In K-pop, every successful idol group has a team of dedicated individuals working tirelessly behind the scenes to support and guide them. One such figure who often goes unnoticed is none other than Hongjoong’s brother.
As the older sibling of ATEEZ’s talented leader, Hongjoong, his influence and support have played a crucial role in the group’s rise to fame. In this article, we delve into the lesser-known story of Hongjoong Brother and explore his impact on ATEEZ’s journey.
ATEEZ Fans’ Long-Awaited Introduction to Hongjoong’s Brother
Fans of ATEEZ have been aware that Hongjoong had an elder brother for a while. He has mentioned him numerous times and said he is his role model. But until recently, not much else was known about him.
Although Hongjoong has claimed he is a contemporary dancer and actor, his name is unknown. Hongjoong even encouraged the leader of ATEEZ to give modern dance a try.
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In preparation for their recent performance at the 2021 MAMAs, Hongjoong and his brother took a class, and some of their lessons were captured in the making-of video posted on YouTube.
@YUNH0E shares a tweet:
hongjoong introducing his older brother to atinys, his role model 🥺❤️ pic.twitter.com/NJHPZwohJ0
— yunho love bot 🐾 (@YUNH0E) December 22, 2021
DID WE FINALLY MEET HONGJOONG’S BROTHER? pic.twitter.com/ANzMQT1XSw
— mingi’s猫🐈 | CLOSED (@pinki_mingi) December 22, 2021
Upon observing Bum Joong, it becomes evident that he possesses exceptional dancing skills, highlighting their family’s undeniable presence of musical talent!
hongjoong learned the choreography with his older brother💕 pic.twitter.com/dE9Z6BNJ3q
— ALL ABOUT ATEEZ ⩜⃝ (@allabout_atz) December 22, 2021
Look at these relatable fan responses to the charming and gifted Kim Bum Joong.
hongjoong and his brother… no wonder they’re royal descendants pic.twitter.com/zdPWQxGDPP
— Skyva (@alwaysteez) December 22, 2021
when hongjoong atiny:
— ƖʋƖʋƙ*.˚♡ || 🏴☠️ (@Woosanmingkyy) December 22, 2021
How Many Brothers Does Hongjoong Have?
Hongjoong has an older brother who is an actor, but his parents’ identities are unknown. The rapper was always drawn to music and songwriting as a young child, and as a teenager, he sent a letter to KQ Entertainment, a South Korean talent agency.