Lee Seung-hyun who was born on December 12, 1990 is a South Korean K-pop singer, songwriter and actor. Professionally known as Seungri, he gained fame for being a member of the YG Entertainment boy band Big Bang. As an actor, he is best known for appearing in the Netflix comedy show YG Future Strategy Office.
Who are Seungri's parents?
The K-pop legend was born and raised in Gwangju, South Korea. His parents' names are Lee Yeon-Jin and Kang Hyun-Sook. His father is a professional golfer and former golf coach. Seungri's parents are very supportive of their son and gave multiple interviews defending him when he was involved in a sex and gambling scandal.
Pop music career
Growing up, Seungri was passionate about dancing and became a member of a dance group. He appeared on several reality shows and was noticed by YG Entertainment talent agency. Seungri accepted their offer to become a member of the new boy band Big Bang. Dubbed the "Kings of K-pop", the five-piece band helped to promote the music genre internationally and was nominated for 171 awards, winning 121 of them. From 2006 until 2016, they released three Korean and five Japanese albums. In 2008, Seungri also started a solo career. He left Big Bang in 2019 due to a scandal involving sex, gambling and drugs allegations. As an actor, he starred in 14 television shows, films and music videos. In 2012, he made a small appearance in the music video for the legendary PSY's song Gangnam Style. The singer also owns several businesses, including a restaurant franchise and a dance academy.
Is Seungri in a relationship?
Seungri is possibly single now. In 2020, he was rumored to be in a relationship with aspiring actress Yoo Hae Won. Neither of them confirmed or denied the rumors.
How much is Seungri's net worth?
The singer's net worth is approximately estimated at around 25 million dollars as of 2022.