Nam Joo-hyuk Bio, Affair, Single, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height

(South Korean actor, Model)

Nam Joo-hyuk is a renowned South Korean model and actor.

Relationship Facts of Nam Joo-hyuk

  • Nam Joo-hyuk is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Nam Joo-hyuk is currently single. However, there is a dating rumor of Nam with his co-star Suzy Bae but the duo hasn’t spoken anything regarding the rumors.

In 2016, he was in a relationship with the actress Lee Sung-Kyung. The couple started dating after the shooting of ‘Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo’ finished. However, they broke up after dating a few months cites due to their busy schedules.


  • Nam has two dogs named Gob Son and Ga Eul.
  • He is best friend with actor Ji Soo as they were often seen hanging out together.
  • His blood group is ‘A’. However, it is unknown whether it’s positive or negative blood type.
  • He loves traveling, swimming, boxing, and playing basketball during his leisure time.
  • His favorite basketball players are Stephen Curry, Kobe Bryant, and Paul George.
  • Nam is the brand ambassador of Dior Men in Asia.
  • At present, he is 27 years old and his sun sign is Pisces.

Who is Nam Joo-hyuk?

Nam Joo-hyuk is a renowned South Korean model and actor. He is recognized for his role in the K-dramas such as “Who Are You: School 2015” (2015), “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” (2016), “Light in Your Eyes” (2019), “Start-Up” (2020).

In March 2020, he signed with Management SOOP Agencies.

Nam Joo-hyuk: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Nam was born in Dongsam-dong, Yeongdo District, Busan, South Korea on February 22, 1994. He was nicknamed Namssanf, Namhu, and Jweki. His name “Joo-hyuk” was given to him by his grandfather which means Shiny pillar.

The actor is an only child of his parents however, he hasn’t yet disclosed his parent’s details in the media. Nam holds South Korean nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity.

Education & Early life

Nam completed his elementary schooling at Sangri Elementary School. He then enrolled in Kyungham Middle School (Gyeongnam Middle School) in Busan. In the mid of his middle schooling, Nam’s family moved to Suwon, Gyeonggi Province of South Korea, where he completed his middle school at Changyong Middle School in Suwon.

Afterward, he attended Suil High School Suwon. Similarly, he received his bachelor’s degree from Seoul Hoseo Art Occupational Training College majored in Model Acting Art.

While studying middle school he dreamt of becoming a professional basketball player. For three years he played basketball before pursuing a modeling career but left it after he suffered a shin bone injury and had to go through an operation.

Nam Joo-hyuk: Professional Life, Career

In 2013, Nam participated in the Top Model contest in Seoul which was sponsored by K-Plus where he won the title and debuted as a model for a privately held high-end contemporary fashion house SONGZIO Homme‘s Spring/Summer 2014 collection.

The following year, he featured in music videos ‘200%’ and ‘Give Love’  of Akdong Musician in association with YG Entertainment. He has modeled for brands such as Hyundai, Socar, Le Coq Sportif, Aveda Korea, and more. That year, he also made his acting debut as a supporting role in the tvN drama, The Idle Mermaid.

Nam raises popularity after his appearance in KBS teen drama ‘Who Are You: School 2015′ in the lead role of Han Yi-an along with Kim So-Hyun and Yook Sung-Jae. In 2016, he starred in the SBS drama, Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo as Baek-ah. While working in the drama he met Ji Soo ever since the 2016 drama ended, their friendship has remained close.

The actors have also appeared together on the MBC reality television program, Celebrity Bromance. In 2018, he made his big-screen debut through the movie, The Great Battle where he portrayed the role of Young-Seok. Afterward, he also appeared in the 2020 romantic drama film Jose as Young-Seok.

Lately, he starred in the Netflix drama ‘Nurse Teacher Ahn Eun Young’ and tvN’s series, Start-Up in the year 2020.

Awards, Nominations

  • Nam got his first Award in the year 2014 through the 3rd CFDK Awards in the category of Fashion Model of the Year Awards, Male Model.
  • In 2015, he won two awards 4th APAN Star Awards and the 29th KBS Drama Awards in the category of Best New Actor for Who Are You: School 2015.
  • He won the 36th MBC Drama Awards for Best New Actor Nominated in toe category Excellence Award, Actor and Best Couple Award in a mini-series, Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo.
  • Similarly, he won four awards in the category of Best New Actor for his role in The Great Battle in the year 2018.
  • Lately, he nominated in the 2019’s 28th Buil Film Awards for Men’s Popular Star Award.

Rumors, Controversy

To date, Joo-hyuk has not been part of any sorts of rumors and controversy that create headlines in the media.

It is revealed that he is going to appear in the 2021 movie, Remember but hasn’t yet disclosed his character and released date of the film. Similarly, he is going to appear in the 2021 television series, Here.

Nam is a benevolent person it was reported that he donated about 30 Million Won to the Hope Bridge Association of the National Disaster Relief for the victims of the Gangwon Province wildfire in South Korea on April 6, 2019.

Nam Joo-hyuk: Net Worth, Salary

Nam’s primary resource of earning is being a Professional and successful Television and film actor. In addition, he has also earned wealth through modeling and endorsed major brands.

As per other online sources, he has an estimated net worth of $64 million. Further, his salary, yearly income, and other assets are still under review.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

The actor has a fair complexion with an impressive height. He stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 74 kg. Likely, he has black hair color with a black pair of eyes.

Social Media

The actor has a verified Instagram and Facebook account where he has more than 15.5m followers and 3.8m followers respectively. He is also active on Twitter with over 11k followers.

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