The Story Of Light - Minho
Real Name Choi Min Ho (최민호)
Date of Birth December 9, 1991
Blood Type B
Position Main Rapper, Sub-Vocal
Specialties Soccer
Nicknames "Flaming Charisma" Minho
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Choi Min Ho (최민호), better known by the mononym Minho (민호), is a South Korean singer, actor, MC and model. He is a member of the boy group SHINee.

He was born on December 9, 1991 in Incheon, South Korea.


Minho was discovered at the "2006 S.M. Casting System". Before debuting with SHINee, Minho modeled for Ha Sang Baek's "Seoul Collection F/W 08-09" in March. He also appeared in Girls' Generation's music video "Gee".



  • 2012: I AM. - as himself
  • 2015: SMTOWN The Stage - as himself
  • 2016: Canola (계춘할망) - as Han-i
  • 2016: Derailed (두 남자) - as Jin-il
  • 2017: Marital Harmony (궁합) - as Prince Candidate
  • 2018: In-rang - as Kim Chul-jin


  • 2008: My Precious You (내 사랑 금지옥엽) - as himself
  • 2010: Pianist (피아니스트) - as Oh Je-ro
  • 2012: Salamander Guru and The Shadows (도롱뇽도사와 그림자 조작단) - as Choi Min-hyuk
  • 2012: To The Beautiful You (아름다운 그대에게) - as Kang Tae-joon
  • 2013: Medical Top Team (메디컬탑팀) - as Kim Seong-woo
  • 2015: Because It's The First Time (처음이라서) - as Yoon Tae-oh
  • 2016: Drinking Solo (혼술남녀) - as himself
  • 2016-2017: Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth (화랑) - as Kim Soo-ho
  • 2017: Somehow 18 (어쩌다 18) - as Oh Kyung-hwi
  • 2017: The Most Beautiful Goodbye in the World (세상에서 가장 아름다운 이별) - as Jung Soo

TV Show

  • 2009-2012: Let's Go Dream Team (출발 드림팀 시즌2)
  • 2010: Oh! My School
  • 2013: Mamma Mia (맘마미아)
  • 2013: Splash (스플래시)
  • 2013-2015: Show! Music Core (쇼! 음악중심)
  • 2015: Fluttering India (두근두근 인도)



  • He's the tallest member in SHINee (180 cm).
  • He is very competitive and athletic.
  • He would turn back and glare at the steps if he trips over them.
  • He wanted to be a soccer player, but his dad, who was a soccer coach, knows how tough life is for a soccer player is and didn't want Minho to experience that.
  • Once, Jonghyun's dog, Roo, pooped on Minho's bed. To make up for that Jonghyun let him name the dog. Minho said "He isn't that impressive, just call him Roo."
  • During Idol Army (2PM w/ SHINee), he won the friendship ring with Nichkhun.
  • SHINee members think Minho looks best without makeup.
  • Minho thought that Taemin was older than him when they first met.