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The8

Korean: 디에잇

Hometown:

Haicheng, Liaoning

Country:

China

Full name:
Xu Minghao
Native name:
徐明浩
Birthday:
Age:
24 years old
Blood type:
0
Height:
5'10" (178 cm)
Weight:
127.9 lbs (58 kg)
Group (2015-present):

Introduction

"Say the name, Seventeen! Hello, I'm The8!"

Xu Minghao (徐明浩), also known for his stage name The8, is a Chinese singer and rapper based in South Korea. He is the lead dancer and sub-vocalist of the boy group SEVENTEEN under Pledis Entertainment. He is also a member of their group's performance unit. 

The8 debuted as a member of SEVENTEEN on May 26, 2015 with the mini-album 17 Carat. Years later, on June 9, 2019, The8 made his solo debut through the digital single "Dreams Come True."

May 26, 2015-present
Debut:
May 26, 2015
Debut to 1st win:
344 days
Current state:
active 
Active years:
2015-present
Zodiac-sign:
Language(s):
Chinese, Korean, Japanese, English
Training period:
1 year and 5 months
Education:
Beijing International Art School (Graduated)
MBTI:
INFJ
Kpopping rank:
139th
Fandom:
Carat
Fandom color(s):
Rose-Quartz
Serenity
signature
signature
lightstick
lightstick
0 awards
27 pics
14 videos
2 albums
16.2K viewed
104 added

Fun facts

1
The8 said he watched a lot of variety shows when he was in China and he wanted to be a superstar, so that’s why he became a singer in Korea.
2
The8 is a member of the famous 97 liners squad along with Mingyu and DK who is also from Seventeen, Jungkook from BTS, BamBam and Yugyeom from Got7, Jaeehyun from NCT, and Cha Eunwoo from Astro.
3
The8, as a person who is creative and loves to paint, held his first art exhibit along with Mingyu during Seventeen's 3rd anniversary as a special surprise for Carats.
4
The8's role models are his parents.
5
The8 always makes sure to eat his meals without skipping any. Even if he has to wake up at 3AM, he would wake up an hour earlier to eat.
6
The8 participated and won the first prize at the National Children's martial arts competition in China.
7
Growing up, The8's mother encouraged him to have good grades and learn singing and martial arts.
8
The8 has been practicing Chinese Wushu since he was 5 years old.
9
In 2010, The8 appeared on the Chinese program ’Tian-tian-xiang-shang’.
10
The8 avoids drinking cold water because of his weak stomach.