Minho (Choi Min-ho) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Minho (Choi Min-ho) Quick Info
Height6 ft 0.5 in
Weight76 kg
Date of BirthDecember 9, 1991
Zodiac SignSagittarius
GirlfriendUnknown

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 LuciferHelloDream Girl, Everybody, and Married to the Music, and many more.

Born Name

Choi Min-ho

Nick Name

Minho, Flaming Charisma Minho, Frog Prince Minho

Minho as seen in January 2015
Minho as seen in January 2015 (Sweetcandy / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Incheon, South Korea

Residence

South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

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.

Occupation

Singer, Actor, Songwriter, MC

Family

  • Father – Choi Yun-kyum (Soccer Coach)
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Choi Min-seok (Older Brother)

Manager

Minho is represented by SM Entertainment.

Genre

K-pop, J-pop, R&B, EDM, Funk Rock, Hip Hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • SM Entertainment
  • Virgin Records

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Minho at American Eagle Outfitters launching event in October 2015
Minho at American Eagle Outfitters launching event in October 2015 (Minokio / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Minho has dated –

  1. 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

Asian

He is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color

Black

He often tends to dye his hair ‘light brown’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Tall height

Minho at the press conference of the movie Derailed at the Megabox Coex Mall in November 2016
Minho at the press conference of the movie Derailed at the Megabox Coex Mall in November 2016 (nothing without you / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Brand Endorsements

Key has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Nana’s B
  • Reebok
  • Maypole
  • Etude House
  • The Saem
  • Skechers
  • Smart School uniform
  • CLRIDE.n
  • Oddugi Noodles
  • H2
  • Auction

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

First Album

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.

First Film

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.

Personal Trainer

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

  • Sports – Soccer
Minho at a store opening event in November 2015
Minho at a store opening event in November 2015 (Minokio / Tistory / CC BY-4.0)

Minho Facts

  1. 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.
  2. Minho got through the S.M. Casting System in 2006 and joined the SM Entertainment.
  3. He made his official debut with the boy group SHINee on May 25, 2008.
  4. He featured in both Korean and Japanese versions of Korean girl group Girls’ Generation‘s music video Gee in 2009 and 2010.
  5. Minho is a foodie and according to other members, he is the one who eats the most in the group.
  6. His body was featured in the Cosmopolitan magazine’s listing of “Ab-Tastic Moments in 2015”.
  7. He was also included in Vogue‘s list of “Sexiest Men Alive” on November 15, 2017.
  8. He does not have any social media account.

Featured Image by Minokio / Tistory / CC BY-4.0

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