Lee Seunghoon 이승훈 is the main dancer and lead rapper of Winner.
Seunghoon was born on Saturday, January 11, 1992, in Busan. He was born in the Chinese Year of the Ram and his zodiac star sign is Capricorn. He's 182 cm or 5'11½" tall. Like fellow members Seunghoon and Mino, he has the A blood type.
He speaks Japanese.
He moved from Busan to Seoul after graduating high school and auditioned for "Korea's Got Talent" as part of the dance group Honest Boys.
He choreographed a flash mob performance for G-Dragon.
In 2011, Seunghoon successfully auditioned for SBS's "K-pop Star," a music audition program. He made it to the top 10 before being eliminated in the 7th live round on April 15, 2012, placing fourth overall. He went on to appear on the May 8 episode of SBS's "Strong Heart" along with other finalists.
On May 16, 2012, it was announced that Seunghoon had signed an exclusive contract with YG Entertainment and would shortly thereafter become a trainee. On May 19, he performed at the Youth Festival in Yeouido, Seoul. He was also photographed by Moke Najung for a spread in Vogue Girl Korea's June 2012 edition entitled "Boys Like Girls," alongside fellow "K-Pop Star" contestant Park Jaehyung.
On February 25, 2013, it was announced that Seunghoon would debut as part of a new YG group. On August 1, he appeared in a dance performance uploaded onto YG Entertainment's YouTube channel. Shortly after, he participated in the Mnet reality-survival program "WIN: Who Is Next?" in order to debut with the other members of the trainee group "Team A." On October 25, it was announced that Team A had won the program and would debut under the name "Winner." The group made their first live stage performance on November 15, opening for Big Bang during their concert at the Seibu Dome in Saitama, Japan. Winner released their first single on August 12, 2014.
- Jinwoo has two older sisters.
- His hobby is writing lyrics.
- He wanted to be a part of YG Entertainment ever since he was in high school. Because his rooftop room was right by YG Entertainment’s building while he was growing up, he states that “at night he would stare at [it] and dream of making it big there.”