Get to Know Monsta X’s Leader : Shownu

Being a Backup Dancer

Shownu has also been a backup dancer before he made his debut with Monsta X. For example, he has been a backup dancer for the legend Lee Hyori for a while for the song Bad Girl. Netizens were dazzled with Shownu while still behind Lee Hyori’s back dancer, even mentioning that he already looked like an idol at that time even though he was still a trainee.


Fascinating Facts about Shownu

  1. Shownu once wondered why staff always gave him a short sleeves that showed his arm muscles, then one of the staff said that if he dressed Shownu in a long-sleeved shirt it would make him look very fat due to his very large arm muscles.
  2. Shownu is also a member who has a big appetite, he likes all kinds of food except rice.
  3. He is one of the members who took part in the making of choreography for Monsta X.
  4. According to the members of Monsta X, Shownu is a very good leader and it is difficult to make him angry but he is a very firm leader.
  5. The other members choose Shownu as a leader since he is the oldest member in Mosnta X and because of his very strong charisma to be a leader and he is able to organize group cohesiveness.
  6. Among all Shownu members he uses the toilet the most.
    Member : ”If you can not find Shownu anywhere it means he is using the toilet.
  7. The members say if Showu is hungry he will continue walking around the dorm while saying : ”Everyone, are you hungry? Let’s eat something!
  8. Shownu : ”Actually I’m not an easy person to express what I feel. So I do not know how to express thanks to the fans.
  9. He is close with SISTAR’s Soyou. Fans even hope they both have a special relationship beside a relationship between senior and junior.
soyu and shownu