JR (Nu’est)
  Professional Stats

  Stage Name: JR

  Hangul 제이알

  Position: Leader

  Position: Dancer

  Position: Rapper

  Tag Category: Nu’est

  Debut Age: 20

  Agency: Pledis Ent.

  Fanclub: Royales/JRoyalists


  Active for 3 years

  Idol Status Active

  Idol Status Original

  Personal Stats
  Birth Name: Kim Jonghyun

  Hangul: 김종현

 Japanese: ェイアール


  Age: 23 years old

  Year of the: Pig

  Star Sign: Gemini

  Blood Type O

  Gender: Male

  Height: 178 cm or 5'10"

  About JR  제이알

JR 제이알 is the leader, main dancer, and main rapper of Nu'est.

JR was born Kim Jonghyun 김종현 on Thursday, June 8, 1995, in Gangwon-do, Gangreung.

JR has a lot in common with his members.  He and Aron are both Geminis.  He, Baekho, Minhyun, and Ren were all born in the Chinese Year of the Pig.  He and Ren are both 178 cm or 5'10" tall.  He and Minhyun and Ren all share the blood type O.  He and Baekho have both attended Seoul Broadcasting High School.

The stage name JR stands for Junior Royal.  He says his happiest time as a trainee was when he rapped on Uee's "Sok Sok Sok" and even performed it live at a fan meeting.  He appeared in Orange Caramel's music video for "Bangkok City."  He was in the choir in After School's "Someone Is You" with Ren and Baekho.

JR has two older sisters.

He plays the piano, flute, clarinet, saxophone, drums, and trombone.  His role model is Eminem.

His hobbies are reading comic books and making toys.