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Shinwon (PENTAGON) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Shinwon (PENTAGON)

Shinwon (신원) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group ‘PENTAGON’ under Cube Entertainment. 

Shinwon (PENTAGON) Profile

Stage NameShinwon (신원)
Birth NameGo Shin Won (고신원)
BirthdayDecember 11, 1995
Active Years2016–present
Age28 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height184 cm (6’0″)
Weight68 kg (150 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Shinwon (PENTAGON) Facts:

Early Life

– Shinwon hails from Cheongju-si, South Korea.
– He went to Namhangang Elementary School and Gakri Middle School.
– He graduated from Joongbu University Graduate School.

Personal Life

– He has one sibling, an older sister named Yejin.
– If he could trade his body with another member, he would choose Kino. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– He has previously held a part-time job at a BWCW store.
– He humorously refers to himself as the unofficial visual of the group.
– He thinks Yuto makes the best face while performing.
– He is proficient in playing the piano and the guitar, including both electric and acoustic versions.
– He thought of splashing water on Kino’s face to wake him up.
– He was the first contestant to be eliminated on Pentagon Maker.
– One of his memorable moments includes a vocal mishap while singing “Shine” on a radio show.
– Hui thinks that Shinwon is sexy. (Billboard)
– He has a playful habit of biting his fellow members.
– Together with Hongseok, he forms the “Extra Squad,” known for their liking for assuming quirky and humorous poses in Pentagon photos.
– He chose Wooseok as the member with most style.
– He has a basic understanding of English and Japanese.
– He is proficient in dancing to HyunA’s tracks “How is This” and “Lip and Hip”.
– He thinks Yeo One is funny. (DIVE)
– Among Pentagon’s songs, his favorite is “Like This”, particularly drawn to the lyric “I will keep running”.
– He thinks that Wooseok is the strongest.
– During radio appearances, he has performed duets with Jinho, including renditions of “Tears” by So Chan-Whee and “She’s Gone” by Steelheart.
– His hobby is playing guitar or piano. (kpopconcerts)
– One of his cherished songs is “Thank You” by Jinho and Hui.
– Despite his bold demeanor, he is easily frightened.
– He thinks, he could be the best at throwing surprise party.
– Animals and insects, particularly dogs, evoke fear in him.
– He touches his nose when he is embarrassed.
– If given the chance, he would like to experience being a manager for a day.
– He is an admirer of Harry Styles and the band One Direction.
– If he won a lottery next to another member, he would tell them. (hello82)
– He once stated that he identifies more as a romantic than a player.
– If restricted to eating just one meal for the remainder of his life, he would opt for salted shrimp.
– He considers himself a fashion enthusiast.
– He possesses the ability to control the knuckle between his finger and fingertip on each finger.
– His essential include a cross bag. (GQ Korea)
– He can extend his arm around his back far enough to touch his belly button.
of the tallest members of Pentagon.
– If he were a song, he would be “One Shot”. (Panorama)
– He is a member of Pentagon’s ‘Funny Party.
– Alongside Wooseok, Yanan, and Yuto, Shinwon is part of “Bigtagon”, a subgroup consisting – He values honesty as his most attractive personality trait.
– His hobbies include lounging or sleeping, watching movies, and playing games.
– If he were to be inside a video game, it would be a car race game. (K4us)
– A cherished item he wears daily is a bracelet.
– His favorite toy were BB guns when he was young.
– He developed a habit of nail-biting.
– In the previous Pentagon dorm, he used to share a room with Kino.
– He is jealous of Hongseok’s mentality.
– On December 21, 2023, he began his military service.
– Shinwon’s ideal type is someone who is cute with a round face.


– He contributed to the writing and production of several of Pentagon’s songs, including “Alien”, “Just Do It Yo”, “Round 1”, and “Round 2”.
– He was scouted by LEFAS to be a model.
– He made an appearance in one of Jinho’s Magazine Ho videos, showcasing his rendition of the song “(Kotobani Dekinai) / Oda Kazumasa”.
– In both 2018 and 2019, he graced the catwalk as a model in Seoul Fashion Week.
– He starred in a drama titled “Elite School Uniform“, alongside other Pentagon members and members of IOI. The drama served as an advertisement for the school uniform brand “ELITE”.
– In the drama, Sejeong of Gugudan (formerly IOI) portrayed his girlfriend.
– He served as a DJ for EBS Pentagon’s Night Radio.
– He had a cameo appearance in the drama “Age of Youth 2” alongside Jinho, Kino, Yeo One, Yuto, and Wooseok, portraying a musical group named Asgard.

Likes & Dislikes

– He has a fondness for McDonald’s, particularly their hamburgers.
– He is a mint chocolate fan.
– He likes Danyang aster. (Esquire Korea)
– His favorite fashion item is hat.

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Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon 

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