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PENTAGON (펜타곤) Kino Profile, Facts, and TMI

Kino Profile

  • Birth Name: 강형구 (Kang Hyung Goo)
  • 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’.
  • Recently, Kino made six tattoos on his arms and shoulder: 3 daisies flower and “universe” written on his inner right arm, “creative” and “florist” on each arm, “1865” on his right wrist, and another tattoo on his shoulder.
  • Kino actually had been wanting to draw tattoos on his body, but his father was initially against the idea of making tattoos. Seems like finally got his parent’s permission, so he made some tattoos.

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