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Leo (VIXX) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

LEO

Leo (레오) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group ‘VIXX’ under Jellyfish Entertainment. He also made his solo debut on July 31st, 2018, with mini album “Canvas”. He is also a part of the subunit VIXX LR.

Leo (VIXX) Profile

Stage Name Leo (레오)
Birth Name Jung Taek Woon (정택운)
Occupation Singer 
Birthday November 10, 1990
Active Years 2012–present
Age 33 (in 2024)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Height 182 cm (5’11″)
Weight 59 kg (130 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type O
MBTI INFJ-T

Leo (VIXX) Facts:

Early Life

– He was born in Seoul (Yangjae-dong).
– He went to Seoul Yangjae Elementary School, Mullae Middle School, and Eonnam High School.
– He did his bachelors’ in Broadcasting Entertainment from Howon University.

Personal Life

– His family includes father, mother, and three older sisters, making it a “1 boy and 3 girls family” with Leo as the youngest.
– He would want one clone of himself. (ARIRANG K-POP)
– His nicknames include Magical Voice, Chic Taekwoon, Poker Face Chic, and Pinkeu Pinkeu.
– He thinks a cute thing doesn’t suit him. (High Cut)
– His stage name, Leo, was given by his company due to his resemblance to a lion.
– He is currently enrolled in Baekseok University Graduate School.
– He is known for broad shoulders.
– He has two piercing in his left earlobe.
– He claims not to have a favorite food but loves eating chicken.
– He is addicted to coffee.
– He thinks that the biggest priority in life should be happiness. (Harper’s Bazaar)
– His favorite colors: Blue, White, Black.
– He loves babies.
– His hobbies include reading fashion magazines and watching Japanese romance films.
– He has knowledge of Tae Kwon Do.
– He likes long hair on girls. (Haru Hana)
– He easily moved to tears among the group members.
– He eats rice and bread for breakfast.
– He enjoys animals and children.
– He wants to go to the past and see his younger self.
– He can play the piano and knows how to fence.
– He has Hyuk’s contact saved as “Hyukkie”, Hongbin’s as “Beanie”, Ravi’s as “Shikkie”, Ken’s as “Ken”, and N’s name is saved as “Hakyeonnie”.
– His valuable belongings include an MP3 and a rosary from his mother.
– In summer, he likes to wear ripped jeans and sleeveless tees. (Ivy Club Magazine)
– He is ambidextrous (able to write with both hands).
– He is good at cooking.
– He gets extremely embarrassed when complimented.
– He thinks his weapon is passion. (Junior Magazine)
– He has the habit of licking his lips.
– He is not good at math.
N teased Leo about having short legs, and Leo admitted it.
– The most memorable present he has received is a perfume.
– He was chosen as one of the torchbearers for the 2018 Winter Olympics, alongside fellow member N.
– His charming points are his triple threat of a rare voice, passion, and gaze. (CeCi)
– According to him, Ken takes up most time in getting ready. (HallySG)
– He enlisted on Dec. 2, 2019, and was discharged on Sept. 9, 2021.
– He would prefer to be a vampire rather than a werewolf. (Japako Magazine)
– His ideal type is someone who he falls in love with at first sight, based on the feeling.
– He looks most fabulous on stage.

Career

– He debuted as a Main Vocalist of VIXX on May 24, 2012.
– He trained for 3 years and 7 months before debuting.
– He made acting debut in the musical Full House in 2014.
– He is a former Woolim trainee.
– He is a former member of the National Youth Soccer Players from 2004 to 2007.
– He achieved various championships in swimming and boxing.
– He participated in athletic variety shows like “Let’s Go Dream Team” and “Idol Athletics Championship” due to his proficiency in sports.
– He was featured in Brian Joo‘s ‘Let This Die‘ and Seo In Guk’s ‘Shake It Up‘.
– He had a cameo role in the Korean drama “Glorious Day” (2014).
– He collaborated with Lyn for the song ‘Blossom Tears’.
– He released his concept film ‘Leo From Leo‘ on July 19, 2018.
– He made his solo debut on July 31, 2018, with ‘Touch & Sketch‘.
– He released another album ‘MUSE‘ on June 17, 2019.
– He did several musicals including; Frankenstein (2021), Marie Antoinette (2019), Elisabeth (2018), The Last Kiss (2017), Monte Cristo (2016), and Mata Hari (2016).

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: @JUNGTW_LEO ‬
Instagram: @Leo_jungtw

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

Leo Photos

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