PSY Profile: PSY Facts
PSY (싸이) (short for Psycho) debuted in January 2001 under YG Entertainment. He officially left YG Entertainment on May 15, 2018.
Stage Name: PSY (싸이)
Birth Name: Park Jae Sang (박재상)
Birthday: December 31, 1977
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean
Hight: 170 cm (5″5′)
Weight: 85kg (187lbs)
Blood type: O
V LIVE: PSY
Daum Cafe: psylove1
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He has a sister; her name is Park Jae-eun.
– He is a big businessman and head of an international company.
– He runs several restaurants.
– PSY got married to Yoo Hye Yeon in 2006.
– He has twin daughters.
– He attended Banpo Elementary, Middle School and Sehwa High School.
– He studied business administration at Boston University, but decided to drop out and pursue music instead.
– Then he studied at Berklee College of Music, but dropped out again.
– He can speak Korean and English.
– He debuted in 2001 with the single ‘Bird’.
– His fans go by the name PSYcho.
– He is a singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer.
– As of 2019, his net worth stands at $60 million Dollars.
– During his school years, he was known as the class clown.
– In 2001, he was arrested for smoking and possessing marijuana.
– Due to being jailed he couldn’t be at his grandfather’s deathbed nor attend his funeral.
– He has drinking problems.
– He started listening to American music at 15.
– His favorite band was ‘Queen’.
– He made his first appearance on Korean national TV in 2000.
– He is the first Korean pop musician to be widely known in the west.
– He made parodies on Lady Gaga and Beyonce on Japanese TV.
– He served in the military from 2003 to 2005 but didn’t complete the full-term properly.
– He enlisted for the second time from 2007 to 2009.
– His biggest musical influence is Freddie Mercury from QUEEN
– The celebrity he wants to meet most is Tom Cruise.
– He was the first Asian artist to surpass 10 million subscribers on youtube.
– He can play the keyboard, sampler, percussion, synthesizer, and the piano.
– He was fined for his debut album
– His single ‘Gangnam Style’ surpassed the highest views count on Youtube causing a bug.
– ‘Gangnam Style’ has been hailed as a force for world peace and was recognized by Guinness World Records as the most “liked” video on YouTube.
– He is close to all YG artists.
– PSY launched his new label and entertainment agency P NATION on 24. January 2019, with Jessi being his first signee, followed by HyunA and E’Dawn (former member of PENTAGON).
PSY’s ideal type: “Psy’s ideal woman supports him and takes part in his life.”
(Special thanks to autumnseokgi for providing additional info.)
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