Jo Kwon( Hangul : 조권, born August 28, 1989) is a South Korean singer,MC,actor,and entertainer, leader of ballad boyband 2AM .
The latest episode ofKBS2's'1 vs. 100'welcomedJo Kwonto the show.When the MC asked,"What kind of questions do your juniors ask you?"Jo Kwon commented,"It's usually a variety of things but I do get questions regarding dating."
Jo Kwonmade a guest appearance on the April 18 broadcast ofKBS 2TV's '1 vs. 100'where he talked about his mother's reaction to him cross-dressing.WhenMC Jo Choong Hyunasked,"Your cross-dressing has become quite a sensation."Jo Kwon then commented,"I had the opportunity to cross dress …
The April 11 installment oftvN's 'Empty the Convenience Store'welcomedJo Kwonto the show.
Jo Kwon, commonly known as Sacre Bleu, is the longest-serving male trainee in JYP Entertainment , having trained for 2567 days; exactly 7 years and 12 days since joining JYP. He was chosen as the last members of Park Jin Young's "99% Challenge Project" along with Sunye of Wonder Girls .
In 2008, he appeared on MNET'sHot blood, a program that showed the intense physical training that 13 male trainees had to go through for the opportunity to debut in either 4-member ballad group or 7-member dance group under JYP Entertainment .After getting through the eliminations, Jo Kwon was given the position of 4-member ballad group's leader.Due to him being the longest trainee, the other trainee were afraid of him and even ask him before the went out.He and Min Sun Ye(Wonder Girls)were best friend since they were thirteen.He is also Min(Miss A) best friend.He has been attending Kyung Hee University .
2AM's first single "This Song" release July 21, 2008 and made their debut performance on July 11, 2008 performing "이 노래" ("This Song")..He cried after the performance because of the emotion of being a trainee for so long and finally debuting.
Jo Kwon was often invited by almost every TV station in Korea,because of his funny side.Jo Kwon regularly appears as a regular guest on variety shows such as"Star King", popular for his playful and frivolous dance gags. He was part of "Dirty Eyed Girls" on an episode of 2PM 's variety show "Wild Bunny", performing a parody of popular Brown Eyed Girls songAbracadabra. The music video became extremely popular.In September 2009, Jo Kwon was one of the main MCs for SBS 's environmental variety show"Find it! Green Gold"with Super Junior member Shindong , SS501 member Kim Hyung Joon , and former Fly To The Sky member Brian Joo . He also replaced Jaebeom on historical culture variety showNodajiafter his internet controversy.
He joined the cast ofWe Got Marriedon October 3, 2009, coupled up with Brown Eyed Girls member Ga-In . Although they were initially only supposed to feature for the Chuseok special, their appearance brought in the highest ratings yet for Season II, and they were announced a permanent couple.Jo Kwon was diagnosed with H1N1 on October 28, 2009, causing him to postpone filmingWe Got Married. The next day, a representative stated that Jo Kwon was recovering quickly after treatment.
In 2010, he became a permanent cast member ofFamily Outing 2.He is also currently acting in the sitcom All My Love with co stars Park Min Sun, Kim Gab Soo and fellow idol and 'wife' Ga-In from Brown Eyed Girls.He also often appears on TV shows like Star Golden Bell where he shows his frivolous side.He made his fifth appearance on the TV show Happy Together on June 2012.He also made several appearance on StarKing,Invincible Youth S2,Come To Play,Radio Star,Star Dance Battle,and many other shows.
He sang with Jinwoon in May Doni's "몰라-ing" ("Molla-ing"), as well as a duet with Changmin titled "졸업" ("Graduation") on February 5, 2009, and Baek Jiyoung 's "밤새도록" ("All Night") on her 7th albumSensibility. He featured in Lee Seung Hwan's Special Album "Hwantastic" with the song "덩크슛" ("Dunk Shoot") a duet with Whale (from W&Whale)and also featured in the music video in September 2009.
He released a digital single "우리 사랑하게 됐어요" ("We Fell in Love") on December 16, 2009, a duet with hisWe Got Marriedpartner Ga-in.,which topped variety online music charts, winning 2 awards onMusic Bank 'sK-Charts and the "Most Popular Background Phone Music" on the Gaon Charts.50 million won from the profits of the song were donated to help out for Haiti's earthquake .For these efforts, Jo Kwon was given an award at the 3rd Korea Sharing Awards ceremony.
Jo Kwon participated in Wax 's repackaged albumUnplugged Side A. He sang a duet with her titled "이별이야기" ("Farewell Song"), released on March 24, 2010.
On June 30, 2010, Jo Kwon released his first solo digital single titled "고백하던 날" ("The Day I Confessed"), a song he partially composed during theWe Got Marriedbroadcast for Ga-in. The song reached No. 1 on Cyworld real time charts the day after its release.He was voted #1 president of idols by his fellow peers in April 2012.Jokwon was also #1 voted idol most likely to survive the world apocalypse and the #1 idol to be on a campus with.
On June 25, 2012, Jo Kwon released his solo album "I'm Da One" and music video for the single "I'm Da One."
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