|Shownu (Sohn Hyun-woo) Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||June 18, 1992|
Shownu is a South Korean singer and dancer who is best known for being a member and group leader of the 7-member boy band Monsta X formed by Starship Entertainment. He has provided his vocals to several successful songs such as All In, Beautiful, Shine Forever, Newton, Trespass, and many more.
Shownu, Showtle, Robot Shownu
Chang-dong, Donbonggu, Seoul, South Korea
Seoul, South Korea
- Siblings – None
Shownu is represented by Starship Entertainment.
K-pop, Hip-Hop, EDM, Pop
- Starship Entertainment
- Mercury Records
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Shownu has not dated anyone publicly yet. He once revealed that his ideal girl would be someone who is like the Korean actress Gong Hyo-jin.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of South Korean descent.
He often tends to dye his hair ‘light brown’, ‘blonde’, or ‘red’.
Shownu has done endorsement work for brands like –
- My Little TVing Stick
- Girl Scouts Korea
- KT Telecom
- Great Ocean game
- Lipton Iced Tea
- Kose Cosmetics Addiction
Best Known For
Being a member and group leader of the 7-member South Korean boy band Monsta X formed by the Starship Entertainment
He released his debut album The Clan Pt. 2.5: The Final Chapter as a part of Monsta X in March 2017. The album was a huge success and peaked at number 2 spot on the Korean music charts. It also made a name overseas by peaking at the number 1 spot on the US Billboard World Music chart.
First TV Show
He made his first TV show appearance on Mnet’s survival show No.Mercy in 2014.
As per an interview in October 2018, Shownu revealed that he works out regularly with Wonho and Jooheon. He also said that he thinks nobody can beat Wonho in exercising but he tries to work as hard as possible and tries not to miss out on it.
Shownu Favorite Things
- Food – Meat
- Color – Black
- Before Starship Entertainment, he had auditioned for JYP Entertainment and stood 2nd.
- Shownu was a former JYP Entertainment’s trainee for 2 years but had to leave due to his absence at the training sessions.
- Before getting selected for Starship Entertainment, he was working as a backup dancer and said that he did not mind doing that.
- One of his friends told him about the Starship Entertainment audition and he decided to give it a try and passed the auditions.
- He was included in a project group known as Nu Boyz also including #GUN, Jooheon, and Wonho.
- Although he is the leader of his group, he is humble and never shows off his leadership.
- He likes to work out regularly and according to him, his arms are the best feature in his body.
- He tries to remain calm and speaks as less as possible.
- Shownu does not have any verified social media account.
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