Jaehyun is a South Korean singer and a member of NCT 127. He is managed by SM entertainment.
Stage Name: Jaehyun (재현)
Birth Name: Jeong Jae Hyun, later legalized to Jeong Yoon Oh (정윤오)
Birthday: February 14, 1997
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 180 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Jaehyun was born in Seoul, South Korea but lived in Connecticut USA from age 5 to 10. He is the single child of his parents so it’s pretty sure he gets all the love from both of the parents. He did his schooling in SOPA which stands for Seoul school of performing arts, it is one of the most famous schools in Korea which are known to have many students who are idols or trainees from famous companies.
Some of his nicknames are Casper, J, Jeffrey, WooJae, Peach boy, Jaeyuk. Since he lived in these states for a while, he also has an English name which is Jay because foreigners find it hard to pronounce Korean names. His stay in America has also made him fluent in English which means he is bilingual and can speak both Korean and English. He also did taekwondo and even has a black belt.
Jaehyun had different plans when he auditioned for SM entertainment, he technically wanted to be a rapper but ended up being a vocalist primarily. Like others, he was also introduced in SMRookies. He was 15 in 2013 when he auditioned for SM entertainment. He trained for a total of 4 years before debuting as a member of NCT in 2016. His position in the group (NCT 127) was as a rapper and main vocalist. But he didn’t directly debut in NCT 127, just like every NCT member Jaehyun too was part of NCT U(2016) before being added to a new sub-group. He joined NCT 127 in 2017.
Before he was an idol, the ‘mickey mouse show’ was a show he appeared on. He is also part of the famous 97 liners group which consists of male idols born in 1997, such as GOT7‘s Bambam & Yugyeom, BTS‘s Jungkook, Seventeen‘s The8, Mingyu, DK, NCT‘s Jaehyun, and Astro‘s Cha Eunwoo. There 2 known times where he was an MC, one was for NCT’S radio show and another for Inkigayo.
Like every idol, he also has a song that made him wanna be an artist and for Jaehyun, that song was R.kelly’s ‘I believe I can fly. Some of the things he likes are- his Food choices are Meat, Spicy Pork, Peach, Green Tea Ice Cream she is a big foodie. Spring is his favorite season and white is his favorite color. IU, Korea’s sister, is his favorite artist, and Leonardo DiCaprio is the actor he likes.
Out of all the members in the group, his alcohol tolerance is the highest. Since he is one of the oldest members, he can be seen taking care of the members a lot, especially the younger ones. Some of the things he can do which are pretty impressive are, play basketball, swim, and play the piano. Fans also love one of his cute habits which is sleeping while hugging a blanket.