Full name: Kim Jong-woon
Date of birth: August 24, 1984(Cheonan,South Chungcheong,South Korea)
Origin: Seoul, south Korea
Best known: by his stage name Yesung
Genres: POP,dance & RNB
Occupation: singer,dancer,actor,radio personality & television host
Voice type: Baritone
>>He was once a radio host for his own radio program, M.I.R.A.C.L.E for You, which ended its broadcast in September 2007.
>>His stage name Yesung (Hanja: 藝聲) is translated to "art-like voice" and is derived from the phrase "예술가의 성대", meaning "vocal chords of an artist."
>> and also a member of
In 1999, Yesung joined a broadcasted singing competition and won gold at the Chun-an Singing Competition. In 2001, Yesung's mother signed him up to audition for SM Entertainment's Starlight Casting System, a casting audition that selects artists to sign under the label. He impressed the judges with his "artistic voice", and signed under SM Entertainment that same year. In late 2004, Yesung was recruited into the large all-male rotational boy band Super Junior.
Yesung's acting career began in the summer of 2007 with the release of Attack on the Pin-Up Boys, a high school comedy starring the whole of Super Junior. Yesung stars as the school's rock star who gets attacked by a mysterious force, which shoots him toward national stardom.
In 2009, Yesung was casted to play Jung Myung-soo in the musical South Korean Mountain Fortress, which will show from October 9 to November 4, 2009.
He was also performing in the musical Hong Gil Dong that was running from February 18 to April 18, alongside group mate Sungmin.
In 2010, Yesung starred in the musical Spamalot as one of the male leads, Sir Galahad. The musical was shown from October 1 to December 28. It received good feedbacks from musical audiences. Yesung stated that he is much more interested in musicals nowadays because it was a different challenge for him and looks forward to doing more musicals in the future.
From September 2006 to September 2007, Yesung was a host for his own radio program, M.I.R.A.C.L.E for You, where members of Super Junior often appear as guests. However, before the radio show's first anniversary, Yesung had to end the program so he could concentrate on Super Junior's second album, Don't Don. The last air date for the radio show was September 8, 2007.
In 2010, Yesung appeared together with groupmate Leeteuk as MCs for a new programme, MBC Love Chaser. The show presents a Korean celebrity with the challenge of guessing who is their secret admirer. The ongoing show is a favourite amongst TV audiences.
In 2010, Yesung was recruited as a new MC for MUZIT, a musical talk show alongside K.Will and veteran composer Yoo Youngsuk. The show showcases various musical talents from the Korean music industry.