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Lee Daehwi

AB6IX Lee Daehwi Profile, Facts, and TMI

Lee Daehwi Profile

  • Birth Name: 이대휘 (Lee Daehwi)
  • Stage Name: Lee Daehwi
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 2001.01.29
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Snake
  • Height: 173 cm (5’67”)
  • Weight: 53 kg (116.8 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: N/A

Lee Daehwi Facts & TMI

  • Lee Daehwi was born in Seoul.
  • He is an only child.
  • His father passed away from illness several years ago.
  • He is a Christian.
  • Daehwi is the lead vocalist and main producer of AB6IX.
  • He competed in the survival program ‘Produce 101 Season 2’
  • Daehwi ranked 3rd in the final round and debuted in the project group Wanna One as the lead vocalist.
  • He was the first center in ‘Produce 101 Season 2’.
  • Before the official broadcast of ‘Produce 101 Season 2’ he gained attention as vocal trainer JeA (of Brown Eyed Girls) chose him as her one-pick.
  • He is known as one of the most talented idols in the industry with balanced skills in dancing, singing, and ability in composing/ writing/ arranging songs.
  • He was born in Seoul, moved to Japan for two years when he was 8, then lived in the US for 6 years before moving back to Korea when he was in 2nd year of middle school.
  • He has lived in Tokyo and Osaka.
  • His Japanese name is Daiki.
  • He attended Kenkoku Elementary School in Japan.
  • He lived in LA for 6 years and used the English name David.
  • Daehwi is bilingual, able to speak fluent Korean and English. Besides the two languages, he can also speak basic Spanish and Japanese.
  • He began his trainee life after joining JYP Entertainment through the agency’s US global audition.
  • He sang ‘You Raise Me Up’ by Josh Groban for his audition at JYP.
  • All AB6IX members were former trainees of JYP Entertainment, Daehwi and Woojin even performed together in the 2015 JYP Mini Showcase as pre-debut “Boys Team”.
  • Daehwi has many connections with many JYP artists or former trainees as he’s been in the agency for quite a long time. He is friends with VICTON’s Jung Subin; I.O.I’s Jeon Somi; GOT7’s Jackson; Day6’s YoungK; Stray Kids’ Bangchan, Seungmin, Hyunjin; and IZ*ONE Lee Chaeyeon.
  • He sang Somo’s ‘Ride’ for his audition at Brand New Music.
  • Pre-debut Woojin, Daehwi, and Donghyun appeared in fellow Brand New Music artist MCGree’s MV for ‘Dangerous’.
  • He signed an artist exclusive contract with Brand New Music on July 20, 2017.
  • In 2016, he experienced being the backup dancer for fellow Brand New Artists Kanto and SanE.
  • Daehwi chose Somo’s ‘I Do It All for You’ and Beenzino’s ‘Dali, Van, Picasso’ for his ‘Produce 101 Season 2’ audition songs.
  • He composed many songs for Wanna One, AB6IX and other artists such as ‘Sandglass’ (for Wanna One); ‘Good Day’, ‘Hoping That You’d Love Me’, ‘Dawn’ for MXM; ‘See You Again’, ‘Dream for You’, ‘One Day’ for Produce Series; ‘Candle’ for Lee Daehwi, Park Woojin; ‘Slow’ for Yoon Jisung; ‘Young 20’ for Park Jihoon; ‘It’s Ok Not To Be Ok’ for As One ft. Lee Daehwi; and almost all of AB6IX songs.
  • Daehwi made his acting debut through SBS drama ‘Mon Chou Chou Global House’.
  • He appeared in a lot of variety shows such as Mnet ‘Visiting Tutor’ (as tutuor, 2018); MBC ‘King of Mask Singer’ (as contestant, 2018); Mnet ‘Not the Same Person You Used to Know’ (as protagonist, 2019); tvn ‘Super Hearer’ (as hearer, 2019); KBS2 ‘Top 10 Student’ (as panel, 2020).
  • Daehwi and model Han Hyunmin co-hosted Mnet ‘MCountdown’ for 2 years from April 4th, 2019 to February 4th, 2021.
  • Aside from being the MC for ‘MCountdown’ Daehwi has hosted several shows since his debut such as ‘2020 Idol Star Athletics Championships’ and ‘Idol Radio’.
  • Daehwi wrote and composed Brand New Boys’ audition song ‘Hollywood’ that was performed as an audition song at ‘Produce 101 Season 2’.
  • Daehwi often lets fans hear the songs he composed, even for a short time.
  • He said that if he didn’t become an idol, he would be a composer.
  • He learned dancing when he was 15.
  • Daehwi has apparent uneven eyes, monolid on the left eye and double eyelid on the right eye.
  • He has moles under his lips and two moles on his earlobes.
  • He has a dimple on his right cheek.
  • Fans think that Daehwi resembles otters, puppies, penguins, and rabbits.
  • Daehwis widely known as an idol who is good at giving fanservice.
  • He has a lot of aegyo.
  • He has a bright and active personality, he also loves hanging out with people around the Gangnam area.
  • Daehwi’s MBTI personality type is ESFJ.
  • He is a very down-to-earth person, even when ‘Produce 101’ hit big, he was still going around without a mask in the street.
  • According to Wanna One members, Daehwi is rarely seen crying.
  • He is quite a quick-witted person.
  • He has a habit of quickly blinking his eyes when he is embarrassed or flustered.
  • He loves cooking and eating.
  • He dislikes eggplants and cabbages.
  • He is not a fan of the mint choco flavor.
  • Although generally, he is not really good at sports, Daehwi is good at basketball.
  • He loves watching horror.
  • He can’t play games.
  • Among his nicknames are Center Boy, Human Nayana, LovelyHwi, Otter, Fairy, Sal-Hwi (Sally + Daehwi), Vitamin, Little Second Maknae, Maknae, Ppiyo, Rihanna (for being lookalike with the singer), Excited Hwi, Hwiderella, Spoiler Fairy, Fanta Fairy, Merman, etc.
  • He changed his signature around 2 weeks after debuting.
  • He graduated from School of Performing Arts Seoul (SOPA).
  • Through an interview with GQ Korea, he shared that after watching Wonder Girls’ ‘Tell Me’ and BIGBANG’s ‘Last Farewell’ stages, they made him dreamed to be a singer.
  • He is a fan of Sunmi and TWICE.
  • He loves wearing fan gifts.
  • Daehwi is popular among children.
  • He loves listening to old songs.
  • He is close to JYP Entertainment artists, especially Stray Kids members.
  • Daehwi is close friends with ASTRO’s Yoon Sanha, Golden Child’s Bomin, and THE BOYZ’s Eric and Sunwoo.
  • Daehwi alongside ASTRO’s Yoon Sanha, Golden Child’s Bomin, and Stray Kids’ Hyunjin formed a special group called 00s who performed in KBS Music Bank Year End Concert 2019 Mid-Year Concert 2020.
  • He is the only AB6IX member to be an only child.
  • He is currently attending Global Cyber University.
  • His motto is “Let’s find out why we were born”.
  • His hobbies are internet shopping, watching movies, and hanging out.
  • His special skills are music composing, songwriting, beat making, and playing the piano.
  • His favorite foods are spicy chicken feet, grilled intestines, mara stew, and acai bowls.
  • He hates bugs.
  • His clothing measurements are tops: 105, bottom: 28, shoes: 265 mm.

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