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WINNER (위너) Members Complete Profile, Facts, and TMI

WINNER (위너) is a four-member boy group from YG Entertainment that debuted on 2014 after competing in survival program ‘WIN: Who is Next?’ in 2013. The group originally consisted of members JINU (Kim Jinwoo), HOONY (Lee Seunghoon), MINO (Song Mino), YOON (Kang Seungyoon), and former member Nam Taehyun. They debuted on August 17, 2014, with a full studio album titled 2014 S/S that includes their hit single ‘Empty’. They were dubbed as ‘monster rookie’ at the time of their debut, winning New Artist Awards from Gaon Chart Music Awards 2015, Golden Disc Awards 2015, Melon Music Awards 2014, and Mnet Asian Music Awards 2014. WINNER is also known as a self-producing group as the members take part in the music production of their albums. After Nam Taehyun’s withdrawal from the group in 2016, WINNER released a single album ‘Fate Number For’ with their most successful single to date ‘Really Really’ that reached number 10 at Gaon Yearly Chart 2017.

WINNER (위너) Member Profile

JINU (Kin Jinwoo)

JINU (Kin Jinwoo) Profile

  • Birth Name: 김진우 (Kim Jinwoo)
  • Stage Name: JINU
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1991.09.26
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • Chinese Zodiac: Sheep
  • Height: 177 cm (5’8”)
  • Weight: 65 kg (143.3 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: TwitterInstagramWeibo

JINU (Kin Jinwoo) Facts & TMI

  • Jinu was born in Yeongam Gun, Jeollanam-do, but his family moved to Mokpo City when he was 7.
  • His family consists of mother, father, an older sister, and a younger sister.
  • He has two Sphynx cats named Ray and Bay.
  • Jinwoo belongs to Jinjoo Kim’s clan.
  • He is Christian.
  • He is the lead vocalist and eldest member of WINNER.
Other facts about JINU (Kin Jinwoo)

HOONY (Lee Seunghoon)

HOONY (Lee Seunghoon) Profile

  • Birth Name: 이승훈 (Lee Seunghoon)
  • Stage Name: HOONY
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1992.01.11
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Chinese Zodiac: Sheep
  • Height: 185 cm (6’00”)
  • Weight: 67 kg (147.7 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: TwitterInstagramWeibo

HOONY (Lee Seunghoon) Facts & TMI

  • Hoony was born and grew up in Busan.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and two older sisters.
  • Hoony is raising two puppies named Otto and Ihi.
  • Hoony is the main dancer, lead rapper, and sub vocalist in WINNER.
  • He graduated from Keumjeong High School, Busan.
  • Prior to his debut as a WINNER member, he competed in ‘SBS K-Pop Star’.
Other facts about HOONY (Lee Seunghoon)

MINO (Song Minho)

MINO (Song Minho) Profile

  • Birth Name: 송민호 (Song Minho)
  • Stage Name: MINO
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1993.03.30
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
  • Height: 181 cm (5’9”)
  • Weight: 64 kg (141.0 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: InstagramTwitter

MINO (Song Minho) Facts & TMI

  • Mino is from Yongin, Gyeonggi-do.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and a younger sister (Song Dana, born 1994).
  • Mino is a Christian.
  • He is the main rapper and sub vocalist of WINNER.
  • He first debuted in a group called BoM in 2011, in which he used the stage name Ta Goon.
  • In 2016 he also debuted in a hip-hop duo called MOBB with labelmate Bobby of iKON.
Other facts about MINO (Song Minho)

YOON (Kang Seungyoon)

YOON (Kang Seungyoon) Profile

  • Birth Name: 강승윤 (Kang Seungyoon)
  • Stage Name: YOON
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1994.01.21
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
  • Height: 180 cm (5’9”)
  • Weight: 56~58 kg
  • Blood Type: B
  • Personal Social Media: InstagramTwitterYoutubeFacebookWeiboSecond Instagram Account

YOON (Kang Seungyoon) Facts & TMI

  • Seungyoon was born and grew up in Busan.
  • He majored in Music and Classic Guitar Department of Busan Art High School.
  • He is a Catholic.
  • His baptismal name is Don Bosco.
  • Seungyoon is the leader, main vocalist, and main producer of WINNER.
  • He said that he likes singing sing since he was young.
Other facts about YOON (Kang Seungyoon)

Nam Taehyun (EX-MEMBER)

Nam Taehyun (EX-MEMBER) Profile

  • Birth Name: 남태현 (Nam Taehyun)
  • Stage Name: Nam Taehyun
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1994.05.10
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Chinese Zodiac: Dog
  • Height: 178 cm (5’8”)
  • Weight: 63 kg (138.8 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: TwitterFacebookInstagramWeiboYoutubePersonal Youtube,

Nam Taehyun (EX-MEMBER) Facts & TMI

  • Nam Taehyun is from Hanam City, Gyeonggi-do.
  • His family consists of mother, grandmother, and younger brother Nam Donghyun (born 1999).
  • He was the main vocalist of WINNER before his departure from the group.
  • After leaving WINNER, he formed a band called South Club.
  • He also took part in composing music for WINNER’s debut album (‘Confession’, ‘But’, and ‘Tonight’).
  • He is always sporting a long middle parting hairstyle that became his trademark.
Other facts about Nam Taehyun (EX-MEMBER)

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