Member of the Pledis Entertainment group Seventeen who has earned nicknames of Mr. Wristband, Technician, Mingyu Shop and Kim-ssi ahjussi. His full name is Kim Mingyu.
He was cast in Pledis while in his second year of middle school.
He attended Seoul Broadcasting High School.
His hometown is Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do. He has a younger sister.
He performed alongside Chwe Hansol in the kpop group Seventeen.