Jinyoung (GOT7) Facts and Profile, Jinyoung’s Ideal Type
Stage Name: Jinyoung (Formerly known as Jr.) (진영)
Birth Name: Park Jin Young (박진영)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Rapper, Face of The Group
Birthday: September 22, 1994
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Specialties: Dancing, Coreography
Education: Kyunggi High School – Graduated
Sub Unit: JJ Project
Jinyoung (Junior) facts:
– He was born in Jinhae-gu, Changwon city, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.
– Family: mom, dad, 2 older sisters.
– His astrological Zodiac Sign is Libra and his Chinese Zodiac Sign is Dog.
– Personality: serious, lively, thinks a lot.
– He attended Yongwon Elementary School, Angolpo Middle School and later Kyunggi High School. Junior then took up Performance in Howon University
– He became a JYP trainee in 2009.
– Tied for first place with JB in JYP’s 2009 Open Auditions.
– He was a trainee for 2 years and 6 months before debuting.
– He acted along with JB in KBS2’s “Dream High 2”, as well as in the drama “When a Man Loves”.
– His favourite drama of all time is IRIS. He bought all the episodes and used to secretly watch it in class in high school. (VliveCH+)
– He starred in the web-series “Dream Knight” along with his fellow GOT7 members in 2105.
– He acted in several Korean dramas: “Dream High 2” (2012), “When a Man Loves” (2013), “My Love Eun-Dong” (2015), “Legend of the Blue Sea” (2017), “He Is Psychometric” (2019)
– Jinyoung is acting in the JYP drama called “Magic School” (2017) together with 2PMs Nichkhun and Park Yoon.
– He acted in the movie “Snowflakes” (also known as “A Stray Goat”) (2017).
– He made the choreography for GOT7’s “Follow Me”.
– For GOT7, Jinyoung wrote “This Star” (Mad Winter Edition album); wrote & co-composed “Can’t” (Flight Log Departure album) and “Mayday” (Flight Log Turbulence album); co-wrote & co-composed “Paradise” (Flight Log Arrival album) and “Firework” (7for7 album); wrote the lyrics & composed “Thank You” (Eyes on You album).
– For JJ Project Verse 2 album, Jinyoung co-wrote “Tomorrow Today” and “The Day”; co-wrote and co-composed “On&On” and “Don’t Wanna Know” (both with JB), and “Coming Home”.
– He was an MC on Inkigayo alongside Black Pink’s Jisoo and NCT’s Doyoung. (Feb 5th 2017 to Feb 3rd 2018)
– His favorite foods are the hamburger, pizza, and all kinds of meat.
– His favorite color is white.
– His hobbies are watching movies, watching theater plays, taking walks, playing the piano.
– His favorite movies are: romance, comedy, horror
– His favorite artists are: Justin Timberlake, Usher, Michael Buble
– His favorite type of music: R&B Soul music, Jazz
– His motto: he doesn’t have one, but his favorite quote is “Only 1’ is better than ‘Number 1’.”
– He is known as the “Mother” of the group.
– His religion is Christianity.
– He can play the piano.
– Other than Korean, he is fluent in Japanese and speaks good English.
– He likes reading books to improve his vocabulary and communication skills.
– When Jinyoung was younger he dreamed of becoming a pre-school teacher. (Dingo Flower Intern)
– He said he’s pretty good at babysitting and after he gets married, he’s going to be a great dad.
– He has experienced one-sided love. (Dingo Flower Intern)
– Jinyoung loves the snack called “Home Run Ball” and loves to melt chocolate and eat it with strawberries.
– His shoe size is “26.5”.
– His role models are 2PM and Shinhwa.
– He is known as the “mother” of the group.
– His hairstyles change often. But he never died his hair.
– He is known as a super hard worker.
– He is the second best at fashion in GOT7 after BamBam.
– When he is called “Jireongie,” he says it feels nostalgic.
– He rarely uses a mirror.
– He is generous and open to other people.
– He said that he often ride bus when going to university.
– He had his own room at the dorm.
– Update: Jinyoung is living alone in one apartament now.
– Jinyoung was the class president in middle school.
– He still stays in contact with his homeroom teacher, he said that she is one of the people who guided him to become who he is today.
– His favorite genre of books is novels. He enjoys reading.
– His ideal date is to play in a river and BBQ, kind of “Outdoor” date.
– Jinyoung once said on a variety show that the part of a woman body that he finds the most attractive is the nape (the back of the neck).
– He changed his stage name from Jr. (Junior) to his legal name, Jinyoung, on 16 August 2016. He posted on his Twitter account “Starting today I will be promoting as Jinyoung, not Junior. I will become a Jinyoung who gives more effort. I ask for your abundant support! Thank you!!!”
– His parents wanted his birth name as his his stage name. So he changed it from junior to Jinyoung.
– Wonpil from Day6 is Jinyoung’s closest celebrity friend excluding JB (Kiss the Radio 170802)
– The highest class rank Jinyoung has been was 13th (Kiss the Radio 170802)
– Jinyoung’s ideal type: A girl who has a lot of aegyo.
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