Let’s Get Acquainted With The Most Handsome and Charismatic Main Rapper of VIXX – Ravi
Kim Won-sik was born on February 15th, 1993, in Jamsil-dong, Seoul, South Korea. He is better known by his stage name Ravi. He is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer, signed under Jellyfish Entertainment. He is a member of the South Korean boy band VIXX and its subunit VIXX LR. He debuted as a solo artist on January 9th, 2017, with the release of his debut mini-album R.EAL1ZE.
On June 27th, 2019, Ravi revealed via his Twitter and Instagram account the name of his own hip-hop label GROOVL1N, which is a combination of GROOVE and GOBLIN which means “The cool folk of the Orient.” The label includes Cold Bay and Xydo (Park Chi-woong) whom he worked with in the past.
In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with a rundown of everything about VIXX’s main rapper Ravi and his career in the K-Pop Entertainment Industry. So, don’t skip this article and keep on scrolling down!
Full Profile of VIXX’s Ravi
Stage Name: Ravi (라비)
Birth Name: Kim Won Shik (김원식)
Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist
Date of Birth: February 15th, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Subunit: VIXX LR
Facts About VIXX’s Ravi
- He was born in Jamsil-dong, Seoul, South Korea.
- His family consists of Dad, Mom, and a younger sister – “I’m the oldest son and I’ve got a sister” – Ravi (Haru * Hana Magazine Vol. 15 interview)
- Nickname: Lucky Boy
- He gave himself the stage name Ravi – which means charming.
- His favorite food: anything.
- His favorite colors: black and white.
- His hobby is body training.
- Ravi is the member of the band who sleeps the most.
- His most valuable belonging is his lyrics notebook.
- He is allergic to dust.
- He enjoys drinking coffee at night.
- He loves doing graffiti.
- Ravi has participated in writing and composing Vixx’s songs since their debut and has been credited in every mini-album and album as either a songwriter or a composer.
- He’s one of the mood makers of the group alongside Ken.
- Ravi has a puppy named Butt aka BADA$$.
- Ravi debuted as a solo artist with the release of his mini-album R.EAL1ZE in 2017.
- On Vixx’s Japanese mini-album, Lalala ~ Thank you for your love ~, Ravi wrote and composed their song “How ‘bout you.”
- EXO’s Kai and SHINEE’s Taemin are Ravi’s best friends.
- He’s a fan of Chris Brown and BigBang’s G-Dragon.
- He appeared in Brian Joo’s “Let This Die” MV alongside N and Leo.
- If he were a girl, he’d go out with fellow VIXX member N. He says that N is really nice and reliable, so he probably wouldn’t be a cheater.
- Ravi was a participant on Show Me The Money season 4.
- In June 2018, Ravi produced a song for the girl group ELRIS.
- Ravi is in the 3rd place for Idol producers who have written the most songs and earned the most royalties.
- He has three mixtapes, R.EBIRTH, NIRVANA, and K1TCHEN.
- He’s the idol with the 3rd highest number of copyrighted songs. He has more than 130 copyrighted songs.
- On May 24th, 2019, it was announced that Ravi decided not to renew his contract with Jellyfish Entertainment.
- However, even though he is not going to renew his contract with the agency, he will continue to promote as a VIXX member.
- In June 2019 he set up his own hip-hop label, GROOVL1N.
- Ravi’s ideal type is a pretty and self-conscious woman.