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Yang Yoseob (HIGHLIGHT) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Yang Yoseob (HIGHLIGHT)

Yoseob (요섭) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group HIGHLIGHT under Around US Entertainment. He debuted as a soloist on November 26, 2012 with his first mini album “The First Collage”.

Yang Yoseob (HIGHLIGHT) Profile

Stage NameYoseob (요섭)
Birth NameYang Yoseob (양요섭)
BirthdayJanuary 5, 1990
Active Years2009–present
Age34 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height168 cm (5’6”)
Weight59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood TypeB

Yang Yoseob (HIGHLIGHT) Facts:

Early Life

– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He went to Seoul Wolcheon Elementary School, Nogok Middle School, and Sanggye High School.
– He studied at Dong-Ah Institute of Media & Arts.
– He used to be in a hard rock and metal band in high school.

Personal Life

– He has a big sister named Yang Hyeeun.
– He is all about staying healthy, so he pops those red ginseng capsules, usually meant for older folks.
– He desires Dongwoon’s nose, Doojoon’s thighs, Gikwang’s eye smile, Hyunseung’s shoulders, and Junhyung’s rap talent. (Asiana Entertainment Magazine)
– Yang Yoseob enlisted in the military in January 2019 and was discharged  in August 2020.
– He became interested in music and started singing after listening to music by Brian McKnight.
– His hobbies are writing lyrics, exercising, and reading.
– He usually spends his money on delivery food. (Radio Star)
– Dongwoon and him are late-night snack buddies. (10asia)
– He’s friends with Gikwang from high school days.
– He uses Dongwoon’s E-book. (JTBC)
– Drumming is one of his hobbies.
– He would sleep in rather than have breakfast. (Marie Claire)
– Yoseob’s ideal type is someone with long and natural hair.
– Whenever he travelled abroad in the past, he used to get shocked awakening/nightmares.
– He was a schoolmate of actor Lee Seunggi. (The Star)


– Yang Yoseob is the Main Vocalist in HIGHLIGHT.
– He collaborated in the song “I Remember” with B.A.P’s Bang Yong Guk and in”Adorable,” with Ravi from VIXX.
– He used to be a dance backup for Gikwang.
– He used to train under JYP Entertainment and M Boat Entertainment.
– He became a judge on “The Voice Kids.”
– He was in the one time sub unit Dramatic BLUE with 2AM‘s Jokwon, TEEN TOP‘s Niel, MBLAQ‘s G.O, and Infinite‘s Woohyun.
– He sang OSTs for various dramas including “My Princess OST (Cherish That Person)”, “Hwarang OST (The Divine Move)”, and “Our Beloved Summer OST (Even Now)”.
– Yang Yoseob is the only singer that has consecutively won eight times on The King of Masked Singer.
– He was in the musical remake of Full House. He was the lead character, Lee Youngjae.

Likes & Dislikes

– His favorite Japanese word is ‘Oyasuminasai’ (Have a nice sleep).
– One of his favorite items is his smartwatch and protein chips. (Marie Claire Korea)
– He likes to wear neat, comfortable, and casual clothes. (Allkpop)
– He doesn’t like computer games. (10asia)


– Yang Yoseob has won the Musical Rising Star Award, Best Male Artist, and Best Newcomer Award (Radio).

Instagram: yysbeast
YouTube: 서비웨이

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

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I'm a big fan of K-pop, especially the group EXO, and Baekhyun is my Bias. When I'm not writing about K-pop, I enjoy reading books. Join me as I explore the world of K-pop and literature through my writing.

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