TXT is the first Kpop boy group of Big Hit Entertainment since BTS, so people are very excited and curious about the new group.

Big Hit Entertainment started teasing for the group since January; however, their debut is due in March of this year. The group has managed to grab the attention of many people throughout the past two months.





But who are these members? And are there any interesting facts about them?

Here is everything I know about TXT so far.

Note:

  1. Some of the information presented might be inaccurate, if I am made aware of it, I will edit it and type the correct information.
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General facts:

  • TXT consists of five members: Yeonjun, Soobin, Beomgyu, Taehyun and Huening Kai.
  • They will be debuting on March 4th, 2019 with their first mini album “The Dream Chapter: STAR.”
  • There were many fan theories that there is a hidden sixth member similar to what BTS did with Taehyung, but since then Big Hit Entertainment indirectly confirmed that to only be a false theory.
  • The mini album includes five songs: “Blue Orangeade,” “Crown,” “Our Summer,” “Cat & Dog,” and “Star’s Nap” (literal translation).
  • TXT is the first Big Hit Entertainment group to have an official fan community website in English. The site currently supports three languages: Korean, Japanese, and English. (Here is the link)
  • TXT is following the footsteps of their sunbaes BTS. They have opened up a personal twitter account which they use to interact with fans on a regular basis; they upload selfies and share their thoughts with fans. They’re currently sitting at 1.2 million followers.
  • BTS’s Jin promoted the group without being asked by Big Hit Entertainment. He has done so through Seoul Music Awards on January 15. Here is what he said.
  • In only three days, TXT debut album surpassed the 100,000 in pre-orders. (full article)




The members Profiles:

Yeonjun

Birth date: September 13th, 1999

Possible position (not confirmed by Big Hit yet): rapper

General facts:

  1. He is the eldest member in the group and the only one born in the 90s.
  2. He was the first of his group to be introduced to the public. He was revealed on January 10th, 2019.
  3. His name went viral immediately after the reveal on twitter. (Full article)
  4. He is suspected to have been a former CUBE Entertainment trainee.

Soobin

Birth date: December 5th, 2000

Possible position (not confirmed by Big Hit yet): vocalist

General facts:

  1. Big Hit Entertainment confirmed he was the leader of his group.
  2. He is the tallest Big Hit idol; he is 184 cm (6’0 ft).
  3. His nickname is cucumber because of his height.
  4. He really loves almond milk and his friends revealed to netizens that he doesn’t mind receiving it as a birthday present.
  5. His love for almond milk was proven when he actually drank one in his introductory film.
  6. He is said to be the ‘spelling police,” he likes correcting his friend’s spelling errors.

Beomgyu

Birth date: March 13th, 2001

Possible position (not confirmed by Big Hit yet): vocalist, dancer




General facts:

  1. He is the last member to have been revealed by his agency, he was revealed on January 20th, 2019.
  2. He is believed to be from Daegu similar to BTS’s Suga.
  3. Netizens say he was a part of a rock band.
  4. He is a student at Hanlim Multi-Arts School.
  5. He is rumored to have been a Big Hit trainee for 3 years.

Taehyun

Birth date: February 5th, 2002

Possible position (not confirmed by Big Hit yet): rapper




General facts:

  1. He can speak English.
  2. He used to do educational videos teaching kids how to speak English at an establishment called “Tun Tun English.”
  3. His sister also speaks English well.

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Huening Kai

Birth date: August 14th, 2002

Possible position (not confirmed by Big Hit yet): vocalist, visual.




General facts:

  1. He is the first foreign idol to debut under Big Hit Entertainment.
  2. His full name is: Kai Kamal Huening
  3. He is the youngest member of his group, he is only 16 years old or 17 years old (Korean age).
  4. His nationality is still unknown; however, many believe he’s half Korean (mother side) and half American (father side).
  5. He has an older sister named Lea; she used to be an idol and was a part of the Kpop group VIVA. (her instagram handle)
  6. He has another younger sister named Bahiye, she is also active on social media along with her other sister. (her instagram handle)
  7. Lia has sent a video message to the public asking them to support her younger brother.