Choi Minho


Choi Minho( Hangul : 최 민 호 ; Hanja : 崔 珉 豪 ; born December 9, 1991) is a South Korean idol singer , rapper , dancer , actor , model , lyricist , promotional model , MC , and radio host . He is a member of South Korean boy group Shinee under the label of SM Entertainment , as the main rapper, sub-vocalist, and visual.

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 Choi Minho's Career

Shineeedit source|edit

. 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-debutedit source|edit

Seoul Collection F/W 08-09in March 2008, two months before Shinee's debut stage.

Soloedit source|edit

He was also featured in the music video of VNT's debut songSound.

Actingedit source|edit

Salamander Guru and The Shadowswas SBS’s first sitcom in 5 years and revolved around two robbers who impersonate a guru. The sitcom aired in January 2012.

Minho's character is Kang Tae-joon, a high jump gold medalist who gives up high jumping after being injured. In preparation for his role as Tae-joon, Minho received personal training from coach Kim Tae-young, former national high jump athlete and a member of the Korea Association of Athletics Federations, for a month and a half.His personal record at the moment is 175 cm.

Composingedit source|edit

Minho is known to have written and co-written several of the raps in Shinee 's albums. For their earlier albums he co-wrote with JQ, a lyricist under SM.

In their 1st studio albumThe SHINee World, he co-wrote the raps to "Replay", " Love Like Oxygen ", "Love's Way", "One for Me", "Graze", and "Best Place".

In 2009, for their 2nd mini-albumJuliette, he co-wrote "Talk to You", " Juliette ", "Hit Me", and "Romeo + Juliette". For their 3rd mini-album2009, Year of Us, he along with fellow member Key , and lyricist JQ wrote the song "Get Down", which features fellow labelmate Luna of f(x) .

In their 2nd studio albumLuciferreleased in July 2010, he wrote the raps to "Up & Down" (which was co-written by fellow member Jonghyun ), "Obsession" (also written by Jonghyun), "Your Name" (written by fellow member Onew ), and co-wrote the songs "WOWOWOW" with JQ and "Shout Out" with the fellow members and MISFIT. In the repackaged albumHello, he wrote the rap for the title track "Hello", and co-wrote the raps for "One" and "Get It".

He is also credited for creating additional raps to the songs "Better", "To Your Heart", and "Stranger" in their 1st Japanese studio album,The Firstreleased in December 2011.

For their 4th mini-albumSherlockreleased in March 2012, he wrote the raps to the songs "Alarm Clock" and "Honesty" (written by Jonghyun ).

He also wrote the rap for a cover that he did at London, called "Rocketeer". Performing it with f(x)'s Amber.

For their 3rd full albumChapter 2. Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me, Minho wrote the raps to the songs "Shine" (Medusa I), "Music Box" (Orgel), "Excuse Me Miss" and "Can't Leave" (Sleepless Night).

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 Choi Minho's Personal life

In 2008 he was the3rd Youth International Video Festival "the aura" Goodwill Ambassadorwith fellow Shinee member, Key . Minho was appointed as the ambassador of Konkuk University in 2010.

His father, Choi Yun-Gyeom , is a well-known South Korean soccer coach. He has an older brother named Choi Minseok.

After his recovery, Minho finally came back in August 2010 to continue his activities and promotions of Shinee 's second full length studio album, " Lucifer ".

.He then received a name plate at the Youth Week celebration held in the COEX auditorium.

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 Choi Minho's Discography

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 Choi Minho's Filmography

Television dramasedit source|

2010 Pianist Oh Je-ro KBS Drama special
2012 Salamander Guru and The Shadows Choi Min-hyuk SBS Sitcom
2012 To The Beautiful You Kang Tae-joon SBS Korean ver. ofHana Kimi
2013 Medical Top Team Kim Seong-woo MBC

Variety showsedit source|

2008 Shinee's Yunhanam Mnet
2009 Invincible Youth KBS
2009–2011 Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2 KBS
2010 Hello Baby KBS
2010–2011 100 Points Out of 100 KBS
2012 Running Man SBS Guestep75, ep 129
Shinhwa Broadcast JTBC
2013 SHINee's One Fine Day MBC
2013 Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2 KBS
2013 Star Diving Show Splash MBC Contestant

Music Video Appearancesedit source|

YearSong titleArtistRole
2009 Gee Girls' Generation Employeeration
2010 Gee(Japanese Ver.) Girls' Generation Customer
Sound VNT DJ

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 Choi Minho's MC Programs

2009 Flower Boys Generation Co-Hosted MBC
2011–2012 Show! Music Core Co-Hosted with Onew , Suzy , and Jiyeon MBC
2011 Hallyu Dream Concert Co-Hosted with Park Shin Hye and Taecyeon Mnet
2011 New York Korea Festival Co-Hosted KBS
2011 Show Show Show Co-Hosted JTBC
(2 & 9 December)
Music Bank Special Host
*(2 December with Sohee & Yeeun )
*(9 December with Sohee & Yubin )
2013 Korean Music Wave in Bangkok Co-Hosted with Nichkhun , Jo Kwon , Suzy , and Jiyeon MBC
2013 Mamma Mia Co-Hosted with Park Mi Sun and Lee Young Ja KBS2
2013 Show! Music Core Co-Hosted with Noh Hong Chul and Kim So Hyun MBC

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 Choi Minho's Radio programs

2008–2009 Shindongs and Shinyoungs „Shim Shim Tapa Radio“ DJ with Jonghyun and Onew
2009 Taeyeons „Chin Chin Radio“ DJ with Onew
2010 Super Juniors „Kiss the Radio“ Special DJ with Key
2010 Heechuls „Youngstreet Radio“ Special DJ with Key

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 Choi Minho's Fashion Show Modeling

2008 The Ninth World Knowledge Forum Andre Kim
2008 Lee Sang Bong’s Fashion Show at Dream Forest Festival Lee Sang Bong
2009 Seoul Collection S/S 2009 Han Saeng Baek

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 Choi Minho's Awards

2010 SBS Entertainment Awards: Variety New Star Award
2011 Honorary Ambassador for Youth 2011
Best Male Idol as Model
2012 MBC "Idol Star Olympics" – Hurdles (110 m)
SBS Drama Awards - New Star Award

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 Choi Minho's References

  1. (Japanese) "Shinee". SM Entertainment Japan and EMI Music Japan. Retrieved December 26, 2010. 
  2. (Korean) "SHINee's iple profile". Retrieved November 11, 2010. 
  3. (Korean)민호맞아? 파격 변신 샤이니 티저 사진 공개 Nate. Retrieved December 15, 2010.
  4. (Korean) "SHINee's Minho, Girls' Generation's "Gee"". Good Day Sports. January 7, 2009. Retrieved January 19, 2009. 
  5. SHINee Minho to make acting debut through KBS drama. November 9, 2010. Retrieved November 13, 2010
  6. Hwang, Gun Yong (2012.01.28). "'도룡뇽도사' 민호, 첫 시트콤 도전 합격점..'연기까지 접수'". SEGYE. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 
  7. "SHINee’s Minho and f(x)’s Sulli confirmed as lead roles for SM Entertainment’s adaptation of ‘Hana Kimi’". Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  8. "SM Entertainment’s ‘To the Beautiful You’ drama began airing in August". Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
  9. (Korean) '아그대' 민호, 높이뛰기 선수로 완벽 '빙의' :: 네이버 뉴스. (2012-07-18). Retrieved on 2012-10-14.
  10. 아름다운 그대에게> 민호 "제 높이뛰기 기록은요..." – 오마이스타. Retrieved on 2012-10-14.
  11. (Korean)샤이니 민호, 건국대 정시 합격 Today Korea. Retrieved December 15, 2010.
  12. SHINee’s Minho injured during Dream Team recording. (2010-03-17). Retrieved on 2012-10-14.
  13. Taemin replaces Minho on Dream Team. (2010-08-08). Retrieved on 2012-10-14.
  14. Following injury, SHINee’s Minho returns to the dance floor! | Ningin. Retrieved on 2012-10-14.
  15. (Korean)샤이니 민호, '청소년 홍보대사 위촉' Osen. Retrieved May 25, 2011.
  16. Hong, Grace Danbi (20 May 2012). "SHINee to Appear on Shinhwa Broadcast". enewsWorld (CJ E&M). Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  17. Hong, Grace Danbi (4 June 2012). "SHINee Wants Shinhwa′s Shin Hye Sung in the Group". enewsWorld (CJ E&M). Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  18. (Korean)"2010 SBS Entertainment Awards' Winners" GoKPop. Retrieved January 02 , 2011.
  19. "SHINee Minho Named Honorary Ambassador for Youth 2011". Retrieved May 23, 2011. 
  20. "SHINee Minho won Best Male Idol as Model". Retrieved Februar 02,2011. 
  21. "ZE:A Dong Jun Injures Back During ‘Idol Star Olympics,’ Is this Safe for Celebrities?". Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  22. "SHINee Minho’s Speech for New Star Awards". Retrieved December 31, 2012. 

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