Kim Dong-jun

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Dong-jun
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Kim Dong-jun in June 2017.
Native name 김동준
Born Kim Dong-jun
(1992-02-11) February 11, 1992 (age 26)
Busan, South Korea
Occupation
Musical career
Genres
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2010–present
Labels Major9 (2017-present)
Associated acts
  • ZE:A
  • ZE:A Five
  • ZE:A J
Website ZE:A
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Gim Dong-jun
McCune–Reischauer Kim Tongjun

Kim Dong-jun (hangul: 김동준; hanja: 金桐俊; born February 11, 1992) is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member of the South Korean boyband ZE:A and its sub-group ZE:A Five and ZE:A J.

Biography[edit]

Kim Dong-jun was born in Busan, South Korea on 11 February 1992. Dong-Jun was only 17 years old when he debuted with ZE:A.

Dongjun was appointed as a torch bearer at the 17th Asian Incheon Games 2014.[1]

Career[edit]

ZE:A[edit]

Kim entered a nine-membered group called "Children of Empire". In 2009, they started in Mnet "Children of Empire" and "Children of Empire Returns", where they tour the country doing guerilla performances.[2] Later the group faced controversy in December following the similarities of the group's name to Brown Eyed Girls' JeA. The group later changed the pronunciation of the name to avoid implications.[3] On January 7, 2010, the group debuted with their EP, Nativity under the name ZE:A.[4]

ZE:A J solo project has released solo track for Kevin, Heechul and Dongjun. Dongjun was the last member to release solo track "Healing" on May 3. The track was composed and written by himself.[5][6]

Other activities[edit]

Kim made many appearances in Let's Go Dream Team Season 2 as a Dream Team member.

Kim won 2 gold medals in the Idol Athletes Chuseok Special on August 27, 2011, in Men's 100 meter and 110 meter Hurdles against other idols.[citation needed]

2017-present[edit]

In June 2017, Kim decided to leave Star Empire and signed on to Gold Moon Entertainment. The CEO of his new agency was ZE:A's former manager, Hwang Jung-moon. In August 2017, it was reported that Gold Moon Entertainment, The Vibe Entertainment and Asakusa Games had merged and now operate under the name "Major 9."[7]

In July 2017, it was reported that Kim was set to star OCN's new drama, Black, portraying a second generation chaebol.[8]

Discography[edit]

Songs[edit]

Song Title Year Notes
As lead artist
"Healing" (feat. Jang) 2016 Digital Single
As featured artist
"Burning Down" (Sori feat. Dongjun) 2009
Collaborations
"Take My Hand" (with SoReal) 2014 Climb The Sky Walls OST

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Ronin Pop Ape Main role
2012 A Company Man Ra-hoon Supporting role
2014 Take My Hand Tae-ho Main role
2017 Dead Again Jeong Hoon Main role

Dramas[edit]

Year Title Network Role Notes
2010 Prosecutor Princess SBS Minor in Club Cameo
2011 Crossing the Youngdo Bridge[9] KBS2 Oh Ji-hoon Supporting role
Girl K Channel CGV Go Min-young
2012 You Who Rolled in Unexpectedly KBS2 ZE:A Member Cameo
2013 The Fugitive of Joseon Mu Myeong Supporting role
Couple Clinic: Love and War 2 - Idol Special KBS2 Seo Min-jae Lead role
2014 Aftermath Naver TV Cast Ahn Dae-yong
Climb The Sky Walls KBS2 Tae-ho
Boarding House 24th St. MBC Every 1 Himself Supporting role
2015 About Love (2nd story: Secret Love) Naver TV Cast Jun-woo Lead role
Selection Choi Min-hyeok
2016 Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho KBS2 Kim Yoo-shin Supporting role
Still Loving You KBS1 Yoon Soo-ho Lead role
Happy Hostage Naver TV Cast Hong Chan
2017 Black OCN Oh Man-soo Supporting role

Variety shows[edit]

Year Title Network Role
2010 Idol United MTV Celebrity Team member
2010-2015 Let's Go! Dream Team Season 2 KBS2 Dream Team member (semi-fixed)
2015 Real Men (Season 2): Marine Corps Special MBC Cast Member

Musical[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Aladdin[10] Aladdin Lead role
2012 Catch Me If You Can[11] Frank
2014 Goong[12] Lee Shin
All Shook Up Elvis

Awards[edit]

Year Award Nominated work Award Result
2015 9th Annual Daegu International Musical Festival "All Shook Up" Newcomer Award Won
2017 Asia Model Festival Awards N/A Popular Star Award Won
2017 2017 KBS Drama Awards Still Loving You Excellence Award,

Actor in a Daily Drama

Nominated

References[edit]