I.N, whose real name is Yang Jeongin, is a talented member of the popular K-pop group Stray Kids. Born on February 8, 2001, he is the maknae (youngest member) of the group. Despite his young age, I.N has already showcased his incredible vocals and charming personality, capturing the hearts of fans worldwide.
Known for his sweet and angelic voice, I.N has contributed to many of Stray Kids‘ hit songs, including “God’s Menu,” “Back Door,” and “Miroh.” His unique vocal color adds depth and emotion to their music, making him stand out among the crowd.
Offstage, I.N is known for his bright and cheerful personality. He often brings laughter and joy to his fellow members and fans with his playful antics. Let’s learn some more about the maknae of Stray Kids
Unveiling the Childhood of I.N aka Yang Jeongin
Yang Jeongin who goes by his stage name I.N has been in the limelight for a long time. He actually began his career as a child model, showing his adorable charms to the world.
I.N had braces for nearly two years, which ultimately gave him that perfect smile we all adore. He is from Busan and has an older brother (1999) and a younger brother (2007).
I.N’s Journey with Stray Kids
I.N aka Yang Jeongin joined Stray Kids through a reality show of the same title in 2017 along with 8 other members. He showcases his incredible talent as the vocalist and youngest member (maknae) of the popular K-pop group, Stray Kids. It’s worth mentioning that I.N, along with Seungmin, are part of the subunit VOCALRACHA.
The Stray Kids’ maknae made the decision to forgo taking the 2021 CSAT and pursue his career as an entertainer wholeheartedly. He prioritized his passion for music and chose to focus on honing his skills and dedicating himself to his craft.
I.N’s Close Circle of Kpop Artist Friends
There is no denying that he is close with his Stray Kids bandmates. Besides them, he has developed unbreakable bonds with other K-pop artists and people in the entertainment industry.
Notably, I.N is close with Beomgyu from TXT and ProduceX101’s contestant Kim Minkyu.
I.N’s Foray into the Acting World
While no one can deny the musical prowess of the Stray Kids youngest member, he has already impressed fans with his acting chops. Yes, our favorite maknae made a special cameo along with Hyunjin in episode 16 of the series A-Teen Season 2 (2019). There is a possibility that we may see him starring as a lead in a Kdrama after some time.
If I.N had not been a Stray Kids member, he expressed his desire to become an elementary school teacher since he loves kids. He also shared that he dreamt of becoming a priest when he was young.
I.N is a big fan of ASMR, especially when he’s having trouble falling asleep. It’s his go-to remedy for those restless nights.
I.N has developed quite a fondness for trot music and feels quite confident when it comes to singing trot songs. He finds joy in the lively rhythms and catchy melodies of trot, and it brings out his inner performer.
Favorite Season and Role Model
Winter holds a special place in I.N’s heart as it brings back cherished memories and holds significance for him. Not only does he have many precious moments associated with winter, but it’s also the season of his birthday.
I.N looks up to Bruno Mars as his role model. He finds inspiration in Bruno Mars’ incredible talent, captivating performances, and versatile musical style.
I.N’s Collaboration with Alexander McQueen
Recently, Jeongin attended his first-ever solo fashion gig by making an appearance at the Paris Fashion Week. He looked like a prince in an all-white and won the hearts of fans and fashion enthusiasts.
The word on the streets is that I.N might soon be announced as the brand ambassador for Alexander McQueen. It would be an incredible opportunity for him to represent such a prestigious and iconic fashion brand.