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MONSTA X Kihyun Profile, Facts, and TMI

Kihyun Profile

  • Birth Name: 유기현 (Yu Kihyun)
  • Stage Name: Kihyun
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1993.11.22
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
  • Height: 174.8 cm (5’7”)
  • Weight: 62 kg (136.6 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Personal Social Media: N/A

Kihyun Facts & TMI

  • Kihyun was born and grew up in Goyang City
  • His family consists of mother, father, and an older brother (born 1991).
  • He is a Christian.
  • Kihyun is part of Munhwa Ryu’s clan.
  • He is the main vocalist of MONSTA X.
  • Before his debut, he released a song called ‘The Stinging Woman’ with main rapper Joohoney.
  • He has great ability and stable live singing.
  • Even within the group, Kihyun is known as a member who cares a lot about fans and always impresses fans with trivial actions.
  • He has always liked singing since elementary school, but quit after his brother stopped doing music. But he felt joy while singing with his friend at a high school music festival, making him re-developing his dream to be a singer.
  • He went to audition after his vocal trainer persuaded him to go to one.
  • After a persistent persuasion from a Starship employee, he joined the agency as the main vocalist. At the same time, he also got accepted at Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Art.
  • He worked part-time at a noodle restaurant prior to his debut.
  • Fans think that Kihyun resembles a hamster.
  • He has an Indian dimple on his left cheek.
  • He is a homebody (same with Minhyuk).
  • Kihyun’s MBTI personality type is ESFP but recently changed to ENFP.
  • His favorite food is fried chicken.
  • He stated that his role model is Michael Jackson.
  • He likes animals, especially puppies, even Joohoney’s puppy listens to Kihyun better.
  • He doesn’t really like strong-scented food such as seafood (although he eats sushi).
  • Among his celebrity friends are ex-member Wonho, solo singer The name, K.Will, BTS’ Suga, SEVENTEEN members (especially Mingyu), Wanna One/ Hotshot’s Ha Sungwoon, B1A4’s Sandeul, Super Junior’s Ryeowook, Jung Sewoon, Yoo Seungwoo, N.Flying Kim Jaehyun, GOT7’s Yugyeom, and DAY6’s Dowoon.
  • His actual family name was Ryu, but his parents registered him as Yoo Kihyun.
  • He has bad eyesight (-5 and -4).
  • He is good at fanservice.
  • He said in a magazine interview that he wanted to guest on Running Man.
  • He majored in liberal arts when he was in high school.
  • He often has a chatting session with fans.
  • In 2019, he was injured during MONSTA X’s WE ARE HERE world tour in the US.
  • He said that he doesn’t want to dye his hair pink ever again.
  • He sang many OSTs for dramas such as ‘She Was Pretty’, ‘Suspicious Partner’ and ‘What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim’.
  • Kihyun can play the piano and guitar.
  • His hobbies are photography, cooking, and watching movies.
  • His nicknames are Kyun, Gwihyonie, Hamjji (also means hamster), Yoo Chicken, The NinetyThree(s) (with Minhyuk), K-Pop God, Yoo Choco, etc.

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