Before becoming a CEO, Se7en was an idol under YG Entertainment. Se7en began training under the management agency YG Entertainment at the age of fifteen. In this article, we are going to give you a detailed rundown of everything about his career, starting from a Korean singer to becoming a CEO. So, don’t go anywhere, stay tuned, and keep on scrolling down this article.
Full Profile and Facts of Se7en
Stage Name: SE7EN Hangul: 세븐 Birth Name: Choi Dong Wook Hangul: 최동욱 Hanja: 崔東昱 Nickname: Seven Eleven Date of Birth: November 9th, 1984 Occupation: Singer, Model, Actor Height: 180 cm Weight; 64 kg Blood Type: B Zodiac Sign: Scorpio Siblings: 2 older sisters Religion: Christian Korean Debut Date: March 22nd, 2003 Japanese Debut Date: February 23rd, 2005 U.S. Debut Date: March 10th, 2009 Label: YG Entertainment Official Fan Club: Lucky SE7EN
-His only hobby is Music and SE7EN has a collection of more than 1,000 CDs. -He and BIGBANG’s T.O.P are known as the “Choi Brothers” because they share the same surname, blood type, height, and are really close to each other. -He left for military service on March 19th, 2013 and underwent 21 months of service. -He has been with his girlfriend for over 10 years. -He joined YG when he was 15 but refused to debut until 19 because he wanted to train more to become better. -He went to the same high school as Rain and Boom. -He is well known for his breakdancing. -He is a really hard worker/perfectionist. -He suggested the name T.O.P for BIGBANG’s T.O.P because he was supposed to be called Mark after a famous YG Guitarist.
Debut as YG Entertainment Artist
As we mentioned before, as a singer from YG Entertainment, Se7en began training under the management agency at the age of fifteen. After four years of training in singing and dancing, he made his debut in 2003 with “Come Back To Me.” He then released his debut album Just Listen on March 8th, 2003. Later that year, he received the Best Newcomer Award from MNET, who described Seven as a super rookie who could only stand against Rain, although the two were friends back in their high school years, alongside Boom.
Se7en’s Transformations Through Time
Se7en has been a Korean singer for 16 years, and here are some of his transformations from the beginning of his career until now…
Becoming the CEO of ELEVEN9 Entertainment
After completing his military service, he started up his own entertainment company ELEVEN9 Entertainment. Se7en’s side stated on July 7th, 2015, “Se7en has established Eleven Nine Entertainment and will speed up his activities.” On July 7th, Se7en also revealed the logo and a few other details about ELEVEN9 Entertainment on his Instagram account (@se7enofficial). Fans quickly noted that ELEVEN9 can be translated to November 9th, which is the birthday of Se7en. Before establishing his own entertainment company, Se7en was part of YG Entertainment, but after his return from the military, he broke away from his longtime agency. Se7en started to pursue solo activities again, including a musical acting role as his first comeback activity but without accepting offers from other agencies. Now, it is revealed that he was spending that time forming his own company.
Here are some of the memorable posts that he shared on his personal Instagram account (se7enofficial).
- A short clip on his Instagram to commemorate the launching of his new company!
A post shared by 세븐 SE7EN (@se7enofficial) on Jul 6, 2015 at 8:59pm PDT 2. Uh, an #UncleDay? <3 https://www.instagram.com/p/BwzesFwh2Zv/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
Mnet Asian Music Awards
Looking forward to seeing his next comeback and his other awards!!!