Nam Joo-hyuk

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Nam Joo-hyuk
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In March 2017
Born (1994-02-22) February 22, 1994 (age 24)
Busan, South Korea
Occupation Model, actor
Years active 2013–present
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Korean name
Hangul 남주혁
Revised Romanization Nam Ju-hyeok
McCune–Reischauer Nam Chuhyŏk

Nam Joo-hyuk (born February 22, 1994)[1] is a South Korean model and actor. He has starred in Who Are You: School 2015 (2015), Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (2016) and The Bride of Habaek (2017).


Nam debuted in 2013 as a model for the SONGZIO Homme Spring/Summer 2014 collection.[2] In 2014, he appeared in the music videos of fellow YG Entertainment artist Akdong Musician,[2][3] and made his acting debut with a supporting role in the tvN drama The Idle Mermaid.[4]

In 2015, Nam gained attention with his appearance in teen drama Who Are You: School 2015.[5][6] In 2016, he played supporting roles in college romance series Cheese in the Trap[7] and historical drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo.[8] The same year, Nam became a cast member in the variety show Three Meals a Day.[9] He then co-starred in the youth sports drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo.[10][11]

In 2017, he starred in tvN's fantasy romance series The Bride of Habaek.[12][13]

In 2018, Nam is set to make his big screen debut in the upcoming historical film The Great Battle.[14] The same year, he was cast in the youth romance drama Because It’s My First Love.[15]


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Ref.
2014 The Idle Mermaid Park Dae-bak tvN [4]
2015 Who Are You: School 2015 Han Yi-an KBS2 [5]
Glamorous Temptation Jin Hyung-woo (young) MBC [16]
2016 Cheese in the Trap Kwon Eun-taek tvN [7]
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo Baek-ah SBS [17]
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo Jung Joon-hyung MBC [10]
2017 The Bride of Habaek Ha Baek tvN [13]
2018 Because It’s My First Love [15]


Year Title Role Ref.
2018 The Great Battle Sa-mool [14]

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Network Role Ref.
2014 Nam TV ICON TV/YouTube Cast member
2014-2015 Off to School jTBC [18][19]
2016 Celebrity Bromance MBig TV [20]
Three Meals a Day: Gochang Village tvN [9]
My Ear's Candy [21]

Music video appearances[edit]

Year Song Title Artist Ref.
2014 "200%" Akdong Musician [3]
"Give Love"
2015 "Chocolate" Kangnam feat. San E [22]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Results Ref.
2015 8th Korea Drama Awards Best New Actor Who Are You: School 2015 Nominated [23]
4th APAN Star Awards Best New Actor Won [24]
29th KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Nominated [25]
Popularity Award, Actor Won [26]
2016 36th MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo Nominated [27]
Best New Actor Won


  1. ^ "핑크 로맨틱 가이"…YG, 남주혁 생일 축하". Naver (in Korean). Sports Chosun. February 22, 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Nam Joo-hyuk's Profile". YG Stage. 
  3. ^ a b Lee, Jeong-hwa (May 30, 2014). 남주혁, 푸른 여름을 닮은 '200%' 소년이 궁금해(인터뷰). TenAsia (in Korean). 
  4. ^ a b "'잉여공주' 남주혁, 김슬기에 박력 넘치는 기습 키스". TenAsia (in Korean). October 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b Kim, Min-ji (March 31, 2015). "Nam Joo Hyuk Confirmed as Male Lead of School 2015". enewsWorld. 
  6. ^ "Nam Joo-hyuk to meet fans in China". The Korea Times. October 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "Nam Joo-hyuk to appear in 'Cheese in the Trap'". Kpop Herald. 3 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "'Moon Lovers - Scarlet Heart: Ryeo' reveals posters". Kpop Herald. July 4, 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "Nam Joo-hyuk new cohost of 'Three Meals a Day'". Kpop Herald. June 8, 2016. 
  10. ^ a b "Newcomer actors mature through 'Kim Bok-joo'". The Korea Times. January 16, 2017. 
  11. ^ "[인터뷰①] Nam Joo Hyuk Talks Weight, Ratings, and Acting Skills For "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo"". Naver (in Korean). Sports Chosun. January 12, 2017. 
  12. ^ "Nam Joo-hyuk, Shin Se-kyung join 'Bride of the Water God' script reading". Kpop Herald. May 24, 2017. 
  13. ^ a b "'Bride of the Water God' drops new teaser featuring Nam Joo-hyuk". Kpop Herald. June 6, 2017. 
  14. ^ a b "남주혁 측 "조인성·설현과 '안시성' 출연 확정"(공식입장)". Naver (in Korean). Seoul Economic Daily. July 4, 2017. 
  15. ^ a b "Nam Joo Hyuk Reportedly Makes Comeback with a Romance Drama". SBS News. June 28, 2018. 
  16. ^ "Nam Joo-hyuk set to appear in drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. August 13, 2015. 
  17. ^ "남주혁 측 "'달의연인' 최종 조율 중"". TV Report (in Korean). November 23, 2015. 
  18. ^ Lee, Sung-eun (September 15, 2014). "Off to School is on a roll". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2015-02-02. 
  19. ^ Kim, Min-ji (March 24, 2015). "Nam Joo Hyuk to Leave I'm Going to School". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-04-06. 
  20. ^ "[V Report] Nam Joo-hyuk, Jisoo's Busan date". Kpop Herald. July 13, 2016. 
  21. ^ "'내귀에캔디' PD "지수·남주혁 등 4인, 풋풋한 20대 청춘"". Osen (in Korean). September 8, 2017. 
  22. ^ "강남 CHOCOLATE 뮤비, 주인공은 모델 남주혁 AOA 민아…"다정한 연인처럼~"". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). September 8, 2015. 
  23. ^ "남주혁·남태현·찬열·서영주·육성재, 코리아드라마어워즈 신인상 각축전". The Chosun Ilbo (in Korean). September 9, 2015. 
  24. ^ "[V Report Plus] Kim Soo-hyun wins grand prize at APAN Star Awards". Kpop Herald. November 29, 2015. 
  25. ^ "박보검·남주혁, KBS 연기대상 男인기상 수상". Star News. December 31, 2015. 
  26. ^ "Check out the Winners from '2015 KBS Drama Awards'". BNT News. December 31, 2015. 
  27. ^ 기사입력2016.12.31 오전 12:30 (December 31, 2016). "[MBC 연기대상] 이종석, 대상 영예 안았다 (종합) :: 네이버 TV연예". Naver (in Korean). Star MBN. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 

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