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Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v)

Weight: 78 kg.
Height: 178 cm.
Real name:
Date of Birth: October 5, 2022

Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v)

About Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v)

Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v) Facts

  • Kpop Group:
  • Education:
    • Myeong Hak Elementary School
    • Shin Seong Middle School
    • Shin Seong High School
    • HanSei University Gunpo City
    • Dankook University: Master of Performing Arts Pop Culture.
  • Fanclub: Papitus.
  • Languages: Korean and English.
  • Religion buddhism.
  • One year after Turbo disbanded, Jong Kook became a solo artist in 2001, focusing mainly on ballads.
  • In 2005, he became one of the most important artists in Korea; his album sales exceeded 300,000 copies, making it one of the best-selling albums of the year. Also in 2005, he won 3 of the possible 4 artist of the year awards, losing only one of the “gold” awards.
  • On January 21, 2006, Jong Kook participated with other artists (Jeon Hye Bin and Tae Kyung Im) in a concert in Paris.
  • To fulfill his two-year mandatory service obligation, he joined the army in 2006.
  • He completed his military service in May 2008.
  • In March 2018 he underwent surgery.
  • On October 30, 2020, he appeared with the group ATEEZ singing Black Cat Nero (song by Turbo) as a Halloween special.

Biography

He joined the Korean music industry in 1995 (his debut under CJ’s music label) as part of the group Turbo which became popular in the years of activity, producing catchy and successful songs, such as “Twist King” which recently (June 2011) was sung as a duet by Kim Hyun Joong and Heo Young Saeng aside from being a 3-time Daesang Award-winning singer, he also actively participates in variety shows, such as X-Many Family Outing (since episode 19). He is also known for hosting a documentary program called Escape Crisis No.1 (also known as Safety First!). It was made known on December 13, 2016 his separation in the activities of the variety program, Running Manshortly after it was published that he spoke SBSwith Kim Joong Kook and his agency, so far they are still making chapters.

Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v) Collaborations

  • Drunken Tiger – 손뼉 (Feat. Kim Jong Kook, Eun Ji Won Defconn, HaHa) (2018)
  • “Talk About Love” – W-Foundation Charity Project (Oct.2014)

Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v) Drama

  • The Producers (KBS2, 2015)
  • The Girl Who Can See Smells (SBS, 2015) Ep. 1

Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v) Films

  • Hurry Up, Brother (2015) Special Appearance
  • Wonderful Radio (2012) Cameo

Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v) Awards

YearAward
2004
  • SBS Inkigayo (09/26): One Man
  • SBS Inkigayo (03/11): One Man
  • KBS Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • SBS Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • MBC Best 10 Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Golden Disk Awards: Popularity Awards
2005
  • SBS Inkigayo (07/08): Walking in the Same Place
  • SBS Inkigayo (08/14): Walking in the Same Place
  • SBS Inkigayo (08/21): Walking in the Same Place
  • SBS Inkigayo (11/09): Lovely
  • SBS Inkigayo (25/09): Lovely
  • SBS Inkigayo (02/10): Lovely
  • MBC Music Awards: Most Popular
  • KBS Music Awards: Best Artist
  • SBS Music Awards: Best Artist
  • KBS Entertainment Awards: Best Entertainer
  • SBS Visual Arts Award: Photogenic Award
  • Golden Disk Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards: Best Male Artist for “Standstill”.
  • Korean Entertainer Awards: Ballad Award
2006
  • Golden Disk Awards: Bonsang Award
  • Melon Music Awards: Album Of The Year
2008
  • KBS Music Bank (07/11): Today More Than Yesterday
  • KBS Music Bank (11/14): Today More Than Yesterday
  • SBS Inkigayo (11/23): Today More Than Yesterday
  • BBF Popular Singer Award
2009
  • Seoul Music Awards: Bonsang Award
2010
  • SBS Entertainment Awards: Best TV Star Award
2011
  • SBS Entertainment Awards: Excellence Award -Variety Category
2012
  • Eat your Kimchi Awards: BEST BROHOHO VIDEO – Men Are All Like That
2013
  • Yahoo! Asia Buzz Awards 2013: Asia’s Most Charismatic Korean Host
  • 2013 KBS Entertainment Awards: Best Entertainer Award (Show/Entertainment) – Kim Jong-Kook (‘Safety First!’)
  • SBS Entertainment Awards 2013: Excellence Awards (Male)
  • SBS Entertainment Awards 2013: Viewers Choice Popularity Award (Running Man)
2014
  • SBS Entertainment Awards 2014: High Excellence Award – Variety Shows
  • SBS Entertainment Awards 2014: Sohu China Netizen Popularity Award
2015
  • SBS SAF Entertainment Awards 2015: Sohu China Netizen Popularity Award
  • Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards 2015: Prime Minister′s Award
2016
  • 2nd Annual KU Music Asian Music Awards (China): Asia’s Most Focused Artist Award
  • 4th Annual DramaFever Awards: Best Bromance (with Lee Kwang-soo)
2018
  • SBS Entertainment Awards Producer Award
  • SBS Entertainment Awards Best Couple with Hong Jin Young
2019
  • SBS Entertainment Awards Top Excellence Award (Reality) (My Ugly Duckling, Running Man)
2020
  • SBS Entertainment Awards Grand Prize (Daesang) (My Little Old Boy, Running Man)
2021
  • Brand Customer Loyalty Awards: Male entertainer
  • SBS Entertainment Awards: Variety Star of the Year

Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v) TV Programs

  • The Voice of Korea (Mnet, 2020)
  • Pink Festa (MBC, 2019-2020)
  • My Little Old Boy (SBS, 2018 – present)
  • I Can See Your Voice (Mnet, 2017-2020)
  • Childish Bromance – Dragon Club (KBS, 2017)
  • Knowing Bros (JTBC, 2016) Ep. 86
  • Talents For Sale (KBS, 2016)
  • Hello Counselor (KBS, 2012) Ep. 98
  • Safety First (KBS, 2012-2016)
  • Running Man (SBS, 2010 – present)
  • Strong Heart (SBS, 2010) Ep. 23-24
  • Family Outing (SBS, 2008-2010)
  • Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook (KBS, 2010-2017) Ep. 42, 105, 145, 165, 262, 302, 375
  • Star Golden Bell (KBS, 2011) Ep. 274
  • Real Situation Saturday Love Letter (SBS, 2005-2006)
  • Happy Sunday (KBS, 2004-2006)
  • X-Man (SBS, 2004-2006)
  • Dream Team (KBS, 2001-2003)

Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v) TV Drama’s

  • My Love theme for Soundtrack #1 (2022)
  • Fool theme for Sweet Stranger and Me (2016)
  • Tear Marks theme for Love In Memory 2 – Father’s Note (2014)
  • How Come You Don’t Know? theme for Good Doctor (2013)

Jongkook (Turbo, Tur-v) is a member of:

Turbo

Turbo

Tur-v

Tur-v

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