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Lee JongHwa (MADTOWN)

Weight: 63kg
Height: 177cm
Real name:
Date of Birth: February 15, 1994

Lee JongHwa (MADTOWN)

About Lee JongHwa (MADTOWN)

Lee JongHwa (MADTOWN) Facts

  • Ex-K-Pop Group: MADTOWN
    • Position Vocalist, Rapper and Dancer
  • Specialty: Acrobatics and Judo
  • When he was in elementary school he gained a lot of weight and was short, so he tried sports like taekwondo, kendo and judo to lose weight; judo ended up becoming his passion, so he trained hard in the gym to be at the same height as the other kids. During his first judo match in a new school he won a bronze medal beating 163 athletes who also participated.
  • He severely injured his ankle, so they had to cut his ankle bone in half surgically.
  • His stage name “Jota” is the Korean word for “good, nice, excellent”.
  • He was a trainee for almost 2 years.
  • His parents were opposed to his becoming a singer at first, but finally with his determination he got their unconditional support.
  • He would like to become an artist like Lee Joon.
  • He did judo for 9 years, from sixth grade of elementary school to third grade of high school, but quit due to an injury.
  • He thinks that his main characteristic is his face because he is the smallest in comparison to the other members.
  • He was a backup dancer for Lee Hyori before debuting as well as Shownu from MONSTA X.
  • He set a new record in the high jump in “Let’s Go Dream Team II”, reaching a height of 2m 60 cm, which is the first place so far.
  • His most memorable memory was the debut of MADTOWN
  • He is an active member of the Dream Team.
  • It is close to Shownu and Wonho from MONSTA X
  • Won the national Judo championship (Amateur) in the light weight category (-71Kg)
  • He was a partner with Jung Eun Ji from Apink during elementary school.
  • On October 9, 2018, it was announced that Jota signed an exclusive contract with King Kong Entertainment and plans to be active as an actor under his real name, Lee Jong Hwa.

Lee JongHwa (MADTOWN) Drama

  • Touch Your Heart (2019)
  • Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo (MBC, 2016) (Cameo)

Lee JongHwa (MADTOWN) TV Programs

  • 2014-2015 Let’s Go! Dream Team II : Jumping
  • 2015 Cool Kiz On The Block : Judo
  • 2016 Cool Kiz On The Block : Volleyball
  • 2016: Law of the Jungle and Tonga
  • 2016: We Got Married as a couple by Kim Jin Kyung
  • 2016 Cool Kiz On The Block : Fighting
  • 2016 Real Men
  • 2016 King of Masked Singer
  • 2017 I am the actor
  • 2018 Law of the Jungle in Mexico City

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