|Birth name||Park Jin Young (박진영/朴珍憐)|
|Also known as||Jr. ( Abbreviation for Junior )|
September 22, 1994 |
|Occupations||Singer, Dancer, Actor|
|Revised Romanization||Bak Jin-yeong|
Park Jin Young (Hangul: 박진영 ; Hanja: 朴珍憐 ; born September 22, 1994), commonly known by his stage name Jr. is a South Korean singer and member of the hip-hop group Got7 under JYP Entertainment. On May 19, 2012, the music video for "Bounce" was released and the duo debuted their promotions for "Bounce" on M! Countdown on May 24, 2012.
Park Jin Young was born in South Korea on September 22, 1994. He was scouted by JYP Entertainment from JYP Trainee Open Recruitment 5th Audition, where he tied in first place with JB. He then underwent training for 2 years and 6 months before his debut. His stage name "Jr." is because his name is identical as that of Park Jin Young, his producer.
On December 24, 2013, it was revealed that Jr would be part of the new 7 member hip-hop group called Got7.
He graduated from Kyunggi High School on the 7th of February 2013.
In 2011, Jr. was cast in a role (as Jung Wi Bong) with Kang Sora, Jin Woon, Ji Yeon, JB, Hyorin and Park Seo Joon in the drama entitled Dream High 2. The drama began broadcasting, January 30, 2012 on KBS.
On February 3, 2012 was revealed that JB and Jr. from “Dream High 2” will debut as boy band JJ Project sometime during the second half of 2012 through JYP Entertainment. Both became JYP trainees after they tied for first at the 5th JYP Open Auditions in 2009. Their recent appearances in “Dream High 2” have placed them in the media spotlight, allowing them to officially launch their singing activities.
On May 7, JYP Entertainment has revealed a teaser video for the 1st Single Album “Slot Machine”. On May 19, 2012, the music video for "Bounce" was released and the duo debuted their promotions for "Bounce" on M! Countdown on May 24, 2012.
|2012||Dream High 2||Jung Ui Bong||KBS|
|2013||When a Man Falls in Love||Ddol Yi||MBC|
|2012||MTV Diary||SBS MTV||JJ Project|
|2014||After School Club||Arirang||With Got7 Episode 41|
|King of Food||KBS|
|1000 Song Challenge||SBS||Episode 289 with JB, Jackson, Youngjae|
|Let's Go Dream Team 2||KBS||with Youngjae Episode 228|
|2012||Dream High 2||Dream High 2 OST||"B Class Life"||2:30|
- JYP Entertainment reported to launch the debut of 7-member boy group next month. allkpop.com. Retrieved on 2013-12-24.
- Final Cast of "Dream High Season 2 Revealed"
- 'Dream High Season 2' To Begin
- “Dream High 2’s” JB and Jr. to Debut as JYP Entertainment’s Newest Boy Band J&J
- OST Dream High 2 Part 6 "We Are The B"
- JB & JR to officially debut? JYP Entertainment reveals teaser for “JJ Project”