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Kihyun (MONSTA X) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Kihyun

Kihyun (기현) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group MONSTA X under Starship Entertainment. He debuted solo on March 15, 2022, with the single album “VOYAGER”.

Kihyun (MONSTA X) Profile

Stage NameKihyun (기현)
Birth NameYoo Ki Hyun (유기현)
OccupationSinger, songwriter
BirthdayNovember 22, 1993
Active Years2015–present
Age30 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio/Sagittarius cusp
Height174.8 cm (5’9″)
Weight62 kg (137 lbs)
NationalityKorean 
Blood Type B
MBTIENFP
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Kihyun (MONSTA X) Facts:

Early Life

– Minhyuk went to Goyang Shinil Elementary School.
– He was in Shinil Middle School.
– He attended Angok High School.
– He graduated from Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts in the Department of Broadcasting Entertainment and K-POP Major.
– He went to Kyung Hee Cyber ​​University in the Department of Culture and Arts Management.

Personal Life

– Kihyun’s Chinese zodiac sign is Water Rooster.
– He can also speak basic English.
– He has an older brother born in 1991, who lives in Japan.
– Some of his hobbies are dancing, cameras, watching movies, playing guitar and piano, and hanging out with the group members.
– He wants to release a duet with Hyungwon.
– He owns a pet Dog named Bongsuk.
– He is currently in the military for his service and will be discharged on February 21st, 2025.
– He has a few nicknames including Kyeon, Gwihyoni, Hamchi, Yujjokko, Kiki, and Yoo Sangeo.
– He often helps to compose songs for MONSTA X.
– He can speak basic Mandarin.
– He used to share a room with Joohoney, I.M, and Minhyuk in the group’s old dorm.
– He has trouble doing aegyo.
– One of his charms is having dimples which are cute.
– Minhyuk likes hearing fans “You were cool on stage”.
– His ideal type is a girl who seems like a baby and has a lot of aegyo.
– He wants to be a president for a day for some change.
– He considers himself very attractive along with Shownu.
– He was voted by all the MONSTA X members as the guy who acts like a maknae.
– He wants to sing MONBEBE some lullabies.
– The best first impression he got was from Shownu.
– He once said that Wonho (a former member) knew Kihyun better because both of them stayed together at home a lot.
– His first big career moment was being MONSTA X. (MTV News)
– He bought a CD of SG Wannabe’s 1st album for his first piece of music that he bought for himself. (BILLBOARD)
– The first-ever concert he went to was a concert of Kwill Hyung, a singer from the same agency as MONSTA X.
– His dream job when he was little was President, scientist, pastor, etc.
– He likes to try doing things all together with a gospel kind of sound. (CONSEQUENCE)
– According to him the Monsta X method of communicating through disagreements, with volatility when required, is peculiar to them. (ROLLING STONE)
– He believes that as a main vocalist, he has to be strong in all areas. (REFINERY)
– He likes showing different colors through every album along with his group. (TEENVOGUE)
– His personality is expressed in numerous words and is very complex, like a chameleon.
– Michael Jackson is his role model.

Career

– Minhyuk is the Main Vocalist of MONSTA X.
– He collaborated with Sistar’s Soyou and Giri Boy releasing “Pillow”.
– He has sung a lot of OSTs for famous K-Dramas like, She Was Pretty, Shopping King Louie, Replay, Suspicious Partner, After School Lessons for Unripe Apples, etc.
– He made appearances in MVs of Yoo Seungwoos “You’re Beautiful Feat. Louie of Geeks” and “Whatever Feat. Crucial Star”.
– He has been an MC for Show Champion, M Countdown, and Popular Music.

Appearances

– Minhyuk has appeared in radio shows like Super Junior’s Kiss the Radio, kpop Planet, Lee Hongki ‘s Kiss the Radio, Minhyuk’s Vogue Show, DAY6 ‘s Kiss the Radio, 2 o’clock escape cult show, Jukjae’s Night Studio, Late Night Idol Season 2, IDOL RADIO, GOT7 Youngjae’s Friend, etc.
– He also has been on TV Shows like MBC King of Mask Singer, CEOs Next Door at MBC, KBS 1 to 100, K STAR Shikshin Road, the Public Talk Show Hello, and many more.

Advertisements & Performances

– Minhyuk has performed at KPOP LAND 2022 in Jakarta, KCON 2022 JAPAN, and PEAK FESTIVAL 2023.
– He advertised for HEALIVE, RNDM SEASON, Afteryou, and WAUG.

Likes & Dislikes

– He enjoys composing songs.
– Blue is his preferred color.
– He loves dogs.
– He likes playing with cats.
– Michael Jackson’s “Love Never Felt So Good” is his favorite song.

Food Preferences

– He hates cranberries.
– He likes chicken.
– He loves tteokbokki.
– He enjoys fried tofu and udon.
– He prefers salt instead of sugar.
– He hates raisins.

Major Works

– Kihyun’s major works include Voyager, Love Virus, Rain, Full Moon, and Youth.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: yookihhh

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

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