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Jung Ji-Hoon was born on June 25, 1982, better known by his stage name Rain, is a South Korean singer, recording artist, dancer, actor, model and designer.
In 2007, Rain left the management of JYP Entertainment and started his own company, J. Tune Entertainment.
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.
In 2000, Rain was recruited as a trainee for JYP Entertainment, led by recording artist and producer Park Jin-Young. During the early years of training, Rain was a backup dancer.

Birth name : Jung Ji-Hoon
Also known as Bi (비), Bi Rain
Date of Birth : June 25, 1982
Height & Weight : 185 cm & 74 kg
Blood Type : O
Origin : Seoul, South Korea
Genres : K-pop, R&B, Hip-Hop
Occupations : Singer, Actor, Dancer, Model, Designer
Years active : 2002-present
Official Site : Rain Bi
Korean studio albums
  • Bad Guy (2002)
  • How to Avoid the Sun (2003)
  • It’s Raining (2004)
  • Rain’s World (2006)
  • Rainism (2008)
  • Back to the Basic (2010)

Japanese studio albums
  • Eternal Rain (2006)
  • Perfect interaction/Perfect collaboration with Wang Lee Hom & Lim Jeong Hee
  • “Cassiopeia” with Lim Jeong Hee
  • “Man Up” with Omarion
  • “I Do (Thai version)” with Panadda
  • “What I Do Once I Have a Lover” with G.na

  • 2006, I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK as Park Il-sun
  • 2008, Speed Racer as Taejo Togokahn
  • 2009, Ninja Assassin as Raizo
  • 2012: Soar into the Sun

  • 2002, Orange as Himself (Cameo role)
  • 2003, Sang Doo! Let’s Go to School as Cha Sang-doo
  • 2004, Full House as Lee Young-jae
  • 2004 Andre Kim Star Awards
  • 2005, Banjun Drama as Himself (Cameo role)
  • 2005, A Love to Kill as Kang Bok-gu
  • 2010, The Fugitive: Plan B as Ji-woo

====================Awards ==================== 

  • MAMA – Best Solo Dance (for Love Song)
  • MTV Movie Awards: Biggest Badass Star
  • Korea Achievement Award given by the Korean Culture & Content Agency
  • Green Growth Life Ambassador of South Korea (Lee Da Hae)
  • Green Planet Movie Awards: Best International Entertainer (Asia),
  • Asian Cultural Ambassador of The Year, One of The Top 10 Most Outstanding Asians in Hollywood
  • Goodwill Ambassador by the Korean Ministry of Agriculture[40]
  • Global Publicity Ambassador: City of Seoul
  • KBS Hit Chart – Top Albums (Top 1) Rainism Recollection
  • HITO Music Awards Tokyo: Best Asian Pop Song “Rainism”
  • Asian Television Awards: Hip Korea Discovery Channel (Best Music Program, Best Infotainment Program, Best Cross-Platform Content)
  • Bonsang Golden Disk Award
  • Style Icon of the Year
  • SBS Mutizen Award (Top Song: Rainism)
  • Korea Image Stepping Stone Award 2008 given by the Korea Image Communication Institute
  • MTV Asia’s ‘Artist of the Month’ (January)
  • 43rd Baeksang Arts Awards: Best New Actor for (I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK)
  • The 59th Berlin Film Festival: Alfred Bauer Prize (I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK)
  • Berlin Red Carpet Festival: Best Dressed Artist in the Red Carpet
  • 4th Netizen Entertainment Awards: Best Male Singer Award
  • Hallyu Grand Award
  • 44th DaeJong Film Awards: Overseas Popularity Award
  • Best Asian Male Artist in Macau, China
  • People’s Most Beautiful People list “First-Time Beauties 2007″
  • Korean Entertainment Business Association: Star (Music) Award
    2007 Mobile Entertainment Awards: Best Male Singer
    1st Korean Film Awards: Best Actor Award
  • Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People Who Shape the World Award
  • Mnet Male Artist Award
  • Asia TV Awards: Best Movie Style (A Love To Kill)
  • MKMF Mnet Awards: Best Male Artist Award
  • SBS Gayo Daejun 2006: Bonsang
  • RTHK International Pop Poll Award: Top New Actor & Most Sold Asian Albums
  • IFPI Hong Kong Music Sale Awards: Korea and Japan Music Award
  • HITO Pop Music Awards: HITO Asian Music Awards

  • MTV Asia Awards: Favorite Artist Korea
  • MTV Korea B Awards: Best Single Award
  • MTV China Awards: CCTV Mandarin Music Honors Award
  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan: Best buzz Asia from Korea
  • Channel V Best Single Award
  • Channel V Music Video Awards: Popular Asian Artist
  • Andre Kim Awards: Best Star
  • KBS Drama (A Love To Kill) (이 죽일놈의 사랑)
  • KBS Netizen Award
  • Korea Cultural Content Grand Prize – Music Section
  • Virgin Radio Hits 40 Awards: Best Asian Artist Award
  • Hong Kong Universal Records: Golden Record Award
    LA City Hall – Cultural Exchange between Korea and US Awards
  • KBS Artist of the Year
  • KBS Best Actor Award
  • KBS Excellence Award (Full House)
  • KBS Drama Awards: Popularity Award
  • MBC Top 10 Artist Award
  • SBS Male Performer of the Year Award
  • SBS Music Awards: Bonsang & Netizen’s Best Popularity Award
  • SBS Seoul Gayo Award: Bonsang
  • The Korean Music Awards 2004 – Best Artist of the Year Award
  • Popularity Award of TV Part (The Baek Sang Arts Grand Award)
  • KBS Best Couple Award (Song Hye Kyo)
  • Mnet Music Video Festival: Artist of the Year Award
  • Mnet Music Video Festival: Song of The Year Award (It’s Raining)
  • Golden Disc Award: Bonsang
  • Andre Kim Star Awards: Actor Section
  • The 40th Baek Sang Arts Grand Awards: Popularity Award
  • MBC Top 10 Artist Award
  • KBS Music Award: New Artist, Most popular Singer Award by producers
  • SBS Music Award: New Artist
  • SBS Seoul Gayo Award: New Artist
  • Mnet Music Video Festival: New Artist
  • KMTV Korea Music Award: New Artist
  • Golden Disc Award: New Artist