Who Are The Minhyuks In the K-Pop Industry?
Those of you who have already been K-Pop fans for a long time, you must be familiar with an idol named Minhyuk, aren’t you? Well, some of the idols are popular as members of a famous boy group in South Korea and some of them are even globally popular too! For your information, there are more than three male idols who have the same name but belong to a different group.
In this article, we’re going to get better acquainted with the male idols named Minhyuk and find out more about their profiles too!
BTOB’s Minhyuk, also known by his real name Lee Min-hyuk (이민혁), was born in Seoul, South Korea, on November 29th, 1990. He is quite well-known for his awesome talent in dancing and rapping. BTOB’s Minhyuk also got recognized after his debut and appeared as a cast member of the variety show titled The Romantic & Idol 2 in 2012 and also got several appearances in other variety shows such as Let’s Go! Dream Team: Season 2 in 2013. Beside his talent in music and sports, BTOB’s Minhyuk also made a special appearance as an actor in television dramas such as Unexpected Heroes (2017), Dae Jang Geum Is Watching (2018), and Sweet, Savage Family (2015).
On January 15th, 2019, BTOB’s Minhyuk made a solo debut under the stage name Huta. His 1st solo album titled Hutazone was announced on January 10th, 2019, and he also had a concert titled HUTAZONE: Two Nights that was held on February 2nd & 3rd, 2019, at the Yes24 Live Hall in Gwangjin District, Seoul. The solo debut of BTOB’s Minhyuk received a lot of appreciation from his fans as the news about his upcoming military enlistment is also waiting for him this year.
On February 7th, 2019, BTOB’s Minhyuk officially joined military enlistment and his new job became conscripted policeman. As he mentioned during his solo concert, BTOB’s Minhyuk wished that he will return as an amazing person in the future so he will also do a good job as a police officer during his military service. He knows that a lot of his fans are very concerned about his idol career but he also couldn’t postpone his military service any longer.
On March 31st, 2019, BTOB’s fans received a piece of happy news from their lovable members as BTOB’s Minhyuk got visited by his fellow members, Ilhoon and Peniel. The three members of BTOB took photos together and Minhyuk posted them on his personal Instagram account.
Monsta X’s Minhyuk
MONSTA X’s Minhyuk, also known by his real name Lee Min-hyuk (이민혁), was born in Gwangju, South Korea, on November 3rd, 1993. The member of MONSTA X, Minhyuk, was positioned as the visual and face of the group as he is really popular for his perfect figure and handsome face. Before debuting as a member of MONSTA X under Starship Entertainment, Minhyuk participated as a contestant on a survival show titled No Mercy and was the last member to be confirmed to debut as part of MONSTA X.
MONSTA X’s Minhyuk is also known as the mood maker of the group as he always brings up the positivity and is the one who can cheer up every member with his funny personality. MONSTA X’s members have also agreed that Minhyuk is the soul of the group, he is the one who can brighten up the atmosphere with his jokes and his existence. Beside his visual appearance and personality, MONSTA X’s Minhyuk is also friendly to his friends who are also idols, such as UNIQ’s Sungjoo, GOT7’s Mark, Seventeen’s Jeonghan, N.Flying’s Kwangjin, and actor Park Bo Gum.
On June 28th, 2019, MONSTA X’s Minhyuk uploaded a new music video for his new mixtape that has been produced by his fellow member, Jooheon, who is also featured on the track. MONSTA X’s Minhyuk‘s new mixtape is titled Ongsimi (옹심이), which means dough balls that are an essential ingredient in making porridge or soup. The concept of the music video is using a retro concept as MONSTA X’s Minhyuk is wearing a yellow suit along with a headband and funky glasses.
On July 1st, 2019, MONSTA X’s Minhyuk uploaded a cover of the song “See You Again” by Baek Ye-rin and the video of his cover song received many compliments from MONSTA X’s fans, Monbebe. The video expressed a sweet melody by displaying a perfect visual of MONSTA X’s Minhyuk while he was recording the song and a short preview of his vlog.
CNBLUE’s Minhyuk, also known by his real name Kang Min-hyuk (강민혁), was born on June 28th, 1991. He is the drummer of CNBLUE and also occupies the position vocalist of the band. He learned to play the drums from his father who used to be a drum teacher. Being a musician, CNBLUE’s Minhyuk is also known for his romantic side as he knows a lot of things about dating and met his first girlfriend when he was in his 1st year of high school.
CNBLUE’s Minhyuk is also known for his acting career as he has starred in several television dramas such as Heartstrings (2010), The Heirs (2013), and Hospital Ship (2017). His acting in many dramas received a lot of compliments from his fans as he started to get known for his multitude of talents encompassing both acting and drumming. CNBLUE’s Minhyuk has an ideal type that seems to be always changing: he once mentioned about actresses Kim So-hyun and Lee Min-jung as his ideal type.
Just like any other male idol, CNBLUE’s Minhyuk also went to the military service and enlisted the army on July 31st, 2018. The CNBLUE drummer’s latest news is dated from when he celebrated his birthday at the military camp while he sent a warm message extending his gratitude for his fans on his birthday. CNBLUE’s Minhyuk poses in his military uniform in the picture posted on his personal Instagram account.
Hello! Is everyone doing well? I’m healthy and doing well. It’s almost been a year since I joined the military service. I hope everyone is still healthy and happy. Yesterday was my birthday so I’d like to thank everyone who wished me a happy birthday and please be happy!
Block B’s B-Bomb
BLOCK B’s B-Bomb has the real name Lee Min-hyuk (이민혁), he was born in Seoul, South Korea, on December 14th, 1990, and is positioned as the main dancer and vocalist of the group. BLOCK B’s B-Bomb was chosen as his stage name to represent a unique and rare concept. He is also a member of BLOCK B’s subunit Bastarz. Beside being an idol, BLOCK B’s B-Bomb is also the owner of a café named Mujabee.
Before debuting as a member of BLOCK B, he used to be a trainee under Wollim Entertainment and was trained together with INFINITE members. BLOCK B’s B-Bomb is also one of the members of the group who made a solo debut on July 2nd, 2019, with his first single album titled Dawn. The news from BLOCK B’s B-Bomb made his fans very happy about his solo debut since the group hasn’t been really active recently and hasn’t made a comeback in the past few years.
These days, BLOCK B’s B-Bomb usually appears in some variety shows with his fellow members. On April 8th, 2019, BLOCK B’s B-Bomb appeared as a guest on The Return of Superman that was aired on KBS 2TV along with his fellow members from BLOCK B’s subunit Bastarz, P.O and U-Kwon.
They were in the middle of dance practice until William and Bentley came to their dance studio which made the members rush over to the babies to greet them and introduce themselves. BLOCK B’s B-Bomb is the one who tried to chase Bentley and keep the whole tangerine that the babies gave to them before the members put on the chicken hats then made a short performance for the babies.
ASTRO’s Rocky is also known by his real name Park Min-hyuk (박민혁), he was born in Jinju, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, on February 25th, 1999. The member who debuted under Fantagio Entertainment was positioned as the main dancer, lead rapper, and vocalist of the band. ASTRO’s Rocky was also known as the member who likes to cook and got the nickname “Chef Minhyuk” while the agency itself named him the “Dancing Machine” of the group.
Before debuting as a member of ASTRO, Minhyuk used to be a contestant on Korea’s Got Talent that was aired on tvN and he also appeared as a cameo in Perseverance Goo Hara in 2015. He also made an appearance in Fantagio’s web drama, To Be Continued (투비컨티뉴드). Beside being an actor, ASTRO’s Rocky has also shown up as a participant on Hit The Stage that was aired on Mnet where he demonstrated his talent as one of the best dancers in the K-Pop industry.
In March 2019, ASTRO made a surprise for their fans while each member launched their individual Instagram account that made them connect easily with their fans from all around the world. All of the members of ASTRO have now opened their personal Instagram account and ASTRO’s Rocky has the username @minhyuk202523. Are you following their individual Instagram accounts?
MAP6’s Minhyuk, also known by his real name Kim Min-hyuk (김민혁), was born on April 11th, 1992. He was positioned as the leader and main rapper of the group. Before debuting with his current boy group, MAP6’s Minhyuk had already debuted as a member of A-Prince. Many of his fans already knew he has a sexy side and he was called the “Sexy Prince” by his fans. But before being labeled as one of the sexiest members, he had the nickname “Gentleman Prince.”
MAP6’s Minhyuk was experienced to promote with the boy group A-Prince for 15 months before he joined DreamT Entertainment with his fellow members J.Jun, Sun, and J.Vin. MAP6’s Minhyuk originally made his debut in 2012 before joining the new agency to pursue a career as an idol.
MAP6’s Minhyuk‘s latest news is related to his promotions with the group and the release of a Japanese album on February 13th, 2019, titled MAP6 the first. The album includes a total of 11 songs. MAP6 also released a music video for their single “I Like it!” (Japanese Ver.) on June 26th, 2019. Meanwhile, they are also promoting another Korean single that was released as a digital single on April 12th, 2019, with the title “Follow Me.”