Nichkhun Horvejkul

 

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Nichkhun Horvejkul
นิชคุณ หรเวชกุล
Background information
Birth name Nichkhun Buck Horvejkul
Born Rancho Cucamonga, CaliforniaUSA
June 24, 1988 (age 23)
Occupations Singermodel
Instruments Vocals, Keyboard, Piano, Guitar
Years active 2008–present
Labels JYP Entertainment
Associated acts 2PM 2AM One Day

Nichkhun Horvejkul (Thai: นิชคุณ หรเวชกุล; RTGS: Nitchakhun Horawetchakun; Thai pronunciation: [nítɕʰákʰūn • hɔːráwêːttɕʰákūn]; born June 24, 1988) is a Thai Chinese[1] singer in 2PM, a 6-member boy band that is active in South Korea and managed by JYP Entertainment.[1

Nichkhun was born in Rancho Cucamonga, California to a Thai Chinese family.[1] Both of his parents are ofChinese descent.[1] Nichkhun has one older brother Nichan, and two younger sisters, Nichthima (Yanin) and Nachjaree (Cherleen). At the age of two, he moved toThailand with his family and studied at Dhepkanjana School and Tangpiroondham School. At the age of twelve, he studied at Wanganui Collegiate School in New Zealand for a year and a half and moved back to the United States to finish his schooling at Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga, California. After high school, he was a coach at Rosemead High School for their badminton team. There, he was scouted by Park Jin-young, a K-pop singer and the producer of JYP Entertainment, at the Los Angeles Korean Music Festival.Background

After passing the audition hosted by JYP Entertainment, he signed a ten-year contract with the company but later resigned for an eight-year contract, not including training, and was brought to South Korea in 2006 as a trainee, being put into a class of 24 other students.Park Jin-young informed him that he was required to learn Mandarin Chinese and Korean to also work out regularly and learn how to dance and to sing. First appeared through MNET’s Hot Blood, a program that showed the intense physical training that 13 male trainees had to go through for the opportunity to debut in either 4-member ballad group 2AM or 6-member dance group(which had 7 members until one of them left the group) 2PM under JYP Entertainment.[2]

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