Biography of DK (Kim Donghyuk)
Kim Dong Hyuk, popularly credited by his stage name ‘DK or Dnoghyuk’ is a South Korean singer & dancer. He is the main dancer as well as supporting vocalist of South Korean hip hop boy group, iKON. Likewise, he is known for powerful dance moves as well as free spirited persona. Moreover, he has appeared in variety shows. Similarly, he is popularly known for his intelligence. He is known as the fashionista in the team.
Childhood, Early life & Education
DK was born on January 3, 1997, in Seoul, South Korea. He was raised by a single mother with his younger. His father passed away when he was 8 years old. He loves wine a lot. Apart from this, not much is known about his family.
Similarly, he lived in the US for 2 years thus, he can speak English quite fluently. DK attended Osan Middle School & he was a president of the student council at his high school. He has great knowledge of history and general culture. Also, he plays basketball, football, and baseball.
Talking about his professional career, DK won JYP’s Trainee Search Contest in March 2012. However, he was recruited and became a trainee at YG Entertainment in November 2012. Before his rise to fame, he was a part of Team B on survival show “WIN: Who Is Next” as well as “Mix & Match”. Eventually, DK debuted on 15 September 2015, under YG Entertainment as the main dancer and supporting vocalist of iKON. Likewise, iKON currently consists of 6 members: Bobby, Jay, Ju-ne, Song, DK and Chan. On June 12, 2019 following the recent controversies, B.I announced his departure from the group & terminates his exclusive contract with YG Entertainment.
Similarly, on January 13, 2016, the group made their Japanese debut. Likewise, DK has also appeared in several variety shows such as “Weekly Idol”.
Awards & Achievements
ikon & their music is very popular and well appreciated among the fans & viewers. Thus, he along with his group members received many awards since 2015. They received several best new artist awards on major Asia award shows, including Mnet Asian Music Awards, Gaon Music Chart Awards, Japan Record Awards and QQ Music Awards.
DK has earned name & fame from his successful music career. He also earns a decent amount of money. However, the exact net worth is not disclosed yet.
- Name: Kim Dong Hyuk
- Stage Name: DK or Dnoghyuk
- Nickname: CFW (Crazy For Wine)
- Birthday: January 3, 1997
- Born In: Seoul, South Korea
- Nationality: South Korean
- Age: 22 Years
- Sun Sign: Capricorn
- Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist
- Height: 5’9”(175 cm)
- Marital Status: Unmarried
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Labels: YG Entertainment
- Unit: iKON
- Years Active: 2015-present
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