Lee Gikwang 이기광 is the visual and main dancer of Highlight, formerly Beast.
Gikwang was born on Friday, March 30, 1990.
He was born in the Chinese Year of the Horse. He's an Aries. His blood type is A, something he has in common with Doojoon and Dongwoon.
He and Yoseob are Highlight's shortest members at 171 cm or 5'7½". They're shorter than the tallest member, Dongwoon, by 10 cm.
Gikwang is from Naju, South Jeolla Province. He, Doojoon, and Junhyung have all attended Dongshin University. He also studied at Seoul Absence of Comprehensive Art School. He has a younger brother named Hyekwang.
Before debuting in a group, he was a solo singer under the stage name AJ. He started off as a trainee at JYP. He was in A Pink's music video for "I Don't Know" and Ailee's music video for "Heaven." In 2009 ,he opened up for Lady Gaga at her Korean showcase He collaborated with Infinite's Hoya, Teen Top's L.Joe, MBLAQ's Joon, and 2AM's Jinwoon for a special stage sub-unit called Dynamic Black.
Gikwang is allergic to seafood. He used to wear glasses until he got lasik surgery. He doesn't smoke or drink alcohol because he prioritizes his physical health.