Kang Daniel

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Real name: 강 다니엘 / Kang Daniel

Stage name: 다니엘 / Daniel

Gender: Male

Age: 25 years

Date of birth: December 10, 1996

Place of birth: Yeongdo-gu, Busan, South Korea

Height: 180 cm

Weight: 67 kg

Bloodtype: A

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rat

Kang Daniel Profile

About Kang Daniel

Kang Daniel Facts

  • Ex-Project Group: BATHTUB ONE (2017-2018)
    • Position Vocalist, Rapper and Dancer.
    • Ex-Sub-Unit: Triple Position (2018)
  • Debut as Soloist july 25, 2019.
  • Education
    • Hyeon Junior High School (Graduate)
    • Pneil Arts High School (Modern Dance Department)
  • Hobbies: Skateboarding, dancing, rapping, singing, playing video games, walking, shopping for clothes and cute stuff, hanging out with his Wanna One buddies, reading manga, and sleeping.
  • Specialties: B-boying
  • Languages: Korean (native language) English (intermediate).
  • Religion: Atheism
  • Motto: “I will show the masculinity and fun of the Busan man.”
  • Trainee period: 2 years.
  • Nicknames: Harry Pote, Peach, God Daniel, King Daniel, National Treasure, Kang Choding, Niel
  • Fanclub:
    • DANITY just as “-ity” is an English suffix that can be added to many words, “Danity” means that there are no limits to the memories that Kang Daniel and his fans will create together.
  • His birth name is Kang Eui Geon.
  • In the years he did B-Boy he got a stage name which was “FLAC”.
  • I participate with Jimin (BTS) and Park Woo Jin in a dance competition called “Busan City Kids” organized by Just Dance in 2011.
  • In high school, he went to the arts department and majored in contemporary dance, currently majoring in Modern Dance. he won several B-Boying competitions.
  • He participated in the second season of PRODUCE 101 where it obtained the first place in the final ranking with 1,578,837 votes, thanks to which it is the center in the Project Group.
  • Created the choreography for “Hands on me” for the last episode of PRODUCE 101.
  • His fancafe announced that it donated 2.5 million won to the Korean Cats Protection Organization (rescues stray cats and gives them medical treatment).
  • He is the first male celebrity after 14 years to be on the cover of the magazine Instyle in the October issue of fashion Celeb’s Pick 2017.
  • He suffers from bruxism, so he must sleep with an appliance in his mouth that prevents him from constantly grinding his teeth.
  • Took first place as a “Rising Star” at the Fashionista Awards 2017 published in the fashion magazine Celeb’s Pick.
  • Several media and magazines, including CéCi Magazine in the December Edition, named him as the second most important person who moved Korea the most in 2017, second only to the president.
  • He was chosen as “the personality of the year 2017” by WomanDong-A magazine.
  • Chosun magazine’s weekly official said that the cover Daniel posed on recorded the highest sales volume since he joined the company.
  • Several articles have talked about the economic impact Daniel has caused in Korean society. According to the same publicity media he affects the Korean economy as a whole and has become a big star as are Lee Min Ho and Kim Soo Hyun.
  • On December 7, 2017, he insisted on making a small presentation at the concert of BATHTUB ONE i would like to take this opportunity to greet the attendees and apologize for what happened.
  • On January 3, he was included in the official Guinness World Record, with the shortest time worldwide to gain one million followers on Instagram with 11 hours 36 min, surpassing Pope Francis who held the previous record.
  • On March 21, 2019, his legal representative, Yulchon LLC, announced that the artist has applied to suspend his exclusive contract with LM Entertainment. Yulchon’s lawyer, Yeom Yong Pyo, revealed that the agency signed joint commercial contracts that sell the exclusive rights of the contract to third parties without Kang Daniel’s prior consent.
  • On May 10, 2019, its legal representative, Yulchon LLC, released a statement saying that the Seoul District Court accepted the petition to suspend Daniel’s exclusive contract with LM Entertainment this allows him to continue promoting as a celebrity and LM Entertainment is prohibited from interfering in his activities.
  • On June 10, 2019, he disclosed that he has established KONNECT Entertainment to handle his individual activities. He will hold his debut once his company obtains the rights. Moreover, he revealed that he is participating in composing new music in preparation for his debut.
  • On June 12, 2019, Konnect Entertainment announces that Kang Daniel has officially been appointed as an honorary PR Ambassador for Busan, his hometown.
  • On August 5, 2019, it was confirmed that he is in a relationship with the Twice member, Ji Hyo.
  • On December 4, it was made known that he will be taking a break from his activities due to health problems: “Hello, we are KONNECT Entertainment. Below is our official statement about our artist Kang Daniel. Starting from the first half of the year, Kang Daniel visited the hospital after experiencing health problems due to a weak immune system and psychological anxiety. After a detailed examination, he was diagnosed with depression and panic disorder. After this, he has continued to focus on treatment through psychotherapy and medication. Although Kang Daniel tried his best to stay grounded and not waver in a constantly changing environment despite his condition, he recently expressed more severe symptoms of anxiety. Therefore, we concluded that sufficient rest and stability are the top priority for the artist’s health and safety. We canceled the pre-recording for MBC Music’s “Show Champion” which is
  • On November 10, 2020, it was confirmed that he ended the relationship with the Twice member, Ji Hyo both decided to focus on their careers.
  • “MAGENTA” has been certified Platinum in Gaon for selling more than 250,000 units.
  • “YELLOW” has been certified Platinum in Gaon for selling more than 250,000 units.

Kang Daniel Advertisement

  • 2019: Samsung Galaxy Note 10, special edition “Aura Red” (for KT)
  • 2019: Cartier
  • 2019: Louis Vuitton Twist Bag
  • 2018 Chanel Jewelry
  • 2017 Bokuk
  • 2017: Hite Beer Extra Cold
  • 2017: LAP Korea
  • 2017: The Spring Home
  • 2017: Think Nature (Gel and body lotion)
  • 2017: Hite Beer Extra Cold (together with Ji Sung, Seong Wu, Min Hyun, Jae Hwan and Sung Woon )

Kang Daniel Collaborations

  • Inverness – State of Wonder (Feat. Anthony Russo & Kang Daniel) (2021)
  • Miyavi – Hush Hush (Feat. Kang Daniel) (2021)

Participatory Concerts/Festivals

  • KBS Song Festival (17.12.2021)

Kang Daniel Drama

  • Rookie Cops (Disney+, 2022)

Kang Daniel Awards

YearAward
2017
  • SBS Entertainment Awards Rookie Award (Variety) (Master Key)
  • CJ E&M America Awards Male Idol of the Year
2018
  • 10th MTN Broadcast Advertising Festival: Grand Prize (Audience Category)
  • Brand of the Year Awards: Grand Prize (Male CF Model)
  • Elle Style Awards Best Magazine Cover Award
  • MBC Entertainment Awards: New Star Award (Variety)
2019
  • U⁺5G The Fact Music Awards: Fan NStar Choice (Individual)
  • U⁺5G The Fact Music Awards Fan NStar Most Votes (Individual)
  • U⁺5G The Fact Music Awards Fan NStar Hall of Fame (Individual)
  • KBS Music Bank (09/08): “What Are You Up To”
  • Asia Artist Awards: STAR15 Popularity Award
  • Asia Artist Awards: Best Emotive Award
  • Asia Artist Awards: Potential Award (Singer)
  • Melon Music Awards Best Music Video
  • SBS The Show & (03/12): “Touchin”
2020
  • The Fact Music Awards Fan and Star Choice (Individual)
  • The Fact Music Awards Fan and Star Mosta Voted (Individual)
  • SBS The Show & (31/03): “2U”
  • KBS Music Bank & (03/04): “2U”
  • MBC Show! Music Core & (04/04): “2U”
  • MBC Show Champion & (08/04): “2U”
  • Mnet M! Countdown & (09/04): “2U”
  • MTN Broadcast Advertising Festival Best Viewer Award
  • SBS The Show & (11/08): “Who U Are”
  • Soribada Best K-Music Awards New K-Wave Real Fan Award
  • Soribada Best K-Music Awards Bonsang Award
  • Soribada Best K-Music Awards Stage of the Year
  • KBS Music Bank (8/14): “Who U Are”
  • MBC Show! Music Core (8/15): “Who U Are”
  • TENASIA Top Ten Awards: 10 Artists (South Korea)
  • Brand of the Year Awards Male Solo Artist
  • 5th Asia Artist Awards: Asia Celebrity Award (music category)
  • 5th Asia Artist Awards: Best Musician – Male (music category)
  • APAN Music Awards : Top 10 Award
  • APAN Music Awards : Best Performance
  • APAN Music Awards Idol Ch& Fan’s Pick – Solo
  • APAN Music Awards Idol Ch& Global Pick – Solo
  • APAN Music Awards : KT Seezn Star Award (Singer)
  • The Fact Music Awards: This Year’s Artist
2021
  • Korea First Brand Awards: Best Solo Artist (Male)
  • 30th Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang
  • 30th Seoul Music Awards: Fan PD Artist Award
  • SBS The Show (02/23): “Paranoia”
  • MBC Show Champion (02/24): “Paranoia”
  • Mnet M! Countdown (02/25): “Paranoia”
  • MBC Show! Music Core (02/27): “Paranoia”
  • SBS The Show (20/04): “Antidote”
  • MBC Show Champion (04/21): “Antidote”
  • KBS Music Bank (04/23): “Antidote”
  • MBC Show! Music Core (04/24): “Antidote”
  • SBS Inkigayo (25/04): “Antidote”
  • Brand Customer Loyalty Awards: Male Solo Singer
  • Brand of the Year Awards: Best Solo Artist (Male)
  • The Fact Music Awards: Artist of the Year (Bonsang)
  • Asia Artist Awards: AAA Best Musician
  • K-CH& Awards: Best Idol Ch& Song
2022
  • Korea First Brand Awards: Best Solo Artist (Male)
  • 31st Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang
  • 11th 2021 Gaon Chart Music Awards: Artist of the Year – Digital Music April (by Antidote)

Kang Daniel Radio Programs

  • Kang Daniel Show (Naver NOW, 2019)

Kang Daniel TV Programs

  • Street Dance Girls Fighter (Mnet,2021) MC
  • Street Woman Fighter (Mnet, 2021) MC
  • I Live Alone (MBC, 2021) Ep. 393
  • Jessi’s Showterview (SBS, 15.04.2021) Ep. 46
  • Where Is My Home (MBC, 2021) Ep. 100
  • I Can See Your Voice 8 (SBS, 2021) Ep. 5
  • Law of the Jungle (SBS, 2021) Ep. 438-439-440-441
  • Radio Star (MBC,2021) Ep. 708
  • The Manager (MBC, 2021) Ep. 140-141
  • Stars’ Top Recipe at Fun-Staurant (KBS, 2020) Ep. 40-41-42
  • The Manager (MBC, 2020) Ep. 107-108
  • Running Man (SBS, 2020) Ep. 495
  • Happy Together (KBS, 2019) Ep. 616. MC Special
  • Stars’Top Recipe at Fun-Staurant (KBS,2019) Ep. 8-9-10
  • My Little Old Boy (SBS, 2019) Ep. 167
  • PRODUCE 48 (Mnet, 2018) Special guest along with So Mi
  • It’s Dangerous Beyond The Blankets 2 (MBC, 2018)
  • Living Together in Empty Room (MBC, 2018). Ep. 25-29
  • Happy Together (KBS, 2018) Ep. 521
  • Running Man (SBS, 2017) Ep. 374-375
  • Master Key (SBS, 2017)
  • Hello Counselor (SBS, 2017) Ep. 341
  • One Right (SBS, 2017) Ep. 32
  • The Return of Superman (KBS, 2017) Ep. 194-195
  • Let’s Eat Dinner Together (JTBC, 2017). Ep. 44
  • It’s Dangerous Beyond The Blankets (MBC, 2017)
  • PRODUCE 101 (Season 2) (Mnet, 2017)

Kang Daniel TV Drama’s

  • Something subject for Backstreet Rookie (2020)

Music Videos

  • Davichi – Days Without You (2018)

Kang Daniel Links

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