Haha is a well-known South Korean singer and host who was born in West Germany. Haha is well-known for co-hosting a number of variety shows, including “Running Man,” “Nonstop,” “Infinite Challenge,” and “What’s Up YO!”
Haha’s full name is Ha Dong-hoon, which is spelled in his native language and in Hanja as. On August 20, 1979, he was born in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany. He is 41 years old and born under the sign of Leo.
He was a baby when his family migrated to Seoul, South Korea, despite being born in West Germany. When it comes to his family, both of his parents are Korean. Kim Ok Jung, his mother, is a psychologist with a doctorate. Similarly, he has an older sister named Ha Juri (). Juri is a doctoral candidate and a pianist. In terms of his personal educational background, he earned a master’s degree from Daejin University. His areas of expertise are drama and fine arts.
More Facts about Haha
|Full Name||Dong-hoon Ha|
|Born Date||20 Aug 1979|
|Age||42 years old|
|Best Match for Marriage||Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries|
|Profession||Singer, Variety Show Host, Entertainer|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Married Date||November 30, 2012|
|Net Worth||$9 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Birth Place||Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg|
|Education||Daejin University (Master’s in Drama and Fine Arts)|
|Mother||Kim Ok Jung|
|Siblings||One (sister Ha Juri)|
|Kids||Three (Dream, Soul, and Song)|
Professional Life and Career
Haha is a fantastic vocalist and variety show host professionally. He is also an RGP member. Skull & Haha is the full name of RGP. They are a couple who made their debut with the song Ya Man!! on July 30, 2012. Furthermore, he is most known for his role in the sitcom Nonstop. In addition, the singer is well-known for co-hosting two popular variety shows, Infinite Challenge, and Running Man.
He also had his own show, Ya Man TV. It first aired on Mnet in 2015. The prize for “Best Entertainer” went to the singer. It happened in 2011 during the SBS Entertainment Awards. Furthermore, the singer won this prize for her performance in Running Man. He performed his single Rose at the same ceremony.
In terms of the singer’s career in the entertainment industry, he made his debut as a singer and rapper in 2001. It was with Z-Kiri, a boyband. However, the band disintegrated after only a few months. Following that, in 2002, he co-hosted What’s Up YO!
Haha formed a good bond with his co-hosts MC Mong and Jerome To while hosting What’s Up YO! Because of their on-screen relationship, they were known as the “What’s Up Trio.” He received a widespread reputation for his acting and comic skills after joining Nonstop as the main cast in 2003.
After leaving Nonstop, the singer spent two years with Taw. They worked together to develop and record his debut album, The Beautiful Rhyme Diary. The album was released on February 18, 2005. They also released his breakthrough single Love Song alongside his debut album.
On May 22, 2005, the singer appeared as a guest on X-man. He impersonated his close buddy Kim Jong-kook on the show. He became famous for his impersonations. By December 2005, his popularity had earned him another chance to serve as a cast member on Infinite Challenge.
He played in a guerilla concert in his final episode of Infinite Challenge before his mandatory military service. The guerilla concert was held in Yeouido Park, and it was surreptitiously organized by his Infinite Challenge co-hosts.
He returned to Nonstop in 2006 after quitting it for the first time. He performed as a guest on the sixth and final season and published You’re My Destiny in 2007. The song is the singer’s second single. The singer has also been on the show Happy Shares Company. Until February 2008, he was one of the show’s co-hosts.
Following Military Service
In February 2008, Haha briefly left Infinite Challenge. This was done in order for the singer to complete his national duty in the army. During his service, he worked with a new group called “Davichi.” He contributed to the group’s song “Love and War.” After serving for 24 months, the singer was dismissed from the military on March 11, 2010.
He returned to the cast of Infinite Challenge after being discharged from the required service. He did, in fact, accept the requests of his colleague’s co-hosts, Yoo Jae-suk and Noh Hong Chul. In addition, the singer made frequent performances on Come to Play. Yoo Jae-suk, another co-host, hosts the talk show. In addition, he co-hosted the Haha-Mong Show with MC Mong. The pair previously collaborated when hosting What’s Up YO!
From 2012 forward
In 2012, Haha continued his musical career. He teamed with Skull, another reggae singer. They collaborated on the mini-album Skull & Haha Ya Man. Skull formerly performed with the first South Korean reggae duet, Stony Skunk.
On various TV music shows, he and Skull performed one of the songs from this mini-album Busan Vacancy. Furthermore, the singer sang this song alongside other Running Man cast members. They sang the song during fan events for the show.
He and Gary appeared on Kim Jong-comeback kook’s album Volume 7 – Journey Home the same year. The Running Man castmates collaborated on Hon-song kook’s Words I Want to Say to You from the aforementioned album.
He worked with Skull again a year later, in 2013. The two collaborated on a song and the EP REGGAErilla. Kim Jong-kook founded the musical duet Running Man Brothers in 2014. In July and December of the same year, he and Jong-kook staged a concert tour in the United States as a pair. The singer then teamed up with Skull again in 2016 for the tune Love Inside. Stephen Marley was also featured in this song.
Status of the Relationship
Haha is a husband. On November 30, 2012, he exchanged vows with Byul. On August 15, 2012, they made the announcement about their upcoming wedding. Furthermore, his wife is a well-known South Korean singer. On July 9, 2013, he and Byul had their first child, Ha Dream.
Ha Soul, the celebrity couple’s second son, was born on March 22, 2017. Similarly, on July 15, 2019, the Ha family welcomed their third child. This time, the couple gave birth to a daughter called
His height is approximately 172 cm (5 feet 7 inches). Similarly, the singer weighs roughly 60 kg. Aside from that, there is no verifiable information about the singer’s other body measurement specifics, such as his dress size, shoe size, chest-waist-hip measurements, and so on. He also has dark brown eyes and hair the same color.
Net Worth and Social Media
Haha may be found on Instagram as @quanhaha79 and has over 3.4 million followers as of April 2021. He also has another Instagram account, @universehaha_, with over 23.6k followers. In March 2010, the singer joined Twitter and now has over 1.6 million followers on his @Quanninomarley account.
He can also be found on Tiktok as @haha official. This page has 479.5K followers and 1.3 million likes. On April 3, 2020, the singer launched his “PD HAHA PD” YouTube account. This channel has received over 25 million views and 613K subscribers so far. Moving on, his net worth is estimated to be approximately $9 million US dollars.