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Rowoon (SF9) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Rowoon SF9
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Rowoon (로운) is a South Korean singer and actor under FNC Entertainment. He is a former member of SF9.

Rowoon (SF9) Profile

Stage NameRowoon (로운)
Birth NameKim Seok Woo (김석우)
OccupationSinger, Actor
BirthdayAugust 7, 1996
Active Years2016–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo 
Height190.5 cm (6’3″)
Weight74 kg (162 lbs)
Blood TypeB

Rowoon (SF9) Facts:

Early Life

– Rowoon was born in 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.
Jaeyoon chose him as the representative “good guy” of the group. (with online)
– Among the SF9 members, he was known for being the best cook.
– Among Japanese people, he misses the chef who cooks beef bowls deliciously the most because he loves beef bowls.
– Currently, he is attending Kyung Hee Cyber University.
– He would choose Netflix over Youtube.
– Before their debut, he trained for 6 years with Zuho.
– Rowoon would recommend the shows “Elite”, “Money Heist”, “Black Mirror”, “Extracurricular” and “Snowpiercer” on Netflix.
– He talks to Ahn Hyoseop and Lee Jaewook on the phone the most. (Vogue)
– He clarified 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 is afraid of heights.
– He plays KartRider with staff on set while waiting to shoot his scenes.
– He is talented in sports.
– His closest friend within SF9 is Chani.
Inseong would choose sunflower as the flower that resembles Rowoon because of his height. (Fact iN Star)
– His representative emoji is mouse 🐭.
– His definition of perfect summer is icecream and watermelon juice.
– For him, Youth means “Callus” where you get hurt, skinned, and scraped but also get healed, and become stronger because of it. (The Celebrity Magazine)
– His hobbies include sports, especially skateboarding.
– According to Chani, he is tall and handsome. (W Korea)
– He is a fan of F.T. Island’s Minhwan, whom he finds very cool and fascinating to meet.
– He has a reputation as a ‘neat freak,’.
– In his free time, he rather spend it in his home than go out. (KpopStarz)
– He was the second trainee for SF9.
– He is Catholic and his Baptized name is Marcellino.
– In the old SF9 dorm, he used to share a room with Inseong.
– Rowoon’s ideal type is described as someone tall and someone who looks good in his eyes.
– 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 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.
– He drinks a Chinese herb called Konjintan. (Ray Magazine)
– He thinks, its polite to make eye contact when talking.
– He liked the book “The Courage to Be Disliked” by a psychologist named Adler. (Harper’s Bazaar)


– Rowoon was the 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 “School 2017” (2017), “About Time” (2018), “Extraordinary You” (2019), “The King’s Affection” (2021), “Destined with You” (2023), and “The Matchmaker” (2023).
– Rowoon has endorsed several brands including KLAVUU, Gong Cha, The North Face, and Estée Lauder.
– On September 18, 2023, it was announced that he had left SF9 to focus on acting and other solo activities.

Likes and Dislikes

– White is his favorite color.
– He is a big fan of F.T. Island, particularly during his school days when F.T. Island was a top artist.
– His favorite summer activity is sports, especially soccer. (Folio Magazine)
– He likes the scent of soap and shampoo
– His favorite song to sing in karaoke is Na Yoon Kwon’s “Expectation”.
– His favorite fashion item is jeans and a white T-shirt.
– His favorite song is “I Confess” by FT Island.

Food Preferences

– His favourite cuisine is Korean.
– He has been into soybean paste stew these days. (Noblesse Man)
– He likes hot pot, Dongpa Yuk, beer and lamb skewers from Chinese cuisine. (LOADING新潮 Magazine)
– Unlike some of his fellow members, he enjoys spicy food.

Personality & Habits

– Rowoon has a cheerful personality and is highly caring.
– When he’s in a good mood, he tends to be overly happy.
– He can become emotional and even cry when watching melodramatic movies.
– His habits are licking and biting his lips and sweeping his hair. (DAZED)


– He has won several awards including Male Actor Idol of the Year, Best New Actor, and Male Idol-Actor Award.

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1 Comment

  1. Conheci o Rowoon, através desse universo dos kdramas em Outubro de 2023. Infelizmente não conheci ELE antes, quando Ele estava no SF9, não sei onde eu estava no mundo, nessa época que Ele estava do grupo. 😭
    O 1° Kdrama que vi dEle foi: O REI DE PORCELANA, depois disso me
    apaixonei 💓 e não parei mais de acompanha-lo. Eu digo que ROW é: Meu Colírio Diário de TODOS os dias. Porquê não passo 1 dia sequer, sem vê algo a seu respeito, sigo no Instagram, Facebook, YouTube Netflix, Viki, onde tem algo relacionado à Ele eu procuro acompanhar. 😍
    Desenvolvi um robbi que virou víciooo, colecionar fotos do Rowoon, já tenho +- 600 fotos dele. 🤩👏🏽
    ROWOON, EU TI AM💓. 🇧🇷💓🇰🇷👏🏽

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