Kim Doyoung

Kim Do Young - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Kim Doyoung joined SM Entertainment in 2013 as a trainee. Two years later, he was presented as a member of the pre-debut trainee group named SMROOKIES.

It was in 2016 that he officially appeared as a member of SM’s newly debuted boy group, NCT. Throughout the years he had participated in multiple units of the boy group NCT.

In 2020, Kim Doyoung started to make immaculate progress from performing in front of an audience to being onscreen. He managed to secure a role in the theatrical play Marie Antoinette.

Then, he ventured onto the small screen and starred in the drama series To X Who Doesn’t Love Me (2022) and Midnight Cafe – The Curious Stalker (2021).

He had since gone under the spotlight through acting awards selections and even won some for his wonderful acting performance.

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Profile

  • Real Name: Kim Dong Young (김동영)
  • Stage Name: Kim Doyoung (김도영)
  • Also Known as: Kim Do Yeong, Dong Yeong, Kim Dong Yeong
  • Nickname: Doyoung (도영)
  • Birthday: February 1, 1996
  • Birthplace: Guri-si, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight: 59 kg (131 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: Christian
  • Professions: Singer, Actor, Host
  • Education: Topyeong High School
  • Hobbies: Watching dramas, playing the flute, doing puzzles
  • Parents: –
  • Sibling: Kim Dong Hyun (Brother)
  • Girlfriend: –
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: –
  • Instagram: @do0_nct
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  • YouTube: –

Facts

  • Doyoung’s family consists of a father, a mother, and an older brother.
  • His father is a weightlifter and his mother is an athletic athlete.
  • SHINee’s stage performances made him pursue a career as a K-POP idol.
  • During his school days, he joined a school band as a vocalist.
  • He was a vice president of the student body at the school.
  • Kim Doyoung dropped out of high school in 2013 to focus on his K-POP training.
  • Fans said he looks like Choi Yu Jin from the girl group CLC and actor Choi Chang Min.
  • Kim Doyoung has bad eyesight.
  • He does not believe in Santa Clause.
  • As a kid, he liked collecting Pokemon, Digimon, and Maple Story toys in his childhood.
  • He initially dreamt of becoming a prosecutor.
  • Doyoung is good at cooking.
  • Blue is his favorite color.
  • Fall and spring are his favorite seasons.
  • He likes eating mara stew, hot pot, and oyster jjamppong.
  • Peach and watermelon are his favorite fruits.
  • Baguette and cream cheese bread are his favorite pieces of bread.
  • He does not like cucumbers.
  • Doyoung prefers half-cooked eggs over fully-cooked ones.
  • He is a fan of actress Lee Na Young.
  • Kim Doyoung likes scented candles.
  • He has good memory.
  • Doyoung cannot draw.
  • He is bad at bowling.
  • Spiderman is his favorite superhero.
  • Caramel coffee is his favorite beverage.
  • He is afraid of animals in general.
  • Doyoung said he wants to collaborate with American singer Ariana Grande.
  • He has a doll named Jippong.
  • His ideal type is a polite person.
  • His net worth is around $1.5 million.

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Drama Series

  • To X Who Doesn’t Love Me (TVING | 2022), as Jung Shi Ho
  • Midnight Cafe – The Curious Stalker (MBC Dramanet | 2021), as Son Ji Woo
  • Midnight Cafe – Hip Up! Hit Up! (MBC Dramanet | 2021), as Son Ji Woo
  • NCTmentary (YouTube | 2018), as self

TV Shows

  • A DAY 1N M2 ROO7и (YouTube | 2022), as the main host
  • The Link Log (YouTube | 2022), as a regular member
  • The NCT Show in the NCT Universe (YouTube | 2022), as a regular member
  • NCT Beautiful Moments of 2021 and Beyond (YouTube | 2022), as a regular member
  • 2021 KBS Song Festival (KBS | 2021), as a guest
  • EuMARKJUNGsim (YouTube | 2021), as a guest
  • NCT Halloween Manito (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Vampire House: The Favorite (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Analog Trip 2 (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • NCT Life in Gapyeong – Behind the Scenes (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Story of the Day When You Bite Your Tail (SBS | 2021), as a guest
  • One Good Lemonade for One Good Talk (YouTube | 2021), as a guest
  • Find The Best Cowboy (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Stick Together (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Saturday Night Live Korea: Season 10 (tvN | 2021), as a guest
  • NCT LIFE in Gapyeong (YouTube | 2021), as the main host
  • Welcome to NCT’s Horror Nights (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Our, July (YouTube | 2021), as the main host
  • The Next NEO Model (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • CT High School – Grade 1, Class 27 (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • NCT 24hr RELAY CAM (YouTube | 2021), as the main host
  • Find the Best Agent (YouTube | 2021), as the main host
  • Chen Le & Ji Sung’s This and That Season 2: Behind the Scenes (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • Find the Best Dancer (YouTube | 2020), as the main host
  • 2020 ENQUETE 20 (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • NCT WORLD 2.0 Behind Cam (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • NCT WORLD 2.0 (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • Party B (Naver TV Cast | 2020), as a guest
  • Tyong Time (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • NCT’s Chinese Secret Tips (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • Welcome to Sun & Moon (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • After_zzZ (PIKICAST | 2020), as a guest
  • Halo! Sekolah Bahasa Indonesia (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • It’s Awkward But It’s OK (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • Master MOON Chef (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • Idol On Quiz (KBS2 | 2020), as a guest
  • Favorite Entertainment (MBC | 2020), as a guest
  • NCT 127 Baseball Team (YouTube | 2020), as the main host
  • NCT 127 BATTLE GAME: Office Final Round (YouTube | 2020), as the main host
  • Late Night Punch Punch Show (YouTube | 2020), as the main host
  • To You (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • Star Road: The Return of NCT 127 (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • [Un Cut] Production Story (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • 37.5MHz HAECHAN Radio (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • BOATTA (KBS | 2019), as a guest
  • NCT LIFE in Chuncheon & Hongcheon (YouTube | 2019), as the main host
  • NCT 127 24hr RELAY CAM (YouTube | 2019), as the main host
  • Tingle Interview (Mnet | 2019), as a guest
  • Law of the Jungle in Sunda Islands (SBS | 2019), as a guest
  • SJ Returns 3 (Naver TV Cast | 2019), as a guest
  • NCT 127 American School 101 (YouTube | 2019), as a regular member
  • NCT 127 BKLYN BOYS (YouTube | 2019), as the main host
  • NCT 127 Teach Me Japan: Lesson 2 (YouTube | 2019), as a regular member
  • Hangout with Yoo (MBC | 2019), as a guest
  • NCT 127 Teach Me JAPAN: Lesson 1 (YouTube | 2019), as a regular member
  • Hunman Jeongeum (MBN | 2019), as a guest
  • NCT 127 HIT THE STATES (YouTube | 2019), as the main host
  • Help! Johnny Marky (YouTube | 2019), as a guest
  • 2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships (MBC | 2019), as a regular member
  • Star Road: NCT127 (YouTube | 2019), as the main host
  • Idol Radio (MBC | 2019), as the DJ
  • Chen Le & Ji Sung’s This and That (YouTube | 2018), as a guest
  • Johnny’s Communication Center (YouTube | 2018), as a regular member
  • A Song For You 5 (KBS2 | 2018), as a guest
  • NCTzens Would Like This Too 127 (YouTube | 2018), as a regular member
  • NCT127 X LieV (YouTube | 2018), as the main host
  • Mafia Dance (YouTube | 2018), as a guest
  • School Attack 2018 (SBS | 2018), as a guest
  • NCT Recording Diary (YouTube | 2018), as a regular member
  • Idol Room (JTBC | 2018), as a guest
  • Amazing Saturday (tvN | 2018), as a guest
  • K-RUSH: Season 3 (KBS1 | 2018), as a guest
  • Omniscient Interfering View (MBC | 2018), as a guest
  • MMTG (SBS | 2018), as a guest
  • 2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships (MBC | 2018), as a regular member
  • Master in the House (SBS | 2017), as the main host
  • NCT 127: Road to Japan (YouTube | 2017), as a regular member
  • N’ Minute (YouTube | 2017), as a regular member
  • Music Bank in Jakarta (KBS | 2017), as a guest
  • Snowball Project (Naver TV Cast | 2017), as a guest
  • NCT 127 Boy Video (YouTube | 2017), as the main host
  • NCT Life in Osaka (YouTube | 2017), as a regular member
  • NCT Life in Chiang Mai (YouTube | 2017), as a regular member
  • After Mom Goes to Sleep (PIKICAST | 2017), as a guest
  • NCT’s Night Night! (VLIVE | 2017), as the DJ
  • Lipstick Prince: Season 1 (On Style | 2016), as a regular member
  • Trick & True (KBS2 | 2016), as a guest
  • NCT Life: Korean Cuisines Challenge (YouTube | 2016), as a regular member
  • My SM Television (Youku | 2016), as the main host
  • Tomorrow’s King Of First Pitch (SBS | 2016), as a regular member
  • NCT Life in Seoul (YouTube | 2016), as a regular member
  • NCT Life in Bangkok (YouTube | 2016), as a regular member
  • NCT On Air (YouTube | 2016), as a regular member
  • Kiss The Radio (KBS Cool FM | 2016), as the DJ
  • King of Mask Singer (MBC | 2015), as a contestant
  • We Got Married: Season 4 (MBC | 2012), as a guest
  • Show Champion (MBC | 2012), as the main host
  • Weekly Idol (MBC every1 | 2011), as a guest
  • Hello Counselor: Season 1 (KBS2 | 2010), as a guest

Theaters

  • Marie Antoinette (2021), as Count Axel von Fersen

Awards

  • 2020 Ten Asia Global Top Ten Awards – Best Artist of K-Drama OST (Thailand) – A Little More
  • 2021 Seoul Webfest – Best Actor – Cafe Midnight Season 3 – The Curious Stalker
  • 2021 Asia Web Awards – Best Actor in a Comedy and Drama – Cafe Midnight Season 3 – The Curious Stalker
  • 2021 Marseille Webfest – Best Music Award – Night Air
  • 2021 Asia Artist Awards – Focus Award (Actor) – Doyoung

Nominations

  • 2022 die Seriale Digital Series Festival – Best Actor – Cafe Midnight Season 3 – The Curious Stalker
  • 2021 Asia Artist Awards – U+IdolLive Popularity Award (Actor) – Doyoung
  • 2021 Asia Artist Awards – AAA Japan Popularity Award (Actor (Male)) – Doyoung

Kim Doyoung is a singer as well as an actor who has a lot of talents to offer. Fans all over the world cannot wait to see more of him in the future.

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