Hyungwon started out as a trainee under Starship Entertainment. During his training years, he was a model walking in several fashion shows. In 2014, he was in the Cecil and W Hotel Fashion Show.
In December 2014, this Capricorn man took part in survival reality show No Mercy. He managed to win the show and became part of new boy band Monsta X.
He had his debut with the group in May 2015. They released Trespass as their debut EP. It managed to peak at number five on Gaon Album Chart.
The man from Gwangju also has a career as a DJ. He uses the stage name DJ H.ONE. He released his first track BAM!BAM!BAM! featuring fellow Monsta X member Jooheon in 2017.
Hyungwon also performed alongside DJ Justin Oh in Ultra Music Festival Korea (UMF) and KCON Japan 2017.
Starting in 2020, this K-pop idol began to take part in song writing and composing. He collaborated with Justin Oh for Monsta X’s song Nobody Else.
Hyungwon was praised for his musical range as this song is so different from his usual EDM stuff. Nobody Else peaked at number 10 on Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart.
- Real Name: Chae Hyung Won (채형원)
- Stage Name: Hyungwon (형원)
- Nickname: Dooly
- Birthday: January 15, 1994
- Birthplace: Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Nationality: Korean
- Position: Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Visual, Center
- Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
- Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
- Blood Type: O
- Religion: –
- Profession: Singer, Songwriter
- Education: –
- Hobbies: Modeling, Shopping
- Parents: –
- Siblings: Kyungwon (younger brother)
- Girlfriend: –
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- Instagram: @coenffl
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- Hyungwon was the fourth member to be announced as part of Monsta X during the show No Mercy.
- He is part of 93 liners despite being born in 1994 because his birthday was before Seollal (Lunar New Year).
- He moved to Seoul at 19.
- This K-pop idol has thick lips.
- He is said to be like a corpse when sleeping. He can sleep up to 29 hours.
- Hyungwon is a calm and quiet person.
- In 2015, he was in SURE Magazine for July edition.
- He was endorsed by clothing brand LITMUS in 2015.
- This Capricorn man is very handsome and even made Hyorin surprised.
- He has lots of confidence in his dancing skill. He learned it in JoyDance Academy.
- His parents have a travel agency where he used to help out. This leads to his love of traveling.
- He finds chubby people cute.
- He has admitted to searching his name online.
- Hyungwon has plenty of memes, earning him the name the meme guy.
- He would give peperos to the fans on Pepero Day.
- He is most confident in his eyelashes.
- This K-pop star is said to be even more handsome in real life.
- He uses black underwear all the time.
- He is scared of things with more than eight legs.
- The man from Gwangju loves listening to folk music, like from the singer John Legend and Jack Johnson.
- He is not very good at cooking.
- Kihyun picked him to have a duet with.
- He is a bit picky on food and can easily feel full.
- He has mole in the middle part of his bottom lip.
- His personality is best described as 4D.
- His handwriting is not great.
- He loves eating sashimi, pork ribs, and salted fried giant shrimp.
- He picks black as his favorite color.
- Among the other members, Hyungwon is the best at acting.
- He used to think that Monsta X is strong, but they are actually cute.
- He is friends with Sungjoo of UNIQ.
- When they first met, Shownu didn’t talk much to him.
- He likes it when other members call him handsome. It gives him some sort of strength.
- He used to really like sun chips as a kid.
- This singer likes soft peaches better than the hard ones.
- He got close to Minhyuk very easily.
- He dislikes people with no manners.
- Before going to bed, Hyungwon listens to songs by Adele.
- He starred in drama Please Find Her in 2017.
- He can speak Chinese.
- This talented songwriter convinced the Weekly Idol’s host Doni and Koni that he’s Chinese. They later praised him for his acting.
- His roommates are Shownu and Jooheon in the new dorm.
- He was picked by Wonho as the member that he would like to exchange body with.
- His best known dance style is the Praying Mantis Dance.
- He always coughs when waking up.
- His veins in the arms can move like waves.
- He used to live in Wiesbaden, Germany for about three months.
- His ideal type is a kind and wise woman.
Pics of Hyungwon
1. Hyungwon looks really handsome in casual attire
2. Loving the black turtleneck
3. Soft colors also suits him well
4. A close-up to appreciate his perfect face
5. Hyungwoon seems really sweet in this picture
Hyungwon is an amazingly talented artist. His career both as member of Monsta X and a DJ has been incredible.