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Roy Kim

Height: 180cm
Real name: 김상우 / Kim Sang Woo
Date of Birth: February 5, 2023

Roy Kim

About Roy Kim

Roy Kim Facts

  • Debut as a singer april 22, 2013
  • Fanclub: Royrose
  • Education:
    • Asheville High School
    • University of North Carolina Asheville
    • McDonough School of Business – Georgetown University
  • Family Parents, and one sister.
  • Musical genre Acoustic and folk rock.
  • Favorite singers James Morrison and Damien Rice.
  • He would like to start doing somewhat provocative songs, because his old songs were more focused on love, he would like some in the future to come up with a bad boy concept.
  • On the music program Superstar K4, he and another program participant, Jung Joon Young they were able to make a ALL-KILL in real time on the Korean charts, with their duet “먼지가되어 (Becoming Dust).”
  • He was the winner of the Korean music contest “Superstar K4” (2012), beating Dickpunks in the final.
  • He donated a large portion of his award to the Korean Children’s Cancer Health Center organization.
  • Before becoming a singer, his dream was to be a comedian.
  • He was part of the soccer and swim team while at Asheville High School in North Carolina.
  • His name Roy was born after an English teacher gave him that name telling him he should have an American name and he had a Roy face.
  • He is a cousin of Jung Yoon Hye from RAINBOW.
  • There was speculation that he had been dating the actress Park Soo Jin but both denied the rumors.
  • He said his first love was Park Jung Ah.
  • He was president of his class for 4 years.
  • When he was in 8th grade in high school his mom found him watching pornography.
  • He had his first kiss in the 10th grade of high school.
  • He received a gift from MBC radio’s PD, FM4U Best Friend. (photo)
  • On the Hello Counselor program on 03-06-2013, he confessed that both he and his mother are very superstitious
  • He resumed his first year studies on August 25, 2013 at Georgetown McDonough in the USA.
  • The single “Only Then” achieved its first platinum certificate by Streaming.
  • The single “The Hardest Part” achieved a All Kill with the music lists.
  • On April 2, 2019, it was revealed that Roy Kim was part of the seven-member chat room that included Jung Joon Young, Choi Jong Hoon and more, where illegally taken photos and videos were shared
    • April 3, 2019 his agency, Stone Music Entertainment, shared a statement assuring that Roy Kim will diligently participate in the investigation. He is conducting his studies in the U.S. but is adjusting his schedule so that he can return to Korea for questioning as soon as possible.
    • April 4, 2019 in a statement, a source at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency revealed that Roy Kim was booked on charges of spreading illegally taken photos.
    • April 9, 2019 on April 10, the singer returned to Korea from Washington DC, where he was attending school, and on April 10 at approximately 2:40 p.m. KST, Roy Kim arrived at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency for questioning.
    • April 11, 2019 the provincial special detectives division of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency revealed at a press conference that Roy Kim and Eddy Kim they admitted to sharing photos they downloaded from the Internet in the group chat room, but not to filming photos or videos. In Roy Kim’s case, he only took a screenshot of a pornographic image that went viral at the time and shared it in a group (separately) to clarify that the person in the image had been edited.
    • February 25, 2020 during his participation in Channel A’s ‘Rumor Has it’ program, an entertainment reporter assured that singer Roy Kim was wrongly accused of his alleged participation in the group chat room in which pornography was shared and which involved Jung Joon Young, Choi Jong Hoon, among others. The journalist said “Of the celebrities who are reflecting on their actions, there are those who have done badly, but there are also those who are unfortunate situations.I think Roy Kim is one of those celebrities.He was investigated for spreading pornographic material.This is something that has never been reported in the media, but Roy Kim was part of a fishing chat room with Jung Joon Young and Choi Joong Hoon.Where they actually talked about fishing.Although he was not penalized at the time, just the fact that he was investigated caused serious damage to his image.Therefore, he cannot be active as a singer until now, and I just wanted to make sure that this story was told.”
  • He began his mandatory military service on June 15, 2020, in the Marine Corps.

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  • 2013: Banila


  • Roy Kim 1st Concert Tour “Love Love Love Love” 2013
    • july 06 – Busan, South Korea – Busan KBS Hall
    • july 13 and 14 – Seoul, South Korea – Yonsei University
    • July 19 – Daejeon, South Korea – Chungnam National University
    • July 20 – Daegu, South Korea – Lignam University
  • Roy Kim Mini Concert “Our Winter” 2013
    • december 29th – Seoul, South Korea – Yonsei University
  • Roy Kim Live Tour “Home” 2014
    • 25 and 26 October – Seoul, South Korea – Olimpic Park Hall
    • 01 November – Daegu, South Korea
    • 15 November – Daejeon, South Korea
    • 22 November – Busan, South Korea
    • November 29 – Changwon, South Korea
  • Roy Kim “Hi Five” In Taipei 2014
    • november 14th – Att Show Box
  • Roy Kim Mini Concert “Our Winter 2” 2014
    • december 20 and 21 – Seoul, South Korea – Yonsei University
  • Roy Kim Year End Concert “The Great Dipper” 2015
    • 18, 19 and 20 December – Seoul, South Korea – Yonsei University
  • Roy Kim Live In Taiwan 2016
    • 17 June – Taipei International Convention Center
  • Roy Kim’s Concert 2016
    • july 16, 17, 18, 19 & 20 – Seoul, South Korea – Yes24 Muv Hall
    • 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25 July – Seoul, South Korea – Yes24 Muv Hall
    • 26, 27, 28, 28, 29 and 30 July – Seoul, South Korea – Yes24 Muv Hall
    • 01, 02, 03 & 04 August – Seoul, South Korea – Yes24 Muv Hall
    • 05, 06, 07 and 08 August – Seoul, South Korea – Yes24 Muv Hall
    • august 09, 10, 11 & 12 – Seoul, South Korea – Yes24 Muv Hall
    • august 13 and 14 – Seoul, South Korea – Yes24 Muv Hall
  • Roy Kim Live Tour “Blooming Season” 2017
    • june 24 – 25 – Seoul, South Korea – Blue Square Samsung Card Hall
    • July 01 – Daejeon, South Korea – Chungnam Hall
    • July 08 – Daegu, South Korea – Auditorium Of Kyungpook National University
    • July 15 – Busan, South Korea – KBS Busan Hall
  • Roy Kim Christmas Concert “Isn’t He ROvelY” 2017
    • 23, 24 and 25 December – Seoul, South Korea – Yonsei University Centennial Hall

Roy Kim Drama

  • The Producers (KBS2, 2015) cameo
  • Access 2014 (XTM, 2014)

Roy Kim Awards

  • Winner of Superstar K4
  • MBC Music Core (11/05) : “Bom Bom Bom”
  • MBC Music Core (06/07) : “Love Love Love Love”
  • Mnet 20’s Choice Awards: 20′s HOT Cover Music (with Jung Joon Young)
  • Mnet 20’s Choice Awards: 20’s Booming Star Male.
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards Best New Male Artist
  • 28th Golden Disk Awards Popularity Award
  • 28th Golden Disk Awards New Rising Star Award
  • Korea Best Dresser Swan Awards: Rising Star Award 2014
  • 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards Popular Singer of the Year for “Becoming Dust” (with Jung Joon Young)
  • Mnet M! Countdown (10/16): “Home”
  • MBC Music Core (18/10): “Home”
  • 11th HITO Music Awards Hit FM Favorite Foreign Artist
  • APAN Star Awards: Best OST Awards (Pinocchio)
  • Melon Music Awards Best Ballad
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Male Artist
  • 2019 Korea First Brand Awards Best Male Solo artist
  • Korea Popular Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • 33rd Golden Disc Awards: Digital Song Bonsang (Only Then)
  • 8th Gaon Chart Music Awards: Song Of The Year – February (Only Then)

Roy Kim Radio Programs

  • (MBC) Noon Song of Hope (16.10.2014)
  • (MBC) SimSimTaPa (08.07.2014)
  • (MBC) “Hope Songs at Noon” (2012-2013, Dj besides Jung Joon Young)

Roy Kim TV Programs

  • (KBS) Hello Counselor (05.29.2017)
  • (KBS) Immortal Songs 2 : Yoon Jong Shin Special (18.03.2017) (Winner)
  • (MBC) Celebrity Bromance with Jung Joon Young (2016)
  • MBC) King of Mask Singer (2016)
  • (tvN) My Father and Me (2016)
  • (SBS) Running Man (2015, EP 272)
  • (MBC) Radio Star (2015, EP 402)
  • (KBS2) 2 Days & 1 Night (2015, EP 404)
  • (KBS2) You Hee-yeol’s Sketchbook (2015, EP 277)
  • (KBS2) You Hee-yeol’s Sketchbook (2014, EP 246)
  • (KBS) Hello Counselor (03.11.2014)
  • (KBS) 1 Night 2 Days (21.09.2014)
  • (tvN) First Day of Work (20.09.2014 to 11.10.2014)
  • (OneStyle) The Contact 2014 (13.06.2014 to 30.06.2014, as Narrator)
  • (SBS) Something (2014, as MC)
  • (KBS2) You Hee-yeol’s Sketchbook (2013, EP 195)
  • (KBS) Hello Counselor (03.06.2013)
  • (KBS2) Mamma Mia! (2013, EP 3)
  • (MwaveTV) Superstar K4 (2012, Winning Contestant)

Roy Kim TV Drama’s

  • All I Do subject for Romance is a Bonus Book (2019)
  • No Longer Mine theme for Familiar Wife (2018)
  • I’d Be Good theme for While You Were Sleeping (2017)
  • Starlight theme for The King Loves (2017)
  • Heaven (next to Kim EZ) theme for Goblin (2017)
  • Maybe I theme for Oh Hae Young Again (2016)
  • You Don’t Love Me subject for Second 20s (2015)
  • Pinocchio subject for Pinocchio (2014)
  • This seoul subject for Respond 1994 (2013)

Roy Kim Music Videos

  • Lee Seung Chul – The Day to Love (2013)

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