Min Hyo-rin

  • I. Introduction

    Min Hyo-rin (Korean: 민효린; born Jung Eun-ran on 5 February 1986)[1][2] is a South Korean actress, model, and singer. Born in Daegu as Jung Eun-ran, she adopted the stage name Min Hyo-rin when she began modeling for the clothing brand Flapper in 2006. She then appeared in several music videos for Park Ki-young and F.T. Island. Before her singing debut, large teaser posters of her were displayed around the hot spots of Seoul as a promotional stunt. She released the album RinZ in 2007, and the single Touch Me in 2008.

    Min began a relationship with singer Taeyang, a member of the South Korean boy band Big Bang in 2013. In December 2017, it was confirmed by their respective agencies that they were engaged. They married on 3 February 2018 in a private church ceremony.

    II. Filmography


    Year Title Role
    2011 Age of Milk Jin
    2011 Sunny Jung Soo-ji
    2012 The Grand Heist Baek Soo-ryun
    2012 A Millionaire on the Run Mi-ri
    2015 Twenty Jin-joo
    2016 Was Will A girl from the future 2116
    2019 Uhm Bok-dong Kyeong-ja

    Television Series:

    Year Title Role Network
    2009 Triple Lee Ha-ru MBC
    2010 Dr.Champ Nurse SBS
    2011 Romance Town Jung Da-kyum KBS2
    2015 Persevere, Goo Hae-ra Go Hae-ra MNET
    2017 The Happy Loner
    Na Ji-young KBS2

    Web Series:

    Year Title Role Network
    2010 The Romantic Movement: Seoul Alice -

    Variety Shows:

    Year Title Role Network
    2010 Fox's Butler Cast member MBC
    2010-11 Trend Report Feel 6 Host MNET
    2016 Sister's Slam Dunk Cast member KBS

    Music Video Appearances:

    Year Title Artist
    2006 Because of You Park Ki-young
    2007 A Man's First Love Follows Him to the Grave F.T. Island
    2007 Only One Person F.T. Island
    2007 Men Are... Also Helpless Evan
    2008 Energy Mighty Mouth feat. Sunye
    2010 More and More Jo Sung-mo feat. Electroboyz
    2011 Going Crazy Song Ji-eun feat. Bang Yong-guk
    2014 Eyes, Nose, Lips Taeyang
    2014 1AM Taeyang
    2014 Feel Lee Junho
    2016 Shut Up Unnies


    Year Album
    2007 RinZ: Min-Hyo-rin First Album
    2008 Touch Me


    Year Awards Category Nominated work
    2011 19th Korean Culture & Entertainment Awards
    Best New Actress (Film) Sunny
    2012 16th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival
    Fantasia Award -
    2012 49th Grand Bell Awards Photogenic Award
    2016 15th KBS Entertainment Awards
    Variety Show Rookie Award
    Sister's Slam Dunk
    2017 2nd Asia Artist Awards Choice Award The Happy Loner