Yang Yo-seob Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Yang Yo-seob Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight59 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 5, 1990
Zodiac SignCapricorn
GirlfriendUnknown

Yang Yo-seob is a South Korean singer and actor. He is best known for being a member of the popular South Korean boy band, Highlight, formerly known as Beast. Apart from his career as a singer, he has also co-written several successful songs such as Beast Is the B2ST, Bad Girl,  Thank To, Practice, Come Out, Where I Am Gone, and Yang Yoseob. Yang Yo-seob has amassed over 2 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Yang Yo-seob

Nick Name

Yoseob

Yang Yo-seob as seen at the Korean Music Wave in Bangkok in March 2011
Yang Yo-seob as seen at the Korean Music Wave in Bangkok in March 2011 (WHY NOT? love,love,love BEAST! / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Yoseob attended the Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts from where he graduated in 2014.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Yang Hae-yeon (Older Sister)

Manager

Yoseob is represented by Around Us Entertainment.

Genre

K-Pop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals, Drums

Labels

Around Us Entertainment, Cube Entertainment, Universal Music

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

59 kg or 130 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Yoseob has not dated anyone publicly yet.

He has, however, revealed his ideal type of woman to be someone who has naturally long hair and someone who is simply a good person.

Yang Yo-seob as seen during one of his projects
Yang Yo-seob as seen during one of his projects (Marie Claire Korea / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

He has South Korean roots.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

He prefers to dye his hair ‘light brown’ or ‘red’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Round face

Brand Endorsements

Yoseob has done endorsement work for The Shilla Duty-Free.

Yang Yo-seob in an all-white attire
Yang Yo-seob in an all-white attire (Jordi Sanchez Teruel / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Best Known For

Being a member of the popular South Korean boy band, Highlight, formerly known as Beast

First Album

Yoseob released his first studio album, Fiction and Fact, in 2011 as a member of Highlight, formerly known as Beast. The album peaked at number 1 spot on the Korean music charts.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance in the KBS2 series, My Daughter Seo-young, in 2012.

Yang Yo-seob while performing at the Incheon Asian Games in July 2014
Yang Yo-seob while performing at the Incheon Asian Games in July 2014 (와사비콘텐츠 / tistory.com / CC BY 2.0 KR)

Yang Yo-seob Facts

  1. Yoseob was inspired to make a career in music after he first listened to American R&B singer-songwriter and musician, Brian McKnight.
  2. In high school, he became a part of a school band performing mainly hard rock and metal.
  3. He also wanted to try his hand in modern rock but was discouraged by his seniors at the time.
  4. After high school, he got a chance to train with JYP Entertainment but received a bad grade from practice reviews and left the agency and joined Cube Entertainment.
  5. While he was still training with Cube Entertainment, he served as a backup dancer for his now groupmate, Lee Gi-kwang.
  6. He was one of the judges for The Voice Kids – Korea in 2013.
  7. Follow Yang Yo-seob on Instagram.

Featured Image by WHY NOT? love,love,love BEAST! / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0

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