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Wooyoung (ATEEZ) Profile, Bio, and Facts

Wooyoung ATEEZ

Wooyoung (우영) is a South Korean K-pop singer and a member of the boy group ATEEZ under KQ Entertainment.

Wooyoung (ATEEZ) Profile

Stage Name: Wooyoung (우영)
Birth Name: Jung Woo Young (정우영)
Occupation: Singer
Birthday: November 26th, 1999
Active Years: 2018–present
Age: 24 years old (in Nov 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 173 cm (5’8ft)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: A

Wooyoung (ATEEZ) Facts:

Early Life:

– Wooyoung was born in Ilsan, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
– He went to Baehwa Kindergarten
– He attended Poongsan Elementary and Middle School.
– He graduated from Hanlim Entertainment Art High School in the Department of Practice Dance.
– He went to Global Cyber University (Dept of Broadcasting and Entertainment)

Personal Life:

– Wooyoung resides in Pung-dong, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– He has two brothers, an older brother Jeong Dong-young (1997) and a younger brother Jeong Kyung-min (2015)
– Shoe size: 270mm
– His current MBTI type is ISTJ-T.
– His left and right eyes size is 1.5
– Wooyoung’s MBTI type has changed several times from ESFJ to ENFJ then ESFJ to ISFJ.
– He prefers slow-tempo choreography like ‘INCEPTION’ or ‘Deja Vu’. However, it is also famous for its hip-hop style dances, such as ‘THANXX’ and ‘Cool’.
– He was the last member to join KQ Entertainment making him the 8th member to join.
– He composed Yeosang ‘s solo dance in the Space Hipster Hallyang MV
– His motto is “Let’s Be Happy”.
– Hobbies: Cooking, travelling, collecting clothes, biking, video editing, online gaming, plastic model assembly, writing reading and bullying Seonghwa.
– Role models: Gikwang from HIGHLIGHT, Shawn Mendes and Jimin from BTS.
– Wooyoung is the loudest member of ATEEZ
– He’s roommates with Hongjoong and Jongho.
Yunho and Wooyoung were chosen by Millennium Dance Complex.
– His fans are known as “Yeongbu-In”
– His mic colour is Black.
Specialities: Running, flirting, tongue on nose, imitating rich house ringtones
– He joined KQ Entertainment because of Yeosang
– Wooyoung’s laughter is like that of a dolphin, and the ATEEZ members copy him
– Wooyoung used to be classmates with Idol School’s Bin Hanuel and Tag from Golden Child.
– His sharp jawline gives a strong and cool impression.
– He has three tattoos and is currently the only member with this many tattoos.
– Smoky makeup suits him well because of his eye shape.
– All three of his tattoos have meaning such as one on his rib ‘sin prosa sin pausa’ which translates to ‘“don’t hurry but don’t stop”, and the second one on his knee with the word ‘amicus ad aras’ which translates to “friends until the end”.
– He has a mole on the lip
– His third and most important tattoo is a friendship tattoo with San which is “I’m never alone and I will never be”.
– He has the same name and age as a baseball and soccer player.
– Wooyoung always wanted to perform on bigger stages since the MIXNINE era.
– He is said to resemble his grandfather.
– He was a “senior eye candy” in his high school.
– Wooyoung ears are about 5.5 cm long
– He has back issues like Mingi
– His athleticism is quite good, so when there is a mission that uses his body, he often shows himself as a carry.
– His dominant hand is his right hand.
– He used to have a severe fear of cameras and stage fright
– He has read “The Temperature Of Language”
– His face and neck skin are very stretchy.
– He was active in the dance club in his middle school.
– His most enhanced sense is his smell sense
– Wooyoung cooked for Seonghwa and the struggling managers, bought a sous-vide machine for San who likes meat and cooked steak or seaweed soup for Yunho’s birthday.

– He thinks he knows the most about Ateez because he keeps them in check and memorises their specific qualities. (Besties on Besties)
– Seonghwa said that Wooyoung is good at push and pull.
– Jongho said that he is good at annoying the members.
– The hardest music video to shoot for him was “The Real”.
– He is a good sleeper so he usually does not dream. (PopBuzz Meets)
– He prefers sneakers over loafers. (Cosmopolitan)
– He enjoys wearing cardigans more than turtlenecks.


– Wooyoung’s position in ATEEZ is Main Dancer, Vocalist and Visual.
– He helped in the writing of “From”, KQ Fellas’ pre-debut song.
– Wooyoung is a former Big Hit trainee, he decided to leave Big Hit and chose KQ Entertainment as his final stop.
– He was selected as the Artist of the Month for June 2021 by Studio Dance, covering Christopher ‘s ‘Bad’
– He was a former contestant on MIXNINE, he was later eliminated on 132nd rank in episode 7.
– He made an appearance in the “Fill In The Blank” documentary of JTBC in January 2023.
– Wooyoung also made an appearance in “Hanryang” by Kim Kyung Hoon and Kim Heechul.
– He appeared as a guest on “Running Man” on November 12, 2021.
– KQ Entertainment announced that Wooyoung will be going on a temporary hiatus due to an ankle injury on May 8, 2023.

Likes & Dislikes:

– His favourite colour is Black.
– He enjoys the Harry Potter series
– His favourite game to play is League Of Legends and FIFA ever since his younger years.
– Wooyoung like movies related to Korean history
– BTS are his favourite artists.
– His favourite subject in school was “Korean History”
– He likes wearing the Diptyque Fleur de Peau scent.
– His favourite flower is the Sunflower.
– Penomeco is his favourite hip-hop artist.
– He likes singing his favourite karaoke song, “Do You Like It>” by Yoon Jong-shin.

– His favourite Korean singer is Kim Hoyoung. (Vanity Fair)
– He has covered Etham’s songs before and his favourite is 12:45. (OFFICIAL CHARTS)
– He likes earthy tones in fashion. (Cosmopolitan)
– He loves streetwear style.
– He likes casual more than black tie outfits.
– He likes baseball caps.
– He loves leather jackets.
– He likes tank tops more than T-shirts.
– He would love to design clothes someday. (BuzzFeed Celeb)

Food Preferences:

– He likes eating meat.
– Honey Butter Chips are his favourite snack
– His favourite fruit is Strawberries
– He hates cucumbers.
– His favourite pick from Baskin Robbins is Cherry Jubilee.
– He doesn’t eat carbs


– Wooyoung has several nicknames including Sexy Performer, Wooyo, Wooyoung Koh, Burdock, Prince Ddu-doo, Welsh Corgi, Ilsan Dog, desert fox, and Kissing Fairy.
– Burdock Bear was given to him when he wore a white bear mask.
– Because of his large mouth, he was nicknamed Kirby.
– Killing Part Master and Dalkong is a nickname from <Kingdom: Legendary War> and is used when the program shows real chemistry with Stray Kids Changbin.
– Secchu is short for ” excessive sexy pursuit”
– Wongnangi is a nickname that combines the names of a tiger and Wooyoung because of the uncanny resemblance

Personality And Habits:

– ATEEZ’s Wooyoung is known for his vibrant and energetic personality.
– One of his notable habits is his tendency to laugh a lot and bring laughter to those around him.
– He is also known for his strong work ethic and professionalism.
– He has a habit of making cute and playful facial expressions
– He has a habit of parting his hair 6:4 with his right hand

Celebrity Friends:

– Wooyoung is friends with Stray KIds’ Changbin, Yeonjun from TXT, Serim from Cravity, Seungkwan from SEVENTEEN, and Golden Child’s Tag.

Streaming Platform Links

Genie | Bugs | Melon

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