June 22 is a special day for Lee Min Ho. The South Korean handsome actor is celebrating his 34th year increase according to Korean age or 33 years according to international age.
At the age of three heads, the career of the actor born on June 22, 1987 has accelerated, let alone his latest drama The King: Eternal Monarch just graduated on June 12 last.
To celebrate Lee Min Ho’s birthday, let’s first look at 15 facts that made him fall in love.
1. Ever aspired to be a soccer player
Lee Min Ho aspired to be a professional footballer when he was a child. He was even chosen and joined in a team trained by Cha Bum Kun, a former South Korean national team player.
However, his dream was forced to stop because he was injured.
2. Apparently, Lee Min Ho can’t swim
Lee Min Ho was once asked in a question interview, who will he save when Kim Rae Won, Kim Woo Bin, and Jung Il Woo sink. At that time, Lee Min Ho claimed he could not swim. Really?
3. Lee Min Ho debuted in 2003
Long before his name passed Boys Over Flowers (2009), Lee Min Ho debuted in 2003 in the drama Secret Campus on the EBS series, educational broadcasting channels. He has also been a guest sitcom Nonstop 5.
4. Have had an accident with his best friend, Jung Il Woo
In 2006, when Lee Min Ho and Jung Il Woo were on vacation, a vehicle crashed into the car they were riding in.
The car was badly damaged, while Jung Il Woo and Lee Min Ho suffered serious injuries. Both also received treatment in hospital for several months.
5. Out of hospital, Lee Min Ho was offered a lead role
Mackerel Run (2007) is the drama that first got Lee Min Ho as the main character. However, the number of episodes is shortened because the rating is low.
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6. Know passed the Boys Over Flowers audition from the newspaper
Korean F4 group led by Gu Jun Pyo is famous throughout Asia.
Uh, but you know, Lee Min Ho actually just found out that he passed the audition Boys Over Flowers when his name was announced in the newspaper?
7. Lee Min Ho isn’t just acting chaebol specialist
Everyone will agree that Lee Min Ho’s face and aura are like royal blood. He also often acts as chaebol aka twisted rich people. Finally, not a few people consider Lee Min Ho to be less varied in choosing a role offer.
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But, in fact he has tried many roles. Lee Min Ho was a student, spy, bodyguard, con artistsand king! Have you ever been a difficult person? Once, on film Gangnam Blues (2015).
8. To be sure, Lee Min Ho has been to Indonesia
Aware of his fans, Lee Min Ho has fan meeting in Jakarta in 2013. In 2019, after the military, Lee Min Ho had also been to Bali for a photo shoot. Minoz Indonesia, did anyone meet?
9. The figure of your ideal boyfriend!
Not only one or two people said. Park Shin Hye once said, Lee Min Ho looks like gentleman but actually he actually became a joke during the shoot. SNSD Yoona said, Lee Min Ho was a bit serious, but his attention was excessive. Hmm, isn’t it right?
10. He is 187 cm tall!
This one actor is known as tall. Just 187cm tall. If we meet, we will definitely look up
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11. Next door to Hyun Bin
A well-known artist should live in luxurious apartments, including Lee Min Ho. But, it turns out that Doi lives next door to Hyun Bin, you know. Of course with super tight security due to celebrities like Jang Dong Gun and Jung sisters also lives in an apartment located in Seoul.
This handsome actor is not only good at acting. Lee Min Ho released his first album titled My Everything in 2013 before he toured to meet fans in several countries in Asia.
13. Nicknamed heartthrob of billions!
Leading mass media International Business Times once dubbed Lee Min Ho as heartthrob of billions because he has dated or is close to South Korea’s top actresses like Bae Suzy, Park Min Young and Park Shin Hye. But, Lee Min Ho is not playboy you know!
14. The first actor who made a wax statue in Hong Kong
Lee Min Ho is a South Korean celebrity whose wax statue was made at Madame Tussauds Shanghai and exhibited to the public in 2013. In early January 2014, Lee Min Ho’s wax statue was ‘borrowed’ to be exhibited at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong’s leader at the time said, Lee Min Ho was the first Korean celebrity whose wax statue was exhibited at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong because he successfully harvested global popularity through Boys Over Flowers and The Heirs.
15. Appreciation he ever got
In his 14-year career, Lee Min Ho was never lonely. Some of them were the Best Newcomer Actors of the 2009 BaekSang Arts Awards thanks to his acting in Boys Over Flowers, The Best Couple version of the SBS Drama Awards with Park Shin Hye in The Heirs, and the 2015 Most Popular Actor version of the Blue Dragon Awards Gangnam Blues. I wonder what will win through drama The King: Eternal Monarch?
That’s 15 facts of Lee Min Ho that made fans fall in love. Happy birthday, Lee Min Ho! Hopefully your career will shine more, yes!
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