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Weight: 60 kg
Height: 178 cm
Real name: 이호원 / Lee Ho Won
Date of Birth: March 28, 1991


About Hoya (INFINITE)

Hoya (INFINITE) Facts

  • Ex-Kpop Group INFINITE (2010-2017)
    • Ex-Sub-unit INFINITE H (2013-2017)
    • Position: Vocalist, Rapper and Dancer.
  • Education Daekyung University
  • Family Parents and 2 siblings One older brother (Ho Jae 2 years older) and one younger brother (Ho Jun 5 years younger)
  • Hobbies Video Games
  • Specialty Rap and Dance
  • Favorite color Previously it was the purple (Violet), with which he had a certain obsession, but now his favorite color is mint and he also likes sky blue a lot.
  • Role model Kurt Cobain
  • Fanclub Holy.
  • Languages Korean, English (basic), Japanese (basic), Spanish (basic).
  • He was a trainee at JYP Entertainment.
  • He dropped out of high school during his senior year to learn to sing and dance. At first, no one in his family supported him in his decision to be an artist, only his mother.
  • He was a Taekwondo athlete until middle school, received his black belt and stopped practicing Taekwondo because he was badly beaten in a tournament.
  • He composed the rap for the song Destiny together with Dong Woo.
  • He wrote, composed and produced, together with DongWoo the song “MAMAMA de Tasty“.
  • On Aug. 30, 2017, it was announced that Hoya decided to leave INFINITE and not renewing his contract with Woollim Entertainment, which ended on June 9, after 7 years.
  • On February 5, 2019 through a handwritten letter posted on his official fan cafe he announced that he would enter military service on February 7.


Hoya was born in Busan, South Korea. He dropped out of high school in his freshman year to pursue his dream as a singer and dancer. He auditioned after he dropped out and ended up at his current agency, thanks to his music teacher he discovered the audition for Woollim Entertainment before he gave up, and was accepted.

Hoya (INFINITE) Advertisement

  • Samsung ” GALAXY PLAYER
  • Elite Uniform (Con IU)
  • SK Telecom CF
  • NaturePOP
  • NIKE 1st Look
  • Pepsi

Hoya (INFINITE) Collaborations

  • Pinstrype Kouzin – Yamu (feat. Hoya) (2019).
  • Sunset Capone – Doozy Bots (feat. Rasheed Rossi & Hoya) (2019).
  • Henry Lau – Need You Know (feat. Hoya) (2014)
  • Eric Nam – Ooh Ooh (feat. Hoya) (2014)
  • Dynamic Black – (feat 2AM – Jinwoon; – Lee Joon, Byung Hun HIGHLIGHTLee Ki Kwang) (2012)
  • Wheesung – Heartsore Story (feat. Hoya) (2011)

Hoya (INFINITE) Music

  • DLXL – MAMAMA (Lyrics)

Hoya (INFINITE) Drama

  • Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (SBS, 2019)
  • Devilish Joy (MBN/Dramax, 2018).
  • Two Cops (MBC, 2017-2018)
  • Radiant Office (MBC, 2017)
  • Super Family (SBS, 2017)
  • Mask (SBS, 2015)
  • She’s So Lovable (SBS, 2014)
  • Respond 1994 (tvN, 2013) Cameo
  • Respond 1997 (tvN, 2012)

Hoya (INFINITE) Musicals

  • 2020- 2021: Sweg Age: Shout, Chosun!
  • 2017-2018: Hourglass – (As bodyguard Baek Jae Hui)

Hoya (INFINITE) Films

  • Hiya (2015)
  • Grow: Infinite’s Real Youth Life (2014)
  • INFINITE Concert Second Invasion Evolution The Movie 3D (2012)

Hoya (INFINITE) Awards

  • 2012 1st DramaFever Awards: Best Couple not destined to be with Seo In Guk (Respond 1997)
  • 2016 Golden Cinematography Awards Best New Rookie Award by Hiya

Hoya (INFINITE) TV Programs

  • Dancing High (KBS2, 2018)
  • King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2018) (Ep. 149-150).
  • Hit The Stage (Mnet, 2016)
  • 2015: 4 Things Show
  • 2013: MBC “Show! Music Core” (L as One Day MCs)
  • 2013: SBS Mamma mia , Special Guests
  • 2013: “Full House” (Hoya)
  • 2013: Mnet Show! M Countdown (Hoya, Sungyeol and SungJong as One Day MCs)
  • 2012: Miss and Mister idol Korea 2012 (Woohyun and Sung Kyu)
  • 2012: KBS “Let’s Go! Dream Team 2” (Hoya – Dong Woo)”
  • 2011: KBS “Let’s Go! Dream Team” (Hoya)
  • 2011: Mnet “The Beatles Code” (Dong Woo, Woohyun hoya, SungJong)
  • 2011: Mnet “Directors Cut” (Sung Kyu hoya, L)

Hoya (INFINITE) TV Drama’s

  • Trap Cyper subject for Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (2019)
  • Boombap Cyper subject for Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (2019)
  • Demonstration Site subject for Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (2019)
  • Dream Come True subject for Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (2019)
  • To Ha Jin subject for Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (2019)
  • Boys to Man subject for Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (2019)
  • Mixtape subject for Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (2019)
  • Wisjandali Park subject for Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (2019)
  • Rooftop Harmony subject for Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (2019)
  • Classroom subject for Hip-Hop King: Naseuna Street (2019)

Hoya (INFINITE) Music Videos

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