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Rocky

ASTRO Rocky Profile, Facts, and TMI

Rocky Profile

  • Birth Name: 박민혁 (Park Minhyuk)
  • Stage Name: Rocky
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1999.02.25
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
  • Height: 178 cm (5’97”)
  • Weight: 65 kg (143.3 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Weibo, Soundcloud

Rocky Facts & TMI

  • Rocky was born in Jinju City, Gyeongsang-do.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and a younger brother (born 2003).
  • He is the main dancer and lead rapper of ASTRO.
  • He uses the stage name Rocky because he is reliable and trustworthy like a rock.
  • He graduated from Hanlim Arts School (Practical Music Department).
  • Since he was 5 years old, her mom enrolled him in a dance academy where he learned jazz, ballet, and tap dance.
  • He has always wanted to be a singer since he was young, and his mom has always been supportive of his dream to be a singer.
  • He has stood on stage since he was 7 years old.
  • When he was in elementary school, he acted in a musical and met someone who would later introduce him to Fantagio’s staff.
  • He joined Fantagio in June 2010 (he was in the 5th grade of elementary school). 
  • He was a taekwondo athlete from the first grade of elementary school until the first grade of middle school.
  • He can play the piano.
  • Rocky took part in lyrics writing and rap making in every ASTRO’s album.
  • He would sometimes be nicknamed ASTRO’s all-rounder thanks to his comprehensive skills from dancing to composing songs.
  • Rocky is an acknowledged dancer. He was mentioned by professional choreographer Kwon Jaeseung as one of the most prominent dancers among K-Pop idols.
  • Rocky participated in choreography making for ASTRO as well as labelmates 5urprise, WekiMeki, and Hello Venus.
  • He is one of the top 100 most copyrighted K-Pop idols (he ranked 60 as of October 2020).
  • Rocky’s mother had a conception dream of an arrow flying so far that it was almost invisible when he was pregnant with Rocky.
  • When MJ joined the agency, he thought that Rocky is older than him.
  • Rocky, Moon Bin, and Chani (now SF9 member) were all at Sidus (currently iHQ) and joined Fantagio when Na Byungjoon, the manager of Sidus founded the agency.
  • He was a classmate with Red Velvet’s Yeri in Hanlim Art School.
  • During the early days of his debut, he created a buzz for looking like SHINee’s Jonghyun.
  • He can learn choreography in 5 minutes.
  • According to the members, Rocky was able to learn more than 10 choreography during the weekly test when he was a trainee.
  • He has bad eyesight (his eyesight is 0.3).
  • He is working hard in learning Japanese and he said that he wanted to act in Japanese dramas or movies.
  • Rocky has a quiet personality.
  • His English name is Phillip.
  • There are three rings that he wears often, a family ring with the initials of his family name, a ring Sanha gave as a birthday gift, and an Aroha ring.
  • He composed, arranged, wrote the lyrics, and made the choreography for the song ‘No, I don’t’.
  • He wore braces when he was in high school.
  • Rocky is best friends with SF9’s Chani.
  • He gave nicknames for the members: Moonbin the Sleepy Cat, Yoon Sanha the Camel, MJ the Barn Swallow, JinJin the Bulldog, Cha Eunwoo the Handsome Unicorn.
  • His family is raising a pomeranian puppy named Park Omanwon (omanwon means “fifty thousand won”).
  • He prefers rice over burgers or pizza.
  • According to ASTRO members, he has very sturdy thighs.
  • Rocky has very flexible and long legs.
  • His favorite “things” are family and his Aroha.
  • He can’t eat cucumber.
  • His hobbies are listening to music and watching videos.
  • His motto is “Keen on learning “.
  • Rocky mentioned ‘Law of the Jungle’ as a variety show he wants to appear on.
  • He shared that he always checks fan letters in ASTRO’s fancafe before going to sleep.
  • He enjoys using face masks.
  • He doesn’t ticklish easily.
  • His ideal type is a cute and nice girl. He also thinks people who work hard are cool, and he likes people who are considerate and polite.
  • He enjoys going to saunas (jjimjilbang).
  • He is a fan of Bruno Mars and Usher.
  • He doesn’t like playing pc or mobile games.
  • He said that if he were to be born again, he still wants to be a singer.
  • His favorite season is fall.
  • He explained his attractive points are dance, singing, rap, appearance, personality, and everything.
  • He said that he wants to shoot CF for a coffee product.
  • His favorite Avengers character is Spiderman.
  • He mentioned his father as his role model.
  • The subject he hated the most when he was in school was physical education, while his favorite subject was math.
  • He likes both dogs and cats.
  • He joined the school knitting club when he was younger.
  • He often does skinship to his members.
  • He mentioned ‘Goblin’ as his favorite drama ever.
  • He thinks that he will still be singing, dancing, rapping, and composing in the next 10 years.
  • Aside from SF9’s Chani, he is close to SEVENTEEN’s Seungkwan, Dino, The8, Hoshi; Former Fantagio actress Kim Saeron; Akdong Musician’s Suhyun; ‘Under19’ contestant Wumuti; and MONSTA X’s Minhyuk.
  • His nicknames are Rock, Stone, Rock-like Thigh, Rocky Swag, PapaRocky (Paparazzi + Rocky), RockD (Rocky + DJ), Park Handsome, GodMinhyuk, Minyukie, Park Rocky, Wolf Boy, Dance Fool, Dance Prodigy, Master of Choreography, Park Phillip, etc.

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