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Born Name

Park Jae-sang

Nick Name

Psy

Psy at the LACMA 2015 Art+Film Gala in Los Angeles
Psy at the LACMA 2015 Art+Film Gala in Los Angeles

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Gangnam District, Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Psy has studied at the Banpo Elementary and Middle Schools. He was later enrolled at the Sehwa High School.

He also got enrolled at the Boston University in 1996 to study business administration. However, he soon lost interest in studies and dropped out after studying for one semester.

Later, he took classes at the Berklee College of Music.

Occupation

Singer, songwriter, record producer, rapper

Family

  • Father – Park Won-Ho (Executive Producer of DI Corporation, producer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment)
  • Mother – Kim Young-hee (Owned Restaurants in Gangnam District)
  • Siblings – Park Jae-eun (Sister)

Manager

Psy is represented by

  • William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.
  • Seoul based YG Entertainment, Inc.

Genre

K-pop, hip hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Bidman, LNLT Entertainment, YG Entertainment, YGEX, Avex Trax, Republic, Schoolboy Records

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

82 kg or 181 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Psy has dated –

  • Yoo Hye-yeon (2006-Present) – In October 2006, Psy got married to his girlfriend Yoo Hye-yeon. They had been dating for around three and a half years before their wedding. They had met through mutual friends. Over the course of their marriage, Yoo has given birth to twin daughters.
Psy at the Capital Summertime Ball in London in June 2013
Psy at the Capital Summertime Ball in London in June 2013

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Often wears black sunglasses
  • Loves to wear suits and tuxedos

Measurements

His body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 43 in or 109 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 35.5 cm
  • Waist – 38 in or 96.5 cm
Psy shirtless while giving a performance in 2012
Psy shirtless while giving a performance in 2012

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

Psy has appeared in a TV commercial for Wonderful Pistachios, which was broadcast on the eve of 2013 Super Bowl.

He has also been cast in a series of TV adverts for the

  • Korea Tourism Organization
  • Shin Black Cup noodles
  • Man’s balm from Man’s Care

Religion

His religious views aren’t known.

Best Known For

The immense popularity of his single, Gangnam Style, which managed to gain a status of cult and viral hit across the whole world.

First Album

In February 2001, he released his debut studio album, Psy from the Psycho World!

First Film

In 2002, Psy made his first film appearance in a South Korean sexual comedy movie, Wet Dreams in the role of Student Teacher Seok-Goo.

First TV Show

In 2001, Psy made his TV show debut in the South Korean drama series, Beautiful Days.

Personal Trainer

Psy’s workout routine and diet plan aren’t available.

Psy Favorite Things

SourceLA Weekly, Wikipedia
Psy at the LACMA Art + Film Gala Honoring Robert Irwin and Kathryn Bigelow in October 2016 in Los Angeles
Psy at the LACMA Art + Film Gala Honoring Robert Irwin and Kathryn Bigelow in October 2016 in Los Angeles

Psy Facts

  1. In his interview with CNN, he revealed that watching British band Queen perform Bohemian Rhapsody at a Wembley Stadium concert at the age of 15 sparked his interest in music.
  2. In his teens, he had no plan to start a music career and was instead primed to lead DI Corporations like his father and was sent to Boston University to study for it. But he lost interest in studies and used university fees money to buy musical instruments.
  3. He landed himself in trouble with the release of his debut studio album as he was slapped with a fine by the Korean government for including inappropriate content in the songs.
  4. He was the class clown.
  5. His second album, Sa 2 also landed him a controversy as civil groups complained that his album would have a negative impact on teenagers and children. It was banned for sale to under 19 age group.
  6. In 2003, he was due to serve in the South Korean military, which is mandatory for men of age from 18 to 35. However, he was exempt from military service as he was working with a Software Company.
  7. In 2007, he was dragged to court by state prosecutors for using a ruse of working at software development company to avoid military service. It was alleged that he was instead holding concerts and working on his music.
  8. In October 2007, Seoul Administrative Court ordered Psy to be redrafted into military service. As a result, he served as a signalman and held the rank of Private First Class in the 52nd Army Infantry Division.
  9. In 2001, he was sentenced to a 25-day jail sentence for smoking and possession of marijuana. Due to his jail sentence, he was unable to be by his grandfather’s deathbed and wasn’t even able to attend his funeral.
  10. In December 2012, he had to apologize to American citizens and members of US military after reports of him having used racial slurs and inflammatory language towards them on various occasions in past surfaced.
  11. In one of his old concerts, he lifted American miniature tank and smashed it on the stage. He has performed at other anti-American concerts in the past as well.
  12. In February, he was subject to death threats after he had agreed to perform at a concert in Penang, Malaysia, which was organized by the then ruling party.
  13. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+YouTube, and iTunes.

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