It was belatedly reported that JEONG JOONG JI, a former Produce 101 contestant, has passed away. He died at the age of 30.
JEONG JOONG JI‘s mother announced the death of her son Jung-ji on Twitter on September 20. According to the obituary notice shared by his mother, JEONG JOONG JI died on the 9th and the death announcement was confirmed on the 11th.
JEONG JOONG JI made his face known by appearing on Mnet’s audition show “Produce 101” Season 2, which aired in 2017. He was eliminated in the fifth round in 64th place.
After the program ended, JEONG JOONG JI signed an exclusive contract with his new agency, and he also appeared in the talent discovery project “뮤지션 콜쇼 (Musician Call Show)” with singer Lim Young Woong.
Source: Twitter JEONG JOONG JI