ENHYPEN is a popular South Korean MN entertainment group consisting of 7 boys formed through I-LAND, a Korean reality television show under BELIFT LAB. They made their debut entrance into the entertainment scene on 30th November, 2020 with their famous hit mini album titled Border: Day One.
Origin Of ENHYPEN
The group’s name ENHYPEN is said to mean connection, growth and discovery just like how hyphens connect words to get a new meaning. The name of the group refers to how the members of the group discovered each other; they are connected to one each another and will always grow together in unity and not diversity.
The group’s fandom name was publicized on 8th October, 2020 to be ENGENE. The word ENGENE is a combination of the word ENGINE, EN from ‘en’hypen and GENE.
Therefore, the name carries two meanings; EN(from Engine) refers to a source of fuel and energy for the group members just like how the engine helps to power machines. And the other GENE also represents the connection between them and their able fans through a gene.
The South Korean group consists of seven members who are believed to be Bron between 2001 and 2005. The names of the members are Jungwon, Jay, Jake, Niki, Heeseung, Sunghoon, and Sunoo. The oldest member of the team is called Heeseung born on 15th October, 2001. The youngest among them is also called Niki. He was born on 9th December, 2005.
Two out of the seven members of the group are from Japan and the United States of America but the remaining five members are all from South Korea. According to sources, Jake was born in South Korea but later relocated to Australia when he was young.
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The entertainment company, I-LAND was a South Korean survival reality television show which follows the naming of the right Kpop boy group by BELIFT LAB, a joint entertainment company of Big Hit Entertainment, the original label behind BTS and CJ E&M Entertainment.
The show happened in I-LAND, a state-of-the-art construction with three years of operations. Per records, the leading 7 contestants formed the members of ENHYPEN.
I-Land Season 1 Final Ranking
ENHYPEN Member s Age
1. Heeseung – 21 years old as of 2022
2. Jay – 20 years old as of 2022
3. Jake – 20 years old as of 2022
4. Sunghoon – 20 years old as of 2022
5. Sunoo -19 years old as of 2022
6. Jungwon – 17 years old as of 2022
7. Ni-ki – 17 years old as of 2022
Number Of Members: 7
Members: Jungwon, Jay, Jake, Niki, Heeseung, Sunghoon, Sunoo
Oldest Member: Heeseung
Youngest Member: Niki
Debut: 30th November, 2020
Company: Belift Lab