He first achieved breakthrough success with his third Korean album, It's Raining (2004), which spawned the number one single of the same name.
Rain's musical career includes seven albums (six Korean, one Japanese), 28 singles and numerous concert tours around the world.
Lee Joon-Gi was born on April 17th, 1982 in Busan, South Korea.
His immediate family consists of his parents and one younger brother.
For the next couple of years, Joon-Gi worked at various part time jobs, before gaining acceptance into the Seoul Institute of the Arts.
In 2001, Lee Joon-Gi made his debut as a model for fashion brand So Basic, appearing alongside actress Hee-seon Kim. He would go on to appear in many more CF's and music videos.