Youngjae (Choi Young-jae) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Youngjae (Choi Young-jae) Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight68 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 17, 1996
Zodiac SignVirgo
GirlfriendNone

Youngjae is a South Korean singer, dancer, and songwriter famous for being a member of the popular South Korean boy group, GOT7, under JYP Entertainment. He has produced several successful songs as a solo artist such as My DayTraumaCall ButtonI Want to Fall Asleep, and Nobody Knows. He has a strong social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Twitter and more than 4 million followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Choi Young-jae

Nick Name

Youngjae, Genius, Sunshine, Ars

Youngjae as seen in October 2016
Youngjae as seen in October 2016 (Hazyglow / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Mokpo, South Korea

Residence

South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Youngjae attended the Muntae Middle School and later Seoul Korean Arts High School. After graduating in 2014, he took admission in Seokyeong University where his major was in Theater and Film but he later transferred to Taekyung University and changed his major to modeling.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – He has an older brother and an older sister.

Manager

Youngjae 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

Youngjae during a performance in February 2017
Youngjae during a performance in February 2017 (Hazyglow / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Youngjae has not dated anyone publicly yet but once stated that his ideal woman would be someone he is naturally attracted to.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

He is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color

Black

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

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Straight hair

Youngjae as seen in November 2017
Youngjae as seen in November 2017 (Jinius / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Brand Endorsements

Youngjae 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

Best Known For

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

First Album

Youngjae 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 Web Show

He made his web show debut on Real GOT7 in 2014.

Youngjae Favorite Things

  • Artist – Elliott Yamin, Javier
  • Color – Red
  • Movie – Frozen (2013)
  • Sport – Soccer
  • Music Genre – Ballad and R&B
  • Perfume – Marc Jacobs
Youngjae during a performance in May 2018
Youngjae during a performance in May 2018 (VOICE FACTORY / Twitter / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Youngjae Facts

  1. In his younger days, Youngjae wanted to become a music therapist.
  2. Youngjae auditioned for JYP Entertainment in a closed audition held in his hometown in 2013.
  3. After training for almost 7 months, he made his official debut with the 7-member Korean boyband GOT7 in January 2014.
  4. As a songwriter, he has written songs for GOT7 under the name “Ars”.
  5. He is the member of the group who sleeps the most and is hard to wake up in the morning.
  6. Youngjae does not like foods like cucumbers, green tea ice cream, watermelon, and lemons.
  7. He attended the same university as his fellow group member Yugyeom.
  8. Apart from Korean, he is also fluent in Japanese.
  9. He has a pet dog named Coco.
  10. Follow him on Instagram, SoundCloud, and Twitter.

Featured Image by VOICE FACTORY / Twitter / CC BY-SA 4.0

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