|Hongseok Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||April 17, 1994|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Hongseok is a South Korean singer, actor, and model who debuted as a vocalist of the group boy group Pentagon in October 2016. The boy band has released several albums, extended plays, and songs like Pentagon, Universe: The Black Hall, Universe: The History, Ceremony, Gorilla, Five Senses, Demo_01, Demo_02, Like This, Please Stay, Thumbs Up!, Positive, Genie:us, Love or Take, Do or Not, Happiness, Can You Feel It, Shine, Basquiat, Daisy, Eternal Flame, Cosmo, Sha La La, Feelin’ Like, and Violet. Moreover, Hongseok has also been cast in shows and movies such as Blue Birthday, Best Chicken, The Love That’s Left, Twenty-Twenty, Phoenix 2020, Anniversary Anyway, Move to Heaven, Aquaman, On The Campus, Real Man 300, Visiting Tutor, Law of the Jungle in Myanmar, Battle Trip, King of Mask Singer, and Pentagon Maker.
Hongseok, Yang Jr, Hongseokkie, Honggie
Seoul, South Korea
Hongseok studied at Hwa Chong International School in Singapore from 2007 to 2010 and he was the school’s top swimmer.
He has also studied in the United States and China.
Singer, Actor, Model
- Siblings – Yang Jun-seok (Older Brother)
Hongseok has been signed with –
- YG Entertainment (Former)
- Cube Entertainment
K-Pop, Ballad, Dance-Pop
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Hongseok is of South Korean descent.
Alongside singer-songwriter Hyuna, Hongseok modeled for the fashion brand Clride.n in February 2016.
Hongseok Favorite Things
- Superhero – Iron Man
- Song – Love Me Better by James Blunt
- He joined YG Entertainment in 2014 and became a trainee. He participated in the reality survival program Mix & Match but was eliminated in the final episode and, hence, failed to debut as a member of the boy band iKON.
- Hongseok left YG Entertainment in 2015 and joined Cube Entertainment in July 2015.
- If he were to eat one food for the rest of his life, he would eat eggs.
- If he could have any job for a day, he would choose to be a lawyer.
- He is well-versed in Korean, Chinese, and English.
- Hongseok enjoys reading books, working out, and studying languages.
- On June 29, 2019, he participated in the world’s biggest Ice Bucket Challenge, the 2019 Miracle365 x Ice Bucket Challenge Run in Dongjak-gu, Seoul. The event was organized by Seungil Hope Foundation to raise awareness about ALS and it raised 42 million won.
- If he could have any superpower, Hongseok would want to have the ability to control minds.
- With Pentagon, he released the group’s debut studio album Universe: The Black Hall on February 12, 2020, and Tamar Herman of Billboard magazine called the title track “dynamic in its propulsive angst with pounding choruses, rapid-fire raps, and melodic showcasing the diverse tones of the eight members.” The album peaked at #3 on the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart and at #14 on the Japanese Albums (Oricon) chart.
- In 2021, Hongseok appeared as Park Jun-yeong, a policeman and friend of Han Geu-ru and Yoon Na-mu, in the drama series Move to Heaven.
Featured Image by Hongseok / Instagram