Gil Seong joon

Gil Seong-joon( Korean : 길성준, Hanja : 吉成俊; born December 24, 1977), better known by his stage nameGill( Korean :), is a South Korean singer and television personality . He is the main singer of renowned South Korean hip-hop duo, Leessang .In 2009, Gil joined Infinity Challenge as a guest and, later on, as a regular co-host. Gil also co-hosted Come To Play. In 2012, Gil joined Voice of Korea as one of the coaches and continued for Season 2. He caught by police for DUI incident in April 2014 and eventually resigned from any public activity including Infinite Challenge and made the comeback in TV program as a producer for Mnet's hip-hop survival program, Show Me The Money 5, in 2016.

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 Gil Seong joon's Personal life

Gil said that when he was 5 years old, his father fainted, causing him to be disabled. To cure him, they put their house on auction. Gil's father spent around 10 years laying down on bed, before he started to talk and walk again.

It was revealed in August 2009 that Gil had quietly entered a relationship with actress-singer Park Jung-ah . The relationship was kept from both colleagues and their own agencies to avoid publicity and attention.[11]

In February 2011 after two years of dating, their relationship ended owing to busy work schedules on both sides.

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 Gil Seong joon's Career

Infinite Challenge (2009-2014)[edit]

Gil made his first appearance on an episode which featured Korean figure skater Kim Yu-na in April 2009, ostensibly substituting for Jeong Jun-ha, who had to leave the episode recording early. He remained a de facto member of Infinite Challenge until he became a full member later that year. During the Boxing episodes in January 2010, Gil showed off his 9-year-long training in the sport. Gil is often called the Unfunny Friend due to his inability to ad-lib as quickly as the other co-hosts.

  • Baldy/Bbaak-Bbaak-ei (빡빡이)
  • Come between-Gil (이간길)
  • Honey pot (꿀단지)
  • Fat-fat-fatso (뚱뚱뚱보)
  • Ip-sae (입새) (as he only brushes his teeth once a day)
  • Gilmeo (길메오) (as a 'cameo' proclaimed by Yoo Jae-suk)
  • absurdity (무리수) The friend who viviparous is not fun
  • (태생적으로 재미없는 친구)
  • Icon of Betrayal (배신의 아이콘)

In 2012, both of Leesang members, Gil and Gary, who worked as the main concert organizer of Infinite Challenge: Super 7 concert announced their departure from their respective variety shows, because of high ticket price protests. The concert itself eventually canceled. On the other hand, they still continued their participation as variety show cast after the controversy calmed down.

The Voice Korea (2012-2013)[edit]

Hiatus (2014)[edit]

After the DUI incident, he made hiatus from any public activity including TV appearance and concerts.

Comeback and solo project (2014-2015)[edit]

Show Me The Money (2016)[edit]

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 Gil Seong joon's Discography

Main article:Leessang discography


  • R.O.A.D. Project #1 (2015)

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 Gil Seong joon's Variety Shows

2008 Kko Kko Tour (Season 1) KBS2
Kko Kko Tour (Season 2) KBS2
2009-2014 Infinite Challenge Co-MC MBC
2013 Running Man Guest - ep: 177 SBS
2016 Show Me The Money 5 Producer (teamed up with Mad Clown ) Mnet

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 Gil Seong joon's Awards

2009 Mnet 20's Choice Hot Variety StarWon
MBC Entertainment Awards Newcomer - Men's DivisionWon
Best Male Variety Daesang withInfinite ChallengememberWon
2010 10th MBC Entertainment Awards Award For Best TV Programme of the Year (TEO PD with entire directing members of Infinite Challenge)Won
22nd Korean Producers Grandprix Award For Best TV Entertainment Programme (Co winner, with entire directing members of Infinite Challenge )Won
201313th MBC Entertainment Awards Most Popular Program (withInfinite Challengemembers)Won

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