PC: Jellyfish Entertainment
Kim Minkyu is a South Korean actor. He made his acting debut in the 2020 web drama POP OUT BOY!.
Kim Minkyu Pre-Debut
2020 POP OUT BOY! Cheon Namwook
Kim Minkyu Facts
- Fandom (unofficial): MooMin-dan – Moojogeon Minkyu Dan (squad ‘Absolute Minkyu’)
- He was born in Gumi and raised in Ulsan.
- His name Minkyu means ‘star in the sky’.
- Role Model: His Parents
- His Dream Jobs: Power Rangers → Historian → Business Man → Singer / Actor
- Kim Minkyu passed an audition for Jellyfish Entertainment in 11th grade.
- He was Produce X 101 trainees’ visual pick No. 1.
- If a Genie granted him three wishes:
First Wish: Let me make a lot of money
Second Wish: Let all MooMin-dan be happy
Third Wish: Let me wish for three more wishes
- Kim Minkyu was a member of the high school band ‘No Plan’. He was a lead singer, but he changed his position to a drummer because he really wanted to perform, but the band decided to have a woman lead singer and a drummer was the empty position.
- He plays drum for stress relief.
- Kim Minkyu visited LA, California on September 23, 2019 for a photoshoot. It was his first flight. He was not able to sleep night before his first flight because he was so nervous.
- He said he is tall because his mom is tall.
- If he had a Time Machine, he would go back to his 6th grade and practice dancing.
- He cannot eat grilled fish.
- When he was 5, he told his younger sister that Santa was not real.
- MBTI: ESTJ
- He can play piano, guitar and drums.
- Ming-gyu / Mingyu
- Pepero (빼빼로; biscuit stick): Nickname in his elementary school yearbook.
- Animal: dogs
- Character: Homer Simpson
- Color: pink, black
- Food: samgyeopsal (pork belly)
- Marvel Character: Iron Man
- Music Genre: ballad
- Season of the Year: Winter
- Subject in School: history
- Time of Day: 7:00 am
- Younger Sister
Produce X 101 (2019)
- He participated in Produce X 101 as a Jellyfish Entertainment trainee after 8 months of training.
- Produce X 101 Comment: ” I will go from a seed to a flower! “
- Grade: X → D
- He was the center of the Produce X 101 final song “Dream For You”.