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Onew (온유) is a South Korean singer, lyricist and actor under SM Entertainment. He is the leader of the boy group SHINee.

He made his solo debut on December 5, 2018 with his first mini album Voice.

Career

2008: Debut with SHINee

He debuted as a member of SHINee on May 22, 2008 with the group's first mini album Replay.

2018: Solo debut

Onew made his solo debut on December 5, 2018 with his first mini album Voice.

2022: Dice

On March 29, 2022, a teaser image was posted which revealed that Onew will be releasing his second mini album, Dice on April 11.[1][2]

Personal life

Military service

He enlisted as an active-duty soldier on December 10, 2018.[3] On July 7, 2020, SM Entertainment announced that due to COVID-19 protocol, Onew would take his final leave from his military base.[4] He was officially discharged on July 20.[5]

Discography

Korean

Mini albums

Collaborations

Features

OSTs

  • "To The Beautiful You OST" ("In Your Eyes") (2012)
  • "Miss Korea OST" ("Moonlight") (2014)
  • "Breakup Probation, A Week OST Part.3" ("Shadow") (2021)
  • "High Class OST Part.3" ("Blue" with Elaine) (2021)
  • "Forecasting Love and Weather OST Part.2" ("Mind Warning") (2022)

Japanese

Studio albums

  • Life Goes On (2022)

Digital EPs

  • Who Sings? Vol.1 (2022)


Writing credits

Artist Song Album Type
2010
SHINee "Your Name" Lucifer Writing
2016
SHINee "So Amazing" 1 of 1 Writing
2018
SHINee "Our Page" The Story of Light EP.3 Writing
"Sunny Side" "Sunny Side"
Onew "Illusion" Voice
"Shine on You"

Concerts

Concerts participation

Filmography

Movies

  • I Am (2012)
  • SMTown: The Stage (2015)

Television dramas

  • Dr. Champ (SBS, 2010) - cameo
  • Athena: Goddess of War (SBS, 2010) - cameo
  • Oh My God x2 (SBS, 2012) - cameo
  • Pure Love (KBS2, 2013) - cameo
  • Wecome to Royal Villa (JTBC, 2013)
  • Descendants of the Sun (KBS2, 2016)

Variety shows

  • Night Star (KBS2, 2010) - MC
  • Eat, Sleep, Eat (tvN, 2016) - MC

Music shows

Musical theater

  • Brothers Were Brave (2010)
  • Rock of Ages (2010)
  • Shinheung Military Academy (2019)
  • Return: The Promise of the Day (2019)
  • Midnight Sun[6] (2022)

Trivia

  • His MBTI personality type is ISFP.[7]

Gallery

Main article: Onew/Gallery

References

Official links

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