Who is Jinyoung? Get To Know Park Jinyoung: The K-Pop Star and Top Drama Actor (2022 Profile)

Who is Jinyoung? Get To Know Park Jinyoung: The K-Pop Star and Top Drama Actor (2022 Profile)

Park Jinyoung 박진영 is a Korean actor, vocalist, songwriter, and member of the K-pop group GOT7. Jinyoung is currently signed with BH Entertainment. A widely beloved actor and musician, Jinyoung is an incredibly talented idol-actor who has blown away audiences with his multi-faceted talent.

Featured Image: @jinyoung_0922jy (IG)

Index:

  1. Introduction
  2. About Jinyoung
  3. Jinyoung past and future acting projects.

Introduction to Park Jinyoung

In 2012, Park Jinyoung debuted as an actor in the TV drama Dream High 2, where he played the role of Jung Ui-bong. In the same year, Jinyoung debuted as a K-Pop Idol singer/dancer with fellow future GOT7 member JB as the duo JJ Project. 

Jinyoung
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After two years, in 2014, Park Jinyoung debuted as one of the vocalists in the internationally popular and bestselling K-Pop group GOT7. This group will, in the next seven years, sell millions of albums and tour the globe, as GOT7 become one of the top K-Pop acts in the industry.

GOT7’s most recent release

In addition to being a talented vocalist, Jinyoung has written many songs and choreographed several tracks for GOT7. 

  • It should be noted that, although all of the members have signed with different agencies around the world, GOT7 have not disbanded.
Jinyoung
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Throughout Park Jinyoung’s time signed with JYP Entertainment, the talented actor-singer participated in several dramas, including the JTBC show This is My Love, the indie film A Stray Goat, and a supporting role in The Legend of the Blue Sea with Lee Min-ho. 

  • Park Jin-young took on his first starring roles in the popular fantasy drama He Is Psychometric and the romantic TV series My Love Blooms.
Jinyoung
Image: @jinyoung_0922jy (IG)
“When My Love Love Bloom” Promotional Poster

In 2021, following the expiration of his exclusive contract with JYPE, Jinyoung signed with BH Entertainment and starred in the courtroom thriller series The Devil Judge and the anticipated rom-com show Yumi’s Cells. 

Jinyoung
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“The Devil Judge” Filming Image

Park Jinyoung also released a self-written/composed track, “DIVE,” which debuted on the Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart at number 12, despite being a non-album single without a music video, thereby demonstrating the ever-growing global popularity of this artist.

Jinyoung
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About Park Jinyoung

  • Name: Park Jin-young
  • Korean name: 박진영
  • Birthday: 22/9/94
  • Age:
    • 27 (International age)
    • 29 (Korean age)
  • Star Sign: Virgo
  • Chinese zodiac sign: Dog
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Agency: BH Entertainment
  • Debut Year: 2012
Jinyoung
Image: @jinyoung_0922jy (IG)

Jinyoung past and future acting projects

Past Projects

YearProject NameFormatRole
2012Dream High 2TV SeriesJung Ui-bong
2013When a Man Falls in LoveTV SeriesDdol-yi
2015This is My LoveTV seriesJi Eun-ho / Park Hyun-soo
2016The Legend of the Blue SeaTV SeriesHeo Joon-jae / Kim Dam-ryung
2017A Stray GoatFilmJo Min-sik
2017Magic SchoolWeb SeriesNara
2019He Is PsychometricTV SeriesLee Ahn
2019Melting Me SoftlyTV SeriesJang Woo-shim
2019Princess AyaAnimated FilmPrince Bari
2020When My Love BloomsTV SeriesHan Jae-hyun
2021The Devil JudgeTV SeriesKim Ga-on / Kang Isaac
2021Yumi’s CellsTV SeriesYoo Ba-bi / Bobby

Future Projects

Park Jinyoung is scheduled to appear in two 2022 films:

The first, a NETFLIX spy action movie titled “Yaksha: Ruthless Operations,” includes the acting talents of So Kyung-gu, Park Hae-soo, Yang Dong-seun, and Lee El, among others. The action film is slated to be released on the platform sometime in 2022.

Furthermore, Jinyoung is to appear in the fantasy film “Hi.5” directed by Kang Hyeong-Cheol. The movie includes a star-studded cast with some of the top Hallyu actors and actresses like Yoo Ah-in, Ra Mi-ran, Ahn Jae-hong, Lee Jae-in, Kim Hee-won, and Oh Jung-Se.

Image: @jinyoung_0922jy (IG)

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Eden McLeod

Hi, Eden here! I am the main writer and publisher at ME Asia. I am a professional writer and blogger. I love creating content that can introduce future fans to incredible artists, actors, and musicians from around the globe!

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