[Gallery] Happy Birthday, Key!

Kim Ki Bum, better known by his stage name Key of SHINee celebrates his 22nd birthday today! The star was born on September 23, 1991. He first debuted with SHINee back in 2008 after being discovered just two years prior in a S.M. National Tour Audition Casting. Key is adored for his witty charm and innate ability to mimic any girl group’s dance at the drop of the hat. He has been featured in musicals such as “Catch Me If You Can” and “Bonnie and Clyde.” He is also known for his multilingual skills, most notably in English and Japanese. He has also collaborated with artists like TRAX, Girls’ Generation, Jessica, Leeteuk, EXO, and BoA.

Here are 21 photos of the adorable star throughout the years!

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key_bbcreamm

key_andhorse

key_maypole

key_cosmo

key_bwellegirl

key_catchmeifyoucan

key_cleverlook

key_clyde

key_dazzlinggirl

key_gelhair

key_hoodie

key_inahat

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key_makingheart

key_predebut

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key_romeo

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key_iam

key_calendar

key_blowingkiss