Shownu is a South Korean-based singer and dancer who is recognized for being a member and the group leader of the 7-member boy band Monsta X formed by Starship Entertainment. He is the composer of the songs such as All In, Beautiful, Shines Forever, Newton, Trespass, and many more.
What is Shownu Famous For?
- He Is a South Korean skilled 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 town, 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 two 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 position on the Korean music charts. It additionally made a name overseas by peaking at the number 1 spot on the US Billboard World Music chart.
First TV Show
Shownu made his very first TV show appearance on Mnet’s survival show No. Mercy in 2014.
As per an interview in October of 2018, he revealed that he works out regularly with Wonho and Jooheon. Shownu revealed that nobody could beat Wonho in doing exercising, but he tries to work as hard as he can and tries not to miss out on it.
Shownu has been nominated for 83 awards, and he has won about 30 among them. Some of the major awards he won are Asia Artist Award, Golden Disc Award, Mnet Asian Music Award, Seoul Music 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. Shownu net worth is about $1million currently.
Is Shownu married? Husband, Children, Marriage
Shownu has not dated anyone that we know 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 the 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 popular brands like –
- My Little TVing Stick
- Girl Scouts Korea
- Great Ocean game
- Lipton Iced Tea
- KT Telecom
- Kose Cosmetics Addiction
Height, Weight, Eye Color
He has a dark brown eye color and black hair, but he often dyes his hair to light brown, blonde, and red. Also, he has a height of just 5 ft. 11 inches and weighs in 70 kg.
Shownu has around 535k followers on Instagram and about 12k followers on Twitter.
|Age:||28 years 9 months|
|Birth Date:||June 18, 1992|
|Net worth:||$1 million|