Jinho is a South Korean idol and a member of the boy group pentagon. His group is managed by CUBE entertainment.
Stage Name: Jinho (진호)
Birth Name: Jo Jin Ho (조진호)
Birthday: April 17, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs)
Jinho was born in Bucheon, South Korea but moved to Daejon when he was 7 years old. And before settling in Seoul he lived in Qingdao, China for eight months when he was 15 years old.
After watching Brian McKnight and Johan Kim perform a duet he was inspired to be a singer. He participated in SM everything and won 1st place. and became a trainee in SM in the same year. Before he made his debut as a member of the Pentagon, he was a member of an SM ballad group alongside Kyuhyun, Jonghyun, and Jay.
The group, unfortunately, didn’t debut and he was later cast in the musical summer show snow. He didn’t continue his career in SM and eventually left in 2015 and started working as a singing tutor at modern k academy which encouraged him to audition at CUBE ENTERTAINMENT. He trained 6 years before debuting. After passing the audition process in the pentagon maker he made it to the final lineup and debuted with the group in OCT 2016. He is the oldest in the group
He also started his own projection 2017called magazine ho where he released covers of various genres and languages at the end of each month. He featured a lot of artists in this project such as CLC’s Sorn, (G)I-DLE’s Jeon So-Yeon, HYNN, Hongseok, Shinwon, Hui, Kino, and Yeo One. He also held his own mini con=cert in 2018 which was part of the Magazine ho cover song project.
He has also worked in musicals such as Iron mask as Raul which ran from Sep 13th to Nov 18th at the Kwang Lim art center, Seoul. The musical Goddess is watching you where jinho was cast in ran from Nov 14th, 2019 to Feb 26th, 2020 at the daehagno arts theater in Seoul. On Jan 11th, 2020 he held his 3rd mini solo live concert called ” Magazine Ho vol.3″.
His mini-concerts were very famous among the fans and created a high demand among the fans so CUBE decided to add an additional date to his concerts. He enlisted in the military on May 11th, 2020, and hasn’t returned yet. He has also sung OST for K-drama “Whatsvwrong with secretary Kim”, “On the campus”, “welcome to Waikiki 2”.
He has also produced a lot of songs for his own group such as All Right”, “Can’t Forget”, “One More Night”, “Round 1”, “Round 2”, “SUMMER!”, “To Universe”, “Thinking About You”,” UP”, “Find Me”, and “Talk”.
As for his personality, the members say that he is the most different on and off stage. And his favorite song to perform its shine. Charlie Puth is someone who he likes. He also can do splits and is very flexible. He also loves to wear pink sweaters and imitate a cow. Mimicking brass sounds is one of his specialties. Going on a cruise is his ideal vacation. The building owner is a job he would choose if he could have a job for a day. He would like to have the ability to control metal like magneto from X-men.
Blood Sausage rice soup is the food he could eat for the rest of his life. His headphones and propolis are the teams he cannot live without. He also gets scared very easily. “Pick Me” from Produce 101 Season 1, “Like OOH-AAH” by Twice, “Me Gustas Tu” by Gfriend, “Bar Bar Bar” by Crayon Pop, and “Bubble Pop!” by HyunA. are the songs he can dance to.