With his irresistible charms and stunning visuals, Park Ji Hoon is someone who can easily captivate your attention at first sight. He will register in your mind as if you have known him for a long time. The Hallyu star has beautiful eyes that you would love to stare at all day long—only if you can because you'll probably melt if that happens. Not to mention that he's so talented! This idol-actor can act cute and manly, and we're in awe of what he does.
Ji Hoon might be young by age but his experience in the entertainment industry could tell that he's really born to be a star. As time goes by, we can only expect him to shine even brighter. And now that you get the ~message,~ we have listed down 10 things you should know about him.
Interesting facts about Park Ji Hoon
1. He was born on May 29, 1999.
Ji Hoon is a Gemini! People under this star sign are described to be extroverted and clever. If you have been a fan of him for a while, you can attest that he really possessed such traits. If Ji Hoon is around, a wonderful day is guaranteed and dull moments are probably not gonna happen.
2. He finished second place in Mnet's Produce 101 Season 2.
If by chance you have encountered the "nae maeumsoge jeojang~" aegyo, that's Ji Hoon who did it! The cute gesture became viral all over South Korea and made him remarkable among viewers of Produce 101 Season 2. He also got famous because of his adorable wink. He consistently performed well and received overwhelming support from viewers. Ji Hoon eventually ranked 2nd place during the conclusion of the show.
3. He was a former member of Wanna One
After his successful stint on Produce 101 Season 2, Ji Hoon debuted as a member of Wanna One. The group actively promoted from 2017 to 2018. Just last year, Wannables (their fandom name) received a surprise when the group made a reunion at the 2021 MAMA stage and even performed a new track, "Beautiful Part III."
4. His role model is BTS' V.
On the show Happy Together 3, Ji Hoon expressed his admiration toward V and particularly praised the stage expressions of his sunbaenim. Soon after that, fans of both idols were lucky enough to have witnessed some interactions between the two. On a later episode of the same show, it was also revealed that Ji Hoon and V communicated and even enjoyed a few games together.
5. He was a child actor.
Even at such a young age, the world has already seen how talented Ji Hoon is. In 2006, he already appeared as a child actor in the K-drama, Jumong. Aside from TV appearances, he also performed as a musical and theater actor since he was seven.
6. He appeared on several K-dramas.
Outside his idol life, Ji Hoon has a very bright future in acting. He has shown his acting prowess in different K-dramas such as in Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency and At A Distance, Spring Is Green. You can also check the web series that he's in. So far, so good! Ji Hoon delivered an amazing portrayal of the roles given to him. Looking forward to his future projects because Actor Park Ji Hoon never disappoints!
7. He has a dog named Max
Ji Hoon is a proud fur parent to his Schnauzer dog, Max. This cute pet has been with him since 2018. Max even earned the title of being the 12th member of Wanna One because Ji Hoon loves to bring him during their practice back in the day. Indeed, he's a certified dog lover!
8. His fandom name is called MAY.
We're not done yet with Max! With much love and trust, Ji Hoon put the fate of his solo fandom name to his pet. He shortlisted the choices and with the help of Max, MAY was chosen. It's definitely a ~beautiful~ name with relevant definitions because the idol's birthday is in May plus it also means "expressing possibilities".
9. He made his solo debut on March 26, 2019
Just a short time after Wanna One concluded their group activities, Ji Hoon pursued being an idol and made his solo debut with the EP, O'Clock, and title track, "L.O.V.E". The successful debut even achieved a music trophy on Music Bank!
10. He has an Instagram account
Now that you know more about Ji Hoon, it's time for you to follow him on Instagram. He goes by the username, @0529.jihoon.ig. Ji Hoon is pretty much active in posting his selcas on the platform. You'll also see his dog on his feed. He also updates his fans through IG stories. So, if you want to be updated, following him is a must! *wink*
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