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KYUHYUN (SUPER JUNIOR) Profile and Facts:

KYUHYUN (규현) is a South Korean singer, television host, and member of the group SUPER JUNIOR under Label SJ, a subsidiary company of SM Entertainment. He debuted as a soloist on November 13, 2014 with the album single “At Gwanghwamun”. He is currently under Antenna.

Fandom Name: 규피터 (KYUpiter)

Official Accounts:
Website: 규현 KYUHYUN
Twitter: GaemGyu
Instagram: gyuram88kyuhyun_official
YouTube: 규티비 KYUHYUN
Twitch: vzeros88
Weibo: GameGyu88

Stage Name: KYUHYUN (규현)
Birth Name: Cho Kyuhyun (조규현)
English Name: Marcus Cho
Position: Main Vocalist, Maknae
 February 3rd, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rabbit
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 68 kg (150 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

– He was born in Hagye-dong, Nowon district, Seoul, South Korea.
– Family: Cho Young-hwan (father), Kim Hanna (mother), Cho Ahra (sister, born 1985).
– KYUHYUN is Christian.
– His father worked as a chairman in an association.
– KYUHYUN is graduated from Kyung hee University in Post-Modern Music. He received his bachelor’s degree in 2013 then he completed his master’s degree in 2016 at the same university.
– When he was 16-17 years old, Kyuhyun won 3rd place at Buddy Star Contest (a singing competition).
– When KYUHYUN was in college, there was a period when he ate a lot and became pretty chubby, but he went on a diet before debut and then he was as skinny as Eunhyuk but after the accident he lost 20 kg.
– He officially debuted with SUPER JUNIOR on May 27, 2006 with the single “U“.
– His hobbies / specialties include singing, listening to music, and watching movies.
– In 2006, KYUHYUN released his OST debut for solo track “Smile” for the Korean drama Hyena.
– He can play the Clarinet, Piano, and Harmonica.
– KYUHYUN is very good at playing the clarinet. He played clarinet since 12th grade.
– He was can also play the piano. In “Boys in the city” KYUHYUN said if he wanted to learn to play the saxophone.
– He likes to play games.
– In addition to playing games, KYUHYUN also love to read books, but not the comic books.
– He was obsessed with the historical the drama. When Jumong movie aired on Korean tv for 10 months by the number of 81 episodes, with  his loyal, he was watching  the drama, do not miss even an episode.
– KYUHYUN had a small scar on his shoulders because once fell down at the age of 7 years.
– Among the members of SUPER JUNIOR, KYUHYUN said that he was most photographed with Ryeowook.
– His favorite food are chopped pork, seafood, and jajangmyeon.
– KYUHYUN really like snow. He is a good skier. So he got the nickname “Skykyu”.
– He had pneumothorax disease, not because of an accident. He was had a pneumothorax disease since college.
– KYUHYUN has more than 50 nicknames. Because too many, Leeteuk once asked the name of what he likes most among the many nicknames. He says most prefer the name “Gamekyu”.
– KYUHYUN says that when he sleeps, he snores really loudly and he’ll even drool.
– On April 19 2007, KYUHYUN was in an car accident. Leeteuk, Shindong, Eunhyuk, managers, and Kyuhyun were in the car. Eunhyuk and Shindong’s injuries were not that serious. Leeteuk needed stitches. But Kyuhyun’s state was very serious. It’s said that Kyuhyun was mute for awhile because of the shock. He had only a 30% chance of living.
– In 2008, KYUHYUN joined SUPER JUNIOR Chinese sub-group SUPER JUNIOR-M.
– In 2010, he made his official debuted for SM the Balled with TraxX‘s Jay, SHINee‘s Jonghyun, and PENTAGON‘s Jino. They released their album, Miss You, on November 29, 2010.
– He started to become a host for Radio Star in late 2011.
– Him, Siwon, Minho, Sulli, Yoona, and Seohyun were all the main models for SK Telecom in 2013.
– In 2015 KYUHYUN participated in KBS’s show “Exciting India”, alongside TVXQ!’s Changmin, SHINee’s Minho, ex CNBLUE’s Jonghyun, INFINITE’s Sungkyu, and EXO’s Suho.
– In 2016, he acted in web series, ‘사랑하면 죽는 여자 봉순이 (Bongsun, the Woman Who Dies if She Loves)‘ as Kim Joosung.
– On August 23, 2016, KYUHYUN underwent vocal cord surgery to treat his vocal chord nodules. He subsequently took a break from all activities during recovery.
– In January 2017, he became a main cast for Variety show for “The Journey To The West“.
– KYUHYUN released his first solo Japanese album called “One Voice” on February 8, 2017.
– In 2017, he made his own YouTube channel and uploaded his first video on March 13, 2017.
– KYUHYUN enlisted on May 25, 2017. He received training at the Nonsan Army Training Center for four weeks before fulfilling his military duty as a social service worker. He got discharged on May 7, 2019.
– Following for his military service, he was unable to join One More Chance, Black Suit, Lo Siento, and One More Time (Otra Vez) promotions.
– KYUHYUN held a fan meeting, Meeting Again Today, on May 19, 2019 at the Peace Hall in Kyung Hee University following his discharge from his mandatory military service.
– He became a cast for “Kang’s Kitchen” travel-reality show with WINNER‘s Mino and Block B‘s P.O.
– After KYUHYUN finished his military services, he turned down the offer to return to “Radio Star” as an MC, a source from tvN revealed on May 8 that the Super Junior member ultimately decided to join the cast of “Salty Tour” and the seventh season of “New Journey to the West.”
– On June 2019, KYUHYUN became the new cast for “Salty Tour: Season 2“.
– Kyuhyun became king on “King of Masked Singer” for 5 consecutive weeks and became the first ever idol to achieve this.
– In 2021, he became the Ambassador for ACRC Public Relations Ambassador.
– A drunk habit of his is that he usually repeat himself. (Source) He also sometimes start washing the dishes.
– He is under the label Antenna which will be handling all his solo activities as of August 7, 2023.
– In 2023, KYUHYUN was moved out of the dorm for the first time since his debut with SUPER JUNIOR in 2006 due to his contract with SM Ent. expired.
KYUHYUN ’s Ideal Type: Short-haired girl, pretty, Christian, long legs. He has also mentioned BLACKPINK‘s Jisoo as his ideal type.

2017: MBC Entertainment Awards : Achievement Award – Radio Star
2016: Golden Disc Awards : Digital Bonsang – “At Gwanghwamun“, Huading Awards – Global Best Singer
2015: MBC Entertainment Awards : PD’s Award – Radio Star
2014: MBC Entertainment Awards : Excellence Award in Music/Talk Show – Radio Star, SBS MTV Best of the Best – Best Vocal Video
2013: The Musical Awards : Popular Star Award – “The Three Muskeeters Musical
2012: MBC Entertainment Awards : Best Newcomer Award, Friendship Award – Radio Star
2011: MBC Entertainment Awards : Special Award in MC category – Radio Star

Musical Werther | 2021 – Werther
Phantom: The Musical Live | 2021 – Phantom

Ben-Hur | 2023 – Judah Ben-Hur
Frankenstein | 2021 – Victor Frankenstein
Phantom | 2021 – Erik
Werther (20th anniversary) | 2020 – Werther
The Man Who Laughs | 2020 – Gwynplaine
Mozart! | 2016 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Werther | 2015 – Werther
Robin Hood | 2015 – Prince Phillip
The Days | 2014 – Moo Yeong
Singin’ in the Rain | 2014 – Don Lockwood
Moon Embracing the Sun | 2014 – King Leehwon
Catch Me If You Can | 2012 – Frank Abagnale Jr.
The Three Musketeers | 2010 – D’Artagnan

Related: SUPER JUNIOR Members Profile
SUPER JUNIOR-M Members Profile
SUPER JUNIOR-K.R.Y. Members Profile

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