Yeonjun, real name ‘Choi Yeon-Jun’ is a Korean singer, rapper, and dancer who is famous for being a member of the Boy group ” Tomorrow X Together”. He was the 1st member to be revealed on 10 January 2019 after being trained for five years under Big Hit Entertainment. Before joining Big Hit, he had trained under Cube Entertainment. Further, he became a trainee of Big Hit in 2014 after auditioning for BTS’s song “Boy in Luv”. The other TXT members include Choi Soo-bin, Soobin, Beomgyu, and Taehyun. They debuted on March 4th, 2019 with their first mini-album “The Dream Chapter: STAR”. The album debuted and peaked at number one on the Gaon Album Chart and Billboard World Albums Chart. Also, it reached number 140 on the US Billboard 200 becoming the highest-charting debut album by any male K-pop group. Together, the band has released many songs, albums, EP including “The Dream Chapter: Magic”, “The Dream Chapter: Star”, “Cat & Dog”, and “9 and Three Quarters” (Run Away). He was a backup dancer for BTS’ V’s “Singularity” live stages and MV. He is nicknamed Yeonjun-ah, Yeonttomeok. According to Withbill Dance Studio (Yeonjun’s former dance school), Yeonjun also passed the first auditions to WH Entertainment. Moreover, he has also appeared in the short video titled “Introduction Film – What Do You Do?”. Currently, he is represented by Big Hit Entertainment.
What makes Yeonjun so famous?
- Being a Korean singer, rapper, and dancer.
- Being the main rapper, main dancer, and vocalist of the boy band “TXT” (Tomorrow X Together).
Where is Yeonjun From? Know About His Real Name, Family, and Ethnicity
Yeonjun was born with the birthname of Choi Yeon-Jun ( hangul: 최연준) in Seongnam, Gyeonggi, South Korea on 13th September 1999. He holds South Korean nationality and his ethnic background is Mixed as he is half Korean (mother) and half American (father). He is also German, Polish, and Scottish from his father’s side. His race is White. Yeonjun cut his 22nd birthday cake as of 13th September 2021. Virgo is his Zodiac sign and his religion is Christianity. He has spent most of his life in South Korea. Yeonjun and his family lived in America for two years during the future star’s junior school years, giving him a chance to learn English. He has not stated anything about his parents’ names and siblings’ details.
Regarding his educational background, Yeonjun spent a couple of years in the United States. After relocating to South Korea, he attended Gumi Middle School and transferred to Bulgok High School. After graduating from Korean Arts High School, he attended Global Cyber University. Then, he began pursuing in the faculty of broadcasting and entertainment department.
Yeonjun Career Timeline
- Yeonjun was the first member to be announced to compose TXT, Big Hit Entertainment’s second male group in January 2019.
- The ad video reached 500,000 views within two hours of launch, joining Twitter’s trending topics.
- He then made his official debut with the group on 4th March 2019 with his debut mini-album, “The Dream Chapter: Star”. The EP peaked the US World Albums (Billboard) chart and South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart.
- As a member of TXT, Yeonjun released his first studio album, The Dream Chapter: Magic, on October 21, 2019, via Big Hit Entertainment and it included songs such as 9 and Three Quarters (Run Away), New Rules, Can’t We Just Leave the Monster Alive?, Angel or Devil, and Magic Island. The album was ranked at number #1 in the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart, at number #3 in US World Albums (Billboard), at number #22 in Australian Digital Albums (ARIA) chart, and at number #29 in UK Digital Albums (OCC) chart.
- On 16th February 2021, he participated in New York Fashion Week as a model for South Korean brand “ul:kin” through the Fall/Winter 2021 digital runway of Concept Korea at NYFW, a South Korean government-sponsored fashion show with the aim of promoting the country’s promising designers.
- For “The Dream Chapter: ETERNITY,” Yeonjun is credited as a lyricist for “Maze in the Mirror” and “Fairy of Shampoo.”
- In 2020, he alongside the band released an album entitled “minisode1: Blue Hour” which included the songs ‘Sweat’ and ‘Wishlist’.
- In 2021, the boy band released another album “The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE” including the songs ‘No Rules’, ‘Frost’, ‘0X1=LOVESONG (I Know I Love You) feat. pH-1, Woodie Gochild, Seori’.
- His other songs included ‘In My Blood’, ‘Thank you, Next’, ‘song cry’, ‘F2020’ and ‘Sriracha’.
- He has collaborated with other artists. He featured in ENHYPEN’s b-sidetrack “Blockbuster,” which was included in the boy group’s album “DIMENSION: DILEMA” in 2021.
- Back then, ENHYPEN member Ni-ki revealed he wanted to work with Yeonjun, and in September, the boys of ENHYPEN teased that a TXT member participated in the group’s new album.
- He has also appeared in the TV show ‘One Dream.TXT’ in eight episodes in 2019 as well as in ‘TALK X TODAY’ in 2019, ‘TO DO X TOMORROW X TOGETHER’ in 2020, ‘WeeklyTXT’ in 2020, and ‘TALK X TODAY: ZERO’ in 2020.
- Recently, Tomorrow x Together members Yeonjun and Taehyun have released a cover of the Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber’s hit song “Stay”.
- Yeonjun and Taehyun perform the song from a bedroom covered in posters as they take turns on lead vocals as well as harmonize on the upbeat cover.
Yeonjun Awards and Achievements
- Genie Music Award
- Asia Artist Award
- Golden Disc Award
- Gaon Chart Music Award
- Soribada Best K-Music Award
- Mnet Asian Music Award
- Melon Music Award
Who is Yeonjun Girlfriend?
Yeonjun is an unmarried man and he is assumed to be single at a moment. It seems he is currently focusing on his career rather than spending his time in a relationship. He is very confidential when it comes to his personal life. Not much news regarding his relationships, affairs, and girlfriend history has been published or revealed in the media. As per his sexual orientation, he is straight.
Yeonjun Net Worth: How Rich is Yeonjun?
Yeonjun is a talented singer who is also a member of the Boy group ‘Tomorrow X Together’. The estimated net worth of this benevolent singer is estimated to have $1.2 Million as of 2021. His major source of wealth comes from the music industry. He remains to be an inspiration to millions of his fans around the world. In addition, he has done endorsement work for a couple of brands including Ramen. He has not revealed anything about his salary and earnings details to the media. He is satisfied with his earnings and he is living a cool lifestyle as of today.
How tall is Yeonjun?
Yeonjun is a handsome singer whose body type is slim. He has an average and perfect height of 5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm matching with his bodyweight of 68 Kg or 150 lbs. His hair color and eye color, both is black. His body measurement is 38-28-32 in (chest-waist-hip) Overall, he has got a healthy body. He has a charming smile with a glowing face attracting a lot of people towards him. He has monolid eyes and his ears are pierced. He has broad-shouldered with a lean physique.
Did You Know?
- His born name is Choi Yeon-jun.
- Yeonjun is represented by Big Hit Entertainment.
- Yeonjun is of South Korean descent.
- Yeonjun has done endorsement work for a couple of brands including Ramen.
- Yeonjun is the oldest member of TXT.
- Yeonjun has also appeared on shows such as ONE DREAM.TXT and TALK X TODAY.