Jinu (WINNER) Facts
- Group K-Pop WINNER
- Position: Vocalist and Dancer.
- Mokpo Sangdong Elementary School (Graduation)
- Mokpo Yudal Middle School (Graduation)
- Mokpo Technical High School (Graduation)
- International Cyber University (Entertainment Studies / Enrollment)
- Number &Fanclub Woodie’s (Woo for his name + Hoodie for his beloved gray sweatshirt)
- He has lived three years away from his family, which is located on Imja Island. He lived alone in Seoul since he was 18 years old. During that time, he never had the opportunity to visit his relatives.
- He was a backup dancer at the 2011 YG Family Concert with fellow group member Taehyun.
- Seungri from BIGBANG discovered him dancing at one of his academies, and brought him to YG Entertainment.
- Jinwoo was ranked #2 in the survey “Male idol Golden Mask” the results of a survey of several cosmetic surgery specialists were used to select the visuals with the best facial proportions.
- Jinwoo is allergic to cats but takes medication so he can keep his cats Sphynx, Ray and Bay.
- On November 17, 2016, it was confirmed that Kim Jinwoo would star in the role of the Little Prince in the production staged by the Korea National Contemporary Dance Company of “The Little Prince.” This is the first time an idol will perform on the stage of a national arts establishment.
- He was chosen for the lead role because his image fits the character of the little prince and also because of his great passion for dance.
- He enlisted for his military service on April 2, 2020, stayed for four weeks as part of his basic training and was subsequently sent to a government institution to serve as a public servant. He completed his service on December 31, 2021.
Jinu (WINNER) Career
2019: Debut as Soloist
On August 1, a poster of the concept board with the text “Coming Soon” was revealed YG Entertainmentconfirmed through a press release that Kim Jin Woo is preparing for his solo debut, later on August 02, a concept video was revealed as part of his debut.
Jinu (WINNER) Drama
- Love for a Thousand More (Naver TV, 2016)
- Magic Cellphone (Web TV, 2016)
Jinu (WINNER) TV Programs
- WIN: WHO IS NEXT? (Mnet, 2013)
- WINNER TV (Mnet, 2014)
- Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook (KBS 2TV, 2014) (besides WINNER)
- Weekly Idol (MBC, 2014) (besides WINNER)
- Radio Star (MBC, 2017) Ep. 539
- Infinity Challenge (MBC, 2017) Ep. 530-531
- Inkigayo (SBS, 2017) Special MC together with Jennie from BLACKPINK
- Weekly Idol (MBC, 2017) (besides WINNER)
- Wizard Of Nowhere (MBC, 2017-2018) Permanent member
- Youth Over Flowers Winner (tvN, 2017)
- Live A Nice Life (JTBC, 2017-2018)
- Sugar Man 2 (JTBC, 2018) Ep. 16 (besides WINNER)
- Mimi Shop (JTBC, 2018) (besides WINNER)
- Let’s Eat Dinner Together (JTBC, 2018) (besides Mino) Ep. 82
- Knowing Brothers (JTBC, 2018) (besides WINNER & Yoo Byung Jae) Ep. 127
- Mafia Game In Prison (tvN, 2019) (besides Mino) Ep. 19 and 20