IKON Jay: Profile, Height, Dating, Facts & Information (Updated)

IKON Jay: Profile, Height, Dating, Facts & Information (Updated)

Jay (제이; formerly as Jinhwan) is a South Korean idol, singer and member of the group iKon under 143 Entertainment. He is the current leader of the group.


Stage Name


Other Name

Jinhwan (진환) (former)

Birth name

Kim Jin-hwan (김진환)

Birth date

February 7, 1994 (age 29)

Birth place

Jeju, South Korea


165 cm (5 ft 5 in)


56 kg (123 lb)

Blood type




Zodiac Sign



Singer, Kpop Idol, Dancer, Performer



143 Entertainment (2023-present)
YG Entertainment (2013–2022)


2015: Debut with iKON

Jay was announced b YG Entertainment to be one of the members of the newest group iKon, with their debut song "Welcome Back" last 2015. After B.I's departure from the group due to personal reasons, Jay was been appointed to be the group's leader.

2022: Departure from YG

Last December 30, 2022, YG Entertainment announced that the group are going to leave YG Entertainment and didn't renew their contract anymore, However they are still continuing promoting their group and signed a contract to 143 Entertainment.



Competition shows

WIN: Who Is Next (Mnet, 2013)
Mix & Match (Mnet, 2014)

Music video appearances

Taeyang - "Ringa Linga" (2013)
LIMELIGHT - "Honestly" (2023)


Fashion Brands Worn

BALENCIAGA, DIOR, NIKE, Adidas, Supreme, Fendi, Burberry, Chanel, Gucci, Saint Laurent, etc. 




Jay Facts

- Jay was born and raise in  Jeju Island, South Korea.

- He is he current leader of his group after B.I left the group.

- He used to live in the Philippines before he debuted as an idol.

- He speaks Japanese.

- He is close with Bobby and B.I the most.

- He performed Last Goodby with AKMU's Suhyun and was recognized as "Korea's Leo DiCaprio" due to his stage presence.

- He has a nice and ideal voice.

- He takes care and care so much to his other members.

- Among all the members, Jay is the only one who can cook so well.

- He has alread 9 tattoos in his body, renaître de ses cendres" (Upper right arm), IIVIIIIXIXIV (his birthday) (Upper left arm), A bird (left side, from his back to his chest), In The Lap of God (left shoulder), Atom (Upper left arm), A chain(?) (right ankle), Cross (left clavicle), 2 Stars(?) (Upper right arm)

-  According to Song, Jay that sometimes Jay says “get out” as a joke, but when he says it with a straight face you should get out quickly or he might throw something after you. 

- He used to change his mood always according to other members.

- He is so hard working.

- He can speak Korean, Japanese, English, Filipino and Mandarin so well.

- According to him his ideal type for a woman is someone shorter to him and most importantly, will love him so much.


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