|Minho (Choi Min-ho) Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 0.5 in|
|Date of Birth||December 9, 1991|
Minho is a South Korean singer, rapper and actor best known for being a member of the popular South Korean boy group, SHINee, under SM Entertainment. He has been a part of many successful songs along with the group such as Lucifer, Hello, Dream Girl, Everybody, and Married to the Music, and many more.
Minho, Flaming Charisma Minho, Frog Prince Minho
Incheon, South Korea
Minho attended Konkuk University‘s affiliated high school and graduated on February 10, 2010. He later got enrolled at the Keokuk’s part-time program for the arts and culture film major from which he graduated in 2015.
Singer, Actor, Songwriter, MC
- Father – Choi Yun-kyum (Soccer Coach)
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Choi Min-seok (Older Brother)
Minho is represented by SM Entertainment.
K-pop, J-pop, R&B, EDM, Funk Rock, Hip Hop
- SM Entertainment
- Virgin Records
6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Minho has dated –
- Sulli – Minho was rumored to be in a relationship with k-pop group f(x)‘s former member Sulli. The two became close friends during the shooting of the Korean television drama To the Beautiful You. They have always claimed that they are just good friends.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of South Korean descent.
He often tends to dye his hair ‘light brown’.
Key has done endorsement work for the following brands –
- Nana’s B
- Etude House
- The Saem
- Smart School uniform
- Oddugi Noodles
Best Known For
Being a vocalist of the popular South Korean boy group, SHINee, under SM Entertainment, which sold more than 180,000 copies of their EP Sherlock in 2012
With his band, SHINee, Minho released his first album titled The Shinee World in 2008 which recorded the sales number of 88,000+ in Korea.
Key made his theatrical film debut in the South Korean biographical film I AM in 2012.
First TV Show
He made his first TV show appearance on the reality show 2 Days 1 Night in 2007.
As per an interview in May 2017, Minho stated that he has a good metabolism and does not gain weight easily because he indulges in a lot of physical activity such as working out and playing sports. Minho plays soccer and basketball often.
He also revealed that earlier he used to eat 8-9 servings of meat in a day but now he eats like any normal person plus 2 more bowls of rice, and a bowl of noodles to top it off.
Minho Favorite Things
- He wanted to be a soccer player but he stated in an interview that his father warned him against his dream to pursue a career in soccer saying that he would be kicked out of the house.
- Minho got through the S.M. Casting System in 2006 and joined the SM Entertainment.
- He made his official debut with the boy group SHINee on May 25, 2008.
- He featured in both Korean and Japanese versions of Korean girl group Girls’ Generation‘s music video Gee in 2009 and 2010.
- Minho is a foodie and according to other members, he is the one who eats the most in the group.
- His body was featured in the Cosmopolitan magazine’s listing of “Ab-Tastic Moments in 2015”.
- He was also included in Vogue‘s list of “Sexiest Men Alive” on November 15, 2017.
- He does not have any social media account.
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