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Shownu Facts and Profile; Shownu’s Ideal Type

Shownu (Monsta X) Facts and Profile; Shownu’s Ideal Type
Shownu
Full name: Sohn Hyun-woo (손현우)
Position: Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: 18th June 1992
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Height: 181cm (5’11”)
Weight: 74 kg (162 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Shownu facts:
– He was the 2nd trainee announced as a member of Monsta X (after survival TV show “No Mercy”).
– He was born in Changdong, Donbonggu, Seoul, South Korea.
– Family: father, mother
– He was a former JYP Entertainment’s trainee with GOT7, but left due to training absences.
– He was a JYP trainee for about 2 years.
– He’s still friends with GOT7.
– Rain was the one who inspired him to follow a music career.
– He won the 2nd place in a JYP audition and was named “the second Rain” because of his dancing and singing skills.
– Before joining Starship he was a back-up dancer for Lee Hyori and performed with her during promotions/concerts (“Bad Girls,” “Going Crazy” “U-Go-Girl”)
– He also appeared in Lee Hyori’s “Bad Girls” MV and “Going Crazy” MV.
– He said he enjoyed being a back-up dancer and he would’t have minded to remain a back-up dancer for the rest of his life, but a friend of him told him about Starship Entertainment, so he gave it a shot and passed the audition.
– He is a former member of Starship’s NUBOYZ.
– He is close to Soyou (SISTAR).
– When asked with which female artist he would like to collaborate in the future, he named Soyou.
– He can move things and pick things up with his toes. When he is lying down on his bed, he usually has a lot of things on the bed, near his feet, so he picks things up with his toes.
– He sleeps wearing only shorts.
– Only Shownu and Kihyun are super confident with their looks, the rest of the members consider themselves “ok”.
– In his opinion, his best feature are his arms. (When he goes to the gym he especially works on his arms).
– He participates in creating most of Monsta X’s choreographies.
– He is the most hardworking member.
– If he had to describe himself in one word, it would be “cow”
– He prefers beef over pork
– His favorite member is Jooheon
– He’s good at swimming
– He said there are no sports he’s good at besides swimming
– A food he wants to eat even after he just ate it is cereal (he loves cereal, a lot)
– He can eat 3 servings of ramen with 2 servings of rice
– He said Minhyuk is the hardest member to control, he’s hardest to control ’cause he’s very loud sometimes
– He likes MInhyuk the most when he does variety shows (’cause he makes it fun)
– If he gets a son, he wants to name him Jang Gun (Son Janggun/손장군). Jang Gun means “general” in Korean.
– If he gets a daughter, he wants to name her Jang Mi (Son Jangmi/손장미). Jang Mi means “rose” in Korean.
– He starred in “Lipstick Prince” a Korean show that premiered on December 1, 2016 (alongside with other Kpop idols).
– He appeared in D-Unit’s music video “Talk to My Face” when he was still a trainee (in late 2013).
– Shownu and Wonho were both in the “Shake It” MV by SISTAR.
– He appeared in BESTie “Pitapat” MV.
– Shownu was on “Cool Kiz on the Block” (ep. 113-114), “Hit the Stage” (ep. 1-2, 5-8, & 10), “Video Star” (ep. 73), “Law of the Jungle” (ep. 216-219), “King of Masked Singer” (ep. 137), “Running Man” (ep. 307, 319), “Lipstick Prince” (Season 1 and 2), “Weekly Idol – Idols are the Best” (ep. 279 with Jooheon), “Weekly Idol – Masked Idol” (ep. 291-292), “Oh! Cool Guys” (ep. 1-4, 7-9, and 13-15),”Master Key” (ep.2), “Hello Counselor” (ep. 385 with Kihyun), “Knowing Brothers” (ep.136).
– He starred in “High-end Crush” (2015), “Dae Jang Geum is Watching” (ep. 9-10)
– He sang “Now I Know” for “Protect the Boss” OST Part 6, in 2011.
– He shot a solo commercial with DIA’s Yebin and split his pay with the other members.
– He doesn’t know how to do aegyo.
– The rest of the members like teasing him.
– He admitted Minhyuk is a natural born leader.
– Shownu’s nicknames are Showtle (because he’s a very good swimmer) and Robot Shownu (because he is awkward when having a conversations with others).
– He said he is awkward when having a conversation with others since once he starts talking the mood goes down, and the people stop talking, thus, he doesn’t speak much.
– During the fan meets, fans got used with his short answers (“yes”, “no”), so instead of asking him lots of questions many times they just ask for a photo with him instead.
– In the old dorm he shared a room with Hyungwon and Wonho.
– Update: In the new dorm, he shares a room with Hyungwon and Jooheon.
– He plays games on his iPad every night before going to bed.
– He likes to exercise.
– His favorite food is meat.
– His favorite color is black.
– Hobbies: listening to music.
– He’s humble and never introduces himself as “Monsta X leader”.
– During (170421 KBSWORLD K-Rush FB Live) he said if he were a girl he would date Hyungwon.
– Shownu said he doesn’t mind dating an older women as long as she’s still younger than his mom.
Shownu’s ideal type is a pure woman like the actress Gong Hyojin.

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(Special thanks to Yanti, Jia, be like em, Alex Stabile Martin, *~Nyx~*, Rose )

Do you like Shownu? Do you know more facts about him? Feel free to comment below.

  • Kim

    my bias in Monsta X! 😀

  • Jia

    He starred in “Lipstick Prince” a show that premieres on December 1.

  • Yanti

    I’ve seen in some discussion over Kpop in Seoul segment that Shownu is also don’t mind dating with older women as long she still younger than his mom.

    And I don’t know if every Monbebe acknowledge this but Shownu NEVER introduce himself as Monsta X leader which is kind of sad even Wonho share his worried about this. Probably miracle hearing him saying “I’m Shownu, Monsta X leader.”

  • Areum

    “hyungown”

  • KProfiles

    @disqus_8tc1BHpqJQ:disqus
    Typo. XD Thanks for the correction. 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thanks for the info, we gave you credits in the post! 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thanks for the help, we gave you credits in the post! 🙂

  • MonbebewholovesShownu<3

    uhm.. his name is son Hyun-woo.. not sohn Hyun-woo.. and he is close to Bora (Sistar)

  • MonbebewholovesShownu<3

    But it’s nice,that you did this.. i LOVE it
    …and I love Shownu

  • be like em

    He appeared in D-Unit’s music video “talk to my face” when he was still a trainee (in late 2013) XD

  • KProfiles

    @belikeem:disqus
    Thanks for the comment! 🙂

  • HERO X X

    Well it can be sohn because it’s romanization just like “안” is ‘an’ but many use “ahn” as romanization so honestly…it doesn’t matter if it had a h after o

  • Oki

    @akmalil:disqus
    What are you talking about???? He never joined Produce 101! I will report you if you keep spreading false info!!!

  • Akmal Il

    I’m sorry, I think he’s shownu .. face like that

    They look alike https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/0452bd883cc61116a0e7b3fa0b7dcb3b05c0e64ed075b37daae45fd72c497907.jpg

  • Luna Claire

    he has been hypnotized during no exit broadcast

  • Oki

    Ah ok, I thought you did it on purpose. 😀
    He does look like Shownu hehe

  • Agata Citowicz

    How old is Shownu mother?

  • qwertasdfgzxcvb

    Really??! How???!

  • *~Nyx~*

    Shownu and Jooheon both have.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXHxjXEKVsw

  • *~Nyx~*

    I know some of Shownu’s TV show appearances are on here but I found the episodes for each one.
    “Lipstick Prince” ep. 11-12 (Season 1) ep. 3 & 8-10 (Season 2)
    “Hit the Stage” ep. 1-2, 5-8, & 10
    “Weekly Idol – Idols are the Best” ep. 279 with Jooheon
    “Weekly Idol – Masked Idol” ep. 291-292
    “Oh! Cool Guys” ep. 1-4, 7-9, and 13-15
    “Cool Kidz on the Block” ep. 113-114
    “Master Key” ep.2

  • KProfiles

    @GoddessNyx:disqus
    Thank you for the help, it has been updated! 🙂

  • qwertasdfgzxcvb

    Oh yeah I remember thanks for reminding me

  • fffffffffasdddd

    clearly fake.

  • *~Nyx~*

    Shownu was on “Knowing Brothers” ep.136

  • Narumi Nifuji

    I have no bias. They’re all hot for me. hahahaha

  • Jehan Nurdina

    Why Shownu admitted Minhyuk is a natural born leader? I think Shownu choose Wonho to be leader because he is thinks a lot for team

  • Rose

    AMIGO TV SEASON 4 EP 1
    – If he had to describe himself in one word, it would be “cow”
    – He prefers beef over pork
    – His favorite member is Jooheon
    – He’s good at swimming
    – He’s bad at wakeboarding
    – He said there are no sports he’s good at besides swimming
    – A food he wants to eat even after he just ate it is cereal (he loves cereal, a lot)
    – He can eat 3 servings of ramen with 2 servings of rice
    – He said Minhyuk is the hardest member to control, he’s hardest to control ’cause he’s very loud sometimes
    – He likes MInhyuk the most when he does variety shows (’cause he makes it fun)
    – If he gets a son, he wants to name him Jang Gun (Son Janggun/손장군). Jang Gun means “general” in Korean.
    – If he gets a daughter, he wants to name her Jang Mi (Son Jangmi/손장미). Jang Mi means “rose” in Korean.

  • Rose

    Weekly Idol ep 395
    Height: 181 cm
    Weight: 74 kg
    Strength: easygoing
    Weakness: easygoing
    Nicknames: Noonoo/Nunu (누누), Crowtit/baepsae (뱁새)
    – “milestone” hips

  • *~Nyx~*

    How is be bad at wakeboarding? Part of his solo V Live was him wakeboarding lol I know that you got this from their Amigo Tv episode, but I still don’t know why he said that lol

  • KProfiles

    @disqus_k4IGO2XRBp:disqus Really sorry for the very late reply, and thanks a lot for the info, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • *~Nyx~*

    He was on Real Men 300 (ep. 9-12 & 14-17)