Sunghoon (Actor) Profile
- Birth Name: 방인규 (Bang Inkyu) -> legally changed to 방성훈 (Bang Sunghoon)
- Stage Name: Sunghoon
- Nationality: South Korean
- Date of Birth: 1983.02.14
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Chinese Zodiac: Pig
- Height: 185 cm (6’06)
- Weight: 80 kg (176.37 lbs)
- Blood Type: A
- Agency: Stallion Entertainment
- Personal Social Media: Instagram, Youtube, Fancafe
Sunghoon (Actor) Facts & TMI
- Sunghoon was born Bang Ingyu.
- He then legally changed his name to Bang Sunghoon after his debut.
- His hometown is Daegu.
- He belongs to Onyang Bang clan.
- He graduated from the Social and Physical Education Department, Yongin University.
- He is an only child.
- Sunghoon is raising a mixed-breed male dog that he named Yanghee.
- He doesn’t have a religion.
- Before his debut in the entertainment industry, Sunghoon was a swimmer but quit due to injury when he was 27.
- He has become a swimmer since grade 5 of elementary school.
- He specialized in butterfly stroke.
- He suffered from a herniated disc that forced him to give up his swimming career.
- He wanted to become an actor after his retirement, thus he went to complete his military service right after his herniated disc surgery.
- Sunghoon served as a public service worker for his mandatory military service.
- He began his career in the entertainment industry after being cast as a model in ‘Because I Love You’ music video by singer White Brown, which was also his first audition.
- In 2011, he made a screen debut in the SBS drama ‘New Tales of Gisaeng’ alongside actress Lim Soo Hyang.
- His participation in several sports and swimming-themed variety shows such as ‘Let’s Go Dream Team’ brought Sunghoon mainstream popularity.
- Sunghoon received many inquiries for swimming lessons after his appearance in the swimming-themed variety shows.
- Despite his seemingly perfect appearance, he is very sloppy and clumsy.
- He appeared in a Chinese drama in 2012, just a year after his acting debut.
- He was appointed as an honorary ambassador for his hometown Daegu.
- In 2016, he was rumored to be dating his co-star in the drama ‘Five Enough’ Shin Hyesun.
- He also works as a DJ under the stage name Roiii.
- He sang many OSTs for his dramas.
- He has toured several countries in Asia, such as Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Mongolia, Hongkong, Malaysia, and United Arab Emirates as DJ Roiii.
- Many people think that Sunghoon resembles Min Kyunghoon of BUZZ and Lee Byung Hun.
- He is quite popular among male fans.
- He often portrays characters with a poor family environment.
- He is good friends with Henry.
- Sunghoon is a big eater.
- As a former swimmer, he was appointed as a goodwill ambassador for the 2019 Gwangju World Swimming Championships. He was also the MC of the event.
- He smokes.
- His shoe size is 280 mm.
- He has a lot of nicknames such as The Guy Comes Out of Web Novel, Rom-com King, Kissing Expert, Merman, etc.
‘New Tales of Gisaeng’ as Ah Da Mo (SBS/ 2011)
‘The Bodyguard’ as Guo Xu (CCTV/ 2012/ Chinese drama)
‘Faith’ as Chun Eum Ja (SBS/ 2012)
‘The Birth of a Family’ as Han Ji Hoon (SBS/ 2013)
‘Passionate Love’ as Kang Moo Yeol (SBS/ 2013)
‘Oh My Venus’ as Jang Joon Sung (KBS2/ 2015)
‘Five Enough’ as Kim Sang Min (KBS2/ 2016)
‘My Secret Romance’ as Cha Jin Wook (OCN/ 2017)
‘The Idolmaster KR’ as Kang Shin Hyuk (Amazon Prime/ 2017)
‘Jugglers as Lee Kyung Joon’ as Cameo (KBS2/ 2017/ Episode 1)
‘Level Up’ as Ahn Dan Te (MBN/ 2019)
‘My Secret Star’ as Jin (2020)
‘Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce)’ as Pan Sa Hyun (TV Chosun/ 2021/ Season 1–2)
‘Woori the Virgin’ as Raphael (SBS/ 2022)
‘6 Persons Room’ as Min Soo (NaverTV/ 2014)
‘Noble, My Love’ as Lee Kang Hoon (NaverTV/ 2015)
‘The Sound of Your Heart: Reboot’ as Jo Seok (Netflix/ 2018/ Season 1 & 2)
‘I Picked Up a Celebrity on the Street’ as Kang Joon Hyuk
‘So I Married the Anti-fan’ as Choi Jae Hee/ JJ’s older brother (NaverTV/ 2021/ Cameo, episode 5, 13, 14 & 15)
‘Let’s Go! Dream Team Season 2’ (KBS2/ 2012/ Swimming Team, episode 124)
‘Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education’ (KBS2/ 2015/ Episode 113–124)
‘I Live Alone’ (MBC/ 2017–present/ Cast Member, episode 212–present)
‘Law of the Jungle in New Zealand’ (SBS/ 2017/ Episode 265–268)
‘Law of the Jungle in Sabah, Malaysia’ (SBS/ 2018/ Episode 325–329)
‘Carefree Travellers Season 2’ (JTBC/ 2018/ Cast member, episode 1–11)
‘기맥힌브로 (Gimmachinbro)’ (2020/ Episode 1–4)
‘Because I Love You’ by White Brown (2009)
‘Promise Me’ by Oh Yun Hye (오윤혜) ft. Red Roc (2010)
‘Just the Two of Us’ by Davichi Mystic Ballad (2013)
‘Sunlight’ by Crayon Pop’s Geummi ft. Sung Hoon (2015)
‘CLIMAX (클라이막스)’ by Nop.K feat. Hoon.J (2016)
‘Dream’ by Real Girls Project’ (2016)
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