Birthday: 9th December 1991 (20)
Blood Type: B
Position: Main rapper and sub-vocalist
Talents: Rap, Chinese, English
Hobbies: Soccer, basketball, acting
Favourite Colour: Blue
MinHo was first cast at the 2006 S.M. Casting System. Before he debuted with SHINee, he modeled for Ha SangBaek’s Seoul Collection F/W 2008-2009 in March of 2008. He made an appearance in SNSD/Girl’s Generation’s Gee music video in 2009 and in VNT’s debut music video, “Sound”.
He is one of the permanent cast in Dream Team Season 2 and is nicknamed “Ace” of the show, because he often wins a lot of the challenges (he even won a Kia Cadenza on episode 101, the ACE Special). He made his acting debut on November the 22nd in 2010 in a KBS drama special called ‘Pianist’. He is also known as Flaming Charisma MinHo.
• The other SHINee members reckon MinHo looks best when he isn’t wearing make up
• Used to share a room with Onew and TaeMin
• He thought that TaeMin was older than him when they first met
• In SHINee’s Hello Baby, when JongHyun kissed YooGeun, Key didn’t do anything. But when MinHo kissed YooGeun, Key wiped YooGeun’s mouth
• Says that if he were stranded on a deserted island and could only take three things, he would take a mobile phone, all the SHINee members and Korean instant ramyun
• Once played soccer with his friends until early morning, and after that, he slept for two days
• MinHo is the least skilled at Japanese out of all the SHINee members
• Both him and Onew like watching the anime One Piece
• Describes himself as a fire, he gets excited quickly, but also cools down easily
SHINee: Minho was discovered at the 2006 S.M. Casting System. In 2008, he was chosen as a member of the group Shinee, the 5-member boy group debuted on May 25, 2008 on SBS's Inkigayo.
Pre-debut: Before debuting with Shinee, Minho modeled for Ha Sang Baek's Seoul Collection F/W 08-09 in March 2008, two months before Shinee's debut stage.
Solo: Minho appeared in both the Korean and Japanese version of Girls' Generation's music video "Gee" . He was also featured in the music video of VNT's debut song Sound.