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Shin Dong-yup Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Agency, Family

Shin Dong-yup Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth February 17, 1971
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Shin Dong-yup is a South Korean comedian, television comedy show host, actor, and voice actor. Over the years, he has worked on a variety of projects which include the likes of Explorers of the Human BodyChange, Oppa BandHello Counselor, Shin Dong-yeop’s Love’s Commissioned Mother, Quiz on KoreaNot AloneQuiz PrinceMary Queer, Vampire Idol, The Night of Hate CommentsI Like to Laugh, The Producers, True Story, Kim Yuna’s Kiss & CryMy Little Old Boy, Hwasin: Controller of the Heart, If In Love Like Them, Immortal Songs: Singing the LegendPerfect on PaperGentleman, Golden Egg, Coming Soon, Borg Mom, BIGsTORYOur Cha Cha Cha, Witch HuntReply 1997Studio Vibes, Risqué Business Japan, Beatles Code 3D, Wok of Love, Strong HeartLove Catcher, Guys n Girls, Fashion King KoreaOffice Villain, Wednesday Food TalkTribe of Hip HopLife BarHip Hop Tribe 2: Game of Thrones, Love of 7.7 Billion, DoReMi MarketWe Got DivorcedThe Meow is Fake, Sweet Night, What is Studying?, Saturday Night Live Korea, Oh Eun-young Game, True GolferRest Couple, The Sound of Your HeartBig ForestOur Happy SaturdayWhat Shall We Eat Today – DeliveryGoing to the EndRedevelopment of LoveAre You Hungry for Delivery? Just Order It!, Legend Music Class – LalalandWith GodWith God Season 2I Need WomenHandless Day, and I’ll take care of it.

Born Name

Shin Dong-yup

Nick Name


Shin Dong-yup as seen at 55th Baeksang Arts Awards Red Carpet in May 2019
Shin Dong-yup as seen at the 55th Baeksang Arts Awards Red Carpet in May 2019 (Korean Newspaper Newspaper “NewsInstar” / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

South Korea


South Korean



Shin Dong-yup graduated from the Seoul Institute of the Arts, a prominent educational institution specializing in the arts located in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.


Comedian, Television Comedy Show Host, Actor, Voice Actor


Shin Dong-yup was previously signed with SM C&C Management.

Blood Type





5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Shin Dong-yup has dated –

  1. Sun Hye-yoon (2006-Present) – He got married to Sun Hye-yoon in the year 2006.

Race / Ethnicity


Shin Dong-yup is of Korean descent.

Shin Dong-yup as seen during an event in 2018
Shin Dong-yup as seen during an event in 2018 (dispatchsns / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features


Shin Dong-yup Facts

  1. Along with Lee Jung, Kang Min-kyung, Kim Soo-mi, Lee Soo-hyuk, Kim Woo-bin, and Hong Jong-hyun, Shin Dong-yup co-starred as Dong-yup (the manager of a talent agency who is in charge of Vampire Voice and everything he says is a lie) in the 2011 comedy-drama television show Vampire Idol.
  2. In 2015, he was seen as Hyung-geun (assistant director of 2 Days & 1 Night) in the comedy-drama television series The Producers. It stars Cha Tae-hyun, Gong Hyo-jinKim Soo-hyun, and Lee Ji-eun.
  3. Shin Dong-yup appeared as himself in an episode of the television sitcom The Sound of Your Heart in 2016. Based on the webtoon of the same name, the show’s lead cast consists of Lee Kwang-soo and Jung So-min.
  4. In 2018, he was cast as a guest as Immar’s voice in the romantic comedy-drama television series Wok of Love. The show stars Lee Jun-ho, Jang Hyuk, and Jung Ryeo-won.
  5. Shin Dong-yup has been a recipient of various accolades such as the Baeksang Arts Award, KBS Entertainment Award, Cable TV Broadcasting Award, Korea Broadcasting Award, SBS Entertainment Award, SBS Drama Award, Style Icon Award, Korean Popular Culture and Arts Award, Mnet 20’s Choice Award, tvN10 Award, and Korea PD Award.
  6. He was included in Forbes‘ “Korea Power Celebrity” list in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018.
  7. In July 2023, it was confirmed that Shin Dong-yup had decided to part ways with his longtime agency, SM C&C, after 11 years. He first signed with the agency in 2012.

Featured Image by Korean Newspaper Newspaper “NewsInstar” / YouTube / CC BY 3.0

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