Kim Hong-joong Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Kim Hong-joong Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 64 kg
Date of Birth November 7, 1998
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

Kim Hong-joong is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, and TV personality who is best known for being the leader of the 8-member boy group, ATEEZ, which also includes fellow musicians Park Seong-hwa, Jeong Yun-ho, Kang Yeo-sang, Choi San, Song Min-gi, Jung Woo-young, and Choi Jong-ho.

Born Name

Kim Hong-joong

Nick Name

Hongjoong, Korean Big Minion

Kim Hong-joong smiling in a selfie in September 2018
Kim Hong-joong smiling in a selfie in September 2018 (Kim Hong-joong / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Kim Hong-joong studied at SIMS Academy.

Occupation

Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, TV Personality

Family

  • Sibling – He has an older brother.

Manager

Kim Hong-joong is represented by KQ Entertainment.

Genre

K-Pop, J-Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

KQ, Legacy Recordings, RCA Records, Nippon Columbia

Build

Slim

Kim Hong-joong as seen in August 2018
Kim Hong-joong as seen in August 2018 (ATEEZ / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Dark Brown

He often dyes his hair in different shades like ‘red’, ‘blonde’, etc.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Pierced ears
  • A mole on his neck
Kim Hong-joong taking a selfie in May 2019
Kim Hong-joong taking a selfie in May 2019 (Kim Hong-joong / Instagram)

Kim Hong-joong Facts

  1. His name translates to “to be the center of the broad world”.
  2. Kim Hong-joong started his musical pursuits during his school years.
  3. He debuted with the boy band, ATEEZ, on October 24, 2018, with its debut extended play, Treasure EP.1: All to Zero, which peaked at number #7 on the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart and at number #12 on the US World Albums (Billboard) chart.
  4. On October 8, 2019, he released his first studio album, Treasure EP.Fin: All to Action, with ATEEZ and the album comprised of songs such as End of the BeginningIf Without YouWinSunrise, and Beginning of the End. Also, it was ranked at number #1 on the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart, at number #7 on US World Albums (Billboard) chart, and at number #10 on US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart.
  5. As a member of ATEEZ, Kim Hong-joong has been a part of reality shows like Code Name Is AteezAteez Long Journey, and Ateez Treasure Film.
  6. His motivation behind becoming an idol was to influence people and share his energy.
  7. Kim Hong-joong has credited musicians Zico and G-Dragon as his role models.
  8. He is obsessed with minions and was nicknamed ‘Korean Big Minion’ by his fellow ATEEZ bandmates.
  9. With ATEEZ, he has been the recipient of several accolades like the Soribada Best K-Music Award, MTV EMA Award, and Golden Disc Award.
  10. Alongside his ATEEZ groupmates, he has been a part of many other albums, tracks, and EPs like Treasure EP.2: Zero to OneTreasure Epilogue: Action to AnswerSay My Name, and Illusion.
  11. Reportedly, he once recorded a song 1395 times.
  12. Kim Hong-joong has learned English by watching various shows, like Modern Family, on Netflix.
  13. He has also appeared as a contestant on the survival reality show, MIXNINE.
  14. In an interview with Forbes, he revealed that even when the ATEEZ members were just trainees, they had an international mindset.

Featured Image by Kim Hong-joong / Instagram

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