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MAX Profile

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NameMAX | 최강창민
Full NameShim Changmin | 심창민 | 沈昌珉
BornFebruary 18, 1988
HometownSongpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Height184.5cm | 6′-01″
Blood TypeB
FamilySpouse, Buzzi (dog)
Mother, Father, Two Younger Sisters, Mangdoong (dog)
EducationInha University (M.A.)
Konkuk University (B.A.)
Kyung Hee University (dropout)
Baemyeong High School → Gaepo High School
Bangi Middle School
Seoul Songpa Elementary School
Years Active2003 – present
PositionMain Vocalist
LabelSM Entertainment
Official PageInstagram @changmin88


2020 Digital Single All That Love
2020 1st EP Chocolate


2014 Diary of a Night Watchman OST Part.3
2012 Jeon Woochi OST
2011 Paradise Ranch OST


TV Series

2015 MBC Scholar Who Walks the Night Lee Yoon
2014 Mnet MIMI Han Minwoo
2011 SBS Paradise Ranch Han Dongjoo

2011 SBS Athena: Goddess of War Choi Taehyun

MAX Facts

  • He received an audition offer from a casting director of SM Entertainment while playing badminton in the schoolyard when he was in 8th grade.
  • MAX received the grand prize in the 6th SM Entertainment’s Teen Best Contest (Best Vocal, Best Dance, Best Visual) and also placed first in the Best Vocal.
  • He sang Aegukga (national anthem of Korea) for his SM audition.
  • Hobby: cooking, workout, playing guitar
  • MAX is a Buddhist.
  • He graduated from Konkuk University with a Bachelor’s degree in Film.
  • Essential Item: books
  • He is a Green Noble Club (group of donors who have donated over 100 million KRW ($100K) to Green Umbrella Child Fund Korea) member.
  • He writes a diary.
  • Mandatory Military Service
    November 19, 2015 – August 18, 2017
  • He got married on October 25, 2020.

MAX Family

  • Spouse
  • Mother
    Name: Park Misook | 박미숙
  • Father
    Name: Shim Dongsik | 심동식
    He is a former high school Korean teacher.
  • Second Youngest Sister
    Name: Shim Sooyeon | 심수연
  • Youngest Sister
    Name: Shim Jiyeon | 심지연
  • Mangdoong
    Breed: Maltese
  • Buzzi (female)
    Breed: Bichon Frise
    Born: 2020

References: GQ KOREA TMI Interview, TVXQ! YouTube Video, July 2019 Vogue Korea, August 2019 GRAZIA

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