Shindong is a South Korean singer, rapper, MC, radio personality, actor, dancer, and director who is known for being the lead rapper and dancer of the boy band named , which also includes , , , , , , , , and . Moreover, Shindong has also garnered a huge social media fan base for himself with more than 3 million followers on Twitter, more than 2.5 million followers on Instagram, and more than 200k subscribers on YouTube.

Sun Sign



Shindong is represented by SM Entertainment.


K-Pop, Electronic, Dance, R&B


Piano, Guitar


SM Entertainment, Label SJ

Girlfriend / Spouse

Shindong has dated –

  1. Nari Jung

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Pierced ears
  • Cheeky smile

Shindong Facts

  1. His English name is ‘Matthew Shin’.
  2. Shindong got inclined towards dancing at an early age and eventually won the 2002 Goyangsi Youth Dance contest.
  3. With Super Junior, he released his debut studio album, Twins, on December 5, 2005, and it included songs like Twins (Knock Out), Miracle, You are the one, Over, and Keep in Touch. Also, the album was ranked at number #3 in both Gaon Music Chart as well as MIAK K-pop Monthly Chart and was placed at number #16 in the G-Music Weekly J-POP Chart.
  4. He was in a major car accident that took place on April 19, 2007, while he was returning home after a recording of the radio show Super Junior Kiss the Radio along with Leeteuk, Kyuhyun, Eunhyuk, and two managers. He suffered minor injuries while Leeteuk and Kyuhyun were the ones who got severely injured.
  5. In 2009, Shindong won the MBC Drama Award in the “Best Male Rookie Award” category.
  6. He won the 2013 MBC Entertainment Award in the “Radio Category Top Excellence Award” category.
  7. He got enlisted in the army on March 24, 2015, and was discharged on December 23, 2016, after serving 21 months of active duty at the 55th army division’s military band.
  8. With Super Junior, Shindong has also won a number of awards which include Asia Artist Awards, Gaon Chart Music Awards, Melon Music Awards, and Seoul Music Awards.
  9. He has lost a significant amount of weight over the years.
  10. He is a part of sub-units like Super Junior-H and Super Junior-T.
  11. Shindong has also appeared in a number of shows and movies like I AM. – SM Town Live World Tour in Madison Square Garden, Attack on the Pin-Up Boys, Law of the Jungle in Wild New Zealand, King of Mask Singer, and Analog Trip.

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Facts of Shin Dong-hee

  • Gender Male
  • full nameShin Dong-hee
  • nicknamesShindong, Matthew Shin
  • birthplaceSuwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Date of Birth September 28, 1985
  • Age 36 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 6
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • nationalitySouth Korean
  • professionSinger, Rapper, MC, Radio Personality, Director, Actor, Dancer
  • weight68 kg or 150 lbs
  • height5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • sistersAhn Da Young

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