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KNK Members Profile

KNK Members Profile and Facts:
KNK Kpop boy group
KNK (크나큰) currently consists of 4 members: Jihun, Dongwon, Inseong and Hyunjong. The group debuted on February 29, 2016 (when they held their debut showcase), under YNB Entertainment. On September 10, 2018 it was announced that KNK and YNB Entertainment have terminated their contract and that the members plan on continuing as a group together, except for Youjin who left the group. Starting January 2, 2019, they are under 220 Entertainment. On September 30th, 2021, after discussions with the company, it was announced that Seoham left the group. On January 13th, 2022, Heejun left the group following his contract’s expiration.

KNK Official Fandom Name: Tinkerbell
KNK Official Fandom Colors: Pantone 176 U, Pantone 183 U, & Pantone 192 U

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Official SNS Accounts:
Twitter: @KNKOfficial220 / (Japan) @KNKOfficialJP / @KNK_STAFF
Instagram: @knk_official_knk
YouTube: 크나큰 KNK
Facebook: knkofficial.ynb
Fan Cafe: officialknk

KNK Members Profiles:
Jihun

Stage Name: Jihun (지훈) / HVLF (하프)
Birth Name: Kim Jihun (김지훈)
Position: Leader, Main Dancer, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: February 20th, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 187 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 73 kg (160 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @hvlf__00

Jihun facts:
– He has an older sister.
– His nicknames are Maskman and Kimchi.
– He is a former Nega Network trainee.
– Jihun appeared with Youjin and Seungjun in Bestie‘s “Zzang Christmas” MV.
– He can only watch zombie movies. If he watches any other type of movie he falls asleep.
– His favorite food is Samgyeopsal (pork belly meat)
– His favorite drink is Coffee.
– His favorite genres of music are R&B, HipHop and Ballads.
– His favorite artists are Jason Derulo and Chris Brown.
– His hobbies are watching dance videos, shopping and playing soccer.
– His habit is touching his nose.
– His shoe size is 27 cm.
– In his free time he wants to go to a cafe with good atmosphere.
– He participated in YG Entertainment’s idol survival show ‘MIXNINE‘, but didn’t pass the audition round.
– He made a cameo appearance in drama “20th Century Boy and Girl” as part of boy band Boys Be Ambitious alongside Seoham, Inseong, Heejun, and Youjin.
– On March 2, 2023, Jihun enlisted in the military. On December 1, 2024, he will be discharged.
– Jihun’s ideal type:Someone who I keep getting pulled towards.”
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Dongwon

Stage Name: Dongwon (동원)
Birth Name: Lee Dong Won (이동원)
Position: Rapper
Birthday: January 1st, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram:
@2_dongwon_

Dongwon Facts:
– He was born in Daegu, South Korea.
– He only has one sibling, an older brother (born in 1991).
– When Dongwon talks to his family he speaks with satoori.
– He is called by his nickname, Donggu, much more than his actual name.
– On December 19, 2018, KNK’s leader announced that Lee Dong Won will join KNK, starting with their future comeback.
– Dongwon joined KNK on December 19th, 2018.
– His first comeback as a member of KNK was “Lonely Night”.
– He is the oldest member in the group.
– Before joining KNK, he was already close friends with 4 of the members.
– The other KNK members asked for Dongwon to be added to the group.
– Before Dongwon became an idol he was active as a model.
– Dongwon used to be a trainee at FNC Entertainment.
– His hobby is fishing. He is so serious about it, that he will stay until he catches a fish.
– Dongwon got Inseong into fishing.
– He is unable to watch horror movies.
– Dongwon has quite a loud voice and laugh.
– He has been friends with Heejun for nearly 13 years (as of 2023).
– His favorite KNK song is “Sun, Moon, Star”.
– He starred in the BL drama ‘Happy Merry Ending‘ as Lee Seung Jun.
– Dongwon’s Ideal Type: Someone who’s kinda clueless with love.

Inseong

Stage Name: Inseong (인성)
Birth Name: Jeong Inseong (정인성)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: July 1st, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 71 kg (156 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @in_ddoni

Inseong facts:
– He has an older sister.
– Inseong has a positive personality.
– His nicknames are: Jungsung, Rana.
– He is a former Big Hit Entertainment trainee with Seungjun. Inseong  then moved to FNC Entertainment.
– In 2013, he appeared with Heejun on the reality show Cheongdam-dong 111.
– In 2016, Inseong appeared in ‘Let’s Go! Dream Team Season 2‘.
– He appeared with Seungjun in Bestie’s “Excuse Me” MV.
– His favorite artists are Forty, Xia Junsu, Kim Beom Soo, and Na Yoon Kwon.
– His favorite food is anything except for ginger.
– Inseong has a habit of licking his lips.
– He likes tall and cute girls, with tanned skin.
– His favorite genres of music are HipHop, Ballads and Jazz.
– His shoe size is 27 cm.
– Inseong likes makeup. (Interview with Edward Avila)
– Things he really wants to do are skydiving and having a lot of delicious food.
– Inseong participated in YG Entertainment’s idol survival show ‘MIXNINE‘, but left MIXNINE for KNK’s Japanese schedules. (Rank 26)
– He made a cameo appearance in drama ‘20th Century Boy and Girl‘ as part of boy band Boys Be Ambitious alongside Seoham, Jihun, Heejun, and Youjin.
– Inseong was the lead actor in the musical “All Eyes On Me“.
– He enlisted in the military on February 8th, 2022. He was discharged on August 7th, 2023.
– Inseong’s Ideal Type: Someone who is tall and cute, with tanned skin. Someone who has a kind heart.
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Hyunjong

Stage Name: Hyunjong (현종)
Birth Name: Kim Hyunjong (김현종)
Postion: Maknae
Birthday: September 5th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @kimhyunzzong

Hyunjong Facts:
– He was revealed as a new member of KNK on December 4, 2023.
– He is a former member of ROMEO, under the stage name Hyunkyung.
– His nickname is jonggi.
– Hyunjong was a participant on MIXNINE. (He ranked 17th)
– Education: HanLim Multi Art School
– He dreamed of becoming a singer watching Rain on TV.
– His role model is HIGHLIGHT’s Doojoon.
– He is a former Fantagio trainee, he only trained for two weeks.
– He enjoys sports & says he relieves stress through exercising, such as push-ups or sit-ups.
– His hobbies are playing badminton, soccer, reading, and jokgu.
Hyunjong’s ideal type:Someone who will only look at me; Someone who will only love me”.

Former Members:
Youjin
Youjin KNK 2017
Stage Name: Youjin (유진)
Birth Name: Kim Youjin (김유진)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: February 10th, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 72 kg (158 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean

Youjin Facts:
– He has three younger brothers.
– He has a stubborn personality.
– His nicknames are Chopsticks and Peppero.
– He is a former TS Entertainment trainee and trained with the members of B.A.P.
– Youjin appeared in Bestie‘s “Zzang Christmas” MV alongside band mates Jihun and Seungjun.
– He has the habit shaking his leg.
– Youjin’s favorite food are steak, pizza and hamburgers.
– Food he doesn’t like are oysters (he’s also allergic to them), egg plant and lotus.
– Youjin’s favorite drinks are Coke and Barley tea.
– His hobbies are listening to music and playing games.
– Youjin’s favorite genres of music are R&B and HipHop.
– His favorite movie is ‘Avatar‘.
– Youjin’s favorite sport is soccer.
– His shoe size is 27.5 cm.
– Youjin wants to travel to a lot of countries and explore diverse cultures.
– He made a cameo appearance in drama ‘20th Century Boy and Girl‘ as part of boy band Boys Be Ambitious alongside Seoham, Inseong, Heejun, and Jihun.
– Youjin participated in YG Entertainment’s idol survival show ‘MIXNINE‘, but didn’t pass the audition round.
– He got diagnosed with panic disorder and is going to work on it. For the time being, KNK will promote as 4 members.
– On September 10, 2018 Youjin left a letter on the group’s FanCafe, announcing his departure from the group.
Youjin’s Ideal Type: Someone petite and cute. Someone like Han JiMin.

Seoham

Stage Name: Seoham (서함)
Birth Name: Park Gyeongbok, then he legally changed it to Park Seungjun (박승준), then he changed his name again, this time to Park Seoham (박서함)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
Birthday: October 28th, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 193 cm (6’3″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @parkseoham 
YouTube: Park Seoham

Seoham Facts:
– He has a younger brother named Park Taejoon (born in 2001).
– He has a mild personality.
– His nickname is Kyungbok.
– Seoham’s birth name is actually Park Gyeongbok (given by his grandfather) but he legally changed it to Park Seungjun because he would get teased a lot by other kids when he was younger, then he changed his name again, this time to Park Seoham (박서함).
– He is the tallest member in the group.
– Seoham is a former Big Hit Entertainment trainee and he trained with the members of BTS.
– He then moved to JYP Entertainment where he trained alongside the GOT7 members, after winning 2nd place at the company’s 10th Open Audition on February 19, 2013.
– Seoham appeared in Bestie‘s ‘Zzang Christma‘ and ‘Excuse Me‘ MVs.
– Seoham’s favorite food is meat, especially beef.
– His favorite drink is everything except for carbonated drinks.
– Seoham’s favorite movie is ‘The Intern‘.
– His favorite genres of music are Rock and Dance music.
– Seoham’s hobbies are watching movies and TV dramas, cooking, listening to music.
– Seoham’s favorite sport is bowling.
– Seoham really likes animes, such as Pokemon and Digimon.
– When he was younger he wanted to be a Korean teacher.
– His shoe size is 28 cm.
– Seoham really wants to go on a trip to Jeju island.
– He participated in YG Entertainment’s idol survival show ‘MIXNINE‘. (Rank 32)
– Seoham ranked 1st in the Top 12 Visual Males in MIXNINE chosen by Knetz.
– He was in the variety show ‘Idol Acting Competition – I’m an Actor‘.
– Seoham signed an exclusive contract with Main Entertainment for acting.
– He played the younger version of Lee Sangwoo’s character and a part of the boy band ‘Boys Be Ambitious’ alongside Inseong, Jihun, Heejun, and Youjin in the drama ‘20th Century Boy and Girl
– Seoham is acting in web dramas ‘Just One Bite Season 2′ and ‘Essential Love Culture‘.
– He is starring in the web drama titled ‘Essential Love Culture / Mandatory Relationship Culture Education‘ alongside Gyuri and Chuu.
– On September 30th, 2021, after in-depth discussions with the company, it has been announced that Seoham will be leaving KNK. 220 Entertainment has ended their exclusive contract with him. Seoham plans to further his own career.
– He acts as one of the leads in “Semantic Error” (2022, BL Drama).
– On March 7th, 2022, Seoham signed with NPIO Entertainment.
– On March 10th, 2022 he enlisted in the military as a public service worker. He was discharged on December 9th, 2023.
Seoham’s Ideal Type:Someone who can take care of me. Someone to raise me.”
Show more Seoham fun facts…

Heejun

Stage Name: Heejun (희준)
Birth Name: Oh Heejun (오희준)
Actor Name: Woo Jeyeon (우제연)
Position:
Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: May 8th, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram:
@imwoowow

Heejun Facts:
– He has two older sisters (born in 1984 & 1988).
– He has a quick-witted personality.
– His nickname is Kkamssi.
– He is a former FNC Entertainment trainee.
– In 2013, he appeared with Inseong on the reality show Cheongdam-dong 111.
– He was the vocalist and guitarist of Kokoma Band (꼬꼬마 밴드).
– His favorite food is braised chicken.
– The food he doesn’t like: Chinese noodle and Korean rice soup with oyster.
– His favorite drinks are coke and milk.
– His favorite genres of music are: HipHop, Rock and Folk.
– Heejun’s favorite celebrity is Amanda Seyfried.
– His favorite movies are Twilight and The Intern.
– His hobby is playing the guitar.
– Heejun’s favorite sports are soccer, bowling and ping-pong.
– His habit is scratching between his eyebrows.
– His shoe size is 25.5 cm.
– Heejun and Dongwon have been friends for nearly 9 years (as of 2019).
– Heejun’s favorite Disney movies are Peter Pan and Frozen.
– If he has free time, he wants to go shopping.
– Heejun participated in YG Entertainment’s idol survival show ‘MIXNINE‘, but left MIXNINE for KNK‘s Japanese schedules. (Rank 24)
– He made a cameo appearance in drama ‘20th Century Boy and Girl‘ as part of boy band Boys Be Ambitious alongside Seoham, Inseong, Jihun, and Youjin.
– On January 13th 2022, Heejun parted ways with KNK & 220 Entertainment following his contract’s expiration.
– He is an actor under VAST Entertainment and goes by the name Woo Jeyeon (우제연).
Heejun’s Ideal Type:Someone like Apink’s Yoon BoMi or Amanda Seyfried.”
Show more Heejun fun facts…

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