Psy who is born on December 31, 1977 in Seoul, South Korea is a famous Pop Singer. The age of Psy is 38 year old. The birth sign of Psy is Capricorn.
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Psy is a stage name of South Korean singer and songwriter Park Jae-sang. He is best known for his hip-hop and K-pop genre of music. In 2000, he began his journey in music making his first appearance on Korean national Television. He next suffered a controversy in his early career due to some inappropriate content in his 2001 released album ‘Psy from the Psycho World!’ and 2002 released ‘Ssa2’. Despite controversy, he came up and rose to fame with his third studio album’s song “Champion”. He took a break from his musical career to serve his nation working in a software developing company for a brief period and making a return in 2006 with fourth album titled ‘Ssajib’. He again went on a military duty as signalman till 2009. His other work as musical artist includes
• PsyFive (2010) (peaked at #6 on Korean Album chart)
• Psy6 (2012) (ranked #2 on US Billboard 200 Album chart)
• Chiljib PSY-Da (2015) (ranked #6 in Korean Album chart)
Aside from above success, his major career breakthrough came in 2012 with release of song “Gangnam Style” that broke all records reaching at top position in various countries including U.S, Japan and Australia and also achieving 10x platinum certification from ARIA and 5x platinum certification from RIAA. He has also released the following top hit songs
• Bird (ranked #1 on Korean singles chart)
• We Are the One
• Entertainer (#1 in Korea)
• Right Now (no. 4 position among Korean Singles)
• Gentleman (Gold certified by ARIA)
• Daddy (peaked #1 in Korean Singles chart)
He even got featured in many songs of various artists like Snoop Dogg, Hyuna and Lexy. His recent presence was witnessed as mentor on TV show ‘Heroes of Remix’ (2016) followed by starring as Mr. Wong in Hong-Kong Chinese action comedy film ‘From Vegas to Macau III’ in 2016.
He is the recipient of 2014 World Music Award under World’s Best Song category for his work in song “Gangnam Style” and has also won the 2015 CICI Korea Award as Star of the Year.
He is in marital relationship with Yoo Hye-yeon since 2006 and is father of twin daughters.
In You Tube history, ‘Gangnam Style’ song was recognized as the most liked video grabbing a Guinness World Record in 2012.
He was born in Gangnam District of Seoul, South Korea on 31 December, 1977 in the family of Park Won-Ho and Kim Young-hee. He completed his studies from Banpo Elementary and Middle Schools and Sehwa High School. He then went to United States for his further studies in Boston University in business administration but dropped out to join Berklee College of Music. He came back to South Korea in 2000 to start his career in music.
He got featured on Schmoyoho’s music video ‘DJ Play My Song’ in 2013.