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Seoul, South Korea
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Seoul, South Korea

Lee Min Ho

Lee Min Ho is a successful South Korean actor and singer. Lee Min Ho gained popularity in 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.

Early Life and Childhood

As of 2023, Lee Min Ho is 34 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 a South Korean manager. Likewise, he belongs to the 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 and art.

Personal Life

Yes, Lee Min-ho dated Suzy Bae until they broke up in 2017. He has not married yet and doesn’t have children either. They were an envious couple in showbiz when they were dating.

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Caption: Lee Min Ho with his girlfriend (Source: Pinterest)

There was controversy about Lee’s onscreen kiss with Park Shin Hye. As he said in an interview he regrets kissing her. They were said to be in an on-and-off relationship.

However, they are not together currently. Likewise, there are no rumors about his personal and professional life.

Car Accident

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 was inserted with a 46-centimeter metal pin, leaving one of his legs shorter than the other.

Body Measurements

Lee Min Ho is a 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.

Professional Life

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 was reduced to only eight episodes.

Moreover, Lee has also appeared in different roles in television dramas Get Up and I Am Sam and in two movies, Public Enemy Returns and Our School’s E.T.

In 2009, Lee appeared in the lead role of Gu Jun-Pyo in KBS’s Boys Over Flowers. This was his best drama that hit success and led him to a successful career.

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Caption: Lee Min Ho with co-actor of Boys over Flowers (Source: Shapiando. Blogspot)

Then, Lee appeared in the romantic comedy movie “Personal Taste”, in which he played an ambitious perfectionist young architect in 2010. He also played the titular character in the action drama movie “City Hunter”, which was based on Tsukasa Hojo’s popular manga 2011.\

He 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 at 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 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.

Military Period

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 was discharged on April 25, 2019.


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 an MTN Broadcast Advertisement Festival for the Most Popular Advertisement Model for Truyen Commercial in 2009.

Further, In 2017, he received the National Brand Award for Grand Prize. Lee Min Ho is a very hardworking actor as well as a singer.

Lee Min Ho – Net Worth 2024

He has accompanied a great amount of money through his profession. His estimated net worth is around $12 million as of 2024. However, his salary and income are still under review.

Lee Min Ho – Social Media

Lee Min Ho is highly active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and so on. He has accompanied a large number of fan followers.

Likewise, he has more than 28 million followers on Facebook, around 35 million followers on Instagram, and around 3.1 million followers on Twitter.