Stage Name: Hongjoong (홍중)
Birth Name: Kim Hongjoong (김홍중)
Birthday: November 7th, 1998
Birthplace: Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Blood Type: B
Group: ATEEZ (에이티즈)
Label: KQ Entertainment
– His nicknames are Hong-leader and Mini-Hong.
– His hobbies are: listening to music, composing.
– He said his charming point is his extreme talent.
– His specialty is reforming clothes.
– Hongjoong attended SIMS Academy (SIMS 아카데미).
– Hongjoong is considered the strict yet dorky dad of the group.
– Hongjoong’s name means “to be the center of the broad world”
– Hongjoon has tiny hands.
– He speaks English.
– Hongjoong wants to try a trance concept (SBS Pop Asia).
– Hongjoong has been working since he was in high school. He barely went to school much because he was always in the studio
– His role models are G-Dragon and Zico (MIXINE Profile).
– He wanted to become an idol because he wanted to express energy and influence others and that that’s something that only the generation of today can give.
– He says that the group gathers every Saturday night to talk about good and bad moments throughout the week.
– Hongjoong ranked 7 in the MIXNINE Just Dance showcase, and later ranked 42.
– He loves minions. He has minions slippers and was called ‘Korean Big Minion’ by the members.
– Hongjoong would have been a music producer if he wasn’t an idol because he loves writing music.
– Hongjoong has composed around 40 songs for the group (Codename is ATEEZ Ep. 1).