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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.
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.
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MONSTA X’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 ❤️#몬스타엑스 '#셔누'의 생일을 축하합니다❤️❤️#HBDtoSHOWNU #셔누야_너라는_빛을_응원해 pic.twitter.com/0bZRW09MHM — STARSHIP Ent. (@STARSHIPent)
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