Minhyuk (Monsta X)

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Minhyuk Monsta X - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Minhyuk began his journey as an idol by joining Starship Entertainment. Then in December 2014, he joined in a survival reality show No Mercy.

In the show, this Scorpio man had to compete with 12 other trainees to get a debut.

Many viewers often underestimated him during the run of the show.

Minhyuk was seen as an outsider who has no chance to win. In the end, this talented singer managed to prove everyone wrong and came out as one of the winners.

For his win in No Mercy, Minhyuk got to join new boy band Monsta X. He made his debut with the group in May 2015.

They released an EP titled Trespass. The EP managed to get to number 5 on Gaon Album Chart.

Minhyuk also got to do solo work outside of Monsta X. In June 2019, he released a mixtape single titled 옹심이 (Ongsimi) featuring fellow member Joohoney.

A music video was released on Starship’s Youtube channel to accompany the song.

Other than being a singer, the man from Gwangju also became an MC. He took on the responsibility as MC in several shows, including Inkigayo and Back to the Idol.


  • Real Name: Lee Min-hyuk (이민혁)
  • Stage Name: Minhyuk (민혁)
  • Nickname: –
  • Birthday: November 3, 1993
  • Birthplace: Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Nationality: Korean
  • Position: Sub Vocalist, Visual
  • Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
  • Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer
  • Education: –
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  • Parents: –
  • Siblings: –
  • Girlfriend: –
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  • Instagram: @go5rae
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  • Minhyuk was the last member to be announced as part of Monsta X in No Mercy.
  • He learned to speak Satori from his parents despite living in Seoul.
  • His mother was a volleyball player. She is very tall and this K-pop idol took after her.
  • He always lights up the mood with his fun personality. He has been said to be the soul of Monsta X.
  • The man from Gwangju jokes around a lot.
  • He always wants to be an MC of musical shows and appears on variety shows.
  • He uses corrective lenses.
  • Minhyuk always has his iPad near him.
  • He can’t swim.
  • He finds it difficult to wake up after sleeping.
  • This talented singer is also hard to convince to take shower.
  • He doesn’t like being called cute. He prefers when people calls him sexy.
  • This K-pop idol looks up to SISTAR’s Soyou.
  • He is friends with Mark of GOT7, Kwangjin of N.Flying, Sungjoo of UNIQ, Jeonghan of Seventeen, and the actor Park Bo Gum.
  • He likes girls with fair skin and a bit more curve.
  • If Minhyuk is stranded on isolated island, he would like to be with Shownu because he can cook. He also doesn’t mind I.M because he can run errands.
  • This Scorpio man would love to go to a cafe with Hyungwon and Kihyun.
  • If he had a sister, he would present Shownu to her.
  • Minhyuk and Shownu complement each other really well. They have opposite personality, and that is what attracts him to the leader.
  • He would like to have a red hair
  • He is confident in his lips.
  • This K-pop star wants to learn how to play acoustic guitar as it would go well with his voice.
  • He can hold two cups of soju.
  • He loves drinking cola and cafe latte.
  • Pizza and sweet potato are his favorite foods.
  • He loves mango, green tea, and yogurt ice creams.
  • He doesn’t like cucumbers.
  • Minhyuk picks red as his favorite color.
  • He has a favorite number which is 1.
  • He is someone who easily cries.
  • This idol likes sweet oranges better than sour oranges.
  • If he had to, he wouldn’t mind changing his stage name to Yeha (예하).
  • When they first met, Minhyuk thought Shownu was the dance instructor.
  • He thinks Wonho take the best pictures of him.
  • He can eat three servings of meat.
  • This singer loves Lee Sora’s song Trivial Things.
  • He likes wearing slippers better than sneakers.
  • He talks a lot in the Monsta X group chat.
  • The man born in 1993 always charges his phone to the fullest.
  • He used to share a room with I.M, Jooheon, and Kihyun.
  • He works for a week on his abs to promote Hero.
  • Minhyuk is often mistaken as the youngest member because of his cheerful and maknae-like personality.
  • The back of his head is super flat, according to him.
  • He used to have a tattoo but has since removed it due to fans’ complains.
  • He wouldn’t mind dating Wonho if he was born a girl.
  • According to Wonho, Minhyuk is the most handsome because he smiles a lot.
  • His ideal type is someone a bit chubby. He has also picked Soyou of SISTAR as his type.

Pics of Minhyuk

1. Minhyuk has got amazing style

Minhyuk Monsta X - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

2. The combination of silver and red suits him well

Minhyuk Monsta X - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

3. Loving his side profile

Minhyuk Monsta X - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

4. He is posing just like a professional model

Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

5. His outfit looks comfy and cool at the same time

 Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Minhyuk is definitely an important member of Monsta X. We are excited to see more of his future.  projects