Choi Youngjae

Choi Youngjae

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Updated On December 5, 2021
Mokpo, South Korea
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Mokpo, South Korea

Choi Youngjae is a South Korean professional singer, songwriter, producer, and dancer. Choi Youngjae is known throughout the world as the main vocal of the South Korean boy group Got7. Youngjae has made his fans swoon over him with his melodious smooth voice.

Early Life

Choi Youngjae is known all over the world by the mononym Youngjae. He was born as the youngest son of his parents. Youngjae is 24 years old from South Korea born on September 17,  1996, in  Mokpo, South Korea.

Furthermore, Youngjae has one older brother and one older sister in his family. He always dreamt of becoming a singer in his childhood. He used to sing songs with his older brother.

Since his childhood, his hobbies have always been singing, playing the piano and sleeping in. He himself has stated that it’s very hard for him to wake up in the morning.


Youngjae did his graduation from Seoul’s Korean Arts High School in February 2015. After graduation, he got accepted to Seokyeong University in the Department of Theater and Film.

Career and Professional life

Choi Youngjae liked singing and wanted to become a singer since his childhood. He thus joined the music academy in his hometown, Mokpo, to be a more professional singer. He won the Vocal Excellence Award at Mokpo Youth Music Festival in 2011.

Then in 2013, through a close audition in the academy, Youngjae made his way as a trainee in JYP Entertainment. After a seven month training, Youngjae made his debut as a singer. He debuted as the main vocalist, dancer of the South Korean boy band Got7 with ‘Girls Girls Girls in January 2014. He was the last member to be chosen for the team.

Choi Youngjae poses with his group after receiving the award

Choi Youngjae and his group Got7 (Source: Instagram)

Furthermore, Youngjae along with his bandmates made an acting debut with their web drama ‘Dream Knight’.

As a producer, Youngjae has named himself ‘Ars’ that stands for Ars longa vita brevis which means, Art is long and life is short.  So, most of his works are credited under the name ‘Ars’. He has worked on his team’s album, helping with composing, writing lyrics, and producing. He is credited for more than a dozen of Got7’s songs.

Award and Net Worth

Choi Yongjae, as a member of Got7, he had featured on world tours like the Fly Tour in 2016, Eyes on You in 2018. Likewise, he has won numerous awards, together with his bandmates, Four Golden Disk Awards, three Gaon Chart Music Awards and three Seoul Music Awards.

Youngjae is estimated to have a net worth of around $1.5 million. Besides being a talented rapper, singer, artist, he is also a great producer and composer.

Personal life

Choi Youngjae is very focused and preoccupied with his career. There has been no information about him having a relationship with a girl and is thus believed to be single. Likewise, in August 2020, he registered as an organ donor.

Body Measurements and Social media

Choi Youngjae is a charming man with great visuals.  He stands about 175 cm tall that is 5 feet 9 inches. Likewise, his body weight is around 59kg. He has brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Youngjae has received massive love and support and has a huge fan following not just in South Korea but in other parts of the world too. For instance, he is quite popular on social networking sites. He has more than 4 million followers on Instagram.