Get Closer With Im Young-min, Talented Rapper of MXM
It cannot be denied that Mnet’s Produce 101 series has popularized many aspiring trainees who later are known as the current trending stars in the K-pop music industry. Besides the program’s final line-up groups such as I.O.I, Wanna One, and IZ*ONE, the public also gets to know the participants who eventually debut as singers and idols. One of them is Im Young-min, a charming member of duo group MXM whom fans know to have an uncanny resemblance with the alpaca.
Furthermore, Youngmin is praised for being a young talented rapper all thanks to the upbringing of his agency which is already known to house many underground rappers. In this article, Byeol Korea will explain all about Im Young-min including his personal profile, fun facts, discography, filmography, awards and nominations, appearances, scandal on Produce 101, debut as an MXM member, dating news, Instagram feed, fashion style, and latest news. So, keep reading!
Im Young-min’s Full Profile
- Birth Name: Im Young Min
- Stage Name: Youngmin
- Nickname: Alpaca, Tomato
- Date of Birth: Singapore, December 25, 1995
- Age: 25 (Korean age) / 24 (International age)
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Chinese Astrology: Pig
- Blood Type: O
- Height: 181 cm
- Weight: 66 kg
- Siblings: 1 (a younger brother born in 2002)
- Groups: MXM, YDPP, Brand New Boys Project
- Talent Agency: Brand New Music
- Instagram: @bnmboysofficial
Fun Facts You Have to Know About Im Young-min
- Youngmin lived in Singapore since he was born until 5 years old before he went back to Korea.
- Youngmin is a former trainee of JYP Entertainment.
- Before he debuted, Youngmin was trained for 1 year and 2 months.
- Youngmin applied for a joint audition in 2016 and ranked first among 3500 participants.
- Youngmin’s childhood dream was to be a scientist because he likes math and science.
- Youngmin’s specialties are writing rap lyrics and playing the piano, whereas his hobbies are swimming and basketball.
- Youngmin’s favorite season is autumn whereas his favorite flower is tulips.
- Youngmin participated on Mnet’s Produce 101 Season 2 and finished the place at the 15th ranking.
- Youngmin named Jeong Se-woon as his closest friend in Produce 101 Season 2 because he was the first person whom Youngmin talked to. Both of them came from Busan and have similar personalities.
- After he debuted, Youngmin said that what makes him happiest is when people told him that they recognize him and enjoy MXM music.
- Youngmin’s ideal type is someone with a nice smile.
Im Young-min’s Discography and Filmography
Ever since his participation in Produce 101, Im Young-min is often invited to television show as both the guest cast and regular cast. On the other hand, Im Young-min also released three albums and singles with Kim Dong-hyun as the duo group MXM and one single with Kim Dong-hyun, Jeong Se-woon, and Lee Gwang-hyun as project group YDPP. In this section, Byeol Korea has compiled a list of songs, album, and television appearances by Im Young-min below!
- 2017 – Mnet Produce 101 Season 2 (as Contestant)
- 2017 – tvN Problematic Men (as Guest Cast)
- 2017 – Good Day (MXM pre-release single)
- 2017 – I Just Do (MXM pre-release single)
- 2017 – Unmix (MXM mini-album)
- 2017 – Music video of MXM’s I’m the One
- 2018 – Match Up (MXM mini-album)
- 2018 – Music video of MXM’s Diamond Girl
- 2018 – OnStyle Photo People Season 2 (as Regular Cast)
- 2018 – Mnet My Tutor Friend (as Guest Cast)
- 2018 – LOVE IT LIVE IT (Single as of YDPP PROJECT)
- 2018 – Music video of YDPP LOVE IT LIVE IT
- 2018 – Gone Cold (MXM singles)
- 2018 – Love Me Now (MXM singles)
- 2018 – Music video of MXM’s Gone Cold
- 2018 – More Than Ever (MXM full album)
- 2018 – Can’t Take My Eyes Off (solo track featuring KANTO)
- 2018 – Music video of MXM’s YA YA YA
- 2018 – Music video of MXM’s CHECKMATE
- 2019 – KBS2 Battle Trip (as Guest Cast)