Danny Ahn

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Danny Ahn
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Background information
Birth name Ahn Shin-won
Also known as Danny
Born (1978-12-22) 22 December 1978 (age 35)
Seattle, Washington
Origin United States
Genres K-pop, R&B, rap
Occupations rapper, actor
Years active 1999 – present
Labels JYP Entertainment (1999-2002)
SidusHQ (2003-2014)
Box Media (2014-present)
Associated acts g.o.d
Korean name
Revised Romanization An Sin-won
McCune–Reischauer An Sin-wŏn

Danny Ahn (Hangul: 안신원; hanja: 安信愿) was born Ahn Shin-won on December 22, 1978 in Seattle, Washington. He is a Korean American actor and rapper of the South Korean boy band g.o.d.. He is notable for his unique rapping.[1] He has one older sister. He attended Department of Theater/Acting in Dankuk University.


He debuted in the K-pop industry as a rapper for singer Uhm Junghwa, and then became a part of boyband g.o.d. (short for "groove overdose"); the group became one of the most popular groups in the 2000s. He released his solo album on May 28, 2007. He also was a radio DJ on the show Kiss The Radio.

In 2008, he appeared in Crazy Waiting, also known as The Longest 24 Months.[2] He appeared as Baekho in the KBS drama, The Slave Hunters. He appeared in KBS Let's Go Dream Team season 2, and was the leader of the team. He also appeared as Manager Baek Nam Jung in The Fugitive: Plan B alongside Rain, Lee Jung-jin, Daniel Henney and Lee Na-young, and The Innocent Man (TV series) with Song Joong-ki and Moon Chaewon. He was a permanent guest on SBS's talkshow Strong Heart.

In May 2012, Ahn starred opposite Ryu Shi-won as Gye Dong-hee, a friend to Ryu's Seung-hyuk in Channel A's Goodbye Dear Wife.[3] He is currently a commentator/host on We Got Married along with Lee Ji Hye who he has been dubbed a fake couple with as they kept coincidentally turning up in matching outfits for the we got married filming. The other hosts are Park Mi Sun and Kim Jung Min.


  • Digital Single: Released 28 May 2007 - "If It were a Dream" (feat Sweet Sorrow)



  1. ^ http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Danny_Ahn.php
  2. ^ [1], imdb.com.
  3. ^ Ho, Stewart (29 May 2012). "Danny Ahn Cross Dresses and Becomes a ′Pretty′ Girl for Goodbye Wife". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 4 December 2012.