Yang Seungho, The Leader of Legendary Group, MBLAQ
Yang Seungho or Seungho, was the leader of a boy group under the J. Tune Camp called MBLAQ, which stands for ‘Music Boys Live in Absolute Quality’. His former group-mates consisted of G.O, Mir, Lee Joon, and Thunder. The group debuted on October 15, 2009, and ended their contracts at the beginning of February 2017 after going through a lot of hardships.
After MBLAQ had disbanded, Seungho signed with Will Entertainment (an acting agency) in April 2017. Seungho made his official solo debut under his new agency in Japan in August 2017, as his last official activity before heading off to the army. Seungho had reportedly officially enlisted as of October 16, 2017 for 21 months of military service.
His official personal twitter : @MBLAQSH
Yang Seungho’s Full Profile
Birth Name : Yang Seung-ho (양승호)
Stage Name : Seungho
Nickname : Yang Chopin, Yang Song, etc (he’s got lot of nicknames)
Position : Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Place of Birth : Seoul, South Korea
Birthday : October 16, 1987
Height : 176 cm
Weight : 63 kg
Religion : Buddhist
Blood Type : A
Languages : Korean
Instruments : Piano, guitar
Hobbies : Listening to music, playing soccer
Specialties : Dancing, apparatus gymnastics, playing piano, card tricks, knitting, and mending objects
Interests : Music appreciation, early adopter
Best Known For : Dark Clouds, Sexy Lips
Charm : Strong leadership
Siblings : Younger brother called Yang Seunghoon
Fans : Seungholics
Yang Seungho’s Nicknames
- Seungho is the only member in the group who used his real name; his stage name was originally intended to be ‘Mir’ but he rejected it.
- Korean A+s (MBLAQ’s fanclub) gave him the nicknames ‘Yang samju’, ‘Yang Chopin’ and ‘Pink Seungho’.
- He is frequently referred to as ‘Yang Panda’ due to the large, dark circles under his eyes.
- Seungho was nicknamed ‘Devil’ by F.Cuzs’s leader Jin On, his direct hoobae.
- He was nicknamed ‘Yang Tweety’ (양트위티) by G.O (when his hair was ice- blond).
- His nick name is ‘Yang Ssong’ (because his real name, Yang Seungho, sounds like that when one says it quickly).
- He hates it when his close friends call him by his family name.
Yang Seungho’s Educational Background
He was born in Seoul but raised in Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea, where he attended Anyang Arts High School. He was school captain and his class’s president during his time there. Former KARA member Gyuri, and former T-ARA member Soyeon, attended the same high school as him. After high school, he enrolled at Sejong University’s School of Film Arts, but left due to MBLAQ’s schedule and later attended Kyung Hee Cyber University.
He had already gotten a 680 on a TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication), an English test he took in middle school. He was also good at Mathematics during his school days.
Yang Seungho’s Personality and Skills
- He is mostly mature and responsible, but when he decides to be like a kid, he will be very childish and reckless.
- He is very technologically savvy.
- He is just as goofy as the rest of members.
- He is honest and straightforward.
- He can break dance.
- He is good at drawing.
- He can use chopsticks with both hands.
- He can impersonate errors in computers.
- The other members (mainly Joon) said that he can fix anything. When something breaks or stops working, Seungho’s the man to go to.
- He’s got mad piano skills. He arranged parts of the piece, Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 23 op. 57 ‘Appassionata’- 3. Allegro, ma non troppo – Presto.
- Seungho has also taken classes in gymnastics, Judo, and Hapkido.
- He also earned money by giving piano lessons and teaching apparatus gymnastics during his pre-debut days.
Yang Seungho’s Favorites, Dislikes and Habits
- His favorite color is red.
- His favorite animals are tigers (reason: they’re handsome).
- He likes the clothing brand ‘Stussy’.
- He likes horror.
- His favourite genre of music is Electronic.
- The song that he often sings in karaoke is Ha Neul Eul Dal Li Da (Run Across the Sky).
- He said that the most relaxing place is in the car.
- He loves everything about electronics and gadgets.
- He loves eating pizza.
- He is scared of fast-walking zombies (Source: Sukira radio).
- Hates doing aegyo.
- He really hates rats.
- His sleeping habit is that he grinds his teeth.
- Thunder said that he is always late waking up in the morning.
- He mentioned on TV show Beatles Code that he never returns money that is lent to him.
- He can easily fall sleep in a matter of seconds.
- His best feature is his soft, plump lips. He always lick his lips.
Yang Seungho’s Ideal Types and Marriage Plans
- He said that if he could go on group blind date in collage, he would like to do one with the rhythm gymnastics majors.
- He learned knitting from his grandma. He said if you marry him, he’ll knit you a scarf.
- Joon has metioned before that he has multiple connections with female celebrities.
- The dating spot he recommended is theatres.
- His ideal type was once Hwangbo but he changed it at the last minute, causing humor on the sets of shows that they both appeared on.
- Girls’ fashion that he likes is jacket and pants.
- He wants to take the lead in relationships.
- The style he prefers in women is someone with refreshing looks, a western body, and tomboy-ish – like senior Son Dambi.
- He likes a woman who is good at cooking, pretty, and kind. A perfect woman.
- His ideal girl is Jun Ji-Hyun.
- He hopes his first born baby will be a son. He wanted to be a young father but since he’s now busy he wants to get married at the age of 33.
- He wants to achieve his dream of being a successful producer and get married.
Yang Seungho’s Other Facts
- He’s the only MBLAQ member who is the eldest among his siblings, the rest of the MBLAQ boys are maknaes and the only son of their family.
- He is the member who has changed his hair color the most.
- He was the first member of the group to open a Twitter page and Me2day account.
- He has a d-line body (usually only pregnant women have this type) according to a doctor on Idol Army.
- He was MBLAQ’s manager before they had one.
- His little brother, Yang SeungHoon, is taller than him. He is a music major and a 1991-er.
- His close friends are Soyeon (a former member of T-ARA), Gyuri (a former member of KARA), Seulong (a former member of 2AM), and Fei (a former member of Miss A).
- He has had an iPhone, a Blackberry, an iPad, and iPhone 4G.
- He still performed G.O.O.D LUV on stage with the group despite his injuries since he didn’t want the newly made MBLAQ to lag behind.
- Seungho fractured his ribs during a Makbanshi wrestling game back in December 2009.
- Once, in 2015, he was assaulted (beaten) by a former employee of his agency, J.Tune Camp.
Yang Seungho’s Discography and Filmography
After he signed an exclusive contract with Will Entertainment, he began his career as an actor, released music, and actively promoted himself in various ways.
|2010||One||One||with Hoody H|
|MBLAQ||《BLAQ Style》||01. Sad Memories (Intro)||–||Seungho, Park Se-hyun|
|MBLAQ||《Winter》||01. Live in the Past||–||Seungho, Han Jaesung|
|MBLAQ||《Winter》||03. You Ain`t Know||Seungho, Yang Seunghoon, Retro Funkee||Seungho, Yang Seunghoon, Retro Funkee|
|MBLAQ||《Mirror》||02. Mirror||MBLAQ, 1Take||1Take|
|Retro Funkee||《SEOUL》||02. Tinsel Town||–||Seungho|
cr. KOMCA (Korea Music Copyright Association) No.10000867
Original Soundtracks (OSTs)
|2006||Gray Sky||N/A||Sharp 3 OST||반올림3 OST||with 이현종|
|2016||Say You Love Me||사랑한다고 말해요||Happy Home OST||가화만사성 OST Part 4|
|2009||Mnet||MBLAQ’s Art of Seduction||Cast member|
|MBC Every 1||Idol Army|
|2010||GOMTV||Making the Artist|
|Mnet||MBLAQ Goes To School|
|MBLAQ Idol Cam|
|2012||KBS||MBLAQ’s Hello Baby|
|Dancing with the Stars||Contestant|
|2017||Rock N Roll Grandpa||Gi Ho-Tae||Lead role|
|2006||KBS 2||Sharp 3||Student||Pre-debut|
|2010||MBC||Housewife Kim Kwang-ja’s Third Activities||Jin’s group member||Cameo|
|2011||SBS||Welcome to the Show||Himself||Cameo|
|Mnet||Moon Night 90||Kang Won Rae|
|2013||MBC Every 1||The Dramatic||Student|
|2013||Gwanghwamun Sonata||Nov 17 ~ Nov 22|
Jan 16~ Jan 20
|2014||Moon Night||02/21-03/23||Sejong Art Center,South Korea||Kim WooHyuk|
|Love in the Rain||August 5th 2016|
February 5th 2017
|Dongyang Art Center,South Korea||Jung DongHyun|