Shin Min-a is a South Korean actress and model known for her TV dramas ‘My Girlfriend is Nine-Tailed Fox’, ‘Arang and the Magistrate’, ‘Oh My Venus’, and ‘Tomorrow with You’. She has also appeared in several movies including ‘The Beast and the Beauty’, ‘The Naked Kitchen’, ‘My Love, My Bride’, and ‘A Bittersweet Life. Some of her music videos include ‘Lee Seung Hwan’, ‘g. o. d.’, ‘You Hee Yeol’, and more.
She officially started modeling in 1998 when the publication selected her as a model for their youth magazine. She also appeared in many endorsements which she helped her in building a succor modeling career. She appeared opposite Hyun Bin and Ryoo Seung Boom for LG as a part of the 2008 multi-episode ‘Summer Days’. She also featured alongside Jung Woo Sung and So Ji Sub in extended advertisement Friends & Love. She went to Italy along with Jamie Doran, the famous Calvin Klein model, to shoot for Elle Korea in 2011.
She made her acting debut playing a supporting character role of Lee Min Ji, in the series ‘Beautiful Days, this was followed by her debut on the big screen with the film, ‘Volcano High’. She along with Jo In Sung featured in the college romance movie ‘Madeleine’. The year 2005 was very successful for her as she became a part of the series ‘A Love to Kill’, and made her appearance in three successful movies A Bittersweet Life’, ‘Sad Movie’ and ‘The Beast And The Beauty’, a romantic comedy film.
She appeared alongside Uhm Tae Woong and Ju Ji Hoon in the psychological thriller ‘The Devil’. She portrayed a nine-tailed fox in the 2010 romantic comedy television series ‘My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox’. She played Gong Yun Hee, the female lead character in the romantic comedy film, ‘Gyeongju’.