Nam Joo Hyuk is a well-known model and actor from South Korea. He has appeared in number of shows such as Who Are You: School 2015 Weightlifting Fairy and Moon Lovers (2016), The Bride of Habaek (2017), The Light in Your Eyes (2019), The School Nurse Files (2020), Start Up (2020) and Twenty Five Twenty One (2022).
Nam Joo Hyuk Profile
- Name: Nam Joo-Hyuk
- Born: February 22, 1994
- Birthplace: Busan
- Country: South Korea
- Nationality: South Korea
- Height: 188 cm.
- Blood Type: NA
- Occupation: Model, actor
- Years active: 2013–present
- Agency: Management SOOP
- Instagram: @skawngur
Nam Joo Hyuk Biography
Nam Joo-hyuk was born in Busan, South Korea, on February 22, 1994. He was aspired to be a professional basketball player during his time at Gyeongnam Middle School, so he joined the basketball team and played for three years. However, after suffering an injury and undergoing surgery, Nam’s basketball days were cut short. After relocating to Seoul, he won the K-Plus-sponsored Top Model competition. He secured an exclusive contract with the modelling agency not long after.
Nam Joo Hyuk Career
- Nam Joo Hyuk made his modelling debut in 2013 for the SONGZIO Homme 2014 S/S collection.
- In 2014, he appeared in fellow YG Entertainment artist Akdong Musician’s song videos 200 percent and Give Love.
- Soon after, he made his acting debut in the tvN drama The Idle Mermaid as a supporting character.
- Nam rose to prominence in 2015 after starring in the KBS teen drama Who Are You: School 2015.
- In 2016, he appeared in the college romance series Cheese in the Trap as a minor character and also in Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, a historical drama.
- Nam joined the cast of the variety show Three Meals a Day the same year. After that, he played the lead in the juvenile sports drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo.
- In 2017, he starred in The Bride of Habaek, a fantasy romantic drama.
- Nam made his big screen debut in the historical picture The Great Battle, which he starred in in 2018.
- He received favourable acclaim for his acting in the fantasy romance drama The Light In Your Eyes in 2019.
- Nam featured in The School Nurse Files, a supernatural crime drama on Netflix, in 2020. As well as the tvN romantic comedy drama Start-Up.
- In 2022, he starred in tvn drama ‘Twenty Five Twenty One‘ alongside Kim Tae Ri.
Nam Joo Hyuk Age
He is 28 years old , as Nam Joo Hyuk was born on 22 Feburary, 2022.
Nam Joo Hyuk Height
Nam Joo-hyuk stands at 6 feet 2 inches tall (1.88 m).
Nam Joo Hyuk Net Worth
According to some sources, Nam Joo-Hyuk has a net worth of $64 million, it may vary. He has built a fortune through his outstanding acting skills and modeling, and also brand endoresements.
Nam Joo Hyuk Girlfriend
Currently, Nam Joo-hyuk is not dating anyone. He was once linked to actress and model Lee Sung-Kyung, but their romance terminated due to their hectic commitments. They became famous as ‘Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo Couple’.
Nam Joo Hyuk Dramas
- Twenty-Five, Twenty-One (tvN / 2022), portrays Back Yi-Jin
- Start-Up (tvN / 2020), portrays Nam Do-San
- The School Nurse Files (Netflix / 2020), portrays Hong In-Pyo
- The Light in Your Eyes (JTBC / 2019), portrays Lee Joon-Ha
- The Bride of Habaek (tvN / 2017), portrays Ha Baek
- Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo (MBC / 2016-2017), portrays Jung Joon-Hyung
- Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (SBS / 2016), portrays Wang Wook (Baek-A)
- Cheese in the Trap (tvN / 2016), portrays Eun-Taek
- Glamorous Temptation (MBC / 2015-2016), portrays Jin Hyung-Woo (young)
- Who Are You: School 2015 (KBS2 / 2015), portrays Han Yi-An
- Surplus Princess (tvN / 2014)
Nam Joo Hyuk Movies
- Remember (2021)
- Josee (2020) as Young-Seok
- The Great Battle (2018) as Sa-Mool
Nam Joo Hyuk Awards
- Best New Actor (“The Great Battle”) – 2018
- Best New Actor (“Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo”)- 2016
- Popularity Actor Award (“Who Are You: School 2015”) – 2015
- Best New Actor (“Who Are You: School 2015”) – 2015
Some Lesser Known Facts
- He was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in 2020 as a result of his outstanding acting and modelling career.
- He denoted over 30 million won to the Hope Bridge Association of the National Disaster Relief on April 6, 2019, for the victims of the Gangwon Province wildfire in South Korea.