SHINee Key Full Profile (Facts, Height, Age, Birthday, and Ideal Type)

SHINee Key at SHINee World Concert Tour in Canada

Key is an active member of boy group SHINee that debuted on May 25th, 2008, under S.M. Entertainment with the title song “Replay.” Key is also well known as an actor who has appeared in several drama musicals and television dramas and also as a presenter of some music and variety shows. He is here with the latest updated profile and facts fit for baby Shawol and everyone who wants to get to know him a little bit better. Without further ado, let’s jump right into it!

Full profile of SHINee’s Key

SHINee Key

  • Stage Name: Key
  • Real Name: Kim Ki Bum
  • Nickname: Almighty Key, Diva, Fox, Umma (means mother in Korean)
  • Place and Date of Birth: Daegu, September 23rd, 1991
  • Height: 181 cm
  • Weight: 59 kg
  • Blood Type: B
  • Favorite Color: Pink
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Education: Myongji University – Film and Musical and Woosuk University – Culture and Education Contents Development
  • Residence: Seoul, South Korea
  • Label: SM Entertainment
  • Position in Group: Lead rapper, lead dancer, vocalist
  • Specialties: imitator, skiing
  • Language skills: Japan, English, Chinese, Korea
  • Siblings: None
  • Favorite Food: Fried food and ketchup
  • Favorite Drink: Sweet coffee
  • Instagram: @bumkeyk (Since 2013)
  • Motto: Enjoy your life

Along with SHINee, Key has already won a lot of awards from various award ceremonies and music shows for a total of 57 awards. Their first award was The Newcomer of the Year Award at the 23rd Golden Disk Awards in 2008. Not only with SHINee, but Key also won the Popularity Award at the Golden Disk Awards in 2015 with his band, ToHeart.

His love for fashion made him one of the best fashionistas in the K-pop industry because of his unique taste in fashion although he is not following the trends. Since 2015, he has been promoted to one of SM Entertainment’s fashion directors and has been designing SHINee’s concert outfits. Not only in SM Entertainment, but he has also collaborated with some designers inside and outside of Korea for various fashion industries.

Interesting facts about SHINee’s Key

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  1. Key was raised by his grandmother since his mother was sick after giving birth and his father was busy with his work. But it would seem that he is one of the wealthiest members of SHINee.
  2. Key was a Cassiopeia and his reason for joining SM Entertainment was because of TVXQ.
  3. Key is really good at cooking. He received certification for Western Style Cooking Specialist when he was part of a comedy TV Raising an Idol.
  4. Key’s fan name is Lockets.
  5. Because Key is always nagging too much, he got Umma as a nickname.
  6. Key hates really high places.
  7. Key has a Yorkshire terrier dog and its name is Choco. The reason behind its name because it has chocolate fur and looks like a chocolate cookie.
  8. Key’s close friends are Nicole (former KARA member), Jinwoon (2AM member), Mir (Mblaq member), Jaejin (FT Island member), Dongwoon (HIGHLIGHT member and former BEAST member), Seohyun (Girls’ Generation member), Eunji (A Pink member), and Soyou (SISTAR member).
  9. He joined the reality show We Got Married Global Edition by MBC with Yagi Arisa. Yagi Arisa is a Japanese model.

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  1. Key is really fluent in Japanese.
  2. Key has also participated in several SHINee albums as a songwriter. Some of the songs he has written are “Get down” from the album 2009, Year of Us, the rap lyrics from the album Lucifer, and the track “Girls, Girls, Girls” from the album Dream Girl – The Misconception of You.
  3. Key loves BB Cream among his makeup tools. He also has a special bag for his makeup tools.
  4. Key is an easy target for other members to prank.
  5. Key hates math.
  6. Key is a shopaholic and his dream is to be a fashion designer.
  7. Key’s painting was once featured in Kim Dong Hee’s Exhibition in 2011.
  8. Key loves all Studio Ghibli’s work.
  9. When he first met Minho, he thought that Minho was a foreigner and looks older.
  10. Key formed a special unit called ToHeart with Woohyun from Infinite in 2014 with their title track “Delicious.”

SHINee Key 2015

  1. Key’s first love was back in elementary school and he still keeps in touch with her.
  2. His high note will suddenly appear if he becomes nervous. But his Daegu accent will come out if he is getting excited.
  3. Fashion, art, and music are things that influence Key’s life.
  4. Key used to hate eating carrots, but not anymore.
  5. Key likes stylish women.
  6. Key realizes that he is sometimes greedy.
  7. Key likes shopping and studies when he has a holiday.
  8. Key and Amber are really close. Key likes to call Amber Baby and Amber likes to call Key Boo.