Lee Do-hyun Biography: TV Shows, Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Birthday, Movies, Girlfriend, Height, Family

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Lee Do Hyun is a South Korean actor who has risen to fame for his versatile and charming roles in various television dramas.

He debuted in 2017 with the black comedy Prison Playbook, and since then, he has impressed viewers with his performances in Hotel del Luna, 18 Again, Sweet Home, Youth of May, The Glory, and The Good Bad Mother.

He also received the Best New Actor award in television at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards.


  • Full name: Lee Do Hyun
  • Nickname: Do Hyunnie
  • Date of birth: April 11, 1995
  • Age: 28 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Seoul, South Korea
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Profession: Actor
  • Height: 177 cm
  • Parents: Lee Sang Ho (father), Kim Mi Young (mother)
  • Siblings: Lim Dong Hyuk (younger brother)
  • Spouse: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Net worth: $4 million

Early Life & Education

Lee Do Hyun, currently 28, was born on April 11, 1995, in Seoul, South Korea.

He is the eldest son of Lee Sang Ho, a businessman, and Kim Mi Young, a housewife. He has a younger brother, Lim Dong Hyuk, who has an intellectual disability.

Lee attended Seoul High School, where he developed an interest in acting. He joined the drama club and participated in various school plays and competitions.

He also took acting lessons at a private academy, where he honed his skills and confidence.

He decided to pursue acting as a career and enrolled in the Department of Film and Theater at Chung-Ang University, one of the most prestigious universities in South Korea for arts and media. He graduated in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree.

Personal Life

Lee Do Hyun is single and has not been involved in any public romantic relationship. He has stated that he is focusing on his career and does not have time for dating.

However, he has also revealed that he is open to love and hopes to find someone who can understand and support him.

He has described his ideal type as kind, cheerful, and with a good sense of humor.

Lee Do Hyun is close to his family, especially his younger brother, Lim Dong Hyuk. He often visits his brother at a special care center and spends quality time with him.

He also supports various causes and organizations that help people with disabilities and special needs. He has donated money and goods to the center where his brother stays and to other charities and foundations.

Lee Do Hyun is also friends with many fellow actors and celebrities, such as Kim So Hyun, Go Min Si, Lee Jae Wook, Jung Hae In, and IU. He maintains a good relationship with his co-stars and staff and is known for his polite and humble personality.

He enjoys playing games, watching movies, and listening to music in his spare time. He also likes to travel and explore new places and cultures.


Lee Do Hyun made his acting debut 2017 with the black comedy Prison Playbook, in which he portrayed the young version of Jung Kyung Ho’s character, Lee Joon Ho, a baseball player who becomes a prison guard.

He received positive reviews for his acting and resemblance to Jung Kyung Ho, and he gained attention from the viewers and the industry.

In 2019, he landed his first major role in the fantasy romance drama Hotel del Luna, starring alongside IU and Yeo Jin Goo.

He played the role of Go Chung Myung, a loyal and noble guard who falls in love with IU’s character, Jang Man Wol, who owns a mysterious hotel for ghosts.

He impressed the audience with his emotional and charismatic performance and won the Best New Actor award at the 12th Korea Drama Awards.

In 2020, he starred in the comedy-drama 18 Again, based on the American film 17 Again. He played the role of Hong Dae Young, a 37-year-old man who returns to his 18-year-old body after a divorce. He shared the role with Yoon Sang Hyun, who played the older version of Hong Dae Young.

He showcased his comedic and dramatic skills and his chemistry with Kim Ha Neul, who played his ex-wife. He won the Best New Actor award in television at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards for his performance.

In the same year, he also appeared in the horror thriller Sweet Home, based on the webtoon of the same name. He played the role of Lee Eun Hyuk, a medical student who leads a group of survivors in an apartment complex after a monster outbreak. He displayed his action, leadership abilities, and teamwork with the other cast members.

In 2021, he starred in the historical romance drama Youth of May opposite Kim So Hyun. He played the role of Hwang Hee Tae, a medical student and activist who fell in love with Kim So Hyun’s character, Kim Myung Hee, a nurse, during the turbulent period of the Gwangju Uprising 1980.

He delivered a heartfelt and passionate performance and received praise for his chemistry and synchronization with Kim So Hyun.

In 2022, he starred in the mystery drama The Glory, written by Kim Eun Sook, the famous writer of hit dramas such as Goblin, Descendants of the Sun, and The King: Eternal Monarch.

He played the role of Kang Woo Jin, a detective who helps Song Hye Kyo’s character, Jung Ji Oh, a former top actress who quit the industry after being bullied by a powerful agency.

In 2023, he starred in the family drama The Good Bad Mother alongside Kim Hee Ae and Kim Seo Hyung. He played the role of Kim Joon Hyuk, a lawyer who is the son of Kim Hee Ae’s character, Choi Young Joo, a successful career woman who neglected her family.

He portrayed the complex and conflicted relationship between his character and his mother, as well as his love and loyalty to his wife, played by Kim Seo Hyung.

Net Worth

Lee Do Hyun has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

He earns his income from his acting career, as well as his endorsements and appearances.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @ldh_sky
  • Twitter handle: @leedohyun1995


  • Prison Playbook
  • Still 17
  • Clean with Passion for Now
  • Hotel del Luna
  • 18 Again
  • Sweet Home
  • Youth of May
  • The Glory
  • The Good Bad Mother
  • The Box (2021) as Ji Hoon

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