ChaniJan 17, 200023 years old

SF9 Member Heights

Ranked from tallest to shortest.

1. Rowoon1.90 m (6’3″)
2. Zuho1.85 m (6’1″)
3. Jaeyoon1.84 m (6’0″)
4. Inseong1.84 m (6’0″)
5. Taeyang1.81 m (5’11”)
6. Hwiyoung1.79 m (5’10”)
7. Dawon1.79 m (5’10”)
8. Youngbin1.78 m (5’10”)
9. Chani1.77 m (5’10”)

Members and Position(s)


SF9 is composed of nine members born between 1993 and 2000. Their names are: Inseong, Youngbin, Jaeyoon, Dawon, Zuho, Rowoon, Taeyang, Hwiyoung, and Chani.

SF9 Most Popular Members: Rowoon, Inseong, Taeyang.

SF9 Top Visual Ranking: Rowoon, Hwiyoung, Inseong.

SF9 Top Vocal Ranking: Inseong, Taeyang, Rowoon.

SF9 Top Dance Ranking: Taeyang, Chani, Youngbin.

SF9 Top Rap Ranking: Zuho, Hwiyoung, Youngbin.


1. Inseong: main vocalist

2. Youngbin: leader, lead dancer, lead rapper

3. Jaeyoon: vocalist

4. Dawon: lead dancer, vocalist, rapper

5. Zuho: main rapper

6. Rowoon: lead vocalist, visual, center

7. Taeyang: main dancer, lead vocalist

8. Hwiyoung: lead rapper, vocalist

9. Chani: main dancer, vocalist, rapper, maknae

MBTI Personality Types

1. Inseong: ENFJ – The Champion

2. Youngbin: ISFP – The Artist

3. Jaeyoon: INFP – The Mediator

4. Dawon: ISFJ – The Protector

5. Zuho: ENFJ – The Giver

6. Rowoon: INFJ – The Advocate

7. Taeyang: INFP – The Mediator

8. Hwiyoung: INFP – The Mediator

9. Chani: ENFP – The Champion

Fun Facts and Trivia

  • The leader of SF9 is Kim Youngbin (born Nov 23, 1993).
  • The oldest member of SF9 is Inseong (born Jul 12, 1993).
  • The youngest member (maknae) of SF9 is Chani (born Jan 17, 2000).
  • The tallest member of SF9 is Rowoon with a height of 190 cm (6’3”).
  • The shortest member of SF9 is Chani with a height of 177 cm (5’10”).
  • The main dancer of SF9 is Taeyang.

Members’ Profiles


Stage Name: Inseong

Full Name: Kim In Seong

Native Name: 김인성

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Jul 12, 1993

Height: 184 cm (6’0″)

Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Cancer

Fun Facts and Trivia

-Age trivia: Inseong was 23 years old (international age) when he debuted with SF9 on Oct 5, 2016.

-Family: parents.


-Position: main vocalist.

-Hobbies: painting, playing chess, puzzles, playing the piano.

-He studied in th e UK, London for about a year.

-Languages: Korean, English.

-His English name is Terry Kim.

-His childhood dream was to become a cartoonist. He even applied to a Korean animation high school but didn’t get in because he lacked strong drawing skills.

-He also wanted to become an announcer or film director so he entered the department of journalism at Kyunghee University.

-He passed the audition for SM Entertainment and was a a trainee. He left the agency and then joined FNC Entertainment.

-He is not very good at cooking.

-He was a very good academic student. He ranked 33 in his entire high school of 500 students.


Stage Name: Youngbin

Full Name: Kim Young Bin

Native Name: 김영빈

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Nov 23, 1993

Height: 178 cm (5’10”)

Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs)

Blood Type: AB

Zodiac: Sagittarius

Fun Facts and Trivia

-Age trivia: Youngbin was 22 years old (international age) when he debuted with SF9 on Oct 5, 2016.

-Family: parents, older brother (born 1991), older sister (born 1992).

-Position: leader, lead rapper, lead dancer.

-Hobbies: going to cafes, going to the theater to watch movies, basketball, reading, playing billiards, chess, bowling.


-He has tattoos on his left collarbone, flank area, and under his shoulder.

-He loved eating cereal when he was young.

-He hates tofu.

-He is a fan of Epik High.

-His English name is Benjamin.


Stage Name: Jaeyoon

Full Name: Lee Jae Yoon

Native Name: 이재윤

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Aug 9, 1994

Height: 184 cm (6’0″)

Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Leo

Fun Facts and Trivia

-Age trivia: Jaeyoon was 22 years old (international age) when he debuted with SF9 on Oct 5, 2016.

-Family: parents, younger sister (born 2001).


-Position: sub vocalist.

-Hobbies: watching movies, exercising, eating new snacks, playing the piano, listening to music, and surfing.

-He is from Busan and has a Busan accent when he speaks.

-He likes mint chocolate.


Stage Name: Dawon

Full Name: Lee Sang Hyuk

Native Name: 이상혁

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Jul 24, 1995

Height: 179 cm (5’10”)

Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Leo

Fun Facts and Trivia

-Age trivia: Dawon was 21 years old (international age) when he debuted with SF9 on Oct 5, 2016.

-Family: parents, dog.

-Position: sub vocalist.

-Hobbies: eating delicious food, collecting clothes, walking.


-He likes eating bingsu, sweets, and snacks.

-He is very interested in fashion.

-He can speak Japanese.


Stage Name: Zuho

Full Name: Baek Ju Ho

Native Name: 백주호

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Jul 4, 1996

Height: 185 cm (6’1″)

Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Cancer

Fun Facts and Trivia

-Age trivia: Zuho was 20 years old (international age) when he debuted with SF9 on Oct 5, 2016.

-Family: parents, younger brother (born 1997), and his cats.

-Position: main rapper.


-Hobbies: writing lyrics/composing, walking, collecting candles, water skiing.

-He trained for six years. He is the member with the longest training period.

-He doesn’t like corn.


Stage Name: Rowoon

Full Name: Kim Seok Woo

Native Name: 김석우

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Aug 7, 1996

Height: 192 cm (6’4″)

Weight: 74 kg (163 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Leo

Fun Facts and Trivia

-Age trivia: Rowoon was 20 years old (international age) when he debuted with SF9 on Oct 5, 2016.

-Rowoon is the tallest member of SF9 with a height of 190.5 cm (6’3″).

-Position: center, lead vocalist.

-Hobbies: exercising, walking, listening to music, knitting, playing tennis, and reading.


-Family: parents, older sister (born 1994).

-He is called ‘face genius’ because of his good looks.

-He is very neat and organized. He doesn’t like messy things.

-He is in charge of the cooking in the group.

-He is too scared to watch horror movies.

-He has poor eyesight and needs to wear lenses / glasses.


Stage Name: Yoo Taeyang

Full Name: Yoo Taeyang

Native Name: 유태양

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Feb 28, 1997

Height: 181 cm (5’11”)

Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Pisces

Fun Facts and Trivia

-Age trivia: Yoo Taeyang was 19 years old (international age) when he debuted with SF9 on Oct 5, 2016.


-Family: father, brother.

-Position: sub vocalist, main dancer.

-Hobbies: walking, cooking, collecting flowers, biking, playing the guitar.

-He suffered a cartilage injury in his right knee one week after his debut.

-He is the best at speaking Japanese in the group.

-He loves animals.

-He was first casted by FNC Entertainment when he was in sixth grade of elementary school. At the time he didn’t have any dreams of becoming an idol so he declined the offer. Later in high school, he auditioned with FNC and passed.


Stage Name: Hwiyoung

Full Name: Kim Young Kyun

Native Name: 김영균

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: May 11, 1999

Height: 179 cm (5’10”)

Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Tauru

Fun Facts and Trivia

-Age trivia: Hwiyoung was 17 years old (international age) when he debuted with SF9 on Oct 5, 2016.


-Family: parents, older sister (born 1994), cat.

-Position: rapper.

-Hobbies: watching movies, reading books, drawing, watching web-toons.

-He is a picky eater. He doesn’t like vegetables nor seafood.


Stage Name: Chani

Full Name: Kang Chan Hee

Native Name: 강찬희

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Jan 17, 2000

Height: 177 cm (5’10”)

Weight: 57 kg (126 lbs)

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Capricorn

Fun Facts and Trivia

-Age trivia: Chani was 16 years old (international age) when he debuted with SF9 on Oct 5, 2016.


-Family: parents, younger brother (born 2006).

-Position: rapper, main dancer.

-Hobbies: singing, watching movies, playing the piano, drawing.

-Chani is the youngest member (maknae) of SF9 (born Jan 17, 2000).

-He is the only member born in the 2000s.

-He is the shortest member in SF9 with a height of 177 cm (5’10”).

-He can’t eat very spicy foods.

-Role model: Taemin from SHINee.

-He doesn’t like foods with a loose texture like mushrooms (except mushrooms in stews).


  • SF9 together with HONEYST are the first class of Neoz School.
  • They are considered “the younger brothers” of AOA.
  • Dingo’s videos uploaded to his official Facebook where SF9 members appeared before their debut, had in less than 2 days more than 1 million views.
  • The web drama “Click Your Heart” where all SF9 kids participated, won “Best Youth Drama” at the KWEB FEST and in China gained more than 10 million views in just 3 days.
  • On June 29, 2016, the Dance team won in the D.O.B survival program and succeeded in meeting the expectations of their superiors and fans, becoming the first male dance group of FNC Entertainment.
  • After only 1 month of having created their Fan Café, they ranked 56th among the male groups with the most fans.
  • Just 4 days after their debut, “Dazed Korea” magazine chose them to be featured in the November issue.
  • On October 11, 2016, FNC announced that SF9 has entered the TOP 10 music charts in China, where they received praise as “Global Idols”.
  • Just a week after their debut, they were chosen to model uniforms for the “Skoolooks” brand.
  • On October 12, 2016, a source from FNC confirmed that SF9 will continue promotions with 8 members due to the right knee injury of Tae Yang , who rejoined promotions on October 22 after finishing his treatment.
  • In the first week since its debut, “Fanfare” ranked #9 on M! Countdown.
  • From October 2 to October 8, 2016 SF9 appeared in the #8 position of Gaon Chart’s Ranking for the Best Selling Domestic Physical Albums in South Korea and from October 17 to October 23, 2016 it moved up 2 positions occupying the #6 position of Gaon Chart for the Best Selling Domestic Physical Albums in South Korea.
  • On October 14, 2016 SF9 held its first Fansing where they were able to meet their fans up close.
  • In the week of October 03 to 09, 2016 SF9 appeared in position #11 of Hanteo’s weekly Chart and in its second week from October 10 to 16, 2016 it climbed 3 positions ranking #8.
  • On November 01, 2016, it was revealed that SF9’s debut album “Feeling Sensation” remained at #6 on the weekly Gaon album chart between October 16 and 22, moving up two positions from #8, where it was two weeks earlier. On November 09, they ranked #9 of the highest selling rookie groups of 2016 and #4 of male rookie groups with 15090 copies sold in just 1 month, being surpassed only by NCT 127’s album and ASTRO’s 2 albums who have been out for 4 and 9 months respectively since their debut. They debuted on the 4th position of the weekly K-pop chart of Japan’s biggest network, Tower Records reaching the #2 spot. They also received support from Chinese fans by appearing in the 6th position of TOP 20 of YinYueTai’s weekly MV (China’s V Chart) and ranked #12 of the best-selling albums in Taiwan. It sold 1167 copies on November 24, 2016 ranking 3rd on Gaon’s chart for best-selling albums that day and a total of 20560 copies come less than 2 months.
  • On November 16, 2016, it was reported that SF9 in 30 seconds sold out its first Fanmeeting after its debut titled “2016 SF9 SURPRISE FESTIVAL 9 PART.4” held at Olympic Park’s K-Art Hall on November 20.
  • On December 28, 2016, it was confirmed that SF9 will be participating alongside Japanese actors and singers in Taiwan’s most important Lunar New Year Special program “Super Star Song Festival” which features prominent celebrities from Asia every year and records the highest rating points in that country.
  • At the beginning of 2017 they released a list of the best selling Rookies 2016 albums that year and SF9 was ranked #5 with just over 2 months since its debut selling over 28000 copies and being beaten only by the 2 albums: that of I.O.I and that of NCT 127 who have been out just over 7 and 5 months since their debut respectively. In the Male Rookies groups SF9 came second after NCT 127.
  • On January 12, 2017, the group held a broadcast through V Live to talk to its fans and celebrate the 100th day since its debut by announcing the name of the official SF9: Fantasy fan club, explaining that “fantasies” are the fulfillment of the hope of your imagination and SF9 fans will be part of the fulfillment of their hopes and, in turn, will be part of a beautiful fantasy for the fans hoping that all the happy moments SF9 and the fans share together will never be forgotten.
  • On January 23, 2017, the group held a live show at Naver’s V Live personally announcing their first mini album, Burning Sensation. The raps of all songs except for “Jungle Game” were written by the group’s rapper members.
  • SF9 appears for the first time after four months of debut on Billboard’s Top World Albums chart at #6. As a Hot Album (just entering the top) it managed to enter the chart for sales in the U.S. and Canada.
  • A.C.E’s YooChan recording “Chan Taste Tour in Hongdae 2” met SF9 before their debut by busking in Hongdae. After SF9’s debut he did an interview and said that when he saw that his performance was good that he was going to work hard to be able to debut, meet sumbaenims and be on the same stage as them.
  • They broke their record by reaching 1M views in 6 days with “Easy Love” on 1theK, their previous record was 13 days with Fanfare.
  • They beat their own record with “O Sole Mio” reaching 1M visits in 4 days and 3M in less than 1 month.
  • SF9’s mini album Knights of the Sun, which includes their Latin pop-inspired track “O Sole Mio,” entered the Billboard chart at #7.
  • On December 9, 2021, SF9 officially became a ‘Million-Seller’ group selling a total of 1,015,019 copies in South Korea.



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