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Wooyoung (Hangul: 우영) born on November 26th, 1999, is the dancer and vocalist of the South Korean boy band ATEEZ.

Career History


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"
    • 鄭 (정/Jeong or Jung) is the name a former Chinese state and a common surname. [1]
    • 友 (우/Woo) means "friend".[2]
    • 英 (영/Young) means "the corolla/petals of the flower".[3]
  • Birthdate: November 26th, 1999
  • Birthplace: Goyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Zodiac:
    • 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)
  • Education:


= Participates as writing/composer/arrange

✖ = Not participated as writing/composer/arrange

Based of the official ATEEZ website and the Korea Music Copyright Association.

ATEEZ Discography

Album Song Writing Composer Arrange
Treasure Ep.2: Zero to One From


Survival Program(s)

Year Title Role Notes
2017 MIXNINE Contestant eliminated in episode 7. final rank: 132 (male and female combined), 72 (male only)