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PENTAGON (펜타곤) Hongseok Profile, Facts, and TMI

Hongseok Profile

  • Birth Name: 양홍석 (Yang Hongseok)
  • Stage Name: Hongseok
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1994.04.17
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Chinese Zodiac: Dog
  • Height: 180 cm (5’9”)
  • Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: N/A

Hongseok Facts & TMI

  • Hongseok was born and grew up in Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and an older brother.
  • He is the lead vocalist of PENTAGON.
  • When he was first joining PENTAGON fans were surprised because he was not the group’s main vocalist because he showcased his outstanding vocal skill through his appearance in YG Entertainment’s survival show ‘Mix & Match’.
  • Because the two main vocalists Jinho and Hui are finishing their mandatory military service, the lead vocalists Hongseok and Yeoone’s are in charge of most vocal parts.
  • Since 2019, he’s been active as an actor with his biggest role as Shin Ajoon in SBS drama ‘Phoenix 2020’.
  • Hongseok is one of PENTAGON members who made the most appearance in variety shows such as jtbc’s ‘Hitman in Vietnam’, ‘Real Men 300’, ‘Battle Trip’ (with Hui, Shinwon, and Yeoone), ‘Hello Counselor’, ‘The Law of The Jungle’, and ‘King of Masked Singer’.
  • He regularly uploads cover songs through Cube Entertainment’s official Youtube channel.
  • He has a sweet personality, he gives and does well to people he likes.
  • PENTAGON members chose Kino and Hongseok as members who think of the members the most.
  • He likes to take care of the members and does house chores, so he is good with his hands and cooks well.
  • He is like the mother of the group.
  • He is very good at giving fan service. At fan signing events, he likes to keep eye contact with fans, and almost every day he enters the official fan cafe and reads all the fans’ letters and comments on them.
  • He is so soft-hearted.
  • Yuto chose Hongseok as the funniest member of PENTAGON.
  • His distinct facial feature is his sensual lips.
  • He cried during PENTAGON’s ‘SHINE + Spring Snow’ stage performance in Mnet’s ‘Road to Kingdom’.
  • He has an athletic body, so he is in charge(?) of exposing skin in the group.
  • His favorite color is sky blue.
  • His favorite food is cupcakes, and his favorite beverage is ice cafe latte.
  • He worked part-time in a cafe when he was 20.
  • His favorite ice cream flavor is cookies and cream.
  • He can’t really drink alcohol at all because he gets drunk very fast, his face will turn red when he is drunk.
  • He prefers Sprite over Coke.
  • He is a Marvel Universe otaku, especially Iron Man.
  • He collects Iron Man figurines in his bedroom in the dorm.
  • His favorite season is autumn.
  • He has studied abroad since he was young. He has lived abroad for a total of 11 years, including 4 years in the United States, 3 years in Singapore, and 4 years in China.
  • He said that his grades were not bad when he was in school. When he studied abroad in San Diego, he even received an All-A.
  • He attended a prestigious international middle and high school in Singapore.
  • Since he’s been living abroad for years, he is naturally fluent in English and Chinese.
  • He returned to Korea in January 2014 when he was studying abroad. She dropped out of a foreign university to become a singer.
  • He once auditioned at JYP 9th Open Audition in 2012.
  • He was a trainee at YG Entertainment.
  • He also joined the survival reality show ‘Mix & Match’ as debuting candidate of iKON.
  • He was the last member to join PENTAGON.
  • He has the same birthday as the team’s eldest, Jinho.
  • He is very ‘weak’ to Kino, he would cry easily when thinking about Kino.
  • He loves having chats with Yeoone the most.
  • He is friends with Stray Kids’ Bangchan, KARD’s BM, SF9’s Dawon, and iKON members (especially Jinhwan).
  • He has severe sleep-talking habits.
  • He had an appendectomy, so he has a scar on his stomach.
  • It is said that he doesn’t really take care of his skin because it’s naturally flawless.
  • He is really good at taking photos.
  • PENTAGON’s Chinese member Yanan rated Hongseok’s Chinese 9 out of 10 points.
  • He hates it when his bed gets dirty.
  • He is PENTAGON’s biggest eater (along with Jinho).
  • He works out diligently to stay in shape.
  • In July 2019 and December 2020, he was featured on the cover of Men’s Health magazine.
  • He said that he wants to try Pilates or Yoga because his body is rather stiff.

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