Lee Minhyuk

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Lee.
Lee Minhyuk
150904 BTOB Lee Minhyuk.jpg
Native name 이민혁
Born Lee Min-hyuk
(1990-11-29) November 29, 1990 (age 25)
Seoul, South Korea
Occupation
Musical career
Also known as Heota
Genres K-pop
Years active 2012–present
Labels Cube Entertainment
Associated acts BtoB
Website btobofficial.com
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja [1]
Revised Romanization I Min-hyeok
McCune–Reischauer I Min-hyŏk

Lee Minhyuk, (Hangul이민혁; born in November 29, 1990), better known by the mononym Minhyuk, 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.

Biography[edit]

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. He was also a former trainee of JYP Entertainment before entering Cube Entertainment.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Pre-debut[edit]

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).[2] acted in a JTBC sit-com as Invincible Chungdam No. 5 member before officially debuting as BtoB.

BtoB[edit]

Main article: BtoB (band)

Minhyuk made his debut as a member boy-group BTOB in 2012.[3][4] The group made their official debuted on March 21, 2012 on M! Countdown.[5]

Solo Activities[edit]

In 2012, Minhyuk was casted 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" on 2015.[6][7] He also starred as a lead in the web-drama "Nightmare Teacher".[8][9][10]

Minhyuk returned under the name "Heota" as he featured as a rapper in Postmen's "I'm OK" that was released in July 14, 2015.[11]

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.[12][13][14]

Discography[edit]

For Lee Minhyuk's works with BtoB, see BtoB discography.
Year Title Other Artists Album
2015 I'm OK[a] Postmen I'm OK
2Limes Inoran, Ilhoon and Peniel Beautiful Now
No Girls' Day's Bang Minah Sweet, Savage Family OST Pt. 3[15]
2016 You to the Bone[a] Song Yuvin You to the Bone[16]
After the Play is Over Lee Chang-sub, Elkie After the Play Ends OST
  1. ^ a b Credited as rapper "Heota"

Filmography[edit]

Drama[edit]

Year Title Network Role Notes
2013 Reckless Family 2 MBC Himself
Fantastic Tower tvN Minho Episode 8, Part 1.
2014 Love and War 2: Her Choice KBS2 Hyunwoo Idol Special
A New Leaf MBC Lee Jihyeok
2015 Sweet, Savage Family MBC Yoon Sungmin
2016 Nightmare Teacher Naver TV Cast Seo Sangwoo Web-drama
Oh My God Tip MBC MBig TV Himself
After the Play Ends tvN [17]

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.
2013-2015 Let's Go! Dream Team Season 2 KBS2 Appeared in episodes 146, 159, 191, 194, 196, 218, 219, 224, 260.
2013 We Got Married Global Edition MBC Guests with member Ilhoon for episode 7 and 8.
2014 Eco Village SBS Guest
2015 Running Man SBS Guest at Episode 233.
Star King SBS Guest at Episode 399.
SM Rookies' Mickey Mouse Club Disney Channel Guest at Episode 3.
2016 Same Bed Different Dreams SBS Guest at Episode 48.
Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education KBS2 Guest at Episode 154.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ "Cube Entertainment’s new boy group completes a successful fictional debut". 
  3. ^ "BtoB's "Insane" MV revealed!". Retrieved March 22, 2012. 
  4. ^ "BTOB Targets Global Audience With Debut Showcase". Retrieved March 22, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Cube Entertainment Unveils Its Newest Boy Group, BtoB - MNET". 
  6. ^ "BTOB's Minhyuk to act opposite Minah in MBC's 'Sweet Family'". Retrieved October 14, 2015. 
  7. ^ Yi, Yoonjung (October 13, 2015). "BtoB’s Lee Minhyuk Casted in ‘Sweet Family'". 
  8. ^ "BTOB’s Minhyuk Confirmed to Act With Kim So Hyun in Upcoming Web Drama". Retrieved September 22, 2015. 
  9. ^ "비투비 이민혁, 육성재 이어 김소현과 연기 호흡" (in Korean). September 22, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Nightmare Teacher". Retrieved 3 March 2016. 
  11. ^ "비투비 민혁, 래퍼 ‘허타’라는 이름으로 데뷔 이래 첫 랩 피처링 참여". Retrieved July 13, 2015. 
  12. ^ "'아육대' 비투비 민혁, MVP 차지…B팀 종합 우승" (in Korean). TF News. January 31, 2014. Retrieved February 17, 2015. 
  13. ^ "BTOB's Minhyuk makes a new record and wins gold medal in high jump on 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'". allkpop. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  14. ^ "BTOB's Minhyuk is MVP and Team B wins 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'". allkpop. Retrieved January 30, 2014. 
  15. ^ "'달콤' 민아·민혁, '아니?'로 하모니…오늘(17일) 음원 공개" (in Korean). 17 December 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 
  16. ^ "송유빈, 비투비 민혁 지원사격받으며 기습 솔로 컴백". 12 May 2016. 
  17. ^ 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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