Hongjoong (홍중) is a member of the South Korean boy group ATEEZ under KQ Entertainment who debuted last October 24, 2018.
Kim Hong Joong (김홍중)
Date of Birth
November 7, 1998
172 cm (5’8″)
134.5 lbs (61 kg)
-Dongan High School (Graduated)
-Global Cyber University Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment
Listening to music, Composing songs
City of origin / Country
Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
Songwriting, Rapping, Singing, Dancing
He has the leader type of personality, he is a strict yet caring and lovable leader to his members, he always makes sure that everyone is doing good and fine.
Hongjoong is the type of person that is expressive and prioritizes communication, that’s why he mentions that his ideal type is someone who can communicate well. Hongjoong feels the love intensifies, so a person who can handle his intensity would be a perfect match for him. Someone polite and extroverted also can become someone ideal for him.
-He has been working since he was in high school.
-Hongjoong was motivated to become a K-Pop idol in order to express himself with his music and positively influence others through it.
Kpop Idol, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer
Fashion Brands Worn
GUCCI, LOUIS VUITTON, ADIDAS, CONVERSE, BALENCIAGA, NIKE, CELINE
Dating History / Rumors
Hongjoong is INFP (Mediator), These rare personality types tend to be quiet, open-minded, and imaginative, and they apply a caring and creative approach to everything they do. Although they may seem quiet or unassuming, Mediators (INFPs) have vibrant, passionate inner lives. Creative and imaginative, they happily lose themselves in daydreams, inventing all sorts of stories and conversations in their minds. These personalities are known for their sensitivity. Mediators can have profound emotional responses to music, art, nature, and the people around them.
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-Hongjoong was born in Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
-His name means “to be the center of the broad world”.
-Hongjoong is the leader of ATEEZ.
-Hongjoong is the main rapper of ATEEZ.
-He was a contestant on MIXNINE.
-He’s been studying English by watching a lot of shows on Netflix, like “Modern Family.
-Hongjoong has been working since he was in high school.
-He was quite a model student during his school days.
-He’s considered the strict yet dorky dad of the group.
-Hongjoong once record a song 1395 times.
-He always put at least one of his self-produced songs in ATEEZ’s releases.
-He said he writes songs for the whole team.
-Hongjoong never writes solo music.
-Hongjoong and Mingi participate a lot in writing their lyrics.
-He is often in charge of answering questions in interviews because he is good at talking.
-His favorite food is meat.
-His favorite flower is Plum blossom.
-His favorite color is beige.
-He doesn’t like paprika.
-He was the first trainee at KQ Entertainment and spent about six months alone as a trainee.
-He can easily fall asleep.
-He participated in many donation campaigns even before his debut.
-Hongjoong is the member who dyed his hair the most among ATEEZ members.
-Among his nicknames are Hongie, Korean Big Minion, MiniHongs, Jjoong, Kim Strawberry, Hong Leader, Blueberry, Hongthoven (Hongjoong + Beethoven), Genius Composer, etc.