Yook Sung-jae Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More

Yook Sung-jae Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More

Yook Sung-jae (Korean: ; Hanja: ; born May 2, 1995) is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, host, and entertainer who goes by the moniker Sungjae. He is a member of the boy band BtoB as well as its sub-group BtoB Blue. Aside from his group's activities, Yook has appeared in several television dramas, including Plus Nine Boys (2014), Who Are You: School 2015 (2015), The Village: Achiara's Secret (2015), Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (2016), and Mystic Pop-up Bar (2020), as well as reality shows such as Hitmaker, We Got Married, and Master in the House.

Yook's debut solo album, Yook O'Clock, was released on March 2, 2020.

Childhood and education

Yook was born in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, on May 2, 1995. He has a single older sister. Yook comes from a wealthy family. His father is the CEO of a semiconductor-related IT corporation. His grandfather was the first person to introduce red carp to South Korea, and his grandmother ran a fishing farm in Paju.

He spent a month studying in both England and the Philippines. He graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School in 2014 after finishing high school there. He then went to Dongshin University and majored in Practical Music.



On August 10, 2010, he took part in the "2010 Cube Stars Party" stage performance.

On March 6, 2011, Yook appeared on stage with bandmate Seo Eunkwang, Im Hyun-sik, Jung Il-hoon, and supposed member Lee Min-woo in the "2011 CUBE Stars Party."

Yook competed in the JYP 6th Audition Final Round before signing with Cube Entertainment.

2012-2014: BtoB debut and solo activities

On March 21, 2012, Yook made his BtoB vocal debut with "Insane" and "Imagine." Yook co-hosted SBS MTV's music show The Show with bandmate Lee Min-hyuk on March 23, 2012.

Yook Sungjae made his acting debut in the 2013 drama Monstar (TV series) as a supporting cast member alongside his bandmates Lee Min-hyuk, Lee Chang-sub, and Im Hyun-sik. Arnold, a member of the boy idol group 'Men In Black,' was played by Sungjae. He appeared in four episodes: episodes 2, 6, 9, and 12. He appeared in the drama's OST Part 1 titled "Days Gone By," OST Part 2 "After Time Passes," and OST Part 7 "First Love" alongside BTOB's Lee Minhyuk, Lee Changsub, Im Hyunsik, and Beast's Yong Jun-hyung. In the same year, Sungjae and BTOB appeared as themselves, an idol group band BTOB, in episode 4 of hit drama The Heirs.

Yook appeared as Sungjoon/Ssukssuk, Na-younger jung's brother, in the 2014 television series Reply 1994. Yook was cast as a presenter for the show A Song For You in July 2014, alongside Kangin of Super Junior and Amber of f (x). He also appeared on the South Korean producer duo Jeong Hyeong-don and Defconn's Hitmaker season 1 and became a member of the program's project unit group, Big Byung, alongside Got7's Jackson and VIXX members N and Hyuk. After that, the group releases two singles: "Stress Come On" and "Ojingeo Doenjang" (Korean: ). The same year, he landed his first lead role in Plus Nine Boys, as a 19-year-old Judo athlete. From 2014 to 2015, he appeared on the reality show Real Men.

2015-2017: Acting and popularity rise

Yook made his breakthrough in the teen drama Who Are You: School 2015, co-starring with Kim So-hyun and Nam Joo-hyuk. He also collaborated with Park Hye-soo on the show's OST, "Love Song." After the show ended, he gained popularity and landed several endorsement deals. Yook then co-starred in the 2015 horror mystery series The Village: Achiara's Secret with Moon Geun-young. He received the "New Star award" for his performance in The Village: Achiara's Secret, and he and Kim So-hyun won the "Best Couple award" for Who Are You: School 2015.

Yook competed in King of Mask Singer in 2015 as Tired Bumblebee and received positive feedback for his performance. In the fourth season of We Got Married, he was paired with Red Velvet's Joy. The couple later released a duet titled "Young Love," with the pair contributing to the song's lyric composition with the assistance of his bandmate BTOB's Im Hyun-sik as producer. Yook and Joy won the "Best Couple" and "Best Male Rookie (in Variety) awards at the 2015 MBC Entertainment Awards. On May 7, 2016, the couple left We Got Married.

Yook joined the trio of main hosts Yook Sungjae-Jackson GOT7's Wang-and actress Kim Yoo-jung of the music program Inkigayo in September 2015 and left the show in May 2016. Sungjae was appointed as an ambassador of the King Sejong Institution in 2016. He also joined BTOB's first sub-unit, BTOB Blue, which debuted in September 2016.

Yook starred in the hit fantasy-romance drama Guardian: The Lonely and Great God from 2016 to 2017. He also appeared in the reality documentary Law of the Jungle, which was shot in Sumatra, Indonesia. He took part in the digital single project Piece of BtoB in August 2017. On August 30, he released the songs "Say It" and "Paradise," the latter of which he composed and wrote himself. He joined the cast of the reality show Master in the House in late 2017.

Yook suffered a back injury and would be hospitalized on December 29, 2017, according to Cube Entertainment. His lumbar disc herniation symptoms reportedly worsened during the concert 2017 BtoB Time - Our Concert. Yook attended the Master in the House press conference on January 5, 2018. This was his first appearance after recovering from a lumbar injury; after two weeks of rest, he gradually resumed his activities.

From 2018 to the present: 3x2=6, Yook O'Clock, and Mystic Pop-up Bar

Yook in April of this year

Yook held his first fan meeting, Paradise, on February 11 at TICC in Taiwan, May 19 at Macpherson Stadium in Hong Kong, and July 13 in Manila, Philippines.

Yook was appointed as BtoB's new leader in 2019, on the occasion of their seventh anniversary. On July 12, Cube TV debuted "Lovely 95s," a new reality show starring Yook. It was revealed that he planned and organized a variety show with his close same-aged 95s friends, former Boyfriend members Youngmin, Kwangmin, and Minwoo, Teen Top's Ricky, and model Baek Kyung Do.

On December 19, 2019, Cube announced their plans for a new music project 3x2=6, in which Yook will release two songs every month for three months beginning in December 2019 and distribute them through various online music sites. Yook associated the number '6' (pronounced as "yook" in Korean) to his surname 'Yook' (), demonstrating only Yook Sung-wits. jae's The project has three themes: Singer is to showcase his ability as an artist by releasing his first produced song, Human is his desire to be loved for a long time, and BtoB Yook Sung-jae participated in the project along with his bandmates Jung Il-hoon and Peniel Shin. On December 26, 2019, the project began with the release of its first singles "Yook" (()) and "From Winter" ( ) as part of 3x2=6 PArt 1. "Yook" is described as a melodic modern-rock genre song in which Yook contributes lyrics and composes. Yook demonstrated his reversed charm with "W.A.U" (What About U) and "Chicken" for 3x2=6 Part 2. "Chicken" is a clever song with clever lyrics about how time passes, no matter how much trends change, just like (fried) chicken that everyone loves. The song will be available on January 16, 2020. On February 6, 2020, the project concluded with the first collaboration song between Yook and Ilhoon, "HMHN," and "Hypnotized," which was performed with Peniel at the 2018 BtoB Time - This Is Us concert.

Yook returned to the small screen in early 2020 as part of the main cast of Mystic Pop-up Bar, a JTBC drama based on the popular webtoon of the same name. Yook left the cast of Master in the House on February 18th, after two years on the show prior to his mandatory military service. Yook's debut solo album, Yook O'Clock, was released on March 2, 2020, and included six songs from 3X2=6 as well as the lead single "Come with the Wind."

Private life

Military service is required.

Yook announced on Instagram on May 3, 2020, that he will begin mandatory military service on May 11, 2020, which Cube confirmed. Yook will join the Ministry of National Defense military band after completing his five-week basic military training course at Nonsan Training Center, according to MyDaily.

Yook and Teen Top's Ricky performed "Love Blossom" (original song by K.Will) as part of their military service duty as a military band on May 7, 2021 at Seoul National Cemetery Spring Contact - Free Periodical Concert. The theme of the concert was "Waiting for normal daily life before the pandemic." On June 6, Yook and Major Jeong Dong-mi hosted the 66th Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony, which was held in front of the Memorial Tower at the Seoul National Cemetery by the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs (South Korea).

Yook announced that he will not return to his unit after his final military leave in October 2021, in accordance with the army's COVID-19 pandemic protocols. On November 14, 2021, he was officially discharged from the military.


Yook participated in a charity auction in 2015 to benefit the Social Welfare Community Fund for Love, which helps low-income children. Yook donated $3 million to Jeonbuk National University Hospital, which was the filming location for The Village: Achiara's Secret, according to SBS in December 2015. The same year, he took part in the Korean Peninsula Briquette Sharing Campaign, donating briquettes to residents of Kowloon Village in Gangnam-gu, Seoul.


For Yook Sungjae's works with BtoB, see BtoB discography.

Extended plays

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions and sales

TitleDetailsPeak chart positionsSales
Yook O'Clock
  • Released: March 2, 2020
  • Label: Cube Entertainment
  • Formats: CDdigital download
  • KOR: 27,992[95]


TitleYearPeak chart positionsSalesAlbum
As lead artist
"That Day Long Ago"201555
  • KOR: 49,897[97]
King of Masked Singer Special
"말해" (Tell Me)201736
  • KOR: 34,273[98]
Piece of BTOB Vol. 6
"Confession"[99]201834Your BGM Vol. 2
"뭍 (陸)" (Yook)20191483x2=6 Part 1
"W.A.U" (What About U)2020[A]3x2=6 Part 2
"Come with the Wind" (그날의 바람)107Yook O'Clock
"Stress Come On" (with NJackson and Hyuk as Big Byung)2014Non-album singles
"Ojingeo Doenjang" (with NJackson and Hyuk as Big Byung)2015
"Photograph" (with Namjoo)[101]29
  • KOR: 115,083[102]
A CUBE – For Season Blue Season 2
"Young Love" (with Joy)201652
  • KOR: 77,990[103]
Non-album singles
"Playing With Fire" (with NC.A)89
  • KOR: 25,667[104]
As featured artist
"On The Four Lane Road" (Geeks's Louie feat. Yook Sungjae)[105]2016
  • KOR: 24,311[106]
Hwang Moon Seob
Soundtrack appearances
"Past Days" (with JunhyungHa Yeon-sooMinhyukChangsubHyunsik)201356
  • KOR: 87,730[107]
Monstar OST
"After Time Passes" (with Junhyung, Minhyuk, Changsub, Hyunsik)32
  • KOR: 125,359[107]
"First Love" (with Junhyung, Minhyuk, Changsub, Hyunsik)61
  • KOR: 36,395[108]
"Curious" (궁금해) (with Oh Seung-hee)2014Plus Nine Boys OST
"Love Song" (feat. Park Hye-soo)20158
  • KOR: 144,539[109]
Who Are You: School 2015 OST
"Loving You Again"62
  • KOR: 59,982[110]
Scholar Who Walks The Night OST
"Ambiguous" (with EunkwangHyunsik)201737
  • KOR: 155,093[111]
Fight for My Way OST
"Love Resembles Memories" (사랑은 추억을 닮아서)2020Mystic Pop-up Bar OST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.


For Yook Sungjae's works with BtoB, see BtoB videography.

Television series

2013MonstarArnold, Men in Black MemberSupporting Role
The HeirsHimselfCameo (Episode 4)
Reply 1994Sung JoonSupporting Role
2014Plus Nine BoysKang Min-guMain Role
2015Who Are You: School 2015Gong Tae-kwangLead Role
Orange MarmaladeVampire Yook Sung-jaeCameo (Episode 12)
The Village: Achiara's SecretPark Woo-jaeLead Role
2016–2017Guardian: The Lonely and Great GodYoo Deok-hwaMain Role
2018Dae Jang Geum Is WatchingOh Sung-jaeCameo (Episode 16)
2020Mystic Pop-up BarHan Kang-baeLead Role
2022The Golden SpoonLee Seung-cheon

Television show

2014Hitmaker Season 1Castwith Got7's JacksonVIXX's N and Hyuk
Real MenEpisode 77–88
2014-2015A Song For You Season 3Season 3, with Super Junior's Kangin and f(x)'s Amber
2015Hitmaker Season 2with Got7's JacksonVIXX's N and Hyuk
Invisible Man
King of Mask SingerContestantTired Bumblebee (Episode 5–6), LP Boy (Special Live 2015)
2015–2016We Got MarriedCastSeason 4, with Red Velvet's Joy (Episode 276–320)
2016King of Mask SingerPanelistSpecial panelist (Episode 43–44)
Duet Song FestivalContestantwith Jang Ji-seon (Episode 5)
Battle Tripwith Seo Eun-kwangIm Hyun-sik (Episode 16)
Idol Chef KingWinner with Seo Eun-kwang
2017Fantastic DuoWinner paired with Gummy Season 2: Star Wars Special (Episode 19–20)
Clenched Fist-Boat HornCastwith Kim Byung-manKim Jong-minYook Jong-wanLee Sang-min, and Kang Ye-won
Celebrity Bromancewith Boyfriend's Youngmin and Kwangmin
Law of the Jungle in SumatraEpisodes 256–261
2017–2020Master in the HouseWith Lee Seung-giLee Sang-yoonYang Se-hyung & Shin Sung-rok
2019Lovely 95swith Boyfriend's YoungminKwangmin, Minwoo, Teen Top's Ricky and Baek Kyung Do


2012The Showwith Lee Min-hyuk
Best of Bestwith Woo-hee
2014Mnet Wide Custom News
2014-2015A Song For You Season 3with Super Junior's Kangin and f(x)'s Amber
2015–2016Inkigayowith Kim Yoo-jung & Got7's Jackson Wang
2016Radio StarSpecial DJ ep. 495
2017DMZ Peace ConcertWith Sistar's Soyou
Korea Music Festivalwith NCT's Jeong Jae-hyun & Jang Ye-won
2018Happy TogetherSpecial host ep. 564
2020My Little Old BoySpecial MC - Episodes 180
202166th Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremonywith Jeong Dong-mi

Awards and nominations

Name of the award ceremony, year presented, category, nominee of the award, and the result of the nomination

Award ceremonyYearCategoryNominee / WorkResult
APAN Star Awards2015Best New ActorWho Are You: School 2015Nominated
Baeksang Arts Awards2016Best New Actor – TelevisionNominated
2017Most Popular Actor – TelevisionGuardian: The Lonely and Great GodNominated
KBS Drama Awards2015Best New ActorWho Are You: School 2015Nominated
Popularity Award, ActorNominated
Best Couple AwardYook Sung-jae (with Kim So-hyun)
Who Are You: School 2015
2017Drama OST Award"Ambiguous" (with Seo Eun-kwang and Im Hyun-sik)
Fight For My Way OST
Korea Cable TV Awards2017Rising Star AwardGuardian: The Lonely and Great GodWon
Korea Drama Awards2015Best New ActorWho Are You: School 2015Nominated
2017Guardian: The Lonely and Great GodWon
Star of the Year AwardWon
Korea First Brand Awards2017Male Acting IdolYook Sung-jaeWon
Korea Brand & Model Awards2017Brand Model Grand PrizeWon
MBC Drama Awards2022Top Excellence Award, Actor in a MiniseriesThe Golden SpoonWon
Best Couple AwardYook Sung-jae (with Jung Chae-yeon)
The Golden Spoon
MBC Entertainment Awards2015Best Male Newcomer Award (Variety)We Got MarriedKing of Mask SingerWon
Best Couple AwardYook Sung-jae (with Red Velvet's Joy)
We Got Married
MTN Broadcast Advertising Festival2018CF Male Star AwardYook Sung-jaeWon
SBS Drama Awards2015New Star AwardThe Village: Achiara's SecretWon
SBS Entertainment Awards2018Excellent Award Variety DepartmentMaster in the HouseWon
2019SNS Star AwardWon
Best Teamwork AwardWon
Soompi Awards2016Best BromanceYook Sung-jae (with Nam Joo-hyuk)
Who Are You: School 2015
2018Best Idol Actor AwardGuardian: The Lonely and Great GodNominated


YearNetworkCompetitionResultRecipient/Nominated WorkDateNotes
2014KBSImmortal Songs 2NominatedYook Sung-jae (with BtoB as BtoB - "Bright Moon of The Fiveteenth Night"June 21, 2014Season 2
NominatedYook Sung-jae (with BtoB as BtoB - "Tell Her"October 11, 2014Season 2, Heat of The Saturday Night Special
2015MBCKing of Masked SingerRunner-upYook Sung-jae - "The Woman, The Man", "Long Day Ago", "Thanks"May 10, 2015Tired Bumblebee (Episode 5–6), LP Boy (Special Live 2015)
2016Duet Song FestivalScored 415Yook Sung-jae (with Jang Ji-seon) - "Love Rain"May 6, 2016Episode 5
KBSImmortal Songs 2WonYook Sungjae (with Seo Eun-kwangLee Chang-sub and Im Hyun-sik as BtoB Blue - "To My Love"August 27, 2016Season 2, The Summer Song Festival Special
Battle TripWonYook Sung-jae (with Seo Eun-kwang and Im Hyun-sik as BtoB)September 11, 2016Ttuittui Ppangppang Tour (Episode 16) "1 Night, 2 Days in Taiwan" July 30, 2016
MBCIdol Chef KingRunner-upYook Sung-jae (with Seo Eun-kwang as BtoB - Pumpkin porridge and hot spicy meat stew pasta and avocado sauceSeptember 14, 2016MBC Chuseok Holiday Special
2017KBSImmortal Songs 2Runner-upYook Sung-jae (with Seo Eun-kwangLee Chang-sub and Im Hyun-sik as BtoB Blue - "Under The Sky"August 22, 2017Season 2, The Blue Special
SBSFantastic DuoWonYook Sung-jae - "Childish Adult", "Please Forget Me", Final Duo Song: "Memory Loss"August 13, 2017Season 2, (Episode 19–20) Star Wars Special (Duet-mate Gummy)

Yook Sung-jae Biography

NameYook Sung-jae
Date of Birth2-May-1995
Age in 202328
Birth PlaceSuji-gu
CountrySouth Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
Height1.8 (m)
WeightUnknown (KGs)
HeightIn Centimeters: 180 cm.
In Meters: 1.8 m.
In Feet Inches: 5'11"
WeightIn KG: Not known
In Pound: Not known
Eye Color-
Hair Color-
Marital StatusYet to update

Some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Yook Sung-jae.

  1. What is the Net Worth of Yook Sung-jae?

The Net Worth of Yook Sung-jae is $1.5 Million.

  1. What is the Height of Yook Sung-jae?

The height of Yook Sung-jae is 1.8.

  1. Where is the birthplace of Yook Sung-jae?

The birthplace of Yook Sung-jae is Suji-gu

  1. What is the Date of Birth of Yook Sung-jae?

The birthday of Yook Sung-jae is on 2-May-1995.

  1. Is Yook Sung-jae Married?

The marital status of Yook Sung-jae is: Yet to update.

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