Who is Kang Hyung-ho?
Kang Hyung-ho, better known by his stage name PITTA is a South Korean well-known singer and member of the crossover quartet Forestella. As a former chemical engineer, he had been an amateur singer and rose to fame after participating in the singing competition Phantom Singer 2.
How Old Is Kang Hyung-ho?
He is 35 years old as of 2023, having been born on March 8, 1988, in Busan, South Korea. Kang shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Kit Connor, Brooke Butler, Natalie Alzate, Keemstar, Cole Galotti, and many more.
Kang Hyung-ho Family
Who are Kang Hyung-ho Parents and Siblings?
His secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Kang Hyung-ho Education
He received his education at Pusan National University where he graduated with a degree in chemical engineering.
Kang Hyung-ho Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life and longtime girlfriend, Jini.
Kang Hyung-ho Kids
There is no information on the internet showing whether he has kids or not.
Kang Hyung-ho Singing Career
While juggling his career at a major corporate company, he continued to pursue his musical interests as the main vocalist and guitarist with PITTA, a rock band he had formed with his friends as college students. Furthermore, they continued to play even after graduating and working. Because of their push for music, they gained local celebrity status in 2016 after winning the Busan Employee’s Band Competition for amateur musicians.
A Career at Phantom Singer
Kang decided to apply for the second season of Phantom Singer after hearing about JTBC holding auditions for the show. Out of the 32 contestants who passed the preliminary screening, he was the only one without any formal training in singing or the performing arts. He sang “The Phantom of the Opera” in front of the judges for the televised audition and sang Christine Daae and the Phantom’s parts himself in both the countertenor and his natural tenor registers. The video was then uploaded to Naver and went viral immediately as it garnered several million views by the final. Initially, he commuted back and forth between Seoul and Busan during filming but ultimately took a year-long sabbatical from his job with the option of returning should Phantom Singer 2 not work out.
A Career debut with Forestella and solo activities
Before the final of Phantom Singer 2, he was grouped together with Bae Doo-hoon Cho Min-kyu, and Ko Woo-rim to form Forestella. He had never been grouped with any of the other members up until the random quartet stage. On March 14, 2018, they eventually won the competition. Kang went on to sign as a solo artist with Arts & Artists which ad also managed Forestella as a group until June 2021. He made his debut release with the digital single “Universe” under the stage name PITTA in October 2022. This had been the name he had been part of from his amateur days and he chose to use it as a homage to his members. In November 2021, he released the self-composed extended play ID: PITTA, his first non-single release as a solo artist.
Kang Hyung-ho Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 9inches (1.76m) and a weight of 64kg (141lbs).
Kang Hyung-ho Salary and Net Worth
His salary and Net Worth are not mentioned on the internet.