Infinite 인피니트 Group Info

  Tag Category: Infinite

  Fanclub: Inspirit

  Fan Color: Pearl Metal Gold

  Debut:

  Active: 8 years 2 months

  Gender: Male

  of Members: 6

  Woollim Ent.

  Subunit: Infinite H

  Subunit: Infinite F

  Active

  Infinite Group Stats Chart
Stage Name Birth Name Position Birthday Age Height Star Sign C Y BT
Sunggyu 성규 Kim Sunggyu Leader, Vocal 29 178 cm or 5'10" Taurus Snake A
Dongwoo 동우 Jang Dongwoo Dancer, Rapper 27 175 cm or 5'9" Sagittarius Horse A
Woohyun 우현 Nam Woohyun Vocal 27 176 cm or 5'9½" Aquarius Horse B
Sungyeol 성열 Lee Sungyeol Sub-vocal 26 183 cm or 6' Virgo Ram B
L Kim Myungsoo Visual 26 180 cm or 5'11" Pisces Monkey O
Sungjong 성종 Lee Sungjong Maknae 24 179 cm or 5'10½" Virgo Rooster A
  About Infinite 인피니트  

Infinite 인피니트 is a male idol group formed in 2010 by Woollim Entertainment. The group consists of Sungkyu, Dongwoo, Woohyun, Sungyeol, L, and Sungjong. Their first full album, Over the Top, was released in July 2011. Their mini-album New Challenge, released in March 2013, sold over 160,000 copies in South Korea alone and was one of the best-selling albums of 2013. Their second full album, Season 2, was released in May 2014.

2010

In 2010, before debut, Infinite appeared in the Mnet reality show "You Are My Oppa" along with Lovelyz's Jiae.

In the same year on June 9, they debuted with their first mini-album First Invasion with the singles "Come Back Again" and "She's Back." They made their first debut stage on "M Countdown" on June 10.

2011

On January 7, the band returned with the single "Before the Dawn (BTD)" from their second mini-album Evolution.

Their first studio album Over the Top was released on July 21 along with the music video for "Be Mine 내꺼하자." They received their first music show first place award at "M Countdown" on September 1 and received a double crown for winning two consecutive #1 places at "M Countdown." Following the success of "Be Mine," Infinite re-released Over the Top as a repackaged album titled Paradise on September 26. On October 9, Infinite came first on "Inkigayo" for "Paradise." Infinite then won their second trophy with "Paradise" on October 13 on "M Countdown."

Infinite unofficially debuted in Japan with their first Japanese single "To-Ra-Wa" on January 26. The song is a Japanese version of their Korean debut song, "Come Back Again." Immediately after its release, their Evolution mini-album hit #3 on real-time charts for sales in Korea. The song was the top downloaded ringtone on the daily charts of the Kpop section of Japan’s top mobile website. Infinite released various singles including "She's Back," "BTD (Before the Dawn)," and "Nothing's Over" before they officially debuted in Japan.

Infinite made their official Japanese debut with the release of the Japanese version of "BTD" on November 19. The B-side for the single is "Can U Smile," a remake of a track from their 2nd mini-album Evolution. It is the 3rd track of their first single album Inspirit.

In December 2011, they released their first Christmas song, "White Confession."

2012

Infinite performed their very first Korean concert in front of approximately 8,000 fans on February 11-12 at the Seoul Olympic Park in Songpa District, eastern Seoul. The concert was titled Second Invasion, following up the band's debut EP, First Invasion. Tickets to the concert sold out within 10 minutes after being released online on December 14, 2011.

Throughout the year, the group focused on individual activities. Dongwoo was featured in Baby Soul and Yoo Jiae's new single "She's a Flirt" which was released on January 18. L was in the tvN drama "Shut up Flower Boy Band" which started airing on January 30. Hoya was in "Reply 1997" which began airing on July 24. Woohyun was in "The Thousandth Man" which started airing on August 17. L was also in the sitcom "What Is Mom" that began airing on October 8. Infinite sang "Fantasy" for the sitcom's OST.

The group's second Japanese single was released on April 18. It included the Japanese version of their song "Be Mine" as well as a Japanese version of "Julia." It peaked at #2 both in Oricon Daily and Weekly Charts. Total reported sales amounted to at least 54,218 copies.

The group's third mini-album was Infinitize, which was awarded a triple crown for winning #1 in one week on all major music programs. On June 14, Infinite won their first triple crown on "M Countdown" for "The Chaser," which achieved top spot on the charts for three consecutive weeks. At the end of the year, Billboard named "The Chaser" the number one Kpop song of the year.

2013

On March 21, the group released their fourth mini-album, New Challenge. "Man in Love," the lead track, won 7 music show awards during its promotional period.

The group released their first Japanese debut album, Koi ni Ochiru Toki, on June 6. It took the #1 place on the Oricon’s albums chart for the week of June 3 to 9 with 69,647 copies sold.

The group then released their second single, "Destiny," on July 16. The group first performed "Destiny" at the 2013 Mnet 20's Choice Awards on July 18 and began promotional performances on MBC's July 20 episode of "Show! Music Core" and various music programs.

Infinite began their first world tour, One Great Step, on August 9 in Seoul. The tour included 22 shows in Asia, North America, Europe, and Dubai. The group concluded their world tour with an encore concert, One Great Step Returns in Seoul in February 2014. On November 22, Infinite won the best male group on MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards) 2013 and additionally received the Sony MDR Worldwide Performer award.

2014

On January 16, Mnet released a preview for the group's new reality show, "This is Infinite," and on February 6, the show aired its first broadcast. This was their first variety show as a group since "Ranking King" in 2012.

After performing in 15 countries for their world tour, One Great Step, Infinite held an encore concert titled One Great Step Returns to wrap up their world tour. The encore concert was held for 2 days on February 28 and March 1 at Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul. A new sub-unit consisting of Woohyun and SHINee's Key, Toheart, made their debut on March 10.

On April 10, Infinite released The Origin, an instrumental album of the band's most representative songs, and the first album of its kind by a Korean artist. Prior to the release of The Origin, Infinite released the instrumental music video for their song "BTD (Before the Dawn)," which featured never-before-seen footage from the original "BTD" music video.

On May 12, Woollim Entertainment confirmed in an interview with Newsen that Infinite's second studio album, Season 2, would be released on May 21. Prior to the release of the album, Infinite held a showcase in South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan, titled 1.2.3. The group held the first showcase in Japan on May 19 and Taiwan on May 20 before performing in South Korea on May 21. On May 21, the music video for "Last Romeo" was released. Infinite then made their comeback with the repackaged album Be Back on July 22. Infinite performed their first live performance of the lead song, "Back," on KBS's "Music Bank" on July 18.

On September 11, the band had their first Billboard No. 1, with their single "Last Romeo" topping the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists chart, becoming the first Korean act to do so, and also hitting No. 33 on Billboard Twitter Top Tracks.

On December 18, Infinite released the music video for their new Japanese single, "Dilemma," composed by renowned Japanese musician and guitarist Tomoyasu Hotei. The single was subsequently released on December 24 and used as the centerpiece of their upcoming Dilemma Tour in Japan in early 2015.

2015

Infinite embarked on their Dilemma Tour on February 1 in Fukuoka, with planned concerts in Tokyo, Osaka and Aichi. On May 20, Infinite released their teaser for their Japanese single, "24 Hours."

On April 29, they a revealed promotional video for "24 Hours." "24 Hours" came in third on the Oricon Weekly Chart with 56,266 copies sold.

On June 30, Infinite released comeback teaser photos for the release of new mini-album Reality. On July 2, they announced that the track "Bad" would be the lead song. The song itself together with its video were released on July 12, with the release of Reality following on July 13.

On July 21, Infinite released their teaser for their second world tour titled Infinite Effect. In the teaser video, while holding a flag with an infinity logo, leader Sunggyu led his fellow members through the doors, signaling their invasion into other countries. Through the use of fire in the background, tarot cards, coffins, and zombie face makeup, a dark concept for the tour was implied.

Infinite Effect was be the group’s second world tour since One Great Step in 2013. The tour started in Seoul with performances on August 8 and 9. On August 24, the band announced several other stops for the concert. More stops for their second world tour were announced after.

On November 25, MBC Every1 released some teasers for the group's new reality show, "Infinite Showtime," and on December 10, the show aired its first broadcast at 6 P.M. KST. This was their first variety show as a group since "This Is Infinite" in 2014.

2016

Infinite held a summer series concert, That Summer 3, in August 2016 in Seoul and Busan. Infinite released digital single "That Summer (The Second Story)" on July 8.

On August 30, 2016, Infinite released a comeback teaser video for their fall comeback. On September 1, 2016, Infinite released a teaser video of their new logo expansion for the upcoming comeback. It was later revealed that their new mini-album would be titled Infinite Only. From September 4 to September 11, Infinite released the individual members' teaser photos and videos. On September 12, Infinite released a group teaser image. On September 13, Infinite released a music video teaser and album track list, revealing the name of the single "The Eye." On September 18, an album preview was uploaded to Woollim's official Youtube channel. The official music video for "The Eye" was released on September 19, along with the group's sixth mini-album Infinite Only.

Trivia

The age gap between the eldest member, Sunggyu, and the maknae, Sungjong, is 4 years, 4 months, and 6 days.

Sungyeol and Sungjong are both Virgos.

Woohyun and Sungyeol were both born in 1991.

The height difference between the tallest member, Sungyeol (183 cm or 6'), and the shortest member, Dongwoo (175 cm or 5'9"), is 8 cm.

Dongwoo and Sungyeol are both from Gyeonggi-do.

Woohyun and L are both from Seoul.

Dongwoo, Sungyeol, and L have all attended Daekyeung University.

Sunggyu, Dongwoo, and Sungjong are all blood type A.

Woohyun and Sungyeol share the blood type B.

Sunggyu and L are both fluent in Japanese and speak some Mandarin.

Fandom Color

  Pearl Metal Gold