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Jihoon (TREASURE) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Jihoon

Jihoon (지훈) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group TREASURE under YG Entertainment. He is also a member of its sub-unit “T5”.

Jihoon (TREASURE) Profile

Stage Name Jihoon (지훈)
Birth Name Park Ji Hoon (박지훈)
Occupation Singer
Birthday March 14, 2000
Active Years 2017–present
Age 23 (in 2024)
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Height 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight 69 kg (152 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type B
MBTI ENTJ

Jihoon (TREASURE) Facts:

Early Life

– Jihoon hails from Nam-gu, Busan, South Korea.
– He dropped out of Hanlim Art School but obtained a high school diploma through the GED test.

Personal Life

– He has an older brother.
Haruto’s first impression of him was that he looks handsome and has a puppy face but his face and body have a big contrast. (Teen Vogue)
– Jihoon was voted as the “most promising entertainment star” and is known for speaking good Japanese.
– The members agree that he is the best at encouraging them. (TREASURE Studio S1)
– He previously wore clear braces.
– He endured the difficult times as a trainee because he thought of those times as inevitable situations towards becoming a cool artist. (Indian Interview)
– His hobbies include observing various objects and scenes like animals and paintings.
– His English name is Jun, and he goes by nicknames like Hoonie, Jyoon, and Muscle Man.
– He would rather do dance practice without eating rather than without sleeping. (MUPLY RandomQ)
– He practices Pilates with Junkyu.
– He thinks their greatest charm is the teamwork. (Vibe)
– He identifies as a Buddhist.
– He is known for his chemistry with Junkyu.
– He chose YG Entertainment because his role model is affiliated with it. (CNBC International TV)
– His special talents include holding his breath for over a minute.
– Despite being soft-hearted and kind, he isn’t afraid to remind others to focus on their work.
– He can be brutally honest. (Arena Homme+)
– YG Entertainment was his dream company.
– He dropped out of Hanlim Arts School as an applied music major. (IDDP TREASURE)
– His childhood dream was to become a pilot.
– If there is this one thing he wants people to remember TREASURE, it would be energy. (allkpop)
– Considered the “father figure” in the group, he was roommates with Yoonbin before Yoonbin left Treasure.
– He is most likely to prank the other members. (Seventeen Superlatives)
– His long leap record is 235 cm. (Idol Einstein)
– His shoe size is 280 mm.
– His father was a career soldier. (W Korea)
– He often uses the Busan dialect in daily life.
– He can do the impression of the school principal from “Crayon Shin-chan”. (KstarNextDoor)
– His Line character is Romi, and his fandom name is Aiurs/Hoonies.
– He has a hobby of riding skateboards. (My Idol Diaries)
– He is energetic and known for his cooking skills.
– His favorite stage from Japan tour was encore stage. (Membership Magazine)
– He is friends with Choi Bomin of Golden Child and Sunwoo of THE BOYZ.
– According to Jeongwoo, Jihoon and Yoshi take the longest time to get ready. (Teen Vogue)

Career

– In 2017, Jihoon made an appearance on the fifth episode of the survival show Stray Kids, a collaboration between JYP Entertainment and Mnet. He represented YG as a trainee in the JYP vs YG battle.
– He appeared in a Stray Kids episode during the JYP vs YG battle.
– Starting YG training in 2016, Jihoon was formerly associated with Nataraja Academy.
– He was the 5th member revealed for MAGNUM.
– He performed “Song Goes Off” in his introduction video.
– He trained for four years as of July 2020.
– Jihoon appeared on ‘Kings of Masked Singer’.
– Jihoon hosted SBS ‘Inkigayo’.
– On June 14, 2023, Jihoon was confirmed as the third member of TREASURE’s sub-unit, T5.

Likes & Dislikes

– He is a fan of surfing.
– To relieve stress, he likes going to the Han River to take pictures of flowers.
– He likes the sky.
– Pink hair is his preferred look.
– He’s also a fan of anime.
– His favourite colour is red.

Food Preference

– He dislikes Hawaiian pizza.
– He favours melon and watermelon as his favourite fruits.
– His favourite ice cream flavour is mint chocolate.
– He doesn’t like rice noodles.

Controversy

– He faced trouble on June 6, 2023, by sharing a Japanese song on Weverse, which upset Korean fans as it was Memorial Day. This day honours those who sacrificed their lives in battles against Japan. He recommended a song by RADWIMPS, a Japanese band, sparking criticism for insensitivity. He later deleted the post, but neither he nor YG Entertainment addressed the issue.

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon 

Jihoon (TREASURE) Photos

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