Daesung Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Daesung Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 66 kg
Date of Birth April 26, 1989
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Dark Brown

Daesung is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, and television personality who gained acclaim as he debuted as a vocalist with the YG Entertainment boy band, Big Bang, in 2006. As a solo artist, he has released various albums, EPs, and tracks like D’scoverDelightD-DayD’sloveA Big Hit, and Cotton Candy. Moreover, he has also been cast in several shows and movies including A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s AdventuresBig Bang MadeFamily Outing Season 1, and YG Future Strategy Office.

Born Name

Kang Dae-sung

Nick Name

Daesung (Stage Name), D-Lite (Japanese Stage Name), Smiling Angel

Daesung at the premiere of the movie 'MADE' on June 28, 2016
Daesung at the premiere of the movie ‘MADE’ on June 28, 2016 (GOM / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Itaewon, Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Daesung attended the Kyung Hee University to study post-modern music.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Television Personality

Family

  • Sibling – Bora (Older Sister)

Manager

Daesung is represented by YG Entertainment.

Genre

K-pop, R&B, Trot, Rock

Instruments

Vocals, Drums

Labels

YG Entertainment, YGEX

Build

Slim

Daesung as seen while performing on Alive World tour in September 2012
Daesung as seen while performing on Alive World tour in September 2012 (Nicole Voon / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Black

He has often dyed his hair in different shades.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Lean physique
  • Pierced ears

Religion

Christianity

Daesung pictured while performing on Alive World tour in September 2012
Daesung pictured while performing on Alive World tour in September 2012 (Nicole Voon / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Daesung Favorite Things

  • One Of His Favorite Foods – Sushi
  • Karaoke SongWith Me by Wheesung

Daesung Facts

  1. He hails from Incheon, South Korea.
  2. He got inclined towards music at a very young age but his parents were totally against the idea of Daesung pursuing a career in the field.
  3. With Big Bang, he released the band’s debut studio album, Bigbang Vol.1, on December 22, 2006, through YG Entertainment and it included songs like She Can’t Get Enough, A Fool of Tears, La La La, and Try Smiling.
  4. He was cast as Rum Tum Tugger in the Korean version of the popular sung-through musical, Cats, in 2008.
  5. Alongside Lim Ju-hwan, Lim Ju-eun, Oh Man-seok, Jang Hee-jin, Lee Soo-hyuk, Kim Ji-won, and Jo Jung-suk, Daesung co-starred as Ha Do-sung in the MBN musical drama television series, What’s Up, in 2011.
  6. On February 27, 2013, he released his Japanese debut studio album, D’scover. The album got him nominated for the 3rd Music Jacket Award for “Best Music Jacket” in 2013.
  7. His 2nd Japanese album, D’slove, was released on July 16, 2014.
  8. His fellow Big Bang bandmates have been G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, and Seungri (who retired in 2019).
  9. Daesung has been friends with singer Gummy. She was the one who helped him deal with sociophobia and stage fright.
  10. If he had to pick a Big Bang member to go on a date with, he would choose T.O.P.
  11. He has been the youngest member of Big Bang.
  12. He follows a good skincare routine.

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