Everything You Need to Know About the South Korean Boy Band MONSTA X’s Lead Dancer and Visual – Hyungwon
Chae Hyung-won was born on January 15th, 1994, in Gwangju, South Korea. He is better known by his stage name Hyungwon. He is the lead dancer, vocalist, and visual of the South Korean hip-hop boy band, Monsta X. Hyungwon had achieved some level of fame as a model before joining Monsta X. As a kid, he worked at his parent’s travel agency. He is a member of the project group, Y TEEN. As a DJ, he goes by the stage name DJ H.ONE.
Black is his favorite color and his favorite animal is a dog. He is often made fun of by the other members of the band for sleeping too much. Hyungwon describes the excessive sleeping as one of his weaknesses.
In this article, Byeol Korea will introduce you with everything you need to know about MONSTA X’s Lead dancer who has a perfect visual, Hyungwon. So, stay tuned!
MONSTA X’s Hyungwon’s Full Profile
Stage Name: Hyungwon (형원)
Birth Name: Chae Hyung-won (채형원)
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
Date of Birth: January 15th, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Facts About MONSTA X’s Hyungwon
- He was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
- He was the 4th trainee confirmed as a member of Monsta X (after the survival TV show No Mercy).
- He was born before Seollal (Lunar New Year), so he is being considered as a 93-liner though he technically was born in 1994.
- He has a younger brother Kyungwon (who already served in the military).
- He was 19 years old when he moved to Seoul.
- He is known for his thick lips.
- He is the one who sleeps the most. (He can sleep even 29 hours straight).
- He said he sleeps like a corpse.
- He is usually quiet and calm.
- Before joining Monsta X, Hyung Won was a popular model. He participated in a lot of fashion shows.
- He participated in the W Hotel & CeCi fashion show (No Mercy episode 2)
- He also had an endorsement deal with LITMUS (clothes brand; spring ’15)
- He appeared in SURE magazine (July 2015).
- Hyorin was surprised by Hyunwon’s handsome appearance the first time she met him.
- Hyungwon learned dancing at JoyDance academy in his hometown (Minhyuk and I.M attended the same academy).
- He is confident in his dancing skills.
- He loves traveling. His parents own a travel agency, where he used to work when he was younger.
- During school days, his nickname was “Dooly” because he had chubby cheeks.
- Hyungwon thinks chubby people are the cutest in the world. (Monsta X’s Fancafe Attack – 4th Holiday 161130).
- Admits that he has searched his name online.
- Hyungwon is often referred to as “the meme guy” because of his many memes.
- He said that on Pepero Day (similar to Valentine’s Day, but held on November 11th in South Korea), he would like to give peperos to Monsta X’s fans.
- Shownu said he didn’t expect to debut together with such a handsome guy as Hyungwon.
- The most confident part of his face: eyelashes (150212 press con).
- Fans said Hyungwon looks even more handsome in person.
- He always wears black underwear.
- He is afraid of everything that has more than eight legs.
- He likes folk music and he appreciates singers Jack Johnson and John Legend.
- Kihyun said he’d like a duet with Hyungwon.
- He is a terrible cook, according to his bandmates.
- Hyungwon is a picky eater and gets full easy.
- Hyungwon has a tiny little mole in the middle of his bottom lip.
- He has quite a 4D personality.
- He has an awful handwriting.
- His favorite foods are seasoned pork ribs (pork bbq), sashimi, salted fried giant shrimp.
- His favorite color is black.
- Hobbies: Modeling and shopping.
- He is the best actor in the group.
- His first impression of Monsta X was that they’re strong, now he thinks they’re cute.
- He mentioned that a celebrity he is close with beside Monsta X members is UNIQ’s Sungjoo.
- He thought Shownu practiced silence when he first met him because he had never seen him talk.
- It gives him strength when the members say he’s handsome.
- When he was young, he was obsessed with sun chips.
- He prefers soft peaches over hard ones.
- He mentioned Minhyuk was the member who he got close to the easiest.
- He gets the angriest when someone has no manners.
- Hyungwon said he usually listens to Adele before falling asleep. (vLive – THE 5TH MINI ALBUM).
- He is one of the main cast of a drama titled Please Find Her (KBS2, 2017), playing the role of Ik-Soo.
- Hyungwon is known by their fans as the “King Of Visual Compliments” because his visual appearance always gets praised every time they appear on shows, radio broadcasts, etc.
- He speaks Chinese.
- During their appearance on Weekly Idol (episode 297), Hyungdon and Defconn (Doni and Koni) thought that Hyungwon was Chinese. Hyungwon said yes and fooled the hosts of the show. Doni and Koni were fooled by Hyungwon’s acting and said that he is a good actor that he convinced them that he was Chinese.
- In the old dorm, he used to share a room with Wonho and Shownu.
- Update: In the new dorm, he shares a room with Shownu and Jooheon.
- Wonho picked Hyungwon as the one with whom he would exchange bodies with so that he will not have problems related to clothes.
- Hyungwon is known for his Praying Mantis Dance.
- Hyungwon is the weakest member because every time he wakes up he coughs, as revealed by the members.
- He can make his veins in the arms move like waves. (Weekly Idol episode 297)
- Hyungwon and his family lived in Wiesbaden, Germany for three months.
- Hyungwon is also a DJ and he is known as DJ H.One.
- He will collaborate with Hongbin of VIXX on the song “Cool Love.”
- Hyungwon’s ideal type: “A woman who is wise and kind.”