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PARK JIHOON Profile, Bio, and Facts 

Park Jihoon

PARK JIHOON (박지훈) is a South Korean K-Pop Singer and Actor under Maroo Entertainment. He debuted as a soloist on March 26th, 2019 with EP “O’Clock”. He is also a former member of the group WANNA ONE.


Stage NamePARK JIHOON (박지훈)
Birth NamePark Jihoon (박지훈)
OccupationSinger, Actor
BirthdayMay 29th, 1999
Active Years2017–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height173 cm (5’8”)
Weight61 Kg (134 lbs)
Blood TypeAB


Early Life

– Park Jihoon was born in Masan, South Korea.
– He has been living in Seoul since he was seven years old.
– He completed his middle school education at the National Middle School of Traditional Arts, where he specialized in musical theatre.
– Park continued his education by majoring in broadcasting arts at the School of Performing Arts Seoul, graduating in January 2018.
– In 2018, he was accepted into Chung-Ang University’s Department of Theater, furthering his academic pursuits.

Personal Life

– He has an older brother.
– He attended SOPA (School of Performing Arts) and graduated alongside NCT’s Mark, Weki Meki’s Doyeon, and Golden Child’s Donghyun.
– Jihoon is also known as ‘Wink Boy’ and is famous for creating aegyo gestures like the ‘heart unlock.’
– Netizens voted Jihoon as the most beautiful/handsome contestant on Produce 101.
– His fellow Wanna One members jokingly called him a “fashion terrorist” in Produce 101 Season 2, episode 5.
– He is a dog lover and has a dog named Max.
– When Wanna One moved into their dorm, Guanlin expressed a desire to have Jihoon as his roommate, decided through a game of “Rock-Paper-Scissors.”
– Jihoon, Jaehwan, Woojin, Guanlin, and Minhyun used to share a room during Wanna One’s reality show “Wanna One Go.”
– Guanlin openly expressed his fondness for Jihoon.
– Jihoon’s role model is BTS‘s V, as mentioned on Happy Together.
– His catchphrase “Nae Maeum Soge Jeojang” (“Save You in My Heart”) was voted by netizens as the Best Internet Catchphrase of 2017.
– After Wanna One disbanded, he focused on his solo music and acting career.
– He is affiliated with Maroo Entertainment.
– Jihoon’s ideal type is someone younger than him, shorter than him, who speaks with a Satoori (dialect), and who is fully faithful to him.
– His fanclub is known as MAY.
– Park Ji-hoon developed his dream of becoming a singer while in the second year of middle school, driven by his passion for dancing.
– His interest in dancing continued, and during his first year of high school, he participated in a dance battle at his alma mater.
– While he was a member of Wanna One, he held the position of lead dancer, showcasing his dancing skills within the group.
– He is influenced by Usher. (Vogue Korea)
– His exercise goal typically involves completing four sets of exercises each day.
– Park Jihoon has successfully reduced his body fat percentage, resulting in a lighter body compared to before.
– He lives by the motto, “Let’s practice at times when I’ll worry”.


– Park Jihoon initially debuted as a child actor and took part in musicals like “Peter Pan” from 2007 to 2009.
– He began training to become an idol singer under SM Entertainment and later joined Fantagio. However, due to a knee injury, he did not make it to the final lineup of Fantagio’s boy group Astro and subsequently switched to Maroo Entertainment.
– In 2017, Park represented Maroo Entertainment in the second season of Produce 101, finishing second overall. This achievement led to his inclusion in the project boy group Wanna One under YMC Entertainment.
– His lowest ranking on Produce 101 was 3rd place.
– After Wanna One’s disbanded on December 31, 2018, Park Jihoon embarked on his solo career with Maroo Entertainment. On March 26, he released his debut EP as a soloist, titled “O’Clock,” featuring the lead single “L.O.V.E.” This marked the beginning of his journey as a solo artist.- Park Jihoon held his first online solo concert titled “Message” on December 13, 2020.
– On March 23, 2023, it was announced that Park Jihoon would be making a comeback with his seventh EP titled “Blank or Black,” featuring the title track “Blank Effect,” scheduled for release on April 12, 2023.

Appearances & Participations

– Before his music career, Jihoon worked as a child actor, appearing in various broadcasts, a musical, a commercial, and a movie.
– He served as a DJ in “Park Jihoon’s Stay Night” radio show.
– He also sang the OST “Midnight” for web series “Love Revolution”.

Magazines & Endorsements

– In 2018, he had the honor of serving as a special public relations ambassador in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Chung-Ang University.
– On May 3, 2019, Yuyu Nature chose Park Jihoon as an exclusive model for their flagship health supplement, Formoline L112, highlighting his association with health and wellness products.
– In June 2020, Park ventured into the fashion world with his first apparel collaboration. He partnered with the contemporary fashion brand [LE] MOHO to create a collection named “[LA] POMME de Universe.” Park actively participated in the design process of this collection, showcasing his creativity in the fashion industry.
– He has been featured on several magazines including; The Star Magazine, GQ Magazine, and Korea Magazine.


– Park Jihoon has appeared in various Korean dramas, including “Jumong,” “Kimchi Cheese Smile,” “The King and I,” “Iljimae” (guest appearance in episode 11), “Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency,” “Love Revolution,” “At a Distance, Spring Is Green,” “Remarriage and Desires” (guest appearance), and “Weak Hero Class 1.”

Likes & Dislikes

– Despite his sweet appearance, he enjoys popping and beatboxing.
– He has a strong dislike for broccoli.
– In his free time, Park Jihoon enjoys watching videos, practicing aegyo, and playing video games. (Hongkira radio show in 2017)
– Jihoon has a fondness for wearing pink clothing, even pink underwear. (“Wanna One Go” episode 1)
– Regardless of the season, Park Ji-hoon is known to enjoy drinking iced americano as one of his beverage preferences.
Personality & Habits
– Among the Wanna One members, he is known for eating the most. (Wanna One Go)
– He enjoys setting achievable goals in the near future and taking deliberate steps to accomplish them.
– He maintains a daily exercise routine, incorporating both personal training and home workouts into his fitness regimen.

Celebrity Friends

– Park Jihoon has close friendships with members of Astro, ONF’s Laun, and Mark from NCT.
– He mentioned getting close to BTS’s Jin. (Happy Together 4 Episode 6)

Major works

– His most popular songs include; “Blank Effect”, “GOTCHA”, and “NITRO”.


– He has won several awards including; Entertainer Award, Asia Star Award, Best New Actor Award, Bonsang Award, and Best Idol Actor Award.

Instagram: 0529.jihoon.ig
Youtube: PARK JIHOON Official
Twitter: Park_Jihoon_twt
TikTok: 0529.jihoon

Streaming Platform Links
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