Haha, 43
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  • Birthday
    August 20, 1979
  • Birthplace
    Stuttgart, West Germany
  • Age
    43 Years

Haha is a talented South Korean singer, member of RGP, as well as variety show host. Haha is best recognized for hosting Infinite Challenge and Running Man among other shows.

Early Life

Haha was born on 20 August 1979 and is now 42 years old. At the time of his birth, his family lived in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany. When he was still an infant, his family moved to Seoul, South Korea. Likewise, his birth name is Ha Dong-hoon which is written in Korean as 하동훈 and in Hanja as 河東勳.

Talking about his family, he has an elder sister named Ha Juri (하쥬리). His mother is Kim Oak Jeong and has a doctorate in psychology. Likewise, his father’s name is Ha Yoon Gook. On the other hand, his sister is a pianist holding a doctorate as well. Regarding his education, Haha attended Daejin University. From this institution, this singer obtained a master’s degree in Drama and Fine Arts.

Haha Haha poses for a photo with his mother Kim Oak Jeong. Source: Instagram

Career

Haha is a professional singer. Likewise, he is also a popular variety show host as well as a member of the duo RGP alongside reggae singer Skull (Jo Sung-jin). This personality is best recognized for his appearances in the sitcom Nonstop. Netizens also recognize him as the co-host of two popular variety programs Infinite Challenge and Running Man. Moreover, this talented personality was also the host of his own show Ya Man TV on Mnet in the year 2015.

Initially, Haha signed to Seoul Records and debuted as a singer as well as a rapper in 2001. This was with the hip-hop group Z-Kiri, which soon disbanded. Then in 2022, he hosted What’s Up YO! along with MC Mong and Jerome To. Later on, this personality became one of the main casts of Nonstop in its 3rd season.

Furthermore, this personality became the producer and presenter of his own radio show – Haha and Mong’s Journey. This was in collaboration with MC Mong in 2004 for SBS Power FM. Following his departure from Nonstop, this personality spent two years alongside singer Taw. The singer did this in order to prepare and record his debut album The Beautiful Rhyme Diary, released on 18 February 2005.

Eventually, he guest-starred on X-man on 22 May 2005 and gained fame for his imitations of a close friend – Kim Jong Kook. Soon, he was added to the cast of Infinite Challenge in December 2005.

HahaHaha posing for a photo with his co-stars of Running Man. Source: Global Times

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Additionally, the singer returned as a guest for the 6th and final season of Nonstop in the year 2006. Then in 2007, this singer released his 2nd single You’re My Destiny. Later on, this personality joined the show Happy Shares Company as a co-host until February 2008. He did his mandatory military service from February 2008 and was released on 11 March 2010 after serving 24 months. During this time, the singer collaborated with a new group Davichi for their song Love and War.

On 30 December 2011, this South Korean singer received the award for “Best Entertainer”. Haha received it at the 2011 SBS Entertainment Awards for his work on Running Man. Then in 2014, he and Kim Jong-kook formed a musical duo Running Man Brothers. The duo had a concert tour in the United States in July and December.

Further, this personality has 2 new variety shows namely Talking Road and Rebound. Then in 2018, he resigned as the CEO of Quan Entertainment. Instead, his longtime manager – Jang Hyung Chul – took over the position. More recently, on 8 December 2021, this personality released his 2nd extended play Gap.  

Personal Life

Haha is happily married to the South Korean singer Byul. His wife’s birth name is Kim Go Eun. The lovebirds tied the knot on 30 November 2012. The news about their marriage was announced earlier on 15 August 2012. Together, the South Korean celebrity couple has three children namely Dream, Soul, and Song. The couple welcomed Dream on 9 July 2013; Soul on 22 March 2017; and Song on 15 July 2019.

HahaHaha posing for a photo with his family in May 2022. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Haha stands tall at the height of around 172 cm or 5 feet 7 inches and his weight is approximately 60 kgs. Similarly, this South Korean singer has black hair and eyes of the same color. Besides these, singer Haha’s other body measurement details are still under review.

Social Media and Net Worth

Haha is available on Instagram under the username @quanhaha79 having 3.7 million followers as of June 2022. Likewise, he joined Twitter in March 2010 and has garnered over 1.5 million followers on his @Quanninomarley profile. Similarly, this South Korean singer has more than 985K subscribers and 77.6 million views on his “하하 PD HAHA PD” Youtube channel. Moreover, Haha has over 724.6K followers and 3.9 million likes on his Tiktok profile @haha_official. Moving on, this South Korean entertainer has a net worth of around $9 million US dollars.

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