Gary

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Date of Birth February 24, 1978
Place of Birth South Korea
Age 43 years old
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Gary (rapper)

Kang Hee-gun, better known by his stage name Gary, is a South Korean rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. Besides being a solo artist, he is also the rapper and lyricist of the former hip hop duo Leessang. Since their formation in 2002, the group has produced a total of eight albums and had several hits under their belt. In 2014, Gary made his debut as a solo artist with the mini-album Mr.Gae. Despite the album being banned by all major TV broadcast stations for its 19+ content, his songs still managed to top several charts. He and long time collaborator Jung-in later went on to form the duo, Jung In & Gary. The two released the singles "Your Scent" and "Bicycle." Aside from his own work, Gary has been featured in works by famous artists such as Psy, Baek Ji-young, Lee Hyori, Dynamic Duo, and MC Mong. He is also a former cast member of the variety show Running Man.

Native name: 강희건
Born: February 24, 1978, South Korea
Education: Yong In University
Occupation: Rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, record producer, television personality
Children: Kang Ha-oh
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About Gary

Best known as a member of the South Korean hip-hop group Leessang, this popular performer also became famous for his television work on a Korean variety program called Running Man.

Before Fame

Before beginning his music career, he trained as both a dancer and an amateur boxer. He released his earliest albums in collaboration with a music group called X-Teen.

Achievement

His 2014 album, Mr.Gae, included a chart-topping hit titled "Shower Later."

Family Life

Born Kang Hee-gun, he grew up in South Korea and attended Yong In University.

Associations

He made a brief appearance in the 2012 Lee Min-jung film Wonderful Radio.

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Latest information about Gary updated on March 06, 2021.

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