SUPERNOVA: Profile, Facts, Music Videos

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Get to know the K-Pop group popular in Japan—SUPERNOVA

Supernova is a South Korean group formed by Mnet Media. The group originally consisted of six members but as of 2019, the group consists of five members. Supernova officially debuted in 2007 with the debut album titled The Beautiful Stardust. The group made their Japanese debut in 2009. They even completely sold out the Yokohama arena for their fan meeting in 2010 which was attended by 13000 fans. Supernova has been successfully promoting in both Korea and Japan. In this article, Channel-Korea will tell you all about Supernova. Keep scrolling!

SUPERNOVA’s full profile

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  • Group Name: SUPERNOVA (슈퍼노바)
  • Also known as Choshinsung (초신성/Chosinseong/Ch’osinsŏng) or Choshinsei (超新星, Chōshinsei)
  • Former Group Name: GM5
  • Current Members: Jung Yunhak, Kim Sungje, Kim Kwangsu, Song Jihyuk, Park Geonil
  • Past Members: Yoon Sungmo
  • Debut Date: September 21st, 2007
  • Debut Album: The Beautiful Stardust
  • Debut Single: Hit
  • Labels: SV Entertainment
  • Genres: K-Pop and J-Pop
  • Fandom Name: Milky Way
  • Subunit: Double Ace, Funky Galaxy
  • Official Website: supernova-sv.com
  • Official Fancafé: quintuplet5
  • Official Twitter: SV_SUPERNOVA
  • Official YouTube Channel: SV Entertainment – SUPERNOVA

Without further ado, let’s dive into the details of SUPERNOVA members. Check this out!

Jung Yunhak’s profile

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  • Stage Name: Yoonhak (윤학)
  • Full Name: Jung Yunhak (정윤학/鄭尹鶴)
  • Nicknames: Spica Yunhak, Yunakun (유나쿤), Gutz Oh Ji-sang (구쯔 오지상), Sajangnim (사장님)
  • Date Of Birth: December 2nd, 1984
  • Star Sign: Sagittarius
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Blood Type: O
  • Height: 181 cm (5 ft 11 inches)
  • Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
  • Education: Aichi University Business Administration
  • Official Twitter: chyh1202
  • Official Instagram: unagi1202

Interesting facts about Jung Yunhak

  • Yunhak is the vocalist and leader of the group.
  • After setting up a new agency independent of Maroo Entertainment, he re-debuted as a member of Supernova with Supernova members. He is also the CEO of SV Entertainment.
  • Yunhak works as a member of a unit called Double Ace; it contains members Yoonhak and Sungje.
  • His hobbies are playing basketball, bowling, watching movies, and collecting action figures.
  • Yunhak became the main producer of the global idol development survival project called G-EGG in Japan. The group (G-EGG) aims to debut as a Japan-Korea joint boy group.
  • He is fluent in Japanese and graduated from a university in Japan.
  • Before studying abroad, he liked Japanese movies and animations, so he was interested in Japanese.
  • He lived in Nagoya and worked part-time when he was a student at Aichi University in Japan. During his part-time job, he started working as an independent model in a fashion magazine, and he was cast.
  • He can’t eat spicy food well. He likes sweet desserts such as custard cream or cake or milk tea.
  • Yunhak has appeared in several dramas and movies, such as Koisuru Kimchi (사랑하는 김치), Fates and Furies (운명과 분노), Love Song For You (너에게 러브송을), etc. He has also appeared in musicals.

Kim Sungje’s profile

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  • Stage Name: Sungje (성제)
  • Full Name: Kim Sungje (김성제/金成帝)
  • Nicknames: Sirius Sungje, Princess (Hime 姫), Polar Bear (Shirokuma シロクマ), Holy Sima
  • Date Of Birth: November 17th, 1986
  • Star Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Height: 184 cm (6 ft)
  • Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
  • Education: Kyunghee Cyber University (major in Communication)
  • Official Twitter: Sj861117sj
  • Official Instagram: kim_sung_je
  • Official YouTube Channel: ソンジェテレビSV Sungje TV

Interesting facts about Kim Sungje

  • Sungje is in charge of the main vocalist, and main dancer position in the group.
  • He is the co-chair of SV Entertainment, which was founded by Jung Yunhak.
  • His hobbies are watching movies, listening to music, driving his classic scooter, and internet shopping.
  • His specialties are singing and dancing.
  • He works as a member of a unit called Double Ace; it contains members Yoonhak and Sungje.
  • Sungje made his debut as an actor and starred in the movie titled Guest House in 2017.
  • He has appeared in dramas, movies, and musicals, such as Kimi ni love song wo (君にラヴソングを) (2010), After School Bokbulbok (2011), I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE (2018), 와타시노 호스트짱 THE LAST LIVE (私のホストちゃんTHE LAST LIVE) (2020).
  • Sungje likes raw carrots. His favorite food is spicy food, chicken, abalone, octopus, and healthy food cooked by his mom. He often posts photos of food on Instagram.
  • He was in charge of cooking in the dorm.
  • His roommate was Geonil. Geonil is also his favorite member of Supernova.

Kim Kwangsu’s profile

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  • Stage Name: Kwangsu (광수)
  • Full Name: Kim Kwangsu (김광수)
  • Nickname: Becrux Kwangsu
  • Date Of Birth: April 22nd, 1987
  • Star Sign: Taurus
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Blood Type: B
  • Height: 182 cm (5 ft 11 inches)
  • Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
  • Education: JoongAng University (major in Drama and Theatre)
  • Official Twitter: anankwangdayo
  • Official Instagram: kwangsamak
  • Official YouTube Channel: KwangSoo from SUPERNOVA Official YouTube Channel

Interesting facts about Kim Kwangsu

  • Kwangsu’s position in Supernova is lead rapper of the group.
  • Kwangsu has appeared in various musicals. He appeared in RUN TO YOU: Street Life (2015) and DEVIL MAY CRY (2019). He also appeared in the 2011 SBS Drama titled Sign.
  • He is good at acting and emceeing in Japanese. He also has the ability to communicate well on SNS.
  • He works as a member of a unit called Funky Galaxy; it contains members of the rap team, Kwangsu, Jihyuk, and Geonil.
  • His specialties are skiing, sprinting, and Kumdo (Korean martial art derived from Japanese Kendo).
  • His hobbies are shopping, playing golf, and muscle training.

Song Jihyuk’s profile

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  • Stage Name: Jihyuk (지혁)
  • Full Name: Song Heonyong (송헌용)
  • Nickname: Acrux JiHyuk, Jihyo
  • Date Of Birth: July 13th, 1987
  • Star Sign: Cancer
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Blood Type: B
  • Height: 185 cm (6 ft)
  • Weight: 71 kg (156 lbs)
  • Education: Sungkyunkwan University (major in Acting)
  • Official Twitter: xornjsz1
  • Official Instagram: xornjsz1

Interesting facts about Song Jihyuk

  • Jihyuk is in charge of the vocalist and sub-rapper position in the group.
  • He works as a member of a unit called Funky Galaxy; it contains members of the rap team, Kwangsu, Jihyuk, and Geonil. Jinhyuk is the leader of the unit.
  • His hobbies are traveling, watching movies, mountain climbing, reading, wakeboarding, toy camera.
  • His specialties are skiing, swimming, and jazz dancing.
  • He appeared in the SBS Drama titled Sign (2011), and Alice (2020). He also appeared in the musical I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE in 2018.

Park Geonil’s profile

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  • Stage Name: Geonil (건일)
  • Full Name: Park Geonil (박건일)
  • Nickname: Canopus Geonil
  • Date Of Birth: November 5th, 1987
  • Star Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Blood Type: B
  • Height: 187 cm (6 ft 1in)
  • Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
  • Education: Jeongbal High School, Dongguk University Theater and Film Studies (Academy)
  • Agency: Studio Santa Claus Entertainment (Korea), SV Entertainment (Japan)
  • Official Twitter: geonil2
  • Official Instagram: ggeeoonnil

Interesting facts about Park Geonil

  • Geonil is in charge of the main rapper and lead dancer position of the group. He is also the maknae (the youngest member) of Supernova.
  • He works as a member of a unit called Funky Galaxy; it contains members of the rap team, Kwangsu, Jihyuk, and Geonil.
  • He is the tallest among the members.
  • His hobbies are exercising, writing lyrics, drawing, watching movies, collecting shoes, skateboarding, and listening to music.
  • His specialties are acting, rapping, and dancing.
  • He can speak English. He used to live in England when he was young.
  • Geonil has loved Japanese culture since he was a child, and has always studied Japanese fashion and music.
  • He held a long-sought solo exhibition, and about 3,000 people visited in three days.
  • Geonil has appeared in the Japanese drama titled Koisuru maison ~Rainbow Rose~, and the popular Korean drama titled Jang Bo-ri Is Here! He also appeared in a musical titled RUN TO YOU ~Street Life~ in 2015.
  • He is close to Block B’s PO and Winner’s Mino. He appeared in Episodes 6 and 7 of Mapo Hipster (a fashion variety show of PO and Mino).
  • His favorite food is ramen and sushi. He doesn’t like carrots and beans.
  • He owns a dog named Wabo.