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Jonghyun (종현) – CNBLUE, Profile, Early Life, Facts, & Net Worth




Lee Jong Hyun (이종현) is a famous South Korean musical artist whose stage name is Jonghyun. By profession, Lee is a musician, singer-songwriter, and actor.

Prior Life

Lee Jong Hyun was born on May 15, 1990, in Busan, South Korea, but his family moved to Japan when Lee was just four years old. After that, however, Hyun moved back to Busan and then completed elementary and middle school in his hometown.

He was born to his father, Lee Nam Gyu, but his mother’s name has not been revealed. Also, the famous singer has two older sisters whose names are also not known for now.

Jonghyun in his childhood
Jonghyun Image Source Instagram

Body Stats of Jonghyun

Talking about Lee’s body stats, he has a well-maintained and athletic body. Hyun likes to spend a lot of time working out in the gym, and therefore, he is very healthy.

The former CNBLUE’s lead guitarist and vocalist is 6 feet tall, and he weighs 68 kg. Moreover, he has a dark brown eye color and dark brown straight hair.

Jonghyun’s zodiac sign is Taurus, and his distinctive features are the slender frame, clean-shaven look, charming smile, and messy hair.

Quick Facts

Full Name Lee Jong Hyun
Native Name 이종현
Stage NameJonghyun (종현)
BirthdayMay 15, 1990
Birth PlaceBusan, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
SiblingTwo older sisters
OccupationSinger-songwriter, musician, actor
AgencyFNC Entertainment
Associated ActCNBLUE (씨엔블루)
Positionlead guitarist and vocalist
Height6 feet
WeightN68 kg
Blood TypeO
Relationship StatusSingle
Net WorthAround $1 – $5 million

Career Insights of Jonghyun

Lee Jong Hyun works as a musician and actor officially. Talking about his discography career, he has sung several songs, including You’re So Fine, Hey You, Blind Love, Love Falls, Still in Love, BOOK, and many others.

Lee made his official debut with CNBLUE in South Korea on January 4, 2010, with the lead single of the band I’m Loner. However, before debuting in Korea, the group had debuted as an indie band.

Jonghyun has composed many songs for CNBLUE, along with Jung Yong-wha, such as Blind Love, Lie, Rain of Blessing, Kimio, etc.

The solo debut of this talented artist happened in July 2016, when he released his studio alum Sparkling Night. After that, Lee also started having tours and concerts, and his first concert was held on August 9-10 of the same year.

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Acting Career

Lee has also appeared as an actor in several TV Series, movies, and variety shows. He made his debut as an actor in 2010 by working in the omnibus film Acoustic with his fellow band member Kang Min-hyuk. Then he also appeared in Ikiru Machi.

After that, he also started appearing on the small screen on May 27, 2012, after being a part of the SBS weekend drama titled A Gentleman’s Dignity.

He has appeared in many TV Series, including Puberty Medley, One Sunny Day, Evergreen, and My Only Love Song, variety shows such as We Got Married, Fluttering India, Battle Trip, and Law of the Jungle.

Jonghyun Image Source Instagram

Military Career

The South Korean artist was enlisted for his mandatory military services in August 2018 and was officially discharged on March 25, 2020.

Awards & Nominations

Lee Jong Hyun has won the New Star Award during the SBS Drama Awards in 2012 and Best OST during the 22nd Seoul Music Awards in 2013.

Moreover, he was also nominated for four awards in 2012 due to his exceptional work in both music and movies industry.

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Jonghyun’s Controversies

Lee Jong has faced several controversies throughout his career. In June 2016, he, along with Jung Yong-Hwa, was accused of insider trading of FNC stacks.

Later on March 14, 2019, it was reported that Lee was involved in a chat room and also in the Burning Sun scandal along with his bandmate Jung Joon-young. In the chatroom, Jung used to share sexually hidden camera footage of himself.

He admitted that he watched the sex videos shared by Joon-young and made disparaging remarks about the women filmed, and therefore, he had to leave CNBLUE.

Is Jonghyun in a Relationship?

Currently, this handsome South Korean artist is not in any relationship or love affair. Moreover, he loves to keep his love life away from the media and the internet.

However, there is no doubt that he can attract a lot of females towards him due to his bold and attractive appearance.

Jonghyun Image Source Instagram

Social Media Presence

We can meet Lee Jonghyun on several social media platforms, including Instagram and Twitter. He has shared 986 posts and has been able to get more than 19 thousand followers.

He does not have an official Twitter account, but there are a lot of hashtags on Twitter in the name of Lee Jonghyun. Therefore, we can say that he is a sensation on almost every social media site.

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Insights on Jonghyun’s Net Worth

Lee Jonghyun has a net worth of around $1 – $5 million. Being active in several fields of profession, he earns a tremendous amount of money.

Interesting Facts about Jonghyun

  • Jonghyun thinks Kim Bun Soo as his idol and luckily, he has also met him once.
  • Before debuting as a musical artist, Lee was a professional Judo athlete and he had also won a gold medal in Judo championship.
  • The artist loves wearing adidas and therefore, also has a lot of adidas training wears.
  • The song which has satisfied Lee the most amongst all the songs he has compsed is Lie.
  • When Jonghyn gets excited, he loves to speak in a Busan accent.
  • He thinks that his most handsome look comes after taking a bath.

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