Famous K-Pop Idol Leeteuk from Super Junior
Park Jung-soo, or better known as Leeteuk, is one of the very famous South Korean singers, songwriters, presenters, and actors. Leeteuk is one of the members and leader of the South Korean 2nd generation top boy groups with the highest popularity, Super Junior. Leeteuk is also known as MC and Radio DJ. Leeteuk graduated from the Paekche Institute of Arts and then he continued his education at the Performing Arts Program at Inha University. Leeteuk is the younger of two siblings; his sister Park In-young is one year older than him. His parents divorced in 1988 when he was only 5 years old.
Profile and Facts about Leeteuk
|Name||Leeteuk ( 이특 )|
|Original Name||Park Jung-soo ( 박정수 )|
|Born||July 1, 1983, Seoul, South Korea|
|Position In Group||
|Active Years||2005 – Present|
- His real name is Park Jung-soo
- He was born on July 1, 1983
- He has an older sister, Park In-young
- His favorite musical instrument is piano
- His favorite food is noodles and meat
- His favorite colors are blue, red, white and black
- His life motto is “Every moment must be the best moment”
- His hobby is playing the piano, writing song, singing and listening to music
- He is the oldest member of his group
- His ideal type of woman has beautiful eyes, is pure and innocent, and has a genuine “eye smile,” she has small wrists and legs, is cute, wise and also loves just him
- His Chinese name is Li Te and his English name is Denis Park
- Leeteuk auditioned at SM Entertainment in early 2000 when he was walking around Myeong-dong. He was asked to audition for the 2000 Starlight Casting System and immediately entered SM Entertainment that same year
- Leeteuk has a dream that if he gets married someday, he will invite all of his fans and make them feel welcome
- Leeteuk is trusted by his agency to be the leader because he is the oldest member of his group
- Leeteuk once said that if he retires as a singer, he would become a producer
- Leeteuk is a leader who is very patient and also responsible for his members, therefore he has been awarded the best group leader award
In early 2000, Park Jung-soo was recruited by the SM Entertainment agency located in Myeong-dong. He was asked to audition for the 2000 Starlight Casting System, and then entered SM Entertainment as a trainee that same year. The same year, Leeteuk was chosen to do cameo roles for a very short time in the MBC Korean drama All About Eve. In 2000 he was also chosen to be a model for Pepsi. Then, he was put into a five-member boy band along with the other Super Junior members.
On November 6, 2005, Leeteuk debuted as a member of Super Junior on SBS’s Popular Songs. Leeteuk was chosen to be the leader of Super Junior, to lead and guide his group. Since debuting with Super Junior members, Leeteuk has been officially chosen as the MC for MNET’s M! Countdown along with two other members of Super Junior, Kangin and Shindong. However, from the end of 2006, he has been replaced by Eunhyuk. Leeteuk is also a DJ for KBS Super Junior Kiss the Radio since August 21, 2006, along with his mate from the group, Eunhyuk.
In December 2007, Leeteuk got his own program and hosted the Leeteuk’s Love Fighter program, a show that helped in solving the issues of problematic couples. In early 2007, Leeteuk was set to become a member of the Super Junior Happy sub-unit and also Super Junior-T by SM Entertainment.