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Tiger JK Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Tiger JK Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth July 29, 1974
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Tiger JK is a Korean-American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur who is well-known for being a founding member of the Korean hip hop group Drunken Tiger as well as for being a member of the hip hop trio MFBTY.

Born Name

Seo Jung-kwon

Nick Name

JK, Drunken Tiger, DT, Tiger JK

Tiger JK as seen in a picture that was taken at a fansign event at AK Plaza in Bundang on December 2, 2018
Tiger JK as seen in a picture that was taken at a fan sign event at AK Plaza in Bundang on December 2, 2018 (Explicit / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

Korean, American

Education

Tiger JK studied at Glendale Hoover High School in Glendale, California.

Then, he enrolled at Santa Monica College before transferring to the University of California, Los Angeles from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the Creative Writing program.

Occupation

Rapper, Record Producer, Entrepreneur, Actor

Family

  • Father – Suh Byung Hoo (d. 2014) (DJ, Korean Pop Columnists, Billboard Correspondent)

Genre

Korean Hip Hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Independent

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Tiger JK has dated –

  1. Yoon Mi-rae (2007-Present) – Tiger JK got married to American-born South Korean rapper and singer Yoon Mi-rae in June 2007, in a private ceremony in a Buddhist Temple. Together, the couple has a son named Jordan (b. March 2008).

Tiger JK as seen in a picture that was taken at the LG Electronics, ‘CYON B-Boy Championship 2010’ Final
Tiger JK as seen in a picture that was taken at the LG Electronics, ‘CYON B-Boy Championship 2010’ Final (LG전자 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

He has Korean ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He sports a thin mustache and goatee.
  • Shoulder length curly hairstyle

Brand Endorsements

Tiger JK has appeared in commercials for several brands such as –

  • Hite
  • Kia
  • Reebok
  • Yahoo
  • CJ One Card
  • Samsung
  • Giordano
  • Pringles
  • Moneual
  • Hangame
  • The Body Shop
  • Guinness
  • SK Telecom
  • Sony

Tiger JK as seen in a picture that was taken with singer and rapper Heo Young-ji in August 2021
Tiger JK as seen in a picture that was taken with singer and rapper Heo Young-ji in August 2021 (Tiger JK / Instagram)

Tiger JK Facts

  1. He spent the first 12 years of his life in South Korea before relocating to the United States alongside his family. After migrating there, Tiger JK was sent to reside with his uncle who lived in Miami, Florida.
  2. JK released his debut solo album titled Enter the Tiger in 1995.
  3. Tiger JK founded the hip hop group Drunken Tiger in 1999.
  4. In 2000, Tiger JK was taken into custody for the use of methamphetamine in Korea. He was sentenced to 1 and a half months in jail and was given a 2 years probation.
  5. He was diagnosed with a spinal cord condition called acute transverse myelitis.
  6. Tiger founded the clothing line Lungta in 2006.
  7. He released his own limited edition headphones in partnership with American rapper Dr. Dre‘s “Beats By Dr. Dre” headphones line.
  8. It was during his time in Miami that he took an interest in Taekwondo and ended up attaining a 3rd “dan” black belt.
  9. During his teenage years, he lived in Los Angeles, California. He once stated in an interview that while residing there, he had witnessed a lot of violence between Korean-Americans and African-Americans during the 1992 Los Angeles Riots, which triggered him to take up hip hop to help bring the two communities closer.
  10. In 2011, The Los Angeles Times cited him as “perhaps the most popular Korean rapper in America, Asia, and the world.”
  11. JK’s father Suh Byung Hoo was a DJ. He was amongst the first Korean pop columnists and also the first correspondent for Billboard in Korea in the 1970s.
  12. He is the founder of the record labels Jungle Entertainment and Feel Ghood Music.

Featured Image By Explicit / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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