Lee Min Ho Biography
Born: Lee Min Ho
Profession: Actor & Model
Birth Date: 22 June 1987 (Cancer) at Seoul, South Korea
Vital Stats: 71 kg (Weight), 185 cm (Height), A (Blood Type)
Talent Agency: MYM Entertainment
This man needs no introduction. He is arguably one of the most recognized South Korean actors today. Despite his young age, this young actor has already claimed a comfortable seat in international stardom. A mention of his name will flutter the hearts of female fans not only in South Korea, but also in the rest of Asia, the Middle East, Europe and even America.
As a testament to Lee Min Ho's fame, the star is never absent from lists ranking the top Korean actors or most popular actors. The heartthrob has even made the Top 20 Hottest South Korean Male Celebrities list created by CNN – a list that places him within the ranks of major actors like Jang Dong Gun, Joo Jin Mo and Won Bin.
Lee Min Ho's acting career began in 2005 with small roles in dramas such as 'I Am Sam' in which he acted alongside starlet Park Min Young and Big Bang's T.O.P. But it wasn't until his breakout role as the arrogant, curly-haired billionaire's son Gu Jun Pyo in 'Boys Over Flowers' that audiences began taking a great interest in him.
Despite pessimistic claims from antis that Lee Min Ho's explosive popularity would die down with the Flower 4 craze, the passionate actor has proven that he is no one-hit wonder. He has successfully developed a stable career and continues to receive love calls from drama producers and advertisers alike.
Acting hasn’t always been Lee Min Ho's passion. As a child, he aspired to become a soccer player but an injury during his elementary school days forced him to give up that dream. It was in the 2nd year of high school that Lee Min Ho's interest in acting began to bloom. By his senior year, he officially signed with his current agency, Starhaus Entertainment. The rest, as they say, is history.
Behind the fame and glamour, Lee Min Ho is just like any man in his 20s. He has previously admitted that a petite, innocent and cute lady is his ideal type – could he have been thinking about current girlfriend Suzy when he said that?
But fangirls, before you get too excited, there's something you might want to take note of. As perfect as he may seem, Lee Min Ho does have his fair share of flaws. He admits to grinding his teeth and talking gibberish in his sleep, a habit that annoys his friends so much that they refuse to sleep with him on vacations.
Catch the charming Lee Min Ho in his comeback drama Legend of the Blue Sea, premiering on 17 Nov, every Thu and Fri, 8.10pm / 7.10pm (JKT), within 24 hours of Korea!