Kim Do Young Secures Spot On Second Boy Group From “YG Treasure Box”
Kim Do Young will debut soon!
Kim Do Young becomes the third member of YG Entertainment’s second boy group debuting from its survival reality show YG Treasure Box.
The entertainment company introduced him as the new member on February 1 at 11 a.m. KST through its social media channels and blog, yg-life.com.
He will join Ha Yoon Bin and Mashiho in the lineup along with three more members who will be announced in the coming days. Ha Yoon Bin was revealed as the first member on January 30, while Mashiho was introduced as the second member on January 31.
Together, the six members will be part of the second boy group that YG Entertainment will debut, following Treasure whose complete lineup has been revealed earlier.
Who is Kim Do Young?
Kim Do Young was born in 2003. He became a trainee under YG Entertainment in 2015 at the age of 11 years old.
Kim was introduced as a member of Group A with Bang Ye Dam, Choi Hyun Suk, and Kim Jun Kyu who will debut in Treasure. Other members include Lee Byung Gon, Kim Seung Hun, and Lee Mi Dam.
During his introduction film, he expressed his desire to present himself to the world. “I’m practicing hard to become an artist differentiated from others, who’s good at both dancing and singing,” he added.
Kim previously appeared on Mnet and JYP Entertainment’s reality show Stray Kids which debuted Stray Kids.
He was one of the trainees who represented YG Entertainment in a friendly competition against JYP Entertainment trainees. He was praised by JYPE’s Park Jin Young for his exceptional dance skills.
YG Entertainment will complete the lineup of the second boy group from YG Treasure Box on February 4.
In a statement released on January 31, YGE’s Yang Hyun Suk said he will address people’s questions regarding the selection process of the members and share more details on the debut of the two boy groups soon.