Starting his career as a professional model in 2007, Hong finally made his acting debut in 2008 appearing in a sitcom 'Vampire Idol' following which he appeared in a television series named Jeon Woo-chi in 2012 and Dating Agency: Cyrano in 2013. Hong got his first lead role in 2014 in the cable series Her Lovely Heels, followed by the melodrama Mama. His upcoming movie The Kings Love is about to release by the end of 2017.
Moving further, the actor at the age of 27 is as obvious an unmarried man, however, he has often been on news for his rumored affairs and girlfriend. The actor was recently rumored to have been dating a South Korean actress Nana, however, he declined the allegation calling her just a friend. Apart from this, Hong from his career as an actor earns a good salary, a majority of it coming from advertisements, which finally adds up to his net worth. Besides, Hong is the recipient of several awards and stands as an example to people of his nationality.