Knowing SHINee <3

Lee Jinki (이진기), born December 14, 1989 (1989-12-14) (age 20), better known by his stage name Onew (온유) was born in the city of Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi-do. The leader and oldest member in the group, he was discovered at the “2006 S.M. Academy Casting”.[37] Onew collaborated with Lee Hyun Ji, former member of project group Banana Girl, for his song “Vanilla Love”.[38]


Kim Jonghyun (김종현), born April 8, 1990 (1990-04-08) (age 20), commonly known as Jonghyun, is the main vocalist in the group.[39] He was born and raised in Seoul. He was discovered at the “2005 S.M. Casting System”.[37] Before debuting with Shinee, Jonghyun sang a duet, “Wrongly Given Love” (交错的爱), with Zhang Liyin for her debut Chinese album I Will.[37]

Kim Kibum (김기범), born September 23, 1991 (1991-09-23) (age 18), better known by his stage name Key (), is one of the rappers and vocalists in the group.[37] He was born and raised in Daegu. He was a gifted varsity water-skier at Dae Gu Young Shin Middle School.[40] He was discovered at the “2005 S.M. National Tour Audition Casting”.[37] Before debuting with Shinee, Key appeared in Super Junior‘s Wonder Boy MV as an extra dancer. Key was featured in label-mate Xiah‘s solo “Xiahtic”.[41] In 2010 Key was featured in the song “치유 (Healing)” on label-mates TRAX‘s first mini album “Trax Mini Album Volume 1”.[42] Later, it was also announced that Key would have a small part in Girls’ Generation‘s song “Hwaseongin Virus (Boys & Girls)” (Korean: “화성인 바이러스 (Boys & Girls)”) on their second studio album Oh!.[43]

Choi Minho (최민호), born December 9, 1991 (1991-12-09) (age 18), commonly known as Minho, is the other rapper in group. He was born and raised in Incheon. He was discovered at the “2006 S.M. Casting System”.[37] Before debuting with Shinee, Minho modeled for Ha Sang Baek’s “Seoul Collection F/W 08-09” in March.[29] He has appeared in Girls’ Generation‘s music video “Gee“.[44] Minho is also a permanent cast member in KBS‘s Dream Team Season 2.[45]

Lee Taemin (이태민), born July 18, 1993 (1993-07-18) (age 16), commonly known as Taemin, is the dancer of the group.[39] He was born and raised in Seoul. He is the youngest member in group. He was discovered at the “2005 S.M. Open Weekend Audition Casting “.[37] Taemin debuted as an actor in the sitcom Taehee-Hyekyo-Jihyun! (Korean: “태희혜교지현이!”).[46]


Studio albums

  • 2008: Replay (Mini-album)
  • 2008: The Shinee World
  • 2008: A.MI.GO
  • 2009: Romeo (Mini-album)
  • 2009: 2009, Year of Us (Mini-album)
  • 2010: Lucifer
  • 2010: Hello (Mini-album)
Promotional singles


Year Award
  • Cyworld Digital Music Awards (May Rookie of the Month)[48]
  • MNET 20’s Choice Awards (Hot New Star)[49]
  • Asia Song Festival (Best New Artist)[14]
  • Style Icon Awards 2008 (New Icon Award)[15]
  • 15th Korea Entertainment Arts Awards (Best Newcomer)[50]
  • Korean Music Festival 2008 (Best Male Rookie)[17]
  • 23rd Golden Disk Awards (YEPP Newcomer Album)[18]
  • 19th Seoul Music Awards (BonSang Award)[53]
  • 2nd Singapore Entertainment Awards (New Generation Artiste)[54]
  1. wowowow!!!!!!
    this is amazing!!!

  2. bonhwa says:

    nice Shawol SG ! keep supporting our idol group! hwaiting! ^^

  3. Leeluvminho says:

    keep in fight SHINee!!..
    we’re always support u…^^

  4. Cata says:

    Go Go SHINee, I love all of them I can’t decide just for one.

  5. CharLote says:

    I luv this page…
    I luv SHINEE…
    I luv Key…

  6. BIGfanofSHINee says:

    thx SHINee shawols !! Onew oppa hwaiting !!

  7. Nienke says:

    You have to update ;]

    Key is 19 now (not in Korean age)
    And Taemin is 17 (not in Korean age)

  8. naam says:

    I love all shining shinee guys…….Espcially Onew and Minho…..I like Onew’s voice n Minho’s facial expression…..Thumps Up SHINee World……….

  9. Lee TaeJen says:


  10. Nurul says:

    i cant believe tht Lee Taemin born in 1993 ! hahah . ❤

  11. kara says:

    so cute maknae Taemin!!!!!

  12. gurpreet kaur says:

    this is the best. it gives their whole info from start to end.
    i really wish i can meet them once in my life. my only dream is to go to korea and meet them. they came to america few times but in different cities that are really far. but i will go to korea when i’m going to india next year wwll i might because my parents won’t let me go to korea. and to anyone i say i want to go to korea they would laugh at me and say did you only find this place to go in the world.

  13. devin yui says:

    I’ve seen show shinee (and also other b-boys) where they wear girl clothes and sing while dancing the dance idol girl group as SNSD, T-ara, KARA and etc.The team know the name of the concert or where I could see that???
    reply please. . .thanks v’much

  14. Peeks says:

    er .. is it true that they shin se kyung and jonghyun is dating ? The article is here .. Please someone confirm with me !

  15. maelyn says:

    i really shinee ! FiGHTiNG ♥♥♥

  16. dashne says:

    hi im dashne and from kurdistan in eraq im 19 ers old i love koryan tu

  17. TaemintLocketHy says:

    SHINee SHINee fighting !! Saranghaeyo 😀 especially taekey 🙂
    샤이니샤이니파이팅, 사랑해요!! 정말사랑태민와키오빠 ❤

  18. Tracy says:

    Thank You so much for posting the listing of their albums and singles. I am planning on buying them but I didn’t know where to start! I was all confused @__@ Happy to of found this!

  19. onew is old. O_____O
    still i liky! ^_______^,
    cuz he is forever my BIAS!!! XD, >___________<!!!

  20. Cahyandina says:

    Three of them are younger than me. They’re cute.

  21. shocks! can’t believe that Taemin is just one year older than me! haha. He’s so matureeeeed. ><

  22. nnnnnnniiiiiicccceeeeee

  23. MVP Genie says:

    Ohhh!!! my Shining Idol (*0*)/// I love u all Shinee Oppa ..^3^

  24. DREAMIN'LOVE 04 says:

    I love it. ❤

  25. Midori says:

    OH MY GOSH! TAEMIN IS THE SAME AGE AS ME! Well……close…..BUT OH MY GOSH! *fan girl faint*

  26. key foreva!!!! taemin and i is in the same age, haha!

  27. tweetweet :3 says:

    AWESOME !!
    SHiNiNG SHINee ❤
    i LiKE iT :]

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    「• in KARA we trust (: •」[/color][/size]

  28. Siq says:

    Onew oppa!Love you….(He’s like nearly 9 years older than I but that doesn’t matter)

  29. sHinysUnako28 says:

    wow! 🙂
    hwaiting SHINee!

  30. nadyafadzil says:

    love shinee!!

  31. Shireenovita says:

    I love u SHINee:)

  32. 2minie says:

    omo, i love SHINee sooo much
    nomu nomu nomu nomu sarang hae

  33. I says:

    Sooo perfectly perfect… Taemin is the same age as I am… Born to be yours Taemin ❤

  34. alicialoveminho says:

    MINHO ;DD ❤

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