Nam Joo Hyuk

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Nam Joo Hyuk


  • Name: 남주혁 / Nam Joo Hyuk (Nam Ju Hyeok)
  • Profession: Model and actor
  • Birthdate: 1994-Feb-22 (age 25)
  • Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
  • Height: 188cm
  • Talent agency: YG Entertainment


Nam Joo Hyuk was born on February 22, 1994 in Busan, South Korea as an only child. At the age of 16, he moved to Suwon. His family had difficult times in his youth; he remembers to eat only instant ramen during the totality of his third grade in school and didn't even have a bathroom at home. Nam Joo Hyuk debuted in 2013 as a model for the SONGZIO Homme Spring / Summer 2014 collection. In 2014 he appeared in the music videos of YG Entertainment artist Akdong Musician and made his acting debut in a supporting role in the tvN drama Surplus Princess (2014). His family circumstances improved greatly since he started his acting career to the point that he has even made generous donations to his previous high school for student scholarships.

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TV Special[edit]

  • Strong Woman Do Bong Soon Special (2017) as himself
  • Cheese In The Trap SP (2016) as himself/Kwon Eun Taek


  • The Great Battle (2018) as Sa Mool

TV Variety Shows[edit]

  • Three Meals a Day: Gochang Village (2016) Main Host
  • Celebrity Bromance (2016) Regular member (Ep. 13-18)
  • Off To School (2014) Regular member
  • Running Man (2010) Guest (Ep. 230)


  • 2018 39th Blue Dragon Film Awards: Best New Actor (The Great Battle)
  • 2018 38th Korean Association of Film Critics Awards: Best New Actor (The Great Battle)
  • 2018 6th Marie Claire Asia Star Awards: Rising Star Award (The Great Battle)
  • 2018 2nd Seoul Awards: Best New Actor (The Great Battle)
  • 2016 36th MBC Drama Awards: Best New Actor Award (Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo)
  • 2015 29th KBS Drama Awards: Popularity Award (Who Are You - School 2015)
  • 2015 4th APAN Star Awards: Rookie Actor Award (Who Are You - School 2015)


  • Nam Joo Hyuk did not study in college as he thought it was not at all required.
  • He likes to listen to music, his favorite group is Busker Busker.
  • He didn't study acting.
  • He made a special participation in 2014's MAMAs together with SISTAR, Junggigo, P.O. , Block B and actor Lee Jong Hyuk.
  • He declared in the Running Man program that he had a unilateral love for 3 years when he was in high school, they were together for 50 days until he was abandoned.
  • One of his favorite sports is basketball and in fact, he's very good at it.
  • He ended his relationship with actress Lee Sung Kyung on August 18, 2017.

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