Find Out Everything About Hotshot’s Main Rapper—Yoonsan
Hotshot is a Korean boy band under the management of Star Crew Entertainment. The group made their debut on October 29th, 2014, with the release of the single “Take A Shot.”
Hotshot consists of six talented members: leader and main vocalist Junhyuk, lead dancer Timoteo, lead vocalist Roh Taehyun, main vocalist Sungwoon, main rapper Yoonsan, and lead vocalist Hojung. Among the Hotshot members, Yoonsan was popular for his youthful look and resemblance with Exo’s Luhan. His rapping skill was fluent, apparently because he is a multilingual idol.
In this article, Channel-Korea will talk all about Hotshot’s main rapper Yoonsan. So, stay tuned!
Full Profile of HOTSHOT’s Yoonsan
Name: Yoon Sang-hyuk
Stage Name: Yoonsan
Date of Birth: August 22nd, 1994
Place of Birth: Yeosu, South Jeolla Province
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Blood Type: AB
Chinese Zodiac: The Year of the Dog
Position: Main rapper, vocalist, visual
Education: Kyunghee University, majoring in Post Modern Music, Bachelor’s Degree
Kyunghee University, majoring Performing Arts, Master Degree
Agency: Star Crew Entertainment
Fun Facts about HOTSHOT’s Yoonsan
- He changed his name from Yoon Sang-hyuk to Yoonsan
- Yoonsan loves playing and solving a Rubik’s cube
- Yoonsan has talent in languages. He can speak French, Japanese, and Spanish
- Both of Yoonsan’s parents are painters and artists. A member of his family works in an art-related field, therefore his parents wished him to be a painter as well
- He has no interest in arts
- His parents send him to study in France for six years
- Yoonsan stayed in France from third grade Middle School to Second Grade High School
- He studied fashion design
- He has experience working as an intern for Chanel
- He has a Busan dialect although he has never stayed in Busan
- He wears eyeglasses in his daily life. On the stage, he uses contact lenses
- Yoonsan and another Hotshot member, Junhyuk, made a song titled “Sexy Hae” before their official debut with Hotshot
- He was cast during his short visit to Korea. At the time, he was drinking coffee at a café
- He thought that he can study art in later days and agreed on the casting right away
- Yoonsan has a small spot on his left eye. His company and Hotshot members encouraged him to undergo surgery to remove the spot. In 2017, Yoonsan finally removed the spot from his eye
- In 2017, Yoonsan participated as one of the MCs in Donga TV’s Kiss The Beauty
- He is considered the member with a glass body. His eyesight and his joints are weak
- He participated in Produce 101 Season 2 and Show Me The Money 6 but failed to progress
- On September 3rd, 2019, Yoonsan released his debut solo single “Still On You”
- Yoonsan and Hojung came from the same hometown
About HOTSHOT’s Yoonsan’s Personality
- Yoonsan enjoys being alone and he is a shy guy
- Due to his shy personality, he looks in the other direction and avoids eye contact when speaking with other people
- Yoonsan’s ideal girl type is a sexy girl. He hopes that the girl can accept his personality and doesn’t complain much
- He can act and make a poker face
- He hates acting cute and it embarrasses him
- Yoonsan hates if others call him by his real name
- He has good confidence and considers himself the best in everything
- After appearing in a variety program, his personality changed a lot. Nowadays, he expresses more of his feelings and oftentimes shows heart signs with his finger
Yoonsan and other Hotshot members performed on the music program Focused on August 19th, 2017. He stood out from the other members because of his dance and good appearance. His face looked very small and cute compared to the other members.
Yoonsan looked very stylish in an oversized white shirt when performing “I Hate You” on the music program Simply K-Pop. The program was broadcast on July 12th, 2018. Fans enjoyed Hotshot’s performance and sang along with all the lyrics.
Hotshot performed at the M Countdown program on November 15th, 2018. Yoonsan looked manly and cool with dark color coat and leather belt strap. He seemed to enjoy performing live in front of fans. Fans at the studio cheered their performance, especially when Yoonsan performed his rap part.
During a fan signing event, one of Hotshot’s fans made a fan focus video. In the video, Yoonsan greeted and charmed fans with his lovely smile. He looked handsome and dapper with his winter coat and neat hairstyle. He was having a friendly conversation with fans and was looking at fans with full attention.
HOTSHOT’s Yoonsan’s Solo Debut
Yoonsan released his solo debut album, Still on You on September 3rd, 2019. He collaborated with Adrian Mckinnon in composing and arranging the R&B/Soul single. The single was soon followed by three other singles: “Happening,” “Free Falling,” and “Still On You.” The last single, “How I Feel” was made in collaboration with Avokid who helped in arranging and composing. “Still on You” was released on the last day of 2019.
HOTSHOT’s Yoonsan In Produce 101
Three Hotshot members, Yoonsan, Noh Taehyun, and Ha Sungwoon took time off from Hotshot activities to participate in the idol survival show Produce 101 Season 2. However, Yoonsan couldn’t make the first cut and he failed on the audition to join the program. Sungwoon was the only member to make it into the official line-up of Wanna One. Later, he joined the rapper idol survival program, Show Me The Money 6 but again, he failed in the first qualifying round.
No Puckoo Romance
Yoonsan was selected as the male leading cast in the web drama No Puckoo Romance. Yoonsan acted as the male protagonist Park Jihoo, while actress Lee Da-yeon acted as the female lead Sodam.
Park Ji-hoo is the youngest son of a rich family. Due to problems with his older sisters, he hates women and he has no interest in being in a relationship.
No Puckoo Romance is a teen drama aimed at showing the daily life, career problems, and romance of junior high school students. The students must endure the period of puberty and the hardship as seniors in Middle School.
Lee Tae-kyung was selected as the director of this romantic teen drama. He has experience in directing dramas such as Sketch, Dazzle, The Man of Queen Inhyun, and Black. The writer of Deokshim Explosion Romance, Yeo Song-eun joined the project, while Lala Media acted as the production company.
That was all the information about Hotshot’s Yoonsan. Find out more information about other Hotshot members in the collection of Channel-Korea articles.