Lee Do Hyun Biography: Age, Height, Wife, Series, Net Worth

Discover the rising star of Korean drama, Lee Do Hyun. From his breakthrough roles to award-winning performances, explore the journey of this talented actor.

Lee Do Hyun Biography

Lee Do-hyun is a South Korean actor who was born with the name Lim Dong-hyun on April 11, 1995. He is known for his parts in many movies and TV shows. Dramas like “Hotel del Luna” (2019), “18 Again” (2020), Sweet Home (2020), “Youth of May” (2021),The Glory (2022‚Äď2023), and “The Good Bad Mother” (2023) made him famous. Lee Do-hyun graduated from Chung-Ang University’s school of film and theater. He is represented by Yuehua Entertainment.

Lee Do Hyun


Birth NameLim Dong-hyun
Stage NameLee Do Hyun
BirthdayApril 11, 1995
Birth PlaceGoyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
EducationChung Ang University
HobbiesPlaying Basketball, Guitar
and Playing with his Dog
Martial StatusUn-Married
Height5 feet 11 inches
Weight70 kg
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Net Worth$1 Million (Approx.)
Zodiac SignAries
NationalitySouth Korean

Lee Do Hyun Career:

His acting debut came in the 2017 black comedy “Prison Playbook,” where Lee Do-hyun played a younger Jung Kyung. He had a small part as a high school rower in the 2018 romance show “Still 17.” His work got him a nomination for the “Character of the Year” award at the 2018 SBS Drama Awards.

Lee was also in “Clean with Passion for Now” that same year, playing the younger brother of the female character and a talented Taekwondo athlete. He became a part of the popular dark fantasy show “Hotel del Luna” in 2019. He also had a notable performance in “The Great Show.”

At the 33rd KBS Drama Awards, Lee won the “Best Actor in a One-Act/Special/Short Drama Award” for his major role in “Scouting Report,” which was part of the tenth season of the KBS Drama Special. In the American comedy “18 Again,” which came out in 2020, he played the opposite of Zac Efron’s role from the 2009 movie “17 Again.”

Lee was named Best New Actor for TV at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards and Best New Actor at the 7th APAN Star Awards. Both of these awards were for his work in plays. The 2020 movie “Sweet Home,” which was based on a webtoon with the same name, stars him. People liked how he played a character who was tough and negative.

Lee played the younger version of the character Shin Ha in the movie “Beyond Evil” in 2021. A 1980 KBS2 drama called “Youth of May” was also about the Gwangju Uprising and starring him. His great melodrama work won him the nickname “Next Generation Melo-king.” The news came out later in July 2021 that he would be starring with Im Soo-jung in the tvN drama “Melancholia,” which aired in the second half of 2021.

On top of that, Lee, Sung Si-kyung, and Kim So-hyun were chosen to be MCs for the 2021 KBS Drama Awards. Back in 2022, he was the star of the online show “Reincarnation Romance,” which sold medicines for motion sickness.

In 2023, Lee Do Hyun is in a romantic relationship with actress Lim Ji Yeon, his co-star in the hit Netflix series “The Glory”.

Lee Do Hyun Movies & TV Series List:

Drama TitleYear(s)Role
Death’s Game2023Yijae, Got Jookseummida (TVING)
Sweet Home 22023Lee Eun-Hyeok
The Good Bad Mother2023Choi Kang-Ho
The Glory Part 22023Joo Yeo-Jeong
The Glory2022Joo Yeo-Jeong
Melancholia2021Baek Seung-Yoo
Youth of May2021Hwang Hee-Tae
Beyond Evil2021Lee Dong-Sik (young)
Sweet Home2020Lee Eun-Hyeok
18 Again2020Hong Dae-Young / Ko Woo-Young
Drama Special: Scouting Reporter
The Great Show2019Wie Dae-Han (teen)
Hotel Del Luna2019Ko Choeng-Myung
Clean With Passion For Now2018-2019Gil O-Dol
Still 172018Dong Hae-Beom
Prison Playbook2017-2018Lee

Lee Do Hyun Awards:

Best ActorYouth of MayDecember 31, 2021
Best Couple AwardYouth of MayDecember 31, 2021
Best New Actor18 AgainMay 13, 2021
Special Short Drama ActorDrama Special: Scouting ReporterDecember 31, 2019

Lee Do Hyun Interesting Facts:

  • Lee Do Hyun gained popularity through “18 Again” and “Sweet Home”.
  • Lee Do Hyun studied theater at Chung-Ang University.
  • He played basketball in high school.
  • Lee Do Hyun bringing hope through his performances.
  • He appeared on SBS’s variety show “Running Man” in 2020.
  • Lee Do Hyun won Best New Actor at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards for “18 Again”.
  • He received the Special Short Drama Actor award at the 2019 KBS Drama Awards.
  • Lee Do Hyun is recognized for his role in “Youth of May,”.
  • He won the Best Actor award for “Youth of May” at the 2021 KBS Drama Awards.