Hyunjin (Stray Kids)

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Hyunjin is a South Korean singer. He’s best recognized as a member of JYP Entertainment’s boy group Stray Kids.

Career

Hyunjin got scouted by JYP Entertainment when he was out shopping with his mother. In 2015, he officially joined the agency and became a trainee.

This Pisces man joined a trainee vs JYP survival show in 2017. This was his chance to debut along with 8 other contestants.

They had to work together through several challenges. In the end, all 9 of them earned their debut under the name of Stray Kids.

Before their official debut, the group released an EP titled Mixtape. It includes several songs from the reality show, including the hugely popular Hellevator.

The EP debuted at number two on Gaon Album Chart and Billboard’s World Album Chart.

Hyunjin finally has his debut with Stray Kids on March 2018. The group released their first EP I Am Not. Public reception was quite well and it managed to debut at number four on Gaon Album Chart.

In June 2020, Stray Kids released their first studio album Go Live. This album quickly caught the attention of the general public.

Go Live debuted at number 1 on Gaon Album Chart and became their bestselling album. It has sold over 250.000 copies by August and earned the Platinum Certification.

Hyunjin is also part of Stray Kids sub-unit, Dance Racha. With Felix and Lee Know. He released the song Wow in September 2020.

This idol found himself in a controversy on February 2021. He was accused of bullying during his middle school years.

This K-pop star has since met and apologized to the victim. He was also suspended from all group activities to reflect on his action.

He finally made his comeback to the group on July 2021. He even appeared on Stray Kids’ music video for their digital single OH.

Profile

  • Real Name: Hwang Hyun Jin
  • Stage Name: Hyunjin
  • Nickname: Jinnie, Prince
  • Birthday: March 20, 2000
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Position: Dancer, Rapper, Vocalist, Visual
  • Sub-Unit: Dance Racha
  • Representative Animal: Ferret
  • Religion: Catholic
  • Profession: Singer, Rapper
  • Education: School of Perfoming Arts Seoul
  • Hobbies: Dancing, Reading books, Playing sports
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Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

  • Height: 179 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Body Measurements: 38-32-14 (Bust -38, Waist -32, and Arms -14 inches)
  • Shoe Size: 9 (US)

Family 

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Girlfriend & Dating History

Karina (aespa)

In September 2021, a fan noticed Hyunjin’s background and claimed that it was Karina’s selfie, which sparked dating rumors between them.

It led to another claim that both of them using blue hearts emoji on their display name on Dear U. Bubble app.

However, Hyunjin personally clarified the rumors personally via Bubble, showing fans that he actually used a background picture of a croquis from a drama.

Net Worth

Several sources estimated his net worth to be anywhere between $1 million and $5 million. He earns his income mostly from working as an idol-singer as a member of Stray Kids.

Controversies

Accused of Committed Bullying during Middle School

In February 2021, an anonymous online forum user created a post claiming and detailing how Hyunjin used to be verbally abusive during his early teens in middle school.

His agency, JYP Entertainment took actions shortly after consisting of investigation and interviews to dig out the truth. According to the agency, Hyunjin has met the accuser and apologized in-person for his pas actions.

In the statement, the agency also informed that he will “take the time to self-reflect after halting all of his activities as a celebrity”.

He also shared an extensive handwritten apology on social media, admitted that he didn’t thing he can be “forgiven at all for giving unforgettable pain to someone,” regardless of whether it’s intended or not.

During the reflection period, Hyunjin didn’t participate in any of his group’s activities. He resumed work activities on June 2021 by appearing in Mixtape : OH (2021) music video.

Facts

  • Hyunjin doesn’t have any sibling.
  • When he was young, this K-pop idol used to live in Las Vegas for a short while. He used the name Sam there.
  • He is able to speak basic English.
  • This Pisces man became JYPE’s trainee for about 2 years.
  • He has a beauty mark under his left eyes.
  • He picks his lips as his charming point.
  • Hyunjin wears 270 mm shoes.
  • He prefers dogs to cats.
  • This idol has a pet dog named Kkami since he was 16 years old.
  • He has allergy reaction to cat fur.
  • He likes the color white and black best.
  • This talented dancer picks autumn as his favorite season.
  • He likes eating sushi.
  • This K-pop star dislikes carrots, onions, eggplants, and persimmon.
  • He likes various kinds of fruits but watermelon is his favorite fruit.
  • Hyunjin would love to go on a travel a lot.
  • He was a very curious kid that would join various competitions.
  • He got really happy while performing on stage, making him wanted to become a singer.
  • This rapper likes listening to songs by Dean and Crush.
  • Before falling asleep, he would read comments on fancafe and check the next day schedule.
  • He often talks while sleeping.
  • The man from Seoul helps fellow member I.N plenty of times during the day.
  • He would like to be an interior designer if he’s not in Stray Kids.
  • Among all the other members, Hyunjin has the hardest time waking up in the morning.
  • His face resembles his mother a lot, but he got his father’s nose.
  • He likes his rap part in Grow Up which was written by Han.
  • To keep his skin perfect, Hyunjin wears face mask at night and drinks plenty of water.
  • He eats plenty of food in the morning then stops eating by 4 in the afternoon.
  • He got the nickname Prince based on his looks and talent.
  • When attending SOPA, Yongseung of VERIVERY and Chanyoung of D-CRUNCH were his classmates.
  • He likes mulnaengmyeon (cold noodles) more than the bibim naengmyeon (spicy cold noodles).
  • Out of all the members, the young man born in 2000 is the one who cries the most.
  • He often talks with I.N on the phone.
  • His go-to accessories are necklaces and rings.
  • He is often seen in a necklace with cross pendant.
  • He also wears bracelet that supports abandoned dogs and cats.
  • One of the expensive things Hyunjin has bought is his ring.
  • He likes going to water park and eating delicious food on vacation.
  • He would hate spending time hiking on difficult track while on vacation.
  • This K-pop idol describes himself as The Passionate Final Round Boss.
  • He was on TC Candler’s 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2020, sitting on number 36.
  • He is quite close to Bomin from Golden Child, Younghoon from The Boyz, and Daehwi from AB6IX.
  • Someday, this singer wants to visit France.
  • He used to share a room with I.N. But in the new dorm, his roommates are Bang Chan, Lee Know, and Seungmin.
  • He has a really loud alarm clock that would wake up the whole dorm.
  • I.N usually wakes him up in the morning.
  • Hyunjin and I.N appeared on web drama A-Teen Season 2 on episode 16.
  • He looks up to Jinyoung from GOT7.
  • He became the MC on Show Music Core.
  • His motto is to try even if you might regret it later.
  • His type is someone who would listen to his problems and empathize with him.

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TV Shows

  • 2021 ISAC New Year Special Hall of Fame (MBC 2021), as himself (guest)
  • Show! Music Core (MBC 20192021), as himself (fixed MC)

Quotes

“My main goal [for the year] is a world tour. It’s been far too long since we performed in front of our fans in person. So I want to have fun together with our own people [STAY] watching us as we perform on a stage of our very own.”

“Many people think that I look cold when I am expressionless.”

“Once I start crying, I keep crying and once I start laughing, I keep laughing. I usually have a lot of complex thoughts and if something disturbs me, I get emotional.”

 “Please don’t turn your eyes to anybody else, keep loving us.”

“It’s true that we’re celebrities now, but I still feel like I’m a trainee. When I walk around the streets, nobody recognizes me so I tend to think ‘I’m a trainee.'”

“In our team, we have people who are “in charge of vocals”, “in charge of dance”, and who are in “3RACHA”. I’m in charge of dance. As you already know, Stray Kids self write, compose, and produce, but the dance team also puts in a lot of effort in our dances. We want to show something that can show off our growth.”

“[Fans mean] mutual and infinite love. That’s why I always try to do better, to do more for them. And I’m incredibly lucky to have them.”

“I hope that after listening to our diverse music and watching our extravagant performances, people will notice us a little more.”

“Felix’s voice is really enviable… I think it’s a voice that makes one’s heart flutter just by listening to it!”

“I will become a Hyunjin who works hard and overflows with passion. And I will try not to change.”

Pics of Hyunjin

1. Hyunjin looks good in pink hair

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2. He has such intense eyes

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3. His side profile is also amazing

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4. Loving this black outfit and red accessories on him

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5. Hyunjin has amazing sense of style

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FAQs

Who is Hyunjin (Stray Kids)?

He is a South Korean singer. 

Who is Hyunjin (Stray Kids)’s real name?

His real name is Hwang Hyun Jin.

What makes Hyunjin (Stray Kids) famous?

He’s famous as a member of JYP Entertainment’s boy group Stray Kids.

Where is Hyunjin (Stray Kids) from?

He was born in Seoul, South Korea.

How old is Hyunjin (Stray Kids)?

He was born in 2000, and he is 23 years old as of 2023.

When Hyunjin (Stray Kids) celebrates his birthday?

He celebrates on the 20 of every March.

How tall is Hyunjin (Stray Kids)?

His height is 5’10” or 178 cm.

Who are Hyunjin (Stray Kids)’s parents?

He did not reveal the names of his father and mother.

Is Hyunjin (Stray Kids) married?

He is not married. Furthermore, there is no information on whether he is in a relationship or not.

Who is Hyunjin (Stray Kids)’s ex-girlfriend?

None of his ex-girlfriend is known to the public. However, he used to be rumored to date Karina (aespa).

How rich is Hyunjin (Stray Kids)?

His net worth is around $1 million to $5 million.

What is Hyunjin (Stray Kids) nationality?

His nationality is South Korean.

Hyunjin and his amazing voice is definitely a blessing for Stray Kids. His involvement in the next release is worth waiting for.