South Korean singer, songwriter You Hee-yeol is famous for hosting the pop music program and talk show You Hee-yeol's Sketchbook. He is also known as the leader of one-man project band Toy. Since debuting in 1992, up to now, he has won several awards and nominations, most noticeably, a Korean Music Award for Musician of the Year
You Hee-yeol attended Seoul National University's College of Music after graduating from Kyungbock High School. He entered the the 4th Yoo Jae-ha Music Contest and won a prize in 1992. Two years later, he continued pursuing his singing career by forming the band Toy, together with Yoon Jeong-oh. However, after releasing the first album, Yoon Jeong-oh left the group but he continued maintaining Toy
Little was known about his personal life.