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Full NameKim Jonghyun | 김종현 | 金鐘鉉
BornApril 8, 1990
HometownHyehwa-dong, Jongno, Seoul, South Korea
DiedDecember 18, 2017
Height171cm | 5′-08″
Blood TypeAB
FamilyMother, Older Sister, Dog
EducationMyongji University
Chungwoon University
Daeshin High School → GED
Dongsung Middle School
Seoul Changshin Elementary School
Years Active2008 – 2017
PositionMain Vocalist
LabelSM Entertainment
Official PageInstagram @jonghyun.948
Twitter @realjonghyun90


2018 2nd Album Poet | Artist
2017 2nd Compilation Album The Collection: Story Op.2
2016 1st Album She Is
2015 1st Compilation Album The Collection: Story Op.1
2015 1st EP BASE

2015 Oh My Venus OST Part.1
2015 Who Are You: School 2015 OST Part.6
2014 Birth of a Beauty OST Part.1
2013 King’s Dream OST Part.3
2011 City Hunter OST


  • He received an offer from the SM Entertainment casting director at the Teen Music Festival in 2005.
  • He sang R. Kelly – I Believe I Can Fly for his SM audition.
  • Training Period: 3 years
  • Jonghyun dropped out of Daeshin High School and got his GED.
  • He graduated from Chungwoon University with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Music.
  • He graduated from Myongji University with a Master’s degree in Musical Performance.
  • Hobby: collecting scented candles
  • He wanted to become a composer.
  • He has a driver’s license and drives a Lamborghini Huracan.
  • Summer is his least favorite season of the year.
  • He does not like pineapples.


  • Beverage: milk tea
  • Fruit: watermelons
  • Scent: musk
  • Weather: rainy days


  • Mother
    Name: Lee Eunkyung | 이은경
    She is the director of the Shiny Foundation.
    Shiny Foundation Official Instagram: @shiny90408
  • Older Sister
    Name: Kim Sodam | 김소담
    Born: 1988
  • Byulroo (female)
    Breed: Long Haired Dachshund
    Instagram: @swimming_roo