Wooyoung (2PM)

Member of: 2PM

Stage name: 장우영 / Jang Woo Young

Gender: Male

Age: 33 years

Date of birth: April 30, 1989

Place of birth: Busan, South Korea

Height: 178 cm

Weight: 65 kg

Bloodtype: B

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Snake

Jang Woo Young Profile
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About Wooyoung

Wooyoung (2PM) Facts

  • Group K-Pop 2PM
    • Position Vocalist and Dancer
  • Education:
    • Institute: Seoul Institute of the Arts (Dance Mayor)
    • University: HoWon University
  • Religion Buddhist
  • Languages Korean, Japanese and English
  • Hobbies: Appreciating music, surfing the Internet.
  • Specialties Dance, Ssanti dance and Gag dance.
  • He likes to clean things up so members call him the mom of the group.
  • He was selected as a trainee for JYP Entertainment through MGoon, the agency’s open auditions, where he won first place beating out 5,000 candidates.
  • Before making his debut, he replaced T.O.P (BIGBANG ), Yubin’s dance partner at the 2007 MBC Music Awards.
  • He revealed that if he were not a singer, he would have liked to be an architect.
  • He was voted one of the best “MC-Idols” (presenter) in the Korean portal DCInside.
  • On the show We Got Married he kissed the actress Park Se Young with the person who starred in it.
  • Consider the PSY his mentor at Ssanti, stated that he had watched his performances since he was a child and that this prompted him to practice the dance.
  • He took 5th place in Mnet’s “The next Rain Bi” rating (the next Rain Bi). Rain ).
  • He received the “Cool-Guy” award as “The best male cover model for Men’s Health 2012” (best male cover model). This award is given to the man in Korea who contains all the characteristics of outer and inner beauty, he is the second member of 2PM to obtain this award.
  • He made a special performance at Mnet’ 20 Choice Awards 2012, where he first performed “2Nigth” and a fraction of “Sexy Lady”, both from his debut album.
  • After a medical analysis, it was discovered that his body is 20 years old, which is 3 years younger than his biological age, revealing Wooyoung’s physical health.
  • He starred in the parody of You’r beautiful with his group 2PM.
  • He acted alongside Taemin, Naeun and Minah in the parody of The heirs and Master’s Sun.
  • On June 29, 2018, industry sources stated that the idol would enlist on July 9 and perform his service as an active duty soldier. A source from JYP Entertainment confirmed, “The enlistment date is correct, but we will not reveal the location as Wooyoung wishes to enlist quietly.”
  • He concluded his compulsory military service early on February 25, 2020 due to a threat of a possible COVID-19 (Coronavirus) epidemic in the battalion where he was performing his compulsory military service.

Biography

Jang Woo Young was born on April 30, 1989 in Busan, South Korea. Since he was a child he had a great affinity for dancing, he says that during high school he would imitate PSY but that his role models were Michael Jackson, Rain and J.Y. Park he himself confesses that to achieve this dream he had to secretly attend dance classes, since his father was against it, and he wrote three letters every month for two years to get their approval. In 2007 he won first place in MGoon open auditions of JYP Entertainment, thus becoming an apprentice of the agency. Without even having spent a year as an apprentice, he debuted in 2008 as a member of 2PM the band is currently one of the most recognized in Asia.

Concerts/Tours

  • Woo Young (From 2PM) Solo Tour “Party Shops” 2017
    • 05 April – Sapporo, Japan – Zepp Sapporo
    • 08 and 09 April – Tokyo, Japan – Makuhari Trade Fair Event Hall
    • 14 and 15 April – Fukuoka, Japan – Fukuoka Sun Palace Hotel & Hall
    • April 20, 21 and 22 – Osaka, Japan – Zepp Namba
    • 28 and 29 April – Nagoya, Japan – Zepp Nagoya
  • Woo Young (From 2PM) Solo Tour “I’m Still…” 2017
    • 29 and 30 September – Nagoya, Japan – Zepp Nagoya
    • 01 October – Nagoya, Japan – Zepp Nagoya
    • 03 October – Fukuoka, Japan – Fukuoka Sun Palace Hotel & Hall
    • 05, 06 and 07 October – Tokyo, Japan – Zepp Diver City
    • 13, 14 and 15 October – Osaka, Japan – Zepp Namba
    • 05 and 06 December – Tokyo, Japan – Nippon Budokan
  • Wooyoung 1st Solo Concert 2018
    • 09, 10 & 11 February – Seoul, South Korea – Blue Square iMarket Hall

Wooyoung (2PM) Drama

  • Human Casino (KBS, 2011) cameo
  • Dream High (KBS2, 2011)
  • Style (SBS, 2009) cameo

Wooyoung (2PM) Awards

  • 2013 1st YinYueTai V-chart Awards “Korea Best New Solo Singer”
  • 2012 2nd SBS MTV Best of Best “Best Soloist of the Year”
  • 2012 2nd SBS MTV Best of Best: “Airport Fashion Icon”

Wooyoung (2PM) TV Programs

  • Hot Blood (Mnet, 2008)
  • Idol Show (MBC, 2008)
  • Wild Bunny (Ment, 2009)
  • Inkigayo (SBS, 2009/2010)
  • Parody You’re Beautiful (SBS, 2009)
  • Win Win (KBS2, 2010)
  • 2PM Show (SBS Plus, 2011)
  • We Got Married (MBC, 2013/2014 Together with actress Park Se Young)

Wooyoung Links

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