Kim Jae Hwan has announced his plans to enlist in the military.

WAKE ONE Entertainment Reveals Kim Jae Hwan Military Enlistment Date

On May 31, WAKEONE, the agency representing Kim, shared the news about his upcoming enlistment. The announcement came alongside another significant update: Kim Jae Hwan has recently renewed his exclusive contract with WAKEONE.

“Based on the foundation of trust and faith from having been together for a long time, our artist Kim Jae Hwan recently renewed his contract with our agency,” stated WAKEONE. “We will actively support Kim Jae Hwan’s broad range of music activities in numerous directions in the future.”

The agency also disclosed that Kim Jae Hwan would be enlisting on July 1 as a member of the military band. This role will allow him to continue engaging with music even while fulfilling his mandatory military service, ensuring that his artistic talents are put to good use.

Kim Jae Hwan Through The Years

Kim Jae Hwan first gained widespread recognition through his participation in the Mnet survival show “Produce 101 Season 2.” His impressive performance on the show earned him a spot in the project group Wanna One, which enjoyed immense popularity during its active period. After Wanna One disbanded, the idol embarked on a successful solo career in 2019, showcasing his vocal prowess and versatility as an artist.

Earlier this month, Kim made a comeback with his mini album “I Adore” and its title track “Amaid.” The release was well-received by fans and critics alike, further cementing his status as a talented solo artist. His decision to renew his contract with WAKEONE reflects his commitment to his musical career and his confidence in the agency’s support.

As he prepares for his enlistment, Kim’s fans are expressing their support and well-wishes for his service. Serving in the military band will allow him to continue his passion for music while fulfilling his national duty. Many are looking forward to his return to the music scene after completing his service, anticipating even greater achievements in his career.

The announcement of his enlistment and contract renewal marks a significant moment in Kim’s journey. It highlights his dedication to his craft and his resilience in navigating the challenges of both his professional and personal life. As he steps into this new chapter, his fans and supporters remain steadfast in their admiration and encouragement.