Yong Jun-hyung Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Yong Jun-hyung Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight64 kg
Date of BirthDecember 19, 1989
Zodiac SignSagittarius

Yong Jun-hyung is a South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor. He is best known for being a member of the popular South Korean boy band, Highlight, formerly known as Beast. He has also provided vocals to songs like Nothing Is Forever, Flower, Anything, and Caffeine. Junhyung has a huge fan following on social media with over 2.5 million followers on Instagram and more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Yong Jae-soon

Nick Name


Yong Jun-hyung as seen during an event
Yong Jun-hyung as seen during an event (Cheek to Cheek / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Seoul, South Korea


South Korean


Junhyung attended Dongshin University.


Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Rapper, Record Producer


  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Yong Junsung (Younger Sister)


Junhyung is represented by Around Us Entertainment.


K-Pop, R&B, Hip Hop


Vocals, Piano


Around Us Entertainment, Cube Entertainment, Universal Music




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


64 kg or 141 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Junhyung has dated –

  1. Goo Ha-ra (2011-2013) – Junhyung was romantically involved with actress and singer, Goo Ha-ra, in the summer of 2011. Later, in March 2013, Junhyung confirmed their breakup but the reason for the split was not disclosed and the duo chose to remain friends even after their separation.
  2. Park Shin-hye – In one of her interviews, actress and singer, Park Shin-hye, revealed that she had a close relationship with Junhyung but they were unable to maintain it due to their busy schedules.
Yong Jun-hyung as seen during one of his projects
Yong Jun-hyung as seen during one of his projects (Marie Claire Korea / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity


He has South Korean roots.

Hair Color


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

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Front Bangs

Brand Endorsements

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

Yong Jun-hyung as seen in September 2011
Yong Jun-hyung as seen in September 2011 (Hank Loner / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Best Known For

  • Being a member of the popular South Korean boy band, Highlight, formerly known as Beast
  • Having been cast as Yoon Seol-chan in the television series, Monstar

First Album

Junhyung 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.

As a solo artist, he released his full-length album, Goodbye ’20s, in 2018.

First TV Show

He made his first TV show appearance in the sitcom, Salamander Guru and The Shadows, in 2012.

Yong Jun-hyung in a selfie in December 2018
Yong Jun-hyung in a selfie in December 2018 (Yong Jun-hyung / Instagram)

Yong Jun-hyung Facts

  1. Junhyung changed his birth name to Yong Jun-hyung when he was in 6th grade.
  2. He became a part of boy band Xing in 2007 and took the stage name of ‘Poppin’ Dragon’.
  3. In 2009, he made his official debut with boy band Highlight, then known as Beast.
  4. He is also a songwriter and has written many of Highlight‘s songs including their famous track, Plz Don’t Be Sad, which peaked at number 1 on Korean Music Chart.
  5. He is among the top songwriters with the most song royalties to his name.
  6. He has also appeared in several South Korean TV dramas such as Monstar and Coffee, Do Me a Favor.
  7. Follow Yong Jun-hyung on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Image by Cheek to Cheek / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0

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