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Hongseok

Korean: 홍석

Hometown:

Seoul

Country:

South Korea

Full name:
Yang Hong Seok
Native name:
양홍석
Birthday:
Age:
28 years old
Blood type:
A
Height:
5'11" (181 cm)
Weight:
143.3 lbs (65 kg)
Group (2016-present):

Introduction

"Tentastic! Hello, I'm Hongseok!"

Yang Hong Seok (양홍석) is the lead vocalist of Pentagon under Cube Entertainment. Hongseok has lived in San Diego, Singapore, and China but has since then stayed in Korea to pursue his dream of becoming an idol. Hongseok was first known for appearing in YG Entertainment's survival show, MIX&MATCH.

In 2014, Hongseok joined YG Entertainment and participated in the reality survival program Mix & Match as a member of TEAM B. He was eliminated in final episode alongside Jung Jin-hyeong, failing to debut as a member of iKON. In March 2015, it was revealed that he left YG Entertainment.

In late 2016, he participated in the Mnet reality survival show Pentagon Maker, ultimately making it to the final lineup of Pentagon.

Hongseok debuted as a member of PENTAGON on October 10, 2016 with the mini album "PENTAGON".

In November 2017, Hongseok made his acting debut in the movie "The Love That's Left".

Debut:
Oct 10, 2016
Debut to 1st win:
1471 days
Current state:
active 
Active years:
2016-present
Zodiac-sign:
Language(s):
Korean, Chinese, English
Training period:
2014-2016
Education:
University of International Business and Economics
Military service:
May 3, 2022 - present
MBTI:
ENFP-T
Kpopping rank:
276th
Fandom:
Universe
Fandom color(s):
UniNavy
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Fun facts

1
According to Jinho, Hongseok is the best at cooking in Pentagon.
2
In 2017, Hongseok appeared in the film "The love that's left"
3
When Hongseok was a child, his family kept moving from San Diego, Singapore, and China. Because of this he's able to speak English, Korean, and Chinese.
4
Hongseok and E'Dawn are roommates back in Pentagon's dorm.
5
He loves reading books and studying languages.
6
Hongseok loves Iron Man.
7
Hongseok thinks his best attribute is his abs.
8
Aside from YG Entertainment, Hongseok also tried to audition for JYP entertainment but was eliminated.
9
Hongseok used to be a YG Entertainment trainee and was a contestant of MIX&MATCH (the show that made iKON).