Aiming to become a cool force that will lead K-Pop in music, fashion, and trends, Woollim Entertainment‘s new boy group DRIPPIN is due to hit the stage any day now. If you want to stan the junior group of Golden Child, Lovelyz, and Rocket Punch ahead of their October debut, here’s everything you need to know about the members.
21-year-old Hyeop (full name Lee Hyeop) is expected to be a vocalist in DRIPPIN.
He ranked #24 on Produce X 101, facing elimination in episode 11 and joining Woollim Entertainment shortly after.
Born on August 13, 1999, Hyeop has trained for around 3 years. He loves indie, funk, and jazz music, as well as American and British dramas.
Some of his other favorites include pizza, hamsters, and searching up information about pets.
19-year-old Yunseong (full name Hwang Yunseong) is expected to be a vocalist and dancer in DRIPPIN.
He ranked #18 on Produce X 101, facing elimination in the finale.
Born on October 30, 2000, Yunseong has trained for around 2 and a half years. Alongside dancing, he loves watching choreographies and making up his own.
He also used to attend an acting academy when he was in elementary school.
19-year-old Changuk (full name Joo Changuk) is expected to be a vocalist and dancer in DRIPPIN.
He ranked #29 on Produce X 101 facing elimination in episode 11.
Born on July 25, 2001, Changuk has trained for almost 3 years. Alongside listening to music, he loves watching videos on YouTube.
So far, he’s revealed two special skills—the first is that he’s athletic, and the second is that he can mimic elephant sounds.
18-year-old Dongyun (full name Kim Dongyun) is expected to be a rapper, vocalist, and dancer in DRIPPIN.
After being eliminated in episode 8 and brought back in episode 9, he ranked #23 on Produce X 101.
Born on February 18, 2002, Dongyun has trained for around 3 years.
His main hobbies are playing soccer and playing video games, which he considers himself skilled at. He also particularly likes singing songs that have rhythm.
18-year-old Minseo (full name Kim Minseo) is expected to be a vocalist in DRIPPIN.
He ranked #52 on Produce X 101, facing elimination after episode 8.
Born on May 9, 2002, Minseo has trained for less than 2 years, giving him the shortest known training period in the group.
Some of his hobbies include looking for drama lines, listening to music, and playing soccer. He also has some skills in acting.
18-year-old Junho (full name Cha Junho) is expected to be a vocalist and visual in DRIPPIN.
He ranked #9 on Produce X 101 with 756,939 votes, making it into the final lineup of X1.
Born on July 9, 2002, Junho has trained for almost 3 years.
Alongside singing, Junho has a unique skill—speaking in “goblin” language. He also enjoys more typical pursuits, like watching movies.
Last but not least, 15-year-old Alex (full name Alexander Vincent Schmidt) will be the maknae in DRIPPIN.
The only member not to appear on Produce X 101, Alex was kept hidden until his secret member reveal on September 11.
Born on October 6, 2004, Alex is half-German and half-Korean, and German by nationality.
Before joining DRIPPIN, Alex was a child model and appeared on several Korean television shows.