10th place finisher on the survival show Produce X 101 which earned him a spot in the boy band X1.
He trained for one year and nine months with Starship Entertainment.
He appeared in the music video for the song "Thirst" by Mad Clown X Ailee.
He was born in Suncheon, South Jeolla, South Korea.
He and Lee Han Gyul both joined the group X1.