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Young K

Korean: 영케이

Hometown:

Ilsan

Country:

South Korea

Full name:
Kang Young Hyun
Native name:
강영현
Birthday:
Age:
28 years old
Blood type:
B
Height:
5'11" (180 cm)
Weight:
149.9 lbs (68 kg)
Group (2015-present):
Group (2020-present):

Introduction

Kang Young Hyun, popularly known by his stage name YoungK, is the Bassist, Lead Vocalist, and Main Rapper of the Boy Band Day6 under JYP Entertainment. YoungK was born and raised in Korea but moved to Canada in High School where he used his English name Brian Kang.

On September 7, 2015, he made his debut as a member of Day6 and released their debut EP, The Day, with the lead single "Congratulations".

On September 6, 2021, Kang made his solo debut with the extended play Eternal and its title track "Guard You".

On August 16, 2021, Young K announced that he will enlist as part of his mandatory military service on October 12, 2021, where he will be serving in KATUSA.

Sep 7, 2015-present
Debut:
Sep 7, 2015
Debut to 1st win:
1416 days
Current state:
active 
Active years:
2014-present
Zodiac-sign:
Language(s):
English, Korean
Training period:
5 years
Education:
York Mills Collegiate Institute, Dongguk University
Military service:
October 12, 2021 - present
MBTI:
ENTP
Kpopping rank:
265th
Fandom:
MyDay
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0 awards
3 pics
41 videos
3 albums
6.5K viewed
57 added

Fun facts

1
When Young K was still a trainee, he used to live with Got7's Bambam.
2
Young K appeared in Dream High 1 and 2 as a back-up dancer.
3
When Day6 was asked 'If you have a younger sister who would you never let your sister date?' Sungjin and Wonpil picked YoungK because he knows women too well judging from his lyrics.
4
Young K was roommates with Stray Kids’ Bang Chan on their trainee days.
5
On May 18, 2020, he officially became a DJ for MBC Idol Radio with GOT7's Youngjae.
6
When he was in high school he used to be in a three-member band called "Third Degree."
7
Young K loves watching cartoons and webtoons.
8
Young K's stage name was supposed to be Younghyun but he was having trouble pronouncing his name.
9
Young K's role model is One Republic.
10
Young K and Wonpil almost debuted on a dance group.

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