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Im Hyunsik (BTOB) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Hyunsik (BTOB)

Im Hyunsik (현식) is a South Korean singer under BTOB COMPANY. He is a member of the boy group BTOB and its sub-unit BTOB-BLUE. He debuted solo on October 14, 2019 with the mini album ‘Rendez-Vous’.

Hyunsik (BTOB) Profile

Stage NameHyunsik (현식)
Birth NameIm Hyun Sik (임현식)
OccupationSinger-songwriter, Producer
BirthdayMarch 7, 1992
Active Years2012–present
Age32 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height177 cm (5’10”)
Weight66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Hyunsik (BTOB) Facts:

Early Life

– Hyunsik was born in Dobong District, Seoul, South Korea.
– He went to Naengcheon Elementary School.
– He studied abroad at Shanghai Yan’an High School for two years.
– He graduated from Baekseok High School.
– He moved to China in his freshman year of high school and stayed there until sophomore year. (1ST LOOK)

Personal Life

– His family includes his father Im Jihoon, mother Park Seon-mi and older brother Im Yoonsik (born 1990).
– He loves scuba diving as a hobby. (Kloka Get To Know)
– He graduated from Howon University with a degree in Practical Music alongside Changsub.
.Changsub chose Hyunsik as someone who would be the best boyfriend.
– If he were a girl, he would like to date Sungjae.
– He loves interior decoration and has lots of pictures and frames in his house. (Cosmopolitan)
– If he had a younger sister, he would introduce her to Peniel among all the members. (Cosmopolitan Korea)
– He likes shopping as a hobby and he buys stuff every week.
– He used to work at a restaurant when he was 20.  (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– If he could go on a vacation with one member, he would choose Eunkwang.
– He was popular among girls since the 4th grade.
– His older brother liked photography and he used to follow him around. (1ST LOOK)
– Hyunsik and Ilhoon were drinking partners and once got so drunk that they don’t even remember how they got back to their rooms. (Marie Claire 2017)
– His OOTD is usually American casual style, military look or workwear.  (세사패TV)
– He was in the Capital Corps Military Band in the military and his rank was Coporal.
– He respects his dad the most.
– He is friends with EXO‘s D.O, VIXX‘s Ken, EXID ‘s Hani, MAMAMOO‘s Hwasa, and CNBLUE‘s Kang Min-hyuk.
– He used to perform well in school and he thought about becoming a dentist if he couldn’t become a singer. (1ST LOOK)
– He is known for his big appetite and he once finished 4 bowls of instant rice and 3 different Korean dishes in one sitting.
– He got a lot of holidays as a reward in the military because he was a good soldier. (Kapuso Exclusives )
– His motto is ‘Your thoughts become your reality’.
– Hyunsik’s ideal type is someone who is special, self aware and a woman who complements him.


– Hyunsik is the main dancer and lead vocalist in BTOB.
– In 2015, he collaborated with Eden Beatz on the song “Playground.”
– He and his father sang “Flashlight” (his father’s song) at the 2017 MBC Music Festival.
– He held his first solo concert, “Rendez-vous,” in Seoul in November 2019, and it sold out in 4 minutes.
– He acted in the drama “Monstar” along with other group members.
– He and Eunkwang appeared on “Law of the Jungle” in Mexico.
– He was featured as a producer-composer on KBS’ ‘Hyena on the Keyboard.’
– He enlisted in the military on May 11, 2020 and was discharged on November 14, 2021.
– On November 6, 2023, he along with other BTOB members left CUBE Entertainment after not renewing their contracts with the company.
– He, Peniel, Eunkwang, and Minhyuk established their own label ‘BTOB COMPANY’ in 2024.

Likes & Dislikes

– His favorite season is winter.
– He enjoys eating hot chicken carbonara.
– His favorite books include ‘The Old Man and the Sea’. (30 Questions 30 Answers)
– He likes to wear jeans and cargo pants. (세사패TV)
– He can hold his liquor well.
– His favorite color is blue. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– He likes the soul genre in music. (1ST LOOK)
– His favorite number is 3. (atStar1 Magazine)


– He is good at shooting and was considered an ace shooter in the military.
– He plays the guitar (acoustic and electric) and the piano.
– He is fluent in Korean, Mandarin, English, and Japanese.
– He knows how to scuba dive.


– He has five tattoos, including a stars/moon design on his neck, a friendship triangle on his arm, an “M” for Melody on his arm, a peeled banana on his arm, and a fish (Pisces) design with the numbers 3 and 7 (his birthday) on his arm.

Personality & Habits

– Minhyuk said Hyunsik is good at planning for meetups and taking charge of the outings.  (Marie Claire 2017)
– He has a perfectionist personality. (atStar1 Magazine)
– He seems quiet and distant to people he is not close to. (1ST LOOK)

Major Works

– His popular songs include ‘Dear Love’, ‘SWIMMING’, ‘If I Hug You’ and ‘La Mar’.

Instagram: imhyunsik
Weibo: BTOB任炫植

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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