Johnny (쟈니) is a Korean-American singer and rapper under SM Entertainment. He is a member of the boy group NCT and its sub-unit NCT 127.



In 2008, He was cast into SM Entertainment, through the SM Global Audition in September 2007 in Chicago. On December 23, 2013, he was introduced as a member of SM Entertainment's pre-debut training team, SMROOKIES.   

In 2014, he participated with other NCT-co members on the show Exo 90:2014, where they performed songs from the 90s. In 2016, he was featured in J-Min's "Ready For Your Love" music video. He played the DJ in the music video of Amber & Luna - "Heartbeat", & Yoon Do-hyun, Reddy, G2 and INLAYER - "Nightmare".  

2017–present: Debut with NCT 127, and NCT 2018

On January 6, 2017, he officially debuted as a member of NCT, in the unit NCT 127, with the NCT #127 Limitless.

On March 14, 2018, he joined NCT's first full album, NCT 2018 Empathy as part of their NCT 2018 project.



  • "Nightmare(with Yoon Do-hyun, Reddy, G2, Inlayer) (2016)

Writing credits

Year Artist Song Album Type
2020 NCT 127 "Pandora's Box" NCT #127 Neo Zone Writing
"Love Song"


Variety shows

  • Exo 90:2014 - guest (as part of SMROOKIES)
  • Everybody Cha Cha Cha (SBS Plus, 2019) - goalkeeper

Beauty shows

Music video appearances

  • J-Min - "Ready For Your Love"


  • He watched Fantasia a lot.[1]
  • He always chews games before any radio show.[1]



Official links

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