Kim Jae-joong

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Kim Jae-joong (Korean: 김재중; Hanja: 金在中; born January 26, 1986), also known mononymously as Jaejoong, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actor and director. He is a member of the Korean pop group JYJ and was one of the original members of boy band TVXQ. Since 2013, he has expanded his range of activities as a solo artist and is also known by the stage names Hero Jaejoong (in South Korea), Jejung/J-Jun (ジェジュン) (in Japan), and 英雄在中 (영웅재중) (in China). Born in Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do, he moved to Seoul as a teenager to audition for SM Entertainment. From 2003 to 2010, he was the lead vocalist of South Korean boy band TVXQ. Later, he sued SM Entertainment along with Park Yoo-chun and Kim Jun-su and together they separated from TVXQ to form JYJ. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Jae-joong has received more than 1,344,272 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Kim Jae-joong is the 1,417th most popular singer (up from 1,520th in 2019), the 244th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 73rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular South Korean Singer.

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  • 28

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  • 4.98

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  • 2.67

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Among singers, Kim Jae-joong ranks 1,417 out of 3,541Before him are Lyle Lovett, Paulo de Carvalho, Kelly Rowland, Baja Mali Knindža, Eddie Floyd, and Jack Teagarden. After him are Tiziano Ferro, Hasmik Papian, Taeyeon, Jimmy Witherspoon, George Wassouf, and Jimmy Carl Black.

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Among people born in 1986, Kim Jae-joong ranks 100Before him are Marcus Berg, Katie Cassidy, Hajime Isayama, Yon González, Vedran Ćorluka, and Camilla Belle. After him are Gilad Shalit, Miguel Veloso, Lindsey Stirling, Deepika Padukone, Alfie Allen, and DJ Snake.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Kim Jae-joong ranks 244 out of 774Before him are Lee Seung-gi (1987), Song Ji-hyo (1981), Sulli (1994), Ju Ji-hoon (1982), Han Kang (1970), and Jee Yong-ju (1948). After him are Jee Seok-jin (1966), Taeyeon (1989), Oh Eun-sun (1966), Ha-Joon Chang (1963), Park Yong-ha (1977), and Kim Duk-koo (1959).

Among SINGERS In South Korea

Among singers born in South Korea, Kim Jae-joong ranks 18Before him are Leeteuk (1983), Yesung (1984), Kim Seok-jin (1992), V (1995), Kim Jong-kook (1976), and Lee Seung-gi (1987). After him are Taeyeon (1989), Park Bom (1984), Hyuna (1992), Kang Seul-gi (1994), Seungri (1990), and Seo In-guk (1987).

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