Lee Min-ho is a famous South Korean actor, model, singer, creative director, and entrepreneur. Min-ho became a household name with his role as Gu Jun-pyo in the superhit South Korean television series Boys Over Flowers (2009). Some other superhit Kdramas in which he has worked are City Hunter (2011), The Heirs (2013), The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016), and The King: Eternal Monarch (2020).He was born and brought up in Seoul, South Korea. Lee Min-ho as a child.When he was a child, he dreamt of becoming a football player. He even attended South Korean manager and former professional player Cha Bum-kuns soccer classes, where only a few get a chance to learn. When he was in grade five of elementary school, he had to quit the sport due to an injury. Lee Min-ho (shy child wearing no.19 jersey) with the other soccer players of Cha Bum-kuns soccer classes.According to Lee, he was not good at studying in school. He only passed exams with average marks if he decided to study. He was more popular in school due to his good looks. A picture of Lee Min-ho from his high school days.In high school, he began taking an interest in acting, and in the second year of high school, he set out with his acting lessons.Since childhood, he is friends with the South Korean actor and singer Jung Il-woo. Il-woo and Lee lived in the same neighborhood and even went to school at a very close distance to each other. Jung Il-woo.Min-ho began getting casting offers in his school days. Later, he started modeling for a magazine, where, while shooting he met the president of his former agency by mistake. He got an offer from the agency and signed up with it. After he enrolled at Konkuk University, he ardently began auditioning for acting roles in films and television series.After his debut in a minor role in Sharp (2003), Min-ho was seen again in other minor roles as MC Mong in Nonstop 5 (2005) and Waiter in Recipe of Love (2005), both Kdramas aired on MBC.In 2006, he was seen in his first major supporting role as Park Su-hyun in the youth drama Secret Campus, which aired on EBS. In the series, Park is about a contemplative high school student who takes care of people behind their back. However, he is about to be expelled from his schools soccer team due to certain circumstances. Lee Min-ho in a scene from Secret Campus (2006).In 2006, Lee Min-ho met a car accident with three of his friends when he was traveling with his friends to Gangwon Province; one of them was the famous South Korean actor Jung Il-woo. On the way, a car fleeing from the opposite lane that was fleeing from a hit-and-run site hit their car, destroying their cars hood and engine. Out of the four, two of his friends sitting in front instantly died, while he and Il-woo, sitting at the back, survived with major injuries. Min-ho sustained broken ribs, thigh, and ankle and also a tear in this knee cartilage. During the operation, a 46-centimeter metal pin was placed in his thigh, which left one of his legs longer than the other. He was bedridden for several months, and in the first month, he was in a coma.