Lee Seung Gi
Lee Seung Gi

First Name: Seung Gi
Family Name: Lee
Native name: 이승기
Also Known as: Lee Seung Ki;Yi Seung Gi
Nationality: South Korean
Gender: Male
Born: January 13, 1987

Lee Seung Gi is a South Korean singer, actor, MC and entertainer. Seung Gi is well known as a member of the first season of weekend variety show "2 Days 1 Night" from November 2007 to February 2012, and the MC of talk show "Strong Heart" from October 2009 to April 2012. Scouted by singer Lee Sun Gee, Seung Gi trained for 2 years before debuting on 5 June 2004 at the age of 17. "Because You're My Girl", his debut song from his first album "The Dream Of A Moth", was a popular ballad which created a "liking older women" syndrome in South Korea. With this song, he won the "Best Newcomer" award in various music awards ceremonies in 2004 such as the "M.net KM Music Festival" and "Seoul Music Awards".
Seung Gi then officially debuted as an actor in KBS's 2006 weekend drama "The Infamous Chil Sisters".
Being a popular and versatile entertainer with a clean and positive image, Seung Gi is one of the most likable commercial models and celebrity endorsers in South Korea. He has also been ranked number one in the monthly CF (Commercial Film) Model Preference Ranking survey of the Korea Advertisers Association numerous times in recent years.
In January 2014, Seung Gi and Girls' Generation's Im Yoona were confirmed to be in a relationship since September 2013. On the 13 of August 2015, both stars confirmed they broke up after dating for a year and nine months due to busy schedules.
On February 1, 2016, Lee Seung Gi began his 21 months of mandatory military service as active duty soldier. He formally discharged from the military on October 31, 2017.
Seung Gi chose to star in tvN’s drama, "A Korean Odyssey" for his comeback to the small screen.