All About JYJ: Members, Debut, Discography, Scandals, etc.

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Former TVXQ Member Trio, JYJ

JYJ (formerly known as JUNSU/JEJUNG/YUCHUN in Japan) is a male group of three from South Korea, formed from former members of the South Korean group TVXQ: Jaejoong, Yoochun, and Junsu. Their group names are taken from the first letter of each member’s name. Their Japanese EP debut, The…, reached No. 1 on the Japanese album chart, Oricon. Their band’s global debut album, The Beginning, was released in October 2010. JYJ’s second studio album and first full Korean album In Heaven was released on September 28th, 2011.

It was announced on April 23, 2019 that Yoochun’s contract with C-JeS would be terminated after a positive drug test and he would retire from the industry.

Profile and Facts

Jaejoong

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Stage Name: Jaejoong

Birth Name: Kim Jae Joong

Place of Birth: Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea

Date of Birth: January 26th, 1986

Zodiac sign: Aquarius

Height: 180 cm (5’11”)

Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)

Blood type O

Twitter: @bornfreeonekiss

Facts About Jaejoong:

– He was born in Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea.

– Family: He was born in the family Han Jaejun, but at a young age his biological mother adopted him and he was later adopted by Kims’ and changed his name to Kim Jaejoong.

– When he was fifteen years old, he moved to Seoul to take part in the auditions held by SM Entertainment.

– When he was a trainee, to be able to live in Seoul alone, he took various odd jobs to pay rent, food, and training fees (he even appeared as an addition to the film).

– In an interview, he admitted he was deaf in elementary school and was often ridiculed because of his dream of becoming a singer, but he practiced singing on his own.

– Education: Gongju Jungdong Elementary School, Kongju National University Middle School, Kongju Information Middle School (dropped out in 2001), Hanam Middle School (registered in 2005), Cyber ​​Kyung Hee University (Digital Media Engineering)

– Jaejoong has 11 piercings.

– His favorite colors are black and white.

– He has a dog named VICK, a big pyramid.

– Jaejoong has something for the Han River; His ideal date is to walk near the Han River and when he is stressed, he likes to listen to music at the bay of the Han River.

– He is good friends with BoA, Hyunjoong SS501, Super Junior’s Heechul, Junhyung from B2ST, and Lumin from M.Pire.

– His shoe size is 275 mm.

– His favorite flower is Lily.

– He speaks Korean, Japanese, and Chinese.

– He said he only likes women of his age or older and he has never cared for a girl younger than him.

– He wants to be a supermarket owner.

– He wants to visit Switzerland.

– Hobbies: playing computer games, listening to music, playing the piano, writing, cooking, etc.

– After filming their banjun drama DANGEROUS LOVE, Yunho and Jaejoong couldn’t talk to each other for three or four days.

– Jaejoong is paranoid about what other people think about him.

– He likes to cut his own hair (like bangs).

– On Jaejoong’s phone, Yunho’s contact name is listed as “Our Lovely Yunho” while the other members are just our “Junsu/Changmin/Yoochun”.

– On November 21st, 2006, a man with the surname Han filed a lawsuit against Kim’s guardian, claiming that he was Kim’s biological father, and therefore wanted the rights of his parents. On November 22nd, Han canceled the charges against Jaejoong’s adoptive parents.

– He was a member of DBSK from 2003 to 2010.

– He, Yoochun, and Junsu left TVXQ in 2010 and made their own band, JYJ (who had their debut in Japan in September 2010).

– In January 2013, he released his first EP, titled I, followed by a full-length album, WWW, in October of the same year.

– Jaejoong registration date: March 30th, 2015.

– Jaejoong release date: December 30th, 2016.

– In 2017 he was declared the richest K-Pop idol with a net worth of $ 100 million.

– He owns Cafe J-Holic, Coffee Cojjee (Samsung-dong), a Japanese restaurant chain owned by Bum’s Story together with Park Yoochun, Holic-J Bar (Gangnam), he is the CEO and designer of MOLDIR luxury clothing stores (Cheongdam-dong), he is the CEO of KAVE mall (Shibuya).

– Jaejoon’s ideal type: “I have certain standards in the past but not now. My frame of mind has changed with my environment. Age is not a problem now.”

 

Junsu

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Stage Name: Junsu

Birth Name: Kim Jun Su (김준수)

Position: Main Vocalist, Main Dancer, Maknae

Place of Birth: Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Date of Birth: December 15th, 1986, even though his parents registered him on January 1th, 1987

Zodiac sign: Sagittarius

Height: 178 cm (5’10”)

Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Twitter: @ 1215 thexiahtic

 

Facts About Junsu:

– He was born in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.

– Family: He has an older fraternal twin brother known as Kim Junho, who is also a singer, mainly active in Japan and China where he is better known by his stage names JUNO and ZUNO.

– Junsu’s twin brother changed his name to Kim Mooyoung in 2014.

– His mother, named Yoon Young-mi, is a former contestant of Miss Korea.

– He attended Neunggok Elementary School, Nunggok Middle School, Hwasu Middle School and then transferred to Hanam Middle School.

– He graduated from high school with fellow member Park Yoochun in 2007.

– Kim Junsu then took Film and Music Studies at Myongji University and graduated in 2011.

– Hobbies: playing the piano, playing football, etc.

– Junsu has a relationship with Hani EXID.

– He is a good friend with Super Junior member Eunhyuk.

– Taeha from MOMOLAND is Junsu’s cousin.

– He enlisted in the military on February 9th, 2017.

– Junsu’s ideal type: Junsu said he was looking for a warm heart and a hot body.

Former Member: Yoochun

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Birth Name: Park Yoo Chun

Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea

Date of Birth: June 4th, 1986

Zodiac sign: Gemini

Height: 180 cm (5’11”)

Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)

Blood type O

Twitter: http://twitter.com/6002theMicky

 

Facts About Yoochun:

– Yoochun’s registration date: August 27th, 2015.

– Estimated release: August 2017 (He serves as a public service worker, so his release day would most likely be in August).

– He has 4 tattoos. ‘Always keep faith,’ on his chest plus the newly added Phoenix and ‘My friend, Yoohwan, Junsu’ (maybe more but it’s not confirmed), ‘TVfXQMYC on his lower back (MYC stands for Micky Yoochun), and the fur on his calf (which his brother also has).

– Family: He has a younger brother named Park Yoohwan who is an actor.

– His parents often fought over money and eventually divorced.

– He likes to collect CDs.

– His hobbies are: writing music, writing lyrics, rapping, playing the piano, driving racing cars, etc.

– He wore a bracelet on his left hand, which was the first gift he had gotten from his younger brother.

– He is afraid of spiders.

– He moved to the United States when he was in the 6th grade and he lived in Fairfax, Virginia.

– He gave up on US citizenship because he had to visit the US every few years as opposed to his busy work schedule.

– Yoochun’s grandparents have a famous restaurant (Hanilkwan).

– Together with Jaejoong, he owns the Japanese restaurant chain Bum’s Story (Gangnam).

– Yoochun was involved in a rap scandal where four women accused him of rape. For now, the company is trying to prove that he was in fact, in China on the dates of two of the alleged rapes occurred in Korea. This case is still under investigation.

– UPDATE: On July 14th, 2016, all charges against Yoochun were dropped by the police. Yoochun’s lawyer sued them for defamation and extortion. On January 17th, 2017, the Soul Court decided that they were guilty. Miss Lee (the woman who first accused him of raping), received 2 years in prison, along with 2 accomplices: her boyfriend and a gang member.

– He started compulsory military enlistment in the South Korean military on August 27th, 2015.

– He completed his military service on August 25th, 2017.

– In April 2017, Yoochun’s agency confirmed that he would marry Hwang Ha-na, granddaughter of the Namyang Dairy Products Company, in the fall of 2017.

– In May 2018, Yoochun’s agency confirmed that he and his fiance, Hwang Ha-na, have separated.

– Yoochun’s ideal type: Yoochun said that he has to see the girl’s face first, even though his parents have to approve of the girl before dating.