EUNKWANG Profile and Facts:
EUNKWANG (은광) is a South Korean singer and member of the group BTOB under Cube Entertainment. He debuted as a soloist on June 3, 2014 with a digital album “Back in the Day”.
Stage Name: EUNKWANG (은광)
Birth Name: Seo Eun Kwang (서은광)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist
Birthday: November 22, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Horse
Official Height: 173 cm (5’8″) / Real Height: 170.5 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Specialties: Vocals, piano
Sub-Unit: BtoB Blue
– He was born in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
– Family: Seo Eunchong (younger brother, born 1993), Hwang Soon-ok (mother), father.
– Favorite color: Blue.
– Education: Dongshin University (Majoring in Practical Music).
– He did a song with Yoo SungEun called “Love Virus”
– He is the “father” of the group.
– Eunkwang’s nickname ‘Seo-Eunkwang-Chang- Luck’ (Romanized) have two meanings. One is that the ‘kwang’ in his name is used to describe his crazy vocals and then the ‘kwang-chang-luck’ means that he sings with his cheek bones. It was a nickname given to him by the fans and he loves it.
– He is a picky eater.
– If Eunkwang could trade places with one BTOB member, he would be Sungjae because he wants to breathe the air at 180cm.
– He can play the piano.
– Eunkwang likes to match t-shirts with an unbalance style with jackets with unusual patterns and loose pants.
– He likes to listen to emotional songs.
– Sungjae has stated that Eunkwang is a tender leader, and Eunkwang isn’t able to scold the members.
– Sungjae has said that Eunkwang is good at socializing, sweet to kids, and polite with adults.
– He was born on the same day as Infinite‘s Dongwoo.
– Eunkwang doesn’t sound when he farts. He would pretend like he doesn’t know anything.
– His good friend in BTOB is Minhyuk.
– Eunkwang admits that he’s really not quick-witted. He doesn’t know to handle women.
– He went to all-male middle and high school.
– When Eunkwang gets nervous he prays. It helps him to calm his heart & it also helps in his mind control, so he always does it before going on stage
– Eunkwang is close to Changsub’s sister.
– Eunkwang is in charge of singing the chorus from the group. When he listens to a song, he can harmonize with it at the spot, so he was the one who was chosen to sing the chorus.
– Changsub’s sister favorite member in BTOB is Eunkwang.
– Eunkwang opened a Korean café with a friend in Singapore called +82. (South Korea’s country code.)
– Eunkwang is good at cooking egg stew.
– Eunkwang, together with his friend, opened a Korean cafe in Singapore named +82 (Korea’s country code).
– He starred in musicals: “Monte Cristo”, “Bachelor’s Vegetable Store”, “Hamlet”, “Goddess is Watching”, “The Three Musketeers”.
– Eunkwang sang “Dreaming of Spring”, an OST for ‘Mystery of Queen 2’.
– B.A.P‘s Youngjae revealed that he and BTS’s Jin, BTOB’s Eunkwang and VIXX’s Ken are in a gaming crew, called “The Strongest Idol”. (“Lee Guk Joo’s Young Street”)
– Eunkwang joined a tv show, ‘Lipstick Prince’ which premiered on 1st December 2016.
– Eunkwang and Hyunsik were in the “Law of the Jungle” in Mexico.
– If Eunkwang was a girl, he would like to date Hyunsik.
– Eunkwang and his mother Hwang Soon Ok won “Immortal Song: Family Chuseok Special” with their cover of Sunflower’s “With Love”.
– Eunkwang and Melody (BTOB fandom) teamed up to donate 10 million won (approximately $9,175) to a scholarship for children with diabetes in November 2017.
– On June 3rd 2018,it was revealed that Eunkwang is the “gladiator” on “King of Masked Singer” show.
– He was the first DJ for the “Idol Radio” show a radio show created by MBC Radio specially for idols. “Idol Radio” held its launch show on July 7 2018, with BTOB member Sungjae, boy bands ONF and Day6.
– He stepped down as the “Idol Radio” DJ after the 6th episode.
– Eunkwang enlisted in the military last August 2018, and he was the first BTOB member to begin his mandatory service.
– He officially got discharged on April 7, 2020.
– Eunkwang was Discharged from the Military Early Due to South Korea’s COVID-19 protocol.
– Eunkwang donated 20 million Won ($16,818.52 USD) over the Lunar New Year holiday for heart patients who are undergoing financial difficulties in January 2020.
– On May 8 2019, it was reported that 2AM’s Jo Kwon, BTOB’s Eunkwang, former Wonder Girls members Yubin and Hyerim appearing as guests on the MBC every1’s “Let Us Take Your Order” show.
– He release his first solo mini album called “[FoRest : Entrance]” on June 8th, 2020 .
– As of April 2023, Eunkwang is the new host of “Weekly Idol” alongside Mijoo (ex. Lovelyz).
– EUNKWANG’s ideal type: Someone with a kind heart, goes to church, has double eyelids, medium sized beautiful big eyes, thick lips, small waist, no height limitation, only loves me, long straight hair, and likes it when she puts one side of her hair behind her ears.
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