Kangta (real name: Ahn Chil Hyun '안칠현', October 10, 1979, Gumi, North Gyeongsang, South Korea) is well known as the lead singer of the former group H.O.T (High-five of Teenagers). He was the boy-next-door during the H.O.T days. Kangta was discovered at Lotte World, a theme park, when he was only 13 years old. He then debuted as a back-up dancer together with Moon Hee Jun (another H.O.T member) for singer Yoo Young Jin. He was then 14 years old. Then he decided to become a singer, and together with the other three members in 1996, Jang Woo Hyuk, Lee Jae Won and Tony An, H.O.T was formed.
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