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Rowoon (SF9) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Rowoon SF9

Rowoon (로운) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group “SF9” under FNC Entertainment.

Rowoon (SF9) Profile

Stage Name Rowoon (로운)
Birth Name Kim Seok Woo (김석우)
Occupation Singer
Birthday August 7, 1996
Active Years 2016–present
Age 27  (in 2023)
Zodiac Sign Leo 
Height 190.5 cm (6’3″)
Weight 74 kg (162 lbs)
Nationality Korean
Blood Type B

Rowoon (SF9) Facts:

Early Life

– Rowoon hails from Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
– He went to Caritas Kindergarten, Seoul Daehyeon Elementary, and Whimoon Middle School.
– He graduated from Gyeonggi High School.
– In his younger years, he played soccer and even finished third place at the National Soccer Competition in Chuncheon.
– During elementary school, he won a prize in a plant name memorization contest for memorizing the names of more than 400 species of plants.

Personal Life

– He has an older sister.
– Currently, he is attending Kyung Hee Cyber University.
– His charming point is that he is very tall. (with online)
– He was the second trainee for SF9.
– He is Catholic and his Baptized name is Marcellino.
– Among the SF9 members, he is known for being the best cook.
– The first thing he wants to do when he wakes is sleep more and then he checks the time and the third thing he does is turn off the alarm. (Noblesse Man)
– If I could decide his last moment, he would want it to be with his fans.
– The time he shines the most is when he is with his fans.
– Before their debut, he trained for 6 years with Zuho.
– He has a cheerful personality and is highly caring.
– If he were to look back on his life, he would say he has no regrets because he did his best in the circumstances given to him.
– He takes care of himself by working out and playing tennis.
– He is not picky with food.
– His workout clothes include slacks or jeans with a t-shirt. (Vogue)
– He watches movies, listens to music, and watches YouTube in his spare time.
– He would recommend the shows “Elite”, “Money Heist”, “Black Mirror”, “Extracurricular” and “Snowpiercer” on Netflix.
– When he’s in a good mood, he tends to be overly happy.
– He reads fiction books because he thinks he lacks imagination.
– He would choose Netflix over YouTube.
– He can become emotional and even cry when watching melodramatic movies.
– An interesting fact is that he is afraid of heights.
– He wants to correct the misunderstanding that he is 192 cm tall and explain that he is 189.7 cm tall.
– Something he wants to master in life is his character.
– He plays KartRider with staff on set while waiting to shoot his scenes. (Vogue)
– He is talented in sports.
– Rowoon’s representative emoji is mouse 🐭. (Fact iN Star)
– He is friends with Pentagon’s Yeo One.
– His closest friend within SF9 is Chani.
– He has no goals for the end of the year because he doesn’t want to be disappointed if it doesn’t turn out as expected. (Noblesse Man)
– Even if he wakes up late, he doesn’t sleep in after 10 AM.
– He has a reputation as a ‘neat freak,’.
– The keywords important to him these days are “Time” and “Youth” because has been thinking about how he spent his youth and he doesn’t want to regret his choices as time flows by.
– His hobbies include sports, especially skateboarding.
– His most liked member of F.T. Island is Minhwan, whom he finds very cool and fascinating to meet.
– If he had 10 million won, he’d save it up. (with online)
– In the old SF9 dorm, he used to share a room with Inseong.
– He said that he might have done some things better in his life but he has no regrets.
– He used to think about what he lacked as he looked back on the day at night but he has grown out of that habit now.
– In the new SF9 dorm, he had a room of his own.
– Rowoon’s ideal type is described as someone tall and someone who looks good in his eyes.


– Rowoon had the position of Lead Vocalist, Visual, and Center in SF9.
– He made his debut as a member of SF9 on October 5, 2016, under FNC Entertainment.
– He participated in an Acuvue commercial alongside the girl group AOA’s Seolhyun.
– In 2013, while still a trainee, he appeared in FNC’s reality show “Cheongdamdong 111.”
– He starred in “Lipstick Prince,” a Korean show that premiered on December 1, 2016.
– He also joined the show “Cafe Amor.”
– His acting career includes roles in several Korean dramas, including “Click Your Heart” (web drama 2016), “School 2017” (2017), “Where Stars Land” (2018), “About Time” (2018), “Extraordinary You” (2019), “She Would Never Know” (2021), “The King’s Affection” (2021), “Tomorrow” (2022), “Destined with You” (2023), “A Time Called You” (2023), and “The Matchmaker” (2023).
– He has endorsed several brands including KLAVUU, Gong Cha, The North Face, and Estée Lauder.
– He has won several awards including Male Actor Idol of the Year, Best New Actor, and Male Idol-Actor Award.
– On September 18, 2023, it was announced that he had left SF9 to focus on acting and other solo activities.

Likes and Dislikes

– Rowoon’s favorite cuisine is Korean and he has been into soybean paste stew these days. (Noblesse Man)
– White is his favorite color.
– Unlike some of his fellow members, he enjoys spicy food.
– He is a big fan of F.T. Island, particularly during his school days when F.T. Island was a top artist.
– Among Japanese people, he misses the chef who cooks beef bowls deliciously the most because he loves beef bowls. (with online)
– He likes shopping but only when his mind isn’t preoccupied. (Vogue)

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