Ahn Hyoseop Profile
- Birth Name: Paul Ahn
- Korean Name: 안효섭 (Ahn Hyoseop)
- Stage Name: Ahn Hyoseop
- Nationality: Canadian
- Date of Birth: 1995.04.17
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- Chinese Zodiac: Goat
- Height: 187 cm (6’13″)
- Weight: 68 kg (149.9 lbs)
- Blood Type: AB
- Agency: Starhaus Entertainment
- Debut: 2015
- Personal Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, Weibo
Ahn Hyoseop Facts & TMI
- Ahn Hyoseop was born in Seoul.
- His family consists of mother, father, grandmother, an older brother (a pharmacist, born 1989), and an older sister (an accountant, born 1991).
- He is a Catholic, his baptismal name is Paul.
- His family immigrated to Canada and they lived in Toronto since he was 7.
- His parents took really great care of his education, so he spent his childhood mostly by studying.
- His childhood dream was to be a diplomat, accountant, or consultant.
- When he was still attending high school in Canada, he was scouted by JYP Entertainment.
- He barely gets his parent’s permission to be a trainee in Korea.
- He became a trainee in JYP Entertainment for 3 years.
- Ahn Hyoseop left JYP and joined an actor agency Starhaus Entertainment where he debuted as the maknae of idol-actor group called One O One in 2015.
- He’s been listening to classical music ever since he was a child, he even mentioned Chopin’s ‘Nocturne’ as his favorite song.
- He can play violin, piano, and guitar.
- He won the best new actor award (TV category) at Baeksang Arts Awards 2020.
- He debuted as an actor through MBC special drama ‘Splash Splash Love’ in 2015.
- He graduated from Cheongdam High School.
- He is currently enrolled to KMU International Business School.
- Because he lived in Canada for a long time, he is fluent in English.
- Hyoseop shared that he had a hard time adapting to Korean culture and language.
- He has a cat called Baul.
- He said that his face resembles his mom a lot.
- He thinks that his unpredictable yet careful personality is his attractive point.
- He pointed his eyebrow as the favorite part of his face.
- His eyesight is 1.0 for both eyes.
- He prefers winter over summer.
- He chose beach over mountain.
- He doesn’t really like sweet foods.
- He claims to be a homebody, he said that the happiest time in a day is when he gets home and plays with his cat Baul.
- His favorite foods are grilled pork belly and kimchi stew.
- He also loves bungeoppang.
- He can’t eat soy milk.
- He loves sports, such as soccer, basketball, and tennis.
- He was a member of his school football club.
- He is a fan of basketball player Stephen Curry.
- He is a fan of the English band PREP.
- He loves collecting LP.
- His favorite song to sing in karaoke is Lee Munse’s ‘In The Rain’.
- He enjoys reading fan’s pick-up comments.
- He rarely cries.
- His hobby is reading.
- He prefers action movies over melodramas.
- His favorite American drama is ‘Breaking Bad’.
- He cited ‘The Pianist’ as movie that left the deepest impression on him.
- He is a fan of director Christopher Nolan, he also mentioned Nolan’s works ‘Interstellar’, ‘Inception’, ‘The Dark Knight’, and ‘Memento’ as his favorite movies.
- His favorite actors are Bradley Cooper, Robert Downey Jr., and Christian Bale.
- He loves sporting vintage fashion style.
- He chose red and blue as colors that suit him the best.
- He revealed that he has a mole on his collarbone.
- He loves traveling, he chose Hawaii as the travel destination that he wants to visit the most.
- He said that he is basically a very shy person.
- He is a fan of Hyun Bin since he was young. During 2020 Baeksang Arts Awards awarding ceremony, he can finally meet Hyun Bin in person.
- He received great public attention after starring in popular SBS drama ‘Dr. Romantic 2’.
- He shared that he is attending voice actor academy to fix his pronunciation and receiving pilates lessons to correct his posture.
‘Splash Splash Love’ as Park Yeon/ Che Ajik (MBC/ 2015)
‘One More Happy Ending’ as Ahn Jungwoo (MBC/ 2016)
‘Happy Home’ as Choi Chulsoo (MBC/ 2016)
‘Entertainer’ as Jinoo (SBS/ 2016)
‘Three Color Fantasy – Queen of the Ring’ as Park Segun (MBC/ 2017)
‘My Father Is Strange’ as Park Chulsoo (KBS2/ 2017)
‘Still 17’ as Yoo Chan (SBS/ 2018)
‘Top Management’ as Hyun Sooyong (Youtube Red/ 2018)
‘Abyss’ as Cha Min (tvN/ 2019)
‘Dr. Romantic 2’ as Seo Woojin (SBS/ 2020)
‘Lovers of the Red Sky’ as Ha Ram (SBS/ 2021)
‘A Business Proposal’ as Kang Taemoo (SBS/ 2022)
‘Get Myself With You’ – S.O.U.L
‘Gravity’ – S.O.U.L
‘Sugar Cane’ – S.O.U.L
‘Me In’ – S.O.U.L
‘I Will Show You ft. Z.Hera’ – Top Management OST
‘Always Cantare – Season 2’ (tvN/ 2015/ cast member)
‘Celebrity Bromance – Chuseok Special’ (MBigTV/ 2016/ cast member with Jackson Wang)
‘4th Asia Artist Awards’ (2019, co-host with Lee Teuk and Nancy)
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