Wooyoung (Hangul: 우영) born on November 26th, 1999, is the dancer and vocalist of the South Korean boy band ATEEZ.
Before Wooyoung signed under KQ Entertainment, he was signed to BigHit Music (then called "BigHit Entertainment") as a trainee circa 2014. There, he met fellow member, Yeosang. Before 2017, Yeosang left BigHit. Because of how strong their friendship is, he cut ties with BigHit and joined Yeosang in KQ.
In October 2017, trainees from KQ Entertainment auditioned for the survival reality show MIXNINE. Wooyoung is one of the four boys that passed the audition. He ranked 57 in the MIXNINE Just Dance showcase but was eliminated in the seventh episode. His final ranking is number 132.
2018: KQ Fellaz, Debut in ATEEZ
Before debuting, Wooyoung was introduced as part of "KQ Fellaz", which is a pre-debut team of trainees under KQ. On October 24, 2018, Wooyoung debut as a member of ATEEZ with the title tracks "Treasure" and "Pirate King". In the group, he holds the performance and vocal positions.
- Stage Name: Wooyoung (Hangul: 우영; Japanese: ウヨン)
- Name: Jung Woo Young (Hangul: 정우영; Hanja: 鄭友英)
- Name Meaning: "to make a lot of friends"
- Birthdate: November 26th, 1999
- Birthplace: Goyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
- Sun sign: Sagittarius
- Chinese Zodiac: Earth Rabbit
- Blood Type: A
- MBTI: ESFJ "Extraversion, Sensing, Feeling, Judging"
- Family: Parents, Older Brother (born in year 1997), Younger Brother (Name: Jung Kyung Min, born in year 2015)
✓ = Participates as writing/composer/arrange
✖ = Not participated as writing/composer/arrange
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- His hobbies are collecting clothes, gaming, and bullying Seonghwa.
- His role models are BTS' Jimin, Highlight's Gikwang, and Shawn Mendes
- His favorite color is black.
- His favorite food is meat, and the food he hates is cucumbers and bell peppers.
- His nickname is sexy performance, and people say he looks like a Welsh Corgi.
- He is friends with TXT's Yeonjun, Stray Kids' Changbin, Cravity's Serim, and ASTRO's Moonbin.
- His talent is dancing.