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Hui (PENTAGON, Ex-TRIPLE H) Profile, Bio, & Facts


Hui (후이) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group PENTAGON under Cube Entertainment. He is a former member of Triple-H and Super Five. He debuted solo on January 16, 2024, with the single first mini album, Whu Is Me: Complex.


Stage NameHui (후이)
Birth NameLee Hoe Taek (이회택)
OccupationSinger, songwriter, composer
BirthdayAugust 28, 1993
Active Years2016-present
Age30 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height173 cm (5’8″)
Weight57 kg (125 lbs)
Blood TypeA


Early Life

– Hui was born in Byeoryang-dong, Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He went to Moonwon Elementary School and Gwacheon Moonwon Middle School.
– He graduated from Gwacheon Jungang High School.
– He was a long distance runner in the track and field team in elementary school and could run up to 10km. (ARENA KOREA)
– He used to live in China when he was a teenager.

Personal Life

– Hui’s Chinese zodiac sign is Rooster.
– He has an older sibling.
– He has produced a total of 57 songs as of 2023.
– His mom teaches English.
– He owns a pet dog named Happy.
– He would want to be Yeo One if he could be any other member for a day because Yeo has healthier hair.
– His motto is “Effort never betrays.”
– During PENTAGON Maker, he dressed as a girl for a skit along with Wooseok.
– According to him, Yeoone is the funniest member.
– He rates his leadership skills 75 out of 100. (DIVE Studio)
– According to him, the Pentagon’s most memorable song is “Like This”.
– He was rejected from Hanyang University when he applied.
– Hui confessed that the period of working on ‘Boys Planet’ was ‘the most difficult time of his life.’ But he said he was happier than before. (News1)
– He was supposed to go early to the military but he didn’t because of self-quarantine.
– He relied a lot on UP10TION’s Dongyeol during the survival show, since Donyeol is his senior.
– He would like to work on music projects with ZEROBASEONE in the future.
– He personally aims for an artist who is ordinary but looks like an unusual kind of composer.
– He would marry Honseok if he were a girl because Hongseok has a nice body.
– Some of his nicknames are Whooreader, occiput, Huiting, Genius Composer, Godfui, Hutoben, Huing, Huiren, Cheese Ball, and Quokka.
– Out of all the songs he has made so far, his favorite song is “Shine”.
– For him, the best song he ever made was “Energetic” by Wanna One.
– He’d really like to collaborate with Zico, and BIGBANG‘s G-Dragon. (Naver)
– He tells Dad jokes that aren’t funny.
– He wants to be recognized to a point where he becomes someone’s role model in the future.
– He started his training when he was only sixteen years old.
– According to him, up until he was 20 years old, he spent most of his time sitting in front of the piano.
– He acts like the maknae of the group.
– He enjoys being on a stage more than writing a song since standing on stage cannot be felt anywhere else.
– He cried when he saw trainees of Boys Planet perform Pentagon’s “Shine” for an initial test. (FORBES)
– Hui once bought 7 pairs of pants at a vintage shop while on tour in Japan.
– He wanted to express himself more honestly so he uses the word complex in his album, WHU IS ME.
– When he was younger, he had a mindset of not being a really outstanding talent and used to spend a lot of time in that mindset.
– The song that made him start his life as a composer is “Never”.
– He grew up watching Shinhwa videos, he also learned his first choreography of Shinhwa’s “Brand New” song’s choreography.
– When he gets a request to work on a song for any artist. He doesn’t think about making a song according to gender. He looks at an artist’s picture and tries writing that fits their looks.
– When he was a trainee, he used to practise twirling and throwing his mic up in the air. (FORBES)
– He was the oldest Korean trainee on the show out of all of the trainees so he became their go-to mentor for mental support.
– Hui’s ideal type is someone who puts their all into whatever they do.
– He and Soojin (ex. (G)-IDLE) used to date.
– He went to the military on February 18th, 2021 and was discharged on November 17th 2022.


– Hui is the leader, main vocalist, and lead dancer in PENTAGON.
– He was the main vocalist in Triple H.
– His training period is 9 years.
– He debuted with Super Five on August 22, 2020.
– He has sung OSTs for Bad Guys: City of Evil, About Time, On The Campus, Welcome to Waikiki 2, and many more K-dramas.
– He has written a lot of songs for the PENTAGON.
– Hui has composed many songs for artists including Wanna One’s Ong Seongwu, BVNDIT’s “Dramatic”, Produce x 101’s “Boys”, and Produce 101’s “Never” (with E’Dawn and Wooseok), and along with Flow Blow, he composed Kriesha Chu’s “Like Paradise”.
– He made MV appearances in Rain’s “Rain Effect” and G.NA’s “Secret”.
– He appeared in the ‘Spark’ web drama.
– Back in 2010, he placed first for best male vocal in the JYP 7th Audition Final Round.
– He co-wrote a song “Daisy” with Wooseok, and it won first place four years after Pentagon’s debut and gave them their first music show trophy.
– He wrote “Energetic,” Wanna One’s award-winning debut single.
– He was in the ‘Top 9’ of his debut group until the beginning of Survival, but as time went by, his ranking dropped slightly and he finally ranked 13th.

Likes & Dislikes

– He enjoys watching the Infinite Challenge TV show.
– Justin Bieber’s “Company” is one of his favorite songs.
– He likes skinship.
– He hates the cold but enjoys the mood of winter. (ARENA KOREA)
– He really likes the Christmas holiday.
– He enjoys doing a lot of aegyo.
– “Like This” is his preferred song to perform live.
– He personally likes shopping and is very interested in fashion.
– He likes Manchester United FC and Liverpool FC.

Food Preferences

– He has problems eating foreign foods.
– His favorite flavors from Baskin Robbins are cookies and walnuts.
– Hui would eat snow crab if he were to eat one food for the rest of his life.
– He could eat tofu kimchi every day. (DIVE Studio)
– He hates chocolates mostly but likes Ferrero Rocher and Crunchy.
– He enjoys drinking Brother Soda and Horoyoi.
– He likes side dishes such as ferns, cockles, godeulppaegi, and raw chestnuts.


– He can speak Korean and English.
– He has a strong falsetto.
– Hui is the worst at texting since he doesn’t use his phone a lot.
– He is good at composing and writing songs.
– He can play the piano.

Personality & Habits

– Before debut, he had a much more sensitive personality than now.
– According to Wooseok, although he looks cold on the outside, he is actually a very soft and gentle person.
– He said he never gave up on anything ever since he was young.

Celebrity Friends

– He is close friends with BTOB’s Seo Eukwang.
– He and Kim Jiwoong from ZB1 were friends in Boys Planet and often had serious conversations while being in the restroom. (studio_horak)

Instagram: huitag_me

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

Hui Photos

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