Among the thirteen equally handsome and dashing guys stands Moon Jun with his slender face and tall features. As a sub-vocalist and lead dancer, Jun has been together with the K-pop boy group Seventeen since its debut in 2015.
But before his fame as a singer, Jun was already active as an actor back home in China. Now, under Pledis Entertainment, the young K-pop idol takes part in song production and dance choreography.
Despite his charming aura, Jun is known among their fandom CARAT as a shy and impenetrable one. Amidst the chaotic energy of other members, Jun resides calmly, making us fall with him even more. Not that he is not crazy.
Today, we will be talking more about this dashing young man who followed the path of K-idol just because of pure curiosity. Is he happy with the decision? Let’s find out.
Moon Jun: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Wen Junhui
Korean- 문준휘 (Moon Jun Hwi)
|Birth Date||June 10, 1996|
|Age||26 years old|
|Birth Place||Shenzhen, Guangdong, China|
|Education||Buji Senior High School|
|Siblings||Wen Feng jun|
|Height||6 feet (182 cm)|
|Weight||66 kgs(145 lbs)|
|Profession||Singer, Actor, Songwriter|
|Active years||2002-2010 /2015-present|
|Social Media||Instagram, Weibo|
Who is Moon Jun from Seventeen?
Coming from Shenzhen, China, Moon Jun is one of the oldest members of the K-pop boy group, Seventeen. The group is known for being organic, as they produce their own music and even choreograph their synchronized dance. In the group, Jun plays the role of lead dancer and sub vocalist.
What is the meaning behind Moon Jun’s name? Brother and Childhood
Now a part of the worldwide famous boy group, Moon Jun originally comes from China. He was born in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, to his parents. His real name is Wen Jun Hui, where “Moon” means “good at studying, “Jun” means “handsome,” and “Hui” means “I can do better.”
Also, Jun has a younger brother who is ten years younger than him. According to some reports, Jun was raised by his single mother after his parents parted ways, but nothing has been confirmed as of now.
Likewise, Jun is Chinese by nationality, while his ethnicity happens to be Asian. As for his education, Jun completed his from Buji Senior High School.
Since he came from China, there are not many details about his childhood. But before he became a famous singer, Jun was active as an actor. Since the age of two, Moon Jun starred in various commercials and worked as a child actor in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
As a foreign member, Jun can speak Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, and a little bit of Japanese.
How old is Moon Jun from SVT?
The shy yet charming Moon Jun was born on June 10, 1996, which makes him 26 years old as of now. He belongs to the Gemini sign and possesses traits like smartness, a moody personality, and outgoing nature. Even Jun himself admits his emotions changes frequently. The young singer sometimes feels as if he has another person inside him.
Nonetheless, it is his timid and once-in-a-blue-moon quirkiness that fans adore. But aside from his charming personality, Jun is one of the good-looking members of the group.
The beloved Jun stands at 6 feet(182 cm) and weighs around 66 kgs(145 lbs). Despite his slender appearance, Jun is quite athletic as he did Wushu back home and is good at Kung Fu too.
His prince-like charms pop out even more with his sleek dark hair and dark brown eyes.
When did Jun join Pledis?- From China to South Korea
As a child actor, Jun had already appeared in numerous commercials and television series, including Flying Dragon. He made his movie debut in 2006 from the Pye Dog and even won the Hong Kong Film Directors’ Guild’s Best New Performer Silver Award.
Likewise, in 2010, he played the young Ip Man in the hit movie, The Legend Is Born: Ip Man. Despite the fame and recognition for his acting, Jun fell into a slump as he was uncertain about the acting path. Luckily, as a fate, Jun was scouted by an agent while hanging out outside a shopping center with his friend.
Since K-pop was popular in China, too, Jun took the offer and moved to South Korea to train. In October 2012, young Moon Jun started under Pledis Entertainment. He trained with the other members of Seventeen for two and a half years.
Likewise, from 2013 to 2015, young Jun appeared on Seventeen TV and MBC Seventeen Project: Big Debut Plan. Finally, after years of hard work, he debuted as a Seventeen member with twelve other members on May 26, 2015. Three days later, the group released their first EP titled 17 Carat.
Even though he is considered the visual of the group, Jun is the lead dancer and sub vocalist. With three other members: The8, Hoshi, and Dino, Jun is part of the Performance Unit. The new group won their first music show in 2016 with the song Pretty Youan and has since won various awards.
Moreover, in 2018, Jun and The8, another Chinese member of the group, participated in the Chinese reality show Chao Yin Zhan Ji. There he won the first solo stage competition with his stunning performance of Wo Ming Bai. It is a Chinese cover of Seventeen’s song, Thanks.
Not to mention, Jun himself wrote the Chinese lyrics to perform. His solo and collaboration stages from the show are released on digital music platforms by Tencent Music. Following that, on December 14, 2018, Moon Jun released his first solo, the special single album titled Can You Sit By My Side.
Similarly, the dashing singer released his first solo OST, the Chinese version of The King: Eternal Monarch, on July 2, 2020.
Moon Jun’s Personal Life
Just like any other Korean celebrities, Jun is also private about his personal life. Still single, the young singer is working his way to establishing himself in the entertainment world.
When he just debuted, he had a very shy and quiet image, for which he now states that
“I was really afraid of saying something wrong when I just debuted. I was so cautious that eventually, I stopped speaking altogether. Thinking about it now, I was sort of dumb”
He believes that spending time with his members has helped him get to where he is now, and he is grateful to them for that.
Some interesting facts about Moon Jun
- Moon Jun is famous for resembling Super Junior’s Heechul.
- His hobbies are acting, singing, and practicing martial arts.
- Jun loves spicy and sour foods.
- Since he hates white rice, Jun gives them to Woozi.
- Moon Jun cannot eat eggplant.
- Seungkwan calls him the ‘mom’ of the group. And he is even responsible for waking the members.
- Jun spends his time reading fantasy novels and playing games.
- Moon Jun’s ideal type of girl is someone who looks pure.
- Moon Jun was ranked 81st on TC Candler’s “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2016.”
Social Media Presence
Seventeen is now a global group that has millions of fans around. Jun opened his personal Instagram account on August 30, 2021, to the delight of his members and, of course, Carats. You can also find him on Weibo.
Instagram– 1.9 million followers
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Why is Jun called Moon?
Jun is the stage name that was derived from his original name Wen Junhui which stands for means Moon, which means good at studying, jun, which means handsome, and hui, which means I can do better.
Is Jun still in Seventeen?
Yes, he is indeed. In 2021, Jun and another member from Seventeen, The8, temporarily returned to their home country China for the time being to complete their activities there, which were postponed due to the pandemic, and spend some time with their family. Until December of that year, Seventeen temporarily promoted as 11 members.
Is Jun single?
Very little information is spilled about his personal life, but there have been no rumors of him being in any sort o relationship. So let us consider he is perfectly single.