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Kim Min Kyu (Kim Minkyu)

Actor Kim Min Kyu (Kim Minkyu) Profile, Facts, and TMI

Kpop Idol turned Actor Kim Min Kyu profile facts drama TMI

Kim Min Kyu Profile

  • Birth Name: 김민규 (Kim Min Kyu)
  • Stage Name: Kim Min Kyu
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 2001.03.12
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Chinese Zodiac: Snake
  • Height: 185 cm (6’06″)
  • Weight: 62 kg (136.6 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Agency: Jellyfish Entertainment
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Fancafe, Twitter

Kim Min Kyu Facts & TMI

  • Kim Min Kyu was born in Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do, but grew up in Ulsan.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and a younger sister (born 2003).
  • He is a Christian.
  • He graduated from Yeongdong High School.
  • Kim Min Kyu first became known after participating in Mnet’s idol survival program ‘Produce X 101’.
  • Kim Min Kyu finished 12th in the final round and failed to make it to the debuting team.
  • He co-hosted music program MTV The Show with The Boyz’ Juyeon and EVERGLOW’s Sihyun from February 2020 to February 2021.
  • He is now active as an actor.
  • Kim Min Kyu debuted as an actor through the web drama ‘Pop Out Boy’ in June 2020.
  • He made a TV drama debut in 2021 through the drama ‘Idol: The Coup‘, playing the lead role of Seo Ji Han.
  • During his participation in ‘Produce X 101’, he voted 1st as the most handsome contestant.
  • He has a very small face.
  • He has polite and outgoing personality.
  • As seen from ‘Produce X 101’ ghost hidden camera, he doesn’t get scared easily.
  • There is a mole under his right eye. He also shared that there are about three moles on his right shoulder.
  • His favorite school subject was history, and his childhood dream was to be a historian.
  • Min Kyu was a member of the school band when he was in middle and high school. He was the drummer of the band.
  • He said that his tall height resembles his mother.
  • He topped Naver search rank after the first episode of ‘Produce X 101’ was aired.
  • Originally, he was an actor trainee. He applied for the theater department when he was in Munhyeon High School, attended an acting academy, and passed Jellyfish Entertainment through an audition in his second year of high school.
  • When he was in Munhyeon High School, he was a liberal arts major.
  • To focus on his acting career, he didn’t take the college entrance exam in 2020.
  • Although he is close to almost all trainees from ‘Produce X 101’, he is especially close to Lee Jin Hyuk, Lee Se Jin, and Choi Byungchan. The four also shot a travel reality show in 2021.
  • Her fans are called Mumindan.
  • He mentioned that he wanted to apply to the business administration department of Chung-Ang University.
  • He is not a picky eater. However, it is said he accidentally swallowed fish bones when he was young, so he can’t really eat seafood now.
  • Kim Min Kyu wore braces during the early broadcast of ‘Produce X 101’.
  • He is ‘The Simpsons’ otaku, his favorite character in the series is Homer.
  • He mentioned Paul Kim’s ‘Me After You’ as his favorite song to sing in karaoke.
  • He shared that he has a scar on the left part of his forehead.
  • He passed 1 million Instagram followers on January 12, 2020.
  • Being an avid fan of ‘Power Ranger’, he said that his childhood dream was to be a Power Ranger.
  • He became a table tennis athlete for 3 years during his elementary school days.
  • Throughout his school days, he was active in 6 different extracurricular clubs including band, table tennis, theater, and broadcasting.
  • He said he wanted to go back to sixth grade and learn how to dance if he could go back to the past on a time machine. He was flexible when he was young, but now he thinks he is stiff.
  • Kim Min Kyu learned a lot of instruments such as piano, violin, drum, and guitar when he was young.
  • He grabbed money and pencil at his first birthday ceremony (doljabi).
  • It is said that he was a quiet student at school.
  • He attained his driving license in 2021.
  • Kim Min Kyu’s MBTI personality is ESTJ.
  • His favorite selfie app is Snow.
  • His favorite movie genre is action and romance. He also mentioned ‘Avengers Endgame’ as his favorite movie.
  • He enjoys mint-choco-flavored ice cream.
  • His favorite music genre is ballad, especially Paul Kim’s songs.
  • He loves spicy foods.
  • His favorite season is autumn.
  • His favorite food is Korean food, dumpling, and beef.
  • His favorite color is pink and black.
  • He prefers puppies to cats.
  • One of the dramas he enjoyed watching is Itaewon Class.
  • He became the model for cosmetic brand Banillaco from 2019 to 2020.
  • Kim Min Kyu held fan meeting tours in South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, and Japan.
  • His show size is 280 mm.
  • Korean fans nicknamed him Minggyu, Minggoo, Kim Mandyu, and Pinkie Princess.

TV Series

Backstreet Rookie‘ as Music show host (SBS/ 2020/ Special appearance)
‘Lonely Enough To Love’ as Celeb (MBC Every1/ 2020/ Special appearance)
Idol: The Coup‘ as Seo Ji Han (JTBC/ 2020)

Web Series

‘Pop Out Boy’ as Cheon Nam Wook (Playlist/ 2020)

Variety Show

‘Produce X 101’ (Mnet/ 2019/ Contestant)
‘On the Quiz’ (KBS Youtube/ 2019/ Guest, episode 4)
‘Pink Festa’ (MBC M/ 2019 & 2021/ MC, episode 1~2)
‘Like It’ (Seezn/ 2020 & 2021/ Cast member)
‘MMTG’ (MMTG Youtube/ 2020/ Guest, episode 129)
‘The Show’ (SBS MTV/ 2020~2021/ MC, episode 214 to 250)

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