Shinee Member’s Ideal Type of Woman


What are the Criteria of SHINee’s Ideal Type?

SHINee, one of the boybands under SM Entertainment, has gained so much popularity after they released their song “Lucifer” in 2010, and even more after they released their song “Sherlock” in 2012. SHINee, which debuted in 2008 with 5 members, Onew,Key, Minho, Jonghyun, and Taemin, has captured a lot of fans’ hearts, and of course everyone is curious about the criteria for Shinee’s  ideal type. But as time passes, their ideal type of woman keeps changing, and it is a must for fans to know the current ideal type for their idols. Even better if the criteria can be as specific as possible.

SHINee’s Ideal Type 2017

Being one of the big K-pop idol groups, questions regarding girlfriends and marriage will always be asked. SHINee members are also often asked about their ideal type, whether it is during interviews, talk shows, or variety shows. So here are the updated SHINee compilations for you!

1. SHINee Onew’s Ideal Type 2017


Onew, the leader of SHINee, revealed his ideal type. He would like to have a girlfriend who can understand him wholeheartedly. He wants someone who can understand him without explaining, someone that can relate to him heart to heart. For Onew, the most important thing is that his ideal type should be someone who he can be happy with. He doesn’t like someone who whines, but instead someone who smiles a lot. It would be better if she has a lot of aegyo and cheerful expression. Someone who can sing well is definitely his ideal type.


As for appearance, a pretty face doesn’t really matter to him, as long as she looks beautiful when she smiles. He likes someone who has a cute aura. As for hair, he prefers his ideal type to have short hair instead of long. Onew also revealed that he prefers to get married when he is around 35 years old. So are you willing to wait?

Onew, during his return as a guest in “1 of 1”, also mentioned that his ideal type actually changes every day and that it makes him confused sometimes. He mentioned during the interview before the variety show recording, that his ideal type is TWICE’s Tzuyu, but during the recording, instead of Tzuyu, Onew said that “TWICE member Nayeon is my ideal type”. A bit embarrassed, Onew replied that, “It is better that my ideal type is changing frequently than for my girlfriend to be changing frequently”.

2. SHINee Minho’s Ideal Type 2017


The SHINee visual, Minho, no doubt is almost every girl’s dream boyfriend, but to be Minho’s ideal type is actually not that easy. Minho revealed that he doesn’t care much about looks and appearance, but he looks more to a girl’s personality. He likes someone who he can talk to and communicate wellwith, someone who can concentrate fully when he is talking, someone who is a really good listener. He wants his ideal girl to be not only a good listener, but also someone who he can joke around with, because he wants to be happy around her. Minho also mentioned that he likes someone who will think of him every time even if he is super busy with work, someone who cares about him, and someone who can cook for him, perhaps yukgaejang (Minho’s favorite food).


As for his ideal type’s look, someone who is beautiful when she wears a flowing dress. He also prefers someone who has long, untouchable hair and pretty, smiley eyes. That would be enough. He would also like his ideal type to look natural rather than putting a lot of makeup on. So, if you want to become Minho’s ideal type, be prepared to dress more natural!


Minho also revealed his ideal type during an interview in KBS 2 TV “Entertainment Weekly” program. He mentioned that he likes a girl who works hard at her job. For Minho, someone who has passion for her profession, has a lot of charm. During an interview for Cosmopolitan Magazine, Minho was also asked about his ideal type and he revealed that he likes someone who is open and cheerful, someone who he can feel relieved around and someone who can be happy even when he is tired and upset because of work. He wants to be happy just by seeing her or by being next to her. His ideal type should also be someone who is tolerant towards other people and has self-confidence.

3. SHINee Taemin’s Ideal Type 2017


Being the youngest among SHINee members doesn’t mean that Taemin is going to get married last. All SHINee members agree that Taemin will be the first SHINee member who gets married, but what is actually Taemin’s ideal type?

As for his ideal type’s look, Taemin likes someone with beautiful eyes, double eye lids and big eyes is a must. He also likes someone with long untouchable hair who  has the same fashion sense as he does.


It is normal for every man to want his ideal type to have good personality, and so does Taemin. He wants his ideal type to be someone who is kind, warm, and generous towards others. Not only that, he likes someone who can take responsibility and be honest. For Taemin, he wants to be the special person for his girl. He wants her to be mean to other guys but kind to him alone. He also wants someone who can take courage and be brave even though she is shy.

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During his appearance in a TV program, he also revealed that he doesn’t want to go out with a celebrity. He wants to date an ordinary person and have an ordinary date with her. For him, a beautiful mind matters more than just a beautiful face. After joining WGM (We Got Married) with Apink’s Son Na Eun, Taemin said that his thought about marriage have changed. He started to think that marriage is a good thing and he wants to get married as soon as he finds his girl. So, you need to hurry before Taemin falls for another girl out there!

4. SHINee Key’s Ideal Type 2017


SHINee’s Key’s ideal type is pretty different from other members. Instead of a feminine girl, Key prefers someone who is a tomboy. He also prefers someone who looks good in short hair and someone who prefer pants to skirts. But he likes a girl that has good sense of fashion and with an ethereal aura.


As for his ideal type’spersonality, he likes someone who can talk well because he himself is a good listener. Key also wants his ideal type to be have a good personality, be wise, and last but not least, be unique! He wants someone with strong preferences but also someone who has similar preferences to him. Key also mentioned that he wants be treated as a special person by his girl.

5. SHINee Jonghyun’s Ideal Type 2017


The main vocalist of SHINee also revealed his ideal type. Jonghyun revealed that he likes someone who is cute, has a lot of aegyo, and can flirt. He personally like someone with a beautiful face, fine pale skin, and beautiful long hair. Jonhyun prefer his ideal type to have  defined facial features and red lips.

For personality, he likes someone who can be a good listener for him and someone who is cheerful and laughs a lot; he wants to feel good vibes every time he is with her. Not only is it important to be a good listener, Jonghyun also wants someone who can speak well and has a kind personality.


When becoming a guest in a variety show, Jonghyun mentioned his ideal type. He likes a girl who has a sense of gentleness and modesty. Someone who looks good when she is wearing a dress is definitely his ideal type of girl. He likes feminine girls, unlike Key. And although Jonghyun has detailed criteria for his ideal girl, he mentioned that he is not in a rush to find the right girl because he is still enjoying his own life and he prefers to stay at home resting rather than going out. So, for those of you who want to be Jonghyun’s ideal type, after fulfilling all those criteria, make sure that you are a homey person so that he can enjoy a good day being at home with you.

SHINee Ideal Type Age Preferences

Previously, we discussed each SHINee member’s ideal type in terms of appearance and also personality, and now we will revealed SHINee ideal type’s age differences.

1. Onew’s Ideal Type’s Age

Onew prefers his ideal type to be the same age as himself, but he mentioned that 10 years difference is still acceptable.

2. Minho’s Ideal Type’s Age

This SHINee member who has a super cute and young face surprisingly revealed that he is fine if his girl is 8 to 13 years old older than him.

3. Taemin’s Ideal Type’s Age

Taemin is totally different than Minho. He prefers his ideal type to be younger than him, 3 years younger is fine.

4. Key’s Ideal Type’s Age

Key does’t mention any specific age, but he does prefer someone who is younger.

5. Jonghyun’s Ideal Type’s Age

Jonghyun is on the same team as Minho. He also prefers someone who is older than him (5-6 years old is totally fine), but someone around his age is okay for him too.

SHINee’s Ideal Girl’s Height and Weight

Everyone must want detailed information about SHINee members idea type of girl, so here we will show you compilations of SHINee’s ideal type of girl’s height and weight.

SHINee MembersIdeal Girl HeightIdeal Girl Weight
Onew< 175 cmunkown
Minhounknown, but someone with log legs are preferredunkown
Taemin< 175 cmunkown
Key< 180 cm, someone who is tallsomeone who is skinny
Jonghyun163 cm42 kg


We’re at the end of SHINee members’ preferences regarding their ideal type of girl. It might keep changing as time passes, but it could give you the broad view of their ideal type. So after reading all those criteria, which member of SHINee’s ideal type are you?

SHINee’s Ideal Type in SNSD Members

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Being under the same management, SM Entertainment, SHINee and SNSD are close to each other. Some of them are even around the same age, although SNSD debuted one year before SHINee. They also often spend time together during SM Entertainment parties, such as the Christmas party or the Halloween party. Knowing each other as friends, some of SHINee member’s ideal type of girl may also be inspired by SNSD as they are known as Korea goddesses. So, let’s check SHINee ideal type in SNSD.

1. Onew’s Ideal Type in SNSD

During his appearance as a guest along with other SHINee members in KBS CoolFM 89.1 “Lee Sooyoung’s Music Show”, Onew was bombarded with questions regarding his ideal type by DJ Sooyoung. After a lot of hesitation, Onew revealed that his ideal type is Yoona when she appeared in a CF. He mentioned that Yoona appeared as a girl who has a beautiful voice and hands, and he likes the way Yoona gives a wink in the CF.

2. Minho’s Ideal Type in SNSD

It is no longer a secret that Minho’s ideal type in SNSD is the SNSD’s maknae Seohyun. It was revealed when Minho became a guest in SBS Star King. After having a hard time choosing one among the SNSD members, he finally chose Seohyun who is the same age as him. Seohyun was once asked the same question, revealing that Minho is also Seohyun’s ideal type among SHINee members. She mentioned that she was close with Minho and that Minho supported her a lot.

3. Key’s Ideal Type in SNSD

Key appeared in “idol Maknae Rebellion” when he was asked by the MC whether there was a member in SNSD that he liked, and he shyly said yes! But he didn’t reveal who the person was specifically. Key also said that SNSD members are more like family from the same company.