Initially, Ji Woong started his career by jumping from one audition to another audition to be a K-pop idol previously.
Shortly, he was received by an agency and started his training as an idol.
He then made his first debut as an idol by becoming a member of INX, a K-pop boy group that debuted in 2016.
However one year later in 2017, INX disbanded and he moved to another agency.
After that, he continued to be an idol by joining the pre-debut group, ATEEN, and also B.I.T.
Later, Ji Woong found out that it might be good for him to explore another field of performing arts, so he chose acting as the field he wanted to explore.
In 2020, he appeared as a contestant for a TV show called Burn Up: Challenge to Billboard.
One year later, he gained popularity by starring in a K-Drama entitled The Sweet Blood (2021), followed by his supporting role for the movie The Recon (2021).
Ji Woong then continued his career as an actor by starring in some series, such as Don’t Lie, Rahee (2022) and Kissable Lips (2022).
- Real Name: Kim Ji Woong (김지웅)
- Stage Name: Kim Ji Woong (김지웅)
- Also Known as: Jinam, King, Jiwoong, Ji Nam
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- Birthday: December 14, 1998
- Birthplace: South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Nationality: South Korean
- Height: 181cm (5’11”)
- Weight: 65kg (143 lbs)
- Blood Type: AB
- Religion: –
- Profession: Singer, Actor
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- Hobbies: Cycling, Dancin
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- Instagram: @official_kimjiwoong
- TikTok: @official_kimjiwoo
- YouTube: 김지웅그리고
- Ji Woong said he wants to be an actor because many people told him that he owns an ambivalent tendency and he loves to explore many sides of him.
- When he performed after his debut with INX back in 2016, he wasn’t satisfied with it.
- Many people said Ji Woong’s first impression is chic, cold, and serious.
- Actually, Ji Woong is really a funny person and loves to joke.
- He has high confidence.
- Ji Woong can dance very effortlessly.
- For him, his secret weapon as an actor is his dance and confidence.
- He also said that he would be good to get a role in an action movie or series because he is flexible and can be in tune with body dynamics.
- Initially, his career as a singer was rejected by his parents during childhood.
- Ji Woong loves the acting style of Lee Dong Hwi.
- In the future, Ji Woong would love to do a lot of things.
- He would love to establish a dance academy.
- Ji Woong also loves to manage and create an exhibition.
- His favorite movie is Master, starred by Lee Byung Hun.
- Ji Woong wants to act together with Lee Byung Hun someday.
- He once ride a bicycle to Busan from Wonju for at least 400 km distance.
- He was a former go player in Gangwon-do.
- He is very good at doing sound impersonation for Love Yourself by Justin Bieber and also “Do you like spring that much, you fools” by 10cm.
- He is also good at doing freestyle shoulder dance.
- He once got 4th place for the national relay championship and 3rd position for the national inline skate championship.
- Ji Woong is so passionate about bicycles.
- His ideal type is…
Ji Woong has an explorative spirit that makes him never get tired to explore anything that excites him. He is really a risk-taker, isn’t he?