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Wooseok (PENTAGON) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Wooseok (PENTAGON)
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Wooseok (우석) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group ‘PENTAGON’ under Cube Entertainment. He made his solo debut on February 24, 2024 with the digital single “Empty Paper”.

Wooseok (PENTAGON) Profile

Stage NameWooseok (우석)
Birth Name Jung Woo Seok (정우석)
OccupationSinger
Birthday January 31, 1998
Active Years2016–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height191 cm (6’3″)
Weight72 kg (158 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIINFP 

Wooseok (PENTAGON) Facts:

Early Life

– He was born and raised in Gwangju, South Korea.
– He learned violin in elementary school.
– He went to Yangji Elementary School and Jisan Middle School.
– He graduated from Seoul IT High School.
– He attended the School of Performing Arts Seoul, majoring in Arts.

Personal Life

– If he could trade his body with another member, he would choose Kino. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– His bright personality gained him popularity among female audiences during his audition.
– He thinks Shinwon suits the character of Loki from MCU.
– Additionally, he is skilled in playing the violin, having won a special prize at a violin competition.
– If he had a youtube channel, he would post about gaming, photography, and music. (Dazed)
– Despite his confident demeanor, he has admitted to feeling shy around people who express romantic interest in him.
– He thinks Kino makes the best face while performing.
– In the past, he shared a room with Yuto in the old Pentagon dorm.
– He take pictures through his Leica camera that one of his fans gave him. (GQ Korea)
– He claims that he has always been the tallest student in school.
– Yuto thinks that Wooseok is the best looking.
– His family includes his parents and an older sister named Jung Sojin.
– He would like two give Hui three gifts that is Shoes, Bag, and a Cap. (hello82)
– He speaks Korean fluently and has some understanding of English.
– He and Shinwon are the best at keeping secrets. (Seventeen Superlatives)
– His specialties include rap and composing lyrics.
– He learned to play Janggu (a Korean percussion instrument) when he was young.
– He thinks Shinwon is good at freestyle rapping.
– His hand size has been measured at 21.4 cm.
– His essential include a wallet. (GQ Korea)
– Despite his role as a rapper, he is also skilled in singing and is capable of performing the soprano part of opera pieces.
– He chose Yuto as the member with most style.
– He appeared alongside former PENTAGON member Dawn in Jeon Soyeon’s ‘Jelly’ music video.
– He thinks Yanan suits the character of Hawkeye from MCU.
– In addition to his musical talents, he has achieved success outside of the group, winning the silver medal at a band competition.
– He thinks that Yuto is the strongest.
– He once attempted to showcase his tolerance for spicy food in a mukbang but found it to be too spicy for his liking.
– His favorite 90s song is “To Mother” by god. (Allure Korea)
– He enjoys watching anime and playing soccer.
– If he were to be inside a video game, it would be a soccer game. (K4us)
– He possesses a talent for spontaneously creating three-line poems.
– He thinks, Kino could be the best at throwing surprise party.
– Within Pentagon, he often takes on the role of beatboxing.
– He chose Hui as the member who will win if he fights. (FANVATAR)
– Wooseok’s ideal type is someone who exudes positivity, possesses a beautiful smile, and smiles frequently.
– He thinks Yuto suits the character of Doctor Strange from MCU.

Career

– He joined Cube Entertainment as a trainee in the second half of 2014, originally auditioning to become a model but later transitioning to train as a singer.
– In May 2016, he participated in the Mnet survival show Pentagon Maker.
– He debuted as the main rapper, vocalist, and maknae (youngest member) of PENTAGON on October 10, 2016, under Cube Entertainment.
– He and several other Pentagon members made cameo appearances in the JTBC drama ‘Age of Youth 2’ as part of the Asgard group.
– Notably, he co-wrote songs such as WANNA ONE’s ‘Energetic’ and UNIT RED’s ‘No Way’.
– He made his debut as a model at the 2018 Hera Seoul Fashion Week, sharing the experience with his groupmate Shinwon.
– While he departed from Cube Entertainment when his contract expired on October 9, 2023, he remains an active member of the group.
– On January 1, 2024, he signed an exclusive contract with UNDFND Entertainment.
– He made his solo debut on February 24, 2024, with the single album ‘Empty Paper’.

Likes & Dislikes

– His favorite movie character is John Wick.
– He likes Saffron. (Esquire Korea)
– He dislikes cucumbers and being taken for granted, expressing anger whenever he feels undervalued.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: koesoowgnuj

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

Wooseok Photos

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