Known best for his work with a South Korean band called FT Island, this rock guitarist and keyboard player also had a career as an actor and reality television star, appearing in the 2011 movie You're My Pet and in the second season of Romantic & Idol.
During his teenage years, he signed with the FNC Music agency. His later contracts were with the Japanese branches of Warner Music and All Entertainment, Inc.
He and his bandmate Song Seung-hyun modeled for Resurrection clothing line designer Lee Ju Young at the 2009 Seoul Fashion Week.
A native of Seoul, South Korea, he later studied electronic music at the University of Suwon in Hwaseong.
He and bassist and vocalist Lee Jae-jin were both members of FT Island.