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Jung Ji-hoon is a very popular singer, actor, model, dancer, and music producer.
He wanted to dance when he was in the sixth grade. His first gig was as a member of a six member boy band called 'Fanclub'.
'Fanclub' didn't survive for a long time and he started auditioning for other entertainment companies. There he was constantly rejected for his looks and asked to get a plastic surgery for double eyelids.
In 2000, JYP entertainment hired him as a trainee. JYP made him attend college after studying hard he got admitted to Kyunghee University with a major in music. For three years he was a back-up dancer for singer Park Ji-Yoon and later got a solo act.
The professional dancer got his first breakthrough success in his first album, 'Bad Guy', in 2002. From here there was no looking back many of his songs topped Korean song charts, later Rain left JYP and started his own company, J. Tune Entertainment under which his fifth album, 'Rainism' was released.
The singer's net worth is $20 million as of 2022 approximately, he is among the wealthiest idols of South Korea.
The annual income of Jung Ji-hoon is $1 million as per media sources.
The 'Full House' actor is 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) tall.
Rain was born on the date of June 25, 1982 which makes him 40 years old as of 2022.
Jung Ji-hoon comes from a struggling background, he was born in Seoul, South Korea and grew up in Hongdae. He stayed with his parents and little sister, Hanna. His mother was diabetic and passed away before his debut album was released.
He started dating Kim Tae-hee in 2012. After four wonderful years of dating, the couple got hitched in January 2017. On October 25, 2017, she gave birth to their eldest daughter. Kim and Jung gave birth to their second child on September 19, 2019.
In 2002 he debuted with his first album 'Bad Guy' this was also the first time he used his stage name, Rain. It was a huge hit soon the solo singer made his acting debut in a TV series 'Sang Doo! Let's Go To School'.
'How To Avoid The Sun' received an overwhelming response when his second album 'How To Avoid The Sun' was released.
Jung Ji-hoon has a total of seven albums and 28 singles. He did his first Asia tour 'Rainy Day', in 2005 because of his popularity tickets were sold in the blink of an eye. His fourth album ' Rain's World' was released in 2006 in Seoul.
Rain's Hollywood debut in 'Speed Racer' gave him the prestige of an international celebrity.
For the first time he played a lead role in the Hollywood movie 'Ninja Assassin'.
Apart from having a successful music career Rain has a promising acting career too, he was seen in 'I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK', 'A Love To Kill', 'Sketch' as a detective and 'Speed Racer'.
Rain became a model for the denim brand 'Levi's', his agency Rain company announced that all of his earnings from this job will be donated to provide sanitary napkins for disadvantaged women who were affected by Covid-19.
He performed in an event in Beijing where all his proceeds were donated to various charities. He was also a part of the UNICEF Korean committee's TV fundraising campaign 'Show me your power'.
The actor and producer has won an award for KBS Best New Actor for his character in the drama titled 'Sang Doo! Let's Go To School.'
He won the award named KBS Excellence in Acting for his terrific performance in the drama titled 'Full House.'
His first Korean film, named 'I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK,' got him the prestigious Alfred Bauer Prize during the Berlin International Film Festival and was the opening film in the festival.
Rain is the first Korean actor ever who has won an MTV award .
He is a film buff and being a singer himself loves listening to music.
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