Boy Groups

VIXX Members Profile & Facts

VIXX Members

VIXX (빅스) is a South Korean 4-member Kpop boy group under Jellyfish Entertainment. The group members consist of N, Leo, Ken, and Hyuk. They debuted on May 24, 2012, with the single album “Super Hero”.

VIXX Profile

Debut May 24, 2012
Active Years 2012–present
VIXX Members N, Leo, Ken, and Hyuk
Genre K-Pop
Status Active
Label Jellyfish Entertainment
Oldest Member N
Youngest Member Hyuk
Former Member Hongbin and Ravi
Fandom Name ST☆RLIGHT (Starlight)
Fandom Color Navy and Shining Gold

VIXX Facts:

– The group’s name, VIXX, stands for ‘Voice, Visual, Value in Excelsis.’
– All members of VIXX participated in Mnet’s survival reality show MyDOL, and their selection was determined through an elimination system based on viewer votes.
– On August 7, 2020, it was announced that Hongbin had departed from the group.
– On April 11, 2023, Jellyfish Entertainment announced the departure of Ravi from VIXX.
– VIXX LR stands as the first official sub-unit of VIXX, established under Jellyfish Entertainment. Formed in August 2015, the sub-unit consisted of vocalist Leo and rapper Ravi. Their debut took place with the release of their first mini album, “Beautiful Liar,” on August 17, 2015.
– Ravi commenced his mandatory military service on October 27, 2022, serving as a social worker after completing basic training. However, on January 12, 2023, reports emerged that he was under investigation for alleged violations of military law, specifically related to suspicions of using an illegal military exemption scheme. 

Philanthropy

– In 2012, they took on the role of Goodwill Ambassadors for The Salvation Army as part of the 2012 Salvation Army Christmas Kettle initiative. Fans selected December 14, 2012, as their designated Kettle Day, demonstrating their support for the charitable cause.
– During November 2013, VIXX, alongside Boys Republic, became ambassadors for the “Eye Camp Expedition,” a charity campaign aimed at aiding visually impaired individuals in Vietnam.
– In 2015, they played a pivotal role in helping Daehwan, a fan diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, attend the VIXX Live Fantasia – Utopia concert. Daehwan’s mother initiated a Twitter campaign, which garnered enough donations to facilitate his safe travel to and from the concert venue and provided a suitable bed for him to lie upon. 

Sports

– During the national preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympics, N announced on September 12, 2017, through his personal Instagram account, that he had been selected as a torchbearer. Subsequently, Leo also revealed his selection as a torchbearer on October 8, 2017. Leo completed his torchbearer run on January 13, 2018, while N had his turn on January 15, 2018.

Major Works

– Their most famous song include; “Error”, “Chained Up”, and “Amnesia”.

Awards

– They have won several awards including; the Disc Bonsang Award, Best Rookie Group, Hot Performance of the Year Award, Best Boy Group, Best Artist of the Year, Hottest Group of the Year, and Best Artist Award.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @RealVIXX
Facebook: RealVIXX
Instagram: @vixx_stargram

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

VIXX Members Profile

1. N

N (VIXX)
N
Stage Name N (엔)
Birth Name Cha Hak Yeon (차학연)
Position Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Center
Birthday June 30, 1990
Active Years 2012–present
Age 33 (in 2024)
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Height 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight 65 kg (143 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type A
MBTI ISTJ

N Facts:

– His fans often mention his resemblance to Boyfriend’s Jeongmin and actor Kim So Hyun.
– He is close to Ryeowook (Super Junior).
– He likes Seventeen and wants to jump together with them. He thinks their energy is cool. (High Cut)
– He likes his nicknames that arise from stages. His favorite nickname is azalea boy. (Ivy Club Magazine)
– He eats duck meat for breakfast.
– He would like to try a couple-look with his girlfriend. (Haru Hana)
– He likes long hair on girls.
– According to him, they could perform Apink’s “No No No” the best. (HallyuSG)
– His charming points are his Jazz and modern dance choreography skills, Japanese ability that Hallyu idols are required to have, and a brilliant brain that placed 1st in school. (CeCi)
– If he had a superpower, he would like to have the power of flying or time controlling.
– He would want to be a Spiderman. (Japako Magazine)
– He really likes SNSD’s Seohyun. (KCON)
– N is regarded as the “mother” of the group.
Read More Facts About N

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @CHA_NNNNN
Instagram: @achahakyeon
Youtube: achahakyeon

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

2. Leo

Leo (VIXX Members)
Leo
Stage Name Leo (레오)
Birth Name Jung Taek Woon (정택운)
Position Main Vocalist
Birthday November 10, 1990
Active Years 2012–present
Age 33 (in 2024)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Height 182 cm (5’11″)
Weight 59 kg (130 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type O
MBTI INFJ-T

Leo Facts:

– He got the most votes as someone who would pay the borrowed money. (Mnet TV)
– He listens to music, reading, and go for a walk or drive when he has no schedule. (High Cut)
– When he becomes older, maybe 30 or 40, he wants to have the memories of spending time living enthusiastically in the moment, so right now he is living fiercely. (CeCi)
– The three things he would take with him to an inhabited island are his smartphone, speaker, and his manager. (ARIRANG K-POP)
– He wouldn’t go out with any of the members if he were a girl.
– He wants to raise a dog or baby kitten and would like to name it “Leon”. (Haru Hana)
– To him, VIXX is like a shade. (Junior Magazine)
– He tends to lose his temper while playing a game. (1theK)
– If he had a superpower, he would like to have the power of flying.
– He is friends with EXO‘s Lay, Seungho (MBLAQ), and Kiseop (U-KISS).
– He is inspired by Trey Songz, Keane, and Robbie Williams. (Japako Magazine)
– He thinks it doesn’t matter who leads in a relationship.
– When he longs for a loved one, he listens to Gummy’s “Around the Alley”. (Harper’s Bazaar)
Read More Facts About Leo

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @JUNGTW_LEO ‬
Instagram: @Leo_jungtw

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

3. Ken

Ken (VIXX Members)
Ken
Stage Name Ken (켄) 
Birth Name Lee Jae Hwan (이재환)
Position Main Vocalist
Birthday April 6, 1992
Active Years 2012–present
Age 31 (in 2024)
Zodiac Sign Aries
Height 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight 65 kg (143 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type AB
MBTI ENFJ -A, ENFP

Ken Facts:

– He likes Seventeen, Twice, and Monsta X. (High Cut)
– He is best friends with BTS‘s Jin and B1A4‘s Sandeul.
– He would like to try matching sneakers with his girlfriend. (Haru Hana)
– He is the type who would lead in a relationship.
– He has a strong alcohol tolerance among the members.
– He likes ham, eggs, seasoning boiled foods, and stew for breakfast.
– If he gets two weeks of holiday, he would like to go to an amusement park. (Japako Magazine)
– He takes around 20 selfies a day. (Ivy Club Magazine)
– He worked as a part-timer at a burger joint. (KBS World TV)
– He is inspired by Chris Brown.
– If he had a superpower, he would like to have the ability to turn time.
– His family calls him “Our Puppy”. (Ivy Club Magazine)
– If he were a girl, he wouldn’t date any of his fellow members.
– He has a lot of aegyeo because his mother has a lot aegyeo as well.
– He relieves his stress by chatting with his friends and watching movies.
Read More Facts About Ken

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @jaehwany0406
Instagram: @keken_0406
YouTube: 이재환 LEE JAE HWAN

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

4. Hyuk

Hyuk (VIXX Members)
Hyuk
Stage Name Hyuk (혁)
Birth Name Han Sang Hyuk (한상혁)
Position Main Dancer, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday July 5, 1995
Active Years 2012–present
Age 28 (in 2024)
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Height 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight 62 kg (136 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type O
MBTI ISTJ-A

Hyuk Facts:

– He is close to Jimin (BTS).
– He would like to try a couple-look with his girlfriend. (Haru Hana)
– He likes long hair on girls.
– If he was to choose a color that expresses the type of music he wants to do then it would blue because it’s a color of freedom. (Ivy Club Magazine)
– He is inspired by Usher, Justine Timberlake, Bruno Mars, and R. Kelly.
– If he had a superpower, he would like to have the power of time controlling. (Japako Magazine)
– He is the type who would like to be led in a relationship.
– He would want to be Hulk.
– His charming points are his striking eye smile and profound eye shape, foundation of confidence, and being expert in wit. (CeCi)
– He eats rice for breakfast.
– If he were a girl, he mentioned he’d go out with fellow VIXX member Hongbin.
Read More Facts About Hyuk

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @HSangHyuk
Instagram: @hsh0705

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

Former Members:

5. Hongbin

Hongbin (VIXX Members)
Hongbin
Stage Name Hongbin (홍빈)
Birth Name Lee Hong Bin (홍빈)
Position Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group 
Birthday September 29, 1993
Active Years 2012–present
Age 30 (in 2024)
Zodiac Sign Libra
Height 181 cm (5’11″)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type B
MBTI N/A

Hongbin Facts:

– If he wasn’t a singer, he would have a career related to musical. (Koreanupdates)
– He likes girls with a nice voice. (KCON)
– He eats rice for breakfast and especially likes bean-paste stew.
– His bronchial tubes are weak. (Harper’s Bazaar)
– He wouldn’t like to try a couple-look with his girlfriend.
– He likes short hair on girls. (Haru Hana)
– He is the type who would lead in a relationship.
– He gets obsessed on new song, new movie or a new game. (Ivy Club Magazine)
– He is inspired by Usher.
– If he had a superpower, he would like to have the photogenic memory. (Japako Magazine)
– He would want to be a Captain America.
– His fans often mention his resemblance to SE7En.
– He is close with B1A4‘s Gongchan, and they once filmed Celebs Bromance together.
Read More Facts About Hongbin

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @RedBeans93
Instagram: @beencantstop
Youtube: 콩비니TV
Twitch.tv: @waterhyacinth_

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

6. Ravi

Ravi (VIXX Members)
Ravi
Stage Name Ravi (라비) 
Birth Name Kim Won Shik (김원식)
Position Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday February 15, 1993
Active Years 2012–present
Age 31 (in 2024)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Height 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type O
MBTI ENTJ

Ravi Facts:

– He would like to be known as a hot and much-anticipated musician. (Kpopconcerts)
– He would like to try a couple-look with his girlfriend.
– He ranked 3rd for idol producers who have written the most songs and earned the most royalties.
– He was one of the mood makers of the group alongside Ken.
– He was the idol with the 3rd highest number of copyrighted songs, with more than 130 copyrighted songs.
– He is the type who would lead in a relationship. (Haru Hana)
– He would like to work with Rihanna. (Ivy Club Magazine)
– His dream to become a rapper started when he was in 2nd year of middle school. (10ASIA)
– He is best friends with EXO‘s Kai and SHINEE‘s Taemin.
– In VIXX, he was the member who slept the most.
– He thinks his bass voice and tone show his masculinity. (The Star Magazine)
– For him, fashion is the items like hats, shoes and accessories.
– His inspiration was Chris Brown when he was growing up.
– If he gets two weeks of holiday, he would like to spend it in the countryside. (Japako Magazine)
– He is a fan of Chris Brown and BigBang‘s G-Dragon.
Read More Facts About Ravi

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @RAVI_GTCK
Instagram: @ravithecrackkidz
Weverse: Ravi

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

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