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Park Yoochun (JYJ/TVXQ!) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Park Yoochun
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Park Yoochun (박유천) is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a former member of JYJ and TVXQ! (DBSK).

Park Yoochun Profile

Stage NamePark Yoo Chun \ Micky
Birth NamePark Yoochun (박유천)
OccupationSinger-songwriter, Actor
BirthdayJune 4, 1986
Active Years2003–present
Age38 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height180 cm (5’11”)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIENTP

Park Yoochun Facts:

Early Life

– Park Yoochun was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– He moved to the United States during the 6th grade and lived in Fairfax, Virginia.
– He went to Seoul Garak Elementary School and Rockyrun Middle School.
– He transferred from Chantilly High School and graduated from Hanam High School.

Personal Life

– His younger brother Park Yoohwan is an actor.
– He dropped out of Kyunghee University College of Art and Design (Postmodern Music) and later completed his bachelor’s from Kyunghee Cyber ​​University.
– He came from an unstable home and his parents often quarreled over money. They later got divorced.
– He wears a bracelet on his left hand, which is the first gift from his younger brother.
– He has a fear of spiders.
– He is bad at cooking and once tried making kimchi fried rice but the rice ended up looking like cake flour. (Star1 Magazine)
– He gave up his US citizenship due to the conflicting requirement of visiting the US every few years with his busy work schedule.
– His grandparents own a well-known restaurant, Hanilkwan.
– Alongside Jaejoong, Park Yoochun co-owns the Japanese restaurant chain Bum’s Story (Gangnam).
– In April 2017, his agency confirmed that he would be marrying Hwang Ha-na, the granddaughter of Namyang Dairy Products Company, in the fall of 2017. In May 2018, it was announced that they had separated.
– He enjoys collecting CDs.
– He can drink up to three to four bottles of soju. (Daily Sports)

Career

– Park Yoochun was the main rapper and vocalist in JYJ.
– He was the main rapper, and lead vocalist in TVXQ!.
– He debuted in TVXQ! in 2003 along with Yunho, Changmin, Jaejoong, and Junsu. But in 2009, he, Jaejoong, and Junsu sued SM Entertainment and formed JYJ in 2010.
– He enlisted in the military service on August 27, 2015, and completed his service on August 25, 2017.
– He has appeared in many dramas including The Girl Who Sees Smells, Rooftop Prince, I Miss You, and Sungkyunkwan Scandal.
– He has also starred in movies like Haemoo, Lucid Dream, and Dance Subaru.

Tattoos

– He has five tattoos, including ‘Always Keep The Faith’ on his chest, a phoenix, ‘My Jaejung, Yoohwan, Junsu’ (possibly more but not confirmed), ‘TVfXQMYC’ on his lower back (MYC stands for Micky Yoochun), and a feather on his calf (which his brother also has).

Assault Accusation

– He was involved in a rapping scandal where four women accused him of rape. His company provided evidence that he was in China during the dates when two of the women accused him in Korea.
– On July 14, 2016, all charges against Park Yoochun were dropped by the police. His lawyers sued them for defamation and blackmail.
– On January 17, 2017, the Soul Court decided that they are guilty. Miss Lee (the woman who 1st accused him of rape) received 2 years in prison, along with her two accomplices: her boyfriend and a gang member.

Drug Scandal & Retirement

– On April 24, 2019, Park Yoochun reportedly tested positive for drug usage and retired from the music industry.
– He was arrested on April 26, 2019, after being suspected of purchasing 1.5 grams of Philopon (a form of methamphetamine).
– He was sentenced to 10 months in prison and 2 years probation for drug use.
– After the scandal, he said doesn’t look at the articles or TV shows that mention his name because he is scared. (Soompi)
– He said he regrets denying allegations of drug use in 2019 and said that he would retire if he tested positive for drugs. He said it was an extreme decision and he wasn’t in his right mind. (Soompi)

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

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