HIGHLIGHT is a South Korean boy group formed in 2017 under the label Around Us Entertainment. Originally known as BEAST under Cube Entertainment, the members rebranded as HIGHLIGHT after leaving the agency.
It is composed of five members – Yoon Doo-joon, Yang Yo-seob, Lee Gi-kwang, Son Dong-woon, and Yong Jun-hyung – the group is celebrated for their powerful vocals and engaging performances.
After transitioning from BEAST to HIGHLIGHT, the group continued to showcase their versatility through a diverse range of music styles, from heartfelt ballads to energetic pop tracks. Their track “Ribbon” marked their debut under their new name, symbolizing their bond and resilience.
HIGHLIGHT’s music spans various genres, and their hits like “Plz Don’t Be Sad” and “Beautiful Night” continue to resonate with fans. Their journey reflects resilience and growth, making them a respected and beloved presence in the K-pop landscape.
In this post, we’ll reveal the popularity ranking of Highlight. Scroll down to this post!
Popular Ranking of Highlight Members
Rank #5 – Dongwoon
Name: Son Dong Woon
Date of birth: June 6, 1991 (age 26)
Education: Konkuk University
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
Blood type: Type A
Part: Vocals, dancing
Hobbies: Collecting figures, games, gardening
Special skills: Piano, China language, Japanese
The maknae, the youngest member of the group, is Dongwoon. He was an entertainment trainee of JYP for 2 years before joining Cube Entertainment. I’m in charge of the group’s visuals, and this is the 2nd piece of the deeply chiseled orthodox. The carving is too deep, making it a joke that it doesn’t look Korean. Dongwoon’s face appears when you search the image of “Arab Handsome” on Google in Korea.
His specialties are piano, Chinese, and Japanese, so he practiced and performed Japanese songs when performing in Japan. He is also loved by Japanese fans, such as his own tweets, Japanese tweets, and conversations in Japanese at fan meetings. He also made his solo debut in Japan in 2015.
Dongwoon was once judged by a dance trainer to be a ’70-year-old grandfather’. He is sometimes called an old man for that reason. When he was in middle school, he was called Won Bin of Gangdong District.
A handsome maknae who is loved by the group. It’s called bug phobia. He is good at spoiling and is loved by the members. He gets along well with the members and is in charge of aegyo who loves his older brother. Compared to other members, He was worried about his low profile.
There was also a scene where a man who passed by during the filming of a program noticed Kikwang and Doojoon, but didn’t know about Dongwoon and said, “I’m not well known.”
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Rank #4 – Junhyung
Name: Yong Jun Hyung
Date of birth: December 19, 1989
Blood type: O
Skill: Dance rap
Hobbies: Writing lyrics, watching movies
4th place is Jonghyun who just left in 2019. Junhyung’s special talent is dancing and rapping, so her sharp rapping was attractive. He is also famous as a member of the former idol group xiang.
He is in charge of cool in the group. He is a talented Junhyung who also works on featuring and songwriting. Since her activities with the Korean version of Mini Album Time, he has been involved in music production and also produces music under the name GOOD LIFE.
It is said that he has a shy personality. He’s shy and doesn’t seem to have done much to stand out, but he’s an unsung hero who is admired by the members.
It was said to be cool, but it was also said to be rather natural. When I played games on variety shows, I got the impression that the host would always tease me and treat me as a big hole.
Junhyung is cool, but he dislikes insects and is willing to clean the dormitory. It has been pointed out that for some reason he has never shown my abdominal muscles.
Jonghyun was also the producer of Highlight, but before his debut, he was in danger of having to leave due to his poor performance in the evaluation conducted by his agency. If he had left here, he would not have been a composer or a lyricist.
In 2013, he was the idol who registered the most songs with the Copyright Association. Another member put her Jonghyun’s folder on the company’s computer to show Jonghyun’s worth.
Kyon means older brother, so he was told that he wasn’t feeling well. In 2011, it was discovered that he was dating Goo Hara of the popular girl group KARA. Unfortunately, they broke up in 2013.
Junhyung, who used to be the main rapper, has a tendency to stutter his pronunciation and was once called by the members with the nickname of having a fat tongue. Even so, when he raps on stage, his pronunciation is firm and beautiful, and you can see his high level of professionalism.
Rank #3 – Yoseob
Birth name: Yang Yo Seob
Birth January 5, 1990 (age 28)
Birthplace South Korea
Educational background: Graduated from Dong-A Broadcasting Arts University
Blood type: Type B
In charge: Main vocal to write
Yoseob, who is in charge of the charm of the group, ranked 3rd in the most popular. He was a trainee at MBO Entertainment, an affiliated company of JYP Entertainment. In the group, he is the main vocalist and has an excellent talent for handling voices, such as human beatboxing.
He is said to be the best singer in the group and has the widest high range. He has also performed in many musicals. Yoseob, who has a captivating voice, has attracted many fans with his high, clear, and sweet singing voice. He is also active as a solo artist.
At the time of his debut, he was in charge of “cute” and had a delicate body. Since 2013, he has been working on his body modification, such as boxing, and now he is showing off his masculine muscular body.
Yoseob is the main vocalist and has been popular since his debut, but it was said that there were good times and bad times during his live performances. In order to stabilize his voice volume and range, he worked on physical modifications such as boxing to increase his physical strength.
Since then, it has become more and more attractive to perform live. It is said that while performing in musicals, he sang and danced and gained strength and voice.
Despite saying that he is not good at dancing, he shows a sharp and powerful performance on stage. Yoseob has a pet Chihuahua named “Yonggen”, and he is so popular that there is even a “Yonggen fan cafe” on his fan site.
He belongs to FC MEN, a celebrity soccer team with Gikwang. He is good friends with Doojoon and the two are said to be a couple. He is said to be the fake youngest, with her lovely looks and her fan service, which shows her charm in front of her fans, is also said to be divine.
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Rank #2 – Gikwang
Name: Lee Gi Kwang
Date of Birth: March 30, 1990
Blood Type: A
Role: Lead Vocalist, Main Dancer
Hobbies: Watching Movies, Exercise
Graduate School of Postmodern Music (currently enrolled)
Gikwang, who is in charge of vocals, is second. A former JYP Entertainment trainee, he transferred to Cube Entertainment and debuted as her solo singer AJ. Although he has the singing ability to make her solo debut, her sharp dance is also one of Gikwang’s charms.
He is also active as an actor, appearing in the TV dramas “High Kick for Tomorrow” and “My Princess”. At 170 cm tall and weighing 58 kg, he has a small build, but he is also the group’s muscleman. Are you faking your height to look petite? suspicions are often raised. According to him, “I have 170 cm.”
He is very concerned about his short height, so he went on stage to receive the 2014 Golden Disc Producer Award on behalf of Hong Seung-yeon, the president of Cube Entertainment. At this time, Rain, who was standing next to me, and the height difference was too much, and there was a scene where both the members and the fans who were watching had a wry smile.
Among the members, he trains his body the most and is said to be in charge of muscles in the group. At the time of his debut, Kikwang often took off his clothes to show off his muscles. That’s why he even got the nickname Time to Undress.
At the time of his debut, he was appearing in the comedy show “High Kick”, but at that time he was not well-known, and he was not recognized as a member of BEAST. He is active not only in vocals and dance but also in various situations such as hosting a variety show with her quick thinking.
With her neat looks, he is a gikwang who can be active in various fields such as singing, dancing, acting, songwriting, and MC. He is said to be an all-purpose idol for that reason. He has a cute smile and is attractive, but he said that he is not confident in her appearance enough to think that he has a good face as a celebrity.
He has eyes that disappear when he smiles and sexy lips. Along with Doojoon and Yoseob, he belongs to the celebrity soccer team FC MEN, and he is the FW.
Rank #1 – Doojoon
Birth name: Yoon Doo Joon
Birth July 4, 1989
Goyang-gun, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (currently Goyang-si)
Education Dongshin University Broadcasting Entertainment Department
Blood type: A
Position: Leader, Vocalist, Rap
Specialty: Soccer, Human Beatbox
This is Doojoon, HIGH LIGHT’s reliable father. Doojoon is a former JYP Entertainment trainee. He appeared in 2 PM and 2 AM’s member selection program “Hot Blood Boys” and has been popular since then. He then transferred to Cube Entertainment and made his debut as the leader of BEAST.
His vocals are characterized by a husky singing voice. As the leader of the team, Doojoon organizes and leads the members. He is also the father of the team.
Doojoon, who is solid and has leadership, is trusted by the members and is also relied on by the staff. On the other hand, when he is off, he jokes with everyone and makes people laugh by mimicking him.
It is said to be the original “idol you want to have as a boyfriend (Namchindol)”. He has been selected twice for this “Idol you want to have as a boyfriend”. At the time of his debut, there was an episode in which her president prohibited her from wearing shorts.
He is the mood maker who motivates him in the group and enhances his performance. His charm is her big eyes. Dojoon, who likes soccer, belongs to the celebrity soccer team ‘FC MEN’ along with Yoseob and Kikwang. His position is a midfielder. He loves soccer so much that he sometimes practices soccer even in his sleep.
Doojoon’s hobby and special skill is soccer, so he has the nickname ‘Ronaldo John’. Because of his soccer skills, he is also popular with men. He has an image of him watching a soccer game. This politeness has become a hot topic on SNS.
Also, due to Doojoon’s love of soccer, Ronaldo’s nickname was changed from ‘my brother’ to ‘our Doo’ on a foreign soccer bulletin board. He is also the public relations ambassador for the K-League, the Korean professional soccer league.
Before his debut, he said that he wanted to become a singer after watching a BIGBANG documentary. Since his debut, he has often appeared on variety shows and was also an MC. He has also appeared in TV dramas and is also active as an actor. Because of this, he is a well-known and well-known member.