Get Closer With Multi-talent Actor and Rapper Kim Min-jae (Profile, Facts, BTS V, Goblin, and Instagram)


Complete Information About Kim Min-jae

Kim Min-jae (23 years old), also known as, is a South Korean actor, singer, and songwriter who has a handsome face and kinda of a flower-boy appearance. Kim Min-jae was one of the first generation trainees of CJ E&M and his first appearance as a rapper was on CJ E&M’s artist music stage in 2014. Later, he spread his wings as an actor with his debut in the South Korean-Vietnamese drama Forever Young (2014) and made a cameo in tvN’s I Need Romance 3 (2014) as an idol singer preparing for a debut.

He later made an appearance in numerous movies and television series, such as The Producers (2015), Goblin (2016), Mr. Sunshine (2018), and his famous work Dr. Romantic (2016), and The Great Seducer (2018), which made him win a number of awards and increased his popularity. He also joined the rapper competition Show Me The Money in season 4 and became an MC in MBC’s Show! Music Core. 

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Full Profile of Kim Min-jae

Real Name/Hangul: Kim Min-jae/김민재
Nick Name:
Date of Birth: November 1st, 1996
Place of Birth: Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 173 cm
Weight: N/A
Nationality: South Korean
Education: Chung Ang University (ongoing)
Occupation: Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Agency: CJ E&M
Years Active: 2014-present

Interesting Facts About Kim Min-jae

  1. Min-jae has an older brother.
  2. He was a contestant in season 4 of Show Me The Money.
  3. He was a trainee for 4 years, since his first year of high school, and used to train with A.C.E Jun, Donghun, and Wow.
  4. He already studied composition and playing the piano at a music academy during middle school.
  5. He is BTS V’s best friend.
  6. He was featured in Red Velvet’s music video, “Would U.”
  7. He used to be an MC in Show! Music Core on MBC, from November 21st, 2015 to September 29th, the next year.

Kim Min-jae’s Discography


Year Title Singers Album
2017 “Dream” with Younha Hit The Top OST
2015 “Our Feeling” Lee Yoon-chan feat. Kim Min-jae, Park So-dam & Lee Yi-kyung My First Time OST
“Star” with Mamamoo Solar Twenty Again OST


Year Album Song Lyrics
Credited With
2017 Hit the Top OST “Dream” Yes Ji Hoon
2015 Twenty Again OST “Star” Yes Cosmic Sound, Cosmos

Kim Min-jae’s Filmography

Television Series

Year Title Role Network
2018 The Great Seducer Lee Se-joo MBC
Mr. Sunshine adult Do-mi (cameo) tvN
2017 Hit the Top Lee Ji-hoon KBS2
2016 My Little Baby Yoon Min MBC
Dr. Romantic Park Eun-tak SBS
Guardian: The Lonely and Great God Wang Yeo (ep. 1,7-13) tvN
2015 Persevere, Goo Hae-ra Sa Gi-joon Mnet
The Producers Himself (ep. 4,10,12) KBS2
Second 20s Kim Min-soo tvN
My First Time Seo Ji-an OnStyle
2014 Forever Young Kay
I Need Romance 3 Idol trainee (cameo) tvN


Year Title Role
2018 Love+Sling Sung-woong
Feng Shui Crown Prince Hyomyeong

Variety Show

Year Title Role Network
2016 Celebrity Bromance (Season 1) Cast member with BTS V (ep. 1-4) MBig TV
2015 Show Me the Money 4 Contestant (ep. 1-2) Mnet
Mari and Me Cast member MBC

Music Video Appearances

Year Song title Artist
2017 “Would U” Red Velvet
2015 “Celepretty” Park Boram
“Good Luck” Hong Dae-kwang

Kim Min-jae’s Awards and Nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2018 6th APAN Star Awards Best New Actor Tempted Nominated
2018 MBC Drama Awards Best New Actor Tempted Nominated
2017 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actor (Television) Dr. Romantic Nominated
2017 1st The Seoul Awards Best New Actor (Drama) Hit the Top Nominated
2016 2016 SBS Drama Awards New Star Award Dr. Romantic Won

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