Newkidd Jinkwon Full Profile, Fun Facts, Appearance On Boys-Love Drama

Newkidd Jinkwon

Everything You Need To Know About Newkidd Leader Kim Jin-kwon!

Do you know about the South Korean boy group Newkidd? If you don’t know, Newkidd is a South Korean boy group that debuted under J-FLO Entertainment on April 25, 2019. Newkidd has 7 original members with Jinkwon, Ji Hansol, Choi Jiann, Yunmin, Woochul, Kang Seungchan, and Hwi.

In this article, there’s detailed information about Newkidd’s member who also has the position as the leader. Usually, the member who has the position as the leader has their own charm, right? Without waiting any longer, let’s find out more about Newkidd’s leader Kim Jin-kwon, including his full profile, fun facts, career journey, and many more in the article below!

Newkidd Jinkwon Profile

Newkidd Jinkwon

Real Name: Kim Jinkwon (Hangul: 김진권)

Stage Name: Jinkwon (Hangul: 진권)

Birth: January 31, 2001

Star Sign: Aquarius

Height: 176 cm (5’9″)

Weight: 53 kg (116 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Position in the Group: Leader, Vocalist

Nationality: Korean


  • Hanmaeum Elementary School (Graduated)
  • Neungdong Middle School (Graduated)
  • Hanlim Performing Arts High School (Entertainment/Graduated)
  • Seoul University (Department of Theater and Film / Attended)

Official Site: Instagram ( jinkwon131 )

Newkidd Jinkwon Fun Facts

  1. Newkidd’s Jinkwon is part of the original Newkiddd lineup along with Ji Hansol, Yunmin, and Woochul.
  2. Newkidd’s Jinkwon, Yunmin, and Woochul organized a surprise coffee event with fans to show support for Hansol when he appeared on The Unit.
  3. Newkidd’s Jinkwon is roommates with Hansol and Seungchan.
  4. Newkidd’s Jinkwon debuted as an exclusive model for Caffe Bene and continues to be a sportswear exclusive model for Kappa, etc.
  5. Newkidd’s Jinkwon’s role models are EXO and BTS.
  6. Newkidd’s Jinkwon said that he grew up dreaming of becoming a singer after watching EXO’s Showtime.
  7. Newkidd’s Jinkwon entered school a year early due to his early birthday.

Newkidd Jinkwon Solo Career

Newkidd’s Jinkwon showed off his versatile charms through a broadcast. He drew attention by communicating with listeners with an interesting personality and witty chats. Jinkwon, the leader of the boy group Newkidd, appeared on the radio where he could “listen.”

Newkidd’s Jinkwon showed off his unusual sense of entertainment by appearing on the live broadcast of EBS Radio’s Listen which was broadcasted on June 16, 2018.

Newkidd’s Jinkwon promoted his versatile charms and gained attention by communicating with listeners with his funny personality and sensible wit while hosting the radio show EBS Radio’s Listen.

Newkidd’s Jinkwon made a special appearance on SBS Radio Power FM’s Bae Seong-jae’s Ten with Hong Jinho. Jinkwon, who appeared as the first male idol guest after the program was established, made an outstanding performance with his excellent wit and charm in the popular corner where mafia games are played.

Ocean Baseball Team is a program in which extraordinary opponents challenge a baseball team made up of 5th-grade elementary school to 1st-grade middle school students. Newkidd’s Jinkwon predicted an interesting match and a bouncing performance. He was selected as the MC for Ozzie’s Baseball Team.

Ocean Baseball Team competed with YouTube channels PDB and K-Tigers as well as with former professional tennis players and college students in a unique bat hit match and a tennis ball and home tag match.

In particular, the match between the baseball team in the backcountry was held at KT Wiz Park, and you can see the matrix view, position view, pitching analysis, and motion tracking video provided by Pro Baseball Live, a 5G realistic professional baseball relay services produced by DIA TV, a channel specializing in creators of CJ ENM.

Newkidd’s Jinkwon became one of the representatives of the group to get a chance in solo activities. Therefore, Newkidd’s Jinkwon can optimize his talent in various skills such as host, actor, and guest star in some events.

Newkidd Jinkwon as EBS Talk! Talk! Boni Hani MC

On December 7, 2020, J-Flo Entertainment, the agency of Newkidd’s Jinkwon, announced the live broadcast of the EBS representative longevity children’s program Tok! Tok! Boni Hani! and announced that he will appear in the show.

Jinkwon has been loved as a 16-year-old Bonnie for her stable progress and bright and healthy image. Expectations are high for this special MC activity as it has female fans of all generations looking forward to his warm visual that has recently increased as well as a solid body that has been strengthened by thorough self-management.

In the first generation of Tok! Tok! Boni Hani!, Kim Tae-jin and Han Byul, who opened the first episode of Tok! Tok! Boni Hani!, appeared and presented memories and fun.

Following this baton, the 16th Boni MC, Newkidd’s Jinkwon, and 12th Hani MC, April’s Lee Jinsol, will work together for the first time. The anticipation is high as he plans to unite the Bonnie Hani MCs from the past and present for another memory for the children viewers who have not seen them in a long time.

Newkidd’s Jinkwon said, “I was so excited to see my children’s friends after a long time. We will make an interesting broadcast with an exciting and fruitful process. Please watch the special live broadcast Boni Hani as the main broadcaster.”

On the other hand, Tok! Tok! Boni Hani! was hosted by Jinkwon and Jin Sol before they were replaced with Newkidd’s Jinkwon and his MC partner.

The EBS children’s program live broadcast Tok! Tok! Boni Hani special MC, Newkidd’s leader Jinkwon, encouraged viewers to watch the show.

Jinkwon greeted fabs on December 9, 2020, through an official SNS, “It’s already the last day of the Tok! Tok! Boni Hani! special broadcast! See you later with Jinkwon Bonnie at 6pm~❤.”

Previously, Jinkwon held a Tok! Tok! Bonnie Hani! appearance as a special MC. The 12-year-old Hani caught the attention of April by showing off her unique chemistry with Lee Jin-sol. The warm-hearted cartoon-ripping visuals as well as the stable progress drew compliments saying, “It’s like an all-time great Boni.”

Newkidd Jinkwon in the Web Drama To My Star

It’s not a strange thing now that many idol circles are spreading their wings. Not only busy in the music industry but they are also increasingly active in the world of acting. Until now, there have been many idol groups that have tried out careers as actors and actresses.

There is no exception with Jinkwon from Newkidd. According to reports on November 27, 2021, the NewKidd leader was confirmed for the upcoming boys’ love (BL) web drama To My Star (literal title). This isn’t Jinkwon’s first time participating in a web drama, but it’s his first time trying out such a drama.

Jinkwon has been known as one of the promising acting idols since his appearance in the web drama After School Romance 2 in 2017. Meanwhile, in his new drama, Jinkwon will play the role of Baek Homin, a man who often feels joy more easily and faster than most people. He will highlight the character with his gentle and charismatic acting skills.

Regarding his casting, Jinkwon shared, “I’m very nervous and excited because it’s been a long time since I’ve been in an acting project.” He continued, “I think I will be able to participate in the work with a happy heart because I can meet the fans who have been waiting for me. I will try hard to show you my best.”

Not to mention, NewKidd fans warmly welcomed this news because they were happy to be reunited with Jinkwon after being unable to do so due to the ongoing COVID-19. Meanwhile, the casting for the web drama has been completed, and it will be in production soon.

In the web drama, Newkidd’s Jinkwon plays the supporting role of Baek Ho-min. Newkidd’s Jinkwon proved his potential as an “acting stone” through his appearance in the web drama which aired and boosted his popularity. He also received positive reviews for broadening his acting spectrum through this drama.

Newkidd’s Jinkwon said through his agency, “During filming, I tried to become a real Baek Ho-min [his character in the web drama]. I wanted to present an interesting drama to the viewers. I hope you can see the good things through this drama.”

To My Star was produced by Energetic Company H&Co and depicts the sweet and salty love story of an actor named Kang Seo-joon (played by Son Woo-hyun) who deviated from the normal track and a chef named Han Ji-woo (played by Kim Kang-min).

Well, that is all of the information about Newkidd’s Jinkwon starting from his full profile, fun facts, career journey, until his latest appearance in web dramas. Let’s keep sending support and love to him and hope that his career will shine even brighter in the future. If you like this article, don’t forget to share it on your social media and wait for another interesting article from Byeol Korea!