Kim Jaehwan is a South Korean singer who gained popularity through his participation in the second season of the survival reality show “Produce 101.” He finished in fourth place, securing a spot in the project boy group Wanna One, which was formed through the show. He made his solo debut on May 20, 2019, with his first mini-album titled “Another.” Since then, he has released several solo projects and digital singles. One of his digital singles is “For Couples Who Just Met” (시작되는 연인들을 위해), which was released on July 11, 2023, as the fourth track of the Ear-Appealing Project. The song is a remake of the original track by Lee Won Jin, released in 1994. It features Byeol Eun.
Kim Jaehwan is signed under the management agency Swing Entertainment. He is also known for his academic background, as he and Jung Sewoon are senior and junior at Hoseong University. Regarding his vocal abilities, Kim Jaehwan is known for his impressive range. He can reach the highest note in the 3rd octave, specifically the notes Mi~Fa. Additionally, it is mentioned that he wears a rosary ring, which may have personal or religious significance to him, possibly related to his years of service in the church.
It is noted that Kim Jaehwan has a distinctive laugh, described as a “psychopath” kind of laugh, which he tends to display when he is flustered or having fun. Before his participation in “Produce 101,” Kim Jaehwan trained under Music Works, a South Korean entertainment company. He also had a previous appearance on the second season of the talent show “Korea’s Got Talent,” although he was eliminated during the semi-finals. In total, considering his time as a trainee and his participation in “Produce 101 Season 2,” Kim Jaehwan trained for approximately 4 years and 6 months.