Real Name: Han Jaejoon (birthname) – Kim Jaejoong
Stage/International Name: Youngwoong Jaejoong – Hero
Birthday: January 26, 1986 (Registered) – February 4, 1986 (Real)
BirthPlace: Gongju, South Korea
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Blood Type: O
Star Sign: Aquarius
Family: Biological Family – Parents (Divorced) with a half brother and half sister | Adopted Family – Mother and Father with 8 older sisters
Pets: Jiji, Yoyo (cats)
Education: Graduated from high school, but no information as to university
Hobbies: Singing, Cooking, Piano, Composing, Playing Games, Working Out
Special Abilities: Singing, imitative singing
Languages: Korean, Japanese
Position: Lead Vocal, Harmony
Motto: Be modest and humble
2012 Time Slip Dr. Jin
2011 Protect The Boss (SBS)
2010 Sunao ni Narenakute (Fuji TV) – Being the first korean singer in a J- drama
2007 Dating on Earth
2005 Rainbow Romance (MBC)
2005 Banjun Drama (SBS)
2009 Heaven’s Postman (SBS)
– 2011 JYJ World Tour Concert in Asia (Bangkok, Taipei, Beijing, Busan, Gwangju)
– Sohn Yeonjae’s Gala Show in ”LG Rhythmic All Stars” (2011)
2012 Shorty Awards Vox Populi: People’s Choice Winner
2012 3rd Philippine Kpop Convention: Hottest Male Idol of 2011
2011 The 14th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix: Best Supporting Actor for Spring season (Sunao ni Narenakute)
2011 The Oricon’s “Spring Drama ☆ AWARD 2010″: Spring Drama Most Interesting Actor
2011 The Year’s Best Celebrity on Twitter 2011: Shorty Awards Celebrity
2011 SBS Drama Awards: New Star Award (Protect the Boss)
2011 2nd Philippine Kpop Convention: Hottest Male Idol of 2010
♪ Jaejoong has 9 tattoos.
On his shoulders: “TVfXQ Soul”
Left clef: “The pleasures of the mighty are the tears of the poor”
Right clef: “A song will outlive sermons in the memory”
Below TVfXQ Soul: “Hope to the end”
Pic one – Pic two – Pic three – Pic four – Pic five – Pic six
The pleasures of the mighty are the tears of the poor
~ Latin proverb
A song will outlive all sermons in the memory.
~ Giles, Henry
Hope to the End
~ Bible quote: I Peter 1:13 [not verified]
On his chest: ‘Always Keep the Faith‘ Pic
above it ‘Deferto Neminem’ Pic – Pic Two
which is latin for “Accuse no Man” (it’s from Shakespeare)
On his low back: ‘2’ tattoos Pic
O I II VI – 0126 (January 26 – Registered Birthday)
O II O IV – 0204 (February 4 – Real Birthday)
On his (lower) back: “JUNSU” and “MICKY” Pic – Pic two
“The ‘Always Keep the Faith’ tattoo I have on the front represents my desire to protect my beliefs.” (Translation by allkpop, Source: Jaejoong, Elle movie still interview)
“Even though I can’t see the tattoos on my back, but when I do manage to see them, I recall (their significance) and after thinking about it, I realize that there are things to be thankful for, and this is their purpose.” (Translation by Tohosomnia, Source: Jaejoong, Elle Movie Still interview)
“The tattoos I have on my back, I don’t see often, but they’re there so that I can reflect on them when I do see them…” (Translation by allkpop, Source: Jaejoong, Elle Movie Still interview)
“I’m merely engraving everything I hope to not forget, everything that consoles me, andeverything I’m thankful for onto my body.” (Translation by allkpop, Source: Jaejoong, Elle Movie Still interview)
♪ Childhood dream was to be a grocery store owner, so that he could eat all the cookies.
♪ He likes to look at mirrors.
♪ When he gets very excited he will start to speak in ‘native’ slang.
♪ He don’t know how to use his eyes to ‘electrocute’ girls.
♪ He hate it when people say he is pretty, he want people to regards him as handsome/cool, not pretty as pretty is for girls.
♪ He likes unique underwear.
♪ He looks very cool but actually deep down inside he is warm hearted.
♪ Once during a Coca-cola drinking competition he fainted after drinking Coca-cola so now he has a phobia against Coca-cola!
♪ He has to wear eye mask when sleeping.
♪ He has a slim and fragile waist
♪ He likes cooking very much so he likes fans to give him recipe book from various countries as a gift.
♪ Had 11 piercings (4 in the left ear, 5 in the right ear. had 1 in his belly and 1 in his left nipple before).
♪ Likes eating spicy food. In fact, he ate world’s most spiciest peppers with ease and thinks that Naga Jolokia pepper, with a Scoville (scale of hotness) rating of 1,041,365 would taste good in a dish. Fellow TVXQ! members complain that Jaejoong, who is the group’s best, and only cook, always prepares food to his taste and not theirs.
♪ Enjoys cooking in his spare time.
♪ Can text message really quickly and accurately, and likes to use many emoticons in his messages.
♪ Calls himself the “expert” at Rock, Paper, Scissors.
♪ Has broad shoulders in contrast with his thin waist line.
♪ He likes girls who has pretty hands and feet.
♪ Believes he will marry a fan, wants 2 daughters and 1 son.
♪ Doesn’t really like his own voice because he thinks it sounds “awkward”.
♪ First kiss in the 6th grade (it was a cheek kiss).
♪ Hates girls who are very self centered and full of themselves.
♪ Broke his leg during “Rising Sun” promotions, rendering him unable to dance or perform with the members for a couple of months.
♪ Has a habit of sometimes sticking his tongue out after singing his part on stage performances.
♪ Able to move each of his shoulder blades separately.
♪ Able to inflate his stomach to 36 inches.
♪ Colored his hair blonde for the first time in late 2006 because Xiah Junsu told him you should try it and see how it looks.
♪ Shares a work-room with Micky Yoochun
♪ Enjoys eating cereal (with milk) whenever he wants (usually during dinner).
♪ Feels that Japanese Curry mixes really well with rice.
♪ Does not make very good “First Impressions”.
♪ Wants to be the Hero in the entertainment industry so stage name is Hero Jaejoong.
♪ Doesn’t like to do dishes.
♪ Left home to pursue dream of becoming a singer.
♪ Was part of a band before entering SM.
Profile written by: Chuniism @ K-Idols Blog
Source & Credits for facts: Tohosomnia.net, Asianfanatics.net, DBSK’s official thread in soompi, ceskjj, as tagged