|Nam Joo-hyuk Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1.5 in|
|Date of Birth||February 22, 1994|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Nam Joo-hyuk is a South Korean model and actor who is best known for playing the character of Jung Joon-hyung in the South Korean television series Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo. He has also appeared in shows like Who Are You: School 2015 and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo. He has a huge fan following on social media with more than 10 million followers on Instagram.
Busan, South Korea
Busan, South Korea
- Siblings – None
Nam Joo-hyuk is represented by –
- YG Entertainment (Former)
- Management SOOP
6 ft 1.5 in or 186.5 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Nam Joo-hyuk has dated –
- Lee Sung-kyung (2017) – Nam Joo-hyuk was in a relationship with Korean actress and model Lee Sung Kyung in 2017 for a short period of time. The couple was together for 4 months and had made their relationship public. However, after 4 months, their breakup was announced by their managing agency YG Entertainment.
He has described his ideal type to be someone who is desirable and attractive.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of South Korean descent.
Nam Joo-hyuk had done endorsement work for brands like Penshoppe.
Best Known For
Playing the character of Jung Joon-hyung in the South Korean television series Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo
Nam Joo-hyuk made his theatrical film debut in The Great Battle as Sa-mool in 2018
First TV Show
He made his first TV show appearance on The Idle Mermaid as Park Dae-bak in 2014.
Nam Joo-hyuk does push-ups for 4 minutes every day before going to bed at night.
Nam Joo-hyuk Favorite Things
- Food – Chicken
- Color – Black, Blue
- Fruits – Strawberries, Peaches, Apples, Grapes
- Role Model – Park Ji-sung
- Person – Yoo Jae-suk
Nam Joo-hyuk Facts
- His family was not financially stable when he was a child and in an interview, he revealed that for a year he survived on just cup noodles and that they did not have a bathroom in their house.
- He has been a bright kid ever since he was a child and had an IQ of 135.
- Nam made his modeling debut in 2013 by walking the ramp for a privately held high-end contemporary fashion house SONGZIO Homme‘s Spring/Summer 2014 collection.
- He made appearances in music videos of a K-Pop duo known by the name Akdong Musician in 2014.
- His acting career took off in 2015 when he gained attention for teen show Who Are You: School 2015 and started getting national recognition.
- His first fan meet was held in Manila in September 2016 at the KIA Theater.
- He is close friends with model Joo Woo Jae-hyung, Park Jang-hee, and Ji Soo.
- One dish that he can cook the best is Ddeokbokki and he cannot eat cold noodles.
- In January 2023, it was revealed that he had been accepted into the Capital Defense Command Military Police Group as a military police officer and would be enlisting in the police squad on March 20, 2023. In May 2023, it was revealed that Nam Joo-hyuk had completed his military training and was assigned to the 32nd Infantry Division.
- Follow him on Instagram and Facebook.
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