GOT7's Jinyoung officially signs with BH Entertainment, fans congratulate him as he begins 'new journey'

'Through BH Entertainment’s system, we will provide both material and emotional support for Jinyong’s diverse career as an actor and musician,' said the agency after signing the GOT7 member


                            GOT7's Jinyoung officially signs with BH Entertainment, fans congratulate him as he begins 'new journey'
Jinyoung joins BH Entertainment (Jinyoung/Instagram)

Earlier in January, it was revealed that JYP Entertainment would not represent GOT7 members Mark Tuan, Lim Jae Beom, Jackson Wang, Park Jinyoung, Chol Youngjae, rapper BamBam and Yugyeom as all the members from the boy band chose not to renew their yearly contract with the agency. BH Entertainment has now confirmed that Jinyong has officially joined them as he continues his career as an actor and musician.

It was announced that all seven members from GOT7 do not intend to renew their yearly contract with JYP Entertainment for undisclosed reasons. However, they all assured their fans that they will stay together. Mark Tuan took to his Twitter to add that the past seven years had been the best part of his life and all the original band members are going to bring the best version of themselves in the days to come.

It was alleged that Jinyoung has reportedly met the BH Entertainment agency members but did not discuss the exclusive contract. However, a source close to the agency has now officially confirmed that the former GOT7 band member has joined the agency. 

South Korean pop group GOT7 (Getty Images)

“Through BH Entertainment’s system, we will provide both material and emotional support for Jinyong’s diverse career as an actor and musician,” the source added, via Soompi.

The 26-year-old Park Jin Young or Jinyoung made his acting debut in the drama ‘Dream High 2’ followed by a series of supporting roles in ‘He Is Psychometric’. Jinyoung was cast as the male lead in the independent film, ‘A Stray Goat’, where he played a high school student who moves to a town where he meets a girl, an outcast, because of suspicions about her father.

On January 16, 2014, he debuted as a lead vocalist for GOT7. In 2020, Jinyoung starred in multiple shows and movies, including ‘When My Love Blooms’ and ‘The Angel Without, The Devil Within’. Jinyoung is also confirmed as the main lead in the upcoming tvN drama ‘The Devil Judge’ alongside Ji Sung.



 

BH Entertainment artistes

BH Entertainment houses actors and actresses from the South Korean entertainment industry. The agency was founded by veteran actor Lee Byung Hun in 2006 and has expanded into international markets by working closely with Hakuhodo and Sony Pictures. In 2018, the agency received investment from the Kakao M company to ensure that the signed actors receive the best in-class services from their end.

Actors and actresses from BH Entertainment are known for their acting, which has led them to the international markets. The agency is also working on adapting the Netflix series ‘Money Heist’ into a Korean drama.

BH Entertainment is known to be famous for having numerous actors like Lee Byung Hun, Han Ga In, Lee Jin Wook, Kim Yong Ji, Kim Go Eun, Park Bo Young, Karata Erika, E Jiah, Park Sung Hoon, Park Hae Soo, Ahn So Hee, Choo Ja Hyun, Sean Richard and Go Soo among others.



 

Fan reactions

After the news surfaced that former GOT7 band member Jinyoung is officially joining BH Entertainment, K-pop fans took to Twitter to share their excitement. One user wrote, “BH JUST POSTED THIS ON THEIR IG THAT IS SO SWEET.. May they treat Jinyoung well.” A user noted, ”Congratulations, Jinyoung [Heart emoticon] We’re all so proud of you [Heart emoticon].”

Another K-Pop fan stated, “Congratulations, Jinyoung on signing with BH Entertainment! We are so excited to follow you on this new journey.” And a fourth fan shared on Twitter, “More opportunities will open for our actor Park Jinyoung Congratulations!

A user wrote, “I just think Jinyoung has it all: looks, a good personality, intelligence, stable vocals, a good dancer, a rapper (during his JJP days), model, and an actor. He's one of the gems of the industry I'm excited to see more sides of him as both an actor and a singer.”



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

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