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Monsta X Members Profile

Monsta X is a group under STARSHIP Entertainment which debuted in 2015, previously formed from a variety survival show titled “No Mercy”. No Mercy is a survival show under STARSHIP Entertainment with seniors from STARSHIP who host the show, such as K.Will, Mad Clown, Soyou, Hyolyn, and others. No Mercy featured thirteen trainees from STARSHIP, and in the end the boy band was formed with seven members. Before this, a younger member of Monsta X, I.M, did not participate from the beginning and it was only during the mid-episode he was confirmed to join No Mercy. Initially it became a conversation among the trainees at No Mercy and netizens, but he proved his skills with his debut with Monsta X.

Monsta X who debuted with Trespass immediately stole the attention of netizens and many have supported Monsta X until now. STARSHIP Entertainment is never disappointing in forming an idol group. The fandom of their group is called Mon Bebe.

Monsta X Official Account

Twitter : @officialmonstax

Instagram : @official_monsta_x

Facebook : OfficialMonstaX

vLive : Monsta X Channel

Cafe Daum : @monsta-x

Official Website : Monsta X

Monsta X Profile Members

Let’s check out the Monsta X full profiles!

1. Shownu – Papa Bear


Real Name : Sohn Hyun-woo

Stage Name : Shownu

Position : Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist

Date of Birth : June 18, 1992

Religion : N/A

Ages : 25 years old

Weight : 78 kg

Height : 181 cm

Zodiac : Gemini

Blood Type : O

Hobbies : Listening to music

Facts About Shownu :

  1. While still a trainee, Shownu was a member of NUBOYZ with Jooheon, #GUN, and Wonho.
  2. He was a former JYP Entertainment trainee with GOT7, but left due to training absence.
  3. Before joining Starship he was a back-up dancer for Lee Hyori’s BAD GIRL.
  4. Shownu is dubbed a robot because of his flat and expressionless speech, he is also dubbed the Papa Bear because of his big body like the bear and he is the oldest member in the group.
  5. During the training period known as The Second Bi (Rain) for winning the first champion while auditioning in JYP by singing the song Rain and Shownu is also able to dance almost all of Rain’s song choreography.
  6. His favorite food is meat.
  7. His favorite color is black.
  8. Shownu has a habit of sleeping with his eyes open.
  9. Shownu said he doesn’t mind dating older women as long as she’s still younger than his mom.
  10. Shownu’s ideal type is a pure woman like the actress Gong Hyojin.

2. Wonho – Ulzzang Boy


Real Name : Lee Ho-seok

Stage Name : Wonho

Position : Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual

Date of Birth : March 11, 1993

Religion : N/A

Ages : 24 years old

Weight : 73 kg

Height : 177 cm

Zodiac : Pisces

Blood Type : B

Hobbies : Going out with friends and playing video games

Facts About Wonho :

  1. His favorite color is red.
  2. He was a trainee for three years.
  3. He is a former ulzzang, and his ex-girlfriend is from ulzzang Seo Ji Hye.
  4. Wonho has acrophobia (phobia of heights), in Right Now episode 6, he screamed and cried when he wanted to bungee jump off the Macau Tower, whereas before he climbed to the top of the tower he laughed at Kihyun who said he was crying because he had to bungee jump too.
  5. His favorite foods are chicken breast, ramen and cold noodles during the summer.
  6. His favorite seasons are summer and winter.
  7. Before debuting, he used to exercise a lot. He was motivated by his friend who is a bodybuilder health trainer.
  8. In 2011, he was once the backup dancer of Sistar and he paired up with Dasom.
  9. He is the member who trained the longest with Starship Entertainment.
  10. His ideal type of girl is one who makes ramyun well. When asked about marring he declared, “I’m not interested in marrying. My younger brother will marry someone, so there is no problem for my family.

3. Minhyuk – Master of Selfies


Real Name : Lee Min-hyuk

Stage Name : Minhyuk

Position : Vocalist, Visual

Date of Birth : November 3, 1993

Religion : N/A

Ages : 24 years old

Weight : 65 kg

Height : 179 cm

Zodiac : Scorpio

Blood Type : A

Hobbies : Take selfie everywhere and everytime

Facts About Minhyuk :

  1. His favorite color is red.
  2. His favorite number is 1.
  3. His favorite foods are sweet potato and pizza.
  4. Minhyuk is the most lazy member in terms of maintaining hygiene, even I.M had said that there is garbage in Minhyuk’s bed.
  5. Minhyuk is the master selfies in Monsta X and understands how to take photos with good results. Once when Kihyun recorded his picture, Minhyuk had time to think about going to a better lighting place and asking Kihyun to record it again.
  6. Minhyuk is the most likely member to do skinship.
  7. He has the same name as Lee Min Hyuk from BTOB and B-Bomb Block B.
  8. He can hold his alcohol up to 2 cups of soju.
  9. He is close with UNIQ’s Sungjoo, GOT7’s Mark, Seventeen’s Junghan, N.Flying’s Kwangjin and actor Park Bo Gum.
  10. His ideal type is, “A chubby girl. It’ll be nice if it’s someone who’s the opposite of me.”

4. Kihyun – Golden Voice


Real Name : Yoo Ki-hyun

Stage Name : Kihyun

Position : Main Vocalist

Date of Birth : November 22, 1993

Religion : N/A

Ages : 24 years old

Weight : 62 kg

Height : 175 cm

Zodiac : Scorpio

Blood Type : B

Hobbies : Dancing and hanging out with friends

Facts About Kihyun :

  1. Kihun and Joo Heon fill one of the OST Orange Marmalade.
  2. He is the best vocalist of the group.
  3. He likes composing songs, writing lyrics and helped composing Monsta X’s Song.
  4. Kihyun is the members who most often wakes up early.
  5. His vocal quality is very good and has been recognized by K.Will and Soyou even until now. He is very fond of at No Mercy while singing the song SHINee’s Jonghyun – Hyeya.
  6. Kihyun is a fan of chicken or chicken mania. In Right Now episode 1 when Monsta X plays at the beach, when others choose seafood for dinner, Kihyun chooses chicken. Finally he who won the game and made the other members, especially Minhyuk and Jooheon, upset.
  7. He says he’s the best cook out of the members, since he has experience as a chef.
  8. His favorite color is blue.
  9. He can’t eat fish because it has a strong smell.
  10. His ideal type a girl is one who seems like a baby and has a lot of aegyo.

5. Hyungwoon – Little Prince


Real Name : Chae Hyung-won

Stage Name : Hyungwon

Position : Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual

Date of Birth : January 15, 1994

Religion : N/A

Ages : 23 years old

Weight : 60 kg

Height : 181 cm

Zodiac : Capricorn

Blood Type : O

Hobbies : Modeling and shopping

Facts About Hyungwoon :

  1. His favorite color is black.
  2. He is the best actor in the group.
  3. Hyungwon is often dubbed as a man who comes from the cartoon / animation world.
  4. He is the member who sleeps the most, he has even slept for 29 hours.
  5. His favorite foods are seasoned pork ribs (pork bbq), sashimi, salted fried giant shrimp.
  6. Hyungwon is known by his fans as the “King Of Visual Compliments” because his visuals always gets praised every time they appear on shows, radio broadcasts, etc.
  7. he has a rather thick lips.
  8. According to other members, Hyungwon is the worst cook.
  9. Hyungwon is the loudest in their dorm, according to the members.
  10. His ideal type of woman who is wise and kind. A woman with manners.

6. Jooheon – Monster of Rapp


Real Name : Lee Joo-heon

Stage Name : Jooheon

Position : Main Rapper, Vocalist

Date of Birth : October 6, 1994

Religion : N/A

Ages : 23 years old

Weight : 67 kg

Height : 177 cm

Zodiac : Libra

Blood Type : O

Hobbies : Playing video games, going out with friends, and watching movies

Facts About Jooheon :

  1. He was the best rapper among the trainees.
  2. In 2012, he performed on MV “Joma Joma” and  “Sorry But I” belonging to C-REAL girl band.
  3. He was nicknamed “Monster” because of his excellent rap skills.
  4. His favorite food is tteokbokki.
  5. He admitted he has an intense obsession with hats.
  6. He said he never thought of getting double eyelid surgery.
  7. He plans to get married at 31 or 32 years old.
  8. He seems kinda innocent when it comes to dirty jokes. (DinDin mentioned that the people writing comments wanted them to compare hand sizes and DinDin was like “This is kinda dirty”.
  9. Previously he was a member of Nu’Boyz along with Wonho, #GUN and Shownu.
  10. His ideal type a woman is one who looks good in jeans. All those people are his ideal type.

7. I.M – I.M the I’m


Real Name : Im Chang-kyun

Stage Name : I.M

Position :  Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae

Date of Birth : January 26, 1996

Religion : N/A

Ages : 21 years old

Weight : 63 kg

Height : 175 cm

Zodiac : Aquarius

Blood Type : O

Hobbies : Writing songs, hanging out with his group mates

Facts About I.M :

  1. He had lived overseas for 7 years. 3 years in America and 4 years in Israel.
  2. His role model is his father.
  3. He can speak English fluently.
  4. He writes a lot of the songs lyrics with Jooheon.
  5. He is the member who most likes to use a mirror.
  6. I.M loves candles and the ‘mood’ they spread. Hyungwon once said that he observed I.M staring deeply into a candle’s flame.
  7. His favorite color is white.
  8. Once he wakes up he usually checks his schedule.
  9. He doesn’t like to stay inside much and he prefers to be outside.
  10. His ideal type, “I look at the person’s personality.”

Monsta X Members Popularity Ranking

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Every group including Monsta X has a member or two member that has most popularity among the other member. Let’s check out this poll to find out Monsta X’s member popularity ranking.

  1. I.M – 21,28 %
  2. Wonho – 14,82 %
  3. Kihyun – 14,73 %
  4. Minhyuk – 14,29 %
  5. Hyungwoon – 12,86 %
  6. Jooheon – 12,94 %
  7. Shownu 9,53 %