Jonghyun (SHINee) Member Profile
Stage Name: Jonghyun (종현)
Birth Name: Kim Jong Hyun (김종현)
Position: Main Vocalist
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Birthday: April 8, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 173 cm (5’9″)
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has an older sister named Kim Song Dam.
– Education: Seoul Music Institute, Chungwoon University, Myonggi University
– He trained since 2005 S.M. Casting System<
– His nicknames are Bling Bling Jonghyun, Dino, and Puppy.
– During middle school, he was part of a band and performed in many events. He played the bass.
– Is plays well the guitar, bass, and piano.
– He is the one that wakes up the earliest in the dorm.
– Shortest in the whole group.
– Is not scared of the camera at all.
– He ate a paper clip once
– He often flirts with Key, and Key flirts back. (Lol, Jongkey)
– He is considered the member with the best body.
– He sleeps with his eyes open sometimes.
– He enjoys eating spicy food.
– During A.Mi.Go promotions he fell in the bathroom and gained a scar above his left eyelid.
– Whenever he gets a phone call he picks up within two seconds.
– Jonghyun can imitate a goat.
– He once said “If I meet an alien, I will definitely be scared at first. But after I get to know it, I will think of a way to send it back home.”
– He prefers baby girls as opposed to baby boys.
– Jonghyun hugged everyone in his music class at least once. (So pure)
– He threatened to eat all of Taemin’s ice cream once if he didn’t get out of bed, a method from Onew.
– He sings very loudly in the shower according to the other members.
– He is very bad with directions and gets lost easily. Once he told a taxi driver the way to his old place, and being too embarrassed to correct himself, ended up taking another taxi home.
– He has a habit of getting lost in deep thoughts while listening to music.
– He is quite the romantic.
– He enjoys horror films and thrillers, one of his favorite movies is “Phone Booth.”
– He is against instant foods.
– Besides Key, Jonghyun is the easiest to make cry.
– Jonghyun likes the winter better than the heat.
– His mother is the director of a kindergarten.
– He is the type of person who prepares things before having fun.
– He wakes up the earliest out of all the members.
– He can imitate Michael Jackson.
– He loves meat.
– He is ambidextrous.
– He is the laziest member according to Minho
– He had an ankle injury due to being mobbed by fans and eventually had to get surgery.
– Will tend to talk at a really fast speed when he gets nervous, but because he talks a lot usually, nobody ever notices that habit of his.
– His hobbies are watching movies, dancing, writing lyrics and playing the piano.
– Jonghyun wrote Obsession, and Juliette (which brought SHINee trophies on music shows).
– On January 12, 2015, he had his solo debut with his first mini album, Base.
– In August 2015, Jonghyun held his first solo concert “The Story by Jonghyun”.
– He release first solo album BASE with title song Crazy, followed by Story OP.1, She Is and Story OP.2, had held first solo concert The Agit and soon with The Letter.
– Jonghyun is the most sensitive among them. He cries easily.
– Key started calling Jonghyun “Jjong” a long time ago, and now a lot of fans call him that too.
– Jonghyun was in a SM unit called “The Ballad” with other SM singers like ChangMin (TVXQ), YeSung (Super Junior), Zhang LiYin (Solo singer), TaeYeon (SNSD), Zhou Mi (Super Junior), Krystal (f(x)), Chen (EXO).
– Jonghyun was close friends with Taeyeon (SNSD), Amber f(x) and Yeri (Red Velvet).
– He is one of the Kpop idols with the most songs copyrighted under his name.
– He has written many songs, but outside of SM he has written: “Gloomy Clock” by IU; “Red Candle” by Son Dambi; “No More” by Lim Kim; “Breathe” by Lee Hi;
– Jonghyun was also the host of a popular radio show called “JongHyun’s Blue Night” He left the show March 9 2017 due to his commitment as a SHINee member and singer/producer.
– Jonghyun wrote a book titled Diphylleia grayi.
– Jonghyun was ranked 27 for The Most Handsome Faces of 2017.
– There is a game named after him, called “Jonghyun’s Game” (it’s famous on the variety show “Ask Us Anything”).
– His official color is blue and his fans are called “blingers” because of his title “Bling Bling Jonghyun”.
– Jonghyun dated actress Shin Se-kyung (2010-2011).
– Jonghyun passed away on December 18, 2017. Jonghyun died from carbon monoxide poisoning and the police concluded that it was suicide.
– Jonghyun’ s ideal type: “I like a cute girl with lots of charm. I like girls that show their cute side and flirt a lot.”
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