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Ilhoon (일훈) – BtoB, Profile, Early Life, Facts & Net Worth




Ilhoon is the stage name of the famous South Korean rapper Jung Il-hoon. He is the rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor who was a member of the South Korean boy band BtoB.

Early Life & Family Members

Ilhoon was born to a South Korean family on October 4, 1994, in Seoul, South Korea. He spent his childhood in his hometown.

Jung completed his high school graduation from Hanlim Multi Art School and then attended Korean College of Media Arts, where he majored in acting courses.

Ilhoon has not revealed any details about his father and mother, but it is known that he has an older sister named Joo. His sister was born in 1990 and is a singer by profession.

Ilhoon in his early age
Ilhoon Image Source Instagram

Body Stats

Ilhoon is a very handsome personality who has a slim and athletic body. His appearance can cause anyone to get attracted to him.

Talking about Jung’s height, he stands 5 feet 9 inches tall, and his weight is 64 kg. The South Korean rapper has a pair of black eyes, and his hair is colored light brown.

Ilhoon’s zodiac sign is Libra, as he was born in October, and his blood type is B.

Quick Facts

Full NameJung Il-hoon
Native Name정일훈
Stage NameIlhoon
BirthdayOctober 4, 1994
Birth PlaceSeoul, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
SiblingOlder Sister (Joo)
OccupationRapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, Radio DJ, Host
AgencyCUBE Entertainment
Associated ActBtoB, United Cube
PositionMain Rapper
Height5ft. 9 inch
Weight64 Kg
Blood TypeA
Relationship StatusN/A
Net WorthApproximately $5 million

Insights on Pre-Debut Life of Ilhoon

There is no doubt that Ilhoon was a viral rapper in the world. However, he had also worked on some other projects before debuting in BtoB.

Jung made his acting debut in 2010 by appearing in the JTBC sitcom I Live in Cheongdam Dong. Also, during some of G.N.A.’s debut promotions on music shows, Ilhoon had filled in for label mate Yong Jun-hyuk.

After working on several projects in the music and acting industries, Jung finally made his debut in BtoB in 2012.

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Career & Controversies

Lee started his career as an actor, but he had always s been interested in rapping. Therefore, he also became the lead rapper of the famous South Korean boy band BtoB.

He was a member of BtoB before even the band made its professional debut on March 21, 2012. However, Jung had to leave the band on December 31, 2020, after getting into a controversy, he used to take marijuana.

The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency investigated him for buying and using marijuana for more than 4 to 5 years. After several investigation periods, he was sentenced to two years in prison on June 10, 2021.

Moreover, he also worked as the D.J. for Idol Radio from September 2018 to September 2019. He currently serves as a public service worker after being enlisted on May 28, 2020.

Ilhoon in a BtoB Concert
Ilhoon Image Source Pinterest

Ilhoons’s Discography & Filmography

Jung Ilhoon’s career is extended equally both in discography as well as filmography. So let’s put some light on both of them.


His career in discography started when he became a part of G.N.A.’s debut promotions. After that, he began composing a lot of songs, both singles as well as for BtoB.

In March 2017, Jung released his first solo album named Big Wave, and the album was in the form of CD and digital download.

Some of the superhit raps that Ilhoon has composed throughout his career are Fancy Shoes, She’s Gone, Spoiler, My Love By My Side, Unripe Apple, Nightmare, Roll Deep, This Ain’t Me, One, and many others still are on the list.

Jung also dropped his first-ever digital single on February 21, 2019, which featured another solo artist Babylon, and the single was named Spoiler.

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Jung has also appeared in three T.V. Series, namely The Heirs, Webtoon Hero: Tundra Show and Dae Jang Geum Is Watching. Also, we can see his appearance in several other shows such as Weekly Idol, The Cushion, Insane Quiz, The Quack philosophers, and several others.

He can also be seen in five music videos, including Fancy Shoes, She’s Gone, Always, and two others. Last but not least, he was a D.J. in the M.B.C. Network Radio show titled Idol Radio.

Ilhoon living his lavish lifestyle
Ilhoon Image Source Instagram

Some Facts about Ilhoon

  • Ilhoon is known to be the weakest and the funniest member of BtoB.
  • He loves to eat a lot and his favorite food is hamburgers.
  • His fashion inspration comes from British styling and fashion.
  • Jung has also written songs for several other artists such as HyunA, G. Na, DalShabet, Samuel, and PENTAGON.
  • Some of Ilhoon’s nick name are Ilhooni, FairyHoonie, Promoting Fairy, The Mother of Music, Angel, and Genius Composer.

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Ilhoon’s Relationship Status

Jung has kept his love life and relationship status away from the world as he likes to keep his personal life private.

Therefore, there is no idea whether he currently has a girlfriend or not.

Insights On Ilhoon’s Net Worth

Jung Ilhoon has a net worth of $5 million. He has earned a lot from his career as a rapper and his profession as an actor.

The rapper lives a lavish lifestyle with the money he has earned, and he also has a nasty habit of consuming marijuana.

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