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MONSTA X Members Profile

MONSTA X Members Profile: MONSTA X Facts and Ideal Types

MONSTA X (몬스타엑스) consists of 6 members: Shownu, 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 is also under the US label Maverick Agency as of February 26th 2019. On October 31, 2019 following the recent controversies, Wonho announced his departure from the group.

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

MONSTA X Current Dorm Arrangement:
Dorm 1: Minhyuk, Kihyun, Changkyun (all single rooms)
Dorm 2: Shownu, Hyungwon, Jooheon (all single rooms)

MONSTA X Official Accounts:
Facebook: OfficialMonstaX
Twitter: @officialmonstax
Twitter (USA): @MonstaXAccess
Instagram: @official_monsta_x
Youtube: MONSTA X
Fan Cafe: monsta-x
V LIVE: MONSTA X
Official Website: Monsta X
TikTok: @monsta_x_514

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: 77 kg (169 lbs)
Blood Type: O
MBTI Type: ISFJ
Representative Emoticon: 🐻
Instagram: @shownuayo

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 used to be a member of the K-Pop boy group NUBOYZ.
– 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.
– In 2016 Shownu was a contestant on the dance show “Hit the Stage”.
– His representative animal from “Safari in Monbebe World” is a Bear.
– Hobbies: listening to music.
– On July 22, 2021 Shownu enlisted in the military.
Shownu’s ideal type: A pure woman like the actress Gong Hyojin.
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Minhyuk 

Stage Name: Minhyuk (민혁)
Birth Name: Lee Min Hyuk (이민혁)
Position: Sub Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: November 3, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: ENTP-T (1st time when he took the test his result was ENFJ)
Representative Emoticon: 🐶
Instagram: @go5rae

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.
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: 174.8 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
Blood Type: B
MBTI Type: ENFP
Representative Emoticon: 🐹
Instagram: @yookihhh

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.
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, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Visual, Center
Birthday: January 15, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O
MBTI Type: INFP
Representative Emoticon: 🐢
Instagram: @coenffl

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 cook, according to his band mates.
– Hobbies: Modeling and shopping.
– His representative animal from “Safari in Monbebe World” is a Turtle.
– 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, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: October 6, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 177 cm (5’10″)
Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs)
Blood Type: O
MBTI Type: ENFP
Representative Emoticon: 🐝/🍯
Instagram: @joohoneywalker
SoundCloud: 주 honey

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.
– 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, Sub Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: January 26, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
MBTI Type: ISFP
Representative Emoticon: 🐺
Instagram: @imnameim
SoundCloud: I.M

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.
I.M ideal’s type:I look at the person’s personality.
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Former Member:
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: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 78 kg (168 lbs)
Blood Type: B
MBTI Type: INFP
Representative Emoticon: 🐰
Instagram: @iwonhoyou
Twitter: @official__wonho
V Live: Wonho
Fan Cafe: Wonho

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 used to be a member of the K-Pop boy group NUBOYZ.
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015)
– He admires Kanye West a lot.
– Wonho has acrophobia (fear of heights).
– Hobbies: Going out with friends and playing video games.
– His representative animal from “Safari in Monbebe World” is a Rabbit.
– Following the recent controversies (the claims that he owes money to friend Jung Daeun and suspicions of illegal use of marijuana back in 2013) on October 31, 2019 Wonho announced through a handwritten letter that he and Starship Ent. amicably decided his departure from the group.
– On March 14, 2020 Starship issued a statement confirming the investigation had concluded and Wonho was cleared of all charges.
– On April 9th, 2020 Wonho signed with Highline Entertainment (A subsidary of Starship Entertainment) as a soloist and as a producer.
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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