Meet Dino, Seventeen’s Multi-Talented Maknae
Seventeen (세븐틴) or SVT is a group under Pledis Entertainment that has 13 members and 3 subunits: a Hip-Hop Group (S.Coups, Won-woo, Min-gyu, Vernon), a Vocal Group (Woozi, Jeong-han, Joshua, DK, Seung-kwan), and a Performance Group (Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino).
Dino (디노) is the youngest among the members. He is part of the performance unit occupying the positions of maknae, main dancer, rapper, and sub-vocalist of the group. His training period was 3 years until he debuted as a member of SEVENTEEN. So, let’s find out more about this baby!
Full Profile and Facts About SEVENTEEN’s Dino
- Stage Name: Dino (디노)
- Birth Name: Lee Chan (이찬)
- Position: Main dancer, rapper, sub-vocalist, maknae
- Date of Birth: February 11th, 1999
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Birth Place: Iksan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
- Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
- Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
- Blood Type: A
- Nationality: Korean
- Subunit: Performance Team
- Label: Pledis Entertainment
Here are 30 facts about Dino
- He has a younger brother.
- Education: Seoul Broadcasting High School (Dino graduated in February 2017).
- His nicknames are Michael Chanson, Mr. Bagpack, Bangchan, Lee Dino, Maknae on Top, Side Dish.
- His hobbies are watching movies and dancing.
- He was a trainee for 3 years.
- His role model is Michael Jackson. He listens to “Beat It” a lot and says “Billie Jean” is a song that describes him and gives him a lot of energy.
- His other role model is Dynamic Duo’s Gaeko. He raps with the “I’ll do all hard” mindset. Gaeko is good at both rapping and singing. He has energy, so he wants to be like him.
- His parents are dancers. His father used to hold dance classes and taught him how to dance.
- He explained that, in the family tree, his name is written as “Lee Joong Chan” but that his real name is actually Lee Chan.
- He’s the one who talked at the end of Seventeen TV Ver. 3 Teaser.
- His favorite holiday is Sunday.
- He has never been to a foreign country before. He wants to live in Korea forever.
- He likes fried squid with spicy sauce.
- His favorite fruits are apples and grapes.
- He made the choreography for their song “Jam Jam.”
- He also made the choreography for their song “Flower.”
- Between laughing or making someone laugh, he prefers making someone laugh.
- He is a fan of EXO.
- He got a daesang at Jeonju’s Youths’ dance tournament. That was when he got cast.
- He’s a heavy sleeper. He likes to hug things when he sleeps.
- He wishes he was taller.
- He views himself as a little giant.
- He can’t handle not being able to say what he wants to say.
- His stage name is an abbreviation of the word Dinosaur. It was given to him because he will dominate the stage.
- His weakness is when people tell him he’s not good and then he feels down.
- He appeared in Orange Caramel’s “Copycat” MV.
- Dino ranked himself first best in visuals. He selected S.Coups as the second and then Wonwoo as the third.
- He is friends with Red Velvet’s Yeri.
- Dino’s ideal type is a pretty girl who does aegyo.
- His glasses prescription are left lens 2.5, right lens 2.75.
Dino’s Transformation Through Time
Dino is known as the maknae of the group who has a cute image. But who would have thought after a few years had passed that he would turn into an adult man who is really manly!
Here is Dino’s transformation from his pre-debut until now:
This photo was taken when he was 13 years old.
When he already became a trainee with other members of SEVENTEEN.
Adore U – 2015
Mansae – 2015
Halloween – 2015
Boom Boom – 2016
Very Nice – 2016
YMMD – 2018
Home – 2019