Real Name: Shin Donghee (신동희/申 東 熙)
Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Rapper
Nickname(s): Dongri Dong Dong (from Ppo Ppo Ppo)
Date of Birth: September 28, 1985
Place of Birth: Moonkyung in Northern KyungGi Province
Height: 178 cm/5′ 10.1″
Weight: 90 kg/198 lb (he stated on his minihompy that he started his current diet at 103 kg/227 lb. Shindong stated during an interview during the Super Show in Shanghai that at one point, he had lost up to 19 kg, but that he had gained 4 kg back so he’s lost a total of 15 kg – 11/22/08; as of 3/25, Shindong stated that he’s gained back 10kg from his peak weight loss of 20kg so at ~93 kg/205 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Siblings: only child
Specialty/Hobby: Making facial expressions, Making jokes, Dancing
Education: Paekche Institute of the Arts
Shindong was born, Shin Dong Hee, in Mungyeong, North Gyeongsang on September 28, 1985. Very little is known about Shindong's personal life, and many thought he was an only child. He has a younger sister called Ahn Da Young.
Having a love for dancing, Shindong signed up for the 2002 Goyangsi Youth Dance contest and won the grand prize. A year later, he joined the contest again and won gold. In 2004, Shindong joined the Mnet Epi Contest and won both the gold prize and popularity award. In 2005, Shindong signed up for the SM Best Youth Contest and won first place for Best Comedian, achieving the grand prize.
Shindong officially debut as part of 12-member project group Super Junior 05 on 6 November 2005 on SBS's music programme Popular Songs, performing their first single, "Twins (Knock Out)". Their debut album SuperJunior05 (Twins) was released a month later on 5 December 2005 and debuted at #3 on the monthly MIAK K-pop album charts.