Profile of iKON’s Junhoe: Age, Sister, and Facts

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YG’s New Born Star, iKON

iKON is the new South Korea boy band under YG Entertainment. iKON was formed in 2015 after they succeed in the reality survival program “WIN:Who is Next” as Team B. After passing a long process of “WIN”, Team B then proceeded to compete in reality survival program “Mix & Match”. From there, the lineup of the group was formed. The group consists of 7 members, including Bobby, B.I, Junhoe, DK, Song, Jae, and Chanwoo. iKON has been famously known through survival program and gained much popularity even before they debuted. One of the famous members of iKON is the main visual, Junhoe. And now we will reveal Junhoe iKON profile for you to know him closer, so stay tuned!

iKON Junhoe Full Profile 2018

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Stage Name : Jun-ne (formerly known as Junhoe)

Birth name : Koo Jun Hoe

Position : Main Vocalist and Dancer

Age : 20 years old

Birth Date : March 31, 1997

Zodiac Sign : Aries

Height : 182 cm (6’0″)

Blood Type : A type

Instagram Account : @withikonic (iKON’s instagram account)

iKON Junhoe Facts

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1. iKON’s Junhoe has an older sister named Koo Yei Jin.

2. Junhoe was a member of Team B in the variety show “WIN”.

3. Junhoe is known as iKON member who can speak a very fluent Japanese (so it is easier for him to communicate with Japanese fans).

4. Junhoe is a big fan of the king singer, Michael Jackson.

5. Before debuted as iKON member and before joining “WIN”, Junhoe has appeared in TV once when he was still at the age of thirteen through SBS reality program “Star King” back then in 2011.

6. Not only in “Star King”, Junhoe also appeared in the SBS “K-pop Star” first season.

7. Junhoe made it to the fourth round of SBS “K-pop Star” audition.

8. Junhoe started as a trainee of YG Entertainment in April 2012 after winning “WIN Mix & Match”.

9. He became the very first trainee that was announced by YG Entertainment to be a member of YG’s new boy group, iKON.

10. For Junhoe, it is a hard thing to accept new people to his life.

11. Junhoe is known to have a very flexible body, just like a boneless animal, although he is tall.

12. Junhoe used to have a bad style.

13. Junhoe is known for his skill in composing, he involved in iKON’s debut single, “Rhythm Ta”.

14. One of Junhoe’s hobbies is eating.

15.When Junhoe appeared in “SBS Star King”, he danced Michael Jackson moves.

16. Junhoe joined YG Entertainment audition when he was still 13 years old but failed and he tried for the second time after 2-3 years passed and accepted.

17. Junhoe is not a talkative person. He usually talks the least but when he starts talking, he will sound like a very talkative person.

18. He is a scared of high places.

19. He is an ignorant person and is very consistent with whatever that he talks or does.

20. Junhoe once made a promise with her mom that he will be famous one day and now he has fulfilled his promise.

21. Junhoe loves watching films.

22. BIGBANG and Kim Hyunsik are the sunbaes that Junhoe really looks up to.

23. Junhoe’s favorite fashion brand is Ami Paris.

24. Junhoe can’t swim but he doesn’t like to admit it.

25. Junhoe’s favorite Japanese food is Yakisoba.

26. Junhoe’s most treasued item is his cap.

27. Although Junhoe likes Yakisoba, but he doesn’t like sushi and seasoned food.

28. His favorite song is “Loyal” by Chris Brown.

29. He loves R&B music.

30. Junhoe’s motto is “Be realistic at all times”.

iKON Junhoe Sister

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All of iKON members have siblings, either older or younger, but one of the most famous one is iKON Junhoe’s sister. Junhoe’s sister, named Koo Ye Jin, was born in 1994. She is 3 years older than Junhoe.

Koo Ye Jin is really famous, and she even has her own fans. She is active on her Instagram account (@kukukuyeah) and gained popularity because of her pretty and angelic face. Junhoe has a very good voice as iKON’s main vocalist, and surprisingly his sister, Koo Ye Jin also has a good husky voice. She often sang and posted them on her Instagram which gained many attentions saying that she is as talented as Junhoe.

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Through her instagram account, Junhoe’s sister, Koo Ye Jin, shared many photos, including her daily activities, song cover, and family pictures, especially with Junhoe. She also shows her support toward her younger brother by coming to iKON concert, posting iKON pictures, and even greaeting Junhoe on his birthday through her instagram.

iKON Junhoe Bad Attitude

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As an K-pop idol, not only appearance and talent that are important, but also attitude and behavior. K-pop idols will always have people around them watching what they do, and then talk about it. iKON Junhoe was accused for having a bad attitude as an idol several times.

iKON’s Junhoe was accused by netizens after an iKON fan signing meeting. Many people posted about Junhoe with the title “Facial Expression Controversy of iKON Koo Junhoe During Fan Meeting”. After the post spread out, there are many controversies. Some said that he was really rude and didn’t act professionally. But fans were arguing that it was because he still felt awkward and that it was Junhoe’s usual facial expression because he is a cool type person.

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After the first bad attitude issue, Junhoe then got caught by fans that he came to club for parties several times. It was known that iKON’s Junhoe was partying with Clara at the club. Seeing that Clara was in the club, a fan approached her saying Unnie, you are so pretty”, to which Clara smiled as a response. They also realized that it was iKON’s Junhoe beside Clara, but unlike Clara who gave a warm smile to fans, Junhoe was claimed to be rude as he gave them a cold look after they said, “Isn’t that Koo Jun Hoe from iKON?” The fact that Junhoe went to club and partied isn’t a problem, but his attitude towards fans is what brought him to be gossiped about. A fan also said that she met iKON’s Junhoe in a Pho Restaurant after the party, but he also gave a cold look.

iKON’s Fantastic Duo


iKON was featured on South Korea SBS TV program “Fantastic Duo” which aired on June 18, 2017. Through this program, iKON amazed fans and public with their real hidden talents. iKON features the legend rock band “Boohwal”, singing “The Story of the Rain and You”. iKON is known for performing hiphop songs and showing their masculine images, But performing in “Fantastic Duo” with Boohwal, iKON showed that they are totally talented. They touched everyone’s emotions with their powerful but sentimental performance.

iKON Junhoe dominated the performance with his husky powerful voice collaborating with Boohwal. His voice mesmerized everyone and drew keen attention after the performance was aired. Check iKON performance below in “Fantastic Duo” and prepare yourself to fall in love with Junhoe’s voice.