Yoon Hyun-min

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Yoon Hyun-min
2017 KBS연기대상 레드카펫 윤현민.jpg
Born (1985-04-15) April 15, 1985 (age 36)
South Korea
Years active2007–present
AgentJS Pictures
Korean name
Revised RomanizationYun Hyeon-min
McCune–ReischauerYun Hyǒnmin

Yoon Hyun-min (born April 15, 1985) is a South Korean actor and retired professional baseball player.


After graduating from Cheongwon high school, Yoon was a baseball player for the Hanwha Eagles in 2005 and the Doosan Bears in 2006.[1] He fell in love with the stage after watching Finding Kim Jong-wook, and quit sports to start acting in 2007, starring in the musical Spring Awakening.[2][3][4]

Yoon later transitioned to television dramas, making his debut in the OCN drama Joseon Mystery Detective Jeong Yak-yong.[5] He has since taken on notable supporting roles in Heartless City (2013),[6] A Witch's Love (2014),[7][8] Discovery of Love (2014),.[9] and Beating Again (2015)[10]

Yoon played his first leading role in the family drama My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol (2015).[11] He gained increased recognition after starring in crime drama Tunnel.[12] Yoon then played lead roles in legal drama Witch at Court (2017),[13] and fantasy romance drama Tale of Fairy (2018).[14] In 2019, Yoon was cast in Netflix's science fiction romance series My Holo Love.[15]

In 2020, Yoon starred in the romantic comedy Men are Men alongside Hwang Jung-eum and Seo Ji-hoon.

Personal life[edit]

Yoon has been in a relationship with his My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol co-star, Baek Jin-hee, since April 2016


Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Network Ref.
2009 Joseon Mystery Detective Jeong Yak-yong Kim Ji Sang OCN
2010 More Charming by the Day Yoon Hyun-min MBC [16]
Yaksha Son of second state councilor OCN [17]
Kiss and the City SBS Plus [18]
2012 Still You Lee Jae-ha SBS [19]
2013 Heartless City Kim Hyun-soo jTBC
2014 Inspiring Generation Toyama Aoki KBS2 [20]
A Witch's Love Yong Soo-cheol tvN
Discovery of Love Do Joon-ho KBS2 [21][22]
Drama Festival "House, Mate" Sang-woo MBC [23]
2015 Beating Again Lee Joon-hee jTBC
My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol Kang Chan-bin MBC
2016 Beautiful Mind Hyun Suk-joo KBS2 [24]
The Good Wife Kim Sae-byuk (cameo, ep 13) tvN [25]
2017 Tunnel Kim Seon-jae OCN
Witch at Court Yeo Jin-wook KBS2
2018 Tale of Fairy Jung Yi-hyun tvN
2020 My Holo Love Go Nan-do / Holo Netflix
Men are Men Hwang Ji-Woo KBS2
Get Revenge Cha Min-joon TV Chosun [26]


Year Title Role Ref.
2011 Pitch High Sang-tae [27]
2016 Run Off Coach Kim (cameo) [28]


Year Title Role Reprised
2010 Finding Kim Jong-wook Kim Jong-wook/First Love 2012[29]
2011 Spring Awakening Melchior
2012 Bachelor's Vegetable Store Lee Tae-seong [30]
2013–2014 Triangle Do-yeon [31]


Year Title Album Notes
2016 I Love You Today[32] My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol OST
Splitting N/A Outsider feat. Yoon Hyun-min[33]
2017 That You Loved Me Witch at Court OST [34]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2014 KBS Drama Awards Best New Actor Inspiring Generation, Discovery of Love Nominated
Best Couple Award with Kim Seul-gi Discovery of Love Nominated
2015 MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol Nominated [35]
Best New Actor in a Special Project Drama Won
Popularity Award, Actor Nominated
Best Couple Award with Baek Jin-hee Nominated
2017 KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Witch's Court Nominated [36]
Netizen Award, Actor Nominated
Best Couple Award with Jung Ryeo-won Won


  1. ^ Ahn, Woo-rim (15 December 2014). "Former Athletes Celebrities To Appear In Radio Star". BNTNews. Retrieved 2015-01-05.
  2. ^ "아줌마 기자가 만난 꽃미남: 뮤지컬 '김종욱 찾기'의 히로인 윤현민". Kyunghyang Shinmun (in Korean). October 2010. Retrieved 2015-01-05.
  3. ^ Lee, Sun-min (13 July 2011). "Spring Awakening rocks to teenage angst". Korea Joongang Daily. Retrieved 2015-01-05.
  4. ^ Kwon, Mee-yoo (27 June 2011). "Spring Awakening reveals naivete of youth". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2015-01-05.
  5. ^ "장나라 '매너손 키스남' 알고보니 야구선수 출신 윤현민 '장나라의 남자'". Newsen (in Korean). 13 April 2012.
  6. ^ "Yoon Hyeon-min, chic and rough in Heartless City". Hancinema. 30 May 2013. Retrieved 2015-01-05.
  7. ^ "Yoon Hyun-min in "A Witch's Love"". Hancinema. Asia Today. 8 April 2012.
  8. ^ Kim, Dong-joo (4 June 2014). "Yoon Hyun Min drops a recent selfie". StarN News. Archived from the original on 5 January 2015. Retrieved 2015-01-05.
  9. ^ "Yoon Hyun-min, a handsome doctor in "Discovery of Romance"". Hancinema. Osen. 24 July 2014.
  10. ^ ""Fall For Purity" starring Jung Kyung-ho, Kim So-yeon and Yoon Hyun-min". Hancinema. TV Report. 11 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Yoon Hyun-min to star in "My Daughter, Geum Sa-Wol"". Hancinema. Hanooki. 3 August 2015.
  12. ^ "Yoon Hyun-min, "I wanted to do "Tunnel - Drama" as soon as I saw it"". Hancinema. Star MBN. 8 March 2017.
  13. ^ "Yoon Hyun-min to star in "Witch's Court"". Hancinema. Star News. 11 September 2017.
  14. ^ "Upcoming tvN series adds laugh-inducing twist to old Korean fairytale". Yonhap News Agency. 30 October 2018.
  15. ^ "Netflix orders up a Korean series". Korea JoongAng Daily. 15 February 2019.
  16. ^ "'롤코' 속 연상연하 커플 윤지민-윤현민, 공감가는 연기 화제". Hankyung (in Korean). 4 April 2010.
  17. ^ "[아줌마 기자가 만난 꽃미남]뮤지컬 '김종욱 찾기'의 히로인 윤현민". Khan (in Korean). 8 August 2010.
  18. ^ "윤현민, 심은진에게"넌 감동이었어"고백". SBS News (in Korean). 10 December 2010.
  19. ^ "윤현민 배우, "건강한 뮤지컬, 땀 흘리는 청년들 지켜봐주세요"". Herald Corporation (in Korean). 14 December 2012.
  20. ^ "윤현민, 두 번째 누아르 드라마 '감격시대'…이번엔 순정 마초". JTBC (in Korean). 10 January 2014.
  21. ^ Ahn, Woo-rim (23 October 2014). "Discover Love Kim Seul Gi & Yoon Hyun Min's Sweet Pictorial". BNTNews. Retrieved 2015-01-05.
  22. ^ Hwang, Hye-jin (26 October 2014). "Kim Seul Gi Was Shocked by Yoon Hyun Min's Unscripted Kiss in Discovery of Romance". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2015-01-05.
  23. ^ "HanCinema's Drama Review: Drama Festival - House, Mate". Hancinema. 16 November 2014. Retrieved 2015-01-05.
  24. ^ "'뷰티풀 마인드' 박소담, 상큼+풋풋 여순경으로 변신 완료텐아시아 | 텐아시아". 텐아시아 (in Korean). 8 June 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-08.
  25. ^ "윤현민, '굿와이프' 카메오 출연…극 중 어떤 역할로?". Herald Biz (in Korean). 19 August 2016.
  26. ^ "Kim Sa Rang, Yoon Hyun Min & more cast in upcoming drama 'Get Revenge". allkpop. 2020-10-01.
  27. ^ "영화 '투혼' 전직 프로야구선수 윤현민 2군 포수로 가세". Newsen (in Korean). 16 February 2011.
  28. ^ "윤현민, 조진웅-하니 이어 '국가대표2' 역대급 카메오 군단 합류". enews24 (in Korean). 29 July 2016.
  29. ^ "'롤코' 연하남 윤현민, 뮤지컬 '김종욱 찾기' 캐스팅 "공유와 맞대결?"". Sports Chosun (in Korean). 5 July 2010.
  30. ^ "'前야구선수' 윤현민, 뮤지컬 '총각네 야채가게' 주인공 캐스팅". Financial News (in Korean). 27 November 2012.
  31. ^ "뮤지컬 '트라이앵글' 배우 바뀌어도 인기 계속된다 '쭉'". Newsen (in Korean). 29 October 2013.
  32. ^ "Yoon Hyun-min to feature in "My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol" OST". Hancinema. Sports Donga. 17 January 2016.
  33. ^ "아웃사이더, 신곡 '카악 퉤' 발표..윤현민 보컬 피쳐링". Star News (in Korean). 10 November 2016.
  34. ^ "윤현민 '마녀' OST 불렀다..바다 '사랑했다고' 男버전". Star News (in Korean). 23 November 2017.
  35. ^ "MBC Drama Awards 2015 Winners". Hancinema. 30 December 2015. Retrieved 2015-12-31.
  36. ^ "KBS Drama Awards 2017: Kim Young Chul, Chun Ho Jin share grand prize; complete winners list". International Business Times. 1 January 2018.

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