Lee Jin Hyuk

Lee Jin Hyuk - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Lee Jin Hyuk first debuted in 2015 as a member of boy group UP10TION in the midst of a savage contest from about 45 other boy groups such as iKON, Monsta X, and Seventeen.

His boy group remained generally obscure until 2019, when he, alongside his fellow groupmate, Kim Woo Seok, took part in the TV show Produce X 101 (2019).

Even though he was eliminated from the line-up, he had been building a fruitful career as an independent artist as well as an actor, both on-screen and in the theater.

His acting debut happened in 2020 with a minor role in the drama series Find Me In Your Memory and Hanging On!.

He also made an acting debut in theater with the drama series ON AIR – Secret Contract (2021). His acting endeavor was a success and he was nominated for an award.

Besides that, he was also gearing up for a career as a soloist. He debuted as a soloist by releasing his first extended play titled S.O.L. in 2019.

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Profile

  • Real Name: Lee Sun Jung (이성준)
  • Stage Name: Lee Jin Hyuk (이진혁), Wei (웨이)
  • Nickname: Jin Hyuk (진혁)
  • Also Known as: Lee Jin Hyeok, Lee Sung Joon
  • Birthday: June 8, 1996
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Height: 185 cm (6’1”)
  • Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: –
  • Professions: Actor, Singer, Rapper
  • Education: Global Cyber University, Hongik University High School, Samsun Middle School
  • Hobbies: Watching movies, walking around, playing games
  • Parents: –
  • Siblings: –
  • Girlfriend: –
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @ljh__official
  • Instagram: @ljh_babysun
  • TikTok: @ljh_official_
  • YouTube: LEE JIN HYUK 이진혁 Official

Facts

  • Jin Hyuk has a younger sister.
  • He can speak Japanese fluently and knows a little bit of English.
  • Jin Hyuk is a fan of the girl group Red Velvet and the late soloist Michael Jackson.
  • Fans call him Long Legs and Pillar because of how tall he is.
  • He is not a picky eater.
  • Jin Hyuk does not gain weight easily even though he is a big eater.
  • He cannot eat seafood.
  • Jin Hyuk is afraid of ghosts.
  • Overwatch is one of his favorite games.
  • He is in charge of rapping and dancing in his group, UP10TION.
  • Jin Hyuk practices hygiene a lot.
  • He is positioned as a rapper and a dancer of the group.
  • Jin Hyuk is the tallest member of the group.
  • He is friends with a lot of fellow contestants during his participation in the TV show Produce X 101 (2019).
  • Jin Hyuk is a part of Top Media Entertainment.
  • He has large hands.
  • His voice is high-pitched.
  • Fans call him UP10TION’s game boy.
  • His mother wanted him to showcase his dancing skills in the TV show Produce X 101 (2019).
  • He is open to any opportunities thrown his way.
  • Jin Hyuk often models for a lot of magazines.
  • He changed his stage name back to his real name for his solo career.
  • Jin Hyuk has a pet dog.
  • His MBTI is ENFJ.
  • Before debuting as a singer, he used to be a backup dancer for the boy group TEEN TOP.
  • He joined an art club when he was in elementary school.
  • Jin Hyuk was trained to become an idol for five years in total.
  • He wanted to become a police officer when he was a kid.
  • His ideal type is a cute and short girl who can tolerate his love for skinship.
  • His net worth is around $10,000 dollars.

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Drama Series

  • Dear. M (KBS2 | 2022), as Gil Mok Jin
  • Why Her (SBS | 2022), as Nam Choon Poong
  • Check Out the Event (MBC | 2021), as Song Jong Ho
  • ON AIR – Secret Contract (VLIVE | 2021), as DJ Aaron
  • Hanging On! (JTBC | 2020), as Jung Shin
  • Find Me in Your Memory (MBC | 2020), as Jo Il Kwon

TV Shows

  • U10SECONDS (YouTube | TBA), as a regular member
  • Godfather (KBS | 2022), as a panelist
  • Billlie’s Ginga Minga School Life (YouTube | 2022), as a guest
  • I like rice on Saturday (2021), as a regular member
  • New Family Relations Certificate Godfather (KBS2 | 2021), as the main host
  • Midnight Idol Season 2 (Naver TV Cast | 2021), as a guest
  • Friendship Tour 2 (KBS Media | 2021), as a regular member
  • D&E Show (Naver TV Cast | 2021), as a guest
  • PPOKKIGEMS (YouTube | 2021), as a guest
  • Midnight Horror Story Season 1 (MBC | 2021), as a guest
  • Holy Moly (YouTube | 2020), as the main host
  • Eungsu CINE (Naver TV Cast | 2020), as a guest
  • Boys’ Mind Camp (Viki | 2020), as a regular member
  • Idol On Quiz (KBS2 | 2020), as a guest
  • Sing and Stay: Season 2 (Lifetime | 2020), as a guest
  • Oh! My Part, You (MBC | 2020), as a guest
  • Friendship Tour: Like It (KBS Media | 2020), as a regular member
  • Idol Dabang: Season 2 (Lifetime | 2019), as a guest
  • Don Quixote (tvN | 2019), as a regular member
  • 5 Bros (JTBC | 2019), as the main host
  • Sister’s Salon (MBC | 2019), as the main host
  • Midnight Idol Season 1 (Naver TV Cast | 2019), as a guest
  • Those Who Cross the Line – Returns (MBC | 2019), as a guest
  • Hurry Up And Talk (JTBC | 2019), as a regular member
  • Hon-Life: Satisfaction Project (JTBC | 2019), as a guest
  • We K-POP (KBS | 2019), as a guest
  • Run.wav (JTBC | 2019), as a guest
  • Salty Tour: Season 2 (tvN | 2019), as a guest
  • Produce X 101 (Mnet | 2019), as a contestant
  • TMI NEWS (Mnet | 2019), as a guest
  • Tell Me (JTBC | 2019), as a regular member
  • Amazing Saturday (tvN | 2018), as a guest
  • 2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships (MBC | 2018), as a regular member
  • LEGENDARY: Making of a K-Pop Star (Viki | 2018), as a guest
  • Master in the House (SBS | 2017), as a guest
  • UP10TION Please! (Viki | 2017), as a regular member
  • K-RUSH (KBS1 | 2017), as a guest
  • 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships (MBC | 2017), as a regular member
  • Fact iN Star (TBS | 2016), as a guest
  • Let’s Eat Dinner Together (JTBC | 2016), as a guest
  • Entertainment Team Leader (JTBC | 2016), as a guest
  • Fan Heart Attack Idol TV (Viki | 2016), as the main host
  • The Boss Is Watching (SBS | 2016), as a guest
  • Knowing Bros (JTBC | 2015), as a guest
  • U10TV (YouTube | 2015), as a regular member
  • Rising! Up10tion (Naver TV Cast | 2015), as a regular member

Nominations

  • 2020 APAN Music Awards – Entertainer of the Year (Male) – Lee Jin Hyuk
  • 2020 MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actor – Find Me in Your Memory

Lee Jin Hyuk is a multitalented artist who knows how to rise past his struggles. It is apparent that years of experience have brought him to where he is today.

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