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MONSTA X Members Profile

MONSTA X Members Profile: MONSTA X Facts and Ideal Types

MONSTA X
 (몬스타엑스) consists of 7 members: Shownu, Wonho, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney, and I.M. They were created through the survival program NO.MERCY. MONSTA X debuted on May 14, 2015, under Starship Entertainment.

MONSTA X Fandom Name: Monbebe
MONSTA X Official Fan Colors: Lost, Guilty, and Beautiful

MONSTA X Official Accounts:
Facebook: OfficialMonstaX
Twitter: @officialmonstax
Instagram: @official_monsta_x
Youtube: MONSTA X
Daum Café: monsta-x
V LIVE: MONSTA X
Official Website: Monsta X

MONSTA X Members Profile:
Shownu

Stage Name: Shownu (셔누)
Birth Name: Sohn Hyun-woo (손현우)
Position: Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: June 18, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 78 kg (172 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Shownu Facts:
– He was born in Changdong, Donbonggu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He doesn’t have any siblings.
– He was a former JYP Entertainment’s trainee with GOT7, but left due to training absences.
– He was a JYP trainee for about 2 years.
– He’s still friends with GOT7.
– He likes meat and to exercise.
– He was Lee Hyori’s back-up dancer and performed with her (“Bad Girls,” “Going Crazy” “U-Go-Girl”)
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015), “Dae Jang Geum is Watching” (ep. 9-10)
– He participates in creating most of Monsta X’s choreographies.
– His representative animal from “Safari in Monbebe World” is a Bear.
– In the old dorm he shared a room with Hyungwon and Wonho.
– Update: In the new dorm, he shares a room with Hyungwon and Jooheon.
– Hobbies: listening to music.
Shownu’s ideal type: A pure woman like the actress Gong Hyojin.
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Wonho

Stage Name: Wonho (원호)
Birth Name: Lee Ho-seok (이호석), but he’s known as Shin Ho-seok (신호석) since his ulzzang days
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual
Birthday: March 1, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 73 kg (161 lbs)
Blood Type: B

Wonho Facts:
– He was born in Sanbon-dong, Gunpo, South Korea.
– Family: Parents, younger brother (married)
– Things that he likes: Protein, vitamins, other health products, electronics, studying song production.
– He is a former ulzzang.
– He appeared in “Ulzzang Shidae Season 3” TV show (2010/2011)
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015)
– He admires Kanye West a lot.
– Wonho has acrophobia (fear of heights).
– In the old dorm he shared a room with Hyungwon and Shownu.
– Update: In the new dorm he has his own room.
– Hobbies: Going out with friends and playing video games.
– His representative animal from “Safari in Monbebe World” is a Rabbit.
Wonho’s ideal type: Someone who makes ramyun well. When asked about marrying he said he isn’t interested in marriage. “I’m not interested in marrying. My younger brother will marry someone, so there is no problem for my family.
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Minhyuk 

Stage Name: Minhyuk (민혁)
Birth Name: Lee Min-hyuk (이민혁)
Position: Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: November 3, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 179 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Minhyuk Facts:
– He was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– He has a younger brother.
– He likes cola, sweet potato, and pizza.
– He’s the mood-maker of the group, lightening up the atmosphere with his jokes and funny personality.
– He’s most confident in his lips.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015)
– Minhyuk is going to be on “Law of the Jungle” in Chile, replacing Kangnam (he got ill)
– He would like to learn acoustic guitar, because he thinks it would go well with his husky voice.
– His representative animal from “Safari in Monbebe World” is a Puppy / Dog.
– In the old dorm he shared a room with Kihyun, Joohoney and I.M.
– Update: In the new dorm, Minhyuk and I.M share a room together. (Amigo TV season 4 ep 1)
Minhyuk’s ideal type: “A chubby girl. It’ll be nice if it’s someone who’s the opposite of me. ”
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Kihyun

Stage Name: Kihyun (기현)
Birth Name: Yoo Ki-hyun (유기현)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: November 22, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio/Sagittarius cusp
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: B

Kihyun Facts:
– Kihyun was born in Goyang, South Korea.
– He has an older brother (2 years older) that lives in Japan. (vLive)
– He’s the best vocalist of the group.
– He graduated from DIMA, Dong’Ah Institute of Media and Arts.
– He likes composing songs and writing lyrics.
– He can play the piano.
– He released a single with Sistar’s Soyou & Giri boy titled “Pillow”.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015)
– He’s especially good at making ramen.
– Hobbies: Dancing and hanging out with friends.
– His representative animal from “Safari in Monbebe World” is a Hamster.
– In the old dorm he shared a room with Minhyuk, Joohoney and I.M.
– Update: In the new dorm he has his own room.
Kihyun’s ideal type: A girl who seems like a baby and has a lot of aegyo.
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Hyungwon

Stage Name: Hyungwon (형원)
Birth Name: Chae Hyung-won (채형원)
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: January 15, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Hyungwon Facts:
– He was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– He has a younger brother.
– He likes pork bbq, sashimi, and salted fried giant shrimp.
– He is known for his thick lips.
– He’s the one who sleeps the most.
– Before joining Monsta X, Hyung Won was a popular model. He participated in lots of fashion shows.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015) and “Please Find Her” (2017).
– He loves traveling. His parents own a travel agency, where he used to work when he was younger.
– He is a terrible cooker, according to his band mates.
– Hobbies: Modeling and shopping.
– His representative animal from “Safari in Monbebe World” is a Turtle.
– In the old dorm he used to share a room with Wonho and Shownu.
– Update: In the new dorm, he shares a room with Shownu and Jooheon.
– Hyungwon is also a DJ and he is known as DJ H.One.
Hyungwon’s ideal type: “A woman who is wise and kind. A woman with manners.”
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Joohoney

Stage Name: Joohoney (his stage name used to be Jooheon (주헌))
Birth Name: Lee Ho-joon (이호준), but he changed his name to Lee Joo-heon (이주헌)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: October 6, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Joohoney Facts:
– He was born in Seoul but he grew up in Daegu.
– He has a younger brother.
– He admires Michael Jackson a lot.
– He was the best rapper among the trainees.
– Released a single with Hyorin & San E.
– In addition to writing lyrics and song production, he also wants to take part in creating the album jacket and music video.
– Featured in MadClown’s single even though he was still a trainee.
– He used to be a member of the K-Pop boy group Nuboyz (Starship Entertainment).
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015)
– He speaks Korean and English.
– Hobbies: Playing video games, going out with friends, watching movies.
– His representative animal from “Safari in Monbebe World” is a Bee.
– In the old dorm he shared a room with Minhyuk, Kihyun and I.M.
– Update: In the new dorm, he shares a room with Shownu and Hyungwon. (vLive)
– On April 28, 2015 he released his 1st mixtape ‘JUNG JI‘.
– On August 31, 2018 he released the “Red Carpet” MV.
Joohoney’s ideal type: “A woman who suits well with jeans. All those people are my ideal type.”
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I.M

Stage Name: I.M (아이엠)
Birth Name: Im Chang-kyun (임창균)
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: January 26, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O

I.M Facts:
– He was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– He has an older brother.
– He lived abroad a lot during his childhood, because his father was a scientist and his work demanded of him to travel around the world.
– He lived 3 years in Boston and 4 years in Israel.
– His English name is Daniel/Danny (he used this name while he lived in the US).
– His role model is his father.
– He once wanted to pursue science and education.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015)
– He can speak English fluently.
– Hobbies: Writing songs, hanging out with his group mates.
– He used to be part of the group Nu’bility.
– His representative animal from “Safari in Monbebe World” is a Wolf.
– In the old dorm he shared a room with Minhyuk, Kihyun and Jooheon.
– Update: In the new dorm, I.M and Minhyuk share a room together. (Amigo TV season 4 ep 1)
I.M ideal’s type:I look at the person’s personality.
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