Kim Jaejoong Profile: Jaejoong Facts, Jaejoong’s Ideal Type
Stage Name: Jaejoong
Birth Name: Kim Jae Joong
Birthplace: Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea
Birthday: January 26, 1986
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
– He was born in Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea.
– Family: He was born Han Jaejun, but at a young age his biological mother gave him up for adoption and he was then adopted by the Kims‘ and changed his name to Kim Jaejoong
– When he was fifteen, he moved to Seoul by himself in order to take part in the auditions held by SM Entertainment.
– When he was still a trainee, in order to be able to live in Seoul by himself, he took various odd jobs to pay for rent, food, and training fees (he even appeared as an extra in movies).
– In an interview he admitted he used to be tone-deaf in primary school and was frequently ridiculed for his dream of becoming a singer, but he practiced singing on his own.
– Education: Gongju Jungdong Elementary School, Kongju National University Middle School, Kongju Information High School (dropped out in 2001), Hanam High School (enrolled in 2005), Kyung Hee Cyber University (major in Digital Media Engineering)
– Jaejoong has 11 piercings.
– His favorite colors are black and white
– He has a dog named VICK, a great pyrenees.
– Jaejoong has a thing for the Han River; his ideal date is walking near the Han River and when he’s stressed, he likes to listen to music at the Han River
– He is good friends with BoA, SS501’s Hyunjoong, Super Junior’s Heechul, ex-B2ST’s Junhyung, and M.Pire’s Lumin.
– His shoe size is 275 mm
– His favorite flower is Lily
– He speaks Korean, Japanese and Chinese.
– He said he only likes woman his age or older, because he has never taken care of a girl younger than him
– He wanted to be the owner of a supermarket
– Hobbies: Playing computer games, Listening to music, Playing the piano, Composing, Cooking
– After filming their banjun drama ” DANGEROUS LOVE ”, Yunho and Jaejoong couldn’t talk to each other for three or four days.
– Jaejoong is paranoid about what other people think about him.
– He likes to trim his own hair (like the bangs).
– In Jaejoong’s phone, Yunho’s contact name is listed as “Our Lovely Yunho” while the other members are just “Our Junsu/Changmin/Yoochun”.
– On November 21, 2006, a man with the surname Han filed a lawsuit against Kim‘s guardians, claiming that he was Kim’s biological father, and thus wanted parental rights. On November 22 Han dropped the charges against Jaejoong’s adoptive parents.
– He was a member of DBSK from 2003 to 2010.
– He, Yoochun and Junsu left TVXQ in 2010 and made their own band, JYJ (which had their debut in Japan in September 2010).
– He is close friends with Baek Seung-Heon, he produced Baek Seung-Heon’s debut single in 2012 (it was the 1st time he wrote a song for a different artist).
– In January 2013 he released his first EP, titled I, followed by a full-length album, WWW in October the same year.
– Jaejoong’s enlistment date: March 30, 2015
– Jaejoong’s release date: December 30, 2016
– In 2017 he was declared as the richest K-Pop idol with a net worth of $100 million.
– He owns Cafe J-Holic, Coffee Cojjee (Samsung-dong), Japanese restaurant chain Bum’s Story owned together with Park Yoochun, Holic-J Bar (Gangnam), he’s the CEO and designer of the luxury clothing shop MOLDIR (Cheongdam-dong), he’s the Ceo of KAVE mall (Shibuya)
– Jaejoon’s ideal type: “I had certain standards in the past but not now. My frame of mind has changed with my surroundings. Age also doesn’t matter now.”
Jaejoong’s solo singles (with MV)
Kim Jae-joong – Mine (2013-01-17)
Kim Jae-joong – Just Another Girl (2013-10-29)
Kim Jae-joong – Love You More (2016-02-11)
Codename: Jackal (Jakalyi Onda) – 2012 – Singer Choi Hyun
Postman to Heaven (Cheongukui Woopyeonbaedalbu) – 2009 – Jae-Joon
Dating on Earth (Chigu eso ione tchung) – 2009 – Jaejoong
Dance Subaru (Subaru) – 2009 (cameo)
Manhole (KBS2 / 2017) – Bong-Pil
Spy (Seupai) – 2015 (KBS2) – Kim Sun-Woo
Triangle (Teuraiaenggeul) – 2014 (MBC) – Heo Young-Dal / Jang Dong-Cheol (second brother)
Dr. Jin (Dakteo Jin) – 2012 (MBC) – Kim Kyung-Tak
Protect The Boss (Boseureul Jikyeora) – 2011 (SBS) – Cha Moo-Won
Hard To Say I Love You (Sunao ni Narenakute) – 2010 (Fuji TV) – Sonsu Park
Vacation – 2006 (SBS) – himself / Chang Shik
Banjun Drama – 2005 (SBS)
Best New Actor (“Dr. Jin”) – 2012 MBC Drama Awards – December 30, 2012
(Special thanks to Lidia Pawlak, WhiteCherry)
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