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).

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).

Basic Information

Name:Shin Min-a
Hangul:신민아
Birth Name:Yang Min-a
Hangul:신민아
Date Of Birth:5 April 1984
Age:38 Years Old
Place Of Birth:Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province,
 South Korea.
Nationality:Korean
Zodiac Sign:Aries
Blood Type:O
Occupation:Actress, Model
Years Active:1998 – Present
Agent:AM Entertainment
Height:5 ft 5 in (168 cm)
Husband:Kim Woo-bin
Education:Dongguk University
Instagram:@illusomina
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.

Career

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.

Personal Life

Shin Min-a has been in a relationship with actor and model Kim Woo-bin since May 2015.

Donations

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.

Movies

  • 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

K-drama series

  • 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

Soundtrack appearance

YearSong titleAlbum
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

YearSong titleArtist
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“A Fool”g.o.d
2001“Sad Love”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

YearAward ceremonyCategoryWorkRemarks
2021Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest Leading ActressDivaNominated
2016Seoul International Drama AwardsOutstanding Korean ActressOh My VenusWon
2015KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesOh My VenusWon
2015KBS Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, ActressOh My VenusNominated
2015KBS Drama AwardsBest CoupleShin Min-a with So Ji-sub
(Oh My Venus)
Won
2015Baeksang Arts AwardsInStyle Fashionista AwardShin Min-aWon
2015Baeksang Arts AwardsBest Actress (Film)GyeongjuNominated
2015Wildflower Film AwardsBest ActressGyeongjuNominated
2015Wildflower Film AwardsSpecial Jury PrizeGyeongjuWon
2012MBC Drama AwardsTop Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries
Arang and the MagistrateNominated
2012MBC Drama AwardsBest CoupleShin Min-a with Lee Joon-gi (Arang and the Magistrate)Won
201145th Taxpayers’ DayPresidential CommendationShin Min-aWon
2011Cosmo Beauty AwardsBeauty Icon of the YearShin Min-aWon
2010SBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actress in a Drama SpecialMy Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed FoxWon
2010SBS Drama AwardsBest CoupleShin Min-a with Lee Seung-gi
(My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox)
Won
2010SBS Drama AwardsTop 10 StarsMy Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed FoxWon
2010Korean Advertisers Association AwardsGood Model AwardShin Min-aWon
2010Style Icon AwardsStyle Icon Actress, TV categoryMy Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed FoxWon
2010TVCF AwardsBest CF ModelShin Min-aWon
2009Max Movie AwardsBest ActressGo Go 70sWon
2009Style Icon AwardsFemale FashionistaShin Min-aWon
2009Chunsa Film Art AwardsBest ActressGo Go 70sWon
2009Mnet 20’s Choice AwardsHot FashionistaShin Min-aWon
2008Korean Film AwardsBest Supporting ActressGo Go 70sNominated
2008University Film Festival of KoreaBest Supporting ActressGo Go 70sWon
2007KBS Drama AwardsExcellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesThe DevilNominated
2006Dior Timeless Beauty AwardRecipientN/AWon
2005KBS Drama AwardsBest New ActressA Love to KillNominated
2003SBS Drama AwardsNew Star AwardPunchWon

Net Worth

Shin Min-a has a net worth that is estimated to be $7 million.

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