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Shownu (MONSTA X) Profile, Bio, & Facts

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Shownu (셔누) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop boy group MONSTA X under Starship Entertainment.

Shownu (MONSTA X) Profile

Stage NameShownu (셔누)
Birth NameSohn Hyun Woo (손현우)
OccupationSinger, songwriter, dancer
BirthdayJune 18, 1992
Active Years2015–present
Age32 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height181 cm (5’11”)
Weight77 kg (169 lbs)
Blood TypeO
Representative Emoji🐻

Shownu (MONSTA X) Facts:

Early Life

– Shownu went to Howon Elementary School.
– He was in Shindobong Middle School.
– He attended Yeongdong High School.
– He went to Sejong Cyber ​​University Graduate School in the Department of Business Administration.

Personal Life

– Shownu enlisted in the military on July 22, 2021, and was discharged on April 21, 2023.
– He was nicknamed “The Second Rain” due to his similar style of singing and dancing skills.
– He used to be Lee Hyori’s backup dancer.
– Cow would be the one word to describe him.
– He shot a solo ad with DIA’s Yebin and divided his compensation with the rest of the group.
– He is MONSTA X’s choreographer. (WIRED)
– He served his military service and was back on July 22nd, 2021.
– His first ever concert he went to was Ne-Yo’s concert in Korea. (BILLBOARD)
– His dream job when he was little was swimming, office working, and singing.
has impressed the public through the dance show Hit The Stage and the beauty show Lipstick Prince, where male idols are taught the art of makeup. (DAZED)
– He has won swimming competitions on 1st rank four times, 2nd rank four times, and 3rd rank one time.
– He has a fun and witty personality.
– He has a habit of plucking his beard.
– His song recommendations artists’ are, WEEKND, Michael Jackson, Charlie Puth, and many more.
– He binge eats to relieve stress.
– Three things he cannot live without are a Microwave, a refrigerator for food, and a wallet.
– His nickname during school days was Byeon-woo.


– Shownu is the Leader, Main Dancer, and Lead Vocalist of MONSTA X.
– He used to be a JYP trainee and trained there for two years.
– He was second in line to be announced as the group member after the NO.MERCY survival show.
– He was in “High-end Crush” and “Dae Jang Geum is Watching”.
– He has sung OST for the She Has a Great Taste webtoon and Tale Of The Nine-Tailed.
– He has been an MC for Power of K, M Countdown, Kiss the Radio, and show! Music Core.


– He appeared in Lipstick Prince, Cool Kiz on the Block, Hit the Stage, Video Star, Law of the Jungle, King of Masked Singer, Running Man, Weekly Idol, Oh! Cool Guys, Master Key, Hello Counselor, and Knowing Brothers.
– He also appeared on Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education, KBS2 public talk show Hello, Real Men 300, My Little Television V2, Amazing Saturday Doremi Market, and many more.


– Shownu has been on cover magazines for Instyle, NYLON, Bella Taiwan, GQ Korea, DAZED, ELLE, Beauty+, Harper’s Bazaar, W Korea, Cosmopolitan, 1st Look, Esquire, and Y Magazine.
– He also shot an advertisement for Addiction Blusher.

Likes And Dislikes

– His favorite hero as a child was Son Goku.
– He liked kingfishers.
– He enjoys wakeboarding.
– He likes wearing Ferrari Black and Tom Ford Santal Blush perfumes.
– He dislikes the coriander smell.

Food Preferences

– He likes beef instead of pork.
– He can eat 2 servings of rice and 3 servings of ramen noodles in one sitting.
– He loves cereal and would always eat it.
– He likes Iced Americano.
– He enjoys Stinky Tofu.
– He loves Broccoli and soy sauce stir-fried.
– He also loves Mexican and Thai food.
– His favorite Baskin Robbins flavors are New York Cheesecake and Mom is an Alien.

Major works

– Shownu’s major works include, I’ll Be There, Have a Good Night, and Love Me A Little.

Celebrity Friends:

– He’s friends with GOT7.
– He’s close friends with SOYOU from SISTAR.

Instagram: shownuayo

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon

Shownu (MONSTA X) Photos

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