Get Closer to VIXX’s Main Vocalist, Jung Taek-woon (Leo): Age, Height, Musical, Sister, and Facts

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Voice, Visual, Value in Excelsis, or best known as VIXX is a South Korean boyband, formed by Jellyfish Entertainment through the 2012 reality show MyDOL. The group is composed of six members: N, Leo, Ken, Ravi, Hongbin and Hyuk. Some of their popular songs are Hyde, Voodoo, and Shangri-La

Every group always has a main vocal of the group and VIXX’s main vocal is Leo or Jung Taek-woon. Leo has joined VIXX from 2012, and started his acting debut in 2014 for the musical Full House as Lee Young-jae. He is known for his high-pitched, sharp, and clear vocals. Not only good on stage, Leo also began to write songs in 2015. Together with VIXX member, Ravi, they formed a sub group named VIXX LR.

Leo was Born in Yangjae-dong, Seoul, South Korea. His family consists of himself, his parents and three older sisters. From childhood, he has always been in love with music and sports. Leo studied music composition at Baekseok University and was a member of the National Youth Soccer Players from 2004 to 2007. Growing up, Leo was actively involved in swimming, boxing, taekwondo (blue belt), and soccer. One day he became injured. While recovering from the injury, he developed an interest in becoming a singer after listening to Wheesung’s Walking in the Sky. He has gradually developed his interest in music from singing on stage into writing songs. Because of his beautiful and strong vocals, he started his solo debut. On July 31, 2018, it was announced that Leo will be releasing his first solo EP titled Touch & Sketch. Here, you can watch Leo’s solo song!

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Leo’s Profile

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Stage Name: Leo (레오)
Birth Name: Jung Taek Woon (정택운)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: November 10, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Twitter: @JUNGTW_LEO ‬
Instagram: @Leo_jungtw

Discography

Extended Plays

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
Gaon
TW US World
Canvas
  • Released: July 31, 2018
  • Label: Jellyfish Entertainment, CJ E&M
  • Format: CD, digital download

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Track list
2 5 7 TBA
“—” denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Singles

Title Year Peak chart position Sales Album
KOR
Gaon
As lead artist
“Touch & Sketch” 2018 TBA Canvas
Collaborations
“Blossom Tears” (꽃잎놀이)
with LYn
2014 11
  • KOR: 156,798+
Y.BIRD from Jellyfish with LYn X Leo
“That’s All” (그뿐야)[A]
with Park So-hyun
2016 N/A Non-album single
“—” denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Songwriting credits

Year Album Song Artist Lyrics Music
Credited With Credited With
2015 Boys’ Record “On a Cold Night” VIXX Yes Ravi (rap) Yes N/A
Beautiful Liar “Words to Say” VIXX LR Yes N/A Yes N/A
“My Light” Yes Ravi Yes MELODESIGN
2016 Depend on Me “Shadow” VIXX Yes N/A Yes N/A
Hana-Kaze (花風) “Moonlight” Yes N/A Yes N/A
That’s All “That’s All” Leo x Park So-hyun Yes N/A Yes Jo Yong-ho
Kratos “Romance is Over” VIXX Yes Ravi Yes N/A
2017 Whisper “Beautiful Night” VIXX LR Yes Ravi Yes AVGS
“Feeling” Yes Ravi Yes AVGS

 

Leo’s Facts

Check out Leo’s miscellaneous facts:

– His family consists of: Dad, Mom, three older sisters – “We’re a one boy and three girls family and I am the youngest one.”(Haru * Hana Magazine Vol. 15 interview)
– His nicknames are: Magical Voice, Chic Taekwoon, Poker Face Chic, Pinkeu Pinkeu
– He was a trainee for 3 years and 7 months before he debuted.
– He got his stage name Leo from his company because he resembles a lion.
– He has broad shoulders.
– He was a Woolim trainee.
– He said he doesn’t have a favorite food and likes anything. (However, he loves eating chicken.)
– He is addicted to coffee.
– His favorite colors are: Blue, White, Black
– His hobbies are reading fashion magazines and watching Japanese romance films.
– He was member of the National Youth Soccer Players from 2004 to 2007.
– He won various championships in swimming and boxing.
– Leo knows Tae Kwon Do.
– He is the member who cries the easiest.
– He loves animals and children.
– He can play the piano.
– His most valuable belongings are his MP3 and the rosary his mother gave him.
– He is ambidextrous (able to write with both hands)
– He wouldn’t go out with any of the members if he were a girl.
– Leo gets extremely embarrassed if he is complimented.
– He has the habit of licking his lips.
– N said Leo has short legs and Leo admitted it.
– He is friends with EXO’s Lay, Seungho (MBLAQ), Kiseop (U-KISS).
– Because he’s good at sports, he appeared in several athletic variety shows like “Let’s Go Dream Team” and “Idol Athletics Championship”
– He was featured in Brian Joo “Let This Die” and Seo in Guk’s “Shake It Up”.
– He acted in the musicals “Full House” (2014), “Mata Hari” (2016) “Monte Cristo” (2016) and “The Last Kiss” (2017).