Yoo Young-jin

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Yoo Young-jin
Birth name Yoo Young-jin
Born (1971-04-10) April 10, 1971 (age 43)
Gochang, South Korea
Origin Seoul
Genres K-pop, R&B, electropop, dance, experimental
Occupations Singer-songwriter, producer
Years active 1993 – present
Labels SM Entertainment
Associated acts SM Town
Korean name
Revised Romanization Yu Yeong-jin
McCune–Reischauer Yu Yŏng-chin

Yoo Young-jin (Hangul: 유영진; Hanja: 劉英振) is a singer-songwriter and producer for various SM Entertainment artists.[1] He has composed and written songs for H.O.T., S.E.S, BoA, Shinhwa, TVXQ, The Grace, Super Junior, Girls' Generation, SHINee, f(x) and EXO.[2]


Yoo Young-jin was born in Gochang, South Korea on April 10, 1971. He has two younger brothers and sisters. He was a graduate from Jeonju High School.


He started his singing career in 1995. He released a solo album entitled Agape (2001), which is composed of 15 tracks featuring different artists under SM Entertainment.


  • August 1993: Blues In Rhythm Album
  • September 1995: Blue Rhythm
  • March 2001: ...지애(之愛) (Agape)