Full Profile of Choi Jin-hyuk: Religion, Wife, Dramas, Abs, and Plastic Surgery Issue


Choi Jin-Hyuk’s Profile

Choi Jin Hyuk was born under the name Kim Tae Ho on February 9th of 1985. He would go on to change his name to Choi Jin Hyuk in 2010. The actor spent most of his early life honing his skills and preparing to enter the fray as a modern actor. His first role was awarded to him in 2006, as a small part in an episode of the series Nonstop on MBC. This was followed with a similarly prominent role on the comedy drama Just Run! on KBS the same year.

  • Name: Choi Jin-Hyuk
  • Hangul: 최진혁
  • Birth Name: Kim Tae-Ho (김태호)
  • Birthdate: February 9, 1986
  • Birthplace: South Korea
  • Height: 186 cm.
  • Blood Type:

Choi Jin-Hyuk’s TV Shows and Movies

Year Title Role Network
2006 Rainbow Romance High school student (bit part) MBC
2006-2007 Just Run! Lee Hyuk-jin KBS2
2007 Drama City
“A Neighborhood for Young People”
Kim Byung-yong KBS2
2007-2008 Belle Oh Jae-hyuk KBS1
2008 Hometown Legends “Nine-tailed Fox” Hyo-moon KBS2
2008-2009 My Precious You Ha Dong-woo KBS2
2009 Hometown Legends “Come with Me to Hell” Lee Rang KBS2
2010 Pasta Sunwoo Deok MBC
2010-2011 It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl Choi Hyuk-ki SBS
2011 I Need Romance Bae Sung-hyun tvN
2011-2012 My Daughter the Flower Gu Sang-hyuk SBS
2012 Ms Panda and Mr Hedgehog Choi Won-il Channel A
2013 Gu Family Book Gu Wol-ryung MBC
The Heirs Kim Won SBS
2014 Emergency Couple Oh Chang-min tvN
Flower Grandpa Investigation Unit young Lee Joon-hyuk (cameo) tvN
Fated to Love You Daniel Pitt MBC
2014-2015 Pride and Prejudice Gu Dong-chi MBC
2017 Tunnel Park Gwang-ho OCN



Year Title Role
2012 Tone-deaf Clinic aka Love Clinique Park Min-soo
2013 Beginning of a Dream (short film) Kim Jun-su
2014 The Divine Move Sun-soo
2015 Koisuru Vampire Mike


Variety show

Year Title Network Notes
2006 Survival Star Audition KBS2 Contestant
2010 Star Photographer Tansaenggi – Passionate Force MBC Every 1 Cast member
2013 MBC 10th Anniversary Special:
From Dae Jang Geum to I Am a Singer
MBC Host[25]

Music Videos

Year Song title Artist
2012 “Even If I Choke Up” T.G.U.S.
2013 “Sad Song” Tae One


Year Song Title Notes
2011 “Enough to Die” track from It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl OST
2012 “Inverted Love” track from Ms Panda and Mr Hedgehog OST
2013 “Best Wishes to You” track from Gu Family Book OST
“Don’t Look Back” track from The Heirs OST
2014 “Scent of a Flower” track from Emergency Couple OST

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2006 KBS Survival Star Audition Grand Prize (Daesang) N/A Won
2013 6th Style Icon Awards Best K-Style Award N/A Won
2nd APAN Star Awards Best New Actor Gu Family Book Won
MBC Drama Awards Best New Actor Gu Family Book Nominated
SBS Drama Awards New Star Award The Heirs Won
2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (TV) Gu Family Book Nominated
3rd Asia Rainbow TV Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor Gu Family Book Won
7th Korea Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor The Heirs Nominated
7th Style Icon Awards Top 10 Style Icons N/A Nominated
51st Grand Bell Awards Best New Actor The Divine Move Nominated
35th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New Actor The Divine Move Nominated
MBC Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama Pride and Prejudice Won