Who are Monsta X? When did they debut? What was their debut song?
Monsta X is a group under STARSHIP Entertainment that debuted in 2015, previously formed from a variety survival show titled No Mercy. No Mercy was a survival show under STARSHIP Entertainment with seniors from STARSHIP who hosted 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 mid-season that he was confirmed to have joined No Mercy. Initially, this became a hot topic of conversation among the trainees at No Mercy and the 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 been supporting 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’s official accounts
- Twitter: @officialmonstax
- Instagram: @official_monsta_x
- Facebook: OfficialMonstaX
- vLive: Monsta X Channel
- Café Daum: @monsta-x
- Official Website: Monsta X
Monsta X members’ full profiles and facts
Monsta X initially consisted of seven members: Shownu (vocalist), Minhyuk (vocalist), Kihyun (vocalist), Hyungwon (vocalist), Joohoney (rapper), I.M (rapper), and Wonho (vocalist). Starship Entertainment announced the leaving of Wonho back in October 2019 due to the rumors surrounding him. His illegal use of Marijuana suddenly spread through social media. It happened in the past when he was younger. Each member has his personality and various roles, which show his talents across the entertainment industry. Some of those roles include D.J, dancer, MC, rapper, songwriter, and model.
Let’s check out Monsta X members’ full profiles!
Full profile of Shownu
- Real Name: Sohn Hyun-woo
- Stage Name: Shownu
- Position: Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
- Date of Birth: June 18th, 1992
- Religion: N/A
- Age: 25 years old
- Weight: 78 kg
- Height: 181 cm
- Zodiac: Gemini
- Blood Type: O
- Hobbies: Listening to music
Interesting facts about Shownu
- While still a trainee, Shownu was a member of NUBOYZ with Jooheon, #GUN, and Wonho.
- He was a former JYP Entertainment trainee with GOT7, but left due to training absence.
- Before joining Starship he was a backup dancer for Lee Hyori’s “BAD GIRL.”
- 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 a bear and he is the oldest member of the group.
- During the training period, he was known as The Second Bi (Rain) for winning the first champion while auditioning in JYP by singing the song by Rain and Shownu is also able to dance almost all of Rain’s songs’ choreographies.
- His favorite food is meat.
- His favorite color is black.
- Shownu has a habit of sleeping with his eyes open.
- Shownu said he doesn’t mind dating older women as long as they are still younger than his mom.
- Shownu’s ideal type is a pure woman like the actress Gong Hyojin.
Full profile of Minhyuk
- Real Name: Lee Min-hyuk
- Stage Name: Minhyuk
- Position: Vocalist, Visual
- Date of Birth: November 3rd, 1993
- Religion: N/A
- Age: 24 years old
- Weight: 65 kg
- Height: 179 cm
- Zodiac: Scorpio
- Blood Type: A
- Hobbies: Taking selfies anywhere and anytime
Interesting facts about Minhyuk
- His favorite color is red.
- His favorite number is 1.
- His favorite foods are sweet potato and pizza.
- Minhyuk is the laziest member in terms of maintaining hygiene, even I.M has said that there is garbage in Minhyuk’s bed.
- Minhyuk is the master of selfies in Monsta X and understands how to take photos with good results. Once, when Kihyun took his picture, Minhyuk had time to think about going to a better lighting place and asked Kihyun to take another one.
- Minhyuk is the most likely member to do skinship.
- He has the same name as Lee Min Hyuk from BTOB and B-Bomb from Block B.
- He can hold his alcohol up to two cups of soju.
- He is close with UNIQ’s Sungjoo, GOT7’s Mark, Seventeen’s Junghan, N.Flying’s Kwangjin, and actor Park Bo Gum.
- His ideal type is “a chubby girl. It’ll be nice if it’s someone who’s the opposite of me.”