|I.M (Im Chang-kyun) Quick Info
|5 ft 9 in
|Date of Birth
|January 26, 1996
I.M is a South Korean singer and dancer who is best known as a member of the 7-member South Korean boy band Monsta X formed by Starship Entertainment. He has been a part of many successful songs along with the group such as All In, Beautiful, Shine Forever, Newton, Trespass, and many more.
Kookang, Daniel, Danny, I.M
Gwangju, South Korea
Seoul, South Korea
I.M attended the Kyung Hee Cyber University.
- Father – His father was a scientist.
- Siblings – He has a younger brother.
I.M is represented by Starship Entertainment.
K-pop, Hip-Hop, EDM, Pop
- Starship Entertainment
- Mercury Records
- Sony Music Korea
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He is of South Korean descent.
He often tends to dye his hair dark ‘light brown’ or ‘blonde’.
I.M has done endorsement work for brands like –
- My Little TVing Stick
- Girl Scouts Korea
- KT Telecom
- Great Ocean game
- Lipton Iced Tea
In June 2021, he had done modeling work for Versace‘s ‘Eros Fragrance Perfume’.
Best Known For
Being a member of the 7-member South Korean boy band Monsta X formed by the Starship Entertainment
He released his debut album The Clan Pt. 2.5: The Final Chapter as a part of Monsta X in March 2017. The album was a huge success and peaked at number 2 spot on the Korean music charts. It also made a name overseas by peaking at the number 1 spot on the US Billboard World Music chart.
In February 2021, he released his debut solo EP titled Duality.
First TV Show
He made his first TV show appearance on Mnet’s survival show No.Mercy in 2014.
I.M Favorite Things
- Place – Osaka, Japan
- Color – White
- Song – Lucia by Daman
- Before his debut with Monsta X, he was a part of group Nu’Bility but he stepped back last minute.
- I.M joined as a trainee with Starship Entertainment after competing on the TV show No.Mercy.
- He was the 6th trainee to be announced as a member of boy band Monsta X.
- The other trainees were not very thrilled by the agency’s decision to include him as a trainee.
- Due to his father’s job, he traveled a lot and lived 3 years in Boston and 4 years in Israel.
- As a young boy, I.M wanted to make a career in science and education.
- He loves traveling and staying outdoors and in an interview, he complained that the group stays indoors mainly.
- I.M is originally left-handed but uses his right hand whenever he is playing some sport.
- He is the member who speaks English with most fluency.
- In February 2019, he served as a narrator for the audiobook, Oscar Wilde’s The Happy Prince.
- In January 2022, on his birthday, he donated ₩500,000 through the idol fandom community service My Favorite Idol to the Miral Welfare Foundation.
- In November 2022, I.M signed a contract with Sony Music Korea for his solo activities.
- In May 2023, I.M launched his official solo social media accounts.
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