If you are into a South-Korean entertainment industry then you must love listening to their songs as well. If you agree with me then nowadays people are attracted to Korean music, dramas, and especially actors. Likewise, today we will be discussing one of the South Korean band members of ‘Seventeen’. Yup, he is an American-born South Korean singer and dancer, Joshua Hong.
The singer has begun his career with the Church choir and later went on to join the Pledis Entertainment of South Korea. After forming the K-pop group ‘Seventeen’, he became one of the members along with 13 members including Vernon and Yoon Jeonghan.
Joshua Hong: Bio, Family, Education
The singer was born on 30 December 1995, in Los Angeles, California, the US. He is also called by his Korean name Hong Jisoo and also nicknamed as ‘Hong Josa’ by his vocal teacher. Due to this nickname, he almost got into an argument with his teacher.
He was born as the only child of his parents who immigrated to the US. Hong relocated to South Korea only to perform in the Kpop. Before moving to S.Korea, he had attended Grover Cleveland High School in New York. Then he enrolled himself in Downtown Magnets High School in Los Angeles. He is fluent in five different languages including English and Korean. He grew up in a Christian family.
Joshua Hong: Career & Achievements
Hong discovered his interest in music while choiring at Church where he joined ‘Praise Team’ at Church. During that period, many people have praised and liked his voice. So, after graduating, he flew to South Korea and joined ‘Pledis Entertainment’. After training for 2 years and 2 months, he has been announced as the member of 13 boy group band ‘Seventeen’.
The band Seventeen consists of 13 members divided into three sub-units: Vocal, Hip-Hop, and Performance. The group was created in 2015 by the Pledis Entertainment. Till date, the band has released two studio albums and six extended plays. Joshua is under the Vocal group along with Jeonghan, Woozi, DK, and Seungkwan.
Joshua Hong: Personal Life & Girlfriend
Hong is one of the celebrities who do not prefer to earn immense fame. Voluntarily, he likes to stay away from unnecessary media attention. So, the singer has not provided much information on his personal life and love life as well. However, we do know that he like a pretty and kind girl who can take care of him too. Currently, he is single and focusing on his career building.
He is not only a veteran singer but also a guitarist and loves to compose the songs. Prior to his professional career, he has covered the various number of hit songs. He has been also a part of a solo project where he collaborated with rapper Kisum. He is a shy person who finds difficult to ask for favors with others.
Joshua Hong: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Hong has made a good income from his artistic career. Therefore, his net worth is estimated to be around $2.5 million. Further, he had also made some profits from endorsements and commercials. Additionally, he loves shopping and feels comfortable in casual wears.
The singer/dancer is also very popular on social media platforms, especially on Instagram. There he goes by the handle @johuahong951230 with 2.1m followers. But he is not active on Facebook and Twitter.
Joshua Hong: Body Measurements
The veteran dancer has a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.77 meters. His slim and fit body weighs 58 Kg. He has unique brown cat eyes and lips. Joshua changes his hairstyle and color according to a new trend which makes his handsome face more distinct in Kpop.