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Famous People Named Jin

February 27, 2017 1.1k views80 items
Who knew there were so many famous people named Jin in the world? Our list of celebrities named Jin includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Jins below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Jin, actors named Jin, and much more. Jin Akanishi, Jin Hee-kyung, and Jin Kab-yong are only a few of the well-known people named Jin on this list.
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  • Singer-songwriter, Actor

    Age37

    BirthplaceChiba Prefecture

    Jin Akanishi (赤西 仁, Akanishi Jin, born July 4, 1984) is a Japanese musician, singer, songwriter and actor. He has been active since 1998, first as one of the two lead vocalists of the popular J-pop...  more
  • Television director, Model

    Age53

    BirthplaceSouth Korea, Iksan

    Jin Hee-kyung (born September 7, 1968) is a South Korean actress....  more
  • Jin Kab-yong (Hangul: 진갑용; born May 8, 1974 in Busan, South Korea) is a retired catcher who last played for the Samsung Lions in the Korea Baseball Organization. He batted and threw right-handed....  more
  • Age22

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Jin Ji-hee is a South Korean actress. She began her career as a child actress, and is best known for her roles in the relationship drama Alone in Love, the horror fairytale Hansel and Gretel, the...  more
  • Jin Seo-yeon is an actress....  more
  • Ballet Dancer, Actor

    Age54

    BirthplaceShenyang, China

    Jin Xing (Chinese: 金星; born August 13, 1967 in Shenyang, Liaoning) is a Chinese ballerina, modern dancer, choreographer, actress, founder and artistic director of the contemporary dance company...  more
  • Songwriter, Rapper

    Age39

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Miami

    Jin Au-Yeung (born June 4, 1982), known as MC Jin, is an American rapper, songwriter and actor of Hakka descent who is the first Asian American solo rapper to be signed to a major record label in the...  more
  • Age42

    BirthplaceGangwon Province, South Korea

    Jin Jong-oh (진종오; Korean pronunciation: [tɕin.dʑoŋ.o]; born 24 September 1979) is a South Korean sports shooter who competed at the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics. The only individual...  more
  • Novelist

    AgeDec. at 51 (1610-1661)

    Jin Shengtan (simplified Chinese: 金圣叹; traditional Chinese: 金聖歎; pinyin: Jīn Shèngtàn; Wade–Giles: Chin Shêng-t'an) (1610?-7 August 1661), former name Jin Renrui (金人瑞), also known as Jin Kui (金喟),...  more
  • Musician

    Age28

    BirthplaceGwacheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

    Kim Seok-jin (born on December 4, 1992), also known by his stage name Jin, is a South Korean singer and songwriter. He is the oldest member and vocalist of the South Korean boy group BTS....  more

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  • Jin Sun-Yu (Hangul: 진선유, Hanja: 陳善有, born December 17, 1988 in Daegu, South Korea) is a South Korean short-track speed skater. She is a triple Olympic Champion from 2006 and a three-time Overall...  more
  • Actor

    Age41

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Jin Goo (born July 20, 1980) is a South Korean actor. He won Best Supporting Actor at the Grand Bell Awards and Blue Dragon Film Awards for his role in Bong Joon-ho's 2009 noir thriller Mother. He is...  more
  • Actor

    AgeDec. at 73 (1910-1983)

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Jin Yan (April 7, 1910 – December 27, 1983), also known by his English name Raymond King, was a Korean-born Chinese actor who gained fame during China's golden age of cinema, based in Shanghai. His...  more
  • Athlete, Speed Skater

    Age36

    BirthplaceHarbin, China

    Jin Peiyu is a Chinese female speed skater. She competed for China at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the 500m and 1000m events....  more
  • Ice Hockey Player

    Age38

    BirthplaceHarbin, China

    Jin Fengling is a Chinese female ice hockey player. She is a member of the China women's national ice hockey team. She competed for China at the 2010 Winter Olympics. The team finished 7th out of 8...  more
  • Voice acting

    Age58

    BirthplaceHyōgo Prefecture, Japan

    Jin Horikawa (堀川 仁, Horikawa Jin, born December 16, 1962) is a Japanese voice actor from Hyōgo Prefecture. He is a member of Office Osawa, the same agency that employs distinguished voice actors such...  more
  • Actor, Athlete

    Age40

    BirthplaceHefei, China

    Jin Jing (Chinese: 金晶; Pinyin: Jīn Jīng; born 1981 in Hefei, Anhui, China) is a Chinese female Paralympic fencer. She was a torchbearer carrying the Olympic torch amid political protests during the...  more
  • Professor
    Jin S. Hahn is a Professor of Neurology, of Pediatrics and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford University....  more
  • Philosopher

    AgeDec. at 89 (1895-1984)

    BirthplaceChangsha, China

    Jin Yuelin (Chinese: 金岳霖; 14 July 1895 – 19 October 1984) was a Chinese philosopher best known for three works, one each on logic, metaphysics, and epistemology. He was also a commentator on...  more
  • Voice acting

    Age58

    BirthplaceJapan, Tokyo

    Jin Yamanoi (山野井 仁, Yamanoi Jin, born November 16, 1952 in Tokyo) is a Japanese voice actor....  more
  • Age36

    BirthplaceFengcheng, Liaoning

    Jin Ziwei (Chinese: 金紫薇; pinyin: Jīn Zǐwēi; born 17 October 1985 in Fengcheng, Dandong, Liaoning) is a female Chinese rower. She competed for Team China at the 2008 Summer Olympics, winning the gold...  more
  • Actor, Voice acting

    Age64

    BirthplaceJapan, Tokyo

    Jin Hirao is an actor and voice actor....  more
  • Politician, Warlord

    Age142

    BirthplaceGansu, China

    Jin Shuren (traditional Chinese: 金樹仁; simplified Chinese: 金树仁; pinyin: Jīn Shùrén; Wade–Giles: Chin Shu-jen; c. 1883–1941) was a Chinese warlord who served as Governor of Xinjiang between 1928 and...  more
  • AgeDec. at 47 (1877-1924)

    BirthplaceHefei, China

    Jin Yunpeng (Chinese: 靳云鹏; pinyin: Jìn Yúnpéng; Wade–Giles: Chin Yun-peng); IPA: [t͡ɕìn ýnpʰə́ŋ]; 1877 – 30 January 1951) was a Chinese general and politician of the Warlord Era of the Republic of...  more
  • Professor
    Jin Hyung Lee is Assistant Professor, Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Bioengineering at Stanford University....  more
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