Infinite Profile

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Infinite debuted in 2010 with 7 members under Woollim Entertainment. They made their comeback in July 2015. Here is a profile on all the members.

kim sung gyu

Birth Name: Kim Sung Gyu
Stage Name: Sunggyu
Nickname: Grandpa, Leader, Hamster, Honey Sungkyu
Position: Leader & Main Vocalist
Date of Birth: April 28, 1989
Birth place: North Jeolla, South Korea
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 62 kg
Blood Type: A
Education: Dae Kyung University – Practical Music
Languages: Korean, Japanese, Chinese

Facts:
• He has never wanted to be anything else but a singer.
• When he first told his parents of his dream of becoming a singer they didn‘t support him because they wanted him to have a normal life. He then began practicing in secret.
•If Infinite is a family, he’d be the dad
He and WooHyun didn‘t get along during their trainee days.
•One of his favorite songs of INFINITE‘s is “Hysterie“.
•He shares room with Woohyun and Sungyeol
•He was in a band called “Beat” when he was a student at Jeonju National University High School. They placed music like Pia, Linkin Park, or Limp Bizkit.
•He has an older sister who is 5 years older.
•He is called a hamster because of the shape of his eyes.
•He is called Grandpa because he is tired all the time.
•He loves to sleep to the point where he could sleep all day long.
•He bows 90° every time he greets someone.
•If given the chance, he would like to be a DJ.
•On rainy days before they debuted, Hoya and Sunggyu used to eat their lunch under the small jungle gym in the playground. One time a kid walked past and pointed at them and called them “beggars”.
•If he had a lover he will bring her to the ocean and scream out his love for her.
•He’s very attentive.
•One of his favourite songs to sing in karaoke is TaeYang‘s “I Need a Girl“.
•He gets mad if the other members start goofing off during practice.
•He has a soft heart and can‘t stay mad for long.
•When stressed out he will drink soju.
•Before becoming a trainee, he wanted to pursue rock music.
•His skin is very sensitive and will break out if he wears certain metals.
•If he had a super power he would want teleportation.
•When he has a girlfriend he wants to sing Clazziquai‘s “She Is“ together with his her.

jang dong woo

Birth Name: Jang Dong Woo
Stage Name: Dongwoo
Nickname: Dinosaur, Monkey Boy, Kenyan, Mother of Infinite, Smile Man, Gummed Angel, WooDong
Position: Main Rapper
Date of Birth: November 22, 1990
Birth Place: Gyeonggi, South Korea
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Blood Type: A
Education: Dae Kyung University – Practical Music
Languages: Korean, Japanese

Facts:
•He skateboards and snowboards.
•He has two older sisters.
•He is easily brought to tears.
•He learned how to dance from one of his sisters who use to be a dancer.
•His family owns an octopus restaurant.
•He is called the mother of INFINITE.
•If he had someone he loved on Valentine‘s Day he would say “Thanks for meeting a guy like me. Instead of the chocolates that everyone else gives, take me.”
•He is known as the “Gummed Angel” because of his smile.
•He is an INCREDIBLY heavy sleeper. In Sesame Player Sungyeol turned on the light, talked in his normal loud voice, and went through his stuff and he still didn‘t wake up.
•If he wanted to seduce a girl, he wouldn‘t do anything because his charisma will speak for him.
•He is known for his unique and adorable laughter.
•When auditioning for WOOLIM he mostly danced R&B choreography.
•When he was in school people use to call him “WooDong“.
•He rapped in label mate BabySoul‘s “She‘s a Flirt“.
•He and Hoya are known their dance routine for T–Pain‘s “Freeze“.
•He loves stuffed animals.
•He keeps a journal.
•If he wasn’t a singer, he would have been a Chinese herbal medicine doctor.
•Out of all the hairstyles he had since debut, his red hair from the “BTD“ promotions was his favourite.
•He is the cleanest member.
•He says the sexiest part of his body is his thick lips.
•He is the only one in INFINITE with a driver‘s license.
•If he had a girlfriend the song he would sing to her is Yurisangja‘s “Can I Love You“.
•He has a fear of bleeding.

nam woo hyun

Birth Name: Nam Woo Hyun
Stage Name: Woohyun
Nickname: Namu, Namstar, Namgrease, Bolmae
Date of Birth: February 8, 1991
Birth Place: ChungCheong, South Korea
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 58 kg
Position: Main Vocalist
Blood Type: B
Education: Dong Ah Institute of Media & Arts
Languages: Korean, Japanese

Facts:
•Likes to cook.
•He has a bad habit of lying.
•He thinks he is very handsome and cute.
•He is the member with most self-confident, and sometimes a bit conceited.
•He has an older brother who is 2 years older than him.
•When he first told his parents about his dream of becoming a singer, they weren‘t happy. So he worked very hard to show them his passion for his dream.
•He likes to play tennis and soccer.
•He and Sunggyu didn‘t get along during their trainee days.
•If he hadn‘t become a singer, he would have become an athlete or chef.
•He is known for having the most profound abs in INFINITE.
•Before he goes to sleep he texts his parents.
•His favourite colours are red, pink, and black.
•One of his favourite songs of INFINITE is “Hysterie“.
•He has the best imitation skills out of all the members.
•He is really good at the Korean game Cham–Cham–Cham.
•The first thing he wants to do when he gets a girlfriend is look at the winter sea together.
•His favourite song is Kim Bum Soo‘s “Oasis“.
•He wants to learn how to play piano.
•He got injured during the “BTD” MV recording.
•His hero and favourite singer is Stevie Wonder. In fact he past his audtion by singing Stevie Wonder‘s “Lately“.
•He is claustrophobic.
•His first love was when he was in 11th grade.

lee ho won

Birth Name: Lee Ho Won
Stage Name: Hoya
Nickname: Hogod, Hobaby, Dance Machine, All Man
Date of Birth: March 28, 1991
Weight: 60 kg
Height: 178 cm
Birth Place: Busan, South Korea
Position: Rapper, Vocalist & Main Dancer
Blood Type: AB
Education: Dae Kyung University – Practical Music
Languages: Korean, Japanese

Facts:
•He has an older brother who is 2 years older than him, and a little brother who is 5 years younger.
•He ripped his pants during INFINITE‘s first performance.
•When he meets someone for the first time he feels like he will become closer to them if they call him his stage name “Hoya” instead of his birth name “Howon“.
•He owns giraffe PJs.
•Since Hoya is in charge of rapping, the company told him that he should get dreadlocks and wear a headband when they first debuted.
•He dropped out of high school his freshman year to learn how to sing and dance.
•His mom supported him and helped him pursue his dream of becoming a singer, but unfortunately his dad was against it. In fact he‘s still not happy with Hoya‘s decision.
•He is a 3rd degree black belt, and was learning taekwondo up until middle school. He stopped doing it when he entered a tournament that was way over his level and he got hit a lot.
•If he could experience any scene from any romance movie or drama it would be the kiss in the rain scene from “Dear John“.
•His favourite colour is purple.
•He says he has the best body out of all the members.
•He likes to practice until late into the night, so he oversleeps a lot.
•When given free time, he will spend it practicing while the other members go play.
•Hoya sometimes dances in his sleep

sung yeol

Birth Name: Lee Seong Yeol
Stage Name: Sungyeol
Nickname: Choding, Kindergarten Boy
Date of Birth: August 27, 1991
Birth Place: Gyeonggi, South Korea
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 59 kg
Position: Vocalist
Blood Type: B
Education: Dae Kyung University – Practical Music
Languages: Korean, Japanese

Facts:
•He is known for his Choding, or childlike antics.
•He is easily moved to tears, but when asked to cry on the spot like in MV‘s he can‘t.
•Sungyeol has family members in the entertainment industry, but he doesn‘t want to rely on their help and see how far he can go by himself.
•He is very emotional.
•One of his most prized possessions is a letter from a fan that he keeps in his desk.
• He loves to bully the other members and managers.
• Before Sungyeol became a trainee, he went through a period of time where nothing went right for him. During that time, he went to 5 different taro card readers and they all said he would “create a big hit in 2010 and 2011” and also he would “slightly come in contact with money in 2010“. At first it didn‘t make sense to him because he wasn’t a trainee, but when he was taking test for a university he became a trainee for WOOLIM. In 2010 he debuted with INFINITE and in 2011 INFINITE got their first #1 award on M!Countdown.
•He used to be in the acting part of SM Academy.
•His ideal type of girl is someone who doesn’t pretend to be innocent and is easy going.
•He acted in the drama “While You Were Sleeping“ and “High School Love On”
•He‘s afraid of ghosts.
•He is currently learning English.
•He was the last member to join INFINITE.
•During photo shoots, he is the one with the most awkward and funny poses
•He may seem like the studious & smart type. But he’s really aloof. He has a lot of weak points like whenever he talks, he squeaks and he easily cries.
•According to Dongwoo, when Sungyeol sleeps, he doesn’t move at all. To the point where they have to occasionally check if he’s still breathing. But, according to L, Sungyeol also very sensitive to sounds when he sleeps. They have to be extra careful because even the smallest sound wakes him up.

kim myung soo

Birth Name: Kim Myung Soo
Stage Name: L
Nickname: Center, Cold City Man
Date of Birth: March 13, 1992
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Position: Vocalist & Face of the Group
Blood Type: O
Education: Dae Kyung University – Practical Music
Languages: Korean, Japanese

Facts:
•He at first had more interest in becoming an entertainer rather than a singer.
•He is said to be quite stubborn and have a temper.
•He was in Epik High‘s “Run” MV.
•His stage name is from the character “L” in the manga/anime “Death note“. He sounds and use to look like him in his trainee days because of his long hair.
•Known as “The Ice King“.
•He says that if you don‘t know the answer to a multiple choice question, the answer is always the 3rd option (or C).
•He began to want to be a singer after watching one of Craig David‘s performances.
•He sleep talks and thrashes around in his sleep and is said to wake even DongWoo up.
•He can also rap.
•Interviewers sometime get frustrated with him because he is so quiet.
•His role models are TVXQ/DBSK.
•He likes the manga/anime series “Naruto“.
•He is the most satisfied with his singing parts in “Real Story“.
•His motto is “Enjoy the moment right now.”
•He watches TV before going to bed.
•Knows how to play guitar.
•Out of all the songs INFINITE has released, L‘s favorite it “Nothing‘s Over“.
•He wants to be a photographer.
•According to Dongwoo, even though L has so many shirts of the same design he can tell when one is missing.
•He acted in the Japanese drama “Jiu“.
•He acted as one of the lead roles in the drama “Shut Up Flower Boy Band.”
•He made an appearance in “God of Study“, but his part got cut out. He has said that he is going to make the writers regret cutting him out.
•He is the most eater in the group
•He admits that he likes touching people’s hair

lee sung jong

Birth Name: Lee Sung Jong
Stage Name: Sungjong
Nickname: Maknae, Maknae-nim, Diva, Beautiful Man
Date of Birth: September 3, 1993
Weight: 54 kg
Height: 179 cm
Birth Place: Gwangju, South Korea
Position: Vocalist & Maknae
Blood Type: A
Education: Jeoju Arts High School
Languages: Korean, Japanese

Facts:
•He is very photogenic.
•He loves to perform girl group dances. In fact he was dancing them so much WOOLIM‘s CEO put a ban on them.
•He thinks he is prettier than some girl group members.
•He has a brother who is 3 years younger than him.
•When INFINITE first debuted there was a controversy about his gender. He said it didn‘t bother him at all.
•He has stated “I don’t dislike my feminine image, but I don’t really like it either.
•The first thing he wants to do when he gets a girlfriend is eat kimbap that she made.
•His favourite colour is yellow.
•His role model is Michael Jackson and his favourite songs of his are “Beat It” and “Ben“.
•Although he is the member that gets picked on the most, he loves his hyungs as they look out for him and take care of him.
•According to Sungyeol, whenever Sungjong is mad at another member he takes his fury out on his stuffed animals by punching and slapping them.
•He grumbles a lot when the members pick on him and order him around.
•He is said to be very optimistic.
•He sometime drags the other member to go a meet other girl groups but he ends up being the only talking with the girl.
•One of the things he dislikes the most is WooHyun when he‘s lying.
•He says since his parts are short, he practices hard to leave a strong impression.
•If given a solo performance he would like to do a trot song.
•He first developed a dream of becoming a singer because he really liked the feeling of dancing at his school festivals.
•WOOLIM‘s CEO wanted to dye Sungjong‘s hair blue for the “BTD” promotions. But the blonde came out so well they kept it.
•He wants to jump in the audience someday at an INFINITE solo concert.

And that’s everything about Infinite! Comment who your bias in Infinite is and what you love the most about them!

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