Kim Donghyun (김동현)


Real Name: Kim Dong Hyun (김동현, キム・ドンヒョン, 金東玄)
Nick Name : Flour, Boss (Daejang), Angry Bird, Dongsan
Position : Leader/Lead Vocalist
Birthday : Febuary 12th, 1989
Blood Type : A
Height/Weight : 178cm/60kg
Star Sign : Aquarius
Family : Parents and Younger Sister (Kim JiYeon)
Birth Place (Home): Seoul, Gangnam (Apgujeong)
Education Background: Apgujeong Middle School (Seoul, Gangnam), Chungdam High School (Seoul, Gangnam), Myeongji University Musical (Seoul, Seodaemun)
Specialties : Knows how to speak Japanese, piano, singing
Experience : Happy Sunday (해피 선데이)(2006-2010) and Kokkiri (코끼리)(2008)
Training period: around 6 years

Facts & Quotes

01. Donghyun and Minwoo are the most fluent in English among the members.
02. According to Hyunseong, anything Donghyun does, he does it with caution, so whatever he does, he does it well
03. Donghyun prefers Youngmin out of his other members because he follows him well
04. Donghyun likes to work out – usually with Hyunseong
05. Donghyun is into fashion
06. Donghyun and Minwoo like Korean cabbage
07. Donghyun said that his face looks funny when he sings
08. Donghyun usually go back to his own house instead of staying at their dorm
09. Donghyun used to share a room with Minwoo and Hyunseong in the dorm
10. DongHyun wants to be a perfect boyfriend. Sometimes nice and sometimes can be out of the odds too
11. Donghyun wants to open a concert for his girlfriend when he has a lot of profit
12. According to Donghyun, Boyfriend hope to become a popular group like Girls’ Generation
13. Donghyun can play the piano
14. Back in the trainee days, Donghyun used to be the one who played the piano for the other trainees to practice their vocal
15. Donghyun said that he wanted to get in the car and just drive with no plans if he gets a day off
16. Donghyun has been training for over 5 years
17. Donghyun used to have bad dreams. But he overcome it with his mom
18. Donghyun likes Big Bang sunbaenim since he watched them on stage performance when he was in high school
19. Donghyun’s dream used to be a Pianist
20. Donghyun’s friends told him that it looks awkward for a guy to play the piano, then he changed his mind to be a singer
22. Donghyun spends his free time eating lots of food because the Maknaes-line is still growing up.
23. Donghyun admirers Jay Chou as a Chinese Artist right after he watched “Secret”, Jay’s film
24. Donghyun used to be in a group called “Syndrome” pre-debutly for fashion/photoshoot purposes.
25. Donghyun has been to Indonesia once when he was a child and he wishes to go there again
26. Donghyun sometimes refer to himself as the “Captain” because he is the leader of the group.
27. For Mnet M!PICK’s mission, Donghyun played the piano and sang to “Love Like Oxygen” by SHINee – with Jeongmin and Hyunseong.
28. Before debuting, when he was still a senior in high school, he was on a show called “Conduct Zero”
29. Donghyun appeared in the show ‘KBS “The Star Golden Bell”‘ once before debuting
30. “Fans are like our own girlfriends. There are times they prepare delicious food for us when we’re on our way to a TV station. We are really thankful to them.” – Donghyun
31. Donghyun was also one of the back-up dancer for K.Will before debuting along with members Youngmin, Kwangmin and Minwoo
32. Donghyun is currently a student at MyeongJi Universtiy in the Department of Musical
33. “When it (training) gets tough I would go hang out at my friend’s house and talk with them and also to my parents.” – Donghyun
34. According to Minwoo, Donghyun’s role in the group is like a father, he makes people feel that they can depend on him.
35. Kwangmin chose Donghyun as the person with the most manly charm.
36. The role Donghyun would be interested to play in a movie is to challenge a character who is charming and manly, so even guys who watch him will feel that he’s cool.
37. Donghyun picks himself to be the member with the most manly charm because he’s the oldest – and said that the other members are still very young doesn’t have a mature charm yet.
38. According to Donghyun himself, because of his personality is a bit stiff and cannot express himself well. So he said he’d prefer “a girl who is lively and cheerful” as a characteristic of his ideal girl.
39. Donghyun said that he would date a guy if he were to be a girl for a day.
40. “I like sports. If I have free time, I’ll either go jogging or play football. It’s a pity that I don’t have the time to do so.” -Donghyun (34 – 40, cr: boyfriend-champion)
41. “It was K.Will hyung who first taught me how to sing. He is like a teacher to me.” – Donghyun
42. Donghyun picked Youngmin as a member he would date if he was a girl. [Allkpop Interview]
43. Donghyun said the most attractive part of his body would be his eyes because they are mismatched – one is bigger and the other is smaller – and with that he is able to express two images. [Allkpop Interview]
44. Donghyun joked that his aim in 2012 is to fix his hard working diligence because he said that being too hardworking is tiring and wants to learn how to be lazy from Youngmin. [Allkpop Interview]
45. Donghyun sleeps on the top bunk. [W Academy]
46. When asked to pick between Wonder Girls and Girls’ Generation, Donghyun picked the Wonder Girls. [W Academy]
47. Once during a fan-signing, Donghyun doodled on a gift given to Jeongmin by a fan – an Eddy doll – and gave it heart-shaped eyes and a belly-button.
48. Donghyun has both of his ears pierced with one piercing each – first spotted around December 2012.
49. Donghyun and Hyunseong would usually be the ones waking up the members. [@star1 Magazine: facts 49 – 52]
50. When asked if Boyfriend has a specific favorite song from their JANUS Album, Donghyun, Hyunseong and Jeongmin stated they like their own solo
51. Donghyun claims to be the one in charge of being sexy in the group
52. Donghyun ideal girl is a bright and active girl. Someone who likes to talk in codes, a fun girl. Someone who prefer to wear comfortable jeans and a t-shirt that matches
53. Donghyun would like to buy his parents a house near their dorm in Sorae Village
54. Donghyun’s ideal type is Park Bo-Young sunbaenim
55. If they get #1 on a music show, Donghyun said he’d, “On a rainy day I’ll dance and run with a flower on my head. Wearing shorts and something sexy, revealing my collarbone (laughs).” {53-55 from DongA interview}
56. In Boyfriend, only Donghyun, Jeongmin, Youngmin and Minwoo have dating experiences in the past.
57. Donghyun’s first love is described as, “He first fell for her in a food place he often visited with his high school friends, how he nervously asked her phone number and started frequently texting with her. They dated for a time, but she occasionally didn’t show up for their dates and ignored him, which led to them eventually breaking up.” {56-57 from Beatles Code 2 article trans by}

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