|Hwang Eun-bi (SinB) Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||June 3, 1998|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Hwang Eun-bi (SinB) is a South Korean singer, actress, model, and dancer who is known for being the former main dancer, vocalist, and center of the 6-membered girl group, named GFriend, alongside her fellow artists, namely, Sowon, Yerin, Yuju, Eunha, and Umji. As a member of GFriend, SinB has worked on a wide range of songs, albums, and EPs like LOL, Time for Us, Season of Glass, Snowflake, Rainbow, Parallel, Flower Bud, Time for the Moon Night, Sunny Summer, Fever Season, Rough, The Awakening, Memoria, Love Whisper, and several others. Additionally, she has also shared a number of awards with her fellow group mates which include Gaon Chart Music Awards, Golden Disc Awards, Melon Music Awards, Mnet Asian Music Awards, Seoul Music Awards, Soribada Best K-Music Awards, Japan Gold Disc Award, MTV Europe Music Awards, and Asia Model Award. Despite being from a small entertainment company, GFriend has shown tremendous growth with more than 4 million followers on Instagram, more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter, more than a million followers on Facebook, and more than 1.5 million subscribers on YouTube. Other than her association with GFriend, SinB has also been a member of the 4-piece project girl group, Station Young, by SM Entertainment and her fellow Station Young group members include Seulgi, Soyeon, and Chungha.
Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea
SinB attended the School of Performing Arts Seoul, which is located in Gung-dong, Guro-gu, Seoul, South Korea, along with her fellow GFriend groupmates Sowon, Yerin, Yuju, Eunha, and Umji.
Singer, Actress, Dancer, Model
- Sibling – Hwang Jungwoo (Older Brother)
SinB was represented by Source Music.
She is currently represented by BPM Entertainment.
Source Music (Former), King Records Co., Ltd., SM Entertainment, BPM Entertainment
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
46 kg or 101.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
SinB has revealed that her ideal type is someone who is like the singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion icon, G-Dragon.
Race / Ethnicity
Hwang Eun-bi (SinB) is of South Korean descent.
She has often dyed her hair.
- Toned body
- Gorgeous hair
- Deep-set eyes
As a member of GFriend, SinB had been a part of a number of commercials for brands such as Pepsi, Hyundai Sonata, and several others.
Moreover, she has also modeled for the clothing brand, Evisu.
Best Known For
- Being the main dancer, vocalist, and center of the 6-membered girl group, named GFriend, which also includes Sowon, Yerin, Yuju, Eunha, and Umji and has been formed by the entertainment company, Source Music. The group made its debut with the release of the EP, Season of Glass, on January 15, 2015, and has since released a large number of singles, albums, music videos, and EPs such as Time for Us, LOL, Fever Season, Season of Glass, Flower Bud, The Awakening, Me Gustas Tu, Time for the Moon Night, Snowflake, Parallel, Rough, Rainbow, Fingertip, Love Whisper, Memoria, Glass Bead, Sunny Summer, and many others.
- Having been a part of GFriend‘s 3rd EP, Snowflake, which was released on January 25, 2016, and included tracks such as Rough, Snowflake, Someday, Say My Name, Luv Star, and Trust. The EP was ranked at number #2 in the Gaon Album Chart, at number #195 in the Oricon Albums Chart, and at number #10 in the U.S. Billboard Chart. One of the tracks, titled “Rough”, became particularly popular winning Gaon Chart Music Award in the “Song of the Year (January)” category, Golden Disc Award in the “Digital Bonsang” category, Melon Music Award in the “Best Dance (Female)” category, and Mnet Asian Music Award in the “Best Dance Performance – Female Group” category as well as getting ranked at number #3 in YouTube’s top 10 “Most Viewed K-Pop Videos Around the World in January 2016” and at number #2 in the top 10 “K-pop MVs most beloved by South Koreans in 2016”. Rough also accomplished the feat of becoming the most downloaded song in 2016 according to Gaon Chart’s 2016 Year End Download Chart.
- The 6th EP, Time for the Moon Night, which was released on April 30, 2018, by the girl group GFriend and which peaked at number #1 in the Gaon Album Chart, at number #63 in the Oricon Albums Chart, and at number #6 in the U.S. Billboard Chart. It comprised of songs like Time for the Moon Night, Love Bug, Bye, Flower Garden, Tik Tik, and You Are My Star and also won a Melon Music Award in the “Best Music Video” category. Additionally, it was nominated for a Gaon Chart Music Award in the “Song of the Year (April)” category, Golden Disc Award in the “Digital Daesang” category, and Soompi Award in the “Music Video of the Year” category. In 2018, the EP’s track, “Time for the Moon Night”, also became the first song of the year to win all the prizes in musical programs.
- Releasing GFriend‘s 7th EP, Fever Season, on July 1, 2019, which was ranked at number #1 in the Gaon Album Chart, at number #73 in the Oricon Albums Chart, and at number #10 in the U.S. Billboard Chart
- Having won a large number of awards, as a member of GFriend, which include Gaon Chart Music Awards, Golden Disc Awards (GDA), Melon Music Awards (MMA), Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), Seoul Music Awards (SMA), Soribada Best K-Music Awards (SOBA), The Fact Music Awards, Japan Gold Disc Award, MTV Europe Music Awards, MBC Show Champion Awards, 13th Annual Soompi Award, Asia Model Award, and numerous others
- The immense global popularity of the girl group GFriend as it had gained a huge fan base on social media with more than 4 million followers on Instagram, more than 1.5 million followers on Twitter, more than a million followers on Facebook, and more than 1.5 million subscribers on YouTube
- Having been a member of the South Korean project girl group named Station Young and the group has also included Red Velvet‘s Seulgi, (G)I-dle‘s Soyeon, and former I.O.I member and soloist, Chungha
As a member of GFriend, she released her first studio album, LOL, on July 11, 2016, via Source Music and LOEN Entertainment and it consisted of songs such as Fall in Love, Navillera, LOL, Water Flower, Mermaid, Distance, Gone with the Wind, Compass, and Click. Moreover, it was ranked at number #3 in the South Korean Albums (Gaon) chart and at number #7 in the US World Albums (Billboard) chart and was also nominated for a Golden Disc Award in the “Disk Daesang” category in 2017 as well as a Soompi Award in the “Album of the Year” category the same year.
As a member of Station Young, SinB released her first song, Wow Thing, on September 28, 2018, via SM Entertainment. It was positioned at number #35 in South Korea (Gaon Digital) chart and at number #43 in South Korea (Billboard) chart.
SinB stayed fit by working out regularly alongside her other GFriend group mates and the members often used to post their gym pictures and workout videos on Instagram as well. In addition to that, SinB is also a dancer, so, her dance sessions also help her maintain a fit body.
SinB Favorite Things
- K-Pop Group – Big Bang
- At her baptism, she was named Esther.
- When she was a child, SinB did modeling work for a few kids clothing brands and was also a part of “Ulzzang Kids”.
- The name ‘SinB’ means secret or mysterious.
- Before becoming a part of Source Music, she trained under Big Hit Entertainment, another South Korean entertainment company, for around 5 years.
- SinB has the same first name as Eunha which is ‘Eun-bi’. The duo has also been friends since their childhood years.
- YouTube ranked the music video for the song, Glass Bead, from the EP titled Season of Glass at the 9th spot in the top 10 “Most Viewed K-Pop Videos Around the World in January 2015” list. Soon after, on January 28, 2015, the girl group was named as one of the “Top 5 K-Pop Artists to Watch in 2015”.
- GFriend‘s fame skyrocketed when it was nominated as the only girl group in the 2015 MTV Europe Music Awards in the “Best Korean Act” category alongside boy groups such as B1A4, BTS, Got7, and VIXX.
- Both SinB and her GFriend groupmate, Sowon, are quick at learning choreography.
- GFriend‘s first-ever fan meet, named “Dear Buddy”, was organized in April 2017.
- Formerly, SinB was in the agency named ‘Kidz Planet’ which had also signed Astro‘s Moonbin and iKON‘s Chanwoo.
- As a member of GFriend, she has made appearances in a number of shows such as GFriend! Look After Our Dog, Mamamoo x GFriend Showtime, GFriend Summer Vacation in Okinawa, GFriend Loves Europe, One Fine Day, GFriend – Where R U Going?!, and The Friends in Adriatic Sea.
- Apart from singing and dancing, she also enjoys acting.
- SinB is not a big fan of watching horror movies because she gets scared very easily.
- Her looks resemble that of American singer, actress, and fashion designer, Jessica Jung.
- She has also collaborated with singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Yoo Seung-woo, on his song titled You’re Beautiful at the MBC music television program broadcast, Show Champion.
- SinB enjoys outdoor activities such as bungee jumping, paragliding, and skydiving.
- Although she credits singer, songwriter, and rapper, CL, as her role model, she is also a big fan of actress and model, Song Ji-hyo.
- If things had not worked out for her in the entertainment industry, SinB would have probably become a soldier.
- She hates aegyo which is a cute display of affection often expressed including but not limited to through a cute/baby voice, facial expressions, and gestures.
- She has been friends with Astro‘s Moonbin since they were very young and the two have also been neighbors.
- SinB likes kickboxing.
- In 2015, she made a soundtrack appearance for the song, I’ll Be There, for The Fairies In My Arms.
- She was a part of the song, Confession (feat. Sijin), for the romantic comedy TV series, Cinderella with Four Knights, in 2016. The show starred the likes of Park So-dam, Jung Il-woo, Ahn Jae-hyun, Lee Jung-shin, Choi Min, and Son Na-eun.
- SinB has also appeared in the music video for the song I’m Da One by 2AM‘s Jo Kwon alongside the pre-debut BTS members.
- She was also cast as a fixed panelist in the MBC Every 1 variety show, Weekly Idol, in 2016.
- She has a habit of putting things in her skirts.
- In 2015, GFriend‘s another track, Me Gustas Tu, was released and while the group was performing in one of the promotional events for the song, the members fell on the stage several times owing to the slippery floor. This brought much attention their way and their video of that particular show also became viral in September 2015 and GFriend members were highly praised for their professionalism. During the incident, Yuju even twisted one of her fingers and fell on stage for around 8 times.
- SinB loves the Harry Potter series.
- According to the GFriend members, she is the 2nd noisiest person in the group after Eunha.
- One of her secret talents is that she can rotate her hand to 360 degrees.
- SinB is allergic to grapes. However, she can eat green grapes but not the purple ones.
- In May 2021, it was announced that all 6 members of GFriend had parted ways with Source Music after the expiration of their contracts and the group had disbanded.
- In October 2021, it was announced that SinB and former GFriend members Eunha and Umji had signed a contract with BPM Entertainment to debut as a trio called Viviz. Their first EP, Beam of Prism was released in February 2022.
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