Choi Youngjae Bio, Career, Height, Award & Net Worth


Biography of Youngjae

Choi Young-jae , professionally known by the stage name  Youngjae, is a South Korean singer, dancer and songwriter. He was born on September 17, 1996. Similarly he is the main vocal of the Korean boy band Got7. He made his debut in Got7 in 2014.

Childhood & Early life

Youngjae was born Mokpo city, Jeollanam-do, South Korea. His   family consists of  mom, dad, 1 older brother and 1 older sister.. Youngjae attended Muntae Middle School and later Seoul Korea Arts High School. Likewise Youngjae graduated high school during 2014. Later he attended Theater and Film in Seokyeong University, but he quit because he didn’t have the time. Youngjae  changed his major to Taekyung University, Model Department (same as Yuggyeom). Before debut he liked/used to sing with his brother. He became a JYP trainee in summer 2013. Later he joined GOT7 on 2014 after only 7 months training. He was the last member to join GOT7.



Youngjae passed a JYP Entertainment closed audition held in his hometown music school in Mokpo in 2013, becoming a trainee. After one month of training in Seoul, he was chosen as part of JYPE new boy group.After a total of 7 months of training,he subsequently debuted as the main vocal of Got7 with the single “Girls Girls Girls”, released on 16 January 2014, from the group’s first EP Got It?. In early times after the debut, Youngjae mentioned his dream was to become a music therapist.

Furthermore he has been writing songs and lyrics under the name Ars since 2016, starting with “REWIND” in Got7’s extended play Flight Log: Departure.Youngjae had a collaboration with Sanjoy and Elliott Yamin in 2017 on the song “Victim of Love”, while he recorded “I’m All Ears” with Park Ji-min for the Life Insurance Social Responsibility Foundation’s youth suicide prevention campaign in 2018. The song was released on October 15 alongside its music video.

 Awards & Achievement

As one of the band’s leading songwriters and overall talent, Youngjae has been the recipient of a couple of awards and nominations including the SBS MTV Award for Best New Artist , SEED Popular Asian Artist of the Year, China Goodwill Star and a couple more others. The band itself has earned over 60 award nominations from major award bodies like Seoul Music Awards, Mnet Asian Music Awards, Golden Disc Awards and plenty more others

Net Worth

Youngjae net worth in 2019 is estimated to be $1 Million- $5 Million (Approx). Similarly his Previous Year’s Net Worth was $ 100,000- $1 Million. However his annual salary is under review. The astounding net worth is the compilation of BamBam  income and earnings from his profession as a Pop singer.


  • Stage Name: Youngjae
  • Birth Name: Choi Young Jae
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Position:Main Vocalist
  • Birthday:September 17, 1996
  • Zodiac sign:Virgo
  • Height:178 cm (5’10”)
  • Weight:59 kg (130 lbs)
  • Blood Type:B
  • Specialties:Singing
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