Birth Name: Kim Myung Soo (김명수)
Stage Name: L (엘)
Nickname: Center, Cold City Man
Agency: Woolim Entertainment
Position: Vocalist, Visual/Face of The Group
Fandom (Personal): eLement
Birth Place/Date: Seoul, March 13, 1992
Height: 180 cm
Blood Type: O
Education: Daekyung University [Practical Music Major]
Family: Younger Brother (Kim Moonsoo)
Video Clip Cameo
2010 : Epik High – Run
2010: Strawberry Fields – Starlight March
2012 : 60 Seconds – Kim Sunggyu (INFINITE’s Sunggyu)
2013 : K.Will – Love Blossom
2011: TV Asahi Jiu – Special Investigation Team / Jiu: Keishichou Tokushuhan Sousakei (as Jiu)
2012: tvN Shut Up Flower Boyband / Dagchigo Kkochminambaendeu (as Lee Hyunsoo)
2012: SBS Salamander Guru / Dolongnyong Dosawa Geulimja Jojagdan (as L)
2012: MBC What is Mom / Ummaga Meogilrae (as Kim Myungsoo)
2013: SBS Master’s Sun / The Sun of My Master (as Young Joo Joong-won)
2014: MBC Cunning Single Lady / Angkeumhan Dolsingnyeo (as Secretary Gil)
92014: SBS My Lovely Girl (as Shi Woo)
tvN Shut Up Flower Boyband OST: “Love U Like U” with Kim Yerim
2013: Photo Essay Book: L’s Bravo Viewtiful part 1 & 2
- When asked to choose between 4Minute’s Hyuna or f(x)’s Krystal, he chose Krystal.
- He is the hardest to wake up, along with Dongwoo.
- He is the most eater in the group.
- He is the member who is very alert with camera.
- He may look delicated but he is actually pretty stubborn and have a temper.
- He chose Woohyun who most likely be the best at love/relationships, because Woohyun has aegyo and seems like he would be popular amongst girls.
- He admits that he likes touching people’s hair.
- His favorite color is black
- His Japanese is the best amongst the group
- He’s also the second best at english
- His favorite meal is kimchi stew, he loves kimchi to the point of carrying some in his bag
- He loves manga and anime, some of his favorites are Naruto, Bleach and One Piece
- If he weren’t an idol, he’d want to be a photographer
- He played the guitar for Can U Smile, sungkyu’s cover of Lucky & the hidden track in Over the Top
- He seems to specialize in action roles since he knows how to fight and use various weapons
- He also voiced a character based on himself in Wala, a korean cartoon
- He has a lot of interest for fashion
- He was the main model for Jang Kwanghyo’s collection at Seoul Fashion Week 2011
- Yet another of his interests involves hair designing, he claims to “have skills”
- He loves his eyes and has this habit of staring at people too much
- After his eyes, the part of his body he’s the most confident in is his butt
- His eyes become double lidded when he’s tired
- He has several dozens of identical shirts and hats that only change in color
- He used to have ear piercings prior to debut, which he doesn’t wear anymore “just because”
- His ideal type would be someone with long, wavy hair
- He thinks girls are the prettiest when smiling
- He used to share a room with Dongwoo
- He currently sleeps in the same room as Sungyeol, Dongwoo & one of the managers
- He has a bad habit of hitting people while sleeping
- He claims to be too stubborn and wishes to change that
- People consider him mysterious, mostly with the way he’s always lost in his own thoughts
- But he once stated that he’s usually thinking about things like “what should i eat for dinner…”
- Sungjong compared him to a pineapple; coarse on the outside, sweet on the inside
- Myungsoo, the members of infinite, and fans that have met him alike all say that past his cold image, he’s very sweet, caring and dorky
- Myungsoo’s home town is in Seoul
- There was a high-class look & an eccentric feeling about L at first but when he starts to speak in his regional dialect, he seems more human-like
- Myungsoo had interest towards being an entertainer rather than a singer
- L : It was fun riding the jet ski! Leader : No, you looked very scared out there!
- Myungsoo loves to play a ball
- Myungsoo is the member who is very alert with camera
- Myungsoo is the member who eats a lot
- Myungsoo’s motto is “Enjoy this moment right now”
- L role model is DBSK. As soon as Myungsoo become 20, if there’s time, he wants to go on a penniless journey.
- L was in God of Study,but his part was cut
- [Q] The reason u don’t have a GF right now is?? [L] If i knew the reason, then I probably wouldn’t be like this
- Hoya to L : Your accent is too cheap. L : My accent is not cheap! *Infinite busts out laughing again*
- L : If you think math in simple terms… Dongwoo : What is 6 X 9?! (interrupts) L : (frozen) wait! *Infinite burst out laughing*
- L : “The members always involve me with seongyeol. If he says ‘I don’t like you’, I will of course say ‘I don’t like you either'”
- L wants to learn Mithra’s (from Epik High) superior ability of humor
- L doesnt like to play with food. He says its disrespectful to the person who prepared it
- Fan : L oppa, you know that I love you right? L : I love you too
- Myungsoo : “I’m L who wants to show a more friendly side of myself. I guess I’m an image that’s hard to approach..”
- Qn: If you were a girl, which member do you want to date? L : I… I want to date myself.
Heart-Warming Kim Myungsoo
God of Study with Yoo Seung Ho