Kihyun (기현) is a South Korean singer currently signed under Starship Entertainment. He is currently the main vocalist of the boy group Monsta X.
In December 2014, Kihyun competed in the survival show No.Mercy alongside his fellow Starship trainees. He was chosen as a finalist and became a member of the group that would become Monsta X. Through No.Mercy, Kihyun was involved in two predebut collaborations which he won on the show. He participated in the singles "Pillow" with Sistar's Soyou and Giriboy which was released in January 2015 and "0 (Young) with Giriboy, Mad Clown, and Jooyoung in February.
Kihyun made his debut as a member of Monsta X on May 15, 2015 with the release of their first mini album Trespass.
In that year, Kihyun recorded "Attractive Woman" with fellow member Jooheon for the drama Orange Marmalade. In October of that year he recorded his first solo OST "One More Step" for the MBC drama She Was Pretty.
In 2016, Kihyun appeared on King of Mask Singer. He recorded another OST with an acoustic version of "The Tiger Moth" for the MBC drama Shopping King Louie.
In 2017, he released the OST "I've Got a Feeling" for the SBS drama Suspicious Partner.
In 2018, he again worked with Jooheon for the OST "Can't Breathe" for the MBC drama Partners for Justice and in June he recorded the duet "Love Virus" with WJSN's SeolA for tvN's What's Wrong with Secretary Kim.
III. Soundtrack Appearances
|2015||Attractive Woman (with Jooheon)||Orange Marmalade OST Part 2|
|2015||One More Step||She Was Pretty OST Part 3|
|2016||The Tiger Moth (Acoustic ver.)||Shopping King Louie OST Part 7|
|2017||I've Got A Feeling||Suspicious Partner OST Part 7|
|2018||Can't Breathe (with Jooheon)||Partners for Justice OST Part 1|
|2018||Love Virus (with SeolA of WJSN)||What's Wrong with Secretary Kim OST Part 1|
|2020||Again, Spring||Welcome OST Part 7|
|2020||To Be With You||Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol OST Part 1|
|2021||O.M.O.M||Replay OST Part 2|
|2016||King of Mask Singer||Contestant||MBC|
|2016||CEO Next Door||Cast||MBC|
|2017||Singing Battle||"Hidden Card" Singer||KBS2|
- He says he’s the best cook out of the members, since he has experience as a chef.
- He said his cleaning nature came from his father whom he takes after.