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HIGHLIGHT Members Profile

HIGHLIGHT Members Profile and Facts:

HIGHLIGHT (하이라이트) currently consists of 4 members: Yoon Dujun, Yang Yoseop, Lee Gikwang, and Son Dongwoon. They were previously known as B2ST, who debuted as a 6 member group in October 2009, under CUBE Entertainment. In April 2016, original member Jang Hyunseung left the group. Later that year, the remaining members moved to Around Us Entertainment and changed the band name to HIGHLIGHT. The group debuted on March 20, 2017 with the mini album, ‘CAN YOU FEEL IT?‘. On March 14, 2019, following the chatroom scandal, Junhyung announced his departure from the group.

HIGHLIGHT Fandom Name: 라이트 (LIGHT)
HIGHLIGHT Fandom Color: Dark Grey

HIGHLIGHT Official Accounts:
Merchandise Page: highlightgoods
Twitter: Highlight_AUentHighlight_japan
Instagram: highlight_auent
Naver Blog: 하이라이트 (HIGHLIGHT)

HIGHLIGHT Members Profile:
Yoon Dujun

Stage / Birth Name: Yoon Dujun (윤두준)
Position: Leader, Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Face of the Group
Birthday: July 4th, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 67 kg (147 lbs)
Blood Type: A
YouTube: 방랑자윤두준CITYESCAPE

Yoon Dujun Facts:
– He was born in Goyang, South Korea.
– He has an older sister named Yoon Doori.
– Education: Dongshin University.
– He is very emotional and will cry at the littlest things.
– Dujun is a former JYP Entertainment trainee and was almost a member of either 2AM or 2PM, but he was eliminated.
– He has a habit of throwing things around, especially around the corridor and main door.
– His hobby is playing soccer.
– Dujun’s favorite color is blue.
– He is very stubborn.
– Dujun enjoys playing soccer as well as video games.
– He acted in several Korean dramas: “Cutie Pie” (2010), “All My Love For You” (2010), “A Thousand Kisses” (2011 – cameo), “IRIS 2” (2013), “Let’s Eat” (2014), “Let’s Eat 2” (2015), “Splash Splash Love” (2015), “Bring it on, Ghost” (2016 – ep. 16), “Radio Romance” (2018), “Let’s Eat 3” (2018).
– He enlisted on August 24, 2018 and was discharged from military on April 10, 2020.
Yoon Dujun’s ideal type changes constantly. The members voted him most likely to fall in love at first sight.
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Yang Yoseop

Stage / Birth Name: Yang Yoseop (양요섭)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: January 5th, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 168 cm (5’6”)
Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood Type: B
YouTube: 서비웨이

Yang Yoseop Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– Yoseop has an older sister, named Yang Hyeeun.
– Education: Dong-Ah Institute of Media & Arts.
– Because he cares a lot about his health, Yoseob takes red ginseng capsules (which usually elders use).
– He is a former trainee of JYP Entertainment and M Boat Entertainment.
– His hobby is playing the drums.
– He is a high school friend of Gikwang.
– Yoseop is a former back up dancer for Gikwang.
– He had a collaboration song with B.A.P‘s Bang Yong Guk called “I Remember”.
– Yoseop collaborated with former VIXX‘s Ravi on a song called “Adorable”.
– When talking about their hard times, Yoseop starts crying.
– Yoseop was a judge on “The Voice Kids”.
– He is the first idol who won King of Masked Singer 8 times in a row.
– Yoseop enlisted on January 24, 2019 and was discharged on August 30, 2020.
Yang Yoseop’s Ideal Type: “I like a girl with long, natural hair,” but then continued, “Honestly, I don’t think I’m at the age anymore to have an ideal type. I just like somebody who is a good person.
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Lee Gikwang

Stage / Birth Name: Lee Gikwang (이기광)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: March 30th, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 172 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type:
Twitter: 900_330

Lee Gikwang Facts:
– He was born in Naju, South Jeolla Province, South Korea.
– He has a younger brother, named Lee Hyekwang.
– Gikwang’s cousin is Nakang, a member of the group Vermuda.
– Education: Dongshin University.
– He used to wear glasses until he got lasik.
– He is a former trainee of JYP Entertainment.
– Gikwang first debuted as a solo singer and went by the name AJ, he was known as the next Rain.
– In 2009 he opened up for Lady Gaga at her Korean showcase.
– He is allergic to seafood.
– His shoe size is 255mm.
– His hobby is song composition.
– He doesn’t smoke or drink alcohol and takes very good care of his body.
– Gikwang is a truthful person and almost doesn’t know how to lie at all. (Weekly Idol ep 296)
– He acted in several Korean dramas: “High Kick! 2” (2009), “My Princess” (2011), “Me Too, Flower!” (2011), “My Friend is Still Alive” (2013), “Twenty Years Old” (2014), “Mrs. Cop” (2015), “Monster” (2016), “Circle: Two Worlds Connected” (2017), “Lovely Horribly”.
– He is a cast member of the reality program “Why Not: The Dancer”.
– Lee Gikwang won I-MAGAZINE Fashion Face Award in 2016 and 2017.
– He is a coach on the dance battle program “Dancing High”.
– Gikwang enlisted on April 18, 2019 and was discharged on November 18, 2020.
Lee Gikwang’s Ideal Type: Someone who looks pretty and is fun to talk to.
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Son Dongwoon

Stage / Birth Name: Son Dongwoon (손동운)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Rapper, Maknae
Birthday: June 6th, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 74 kg (163 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type:
Instagram: highlight_dnpn
Twitter: beastdw
YouTube: 손동니

Son Dongwoon Facts:
– His nicknames are Dongni Pongni and Son Nam Shin.
– He was born in Busan, South Korea.
– Education: Konkuk University.
– He has an older brother, named Son Dongha.
– His father is a professor for international manners at Cheongju University.
– Despite his appearances he’s pretty immature & silly sometimes.
– He can speak Korean, English, and Chinese.
– Instruments he can play: Piano, violin, electric flute.
– He is a former JYP Entertainment trainee.
– Dongwoon’s shoe size is 265mm.
– His favorite cologne is Bodyshop’s White Musk.
– His hobby is collecting figures.
– He has a song called “Udon” with Davichi’s Minkyung.
– Dongwoon enlisted on May 9, 2019 and was discharged on December 8, 2020.
– On June 27, 2023, he announced that he would be getting married with a non-celebrity girlfriend in September 2023.
– The couple married sometime in September 2023.
Son Dongwoon’s ideal type: He likes naturally cute girls. He doesn’t like when girls use aegyo.
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Former Member:

Stage Name: Junhyung (준형)
Birth Name: Yong Jae-soon (용재순) but he legally changed his name to Yong Jun Hyung (용준형)
Position: Main Rapper
Birthday: December 19th, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 176 cm (5’9”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Threads: @bigbadboii

Junhyung Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– Education: Dongshin University.
– He has a younger brother, named Yong Junsung.
– Offstage he is really cute and the complete opposite of the charismatic rapper he is on stage.
– He is a former member of boy band “XING”.
– Junhyung hasn’t come home in so long that even his own dog couldn’t recognize him.
– He did a song with BIGSTAR’s FeelDog & EXID’s LE called “You Got Some Nerve”.
– He admires Bon Jovi a lot.
– His hobby is composing songs.
– He mumbles nonsense when he’s tired.
– His shoe size is 270mm.
– Junhyung acted in the drama “Monstar” (2013).
– He is a very good song writer and producer.
– He is friend with Sunggyu (Infinite). (Sunggyu said it on Outrageous Roomates)
– He is the 2nd Kpop idol (after G-Dragon) who earns the most song royalties (for his self composed songs).
– Junhyung is the one who wrote HIGHLIGHT’s debut song “Plz Don’t Be Sad”.
– He was on “It’s dangerous Beyond The Blankets” season 1 & 2.
– Junhyung produced Kriesha Chu‘s debut song “Trouble”.
– Junhyung and Super Junior’s Heechul are very close friends. (Weekly Idol ep 245)
– In March 2019 he got involved in a scandal, as he received an adult-related video (without the woman’s consent) via PM from Jung Joon Young (Drug Restaurant) and did not report it.
– On March 14, 2019 Junhyung apologized for his actions and announced his departure from the group.
– Junhyung enlisted on April 2, 2019 and was discharged on February 26, 2021.
– His contract with the agency, Around Us Entertainment ended on November 15, 2021.
– He is a member of a group of songwriters called GOOD LIFE.
– As of October 11, 2022, he is under BLACK MADE.
– On January 18, 2024, it was revealed that he’s currently in a relationship with HyunA. (source 1 & source 2).
Junhyung’s ideal type is Son Dambi.

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For Reference On MBTI Types:
E = Extroverted, I = Introverted
N = Intuitive, S = Observant
T = Thinking, F = Feeling
P = Perceiving, J = Judging

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