; Shindong

 Shindong;

◦Name: Shin Donghee (신동희).
◦Position: The 6th Oldest.
◦Stage Name: Shindong.
◦Chinese Name: Shen Dong.
◦Birth: September 28th, 1985.
◦Hometown: Mungyeong, South Korea.
◦Height: 178 cm.
◦Bloodtype: Type ‘O’.
◦Interests: Watching Comical Movies.

◦Orignal Language: Korean.

 

Biography;

Having a love for dancing as he grew up, in 2002 Shindong joined a “Goyangsi Youth Dance contest” and won the grand prize. A year later, he joined the contest again and won gold. Then in 2004 Shindong joined the “Mnet Epi Contest” and recived both the gold prize and popularity award. One year later in the year of 2005, Shindong signed up for the “SM Best Youth Contest” and won first place for Best Comedian, achieving the final intial prize. Later on he signed a contract with SM Entertainment as a trainee to further his dancing ability and to improve his skills so that he could debut as an Idol. Months after joining the company, Shindong was put in the large all-boy group called “Super Junior 05”, now formally known just as ‘Super Junior’. It was then when he decided to use the stage name ‘Shindong’ as a result of his birth name sounding very similar to groupmate Donghae. With a total of twelve members in Super Junior 05 they officially debuted on November 6, 2005 at SBS’s music program “Popular Songs”. Five days after Super Junior 05’s debut performance, Shindong became the MC of Mnet’s music program “M!Countdown” along with Leeteuk and Kangin. In February 2007, he was placed in Super Junior’s trot-singing sub-group: Super Junior-T, which offically debuted on November 25th. A year later, he became a member of Super Junior-Happy, Super Junior’s fourth offical sub-group off of Super Junior, it debuted on June 7, 2008. Shindong is popularly known as an active MC and radio host of MBC’s “BoBoBo Ai Joa” and KMTV’s “Green Apple Sound“. Although he left Green Apple Sound to host MBC’s “Stop the Boring Time” Radio with Kim Shin-young. He and radio partner Kim Shin Young later appeared in an episode of the popular MBC drama “Queen of Housewives“. Shindong’s offical debut as an actor was in the Super Junior film “Attack on the Pin-Up Boys”, which premiered in the summer of 2007. After that he played a major supporting role in the mini television series “Single Dad in Love” and also participated in the drama’s original soundtrack. Shindong is currently a student at Paekche Institute of the Arts school in South Korea. He enjoys fooling around, making jokes and it is said that he frequently attends gag performances. But being known as Super Junior’s “Fat member”  because of his physique he wanted to present a healthier images to his fans and as a result Shindong went on a diet in 2008 and lost up to 19 kg. Then early on in 2009 he loss another 10kg. On April 19, 2007 Shindong was hospitalized from a car accident when returning home after a recording of the radio show “Super Junior Kiss the Radio” but because it only resulted in minor injuries for himself he was discharged from the hospital on April 23. Recently on July 6th, of 2010, Shindong had announces his proposal to his long time girlfriend and with plans on getting married this October. More information on the subject has yet to be released.

 

Filmography;

Film:

Year Title Role Other notes
2007 Attack on the Pin-Up Boys himself limited release in South Korea.
Alvin and the Chipmunks Theodore Korean Language Voice-over.

Music video appearances:

  • 2007: “Flight Girl” – Magolpy

 

Hosting programs;

Date Name Note
November 10, 2005–March 27, 2008 M.NET M!Countdown with Leeteuk, Eunhyuk
2007– ? MBC BoBoBo Ai Joa
April 2007–February 15, 2008 KMTV DJ Green Apple Sound
January 7, 2008–April 5, 2008 ComedtyTV Unbelievable Outing Season 3 with Super Junior-Happy Donghae
July 10, 2008–October 9, 2008 MBC Idol Show Season 1 with Super Junior-Happy
September 5, 2009– ? SBS Miracle with Eunhyuk Leeteuk, Sungmin, Kangin
September 16, 2009– ? MBC King of the Ring with Eunhyuk, Leeteuk

 

Radio shows;

Date Name Note
April 8, 2008–present MBC “Stop the Boring Time” with Kim Shin-young (later Park Gyuri of Kara)

 

Awards;

  • 2009 MBC Drama Awards: Best Radio Newcomer Award -Won

 

Official Shindong Links;

  1. Official Cyworld: Click Here.
  2. Official Twitter: Click Here.
  3. Official [K] Fancafe: Click Here.
  4. Official Baibu Bar: Click Here.

 

References / Resources:

  1. Google.com – Images; [Search: “Shindong“]
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