Kang Ho Dong (1970)

Kang Ho Dong (1970)

Other Name: 강호동 姜鎬童 姜镐童 カン・ホドン Gang Ho Dong คัง โฮ-ดง

Age: 54

Birthday: June, 11, 1970

Nationality: Jinju-si, South Korea

Height: 182 CM

Kang Ho Dong is a South Korean television host and comedian, who first became known to Koreans as one of the top Korean traditional wrestlers. He is known to be one of the two National MCs alongside with Yoo Jae-Suk.

In 2008, Kang Ho Dong became the first comedian in history to win the Baeksang Arts Awards Daesang (Grand Prize) for Television category. It also made him the first in history to achieve entertainment awards Daesang grand slam, including KBS, MBC, SBS and Baeksang.

Along with comedian Yoo Jae-suk, he has terminated his contract with De Chocolate E&TF (a.k.a. Stom E&F) for issues of non-payment. On 9 September 2011, Kang announced that he would be taking a temporary leave of absence from the public eye due to rumors of tax evasion(which were later found to be caused by mistake by one of his agency's accountants). He announced his return to the entertainment industry in late 2012 with S.M. C&C as Kang's new agency.

Kang Ho-dong first met his wife on arranged double blind date with Yoo Jae-suk and on November 12, 2006, Kang married Lee Hyo-jin. On March 13, 2009, they had their first child, a boy named Kang Si-hoo.

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