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Famous People Named Shin

Updated October 13, 2018 1.1k views97 items
Ever thought about how many famous people named Shin are out there? This list of celebrities named Shin will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Shins below include actors named Shin and athletes named Shin, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Shin who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Shins below include Shin Min-a, Shin Se-kyung, and Shin Hye-sung.
  • Shin Min-a

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceSeongnam, South Korea

    Shin Min-a (born Yang Min-a on 5 April 1984) is a South Korean model and actress. She is best known for starring in television dramas A Love to Kill (2005), My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox...  more

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  • Age31

    BirthplaceYangcheon District, Seoul, South Korea

    Shin Se-kyung (born July 29, 1990) is a South Korean actress, singer and model. She started as a child actress and had her breakthrough in 2009 with the sitcom High Kick Through the Roof. Since then...  more
  • Age41

    BirthplaceSouth Korea

    Shin Hye-sung (Korean: 신혜성; Hanja: 申彗星 (born Jung Pil-kyo Korean: 정필교; Hanja: 鄭弼敎; November 27, 1979) is a South Korean singer-songwriter. He is best known as a member of the South Korean boy group...  more
  • Shin Seong-il

    Politician, Film Producer


    BirthplaceSouth Korea, Daegu

    Shin Seong-il (May 8, 1937 – November 4, 2018) was a South Korean actor, film director, producer, and former politician. A legendary actor with 500 films in over 40 years, Shin debuted in director...  more
  • Shin Jung-hyeon

    Guitarist, Songwriter


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Shin Jung-hyeon Or Shin Joong-hyun Or Sin Junghyeon; (Korean: 신중현; Hanja: 申重鉉, pronounced [ɕind͡ʑuŋçʌn] or [ɕin] [t͡ɕuŋçʌn]; born January 4, 1938) is a South Korean rock guitarist and...  more
  • Age47

    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Shin Ha-kyun (born May 30, 1974) is a South Korean actor. His notable films include Joint Security Area (2000), Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Save the Green Planet! (2003), and Welcome to...  more

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  • Shin Hae Chul

    Record producer, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Shin Hae-chul (Hangul: 신해철; May 6, 1968 – October 27, 2014) was a South Korean singer-songwriter and record producer known for being a pioneer of Korean experimental rock music. He was referred to by...  more
  • Shin Hyun-joon

    Professor, Actor


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Shin Hyun-joon may refer to: Shin Hyun-joon (general) (1915–2007) Shin Hyun-joon (actor) (born 1968) Shin Hyun-joon (footballer) (born 1983): played in Indonesia and Malaysia. Shin Hyoun-jun (born...  more
  • Shin Hyejeong

    Field Hockey player


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Shin Hyejeong is a South Korean field hockey player....  more
  • Shin Young-kyun

    Politician, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNorth Korea

    Shin Young-kyun (born November 6, 1928) is a South Korean actor, film producer, and politician....  more
  • Shin Dongho

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceDaegu, South Korea

    Dongho is a member of the musical group, U-Kiss....  more
  • Shin Dong-yup

    Comedian, Presenter


    BirthplaceJecheon, South Korea

    Shin Dong-yup is a South Korean comedian and television comedy show host. He graduated from the Seoul Institute of the Arts. In a corner on 'the railman' of buzzwords, "Hi, will you?" at once...  more
  • Shin Soohyun

    Singer, Dancer


    BirthplaceGyeonggi-do, South Korea

    Soohyun is a member of the musical group, U-Kiss....  more
  • Shin Koyamada

    Television producer, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceOkayama, Japan

    Shin Koyamada (小山田 真, Koyamada Shin, born March 10, 1982) is a Japan-born American actor, producer, philanthropist, entrepreneur and martial artist. Koyamada became known worldwide for his film debut...  more
  • Shin So-yul



    BirthplaceGuro District, Seoul, Seoul, South Korea

    Shin So-yul is a South Korean actress. Shin began acting in 2006, and appeared in supporting roles in films and television series such as Hello My Love, Jungle Fish 2, and Penny Pinchers. But her...  more
  • Shin Sang-ok

    Film Producer, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 79 (1926-2006)

    BirthplaceChongjin, North Korea

    Shin Sang-ok (October 11, 1926 – April 11, 2006) was a South Korean film producer and director with more than 100 producer and 70 director credits to his name. His best-known films were made in the...  more
  • Shin Ji

    Lyricist, Singer


    BirthplaceIncheon, South Korea

    Shin Ji (born Lee Ji-Seon on November 18, 1981) is a South Korean singer, lyricist and actress. She attended Dongduk Women's University – Department of Popular Music. She made her debut in 1998 in...  more
  • Shin Saimdang

    Shin Saimdang (申師任堂, December 5, 1504 – June 20, 1551) was a Korean artist, writer, calligraphist, and poet. She was born in Gangwondo Gangneungbu jugheonli bugpyeongchon (강원도 강릉부 죽헌리 북평촌) on 29...  more
  • Shin Kishida

    Theatre Director, Actor

    AgeDec. at 43 (1939-1982)

    BirthplaceAsagaya, Japan

    Shin Kishida (17 October 1939 – 28 December 1982) was a Japanese television, film, and stage actor. He was also a voice actor....  more
  • Shin Ae-ra

    Actor, Disc jockey


    BirthplaceSouth Korea

    Shin Ae-ra (born July 3, 1969) is a South Korean actress. She made her acting debut in 1989, and has since played leading roles in television dramas such as Love in Your Arms and Bad Housewife. She...  more
  • Shin Yi



    BirthplaceSouth Korea, Daegu

    Shin Yi is an actress....  more
  • Shin Saburi

    Actor, Film Director

    AgeDec. at 73 (1909-1982)

    BirthplaceUtashinai, Japan

    Shin Saburi (佐分利 信, Saburi Shin; February 12, 1909 in Utashinai, Hokkaidō, Japan – September 22, 1982) was a Japanese film actor noted for his leading roles in a number of films by the director...  more
  • Shin Yeon-Shick

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceSeoul, South Korea

    Shin Yeon-shick is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. He directed The Fair Love, The Russian Novel, and Rough Play....  more
  • Shin Joon-Sup (Hangul: 신준섭, Hanja: 申俊燮) (born June 17, 1963 in Namwon, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea) is a former South Korean middleweight amateur boxer and Olympic Gold Medalist....  more
  • Shin Seung Hun

    Songwriter, Musician


    BirthplaceDaejeon, South Korea

    Shin Seung-hun is a South Korean ballad singer whose popularity peaked in the 1990s. He is remembered as one of the most important figures in South Korean pop music scene. The newest single is "For...  more