Skyrocketing with ‘Extreme Job,’ Gong Myung is gaining more popularity after becoming the lovable second lead, Prince Yangmyeong, in ‘Lovers of The Red Sky.’ Many viewers got second lead syndrome attack due to his excellence acting skill. But, do you really know Gong Myung? Let’s see some interesting facts about Gong Myung, aka Prince Yangmyeong from ‘Lovers of the Red Sky’.
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Facts about Gong Myung you need to know
1. Personal life of Gong Myung
Gong Myung (공명) was born on May 26, 1994, in South Korea. Gaining popularity with his stage name, Gong Myung, his real name is actually Kim Dong Hyun (김동현). His younger brother is one of NCT members, Doyoung (real name Kim Dong Young).
He went to Topyeong High School. It is said that his parents sent him to an acting academy because they thought that it’d be helpful for his personality.
2. Gong Myung debut as an actor
As an actor, Gong Myung debuted with a web drama ‘After School Bokbulbok Season 1.’ At that time, he still used his real name. Later, he changed his stage name when he debuted as a Kpop idol.
His acting career skyrocketed after starring ‘Extreme Job’ as Detective Jae Hoon in 2019. From ‘Extreme Job’ only, he received some awards, including Best New Actor in Baeksang Arts Awards, Blue Dragon Film Awards, Buil Film Awards, Chunsa Film Art Awards, and Grand Bell Awards.
He has starred in various movies, TV series, web series, and TV shows
Gong Myung’s movies
- If You Were Me 6 (2013)
- Ice River (2013)
- Futureless Things (2014)
- A Girl at My Doos (2014)
- Su Saek (2016)
- Extreme Job (2019)
- Homme Fatale (2019)
- Recipe for Happiness (2019)
- Hansan (TBA)
- Citizen Deok Hee (TBA)
Gong Myung’s TV series
- Drama Special – Bomi’s Room (2014, KBS2)
- Splendid Politics (2015, MBC)
- Beautiful You (2015-2016, MBC)
- Mystery Freshman (2016, SBS)
- Entertainer (2016, SBS)
- Drinking Solo (2016, tvN)
- The Happy Loner (2017, KBS2)
- The Bride of Habaek (2017, tvN)
- Revolutionary Love (2017, tvN)
- Feel Good to Die (2018, KBS2)
- Be Melodramatic (2019, JTBC)
- Drama Festa: Recipe of Happiness (2020, JTBC)
- Lover of the Red Sky (2021, SBS)
Gong Myung’s Web Series
- After School: Lucky or Not (2013, B tv/NATE)
- Infinite Power (2013, Samsung)
- Brain, Your Choice of Romance (2018, Oksusu)
Gong Myung’s TV Shows
- We Got married Season 4 (2016-2017, MBC)
- Law of the Jungle: Kota Manado (2017, SBS)
- Song Ji Hyo’s Beauty View (2017, JTBC)
- House on Wheels 3 (2021, tvN)
3. Gong Myung is a Kpop idol
One of the facts about Gong Myung you should know is that he was a member of Kpop boy group. In 2018, Gong Myung debuted with the Kpop boy group 5urprise under Fantagio Entertainment. His role in the group is as the vocalist.
Besides Gong Myung, other members of the Kpop boy group 5urprise are also actors. They were Seo Kang Joon, Yoo Il, Kang Tae Oh, Lee Tae Hwan. However, in March 2020, 5urprise contract expired, and the members decided to part ways.
Gong Myung himself left Fantagio and moved to Saram Entertainment until now.
4. About Gong Myung as Prince Yangmyeong
Prince Yangmyeong is the youngest of the princes and has a lively personality. He is fluent in speech and keens on the beauty of arts. As a young prince, he has a free spirit that is full of romantic qualities. However, deep inside, he feels lonely.
5. Gong Myung is a soft-hearted person
Just similar to his role in ‘Lovers of the Red Sky’, Gong Myung is a soft-hearted person. Moreover, he is also an emotional person who cries easily. When Gong Myung appeared in the talk show ‘Hello Counselor,’ he cried really hard when the guest told her story.
6. Don’t get tricked by how Gong Myung looks
Although he looks cute and sweet, Gong Myung is actually tall with broad shoulders. Gong Myung is 183 cm tall. Not only that, but he is also good at taekwondo and scuba diving.
Not only that, despite his cute and sweet look, Gong Myung is a heavy drinker who can drink up to 5 bottles of soju!
7. Gong Myung on Instagram
Although it’s not a verified account, Gong Myung has 1.6 million followers with 99 posts (per October 31) on Instagram.
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