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Kim Heechul
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Born Kim Hee-chul
(1983-07-10) 10 July 1983 (age 33)
Hoengseong, Gangwondo, South Korea
Occupation
Musical career
Genres
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Years active 2005–present
Labels
Associated acts
Korean name
Hangul
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Revised Romanization Gim Huicheol
McCune–Reischauer Kim Hŭich'ŏl

Kim Hee-chul (born July 10, 1983), better known by the mononym Heechul, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, presenter, and actor. He is a member of South Korean boy band Super Junior and has further participated in its subgroup, Super Junior-T as well as project group with TRAX's Jungmo, M&D. Aside from group activities, he participated in various television dramas, appeared as a radio DJ and television presenter. He is a League of Legends (LoL) Gamer on LoL Champions and Celebrity Event.

Biography & Career[edit]

Early life[edit]

Kim Hee-chul was born in Hoengseong County, Gangwon Province, on July 10, 1983. He has one older Sister, Kim Heejin. He had graduated in 2008 from the 2nd class of Sangji University’s Computer Data Informatics Department.[1]

2002-05: Pre-debut[edit]

In October 2002, he auditioned to become a singer through the Starlight Casting System, and was initially placed in a four-member group called "Four Seasons" along with Jaejoong, Yunho and Kangin. While Jaejoong and Yunho went on to debut as TVXQ in December 2003, Heechul and Kangin joined ten other trainees under S.M. Entertainment to form the group "Super Junior 05", the first generation of Super Junior.

He is one of the idols who shot 300 commercials before his music debut as a member of Super Junior, which he attracted a lot of attention for his pretty boy image.[2] His first acting role was in teen drama Sharp 2 alongside bandmate Kibum on 2005 before the debut of Super Junior. Shortly afterwards, he appeared in an episode of the series Loveholic and was a regular MC for the cable music show Show! Music Bank Tank. He also appeared on entertainment programs such as "Heroine 6".

2005–07: Debut with Super Junior, DJ[edit]

Main article: Super Junior

On November 2, 2005, "Super Junior 05" made their official debut as a twelve-member group on SBS's Popular Songs, performing their first single "TWINS".[3][4] Their debut album SuperJunior05 (Twins) was released on December 5 and debuted at #3 on the monthly MIAK K-pop album charts.[5]

In March 2006, SM Entertainment began to recruit new members for the next Super Junior generation. However, plans changed and the company declared a halt in forming future Super Junior generations. Following the addition of thirteenth member Kyuhyun, the group dropped the suffix "05" and became officially credited as Super Junior.[6] The re-polished group's first CD single "U" was released on 7 June 2006, which was their most successful single until the release of "Sorry, Sorry" in March 2009.[7] In the fall of 2007, the group released their second official album, Don't Don, which became Super Junior's best-selling album and Korea's second best-selling album of the year.[8]

Following their debut, Heechul again appeared alongside Kibum for the sixth season of Nonstop (2005–06), and also starred in Bad Family (2006),[9] Golden Bride (2007–08). He also appeared on entertainment programs such as Vitamin, Sponge, X-Man, Love Letter, and was a radio DJ on SBS Power FM Youngstreet with Park Hee-von until mid-2006.

2007-11: Sub-group, MC[edit]

Main article: Super Junior-T

On February 23, 2007, he debuted as part of Super Junior sub-group, Super Junior-T , performing trot single "Rokuko!!!".[10] That year Super Junior released their second album Don't Don, toured with the Super Show, and filmed the movie Attack on the Pin-Up Boys.[11] He's Minihompy top Cyworld's Cystar ranking (ranks top 10 most visited CY) for the period of January 2007 to 30 June with a visitor count of 22,455,755 visitors.[12]

He appeared as a presenter on SBS music programme Inkigayo as a substitute for Andy of Shinhwa, going on to become a permanent host with Ku Hye-sun (23 April 2006 – 18 February 2007), Jang Keun-suk (25 February - 7 October 2007) and Song Ji-hyo (11 November 2007 – 4 May 2008).He co-MC 4 straight years the Dream Concert (2008–11).[13][14]

In 2008, he appeared in the S.M. Entertainment production of the musical Xanadu, playing the role of Sonny in rotation with bandmate Kangin. The production ran between 9 September-23 November 2008 at the Doosan Art Center, Yeonji-dong, Seoul.[15] Casting was carried out via a reality television programme, To Be Kangin and Heechul.[16] He also appeared on the TV Programmes 8 vs 1 (2008), Good Daddy (2008–09), Band of Brothers (2009). His first solo single, "초별" ("First Star"), was released on November 6, 2009, as part of the OST for the drama Loving You a Thousand Times.[17]

He returned as a radio DJ for the first time in four years[18] on SBS's "Heechul's Young Street" from March 29, 2010 until mid-2011. In May 2010, he became a regular cast member on the series Family Outing 2,[19] but the show was cancelled two months later due to low ratings.[20] On October 9, he created a personal Facebook account which received 5,000 friend requests within five minutes. He became a worldwide trending topic on Twitter for four days after the account's creation.[21][22]

2011–13: M&D, Military Enlistment[edit]

Main article: M&D

In 2011, he formed a project group with label mate Kim Jungmo of TRAX called M&D (meaning "Midnight and Dawn" or "Miari and Dangae-dong", after the members' hometowns). They released their debut single, "Close Ur Mouth", in June. Heechul wrote the lyrics and directed the music video for the song, while Jungmo produced and performed the instrumental. Their first live performance was at Mnet’s summer awards ceremony 20’s Choice on July 7.[23]

Kim Hee-chul carried out mandatory military service between 1 September 2011-30 August 2013. At the time that he enlisted, he had been appearing on KBS's Secret (시크릿)[24] as well as the "Radio Star" main segment of MBC's Golden Fishery, for which bandmate Kyuhyun took over the role.[25]

On July, Lady Gaga appeared on 9th’s episode on KBS2’s Entertainment Weekly for an exclusive interview and mentioned that she was amazed by Heechul's imitation of her. He's appeared “Lady HeeHee” throughout "Super Show 3", as well as SM Town in Paris.[26] Lady Gaga has seen his imitation and praised him, saying: “He looks amazing! Look at the hair bow.”[27]

Shortly after he had completed his military service, he featured on Kim Jang-hoon's single "Breakups are So Like Me". During live performances of the song on Music Bank and Show! Music Core, his part was performed by bandmates Yesung, Eunhyuk and Shindong.[28]

Orange Caramel continued the "One Asia" project with the release of "Shanghai Romance" on October 13, 2011, which peaked at No. 8. The song's lyrics were written by Kim Heechul.[29]

2013-15: League of Legend, Comeback with M&D[edit]

In September 2013, he became a regular cast member on the JTBC's variety program "Ssulzun War of Words"[30] but on July 2014 he posted a photo in his personal Instagram account and poured his heart and thoughts regarding his last appearance in the program. In Heechul’s last recording for the show, he mentioned about having the pressure of talking about the people close to him.[31]

In January 2014, he appeared on the "Global Edition" spinoff of MBC reality television programme We Got Married, as an on-screen couple with Taiwanese girl group member Puff Guo.[32][33] That year, he also played the role of a detective in the tvN drama Flower Grandpa Investigation Unit.[34]

In February 2015, The famous LoL team SK Telecom T1 sponsored a special match titled the "Celebrity League of Legends Invitational Event Match". SKT T-LoL invited various celebrities to join in a match against professional LoL gamers. The celebrity team included Heechul lost in the END.[35] Heechul also appeared on OnGameNet’s "Pandora TV LoL Champions" on 27 November 2013 as a Special Commentator and Guest player.[36]

In April 2015, SM Entertainment announced that M&D would release their first mini-album "Cottage Industry" with the title track "I Wish" digitally on April 16 and physically on April 20.[37] The title track was also written and composed by the duo.[38] He also appeared on entertainment programs such as "The Demand of Luxurious Food",[39] "A Style For You",[40] "MAPS"[41] and MC at Korean-Chinese program "All the Way With You (S 2)". This is the first Chinese variety that he was in charge since his debut in Korean entertainment in 2005.[42][43] on December,he became a host on JTBC's variety show Knowing Bros.[44][45]

2016-present: Solo Fanmeeting and Solo activities[edit]

In March 2016, Heechul was confirmed to become a temporary host for Weekly Idol[46] untill October 5, when Jeong Hyeong-don ending his 11-month break from television activities.[47] He released a duet with Wheein in April 15, 2016 for SM Station. The single was written by Heechul and produced by Jungmo, and is His first collaboration with a female artist.[48] In early July 2016, M&D returned as Kim Heechul & Kim Jungmo, with a 2nd mini-album Goody Bag, and trot-rock title track "Ulsanbawi" on July 12.[49]

In June 4, 2016, He was confirmed to appeared on the third season of the Chinese dating variety show, "If You Love" with Li Feier (Chinese actress). He announced the news himself through his personal Weibo account. He has been on the global edition of "We Got Married" before with Puff Guo, so this is his second time being in a virtual relationship.[50] In 23 July, he held his first solo fanmeeting "The Space Big Star Show" in Beijing, China.[51]

The "league of legends 5th anniversary" in China included LPL Final and Regional Final. Also the Asian celebrity showmatch. China vs Korea celebrities to competed in celebrities invitational in commemoration.Korean Celebrity All-Star player Heechul with Seungri and Five Treasure Island's Hongki, Minhwan and Seunghyun won in the END[52] also in 9 October he appeared as a Special Commentator on "LoL World Championship"[53]

In October 5, 2016, he became MC on Channel A's new music variety show "Singderella" where panelists listen to audiences concerns, personally select songs to comfort them, and sing them together.[54] and JTBC's show "Phantom Singer", aims to discover Korea's top male vocal ensemble - a group of singers who can surpass generic genres like dance and ballad and become worldwide vocalists.[55] also OnStyle's new type of beauty show, "Lipstick Prince", this show hopes to bring about an era of "men whose makeup is sexy" by breaking stereotypes that makeup is only for females, and having male idols take charge of the conversations about male cosmetics, makeovers, and beauty!.[56] he is one of the main members in Secretly Greatly with Yoon Jong-shin, Lee Soo-geun, Lee Guk-joo and John Park.[57][58][59][60][61]

S.M. Entertainment is starting a League of Legends (LoL) tournament, called 2016 S.M. Super Celeb League, and in addition to Heechul and Baekhyun playing with fans, the idols will be joining pro gamers Jang "MaRin" Kyung Hwan, Choi "DanDy" In Kyu, and Lee "Easyhoon" Ji Hoon for matches against a Chinese team of five pro gamers. A practice match between the Korean and Chinese teams was held on November 2.[62] Meanwhile, seven official games will be held sometime during November 11 through December 23, which will also be broadcast live through the Chinese online game platform DOUYU TV. Kim Heechul and Baekhyun will also be interviewing the various guests and pro gamers following each match.[63][64]

Personal life[edit]

August 2006: Car accident[edit]

On 10 August 2006, Heechul was involved in a car accident while heading back to Seoul from Mokpo after attending the funeral of fellow Super Junior member Donghae’s Father.[65] The tires malfunctioned while his car attempted to switch lanes. Heechul fractured his left leg in five places, including his femur, knee, and ankle, requiring him to be in surgery for six hours. He also sustained other injuries, including a tear in his tongue which required stitches.[66]

Heechul was advised to stop all activities for a period of twelve weeks. He was released from the hospital on 13 September 2006 but he continued to receive out-patient care. He returned to the hospital to have a second surgery to remove some of the iron rods in his leg on October 10 and briefly returned to work in late October to film the final three episodes of an MBC youth sitcom while still in a cast and on a wheelchair. He made his comeback on 25 November of the same year during the Mnet KM Music Festival (MKMF) Awards.[67] In late December Heechul officially returned to individual activities such as variety show appearances and hosting appearances.

In 2007, Heechul started to perform regularly despite still having a few rods that the doctors had attached to his leg. In late April and May 2007, he had recovered enough to be able to take part in Super Junior’s strenuous dance routines. The remaining rods in his leg were removed in 2008.[68]

He attributes his survival and ability to recover to the fact that he wore his seat belt and has championed seat belt safety since, including after the September 2014 accident involving the entirety of Ladies' Code that killed Ladies' Code members Go Eun-bi (EunB) and Kwon Ri-se (RiSe), during which EunB, who had not been wearing a seat belt, had died on impact.[69]

June 2011: Chocoball club[edit]

On June 6, Super Junior’s Kim Hee Chul tweeted a photo of his celebrity best friends along with the caption:

They called themselves “a bit psychotic, but more charming by the day.” The Chocoball club consists of AB blood-type celebrities like Kim Hee Chul, Lee Hong-gi, Simon D, Choi Jong-hoon, Yong Jun-hyung, Jang Keun-suk, Jo Sung-mo, Mithra Jin, Sang Choo, and a couple others.[70] on August 2011 they appeared on MBC’s "Come to Play".

September 2011: Military Enlistment[edit]

Kim Hee-chul carried out mandatory military service between 1 September 2011 – 30 August 2013. He served as a public service worker for 23 months after undergoing four weeks of basic training at the Nonsan military camp in Chungcheongnam-do.[71]

Kim Heechul’s last "Radio Star" episode before enlisting in the military was aired on the September 14, 2011 where he spoke about the criticism he had been receiving about him not joining the military as a full time soldier. He explained: “I was involved in a huge car accident 4 years back. My left leg was shattered due to the accident and I had many steel rods inserted in my leg”. He continued to explain on why he wasn’t medically fit to serve as a full time soldier.[72]

On January, 2012, He hosted the radio program every Friday at the office of District Seong Dong, where he's serving his 2-year mandatory military service. His first episode, which was broadcast on January 20, has received 5,600 hits.[73]

On August 29, 2013, it was revealed that he'll receive an award acknowledging him as an exemplary public service officer while serving at Sungdong.[74]

Discography[edit]

Soundtrack & Singles Contributions[edit]

Year Track Album Artist Released
2006 "Can It Be Love?" Rainbow Romance OST feat; Kibum July 12
"Family" Bad Family OST feat; Go Hyun Wook
(Kim Myung-min, Nam Sang-mi, Hyun Young, Park Jin-woo)
2008 "Don't Walk Away" Xanadu OST feat; Kim Sung Ki, Hong Ji Min, Kim Hee Won October 15
2009 "First Star" Loving You a Thousand Times OST N/A November 6
2010 "King Wang Zzang" Digital Single feat; Defconn[75] November 20
2011 "Breakups are So Like Me" feat; Kim Jang-hoon September 26
2013 "You Are A Miracle" SBS Gayo Daejun Friendship Project feat; Various Artists December 29

Single charts[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Sales
KOR
[76]
"Sweet Dream"
(with Min Kyung-hoon)
1

Lyrics[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Film,Drama,Reality/Variety Shows[edit]

Music Video Appearance[edit]

Year Track Artist Partner(s) Ref
2007 "Flight Girl" (비행소녀) Magolpy Kangin, Shindong, JYJ's Park Yoo-chun, Eru, Kim Jang-hoon, Kim Hyang-gi
2010 "Let You Go" (가슴이 차가운 남자) TRAX Victoria
"Shady Girl" (가식걸, ”Gasikgeol”) Sistar [78][79]
2013 "Open The Door" (문을 여시오) Im Chang-jung Various Artists
2014 "Shall We Dance With Dr. Lim" (임박사와 함께 춤을) Im Chang-jung (Feat. LE of EXID) [80]
2015 "CHOK CHOK DANCE" (Everybody's CHOK CHOK DANCE) Super Junior D&E
"Love Motion" (Chinese version of Lee Minho's Love Motion) All the Way With You's Couples (Chinese Reality Show) Tao, Miss A's Fei, Kim Hee-sun [81]

Other Work[edit]

Musical[edit]

Year Title Role Partner(s)
2008 Xanadu Sonny Kangin

Webtoon[edit]

The Main Character is based on Himself.[82]

Year Title Websites
2013 "The ZZINPANG Family" "SM TOWN‘s official homepage", "ZZINPANG’s official Facebook", "HOTTRACKS webtoon page", "Kyobo Books webtoon page"

League of Legends (LoL)[edit]

He is known to be a huge League of Legends (LoL) Fan and Gamer.

Year Title Role Network Air Date
2013 "Pandora TV LoL Champions" Special Commentator / Guest player OnGameNet On 18 November
2015 "SK Telecom T1 T-LoL Celebrity Event" Guest player S 3 - EP 10 / (Celebrities Vs. Pros)
2016 "Tencent LoL Pro League" Korean Celebrity All-Star player
with Big Bang's Seungri and Five Treasure Island's Hongki, Minhwan and Seunghyun
Tencent 2016 Regional Finals - LPL 5th Anniversary
Korea vs. China Celebrity Showmatch
"2016 LoL World Championship" Special Commentator OnGameNet EP 7 (Group D Final Day) / 9 October
"S.M. Super Celeb League" with EXO's Baekhyun DOUYU TV On 11 November - 23 December

Radio Show[edit]

DJ[edit]

Year Title Network Note
2005-2006 Young Street Radio (영스트리트) SBS Power FM with Park Hee-von
2010-2011 Heechul's Young Street SBS Power FM
2012-2013 Kim HeeChul's SungDong Cafe Website of District Seong Dong Military Enlistment
2013-2015 Kiss the Radio KBS Cool FM Special DJ
2016 2 O’Clock Escape Cultwo Show SBS Power FM Special DJ on 23 August in place of Kim Tae Gyun[83]

Guest[edit]

Year Title Network Note [note 1]
2006-2016 Kiss the Radio KBS Cool FM
2007 Yesung's MIRACLE for You On 4 July 2007 / with Heebum (his cat)
2008 Melon Chunji Radio On 08.03.14 / SNSD's Sunny & Sungmin (DJ)
Taeyeon's Chin Chin Radio MBC FM4U
Park Kyung Lim's Starry Night MBC FM On "Textbook Quiz Cinema"
2009 Park Myeong Soo's Dating at 2PM On 09.06.17 / with Kangin
2013 Shindong's Shimshimtapa MBC Standard FM On 13.09.02
Park So Hyun's Love Game SBS Power FM On 13.10.03
2 O’Clock Escape Cultwo Show SBS Power FM On 13.11.26
2014 Idols' True Colors (S 1) MBC 900AM On 14.03.15 / Zhou Mi, Jia, Fei (DJ)
Sunny’s FM Date MBC FM4U On 14.07.23
2015 2 O’Clock Escape Cultwo Show SBS Power FM On 15.05.05

Events Shows Hosting[edit]

MC[edit]

Year Title Partner(s) Note
2005 Show Music Tank KM
2006-2008 SBS Inkigayo Ku Hye-sun (23 April 2006 – 18 February 2007), Jang Keun-suk (25 February - 7 October 2007), Song Ji-hyo (11 November 2007 – 4 May 2008)
2008 Dream Concert Song Ji Hyo
2009 Dream Concert Song Ji Hyo [84]
SBS Gayo Daejun Park Shin-hye, CNBLUE's Jung Yonghwa
2010 Dream Concert Shin Se-kyung, 2PM's Taecyeon [85]
SBS Gayo Daejun Hwang Jung Eum, CNBLUE's Jung Yonghwa, 2AM's Jo Kwon [86]
2011 Dream Concert KARA's Hara, Song Joong-ki
2013 SBS Gayo Daejun 2NE1's Sandara Park, Sung Si-kyung [87]
2016 Suwon K-Pop Super Concert Twice's Momo & Chaeyoung, Super Junior-M's Zhou Mi SBS The Show

Special MC[edit]

Year Title Partner(s) Note [note 2]
2014 SBS Inkigayo Leeteuk, Lee Yu-bi On 14.09.14
2015 Song Ji Hyo On "800th Episode Special"[88]
On 19 April - replacing ZE:A's Kwanghee[89]
2016 MBC Show Champion Kim Shin-young On "200th Episode in Manila"

Endorsements[edit]

He is one of the idols who shot 300 commercials before his music debut as a member of Super Junior, which he attracted a lot of attention for his pretty boy image.[90]

Year Product Partner(s) Note
2005-2006 "Lotte" Pepero N/A
"Otuggi" Ramen Kibum, Go Ara [91]
2006-2008 "IVY Club" Super Junior
2006-2007 "SPRIS" Kibum
"NII" Super Junior
2007 "1677 Collect Call" Kangin, Shindong
"Sunkist" Lemonade Kangin, Yoona
2008-2009 "FINO Yamaha" Siwon, Sungmin, Donghae, Han Geng
2016 "Ferrari" Kangin, Leeteuk CF Song "Ready"[92]
"Picks Miwon" N/A 1, 2
App "DDOCDOC" N/A

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref
2006 MBC Entertainment Awards Best New Comedian Rainbow Romance Nominated
2007 Mnet 20's Choice Awards Best Flower Boy N/A Won [93]
SBS Entertainment Awards TV Star Award - Male MC N/A Nominated
2010 GoKpop Music Awards Best use of Social Media (facebook, twitter, etc.) N/A Won [94]
AllKPop Awards Best Social Network Personality N/A Won [95]
2011 MBC Entertainment Awards Show Variety Rookie Award Radio Star Won [96]
2016 JTBC Awards Best Entertainer Knowing Bros Pending [97]
Best Couple Award with Min Kyung-hoon Pending
7th Korean Updates Awards MC of the year N/A Pending [98]

Tours[edit]

Year Tour Name Dates Venues
2016 - ? Kim Heechul 1st Asia Fanmeeting Tour "Kim Heechul Universe Big Star show"
  • July 23
  • July 27
  • Aug 06
  • October 22

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This list is missing a lot of Guest Appearances
  2. ^ This list is missing some Special MC

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