Learn More About Cross Gene’s Shin Won-ho
Shin Won-ho is a South Korean singer, actor and the leader of the Asian pop group Cross Gene. He is best known for his role in the South Korean drama Legend of the Blue Sea as Tae-oh. Shin Won-ho debuted as a CF model alongside G-Dragon in 2011 for Beanpole. He made his acting debut with the 2011 Korean drama Bachelor’s Vegetable Store.
On June 8th, 2012, he debuted as a singer for the band Cross Gene. Based in South Korea, the band consists of six members: three members from South Korea, two members from China and one member from Japan. Apart from being a singer, Shin is still active as an actor as well.
In this article, Byeol Korea will provide you with updates on Cross Gene’s Shin Won-ho: Legend of the Blue Sea, speaking English, hairstyles, and more! So, stay tuned!
Shin Won-ho in Legend of the Blue Sea
With the South Korean drama series Legend of the Blue Sea, he had his breakthrough role. Legend of the Blue Sea is a 2016-2017 South Korean television series starring Jun Ji-hyun and Lee Min-ho. The drama, inspired by a classic Joseon legend from Korea’s first collection of unofficial historical tales, is about a fisherman who captures and releases a mermaid, and tells the love story of a con-artist and a mermaid who travels across the ocean to find him. It aired on SBS every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:00 (KST) starting from November 16th, 2016 to January 25th, 2017.
The television series centers on the love story between Heo Joon-jae (Lee Min-ho), the son of a rich businessman who becomes a clever con-man after his parents’ divorce, and a mermaid named Shim Cheong (Jun Ji-hyun). The story is focused on the rebirth, fate, and unrequited love, and the incarnations of their Joseon era life, town head Kim Dam-ryeong and the mermaid Se-hwa.
In the drama Legend of The Blue Sea, Shin Won-ho plays the role of Tae-oh, a genius hacker and a con-man together with Heo Joon-jae and Nam-doo.
Tae-oh is a quiet person who likes to play computer games. He initially has a secret crush on Shim Cheong, but ends up falling for Shi-ah. He is captivated by the mermaid’s charm and even secretly takes pictures of her.
However, Tae-oh, ends up falling for a woman named Cha Si-ah, who is in love with Heo Joon Jae for a long time. It all starts when Tae-oh confesses that he admires Cha Si-ah. But actually, that is only to cover up the scam operation that their group has made in the house of Cha Si-ah’s brother.
Since then, Cha Si-ah sympathizes with the feelings that Tae-Oh has for her. Though it’s really not true and just an act for Tae-Oh. But later on, Cha Si-ah discovers everything, that he is not in love with her but with Sim Chung, the mermaid.
In the end, he falls for Cha Si-ah and he even kisses her. After successfully playing a role in the drama Legend of the Blue Sea, he managed to attract the attention of the audience.
Speaking English Compilation
Besides being a talented actor, Shin Won-ho also has amazing language skills. He has N2 level proficiency in Japanese and he can also speak English. He is also learning or has learned Mandarin and German.