Who is Key Shinee?
Key Shinee is the stage name of Kim-Ki Bum, who is a South Korean singer, actor, fashion designer, and television presenter. In simple words, he is inculcated with multiple talents and skills. He was born on September 23, 1991, Daegu, South Korea. Here he was raised by his parents nicely. Key was leading a simple life with a middle-class family, but God’s will was different. His life took a U-turn. He gave an audition at the S.M.National Tour Audition Casting. The audition proved to be a huge success and opened new avenues for him. Therefore, he left his native town and traveled towards Seoul to try the destiny that led him to a bright future.
The 27-year old artist started his professional career in 2008. He debuted as a member of Soth Korean boy group Shinee. Later his efforts and determination let him become one of the best selling artists in Korea. Commonly, Key is known as a singer, but actually, his career is only confined to singing but also he is proving himself as an actor, presenter, and fashion designer. Being a singer, he collaborated with various artists. Key debuted in the sub-unit Toheart with Woohyun of Infinite. After collaborating with renowned artists, he wanted to have his own exclusive identity. Therefore, as a soloist, he debuted in November 2018 and released his digital single Forever Yours.
Alongside singing, he wrote a few songs that are a part of the albums of Shinee and Toheart. Being an actor, previously, he was starred in various musicals including Bonnie & Clyde, Zorro, and Chess. Considering his acting skills, he was offered to work in a TV series. So he reverted to television dramas and performed in Drinking Solo and The Guardians. Key Shinee is a multi-talented personality. In 2015, he tried to be a fashion designer and took part in various projects. He collaborated with Bridge ShopHouse, and he was offered to design the outfits of Shinee’s concert. The model Irene and the Brand charm’s trusted his designing skills and let him design their apparels. Due to his efforts, determination and the success of his work, he was appointed as the fashion director of the group. He is a very charming and cute guy; therefore, in 2016, the American fashion brand Jill Stuart offered him to become a model of their brand. Key Shinee’s age is 27 years, and his zodiac sign is Virgo. By nature, he is a very lenient, sincere, kind and loving guy.
His height is 1.77 m, Shinne’s weight is 61 kg. He is a part of the most famous K-Pop groups that consist of Onew, Taemin, Jonghyun, Key, and Minho. The exact color of his eyes is not known because he uses contact lenses; his hair color is also not known because he dyes his hair in various colors including blonde, dark brown, golden brown, light brown and black. Although Key has become a renowned personality of his Korean society, yet not a single piece of information is available about his parents, siblings, and relatives. Only this is known his mother was a nurse and father was a businessman, who graduated from Myongji University. Key Shinee holds the nationality of South Korea, and ethnically, he belongs to the Asian ancestry. Since his childhood, his parents were concerned about his education and career. To be well-educated and well-qualified, he was enrolled in Myongji University and Woosuk University. But the subjects of his degrees are not known. So far as his musical career is concerned, he released various albums. The names of the albums are as follows.
(i) “The Shinee World(2008)”
(iii) “The Story of Light(2018)”
(iv) “1of 1(2016)”
(vi) “I’m Your Boy(2014)”
(viii) “Boys Meet U(2013)”
(x) “2009 Year of Us(2009)”
(xiii) “Shinee The Best From Now On(2018)”
(xiv) “The Story of Light’ EP,3(2018)”
(xv) “The Misconceptions of Us(2013)”
(xvi) “The Story of Light’ EP,2(2018)”
(xvii) “Dream Girl-The Misconceptions of You(2013)”
(xviii) “Why So Serious? The Misconceptions of Me(2013)”
Key Shinee Ideal Type:
In 2017, Shinee Key, along with the other members of his group, revealed about his ideal type woman. His choice is different than that of other members of his group. Instead of a feminine girl, he wants a tomboy. He wants a girl, who loves to wear jeans and jackets. As per him, a girl should not only be beautiful but also should be wise, intellectual, knowledgeable and a good personality.
Instagram and Twitter:
Besides a multi-talented showbiz personality, Key also tries to be an active and interactive socialite. He has accounts on various social networks including Instagram and Twitter. On Instagram, you can get him @bumkeyk. He has 2355 posts, 6 m followers and 22 following. On Twitter, you can follow him @almightykeybeom. 12.6 k Tweets, 236 Following, 70.1 k Followers and 319 Likes reveal how much he is famous among his fans and followers, who are inspired by him. Key Shinee is commonly inquired about his wife and married life. He got married to the Japanese model Yagi Arisa, but later they got separated; the season of their separation is not known. As his girlfriends, the names of Nicole and Eunji were associated with him.
As of 2017, Key’s annual gross income is $800 thousand. In fact, he ranks top in SHINee band for his salary and net worth. With a luxurious bungalow worth 2 billion won (1.8 million in dollars), Key’s net worth is $6 million as of 2017.