Lee Min-hyuk

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Lee Min-hyuk
Lee Min-hyuk at an fansign in November 2016 02.jpg
Lee Min-hyuk at a fansign in November 2016
Native name 이민혁
Born Lee Min-hyuk
(1990-11-29) November 29, 1990 (age 27)
Seoul, South Korea
Musical career
Also known as Huta[1]
Genres K-pop
Years active 2012–present
Labels Cube Entertainment
Associated acts BtoB
Website btobofficial.com
Korean name
Hanja [2]
Revised Romanization I Min-hyeok
McCune–Reischauer Yi Min-hyŏk

Lee Min-hyuk (Hangul이민혁; born November 29, 1990), commonly known as Minhyuk or Heota[1], is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter and actor. He is a member of the South Korean boy group BtoB. He received multiple supporting roles in television series such as A New Leaf and Sweet, Savage Family.


Lee Minhyuk was born on November 29, 1990 in Seoul, South Korea. He graduated in Kwangsung High School and attended Dankook University, majored in "Musical". He's been active as an underground music artist by the name "Heota" and was featured in Block B's Zico and Park Kyung's songs.[citation needed]



Lee Minhyuk together with fellow members of BtoB, Seo Eunkwang, Lim Hyunsik, Jung Ilhoon, and former BtoB member Lee Minwoo (now ex C-Clown member T.K).[3] acted in a JTBC sit-com as Invincible Chungdam No. 5 member before officially debuting as BtoB.


Minhyuk made his debut as a member boy-group BTOB in 2012.[4][5] The group made their official debut on March 21, 2012 on M! Countdown.[6]

Solo activities[edit]

In 2012, Minhyuk was cast in a variety show, tvN's "The Romantic & Idol 2". He also had multiple appearances since 2013 on "Let's Go! Dream Team Season 2".

In 2014, he received supporting roles in dramas, "A New Leaf" and the Idol Special of "Love & War 2". Following his acting career, he joined the casts of "Sweet, Savage Family" in 2015.[7][8] He also starred as a lead in the web-drama "Nightmare Teacher".[9][10][11]

Minhyuk returned under the name "Heota" as he featured as a rapper in Postmen's "I'm OK" that was released on July 14, 2015.[12]

Minhyuk is also known as one of the best idol-athletes in the industry as his impressive skills when it comes to sports are acknowledged on Idol Star Athletics Championships in which idols compete in different fields of sport. He was crowned as the MVP of the 2014 Idol Star Athletics Championships in which their group, team B won and Minhyuk was awarded with 3 gold medals and 1 silver medal.[13][14][15]



Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
As lead artist
"Purple Rain" (CHEEZE) 2017 51 Piece of BTOB Vol. 5
As featured artist
"I'm OK" (Postmen feat. Heota) 2015 I'm OK
"2Limes" (Inoran feat. Minhyuk, Peniel, Ilhoon) N/A Beautiful Now
"You to the Bone" (Song Yu-bin feat. Heota) 2016 Non-album single
Soundtrack appearances
"Past Days" (with Junhyung, Ha Yeon-soo, Changsub, Hyunsik, Sungjae) 2013 56 Monstar OST
"After Time Passes" (with Junhyung, Changsub, Hyunsik, Sungjae) 32
"First Love" (with Junhyung, Changsub, Hyunsik, Sungjae) 61
"No" (with Minah) 2015 N/A Sweet, Savage Family OST
"After the Show Ends" (with Changsub, Elkie) 2016 After the Show Ends OST
"For You" (with Changsub, Eunkwang, Ilhoon) Cinderella and Four Knights OST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Songs written and produced for other artists[edit]

Year Album Artist Song Lyrics Music
Credited With Credited With
Autumn Project Single
Kim Sang Gyun JBJ, Sohee Elris
"Childish (유치해도)" Yes Yes



Year Title Network Role Notes
2013 Reckless Family 2 MBC Himself
Fantastic Tower tvN Min-ho Episode 8, Part 1.
2014 Love and War 2: Her Choice KBS2 Hyun-woo Idol Special
A New Leaf MBC Lee Ji-hyeok
2015 Sweet, Savage Family Yoon Sung-min
2016 Nightmare Teacher Naver TV Cast Seo Sang-woo Web-drama
Oh My God Tip MBC MBig TV Himself With TWICE Nayeon
After the Show Ends tvN Ma Rok-hee [21]
2017 Unexpected Heroes Naver TV Cast Bae Joon-young Web-drama


Year Title Role Notes
2017 Halfway (KitKat micro film) Yonu
2018 The Swordsman Gyeom Sa-bok

Variety shows[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2012 The Show SBS MTV MCs together with member Sungjae.
The Romantic & Idol Season 2 tvN He was paired with Jewelry's Yewon.


  1. ^ a b Moon, Wan-sik (13 July 2015). "비투비 이민혁, 래퍼 허타로 컴백..포스트맨 랩피처링". Star News. 
  2. ^ "BTOB每个人的中文正确名字正式公开(按照年纪大到小的排名顺序)". Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Cube Entertainment's new boy group completes a successful fictional debut". 
  4. ^ "BtoB's "Insane" MV revealed!". Retrieved March 22, 2012. 
  5. ^ "BTOB Targets Global Audience With Debut Showcase". Retrieved March 22, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Cube Entertainment Unveils Its Newest Boy Group, BtoB – MNET". 
  7. ^ "BTOB's Minhyuk to act opposite Minah in MBC's 'Sweet Family'". Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  8. ^ Yi, Yoonjung (October 13, 2015). "BtoB's Lee Minhyuk Casted in 'Sweet Family'". 
  9. ^ "BTOB's Minhyuk Confirmed to Act With Kim So Hyun in Upcoming Web Drama". Retrieved September 22, 2015. 
  10. ^ "비투비 이민혁, 육성재 이어 김소현과 연기 호흡" (in Korean). September 22, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Nightmare Teacher". Retrieved 3 March 2016. [permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "비투비 민혁, 래퍼 '허타'라는 이름으로 데뷔 이래 첫 랩 피처링 참여". Retrieved July 13, 2015. 
  13. ^ "'아육대' 비투비 민혁, MVP 차지…B팀 종합 우승" (in Korean). TF News. January 31, 2014. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  14. ^ "BTOB's Minhyuk makes a new record and wins gold medal in high jump on 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'". allkpop. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  15. ^ "BTOB's Minhyuk is MVP and Team B wins 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'". allkpop. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  16. ^ Charted songs:
  17. ^ "2015 Gaon Download Chart – Week 30". 
  18. ^ "Gaon Download Chart – June, 2013". Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  19. ^ "Gaon Download Chart – June, 2013". Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  20. ^ "2013 Gaon Download Chart Week 30". Retrieved 2017-05-03. 
  21. ^ Jeon, Hyo-jin (29 April 2016). "tvN 측 "백성현·민혁, 예능드라마 '연극이 끝나고 난 뒤' 출연" [공식입장]" (in Korean). Retrieved 29 April 2016. 

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