Son Hoyoung

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Son.
Son Hoyoung
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Son Hoyoung at the Cyworld Dream Music Festival, July 23, 2011
Background information
Born (1980-03-26) 26 March 1980 (age 34)
Origin United States
Genres K-pop, Pop, R&B, dance
Occupation(s) singer, actor, dancer,
Years active 1999-Present
Labels JYP Entertainment (1999-2002)
MMO/CJ E&M (2013-present)
Associated acts g.o.d
Korean name
Hangul 손호영
Hanja 孫昊永
Revised Romanization Son Ho-yeong
McCune–Reischauer Son Ho-yŏng

Son Hoyoung (born 26 March 1980) is a Korean American singer, known for being part of the popular group g.o.d. Son was born in New Jersey, United States as Andy Son.

2000-2005 : Debut with g.o.d[edit]

In 2006, he released his first album YES, which had the singles "I Know", "운다" (Unda) ("Crying"), "YES", and "사랑은 이별을 데리고 오다" (Sarang-eun ibyeoreul) ("Love Brings Separation"). Son has re-released his album containing a DVD of the album's music videos.

Solo career[edit]

In 2007, Son released a single album entitled Sweet Love; the lead song is "하늘에 내 마음이" (Haneure nae ma-eumi) ("My Heart in Heaven").

Also,In 2008 he performed several songs in Los Angeles, CA at the Korean Music Festival. His 2007 Under the Sea concert DVD was released the same year. In late 2008, Son released his second album, Returns.

On May 9, 2009, he MCed and performed at the 7th Korean Music Festival in Los Angeles, CA.

In the second week of March, he appeared on KBS Oh! My School, receiving a score of 100 points out of 100.

From 25 November 2011 to 29 January 2012, Son starred in the musical Fame along with Eunhyuk of Super Junior, Tiffany of Girls' Generation, Go Eun Seong, Kim Chan Ho, Shin Ui Jeong, Lina of The Grace, Choi Ju Ri, KoN and Kim Jung Mo of TRAX.[1]

On April 28, 2012, Son was MC for the 10th Korean Music Festival at Hollywood Bowl. Son was co-hosting with Narsha. He sang his single and then invited the other g.o.d members out for a wrap-up performance.

In February 2013, Son participated and won in MasterChef Korea Celebrity alongside with other Korean celebrities, Fei, Henry, Tony, comedian Shin Bong-sun.

2013 accident[edit]

On May 21, 2013, police found the body of a woman in Son's car. They discovered that the woman was his girlfriend, who had borrowed his car and then committed suicide in it. The entertainment company that Son is currently under has stated that the suicide had nothing to do with her relationship to Son. Son Hoyoung attempted to commit suicide following his girlfriend's death on the morning of May 24, 2013. According to the police, at 4:36 am, Son parked his car at a parking lot near Onnuri Community Church, Seoul and attempted to commit suicide in the same method as his girlfriend by lighting butane gas inside his car. The car caught on fire, and as the singer tried to back away from it, a passerby noticed the fumes coming out of the car and made a call to the police for help. He was then rushed to the hospital and was treated immediately, and is fortunately said to be fine with no damage to his health.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ Lee, JinHo "Eunhyuk Attends ‘Fame’ Showcase" Mnet News. 7 November 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-01
  2. ^ "From girlfriend's death to his suicide try Son Ho-young". Review Star. 24 May 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 
  3. ^ "Looking inside of Son Ho-young's girfried car where she died". Sport Chosun. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  4. ^ "Son Ho-young's attempted suicide , his cell phone was on". Money today. 24 May 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-24. 

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