Lee Gi-kwang Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Lee Gi-kwang Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight58 kg
Date of BirthMarch 30, 1990
Zodiac SignAries
GirlfriendUnknown

Lee Gi-kwang is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actor. He is best known for being a member of the popular South Korean boy band, Highlight, formerly known as Beast. Some of his solo singles include Dancing Shoes, Wipe the tears, and What You Like. He has a strong social media fan base with over 2 million followers on Instagram and more than 1.8 million followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Lee Gi-kwang

Nick Name

Gikwang, Kikwang, AJ, Next Rain

Lee Gi-kwang as seen in September 2010
Lee Gi-kwang as seen in September 2010 (LG전자 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Gwangju, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Gikwang attended Dongshin University.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Lee Hyekwang (Younger Brother)

Manager

Gikwang is represented by Around Us Entertainment.

Genre

K-Pop, Dance, Hip Hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Around Us Entertainment, Cube Entertainment, Universal Music

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Lee Gi-kwang has not dated anyone publicly yet.

He has, however, revealed his ideal type of woman to be someone who is pretty and is a fun person to talk to.

Lee Gi-kwang during one of his projects
Lee Gi-kwang during one of his projects (Marie Claire Korea / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

He has South Korean roots.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

He prefers to dye his hair ‘light brown’, ‘blonde’ or ‘red’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Long neck

Brand Endorsements

Gikwang has done endorsement work for The Shilla Duty-Free.

Lee Gi-kwang as seen while smiling
Lee Gi-kwang as seen while smiling (f28star / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Best Known For

Being a member of the popular South Korean boy band, Highlight, formerly known as Beast

First Album

Gikwang released his first studio album, Fiction and Fact, in 2011 as a member of Highlight, formerly known as Beast. The album peaked at number 1 spot on the Korean music charts.

First Film

Gikwang made his theatrical film debut as a voice actor by voicing the character of Ricky in the animated film, A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from Paradise, in 2012.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance in the reality show, Diary of AJ, in 2009.

Lee Gi-kwang in an Instagram selfie in October 2018
Lee Gi-kwang in an Instagram selfie in October 2018 (Lee Gi-kwang / Instagram)

Lee Gi-kwang Facts

  1. Gikwang developed an interest in hip hop at an early age and received complete support of his family to pursue a musical career.
  2. After passing an audition for JYP Entertainment, he remained a trainee under the agency for almost 4 years before being eliminated.
  3. After parting with the JYP Entertainment, he was approached by Cube Entertainment’s former president to join the agency without even auditioning and, thus, he became the company’s first trainee.
  4. He debuted as a solo artist on April 2, 2009, under the stage name of AJ or Ace Junior.
  5. Six months after debuting as a solo artist, he was chosen to debut with the boy group Beast, later known as Highlight.
  6. Gikwang had poor eyesight and used to wear spectacles until he got laser vision correction.
  7. While he was performing as a solo artist, he drew comparisons to South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer, Jung Ji-hoon, better known by his stage name Rain.
  8. Gikwang is allergic to seafood. He also keeps himself away from smoking and drinking and is the member who keeps the best care of his health.
  9. He received the I-MAGAZINE Fashion Face Award in 2016 and 2017.
  10. Follow Lee Gi-kwang on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Image by LG전자 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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