Prince of Vietnam, Profile of 5urprise’s Kang Tae Oh: Age, Songs, and Drama

Kang Tae-Oh

5urprise (Hangul: 서프라이즈; pronounced Surprise), is a South Korean ‘actor group’ formed by Fantagio in 2013. The group is known as the first ever actor group, which consists of five actors: Seo Kang-joon, Gong Myung, Yoo Il, Kang Tae-oh and Lee Tae-hwan. Here we are going to update your information about the handsome boy, Kang Tae-Oh.

‘Prince of Vietnam’, 5urprise’s Kang Tae-Oh, is South Korean pop singer/songwriter who rose to fame as a member of the K-pop outfit 5urprise. With 5urprise he released the 2014 single From My Heart and the 2016 single Shake it Up. 5urprise was founded in September 2013 by the talent agency Fantagio. He and Seo Kang-joon were both members of the K-pop group 5urprise.

Kang Tae-Oh’s Profile and Facts
  • Stage Name: Kang Tae-oh
  • Real Name: Kim Yoonhwan (김윤환)
  • Position: Vocalist
  • Birthday: June 20, 1994
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight: 66 kg (145 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Star sign: Gemini
  • Talent agency: Fantagio

Kang Taeoh’s facts:

  • Education: Jakjeon High School
  • His hobbies are: working out, watching movies and listening to music.
  • He is the shortest member along with Yoo Il.
  • Member of idol group 5urprise.
  • Kang Tae Oh is a member of 5urprise (서프라이즈), a five member actor group that branched out into music, CFs, and variety shows.
  • He attended Jakjeon High School. He enjoys working out, going to movies and listening to music.

Kang Tae-Oh as the Prince of Vietnam

Kang Tae-oh amassed a large following in Vietnam after playing Lee Jun-su, a talented K-pop star in the Forever Young series that was screened on VTV3 in 2014. Co-produced by Vietnam Television’s (VTV) Film Centre and South Korea’s CJ E&M Pictures, Forever Young earned the highest ratings among programmes aired at the same time.

A story about the lives, dreams and struggles of young Vietnamese students studying in Seoul, the series followed the conflicting emotions inherent in love and friendship. His portrayal earned Kang the title of ‘Impressive Actor’ at the VTV Awards last year. Minh Thu talks with Kang, who continues to play Lee in Forever Young: Season 2, currently airing on VTV.

Kang Tae-Oh’s Movie and Drama Lists


Television series

Year Title Role Network
2013 Drama Festival – Save Wang Jo-hyeon Nam Nam-cheol MBC
2013–2014 Miss Korea Ma Ae-ri’s son MBC
2014 Twenty Years tvN
Forever Young Lee Jun-su VTV3
2015 Queen’s Flower Heo Doug-gu MBC
To Be Continued MBC Every1
Second 20s young Woo-chul tvN
The Dearest Lady Choi Young-kwang MBC
2016 Forever Young 2 Lee Jun-su / Jace VTV3
2017 You Are Too Much Lee Kyung-soo MBC
2018 Short Kang Ho-young OCN
That Man Oh Soo Kim Jin-woo

Web series

Year Title Role
2013 After School: Lucky or Not Kang Tae-oh

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2017 2nd Asia Artist Awards Rising Star Award You Are Too Much Won