|Son Dong Woon|
June 6, 1991 |
Busan, South Korea
|Genres||R&B, pop, hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, dancer, host|
|Instruments||Vocals, Piano, Violin|
|Associated acts||Beast , BTOB|
|Revised Romanization||Son Dong-un|
Son Dong-Woon (Hangul: 손동운; Hanja: 孫東雲; born June 6, 1991), more commonly known as just Dong Woon, is a South Korean idol singer and dancer. He is the vocalist and youngest member of the Korean boy group Beast.
Son Dong-Woon was born in Busan, South Korea on June 6, 1991. Dong Woon's father, Son Il-rak, is a professor at Cheongju University. Dong Woon stated in an interview and in the KBS show Win Win that he studied in Santa Rosa, Laguna, Philippines. Dong Woon was a trainee from JYP Entertainment for 2 years, and was the last member chosen to join BEAST. He is the youngest of the group.
Dong Woon is known for his more Western look compared to the other members. He also has various talents such as speaking English and Chinese as well as playing the piano and electric flute.
Dong Woon attended Hanyoung High School and currently attends Konkuk University majoring in image and film.
The group has released seven Korean mini-albums and various singles. Dong Woon is a vocalist of Beast.
In December 2010, Dong Woon released a digital single album "Udon" together with Davichi’s Kang Min Kyung. After its release, the song quickly rose up to the top of the charts, bringing in immense popularity and it is expected to start another trend. However, it is said that by the composers of ‘Udon' that the title of the song is in Japanese, hence the main 3 broadcasting networks confirmed that they will not be showing on television.
In April 2012, Dong Woon released “In the Cloud” for Shinsadong Tiger’s 'Supermarket_another Half'. With this new medium tempo ballad, Dong Woon shows the fans what he can bring to the table as a soloist, singing the joys of a man that’s helplessly fallen in love. The pop-style track brings out Shinsadong Tiger’s classic electronic sound, and the repetitive trendy melody line is sure to capture the fans with just one listen. 
|2010||12.17||“우동” (“Udong/Udon”)||Kang Minkyung and Son Dongwoon||우동|
|2011||11.17||“꿈을 꾼다” (“Dreaming”)>||Yong Junhyung, Yang Yoseob, and Son Dongwoon||나도, 꽃! (I’m A Flower Too!)|
|2012||04.24||“In the Cloud”||Son Dongwoon||SUPER MARKET – another Half (Shinsadong Tiger Project Album)|
|2009||MTV B2ST||TV Documentary (MTV)||Himself|
|2010||MTV Beast Almighty||TV Show (MTV)||Himself|
|Idol Maid||TV Show (MBC)||Himself|
|SHIN PD Variety Show||TV Show (SBS)||Himself|
|2011||Exciting Cube TV||TV Show (MNET Japan)||Himself|
|2012||Win Win||TV Show (KBS2)||Himself|
|Invincible Youth 2||TV Show (KBS2 HD)||Himself|
|2014||Showtime Burning the Beast||TV Show (MBC Every1)||Himself|
|2015||Running Man (TV Series )||TV Show (SBS)||Himself|
|Mask King||TV Show (MBC)||Himself|
|World Changing Quiz||TV Show (MBC)||Himself|
|Genius Children||TV Show (SBS)||Himself|
Hosting or MC programs
- Mark Russell (29 April 2014). K-Pop Now!: The Korean Music Revolution. Tuttle Publishing. p. 52. ISBN 978-1-4629-1411-1.
- "Will 'Udon' Surpass the Popularity of 'Naengmyun'?". Newsen (in Korean). 2010-12-18. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
- "Kang Minkyung and Son Dongwoon's song 'Udon' won't be heard on the main stream media networks". Star News (in Korean). 2010-12-10. Retrieved 2010-12-22.
- "B2ST’s Dongwoon releases "In the Cloud" for Shinsadong Tiger’s ‘Supermarket_another Half’". Star News (in Korean). 2012-04-23. Retrieved 2012-05-29.