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Haha (entertainer) Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sat Jun, 2016
Haha (entertainer)

Facts of Haha (entertainer)

Date of Birth: 1979 , August-20
Birth Nation: Germany
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch

Quick Timeline of Haha (entertainer)

1979 Born in Stuttgart, West Germany
2001 Graduated from Daejin University
2001 Joined boy band, Z-kiri
2002 Became the co host of the show, What's Up YO!
2010 Hosted the variety show Running Man
2005 Released an album, The Beautiful Rhyme Diary
2012 Married to Byul
2006 Won The 4th Korea Fashion World Awards
2007 Won SBS Entertainment Awards
2010 Won Innovation Awards

Detail Timeline of Haha (entertainer)

August 20 , 1979

Born in Stuttgart, West Germany

Five feet and six inches tall, Haha was born as Ha Dong-hoon at the end of 1970s in Stuttgart, West Germany to South Korean parents. He has one sister named Ha Juri and she is an avid pianist. His nationality is South Korean and is of Korean ethnicity.

2001

Graduated from Daejin University

Though Haha was born in Stuttgart, Germany, he has been raised in Seoul, South Korea since his early days. He was once enrolled at Daejin University with a major in Drama and Fine Arts. He earned his master’s degree from there.

2001

Joined boy band, Z-kiri

He began his professional career as a singer with the turn of 21st century. He became associated with Seoul Records as a trainee. In 2001, he joined boy band, Z-kiri as its singer and rapper. Though Z-kiri was active promoting this band in 2001, it lacked popularity and this band was disbanded within few years.

2002

Became the co host of the show, What's Up YO!

In 2002, he made his TV debut by being the co host of the show What's Up YO!. That year he was also seen in a South Korean sitcom Nonstop playing the lead role of Haha. Two years later, he appeared in a popular South Korean game show What's Up YO!. 

2010

Hosted the variety show Running Man

Haha is an entertainer from South Korea. He has also established himself as a stand-up comedian. He is also a TV show host and is known for being the host of MBC's Infinite Challenge and SBS's Running Man.

February 18 , 2005

Released an album, The Beautiful Rhyme Diary

After his boy hood band disbanded, he went on a musical hiatus for about three years. In the early 2005, he resumed his musical career as he released his debut album under the title The Beautiful Rhyme Diary. His second album Quan Ninomarley A.K.A. Haha Reggae Wave was released at the end of 2011. 

2012

Married to Byul

Haha had romantic love affairs with his girlfriend Byul for several years. After being in love for such a long time, they decided to continue this relationship and they finally got married at the end of 2012. 

2006

Won The 4th Korea Fashion World Awards

In 2006, he was honored with two prestigious awards. He was honored with The 4th Korea Fashion World Awards and 6th MBC Entertainment Awards that year. He was honored with The 4th Korea Fashion World Awards for Best Dressed. 

2007

Won SBS Entertainment Awards

In 2007, he got nominated in SBS Entertainment Awards for the first time in his life. He won this award that year for Special Award. That year he was also honored with 7th MBC Entertainment Awards. 

2010

Won Innovation Awards

He has also been honored with Innovation Awards once and that was in 2010. He won this award that year for Fifth Category Innovation Award. In 2015, he was honored with 15th MBC Entertainment Awards for High Excellence Award. 

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Haha had romantic love affairs with his girlfriend Byul for several years. After being in love for such a long time, they decided to continue this relationship and they finally got married at the end of 2012. Their wedding ceremony was held on 30th of November. His nationality is South Korean and is of Korean ethnicity.

Though Haha was born in Stuttgart, Germany, he has been raised in Seoul, South Korea since his early days. He was once enrolled at Daejin University with a major in Drama and Fine Arts. He earned his master’s degree from there. He began his professional career as a singer with the turn of 21st century. He became associated with Seoul Records as a trainee. In 2001, he joined boy band, Z-kiri as its singer and rapper. Though Z-kiri was active promoting this band in 2001, it lacked popularity and this band was disbanded within few years. In 2002, he made his TV debut by being the co host of the show What's Up YO!. That year he was also seen in a South Korean sitcom Nonstop playing the lead role of Haha. He made his feature film debut in 2005 by playing the supporting role of Park Dong-sun in a South Korean romantic comedy film Love in Magic. He is critically acclaimed for being the host of the variety shows like Infinite Challenge and Running Man. He is now aged 36 years old and his net worth is in millions.