Let’s Get To Know B1A4’s Handsome Main Vocalist, Sandeul
Lee Jung-hwan was born March on 20, 1992, in Busan, South Korea. He better known by his stage name, Sandeul, and is a South Korean singer. He is a member of the boy-group B1A4, which debuted on April 23, 2011. He also debuted as a solo artist on October 4, 2016.
Lee Jung-hwan or Sandeul was known to have competed in numerous singing contests prior to training and debut. Lee Jung-hwan was approached by a company agent after performing a song by Kim Yeon-woo in a talent show. He then underwent a training period of two years.
In this article, Channel-Korea will tell you everything about B1A4’s Sandeul. We have his profile, facts, career, friendship with BTS’ Jin, and much more. Keep reading and don’t miss this article!
B1A4’s Sandeul Full Profile and Facts
Stage Name: Sandeul (산들)
Birth Name: Lee Jung-hwan (이정환)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: March 20, 1992, in Busan, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Facts About Sandeul
- He has an older sister.
- If B1A4 were a family, he and Baro would be the older siblings.
- His laptop wallpaper is set to Gongchan’s picture.
- He likes to swim and to cook.
- Is known for his cute eye smiles.
- He was the fourth member to be recruited.
- In October, 2016, Sandeul debuted as a solo artist with the extended play “Stay As You Are”.
- Sandeul is friends with BTS’s Jin. They even went to an amusement park together.
- Sandeul is close friends with Day6‘s Sungjin, they went to school together back in Busan.
- Sandeul is also close with VIXX’s Ken.
- Moonbyul from Mamamoo said that the 92-liners have a group chat. It includes BTS‘s Jin, VIXX‘s Ken, B1A4‘s Sanduel & Baro and EXID‘s Hani. (Weekly Idol ep. 345)
- Sandeul’s ideal type is a woman who gives all her best in her work.
Debut as B1A4 Member
After years of training, Sandeul joined B1A4 as the main vocalist. On April 11, 2011, WM Entertainment unveiled Sandeul as the fourth member to be revealed after the release of the news of B1A4 along with Jinyoung, Baro and Gongchan. CNU was revealed the next day.
On April 20, 2011, B1A4 released their debut track, “OK” and the mini album “Let’s Fly”, and made their debut on April 23, 2011, on MBC’s Show! Music Core. After their debut, B1A4 was invited to star in MTV’s reality show Match Up with Block B. As one of the projects for the show, B1A4 filmed a music video for “Only Learnt The Bad Things.”
Sandeul’s Solo Activity
In June 2014, he appeared in the first stationary (7 gourmets). Along with Seo Kyung-seok , Shin Sung-woo , Lee Yun- seok , and Kim Yoo-jung , he went on a trip to China. The mountains are bright and hopeful Idol ‘character came out. Secure some good rice cakes, such as scorpion food and poppins. In 2015, he appeared four times in the Lunar New Year special show. Mystery Music Show King of Mask Singer, Idol Star Athletics Championships , Game of Thrones. The game of subordinates and thrones is completely invisible, and the masked king is not so far, but the amount is different compared to the two programs mentioned above. In the game of throne, There was only a scene of reacting to a smile or other people’s words, and on the side of the high school, only one scene of jumping high succeeded in jumping.
In February, he appeared in an enduring masterpiece in a year, following the already featured feature. The details of the king’s king are described in the words of ‘song singing’.
He also appeared in the Dream Team Briquette Delivery Special, which aired in mid-March. In duet song festival, he really showed the appearance of a king. Duet partner Chosun Young. As a result, it was the best record for the duet song festival with five wins in eight appearances. He was also selected as a duet for a second week in a row. And this record became the record that could never be passed as the honorary graduation system was established in 23 times. These records also have their own skills, but The synergy of the masked king also seemed to have worked greatly.
Sandeul Said BTS ‘Jin Makes Him Surprised When They Meet for the Second Times
B1A4 and Bangtan Boys (BTS) fans certainly knew that Sandeul and Jin are close friends. Together with VIXX’s Ken, the three idols, who were all born in 1992, often show their closeness and hang out together. Sandeul broadcasts “Starry Night” on July 9. On this occasion, Sandeul discussed his friendship with another popular idol, Bangtan Boys’ Jin. Sandeul and Jin are friends because they were both born in 1992. There is a group of idols born in 1992 who are close friends, which is B1A4’s Sandeul, Jin, and Baro, VIXX ‘Ken, EXID’s Hani and also Mamamoo’s Moonbyul.
Sandeul also discussed about the early days he knew Bangtan Boys’ Jin. It turns out there is a funny and surprising thing that happened between them when both were not yet familiar and close to each other like now. Sandeul said, “When I met Jin, that was very surprising. Around the second time we met, it was the end of the performance with many singers on stage.” Sandeul then continued, “Jin suddenly came and held my stomach. We were not even as close as we were at the first meeting. (At that time) we just said hello. Because it was only the second meeting and he held my stomach, I was surprised by what he was doing,” said Sandeul.
Next Sandeul also tried to ask Jin about his surprising attitude at the second meeting. Hilariously, Jin replied that he did it because he really wanted to do it. Jin doesn’t even realize he’s done it and he likes it so he keeps doing it. “After that, I thought, this is how Jin started friendship. Making him do it and I finally did the same thing,” said Sandeul. “Now this is a natural thing for us and we can get closer,” said Sandeul.
Meanwhile, Sandeul himself recently made his fans worry because he expressed frustration over the B1A4 situation. It is known that Jinyoung and Baro decided not to renew the contract with the agency so that it has now resigned. B1A4 left only three members who would do promotions as a group.
Sandeul’s Full Discography
- Stay As You Are (October, 2016)
- One Fine Day (June, 2019)
- “Stay As You Are” – From Stay As You Are Album (2016)
- “One Fine Day” – From One Fine Day Album (2019)
- “Hey” (feat. Wheein of Mamamoo) – From Stay As You Are Album (2016)
- “Oppa” (with Yoo Seung-woo) – (2017)
- “Because We Are Connected” (with Yoseob & Jung Seung-hwan) – (2018)
- “Love, Always You” (with B1A4’s Gongchan) – From One Fine Day Album (2019)
- “Pick Up” (Primary feat. Sandeul (B1A4)) – (2017)
- “Home” – From Stay As You Are Album (2016)
- “The Way With You” –
- From Stay As You Are Album (2016)
- “Because It Hurts” – (2014), God’s Gift: 14 Days OST
- “Swallowing My Heart” – (2016), Love in the Moonlight OST
- “One More Step” – (2017), Introverted Boss OST
- “Tell Me” – (2017), Manhole OST
- “Other World” – (2018), Bad Guys: City of Evil OST
- “Here I Am” – (2018), Lovely Horribly OST
- “Fly High” (날아올라) – (2019), The Secret Life of My Secretary OST
Production & songwriting credits
|2016||Stay As You Are||Sandeul||“My Childhood Story”||Yes||—||No||Yook Joong Wan|
|“Ya!”(feat. Wheein)||Yes||RWAM & Moon Min-seok||Yes||RWAM & Moon Minseok|
|2017||Rollin’||B1A4||“Like A Child”||Yes||Team Columbus & Baro||Yes||Team Columbus|
|2018||5||“Humming Bird”||Yes||Team Columbus & SoichiroK||Yes||Team Columbus|
|2019||One Fine Day||Sandeul||“This Love”||Yes||—||Yes||Antti Hynninen & Will Church|
|“Love, Always You”(with Gongchan)||Yes||Moon Jung-kyu & Kim Jun-seop||No||Moon Jung-kyu & Kim Jun-seop|
|“I’m Fine”||Yes||Team Columbus||Yes||Team Columbus|
- 2015: Naver TV Cast Loss: Time: Life – Min-soo
|2015 Dream Concert|
|Guess My Next Move|
|My Friend’s Blind Date|
|The Future Diary|
|Park Jin Young’s Party People|
|2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships|
|Yang and Nam Show|
|Idol Chef King|
|Duet Song Festival: Season 1|
|Law of the Jungle in Tonga|
|2015 Idol Star Athletics Championships Chuseok Special|
|China and South Korea Dream Team|
|A Song For You 4|
|King of Mask Singer|
|4 Things Show: Season 2|
|B1A4 One Fine Day|
|A Song For You 3|
|Abnormal Summit: Season 1|
|Hidden Singer: Season 1|
|2012 Idol Star Olympics Championships|
|B1A4’s Hello Baby|
|B1A4 Sesame Player|
|2012 Idol Star Athletics – Swimming Championships|
|2011 Idol Star Athletics Championships|
|Let’s Go! Dream Team Season 2|
|You Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook|
Sandeul’s Musical Theater
|2012||Brothers Were Brave||Lee Joong-bong|
|2013||The Thousandth Man||Kim Eung-suk|
|2014||All Shook Up||Elvis|
|2016||The Three Musketeers||d’Artagnan|
|2017||Thirty Something||young Hyun-sik|
|2018||Iron Mask||King Louis XIV/Philippe|
B1A4: From 5 Members to 3 Members
The fifth contract for B1A4 boy group with WM Entertainment actually ended on April 23, 2018 but was extended to June 30, 2018. But after June 30, 2018, two members of B1A4 Jinyoung and Baro, decided not to renew their contract and left WM Entertainment. At this time automatically the remaining B1A4 members are only Sandeul, CNU, and Gongchan. So what will happen to the group that popularized the songs “O.K” and “Lonely”?
“We respect Jinyoung and Baro’s choice to live their own careers to achieve their dreams. Regarding their decision to start a new career, we also support their steps,” said WM Entertainment’s representative.
Regarding the future of boy group B1A4, the agency ensures that this group will continue. “We will focus our energy on restructuring B1A4. We will have a discussion to determine the direction of future activities with the remaining group members before making another decision,” notify the agency representative again. “Going forward, we will provide wholehearted support and do our best for the development of the careers of CNU, Sandeul and Gongchan. We will even do better for fans who have supported B1A4 unconditionally,” the agency added.
The agency also apologized to fans who might be worried by this news. “We ask that you continue to love them as usual and pray for B1A4 personnel who are now standing at the new starting line,” he said.