Jung Yong Hwa

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Jung Yong Hwa - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Jung Yong Hwa is a South Korean singer, actor, and musician. He is a part of the Korean rock band CNBLUE as the leader, rhythm guitarist, and lead vocalist.

In terms of acting, he is popular for his roles in You’re Beautiful (2009), Heartstrings (2011), and The Package (2017).


Jung Yong Hwa started his journey in the entertainment industry by joining FNC Music as his music label and built CNBLUE.

After that, they left for Japan to pursue music studies and did various street performances, as well as releasing independent albums.

Their first album was released on August 19, 2009, with the title of Now or Never under an indie label called AI Entertainment, meanwhile their first Korea debut happened in 2010 with the EP Bluetory.

In the same year, during their Japan debut, Yonghwa already debuted as an actor by starring in You’re Beautiful, an SBS drama.

One year later, in January 2011, Yonghwa made his first solo single, First Time Lovers, which was considered pretty successful on South Korean music charts.

After that, he then was trusted to be one of the actors for the MBC romance drama, Heartstrings (2011), alongside Kang Min Hyuk, his fellow member.

Later, he then released a single called You, My Star (2014), which later was followed by his next acting role in The Three Musketeers.

Yonghwa later continued his career by releasing an album titled One Fine Day in January 2015 and appearing in the movie Cook Up a Storm (2017), as well as for the series The Package (2017).

He took a short hiatus because of military service duties from 2018 to 2019, but later he came back to the entertainment industry by appearing in P1H: The Beginning of a New World (2020).

After that, he made another appearance for the fantasy-comedy drama, Sell Your Haunted House (2021) with Jang Nara.

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  • Real Name: Jung Yong Hwa (정용화)
  • Stage Name: Jung Yong Hwa (정용화)
  • Nickname: Yonghwa
  • Birthday: June 22, 1989
  • Birthplace: Yeoksam-dong, Seoul, Korea Selatan
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Nationality: Korean
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  • Profession: Actor, Singer
  • Education: Kyung Hee University
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  • Instagram: @jyheffect0622
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Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

  • Height: 180 cm (6’0″)
  • Weight: –
  • Blood Type: A
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
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  • Father: –
  • Mother: –
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  • Brothers: 1 older brother

Girlfriend & Dating History

There are some lists about the dating rumors of Jung Yong Hwa throughout his career journey since his debut.

There are various rumors that told the public that he once dated Park Shin Hye, Goo Hara, Ueno Juri, and Girls Generation’s Soohyun.

Unfortunately, Yonghwa denied all the dating rumors, so it might be assumed that he is living his personal life in private.

Net Worth

Jung Yong Hwa is reported as one of the highest-earning Korean stars, which is proven by his estimated net worth of $20 million.

There are a lot of business areas that he did to gain this huge amount of income, such as producing singles and albums, holding concerts, holding fan meetings, acting in various drama series, modeling jobs, and even brand partnerships.

Moreover, he might also gain income by doing other private business ventures as well.


  • His brother is 4 years older than him.
  • Even though he was born in Seoul, he moved to Busan back in 1991.
  • He first realized he had a passion for music during high school after moving to Busan.
  • Yonghwa often participated in various charity events.
  • His song, which is dedicated to his fans, You, My Star, was special because all the proceeds from the song were donated to Love FNC, the charity program run by FNC Entertainment.
  • He once participated in a public campaign which was dedicated to children with hearing disabilities in China.
  • Yonghwa decided to hold a two-days concert in March 2018 and collect the profits for donation.
  • Yonghwa was reported for insider trading through buying FNC Entertainment’s stock in 2016, but he was finally found not guilty.
  • Yonghwa began his military service in March 2018 and was discharged in Novembe
  • His ideal type is a woman who values honesty, feminine, pure, and has long hair.

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  • P1H: The Beginning of a New World (2020), as Han
  • Cook Up A Storm (2017), as Chef Ahn Paul

Drama Series

  • Brain Works (KBS2 | 2023), as Shin Ha Ru
  • Sell Your Haunted House (KBS2 | 2021), as Oh In Bum
  • The Package (JTBC | 2017), as San Ma Roo
  • The Three Musketeers (tvN | 2014), as Park Dal Hyang
  • Marry Him If You Dare (KBS2 | 2013), as Park Se Joo
  • Gentleman’s Dignity (SBS | 2012), as Jhimself (ep.13)
  • Heartstrings (MBC | 2011), as Lee Shin
  • You’re Beautiful (SBS | 2009)


  • Checkmate (2021) — with JJ Lin (R3HAB Remix)
  • 10,000 Hours (2021)
  • Nonsense (2021) — with Jam Hsiao
  • Would You Marry Me? (2020) — ft. Lee Joon, Yoon Doo Joon, Kwanghee
  • Melody (2019)
  • Jellyfish (2019)
  • The Moment (2019)
  • Brothers (2018)
  • Letter (2018)
  • That Girl (2017) — ft. Loco
  • Fireworks (2016) — with Sunwoo Jung Ah
  • Hello (2016) — with Sunwoo Jung Ah
  • Milleage (2015) — with YDG
  • One Fine Day (2015)
  • You, My Star (2014)
  • For First Time Lovers (2011)

Jung Yong Hwa is not just handsome and talented, but he is also very generous and kind-hearted. He will never miss any opportunities to be kind to this world. What a role model!


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