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PENTAGON (펜타곤) Shinwon Profile, Facts, and TMI

Shinwon Profile

  • Birth Name: 고신원 (Koh Shinwon)
  • Stage Name: Shinwon
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1995.12.11
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Pig
  • Height: 184 cm (6’0”)
  • Weight: 69 kg (152.1 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: N/A

Shinwon Facts & TMI

  • Shinwon was born and grew up in Cheongju City, Chungcheongbuk-do.
  • His family consists of mother (born 1968), father, and an older sister (born 1993).
  • Shinwon is the sub-vocalist of PENTAGON.
  • He has the lowest voice tone in the group.
  • Shinwon is the official gag member of the group.
  • His MBTI personality type is ENFP-T.
  • He made a cameo appearance in the drama ‘Hello, My Twenties! 2’.
  • In 2021 he and Kino became the MCs for a regular corner in the radio show ‘DAY6 Kiss the Radio’.
  • Aside from being the vocalist of the group, Shinwon also actively participating in composing and writing songs for PENTAGON, he wrote lyrics and composed ‘Just do it yo!!’, ‘Round 1 (Bonus Track)’, ‘Round 2 (Bonus Track)’, as well as writing the lyrics for the song ‘Alien’.
  • If he likes something, he will be obsessed with that item for a very long time (example: hamburgers and french fries).
  • According to Hongseok, he is a very honest person.
  • Shinwon really hates when people lied to him.
  • He admitted to himself that he is a consumptive person.
  • He is one of the PENTAGON members who cries often.
  • He really hates losing.
  • He really loves his fans, which he showed by giving gifts to fans or joining fans’ open group chat.
  • He has a very strong mentality, he doesn’t waver at bad comments.
  • He is a homebody along with Wooseok and Yanan.
  • Shinwon was voted by Yuto as PENTAGON’s most handsome member.
  • The most favorite part of his face is his T-zone that he inherited from his father.
  • He is one of the visual members of PENTAGON.
  • When he was younger, he dreamt to be a model.
  • Shinwon walked the runway for fashion shows in 2016 and 2021.
  • He has very broad shoulders (61 cm).
  • He likes mint choco flavor.
  • His favorite food is McDonald’s burger set.
  • He really loves potatoes.
  • His favorite beverage is Starbucks’ Cafe Latte.
  • He hates strawberries.
  • He can’t eat spicy foods and drink alcohol.
  • Shinwon and Hongseok are the weakest drinkers within the group.
  • He doesn’t like when it’s raining or snowing because the ground will be slippery.
  • He likes soccer, his favorite club is Real Madrid while his favorite soccer player is Ronaldo.
  • When he was young, he was interested in fields such as Greek and Roman mythology and Korean history, so he wanted to work on history fields such as archaeologists.
  • He is afraid of animals because of childhood trauma.
  • His shoe size is 260 mm.
  • He didn’t take the college entrance exam in high school. 
  • He came to Seoul right after dropping out of high school at the beginning of the first semester of the first grade.
  • He passed the high school GED test and got admitted to Joongbu University and graduated with a diploma in Performing Arts.
  • He worked part-time at an early age, he has worked part-time jobs in kalguksu restaurants, pizza restaurants, beauty salons, and cafes.
  • Before his debut, he had a part-time job at EXO’s BWCW cafe. He took a photo with Chanyeol at the cafe.
  • He actually had no dream of becoming a singer, but he enjoyed spending time with the members he met after joining Cube, so he practiced hard to stay with them.
  • He talks the most in the PENTAGON group chat room.
  • He is ambidextrous, he uses his left hand when eating and his right hand for writing.
  • He has a habit of biting his nails.
  • He did a LASIK surgery, his current eyesight is 1.5 and 1.2.
  • His Japanese name is Makoto while his English name is Vincent.
  • His personal VLive content is called ‘Shinwon Say Something’.
  • He always shares a room with Hui when PENTAGON has overseas schedules.
  • He likes using the other members’ names for his nickname in online communities or game sites.
  • He is nicknamed Sinheung’s Shoulder Gangster.
  • In contrast with his big built and broad shoulders, he has tiny hands and feet.
  • He said that he wanted to get a tattoo, but there are three reasons why he couldn’t get any until now: first because he is afraid that he’ll get addicted to tattoos, second because he’s afraid that he’ll get tired of getting tattoos, and lastly because he’s afraid that his mom will scold him.
  • He is good at playing the piano that he started to learn at the age of 21.
  • In 2016, he suffered from a knee injury that stopped him from finishing the ‘Gorilla’ performance.
  • In 2019, he finally passed the driving test and got his driving license.
  • Right before the live performance of the ‘Road to Kingdom’ final, his in-ear broke and didn’t make any sound. He thought he had ruined the stage, so he cried as soon as he entered the waiting room.
  • Among his nicknames are GoDel (Go Shinwon + model), Goshinon, Gothoven (Go Shinwon + Beethoven), and Sinheung’s Shoulder Gangster.

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