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Lee Minho (Lee Min Ho)

Actor Lee Minho (Lee Min Ho) Profile, Facts, and TMI

Lee Minho Profile

  • Birth Name: 이민호 (Lee Minho)
  • Stage Name: Lee Minho
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1987.06.22
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
  • Height: 187 cm (6’13″)
  • Weight: 71 kg (156.5 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Agency: MYM Entertainment
  • Debut: 2006
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Weibo, Youtube, Facebook, VLive, Twitter

Lee Minho Facts & TMI

  • Lee Minho was born and grew up in Seoul.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and an older sister (Lee Yunjeong).
  • He belongs to Gyeongju Lee’s clan.
  • He has a puppy called Choco.
  • He is an atheist.
  • He started his acting career as a child actor.
  • He officially debuted in EBS drama ‘Secret Campus’ in 2006.
  • In 2009, he landed his first lead role as Gu Junpyo in the drama ‘Boys Over Flowers’ which brought him to stardom.
  • The soaring popularity of ‘Boys Over Flowers’ all over the world (especially in Asia) turned him into the king of Hallyu.
  • He won Best New Actor Awards at Baeksang Arts Award 2009 for his excellent performance in ‘Boys Over Flowers’.
  • He frequently portrays rich people in his dramas (‘Boys Over Flowers’, ‘The Heirs’, The Legend of the Blue Sea’, ‘The King: Eternal Monarch’).
  • Unlike many Hallyu stars his age, he has a mysterious image and rarely appears on variety shows.
  • He is very popular in China.
  • He is a soccer enthusiast, he even wanted to be a footballer when he was a child.
  • He is best friends to fellow actors Jung Ilwoo and Kim Bum.
  • In 2006, Lee Minho and Jung Ilwoo became victims of a traffic accident on their way back from a vacancy at the beach.
  • Lee Minho suffered from fatal injuries, even went on a comma, and have to receive serious treatment in the hospital for 7 months.
  • Due to the serious injuries he suffered in the accident, he fulfilled his mandatory military duty as a social service worker from May 12, 2017, to April 25, 2019.
  • He owns a Mercedes-Benz CLS type.
  • His shoe size is 280 mm.
  • Some of his nicknames are Gu Junpyo (his role in BBF), Kim Tan (his role in ‘The Heirs’), Statue-like Handsome Guy.
  • His fans are called MINOZ.
  • Lee Minho is often mentioned as one of the best on-screen kissers in K-drama.
  • Since 2011, he only acted on SBS dramas.
  • He was in a public relationship with Suzy from 2015 to 2017.


‘Public Enemy Returns’ as Jung Hayeon (2008)
‘Our School’s E.T.’ as Oh Sanghoon (2008)
‘Gangnam Blues’ as Kim Jongdae (2015)
‘Bounty Hunters’ as Yi San (2016)

TV Series

‘Sharp’ as Student (KBS2
‘Nonstop 5’ as MC Mong (MBC
‘Recipe of Love’ as Waiter (MBC
‘Secret Campus’ as Park Duhyun (EBS
‘Mackerel Run’ as Cha Gongchan (SBS
‘I Am Sam’ as Heo Mose (KBS2
‘Get Up’ as Min Wookgi (MBC
‘Boys Over Flowers’ as Gu Junpyo (KBS2
‘Personal Taste’ as Jeon Jinho (MBC
‘City Hunter’ as Lee Yoonsung (SBS
‘Faith’ as Choi Young (SBS
‘The Heirs’ as Kim Tan (SBS
‘Legend of the Blue Sea’ as Kim Damryeong/ Heo Joonjae (SBS
‘DMZ, The Wild’ as Himself (MBC/ 2017/ Documentary) (SBS/
‘The King: Eternal Monarch’ as Emperor Lee Gon (SBS/ 2020)

Web Series

‘Line Romance’ as Minho (iQiyi/ 2014)
‘7 First Kisses’ as Lee Minho (Naver TV Cast/ 2016)
‘Pachinko’ as Hansu (Apple TV+/ 2021)


‘Kiss’ by Sandara Park (2010)


‘Extreme feat. Jessi’ (2009)
‘My Everything’  – Boys Before Flowers OST(2009)
‘Love Motion’ (2013)
‘Painful Love’ – The Heirs OST (2013)
‘Song for You’ (2014)
‘The Day’ (2015)
‘Thank You’ (2015)
‘Always’ (2017)

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