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

Minho (Choi Min-ho) Quick Info
Height 6 ft 0.5 in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth December 9, 1991
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

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


Born Place

Incheon, South Korea


South Korea


South Korean


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)
  • 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

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


He is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color


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

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


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

In January 2022, he was named as the new brand ambassador of the modern classic scotch whisky brand Ballantine’s.

In 2023, Minho was revealed as the new face of Godiva.

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. Minho 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. In March 2019, he released his debut solo single titled I’m Home.
  9. In April 2019, he joined the Marine Corps for his mandatory military enlistment and was discharged on November 15, 2020.
  10. In September 2021, Minho started serving as a radio host on Naver Now’s broadcast of the sports talk variety show, Best Choice.
  11. In December 2021, he released a new digital single titled Heartbreak.
  12. In December 2022, Minho released his debut solo EP titled Chase.
  13. In March 2023, it was revealed that Minho had donated 5 million won to Cheongju North Chungcheong Province for the “love hometown project”.
  14. In January 2024, he released a new single titled Stay for a night.
  15. He does not have any social media account.

Featured Image by Minokio / Tistory / CC BY-4.0

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