Choi Min-soo

About Choi Min-soo

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: March 27, 1962
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea, South Korean
Birth Sign: Aries
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1985–present
Spouse(s): June Elizabeth Kang
Children: 2
Hangul: 최민수
Hanja: 崔民秀
Revised Romanization: Choe Min-su
McCune–Reischauer: Choi Min-su

Choi Min-soo Net Worth

Choi Min-soo was bornon March 27, 1962 in Seoul, South Korea, South Korean, is Actor. Choi Min-soo is a well-known South Korean actor who is famous for his image of being a ‘tough guy hunter’. He has acted in numerous films and television shows. The actor has appeared in the TV series ‘Han River Ballad’, ‘Man Who Dies to Live’, ‘Happy Ending’, ‘The Legend’, ‘Father's House’, ‘Road No. 1’, ‘Faith’, ‘Sandglass’ and ‘Pride and Prejudice’. His popular big screen projects include ‘The Myth’, ‘Libera Me’, ‘Sword in the Moon’, ‘How to Steal a Dog’, ‘A Good Day to Fall in Love’, ‘Son of God’, ‘The Marriage Life’, ‘Life of Hollywood Kid’, ‘Rehearsal’ and ‘Terrorist’. Choi Min-soo is one of the most respected and adored actors in Korea. He has earned numerous awards and honours in his entertainment career. The South Korean star won the ‘Golden Acting Award’ at 2014 MBC Drama Awards function for ‘Pride and Prejudice.’ He was awarded with the ‘Best Film Actor Award’ at 37th Baeksang Arts Awards for ‘Libera Me.’ Choi Min-soo also received the ‘Best Actor’ award at the event of 34th Grand Bell Awards for ‘Terrorist.’ He won the ‘Best TV Actor’ award at 22nd Korea Broadcasting Awards for his performance in ‘Sandglass’ as well.
Choi Min-soo is a member of Singers

💰 Net worth: Under Review

Biography/Timeline

1962

Choi was born in Seoul in 1962. Choi's family has been active in acting, and singing . Choi was born as the son of Choi Moo-ryong, a popular actor of the 1960s and 1970s, and Kang Hyo-shil, an Actress. His maternal grandmother is Jeon Ok, referred to as Queen of Tears for her excellence at acting for tragic dramas. His grandfather is Kang Hong-shik, an actor, a film Director and singer active during the Japanese occupation period. Kang Hong-sik and Jeon Ok were the first married couple in Korean entertainment history. Kang went over to North Korea along with his daughter Kang Hyo-son who later became a famous Actress of North Korea. Kang Hong-shik was honored as "Merited artist" as well.

1985

Choi graduated from Lila Elementary School, Seongdong Middle School, Dongbuk High School and Seoul Arts College. Choi debuted to the film industry in 1985 with Son of God, a film adapted from Park Bong-seong's same titled manhwa.

1994

Choi met his wife June Elizabeth Kang from an international Miss Korea Beauty Pageant in 1993 where Kang was being represented as Miss Canada. Choi proposed to Kang after a 3-hour meeting and they were married June 18, 1994 in Seoul. They have two children, Christian (born 1996) and Benjamin (born 2001).

2008

Choi took a voluntary leave from acting following a scandal in 2008. He was involved in an assault case in April 2008 after a street-side argument ended in violence. An elderly man saw Choi cursing at another driver and rebuked him. The situation escalated and Choi beat up the man. The actor attempted to drive away, but the man grabbed onto the hood of the car and refused to let go. Choi was let go by police when the victim declined to press charges, but the public reaction was swift and condemning. The actor apologized profusely for his behavior and swore to live in exile in the mountains, away from his wife and children, for a year.

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