Home » Korean Actors » Nam Joo-hyuk Profile and Facts

Nam Joo-hyuk Profile and Facts

Nam Joo-hyuk Profile: Nam Joo-hyuk Facts and Ideal Type

Name: Nam Joo-hyuk (남주혁)
Birthday: February 22, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 70kg
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @skawngur

Nam Joo-hyuk Facts:
– He was born in Busan, South Korea.
– He grew up in Yeongdo-gu, Busan.
– He is an only child.
– He grew up in a poor family. “In 3rd grade, I ate cup noodles for a year. We didn’t even have a bathroom in our home.” (MBC’s “Radio Star” Sept 19, 2018)
– His IQ is 135.
– He began modeling in 2013, during the Song Ji Oh Homme collection.
– Before sleeping he’s doing push up for 4 minutes.
– His favorite food is chicken.
– A food he doesn’t like is cold noodles.
– The dish he can best cook is Ddeokbokki.
– His favorite colors are black and blue.
– His favorite fruits are: strawberries, peaches, apples, grapes.
– His favorite gift: “A hot pack a fan gave me during cold winter.”
– His hobbies are: watching movies and searching for good musics.
– His happiest moment was when he first stood on stage for the Seoul collection.
– Best friends: Model Joo Woo Jae hyung, Park Jang Hee and Ji Soo.
– People he admires: Yoo Jae Suk
– His role model: Park Ji Sung
– He appeared in Akdong Musician (AKMU)’s 200% MV and AKMU’s “Give Love” MV.
– Nam Joo-Hyuk publically dated fellow actress and model Lee Sung Kyung for 4 months. (confirmed by their agency, YG Ent.)
– On August 18, it was announced that he broke up with Lee Sung Kyung. YG Entertainment: “It’s true that Lee Sung Kyung and Nam Joo Hyuk have decided to break up.”
– Nam Joo-Hyuk is ranked 37th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
Nam Joo-hyuk’s ideal type: “I like the first feeling. Desirable and attracting people.”

Nam Joo-hyuk Movies:
The Great Battle (안시성) | 2018 – Sa-mool

Nam Joo-hyuk Drama Series:
The Light in Your Eyes (Nooni Booshige) | (JTBC / 2019) – Lee Joon-Ha
The Bride of Habaek (하백의 신부) | tvN / 2017 – Ha Baek
Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo (역도요정 김복주) | MBC / 2016-2017 – Jung Joon-hyung
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo ( 달의 연인 – 보보경심 려)SBS / 2016 – Wang Wook / Baek-ah
Cheese in the Trap (치즈인더트랩) | tvN / 2016 – Kwon Eun-taek
Glamorous Temptation (화려한 유혹) | MBC / 2015-2016 – young Jin Hyung-woo
Who Are You: School 2015 (후아유: 학교 201 5) | KBS2 / 2015 – Han Yi-an
Surplus Princess (잉여공주) | tvN / 2014 – Big

Nam Joo-hyuk Awards:
2018 (39th) Blue Dragon Film Awards | Best New Actor (“The Great Battle”)
2016 MBC Drama Awards | Best New Actor (“Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo”)
2015 KBS Drama Awards | Popularity Actor Award (“Who Are You: School 2015”)
2015 APAN Star Awards | Best New Actor (“Who Are You: School 2015”)

(Special thanks to kookie, rekklose, Beth, Lynn)

How much do you like Nam Joo-Hyuk?

How much do you like Nam Joo-hyuk? Do you know more facts about him? Feel free to comment below.

About the author



  • Danielle

    His role in Who are you: Schcool 2015 was so great! many people preffered the 2nd lead but o me………he was the best. 😀

  • eimy

    he’s talented and I like him! hope he gets more important roles.

  • kookie

    omg i love him he’s so cute!!
    his bff is ji soo tho they did celebrity bromance together and he always posts pics/vids of them together on instagram 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thanks for the additional info! We gave you credits in the post! 🙂

  • Wery

    He’s super cute!

  • Primo Laurent

    Seo In guk pleaseeee

  • KProfiles

    Yes, we’ll work on that profile too, thanks for the suggestion. 🙂

  • Evan dimpu

    He is so handsome love him a lot

  • Eva Pretty Cecillia

    he was one of my idols, and continue to be successful in doing something good luck casting

  • Eva Pretty Cecillia

    he is very handsome and overnight attract viewers

  • rekklose

    he is currently dating fellow actress and model Lee Sung Kyung. It has been proven by their agency, YG entertainment :))

  • rekklose

    He appeared in Akdong Musician (AKMU)’s 200% mv

  • duo

    many people ship them, including myself after “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo”
    but look at this: https://www.soompi.com/2016/11/13/nam-joo-hyuk-clarifies-relationship-co-star-lee-sung-kyung/
    he said they aren’t in such a relationship.

  • Hyeori Jang

    that was an article from 2016, in 2017 there’s article about their relationship :
    so yeah, he’s dating Lee Sung Kyung now.

  • rekklose

    as i’ve said, YG entertainment confirmed it hehe

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for helping with additional info! It’s really appreciated.
    And also thanks to the other members who helped with clarifying the matter. 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thank you a lot for all the info you provided! 🙂

  • Juanita Waper Languido

    I really love him… so HOT!!!..

  • Agie

    They broke up unfortunately 🙁
    My ship!!!

  • Isabella Annabelle Sibbz

    I don’t like him because is handsome or what ,its because he is calm and hearted person

  • rekklose

    he also appeared in AKMU’s GIVE LOVE mv

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for the additional info! 🙂

  • Shafaq Aziz

    i like him because he is tall and because of his good acting in weightlifting fairy .

  • KiwiTheDinosaur

    He’s my favourite actor…Weightlifting Fairy was so good 😭

  • Camerlyn

    I really like this man he is truely my type of a guy gentleman,genuine,kind I haven’t meet him but theirs something I am suspecting like we do really have connection like soulmates sort of..like that for short..I just want to meet him coincedencely once..

  • Zara Syed

    I really really wanna meet him and become friends. I hope one day this will happen as i trust in God, anxiously waiting for that day.

  • Leilei

    i still haven’t accepted the fact that they broke up…

  • Leilei

    i still haven’t accepted the fact the they broke up…

  • Ana

    Same for Kang Nam feat San E – Chocolate!

  • Sara

    I find it so weird that we have the same birthday ahhh

  • Akira Fujiwara

    I found my birthday twin



  • riz


  • Beth

    He recently won an award
    Best New Actor (“The Great Battle”) – 2018 (39th) Blue Dragon Film Awards – November 23, 2018

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the update, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • kiwi

    He is not one those Handsome Korean actors but he has a Pleasant Charisma in him and his Smile, of course his height contributed but a bit on the skinny side , should put on some weight and he will be superb .
    Keep up Nam Joo Hyuk

  • Ayindrila Mondal

    Umm not only you . Me too . He is my first heart throbbing love . My first internet boyfriend . Already studying hard to become gold medallist in doctor and join WHO .
    Then meet him . His kdrama let out from my depression . I really want to meet him and date him.

  • Abigail

    Wow finally someone who has the same birthday as I do

  • Lynn

    He’s in a new drama now!!! It’s called ‘The Light in Your Eyes’ 🙂

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the update, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • Kaye Atienza

    Its a shame that he broke up with Lee Sung Kyung. They were a cute couple😖. Weightlifting fairy Kim Bok Jo fans will know the feeling

  • Kim MinWoo
  • Zhinylle Louisse Gavin


  • Zhinylle Louisse Gavin

    ikr, it hurts a lot