Yoo Min Kyu Profile: Yoo Min Kyu Facts and Ideal Type
Yoo Min Kyu (유민규) is a South Korean actor under Management Soop.
Birth Name: Yoo Min Kyu (유민규)
Chinese Name: Liu Min-kui (劉旻奎)
Birthday: September 18, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 188 cm (6’2″)
Blood Type: A
Daum Cafe: minsmate
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Yoo Min Kyu Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– Education: Changhyeon High School.
– He has two older sisters.
– He made his acting debut in the 2011 tvN drama ‘Flower Boy Casting: Oh! Boy’.
– He is in Monday Kiz‘s ‘You’ Music Video (2013).
– He started his career as a model for SFAA in 2006.
– He started his military service in February 2015 and got discharged in November 2016.
– He acted in theatre for ‘Kisaragi Mikki Jjang’ as Iyemoto (2012-2013).
– He modeled for several magazines like GQ, MAXIM, ESQUIRE, ARENA, SINGLES, CECI, COSMOPOLITAN, MY WEDDING, ELLE GIRL and JUNIOR.
– He heard that he was the tallest in the first year of high school.
– After graduating from high school, he didn’t do anything until he was 20 years old, and his oldest sister recommended him to work as a model.
– When he was in third grade in elementary school, he started playing Gugak after school. It was fun and he wanted to do it for the rest of his life.
– Soon after he started working as a model, he became interested in acting.
– He became close with Park Yoon Jae while filming ‘Shining Romance’. When the drama ended, they decided to go on a trip together.
– His role models are Gong Yoo and Cha Seung-won.
– An actress he’d like to work with is Gong Hyo-jin. He met her briefly on SBS’ “The Master’s Sun” and she seems to be a wonderful person, including her acting.
– As of 2013, he wants to go to an award ceremony.
– He wants to grow into an actor who is good at acting.
– He participated in fashion shows as a model for Seoul Collection, SFAA Collection, Seoul Fashion Week, YSL L’HOMME, DIOR, SORIS, Dail Projects, MCM, KAI AAKMANN, SADI, and F&F.
– After shooting ‘One Night Only’ where he had to portrait a homosexual man, he gained confidence as an actor, that there are no roles that he couldn’t do. He also hopes that many people will watch this movie without prejudice.
– When he was filming ‘Land of Rain’ he felt anxious. (sportsq.co.kr)
– He describes his personality as bright. (sportsq.co.kr)
– He did kendo for a long time. (sportsq.co.kr)
– He wants to play a psychopath who is very intelligent.
– He wants to film a movie with a genre of comedy, romance, and conflict.
– He enjoyed watching the movie ‘Sex Story’ starring Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman.
– When he chose to become a model his father was against it. Yoo Min-kyu, who had not talked to his father for about two and a half years, invited his father to the fashion show. After confirming his son’s sincerity and passion, the father began to cheer for him. Currently, his father is a big fan of Yoo Min-kyu in the drama.
– In 2011 it was revealed that he’s in a relationship with shoe designer Hwang Young-long (황영롱) who was three years older than him. They broke up in 2012. (isplus.live.joins.com)
– He likes children. (pickcon.co.kr)
– Yoo Min Kyu’s Ideal Type: “I think wisdom is more important than appearance because when I meet someone, the meeting can lead to marriage.” (pickcon 2014)
Yoo Min Kyu in Movies:
One Night Only (원나잇 온리) | 2013 – Wonnait Onri
Yoo Min Kyu in Drama Series:
Shut Up Flower Boy Band (닥치고 꽃미남밴드) | tvN, 2012 – Kim Ha-Jin (bass)
To the Beautiful You (아름다운 그대에게) | SBS, 2012 – Jo Young-Man
The Master’s Sun (주군의 태양) | cameo, SBS, 2013 – Ji-Woo (ep.5)
Drama Special – Land of Rain (드라마 스페셜 – 비의 나라) | KBS, 2013 – Son Woo-ki
Cheo Yong: The Paranormal Detective (귀신 보는 형사 처용) | OCN, 2014 – Park Min-Jae
Shining Romance (빛나는 로맨스) | MBC, 2014 – Kang Ki-Joon
Be Arrogant (빛나는 로맨스) | SBS Plus, 2014 – Noh Chul
Queen for Seven Days (7일의 왕비) | KBS, 2017 – Ki Ryong
Live Up to Your Name (명불허전) | tvN, 2017 – Yoo Jae-Ha / Yoo Jin-O
Black Dog (블랙독) | tvN, 2019 – Ji Hae-Won
Mr.Queen (철인왕후) | tvN, 2020-2021 – Prince Youngpyeong
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