Moon Bin, also known as 문빈 in Korean, was a multi-talented South Korean artist who was born on January 26, 1998. He was a singer, actor, dancer, and model who rose to fame as a member of the South Korean boy group Astro, which debuted in 2016 under Fantagio Entertainment.
Before debuting with Astro, Moon Bin had already gained attention for his dance skills as a trainee on the survival show, “K-pop Star 2.” He also appeared in various dramas and music videos before officially debuting as a member of Astro.
As a member of Astro, Moon Bin contributed his talents as a lead dancer and vocalist, helping the group become one of the most popular K-pop acts of their generation. In 2019, he formed a subunit with fellow member Sanha, called Moonbin & Sanha, and released the mini-album “In-Out.”
In addition to his work with Astro, Moon Bin also pursued acting, appearing in various dramas such as “Moments of 18,” “Mermaid Prince,” and “Please Don’t Date Him.” He was recognized for his talent in acting and was praised for his ability to portray complex emotions on screen.
Moon Bin was also known for his fashion sense and modeling skills. He appeared in various fashion magazines and walked the runway for fashion shows.
On April 19, 2023, the police confirmed the news of Moon Bin’s passing at the age of 25. The cause of his death was not immediately disclosed, leaving fans and the K-pop community in shock and mourning.
Moon Bin will always be remembered for his talents, passion, and kindness. His contributions to the world of K-pop and entertainment will be greatly missed, but his legacy will live on through his music and performances.
Moon Bin Education
Moon Bin was born on January 26, 1998, in Cheongju, Chungbuk Province. He attended and graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School, with focus in Practical Music.
Moon Bin Career
Influenced by his mother, Moon Bin debuted as a child model and ulzzang in 2004. His first known appearance was in 2006 when he appeared in TVXQ’s music video for their song “Balloons”, portraying a little U-Know Yunho.
In 2009, he had his first acting role in the Korean drama Boys over Flowers, where he played the younger version of Kim Bum’s character.
2016–2019: Debut with Astro, solo activities, and hiatus
Moon Bin during the 2019 S/S Hera Seoul Fashion Week on October 19, 2018
Moon Bin debuted as part of the six-member boy band Astro on February 23, 2016. Their debut production, Spring Up, featured five songs; including the lead single “Hide and Seek”.
On September 7, 2018, Moon Bin was announced as part of the Ultimate Watchlist for the latest trends in the first two seasons.
On November 12, 2019, Fantagio announced that Moon Bin will not be absent from the upcoming promotions for their Blue Flame EP due to health reasons.
2020–2023: Return from hiatus, unit debut, and death
On February 14, 2020, Moon Bin appeared in a Vlive broadcast with the other Astro members, ending his hiatus.
On March 4, 2020, Moon Bin along with his bandmate Yoon San-ha and Verivery’s Kangmin were announced to be the new hosts of the Korean music show champion.
On March 12, 2020, he was confirmed to appear in the web drama The Mermaid Prince, which he played in the second season.
On December 30, 2022, Fantagio released an official statement announcing that Moon Bin has decided to extend his contract with the agency.
Moon Bin was found dead at his home in Seoul on the evening of April 19, 2023. He was 25.
Moon Bin Net Worth
Moon, who brought in $3 million and $5 million in net worth, made most of his earnings from his Yeezy sneakers. Although he exaggerated his business over the years, the money he collected from his profession was real—enough to rank among the biggest celebrities of all time. His main source of income is mostly being a successful singer.
His net worth has always been between $5 million and $10 million.
Moon Bin Family
Moon Bin was one of two siblings in his family, the other being his younger sister, Moon Sua, who is a member of the South Korean girl group Billlie.
Moon Bin Girlfriend
Moon Bin is currently single, according to our records.
As of 2023, Moon Bin’s is not dating anyone. Moon is 25 years old. According to CelebsCouples, Moon Bin had at least 1 relationship previously. He has not been previously engaged.
Moon Bin Physical Stats
Moon Bin was also recognized for his handsome and charming looks, with his fans often praising his visuals and charisma on stage. He had a distinctive mole under his left eye, which became one of his trademark features.
As a dancer, Moon Bin had a strong and agile physique, which allowed him to perform intricate and dynamic choreography with ease. He was also known for his athleticism and agility, which he showcased in various performances and dance covers.
Despite his passing, Moon Bin’s talent and physical beauty will always be remembered by his fans and the K-pop community, and he will be greatly missed.
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Latest News About: ASTRO’s Moonbin Passes Away
Moonbin, ASTRO Member, Dies at 25; K-pop Idol Found Dead in His Home
ASTRO member Moonbin has died at the age of 25, multiple South Korean outlets report. The K-pop idol was found dead in his apartment in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, as per a Koreaboo report. Citing a report by Yonhap News TV, the South Korean entertainment portal reported that police officials are believing that Moonbin took his own life and “are considering conducting an autopsy while investigating the cause of death.”
According to an international report, Moonbin was found dead at her home on April 19 at around 20:10 KST. The manager was told to contact the police immediately. His agency, Fantagio, has not yet issued a statement on the death.
Moonbin made his comeback with the ASTRO unit group with Sanha and they were scheduled to host a fan con tour. However, the organisers have now issued a statement and said, “With heavy heart, we would like to inform you that the 2023 Moonbon & Sanha Fan Con Tour: Diffusion in Jakarta to be held on May 13 is cancelled. After long discussion and consideration, we have to cancel this event due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control that we could not avoid.”
Know Some Interesting Facts About Moonbin
- Moonbin is someone who is tender and has a warm heart.
- As a kid, he was in a Samsung Commercial Film.
- He likes eating beef.
- This Aquarius man doesn’t really like egg yolk, fish, and tofu.
- He is able to playing the piano.
- He was in Fantagio iTeen’s Audition (2012) and Winter Audition with Mr. Pizza (2013).
- Other than the 2009 K-drama Boys Over Flowers, Moonbin was also in Perseverance Goo Haera Episode 1 (2015) and Moments of 18 (2019).
- His childhood best friends are SinB of Gfriend, Chani of SF9, and Chanwoo of iKON.
- He has the same birthday as Chanwoo.
- He picks black as his favorite color.
- This K-pop idol likes American football and often watches NFL matches.
- He looks up to Taeyang of BigBang.
- He likes eating meat nigiri and shrimp nigiri.
- This talented singer is able to eat extra-large kimbap in just 3 bites.
- He doesn’t like the taste of raw fish.
- He is suffering from atopic dermatitis, which makes his skin easily irritated when eating too many instant foods.
- Moonbin has allergic reaction to dog fur and dust.
- He has two cats named Mojja and Roa.
- He has a good sense of smell.
- Seungkwan of Seventeen and Jungkook of BTS are his friends.
- He would love to be an athlete, probably a swimmer, if he’s not in ASTRO.
- If Moonbin was born a girl, he would date Eunwoo because he’s handsome and good at taking care of people.
- His roommate in the new dorm is Jinjin.
- He is the MC for music TV program Show Champion with Verivery’s Kangmin and his fellow ASTRO member’s Sansha.
- His ideal type is a girl who has good sense of humor.
|Date of Birth||January 26, 1998|
|Place of Birth||Cheongju, South Korea|
|Occupation||Singer, Actor, Dancer, Model|
|Sub-Unit||Moonbin & Sanha|
|Age at Time of Passing||25|
|Date of Passing||April 19, 2023|
|Cause of Death||Not disclosed|
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