|Sungkyu Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||April 28, 1989|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Sungkyu is a South Korean singer, musician, actor, theatre artist, television personality, performer, and presenter known as the leader and main vocalist of the South Korean boy band Infinite. Formed in 2010 by Woollim Entertainment, the group’s discography consists of multiple albums, extended plays, and tracks such as Over the Top, Koi ni Ochiru Toki, Season 2, Top Seed, For You, Paradise, Destiny, Be Back, Inspirit, First Invasion, Reality, Evolution, New Challenge, Infinitize, Infinite Only, BTD (Before the Dawn), Voice Of My Heart, Be Mine, Nothing’s Over, She’s Back, The Chaser, Only Tears, Man in Love, Last Romeo, That Summer (The Second Story), and Can’t Get Over You. In addition to that, Sungkyu has also branched out as a solo artist and has released albums and tracks like 10 Stories, Another Me, Inside Me, 27, Savior, Won’t Forget You, Dear My Fan, The Answer, Shine, Like a Dream, Hush, True Love, Light, and Don’t Move.
Sungkyu, Sunggyu, Grandpa, Leader, Hamster, Kkulgyu (loser Gyu), Gyujiji, Hamster Gyu, Grandpa Gyu
Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Sungkyu studied at Jeonju National University High School and was in the school rock band named “Coma Beat”. Afterward, he attended Daekyung University and graduated from the university’s Practical Music program on February 15, 2013.
Along with his Infinite bandmates L, Sungyeol, Hoya, and Dongwoo, he was awarded the ‘Proud Daekyung University Student Award’ in the hope that the group would continue to grow and bring prestige to the school.
Singer, Musician, Actor, Theatre Artist, Television Personality, Performer, Presenter
- Siblings – Kim Ji-eun (Older Sister)
Sungkyu has been signed with Double H TNE.
K-pop, Pop Rock, Ballad, Dance-pop
Woollim Entertainment, DoubleH TNE
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
60 kg or 132 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Sungkyu is of Korean descent.
- Attentive Personality
- Sensitive skin
Sungkyu Favorite Things
- Japanese Celebrity – Aoi Yu
- When he first told his parents that he wanted to pursue a music career, they did not approve of it and told him they’d rather he leave the house instead as they wanted him to lead a normal life.
- Despite his parents’ rejection, Sungkyu continued to practice music secretly and eventually went to Seoul alone after graduating from high school to pursue his dreams.
- He unsuccessfully auditioned for SM Entertainment twice.
- Infinite released its first studio album Over the Top on July 21, 2011, and it included songs like Amazing, Julia, Real Story, Tic Toc, and others.
- The group Infinite released its 3rd studio album Top Seed on January 8, 2018, and it peaked at #1 on the South Korean Weekly Albums (Gaon) chart, at #4 on the US World Albums (Billboard) chart, and at #17 on the Japan Weekly Albums (Oricon) chart.
- As a solo artist, Sungkyu released his debut album titled 10 Stories on February 26, 2018, and it peaked at #1 on the Circle Chart and at #9 on the US Billboard World Albums chart.
- On May 14, 2018, it was announced that Sungkyu would be enlisting in the military and he served as an active duty soldier for the 22nd Division Infantry “Yulgok” located in the Goseong area. He got discharged on January 8, 2020.
- After his contract with Woollim Entertainment expired, he decided not to renew it and left the company on March 6, 2021.
- If he could have any superpower, he would pick teleportation.
- Sungkyu once chose Sungjong as the cutest member of Infinite and L as the most handsome.
- He has also been a part of shows like The Genius: Rules of the Game, High Society, Wara Store, Girl Spirit, Exciting India, Living Together in Empty Room, The Origin, and My: Humanities that Open Work.
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