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KEY (SHINee) Profile

KEY (SHINee) Profile and Facts:

KEY (키) is a soloist and a member of SHINee under SM Entertainment. He debuted on November 6th, 2018 with the single ‘Forever Yours ft. Soyou‘.

 Fandom Name: Lockets
Official Color: Pink

Stage Name: KEY (키)
Birth Name: Kim Ki Bum (김기범)
Birthday: September 23, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Goat
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @bumkeyk

KEY Facts:
– He was born in Daegu, South Korea.
– KEY is an only child.
– His grandmother raised him since his mom was sick after Key’s birth and his father was busy with work.
– He went to Daegu Yeong Shin Middle School.
– He trained since 2005 SM National Tou Audition Casting.
– His nicknames are Almighty Key, KimKey, and Key Umma.
– He can speak both English and Japanese, but is better at speaking Japanese.
– KEY is the group’s No.1 in fashion.
– He has a love hate relationship with horror movies and horror stories.
– KEY will go to the CD shop asking where the SHINee CD’s are and if they are selling well.
– He is afraid of heights.
– KEY is confident that he can be a gourmet chef.
– He has been dreaming to become a singer since Kindergarten.
– Hobbies: rapping, dancing and water skiing.
– Good at saying honeyed words, but hearing lines like “Are you hurt? I am hurting too.” makes him burst out in laughter.
– KEY donates to charities often and tries to do volunteer work too.
– He helped design many of the costumes that SHINee members wore at concerts.
– He is in a duo band with Woohyun from INFINITE, called Toheart.
– KEY acted in the drama Drinking Solo (2016) and Lookout (2017).
– He was in the global edition of “We Got Married” where he was paired with Ari Chan.
– KEY has 2 dogs. They are called Commes Des and Garçon. They are featured a lot in Key’s social media.
– Him and Minho wrote all the rap parts for their album, “Story of Light”.
– Key made his solo debut on November 6, 2018 with the pre-release single “Forever Yours“.
– Key enlisted on March 4, 2019 and was discharged on October 7, 2020.
KEY’s ideal type: “It changes often, but lately the type I like is a mysterious woman who, after getting to know her better, is actually well-read and knowledgeable.”

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Note 2: Key revealed his height is actually 175cm, just that the company increased it to 177cm in his official profile. He also revealed he weights about 62 kg. (Key’s “Good & Great Interview” – September 18, 2023).

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