Jay Park

Jay Park


Jay Park is a rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and entrepreneur that is based in South Korea.

Full Name
Jae-beom Park
Apr 25, 1987
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Jay Park is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, entrepreneur and record producer born on April 25, 1987 in Seattle, Washington. He is best known as the leader of South Korean hip-hop group 2PM and for his solo career. Park first rose to fame in South Korea as part of 2PM, one of the country’s most popular boy bands. After leaving 2PM in 2010 due to a scandal involving offensive comments he had made online in 2005, Park launched his solo career with his debut EP “Take a Deeper Look” (2011). His success as a solo artist grew with the release of subsequent albums such as “New Breed” (2012), “Evolution” (2014) and “Everything You Wanted” (2016). In 2019, he released the album “The Road Less Traveled” featuring collaborations with artists like CL and Wiz Khalifa.

In addition to releasing music, Jay Park has also become an entrepreneur. In 2013 he founded AOMG Entertainment which is now considered one of South Korea's top independent hip-hop labels. He was also appointed as Creative Director at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE’s Seoul office in 2017. Jay Park continues to be active in both music and business and has been named one of Forbes Asia's 30 Under 30 in 2017.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1987</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Jay Park is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 25, 1987, Jay Park was born in Seattle, Washington.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Single Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his debut single, "Count On Me" independently.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins JYP Entertainment</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signed to South Korean entertainment company JYP Entertainment.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes Solo Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first solo album entitled "Take a Deeper Look".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leaves JYP Entertainment</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Leaves JYP Entertainment due to controversy surrounding an old video of him dissing Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Founder of AOMG</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Founds the South Korean record label AOMG.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">1st Asian Artist to Reach 1 Billion Streams on Spotify</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Becomes the first Asian artist to reach one billion streams on Spotify with his song "All I Wanna Do (K)".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Talented Artist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jay Park is a talented artist who has been making amazing music for years. His music is catchy and always brings something new to the table. His lyrics are smart, witty, and often contain social commentary.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's an Inspiration to Others</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jay Park is an inspiration to many, especially those with similar backgrounds as his. He is proof that hard work and dedication can lead to success and that it’s possible to come back from setbacks. He also uses his platform to empower other artists and help them reach their goals. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Jay Park is known for being an incredible performer. He puts on shows full of energy, jumping around the stage and engaging with the audience. When he performs, you can feel the passion he has for music and it’s contagious.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> He Was Discovered as a Kpop Star</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jay Park was discovered by JYP Entertainment in 2008 and was offered a contract to become a Kpop star.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> He Can Speak 4 Languages</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jay Park is fluent in English, Korean, Japanese, and Spanish and can also speak some Chinese.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> He Co-Founded A Record Label</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jay Park co-founded the independent record label AOMG in 2013, which has signed several successful artists including Simon Dominic, Gray, Loco, and Ugly Duck.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> He Is A Three Time World Champion in B-Boying</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jay Park is a three time world champion in b-boying, having won the International Battle of the Year competition in 2006, 2007, and 2008.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> He Has His Own YouTube Channel</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Jay Park has his own YouTube channel with over 1 million subscribers where he posts rap covers, music videos, behind the scenes content, vlogs, and more.</p></div>


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