Would JYJ’s Jaejoong Succeed If He Debuted Now? Let’s Take A Look At His Credentials

The answer was pretty unanimous.

JYJ‘s Jaejoong has been in the K-Pop industry for 17 years now, having debuted with TVXQ back in 2004. Upon his introduction to the K-Pop world, Jaejoong amassed an incredible following due to his soft vocals and top-tier visuals. He continues to make headlines for his never-changing visuals, even though he has been around in the industry for almost two decades.

With that said, many netizens began to debate whether or not they believed Jaejoong would succeed if he were to debut in this generation of K-Pop idols — so let’s take a look and see how he’d do if he were to debut now.

JYJ’s Kim Jaejoong | C-JeS Entertainment

Starting with his visuals, the singer has always had center-worthy visuals, which takes your breath away upon first sight. As if that weren’t enough, Jaejoong also boasts charisma that is unmatched.


He also proves that his visuals is universal, regardless of how long or what color his hair may be.


Here he is with straight black hair, looking like an actual cartoon character.

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Not only does he have SM Entertainment-worthy visuals, but he possesses some impressive pipes as he maintains his position as one of South Korea’s top vocalists.

Jaejoong is also known for his wit and humor, as he has become famous for his fan-service and goofy personality. Back when he was a part of TVXQ, he would frequently make headlines for his natural variety show skills, proving his well-rounded idol abilities.

His career endeavors don’t end with just his singing capabilities. Jaejoong has proved that he has impeccable acting skills with his roles in numerous productions — such as Protect the Boss, SpyManhole and more.

Jaejoong in “Manhole” | KBS2

With all that said, Korean netizens began to debate whether or not they believed Jaejoong would succeed in today’s generation of idols. While some believed that he wouldn’t, there was an overwhelming amount of netizens who believed that he absolutely would.

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  • “He would definitely succeed.”
  • “Singing, dancing, he’s good at everything and with that face? He would definitely succeed.”
  • “He’s witty when he speaks so he would definitely do well.”
  • “I don’t think he would succeed.”
  • “He has the talent. I think it would be hard for him to not succeed.”
  • “With that face, he’ll definitely be popular.”
  • “Of course he’ll succeed ㅋㅋㅋㅋ.”
  • “100% he’ll succeed.”
  • “He will definitely do well.”

It’s a dog-eat-dog world out in the K-Pop industry where success is never guaranteed, but we get a feeling that Jaejoong would do well regardless of what generation he debuts in. What do you all think?

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