Lee min ho is a successful South Korean actor and singer. Lee min ho gains popularity over Asia after the role of Gu Jun-Pyo in Boys Over Flowers in 2009. However, he is popular for the roles in City Hunter (2011), The Heirs (2013) and Legend of the Blue Sea (2016). Likewise, Lee’s success in Lee’s television series in Asia established him as a top Hallyu star.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
As of 2019, Lee min ho is 33 years old. He was born on June 22, 1987, in Seoul, South Korea. His birth sign is Cancer. There is no information about his parents. Moreover, he has an older sister, Lee Yong-Jung. Since his childhood, he was interested in playing football. Also, he was selected for the youth football class of South Korean manager. Likewise, he belongs to South Korean nationality and ethnicity of Koreans.
Talking about Lee’s educational history, there is no detailed information. However, he seems to have got a quality education. Likewise, at Konkuk University, he majors in Film & Art.
Reflecting on his professional life, Lee Min-ho started his career as an actor by auditioning. He played minor roles in several television dramas such as Nonstop 5 and Recipe of Love. In 2007, he got his first leading role in the high-school drama Mackerel Run. That series was unsuccessful so it gets reduced to only eight episodes.
Moreover, Lee has also appeared in different roles on television dramas Get Up and I Am Sam and two movies, Public Enemy Returns and Our School’s E.T. In 2009, Lee appeared with the lead role of Gu Jun-Pyo in KBS’s Boys Over Flowers. This was his best drama that hits success and leads him to a successful career.
Then, Lee appeared in the romantic comedy movie “Personal Taste”, in which he played an ambitious perfectionist young architect in 2010. He had also played the titular character in action drama movie “City Hunter”, which was based on Tsukasa Hojo’s popular manga in 2011. He had also starred in the historical-medical drama, Faith with Kim Hee-sun in 2012. However, it gets flopped due to its high budget.
Lee’s wax figure was disclosed at the Madame Tussauds in Shanghai in April 2013. Lee was the first Korean celebrity to perform on China’s CCTV Lunar New Year gala on Jan 30, 2014. Latterly, Lee recorded and released his second EP Song for You under Universal Music in October 2014. He has also starred in the action-comedy Bounty Hunters in 2016 which topped the box office charts on its release date. Furthermore, Lee has starred in City Hunter (2011), The Heirs (2013), and Legend of the Blue Sea (2016).
In 2020, he appeared in the television series The King: Eternal Monarch as Emperor Lee Gon.
Lee went to his military training at the Korea Army Training Centre in Nonsan, South Chungcheong province on March 15, 2018. He has returned to his public service duty after four weeks of basic military training. Then, he discharges on April 25, 2019.
Awards and Net Worth
Talking about Lee Min-ho’s awards and achievements, he has received the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards for Best New Actor (TV) for the Boys Over Flowers. Also, he has got an MTN Broadcast Advertisement Festival for the Most Popular Advertisement Model for Truyen Commercial in 2009.
Further, In 2017, he has received National Brand Awards for Grand Prize. Lee Min Ho is a very hardworking actor as well as a singer. He has accompanied a great amount of money through his profession. His estimated net worth is around $10 million. However, his salary and income are still under review.
Yes, Lee Min-ho dated Suzy Bae until they broke up in 2017. He has not married yet and doesn’t have children too. They were an envious couple in the showbiz when they were dating.
There was controversy about Lee’s onscreen kiss with Park Shin Hye. As he said in an interview that he regrets kissing her. They were said to be in an on and off a relationship. However, they are not together currently. Likewise, there are no rumors about his personal and professional life.
In 2006, his acting career was put on hold for a year following a serious car accident while riding with fellow actor Jung Il-woo and two other friends. They were driving to Gangwon Province when a car, which was coming from the opposite lane after fleeing from a previous hit-and-run, hit them head-on, smashing the hood and engine of their car.
Lee along with Jung, who was seated in the back of the car, outlived the accident in a critical state. Their friends sitting in the front of the car died on the spot. He was more severely injured and in a coma for a month, after which he spent many months bedridden. His injuries included broken ribs, ankle, and thigh along with a tear in his knee cartilage. As part of his treatment, his thigh got inserted with a 46-centimeter metal pin, leaving one of his legs shorter than the other.
Body Measurements and Social media
Lee min ho is a very good looking and handsome guy. He has an amazing personality with a stunning body. His height is around 6 feet 1 inch and weighs around 68 kg. Likewise, he has black color hair and dark brown eyes.
Lee min ho is highly active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and so on. He has accompanied a large number of fan following. Likewise, he has more than 17 million followers on Facebook, around 19.8 million followers on Instagram, and around 2.85 million followers on Twitter.