Get ready to discover the fascinating world of Lee Junho! As the King The Land star, Junho has captured the hearts of K-drama fans around the world. However, there’s more to this talented actor and singer than meets the eye.
From his hidden talents to his unique personality, Junho is a true icon of the entertainment industry. So sit back, relax, and get ready to uncover amazing facts about Lee Junho.
Get to Know Lee Jun Ho
Lee Junho is part of the hottest 2nd-gen K-pop group, 2PM, however, that’s not the only thing worth telling about him. Apart from being a singer and an actor, the King the Land star is a songwriter and dancer as well.
However, he has recently become globally popular with the hit romantic comedy series, King the Land. Also, he is being romantically linked with the leading lady of King the Land, YoonA. While their agencies have denied the reports, fans can not help but ship the adorable couple.
Enough of the chit chat, here are some fun facts about Lee Junho
He Started his Career as a K-pop Idol
While his superior acting performance may make you believe otherwise, Lee Jun Ho began his career as a K-pop idol. He debuted as a singer in 2008 as part of a legendary idol group, 2PM. The K-pop groups gave many hits like My House, Hands Up, and Heartbeat. Many other members of the 2PM later ventured into the acting scene.
Lee Junho’s Television Debut
Much to your surprise, Lee Jun Ho made his television debut with the drama Memory in 2016. He did not star in a leading role, however, had a special appearance in the drama. In addition, he sang OSTs for many dramas and movies like My Way to You, Twenty, and Cupid’s Arrow.
He Did Not Give Up on His Studies
Yes, the Red Sleeve actor is a hot nerd who did give up on his studies for his career. The actor attended Howon University and studied broadcasting with a major in Entertainment. Interestingly enough, many of her 2PM members were his classmates.
He is a Baeksang Award Winner
Nearly a decade after his acting debut, it was not until 2022 that Lee Jun-ho won Baeksang Award. He was nominated for the best actor award along with veteran actors like Lee Jung Jae and Jung Hae In.
Despite the fierce competition, Lee Jun Ho shone through and won the best actor award for his performance in Red Sleeve melodrama. Also, he is the first K-pop idol to bag Baeksang Award for his acting performance.
He is a Sports Car Aficionado
After the trailer release of 2PM’s Must, many fans pointed out that the sports car that Lee Jun Ho was seen washing belonged to him. While it was not officially confirmed, it is reported that the Rain or Shine star is a sports car enthusiast.
Lee Junho is well-versed in sports cars and reportedly drives Lamborghini and McLaren Automotive.
He Acted Red-Handed in The Red Sleeve
As everyone knows, Lee Junho took up the role of a king in The Red Sleeve. He is a leftie, however, his character was right-handed. Before the shooting, the actor practiced eating food using his right hand.
The clip was included in the I Live Alone where he practiced eating food with chopsticks using the right hand. Soon enough, he got distracted by his cats and left the practice midway.
He Sustained a Severe Shoulder Injury
2PM is well-known for doing acrobatics and pulling off tough choreographies. 2PM members put blood, sweat, and tears in every performance, however, it comes at a hefty price. During the rehearsals of the 2PM comeback show, a clip went viral where the King the Land actor was seen falling on his head.
He sustained a severe shoulder injury and underwent surgery. Lee Junho shared that he was stressed that he may not be able to perform or dance again.
Lastly, if these facts do not make you fall in love with the singer-turned-actor, know that he has a kind heart. He volunteered for charity work in Ethiopia and Africa. Moreover, he donated a car to help a foundation for the disabled for assistance in external activities.