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PENTAGON (펜타곤) Kino Profile, Facts, and TMI

Kino Profile

  • Birth Name: 강형구 (Kang Hyungkoo)
  • Stage Name: Kino
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1998.01.27
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Ox
  • Height: 177 cm (5’8”)
  • Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Personal Social Media: Soundcloud

Kino Facts & TMI

  • Kino was born and grew up in Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and a younger sister (Kang Minju, born 2003).
  • He is a Catholic, his baptismal name is St. John.
  • He is the sub vocalist and main dancer of PENTAGON.
  • He graduated from Hanlim Arts School (Department of Practical Dance).
  • Kino is also involved in producing songs for PENTAGON.
  • He is also a member of a music crew called M.O.L.A, alongside WOODZ (Cho Seungyoun), producer Nathan, guitarist Hoho, Jamie, and Vernon of SEVENTEEN.
  • Kino releases his self-made songs regularly on Soundcloud.
  • He has enormous love for PENTAGON’s fans UNIVERSE.
  • Before becoming a trainee, he was a member of a teenage dance crew called Urban Boyz alongside A.C.E’s Kim Byeongkwan and ONEUS’ RAVN.
  • Although he is a vocalist, he has decent rap skill. His rap name is Hyunggu.
  • The stage name Kino comes from Kang Hyunggu’s K and Korea’s K + Innovation’s Ino (K + Ino = Kino).
  • It is said he has ligament problems.
  • He is close with AB6IX’s Jeon Woong, GOT7’s Yugyeom, ONF’s Yoojung, ASTRO’s Moonbin and Cha Eunwoo.
  • Kino used to ride the same bus with Yugyeom, Jeon Woong, and Cha Eunwoo when he went to school.
  • Kino’s clothing measurement: bottom 28~30; shoe: 270 mm.
  • He also participates in creating choreography for the group.
  • He is especially close with SEVENTEEN’s Vernon.
  • He has a calm and serious personality that makes him look somehow mature (compared to his hyungs).
  • Because of his serious manners, he often gets teased as maknae on top or “no fun” member.
  • With leader Hui’s absence, Kino becomes the temporary leader for the group.
  • His favorite color is purple.
  • Although he is in charge of being the sub-vocalist, Kino has remarkable vocal skills.
  • He is raising a cat named Siru.
  • Kino hosted a VLive radio show called ‘Kino’s Ki-sing Booth’ in 2020 for about 6 months.
  • He has moles under his eye and under his lips.
  • His hobby is reading and drawing.
  • Kino made a daisy drawing as a birthday present for Hui, the drawing then used as the digital cover for PENTAGON’s ‘WE:TH’ mini-album.
  • Kino is a perfectionist.
  • He laughs easily.
  • According to Hui, Kino is the PENTAGON member who cried most often.
  • He really loves flowers, he said that if he didn’t become an idol, he would have been a florist.
  • His nicknames are Kang Kino, Kkino, UniPrince, CaptainKi, Maknae on Top, Tiny Kku, etc.
  • Kino made several cameo appearances in jtbc’s dramas ‘Hello, My Twenties! 2’ and ‘Twenty Twenty’.

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