F.Cuz Jinon: Profile, Facts, Pre-debut, Military

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The Handsome and Good Leader of South Korean Boy Band F.CUZ

Jinon is the leader of the South Korean boy band F.CUZ which means “Focus” and is under Tunes-Will Entertainment which is now CAN&J Entertainment. The boy group itself debuted on January 8th, 2010, with the single “Jiggy.” Jinon along with F.CUZ members including LeeU, Kan, Yejun appeared on Music Bank. They have a fandom name called For U (Korea), Fantasia (Japan), F1 (China). Sadly, they disbanded in September 2016.

Let’s get to know Jinon of F.CUZ in this Channel-Korea article! Keep reading!

Full Profile

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Stage Name: Jinon (진온)
Birth Name: Kim Jinchul (김진철)
Position: Leader, Vocalist, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer
Date of Birth: July 13th, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height:183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean

Facts

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– Jinon is a member of the original line-up of the group.

– Jinon was born in Busan, South Korea.

– He appeared in the drama Cinderella Man in 2009.

– He also appeared in Idol United in 2010.

– He is the best chef in the group.

– Jinon is scared of height.

– He studied in the same school as Junhyung from Highlight and Seungho from MBLAQ.

Pre-Debut Story

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Jinon was studying in the Anyang High School along with Raehyun, Kan, and Yejun in Anyang. He was the senior between them. In their town, they decided to participate in the dance team that included famous K-Pop star Rain. Jinon joined a project group named GM6 in 2005 which is now known as Supernova. He became a trainee since then. Yet, he dismissed it before debut because of health issues related to depression and eating disorders.

Later in 2009, Jinon pursued an acting career and appeared in Cinderella Man as a younger version of Kwon Sang Woo’s character. He also took a role in SG Wannabe “Gashiri” music video along with T-ara’s Eunjung.

Debut with F.Cuz

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Jinon debuted as an F.CUZ member on December 6th, 2009, under CAN&J Entertainment. The members introduced themselves through a short video that showcased their unique talents and it got over 30,000 views before debut.

F.CUZ released “Jiggy,” which was digitally released on January 8th, 2010, on KBS’ Music Bank. They also got signed under the Taiwanese label SEEDMUSIC to get overseas activity.

Military Service

Jinon of F.CUZ got enlisted in the military in 2018. Here’s the translation of his handwritten letter that he uploaded on his Twitter. He officially enlisted in the military on May 8th. He promised to get back safe and healthy, also wished love and support from his fans.

“Hello! This is F.CUZ’s leader Jinon.

“Because of the fine dust and the differences in daily temperature range, it’s especially important to take care of our health nowadays. Everyone please be careful of colds during this change of seasons! Nowadays, the cherry blossoms have fully bloomed so beautifully. Have you all gone to see the cherry blossoms?? Soon after the cherry blossoms fade, there will probably be true spring weather, and I think it will be great weather to go for a walk! During this nice weather, I, as every other Korean man must do, am going to enlist in the military. I will be enlisting on May 8th at a recruit training center near Gangwon Province. I’ve been preparing my heart, but I received my draft notice so suddenly that I wondered how to tell my fans, and so I decided to write a letter like this. During eight years of promotions, I received a lot of great memories and energy. I think I will be able to return well after military life.

“I will return healthy and well!!

“I’m always thankful, and I love you so much!!

“And our members of F.CUZ! Please continue to give them love and support!

“Thank you. Thank you. For.U

“-Jinon”

That’s all about Jinon of F.CUZ and his career journey. Let’s keep supporting him all the way! Don’t forget to leave a comment and kindly share your thoughts in the section below!