Junho, born Lee Jun-ho on January 25, 1990, is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member of the South Korean boy band 2PM. Some of his notable acting projects are the dramas Chief Kim and The Red Sleeve Cuff.
Birthdate: January 25, 1990
Junho, a South Korean singer and actor, embarked on his entertainment career after winning the SBS reality show Superstar Survival in 2006. Subsequently, he signed a contract with JYP Entertainment. In 2008, Junho debuted as a member of the renowned boy band 2PM, capturing attention with their debut song “10 Out of 10.” The group’s second single album, “2:00PM Time for Change,” released the following year, featured the chart-topping track “Again and Again.” These songs were included in their first studio album, “01:59PM.”
Expanding his reach, Junho made his solo debut in Japan in 2013 with the self-composed mini-album “Kimi no Koe.” Four years later, in 2017, he made his official solo debut in Korea with the mini-album “Canvas.”
In addition to his music career, Junho ventured into acting, marking his big-screen debut in the 2013 movie “Cold Eyes.” His performance earned him a nomination for Best New Actor at the 22nd Buil Film Awards. Junho further solidified his acting prowess when he joined the main cast of the KBS2 workplace drama “Chief Kim” in 2017. For his exceptional work in the series, he received an Excellence Award at the 31st KBS Drama Awards. That same year, he landed his first leading role in the JTBC romantic melodrama “Just Between Lovers.” Continuing his acting endeavors, Junho headlined the SBS drama “Greasy Melo” in 2018, alongside Jang Hyuk and Jung Ryeo-won.
In 2021, Junho starred alongside Lee Se-young in the highly acclaimed MBC sageuk (historical drama) “The Red Sleeve Cuff.” His remarkable performance garnered him numerous acting accolades, including the prestigious Best Actor award at the 58th Baeksang Arts Awards.
Junho fulfilled his mandatory military service as a public service worker, enlisting on May 30, 2019, and subsequently being discharged on March 20, 2021.