Lee Know (Stray Kids)

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Lee Know (Stray Kids) - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Lee Know has started dancing since he was in middle school. He became BTS’ dancer during their Japan tour.

He also made an appearance in BTS Not Today Music Video. This experience made him wanting to be a singer on stage.

During this time, Know also auditioned for several agencies including Cube Entertainment and JYP Entertainment. He didn’t hear back from either of them for years.

But in 2017, JYP Entertainment called him to participated in trainees vs JYP type survival show.

He joined 8 other contestants under the name Stray Kids. In this show, they must work together to earn their debut.

The man from Gimpo actually got eliminated in episode 4 of the show.

But he was brought back in episode 9 to determine whether the group should stay with 7 or 9 members. In the end, Know got to debut with the rest of the Stray Kids.

Prior to their official debut, Stray Kids released an EP called Mixtape. It includes several songs from the reality show.

The EP managed to debut at number 2 on Gaon Album Chart and Billboard’s World Album Chart.

On March 2018, Know finally made his debut with the group. They released the EP I Am Not, along with a music video for their title track District 9.

Stray Kids got even bigger by the release of their first studio album in June 2020. The album titled Go Live debuted at number 1 on Gaon Album Chart. It became their best selling album.

For selling over 250.000 copies, Go Live also earned the Platinum Certification from Gaon Chart. It is Straykids’ first ever release to reach this massive achievement.


  • Real Name: Lee Min Ho
  • Stage Name: Lee Know
  • Nickname: Minho
  • Birthday: October 25, 1998
  • Birthplace: Gimpo, Gyeonggi, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Position: Dancer, Vocalist, Rapper
  • Sub-Unit: Dance Racha
  • Representative Animal: Rabbit
  • Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
  • Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: Gimpo Jeil Technical High School
  • Hobbies: Hiking, Making choreography, Watching movies
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  • Spotify: Real Dancing Gem Lee Know’s Mix


  • Lee Know doesn’t have any sibling.
  • His father works in the furniture industry.
  • He was in a Nat Geo documentary, showing him auditioning for Cube Entertainment.
  • He auditioned for JYP Entertainment with John Park’s song Thought of You.
  • This K-pop star only became a trainee for lee than 1 year.
  • He has fun and quite unique personalities.
  • According to Bang Chan, he often says random words with no meaning.
  • Other than Korean, Know can speak basic Japanese and basic English.
  • He wears 250/255 mm shoes.
  • The man born in Gimpo can use both of his hands for writing, making him ambidextrous.
  • He is not able to swim.
  • This talented dancer is scared of heights.
  • He is cute and always eats well.
  • He has a habit of fingers cracking.
  • Know has a unique talent of making his eyebrows move like they’re dancing.
  • He got a scar on his stomach from a surgery when he was young.
  • He really loves things with stripes.
  • The man from Gimpo likes watching Japanese anime.
  • He loves autumn best among all the seasons.
  • He picks mint as his favorites color.
  • Know likes eating twisted ramen.
  • His favorite ice cream flavor is strawberry. But he also likes mint choco.
  • One of his favorite characters is Spider-Man.
  • Hip hop is his favorite dance genre.
  • This Stray Kids’ member idolizes 2PM and Wonder Girls.
  • He likes 2PM’s song 10 Out of 10.
  • He especially looks up to Taecyeon of 2PM.
  • Know also really like GOT7 and his bias is Jackson Wang.
  • He loves reading books. Keigo Higashino is his favorite author.
  • He listens to Hip Hop songs when feeling sad.
  • Out of all the 3RACHA songs, he likes Matryoshka best.
  • This K-pop idol enjoys staying home and watching movies, or even going to movie theater alone.
  • He would like to eat delicious food and watch a play during vacation.
  • He doesn’t like lying around and sleeping all day on holidays.
  • The man born in 1998 enjoys walking around in the woods or near Han River.
  • He learns to put his clothes in bundles from his parents since he was young.
  • He is responsible to clean the dorm and listen to other members’ concerns.
  • Know likes polishing more than sweeping.
  • He has three cats named Doong-ie, Soon-ie, and Dori.
  • His hands are quite small.
  • His eyelashes are so long, they can even hold up a toothpick.
  • Appearance wise, he really looks like his mother.
  • He often refers to himself in third person.
  • Know is said to be great at cooking.
  • His favorite part in the song Rock is the Rock or let me know me part because it says his name.
  • He doesn’t look at the mirror when dancing because it’s distracting.
  • He doesn’t have a particular skin care routine. This Scorpio man just works out and eats well before 6 pm.
  • He doesn’t wear contact lenses because it takes so long to put them on.
  • He saved the other members contacts on his phone by their names.
  • This idol would like to be a professional dancer if he’s not in Stray Kids.
  • He used to dream of becoming a policeman when still in elementary school.
  • He has been told that he fits SM flower boy visual more than JYP’s visuals.
  • Know used to share a room with Woojin in the old dorm. Their room was the cleanest.
  • In the new dorm, he shares a room with Hyunjin, Bang Chan, and Seungmin.
  • His motto is to eat well, and live well.
  • This talented dancer made the choreography for one of Stray Kids songs’ Hellevator.
  • His ideal type is someone who he can talk comfortably with and matches him well.

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Pics of Lee Know

1. Lee Know has such cool aura

Lee Know (Stray Kids) - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

2. He always gives his all while performing

Lee Know (Stray Kids) - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

3. He looks really soft and dreamy

Lee Know (Stray Kids) - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

4. The all-white outfit suits him well

Stray Kids Member - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

5. Loving the addition flowers on this photoshoot

Stray Kids Member - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Lee Know is famous for his dancing skill. But over the years, his talent in singing has also shined through.