The model turned actor Nam Joo Hyuk lives in the hearts of fans all over the world. Everything from Nam Joo Hyuk’s girlfriend to career timeline has been a talk of the town. Some remember him as the water god. Some remember him as a tech genius. But the real ones remember him as Joo Hyung, the national swimmer. Now all set to star in the upcoming k-drama “Twenty-Five Twenty-One”, Nam Joo Hyuk will be taking on another role to melt the fans’ hearts again. Telling a story of romance, growth, and friendship. Starring along with Kim Tae Ri, Bona, Choi Hyun Wook, and Lee Joo Myung. “Search: WWW,” duo writer Kwon Do Eun and director Jung Ji Hyun will be taking over the production team. He’ll be playing reporter Baek Yi Jin, the eldest son of a family going through their worst because of the IMF financial crisis.
Making his debut as a model, Nam Joo Hyuk has come a long way. Becoming the brand ambassador for Dior Beauty. It won’t take him much time to take over the K-drama throne. Dreaming of becoming a professional basketball player, Joo Hyuk changed his career paths after school. Winning a beauty pageant sponsored by YG KPlus and got a scholarship. Starring in two AKMU music videos – ‘200%’ and ‘Give Love’, he went on to make his TV debut. The music video led him to the set of ‘The Idle Mermaid’ as the director was so impressed with Nam Joo Hyuk’s charms.
Who Is Nam Joo Hyuk’s Girlfriend?
Currently, Nam Joo Hyuk is single in the public eye. Just like other actors, he has been very private about his dating life. The last time anybody heard about anyone Nam Joo Hyuk was dating was back in the year 2016. But after the breakup, nothing, not even rumors about him dating his co-stars have gotten out in Nam Joo Hyuk’s life. On being asked about what’s happening in his love life. The actor just tells them that when the time will come and he’ll meet his lover. His family and fans will be the first ones to know about the happy news. And it is not really a lie, as when Nam Joo Hyuk was dating previously, he did tell his fans as soon as he could.
The relationship between Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung goes back to their modeling days. Signed under the same agency, they were really good friends first. Back in 2016, they met again, shooting for the k-drama ‘Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo’. Nam Joo Hyuk fell in love with co-star Lee Sung Kyung. Having mutual feelings the couple started dating on the set secretly. And as soon as the filming of the k-drama came to an end. The actors went on to announce that they have started dating.
But soon after going public, their relationship came to an end because of their busy schedules. Their entertainment agency YG confirmed the news. Earlier this year, the rumors about them getting back together began to rise again. The actors were spotted wearing their matching sweaters and rings. But neither the actors nor their agencies paid attention to the rumors.
Nam Joo Hyuk’s Ideal Girl
Still single and seeking a partner for life, Nam Joo Hyuk often gets questions about his ideal type in the interviews. In one of the interviews, Joo Hyuk revealed that he really liked Bok Joo’s character and personality. And doesn’t really care about physical appearance. Kim Bok Joo is a supportive girl, her partner can rely on her, and always give advice. He wants to be treated the same way Bok Joo treats her lover. Together with Joo Hyung, she always supported him before doing battle. Being a mama’s boy, he’d also like it if his partner gets along with his mother.