ALL ABOUT RAIN ; 비 ; JUNG JO HOON ; BI ; 정지훈 ; 鄭智薰 ;


Name:  / Bi (Rain)
Real name: 정지훈 (鄭智薰) / Jung Ji Hoon (Jeong Ji Hun)
Also known as: Rain (West) / Pi (Japan)
Nickname: Dog (Collie)
Profession: Actor, singer, model and dancer
Birthdate: 1982-Jun-25
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 184cm
Weight: 75kg
Star sign: Cancer
Blood type: O+
Family: Father and younger sister Hanna
Talent agency: J. Tune Entertainment, William Morris (U.S.)

Rain spent most of his childhood living with his parents and younger sister, Jung Hanna, near Yonsei University. Despite being an introverted and shy child, he discovered he had a passion for dance when he performed in a talent show for High School. Rain initially had a difficult time balancing dance and academics and received low grades during the beginning of junior high because of his frequent dance practices. He decided to follow his passion and attended High School of Arts in where he received his first formal instruction in acting and was able to continue dancing as well. Rain again found he could not focus on both dance and his studies in acting; he was truant on several occasions.
Rain lost his mother as she struggled with diabetes and died in 2000. Within that same year, Rain was recruited as a trainee for JYP Entertainment, led by recording artist and producer Park Jin-Young. In a CNN interview and also in a Discovery Channel documentary called Discovering Hip Korea,however, he recalled being repeatedly rejected because of his looks: "In fact, I was told after one audition that my singing and dancing was great but I did not make it because I did not have double eyelids." However, he finally got in as producer Park Jin-Young saw his drive and persistence during an audition in which Rain danced for hours non-stop, unlike the usual ten minutes for an audition.During the early years of training, Rain was a backup dancer.


Bad Guy (2002)
How to Avoid the Sun (2003)
It's Raining (2004)
Rain's World (2006)
Rainism (2008)
Back to the Basic (2010)
Eternal Rain (2006)


Fugitive: Plan B (KBS2, 2010)
A Love to Kill (KBS2, 2005)
Banjun Drama (SBS, 2004)
Full House (KBS2, 2004)
Sang Doo, Let's Go To School (KBS2, 2003)
Orange (SBS, 2002)


Ninja Assassin (2009)
Speed Racer (2008)
I'm a Cyborg, but It's Ok (2006)

Some 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.
- 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.
- 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 fan club is managed by the “CLOUD MASTER”.
- 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”.



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