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Hwang Min-Hyun Bio, Age, Height, Personal Life, Career and Net Worth

Hwang Min-Hyun is a professional in South Korea’s film and television sectors, specializing in acting roles. Hwang is a famous former Marine Corps actor and singer. Also, he is known by his name, Minhyun. His first appearance in a performance was in 2003, and he is presently affiliated with Korean production business VAST Entertainment.

When Hwang was fifteen years old, he was seen with the South Korean entertainment company Pledis Entertainment. After two years of preparation, he made his professional debut on March 15, 2012, as the main singer of the Korean boy band NU’EST with the song “Face.”

He rose to fame after appearing in the “Shanghai Romance” music video by Orange Caramel. Belonging to the “Pledis Boys,” he also made cameos on music albums by labelmates.

NameHwang Min-Hyun
ProfessionSouth Korean actor
Well-known forActing

Early Life of Hwang Min

Early Life of Hwang Min

Minhyun was born on August 9, 1995, and raised in Busan, South Korea. He has South Korean nationality and is a follower of the Christian religion. There is no information about his parents. He is living with his grandparents and an older sister named Sujin, the youngest member of his family.

Minhyun attended a Performing Arts school in Seoul. He received his graduate degree from the Hangyong University Institute for Future Talent at Inha University. A Pledis audition notice once caught his attention when he was at a restaurant with friends. Suddenly, he decided to take part, and after the audition, he was hired.

Date of birthAugust 9, 1995
Place of birthBusan, South Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
EthnicityNot known

Career of Minhyun

The career of Minhyun

Initially, Minhyun worked for Pledis Entertainment. After his debut, he gained more fame as a trainee by appearing in Orange Caramel’s music video for the song “Shanghai Romance.” While a member of the “Pledis Boys,” he also made cameos in the sound recordings of labelmates.

Minhyun made his NU’EST debut on March 15, 2012. He also appeared as a model for Park Yoon “Big Park” presentation at the F/W 2012–13 Seoul Fashion Week.

He appeared in the new song “(Aftermath)” by independent singer Fromm in 2015. In 2016, the music video for the song “Daybreak” by Minhyun and JR from NU’EST’s fifth mini album, Canvas, was made available.

Produce 101

After participating in Produce 101’s second season, JR, Baekho, Minhyun, and Ren, NU’EST stopped all promotions in 2017.

Elimination in All Rounds

Initially, Hwang was assigned to group C. However, the poor performance on the reevaluation resulted in his promotion to rank D. His team sang Sorry Sorry by Super Junior on the first live audience challenge, defeating the other team by a large margin.

In preparation for the position-based challenge, he sang I.O.I.’s “Downpour”, and within three days, his fan cam had 1 million views. He was rated 9th in the second round of elimination.

Secondly, Minhyun was chosen as the main point for his team, Nation’s Son, to perform the Triple H song Never Around Korea for the third challenge. The group’s dynamic and alluring performance garnered a lot of attention. In the third elimination round, he came in at position #7.

Thirdly, Hwang Min-Hyun and his team performed the song “Hands On Me” at the final challenge, which judged debut songs. He placed ninth overall, along with 10 other trainees.
Hwang Min joined the winning debut team Wana One.

Return to NU’EST

Wanna One’s performances finished in December 2018, and the group formally dissolved in January 2019. At this point, Minhyun joined Pledis Entertainment.

Moreover, on April 3, 2019, Hwang debuted “Universe,” a digital solo song from NU’EST’s sixth EP, “Happily Ever After,” as the album’s lead single.

After that, in the 2019 musical Marie Antoinette, he played Count Axel von Fersen in his first musical theater performance.
In the web drama “Live On,” he portrayed the first starring character in 2020.
Furthermore, for the MBC series The Red Sleeve, he recorded his debut solo Soundtrack “I’ll be with you every day” in 2021.

Social Media Accounts

Height, Weight, Star Sign, Age, and Net Worth

Minhyun is 29 as of 2024. His height is 182cm, and He has a weight of approximately 67 kilograms. Born under the sign of Leo, his net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

Age29 years old
Height 182 cm
Weight67 kg
Star signLeo
Net worth$5 million

Personal Life

Personal Life

Minhyun is currently unattached and has not engaged in any other romantic connections or affairs outside of marriage.

At the renowned variety show “We Got Married” in 2019, Hwang Minhyun collaborated with Red Velvet’s Yeri. Then, many even thought that they were actually dating since they appeared as a couple on screen. They were involved in a dating rumor after finishing the program. But none of them were refuted or accepted.


AAA Potential Award in 2021

Best Actor

Interesting Facts

  1. Minhyun earned the nickname “Shanghai Boy” after debuting in “Shanghai Romance”.
  2. He is sensitive to salt. That is why he would break out in rashes while dancing because of his hypersensitivity to perspiration.
  3. Because of TVXQ!, particularly Kim Junsu, Minhyun developed a passion for singing.
  4. He used to sleep with a stuffed puppy that his mother had bought for him. The doll has the name Dung.
  5. Additionally, Hwang Min has a YouTube channel named @HWANG MIN HYUN, with more than 161k subscribers.


Soundtrack appearances

I’ll Be with You Every Day2021
You Look Pretty2022
Just Watching You2022


Live On2020-2021
Alchemy Of Souls2022-2023
My Lovely Liar2023


Their Distance2016

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What drama is Hwang Min in?

His acting credits include My Beautiful Liar (2020), Live On (2022), and Alchemy of Souls (2023).

Q2. Is Hwang Min an idol?

He had an active career as an idol behind him before launching his acting career. In March 2012, Min Hyun debuted his K-pop boy band as the group’s lead vocalist. NU’EST stands for New Establish Style Tempo.

Q3. How old is Minhyun?

Minhyun is 29 as of 2024.

Q4. How tall is Minhyun?

His height is 182cm.

Q5. Is Hwang Min-hyun married?

No, he is single.

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