Lee Hongki 이홍기 is the visual and lead vocal of F.T. Island.
Hongki was born on Friday, March 2, 1990, in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do. He is F.T. Island's oldest member; he's older than the maknae, Minhwan, by 2 years, 8 months, and 9 days.
Hongki and fellow member Jonghoon were both born in the Year of the Horse, and their zodiac star sign is Pisces. Hongki's 176 cm or 5'9½" tall. His blood type is AB.
He speaks Japanese. He and fellow member Seunghyun have both attended Kyunghee University, where Hongki majored in theater and film.
He has a younger sister named Jaeyoung.
Before debut, Hongki was a child actor in 2002. He is close friends with Super Junior's Heechul.
He plays the guitar, piano, and drums. His hobbies are soccer, cooking, and nail art.