26 Notable alumni of
Hongik University

Hongik University is 768th in the world, 158th in Asia, and 16th in South Korea by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 26 notable alumni from Hongik University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Gray

    Gray
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    composerrecord producersinger
    Biography

    Lee Seong-hwa, better known by his stage name Gray (Hangul: 그레이; stylized as GRAY), is a South Korean singer, rapper and record producer. In 2012, he released his debut single "Blink" (Korean: 깜빡; RR: Kkamppak). In 2021, he released his first studio album Grayground. He is currently signed to hip hop label AOMG.

  2. Loco

    Loco
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Kwon Hyuk-woo, better known by his stage name Loco (Hangul: 로꼬), is a South Korean rapper signed to hip hop label AOMG. His name "loco" means "crazy" in Spanish. He won the first season of Mnet's rap competition Show Me the Money in 2012.

  3. Noh Hong-chul

    Noh Hong-chul
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurcomedianactor
    Biography

    Noh Hong-chul is a South Korean entertainer and entrepreneur. He is the co-host of the variety show Talents for Sale. He previously appeared on the television programs Infinite Challenge and I Live Alone. He had a cameo in the popular music video "Gangnam Style" which featured his trademark pelvic thrusting jeojil dance (저질댄스).

  4. Kim Ou-joon

    Kim Ou-joon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Kim Ou-joon is a South Korean journalist. He is well-known for the host of a political podcast. He was the original creator of Naneun Ggomsuda and currently runs Ddanzi Ilbo's DAS Boeida and Traffic Broadcasting System's News Factory.

  5. Joo Woo-jae

    Joo Woo-jae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    model
    Biography

    Joo Woo-jae is a South Korean actor and model. He is known for his roles in dramas such as Come and Hug Me, Please Don't Date Him, Love Alert and Best Chicken.

  6. Woo Won-jae

    Woo Won-jae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1996-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Woo Won-jae, also known as Woo, is a South Korean rapper. In 2017, he released his debut single "We Are" (Korean: 시차; RR: Sicha) which had commercial success and widespread acclaim. He has released one studio album: Black Out (2020) one EP: af (2018). He is currently signed to hip hop label AOMG.

  7. Kim Poong

    Kim Poong
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    comics artist
    Biography

    Kim Jeong-hwan, better known by his stage name Kim Poong (Korean: 김풍) is a South Korean webtoon artist.

  8. Gaeko

    Gaeko
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Kim Yoon-sung, known professionally as Gaeko (Korean: 개코, literally dog's snout) is a South Korean hip hop recording artist. He and Choiza comprise the hip hop duo Dynamic Duo, which rose to fame upon the release of their debut album Taxi Driver in 2004. In 2015, he released his first solo album, Redingray.

  9. Kim Bo-kyung

    Kim Bo-kyung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kim Bo-Kyung is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Korean club Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.

  10. Nancy Lang

    Nancy Lang
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Nancy Lang is an Pop artist, performance artist, entrepreneur and television personality. In 2010, she performed as "beggar the queen" in London. Her performances are considered on the fringe of artwork. From October 2012 to 2013, Lang starred Hwang Jung-min and Kim Se-a in The Vagina Monologues. She is CEO of cosmetic shop Laha Korea and Hair brand Lang Shop.

  11. Kwon Oh-jung

    Kwon Oh-jung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kwon Oh-joong is a South Korean actor. He is best known for starring in Gourmet (2008), as well as the television series The Secret Lovers (2005), Freedom Fighter, Lee Hoe-young (2010), and Miss Ajumma (2011). Kwon has also appeared in films such as To Catch a Virgin Ghost (2004) and Mr. Kim vs. Mr. Kim vs. Mr. Kim (also known as Master Kims, 2007).

  12. Kim Kee-hee

    Kim Kee-hee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kim Kee-hee is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Ulsan Hyundai. He can also be fielded as a defensive midfielder. Kim has played for teams in the K-League, Qatar Stars League, Chinese Super League and Major League Soccer. He has also represented South Korea at the national level.

  13. Kim Hye-jin

    Kim Hye-jin
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    film actor
    Biography

    Kim Hye-jin is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her role in the 2009 television series Iris. She has appeared in Sweet 18 (2004), My Rosy Life (2005), The Secret of Birth (2013) and many more TV series. In 2020, she has confirmed her appearance in JTBC's drama Undercover, a remake of 2016 BBC miniseries of the same name.

  14. Lisa

    Lisa
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Jung Hee-seon, known professionally as Lisa (Korean: 리사), is a South Korean singer and musical theatre actress. She debuted as a singer in 2003 and made her musical theatre debut in 2008. She has starred in Korean productions of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Jekyll & Hyde and Rebecca.

  15. Yoo Byung-soo

    Yoo Byung-soo
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Yoo Byung-Soo is a South Korean football striker who plays for Chonburi in Thai League 1.

  16. Kim Sung-kyung

    Kim Sung-kyung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Kim Sung-kyung is a South Korean television personality and actress. Kim joined the broadcasting network SBS in 1993 as a news presenter, notably as the weekend anchor for the SBS Eight O'Clock News. She left SBS in 2002 to go freelance, and also became a planning director for the "edutainment" company SangSang and I in 2007. Kim made her acting debut in 2014 (her older sister is actress Kim Sung-ryung), and has appeared in Korean dramas such as City of the Sun (2015).

  17. Park Sang-min

    Park Sang-min
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Park Sang-min is a South Korean rock singer. In 2004, he received the SBS Gayo Daejeon.

  18. Chu Sang-mi

    Chu Sang-mi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Chu Sang-mi is a South Korean actress. She was born in Seoul, South Korea, to the popular stage actor Chu Song-woong. Along with Lee Byung-hun and Choi Ji-woo, Chu co-starred in the film Everybody Has Secrets, taking the role as the eldest sister of the trio.

  19. Choi Young-mi

    Choi Young-mi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Choi Young-mi is a poet and novelist from the Republic of Korea, widely known for her poetry collection called At Thirty, the Party is Over ” and is one of the defining figures who ignited the #MeToo movement in Korea.

  20. Kimsooja

    Kimsooja
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    television producervideo artistinstallation artist
    Biography

    Kimsooja is a South Korean, multi-disciplinary conceptual artist based in New York, Paris, and Seoul. Her practice combines performance, film, photo, and site-specific installation using textile, light, and sound. Kimsooja's work investigates questions concerning the conditions of humanity, while engaging issues of aesthetics, culture, politics, and the environment. Her principle of ‘non-doing’ and ‘non-making,’ which follows a conceptual and structural investigation of performance through modes of mobility and immobility, inverts the notion of the artist as the predominant actor.

  21. Park Seo-bo

    Park Seo-bo
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Park Seo-bo is a Korean painter, part of the first generation of modern artists in South Korea. He has been a prolific painter well known for his French: Ecriture paintings, and has been one of the most influential figures in modern Korean art history. He is now widely considered the godfather of Dansaekhwa originated in South Korea in 1970s.

  22. Kim Sung-joon

    Kim Sung-joon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kim Sung-joon is a South Korean football player who plays for Ulsan Hyundai as a midfielder.

  23. Lee Ze-ha

    Lee Ze-ha
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Lee Ze-ha is a South Korean writer, poet and painter.

  24. Lee Young-chang

    Lee Young-chang
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Lee Young-chang is a South Korean footballer who plays as goalkeeper for Bucheon FC 1995 in K League 2.

  25. Joo Hyun-jae

    Joo Hyun-jae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Joo Hyun-jae is a South Korean footballer who plays as a defender for FC Anyang in the K League 2.

  26. Lee Uk-bae

    Lee Uk-bae
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    illustrator
    Biography

    Lee Uk-bae is a South-Korean writer and illustrator of children's books. Lee, known as an artist who produces picture books that effectively convey Korea's unique cultural sentiment. The elements of Minhwa(Korean folk paintings) are distinctive in his paintings. He had his first success with Sori's Harvest Moon Day in 1995, which was published in US, Japan, China, Taiwan, France and Switzerland. As an illustrator, he was the Korean nominee for the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international distinction given to authors and illustrators of children's books.