Most People Don’t Know “Twenty Five Twenty One” Actor Nam Joo Hyuk Originally Came From A Poor Family To The Point They Don’t Even Have Their Own Bathroom

People’s interest in Nam Joo Hyuk, who is appearing in tvN’s ‘Twenty-Five Twenty-One‘, is hot.

Nam Joo Hyuk takes on the role of reporter Baek Yi Jin and is performing with Kim Tae Ri, who plays the national fencing team member Na Hee Do.

Baek Yi Jin, who had been living a modest life, is suddenly separated from her family as her father’s company goes bankrupt due to the IMF, and even suffers from debt.

It is said that Baek Yi Jin was raised in a difficult family-like Baek Yi Jin.

In addition, let’s take a look at ‘TMI‘ about Nam Joo Hyuk, which many people may not have known.

He was raised by a poor family

Nam Joo Hyuk, who appeared on MBC’s ‘Radio Star’ in 2018, honestly talked about his difficult family situation in the past.

Nam Joo Hyuk said, “It was difficult at home in the past. When I was in the 3rd grade of elementary school, I ate only bowl noodles all year,” causing regret.

He said there was no bathroom in the house.

Nam Joo Hyuk, who said his family was not in good shape until the age of 21, explained, “It has improved little by little since KBS2’s ‘Who Are You – School 2015’.”

When I was young, I was short

Nam Joo Hyuk, who has a superior physical height of 187 cm, is said to have originally been very short.

Nam Joo Hyuk said, “I have grown rapidly in two years. I was 158 cm in the first year of middle school, and I became 184 cm in the third year of middle school.”

Nam Joo Hyuk, who suddenly became tall and protruded slightly from his kneecap, said, “My mother is rather tall. 169 cm.”

His dream was to become a basketball player, not an actor.

Nam Joo-hyuk said about his school days when he dreamed of becoming a professional basketball player, “I joined the basketball club in middle school. My position was a guard. I did all the points and shoots. I swept all the public competitions. I did well.”

However, an injury caused him to stop dreaming of becoming a basketball player.

Nam Joo Hyuk said, “I had leg surgery twice when I was in the third year of middle school,” and said, “I quit basketball in high school.”

Everyone laughed at me when I said I became a ‘model’

Nam Joo Hyuk debuted in the entertainment industry as a model in 2013.

Nam Joo Hyuk, who appeared on tvN’s ‘Unexpected Business last year, said, “In high school, I didn’t want to study right away.”

He said, “I said ‘I will become a model’ during the presentation of my hopes for the future in my freshman year of high school, and all the kids laughed at me.”

He appeared in ‘ AKMU Music Video ‘

Nam Joo Hyuk appeared in the music videos for AKMU’s 200%’ and ‘Give Love‘ released in 2014.

At that time, Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Soo Hyun worked together to create a sweet atmosphere.

Nam Joo Hyuk caught the attention of many people with his warm visual, and he started to gain a lot of fame because of this.

He donated money to students who are struggling with tuition fees

Nam Joo Hyuk donated 30 million won to his alma mater Suil High School in 2017.

He personally visited Soil High School and delivered scholarships, spending meaningful time with his juniors.

According to OSEN, an official from YG Entertainment, who was at Nam Joo Hyuk‘s agency at the time, said, “I myself had a very difficult life in school. Hearing stories of friends having to give up on going to university because of lack of tuition or having a hard time living right now, it hurts my heart more than anyone else and helps me. I wanted to,”

He likes outdoor activities like basketball

As a former basketball player, he seems to like outdoor activities, but Nam Joo Hyuk is a ‘homemaker’.

In an interview commemorating the end of JTBC’s ‘The Dazzling’ in the past, Nam Joo Hyuk said, “The most comfortable time is when I’m at home, looking at the ceiling.”

Also, Nam Joo Hyuk is a famous ‘game fanatic’ in the entertainment industry, and he enjoys playing games at home.


Leave a Reply