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Highlight Members Profile

Highlight Members Profile: Highlight Facts and Ideal Type

Highlight (하이라이트) consists of 5 members: Yoon Doojoon, Yong Junhyung, Yang Yoseob, Lee Gikwang, and Son Dongwoon. They were previously known as B2ST, who debuted as a 6 members group in October 2009, under Cube Entertainment. In April 2016, original member Jang Hyunseung left the band. Later that year, the remaining members moved to Around Us Entertainment and changed the band name to Highlight.

Highlight Fandom Name: Light
Highlight Official Fan Color: Dark Grey

Highlight Official Accounts:
Twitter: @Highlight_AUent
Instagram: @highlight_auent
Official Merchandise Page: highlightgoods
vLive: Highlight channel
Youtube: Highlight channel

Highlight Members Profile:

Stage Name: Doojoon
Birth Name: Yoon Doo Joon (윤두준)
Position: Leader, Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Face of the Group
Birthday: July 4, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 179 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @beeeestdjdjdj
Twitter: @BeeeestDJ

Doojoon 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.
– He is a former JYP Entertainment and was almost a member of either 2AM or 2PM but he was eliminated
– Doojoon wanted to make chicken porridge for Dongwoon when he caught a cold, but he didn’t know how to make it so he ended up ordering fried chicken.
– He has a habit of throwing things around, especially around the corridor and main door.
– His hobby is playing soccer.
– Doojoon’s favorite color is blue.
– He is very stubborn.
– 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)
– On August 24, 2018 he started his mandatory military service.
Doojoon’s ideal type changes constantly. The members voted him most likely to fall in love at first sight.


Stage Name: Junhyung
Birth Name: Yong Jae-soon (용재순) but he legally changed his name to Yong Jun Hyung (용준형)
Position: Main Rapper
Birthday: December 19, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @bigbadboii
Twitter: @Joker891219

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”
– He 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.
– He 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)
Junhyung’s ideal type is Son Dambi.


Stage Name: Yoseob
Birth Name: Yang Yo Seob (양요섭)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: January 5, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @yysbeast

Yoseob Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He 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 sleeps next to Doojoon
– He is a high school friend of Kikwang
– He is a former back up dancer for Kikwang
– He’s a member of the one time sub unit Dramatic BLUE with 2AM’s Jokwon, TEEN TOP’s Niel, MBLAQ’s G.O, & Infinite’s Woohyun
– He had a collaboration song with B.A.P‘s Bang Yong Guk called “I Remember”
– Yoseob collaborated with VIXX’s Ravi on a song called “Adorable”.
– When talking about their hard times, Yoseob starts crying.
– Yoseob wears flashy underwear every time there is an important event such as recordings, tv guesting, concerts, etc. (Weekly Idol ep. 296) (ASK IN A BOX)
– Yoseob was a judge on “The Voice Kids”.
– Yoseob will be enlisting on 24 Jan 2019.
Yoseob’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.”


Stage Name: Gikwang
Birth Name: Lee Gi Kwang (이기광)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: March 30, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 58 kg (128 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Twitter: @B2stGK
Instagram: @gttk0000

Gikwang Facts:
– He was born in Naju, South Jeolla Province, South Korea.
– He has a younger brother, named Lee Hyekwang.
– Kikwang’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
– He 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 starred in A Pink’s MV “I Don’t Know”
– He starred in Ailee’s MV “Heaven”
– He is allergic to seafood
– His hobby is song composition.
– He doesn’t smoke or drink alcohol and takes very good care of his body.
– Kikwang 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”.
– He’s a member of the one time sub unit Dynamic BLACK with 2AM’s Jinwoon, TEEN TOP’s L.Joe, MBLAQ’s Lee Joon, & Infinite’s Hoya
– Lee Gikwang won I-MAGAZINE Fashion Face Award in 2016 and 2017.
– He is a coach on the dance battle program “Dancing High”.
Gikwang’s ideal type of girl is someone who looks pretty and is fun to talk to.


Stage Name: Dongwoon
Birth Name: Son Dong Woon (손동운)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Rapper, Maknae
Birthday: June 6, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Twitter: @beastdw
Instagram: @highlight_dw

Dongwoon Facts:
– 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
– His favorite cologne is Bodyshop’s White Musk
– His hobby is collecting figures
– He did a song called “Udon” with Davichi’s Minkyung
Dongwoon’s ideal type: He likes naturally cute girls. He doesn’t like when girls use aegyo.

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