Jota of MADTOWN signs a contract with new agency and marks a new beginning!
On October 9, King Kong by Starship Entertainment announced that Jota of MADTOWN signed an exclusive contract with the agency. The company said, “Lee Jong-Hwa became a new member of our King Kong by Starship family.”
They continued, “we are glad to have started his new journey as an actor together. We plan to provide our fullest support as Lee Jong-Hwa, who has proven his talent in various fields, begins this new journey.”
According to the company, Jota not only signed with a new agency, but also announced a name change. From now on, he will take on his real name Lee Jong-Hwa and begin his career as an actor.
Meanwhile, Lee Jong-Hwa debuted in the industry as a member of boy group MADTOWN. While promoting himself as “Jota,” he appeared in various TV programs, including SBS “Law of the Jungle” and MBC “We Got Married” and gained recognition from the public. Furthermore, he appeared as a rival character of Nam Joo-Hyuk in MBC 2016 drama “Weightlifting Fairy, Kim Bok-Joo” and briefly showcased his acting skills.
Regarding the news, Lee Jong-Hwa shared a brief comment. The actor said, “I’m glad and thrilled to have become a new family member of King Kong by Starship Entertainment. I will try my hardest to put on the best performance as an actor. Please look forward to my future promotions, and send lots of love and encouragement.”
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Translated by Dasol Kim