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Kim Jong-kook


Singer using the Korean pop group Turbo who all became a fixture on South Korea’s numerous range shows. After achievement with Turbo, he branched out into single work, concentrating on ballads that demonstrated popular with supporters however, not critics. He became a long lasting member on range shows like Family members Outing and Working Man, gaining him the nickname “SpartaKook” for his toned body. He was raised in Hapcheon, South Korea. In 1998, Turbo performed within an Asia Superconcert alongside Moon Hee-joon’s music group H.O.T.

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Full Name Kim Jong-kook
Date Of Birth September 14, 1973
Place Of Birth Gwangju, South Korea
Height 1.76 m
Profession Baseball Player
Education Dankook University, Hansei University
Nationality South Korean
Parents Cho Hye-seon
Siblings Kim Jong-myeong
Awards Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Male Artist, Golden Disc Award Song Division, Golden Disc Award for Most Popular Star - Song Division
Music Groups Turbo, Running Man Brothers
Nominations Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Ballad Performance
TV Shows X-Man, Family Outing, The Producers, Emergency Escape Number 1, Talents for Sale, Good Sunday, I Can See Your Voice, Running Man, Everybody, Fashion King
Star Sign Virgo

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