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Kim Jong-hyeon Height, Weight, Age, Family, Girlfriend

Kim Jong-hyeon Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth June 8, 1995
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Dark Brown

Kim Jong-hyeon is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, musician, dancer, actor, performer, and television personality who rose to acclaim as the leader, main dancer, and main rapper of the South Korean boy group NU’ESTNU’EST debuted on March 15, 2012, with the single titled Face and later disbanded on March 15, 2022. The band’s discography also includes other tracks, albums, and extended plays like Canvas, Re:Birth, Bridge the World, Action, Happily Ever After, Romanticize, I’m in Trouble, DriveThe Nocturne, Good Bye Bye, Needle & BubbleSleep TalkingHelloThe Table, Bridge the WorldLove Paint (Every Afternoon)Inside Out, Love MeA Song for You, and Bet Bet. In addition to that, Kim Jong-hyeon has also been a part of a variety of shows and movies which include the likes of Their Distance, Let Me Be Your Knight, Lonely Gourmet: TaipeiProduce 101 Season 2, Shadow SingerNight GoblinMaster KeyLaw of the Jungle in PatagoniaFor The First Time in My LifeBattle TripTwo Yoo Project: Sugar Man Season 2Happy Together Season 4Surfer Junior, King of Mask SingerNot the Same Person You Used to KnowLove CatcherStars’ Top Recipe at Fun-Staurant, and There Is No House for Us in Seoul.

Born Name

Kim Jong-hyeon

Nick Names

JR, National Leader, Bangkok City Boy, JTBC’s Son, Wartortle, Lee Shin

Kim Jong-hyeon as seen in 2019
Kim Jong-hyeon as seen in 2019 (디스패치 / Dispatch / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Gangneung, Gangwon, South Korea


South Korean



Kim Jong-hyeon attended Hanyang University‘s Institute for Future Talents.


Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Musician, Dancer, Actor, Performer, Television Personality


  • Siblings – He has 2 older sisters.


Kim Jong-hyeon has been signed with –

  • Pledis Entertainment (2012-2022)
  • Evermore Entertainment






Pledis Entertainment, Evermore

Blood Type




Kim Jong-hyeon posing for a picture in February 2023
Kim Jong-hyeon posing for a picture in February 2023 (Kim Jong-hyeon / Instagram)


5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


60 kg or 132 lbs

Race / Ethnicity


Kim Jong-hyeon is of Korean descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Lean body

Kim Jong-hyeon as seen while taking a selfie in August 2022
Kim Jong-hyeon as seen while taking a selfie in August 2022 (Kim Jong-hyeon / Instagram)

Kim Jong-hyeon Favorite Things

  • Part Of His Body – Eyes
  • Colors – Black, Yellow, Green

Kim Jong-hyeon Facts

  1. His stage name “JR” stands for “Junior Royal”.
  2. Kim Jong-hyeon became Pledis Entertainment’s first male trainee.
  3. He debuted as the main rapper, leading dancer, and leader of the boy band NU’EST on March 15, 2012.
  4. His fellow NU’EST bandmates included Aron, Baekho, Minhyun, and Ren.
  5. With NU’EST, Kim Jong-hyeon released the band’s first Korean-language studio album Re:Birth on July 9, 2014, and it peaked at #5 on the Gaon Album Chart.
  6. Along with Ren, Fumiko Aoyagi, Minhyun, Hanae Kan, Haruka Kinami, and Tateto Serizawa, he co-starred as Yoo Ji-woo (ユ・ジウ) (Suna’s boyfriend who is also in love with Kanako) in the 2015 Japanese independent film Their Distance.
  7. Kim Jong-hyeon received the Fan N Star Hall of Fame Award at the Fact Music Awards in 2018.
  8. In 2019, he won the Korea First Brand Award in the “Male Idol Variety Star” category.
  9. NU’EST‘s 2nd and final full-length studio album Romanticize was released on April 19, 2021, and it peaked at #2 on the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart and at #5 on the Japanese Albums (Oricon) chart.
  10. From 2021 to 2022, Kim Jong-hyeon brought to life the character of Lee Shin in the musical romantic comedy-drama television series Let Me Be Your Knight. His co-stars for the project included Jung In-sun, Lee Jun-young, Jang Dong-joo, Kim Dong-hyun, and Yoon Ji-sung.
  11. As a solo artist, he released his first mini album titled Meridiem on November 8, 2022, through Evermore Entertainment and it included songs like LightsCreator, Blaze, and others.
  12. His specialties include writing lyrics and speaking Japanese.
  13. Kim Jong-hyeon has credited Eminem as one of his role models.
  14. Previously, he did not like his singing voice.
  15. His fans are called Bugidans.
  16. He dislikes eating tomatoes and can also not eat spicy food. He enjoys eating chicken.
  17. Kim Jong-hyeon is an avid gamer and is also a huge fan of anime.
  18. He likes having black hair.
  19. In January 2024, Kim Jong-hyeon released a new mini album titled Brilliant Seasons.

Featured Image by 디스패치 / Dispatch / YouTube / CC BY 3.0

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