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Ni-Ki ENHYPEN Profile

Nishimura Riki (西村 力) is also known as Ni-ki (니키) is a member and main dancer of the newly emerged Korean boy band Enhypen by Belift Lab.

Early Life and Family Background

Ni-ki (니키) was born on December 9, 2005, in Okayama Prefecture, Japan as Nishimura Riki (西村 力). He is currently 15 years old and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Ni-ki started dancing to Michael Jackson’s DVD alone when he was only 3 years old. Later he enrolled in a dance academy when he became 5 years and learned dance and ballet.

In 2020, he joined the survival reality competition show “I-Land” organized by Belift Lab which at the end of the show planned to choose seven members to form a new boy group. He trained for around 8 months before participating in the show.

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Nishimura Riki has kept his family background not much known to the media, he is Japanese and his family consists of his parents, younger sister, older sister, and him. He also mentioned that he has a pet dog in the family.

Body Stats

Nishimura has charming looks as well as is quite tall with a height of 183cm/6ft. He weighs around 138.8lbs/63kg and his blood type is B.

Quick Facts

Full NameNishimura Riki
Native Name西村 力
Stage NameNi-ki (니키)
BirthdayDecember 9, 2005
Birth PlaceOkayama Prefecture, Japan
NationalityJapanese
ParentsFather, Mother
SiblingOlder Sister, Younger Sister
OccupationSinger, Dancer
AgencyBelift Lab
Associated ActEnhypen
PositionDancer, sub-vocals
ZodiacSagittarius
Height183cm/6ft
Weight138.8lbs/63kg
Blood TypeB
Relationship StatusSingle
Partner(s)N/A
Net WorthN/A

Career

Belift was co-founded by South Korean entertainment agencies CJ E&M and Hybe Corporation to create a new band in 2020. koren is must. When i were young.

Auditions were held in Seoul, the United States, Japan, and Taiwan with the male contestants born between 1997 and 2008, the show was titled “I-Land”.

While he was in the competition he was praised by various famous idols such as BTS’ J-Hope, SEVENTEEN’s The8, and Big Hit Entertainment choreographer Song Sungdeuk for his dancing skills.

Ni-ki was one of the seven members who made up the finale, he ranked fourth place in the final of I-LAND with 1,140,718 votes.

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The group was named “Enyphen” with the members Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake, Sungoon, Sunoo, and Ni-ki.  The group debuted on November 30, 2020, and had over 200,000 pre-orders for their first EP.

They also gained above one million followers on social media platforms. They officially debuted on KBS’ Music Bank where they performed “Given-Taken”, the lead single of their EP “Border: Day One”.

Border: Day One ranked at #39 on Oricon 2020 Yearly Album Chart and 2nd on South Korea’s Gaon Album Chart, they sold 318,528 copies in one day and became the highest-selling album by a K-pop group that debuted in the year 2020.

The album was #1 on Hanteo Charts and held the record for the best-selling album by a rookie group in 2021. The band won the “Next Leader Award” at 2020 The Fact Music in only two weeks of its debut

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Second EP

In February 2021, Border: Day One received a platinum certification from the Korea Music Content Association (KMCA), giving the group its first certification in the country.

Their second ep came in April of the next year 2021. The pre-orders were as high as their first EP titled “Border: Carnival” with its lead single “Drunk-Dazed”, which sold over 319,073 of their new album.

It leveled number 1 on the Oricon Albums Chart which became the first chart-topper in Japan. It also ranked 3 in World Digital Song Sales and 18 in Billboard Artist 100 Chart.

In July, Enhypen made its Japanese debut with the single titled “Hakanai”, one of its songs was placed as the opening theme in Japanese anime “Re-Main”.

Ni-Ki has not been able to do many vocal parts since his Korean isn’t fluent and had trouble singing while dancing.

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Ni-ki’s Net Worth

Riki Nishimura is a young and talented boy who has pursued his career as an idol. Now being a member of Enhypen we can say that Ni-ki earns quite a considerable sum through it.

The group does brand endorsements as well. The exact net worth of Riki is still unknown.

Personal Life

Ni-ki has a wide girl fan following because of his dancing skills and his charms. Despite that, he is only 15 years old and too young to be dating.

There are no records of his past relationship and dating. Hence, we can assume that Ni-ki is single.

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Social Media

Ni-ki is not active in social media right now although the group has its social media accounts on different platforms to share the group’s photos, works, and behind the scenes.

Enhypen has accounts on different social media and gained many followers, Tiktok: (@enhypen) 8.7m followers, Facebook: (Enhypen) with 1.2m followers, Twitter: (@ENHYPEN OFFICIAL) with 3.6m followers and Instagram:(@enhypen) with 6.5m followers.

Facts about Ni-ki

  • Ni-ki is youngest member of ENHYPEN being just 15 years old .
  • He is of Japenese nationality.
  • His favourtie color is black
  • Ni-ki’s favourite movie genre is horror.
  • He danced in BTS‘s “Lie” in the audition and passed.
  • His parents own a dance studio.
  • Ni-ki is a huge fan of Michael Jackson because of which he had kept his stage name as Ricky Jackson when he was in Japan.
  • He can play piano.
  • Ni-ki’s MBTI personality type is ENFJ.

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