Minho was born on December 9, 1991 in Incheon, South Korea. He graduated from Konkuk University's affiliated high school on February 10, 2010. After taking the college admissions test the পূর্ববর্তি year, he was admitted in 2010 to Konkuk’s part-time admittance for the arts and culture film major where he is currently attending. His father, Choi Yun-Gyeom, is a well-known South Korean ফুটবল coach. He has an older brother named Choi Minseok
Minho was cast in the 2006 S.M. Casting System. He is the main rapper of the group, and has also written rap parts for some of Shinee's songs, such as "Get it". His অনুরাগী call themselves 'Flamers' due to his nickname, Flaming Charisma Minho.
Before debuting with Shinee, Minho modeled for Ha Sang Baek's Seoul Collection F/W 08-09 in March.
In 2008 he was the 3rd Youth International Video Festival "the aura" Goodwill Ambassador with fellow সিনী member, Key. Minho was appointed as the ambassador of Konkuk বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় in 2010. On May 23, 2011, he was named Honorary Ambassador for Youth 2011. He then received a name plate at the Youth Week celebration held in the COEX auditorium.
Minho hosts MBC's সঙ্গীত Core, alongside fellow সিনী member, Onew. However, due to oversea schedules, they are on temporary leave. He is a permanent cast member on KBS's Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2. He is often dubbed as the "Ace" of the show, having won the challenges at numerous occasions. He was also a permanent cast member in the KBS program Oh! My School, also known as 100 Points Out of 100 .
On October 3, 2011, Minho co-hosted the Hallyu Dream সঙ্গীতানুষ্ঠান held at the Kyungju Citizen Stadium alongside 2PM’s Taecyeon and actress Park Shin Hye which was broadcasted on October 6, 2011 দ্বারা Mnet Broadcasting Station. On October 6, 2011, Minho, alongside Kara's Nicole, helped in the torch run for the opening ceremony of the 92nd National Sports Festival held in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province which featured 17,983 athletes. 
On October 16, 2011, Minho won Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2 ACE Special episode and took a Kia Cadenza (K7) home.
On December 7, 2011, it was announced that Minho will be taking on a comedic অভিনয় role in SBS‘s new sitcom, সরীসৃপতুল্য উভচর প্রাণিবিশেষ Guru’s Inside Story, which will air in early 2012. Minho will be playing the role of Minhyuk, a genius hacker,alongside actors Im Won Hee and Oh Dal Soo. সরীসৃপতুল্য উভচর প্রাণিবিশেষ Guru’s Inside Story is SBS’s first sitcom in 5 years and revolves around two robbers who impersonate a guru. The sitcom will air in January of 2012.
In March of 2010, Minho was injured during a filming for Dream Team Season 2. He had to withdraw from his activities while fellow সিনী member Taemin replaced him on the প্রদর্শনী during his absence. After his recovery, Minho finally came back in August 2010 to continue his activities and promotions of Shinee's সেকেন্ড full length studio album, "Lucifer".
Minho is known দ্বারা the general public for his athletic skills, topping numerous TV surveys on Athletic Idols.
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2010 Pianist Oh Jero KBS
2012 Salamander Guru's Inside Story Minhyuk SBS
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2009-Present Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2