Ryan Bang Biography21 years old Korean actor Ryan Bang is Bang Hyun Sung in real life and was born on June 16, 1991. His father is a government employee and his mom is a simple housewife. Ryan is an only child and is studying in an International School here in the Philippines. Aside from being an actor, he is also a comedian, television host, television personality, and a singer. He became popular when he joined the reality show, Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash Edition last May 2010 along with 10 other Teenternational housemates. Ryan was able to garner enough votes after 56 days which enable him to qualify for the final episode in which he won as the 2nd Big Teen Winner. He got 18.70 % of the entire votes.
Joining Pinoy Big Brother gave Ryan big breaks in entertainment industry. He became one of the judges in ABS-CBN’s Showtime. He stayed as judge of the said program from August 16, 2010 up to October 8, 2011, making him as the longest running judge from Season 2 to Season 4. Aside from being the longest running judge of Showtime, Ryan also got the chance to host Studio 23’s 30w POwhz and became a mainstay of the comedy gag show, Banana Split. He also joined Kuya Kim Atienza in hosting the show, Matanglawin in December 5, 2010.
Ryan Bang was also given recognition as one of the biggest breakthrough artists of 2010 in ABS-CBN’s Entertainment Live (January 1, 2011 episode). He was also awarded as the winner as Best Reality Game Show Hosts during the 26th PMPC Star Awards for TV 2012. Among the television shows that Ryan took part in are ABS-CBN’s Kung Ako’y Iiwan Mo, Gandang Gabi Vice, I Dare You, Shout Out,Happy Yipee Yehey, Matanglawin, ASAP, Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash Edition 2010, Showtime, and Banana Split; and Studio 23’s EsKWELAhan ni Ryan and 30w POwhz!. He was also able to appear in StarCinema movies like Every Breath You Take as Ji-Sun, Angelica Panganiban’s persistent suitor; Kimmy Dora and the Temple of Kiyeme as the young Luisito Go Dong Hae; and a cameo role in the film Born To Love You which stars Angeline Quinto and Coco Martin.
Ryan also released an album entitled “I lilly, lilly like it: Ryan Bang Party Hits” with the song “I lilly, lilly like it” as its carrier single.But Ryan’s showbiz life was not all happy episodes. Early this year, the Bureau of Internal Revenue filed a tax evasion complaint against him for not paying his taxes on time during 2010 up to 2011 period. The bureau stated that it is suing Ryan for a tax liability which amounted to 1.82 miliion Php including interests and surcharges. In answer to this, Ryan Bang made a statement in February of this year that he is willing to appear before the Bureau of Internal Revenue to give his side and resolve the said issue. He also said that he was a high school student at that time and was not well aware of his responsibility towards the Philippine government with regards to his income in the show business.