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Choi Minho (SHINee’s Minho)

SHINee’s Member and Actor Choi Minho Profile, Drama, Facts, and TMI

Choi Minho Profile

  • Birth Name: 최민호 (Choi Min Ho)
  • Stage Name: Minho
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1991.12.09
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Sheep
  • Height: 181 cm (5’9)
  • Weight: 60 kg (132.2 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Agency: SM Entertainment
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram

Choi Minho Facts & TMI

  • MInho was born and grew up in Incheon.
  • He has one older brother named Choi Minseok.
  • Minho’s father, Choi Yoon Gyeom is a football coach.
  • He has no religion (atheist).
  • He debuted as SHINee’s sub vocalist and main rapper in 2008 when he was only 16.
  • At his early debut days, he was nicknamed ‘Flaming Charisma’ because he is always passionate in everything he does.
  • Minho is one of the most active members of SHINee, he also has high recognition among the general public.
  • He is very athletic, he even became the ace of the sport variety show ‘Let’s Go, Dream Team’.
  • Since SHINee’s 3rd full album, he slowly got vocal parts.
  • He has been participating in rap making for SHINee’s songs ever since the group’s debut.
  • In February 2019, he went on solo Asia Fanmeeting, visiting Tokyo, Bangkok, Taipei, and Seoul.
  • He enlisted in the navy from April 15, 2019, to November 15, 2020.
  • He released a solo song ‘I’m Home’ on March 28, 2019, right before enlisting.
  • He made an acting debut in KBS2 Drama Special ‘Pianist’ in 2010.
  • He got his first role in SBS sitcom ‘Salamander Guru and The Shadows’ in 2012.
  • Minho is the main visual member in SHINee.
  • He was nicknamed “dam repairman” as he always comes to soothe the easily crying members Key and the late Jonghyun.
  • He started bulking up in 2011.
  • With his outstanding physique, he often walks the runway as a fashion model.
  • He actually dreamt to be a footballer.
  • He is a supporter of the English Premier League team Arsenal FC.
  • He belongs to Haejoo Choi’s clan.
  • He graduated from Konkuk University Graduate School of Art & Design with a master’s degree in Film and Acting.
  • He has a lot of hyung (older male) friends, he even mentioned 99 hyungs in Lucifer album’s thanks to.
  • Because of his frequent appearance in variety shows, he is also popular among older female fans.
  • He is often wearing black clothing.
  • Minho’s abs ranked 17th in US Cosmopolitas magazine list of celebrity best abs.
  • He doesn’t really use SNS until 2020 when he finally launched an official Instagram account on his birthday.
  • He is often sporting dark hair color.
  • He doesn’t like cheese.
  • He is the only member in SHINee who loves eating tteokbokki.
  • He is one of SM artist besides U-Know Yunho, Siwon, and Suho who Lee Sooman avoid because of their high-spirit and over(?) passionate personality.


‘I Am’ as Himself (2012/ Biographical film of SM Town)
‘SMTOWN The Stage’ (2015/ Documentary of SM Town)
‘Canola’ as Han-i (2016)
‘Derailed’ as Jin Il (2016)
‘The Princess and the Matchmaker’ as Seo Ga Yoon (2018/ Special appearance)
‘Illang: The Wolf Brigade’ as Kim Cheol Jin (2018)
‘The Battle of Jangsari’ as Choi Seung Pil (2019/ Second installment in a trilogy following Operation Chromite)

TV Series

‘My Precious You’ as Himself (KBS2/ 2008/ Special appearance)
‘KBS2 Drama Special: Pianist’ as Oh Je Ro (2010/ KBS2)
‘Salamander Guru and The Shadows’ as Choi Min Hyuk (SBS/ 2012/ Sitcom)
‘To The Beautiful You’ as Kang Tae Joon (SBS/ 2012)
‘Medical Top Team’ as Kim Seong Woo (MBC/ 2013)
‘My First Time’ as Yoon Tae Oh (OnStyle/ 2015)
‘Drinking Solo’ as Himself (tvN/ 2016/ Cameo)
‘Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth’ as Kim Soo Ho (KBS2/ 2016–2017)
‘Somehow 18’ as Oh Kyung Hwi (JTBC, Naver TV Cast/ 2017/ Web series)
‘The Most Beautiful Goodbye’ as Jung Soo (tvN/ 2017/ 4-episode mini-series)
‘Lovestruck in the City’ as Police officer Oh Dong Sik (KakaoTV, Netflix/ 2020–2021/ Cameo)
‘Yumi’s Cells’ as Chae Woo Gi (tvN/ 2021/ Special appearance)

Variety Show

‘Dream Team’ as Main cast (KBS/ 2009-2012)
‘Oh! My School’ as Main cast (KBS/ 2010)
‘Star Diving Show Splash’ as Main cast (MBC/ 2013)
‘Exciting India’ as Main cast (KBS/ 2015)
‘Law of the Jungle – Pioneers’ as Main cast (SBS/ 2021)
‘Extreme Debut: Wild Idol’ as Trainer Corps (MBC/ 2021)


‘Mamma Mia’ as Host (KBS/ 2013)
‘Show! Music Core’ as Host (MBC/ 2013–2015)

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