Jota (Madtown)

Lee Jong Hwa, also known as Jota, is a South Korean actor, singer, and model. He was a member of the South Korean boy band Madtown. He was also a backup dancer for Lee Hyo Ri’s song ”Bad Girls”, together with Shownu from MONSTA X. He made is acting debut as Choi Tae Hoon in” Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo”.
Jota debuted as a sub rapper and lead dancer of the South Korean boy group Madtown in October 2014. He later changed his position in Madtown from rapper to vocalist. The group made their official debut on October 9 on M Countdown.
Jota is very athletic and had planned on becoming a professional Judo competitor in high school. He was also good at taekwondo and kendo. However, due to an ankle injury, he had to put aside those dreams and chose to go into the entertainment industry.
In December 2015, Jota auditioned for Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education. He was chosen from an audition for judo and was announced as the new ace due to his professional judo skills. He won many matches with many experienced judo players.
Jota is an active member of Dream Team, setting a record of 2m 60cm in the high jump competition.
In January 2016, he was confirmed as a cast member of “Law of the Jungle in Tonga”.
In May of 2016, he was on the fourth season of “We Got Married”, where he was paired up with model Kim Jin Kyung.
In 2018, it was confirmed that MADTOWN disbanded. On October 2018, King Kong by Starship confirmed that Jota signed an exclusive contract with them and will work under his real name as an actor.

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Jota (Madtown) Facts

Native Name: 이종화

Birth Name: Jong Hwa Lee

Nationality:  Korean

Birth Date: February 15, 1994

Gender: Male

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