Full Profile of TVXQ’s Shim Chang-min and His Latest News


Get to Know Max Changmin

Shim Chang-min, also known as Max Chang-min, is a South Korean singer, actor, and a member of TVXQ. He debuted in December 2003 under SM Entertainment. He’s been training well since he was fourteen. He has two younger sisters, and both of his parents are teachers. Chang-min made his debut acting alongside TVXQ in the miniseries Vacation. He also participated in various television dramas. He is fluent in Korean and Japanese. Recently, he is busy with the promotions of TVXQ’s new album called New Chapter #1: The Chance of Love.

Full Profile of Shim Chang-min

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  • Name: Shim Chang-min
  • Stage Name: Max Changmin, Choi Kang Chang Min
  • Japanese Name: Chang Min / チャンミン
  • Hangul: 심창민, 최강창민
  •  Hanja: 沈昌珉
  • Birthdate: February 18, 1988
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Height: 184 cm
  • Weight: 61 kg
  • Star Sign: Aquarius
  • Blood Type: B
  • Profession: Singer, Song Writer, Actor, Lyricist
  • Years Active: 2003
  • Talent Agency: SM Entertainment
  • Labels: SM Entertainment, Avex Trax, Rhythm Zone
  • Associated Acts: TVXQ, SM Town, SM the Ballad
  • Education: Gaepo High School, Kyung Hee University (postmodern music), KonKuk University
  • Languages: Korean and Japanese
  • Religion: Buddhism

Shim Chang-Min’s Discography


Japanese Album

Title Album Details Track Listing
Close to You
  • Released: November 18, 2015 (limited edition)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Label: Avex Trax
  • Format: CD+DVD

  1. Into the Water
  2. Michinorri Michinori (道程) (The Journey)
  3. Oh No!
  4. Rock with U
  5. Gold Dust
  6. Admit it, You Love It
  7. Kogarashi ga Todoku Koro ni (木枯らしが届く頃に) (When the Cold Winter Wind Comes)


  1. Into the Water
  2. Jacket Making Move
  3. Off Shot Movie



Year Song Album Notes
2018 “Closer” New Chapter #1: The Chance of Love
2017 “In a Different Life” TVXQ! Week – Station Special Package
2015 “Apology” Rise as God
2015 “Rise as One” Rise as God
2014 “Breathe” (Japanese Version) SM the Ballad Vol. 2 – Breath Featuring Krystal of f(x)
2014 “Heaven’s Day” Spellbound
2014 “Over” Performed at Tree: Live Tour 2014
2014 “사랑한다 그 말을 못해서 (Because I couldn’t say the words “I Love You”)” The Night Watchman’s Journal Original Soundtrack
2014 “슬픔 속에 그댈 지워야만 해 (Because I Love You)” – Acoustic version Mimi Original Soundtrack
2013 “Gold Dust” Close to You Performed at The Mission II Tour
2013 “Rock with U” Close to You Performed at Time: Live Tour 2013
2012 “눈물 같은 사람 (A Person like Tears)” Jeon Woo-chi Original Soundtrack
2011 고백 (Confession) Keep Your Head Down
2010 “Big Time” Performed at SM Town Live 2010 World Tour
2008 “Wild Soul” Two Hearts / Wild Soul


Lyric Credits

Year Song Album
2017 “In a Different Life”
2014 “Heaven’s Day” Spellbound
2011 “고백 (Confession)” Keep Your Head Down


Shim Chang-min’s Filmography



Year Title Role
2015 Hologram Musical: School Oz Oscar



Year Title Role
2015 SMTOWN: The Stage Himself
2012 Fly with the Gold Momo
2012 I AM. Himself
2010 Dating on Earth Chang Min


Drama Series

Year Title Role Network
2015 The Scholar Who Walks the Night Lee Yoon MBC
2014 Mimi Han Min Woo Mnet
2011 Paradise Farm Dong Joo SBS
2010 Athena: Goddess of War Choi Tae Hyun SBS
2006 Vacation Himself OCN


Drama Specials

Year Title Role Network
2018 Tensai Bakabon 3 Mei’s Kouhai NTV
2012 The Gold Case Momo BeeTV
2006 Dangerous Love Max Changmin CGV
2006 Unforgettable Love Himself SBS
2006 Finding Lost Time Changmin SBS
2006 The Uninvited Guest Himself SBS
2006 Tokyo Holiday Changmin Max SBS
2006 The King’s Man Changmin Max / Cheoseon SBS
2005 First Love Changmin SBS


Television Series

Year Title Role Network
2018 72 Hours of TVXQ Himself Naver TV Cast XtvN
2018 I Can See Your Voice: Season 5 Guest tvN
2016 Life Bar Guest tvN
2015 Knowing Bros Guest JTBC
2015 Exciting India Guest KBS2
2013 The Return of Superman Guest KBS1
2009 Strong Heart Guest SBS
2008 Champagne Guest KBS2
2007 Explorers of the Human Body Guest SBS
2003 X-Man Guest SBS