2nd Gen Male Idol Receives Praise For His Weight Gain

2nd Gen Male Idol Receives Praise For His Weight Gain

While K-Pop idols and Korean celebs are known for their thin physiques, some celebrities have left netizens concerned with their impressively tall height and low weight. This includes actress Roh Jeong Eui who is 165cm tall (5’5″) and about 39 to 40kg (85 to 88 lbs) as well as Somi who is 172 cm (5′ 7.7″) and 46.6 kg (102.7 lbs).

Roh Jeong Hui | Seoul Kyungjae Somi | @somsomi0309/Instagram

However, an idol who is known for being thin has now impressed fans with his weight gain. In the past, INFINITE‘s Sungjong shocked fans by revealing his height and weight: Standing tall at 180 cm (5 ft 11 inches), he once weight 56 kg (around 119 lbs).

INFINITE’s Sungjon | Osen

[IG] 230104 INFINITE Sungjong Instagram Update (Story)

Succeeded in gaining 6kg “#인피니트 #성종 #이성종 pic.twitter.com/LTAszKs2ER

— INFINITE INFO (@ifntinfo) January 4, 2023

However, he soon after revealed that his weight had dropped to 49 kg (around 108 lbs), sharing that the sudden weight loss came about from exercising too hard on his bike.

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Fans were concerned as those stats gave him a BMI of 15.1, which classifies him as underweight by a large amount (Any BMI under 18.5 is considered underweight).

| @ssongjjong.ifnt/Instagram

Most recently, however, netizens are praising his efforts to gain weight and become healthier!

I’m not a light eater anymore
I successfully gained 15kg through exercise and diet during my break

— Sungjong

| @ssongjjong.ifnt/Instagram

He shared that during his break, he had regular exercise including hiking and the stair master. He also ate well to increase his appetite.

| @ssongjjong.ifnt/Instagram

Gaining weight isn’t easy, for those who are naturally skinny. Netizens are in full support of Sungjong’s health journey.

“Wow… that’s seriously amazing” “Wow, Sungjong is so cute” “Good job!” “I’m so jealous” “I know he’s tall, but I’m shocked that he was originally 50 kg… That’s amazing” “Fr it’s harder for skinny people to gain weight, he’s amazing” “It’s really hard to gain weight if you’re naturally thin…” “Wow, crazy. That’s amazing” | theqoo | @ssongjjong.ifnt/Instagram

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