3 surprising facts about the K-Pop star, Mingi

The 21-year-old South Korean singer Mingi has been in the public eye these days for his temporary separation from the K-pop band Ateez. Mingi is well-loved by his fandom, Atiny, and we are all hoping that he will recover soon and come back on stage. In the meantime, keep reading to learn 3 amazing facts about him!  

  • On November 15, we learned that Mingi would officially be out of the k-pop band Ateez for a while after being diagnosed with anxiety issues. 
  • We met him in 2018 when he joined the boy group of the company KQ Entertainment, after participating in the reality show Mix Nine. 
  • Despite only being in music for two years, Ateez has become one of the most successful bands on the South Korean music scene with hits like “Inception" from their album “Fever Part 1" 2020. 

1) Beginnings

Mix Nine.

Son Min Gi was born in South Korea on August 9, 1990. 
His interest in dance and rap led him to perform at the Seungri dance academy of the band Big Bang. 


After training for almost three years, the artist appeared on KQ Entertainemt's survival show Mix Nine, where he was eliminated in the seventh episode.However, he still managed to sneak in as one of the 8 members of the Ateez group along with Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yunho, Yeosang, San, Wooyoung, and Jongho.

2) Idols


The 21-year-old rapper and dancer greatly admires Jay Park for the way he has managed to do exactly what he wants musically.

Jay Park.

He's also a fan of Rain, a 31-year-old South Korean singer who started his career at JYP Entertainment in 2002 and today owns his own record label called R.A.I.N. 
Apparently, Mingi aspires to be an independent artist in the future.

K-Pop idol Rain.

The idol is also a fan of the band One Direction and has stated that he would love to collaborate with it at some point.

3) Personality.

Mingi ready to go to bed.

The 21-year-old is a very nice guy and one of the funniest members of the Ateez group. 

According to his band mates, one of his skills is sleeping. 
The singer's favorite hobbies are going to the sauna and teasing his roommates.


 According to his Mix Nine profile, he is afraid of insects. 

Mingi has said in several interviews that his personality is practically identical to that of his father, the artist in Leo so you already know that he is a very tenacious and faithful person.

Mingi with a crown.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know this talented artist a little more. 

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Kelsey Miller

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