south korean singer and actor
For basketball musician with same name, see yang Hong-seok ( basketball ) Yang. In this korean mention, the family name is Yang Hong-seok ( korean : 양홍석 ; born April 17, 1994 ), better known by the mononym Hongseok, is a south korean singer and actor. He debuted as a singer of the group boy group Pentagon in October 2016. aside from group activities as singer, he has debuted as an actor in the korean movie, The Love That’s Left.

early on life and education [edit ]

Hongseok was born on April 17, 1994 in Seoul, South Korea. He has an older buddy named Jun-seok. [ 1 ] He studied afield in the United States, China, and Singapore and has lived outside of South Korea for a total of 11 years. [ 2 ] From 2007 to 2010, he was a scholar at Hwa Chong International School in Singapore, where he was the school ‘s top swimmer. [ 3 ] [ 4 ]

career [edit ]

In 2014, Hongseok joined YG Entertainment and participated in the reality survival program Mix & Match as a member of TEAM B. [ 5 ] He was eliminated in final sequence alongside Jung Jin-hyeong, failing to debut as a member of picture. [ 6 ] In March 2015, it was revealed that he left YG Entertainment. [ 7 ] In July 2015, he joined Cube Entertainment. [ 8 ] In February 2016, he modeled aboard Hyuna for the fashion post Clride.n. [ 9 ]

2016–present : debut with Pentagon and solo activities [edit ]

In late 2016, he participated in the Mnet reality survival show Pentagon Maker, ultimately making it to the final batting order of Pentagon. [ 10 ] He officially debuted with Pentagon on October 10, 2016 with the song “ Gorilla ” from their self-titled EP. [ 11 ] In November 2017, Hongseok made his acting debut in the movie The Love That’s Left [ ko ]. [ 12 ] In July 2018, Hongseok joined the roll of Visiting Tutor, a variety show program where celebrities seek out a student and become their tutor. He held taiwanese lessons for his student. [ 13 ] The read ran from August to October. In September, he was cast in the kind program Real Man 300, which featured celebrities experiencing life in the military. [ 14 ] The prove end in belated January 2019. [ 15 ] In January 2019, he co-starred in the television receiver drama Best Chicken as Bae Ki-Bum, a likable troublemaker. [ 16 ] In March, he starred in his foremost world wide web play On The Campus. [ 17 ] In May, Hongseok starred in the Naver V web play Anniversary Anyway. [ 18 ] He was the top model for the July 2019 exit of Men ‘s Health ‘s Korea. [ 19 ] Later that month he was cast in the reality-documentary show Law of the Jungle in Myanmar. [ 20 ] In August, he was a dissenter on King of Mask Singer, where he performed a cover of Huh Gak ‘s “ Hello ”. [ 21 ] In October 2020, he and bandmate Kino made a cameo in the web drama Twenty-Twenty. [ 22 ] He made his second appearance on the traverse of Men ‘s Health Korea for the December 2020 issue. [ 23 ]

From January to March 2021, Hongseok starred as the supporting character Shin A-jun in the SBS drama Phoenix 2020. [ 24 ] [ 25 ] He portrayed a patrol policeman in the Netflix series Move to Heaven, released on May 14th. [ 26 ] Hongseok will play the moderate in the approaching web serial Blue Birthday, which is slated to be released in the summer of 2021. [ 27 ]

personal life [edit ]

Hongseok can speak three languages : korean, chinese, and English. [ 5 ] Hongseok is an avid winnow of seaworthiness. He regularly posts television on-line detailing his workouts and diets in a series called Hongseok is Working Out Hong Hong Hong. [ 28 ] On April 1, 2022, the representation announced that Hongseok will be enlisting for his mandatary military service as an active duty soldier on May 3, without telling the time and localization. [ 29 ]

philanthropy [edit ]

Hongseok participated in the world ‘s biggest ice Bucket Challenge, 2019 Miracle365 x Ice Bucket Challenge Run on June 29, 2019 in Dongjak-gu, Seoul. The event was organized by Seungil Hope Foundation to raise awareness about ALS. The event raised 42 million gain, and all proceeds went to build the first gear Lou Gehrig ‘s Nursing Hospital in South Korea. The consequence started with a 3km, 5km, 7km and 8km group marathon with 1,130 participants who broke a total of 918 challenges the previous year. [ 30 ]

discography [edit ]

Writing and production credits [edit ]

All credits are adapted from the Korea Music Copyright Association, unless stated otherwise. [ 31 ]

Filmography [edit ]

film [edit ]

television receiver series [edit ]

Web series [edit ]

television receiver shows [edit ]

Hosting [edit ]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2018 Simply K-pop Special MC from 26 February–10 May [47]

Awards and nominations [edit ]

Name of the award ceremony, year presented, category, nominee of the award, and the result of the nomination
Award ceremony Year Category Nominee / Work Result Ref.
Brand of the Year 2021 Male Idol Actor of the Year HongSeok Nominated [48]

References [edit ]

  • Hongseok on Instagram