Kiseop’s jersey number in MTV Idol is 20
On his first day of Ulzzang Shidae 2, he was accompanied by Xander, Kevin and Soohyun.
His favourite pyjamas are his Tiger ones.
Kiseop’s very first stage performance as an official U-KISS member was on 5th of November 2009 on M!Countdown.
He was born on January 17th, 1991.
He always carries a small notebook with him so he can write down ideas he has, right when he has them.
He has an all year ‘round Lotte World pass.
His favourite fragrance is Calvin Klein CK One. His new cologne is Dulce and Gabbana Light Blue.
He has a Louis Vuitton travel bag that he brings with him on most trips. Kibum has the same one, but Kiseop said he didn’t copy Kibum because his sister bought it for him. It’s the most expensive thing she’s ever bought for him.
Kiseop owns a Nikon Nikkor DSLR camera. He loves taking pictures of the other members.
Kiseop used to be really nervous on stage but now he finds it fun.
He is jealous of the other members’ charisma on stage.
His ring tone is Kim Woo Joo’s I Love You.
Kiseop’s shirt size is 100(M) and waist size is 30inch(S).
Kiseop likes to be adorable around his members to lighten up the mood during interviews or practices
He has three piercings.
He’s Buddhist, though it is sometimes recorded as atheist.
He’s frightened of a lot of things. Heights, snakes, spiders, scary movies. He always screams during scary movies. So does Kevin.
Kiseop likes vintage styles and concepts.
When Kiseop gets nervous he talks really fast and stutters. Sometimes when he’s nervous he does stupid things. And he tends to fall over a lot when he’s nervous.
Kiseop used to be an Ulzzang. He was known as the “Yatab Ulzzang”, and all throughout high school he said he was very popular and girls would follow him home after school.
His favourite colour is black.
“Never stop believing. Dreams really do come true so aim high!” — Kiseop
Kiseop auditioned and got into U-KISS while he was modelling for a shopping mall show, run by a friend.
Kiseop’s audition song was Lee Juk’s It’s Fortunate
Kiseop’s dream when he was young was to be an entertainer.
Kiseop once took acting lessons to achieve his dream as an entertainer.
He appeared in the sitcom Real School alongside fellow members Dongho and Eli.
Kiseop would like to play Domyoji from ‘Boys Over Flowers’ if he has a chance to act.(K-Movie New Wave Showcase Press Conference 2011)
Kiseop is from Yatab which is an area within Bundang, a district in Gyeonggi-do, a province in Seoul.
Kiseop and Kibum are gym buddies.
Kiseop suffered from depression and contemplated suicide.
Kiseop is a good dancer, one of the best in the group.
Kiseop’s first trip out of Korea was when they had a fanmeeting with Paran in Japan. He enjoyed it greatly. He brought his LV bag with him, and his reflective aviators.
He has his first love when he was in his 3rd year of middle school.
Prior to debut, Kiseop made an appearance on Wonderful Outing 2 with Girls’ Generation dressed as a cheerleader.
He always brings with him “basic necessities” such as perfume, wallet, cleansing wipes, snacks (healthy and not oily, because of his skin) and underwear.
Kiseop is addicted to exercising.
He has very nice abs.
Soohyun feels that Dongho abandoned him for Kiseop.
Kiseop’s favorite girl group is 2NE1.
Kiseop enjoys listening to ballads.
He would like to be a progamer, but he didn’t perform too well against Hyungjoon on “Hyungjoon Becomes a Progamer”. He’d also like to be a photographer one day.
Kiseop’s ideal girl among the celebrities is Goo Hye Sun and will remain “united and loyal” with her. He also likes Dara of 2NE1, but not nearly as much.
Kiseop is a 3rd-degree black belt in Taekwondo. (Eli’s better though)
Kiseop’s skills are popping, beatboxing, taekwondo and piano.
When Kiseop texts, he uses lots of cute sound effects in the messages.
Kiseop’s favorite fruit is grapes.
He is afraid of boneless animals.
According to Dongho, Kiseop is the nicest hyung.
His favorite Girl’s Generation member is Tiffany.
If he were a girl and had to pick a member to date, Kiseop would pick Kevin because he thinks Kevin’s personality is very pure.
Kiseop owns two pet bunnies. Their names are not known.
Kiseop told Soohyun that if they receive number one that he was going to throw up. (Inki Mag May)
A Japanese celebrity Kiseop likes is Arashi.
Kiseop’s recent nickname is ‘babo cheonsa’ (foolish angel) because Kiseop has a pure heart that he’d just smile even when he’s angry (according to Kevin). (Potato Magazine)
Kiseop is pleased with his looks because he stated that his parents made him who he is.
Kiseop would like to surprise his girlfriend a lot at small events. (Potato Mag)
If Kiseop has a girlfriend, he would take her to Okinawa and Hokkaido.
Kiseop is the type that acts strong on the outside but is sensitive inside. (Inki Mag, Nov 2010)
One of his favorite characters is Rilakkuma. He even gave himself the nickname Kuma, which means bear.
cr: Fiona (Potato magazine trans) and Jiyoon (Inki magazine trans)