5 Things to Know About “Twenty-Five Twenty-One” Star Nam Joo-Hyuk
Nam Joo-Hyuk has stolen fans’ hearts with his portrayal of Baek Yi-Jin in the hit K-drama, “Twenty Five Twenty One.” In the series, Nam takes on the role of a kind and hardworking young man who’s struggling to make ends meet due to his family going bankrupt. Just when he begins to lose hope that his situation will get better, he meets a high school fencer named Na Hee-Do (Kim Tae-ri), who teaches him how to dream big again.
Over the course of the series, the two develop feelings for each other. Their love story is told through a series of flashbacks when Hee-Do’s daughter, Kim Min-Chae, learns about their relationship by reading her mother’s old journal in the present-day.
If you’re one of those fans who eagerly awaits new episodes each week, you’re probably curious about what the “Twenty Five Twenty One” cast is like behind the scenes. Scroll through the slideshow to learn all about Nam, including his athletic past, dating life, hidden talents, and more.