Lee Seung-gi at Love Forecast Stage Greeting 2015
|Born||January 13, 1987|
|Origin||Seoul, South Korea|
|Years active||2004–Hiatus (Military Service)|
|Revised Romanization||I Seunggi|
Lee Seung-gi (Hangul: 이승기; hanja: 李昇基; born January 13, 1987) is a South Korean singer, actor, host and entertainer. He is one of the most sought after male stars in his 20s, known for his upright, positive image and penchant for success. He is a 19th-generation descendant of Prince Yangnyeong, who was the eldest son of King Taejong of Joseon.
Known as the Ballad Prince, Lee has had numerous hit songs such as "Because You're My Woman", "Will You Marry Me", and "Return". Lee garnered further success as an actor with leading roles in popular dramas such as Brilliant Legacy, My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox, and Gu Family Book.
In the variety show field, Lee is well known as a member of the first season of weekend variety show 1 Night 2 Days from November 2007 to February 2012, and the MC of talk show Strong Heart from October 2009 to April 2012. His achievements and major success in these three fields as a singer, actor and show host, earned him the title of "Triple Crown Prince" or "Triple Threat" entertainer.
- 1 Career
- 2 Discography
- 3 Filmography
- 4 Endorsements
- 5 Awards
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Scouted by singer Lee Sun-hee, Lee Seung-gi trained for 2 years before debuting on 5 June 2004 at the age of 17. Because You're My Girl, his debut song from his first album The Dream Of A Moth, was a popular ballad which created a "liking older women" syndrome in South Korea. With this song, he won the "Best Newcomer" award in various music awards ceremonies in 2004 such as the M.net KM Music Festival and Seoul Music Awards. In 2007, he also won the "Best Male Solo Artist" award in the M.net KM Music Festival with his song White Lie from his third album Story Of Separation.
Lee released a digital single Will You Marry Me in 2009, which became a big hit in South Korea although there was no official promotion. With this single, he received the "Digital Single Bonsang" award in the 24th Golden Disk Awards. In 2010, he recorded a duet version of his 2007 song Smile Boy with South Korean figure skater Kim Yuna, and the song was the official 2010 FIFA World Cup commercial song in South Korea. He also received the "Digital Single Bonsang" award for the second consecutive time in the 25th Golden Disk Awards with his song Love Taught Me To Drink even though it was not promoted actively.
On 6 March 2012, Lee officially debuted in Japan by releasing his First Japan Debut Album Time for Love (also translated as Alone in Love, Generation of Love, and Era of Love) and a single of the same title which was ranked number one on Oricon Daily Chart. He held a concert at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, on 1 June 2012, three months after his debut and became the fastest singer who holds a concert there after debuting.
On 22 November 2012, Lee released a mini-album (#5.5), Forest. The title song Return (also translated as Looking Back) became number one in music charts such as Instiz, Gaon Chart, and Billboard Korea K-Pop Hot 100 for weeks. It was number one for the month of December on Gaon Chart. It also set a record for being number one for six consecutive weeks on Billboard's Korea K-Pop Hot 100.
On 10 June 2015, Lee made his music comeback with his sixth album And... after a hiatus of two years and seven months. The album's title track And Goodbye reached number one on the real-time music charts but due to irreparable damage to the film footage, the song's music video was released at only one minute long. Hook Entertainment apologized to fans for the incident, explaining that there wasn't enough time to re-shoot the footage before the album's release.
On 21 January 2016 according to his agency Hook Entertainment Lee will be enlisting on February 1. As a gift to fans, Lee also released a new track on January 21 at noon, “I Am Going To The Military". In fact, his new song "I'm Going to The Military" has achieved an all-kill on real time music charts. His single hit number one on all main 8 music charts as soon as it was released. As of January 22, 7am KST, the song is still at the top of 6 charts, which are Mnet, Bugs, Olleh Music, Soribada, Naver and Monkey3.
On 3 March 2016, Lee Seung Gi’s song “Meet Someone Like Me” was released. The singer-actor is currently fulfilling his mandatory military service. This new single is the last song that Lee recorded before joining the Army, and was produced by Psy 
2006–present: Film and television
In 2005, Lee guest-starred in MBC's sitcom Nonstop 5. He then officially debuted as an actor in KBS's 2006 weekend drama The Infamous Chil Sisters. In 2008, he was offered the lead role in MBC's historical drama The Return of Iljimae, but turned down the offer due to his tight schedule.
He was then cast as the main male character in SBS's weekend drama Brilliant Legacy in 2009, starring with Korean actresses Han Hyo-joo and Moon Chae-won. The drama maintained its top spot in viewer ratings for ten consecutive weeks and ended on 26 July 2009 with its 28th episode attaining a high viewer rating of 47.1%. The huge success boosted Lee's popularity as an actor both locally and internationally. With this drama, he received the "Excellence in Acting" award, the "Top 10 Stars" award and the "Best Couple" award with Han Hyo-joo in the 2009 SBS Drama Awards.
His performance in 2010 SBS's Wednesday-Thursday drama My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox earned him his second "Excellence in Acting" award, "Top 10 Stars" award and "Best Couple" award with his co-star Shin Min-a in the 2010 SBS Drama Awards.
In 2012, Lee starred in MBC's Wednesday-Thursday drama The King 2 Hearts alongside actress Ha Ji-won. In October 2012, Lee's agency announced that he will star in a fantasy historical drama titled Gu Family Book, which began in April 2013. During its entire run, Gu Family Book became the most-watched drama in Monday-Tuesday time-slot for twelve consecutive weeks.
Lee took another acting challenge in 2014 with starring in SBS's drama You're All Surrounded airing from April 30, 2014 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55. The story revolves around rookie detectives working at a police station in Gangnam District, Seoul. His acting received many compliments for the detailed expression and emotions.
In July 18, after he finished his drama, his agency confirmed that Lee will be starring in the movie Love Forecast (also known as Today's Love). Beforehand, Lee continuously received proposals for film appearances, but it always ended up having scheduling conflicts, made Love Forecast as his first movie to debut in big screen.
On 20 July 2015, Lee was confirmed to star in the historical movie Marital Harmony with Shim Eun-kyung, which began filming on 9 September. The movie is the second installment in a planned trilogy by Jupiter Films after the box-office hit The Face Reader in 2013.
Lee was a permanent member of the first season of 1 Night 2 Days, a segment of KBS’s weekend variety show Happy Sunday, from November 2007 to February 2012. In 2008, he received the "Best Popularity" award in the KBS Entertainment Awards for his high popularity in 1 Night 2 Days. His efforts and contributions in making 1 Night 2 Days one of the most loved and long-lasting variety shows in South Korea earned him the "Top Excellence MC" award in the 2010 KBS Entertainment Awards and the "Daesang" award with the other members of the first season in the 2011 KBS Entertainment Awards.
Lee took up another MC role in SBS’s Tuesday night talk show Strong Heart in October 2009, co-hosting with Kang Ho-dong, who is one of the top MCs in South Korea. Although it was a relatively new variety show on SBS, Strong Heart was recognized as the "Best Program" at the 2009 SBS Entertainment Awards and Lee was awarded the "Netizens’ Popularity" award after receiving the most number of votes in the online poll. After the departure of Kang Ho-dong from the show in September 2011, Lee took on sole MC responsibility and his performance earned positive comments from the viewers. Lee was recognized for his talent as an MC and received the "Top Excellence MC" award for two consecutive years in the 2010 and 2011 SBS Entertainment Awards. In March 2012, Lee announced his departure from Strong Heart in order to focus on his singing career. He recorded his last episode on 15 March, which was broadcast on 3 April.
Despite his busy schedule, Lee was able to graduate from Dongguk University within 4 years, obtaining his degree in International Trade and Commerce on February 20, 2009 and receiving a Special Achievement Award from the university. He then continued his studies for a 2nd master's degree in Cultural Contents at the Dongguk's Graduate School of Digital Image & Contents after finishing the master's degree in Trade Theory and Finance at the Dongguk's Graduate School in 2012.
Being a popular and versatile entertainer with a clean and positive image, Lee is one of the most likable commercial models and celebrity endorsers in South Korea. He endorses a wide variety of products and services, from banking services (KB Group), clothing (Heritory), food (Pizza Hut) and household electronics (Samsung Zipel refrigerators). He has also been ranked number one in the monthly CF (Commercial Film) Model Preference Ranking survey of the Korea Advertisers Association numerous times in recent years.
On 23 June 2012, Lee was one of the torchbearers in the 2012 London Summer Olympics Torch Relay chosen by Samsung, one of the worldwide partners of the said event. He carried the torch from Rochdale Stratford Avenue to Manchester Road. On 30 October 2012, the National Election Commission of South Korea appointed Lee as the Honorary Online Ambassador of the nation's campaign for a fair and clean presidential election.
On 1 February 2016, Lee Seung-gi began 21 months of mandatory military service as active duty soldier with entering Nonsan Army Recruit Training Center in Chungcheongnam-do. After training there for five weeks he will be dispatched to his assigned role following the completion ceremony. His expected discharge date is 31 October 2017.
In January 2014 it was revealed that Lee Seung Gi had been dating Yoona from the girl group Girls' Generation since September 2013. On August 13, 2015, their two agencies confirmed that they ended their relationship due to their busy schedules but remain friends.
|Album #||Album Information||Track listing|
The Dream Of A Moth
|2||Crazy For You|
Story Of Separation
|3.5||아직 못 다한 이야기
|Album #||Album Information||Track listing|
|1||남자가 여자를 사랑할 때
When A Man Loves A Woman
|2||남자가 여자를 사랑할 때 Vol.2
When A Man Loves A Woman Vol.2
|Album #||Album Information||Track listing|
Time for Love
- Love – The 1st Concert / Released on 6 April 2007
- Hope Concert in Seoul 2010 (Japan Version) / Released on 28 October 2011
- Hope Concert in Seoul 2010 (Korean Version) / Released on 15 December 2011
- Hope Concert in Seoul 2011 (Korean Version)
- Japan First Concert in JAPAN 2012
- Hope Concert in Seoul 2012 (Korean Version)
- Japan Second Concert in JAPAN 2013
- Hope Concert in Seoul 2013 (Korean Version)
- Lee Seung-gi – The Best / Released on 18 April 2012
- Confession (고해) (Remake song) / Released on 21 July 2004
- Let's Go On A Vacation (여행을 떠나요) (Remake song) / Released on 19 May 2008
- Will You Marry Me (결혼해 줄래) (feat. Bizniz) / Released on 18 June 2009
- Like The Beginning, Just Like Then (처음처럼 그때처럼) (feat. Kang Min-kyung from Davichi) / Released on 22 December 2009
- Smile Boy (Rock ver.) (with Kim Yuna) / Released on 1 June 2010
- Smile Boy 2010 / Released on 18 June 2010
- Losing My Mind (정신이 나갔었나봐) / Released on 4 August 2010
- From Now On I Love You (지금부터 사랑해) / Released on 16 September 2010
- Time for Love (연애시대) (feat. Ra.D, narr. Han Hyo-joo) / Released on 14 October 2011
- Last Word (마지막 그 한마디) / Released on 26 May 2013
- I'm Going to the Military (나 군대 간다) / Released on 21 Jan 2016
- Meet Someone Like Me (그런 사람) / Released on 3 March 2016
|2015||Love Forecast||Kang Joon-soo||Moon Chae-won||Lead Role|
|2016||Marital Harmony||Seo Do-Yoon||Shim Eun-kyung||Lead Role|
|2004-2005||MBC||Nonstop 5||Lee Seung-gi||Guest Star||Sitcom|
|2006||KBS||The Infamous Chil Sisters||Hwang Tae-ja||Lee Tae-ran, Choi Jung-won, Shin Ji-soo||Supporting Role|
|2009||SBS||Brilliant Legacy||Sun Woo-hwan||Han Hyo-joo, Moon Chae-won, Bae Soo-bin||Male lead|
|2010||SBS||My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox||Cha Dae-woong||Shin Min-a, No Min-woo, Park Soo-jin||Male lead|
|2011||MBC||The Greatest Love||Lee Seung-gi (Himself)||Cameo - Episode 9|
|2012||MBC||The King 2 Hearts||Lee Jae-ha||Ha Ji-won, Lee Yoon-ji, Jo Jung-suk||Male lead|
|2013||MBC||Gu Family Book||Choi Kang-chi||Bae Suzy, Yoo Yeon-seok, Jung Hye-young||Male lead|
|2014||SBS||You're All Surrounded||Eun Dae-gu/Kim Ji-yong||Cha Seung-won, Go Ara||Male lead|
|2015||KBS2||The Producers||Lee Seung-gi (Himself)||Cameo - Episode 6|
|2004||SBS||Good Sunday – X-Man||Fixed Guest|
|2006||KBS||Happy Sunday – Heroine 6||Fixed Guest|
|2006||SBS||Love Letter||Guest (Season 2 and 3)|
|2007–2012||KBS||Happy Sunday – 1 Night 2 Days||MC with Kang Ho-dong, Lee Soo-geun, Eun Ji-won, Kim C, MC Mong, Kim Jong-min, Uhm Tae-woong|
|2009–2012||SBS||Strong Heart||MC with Kang Ho-dong (2009–2011), Solo MC (2011–2012)|
|2009–2010||KBS||Happy Together||Guest ep 117 and 136|
|2011||KBS||Gag Concert||Guest at "Emergency Measures Committee" segment (Christmas Special)|
|2012||SBS||Good Sunday – Running Man||Guest with Park Shin-hye (episodes 120 & 121)|
|2012||KBS||Gag Concert||Guest at "Discovery of Life" segment with Shin Bo Ra (21 November)|
|2013||tvN||Sisters Over Flowers||Cast member|
|2013||SBS||Good Sunday – Running Man||Guest with Bora and Han Hye-jin (episodes 174)|
|2013||MBC||Insects, Great Instinct||Narration|
|2014||SBS||Healing Camp||Guest with Lee Sun-hee and Baek Ji-young (episode 134 & 135)|
|2015||SBS||Good Sunday – Running Man||Guest with Moon Chae-won and Lee Seo-jin (episode 228 & 229)|
|2014||tvN||Three Meals a Day||Guest (episode 9 & 10)|
|2015||KBS||I Am Korea||Guest Student Teacher (episode 8), MC (anniversary concert)|
|2015||tvN||New Journey to the West||As Xuanzang with Kang Ho-dong, Lee Soo-geun, Eun Ji-won|
|2004||Because You're My Girl (내 여자라니까)||Kim Sa-rang|
|2006||Words That Are Hard To Say (하기 힘든 말)||Nam Sang-mi|
|2006||Shape Of Your Lips (입모양)|
|2006||Please (제발), Desire And Hope (원하고 원망하죠), Addio (아디오), Tears (눈물)||Park Min-ji|
|2007||White Lie (착한 거짓말), Why... Are You Leaving (왜...가니)||Wang Ji-hye|
|2008||I'll Give You All (다 줄꺼야)|
|2008||Let's Go On A Vacation (여행을 떠나요)||1 Night 2 Days|
|2009||Let's Break Up (우리 헤어지자)||Lee Se-na|
|2010||Smile Boy (Rock ver.)||Kim Yuna|
|2010||Losing My Mind (정신이 나갔었나봐)||My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox|
|2010||From Now On I Love You (지금부터 사랑해)||My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox|
|2011||Aren't We Friends (친구잖아)|
|2012||Time for Love (恋愛時代)||Park Shin-hye|
|2012||Aren't We Friends (チングジャナ -友達だから-)||Park Shin-hye, Joo Sang-wook|
|2012||Return (되돌리다)||Park Gun-tae, Kim Yoo-jung|
|2012||An Invitation For Me (나에게 초대)|
|2013||Last Word (마지막 그 한마디)||Gu Family Book|
|2015||And Goodbye (그리고 안녕)|
|2016||Meet Someone Like Me (그런 사람)|
|Year||Company Name||Brand Name||Item||Co-star|
|2008||Seoul Milk||Seoul Milk||Food|
|2008-2009||Nong Shim||Noodle||Food||Shin Goo (2008),
Lee Hye-sook, Lee Soo-geun (2009)
|2009||Homplus Co.||Homeplus||Distribution||Kang Ho-dong, MC Mong, Lee Soo-geun, Eun Ji-won, Kim C|
|2009-2012||Samsung Electronics||Samsung Zipel||Electronics||Yoon Eun-hye (2009)
Cha Seung-won (2011)
|2009-2016||KB Financial Group||KB Hope Campaign||Finance||Kim Yuna|
|2010||Samsung Electronics||Samsung Zipel Massimo||Electronics|
|2010||KB Kookmin Card||KB Goodday Card||Finance|
|2010-2011||KB Kookmin Card||KB DC Star Shop||Finance|
|2010-2011||KB Kookmin Card||KB Rock Star||Finance|
|2010-2012||HTB||Pyeongchang, Gangwon Can||Drinks|
|2010-2012||Daesang Group||Chung Jung Won||Food|
|2010-2012||Daesang Group||Chung Jung Won Curry Queen||Food|
|2010-2012||Kolon Industries||Kolon Sports||Clothing||Lee Min-jung|
|2010-2012||Danone Korea||Danone Activia||Food|
|2010-2012||Korea Cosmetics||The Saem||Cosmetics|
|2010-2012||HTB||Family Mart Sunkist Juice||Drinks|
|2010-2015||LG Household & Health Care||Healthcare Products||Household||Heo Anna (2011)
Kim Jun-hyun (2012)
|2010-2012||Samsung Electronics||Samsung Zipel Grande Style||Electronics|
|2010-2012||KB Kookmin Card||KB Wise Home Card||Finance|
|2010-2014||Pizza Hut||Pizza hut||Food|
|2010-2012||Ministry of Strategy and Finance||Lotto Commission||Public|
|2010-2013||Sejung||HERITORY||Clothing||Jeong Yu-mi (2012)|
|2012-2013||Samsung Electronics||Samsung Zipel T9000||Electronics|
|2013-2014||Hanwoo Board||Cattle||Food, Goodwill Ambassador|
|2013-2014||WEMAKE||WE MAKE PRICE||Social Commerce||Lee Seo-jin|
|2013-2015||Firstlook||Firstlook Outdoor||Outdoor Clothing|
|2013-2014||MarketO||MarketO Real Cheese Chip, MarketO Real Brownie Blondie||Confectionery|
|2014||CJ Group||CJ Hello Mobile||Budget phones|
|2014-2015||Marley Coffee||Marley Coffee||Cafe and Coffee|
|2015||Belport||Avery||Organic Hand-Made Cosmetics|
|2004||M.net KM Music Festival||Best New Male Artist||Song – Because You're My Girl|
|15th Seoul Music Awards||Best Newcomer|
|SBS Music Awards|
|MBC Best 10 Singers Music Festival|
|MBC Entertainment Awards||Special Singer Award|
|2006||M.net KM Music Festival||Best Ballad Performance||Song – Words That Are Hard To Say|
|SBS Music Awards||Bonsang Award|
|Korea Best Dresser Awards||Singer Award|
|2007||M.net KM Music Festival||Best Male Artist||Song – White Lie|
|2008||Korea Entertainment Arts Awards||Best Male Singer (Ballad)|
|KBS Entertainment Awards||Popularity Award||Variety show – 1 Night 2 Days|
|2009||Korea Advertiser Awards||Model of the Year|
|Golden Disk Awards||Digital Single Bonsang Award||Song – Will You Marry Me|
|SBS Entertainment Awards||Netizens' Popularity Award||Variety show – Strong Heart|
|SBS Review of Programs (Jul–Dec 2009)||MC Special Award|
|M.net 20's Choice Awards||Hot Male Drama Star||Drama – Brilliant Legacy|
|SBS Drama Awards||Excellence in Acting (Special Planning Drama)|
|Best Couple Award with Han Hyo-joo|
|Top 10 Stars Award|
|Seoul International Drama Awards||Netizens' Popularity Award (Korea)|
|46th Baeksang Arts Awards||Most Popular Actor (TV category)|
|Korea Advertiser Awards||Model of the Year|
|Golden Disk Awards||Digital Single Bonsang Award||Song – Love Taught Me To Drink|
|MelOn Music Awards||Top 10 Artists Award||Song – Losing My Mind|
|Special OST Award|
|KBS Entertainment Awards||Top Excellence MC Award (Show/Entertainment Division)||Variety show – 1 Night 2 Days|
|SBS Entertainment Awards||Netizens' Popularity Award||Variety show – Strong Heart|
|Top Excellence MC Award|
|SBS Drama Awards||Best Couple with Shin Min-a||Drama – My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox|
|Top 10 Stars Award|
|Excellence in Acting (Drama Special)|
|Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism||Hallyu Merit Award|
|Savings' Day||President Citation|
|8th Asia Song Festival||Korea’s Representative Best Singer of Asia Award|
|KBS Entertainment Awards||Grand Award (with 1 Night 2 Days team)||Variety show – 1 Night 2 Days|
|SBS Entertainment Awards||Netizens' Popularity Award||Variety show – Strong Heart|
|Top Excellence MC Award (Talk Show Division)|
|2012||21st Seoul Music Awards||Popularity Award||Song – Aren't We Friends|
|1st Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards||Singer of the Year Award (#1 in October 2011)||Song – Time for Love|
|2013||22nd Seoul Music Awards||Popularity Award||Song – Return|
|2nd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards||Singer of the Year Award (#1 in December 2012)|
|Mnet Asian Music Awards||Best Vocal Performance - Male|
|MBC Drama Awards||Best Couple Award with Bae Suzy||Drama - Gu Family Book|
|Top Excellence in Acting (Miniseries)|
|2014||2nd Asia Rainbow TV Awards||Outstanding Leading Actor|
|7th Seoul Senior Film Festival||Best-Mannered Young Actor|
|5th Korean Popular Culture and Arts Award||Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Commendation|
|2015||2015 "Korean Film Actor's Guild Award" ||Popularity Award||Movie - Love Forecast|
|2004||Because You're My Girl||
|2006||Words That Are Hard To Say|
|2008||I'll Give You All|
|2009||Let's Break Up|
|2011||Aren't We Friends||
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- "이승기, 18대 대선 온라인 홍보대사로 위촉" (Korean) Nate News. 30 October 2012
- “Lee Seung Gi Reports For Military Duty“ “KDramaStars”. 1 February 2016
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- "[Live Updates] Winners of the 2013 MBC Drama Awards". Soompi. 30 December 2013.
- "The 2nd Rainbow Awards Winner List" CTVCC.June 2014
- "“I Will Be a Bridge for Generation Integration!”- Lee Seung-gi to Be Chosen as ‘Best Actor’ of ‘The 7th Seoul Senior Film Festival’" Getitk.22 September 2014
- "Lee Seung Gi, Lee Min Ho, Kim Soo Hyun, and EXO Receive the 2014 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Award" Soompi.10 November 2014
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