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Name: Shownu
Occupation: Rapper
Gender: Male
Birth Day: June 18, 1992
Age: 28
Country: South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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Shownu was born on June 18, 1992 in South Korea (28 years old). Shownu is a Rapper, zodiac sign: Gemini. Find out Shownunet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

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Biography Timeline


Shownu was born in Chang-dong, Dobong-gu, in Seoul, South Korea on June 18, 1992.


Shownu was initially a trainee of JYP Entertainment, for around two years, after winning first place in the JYP auditions in 2009. He auditioned to JYP Entertainment as it is the label of the singer Rain, who inspired Shownu to become an idol. Although Shownu gained praise at the company for his powerful dancing, he left the company citing conflicts with the company and a feeling of stagnation.


In December 2014, he competed in Mnet's survival show, No.Mercy. He, alongside six other contestants, then debuted in the hip-hop boy group, Monsta X in 2015.


Shownu debuted as the leader and main dancer of Monsta X on May 14, 2015, with the EP Trespass.


Since 2016, Shownu has been featured in various magazines. He made a solo appearance in InStyle Korea in June 2016, Taiwan magazine Bella in February 2018 and Dazed Korea for Monsta X Dazed Project in October 2020. He appeared with former member Wonho in numerous occasions, such as Nylon Korea in January 2018, GQ Korea in August 2018, and Elle Korea in August 2019, which included promoting Tom Ford's latest perfume line. He has also appeared alongside Minhyuk and Jooheon for Harper's Bazaar Korea in May 2020, Kihyun for W Korea in June 2020, and with Jooheon for Esquire Korea in November 2020. He featured on the cover of BEAUTY+ in October 2019, Cosmopolitan Korea in September 2020, for their 20th anniversary issue, which became sold out as soon as sales began, and on the back cover of 1st Look Magazine Korea in October 2020, promoting Moschino Toy Boy perfume. After its release, Moschino perfume's Toy 2 sold out on Olive Young's online mall and also ranked first in perfume brand ranking. Following the success of the promotion, Shownu was selected as the first Korean muse for Italian luxury fashion brand Moschino perfume.


Since debut, Shownu has made significant solo appearances on variety and reality shows, including being a regular cast member for two seasons of Lipstick Prince, which landed him a commercial film after winning the show, as well as appearing as a contestant on King of Mask Singer in 2018, as "Okey Donkey", and guesting on more than 10 variety shows. Shownu has been praised for the diverse types of entertainment he demonstrates in his appearances and his overall ability as an entertainer. Shownu also appeared in Sistar "Shake It" music video.

In 2018, Shownu also collaborated on the British band PREP's lead single for their forthcoming album, the song "Don't Look Back," alongside Hwang So-Yoon of Se So Neon. Shownu had sought out PREP for collaboration as he was already a fan of the group.

๐ŸŽ‚ Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Shownu is 30 years, 1 months and 28 days old. Shownu will celebrate 31st birthday on a Sunday 18th of June 2023. Below we countdown to Shownu upcoming birthday.


Recent Birthday Highlights

28th birthday - Thursday, June 18, 2020

MONSTA X's Shownu celebrates his birthday with Monbebe's love - Somag News

The idol is celebrating his 28th birthday with the love of Monbebe. After the release of his album "FANTASIA", Monbebe continues celebrating with MONSTA X for Shownu's birthday.

Shownu 28th birthday timeline
27th birthday - Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Fans Wish MONSTA Xโ€™s Shownu A Happy Birthday With Worldwide Trending Topic

MONSTA Xโ€™s leader Shownu is celebrating his birthday today! On June 18, Shownu turns 27 years old in Western reckoning. Soon after midnight KST, the hashtag #HBDtoSHOWNU began trending worldwide on Twitter and rose all the way to the No. 2 position. 190618HAPPY BIRTHDAY #SHOWNU โค๏ธ#๋ชฌ์Šคํƒ€์—‘์Šค '#์…”๋ˆ„'์˜ ์ƒ์ผ์„ ์ถ•ํ•˜ํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹คโค๏ธโค๏ธ#HBDtoSHOWNU #์…”๋ˆ„์•ผ_๋„ˆ๋ผ๋Š”_๋น›์„_์‘์›ํ•ด โ€” STARSHIP Ent. (@STARSHIPent)

Shownu 27th birthday timeline
26th birthday - Monday, June 18, 2018


To Our Dear Leader Shownu, HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHOWNU OPPA! I can't believe you're already 26 (27 in

Shownu 26th birthday timeline
25th birthday - Sunday, June 18, 2017

What Shownu Means to Me | MONBEBE Amino

Today is my birthday. It is also Shownu's birthday. He's my birthday twin. I know I say this often l

Shownu 25th birthday timeline
23rd birthday - Thursday, June 18, 2015

Happy Birthday, Shownu!!! | K-Pop Amino

Happy 24th (23rd) Birthday to MONSTA X leader, Shownu! I'm so glad his dreams of debut came true! He

Shownu 23rd birthday timeline
22nd birthday - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Baby Seager - Shownu Love Story - 22nd Birthday at Korea - Wattpad

Read 22nd Birthday at Korea from the story Baby Seager - Shownu Love Story by ceceforever15 (CeCeluvsyou) with 5 reads. coreyseager. May 19th,2020ย  ย  ย  ย ย  Seou...


  1. Shownu enjoys eating meat and doing sports.
  2. Shownu's ideal model of a woman is Gong Hyojin.
  3. Shownu is one of the choreographers in their band.
  4. Shownu lives in the same room with Whno and Hyungwon.
  5. The young man stills lose friends with members of GOT7.
  6. Shownu turns to be the eldest member of his musical crew.
  7. Shownu was featured on the soundtrack for the Korean TV series โ€œProtect the Boss.โ€
  8. Shownu has two more names, the real name Son Hyun Woo and the Chinese one Xin Xiu.
  9. Together with Wonho, Shownu was featured in the music video for the single โ€œTalk to My Faceโ€ by SISTAR.
  10. What does the title of the group mean? 
    It stands for โ€˜monsters conquering the K-pop scene.โ€
  11. How did he get into the group? 
    Shownu went through the survival project No.Mercy to become a member of Monsta X.
  12. What are their trophies? 
    The guys can boast such trophies as a Mnet Asian Music Award, a Golden Disk Award, and many others.
  13. Has he taken part in the auditions for another group? 
    At first, Shownu was a trainee of JYP Entertainment following the goal of becoming a member of GOT7.

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