Shin Min-a: profile, age, net worth, husband, tv shows, movies, instagram
Shin Min-a (born 5 April 1984) is a South Korean model and actress. She is became popular for roles in A Love to Kill (2005), My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox (2010), Arang and the Magistrate (2012) and Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (2021). Shin was also recognised for her films includes Go Go 70s (2008) and Diva (2020).
|Birth Name:||Yang Min-a|
|Date Of Birth:||5 April 1984|
|Age:||38 Years Old|
|Place Of Birth:||Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province,|
|Years Active:||1998 – Present|
|Height:||5 ft 5 in (168 cm)|
|Net Worth:||$7 Million|
Early Life and Education
Shin Min-a was born in 5 April 1984, Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. She attended Hyosung High School, and Dongguk University. Shin majored in Performing Arts. She has a mother, father, older sister and brother.
Shin Min-a debuted as a model for teen magazine KiKi in 1998. She recieved many commercial adverts and endorsment deals. In 2009, Shin went to Milan, Italy to shoot a photo spread for Elle Korea with Calvin Klein model Jamie Dornan.
Shin Min-a was choosen as to shoot a photo spread for Elle Korea with Calvin Klein model Jamie Dornan. She was then featured in The New York Times’s T Magazine. Shin appeared in music videos for K-pop boyband g.o.d.
Shin Min-a debuted as an actress in 2001, with her role in Beautiful Days. She then starred in a film Volcano High with Jang Hyuk and Madeleine with Jo In-sung. Shin was cast in A Bittersweet Life, she played as deaf in Sad Movie.
Shin Min-a received a leading role in A Love to Kill with Rain, and she was cast in The Beast and the Beauty with Ryoo Seung-bum.
Shin Min-a starred in The Devil alongside Uhm Tae-woong and Ju Ji-hoon. She appeared in Uhm Tae-woong and Ju Ji-hoon where she played two characters. Shin was cast in In Go Go 70s, and she appeared in Naked Kitchen as a an unfaithful wife.
In 2010, Shin Min-a starred in My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox. She was cast in Arang and the Magistrate which made her popular. Shin appeared in The X, she played as Gong Yoon-hee in Gyeongju alongside Park Hae-il. Shin appeared in My Love, My Bride.
Shin was cast in Oh My Venus alongside So Ji-sub. In 2016, She starred in Tomorrow, With You alongside Lee Je-hoon. Shin in 2018, was cast in Mystery film Diva where she played a diver who ost her memory after an accident.
In 2019, Shin starred in Chief of Staff alongside Lee Jung-jae. She appeared in Hometown-Cha-Cha-Cha alongside Kim Seon-ho. In 2022, Shin will be starring in Our Blues.
Shin Min-a has been in a relationship with actor and model Kim Woo-bin since May 2015.
In 2022, Shin Min-a donated 100 million won to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association to help the victims of the massive wildfire that started in Uljin, Gyeongbuk and has spread to Samcheok, Gangwon.
In 2021, Shin Min-a donated 100 million won each to the Hallym Burn Foundation, Seoul Asan Hospital and to the Korean Developmental Society for psychological treatment of children suffering from the prolonged COVID-19 infection.
Shin Min-a donated 100 million won to the Seoul Community Chest of Korea to be used for medical staff and vulnerable groups who are working hard to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in 2020.
In August 2020, Shin also donated 50 million to the Fruit of Love to help the victims of torrential rain. she later donated 100 million won to the Hallym Burn Foundation, which she had been practising every year since 2015.
Shin Min-a donated 50 million won to Seoul National University Children’s Hospital in September 2019.
In 2014, Shin donated Shin Min-a participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge, a fundraising campaign underway by US ALS Association to develop treatments for ALS and to help patients.
Shin Min-a donated 50 million won to build Korea’s first multicultural school in Ansan in 2010.
- 2020 – Diva / as Yi-Young
- 2016 – A Quiet Dream / as Min-A (cameo)
- 2014 – Gyeongju / as Kong Yoon-Hee (coffee shop owner)
- 2014 – My Love, My Bride / as Mi-Young
- 2009 – Sisters on the Road / as Myung-Eun
- 2009 – A Million / as Jo Yoo-Jin
- 2009 – The Naked Kitchen / as Ahn Mo-Rae
- 2008 – My Mighty Princess / as Kang So-Hwi
- 2008 – Go Go 70s / as Mimi
- 2005 – Sad Movie / as Ahn Soo-Eun
- 2005 – The Beast and the Beauty / as Jang Hae-Joo
- 2005 – A Bittersweet Life / as Hee-Soo
- 2003 – Madeleine /as Hie-Jin
- 2001 – Volcano High / as Yu Chae-i
- 2022 – Our Blues | tvN / as Min Seon-A
- 2021 – Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha | tvN / as Yoon Hye-Jin
- 2019 – Chief of Staff 2 | JTBC / as Kang Seon-Yeong
- 2019 – Chief of Staff | JTBC / as Kang Seon-Yeong
- 2017 – Tomorrow With You | tvN / as Song Ma-Rin
- 2015-2016 – Oh My Venus | KBS2 / as Kang Joo-Eun
- 2012 – Arang and the Magistrate | MBC / as Ah-Rang
- 2010 – My Girlfriend is Gumiho | SBS / as Mi-Ho
- 2007 – The Lucifer | KBS2 / as Seo Hae-In
- 2005 – A Love to Kill | KBS2 / as Cha Eun-Seok
- 2003 – Punch | SBS / as Jang Yu-Bin
- 2001 – Beautiful Days | SBS / as Lee Min-Ji
|2012||“Black Moon”||Arang and the Magistrate OST|
|2010||“I Can Give You All”||Arang and the Magistrate OST|
|2010||“Sha la la”||My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox|
|2009||“Miracle Blue”||My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox|
|2009||“A Year Later”||The Naked Kitchen OST|
|2008||“Night Train”||Loveholics – In the Air|
|2008||“My Happy Day”||You Hee-yeol – Summer Days|
|2003||“Pray for Yoo-bin”||Punch OST|
|2003||“Oppa, I Love You”||Punch OST|
Music video appearances
|2009||“Miracle Blue”||Loveholics feat. Shin Min-a|
|2008||“My Happy Day”||You Hee-yeol feat. Shin Min-a|
|2008||“Summer Day”||You Hee-yeol feat. Shin Jae-pyung of Peppertone|
|2001||“You Just Don’t Know”||g.o.d|
|2001||“I Love You”||Cha Tae-hyun|
|2001||“With Coffee”||Brown Eyes|
|2000||“Do You Know?”||Cha Tae-hyun|
|2000||“Since You Left Me”||g.o.d|
|1999||“Love and Remembrance”||g.o.d|
|1999||“Eyes Want to Travel”||Leon Lai|
|1999||“A Request”||Lee Seung-hwan|
Awards and Nominations
|2021||Blue Dragon Film Awards||Best Leading Actress||Diva||Nominated|
|2016||Seoul International Drama Awards||Outstanding Korean Actress||Oh My Venus||Won|
|2015||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Oh My Venus||Won|
|2015||KBS Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress||Oh My Venus||Nominated|
|2015||KBS Drama Awards||Best Couple||Shin Min-a with So Ji-sub|
(Oh My Venus)
|2015||Baeksang Arts Awards||InStyle Fashionista Award||Shin Min-a||Won|
|2015||Baeksang Arts Awards||Best Actress (Film)||Gyeongju||Nominated|
|2015||Wildflower Film Awards||Best Actress||Gyeongju||Nominated|
|2015||Wildflower Film Awards||Special Jury Prize||Gyeongju||Won|
|2012||MBC Drama Awards||Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||Arang and the Magistrate||Nominated|
|2012||MBC Drama Awards||Best Couple||Shin Min-a with Lee Joon-gi (Arang and the Magistrate)||Won|
|2011||45th Taxpayers’ Day||Presidential Commendation||Shin Min-a||Won|
|2011||Cosmo Beauty Awards||Beauty Icon of the Year||Shin Min-a||Won|
|2010||SBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox||Won|
|2010||SBS Drama Awards||Best Couple||Shin Min-a with Lee Seung-gi|
(My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox)
|2010||SBS Drama Awards||Top 10 Stars||My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox||Won|
|2010||Korean Advertisers Association Awards||Good Model Award||Shin Min-a||Won|
|2010||Style Icon Awards||Style Icon Actress, TV category||My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox||Won|
|2010||TVCF Awards||Best CF Model||Shin Min-a||Won|
|2009||Max Movie Awards||Best Actress||Go Go 70s||Won|
|2009||Style Icon Awards||Female Fashionista||Shin Min-a||Won|
|2009||Chunsa Film Art Awards||Best Actress||Go Go 70s||Won|
|2009||Mnet 20’s Choice Awards||Hot Fashionista||Shin Min-a||Won|
|2008||Korean Film Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Go Go 70s||Nominated|
|2008||University Film Festival of Korea||Best Supporting Actress||Go Go 70s||Won|
|2007||KBS Drama Awards||Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries||The Devil||Nominated|
|2006||Dior Timeless Beauty Award||Recipient||N/A||Won|
|2005||KBS Drama Awards||Best New Actress||A Love to Kill||Nominated|
|2003||SBS Drama Awards||New Star Award||Punch||Won|
Shin Min-a has a net worth that is estimated to be $7 million.