Name / Rain (정 지 훈,) (Korean-bi) DOB / June 25, 1982 (born in Seoul, South Korea) Physical Traits / 185Cm, 75Kg, O TYPE Profession / Singer, Dancer, Actor and Model Education / Kyung Hee University Post Modern Music Department Nickname / Dog (collie) Family / Dad and younger sister (Hanna) Hobbies / watching movies, listening to music, shoes and apparel collection Special Talent / everything about acting& dance His Ideal Girl / someone who is good in cooking, kind and pretty Favorite actor / Charlie Chaplin & Han Seok-kyu Favorite musician / Michael Jackson., Janet Jackson, Usher Management company / J.Tune Entertainment, www.jtune.co.kr U.S. Management Agency / William Morris Own fashion brand / Six To Five, www.6to5.co.kr Official website / www.rain-jihoon.com
Interesting facts about RAIN. - His fans are referred as “Clouds” - His international fan club name is “THE CLOUD” - He said if there is no CLOUD, then there is no Rain. - He interested in dancing when he was in 6th grade. - His teenager time idol was Michael Jackson. - He has a younger sister named, Hanna. - He went through very difficult times during his teens period, because lack of money so he was starved. - His mother passed away because of illness before He debuted. - His mother last words to him before she passed away is - she told him to look after his sister well and He promised her mother. - He feels sad that he doesn’t have chance to buy her mother good food and take her on a plane to travel. - He would visit and talk in front of her mother’s cemetery before his album or drama releases. - He viewed his mother as his religion, someone who he believes always with him at all times. - His school academic results wasn’t very good because he skipped classes to practice dancing. - He studied very hard to pass the college entrance exam and accepted into college. - He was training under JYP Entertainment for 3 years, debuted on April 24, 2002. - When He was a trainee, he often dance in the subway and buses openly trying to compose the dance steps that fits with his music. - His 1st album hit song “Bad Guy” choreography was done by himself. - He promised to be a son that his mother would proud of and his wish came true when he received the grand award “2004 Artist of the Year” from KBS and at the
same year his popularity spread over Asia because of his big hit drama “Full House” and his 3rd album “It’s Raining”. - His previous management company is JYP Entertainment which is owe by his long time trainer, Park Jin Young. - He ended the contract with JYP Entertainment in the year 2007. - He started his own entertainment company and he came up with the name called J.Tune Entertainment in the year 2007. - His fan club is managed by the “CLOUD MASTER”. - His official debuted in Hollywood is the movie “Speed Racer” and his character name is Taejo, this movie was in theatres on May 9, 2008 in America. - He nominated into TIME 100 “The Most Influential” poll for total 3 times (year 2006, 2007 and 2008). - He was selected as one of “The Most Beautiful People” in the world by PEOPLE magazine year 2007. - He was invited to Stephen Colbert’s “The Colbert Report” show and performed a dance battle live recording in New York studio on April 28, 2008. - One of his dream is to become a designer. - He said negative comments often become a motivation for him to work harder to prove himself. - He held fan meeting with his fans once a year in Seoul, and some years he would held another fan meeting in Japan for the Japanese Clouds. - He know how to say phrases like “Hi, I’m Rain.”, “How are you”, “Thank you”, “I Love You”, in Japanese, Cantonese, Mandarin and Thai, and maybe more…etc. - He has a strong desire to the U.S. market. - He said he studies English 2 hours a day. - He watched “Prison Break” to help him learn English. - His “Must-Have” item is his ipod, he listens to music everywhere he goes. - His traditional “airport” look would include his cap/beanie and his sun glasses (now you know how to spot him =)
- He likes to carry different models of “LV” bags around, mostly seen when he is at the airport. - His nickname is “Kolly” (puppy). - He love dogs especially his own. - He likes to play “Star craft” video game on his mini LG notebook. - He likes to play bowling, he said it helps him release his stress. - He is good at swimming. - He love eating, especially Korean food and he said his favorite is Kimchi. - His ideal lady is someone who cooks well, who is long-hair, kind and pretty. - He is shy and quiet in front of people he doesn’t know, but with his friends he becomes talkative and active. - He would watch movies and listen to music during his free time. - One of his unique hobby is collecting shoes, clothing and accessories. - About his eye, this is what he said, “When I was young, I hated my eyes. There were many times when I wanted to go get my double eyelids surgically done, but the plastic surgeon felt that my small eyes were kind special, so he won’t do it for me. Who would know that these pair of eyes helped many people to remember me? Now to think of it, it’s lucky I didn’t go through the operation.” - He love his lips because his friends said he has very full lips and they look very sexy. - When he is busy with his work and didn’t groom his hair, he would wear hats to cover his hair, and he said he thinks he is pretty good looking with wearing hats. - Most people looked at his body would say “he is sexy”. - He said he love his fans (Clouds). - 3rd album, “It’s Raining” image was designed by himself. - His 1st world tour, “Rainy Day” happened 3 years after his debut at a age of 23. - He held over 50 concert shows in his 2 world tours (Raining Day and Rain’s Coming). - He endorsed close to 50 commercial products over Asia.
- He was described by the public as “cute face”, “sexy body”, “handsome looking”, “very hard-working artist” and a “world star”.