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about kim myungsoo
Kim Myungsoo (김명수), also known by his stage name ℒ, is the visual and vocalist of the South Korean group, INFINITE.
Group: INFINITE, INFINITE-F
Position: INFINITE – Vocal/Visual, INFINITE-F – Main Vocal
Date of Birth: March 13, 1992
Height/Weight: 180 cm/61 kg
Blood-type: O
Family: Father, mother, younger brother (Kim Moonsoo – 1994)
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

 


I want to show an upgraded side of myself at any point. That's why I keep trying.


Academics
 ‣ Kyungdong Elementary School
 ‣ Kyungil Middle School
 ‣ Deoksu High School
 ‣ Daekyung University – Practical Music (2011-2013)
 ‣ Hoseo University – Practical Music (2013-present)

Filmography
Television
 ‣ [2011] Asahi TV Jiu: Special Investigation Team – as Jiu
 ‣ [2011-2012] Welcome to Wara Store – as himself (voice dubbing)*
 ‣ [2012] TvN Shut Up Flower Boy Band – as Lee Hyunsoo
 ‣ [2012] SBS Salamander Guru and the Shadows – as L*
 ‣ [2012] MBC What is Mom – as Kim Myungsoo
 ‣ [2013] SBS The Master’s Sun – as young Joo Joongwon*
 ‣ [2014] MBC Cunning Single Lady – as Gil Yohan
 * cameo appearance featured only in select episodes

Music Videos
 ‣ [2010] Epik High – “Run”
 ‣ [2010] Strawberry Fields – “Starlight March”
 ‣ [2012] Kim Sunggyu – “60 Seconds”
 ‣ [2013] K.Will – “Love Blossom”

Publications
 ‣ [2013] L’s Bravo Viewtiful Part 1
 ‣ [2013] L’s Bravo Viewtiful Part 2

his cameras
 ‣ Canon EOS 1DX (2014 birthday gift from 애정의주인)
 ‣ Canon EOS 500D
 ‣ Canon EOS 5D Mark III (most frequently used)
 ‣ Canon Powershot G16
 ‣ Fujifilm Instax 210
 ‣ Fujifilm Instax Mini 25
 ‣ Leica X2 - Paul Smith Edition
 ‣ Nikon D3X
 ‣ Olympus PEN E-P1
 ‣ Sony NEX-F3

Fun Facts
 • his favorite color is black
 • his hobbies include playing the guitar and taking photos
 • he is right handed
 • his ideal type is a girl who is pure and has long, wavy hair (referred to Inoue Mao as closest to his ideal  type)
 • Myungsoo describes himself to be very obsessive when he likes a girl and is the clingy/jealous type
 • he is best friends with Sungyeol
 • outside of INFINITE, he is also close with DMTN’s Daniel, F.T. Island’s Minhwan, and Kim Minseok
 • he likes skinship
 • he has naturally curly hair
 • the body parts that he is most confident in are his eyes and nose
 • he likes to read manga and watch anime; some of his favorites include “One Piece,” “Naruto,” and “Hana -Kimi” (he claims to learn about love through manga)
 • he has weird drinking habits, such as slapping his face to keep himself  awake
 • Myungsoo eats the  most in INFINITE
 • his favorite foods are fried chicken, kimchi stew, udon noodle, and  more recently, rice porridge
 • he likes to drink carbonated water
 • he doesn’t like eating much sweets
 • he had a small role in the KBS drama “God of Study” but his part was cut
 • he claims for his role in the group to be “quietness”
 • if Myungsoo was not an idol, he would want to be a photographer
 • he is a severe sleep-talker
 • out of all of the members, he has the highest alcohol tolerance
 • he speaks Japanese the best out of the 7 of them
 • his best subject is math
 • he likes watching scary movies despite being too scared
 • he has a habit of sticking out his tongue and licking his lips a lot because his lips get dry easily
 • on MBC Show Champion, he featured as having been voted for having the “most kissable lips”
 • he named DBSK as his role models
 • the song he used in his audition for Woollim Entertainment was Toy’s “I Temporarily Lived by Your Side,”  which he sang live as his solo performance during INFINITE’s 2012 Second Invasion concert
 • Myungsoo has a 2nd degree black belt in taekwondo
 • he named Leonardo DiCaprio as the actor he respects the most

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