Enhypen’s Niki: Profile, Birthday, Pre-Debut, and Dancing Like Michael Jackson

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The Golden Maknae of the Boy Group Enhypen

Ni-ki whose real name is Nishimura Riki is a member of the boy group Enhypen that debuted on November 30, 2020. Ni-ki is popular for his dancing moves that make him be called “Little Michael Jackson.” Do you want to know more about Ni-ki’s journey in Enhypen? Let’s read about it here in this Channel-Korea article! Stay reading!

Enhypen’s Ni-ki’s Profile


Stage Name: Ni-ki (니키)
Birth Name: Nishimura Riki (西村リキ)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: December 9, 2005
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rooster
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Japanese
Solo Fandom Name: Nikitties

Enhypen’s Ni-ki’s Fun Facts


– Ni-ki comes from Okayama, Japan.

– He is called Little Michael Jackson, Super Dancer.

– Before his debut, he was a SHINee backup dancer in 2016-2017.

– Ni-ki joined the survival show I-LAND for eight months.

– He ranked fourth in the final I-LAND episode which allowed him to become a member of Enhypen.

– Ni-ki was one of the best dancers on I-LAND.

– His personality on MBTI is ENFJ.

– Ni-ki can play the piano.

– Ni-ki is left-handed.

– With his talent in dancing, he can memorize dancing skills in only 10 minutes.

– He loves playing soccer and dancing.

– His favorite color is black.

– Ni-ki loves the season of spring.

– He loves mint chocolate ice cream.

– Ni-ki enjoys eating dumplings.

– He enjoys watching movies and sports.

– Ni-ki is also learning dance in various genres like jazz and ballet.

– Ni-ki has a dream to be on the Billboard stage within ten years.

Ni-ki has an older sister named Konon.

– Ni-ki was nominated for the 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2020.

– Three words that describe him the most are “absorptive,” “dance,” and “concentration.”

– He is best at hip-hop dancing.

– Ni-ki hates bugs.

– His dog’s name is Bisco.

– His life’s motto is “Dance is life.”

– Ni-ki’s favorite subject is PE.

– Ni-ki has the same birthday as SHINee’s Minho, LOONA’s Vivi, ITZY’s Yuna, and AleXa.

Enhypen’s Ni-ki’s Pre-Debut Story


Ni-ki whose origin is Japan has been into dancing since he was a little child. He became a backup dancer for the popular second-generation boy group from SM Entertainment, SHINee.

Ni-ki danced as a backup dancer for their stage performances during 2016-2017. Since then, he has dreamed of being an idol.

Enhypen’s Ni-ki in the Survival Show I-LAND


Ni-ki became a contestant of the survival reality show I-LAND sponsored by CJ ENM and Big Hit Entertainment on June 4, 2020. He was ranked fourth on the show and became a member of the boy group Enhypen.

Ni-ki performed “Jopping” by SuperM on the first episode of I-LAND.

He received more than 1 million votes through global votes. His performances never disappointed and he became one of the best dancers on the show. There is no doubt, Ni-ki earned his spot as a member of Enhypen.

Enhypen’s Ni-ki Called Little Michael Jackson

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Ni-ki started dancing when he was 3 years old. He imitated Michael Jackson from DVDs alone and succeeded in impressing his family. His talent was not neglected by his support system, and Ni-ki entered a dance academy when he was 5 years old.


The super dancer Ni-Ki has been learning dance in various genres including jazz, ballet, and many more. His passion for dancing allows him to recite choreography in only 10 minutes.

Released “Given-Taken” MV with Enhypen

On November 30, 2020, Enhypen released a new song named “Given-Taken.” Check out the song which has iconic dance choreography and an addictive melody. Ni-ki, the super dancer, is also highlighted in this music video while looking gorgeous with brilliant moves.

That’s it for Enhypen’s Ni-ki’s profile and his history before becoming an idol. What do you like about him? Put your comments below and share your thought as well on Twitter! Don’t forget to always support your idol!