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Jinyoung (GOT7) Profile and Facts

Jinyoung (GOT7) Profile and Facts:

Jinyoung (진영)
is a singer and actor under BH Entertainment, as well as a member of the now independent group GOT7. He is also well known for his roles in Dream High 2 (2012), He is Psychometric (2019), and The Devil Judge (2021). He made his solo debut on January 18, 2023 with his mini album “Chapter 0: With“.

Stage Name: Jinyoung (진영)
Birth Name: Park Jin Young (박진영)
Birthdate: September 22nd, 1994
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @jinyoung_0922jy
Twitter: @JINYOUNG

Jinyoung Facts:
– His birthplace is Jinhae-gu, Changwon city, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.
– His family consists of his mom, dad, and 2 older sisters.
– He is a member of the group GOT7 who used to be under JYP Entertainment. but when all of their contracts ended in 2021, the members decided to pursue their own careers, but continue to stay together as GOT7.
– His personality is serious, lively, and he thinks a lot.
– He attended Yongwon Elementary School, Angolpo Middle School, and later Kyunggi High School. He then took up Performance at Howon University
– Tied for first place with JB in JYP’s 2009 Open Auditions.
– In 2009 he became a JYP trainee.
– He was a trainee for 2 years and 6 months before debuting with JJ Project which was originally a duo under JYP and had become a subunit under GOT7
– His specialties are dancing and choreography
– He made the choreography for GOT7’s “Follow Me”.
– His favorite drama of all time is IRIS. He bought all the episodes and used to secretly watch them in class in high school. (VliveCH+)
– 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 and blue.
– 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.
– His hairstyles change often. But he never dyed 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 rode the bus when he went to university.
– He had his own room at the dorm.
– Update: Jinyoung is living alone in one apartment 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.
– He enjoys reading novels.
– His ideal date is to play in a river and BBQ, a kind of “Outdoor” date.
– Jinyoung once said on a variety show that the part of a woman’s body that he finds the most attractive is the nape (the back of the neck).
– He once had the stage name Jr. but changed to his legal name Jinyoung because his parents wanted his birth name as his stage name. So, 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!!!”
– Wonpil from Day6 is Jin Young’s closest celebrity friend excluding JB (Kiss the Radio 170802)
– The highest class rank Jinyoung has been was 13th (Kiss the Radio 170802)
– His contract with JYP Ent. expired on January 19, 2021, and he decided not to renew.
– On January 27, 2021, he signed with BH Entertainment and plans to pursue his acting career.
– On June 28, 2021 he released his first solo single “Dive”.
– On January 18, 2023 he made his official solo debut with his mini album “Chapter 0: With“.
– On May 8, 2023 Jinyoung enlisted as an active duty soldier.
Jinyoung’s ideal type: A girl who has a lot of aegyo.

Jinyoung Songwriting Credits:
“This Star” (wrote and co-composed) | Mad Winter Edition | GOT7 (2015)
“Can’t” (wrote and co-composed) | Flight Log Departure | GOT7 (2016)
“Mayday” (wrote and co-composed) | Flight Log Departure | GOT7 (2016)
“Tomorrow Today” (co-wrote) | Verse 2 album | JJ Project (2017)
“The Day” (co-wrote) | Verse 2 album | JJ Project (2017)
“On&On” (co-wrote and co-composed) | Verse 2 album | JJ Project (2017)
“Don’t Wanna Know” (co-wrote and co-composed) | Verse 2 album | JJ Project (2017)
“Coming Home” (co-wrote and co-composed) | Verse 2 album | JJ Project (2017)
“Paradise” (co-wrote and co-composed) | Flight Log Arrival | GOT7 (2017)
“Firework” (co-wrote and co-composed) | 7for7 | GOT7 (2017)
“Thank You” (wrote the lyrics & composed) | Eyes on You | GOT7 (2018)

Jinyoung Dramas:
Dream High 2 (드림하이 2) | KBS2 / as Jung Ui Bong (2012)
When A Man’s in Love (남자가 사랑할 때) | MBC / as Ddeol Yi (2013)
Dream Knight (드림 나이트) | Naver TVCast / as Park Jin Young (2015)
My Love Eun Dong (사랑하는 은동아) | JTBC / as Ji Eun Ho / Park Hyun Soo (2015)
The Legend of the Blue Sea (푸른 바다의 전설) | SBS / as Heo Joon Jae [Young] (2016)
Magic School (마술학교) | (Naver TV Cast, JTBC / as Lee Na Ra (2017)
He Is Psychometric (사이코메트리 그녀석) | tvN / as Lee Ahn (2019)
Melting Me Softly (날 녹여주오) | tvN / as Jang Woo Shin [EP. 14] (2019)
When My Love Blooms (화양연화) | tvN / as Han Jae Hyun [20s] (2020)
The Devil Judge (악마판사) | tvN / as Kim Ga On | Kang Isaac (2021)
Yumi’s Cells (유미의 세포들) | tvN, TVING / as Yoo Babi (2021)
Yumi’s Cells 2 (유미의 세포들2) | tvN, TVING / as Yoo Babi (TBA)

Jinyoung Movies:
A Stray Goat (눈발) as Cho Min Shik (2017)
The Angel Without, The Devil Within (없는 천사, 내면의 악마) as Jung Dae (2022)

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