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MINO (Song Minho)

WINNER MINO (Song Minho) Profile, Facts, and TMI

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: Instagram, Twitter

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.
  • Mino gained public’s interest through his appearance in ‘Show Me The Money 4’ where he finished as the runner-up.
  • Just like other WINNER members, Mino participated in the survival program ‘WIN: Who is Next’ and placed in Team A.
  • Mino was the leader of Team A, before being replaced by Kang Seungyoon.
  • He is widely known as the mood maker and funniest member of WINNER.
  • He was supposed to debut as a member of BlockB.
  • His specialty is doing silly things.
  • Mino is a scaredy-cat, he is afraid of many things including ghosts.
  • He graduated from Hanlim Arts High School (Broadcasting & Entertainment Department). He was a year senior to former WINNER member Nam Taehyun, two years senior to iKON’s Song Yunhyeong and ONF Wyatt.
  • He’s the king of aegyo within WINNER.
  • He has a husky voice and a peculiar pronunciation that makes him often misunderstood for being a foreigner.
  • He always wants to be funny, he has tons of special talents from impersonations to beatbox.
  • Mino is very good at drawing, he would do drawing as a hobby.
  • He has a personality that doesn’t let go of things that he’s obsessed with.
  • He is a cousin to Starship Entertainment’s rapper #Gun.
  • Because he spent a long training period with BlockB members, Mino is very close to BlockB members, especially to ZICO and P.O.
  • Mino and P.O were classmates during their high school days at Hanlim Arts High School, they always show closeness in the variety shows ‘New Journey to the West’ and ‘Mapo Hipsters’ where they both served as fixed cast.
  • When he was still a member of BoM, Mino was casted in the drama ‘K-POP Extreme Survival’ (as Park Kibum).
  • Although he has been recognized since his debut, Mino is considered to be the best rapper among idol rappers at this point.
  • He is even more famous in public as MINO the rapper instead of MINO the member of WINNER.
  • He collaborated with several artists (especially YG artists) such as Epik High, ZICO, Bobby, and Seungri.
  • Mino released his first full-length album titled ‘XX’ with its lead single ‘Fiance’ that became a hit in 2018.
  • After about 2 years, Mino released his second album ‘TAKE’ on October 30th, 2020.
  • Mino was chubby during his school days.
  • Out of all WINNER members, he appeared in variety shows the most.
  • Besides his activity as a musician, Mino is best known as a cast member of variety shows ‘New Journey to the West’ and ‘Kang’s Kitchen’.
  • He also guest-starred in major variety shows such as ‘Sugarman’, ‘Running Man’, Infinity Challenge’, ‘Radio Star’, ‘Let’s Eat Dinner Together’, ‘Knowing Bros’, ‘Point of Omniscient Interfere’, ‘Doremi Market’, ‘Sing Again’, etc.
  • Mino has been suffering from hair loss, he even mentioned it as his complex.
  • Mino went for a fortune-telling session during WINNER TV, and the fortune teller told him that the person who fits well with him within YG Entertainment is Sandara Park. On the other hand, he doesn’t match well with Daesung and Yang Hyunsuk.
  • On October 17, 2014, he and groupmate Kang Seungyoon walked the runway for designer Ko Taeyong, they showcased the high school student concept for the fashion show.
  • He really loves ducks.
  • He has been called The Foolish Brothers along with Kim Jinwoo.
  • He has a hobby of reforming clothes.
  • Dana, a member of the girl group New FO, is her younger sister.
  • He has a female Munchkin cat named Johnny.
  • He is famous for his ‘Song Foolish’ character in the variety show ‘New Journey to the West’.
  • He almost won a Lamborghini and Porsche sports cars from Na Youngseok PD for doing the ‘Elephant Turn Game’ in a segment of ‘New Journey to the West 5’.
  • He prefers cats over dogs.
  • His physical age is said to be 17 years old.
  • He has to go on a constant diet because he gains weight easily.
  • He doesn’t like nor knows much about soccer.
  • He enjoys reading poems and taking pictures.
  • Mino’s mother revealed at the concert in Thailand that her son was born in 1992, not in 1993 because she registered his birth a year late. Mino himself said he had not known about it until recently, but he found out at the concert in Thailand. Mino’s mother finally made it clear that he was indeed born in 1993, and she was just playing tricks on WINNER members.
  • Mino’s MBTI personality type is ENFP.
  • He has a lot of nicknames such as Huge Boy Mino, MINO, Mino Who is Strong Since Birth, Song Thumb, Song Sweet, Song Foolish, Song Minjung, Song Finger, Sweden Grandma, Mapo Hipster, etc.

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