JR, born Kim Jong Hyun, is an award-winning South Korean singer, rapper, and actor. He was born on June 8, 1995, in Gangneung, Gangwon, South Korea, and made his debut in the entertainment industry in 2012, as the main rapper, dancer, and leader of the idol group, NU’EST. In 2015, he made his debut as an actor, taking his first role in a television drama and in 2016, he took his first role in a film. In 2017, he participated in the survival reality program, “Produce 101 Season 2” in which he ranked fourteenth. Since his debut, he has appeared in a number of television reality programs, films, and television dramas, including “Love Catcher” (2018) and “Let Me Be Your Knight” (2021).
- Jun 8, 1995 (age 27)
- Star Sign
Kim Jong Hyun (JR) Candidly Shares Thoughts About NU’EST’s Disbandment, His Acting Career, And More
Former NU’EST Member Kim Jong Hyun (JR) Signs With EVERMORE Entertainment
NU’EST’s JR, Aron, And Ren To Leave PLEDIS Entertainment + Baekho And Minhyun To Renew Contracts
Lee Jun Young, Jung In Sun, JR, Kim Dong Hyun, Yoon Ji Sung, And Jang Dong Joo Are Prepared To Take On Anything In “Let Me Be Your Knight”
Lee Jun Young, JR, Yoon Ji Sung, Kim Dong Hyun, And Jang Dong Joo Talk About Playing A Fictional Band, Similarities To Characters, And More