Let’s Meet The Most Handsome Main Rapper and the Youngest Member of the South Korean Boy Band Pentagon – Wooseok
Jung Woo-seok was born on January 31st, 1998, in Gwangju, South Korea. He is better known by his stage name Wooseok. He is a South Korean rapper under Cube Entertainment. He is the main rapper of the boy band PENTAGON and a member of the unit Wooseok X Kuanlin.
Wooseok was born with the real name Go Shin-won. Wooseok always wanted to be a K-pop idol since he was young, and he pursued his dream by joining auditions and being a trainee for many years. In this article, Byeol Korea will introduce you to the most handsome and perfect Pentagon’s Main rapper and the youngest member, Wooseok. So, stay tuned!
Pentagon’s Wooseok’s Full Profile
Stage Name: Wooseok (우석)
Birth Name: Jung Woo-seok (정우석)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae
Date of Birth: January 31st, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 188.4 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Facts About Pentagon’s Wooseok
- He was born and raised in Gwangju, South Korea.
- Family: Parents, older sister Jung Sojin
- Education: School of Performing Arts Seoul, Arts Major (’17).
- He speaks Korean and can understand some English.
- He was a Cube Entertainment trainee since the second half of 2014, where he originally auditioned in order to become a model. At first, he was trained to be a singer. During his audition, he received great popularity among the female audience thanks to his bright personality.
- In May 2016, he appeared on Mnet’s survival show Pentagon Maker. He debuted as the main rapper, vocalist and maknae (youngest member) of the boy band Pentagon on October 10th, 2016, under Cube Entertainment.
- He can play the violin. He has won a special prize at a violin competition.
- He has also won the silver medal at a band competition.
- Specialties: Rap, lyrics composition.
- According to him, he has always been the tallest student in school.
- His hand size was measured to be 21.4 cm.
- He once tried to show off by having a spicy mukbang which ended up being too spicy for him.
- He likes anime and soccer.
- Dislikes: cucumbers, being taken for granted. He gets angry every time he’s taken for granted.
- He is good at singing. He is able to sing the soprano part of an opera.
- He and some of his fellow Pentagon members had cameo appearances in JTBC’s drama Age of Youth 2 as the Asgard group.
- He is the co-writer of Wanna One’s song “Energetic” and UNIT RED’s song “No Way.”
- He starred along with former Pentagon member E’Dawn in Jeon So-yeon‘s “Jelly” MV.
- He’s pretty good when it comes to making on-the-spot three-line poems.
- He’s the one who usually does the beatboxing in Pentagon.
- He has admitted that he gets shy in front of people who like him.
- He debuted as a model at the 2018 Hera Seoul Fashion Week with groupmate Shinwon.
- Wooseok is close with labelmate and former Wanna One member Lai Kuanlin. As of March 11th, 2019, he and Kuanlin are part of Cube’s unit Wooseok x Kuanlin where he serves as the main rapper and main dancer accordingly.
- Wooseok’s ideal type: “Someone positive with a pretty smile who smiles often.”
Collaboration with Lai Kuanlin: Wooseok X Kuanlin
On February 22nd, 2019, Cube Entertainment announced via SNS that Lai Kuan-lin and Pentagon’s Wooseok will be in a unit called Wooseok x Kuanlin. The name of the album is a combination of Wooseok’s birth year 1998 and Kuanlin’s birth year 2001. Wooseok X Kuanlin (우석X관린) is a duo formed by Cube Entertainment. They debuted on March 11th, 2019, with their first mini-album 9801. The album marks the first official collaboration between the two artists. The album contains five tracks including the lead single, “I’m A Star.” Both members participated in writing the lyrics.
- I’m a Star (별짓, “byeoljit”)
- Hypey (ft. Jackson Wang of GOT7)
- Always Difficult Always Beautiful
- Good Feeling