What Happened To Jonghyun? Jonghyun Age, Bio, Birthday, Family, Net Worth

Who Is Jonghyun?

Jonghyun’s birth name is Kim Jong-hyun, was born on April 8, 1990, in Seoul, South Korea. Jonghyun was a South Korean singer-songwriter, author, record producer, and radio host under the SM Entertainment label. He was the main singer of the South Korean boy crew Shinee for nine years, releasing twelve albums with the group in both Korean and Japanese. He also partook in SM Entertainment’s project company, SM the Ballad, for the out of two EP albums. Jonghyun was also a solo artist, initiating in January 2015 with the release of his first EP album, Base. It peaked at number one on the Billboard World Albums Chart and the Gaon Album Chart. he was considered one of the best vocalists in South Korea. He also received praise for his artistic control and involvement in creating his music, which is rare in K-pop.

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What Happened To Jonghyun?

In December 2017, Jonghyun passed away from suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. In his suicide note, he talks about his struggle with depression and the pressures of being in the public eye. Jonghyun’s death was linked to depression by different media platforms. Following Jonghyun’s death, fellow singer and buddy Nine9 of the band Dear Cloud publicized on Instagram Jonghyun’s suicide message, which he had transmitted to her two or three days before his December 9 show. The message referred to a “devouring” depression and his battles with fame. Nine9 was shocked by the note and was advised by her agency to keep in contact with Jonghyun. She had attempted to help him, but this only “postponed his passing” and “did not stop it.

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Jonghyun Age and Birthday

Fans have some excitement to know about their favorite stars or celebrities. Fans of  Kim Jong-hyun wanted to know his age. He was born on  April 8, 1990, in Seoul, South Korea. He was 27 years (Age at death).

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Jonghyun Family

Jonghyun’s father was out during the most formative years of Kim’s life, and Kim was boosted by his older sister, his mother, and his grandmother. Kim wished to follow music ever since he was a kid, and his passion for music made him dropout of high school in tenth grade to follow a career in music. However, when Kim was pushed toward music by his mother and sister, he went on to attain a degree in film studies. He attended ‘Chungwoon University and was then transferred to ‘Myongji University.’

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Jonghyun Net Worth 

Jonghyun was a South Korean singer-songwriter, author, record producer, and radio host under the SM Entertainment label. He has been awarded many awards for his talents.who had a net worth of $10 million at the time of her passing.

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Jonghyun Biography

Real nameKim Jong-hyun
ProfessionSinger-songwriter, author, record producer, and radio host 
Age 27 years (Age at death)
D.O.BApril 8, 1990
BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea
Nationality South Korean
ParentsLee Eun Kyung (mother)

Father not known

SiblingKim So-dam
Height1.71 meters
Net worth$10 million at the time of his passing.

Reference source:  The famous people, national today

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