Jeong Jaehyun

Jeong Jae Hyun - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Jeong Jaehyun started his career as a trainee under SM Entertainment. After years of training, he was chosen to be a part of the boy group NCT, which debuted in 2016.

With NCT, Jeong Jaehyun managed to make a name for himself. His talents in singing, rapping, and dancing are widely acknowledged by the Korean general public.

In 2021, before his much-anticipated acting debut, he made one more achievement in his profession as he was delegated as the new ambassador of the top-of-the-line Italian brand Prada.

After that, he was scheduled to make his first appearance as an actor in the drama series Dear. M (2021). Unfortunately, the series had to be postponed from airing due to some circulating scandals.

However, that did not stop Jaehyun from pursuing a career as an actor as he landed another lead role in the drama series Bungee Jumping (2022).

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Profile

  • Real Name: Jeong Yoon Oh (정윤오)
  • Stage Name: Jeong Jae Hyun (정재현)
  • Also Known as: Jung Jae Hyun, Jung Yun Oh, Jeong Jaehyun
  • Nickname: Jaehyun (재현), Jay (제이)
  • Birthday: February 14, 1997
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
  • Weight: 62 kg (137 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: –
  • Professions: Actor, Singer
  • Education: Seoul Performing Arts High School, Seoul Sindong Elementary School
  • Hobbies: Playing piano, doing sports
  • Parents: –
  • Siblings: –
  • Girlfriend: –
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  • Instagram: @_jeongjaehyun
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Facts

  • Jeong Jaehyun lived in Connecticut, United States, for five years when he was five until ten years old.
  • When he studied in the United States, his teacher could not pronounce his Korean name, so they called him Jay.
  • He has dimples.
  • Jaehyun can speak English fluently.
  • His ears turn red whenever he lies.
  • When he sleeps, he tends to hug the blanket.
  • He is good at swimming.
  • Jaehyun is an early riser.
  • Basketball is his favorite sport.
  • Spring is his favorite season.
  • He is named a happy virus by his fellow members of the boy group NCT.
  • Jaehyun can sing, dance, and rap.
  • His favorite singer is soloist IU.
  • He is known for having a toned body.
  • His favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio.
  • He knows how to take care of the younger members of his group.
  • Jaehyun was meant to be a rapper, but he ended up being positioned as a vocalist for the group.
  • He has a good alcohol tolerance.
  • Jeong Jaehyun practiced Taekwondo as a kid and got a black belt.
  • He likes eating meat, peach, spicy pork, and green tea ice cream.
  • White is his favorite color.
  • Fans call him Casper, referring to the ghost character, because of his light complexion.
  • His ideal type is a woman whom he can rely on and who has straight and long hair.
  • His net worth is around $14.71 million.

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Drama Series

  • Bungee Jumping of Their Own (KakaoTV | 2022), as Lim Hyeon Bin
  • Dear. M (KBS2 | 2022), as Cha Min Ho
  • NCTmentary (YouTube | 2018), as self

TV Shows

  • A DAY 1N M2 ROO7и (YouTube | 2022), as the main host
  • The Link Log (YouTube | 2022), as a regular member
  • The NCT Show in the NCT Universe (YouTube | 2022), as a regular member
  • NCT Beautiful Moments of 2021 and Beyond (YouTube | 2022), as a regular member
  • EuMARKJUNGsim (YouTube | 2021), as a guest
  • NCT Halloween Manito (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Vampire House: The Favorite (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Analog Trip 2 (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • NCT Life in Gapyeong – Behind the Scenes (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • One Good Lemonade for One Good Talk (YouTube | 2021), as a guest
  • Find The Best Cowboy (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Stick Together (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Saturday Night Live Korea: Season 10 (tvN | 2021), as a guest
  • NCT LIFE in Gapyeong (YouTube | 2021), as the main host
  • Our, July (YouTube | 2021), as the main host
  • Finding a Person by Kim Jungwoo (YouTube | 2021), as a guest
  • The Next NEO Model (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • Cafe 7 DREAM (YouTube | 2021), as a guest
  • CT High School – Grade 1, Class 27 (YouTube | 2021), as a regular member
  • NCT 24hr RELAY CAM (YouTube | 2021), as the main host
  • Find the Best Agent (YouTube | 2021), as the main host
  • Chen Le & Ji Sung’s This and That Season 2: Behind the Scenes (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • Find the Best Dancer (YouTube | 2020), as the main host
  • 2020 ENQUETE 20 (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • NCT WORLD 2.0 Behind Cam (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • NCT WORLD 2.0 (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • Party B (Naver TV Cast | 2020), as a guest
  • Welcome to Sun&Moon (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • 10F Housemate (YouTube | 2020), as the main host
  • It’s Awkward But It’s OK (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • Master MOON Chef (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • NCT 127 Baseball Team (YouTube | 2020), as the main host
  • NCT 127 BATTLE GAME: Office Final Round (YouTube | 2020), as the main host
  • Late Night Punch Punch Show (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • To You (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • Star Road: The Return of NCT 127 (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • [Un Cut] Production Story (YouTube | 2020), as a regular member
  • CDTV Live! Live! (TBS | 2020), as a guest
  • 37.5MHz HAECHAN Radio (YouTube | 2020), as a guest
  • BOATTA (KBS | 2019), as a guest
  • NCT LIFE in Chuncheon & Hongcheon (YouTube | 2019), as the main host
  • NCT 127 24hr RELAY CAM (YouTube | 2019), as the main host
  • We Play (skyTV | 2019), as a guest
  • 2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships Chuseok Special (MBC | 2019), as the main host
  • SJ Returns 3 (Naver TV Cast | 2019), as a guest
  • NCT 127 American School 101 (YouTube | 2019), as a regular member
  • NCT 127 BKLYN BOYS (YouTube | 2019), as the main host
  • NCT 127 Teach Me Japan: Lesson 2 (YouTube | 2019), as a regular member
  • Hangout with Yoo (MBC | 2019), as a guest
  • NCT 127 Teach Me JAPAN: Lesson 1 (YouTube | 2019), as a regular member
  • NCT 127 HIT THE STATES (YouTube | 2019), as the main host
  • 2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships (MBC | 2019), as a regular member
  • Star Road: NCT127 (YouTube | 2019), as the main host
  • Chen Le & Ji Sung’s This and That (YouTube | 2018), as a guest
  • Johnny’s Communication Center (YouTube | 2018), as a regular member
  • A Song For You 5 (KBS2 | 2018), as a guest
  • NCTzens Would Like This Too 127 (YouTube | 2018), as a regular member
  • Happy Together: Season 4 (KBS2 | 2018), as a guest
  • NCT127 X LieV (YouTube | 2018), as the main host
  • Mafia Dance (YouTube | 2018), as a guest
  • School Attack 2018 (SBS | 2018), as a guest
  • NCT Recording Diary (YouTube | 2018), as a regular member
  • Idol Room (JTBC | 2018), as a guest
  • K-RUSH: Season 3 (KBS1 | 2018), as a guest
  • Omniscient Interfering View (MBC | 2018), as a guest
  • MMTG (SBS | 2018), as a guest
  • 2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships (MBC | 2018), as a regular member
  • NCT Night Night (VLIVE | 2017), as the DJ
  • Master in the House (SBS | 2017), as a guest
  • NCT 127: Road to Japan (YouTube | 2017), as a regular member
  • Law of the Jungle in Fiji (SBS | 2017), as a guest
  • N’ Minute (YouTube | 2017), as a regular member
  • Music Bank in Jakarta (KBS2 | 2017), as a guest
  • Snowball Project (Naver TV Cast | 2017), as a guest
  • NCT 127 Boy Video (YouTube | 2017), as the main host
  • NCT Life in Chiang Mai (YouTube | 2017), as a regular member
  • K-RUSH (KBS1 | 2017), as a guest
  • Trick & True (KBS2 | 2016), as a guest
  • NCT Life: Korean Cuisines Challenge (YouTube | 2016), as a regular member
  • NCT Life: Team Building Activities (YouTube | 2016), as a regular member
  • NCT Life in Seoul (YouTube | 2016), as a regular member
  • NCT Life in Bangkok (YouTube | 2016), as a regular member
  • NCT On Air (YouTube | 2016), as a regular member
  • Duet Song Festival: Season 1 (MBC | 2016), as a guest
  • Knowing Bros (JTBC | 2015), as a guest
  • 2015 Idol Star Athletics Championships Chuseok Special (MBC | 2015), as a regular member
  • EXO 90:2014 (Mnet | 2014), as a guest
  • Show Champion (MBC | 2012), as the host
  • Weekly Idol (MBC every1 | 2011), as a guest
  • Hello Counselor: Season 1 (KBS2 | 2010), as a guest

Music Video Appearances

  • The Little Match Girl (2017) – Baek A Yeon feat. Wendy (Red Velvet)

Jeong Jaehyun is an entertainer with a barrack of talents and he is not afraid to showcase what he can do. It is a small wonder that he is considered one of the best South Korean artists to date.

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