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Hyunjin (현진) – Stray Kids, Profile, Early Life, Career, Facts, & Net Worth



Hyunjin Stray Kids Profile

Hwang Hyun Jin (황현진), mainly known by his stage name Hyunjin (현진) is one of the famous K-Pop stars. He is one of the members of the popular South Korean boy band Stray Kids.

Early Life & Family Details

Hyunjin’s age is currently 21 years old as he was born on March 20, 2000. He was born and raised in Seongnaue-dong, Gangdong-du, Seoul, South Korea.

The young singer attended Seongnae Middle School and then studied arts at Seoul Performing Arts High School.

Hwang has never revealed any information regarding his parents or siblings, but it is known that he grew up with a pet dog.

Moreover, Hyunjin was also a regular visitor of Las Vegas, USA, and had an English name, Sam.

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Not much about his early life has been disclosed yet, but we have the information that he was scouted by JYP Entertainment when he was shopping with his mother.

Body Stats of Hyunjin

Hyunjin has a very slim and fit body structure which he has maintained by eating healthy diets and doing regular exercises. Moreover, the singer also has a very handsome appearance.

Talking about Hwang’s height and weight, he stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 65 kg. Furthermore, he wears a shoe size of 270 mm. Besides, his green eyes and blonde hair are also considerable advantages to his beautiful and charming appearance.

Quick Facts about Hyunjin

Full NameHwang Hyun Jin
Native Name 황현진
Stage NameHyunjin ( 현진 )
Birthday March 20, 2000
Birth Place Seongnaue-dong, Gangdong-du, Seoul, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
OccupationRapper, Dancer
AgencyJYP Entertainment
Associated ActStray Kids
PositionMain dancer, lead rapper, sub-vocalist, and the visual
Height5ft. 10 inch
Weight65 Kg
Blood TypeB
Relationship StatusN/A
Partner(s)Yang Jeongin (rumored)
Net WorthApproximately $1.5 million

Pre-Debut phase of Hyunjin

Hwang had a very normal lifestyle before making his official debut as a professional singer. He used to live with his parents and the pet dog.

The singer did not give any auditions to get into this field. Instead, he was scouted by JYP Entertainment when he was in a shopping mall with his mother.

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Career Journey of Hyunjin

After that, he became a trainee at JYP Entertainment and started his professional career both as a rapper and TV personality.

Here are some insights into his discography and filmography journey.


As a member of Stray Kids, Hyunjin has released six albums, namely Mixtape, I am NOT, I am WHO?, I an YOU, Cle: MIROH, and Cle: LEVANTER.

Every album has one song each whereas, the album titled I am YOU has two songs: YOU and Mixtape #3.

Furthermore, he is also credited with some other songs, including Back Door, Motley Crew, Cheese, Red Lights, Domino, Little Star, God’s Menu, Wow, Wolfgang, Surfin’, and many more.

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Hwang Hyun Jin does not have a long list when it comes to his filmography career. However, he only has two broadcasts he has been hosting since 2019, and they are titled Hyunjin’s Practice Room and Hyunjin’s Counseling Center.

Besides, he has appeared in several music videos of the songs composed by Stray Kids itself.


The K-Pop star has not been into many controversies, but he certainly has a very remarkable dispute of bullying allegation.

Hyunjin once got into a scandal after sexually and verbally harrasing a high school girl.

Hwang had also taken a break from his career, but later, the singer accepted all the allegations and apologized to his classmate.

He resumed his musical career after almost four months of break.

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Is Hyunjin Dating?

No, currently, the young South Korean sensation is not dating anyone; however, once he was rumored to be in a relationship with another K-Pop idol named Yang Jeongin.

A website called Channel 34 News published this rumor back in November 2020.

However, later, this was a parody channel, allowing people to create pranks and publish fake stories.

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Hyunjin’s Net worth

Hwang has earned a lot of money from his career as he is one of the most-loved K-Pop artists in the world.

Moreover, being such a famous personality, there is no doubt that he earns from several endorsements as well.

As a result, the estimated net worth of Huang Hyunjin is approximately $1.5 million.

Interesting Facts abouy Hyunjin

  • Hyunjin is called by a lot of nicknames, including Jinnie, Jin, the Prince, Drama Llama, and many others.
  • He is the tallest member of Stray Kids having a height of 5 feet 10 inches.
  • The singer graduated from the Department of Practical Dance of School of Performing Arts Seoul in 2019.
  • Hwang wanted to become a soccer player as a child and was very popular because of his excellent soccer skills when he was in elementary school.
  • He does not like to eat banana, avocado, eggplant, carrot, onion, green onion, and salmon but loves drinking coffee.
  • When he was a trainee, he fought a lot with bandmate Han as they both hated each other a lot.

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