Jay Park is a Korean-American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, choreographer, entrepreneur, actor, member of the Seattle-based b-boy crew Art of Movement, and founder and CEO of the independent hip hop record labels AOMG and H1ghr Music.
Jay Park’s Bio, Age
Jay Park was born on the 25th of April, 1987, in Edmonds which is situated in the state Washington, U.S.A.Park Jae-beom, known professionally as Jay Park, is a Korean-American rapper. Jay Park father’s name is Park Yong-jun and mother’s name is Choi Mi-Jung and he has a brother named Jehan; anything else about his family is not yet publicized. He is 33 this year and falls under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. He is half Korean and half Ameican.
From an early age, he showed a keen interest in hip hop music as well as breakdancing. He studied at Edmonds Woodway High School where he spent most his time practising a dance with his friends. He also listened to hip hop and rap music and started writing raps himself. After going top Korea, he also studied at the Dankook University and completed his education in a few years.
Jay Park’s Height
Jay Park is 5 feet 7 inches and weighs about 63 kilograms. He has a pair of brown eyes with black hair and has a very fine body he made going to the gym. He has few tattoos carved in his body.
Jay Park’s Career
Jay Park was one of the early members of the breakdancing crew ‘Art of Movement’ in 2003. Seeing his interest and skills in breakdancing, his mother suggested he audition for ‘JYP Entertainment’ which is based in Korea. This brought him to Korea, where he was trained in dancing, rapping, singing, and also the Korean language. Jay lived and studied in Korea for several years until he became a member of the band called ‘2 PM’. Later he developed his solo career and became a performer, a singer and an actor. He gained a large internet following for his cover the Bobby Ray Simmons song “Nothin’ On You”.
Jay Park first started appearing in a documentary-style reality program named ‘Hot Blood Men’ which featured several young aspiring musicians. The members were split into two groups 2 AM and 2 PM. Park managed to get the most fan votes and emerged as the leader of 2 PM. They debuted with their song ’10 Out of 10’ in September 2008. Their mini-album ‘Hottest Time of the Day’ was also released around this time. In November 2009, 2 PM released their first professional album ‘01:59 PM’. It included songs, such as ‘Heartbeat’, ‘Tired of Waiting’, ‘I was Crazy About You’ and ‘Gimme the Light’. It reached multiple charts such as the South Korea Gaon Weekly albums charts and the Japan Oricon Weekly albums chart. Park left the band due to controversy and went back to the US in 2010.
He decided to start his solo career and soon created his YouTube channel ‘jayparkaom’.In 2011, he released his mini-album ‘Take a Deeper Look’. With songs, such as ‘Touch the Sky’, ‘Abandoned’ and ‘Tonight’, the album was a huge success commercially and peaked at number 3 on the United States Billboard World Albums chart. The same year, he also released the single ‘Girlfriend’ which peaked at number 28 on the Gaon chart in South Korea. It was the first single from his upcoming full album ‘New Breed’.
In February 2012, he released his first full album ‘New Breed’. The album was a huge success. It reached the first position on the Gaon Weekly albums chart two times. It also charted in multiple countries like France and Canada. His first solo concert ‘New Breed Live in Seoul’ was held in March at the Olympic Hall of Seoul Olympic Park, and his second one ‘New Breed Asia Tour in Seoul’ was held in August the same year at the same place. The album ‘New Breed’ can be considered one of the most significant and successful works of Jay Park’s career. With singles, such as ‘Girlfriend’, ‘Know Your Name’ ‘Up and You’ and ‘Turn Off Your Phone’, the album did quite well commercially. It topped multiple charts in South Korea as well as in the US.
In the ensuing years, he released several albums including ‘Evolution’ (2014), ‘Worldwide’ (2015), and ‘Everything You Wanted’ (2016). He also appeared and participated in multiple TV shows, such as ‘Saturday Night Live Korea’, ‘Show Me the Money 4,’ ‘King of Mask Singer’ and ‘Asia’s Got Talent’. Now he is under Roc Nation and owns not one but two hip-hop and R&B based company named AOMG and H1GHR MUSIC. He has made many hits following years and is planning to retire soon.
Jay Park’s Girlfriend
Jay Park has not publicly dated yet but he describes former member of SISTAR’s Bora to be his ideal type.
Jay Park’s Networth
Jay Park’s net worth is estimated to be around $10 million as of 2020.
Social Media : Instagram, Twitter
Jay Park has millions of followers all around the world who love him dearly. His Instagram has about 4.6 million followers. He has about 1.6 million followers on Twitter. he has a total of 2.34 million subscribers on YouTube.