Hoony (WINNER)

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Hoony Winner - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Hoony started his career in the entertainment industry back in 2011. He participated in SBS show K-pop Star and managed to get into the top 10.

In 2012, the man from Busan officially joined YG Entertainment. He became a trainee for about a year.

Then in 2013, Hoony participated in the reality survival program WIN: Who Is Next?. He was part of the winning Team A, earning a debut under the group name WINNER.

With 4 other members, Hoony made his debut by releasing the studio album 2014 S/S in August 2014.

The album was well received by the public. It topped the Gaon Album Chart and Billboard World Albums Chart.

Two songs were also released as the lead singles, tilted Empty and Color Ring. On its debut, Empty topped all South Korean charts.

Other than focusing on music, Hoony has also been involved in several shows. He was the cast member in Eat Sleep Eat in Krabi (2016) and Law of the Jungle Mexico (2018).

This Capricorn man also joined variety program Dancing High as dance mentor.


  • Real Name: Lee Seung Hoon (이승훈)
  • Stage Name: Hoony (formerly Seunghoon)
  • Nickname: –
  • Birthday: January 11, 1992
  • Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Chinese Zodiac Sign: Sheep
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist (WINNER)
  • Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
  • Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer, Rapper
  • Education: –
  • Hobbies: Writing lyrics
  • Parents: Father, Mother
  • Siblings: 2 Older sisters
  • Girlfriend: –
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter:  @official_hoony_
  • Instagram: @maetamong
  • Tiktok: –
  • Youtube:-
  • Weibo: xiexietamong


  • After high school, Hoony moved to Seoul.
  • His father worked oversea so they rarely spent time together. When he has kids in the future, he doesn’t want to repeat the same mistake.
  • This K-pop star was part of the dance group Honest Boys who auditioned for Korea’s Got Talent.
  • He made choreography for a flash mob for G-Dragon.
  • He can speak Japanese.
  • His rooftop room was near YG Entertainment’s building, and the rapper often dreamed of joining them.
  • He is talented in dancing freestyle.
  • He likes reviewing restaurant and travel to try out foods.
  • Hoony has got a tattoo of the WINNERs logo with cosmic pattern in it. The tattoo is a form of gratitude towards WINNER’s fans, Inner Circles.
  • He wants to learn how to play tennis.
  • He is a fan of Yoo Jae-suk and wants to take picture with him someday.
  • This idol has two dogs, an Italian Greyhound called Haute and a Chihuahua called Lee Hee.
  • He lives in the same dorm as Yoon because the both have dogs.
  • The man from Busan has great interest in fashion. He went to Burberry’s front row fashion show in London with Mino.
  • He once ripped his expensive tight pants during WINNER performance in 2016. Since then, he wears baggy pants during performance.
  • Hoony appeared as guest star on SBS’ Running Man in January 2019.
  • He got enlisted for military duty in April 16, 2020.
  • His ideal type is someone fashionable like him. He would also love someone who has strong personality and can form their own opinion.

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Pics of Hoony

1. Hoony can pull off any hair color, including this hot pink one

Hoony Winner - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

2. He always gives his all on his performances

Hoony Winner - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

3. The all-black outfit looks great on him

Hoony Winner - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

4. He has beautiful piercing eyes

Winner Member - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

5. Hoony looking stylish while walking his dog

Winner Member - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Hoony is for sure an amazing and talented rapper. Are you also a fan of him?