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Kim Mingyu Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Kim Mingyu
Place Of Birth
Dongan-gu, South Korea
26 years old
Birth Date
April 6 1997

Kim Mingyu Facts

Child Star?
Rapper, Actor
Education & Qualifications
Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts
Net Worth
Kim Min-Seo

About Kim Mingyu

Kim Mingyu, born in Dongan-gu, Anyang, South Korea, is a singer, songwriter, and rapper of the 13-member all-boy band 'Seventeen'.

Kim Mingyu also worked as a choreographer, music video director, editor, and cameraman for Seventeen's song 'Snap Shoot'. It is a 2019 Seventeen song released under the studio album 'An Ode' and genres K-Pop and Korea Dance/Electronic.

Kim Mingyu's positions in Seventeen are lead rapper, the face of the group, and visual artist. And unlike other members of the Seventeen hip-hop team, Kim Mingyu also participates in rap-making, composing, and lyrical writing of Seventeen songs. Read more about his career in the Seventeen boy band and other interesting facts about him; also find his net worth, personal life, and involvement in music shows.

Kim Mingyu Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Kim Mingyu's net worth?

Singer and rapper of Seventeen, Kim Mingyu, has an estimated net worth of over $2 million.

How much does Kim Mingyu earn per year?

Kim Mingyu's annual earnings are not disclosed. His primary income source is his career as a rapper, singer, and songwriter.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Kim Mingyu?

The tallest rapper of the Seventeen boy band, Kim Mingyu, stands at the height of 6 ft 2 in (187 cm).

How old is Kim Mingyu?

Born on April 6, 1997, in Dongan-gu, South Korea, Kim Mingyu is 25 years old as of 2022. Aries is the zodiac sign of this famous personality.

Childhood And Education

Kim Mingyu was born in Dongan-gu, Anyang-si, South Korea on April 6, 1997. He has a younger sister Kim Min-Seo. He attended primary school at An-yang Bu-an Elementary School, middle school at Burim Middle School, and graduated high school from Seoul Broadcasting High School. Later he graduated with his bachelor's degree Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts.

Kim Mingyu's younger sister Kim Minseo is an independent trainee and was a competitor on 'Produce 48'. She was ranked 44 on the reality show 'Produce 48'.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Kim Mingyu dating?

Kim Mingyu is currently not dating or engaged to anyone as of 2022.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Kim Mingyu is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor performing under Pledis Entertainment, well known as a member of the boy group Seventeen under the sub-unit Hip Hop.

Kim Mingyu made his debut on online broadcasts through a TV show called 'Seventeen TV' in 2013. And on May 26, 2015, he made his K-pop group debut with other members in a new boy band Seventeen formed by Pledis Entertainment, along with the release of the extended play (EP) '17 Carat'. The EP became the only rookie album to appear on the 10 Best K-Pop albums of 2015 in Billboard and the longest-charting K-pop album of the year in the United States.

Seventeen is a South Korean boy band formed by Pledis Entertainment. The group consists of 13 members, three units, and one group. The group has Jun, Joshua, Wonwoo, Woozi, Hoshi, and Mingyu in the front row and The8, Seungkwan, S.Coups, Dino, Jeonghan, DK, and Vernon in the back row.

Kim Mingyu made his singing debut through music video appearances. The pre-debut of Kim Mingyu is in the music videos' Face' by NU'EST (2012), 'Venus' by Hello Venu (2012), 'My Copycat' by Orange Caramel (2014), and '28.5' by Bum Zu Feat. Jung In (2014).

Kim Mingyu made his original soundtrack in 2021 for the Chinese drama 'Falling Into Your Smile'. The song was titled 'Warrior'; it was recorded by Mingyum Hun, Joshua, The8, and Vernon. On May 28, 2021, he also made a digital single, collaborating with Seventeen's Wonwoo. The song was titled 'Bittersweet'. Besides, the rapper has also hosted various music shows like 'Inkigayom', 'M Countdown', 'Dream Concert', 'Seventeen GV Events', and 'KCON 2017 Japan'.

Kim Mingyu's top hits under Seventeen include 'Darl+ing' under 'Face The Sun' (2022), 'Rock With You' under 'Attacca' (2021), 'Pretty U' under 'Love & Letter' (2016), 'Don't Wanna Cry' under 'Al1' (2017), 'Ready To Love' under 'Your Choice' (2021), 'Very Nice' under 'Love & Letter' (2016), 'Clap' under 'Teen, Age' (2017), 'Hit' under 'An Ode' (2019).

Kim Mingyu became the first member of the all-boy band Seventeen to make his acting debut. He made his cameo appearance on the two parts of the Channel 3 Thai comedy-drama television sitcom 'Luang-ta Maha-chon' released in 2010, alongside Thai television and film actor Sorapong Chatree. He has also appeared in reality shows like 'Hello Counselor', 'Top 3 Chef King', '1:100', 'Happy Together', 'Idol Star Athletic Championship', 'Running Man', and 'Weekly Idol'.

Besides being a singer and rapper, Kim Mingyu is also the CEO of multiple conglomerate companies.

Charity Works

The boy band Seventeen donated to a ChildFund Korea campaign to provide housing support to children, where Mingyu and Seungkwan personally designed signboards for the campaign besides funding.

What awards has Kim Mingyu won?

Kim Mingyu was featured as a solo artist in magazines Arena Homme And February Issue (2022 Cover), First Look Vol.225 (September 2021 Cover), Dazed Korea (2019 Cover), and L'Officiel Hommes YK Edition (April 2019 Cover).

Kim Mingyu's Hobbies And Interests

Kim Mingyu's hobbies include playing bass guitar, soccer, basketball, cooking, painting, photography, making action figures, and dreams of traveling to Latin America.

Kim Mingyu made it to national championships in soccer during his primary school.

Other Interesting Kim Mingyu Facts And Trivia

  • April-born celebrity rapper and singer Kim Mingyu was born in Dongan-gu, Anyang-si, South Korea. His nationality is South Korean.
  • Kim Mingyu's stage name is Mingyu. Initially, he was supposed to take the stage name Dokyeom, but he went with his own last name Mingyu.
  • Kim Mingyu is widely known as an adventurous person among his team. He once volunteered for a reality-variety show where celebrities survive in remote places. The show was named 'Law Of The Jungle'.
  • Kim Mingyu's role model is Big Bang's Top. Kim Mingyu and The8 were the only members of the Seventeen band to have an Instagram account.
  • Kim Mingyu was a bassist during his middle school at Burim Middle School. Besides, he was also on the soccer team and cross-stitch club.

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