General Information about Gary
Kang Hee-gun, better known by his stage name, Gary, is a South Korean rapper, entertainer and musician and also a member of the hip-hop duo, Leessang. In addition to these impressive accomplishments, Gary is also a record producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. A notable part of Gary’s television career is being a former cast member of the South Korean variety program, Running Man.
Since their formation in 2002, the hip-hop duo, Leessang has produced a total of eight albums and have had several hits under their belt. Gary made his debut as a solo artist with the mini-album Mr.Gae in 2014. As a solo performer, Gary was also successful, his songs topped several charts even while his album was being banned by all major TV broadcast stations, due to it’s 19+, adult content. Gary and his longtime collaborator Jung-in later went on to form the duo, Jung In & Gary. The two later released the singles, “Your Scent” and “Bicycle”.
Besides his own work as a musician, Gary has been featured in works by famous artists such as Psy, Baek Ji-young, Lee Hyori, Dynamic Duo, and MC Mong.
Kang Gary’s Marriage with A Non-Celebrity
Gary left his role on Running Man and left the spotlight entirely with his sudden departure in 2017. His sudden “disappearance” from the entertainment industry stunned his cast mates and even his close friends. Shortly afterwards, in April, 2017, Gary’s decision to leave a successful career was somewhat explained when it was revealed that he had married his longtime friend, a woman known only as, “Miss Kim”. Gary suddenly left the world of being an entertainment star, deciding instead to live peacefully with his new wife and family, without being disturbed by rumours and derogatory comments in the media and on the internet.
Gary’s Wife Finally Revealed
News did eventually spread about Gary’s decision, a few months after his wedding. His many fans were interested to know all the could about his new wife, the mysterious, “Miss Kim” As it turns out, Gary did not have to look to far to find the love of his life, “Miss Kim” was a long time staff member and associate at the Leessang Company, an organization owned and operated both by Gary and his fellow rapper in Leessang, Gil.
From what the media and Gary’s fans have learned, it turns out that, “Miss Kim” had worked for Leessang for over 5 years. Apparently, she was born in 1988, making her 10 years younger than Gary, himself, who was born in 1978. Gary and “Miss Kim” kept their affections for one another and their relationship quiet and private for some time before they eventually got married, even key staff members of Leessang were shocked and pleasantly surprised when the news of their wedding finally came out.
Let’s See about Kang Gary’s Junior
Kang Gary’s many fans were happily surprised and delighted with the announcement of the birth of his son, in November 2017. Gary uploaded a photo of his son’s foot to his Instagram account to announce the news to his fans and the world. Gary is still using his Instagram account and he often shares some pictures of his junior, like some of the pictures below.
On June 9, 2018, Gary uploaded this photo of his seven-month-old son, on his personal Instagram account. In the picture, Gary sits lovingly alongside his son and they have their heads turned sideways in the same direction, something or someone surely has their joint attention!
On July 11, 2018, Gary shared the photo above which shows him and his son having fun in a pool, although the photo is not captioned, it seems like the former Leessang member has been kept very busy being a new father. Unfortunately for Gary’s fans, due to issues of privacy for Gary and his family, his Instagram has been deactivated.
Kang Gary’s Latest News
As Kang Gary has stated publicly that he simply wants to live happily and peacefully with his little family. Very little news has been revealed since his fans found out about Kang Gary’s wedding to “Miss Kim” and the eventual birth of their son. With a new wife and caring for his young son taking priority in his life, Kang Gary likely can only devote about 30% of his time to making, recording and producing music. Hopefully, in the near future, Kang Gary’s many devoted fans will hear from this talented artist again. In the meantime, his fans should support his decision and pray for the well being of both himself and his family and loved ones.