[by Woorim Ahn]
Park Yoochun was born on June 4, 1986 in Seoul and he is mostly known as Yoochun and Mickey Yoochun. He used Micky Yoochun when he belonged to his former group TVXQ, but now he goes by Park Yoochun in his current team JYJ. His family moved to Virginia, the United States when he was 13, but he came back to Korea to start his singer career.
He firstly made his debut as a member of TVXQ in 2003 and got successful outcomes for his career. However, in 2009 Yoochun, Jaejoong and Junsu sued their agency SM Entertainment for unreasonable contract conditions so those three members formed a new group JYJ.
From 2010, Park Yoochun started his acting career with Japanese drama ‘Beautiful Love ~ If You Were Here~’. Then, he appeared in KBS drama ‘Sungkyunkwan Scandal’ as a role of rich and passionate nobleman Lee Seon Joon. With this drama, he won ‘Rookie of the Year’ at 2010 KBS Drama Awards and the 47th Baeksang Arts Awards.
In addition, he starred in drama ‘Miss Ripley’, ‘Rooftop Prince’, ‘Missing You’ and ‘Three Days’. Park Yoochun also showed up in movie ‘Haemoo’ in 2014, which was his first film that he officially took and he won ‘Best New Actor’ at the 51st Grand Bell Awards, 15th Busan Film Critics Awards, 34th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards and 4th Shin Young Kyun Arts & Culture Foundation Beautiful Artist Awards.
Although he began to show up in Entertainment industry as a singer, he succeeded as an actor as well. Park Yoochun also has a brother Park Yoohwan, who is an actor as well.
Star Photo Comparison
These are two photos of Park Yoochun taken at 2011 and 2014, respectively. The left picture was taken at the appointment ceremony of the First Lego League Publicity Ambassador and the right one was taken at the photo wall of the 51st Grand Bell Awards.
He looks young and naive back in 2011 while he looks softer and more mature in 2014. In both photos, Park Yoochun wears a black suit which can appeal his masculinity with an outfit.
(photos by bntnews DB)