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Yoon in 2011
|Born||October 15, 1969|
|Revised Romanization||Yun Jong-sin|
Early life and education
Yoon completed high school at Daewon Foreign Language High School and studied Korean Language and Literature at Yonsei University, graduating in 1993. He joined a music club called Sochangsa (소창사) where he nurtured his love for music.
In 1991, he announced his first album Like the first time we met (처음 만날 때처럼) as a solo singer which drew huge public interest. After that he collaborated with 015B continuously.
In 2000, he made his movie debut in Can hardly stop them with a cameo along with the director, Kim. He became active in the field of entertainment and, in 2003, took a role in a sitcom Nonstop 4 where he played a professor.
In 2009, he became a regular cast member in Radio Star, the main segment of MBC's Golden Fishery, and in SBS's Family Outing. He has also been a judge for seasons 1-3 and 5-7 of Mnet's talent show Superstar K.
In February 2012, he made an appearance on SBS's Healing Camp, Aren't You Happy where he announced that he had Crohn's disease which is an incurable inflammatory bowel disease. He became the co-host of SBS's GO Show in April 2012.
From April 2013, he is the regular host of SBS reality show, Barefooted Friends.
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
|Like the First Time We Met
(처음 만날 때처럼)
|No data*||No data*|
|Six Years (육년)||
|The Latter Half (후반)||
|A Guidebook for Brokenhearted People
(헤어진 사람들을 위한 지침서)
|Behind the Smile||
|Round the Village (동네 한 바퀴)||
||No data*||No data*|
|His Walk of Life 2010 Yoon Jong-shin||
|His Walk of Life 2011 Yoon Jong-shin||
|His Walk of Life 2012 Yoon Jong-shin||
|His Walk of Life 2013 Yoon Jong-shin||
|His Walk of Life 2014 Yoon Jong-shin||
|His Walk of Life 2015 Yoon Jong-shin||
|His Walk of Life 2016 Yoon Jong-shin||
|His Walk of Life 2017 Yoon Jong-shin||
|* Data not available before 1999. Data from 2008 is incomplete.|
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.
|2017–2018||Heart Signal||Channel A||Host|
- "윤종신 소개" [Yoon Jong-shin Profile]. Mnet (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- Shim, Sun-ah; Lee, Jung-hyon (2017-07-09). "(News Focus) Collaboration in vogue in Korean entertainment industry". Yonhap News. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- Doo, Rumy (2017-03-31). "S.M. becomes Mystic's largest shareholder". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- "이부진·윤종신도…현직 판검사 1위 학교는". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). March 23, 2013.
- "윤종신 동문(1993년 국문과 마침)". The Yonsei Chunchu (in Korean). Yonsei University. September 25, 2000.
- Lee, Hyun-jeong (3 June 2013). "From singer to entertainer, Yoon Jong-shin mounts challenges". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
- Stieber, Zachary (25 March 2014). "Yoon Jong Shin: Park Ji Yoon Says Mystic89 & Family CEO Knows All the Dance Moves". The Epoch Times. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
- Uhm, Dong-jin (21 November 2011). [윤종신 인터뷰②] "이수만·양현석은 파이터, 난 야심 없어" [Yoon Jong Shin Interview "Lee Soo-man Yang Hyun-suk are fighters, I'm unambitious"] (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
- Lee, Sun-min (10 July 2014). "Yoon Jong-shin will be on 'Superstar K'". JoongAng Ilbo. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
- Lee, Nancy (19 May 2015). "Sung Si Kyung Joins Yoon Jong Shin, Kim Bum Soo and Baek Ji Young as ′SSK7′ Judges". Mnet. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
- "단독 고현정 '고쇼' MC진, 정형돈·윤종신·김영철 '확정'" (in Korean). OSEN. 12 March 2012.
- "김희선 '강심장2' MC 확정, 신동엽-윤종신 입맞춘다" (in Korean). Newsen. 12 January 2013. Retrieved 18 February 2013.
- "[TALK OF THE TOWN] It's a girl for Yoon Jong-shin". JoongAng Ilbo. 17 September 2009. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
- "Yoon Jong Shin, dal Ra-oh gonggae..."Chwi seon eui bisueol, gyeolgwamul" 윤종신, 딸 라오 공개.."최선의 비주얼 결과물" [Yoon Jong Shin, daughter Ra-oh goes public...the best visual result] (in Korean). The Chosun Ilbo. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
- "K-pop Album Sales Volume" (in Korean). Recording Industry Association of Korea.
- "Gaon Album Chart" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart.
- "March 1999 K-Pop Album Sales Volume" (in Korean). Recording Industry Association of Korea. Archived from the original on 2018-05-12. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- "May 2000 K-Pop Album Sales Volume" (in Korean). Recording Industry Association of Korea. Archived from the original on 2018-04-18. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- "May 2005 K-Pop Album Sales Volume" (in Korean). Recording Industry Association of Korea. Archived from the original on 2009-01-24. Retrieved 2018-05-11.
- Cumulative sales of His Walk of Life 2013 Yoon Jong-shin:
- "2015년 01월 Album Chart".
- "2016년 01월 Album Chart".
- "2017년 01월 Album Chart".
- "2018년 01월 Album Chart".