Ki Bum Kim

Key

  • Name: Key
  • Native name:
  • Given name: Kim Ki Bum
  • Also Known as: Kibum, Kim Gi Bum, Kim Gi Beom, 김기범, Kim Kibum
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: September 23, 1991
  • Age: 32
Kim Ki Bum, better known by his stage name Key, is a South Korean idol singer, rapper, actor, promotional model, and member of the boy group SHINee.

Key is well known for musicals and has been in multiple musicals since his debut. Key's first TV debut was in the 2016 drama, "Drinking Solo". As a singer, he has collaborated with various artists and debuted in the sub-unit Toheart.

On October 11, 2018, SM Entertainment announced that Key will make his solo debut in late November. Two weeks later, the single "Forever Yours", featuring Key's close friend and former Sistar member Soyou, was pre-released on November 6 along with a music video. On November 26, 2018, his first full-length album, titled ''Face'', was released, alongside a music video for the single and title track "One of Those Nights", featuring Crush. I Wanna Be, a repackaged version of Face, was released on March 4, 2019. On the same day the album was released, Key enlisted for his mandatory military service as a member of the military band, then officially was discharged on October 7, 2020.

On August 30, 2021, Key released the single "Hate That...", featuring Girl's Generation's Taeyeon, serving as the pre-release for his upcoming mini-album in September. Key's first mini-album, ''Bad Love'', was released on September 27, 2021, with the title track of the same name.
For his role in The Guardians, he was nominated as Best New Actor at the 2017 MBC Drama Awards, and was the Best New Actor at the 2017 Grimae Awards.
At the 2021 MBC Entertainment Awards, he won the Popularity Award. At the 2022 MBC Entertainment Awards he won the Excellence Award Variety Category (Male) for I Live Alone.
At the 2022 Baeksang Arts Awards, he was nominated as the Best Male Variety Performer.
(Source: Wikipedia) Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2017 The Guardians
Korean Drama, 2017, 32 eps
Gong Kyung Soo (Main Role)
32
Main Role
8.3
2016 Drinking Solo
Korean Drama, 2016, 16 eps
Kim Gi Beom (Support Role)
16
Kim Gi Beom
Support Role
7.6
2012 Salamander Guru and the Gang
Korean Drama, 2012, 10 eps
Key (Ep. 4) (Guest Role)
10
Key (Ep. 4)
Guest Role
6.9
2010 Athena: Goddess of War
Korean Drama, 2010, 20 eps
(Ep. 7) (Guest Role)
20
(Ep. 7)
Guest Role
7.2
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2023 My SHINee World
Korean Movie, 2023,
[Himself] (Main Role)
[Himself]
Main Role
8.6
2019 Hit-and-Run Squad
Korean Movie, 2019,
Han Dong Soo (Support Role)
Han Dong Soo
Support Role
7.7
2015 SMTOWN The Stage
Korean Movie, 2015,
[Himself] (Main Role)
[Himself]
Main Role
8.0
2012 I AM.
Korean Movie, 2012,
[Himself] (Main Role)
[Himself]
Main Role
7.9
2007 Attack on the Pin-Up Boys
Korean Movie, 2007,
[Background dancer during "Wonder Boy"] (Support Role)
[Background dancer during "Wonder Boy"]
Support Role
6.8
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2013 The Miracle
Korean Special, 2013, 3 eps
[Himself] (Guest Role)
3
[Himself]
Guest Role
7.1
2013 Sweet Recipe
Korean Special, 2013, 3 eps
(Main Role)
3
Main Role
7.3
2012 Kiss Note
Korean Special, 2012, 4 eps
Himself (Main Role)
4
Himself
Main Role
6.9
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2024 Crazy Super Korean
Korean TV Show, 2024, 4 eps
(Regular Member)
4
Regular Member
0.0
2024 Crime Scene Returns
Korean TV Show, 2024, 10 eps
(Regular Member)
10
Regular Member
8.2
2024 SHINee no Hako
Japanese TV Show, 2024, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
0.0
2024 The Seasons Season 4: Lee Hyo Ri's Red Carpet
Korean TV Show, 2024, 13 eps
(Ep. 9) (Guest)
13
(Ep. 9)
Guest
8.3
2023 2023 SBS Gayo Daejeon: Switch On
Korean TV Show, 2023, 1 eps
[MC] (Main Host)
1
[MC]
Main Host
8.0
2023 2023 Music Bank Global Festival
Korean TV Show, 2023, 2 eps
[Performer - Part 2] (Regular Member)
2
[Performer - Part 2]
Regular Member
7.9
2023 Salon Drip Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2023, 50 eps
(Ep. 29) (Guest)
50
(Ep. 29)
Guest
8.4
2023 NCT Universe: Lastart
Korean TV Show, 2023, 8 eps
[Special judge] (Ep. 1-2) (Guest)
8
[Special judge] (Ep. 1-2)
Guest
8.1
2023 Changing Majors: Winter Vacation Special Spin off
Korean TV Show, 2023, 4 eps
(Ep. 1) (Guest)
4
(Ep. 1)
Guest
8.6
2023 Boys Planet
Korean TV Show, 2023, 12 eps
[5th Star Master] (Ep. 8 - 10) (Guest)
12
[5th Star Master] (Ep. 8 - 10)
Guest
8.2
2022 2022 SBS Gayo Daejeon: Shoutout
Korean TV Show, 2022, 1 eps
(Main Host)
1
Main Host
8.2
2022 Workman Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2022, 75 eps
(Ep. 34) (Guest)
75
(Ep. 34)
Guest
8.6
2022 Music Universe K-909
Korean TV Show, 2022, 21 eps
(Ep. 19) (Guest)
21
(Ep. 19)
Guest
8.0
2022 Unnies Without Appetite
Korean TV Show, 2022, 26 eps
(Ep. 23) (Guest)
26
(Ep. 23)
Guest
0.0
2022 My Alcohol Diary
Korean TV Show, 2022, 24 eps
(Ep. 9) (Guest)
24
(Ep. 9)
Guest
8.6
2022 Yong Jin's Health Center
Korean TV Show, 2022, 27 eps
(Ep. 13) (Guest)
27
(Ep. 13)
Guest
8.5
2021 2021 SBS Gayo Daejeon: Welcome
Korean TV Show, 2021, 1 eps
(Main Host)
1
Main Host
7.9
2021 Idol Dictation Contest Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2021, 18 eps
(Ep. 13-15) (Guest)
18
(Ep. 13-15)
Guest
8.3
2021 TaengKey Box
Korean TV Show, 2021, 12 eps
(Main Host)
12
Main Host
8.3
2021 Story of the Day When You Bite Your Tail Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2021, 115 eps
(Ep. 39, 96) (Guest)
115
(Ep. 39, 96)
Guest
8.6
2021 Best Choice
Korean TV Show, 2021, 27 eps
(Ep. 11) (Guest)
27
(Ep. 11)
Guest
8.6
2021 Quiz Alarm
Korean TV Show, 2021, 9 eps
(Ep. 1) (Guest)
9
(Ep. 1)
Guest
8.3
2021 Sixth Sense 2
Korean TV Show, 2021, 14 eps
(Ep. 13) (Guest)
14
(Ep. 13)
Guest
8.8
2021 SHINee Inc.
Korean TV Show, 2021, 1 eps
(Main Host)
1
Main Host
8.5
2021 Painful Date
Korean TV Show, 2021, 8 eps
(Ep. 5) (Guest)
8
(Ep. 5)
Guest
8.3
2021 I Can See Your Voice Season 8
Korean TV Show, 2021, 12 eps
(Ep. 6) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 6)
Guest
8.0
2020 Jinki Jangpan
Korean TV Show, 2020, 5 eps
(Ep. 3) (Guest)
5
(Ep. 3)
Guest
8.8
2020 Show!terview with Jessi
Korean TV Show, 2020, 95 eps
(Ep. 65) (Guest)
95
(Ep. 65)
Guest
8.9
2020 Yeri's Room
Korean TV Show, 2020, 24 eps
(Ep. 23) (Guest)
24
(Ep. 23)
Guest
8.3
2019 Prison Interview
Korean TV Show, 2019, 22 eps
(Ep. 19) (Guest)
22
(Ep. 19)
Guest
8.7
2019 Hangout with Yoo
Korean TV Show, 2019, 270 eps
(Ep. 235) (Guest)
270
(Ep. 235)
Guest
8.3
2019 Where Is My Home
Korean TV Show, 2019, 270 eps
(Ep. 97) (Guest)
270
(Ep. 97)
Guest
8.1
2018 SeoulMate Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2018, 16 eps
(Main Host)
16
Main Host
8.2
2018 Weekend Playlist
Korean TV Show, 2018, 17 eps
(Ep. 10-11) (Guest)
17
(Ep. 10-11)
Guest
7.7
2018 Problem Child in House
Korean TV Show, 2018, 260 eps
(Ep. 19) (Guest)
260
(Ep. 19)
Guest
7.9
2018 Come See Me - Selfish Broadcasting Machine
Korean TV Show, 2018, 10 eps
(Ep. 8) (Guest)
10
(Ep. 8)
Guest
3.0
2018 Happy Together Season 4
Korean TV Show, 2018, 77 eps
(Ep. 5) (Guest)
77
(Ep. 5)
Guest
7.9
2018 Cheongdam Keytchen
Korean TV Show, 2018, 8 eps
(Main Host)
8
Main Host
8.3
2018 The Team Chef
Korean TV Show, 2018, 15 eps
(Ep. 2) (Guest)
15
(Ep. 2)
Guest
9.0
2018 Super TV Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2018, 12 eps
(Ep. 3) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 3)
Guest
8.7
2018 Soo Mi's Side Dishes
Korean TV Show, 2018, 104 eps
(Ep. 25) (Guest)
104
(Ep. 25)
Guest
8.1
2018 SHINee's Back
Korean TV Show, 2018, 6 eps
(Main Host)
6
Main Host
8.6
2018 Problematic Men Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2018, 55 eps
(Ep. 179) (Guest)
55
(Ep. 179)
Guest
8.3
2018 Movie Room
Korean TV Show, 2018, 74 eps
(Ep. 31) (Guest)
74
(Ep. 31)
Guest
7.0
2018 BREAKERS
Korean TV Show, 2018, 8 eps
(Main Host)
8
Main Host
7.6
2018 Amazing Saturday
Korean TV Show, 2018, 400 eps
(Ep. 1-51, 134~) | [Guest] (Ep. 131) (Regular Member)
400
(Ep. 1-51, 134~) | [Guest] (Ep. 131)
Regular Member
8.3
2018 K-RUSH Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2018, 33 eps
(Ep. 16) (Guest)
33
(Ep. 16)
Guest
8.6
2018 Omniscient Interfering View
Korean TV Show, 2018, 335 eps
(Ep. 253) (Guest)
335
(Ep. 253)
Guest
8.2
2018 MMTG
Korean TV Show, 2018, 321 eps
(Ep. 181, 183, 298-299) (Guest)
321
(Ep. 181, 183, 298-299)
Guest
8.1
2018 Keyword #BoA
Korean TV Show, 2018, 82 eps
Key [Fanboy] (Regular Member)
82
Key [Fanboy]
Regular Member
8.4
2017 Master Key
Korean TV Show, 2017, 13 eps
(Ep. 4-5, 7-11) (Regular Member)
13
(Ep. 4-5, 7-11)
Regular Member
8.2
2016 2016 SBS Gayo Daejeon
Korean TV Show, 2016, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
7.7
2016 Life Bar
Korean TV Show, 2016, 118 eps
(Ep. 76) (Guest)
118
(Ep. 76)
Guest
8.1
2016 Secretly Greatly
Korean TV Show, 2016, 23 eps
(Ep. 16) (Guest)
23
(Ep. 16)
Guest
7.0
2016 Yang and Nam Show
Korean TV Show, 2016, 7 eps
(Ep. 3) (Guest)
7
(Ep. 3)
Guest
7.8
2016 Let's Eat Dinner Together
Korean TV Show, 2016, 164 eps
(Ep. 105) (Guest)
164
(Ep. 105)
Guest
8.0
2016 Talking Street
Korean TV Show, 2016, 24 eps
(Ep. 4) (Guest)
24
(Ep. 4)
Guest
8.0
2015 2015 MBC Music Festival: Encyclopedia of Music
Korean TV Show, 2015, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
8.1
2015 2015 SBS Gayo Daejeon
Korean TV Show, 2015, 1 eps
[Performer] (Regular Member)
1
[Performer]
Regular Member
7.7
2015 Knowing Bros
Korean TV Show, 2015, 460 eps
(Ep. 50, 132, 268) (Guest)
460
(Ep. 50, 132, 268)
Guest
8.7
2015 Hidden Singer Season 4
Korean TV Show, 2015, 16 eps
[Panelist] (Ep. 1) (Guest)
16
[Panelist] (Ep. 1)
Guest
7.4
2015 Mickey Mouse Club
Korean TV Show, 2015, 12 eps
(Ep. 1) (Guest)
12
(Ep. 1)
Guest
8.5
2015 Key's Know-how
Korean TV Show, 2015, 16 eps
(Main Host)
16
Main Host
8.5
2015 Problematic Men Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2015, 156 eps
(Ep. 37-39) (Guest)
156
(Ep. 37-39)
Guest
8.2
2015 Saturday Night Live Korea Season 6
Korean TV Show, 2015, 32 eps
[Host] (Ep. 16) (Guest)
32
[Host] (Ep. 16)
Guest
8.0
2014 Please Take Care of My Refrigerator
Korean TV Show, 2014, 254 eps
(Ep. 36-37) (Guest)
254
(Ep. 36-37)
Guest
8.1
2014 The TAETISEO
Korean TV Show, 2014, 8 eps
(Ep. 1) (Guest)
8
(Ep. 1)
Guest
8.2
2014 Star Gazing
Korean TV Show, 2014, 12 eps
(Regular Member)
12
Regular Member
7.3
2014 Crime Scene Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2014, 10 eps
(Ep. 9) (Guest)
10
(Ep. 9)
Guest
8.3
2014 4 Things Show Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2014, 18 eps
(Guest)
18
Guest
8.0
2014 We Got Married Global Edition Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2014, 15 eps
(Regular Member)
15
Regular Member
7.9
2013 Beatles Code 3D
Korean TV Show, 2013, 18 eps
(Ep. 14) (Guest)
18
(Ep. 14)
Guest
7.5
2013 The Return of Superman
Korean TV Show, 2013, 560 eps
(Ep. 255) (Guest)
560
(Ep. 255)
Guest
8.7
2013 Hidden Singer Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2013, 16 eps
[Panelist] (Ep. 6) (Guest)
16
[Panelist] (Ep. 6)
Guest
8.1
2013 Comedy Big League Season 5
Korean TV Show, 2013, 470 eps
(Ep. 398) (Guest)
470
(Ep. 398)
Guest
7.9
2013 A Song for You Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2013, 16 eps
(Ep. 9) (Guest)
16
(Ep. 9)
Guest
7.8
2013 Barefooted Friends
Korean TV Show, 2013, 31 eps
(Ep. 31) (Guest)
31
(Ep. 31)
Guest
7.3
2013 After School Club
Korean TV Show, 2013, 675 eps
(Ep. 29, 51) (Guest)
675
(Ep. 29, 51)
Guest
8.1
2013 I Live Alone
Korean TV Show, 2013, 580 eps
(Ep. 388~) (Main Host)
580
(Ep. 388~)
Main Host
8.5
2013 SHINee's One Fine Day
Korean TV Show, 2013, 10 eps
(Regular Member)
10
Regular Member
8.5
2013 World Date with SHINee
Korean TV Show, 2013, 3 eps
(Main Host)
3
Main Host
8.0
2012 Hidden Singer Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2012, 17 eps
[Panelist] (Ep. 12) (Guest)
17
[Panelist] (Ep. 12)
Guest
7.8
2012 K-pop Star Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2012, 22 eps
(Ep. 16, 20) (Guest)
22
(Ep. 16, 20)
Guest
7.8
2012 Ask in a Box
Korean TV Show, 2012, 58 eps
(Guest)
58
Guest
8.3
2012 We Got Married Season 4
Korean TV Show, 2012, 240 eps
(Ep. 184-186, 188-189) (Guest)
240
(Ep. 184-186, 188-189)
Guest
8.1
2012 Beatles Code Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2012, 87 eps
(Ep. 5, 51-52, 80) (Guest)
87
(Ep. 5, 51-52, 80)
Guest
8.2
2011 Lee Soo Geun and Kim Byung Man's High Society
Korean TV Show, 2011, 79 eps
(Ep. 77-79) (Guest)
79
(Ep. 77-79)
Guest
7.8
2011 K-pop Star Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2011, 22 eps
[Spectator] (Ep. 1-2) (Guest)
22
[Spectator] (Ep. 1-2)
Guest
7.9
2011 2011 Idol Star Athletics Championships
Korean TV Show, 2011, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
7.8
2011 Weekly Idol
Korean TV Show, 2011, 700 eps
(Ep. 41-42, 359-360, 382) (Guest)
700
(Ep. 41-42, 359-360, 382)
Guest
8.2
2011 2011 Idol Star Athletics - Swimming Championships
Korean TV Show, 2011, 2 eps
(Regular Member)
2
Regular Member
7.9
2010 Hello Counselor Season 1
Korean TV Show, 2010, 431 eps
(Ep. 72, 113, 167, 225, 390) (Guest)
431
(Ep. 72, 113, 167, 225, 390)
Guest
8.0
2010 Running Man
Korean TV Show, 2010, 740 eps
(Ep. 317) (Guest)
740
(Ep. 317)
Guest
9.2
2010 Haha Mong Show Pilot
Korean TV Show, 2010, 1 eps
(Regular Member)
1
Regular Member
6.0
2010 Raising an Idol
Korean TV Show, 2010, 8 eps
(Regular Member)
8
Regular Member
7.2
2010 SHINee Hello Baby
Korean TV Show, 2010, 13 eps
Himself (Regular Member)
13
Himself
Regular Member
8.6
2009 Let's Go! Dream Team Season 2
Korean TV Show, 2009, 336 eps
(Guest)
336
Guest
8.1
2009 Strong Heart
Korean TV Show, 2009, 166 eps
(Ep. 41-42) (Guest)
166
(Ep. 41-42)
Guest
7.9
2009 Flower Boys Generation
Korean TV Show, 2009, 24 eps
(Ep. 11-16) | [Guest] (Ep. 9-10) (Main Host)
24
(Ep. 11-16) | [Guest] (Ep. 9-10)
Main Host
7.8
2009 You Hee Yeol's Sketchbook
Korean TV Show, 2009, 600 eps
(Ep. 27, 179, 401, 421, 561) (Guest)
600
(Ep. 27, 179, 401, 421, 561)
Guest
8.3
2009 World Changing Quiz
Korean TV Show, 2009, 318 eps
(Ep. 20130928) (Guest)
318
(Ep. 20130928)
Guest
0.0
2008 Idol Show Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2008, 17 eps
(Ep. 14-15) (Guest)
17
(Ep. 14-15)
Guest
8.1
2008 SHINee's Yunhanam
Korean TV Show, 2008, 12 eps
(Regular Member)
12
Regular Member
7.9
2007 Live Talk Show Taxi
Korean TV Show, 2007, 501 eps
(Ep. 236) (Guest)
501
(Ep. 236)
Guest
8.0
2007 Happy Together Season 3
Korean TV Show, 2007, 557 eps
(Ep. 470) (Guest)
557
(Ep. 470)
Guest
7.8
2007 Radio Star
Korean TV Show, 2007, 900 eps
(Ep. 345, 569, 694, 792) | [Guest MC] (Ep. 533) (Guest)
900
(Ep. 345, 569, 694, 792) | [Guest MC] (Ep. 533)
Guest
7.8
2007 Star King
Korean TV Show, 2007, 461 eps
(Guest)
461
Guest
8.0
2005 Infinite Challenge
Korean TV Show, 2005, 616 eps
(Ep. 210) (Guest)
616
(Ep. 210)
Guest
8.3
2004 M Countdown
Korean TV Show, 2004, 700 eps
[MC] (2015-2016) (Main Host)
700
[MC] (2015-2016)
Main Host
8.7
1999 Gag Concert
Korean TV Show, 1999, 1050 eps
(Ep. 689) (Guest)
1050
(Ep. 689)
Guest
8.2
1964 Music Fair
Japanese TV Show, 1964, 3000 eps
(Guest)
3000
Guest
7.0
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  • First Name: Ki Bum
  • Family Name: Kim
  • Native name:
  • Also Known as: Kibum, Kim Gi Bum, Kim Gi Beom, 김기범, Kim Kibum
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: September 23, 1991
  • Age: 32

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