Jung Whee-in

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Jung Whee-in

Jung Whee-in

Jung Whee-in is a South Korean singer and composer signed to the RBW entertainment firm. Jung Whee-in is best known for being the lead vocalist of the Mamamoo girl band.

Jung is also a TV personality, having starred in the 55th and 56th episodes of the MBC Network’s “King of Mask Singer” reality show, as well as five episodes of the JTBC Network’s “Secret Unnie” series in 2018.

Early life and Childhood

Jung Whee-in, also known by her stage name Wheein, was born on April 17, 1995, in Jeonju, North Jeolla, South Korea.

Her zodiac sign is Aries, and she is a South Korean citizen. 

Wheein was reared by her middle-class parents as a single child in Jeonju, so she seemed to be able to do whatever she wanted; nonetheless, she was always modest and wanted nothing more than to sing and spend time with her friends.

Her parents recognized her talent as a vocalist while she was still a child and enrolled her in a music school to further her education. 

Education Details

Jung Whee-in went to Jeonju Elementary School before going on to Sacred Heart Girl’s Middle School and Wonkwang Information Arts High School, where she matriculated and decided not to go to college because she wanted to be a renowned singer.

Professional Career

Wheein is most known as one of the Mamamoo band’s four singers (the other three girls being Solar, Moonbyul, and Hwasa).

It was founded in 2014 by RBW – formerly known as WA Entertainment – and officially launched on June 18, 2014, when they performed their “Mr. Ambiguous” single, which was hailed as one of the best K-pop debuts ever by various critics.

The girls mostly collaborated with other artists while working their way up in the music industry, such as K. Will in “Peppermint Chocolate” and Bumkey in “Don’t Be Happy,” before releasing their debut extended play (EP) “Hello” in 2014 and their first original soundtrack for the “Marriage, Not Dating” Korean drama “Love Lane” in 2015.

Their second EP, “Piano Mane,” was released on November 21, 2014, and reached #41 on Gaon’s Digital Chart, propelling Mamamoo to the top of South Korea’s K-pop charts.

They released their third EP, “Pink Funky,” on June 19, 2015, with the lead single “Um Oh Ah Yeh” becoming a huge hit, reaching #3 on the Gaon Chart.

Their first event took place on August 13, 2016, and all 7,000 tickets were sold in under a minute. “Melting,” their debut full-length album, was released on February 26, 2016, and reached #3 on the Gaon Chart, while “Memory,” their fourth EP, was published on November 7, 2016.

Wheein began her solo career with the song “Easy” in 2018, and her second single “Good Bye” in 2019 earned her a nomination for song of the year in 2020. On September 4, 2019, she released her debut album, “Soar.”

Wheein Wheein is also a TV personality, having starred in the 55th and 56th episodes of the MBC Network’s “King of Mask Singer” reality show, as well as five episodes of the JTBC Network’s “Secret Unnie” series in 2018.

Jung Whee-in
Jung Whee-in posing on stage. Source: Pinterest

Net Worth and Salary

Jung Whee-in’s net worth is projected to be above $1 million.

Relationship Status

Jung Whee-in and her Mamamoo friends have all tried to keep their personal lives out of the public, but in an interview, Wheein claimed that her ideal sort of man is Beenzino Sunbaenim, who is also her crush. 

Beenzino is a South Korean rapper signed to Illionaire Records. His real name is Lim Sung-bin.

Body Measurement

She is 5 feet 3 inches (1.6m) tall and weighs roughly 114lbs, with long brown hair and brown eyes (52kgs). 

Social Media

Wheein’s social media interactions are unavailable.

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  • Jung is a singer and a songwriter signed to the RBW South Korean entertainment company, and best known for being a vocalist of the Mamamoo South Korean girl band.
  • Wheein’s main hobby is freestyle rapping and singing her heart out, apparently with ease – her freestyle raps are known to be hilarious.
  • She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 3ins (1.6m) tall, and weighs around 114lbs (52kgs).
  • Her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.