Jonghyun’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

December 18, 2017

Age of Death

27 years

Cause of Death



Pop Singer

The pop singer Kim Jonghyun died at the age of 27. Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer, dancer, and model who was best known as a member of the South Korean boy band SHINee and a vocalist for SM The Ballad.

His full name is Kim Jong-hyun. He briefly dated South Korean actress Shin Se-Kyung for less than a year.

How did Jonghyun die?

Kim died in a hospital in Seoul, South Korea, after he was found unconscious in his apartment.

In a suicide note made public a day after his death, the 27-year-old had said he felt “broken from inside”.

“The depression that gnawed on me slowly has finally engulfed me entirely,” Kim wrote, adding that he “couldn’t defeat it anymore”.



“I think time really is a medicine but, sometimes, it’s hard to know how to swallow that medicine”


“Cry out loud once. Look at the mirror & shake it off. I’ve cried like that before & others will have times like that too. Cheer up, you’re not alone.”


“Even though we can’t communicate using the same language, we use music instead.”