Shin Jung-hwan (born 10 May 1975, Seoul) is a South Korean singer and entertainer. Known first for being part of K-pop groups Roo'ra and Country Kko Kko, he has since become a "comedian", or an entertainer, on various variety shows. In November 2005, he encountered some controversy after he was caught gambling and he subsequently resigned from all his shows, including SBS's Love Letter. Five months later, however, he re-emerged on his previous shows and regained his popularity. He became a regular on the show Heroine 6, being part of the "Gag Team 3" with Kim Jong Min and singer Lee Jung, until it ended in 2007. He was also a permanent member on KBS's Sang Sang Plus, Unforgettable Songs, part of KBS's Happy Sunday line-up, and Radio Star, part of MBC's Golden Fishery line-up.
In September 2010, Shin Jung Hwan did not attend one of TV programme that he was scheduled to be in without notice. Later, he explained that he has been in a hospital in Cebu, The Philippines for dengue fever. However, it turned out to be a lie. South Korean media has stated that he could not return to South Korea as he gambled in Philippines, lost his money as well as his passport. Shin Jung Hwan uploaded his photo in a hospital on his website. After it was revealed that he lied, his photo have made Koreans even more angry for his dishonesty. In January 20, 2011, Shin returned to Korea. He was indicted without detention for habitual gambling, violation of The foreign exchange trade act and the passport act.