Moonbin biography: 13 things about singer born in Cheongju, South Korea

Moon Bin (문빈) was a South Korean singer, actor, dancer and model professionally known as Moonbin. He was a member of the K-pop group Astro.

Moonbin was 6’0″ tall. He was 2 years older than his sister Moon Sua (문수아).

Born in Cheongju, North Chungcheong, South Korea, Moonbin attended Hanlim Multi Art School in Songpa, Seoul, South Korea. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. In 2004, he became a child model.
  2. When he was in the fifth grade, he was a trainee of Fantagio, which was known as N.O.A. Entertainment from September 2008 to June 2011.
  3. In 2006, he played the younger version of “U-Know Yunho” Chung Yun-ho in the music video of the TVXQ song “Balloons”.
  4. He played the younger version of Kim Bum‘s character in the television series “Boys over Flowers“, which aired on KBS2 from January 5, 2009 to March 31, 2009.
  5. In 2014, he played a cameo role in the TV series “Forever Young“.
  6. In August 2015, he starred in “To Be Continued” along with “MJ” Kim Myung-jun, “Jinjin” Park Jin-woo, “Cha Eun-woo” Lee Dong-min, “Rocky” Park Min-hyuk and “Sanha” Yoon San-ha.
  7. On February 23, 2016, he, MJ, Jinjin, Cha Eun-woo and Sanha made their debut as Astro and released their debut extended play titled “Spring Up“. Astro’s released its albums “All Light” in 2019, “All Yours” in 2021 and “Drive to the Starry Road” in 2022. On February 28, 2023, Rocky left the group.
  8. He played Jung Oh-je in the TV series “Moment of 18“, which aired from July 22, 2019 to September 10, 2019.
  9. From 2020 to 2022, he, Sanha and Kangmin hosted “Show Champion“.
  10. On February 14, 2020, he appeared in a Vlive broadcast with the other Astro members.
  11. On September 14, 2020, he and Sanha released “In-Out“, their first EP as a duo.
  12. On December 30, 2022, Fantagio announced that he had decided to renew his contract with the agency.
  13. At around 8:10 p.m. on April 19, 2023, he was found dead in his residence in Gangnam, Seoul by his manager, who immediately called the Seoul Gangnam Police Station. He was 25.

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