Shindong 신동 is the lead rapper and lead dancer of Super Junior.
Shindong was born Shin Donghee 신동희 on Saturday, September 28, 1985, in Mungyeong, North Gyeongsang.
He was born in the Chinese Year of the Ox. He and Donghae are both Libras. He’s 178 cm or 5'10" tall, the same height as Yesung and Kangin. Shindong, Kangin, Eunhyuk, and Ryeowook’s blood type is O.
Shindong attended Inha University, where Leeteuk, Siwon, and Ryeowook also went. He also went to Paekche Institute of the Arts. He, Leeteuk, Heechul, Yesung, Kangin, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Donghae, and Kyuhyun speak Japanese. All of the members can speak some Mandarin. He’s an only child.
Shindong won the Goyangshi Youth Dance contest with a grand prize in 2002 followed by a gold prize in 2003. He won the overall grand prize and the first prize for best comedian at the SM Youth Best Contest in 2005. He’s a member of the sub-units Super Junior-T and Super Junior-Happy. He plays the piano and the guitar.
“Shindong” 신동 means “prodigy.” Shindong is responsible for creating some of Super Junior’s choreography. Fellow member Sungmin is his close hyung; they often ride scooters and take selcas together. In 2007, he was in a car accident with Leeteuk, Eunhyuk, and Kyuhyun, but he wasn’t seriously injured.
His favorite food is pork.
He enlisted in the military on March 24, 2015.