2PM Go Crazy World Tour 2014, Prudential Centre, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A
|Birth name||Nichkhun Buck Horvejkul|
June 24, 1988 |
Rancho Cucamonga, California, United States
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, rapper, model, actordesigner |
|Instruments||Vocals, keyboard, piano, guitar|
|Associated acts||2PM, 2AM, JYP Nation, One Day|
|Website||Nichkhun's Profile on 2PM's Website|
Nichkhun Buck Horvejkul (Thai: นิชคุณ หรเวชกุล, RTGS: Nitchakhun Horawetchakun; born June 24, 1988), usually known mononymously as Nichkhun (Korean: 닉쿤), is an American singer, model and actor active in South Korea. He sings and raps as a member of 2PM, a six-member South Korean boy band.
- 1 Background
- 2 2PM
- 3 Solo activities
- 4 Personal life
- 5 Ambassador
- 6 Discography
- 7 Filmography
- 8 Awards and nominations
- 9 Social contributions
- 10 External links
- 11 References
Nichkhun was born in Rancho Cucamonga, California to Thai parents of ethnic Chinese origin. Nichkhun has one older brother Nichan, and two younger sisters, Nichthima (Yanin) and Nachjaree (Chereen). At the age of five, he moved to Thailand with his family and he studied at Dhepkanjana School and Tangpiroondham School. At the age of twelve, he studied at Wanganui Collegiate School in New Zealand for a year and a half and moved back to the United States to finish his schooling at Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga, California. After high school, he was a coach at Rosemead High School for their badminton team. There, he was scouted by a scout manager of JYP Entertainment at the Los Angeles Korean Music Festival.
After passing the audition hosted by JYP Entertainment, he signed a ten-year contract with the company but later re-signed for an eight-year contract, not including training, and was brought to South Korea in 2006 as a trainee, being put into a class of 24 other students. Park Jin-young informed him that he was required to learn how to sing and to dance, learn Korean and Mandarin Chinese, and to bulk up. He first appeared through MNET's Hot Blood, a program that showed the intense physical training that 13 male trainees had to go through for the opportunity to debut in either a 4-member ballad group 2AM or a 6-member dance group (originally had 7 members until the leader Jay Park left the group) 2PM under JYP Entertainment.
On 4 September 2008, Nichkhun debuted as a 2PM member with their first single "10점 만점에 10점" ("10 Points out of 10 Points") from their single album "Hottest Time of the Day". Nichkhun was one of the hosts for the Korean Music Wave in Bangkok in 2010, 2011, and 2013.
Flower boys 2PM's Nichkhun, CNBLUE's Jung Yong-hwa, B1A4's Baro, Infinite's L, and Winner's Song Min-ho (Mino) teamed up for project group Lucky Boys (Super 5) for the '2014 SBS Gayo Daejun'! Nichkhun and Baro will be the MCs of 'Gayo Daejun' and members of Lucky Boys. 
Nichkhun played a main character in the 12-minute music video drama, released on February 8, 2010. Nichkhun also hosted JYP's talent competition, Superstar Survival.
In 2013, he finished filming for One and A Half Summer in China and Greece. It is the first time that Nichkhun played the lead in the Chinese TV play. He used English and Chinese to finish filming. It will be on air on June,2014. He also appeared in Chinese drama One and Half summer along with fellow JYP artist Jia, from Miss A.
In 2014, Nichkhun is set to star in yet another Chinese drama, called "Wishlist". Nichkhun introduced himself played a lawyer in the TV series "In Search of the Northern Lights", he admitted that this role a great challenge for him because the lawyer to be more serious, careful, mature, while he himself was a bit childish.He is also the Daddy-Long-Legs of the female lead at the same time.But then drama's name changed to 'Looking for Aurora'.
The press conference was held in Shenzhen on August 28, and saw the presence of Jiro Wang, Zheng Luo Qian, and Nichkhun who are leading the drama. The drama also revealed teaser clip and drama photos for the first time to the public. There was also an activity called ‘wish list – what do you want to do the most before you leave the world’, where the lead roles revealed their wishes, and also hear the wishes of fans.
‘Looking for Aurora’ revolves the theme of seeking the true meaning of life, and tells the heart-warming stories of love between couples, and family members in our everyday life. 
In 2012, Nichkhun starred in the debut Thai film Seven Something.
In 2014, 2PM′s Chansung talked about his fellow member, Nichkhun, who appeared in a cameo in his new movie A Dynamite Family. 2PM′s Chansung Says Staff was Surprised by Nichkhun′s Cameo Acting, "Nichkhung appeared as a cameo, but I didn′t think he would deliver the lines like that. He was quite good." "After I had finished filming all my parts, Nichkhun came to film. He was supposed to act angry, and he pulled off the lines really well." Chansung added, "All the people on the set were all very surprised at Nichkhun′s acting, saying he did really well and that he was funny." 
In 2014, Nichkhun will cameo in the Thai movie Chalouis in.Despite Nichkun will be playing a small role in Thailand movie, (Chalouis), his fans are very much looking forward to see him acting. He has gained tremendous support from his fans in Thailand.This film's English name is Odd Couple.The story revolves around two young men in the countryside who want to become singers and decide to follow their dreams in Bangkok.Nichkhun shot his parts in Chalui for 12 hours a day. 
In 2014,Nichkhun is taking on a new role in the entertainment industry.2PM’s Nichkhun transforms into Boxing Manager for Chinese Show ‘Brave Heart’.Nichkhun took his first step forward as the boxers’ manager during the first episode of boxing reality program BTV’s Brave Heart aired on October 5. As the first boxing reality program, Brave Heart features boxing athletes selected out of 20,000 boxers around the world as well as four managers, namely Nichkhun, Taiwanese actor Godfrey Tsao, Chinese actress Zhang Langxin and Chinese actor Jiang Wu. Brave Heart airs every Sunday through Beijing TV and online streaming site Youku Todou.
In 2014,2PM's Chansung and miss A's Fei were spotted filming for the Chinese dating reality program 'If You Love'!The show will feature six male and female celebrities including Chansung, Fei, Sunny Wang, Sun Jian, and Liu Yan with Nichkhun as a special guest.
Boy band 2PM’s Nichkhun has been selected as an ambassador of the KOICA (Korea International Cooperation Agency). The agency was established by the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1991 to assist developing countries for better living conditions.
Besides Nichkhun, the KOICA has also officially assigned actress Park Boyoung, Brown Eyed Girls’ Narsha and actor Park Sangwon as ambassadors at an event that was held at the KOICA office in Gyeonggi-do on November 25, 2013.
From Korea to Thailand, 2PM’s Nichkhun Continues To ‘Open Happiness’ with Coca Cola.
2PM’s Nichkhun chosen as YONEX South Korea ambassador.2PM’s Nichkhun has been chosen as the first celebrity to be the brand ambassador for Japanese sports equipment brand, YONEX, in South Korea.A representative of the brand stated that Nichkhun was chosen because of his manly image and his well-known ability to play badminton.
BANGKOK, 9 April 2013 – UNICEF Thailand today announced two new celebrity supporters, Paula Taylor and Nichkhun Horvejkul, who have been named as the first two “Friends of UNICEF” for Thailand. In mid-March, Nichkhun visited an economically disadvantaged community in Bangkok that is home to many children who have to work on the streets to help bring in income for their families. While talking to and playing with the children, Nichkhun also learned the many problems they face in daily life.
“The children in this community spend a lot of time working on the streets, and because of this they miss many days of school, which hurts their opportunity to get a good education,” Nichkhun said. “By being on the streets, these children are also at great risk of abuse and exploitation.”
2011 Nichkhun became a wax model for Madame Tussauds Bangkok. Nichkhun, to be the first K-pop singer to enter the Madame Tussaud’s. Nichkhun is the first Thai person to have passed the stringent audition process of JYP Entertainment.
- 2008: "We Become One"
- 2009: "Let's Take a Break"
- 2009: "Cute"
- 2011: "My Valentine" (with Taecyeon, Park Jin-young) (Soundtrack from the album Dream High)
- 2014:Love is true (with Junho(Bonus track from the album GO CRAZY)
- 2012: "Let It Rain" (Bonus track from the album Legend of 2PM)
- 2014: "So Wonderful"
|2008||Hot Blood Men||Mnet||Himself-Pre-debut days|
|Yashimmanman Season 2||(SBS)||Himself|
|Schoolympic Happy Sunday||(KBS)||Himself|
|2009||2PM Wild Bunny||(Mnet)||Himself|
|Sunday Sunday Night||Body Body Body||Himself|
|Woody Talk Show||Thai||Himself|
|Punch!Punch!||<NA>||Himself & Chansung|
|2009–present : Star King||(SBS)||Himself|
|2010||We Got Married||(MBC)||KHUNTORIA 2010-2011|
|Running Man -current||(SBS) 4-5, 19, 40, 50-51,104, 195||Himself|
|Strong Heart (2010 -2013)||(SBS)||Himself|
|MCountdown as MC||(for 3 month)||Himself|
|Happy Together(Korean Show)||(KBS2)||Himself|
|2011||2PM SHOW||(SBS)||With 2PM|
|Running Man in Thailand||(SBS)||With Kim Min-jung|
|Hello Korean Star||YAAKTV -Thai||With 2PM|
|2012||2012 KOICA’s Dream||(MBC)||Himself|
|Woody Talk Show||Thailand||Himself|
|Night Society Show||Thai||Himself|
|2013||NHK Music Japan||Japan||(2PM)|
|Incarnation||SBS||(Nichkhun, Taecyeon, Chansung)|
|MBC Radio Star||[Broadcast]||with 2PM|
|VITAMIN||KBS2TV||(Khun, Taecyeon, Wooyoung)|
|GAG CONCERT||KBS2TV||with 2PM|
|Korean Talk Show Hello||KBS2||Himself|
|Strong Heart 2||SBS||(Nichkhun, Taecyeon, Chansung)|
|Dreamteam Season2||KBS2||with 2PM|
|TV TOKYO’s B Kyuu News Show||Japan||with 2PM|
|KTV’s mu-Jack||Japan||with 2PM|
|MTV “MTV A Class : 2PM”||Japan||with 2PM|
|Mezamashi TV ‘Maruze no Hanamichi’||Fuji TV||with 2PM|
|MUSIC ON! MONYHLY ICON ’2PM’||Japan||with 2PM|
|Space Shower TV Plus||Japan||with 2PM|
|MTV “2PM Music Video Selection”||Japan||with 2PM|
|NTV Happy Music||Japan||with 2PM|
|C-radio idol true colors||(MBC)||Himself|
|Star Talk Show||(china)||Himself|
|Tonight 80's Show||(china)||with wei da xun|
|Top Chinese Music Special Segment||(china)||Himself|
|Youku All Star Show||(china)||Himself|
|Dream Music Charity Event||(china)||Himself|
|Happy Camp||(china)||with Wooyoung|
|SBS Gayo Daejun 2014||SBS||MC with L,Jung Yong-hwa,Mino,Baro,Song Ji-hyo|
|2015||Idol Star Athletic Championship||MBC||with Chansung|
Film and Drama
|2012||Ouran High School Host Club||Lawrence||The film was released on March 17, 2012 (Japan)|
|Seven Something(Rak Jet Pee Dee Jet Hon)||Produced by GTH, was released July 26, 2012 (Thailand)|
|2013||One and A Half Summer||Zhang Hao||(China)|
|2014||Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbo||Mataichi||(Japan)|
|2014||Wishlist||International lawyer(with Jiro Wang)||(China)|
|2014||Five Eagle Brothers||Cameo as policeman||(Korea)|
|2014-2015||Brave Heart show||Himself (Box Manager)||(China)|
|2014||If You Love!||Cameo ep 1&2||(China)|
|2015||Yes Sir My Boss||Cameo (First episode will be on air at 20th Feb at true4u channel)||Thai-Sitcom|
Awards and nominations
|2009||Mnet 20's Choice Awards||Hot Mr. Beauty Award||Nichkhun||Won|
|Tourism Authority of Thailand||PR Ambassador ||Nichkhun||Won|
|2010||Nine Entertainment Awards (Thailand)||Popular Vote||Nichkhun Horvejkul||Nominated|
|MBC Entertainment Awards||Popularity Award||We Got Married||Won|
|Korea Jewerly Awards||Diamond Award||Nichkhun&Chansung||Won|
|2011||3rd Bugs Music Awards||OST of the Year "My Valentine"||Nichkhun & Taecyeon||Won|
|KBS Best Idol Icon Awards||Icon of the year||Nichkhun||Nominated|
|Mnet Media Awards||Most CHARMING Boy||Nichkhun||Won|
|MTV K’s very first Valentine King and Queen||Valentine King||Nichkhun||Won|
|TVCF Awards 2011||Most Popular Cf Star||Nichkhun||Nominated|
|2012||Kerd Awards||Kerd of the Year (Thailand)||Nichkhun||Won|
|TVCF AWARDS||CF Model of The Year||Nichkhun||Nominated|
|Top Award in Thailand||Rising Actor for Seven Something||Nichkhun||Nominated|
|6th.Nine Entertainment Awards||The public's favorite actor||Nichkhun||Nominated|
|Komchadluek Popular Awards||Popular Movies||Seven Something(Thai film)||Nominated|
|2013||STYEBIBLE.PH||International celebrity collab||NICHKHUN for Bench (Philippine clothing brand)||Nominated|
|Nine Entertainment Awards||The public's favorite celebrity||Nichkhun||Nominated |
|Singapore Blog Awards||Most Popular Overseas Celebrity||Nichkhun||Nominated|
|The Goodness Idol Thailand Awards||The 9 Idols for The King||Nichkhun||Won|
|2014||n/a||Asian's Male God||Nichkhun||Nominated|
|2015||Microblogging Star 2014(China)||Weibo Star||Nichkhun||Pending|
|K-pop Gaon Chart Award||Social Star||Nichkhun||Nominated|
|n/a||Asian's Male God||Nichkhun||Pending|
|Micro-star Magazine (Chinese)||Star Scoreboard in February(Overseas)||Nichkhun||Pending|
- Nichkhun is goodwill ambassador of Thailand since 2010.
|2009||Tourism Authority of Thailand||Promotional/Awarded Ambassador |
|Children and Youth Human Rights Ambassador with 2PM||Honorary Ambassador|
|G-Star with 2PM||Promotional Ambassador |
|2010||Ambassador of Seoul for Japan with 2PM||Honorary Ambassador(2PM releases a new song 'Fly to Seoul (Boom Boom Boom)|
|2011||Singapore Tourism Ambassadors with 2PM||Promotional Ambassador |
|Visit Korea Committee with 2PM||Honorary Ambassador |
|Save energy at 2 PM with 2PM||Promotional Ambassador |
|2012||Brands's Ambassador in Thailand||Promotional Ambassador |
|"Touch Korea Tour" with 2PM& Miss A||Promotional Ambassador |
|Ambassador of Peace in Japan with 2PM||Honorary Ambassador |
|Coway 2012 with 2PM||Promotional Ambassador |
|2013-current||Seoul Hot Summer Sale 2013 with 2PM||Promotional Ambassador |
|LINE PLAY Brand Ambassador||Promotional Ambassador |
|KOICA (Korea International Cooperation Agency)||Honorary Ambassador |
|“Friends of UNICEF” for Thailand with Paula Taylor||Honorary Ambassador |
|2014-current||YONEX,in South Korea||Promotional Ambassador |
|Coca-Cola FIFA World Cup in Thailand||Promotional Ambassador |
|K-Pop Expo in Asia with 2PM||Honorary Ambassador |
- "2PM's Nichkhun and 'rosa.K' celebrate the launch of their collaboration line of bags". Allkpop.com. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
- 열혈남아 JYP 13조, 쌓아온 실력 첫 공개!. Newent. March 25, 2008.
- "Nichkhun, Yonghwa, Baro, L, and Mino pose as Lucky Boys (Super 5) for ‘SBS Gayo Daejun’ + video teaser – News". Dramanewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
- 2PM 택연-닉쿤, 윤은혜 두고 삼각관계?. 조윤선 동아닷컴 기자. January 7, 2010.
- "2PM 닉쿤, 영화 <빛나는 졸업장>으로 연기 도전장 내밀어". Maxmovie.com. December 15, 2009.
- 2PM 닉쿤, 스크린 데뷔작 ‘빛나는 졸업장’ 출연 무산 . IS PLUS 양지원 기자. March 16, 2010.
- 2PM’s Nichkhun poses with Wilber Pan at their MV set. allkpop.com. Retrieved 2011-06-18.
- "2PM Nichkhun – Child Star Mason Moon "100% Look Alike?"". Chosun. 18 November 2009. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
"Nichkhun poses with his look-a-like Moon Mason". All K-Pop. 4 July 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
- "2PM Nichkhun to Star in Chinese Drama, 'One and a Half Summer'". KpopStarz. Retrieved 2014-04-06.
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- "Ouran High School Host Club stars 2PM's Nichkhun". Asia Pacific Arts. 2011-11-14.
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- "2PM Nichkhun将客串泰国电影 不当主演也人气超高". KpopStarz Chinese. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
- "Former ‘Shy Boy’ Nichkhun Of 2PM Is The New Boxing Manager For Chinese Program ‘Brave Heart’". KpopStarz. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
- "Nichkhun’s variety show gains high popularity". Kpopherald.com. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
- Girls' Generation's Tiffany and 2PM's Nichkhun go public with their relationship of 4 months Allkpop.com (April 3, 2014). Retrieved on May 4, 2014.
- Girls' Generation's Tiffany Dating Nichkhun of 2PM Chosun.com (April 7, 2014). Retrieved on May 4, 2014.
- 2PM's Nichkhun & Girls' Generation's Tiffany's Dating News Sportsseouli.com (April 4, 2014). Retrieved on July 19, 2014.
- dini. "2PM’s Nichkhun has been chosen as the KOICA’s ambassador". Ttwigo.com. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
- "From Korea to Thailand, 2PM’s Nichkhun Continues To ‘Open Happiness’ with Coca Cola". KDramaStars. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
- dini. "2PM’s Nichkhun chosen as YONEX South Korea ambassador". Ttwigo.com. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
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- http://cr.www.nichkhun.net/newbbs/bbs/board.php? bo_table=mainboard&wr_id=3844&page=596
- Park Boyoung, Brown Eyed Girls’ Narsha and actor Park Sangwon - See more at: http://www.ttwigo.com/idols/2pm/post/2pms-nichkhun-has-been-chosen-as-the-koicas-ambassador/#sthash.ayzfdmEE.dpuf