Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Name: Lee Min-Ho
Birthdate: June 22, 1987
Birthplace: South Korea
Height: 187 cm.
Weight: 71 kg.
Blood Type: A
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 are now involved as couple.
Min-ho lee has stated his ideal woman is someone petite, with pure character, and fair complexion.
Lee Min-Ho is good friends with actress Park Bo-Young (acted together in the 2006 televison drama "Secret Campus" and the 2008 film "Our English Teacher") and has been friends with actor Jeong Il-Woo since middle school.
The scariest moment for Lee Min-Ho was when he got into a car accident at the age of 20. Min-ho was hospitalized for 6 months.
Min-ho has mentioned Leonardo DiCaprio, Sol Kyung-Gu, & Kim Su-Ro as some of his favorite actors.
Our English Teacher | Woolhakgyo ET (2008) - Sang-Hun
Public Enemy Returns (2008)
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)