Friday, July 29, 2011

Jang Wooyoung

***Jang Wooyoung**
Jang Wooyoung, known mononymously as Wooyoung (Hangul: 우영), was born on April 30, 1989. He is a singer in 2PM, a 6-member boy band that is active in South Korea and managed by JYP Entertainment.


Early life:

Wooyoung was born in Busan and has an older sister. He attended Seoul School for the Arts with a dance major.


On September 4, 2008, Wooyoung, along with 6 other members, debuted as 2PM with their first single "10점 만점에 10점" ("10 Points out of 10 Points") from their single album "Hottest Time of the Day."


He was selected to be a JYP trainee through MGoon's JYP auditions. He won first place in this audition against 5000 other candidates.
He once filled in as a dancer partner with Wonder Girls member Kim Yubin when T.O.P from Big Bang fainted the day before the special performance with the Wonder Girls during the 2007 MBC Music Awards.

Solo contributions


Wooyoung, along with Taecyeon formally hosted SBS's music show Inkigayo, from July 26, 2009 till July 11, 2010.
On February 2, 2010, he was officially the sub-MC in Kim Seung Woo's talk show KBS Win Win alongside Girls' Generation’s Taeyeon, Kim Shin Young, and Choi Hwa Jung. He received high praise for his very natural MC-ing and exceptional wit. He was always curious about everything, so he constantly began his sentences with, "I’m curious about something…" thus, earning the nickname, 'Curious Wooyoung'. He left the show on August 3, 2010


He first debuted as an actor in the 2011 KBS drama series Dream High playing as Jason, a Korean-American. The Drama premiered on January 3, 2011. The Drama made him famous for his English line, "Is it my turn already?"..

Personal life

Wooyoung stands 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1] and weighs 65 kg (140 lb; 10.2 st).[1] He speaks Korean, Japanese and has a sufficient understanding of the English language.[citation needed] His hobbies include surfing the web and listening to music. He once stated there are "exactly 3 things that (he) likes: music, association football and interior (design)." When asked why he didn't include dancing, he replied, "it is also included in music .. and football." His blood type is B. He enjoys dancing and singing. His well known nicknames are 'AngAng', 'Mandu Cheeks' and 'Ssanti Wooyoung.' Since 2009, he has attended Howon University, majoring in broadcasting.


Year Title Role
2008 Mnet Himself
2009 Mnet Himself
2009 Seoul Broadcasting System|SBS]] Inkigayo
2010 KBS Win Win
2011 KBS2 Dream High Jason
2011 SBS 2PM Show Himself
2012 KBS2 Dream High 2 Jason

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