Hong Jong-hyun

Hong Jong-hyun | Before & After The Military Service

Hong Jong-hyun is a 33-year-old South Korean actor who has been in the Korean Entertainment industry for 16 years. He held a fan meeting in December 2019 to convey the message of his leaving for the military. Fans were heartbroken and were in tears as they saw him leave. 

Hong Jong-hyun served in the Military as required for 18 months from December  2019 to October 2021.

Let’s have a look at his updates after returning from the Military. 

Career Life & Updates After Military

A press conference was not held to welcome the actor. Hong Jong-hyun commented via his agency about his experience in the military, “I have been discharged after successfully completing my military service. There were difficult times in the military, but they were times that allowed me to have valuable experiences more than anything.”

After he returned from the Military, he announced his appearance in the web series “Stock Struck” and “Race.” He also took part in the Television show “Learning Camping” as a cast member of the shows.

Hong Jong-hyun Military Enlistment

At 29, Hong Jong-hyun enlisted in the military nearly 12 years after his debut. 

Place of ServiceNonsan Army Recruit Training Center in South Chungcheong Province
Position heldActive duty soldier

Why should all men in South Korea serve in the Military?

Conscription, under the Constitution of South Korea, states that it is mandatory for all male citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 years to serve in the Military. The duration of the service differs according to the military branch they serve. Usually, Active soldiers serve for a period of 18 months, Navy soldiers for 20 months, and Air Force soldiers for 21 months

Male citizens between the above age range go through an ‘Impairment and Disability evaluation’ before enlisting in the “first citizen service” mandate. 

The actor Hong Jong-hyun also had to serve as required despite having some breakthrough moments as an artist in the entertainment industry.   

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Hong Jong-hyun Biography

NameHong Jong-hyun
NationalitySouth Korean
Date of BirthFebruary 2, 1990
Birth PlaceSeoul, South Korea
Age (As of 2023)33
EducationKonkuk University
Marital StatusSingle

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How long did Hong Jong-hyun serve in the Military?

Hong Jong-hyun served in the military for nearly 18 months, from December 2019 to October 2021.

When did Hong Jong-hyun enlist in the Military? 

He enlisted in the military in December 2019 and was 29 years old at the time. 

When was Hong Jong-hyun discharged from the Military? 

He was discharged in October 2021 from service in the Nonsan Army Recruit Training Center in South Chungcheong Province.

How old is Hong Jong-hyun?

Hong Jong-hyun is 33 years old as of March 2023. 

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