A South Korean singer and actor, Hwang Min-Hyun is better known by his stage name Minhyun. South Korean talent agency Pledis Entertainment found Hwang Minhyun at the age of 15.
Stage Name: Minhyun (민현)
Birth Name: Hwang Minhyun (황민현)
Position: Lead Vocal
Birthday: August 9, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 181 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs)
Min was born in Busan, South Korea to his parents and an older sister who is named Hwang Sujin.In the course of scouting, Hwang was selected as a Pledis Entertainment trainee.
After participating in the music video for Orange Caramel’s track “Shanghai Romance,” he became more well-known. Members of Pledis Boys have also appeared on recordings by labelmates. In Produce 101 he was the only member of NU’EST to get it to the final 11.
The next year, Hwang was featured on Fromm’s “Aftermath” After releasing the music video for “Daybreak” from NU’EST’s fifth mini-album Canvas in 2016, Pledis Entertainment released Minhyun and JR’s music video in 2017.
When the second season of Produce 101 premiered, NU’EST suspended all promotions while Minhyun took part in it. In the end, he finished 9th, making him one of the final 11 Wanna One members. To comply with the deal, he was only promoted as a Wanna One for the term of the group’s contract, which lasted about one and a half years.
As of December 31, 2018, Hwang’s Wanna One contract expired. He did not return to NU’EST until January 31st, 2019. Pledis and Swing Entertainment reached an agreement allowing Wanna One’s Pledis the opportunity to attend scheduled year-end performances and award ceremonies in January 2019. On January 27th, 2019, Wanna One staged a four-day farewell concert.
In anticipation of the group’s first comeback since 2016, Hwang released a downloadable solo song titled “Universe” on April 3. There is a music video for the track that was shot in Budapest and Milan. His nickname “Shanghai Boy” came from his appearance in Orange Caramel’s “Shanghai Romance” music video.