Jung Joon-young(Hangul: 정준영 Hanja: 鄭俊英 born February 21, 1989) is a Korean rock singer, songwriter and radio DJ, who was born in Indonesia, but raised in China, Japan, Europe (England and France) and the Philippines. Jung has lived in ten different countries because his father was an international business man.He had a lonely childhood but learned how to speak five different languages such as English, Chinese, Tagalog (Filipino), Korean,and some Japanese.When he taught songs to the children in Philippines at the age of seventeen, he started his dream to be a rock star. He went to South Korea without his family's knowledge at the age of 19 and assembled his own band "Flowermist"(later "Switch-on") and performed in amateur club theatres as well as busked on the streets in Japan. To achieve his goal of becoming a rock star he worked as a modeland appeared on television.Jung Joon-Young finished in third place on Superstar K4and since then he has been doing concerts, TV and radio programs(as a guest or a host) and modeling for cars, clothes, games and N-screen. From May 6, 2013, he worked as a DJ for MBC FM4U " Close Friend " until September 1, 2013. He has appeared on several TV shows including KBS2's "Immortal Song-Singing the Legend 불후의 명곡", "Happy Together 해피투게더" and MBC's "We Got Married 우리결혼했어요" and has been emerging as a versatile entertainer recently.After signing with CJ E&M, Jung Joon-young released his first debut single "Spotless Mind (병이에요)" with two versions of Music Video(N version and S version) on Oct 01, 2013 and immediately made an impact on the country’s charts. Just an hour after release, “Spotless Mind” nabbed the top spot on Mnet, Bugs and Soribada etc.On October 10, 2013, Jung Joon-Young officially made his debut by releasing his first mini album that contained his debut title song,"The Sense of an Ending 이별 10분 전" with other five songs and as soon as it was released, his 1st mini album ranked the top spot both on the daily and weekly chart of Synnara Record as a best selling album.
Jiyeon denied that she was dating singer Jung Joon Young.Earlier,Sports Chosun reported that the two had been dating for a month with music as a common ground. Supposedly, the pair went on dates often and had been spotted together multiple times.
Kim Jong MinandJung Joon Youngrepresented the '1 Night 2 Days' crew on the April 8 installment of 'Immortal Song'.
Jung Joon Youngand actressLee Sun Binare upcoming guests onJTBC'A Hyung I Know'.On March 23, a rep from JTBC revealed,"Jung Joon Young and Lee Sun Bin are currently participating in the recording for the show."The episode with the two guests is scheduled to air on April 8.
Jung Joon-young was born on February 21, 1989 in Jakarta-Indonesia. His father is an international business man who travels many countries for his business. His family moved to China after living in Indonesia for five years and they lived there for five years. While his father was staying in China, his mother and brother moved to Europe. They lived in England and France until Jung turned 17. He couldn't enroll in a regular school because frequently moved around. He took private lessons for regular subjects such as math, English, violin , and piano and he got his fourth degree black belt in Taekwondo.
When Jung became 17, he decided to go to the Phillippines to do missionary work. He taught Taekwondo and music to the local children. He was a member of the choir which performed in front of the president of the Philippines, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo . While teaching music with his guitar, he realized that his dream was to be a rock singer.
This group was marketed to be an " Idol rock band " and debuted on September 27, 2010. Jung was interviewed on a Japanese broadcast while he was a member of LEDApple "I did classical music when I was an elementary student, I played the xylophone , cello , piano , and violin and I started a band when I was a middle school student. Right now I'm working so hard to make a successful band and I want to perform not just in South Korea but also in Japan". Unfortunately Jung couldn't debut with the group because of the terms of his contract with his formal company "Danal Entertainment". This company released Jung's single album while he was auditioning for Superstar K4 in 2012 without his permission. This included "Love N Hate" and "1,000miles" which was released on Oct 11, 2012 and "Fantasy" and `Happy Blue Christmas` which was released on Nov 11, 2012 even though this album had been recorded a long time ago.
with a new guitarist Hyung-Wu and drummer Jae-Chun. In August 2011, Japan BS11 Broadcasting invited "Flowermist" to Shibuya , Japan . They performed in clubs and on the street with cover songs "For You"(Yim Jae-bum), " Run to the Sky" (Lee Juk), "Harder to Breathe"( Maroon 5 ), "Black or White" ( Michael Jackson )", "What to Say"( Breeze[disambiguation needed]) and their own songs "If", "Raindrop", "Flight by Night" and "Snow Forest". Also they were invited to the Flying Walrus(Japanese rock singer) as a special guest in October 2011.
and performed in the club "FreeBird" in HongDae . Jung made the lyrics for "Perfume" which was composed by Gi-Jun. They wanted to be more popular as a rock band, so they decided to participate in Superstar K4 . After the first audition, Laura left the band and they couldn't continue the audition as a band any more. Jung decided to continue Superstar K4 as a solo artist.
and referring to this show, he said "People don't like this program because they think this is just about good looking boys and girls chatting on a TV show, but it was a good opportunity for me to make money."
Jung Joon-young was inspired by Freddie Mercury of the British rock band Queen , Kurt Cobain of the American rock band Nirvana , Hyde (vocalist, rhythm guitarist, lyricist and songwriter) and K.A.Z (lead guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter) of the Japanese rock duo band Vamps , and by the " grunge " genre such as Nirvana .
|Rock Trip||Sep 30,2012||"1,000miles, 1,000miles (Inst.)"||EP|
|Rock Trip||Sep 30,2012||"Love N Hate, Love N Hate (Inst.)"||EP|
|"Fantasy"||Nov 09,2012||"Fantasy, Fantasy (Inst.)"||Digital Single|
|"Happy Blue Christmas"||Dec 11,2012||"Happy Blue Christmas"||Digital Single|
|It's Top 12||Dec 11,2012||"Sing a Song"||EP|
|"Spotless Mind병이에요"||Oct 1,2013||"Spotless MInd"||Pre-released Debut Single|
|"The Sense of an Ending이별 10분 전"||Oct 10,2013|| "Spotless Mind병이에요"|
"The Sense of an Ending이별 10분 전"
"The phone number I Know아는 번호"(written by himself)
"Take Off Mask"(composed by himself)
|1st Mini Album|
|Dec 20,2012 & Dec 21,2012||Superstar K4 Top12 Concert||Seoul||SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium||Twice Performance|
|Dec 24, 2013||Superstar K4 Top12 Concert||Incheon||Samsan World Gymnasium|
|Dec 25, 2013||Superstar K4 Top12 Concert||Daegu||EXCO|
|Dec 28, 2012||Superstar K4 Top12 Concert||Gwangju||Yumju Gymnasium|
|Dec 29, 2012||Superstar K4 Top12 Concert||Suwon||Suwon Gymnasium|
|Dec 31, 2012||Superstar K4 Top12 Concert||Pusan||Pusan KBS Hall||Twice Performance|
|Mar 01, 2013||Chevrolet Concert||Seoul||Coex Millennium Center||"Polly"( Nirvana ),"Have a Nice Day"( Bon Jovi )|
"BakHa Candy"(YB),"What to Say"(Breeze)
|Mar 23, 2013||Dongkodong Artpeople||Seoul||UNIQLO-AX||Special Guest|
"Rape Me"( Nirvana ) "Have a Nice Day"( Queen ) "Love Addict"( Vamps ) "If I Confess"(Collaboration with Dickpunks)
|Mar 25, 2013||" Superstar K Season 5"Special Audition||Seoul||HongDae||Special Guest|
"Into the Rain"(빗속에서, Lee Moon-Se ) "Under the Shade of a Tree-line"(가로수아래서면, Lee Moon-Se ) "Mona Lisa"(모나리자, Cho Yong-Phil )
|July 26, 2013||Ansan Valley Rock Festival||Ansan||BadaHyangGi Theme Park||Special Guest|
" Knockin' on Heaven's Door " ( Bob Dylan )
" Sweet Child o' Mine ( Guns N' Roses
"Hello + DanBalMueRi ( Cho Yong-Phil )
|Aug 4, 2013||Superstar K 5 "All-Star concert"||Seoul||Seoul City Hall Park 서울광장||MC and Special Guest|
"BakHa Candy" (박하사탕 YB Band )
was another concert with other audition contestants. KoreaGM gave him an open concert in Coex Millennium Center on March 1, 2013. He sang "Polly"( Nirvana ), "Too Much Love Will Kill You"( Queens ), "BakHa Candy"( YB Band ) and "What to Say"(Breeze). On March 23, 2013, Jung was invited to be a special guest at the "DongKyoDong ArtPeople" concert in "UNIQLO-AX" and he sang "Rape Me"( Nirvana ), "Have a Nice Day"( Bon Jovi ), "Love Addict"( Vamps ) and "If I confess You'll Be Surprised"( SanUlLim ) with "DickPunks"( Superstar K4 `s second place). Mnet[disambiguation needed]asked Jung to do an open concert to attract more auditioners for the 5th season of Superstar K . His songs were "Into the Rain"(빗속에서, Lee Moon-Se ), "Under the Shade of a Tree-line"(가로수아래서면, Lee Moon-Se ) and "Mona Lisa"(모나리자, Cho Yong-Phil ).
|Nov 26, 2013||Mnet||TalkConcert||"Aspirine","Becoming Dust"||Superstar K4Top12 Special|
|Dec 28, 2013||Mnet||Supervoice Show||"Outsider","BakHa Candy","BulGunNoUl"||Superstar K4,"Voice of Korea" and "Show Me the Money" Collaboration|
|Jan 03,2013||Mnet||M! Countdown||"Sing a Song"||Superstar K4Top12|
|Jan 12, 2013||Mnet||MUST||"Outsider"||Superstar K4special|
|Jan 16, 2013||Mnet||Music Triangle||Sorry(미안해요)||Legend 100 "Kim Gun-mo" Special|
|July 13, 2013||KBS2||Immortal Song-Singing the Legend 불후의 명곡 전설을 노래하다||Remember||DJ DOCSpecial|
|Aug 3, 2013||KBS2||Immortal Song-Singing the Legend 불후의 명곡 전설을 노래하다||HaeSukNamNyu (해석남녀)||COOLSpecial|
|Oct. 10, 2013||Mnet||M! Countdown||The Sense of an Ending(이별 10분 전)||Debut Stage|
|Oct. 11, 2013||KBS||Music Bank뮤직뱅크||The Sense of an Ending(이별 10분 전)||Debut Stage|
|Oct. 15, 2013||Mnet||Wide Entertainment News : The Music Interview||Spotless Mind(병이에요), Becoming Dust(먼지가 되어)||Interview|
|Oct. 16, 2013||MBC Music||Show Champion쇼챔피언||The Sense of an Ending(이별 10분 전)||Live|
|Oct. 17, 2013||Mnet||M! Countdown||Spotless Mind(병이에요), The Sense of an Ending(이별 10분 전)||Live|
|Oct. 18, 2013||KBS||Music Bank뮤직뱅크||The Sense of an Ending(이별 10분 전)||Live|
|June 18, 2011 ~ Sep 03,2011||Comedy TV||Ulzzang Generation 얼짱시대Season 5||Fixed guest||"Ulzzang Generation 얼짱시대Season 6" Ep.11's special guest(Feb 11,2012)|
and Ep.17's special guest(July 7, 2012)
|Dec 19, 2012 ~ Nov 30, 2012||Mnet||Superstar K4Backstage||Fixed guest|
|Dec 26,2012||Mnet||Wide Entertainment 와이드 연예뉴스||Guest||Studio Talk|
|Dec 03,2012 and Dec 10,2012||Mnet||Beatle's Code||Guest||Superstar K4 special|
|Dec 10,2013 and Dec 17,2013||TVN||TAXI 택시||Guest||HongKong special|
|Dec 21,2013 ~ Feb 08,2013||Mnet||Superstar K4everspecialTrack||Guest|
|Jan 27,2013||TVN||Three Idiots 세얼간이||Guest|
|mar 21,2013||Ongamenet 온게임넷||Until We Become Kings 켠김에 왕까지||Guest|
|June 18, 2013||Actor||Lee Seung-chulmusic Video|
|Aug 15,2013||OnStyle 온스타일||Challenge! Super Model Korea 도전! 수퍼모델 코리아||Special guest||Opening ceremony for theChallenge! Super Model Korea|
|Aug 15,2013||KBS2||Happy Together 해피 투게더||Guest||"Handsome Guys" special|
|Sep 10,2013~||OnStyle 온스타일||Jung Joon-young's Be Stupid||Actor||Reality Show|
|Sep 14,2013~||MBC|| We Got Married 우리 결혼했어요|
|Fixed Guest||Couple withJeong Yu-mi|
|Sep 18,2013||KBS2|| Star Babysitter|
Come See Me 날보러와요
(June 2011~ Sep 2011) before participating in the audition. This program is about good looking girls and boys from the real life. Jung's friends were "Ulzzang(good looking boys)" so he participated in this program following his friends. In February and July, 2012, he was invited to "Ulzzang Generation season 6 얼짱시대" as a special guest.
PSYwithKim Gu-RaandJun Hyun-Mu(hosts of "TAXI 택시") before 2012Mnet Asian Music Awardsstarted. At this interviewPSYsaid "I like Jung because his mentality is so special and unique. He looks a lot like me when I debuted." The next TV entertainment programs were "M! Countdown"and "Three Idiots 세얼간이".On March 21, 2013, Jung was a guest on the TV game show"Until We Become Kings켠김에 왕까지" and played an online game with Kim Tae-Hyun (main vocalist of Dickpunks).
(a judge of the superstark 4) as an actor.
He also sang "HaesukNamNyu"해석남녀 (COOL) on the same program and attracted all attention of the audience with an eye-catching performance on Aug 3, 2013.
" on Aug 15, 2013 and he participated in the main broadcast TV entertainment "Happy Together 해피 투게더" on the same day.He proved his talent as a great singer and a good entertainer as well through the shows.
Jung Joon-young is paired up with Jeong Yu-mi on MBC TV's reality show "We Got Married 우리결혼했어요" and shows his charming, witty and distinct personality as a virtual husband four years younger from Sep 14, 2013.
Jung challenged in babysitting twin preschoolers and their baby brother on KBS's Reality Show "Star Babysitter-Come See Me스타베이비시터 날보러와요" on Sep 18, 2013 and won much praise from viewers by taking good care of the babies in his own fun way as a skillful babysitter.
|Dec 10, 2012||MBC FM4U||Bluenight|
|Guest||Project for Women|
〈High & Dry〉(Radiohead)
|Jan 11,2013||MBC FM4U||Date|
|Guest||For My Song -Superstar K4TOP3 Special|
"Perfume"(Jung Joon-Young), "What to Say"(Breeze)
|Jan 17,2013||MBC FM||Shim Shim Tapa|
|Guest||Show! Live Core|
"Where Did You Sleep Last Night"(Nirvana)
|Jan 23,2013||SBS Power FM-||Old School|
"Knocking on Heaven's Door" (Bob Dylan)
|Jan 28,2013 ~ Mar 03,2013||MBC FM4U|| Song of Hope at Noon|
김신영의 정오의 희망곡
|DJ||Temporary DJ for February,2013|
|Jan 30,2013||KBScool FM||Kiss the Radio|
Super Junior의 키스 더 라디오
"Californication"(Red Hot Chili Peppers),"Becoming Dust"(Kim Kwang-Suk)
|Feb 19,2013||MBC FM||Starry Night|
윤하의 별이 빛나는 밤에
|Guest||Starry Night Live|
|May. 06, 2013~ Sept.01,2013||MBC FM4U||Close Friend|
|DJ||From 20:00 to 22:00|
|Oct 10,2013||SBS||Two O'clock Escape Cultwo Show|
|Guest||Cultwo Show Live|
"The Sense of an Ending이별십분전" "Creep(Radiohead)
|Oct. 10. 2013||MBC FM||Starry Night|
윤하의 별이 빛나는 밤에
|Guest||Starry Night Live|
"The Sense of an Ending이별십분전" "Really?정말" "Take Off Mask"
|Oct. 14. 2013||KBS Radio||Music Square|
"The Sense of an Ending이별십분전"
|Oct. 14. 2013||KBS Radio||Volume Up|
유인나의 볼륨을 높여요
"The Sense of an Ending이별십분전" "Where Did You Sleep Last Night"(Nirvana)
|Oct. 17. 2013||MBC Radio||Shim Shim Tapa|
"The Sense of an Ending이별십분전" "Really정말"
|Oct. 19. 2013||SBS Radio||Old School|
"The Sense of an Ending이별십분전" "Really정말"
|Oct. 19. 2013||KBS Radio||Kiss the Radio|
"The Sense of an Ending이별십분전"
|Oct. 20. 2013||MBC Radio||Afternoon Discovery|
오후의 발견 김현철입니다
|Guest||DJ Jung Time|
Ju Young-Hoon 주영훈), "Enjoy"(심심타파Sin Dong 신동), "Old School"(올드스쿨Kim Chang-Youl 김창렬), "Kiss the radio"(키스 더 라디오Super Junior) and "Starry Night" (별이 빛나는 밤에Yoon Ha 윤하). From January 28 to March 3, 2013, Jung (with Roy Kim) became a temporary DJ on the Radio "Song of Hope at Noon"(정오의 희망곡)forKim Shin-Young (김신영)who had a health issue.
Featuring as the radio's guest and host, Jung showed his vocal ability range from Ballad to Heavy Metal. He sang "High and Dry"(Radiohead;Bluenight), "Perfume"(Jung Joon-Young;Date), "What to Say"(Breeze;Date), "Where Did You Sleep Last Night"(Nirvana;Enjoy), "Knocking on Heaven's Door"(Bob Dylan;Old School), "Californication"(Red Hot Chili Peppers;Kiss the radio) and "Alive"(Pearl Jam;Starry Night). During the DJ period, he set up the live music corner and sang "Beautiful"(Christina Aguilera), "Rain and You"(Park Jung-Hoon), "Confession"(Dellyspice), "What's Up"(4 Non Blondes), "Falling Slowly"(Glen Hansard), "Don't Cry"(Guns N'Roses), "Bed of Roses" (Bon Jovi), "Come As You Are"(Nirvana) and "Lying Is the Most Fun a Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off"(Panic! At the Disco).
From Aug. 19, 2013 to Sept. 01, 2013, Jung hosted "Close Friend" on his own as a solo DJ.
2013 Musical Drama:Monstar(as the character the younger Han Ji Woong)
|2012||BGFretail||CU(Retail store franchise)||Convenience Store|
|2012||CJ E&M||Everybody's Marble||Game|
|2013||Cheil Industries Fashion||Bike Repair Shop||Fashion|
|2013||CJ Hellovision||tving||N-Screen Service|
|2013||CJ E&M||MaGaeChon||Online Game|
|Aug. 2013||Vogue||Vogue Girl Magazine Korea||Fashion Magazine|
|Aug. 2013||InStyle||InStyle Magazine Korea||Fashion Magazine|
|Aug. 2013||Arena||Arena Homme Magazine Korea||Fashion Magazine|
|Aug. 2013||Oh Boy!||Oh Boy! Magazine Korea||Fashion Magazine|
|Sep. 2013||The Book Company||Singles Magazine Korea||Fashion Magazine|
|Sep. 2013||J contentree||Sure Magazine Korea||Fashion Magazine|
|Oct. 2013||Pearly Gates||Luxury Young Golfwear Pearly Gates||Casual Wear|
Jung worked for "Cheil Industries Fashion" as a fashion model for "Bike Repair Shop".CJ E&Mhired him as an on-line game model for "Everybody's Marble" and a game site "MaGaeChon"(마계촌)".Also he modelled for "CJ Hellovision" which is running "tving" (N-Screen Service).
Jung Joon-young wrapped up photo shoots for fall with 'Singles' for its 9th anniversary issue as well as 'Sure'. During his interview with 'Sure'. He shared, "I don't have much pride, but I do have a lot of self-confidence. Especially when it comes to the kind of music I like, I think I have major self-esteem in that aspect," adding, "My goal in life is clear. To succeed with music. Whether it'll be on a global or domestic stage, I just want to do music!"
Right after his hot debut, Jung Joon-young has been chosen as the new endorsement model for casual wear brand 'Pearly Gates' in October, 2013.
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