Real Name : Lee Jin Ki (이진기)
Stage Name : Onew (온유)
Occupation : Singer, dancer, actor,songwriter, presenter, model, & radio host
Nickname : Onew, Dubu, Tofu
Position : Vocal, Leader
Birthplace : Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi
Birthdate : December 14, 1989
Bloodtype : O
Height : 177cm
Weight : 61 kg
Education : Chungwoon University
Hobbies/Skills : Singing, Piano, Chinese
Agency : SM Entertainment
Lee Jin Ki (이진기) or his stage name Onew (온유) is leader of South Korea boyband SHINee. Onew was born in Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi on December 14, 1989. Onew joined at SM Entertainment after he won auditioned at the 2006 S.M. Academy Casting. In 2008, Onew put into group SHINee. On May 25, 2008 Onew with his band SHINee debuted with their single debut 'Replay' on SBS Inkigayo. In 2008, Onew collaborated with Lee Hyun Ji, former member of project group Banana Girl, for her song “Vanilla Love”. In 2009 he was also collaborated with his label mate Girls' Generation Jessica with song "One Year Later (1년 後)" for Girls' Generation mini album Tell Me Your Wish. Onew and Jessica performed their song on MBC Music Core on August 1st, 2009.
On May 21, 2009 SHINee originally planned comeback but due to Onew damaging his teeth and the release of the mini album was pushed back to May 25, 2009. SHINee eventually had their return performance on June 5, 2009, at KBS's Music Bank. In 2010, Onew debut as an actor in his first musical drama "Brothers were Brave (Hyeongjeneun Yonggamhaetda / 형제는 용감했다) together with korean singer Lee Ji-Hoon. He then starred in the Korean production of Rock of Ages playing the lead role, Drew. Onew was also starred television drama "Dr. Champ", he having a cameo role as a clumsy doctor and in television drama "Athena: Goddess of War and Oh My God" He also had cameo role. In 2010, in SHINee's 2nd album "Lucifer" Onew also wrote the lyrics for the song, "Your Name".
During the training Onew working hard to lose weight the way he gets up at 5 am and then swim for an hour, walking to school which takes approximately 1 hour each day, and after school he was skipping as much as 4000 times. Onew had ideal type of women who have character, good personality, knows how to cook, and good behavior. Onew and Jonghyun previously been infected with swine flu. After Jonghyun reportedly recovering from swine flu, Onew then reportedly infected with swine flu also. Onew had developed a gentle, mild fever last night. He was sent to the hospital and tests have shown that he has contracted swine flu.