Officially Kmusic would like to wish Monsta X a very happy debut anniversary!
Debut Date: May 14, 2015
Shownu (Sohn Hyun-woo (손현우)) was born on June 18, 1992 in Changdong, Donbonggu, Seoul, South Korea.
He’s a former JYPE trainee and would have debuted with GOT7; but left before they debuted.
He is the oldest member of Monsta X (and would have also been the oldest member of GOT7 had he stayed.)
He is still friends with GOT7.
He is the “dad” of the group.
He helps to create most of the chorography for the groups’ songs.
Wonho (Born Lee Hoseok (이호석); changed his name to Shin Hoseok(신호석)) was born on March 1, 1993 in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
He changed his name to Shin Hoseok when he was an “ulzzang” (beautiful boy/beautiful girl) boy.
He can speak Japanese and French.
He’s scared of heights.
In the dorm he rooms with Hyungwon and Shownu.
He likes to eat and drink healthy food and drinks.
Minhyuk (Lee Minhyuk (이민혁)) was born on November 3, 1993 in Gwangju, South Korea.
He’s known as the “mood-maker” of the group.
He was in High-End Crush in 2015.
Kihyun (Yoo Kihyun (유기현)) was born on November 22, 1993 in South Korea.
He is a trained chef and does most of the cooking for the group when they are at home.
He also writes a lot of the groups’ songs.
He is known as the “mom” of the group.
When he was on Masked Singer the fans knew it was him right away.
Hyungwon (Chae Hyungwon (채형원)) was born on January 15, 1994 in Gwangju, South Korea.
He used to be a fashion model before joining Monsta X.
He used to work at his parents traveling agency when he was younger.
Jooheon (Lee Jooheon (이주헌)) was born on October 6, 1994 in Daegu; but was raised in Seoul from a young age.
He was in one of Mad Clown’s music videos when he was a trainee and is still friends with him; however due their contract stating that they can only have personal cell phones after they get first place on a major music show; he can only communicate with him (as well as his friends and family) through email.
He likes using the hashtag #honeyplayer when he posts on Monsta X’s social media.
He can speak Japanese and English.
I.M (Lim Chang-kyun (임창균)) was born on January 26, 1996 in Gwangju, South Korea.
Due to his father’s work as a scientist; he lived abroad for many years of his life, including Boston, Massachusetts USA and Jerusalem, Israel.
He can speak fluent English.
His father is his role model.
He put out a mixtape before he joined Monsta X.
He and Jooheon help in writing a lot of the groups’ songs.
He’s good with science and wanted to be like his father when he was younger.
He has a habit of biting Shownu’s arms.
Wonho gave him the nickname “Kookang” which means “puppy.”
He’s closet to Jooheon.
Things to know about Monsta X:
They were actually formed from the survival show called NO.MERCY.
Kihyun and Jooheon also did one of the OST songs for Orange Marmalade in 2016.
On June 18 they will start their first world tour, including stops in the US. This will be the first time they’ve been in the US outside of KCON.
The put out a 3 part series called “The Clan” though out 2016 and 2017; which was written by them.
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