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PENIEL (프니엘) is a Korean-American singer, songwriter and member of the group BTOB. He debuted as a solo singer on June 27, 2017 with a digital single “THAT GIRL”.

Stage Name: PENIEL (프니엘)
Birth Name: Peniel Dong Shin
Korean Name: Shin Dong Geun (신동근)
Birthday: March 10th, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rooster
Nationality: Korean-American
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 63 kg (139 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Specialties: Acting, guitar
Instagram: @btobpeniel
Twitter: @PenielShin
Youtube: POV

– He was born and raised at Chicago, Illinois, United States of America.
– Education: Barbara B. Rose Elementary School, Barrington Middle School Prairie Campus.
– Family: Jennifer (older sister), Parents.
– He is a former trainee under JYPE.
– Language: English.
– Hobbies: listening to music.
– He talks well with both male and female
– PENIEL learned Korean curse words from Sungjae.
– He was the last member to join BTOB.
– Peniel’s close friends during his trainee days are B.A.P’s Youngjae, GOT7’s Mark, EXID’s Junghwa and Bestie’s Haeryoung.
– He can play the acoustic guitar.
– He listens to every type of music but he grew up listening to rock music. His role model is his father.
– He likes to take pictures of food before eating.
– PENIEL is allergic to watermelons and cats.
– He doesn’t like acting cute.
– PENIEL sleeps naked.
– In 2016, he explained on “Hello Counselor” (KBS) that his severe hair loss was due to stress.
– He suffers from alopecia (hair loss). That’s why he shaved his hair and wears heats.
– He appeared in a tv show, ‘Hello Counselor’ once because he wanted to tell his fans the true reason why he went bald.
– MBTI: ESTP, his previous result was ENFJ (Source: Instastory)
– If PENIEL was a girl, he would date Sungjae.
– In 2019, he worked as a DJ and released a total of four digital singles, all of which are hip-hop-based songs.
– On November 6, 2023 it was announced that he, along with the rest of the BTOP members, did not renew their contracts with CUBE Ent. and will be leaving the agency after 11 years.
PENIEL’s Ideal Type: A girl with a beautiful smile, must definitely not smoke. Hope she would be either pretty or adorable, someone who is positive, and able to fit in well.

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Note 2: Peniel explained what his Korean name and birth name is. (Source)

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