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Kang Daniel (Kang Euigeon)

Kang Daniel (Kang Euigeon) Profile, Facts, and TMI

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Source: KONNECT Entertainment

Kang Daniel (Kang Euigeon) Profile

  • Birth Name: 강의건 (Kang Euigeon)
  • Stage Name: 강다니엘 (Kang Daniel)
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1996.12.10
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Height: 181 cm
  • Weight: 67 kg
  • Blood Type: A
  • Agency: KONNECT Entertainment
  • Associated Acts: Wanna One
  • Social Media: Instagram, Twitter, vlive, TikTok, Weibo

Kang Daniel (Kang Euigeon) Facts & TMI

  • Kang Daniel was born in Busan, South Korea, as Kang Euigeon
  • He is the only child in his family
  • He was raised by his mother only
  • Since his birth-name is difficult to pronounce, he changed his name to Kang Daniel
  • Kang Daniel attended to Kyung Hee Cyber University majoring in Applied Music
  • He looks after 4 cats: Rooney, Peter, Wori, and Zhang Ah
  • Kang Daniel is the winner of Produce 101 Season 2
  • He debuted with Wanna One as the center under YMC Entertainment
  • He becomes vocalist, rapper, and dancer for Wanna One
  • However, this group project ended in January 2019
  • Following the end of Wanna One activity, he moved to LM Entertainment on January 31, 2019
  • On June 10, 2019 he established his own agency, KONNECT Entertainment as the CEO
  • He held his first fan meeting tour in 6 cities: Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Taipei, Manila, and Seoul
  • Kang Daniel is one of the highest-earning male solo acts in K-pop
  • He’s got a nickname “Nation’s Center”
  • According to Guinnes World Record, his Instagram account broke the record for the fastest time to reach 1 million followers
  • He is the first Korean male celebrity who becomes Givenchy Beauty brand ambassador
  • He collaborated with other luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Chanel, Fendi, Valentino, and Calvin Klein
  • His MBTI is ENFJ
  • He is into dancing, skateboarding, and gaming
  • His fandom name is Danity
  • “I Love You Danity” becomes his favorite lines
  • His ideal type of woman is actress Lee Da Hee or older women
  • He is scared of insects
  • He likes Marvel movies
  • His favorite movies are Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained
  • He is fan of actor Keanu Reeves
  • Daniel doesn’t really like raisins
  • Since he comes from Busan, he speaks Busan dialect (Satoori)
  • He is close to B.A.P’s Daehyun who attended to the same dance academy in Busan
  • His role models in music are boy group Seventeen, BTS, and EXO
  • He is allergic to some sea foods such as shrimp, lobster, and so on
  • The only seafood he can tolerate is squid
  • Daniel and Twice‘s Jihyo were in a relationship within 2019 to 2020
  • However, they announced that they broke up on November 10, 2020
  • His makes his acting debut as the leading role in drama Rookie Cops (2020)
  • According to It’s Dangerous Beyond The Blankets TV show, he has narcolepsy as he could fall asleep while taking a shower
  • He likes watching football and his favorite football player is Wayne Rooney
  • As a gamer, he is really into League of Legends
  • His favorite cartoon character is Patrick Star from SpongeBob SquarePants

TV Series

Rookie Cops‘ as Wi Seung Hyun (Disney+/ 2022)


“Yellow” – 3rd Mini Album (Sony Music/ 2021)
“Magenta” – 2nd Mini Album (Sony Music/ 2020)
“Cyan” (Sony Music/ 2020)
“Color on Me” – EP (Sony Music/ 2019)

TV Show

‘It’s Dangerous Beyond The Blankets’ as cast member (MBC/ 2018)
‘Master Key’ as member (SBS/ 2018)

Awards & Nominations

2021 Asia Artist Awards

  • Best Musician Award

2021 Asian Pop Music Awards

  • Top 20 Songs of the Year for “Antidote” (Overseas)

2021 Forbes Korea K-Pop Awards

  • Best K-Pop Idols Who Shined in 2021 (Male)

30th Seoul Music Awards – 2021

  • Main Award (Bonsang) for “Magenta”

2020 APAN Music Awards

  • Best Performance
  • Best Male Solo (Global)
  • APAN Top 10 Bonsang
  • Best Male Solo (Korea)
  • KT Seezn Star Award

2020 Asia Artist Awards

  • Best Musician Award
  • Asia Celebrity Award

2019 Asia Artist Awards

  • Potential Award (Singer)
  • Best Emotive Award (Singer)
  • Star15 Popularity Award

2019 Melon Music Awards

  • Best Music Video for “What Are You Up To”

2018 MBC Entertainment Awards

  • Rookie Award in Variety (“It’s Dangerous Beyond the Blankets”)

2017 SBS Entertainment Awards

  • Rookie Award in Variety (“Master Key”)

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