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Han Sang-hyuk (Hangul한상혁 born July 5, 1995),[1] better known by his stage name Hyuk (Hangul), is a South Korean singer and actor, signed under Jellyfish Entertainment. Hyuk debuted as a member of the South Korean boy group VIXX in May 2012,[2] and began his acting career in 2016 in the comedy-action film Chasing as Han Won-tae.[3]

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Hyuk at Dream Concert 2017
Native name한상혁
BornHan Sang-hyuk[1]
(1995-07-05) July 5, 1995 (age 23)
Daejeon, South Korea
ResidenceSeoul, South Korea
EducationHanlim Multi Art School
Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts
  • Singer
  • actor
Musical career
Years active2012–present
LabelsJellyfish Entertainment
Associated acts


Early lifeEdit

Hyuk was born and raised in Daejeon, South Korea. His family consists of himself, his parents and one older sister. He studied Practical Music at Hanlim Multi Art School and K-Pop Performance major at Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts.


2012–2014: Debut with VIXX and variety showsEdit

Hyuk was one of ten trainees who were contestants in Mnet's survival reality show MyDOL and was chosen to be a part of the final line-up and the 6-member boy group VIXX finally debuted with "Super Hero"[4] on May 24, 2012,[2] on M! Countdown.[5][6]

In 2013, Hyuk appeared in episode 4 of SBS's television drama The Heirs alongside his group members.

In 2014, Hyuk appeared as a small cameo role in SBS's television drama Glorious Day alongside Leo and was a cast member in SBS's Law of the Jungle in Brazil.[7] He was also a cast member of MBC Every 1's Hitmaker, in which he became a member and leader of Jung Hyung Don and Defconn's first project group, Big Byung, alongside VIXX member N, Got7's Jackson and BtoB's Sungjae.[8] Going by the stage name Hyuk-di, Hyuk and the group created two singles: "Stress Come On" and "Ojingeo Doenjang" (Hangul오징어 된장).[9][10]

On October 21, 2015, Hyuk’s recorded solo cover of Jeff Bernat’s "Call You Mine", was uploaded exclusively to VIXX’s official YouTube channel, it was previously performed during VIXX’s LIVE FANTASIA UTOPIA concerts.[11][12]

2015–present: Film debut and songwriting and composingEdit

In 2015, it was confirmed that Hyuk will make his acting debut in the upcoming 2016 comedy-action film Chasing as Han Won-tae, alongside actors Kim Jung-tae and Kim Seung-woo with director Oh In Cheon, in the film Hyuk's character Han Won-tae is a rebellious leader of a fearless gang of high school students. The film was released in theaters in South Korea on January 7, 2016.[3][13][14][15][16] For his work in Chasing, Hyuk won the Best Action Movie New Performer Award at the 2016 Shanghai International Film Festival.[17]

On February 13, 2016, as a Valentine’s Day gift for fans Hyuk released a cover of Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself”, which was uploaded exclusively to VIXX’s official YouTube channel.[18][19] In late 2016, Hyuk contributed to the lyrics of VIXX's song "Milky Way" from their special album VIXX 2016 Conception Ker.[20][21]

On January 25, 2017, Hyuk released his very first self-composed song as a gift for fans for Lunar New Year, with the title "Hug" (Hangul안아줄게; RRAn-ajulge; lit. "I'll Hold You") on his official SoundCloud and on VIXX's official YouTube Channel.[22][23]

On September 4, 2017, it was confirmed that Hyuk will be starring in a law romcom drama with Apink's Chorong and his former co-actor from Chasing Kim Mingyu that will air on Naver TV and Channel A during October.[24]

In October 2017, he has been confirmed to star in “Goodbye My Father” alongside veteran actor Park Sung Woong as Ha Neul, the filial son to his father.[25]



Title Year Peak chart position Sales Album

"Stress Come On"
(with N, Jackson and Sungjae as Big Byung)
2014 N/A Non-album singles
"Ojingeo Doenjang" (오징어 된장)
(with N, Jackson and Sungjae as Big Byung)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Other recordingsEdit

Year Song Note
2015 "Call You Mine" Jeff Bernat cover
2016 "Love Yourself" Justin Bieber cover
2017 "Hug" (안아줄게) Lyrics and Composition by Hyuk

Songwriting creditsEdit

Year Song Album Artist Role
2016 "Milky Way" VIXX 2016 Conception Ker VIXX Co-lyricist[27]



Year Title Role Notes
2016 Chasing Han Won-tae Main role, won Best Action Movie New Performer Award (SIFF)
2018 Happy Together Ha-neul Main role


Year Title Role Network Notes
2017 Romance Amendment/Romance Special Law Kang Sewoong Naver TV Cast First webdrama[24]

TV appearance & variety showsEdit

Year Title Network Notes
2014 Hitmaker MBC Every 1 Cast member as Hyuk Di
Law of the Jungle in Brazil SBS Cast member (Episodes 112–116)[28]
2015 Hitmaker Season 2 MBC Every 1 Cast member as Hyuk Di

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2016 Jackie Chan Action Movie Awards (SIFF) Best Action Movie New Performer[17] Chasing Won


  1. ^ a b Hyuk Official Profile
    • "Hyuk Official Profile (Korean Site)". Jellyfish Entertainment. Retrieved May 1, 2016.
    • "Hyuk Official Profile (Japanese Site)". Jellyfish Entertainment. Archived from the original on May 6, 2016. Retrieved May 1, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Upcoming group VIXX releases 3rd video teaser for "Super Hero"". allkpop. 20 May 2012.
  3. ^ a b "VIXX′s Hyuk to Make Acting Debut in New Movie". 10 June 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-10.
  4. ^ "VIXX to watch the last episode of 'Mydol' with their fans at a movie theater". allkpop. 31 May 2012.
  5. ^ "VIXX to share download links for their music and teasers on Twitter". allkpop. 20 May 2012.
  6. ^ "Finalists from 'Mydol' reveal official group name, Vixx". allkpop. 10 May 2012.
  7. ^ "Super Junior's Kangin and VIXX's Hyuk take on 'Laws of the Jungle'". Allkpop. 2014-06-06. Retrieved 2015-05-13.
  8. ^ "GOT7's Jackson, VIXX's N and Hyuk, and BTOB's Sungjae are the first project group for Jung Hyung Don and Defconn's new variety show 'Hitmaker'". Allkpop. 2014-07-18. Retrieved 2015-05-13.
  9. ^ "Big Byung (Yook Sungjae, Jackson, N, Hyuk) Releases Goofy "Stress Come On" MV". Soompi. 2014-08-19. Retrieved 2015-06-13.
  10. ^ "Big Byung Releases New MV "Ojingeo Doenjang"". Soompi. 2015-01-16. Retrieved 2015-01-29.
  11. ^ 혁(Hyuk) - Call You Mine (Cover.). Oct 21, 2015.
  12. ^ "VIXX' Hyuk covers 'Call You Mine' by Jeff Bernat". October 21, 2015. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  13. ^ "VIXX's Hyuk to make his acting debut in comedy action film 'Have to Catch It to Live'!". 10 June 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-10.
  14. ^ "VIXX's Hyuk to Make His Acting Debut Through Upcoming Movie". 9 June 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-10.
  15. ^ "VIXX's Hyuk Transforms Into a Rebellious Teen in Stills from Debut Film". December 7, 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-06.
  16. ^ "빅스 한상혁 '잡아야 산다'로 스크린 데뷔..꽃고딩 변신". (in Korean). December 7, 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-06.
  17. ^ a b "빅스 한상혁 '잡아야 산다'로 스크린 데뷔..꽃고딩 변신". Nate (in Korean). June 17, 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-18.
  18. ^ "VIXX' Hyuk covers Justin Bieber's 'Love Yourself'". February 13, 2016. Retrieved 2016-02-14.
  19. ^ 혁(Hyuk) - Love Yourself (Justin Bieber Cover). Feb 13, 2016.
  20. ^ "Watch: VIXX Is In It For Their Fans In Video Teaser For "Milky Way"". Retrieved November 17, 2016.
  21. ^ "빅스, 신곡 '밀키웨이' MV티저 공개…별빛과 함께한 현장". Retrieved November 18, 2016.
  22. ^ "VIXX's Hyuk gifts fans with his 1st ever self-composed track for Lunar New Year!". January 26, 2017.
  23. ^ 혁 (Hyuk) - 안아줄게 Special Clip. Jan 25, 2017.
  24. ^ a b "사법부 최초 웹드라마 '로맨스 특별법' 김민규, 빅스 혁, 에이핑크 초롱, 류진 출연 확정" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-09-04.
  25. ^ "VIXX's Hyuk To Star In New Heartwarming Film | Soompi". Retrieved 2017-11-11.
  26. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from the original on August 27, 2015. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  27. ^ "VIXX 2016 CONCEPTION KER Special Package". Jellyfish Entertainment. November 21, 2016. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  28. ^ [단독]'정글-아마존' 강인·빅스 혁 15일 출국·이민우 온유 17일 귀국 (in Korean). Star News. 14 March 2014. Retrieved 16 March 2014.

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