Ex-Coed School and SPEED’s Jungwoo: Profile, Facts, Activities

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Find Out More Information About SPEED’s Manly And Handsome Leader Jungwoo

SPEED was a Korean male idol group under the formation of MBK Entertainment. SPEED members used to be part of a mixed idol group Coed School. SPEED’s leader, Jungwoo was famous for his manly and cool appearance. He used to practice boxing before debuting as an idol.

In this article, Channel-Korea will talk in detail about SPEED leader Jungwoo. So, stay tuned!

Full Profile

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Name: Kim Jung-woo

Stage Name: Jungwoo

Date of Birth: May 9th, 1990

Place of Birth: Daegu, South Korea

Height: 181 cm

Weight: 63 kg

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Taurus

Chinese Zodiac: The Year of the Horse

Instagram: jungwookim5

Twitter: yoosung90

Position: Main vocalist

Facts

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  • Jungwoo majored in Advertisement Design at Bucheon University
  • Jungwoo has a similar age to Taeyoon
  • He loves boxing, soccer, and biking
  • In his free time, he plays video games, watches TV, and goes shopping
  • His favorite actor is Lee Seung-gi
  • Jungwoo’s ideal woman type is a kind, cute, and simple looking girl
  • He used to be a trainee of F&C Entertainment
  • Jungwoo has an older brother
  • Jungwoo can communicate in Japanese and Chinese language well
  • Sky Earth Yoosung is his nickname
  • Jungwoo can play the Korean traditional chess game, Baduk
  • Jungwoo failed during the audition for jTBC’s Mixnine

Debut with Coed School

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Coed School was a boy and girl idol group formed by Core Contents Media. It had two sub-groups that consisted of only male and female members: Speed and F-ve Dolls. Coed School debuted in 2010. Later, MBK Entertainment announced that SPEED and F-ve Dolls will continue activity as separate groups.

Active as a SPEED Member

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After debuting with Coed School, Jungwoo continued his activity as a SPEED member alongside other male members: Kangho, Kwanghaeng, Taewoon, Noori, and Sungmin. SPEED performed live for the first time when promoting T’ara’s hit single “Lovey Dovey” in February 2012.

SPEED had several formation changes until their disbandment. MBK Entertainment removed SPEED’s official profile page from their website and apparently, it marked the official disbandment of SPEED.

Disbandment and Future Activity

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In November 2015, MBK Entertainment put down the official page of SPEED from their company profile. Junwoon announced the official termination of his contract with MBK Entertainment on January 27th, 2016. Later, he moved to another company and signed a contract with Maroo Entertainment. He wrote: “I’m very sorry. I can’t say anything but sorry,” on his Twitter account. Perhaps, it was his own way to communicate with fans and apologized for the disbandment notice.

Kim Jongwoo and Oh Tae-ha participated in the audition for jTBC’s Mixnine, but failed to become a permanent member. After failing in the audition, he parted ways with Maroo Entertainment.

Jungwoo is still communicating with fans using his Twitter account. He posted that he will go to Singapore and hold a performance when the coronavirus pandemic ends.

 

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