Facts of Shownu
|Age:||28 years 10 months|
|Birth Date:||June 18, 1992|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius, Libra|
|Birth Place:||Changdong, South Korea|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Shownu is a South Korean singer and dancer who is recognized for being a member and group leader of the 7-member boy band Monsta X formed by Starship Entertainment. He is the singer of the songs such as All In, Beautiful, Shine Forever, Newton, Trespass, and many more.
- 1 What is Shownu Famous For?
- 2 Shownu: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity
- 3 Shownu: Professional Acting Career, Stage Acting
- 4 Awards
- 5 Net Worth (2021) and Salary
- 6 Is Shownu married? Husband, Children, Marriage
- 7 Rumors and Scandals
- 8 Brand Endorsements
- 9 Height, Weight, Eye Color
- 10 Is Shownu active on social media?
What is Shownu Famous For?
- Is a South Korean singer and dancer
- The group leader of the band, Monsta X
Shownu: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity
Shownu was born on June 18, 1992, and his birthplace is Changdong, South Korea. His real name is Son Hyun Woo and his Chinese name is Xin Xiu. He is 29 years old as of 2021. Shownu has not revealed anything about his personal details like his parent’s name, siblings, and childhood. In addition, Shownu holds South Korean citizenship but his ethnicity is unknown.
Shownu: Professional Acting Career, Stage Acting
Before, he auditioned for JYP Entertainment and stood 2nd. He was a former JYP Entertainment trainee for 2 years but had to leave due to his absence from the training sessions.
Before getting selected for Starship Entertainment, Shownu was working as a backup dancer and said that he did not mind doing that. One of his friends recommended the Starship Entertainment audition and he decided to give it a try and passed the auditions.
He took part in a project group known as Nu Boyz also including #GUN, Jooheon, and Wonho. Although Shownu is the leader of his group, he is humble and never shows off his leadership. Shownu likes to work out regularly and according to him, his arms are the best feature of his body.
Shownu released his debut album The Clan Pt. 2.5: The Final Chapter as a part of Monsta X in March 2017. The album reached the 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
Shownu made his first TV show appearance on Mnet’s survival show No. Mercy in 2014.
As per an interview in October 2018, he revealed that he works out regularly with Wonho and Jooheon. Shownu revealed that nobody can beat Wonho in exercising but he tries to work as hard as possible and tries not to miss out on it.
Shownu has been nominated for 83 awards and he has won 30 among them. Some of the major awards he won are Golden Disc Award, Mnet Asian Music Award, Seoul Music Award, Asia Artist Award, etc.
Net Worth (2021) and Salary
As a singer and dancer, he might have earned a decent sum of money but it is still under review.
Is Shownu married? Husband, Children, Marriage
Shownu has not dated anyone publicly yet. He once mentioned that his ideal girl would be someone who is like the Korean actress Gong Hyo-jin.
Rumors and Scandals
Shownu was dragged into a controversy after the news came out as he was dating a married woman. Later, Starship Entertainment revealed that he had no idea the woman was.
Likewise, in November 2019, Shownu was seen in his underwear and appeared to be asleep. He was also completely naked in other two pictures and then his management team released a statement and took legal action against the first person who shared the picture.
Shownu has done endorsement work for brands like –
My Little TVing Stick
Girl Scouts Korea
Great Ocean game
Lipton Iced Tea
Kose Cosmetics Addiction
Height, Weight, Eye Color
He has dark brown eyes and black hair but he often dyes his hair to light brown, blonde, and red. Also, he has a height of 5 ft. 11 inches and weighs 70 kg.
Shownu has around 530k followers on Instagram and around 12k followers on Twitter.