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June 29, 1994 |
Yeouido, South Korea
|Years active||2008– 2013|
|Labels||NH Media (2008-2013)|
|Revised Romanization||Shin Dongho|
Shin Dongho (born June 29, 1994 on Yeouido in Seoul, S. Korea) is a former South Korean singer who acquired fame as a singer of the boy group U-KISS. Dongho was the most active member of the group, appearing in a great many reality shows and other productions. He joined U-KISS in 2008 and stayed with them for five years.
Life and career
He attended middle school in Seoul Yonggang Middle School and graduated from Hanrim Entertainment Arts School. He became a trainee for NH Media and was chosen as one of the potential members for an upcoming boyband.
Dongho joined U-KISS in 2008, and appeared in reality shows such as Idol Maknae Rebellion, Raising Idol, and Sonyeon Sonyeo Gayo Baekseo.
His first acting role was a middle-school student in Villain and Widow, and performed in the MBC drama Royal Family. He voiced the lead character in a 3-D animation movie, Hong Gil Dong 2084 (2011). Along with co-U-KISS member Yeo Hoonmin he was cast for a TV-movie series, Holy Land (2012). He was the lead in Don’t Cry Mommy. On October 16, 2013, NH media announced that Dongho left U-KISS.
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