Ong Seongwu is a South Korean actor and singer. He started his career as a member of the project group Wanna One, and made his acting debut in the 2019 TV series At Eighteen.
|Full Name||Ong Seongwu | 옹성우 | 邕聖祐|
|Born||August 25, 1995|
|Hometown||Guwol-dong, Namdong-gu, Incheon, South Korea|
|Height||179cm | 5′-11″|
|Family||Mother, Father, Older Sister|
|Education||Dong Seoul University (A.A.)|
Hanlim Arts School
Guwol Middle School
Sang Incheon Elementary School
|Fandom||WELO | 위로|
|Years Active||2017 – present|
|Project Group||Wanna One (2017 – 2019)|
|Sub-Unit||The Heal (2018 – 2019)|
|Position||Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer|
|2021||Life Is Beautiful||Park Jungwoo|
|2021||Would You Like a Cup of Coffee||Kang Gobi|
|2020||More Than Friends||Lee Soo|
|2019||At Eighteen||Choi Junwoo|
|2017||Huh Gak||Only You|
|Digital Single||WE BELONG|
|2020||More Than Friends OST Part.6||Late Regret|
|2019||At Eighteen OST Part.2||Our Story|
Ong Seongwu Facts
- Fandom WELO: We Eternally Love Ong seongwu
- His Dream Jobs: Drummer (elementary school) → Kpop Idol (middle school) → Professional Dancer (high school) → Actor (college).
- He used to work part-time as a model for an online clothing store, a staff of a coffee shop inside Fantagio, a hair model, etc.
- He got into Lion Media as a trainee in 2008, but he was too young and had a hard time training. So he decided not to become a Kpop idol (TMI: Lion Media was permanently closed on January 5, 2016).
- One of his college professors recommended him an audition for Fantagio. He passed it and got into Fantagio as a trainee in August 2016.
- Fantagio chose him for Produce 101 Season 2 Fantagio trainee. Because of his bad K-pop training experiences, he hesitated at first, but he ended up participating in Produce 101 Season 2, finished in 5th place, and made his debut as a member of Wanna One in 2017.
- Because his last name is very unusual, people constantly pronounce incorrectly (Hong Seongwu, Gong Seongwu, Oh Seongwu, etc).
- He is a Christian.
- He received his associate’s degree in acting from Dong Seoul University.
- Hobbies: dancing, traveling, driving, photography
- Specialties: drums, popping dance
- He is a former member of the dance team ’20th Century B-Boys’.
- When he was a kid, he watched someone’s Schnauzer named ChouChou and cried when ChouChou returned home.
- His mom wanted him to learn the piano, but he started learning drums because he did not want to learn the piano.
- He can play the guitar.
- He has a driver’s license.
- MBTI: ENFP
- Ongvid: Ong + Statue of David by Michelangelo
- Ongja: Ong + Wangja (prince)
- City: Gapyeong, New York
- Coffee: caramel macchiato
- Film: The Notebook (2004), The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
- Film Genre: romance, melodrama
- Month: May
- Older Sister