Shin Min-a (born Yang Min-a on April 5, 1984) is a South Korean model and actress. She is best known for starring in television dramas A Love to Kill (2005), My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox (2010), Arang and the Magistrate (2013), and Oh My Venus (2015).
Shin began her career as a model for teen magazine KiKi in 1998. Since then, she became one of the most in-demand and highest paid commercial endorsers in South Korea. Notable among her forays into branded entertainment is the 2008 multi-episode Summer Days opposite Hyun Bin and Ryoo Seung-bum for LG Xnote featuring music by You Hee-yeol ,  as well as Friends & Love , a movie-style extended advertisement for Giordano in 2011 costarring Jung Woo-sung and So Ji-sub. 
In 2009, Shin went to Milan , Italy to shoot a photo spread for Elle Korea with Calvin Klein model Jamie Dornan.  In 2011, she was chosen as the first Asian model for the DIY Project ad campaign of American clothing brand Rag & bone ,   then was subsequently featured in The New York Times ' s T Magazine .