Moonbin, a member of K-Pop group ASTRO, died on April 19 at the age of 25. According to South Korean media reports, the young dancer was found dead by his representative in his apartment in Seoul. He would have committed suicide.
“Extremely heartbreaking news out of Korea: Moonbin of K-Pop boy band ASTRO has been found dead,” confirmed Billboard reporter Jeff Benjamin.
Fellow ASTRO members Cha Eun Woo, Rocky, Sanha, MJ and Jinjin have yet to confirm the harsh news.
Moonbin was born in the city of Cheongju in South Korea on January 26, 1998, trained for several years to become a k-pop idol, and debuted in 2016 with the company Fantagio. Besides being a singer, she has also dabbled in acting in shows like ‘Boys Over Flowers’ and ‘Soul Plate’.
According to police and media reports in South Korea, Moonbin was found dead at his home at 8:10 pm. The information is still being verified but theThe clues indicate that it would be a suicide, even if they are considering performing an autopsy to find out the true causes of his death.
His younger sister is singer Moon Su-ah from the group ‘Billlie’.
Moonbin was going on a duet tour with Sanha and was supposed to be in Mexico, Chile and Brazil, among others.
In 2004 she made her debut as a child model.
He was a trainee for Fantagio iTeen for seven years (a beginner training program for Fantagio Entertainment, they were known as iTeen Boys).
On January 23, 2015, Fantagio revealed that Moonbin was the king of iTeen’s trainees, as he was the longest-serving trainee among ASTRO’s members.
In August 2015 he participates with the members of the Astro group in the web series “To Be Continued”. The members played an imaginary role of themselves alongside Kim Sae-Ron, 5urprise member Seo Kang-Joon, and Hello Venus.
In January 2016, together with Astro, they starred in their own reality show, Astro OK! Ready, aired on MBC Every at 7pm KST. The group also made an appearance on the Gold Bell Challenge variety show.
On April 24, 2020, he joined the main cast of web series Mermaid Prince where he played Woo Hyuk, a mysterious young man who runs a guest house who meets Hye Ri (Jung Shin-hye), during his graduation trip. the end of the series on May 29 of the same year.
On November 11 of the same year, she will join the main cast of the prequel web series Mermaid Prince: The Mermaid Prince: The Beginning where she will once again play Choi Woo-hyuk.
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