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Leeteuk

Singer
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Net worth 2018: $1.2 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Eunpyeong District, South Korea
Country: South Korean
BirthDay: 1 July 1983
Sigh: Leo
Height: 1.78 m
BIOGRAPHY

Leeteuk was bornon 1 July 1983 in Eunpyeong District, South Korea, South Korean, is Singer. Park Jeong-su is a South Korean actor and singer-songwriter, currently affiliated with the K-pop boy band, Super Junior, and its subgroups, Super Junior-T and Super Junior-H. He is more popular by his stage name ‘Leeteuk’. After being accepted into SM Entertainment's Starlight Casting System, he was initially slated for debut as the member of boy band ‘Smile’. But the project was dropped and Park was placed in the rotational group ‘Super Junior’ with eleven other boys instead. As he was older than the other trainees, he was designated as the leader. They made their first official appearance in 2005 on SBS’ music show ‘Popular Songs’ and the positive response it garnered prompted the release of their debut album only a month later. It too turned out to be a massive hit. Since then, ‘Super Junior’ has emerged as one of the most successful groups in K-pop history, earning the genre’s best-selling artist accolade for the last four years. Leeteuk has established himself as a star outside the group as well; he has a thriving career as a solo artist, has acted in both films and television, and hosted variety shows. He has won several awards for his contribution to the entertainment industry.

TIMELINE
2016

Leeteuk performed the album’s title track with members of BTS, Twice and Gfriend, at the 2016 DMC Festival

2013

When the 13th member of the group Kyuhyun joined, they dropped the suffix ‘05’ and officially became Super Junior

2012

On October 30, 2012, he enlisted for his mandatory military service, which included five weeks of basic training, followed by active duty for 21 months

2010

In 2010, he assumed the role of the new MC for MBC’s ‘Enjoy Today’, replacing the previous host Big Bang's Seungri

2009

A critical and commercial hit, it peaked on the music charts in South Korea, Thailand, and Taiwan and won a Disk Daesang (Album of the Year) at the 24th Golden Disk Awards in 2009

2008

In 2008, Super Junior-H put out their sole Extended Play ‘Cooking? Cooking!’Over the years, Leeteuk has made cameo appearances in many Korean dramas, including ‘Nonstop’ (2006), ‘Dream High’ (2011) and ‘Salamander Guru and the Shadows’ (2012)

2007

In February 2007, he was included in the trot-singing sub-group Super Junior-T

2006

From 2006 to 2011, he co-hosted KBS Super Junior's ‘Kiss The Radio’ with Eunhyuk

2005

Super Junior has released eight Korean albums, ‘Twins’ (2005), ‘Don’t Run’ (2007), ‘Sorry, Sorry’ (2009), ‘Bonamana’ (2010), ‘Mr Simple (2011), ‘Sexy, Free & Single (2012), Mamacita (2014), and Devil (2015), and a Japanese album ‘Hero’ to date

2002

In the same year, he landed the role of an extra in the MBC drama ‘All About Eve’ and in 2002, he became a model for Pepsi for a brief period

2000

While he was on a vacation in Myeongdong with his sister in early 2000, he was spotted by a talent scout from SM Entertainment

1983

Leeteuk was born as Park Jeong-su on July 1, 1983, in Seoul, South Korea, as the younger child of Park Yong-in and Yoo Sook-young

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