Jung Joon-young

About Jung Joon-young

Who is it?: Singer-songwriter
Birth Day: February 21, 1989
Birth Place: Jakarta, Indonesia, South Korean
Native name: 정준영
Birth name: Jung Joon-young
Genres: Rock, soft rock, alternative rock, garage rock, hard rock, post-punk revival
Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, actor, radio DJ, host, TV personality
Instruments: Vocals, guitar, piano, bass
Years active: 2010–present
Labels: CJ E&M Music REALIVE (C9 Entertainment)
Associated acts: Drug Restaurant
Hangul: 정준영
Hanja: 鄭俊英
Revised Romanization: Jeong Jun-yeong
McCune–Reischauer: Chŏng Chunyŏng

Jung Joon-young

Jung Joon-young was born on February 21, 1989 in Jakarta, Indonesia, South Korean, is Singer-songwriter. A South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, RJ, host and television personality – Jung Joon-young is a performer in every sense of the word! His moment of fame arrived in 2012 when he became one of the top three finalists of a reality show called ‘Superstar K4’. After receiving an overwhelming response for his music in the reality show, he went ahead and released his first album, ‘1st Mini Album’, and won his first Best Male Solo Artist award. His favorite genres in music are rock, soft rock, punk, garage rock, hard rock etc.He has also appeared in other reality shows like ‘1 Night 2 Days’, ‘We Got Married’ and ‘Radio Star’. He made his big screen debut with ‘Love Forecast’ in 2015. He later became the lead vocalist in a rock band named ‘Drug Restaurant’. The band released its first album, ‘Escape to Hangover’ in 2015. He hosted the radio program, ‘Jung Joon-young’s Simsimtapa’ in 2014 and got a positive response from his audience. He has stated that Kurt Cobain’s performance on ‘MTV Unplugged’ inspired him to become a rock star.
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Currently, Jung Joon-young is 34 years, 9 months and 17 days old. Jung Joon-young will celebrate 35rd birthday on a Wednesday 21st of February 2024. Below we countdown to Jung Joon-young upcoming birthday.

Popular As Jung Joon-young
Occupation Singers
Age 34 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 21, 1989 (Jakarta, Indonesia, South Korean)
Birthday February 21
Town/City Jakarta, Indonesia, South Korean
Nationality South Korean

🌙 Zodiac

Jung Joon-young’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Jung Joon-young was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.



Jung earned the award for New Male Solo Artist for "이별 10분전 (The Sense of an Ending)" and Most Popular Karaoke Song of the Year for "먼지가 되어 (Becoming Dust)" at the 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards. He also earned Star of the Year at the MBC Entertainment Awards.


Jung Joon-young was born on February 21, 1989, in Jakarta. He grew up in Indonesia, China, Japan, France and Philippines. He is the youngest son of Jung Hak-chun and Choi Jong-sook. His father was an international businessman who travelled to many countries for his Business. Jung learned to speak five different languages such as English, Mandarin, Korean, conversational Japanese, and Tagalog. He couldn't enroll in a regular school due to frequent moves. He took private lessons for regular subjects such as Math, English, violin, and piano. He also got his fourth-degree black belt in Taekwondo.


In 2008, Starkim Entertainment selected Jung as a vocalist of LEDApple. As one of the original members, he went through the training process and even finished recording the debut album with the band, however, before Led Apple's debut in 2010, Starkim Entertainment discovered that Jung was already under contract with the previous agency which refused to release him and, thus, he was dropped from the idol rock band.


On October 10, Jung made his debut with the release of Jung Joon Young 1st mini album. The EP contained a total of six tracks, including the title track, "The Sense of an Ending" (이별 10분 전), and two songs that he participated in writing and composing: "Missed Call" (아는 번호) and "Take off Mask". The EP was a moderate success, ranking number one on both the daily and weekly chart of Synnara Record during its first week. In addition, "Spotless Mind" (병이에요) landed at the third place and "The Sense of an Ending" (이별 10분전) also took second place on MBC's Music Core.


During the Superweek, his low husky voice, appearance, and unpredictable character trait appealed to the viewers as well as the judges, especially one of the judges, PSY. Moreover, his collaboration with Roy Kim covering "먼지가 되어 (Becoming Dust)" by (Kim Kwang-Suk), which Jung changed the ballad to the rock version, became a big hit and the best duet audition song ever. After releasing, it achieved an "all-kill" on real-time charts and won the Mnet 20's Choice Hot Cover as well as 2013's Most Popular Karaoke Song of the Year at the 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards. Jung was at risk of dropping out several times, though he passed through into the finals by Psy's choice in the judge's final decision.


Thanks to his appearances on KBS2's 2 Days & 1 Night season 3, he won the "Top Entertainer Award in a Variety Show" at the 2014 KBS Entertainment Awards.


Jung Joon-young made his big screen debut through a light-hearted romantic comedy film Love Forecast, which was released on January 15. Jung next starred in The Lover, a 19+ drama aired by Mnet, playing an unknown musician who is both living with and dating a woman 12 years his senior. Later, he had a cameo in the 10th episode of the drama The Producers, with Roy Kim as an anti-fan.


A representative from CJ E&M announced that their contract with Jung expired in November 2015. Jung decided to not renew his contract with CJ E&M. On January 5, 2016, C9 Entertainment announced that Jung and his band officially signed an exclusive contract with their label, REALIVE.


tvN announced on March 7 that Jung will join their cooking show, 집밥 백선생 2 (Mr. Baek The Homemade Food Master Season 2), as one of the casts where he will learn from Baek Jong-won, a popular Korean chef, about the art of home cooking. On March 30, JTBC announced that Jung will team up with Kangin, Jeong Jinwoon, and Lee Chul Woo for a new reality show, Hitmaker, in which they’ll be travelling overseas to try other countries' Sports.

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