Son Dong-woon (Hangul: 손동운; born June 6, 1991), known mononymously as Dongwoon, is a South Korean singer. He is a member of the boy group Highlight.
Son Dong-woon was born in Busan, South Korea, on June 6, 1991. His father, Son Il-rak, is a professor at Cheongju University. Dong Woon stated in an interview and in the KBS show Win Win that he studied in Santa Rosa, Laguna, Philippines. Dong Woon was a trainee from JYP Entertainment for two years, and was the last member chosen to join Beast. He is the youngest of the group.
Dong Woon attended Hanyoung High School and graduated from Dongguk University on 16 February 2017.
The group has released eight Korean mini-albums and various singles. Dong Woon is a vocalist of Beast.
In December 2010, Dong Woon released a digital single album Udon together with Davichi’s Kang Min Kyung. However, it is said that by the composers of ‘Udon’ that the title of the song is in Japanese, hence the main three broadcasting networks confirmed that they will not be showing on television.
In April 2012, Dong Woon released “In the Cloud” for Shinsadong Tiger’s ‘Supermarket_another Half’.
On May 22, 2015, Cube Entertainment revealed that Dong Woon will release his first solo album Kimishika on July 1 before officially beginning his Japanese debut promotions.
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