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ASTRO could be a South Korean male group that debuted in 2016. Before their debut, they’d already made their own show to assemble fans and build their own fandom. Not debuting with one in all the massive 3 agencies, SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, and JYP Entertainment, hasn’t prevented ASTRO’s hope to be acknowledged within the Korean show business. ASTRO remains active, and its members are gaining in popularity both as individuals and because of the whole group. Let’s get to understand more about the male group ASTRO.

Profile and Facts

Profile

  • Group Name: ASTRO
  • Pre-debut Group Name: iTeen Boys
  • Origin: South Korea
  • Members: Park Jinwoo (JinJin), Kim Myungjun (MJ), Lee Dongmin (Cha Eunwoo), Moon Bin, Park Minhyuk (Rocky), Yoon Sanha (Sanha)
  • Agency: Fantagio Entertainment
  • Years Active: 2016 – Present
  • Fandom Name: AROHA
  • Official Fan Colors: Vivid Plum and Space Violet
  • Official Group Colors: Shade of Yellow

Facts

  1. The word ASTRO comes from Spanish, and means star. Their logo resembles a modified hexagram and is made from two triangles, which represent two As, one for ASTRO and therefore the other for All Fans.
  2. Among the ASTRO members, Cha Eunwoo is that the most well-known, thanks to his tight individual schedule doing modeling work and being an actor.
  3. AROHA once worried that internal issues at Fantagio Entertainment might affect ASTRO’s existence in the Korean show biz.ASTRO announced its fandom name on September 30, 2016. The name AROHA was taken from the ‘A’ and ‘RO’ from ASTRO, and also the ‘HA’ stands for ‘Hana’ or ‘one’ within the Korean language. When it’s all put together it stands for ‘for ASTRO, fans are their just one and for them’.

ASTRO Member Profile

ASTRO Angelic Smile Leader, Jinjin

  • Real Name = Park Jin-woo
  • Stage Name = Jinjin
  • Nickname = Angelic Smile
  • Birthday = March 15, 1996
  • Origin = Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Zodiac = Pisces
  • Height = 174 cm
  • Weight = 63 kg
  • Blood Type = A
  • Education = Hanlim Multi Arts High School
  • Position in ASTRO = Leader, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer
  • Ideal Type = A girl with her own opinions and attitudes

ASTRO Happy Virus, MJ

  • Real Name = Kim Myung-jun
  • Stage Name = MJ
  • Nickname = The Happy Virus, Smile Engine
  • Birthday = March 5, 1994
  • Origin = Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
  • Zodiac = Pisces
  • Height = 175 cm
  • Weight = 58 kg
  • Blood Type = O
  • Education = Seoul National University
  • Position in ASTRO = Main Vocalist
  • Ideal Type = A girl with a nice smile, a good sense of humor, and who is similar to him

ASTRO Face Genius, Eunwoo

  • Real Name = Lee Dong-min
  • Stage Name = Cha Eun-woo
  • Nickname = Morning Alarm, Face Genius, White Tee Guy
  • Birthday = March 30, 1997
  • Origin = Sabon District, Gunpo, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
  • Zodiac = Aries
  • Height = 183 cm
  • Weight = 64 kg
  • Blood Type = B
  • Education = Hanlim Multi Art School | Acting Major, Sungkyunkwan University
  • Position in ASTRO = Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
  • Ideal Type = A girl that’s curious wise and intelligent

ASTRO U-Know, Moon-bin

  • Real Name = Moon-bin
  • Stage Name = Moon-bin
  • Nickname = U-Know Moon-bin, Binnie, Sleepyhead, Puppycar
  • Birthday = January 26, 1988
  • Origin = Cheongju, Chungbuk, South Korea
  • Zodiac = Aquarius
  • Height = 181 cm
  • Weight = 64 kg
  • Blood Type = B
  • Education = Hanlim Multi Arts High School
  • Position in ASTRO = Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
  • Ideal Type = A girl with a good sense of humor

ASTRO Beagle Maknae, Sanha

  • Real Name = Yoon San-ha
  • Stage Name = Sanha
  • Nickname = Beagle
  • Birthday = March 21, 2000
  • Origin = Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac = Aries
  • Height = 184 cm
  • Weight = 60 kg
  • Blood Type = AB
  • Education = A-Sound Music Academy
  • Position in ASTRO = Maknae, Vocalist
  • Ideal Type = A girl who thinks about him a lot and asks him about his day

ASTRO Chef, Rocky

  • Real Name = Park Min-hyuk
  • Stage Name = Rocky
  • Nickname = Chef Min-hyuk, Dancing Machine
  • Birthday = February 25, 1999
  • Origin = Jinju, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
  • Zodiac = Pisces
  • Height = 177 cm
  • Weight = 63 kg
  • Blood Type = O
  • Education = Hanlim Multi Arts High School
  • Position in ASTRO = Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist
  • Ideal Type = A caring, cute and nice girl

ASTRO’s Discography

2016 – “Spring Up”

“Spring Up” was ASTRO’s first studio album, which was released on February 23, 2016. This album became ASTRO’s debut album and has five songs, including the title track Hide & Seek. Arise as the primary in a very series of albums for the seasons, put out over the course of a year.

“Spring Up” Track List

2016 – “Summer Vibes”

“Summer Vibes” is that the second studio album the group released, which came out on legal holiday, 2016. This album consists of six songs, including the title track Breathless. WEKI MEKI’s Yoojung became ASTRO’s music video model before her debut with WEKI MEKI. It’s also the second album within the seasons series.

“Summer Vibes” Track List

2016 – “Autumn Story”

“Autumn Story” was released on November 10, 2016, because of the group’s third studio album and next installment within the season series. The album has six songs including the title track Confession.

“Autumn Story” Track List

2017 – “Winter Dream”

Astro’s fourth studio album and final installment in their season series, Winter Dream, was released on day, 2017. This album is smaller than others, only consisting of three songs.

“Winter Dream” Track List

2017 – “Dream Part. 01”

Dream Part. 01 is ASTRO’s fifth studio album, which was released on May 29, 2017. The album consists of eight songs, with the title track Baby.

Dream Part 01 Track List

2017 – “Dream Part. 02”

Dream Part. 02 is that the group’s sixth studio album, which was released on Allhallows, 2017. This album has five songs, including the title track Crazy Sexy Cool.

Dream Part 02 Track List

2018 – Rise Up

ASTRO’s next album Rise Up. It was released on July 27, 2018, and has five songs, including the title track Always You.

Rise Up Track List

Astro’s Filmography

Other than Cha Eunwoo’s individual work, ASTRO, as a group, has also done some acting. The group has appeared in two dramas, and also did their own reality show project, as well.

ASTRO show list

Awards and Nominations of Astro

ASTRO was already gathering a following before their debut, with their unique talent and appearance. after they were debuting, the group received plenty of public love and a focus, and therefore the public always anticipates every ASTRO comeback. Since their group made its debut, ASTRO has already received eight awards, through 2018. Here’s the list of ASTRO’s achievements from entertainment awards.

Awards Achievement

ASTRO Award Achievement list

Concerts and Tours of Astro

Astro – the first Astroad

1st Astroad Show List

Astro – The 2nd Astroad (Starlight)

The 2nd Astroad Show List

2018 Astro Global Fan Meetings

2018 Astro Global Fan Meeting Show List

Astro 2016 Mini Live – Thankx Aroha

Astro 2016 Mini Live list

The 1st Astro Aroha Festival

1st Astro Aroha Festival Show List

Other Concerts

Astro Other Concert

Astro’s cosmetic surgery

Like any other group within the Korean music industry, some members of ASTRO have attracted cosmetic surgery rumors. There hasn’t been any proof ASTRO members went through cosmetic surgery, but let’s compare ASTRO members’ pre-debut photos and current photos.

Astro’s Diet Tips

Member’s visual and nice bodies make the public wonder about the diet tips behind their appearance. Cha Eunwoo and Moonbin once shared about their healthy way of eating. They said that instead of eating less, try to not eat anything after 6 o’clock and exercise. Cha Eunwoo also said that he eats plenty when he must eat, and doesn’t gnaw all when he doesn’t need to. Cha Eunwoo made ASTRO Moonbin worried about his diet tips. MJ also once shared on tvN “Variety HR” that he went on a diet by only eating one meal each day, and doesn’t eat anything after 6 because he’s understanding at the time. MJ needed to lose lots of weight to hitch Fantagio Entertainment, and he lost 10 kg in 3 weeks.

Astro’s Instagram

It’s been two years since ASTRO’s debut and they’re still active going strong within the Korea show biz. Even so, whether ASTRO members have personal Instagram accounts remains unknown. The group does have a politician account, which was made by Fantagio on October 30, 2016. The ASTRO official Instagram account is employed for updating about group comeback activity and other activities, like concerts and plenty of more.

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