SHINee’s Minho Reveals The Story Behind His “Flaming Charisma” Nickname

The story behind his passionate nickname is surprisingly simple!

SHINee‘s Minho revealed how his iconic nickname of “Flaming Charisma Minho” came about!

On the latest episode of Jessi’s Showterview, Minho appeared as a guest, and talked about tons of things with Jessi!

As she introduced him, Jessi welcomed him to the show by calling him by his iconic nickname, “Flaming Charisma”!

She then asked the history behind it, and the nickname was unique to Minho and Minho only!

You’re asked to introduce yourself as “Flaming Charisma Minho”?


Minho revealed that he adopted the nickname in high school, in order to be cool and to stand out from the rest!

I was in high school when I made my debut. And in my school days, like the others, I wanted something cool… “Charisma” sounded cool!


As Jessi threw all her judgment on the explanation behind his nickname, he defended himself by blaming his past student self, and revealed he hates introducing himself like that!

It was back when I was in high school! To be honest, I hate doing this!


Minho’s the ultimate “flaming charisma” idol!

Watch him talk about it here!