Shin was born on 14 May 1971. He is a Taiwanese musician, actor and singer-songwriter. He is known as the former lead singer of Shin and a Golden Melody Awards nominee for Best Mandarin Male Singer. Shin had been singing in pubs for around 10 years before becoming a singer. He formed a band with Chris, Michael, 曉華 and Tomi during his pub singing days. They debuted their self-titled album Shin in May 2002. On 20 March 2007, he left the band and started his solo career.