Lee Min-Ho Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Career, Family, Hobbies & More

Lee Min-Ho is a veteran South Korean actor and model. He was one of the few actors from South Korea who gained worldwide recognition as no other actor before. 

Min-Ho was also the first South Korean celebrity whose wax figure was created for Madam Tussauds. 

His drama Boys Over Flowers was an international phenomenon. He is among the legendary actors such as Lee Joon-Gi, Ji Chang Wook, and Lee Dong-Wook

Lee Min-Ho Biography

Lee Min-Ho Biography

Date of BirthJune 22, 1987
Age36 years old (as of 2024)
Height1.77 m (6’ 1ft)
Weight75 kg~
GirlfriendKim Go-Eun
Net Worth$26 million
HometownSeoul, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean


Lee Min-Ho Education

Min-Ho is one of the artists who has polished their raw talent with education. He was a very athletic student while he was attending the Namseong Elementary School. After which he moved to Banpo Middle School. When he was a Danggok High School student, he posed for a magazine and stepped into a professional acting career.

 Min-Ho was smart enough to continue his education despite signing with a company so he attended Konkuk’s University College. He successfully graduated from the College of Arts in Design in 2006. Lee did not give up his then and pursued higher education at Kookmin University and majored in Film.

Physical Appearance

Lee Min-Ho Physical Appearance

Min-Ho has captured millions of hearts not just from his acting but also due to his looks. He is blessed with a height of 6’1 feet and has maintained his weight around 75 kg which is considered the perfect weight for men in South Korea. 

He has a charming smile with slight dimples. Min-Ho has always managed short hair making him very eye-pleasing. 

He can be considered a standard for South Korean beauty for men. 


Lee Min Ho Career

As stated already, Lee developed a passion for acting and modeling while he was a student. After signing with an agency in 2005, he started auditing for various roles and was able to get a few minor and also a few major roles. Those few years of his career are filled with popular dramas such as Mackerel Run, I AmSam, and Our School’s E.T. 

He, unfortunately, had to take a short break from his career in 2007 after a very serious car accident that left him severely injured. Thankfully. He recovered and made a comeback stronger than before. 

His 2009 television series, Boys Over Flowers was an international hit and he gained not just Asia-wide but global fame. 

After becoming a Hallyu star, this ambitious man widened his horizons of acting and decided to try acting in different genres such as action and thriller. He has also played the part of a man who pretended to be gay and nailed it through his skills. 

Lee Min Ho Career

Lee has continued his amazing work and broke all records of popularity until 2017 when he had to leave for military service. Just like before, he made a huge comeback with the Netflix series, The King: Eternal Monarch. The series broke many records and became the most popular K-Drama in many countries. 

Min-Ho also made a Hollywood debut in 2020 in the series called Pachinko, 

He also has a musical video appearance in the song Kiss by Sandara Park in the early days of his career. 

A complete account of his projects is given below. 

Television Series

Lee Min Ho Television Series

  • Romance – 2002
  • Sharp – 2003
  • Nonstop 5 – 2005
  • Secret Campus – 2006
  • Mackerel Run – 2007
  • I Am Sam – 2007
  • Get Up – 2008
  • Boys Over Flowers – 2009
  • Personal Taste – 2010
  • City Hunter – 2011
  • Faith – 2012
  • The Heirs – 2013
  • The Legend Of The Blue Sea – 2016
  • The King: Eternal Monarch – 2020
  • Ask The Stars – 2024


  • Public Enemy Returns – 2008
  • Our School’s E.T.
  • Gangnam Blues – 2015
  • Bounty Hunters – 2016

Web Series

  • Line Romance – 2014
  • 7 First Kisses – 2016
  • Pachinko – 2022

Net Worth

Lee Min Ho Net Worth

Although Min-Ho started modeling, he later chose acting as his main job; it has been his main source of income since. He has made a huge name for himself due to his sheer talent, good looks, and hard work. He was more active in the 2010s but he still has the same or even possibly greater level of popularity among his fans. Throughout these years, he has been smart about money and made a fortune for himself. According to many sources, his net worth, as of 2024 is nearing $26 million. The value is not shocking considering his achievements and it is well-deserved. 

Family And Relationship

Lee Min-Ho Family And Relationship

Min-Ho was born in Seoul in a comfortable home. His sister, Yun-Jeong is equally successful and is a CEO of a managing company. 

Lee was most loved and cared for by his family and received their support throughout his life. 

As for the dating history of this beautiful actor, we all know that he has been associated with many actresses from the industry with whom he worked. A few of the rumors were true but nothing was long-lasting. 

Lee Min Ho Family And Relationship

He is currently dating his co-star. Kim Go-Eun from The King: Eternal Monarch. All of the fans’ wishes came true when they started dating three years ago. They have been going solid since then and there are rumors of them getting married in 2024

Social Media

Lee Min-Ho Social Media

Our favorite star used several social media platforms, namely Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter/X. He has a whopping 34.6 million follower count on Instagram and 904k followers on YouTube. 

He has 28 million followers on Facebook and 3 million followers on Twitter/X account. 

Unlike so many other actors, he is active on most of his social media and fans get to see regular posts from him. 

Social Media Handles


Lee Min-Ho Hobbies

Min-Ho is as charming in real life as he looks on screen. He has a number of friends with whom he hangs out regularly. Besides traveling and eating good food, he loves to swim

Lee enjoys natural scenery and likes to be close to nature often. 

He owns a dog and is often seen with his. He also likes to bicycles and explore new places. 

Some Interesting Facts

Lee Min-Ho Some Interesting Facts

  • He was the first Korean celebrity to perform on China’s New Year Gala
  • He was also the first Korean celebrity to have made a wax figure made after him.
  • He has completed his military service. 
  • He has a very sweet voice and has released a few songs of is own as well. 

Did Min-Ho serve in the military?

Yes, He left for service in 2017 and came back in 2019.

Who is Lee married to?

Lee is dating Kim Go-Eun  and is set to marry her in 2024.

Which is the latest project of Min-Ho?

He will be appearing in a Sci-Fi series, Ask The stars in 2024.

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