Hwang Kwanghee

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Hwang.
Hwang Kwang-hee
Hwang Kwanghee, Cyworld Dream Music Festival 2011 cropped.jpg
Background information
Born (1988-08-25) August 25, 1988 (age 27)
South Korea
Origin Paju, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Genres K-pop
Occupation(s) Singer, Actor
Years active 2010 (2010)–present
Labels Star Empire Entertainment
Associated acts ZE:A, Han Sunhwa
Website http://www.ze-a.com
Hwang Kwanghee
Hangul 황광희
Hanja 黃光熙[1]
Revised Romanization Hwang Gwanghui
McCune–Reischauer Hwang Kwanghǔi

Hwang Kwang-hee (Hangul: 황광희; Hanja: ;[1] born on August 25, 1988[2]), also known mononymously as Kwanghee, is a member of the nine-member South Korean boyband ZE:A managed by Star Empire Entertainment. They debuted on January 7, 2010 with the single Mazeltov.[3] Hwang is also well known for being a popular star in the variety show scene.[4]

On May 28, Hwang attended the "2011 Environment Day" event in Seoul, where he participated in a "clothes layering game" and shocked everyone by putting on 252 layers of t-shirts, earning him a Guinness World Record for the most T-shirts worn.[5] He went on We Got Married with Secret's Sunhwa. The last episode was filmed on April 10, 2013.



Year Title Role
2012 Marrying The Mafia 5 - Return of the Mafia Choi Gyu-Chul
2013 Gladiator Rome's secret birth of a hero Timothy

Variety Shows[edit]

Year Variety Show Episodes
2009 Office Reality - ZE Ep. 1-6
ZE riteonjeu Ep. 1-12
2012 Weekly Idol Ep. 3
Star King
2013 We Got Married Ep. 1 - 34
Running Man Ep. 129
The Human Condition
2014 The Return of Superman ( 슈퍼맨이 돌아왔다) Ep. 8
A Date with K-pop Stars Ep. 2
Happy Together Blood Siblings Special
2015 Beauty Bible 2015 S/S MC
2015 Running Man Ep. 236
2015 - present Infinite Challenge Cast member


Year Title Role Network Notes
2010 Prosecutor Princess Boy in a club SBS Cameo with ZE:A in ep.2
Gloria Trainee MBC Cameo with ZE:A in ep.11,14
2011 Vampire Idol Kwang-Hee MBN Supporting role
Detectives in Trouble Hyun-soo KBS2 Cameo in ep.1
2012 Salamander Guru and The Shadows Job seeker SBS Cameo in ep.3
My Husband Got a Family Himself KBS Cameo with ZE:A in ep.39
Standby Ha Kwang-Hee MBC Cameo in ep.76-77
To the Beautiful You Song Jong-Min SBS Supporting role

Also in What happens to my family ep 2 as a vitamin salesman

Music video[edit]

Year Music video Length Official MV on YouTube
2010 "Mazeltov" 3:34 CJENMMUSIC
"All Day Long" 4:01 CJENMUSIC
"My Only Wish" 3:45 ZEAJAPAN
"Love Letter"
2011 "Here I Am" 3:53 ZEA2011
"Watch Out" 3:37 ZEA2011
"Heart For 2"
"Why?" 3:11 ZEAJAPAN
"Daily Daily" 3:45 ZEA2011
2012 "Aftermath" 3:42 ZEA2011
"Phoenix" (Korean Version) 3:22 ZEA2011
"Phoenix" (Japanese Version) 3:13 ZEAJAPAN


Year Event Date
2013 Inkigayo


Year Awards show Category Nominated work Result Ref
2012 12th MBC Entertainment Awards Best Newcomer in a Show/Variety We Got Married and
Golden Fishery - Kneedrop Guru
Won [6]
2013 SBS Entertainment Awards Best Entertainer Award Star King Won [7]


  1. ^ a b (Chinese)(全能綜藝咖) 光熙 - ZE:A 帝國之子 (ZE:A official Chinese site)
  2. ^ Mark Russell (29 April 2014). K-Pop Now!: The Korean Music Revolution. Tuttle Publishing. p. 68. ISBN 978-1-4629-1411-1. 
  3. ^ 기대주 男아이돌 제아 티저 전격 공개 ‘막내 동준 맨몸 투혼’ (in Korean). Joins. January 5, 2010. Retrieved November 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Who were the top variety show idol stars of 2010?". allkpop. 24 November 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2010. 
  5. ^ http://news.nate.com/view/20110530n08990
  6. ^ "광희 수상 소감, MBC 연예대상 남자 신인상에 울먹 "소감 적어왔다"". kyeongin. December 30, 2012. Retrieved December 31, 2012. 
  7. ^ "The Winners of The 2013 SBS Entertainment Awards". Soompi. 30 December 2013. 

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