Jinyoung (Park Jin-young) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jinyoung (Park Jin-young) Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 22, 1994
Zodiac SignVirgo
GirlfriendNone

Jinyoung is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, dancer, and choreographer who is best known for being a member of the popular South Korean boy group, GOT7, under JYP Entertainment. He has appeared in many Korean TV shows such as When a Man Falls in LoveThis is My Love, and Legend of the Blue Sea. He has a strong social media fan base with more than 4 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Park Jin-young

Nick Name

Junior, Jinyoung

Jinyoung at KLIVE fan meeting in May 2016
Jinyoung at KLIVE fan meeting in May 2016 (Jinius / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Jinhae-gu, Changwon, South Korea

Residence

South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Jinyoung went to Yongwon Elementary School, Angolpo Middle School, and Kyunggi High School. He later attended Howon University.

Occupation

Singer, Actor

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – He has 2 older sisters.

Manager

Jinyoung is represented by JYP Entertainment.

Genre

K-pop, Hip Hop, Trap, R&B

Instruments

Vocals, Piano

Labels

  • JYP Entertainment
  • Sony Music Entertainment

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Jinyoung outside Music Bank in October 2017
Jinyoung outside Music Bank in October 2017 (Jinius / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jinyoung has not dated anyone publicly yet. He once stated that his ideal type of girl would have qualities like morality and courtesy.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

He is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color

Black

He often tends to dye his hair ‘light brown’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Baby face

Jinyoung at Music Core fan meeting in October 2015
Jinyoung at Music Core fan meeting in October 2015 (Jinius / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Brand Endorsements

Jinyoung has done endorsement work for brands like –

  • Black Yak Walk Fit shoes
  • Nàtuur POP
  • J.Estina
  • SMART School Uniform
  • NBA Korea & China
  • Bausch & Lomb Thailand
  • CGV Youth Brand Festival
  • Est Cola
  • G+ Star Zone Season 7
  • Celuscan
  • Tao Kae Noi
  • Aida Sekkei
  • FWD Thailand

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

Being a member of the popular South Korean boy group, GOT7, under JYP Entertainment

First Album

Jinyoung released his debut album Identify with his band, GOT7, in 2014. The album was well received and peaked at number 1 on the Korean music chart and on number 6 on the Billboard charts.

First Film

Jinyoung made his theatrical film debut in the film A Stray Goat as Jo Min-sik in 2017.

First TV Show

He made his TV show debut as Jung Ui-bong on the drama series Dream High 2 in 2012.

Jinyoung Favorite Things

  • Food – Hamburger, Pizza, All kinds of Meat
  • ArtistsJustin Timberlake, Usher, Michael Buble
  • Color – White
  • Movie Genre – Romance, Comedy, Horror
  • Music Genre – R&B, Soul, Jazz
  • TV Drama – Iris
Jinyoung during an event in 2017
Jinyoung during an event in 2017 (IneffableLight / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Jinyoung Facts

  1. He wanted to become a pre-school teacher when he was younger.
  2. He was a bright kid at school and was class president in middle school.
  3. Jinyoung auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2009 along with his GOT7 fellow member JB, both standing first.
  4. In May 2012, his agency formed a duo band called ‘JJ Project’ consisting of him and JB and they made their debut with the single album Bounce.
  5. On January 16, 2014, Jinyoung made his official debut as a part of the 7-member boy band Got7.
  6. He took up the stage name of Junior in May 2015 but changed it to Jinyoung on August 16, 2016, and broke the news through a post via his Twitter account. The reason behind this change was that his parents wanted his real name as his stage name as well.
  7. He was given the name Junior because he shares the same real name as JYP Entertainment‘s founder and CEO Park Jin-young.
  8. He used to watch his favorite TV series Iris in class when he was in high school.
  9. Apart from Korean, he is fluent in Japanese and can also speak good English.
  10. In his free time, he indulges in watching movies, watching theater plays, taking walks, playing the piano, and reads books to improve his vocabulary and communication skills.
  11. Follow him on Instagram.

Featured Image by IneffableLight / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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