Connect with us

K - Pop

Choi Young Jae 최영재



Choi Young Jae

Choi Young Jae(최영재), a renowned South Korean singer, dancer, songwriter, and producer. He is the lead member of the famous South Korean band named Got7 and also the main vocalist of that group.

Prior life

Choi Young Jae (최영재) was born on 17th September 1996 in Mokpo, South Jeolla Province, South Korea turning 24 this year 2021. His sun sign is Virgo and the Chinese zodiac sign is a rat. He was born and raised in South Korea holding a South Korean nationality and belonging to Korean ethnicity. He completed his schooling at Seoul’s Korean Arts High School and graduated in February 2015. Later he attended Seokyeong University’s Department of Theatre and Film and then to Daekyeung University’s Modeling Department for schedule conflicts. The information regarding his parents is not revealed yet although he has one elder brother and elder sister. His stage name is Youngjae(영재).

He is a cheerful, serious, hardworking, and bright person. His nicknames are Genius and sunshine. In his sound cloud account ARS he posts his personally and composed and written songs. He can speak Korean and Japanese fluently.2PM’s Nickhhun said Youngjae is actually GOT7 visual. He sleeps a lot to has difficulties in waking up in the morning. His favorite artists are Elliot Yamin and Javier. His hobbies are playing the piano, playing soccer. He has got 2 tattoos one on his upper arm or shoulder and has a puppy named Coco which belongs to Mark. He has a nasal allergy.

Choi Young Jae
Quick Facts
Full NameChoi Young Jae
Native Name최영재
Stage NameYoungjae (영재)
Birthday17th September 1996
Birth PlaceMokpo, South Jeolla Province, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
Associated ActGot7
PositionMain Vocalist
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight65 Kg
Relationship StatusSingle
Blood TypeB
Net WorthApproximately US $2 million


Choi Young Jae started his career by joining the company named JYP in 2013 and debuted with Got7 with just 7 months of training. He is the last member who joined the group. Got7 consists of 7 members: Jay B, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, BamBam, Youngjae, and Yugyeom. They debuted on 16th January 2014 under JYP ENTERTAINMENT. Their fandom name was Ahgase.

They released their EP’s including Got it? On 20th January 2014, Got Love (23rd June 2014), Just Right (30th September 2015), Flight Log: Departure (21st March 2016), Hey Yeah( 13th March 2017), etc. He came up with Studio Albums like identify (18th November 2014), Moriagatteyo (3rd February 2018), Flight Log: Turbulence (27th September 2016), Present: You (17th September 2018),  EP’s Flight Log: Arrival(2017), 7 for 7 (2017), Turn up (2017), Eyes on You (2018), I won’t let you go (2019), Spinning Top (2019),  Call my name (2019), Dye (2020) and many more. For Got7 ‘Fly tour’ he wrote and composed the song named ‘1:31 am’ with his fellow member named JB but he has sung it alone because of JB’s back injury.

His contract with JYP Entertainment Expired on 19th January 2021 and then later decided not to renew. It was revealed that Youngjae signed with Sublime Artist Agency on 20th January 2021. They released their 1st single after quitting JYP entertainment called Encore on 20th February 2021 signing under Warner Music Korea.


The information regarding his relationship is not revelaed yet. Although he is not in any kind of relationship with anyone and there is no information of his previous relations.

Choi Young Jae

Body Stats

He has an amazing body physique whose height is about 5ft 10 inches or 178cm weighing 59kg or 130lbs. He has black color eyes and stylish short black hair color. His blood type is B.

Social media

Youngjae is positively active on social media networking platforms like Twitter with over 2.6 million followers, Instagram with over 6.3 million along 78 posts and sound cloud has over 195k followers with 12 tracks.

Net worth

Choi Young Jae’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million as of the 2021 forecast. His monthly salary is under review. His main source of earning was working as an idol.

To know more about your favorite K-Pop Star, Keep Visiting Korean Mag.

Copyright © 2021 Kunyo LLC 1201 N Orange St #600, Wilmington, DE 19801, Delware, United States Contact Us: