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Lee Min-ho Biography




Lee Min-ho

Actor · leeminho.kr

Lee Min-ho is a South Korean actor, singer and model. Lee Min ho first gained widespread fame with Boys Over Flowers as Gu Jun-pyo in 2009.

Born: June 22, 1987 (age 28), Heukseok-dong, Dongjak District, South Korea

Movies: Gangnam Blues, Our School's E.T., Public Enemy Returns, Get Up

Awards: SBS Drama Awards for Best Couple, more

Albums: F4 Special Edition 2, My Everything, Song For You, The Day

Nominations: PaekSang Arts Award for Most Popular Male in Television,

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Lee Min-Ho was born in Heukseok-dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, South Korea on June 22, 1987. His family consists of his mother, father, and one older sister. As a young child, Lee Min-Ho hoped to become a football (soccer) player, but an injury in the 5th grade of elementary school ended those dreams. However, Lee Min-Ho still keeps up with football and mentions Nal-do Ho as his favorite player.

In the 2nd year of his high school career, Lee Min-Ho turned his attention to acting. By the time of Lee Min-Ho's senior year in high school he joined Starhaus Entertainment with the help of an acquaintance. After going through training, Min-ho started auditioning for roles and landed smaller roles in several television dramas. His major breakthough came with Min-ho landing the lead role in the KBS2 drama "Boys Over Flowers" as Ku Jun-pyo. The television series became immensely popular and regularly received ratings of over 30% in South Korea. Lee Min-Ho is currently majoring in Film & Art at Konkuk University.

In 2011 Lee Min-Ho starred in popular drama series "City Hunter." The drama was based off a Japanese manga by Tsukasa Hojo. His co-star in the drama was Park Min-Young. They knew each other for about for 5 years having previously worked together in the KBS2 2007 drama I am Sam. According to management agencies for Lee Min-Ho and Park Min-Young they developed feelings for each other while filming City Hunter. After the completion of "City Hunter" the couple dated more seriously and were involved as couple.

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  1. Lee Min-Ho will release a special album for his fans in May, 2013. He will then begin a world tour that will take place in South Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and the Philippines from late May, 2013 through July, 2013.
  2. Lee Min-Ho will appear on Chinese Lunar New Year TV program "CCTV New Year's Gala" on January 30, 2014. He is the South Korean celebrity to appear on that show.


  •     Bounty Hunters (2016) - Yi-San
  •     Gangnam Blues | Gangnam 1970 (2015) - Kim Jong-Dae
  •     Our School's E.T. | Woolhakgyo ET (2008) - Oh Sang-Hoon
  •     Public Enemy Returns | Kang Cheol-joong: Public Enemy 1-1 (2008) - Jung Ha-Yeon

Drama Series

  •     The Heirs | Sangsokjadeul (SBS / 2013) - Kim Tan
  •     Faith | Shinui (SBS / 2012) - General Choi Young
  •     City Hunter | Siti Hyunteo (SBS / 2011) - Lee Yun-Seong
  •     Personal Taste | Gaeinui Chwihyang (MBC / 2010) - Jeon Jin-Ho
  •     Boys Over Flowers (KBS2 / 2009) - Koo Jun-Pyo
  •     But I Don't Know too (MBC / 2008) - Min Wook Gi
  •     I am Sam | Ayi em saem (KBS2 / 2007) - Heo Mo-Se
  •     Mackerel Run | Dalryeora Godeungeo (SBS / 2007) - Cha Gong-Chan
  •     Secret Campus | Bimilui Kyojeong (EBS / 2006) - Park Doo Hyun
  •     Recipe of Love (MBC / 2005)
  •     Sharp 1 (KBS2 / 2003)
  •     Romance | Romangseu (MBC / 2002) - troubled student taught by Kim Chae-Won (only spoke 1 line) 

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      •     2015 (36th) Blue Dragon Film Awards - November 26, 2015
      •         Popularity Award
      •     2015 (52nd) Daejong Film Awards - November 20, 2015
      •         Best New Actor ("Gangnam Blues")
      •     2015 (51st) PaekSang Arts Awards - May 26, 2015
      •         Most Popular Actor ("Gangnam Blues")
      •     2013 SBS Drama Awards - December 31, 2013
      •         Best Actor (drama special) ("The Heirs")
      •         Ten Star Award ("The Heirs")
      •         Best Netizen Award ("The Heirs")
      •         Best Dressed Award ("The Heirs")
      •         Best Couple Award ("The Heirs")
      •     12th China Fashion Awards - January 18, 2013
      •         "Best Popular Asian Actor Award"
      •     2012 SBS Drama Awards - December 31, 2012
      •         Best Actor (mini series) ("Faith")
      •         Ten Star Award ("Faith")
      •     2011 SBS Drama Awards - December 31, 2011
      •         Best Actor (drama special) ("City Hunter")
      •         Best Netizen Award ("City Hunter")
      •         Ten Star Award ("City Hunter")