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Exo Members Summery Profile, Facts & Achievements (Updated 2023)

EXO members profile: Facts , hobbies

Exo is very popular K-Pop group and here we have included 9 Exo members profile: Suho, chanyeol, Sehun, Baekhyun, kai, D.O, Xiumin, chen & Lay(Left April 8, 2022).

In 2011 , Lee Soo-man CEO of SM ent revealed plans to launch to new boy band and also that would divided into sub groups, so that they can promote and performed music both in South Korea with Korean and china with Mandarin.

But after several changes finally in 2011 they finalised the team and their name as EXO (word taken from Exoplanet).

They had an subunits : EXO-k for Korean audience and songs will be in Korean language. EXO-M for the Chinese audience and will Only perform in Mandarin language.

Group member in EXO-K (Suho, D.O, Kai, Chanyeol, Baekhyun, Sehun).

group of EXO-M (chen, Xiumin, Lay, Luhan, kris, Tao)

But now there’s no subunit because three left the group , so there’s Only EXO.

On 8 April 2012, Exo debuted under the SM Entertainment.

Exo is South Korean-Chinese boy band. They have debuted with 12 members but right now only 9.

They have made their debut with the “MAMA” Song.

They released and performed in korean, Japanese and Mandarin in the hip-hop, Pop, R&B genres.

From 2014 to 2018 they are one of the five most influential and popular celebrities on the Forbes Korea Power celebrity list.

Exo members Profile

1. Suho

Real nameKim Jun Myeon
Stage nameSuho 
Born in22 May 1991
Height 173 cm ( 5 feet 8 inches)
weight60kg (133lbs)
Blood AB

He has one elder brother and he is four year older than suho, name kim dongkyu.

Studied from Korea National University of Arts – Majoring in Acting (2009 – 2011, then he withdrew); Kyung Hee Cyber University (Majoring in Arts Department of Business Administration).

Educated from Whimoon High School and then in 2009 he joined Korea National University of Arts for Majoring in acting but later in 2011 he withdrew.

Then he Joined Kyung Hee Cyber University for majoring in Arts Department of Business Administration. 

Suho almost looks like a Siwon of “Super Junior” boy band.

Favorite number is 8.

Favorite color is Violet and golden.

Humble and polite type of person. 

He can speak basic English.

In 2006, when he was just 16 years old, he became a trainee of SM Entertainment. 

He is the leader of EXO boy band and also he is very good when it comes to public speaking. 

He makes a lot of jokes but the other members say that those jokes are not funny at all.

 hobbies are Acting, playing golf and cycling.

He is Very close to sehun and for more than 13 years they have known each other.

Suho and Minho of SHINEE are good friends  and they’ve known each other for a long time. 

He is good at aching and acted in movies such  as One Way Trip(2016) and  Student A(2018).

Not Only that he acted in many Korean dramas such as In 2012 To The Beautiful You (ep. 2 cameo), Prime Minister & I (ep. 10-11),

In 2015 EXO Next Door (its a web drama), 2016, How Are You Bread, Then the Universe’s Star(2017) and  Rich Man(2018).

On may 14, 2020 he enlisted in the army for Training.


Real namePark Chan Yeol
Stage nameChanyeol
Born in27 Nov 1992
Height 186 CM ( 6 feet 1 inches)
weight72kg (158lbs)
Blood A

Chanyeol lives in Seoul, South Korea.

He has one older sister, Park Yoo-ra and she 3 years older than him.

He got his education from Kyung Hee Cyber University for the course of “culture and Arts Business Department”

In 2008 he joined SM Entertainment as a trainee.

He designed the hexagon logo of EXO’s.

His amazing special abilities are: Rap, Acting, Playing instruments such as drum, guitar, bass, djembe.

He’s very bright, cheerful and romantic type of person.

He can speak basic english.

Shoe size is 290mm approx.

He has Habit of following musical rhythms with his hands.

Because of his good looks he was known to be an ulzzang(best face) in high school.

He has very deep voice which makes him good for rapping.

He is also emotional person and cries more than any EXO members.

Chanyeol and Baekhyun are good friend and they cause a lot of troubles for others.

He dreams that he want to be in a relationship with someone who likes to cook.

He is one of the main character in “EXO Next door”.

Chaneyol acted in movies such as: Salut d’Amour (2015), So I Married an Anti-fan(2016)

Also acted in many Korean dramas: In 2012 To The Beautiful You ( in the ep. 2 cameo), in 2013 Royal Villa” (cameo in ep. 2 ), In 2015 Exo Next Door( web drama), Missing Nine(2017) and In 2018 Memories of the Alhambra.

Chanyeol’s Ideal Type girl : who is cute, honest, smiles a lot and likes to cook.


Real nameOh Se Hun
Stage nameSehun 
Born in12 Apr 1994
Height 183 CM ( 6 feet 0 inches)
weight67kg (147lbs)
Blood O

His Hometown Seoul city, in South Korea.

Has one older brother who is 3 year older than sehun. 

Educated from School of Performing Arts Seoul.

He also got the name of ulzzang in the past. 

In 2008 when he was just 14 years old he joined SM as a trainee. 

He has one funny habit of sticking out his Tounge. 

He is Very shy and polite type of person. 

likes to dance and he is very good at acting. 

He knows basic english but he is not good at Pronouncing the letter S. 

So, his favourite foods are sushi and red meat. 

He’s very good Friend of suho and they know each other for more than 12 years.

Acted as regular cast in the Korean drama show “busted”

Once upon a time he used to share his rooms with his friend suho but now they have seperate rooms. 

 He ranked 15th on TC candler for The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018.

Also acted in many Korean dramas like: To The Beautiful You(2012)(ep 2 cameo), Royal Villa(2013)(cameo ep. 2), EXO Next Door(2015) (web drama), Secret Queen Makers(2018).


Real nameByun Baek Hyun
Stage nameBaekhyun 
Born in6 May1992
Height 174 CM ( 5 feet  8 inches)
weight65 kg (143lbs)
Blood O

Baekhyun lives in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, in South Korea

Also has one older brother, and brother name is Byun Baekbeom.

He got his education from Kyung Hee Cyber University with the course culture and Arts Business Department.

In  2011 he officially announced the he joined SM entertainment. 

He has one popular nickname Bacon

 Cheerful, childlike and bright type of personality he has. 

He dated a Taeyeon from the Girls Generation’s  (for 14 months).

In “star show 360” He said that he can learn the choreography of a new song within a day. 

He doesn’t like to go outside for hangout and in his free time, he likes to play games. 

He is very good in piano and Hapkido

Some Hobbies are Playing Piano, Aikido, listening music, singing and watching films. 

Actor lee joon-gi is Very good close friend of him. 

acted in Korean dramas such as : in 2012 To The Beautiful You (ep. 2 cameo), In 2015 EXO Next Door ( web drama) and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016).

He has own fashion brand Privé by BBH, he launched it on 1st July 2018.

In 10 July 2019, as a solo artist he made his music debut with the song “UN village” 

His ideal type: good looking and charming girl. 


Real nameKim Jong In
Stage nameKai 
Born in14 Jan 1994
Height 180 CM ( 5 feet 11 inches)
weight68kg (149lbs)
Blood A

Kai has 2 elder Sisters , one 5 year older and another one is 9 years older than him. 

Got his education from  School of Performing Arts Seoul.

He is quiet, shy, kind-hearted, hard to express his feelings and gentle type of person. 

But if he gets angry than he will be the most tempered person in the group. 

In 2007 he join SM as trainee and that time his age was just 13 years. 

He can do many types of dance (such hip-hop, rocking, popping, jazz, ballet) , it’s one of his Specialities. 

He has one habit of biting his lips continuously. 

Love to play video games whenever he get the chance. 

He is good friend with Jimin (BTS), Taemin (SHINee), Ravi (VIXX), Sungwoon (HOTSHOT). 

He had dated krystal of F(x) from 2016 and In May 2017 they broke up. 

Kai said that if people love him , than he’ll love them back with double the amount. 

Kai acted in Korean dramas and Japanese drama.  Korean dramas such as: In 2012 To “The Beautiful You”(ep. 2 cameo),  In 2015 “Exo Next Door”(web drama), In 2016 “Choco Bank” And “First Seven Kisses” (both are web drama), In 2017 “Andante”,  and In 2018 “Miracle That We Met”. In 2018 he acted Japanese drama “Spring Has Come”. 

On TC candler 2018, He ranked at 51st spot in the “100 most handsome Faces “

In Jan 2019, Fans got to know that kai dating BLACKPINK member “jennie” But a few weeks later SM Ent confirmed that they broke up to focus on their careers first.

He is Member of SuperM.

On 30 Nov  2020 he made his debut as soloist artist. 

Kai’s ideal type girl : who is like Han Ye-seul (south Korean actress) 


Real nameDo Kyung Soo
Stage nameD.O
Born inJanuary 12, 1993
Height 172 CM ( 5 feet 8 inches)
weight60kg (133lbs)
Blood A

D.O  birth place is Goyang,in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.

Also had one elder brother “Do Seungsoo”.

He got education from Baekseok High School.

Formerly famous as ulzzang(smart face) kid 

In 2010 , aa a trainee he joined SM entertainment. 

His personality: sentimental, Quiet and act as a mother to other members , caring. 

Very good at cooking and most of the time he cooked for the members also. 

He can also speak basic English. 

Some specialities of D.O are:- beat-boxing, singing, acting skills. 

Has a habit of murmuring favorite Song. 

He likes clean environment and he Always stays tidy and also sortes things according to Brands, types and colors. 

He is very introvert and If other people want to have conversations with him and get’s close to him then he will talk without any hesitation. 

He has Acted in many Korean movies, dramas. 

Movies acted: 2014, acted in cart. In 2016 unforgettable, my annoying brother. In 2017, Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds, Room No.7.In 2018 Swing Kids. 

dramas: In 2012, acted in “To The Beautiful You”( ep. 2 cameo). In 2014 “It’s Ok, This is Love”. In 2015, Hello Monster(ep. 1-2), “EXO Next Door” (web drama). In 2018, 100 Days My Prince.

S.M confirmed that D.O’s enlistment date for armed forces  1st July 2019.

D.O’s ideal type girl is: eats very well and very kind type . 


Real nameKim Min Seok
Stage nameXiumin
Born in26 Mar 1990
Height 172 CM ( 5 feet 8 inches)
weight61kg (134lbs)
Blood B

His birthplace: Guri, Gyeonggi province, south korea. 

Has little one little sister and he hide her identity from the world. 

Educated from the Catholic Kwandong University.

In 2008, he joined as trainee in SM ent. 

He has cute, grin and chubby face. 

Likes to be Very clean and has kind, funny, prankster and cute type of personality.

He has some nicknames as king of details, Mandoo and Bao Zi ( means little Bun) 

He’s also very good at cooking. 

Xiumin specialties are : kendo, fencing , playing soccer and Taekwondo. 

He looks very young but actually is the oldest in the group.

He is the strong, cleanest, neatest in the EXO-M group. 

According to his fellow chanyeol, he looks cute but is the most manly in the group.

Acted in many web dramas: In 2015 acted in “EXO Next Door” And “Falling for Challenge” 

In 2016, he made his movie debut with the “Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River”.

In 2017 , acted in show as regular cast “It’s Dangerous Beyond The Blankets”.

Enlisted For armed forces training on May 7, 2019 . 

Xiumin’s ideal type girl: hug-able and also can give comfort to others. 


Real nameZhang Yixing
Stage nameLay
Born in7 Oct 1991
Height 176 CM ( 5 feet 9 inches)
weight61kg (134lbs)
Blood AB

His birthplace: Changsha, Hunan, in China.

In China he was known as a child star.

He got his Education from the Hunan Normal University High School.

In the year 2008 , when he was just 16 years old he joined  SM ent as a trainee. 

Can speak Chinese, English and korean. 

He has a 4D type of personality. 

Very good at Guitar, Piano, Dancing.

In the beginning Lay was supposed to be a leader of EXO-M but later they decided to choose kris. 

Most of the time he is naughty but sometimes he acts funnier too. 

Also good at cooking and loves to cook and he is “umma” of EXO-M and if there’s nothing to do then he will start cooking. 

He likes to have junk foods, anything he cooks, tidbits. 

Recently he became a good friend to Leo (VIXX) . 

He has own charity foundation “Zhang Yixing Arts Scholarship” for helping needy and poor people. 

He didn’t take part in comebacks with “KoKoBop” Promotion with EXO because of busy schedule in China. 

First brand ambassador of perrier company in China 

First ambassador of these companies : Perrier company in China, Huawei Nova ambassador, Valentino brand, Milka company, Converse in Asia and the Pacific Ocean. 

In 2015, Acted in the web drama “EXO Next Door. 

Also acted in many Chinese movies: In 2015 “Ex Files 2: The Backup Strikes Back” , “Oh My God”. In 2017 “Kung Fu Yoga” , “The Founding of an Army”.

Also part of Chinese dramas: In 2016, The mystic Nine. In 2017 “operation love”.

He is the master of ceremonies (MC) of Idol Producer.

In 2018, He ranked at 18th spot on TC Candler as ” The 100 Most handsome Faces”

Because of his busy schedule in China he’s not participating in current promotion. 

His Ideal Type girl: girl who is cute and kind.


Real nameKim Jong Dae
Stage nameChen
Born in21 Sept 1992
Height 173 CM ( 5 feet 8 inches)
weight62kg (136lbs)
Blood B

His birthplace: Siheung, Gyeonggi province.

He is younger to a brother. 

Educated from Hanyang Cyber University with MBA – Advertisement Media. 

In 2011 , chen joined SM ent as a trainee. 

He is very good at singing very high notes. 

Then chen joined SM the Ballad group. 

His personality: playful and humorous type. 

In some interviews he seems to be silent but actually he’s very nervous that time. 

His  specialities are : singing and piano. 

His Father is singer too.

Matteo is English name of chen. 

He is very funny guy and also pranks his teammates quiet often. 

He knows basic english and he can communicate with it.

Last member who joined EXO-M. 

IN 2015 Acted in “EXO Next Door” Which is a web drama, 

He made his debut as solo singer with the song “beautiful goodbye”

On 13 Jan 2020, SM ent. Announced that he is getting married to his non-celebrity girlfriend who is pregnant. 

On 19 Apr 2020, their baby girl Born, he and his wife welcomed their first child in Seoul, South Korea.

On 26 oct 2020, he enlisted for the military. 

His ideal type girl :  who take care of him.

Former members


Real nameWu Yifan
Stage nameKris
Born in6 Nov 1990
Height 186 CM ( 6 feet 1 inches)
weight73kg (160lbs)
Blood O

Birthplace is Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China. 

At the age of 10 moved to Canada. 

His birth name is Li Jiaheng but his name was changed to Wu Yifan for some reason. 

He is very fluent in four languages Mandarin, English, Korean and Cantonese. 

His specialities are : Basketball and Language.

He is very extrovert and can mingle with people easily.

On 15 May 2014, he filed a lawsuit against the company for the termination of his contract and than he left the EXO. 

In 2018, Ranked at 75th spot on TC candler for “The 100 Most Handsome Faces”.

 Kris  ideal type girl: who is kind to everyone, good at cooking and can take care of him and family. 


Real nameLu Han
Stage nameLuhan
Born in20 April 1990
Height 175 CM ( 5 feet 9 inches)
weight54kg (119lbs)
Blood A

Born place is Haidian District, Beijing, in China.

He gave audition to be a trainee for JYP Ent but was rejected. 

He likes simple types of clothing. 

He likes girls who are demure and quiet. 

His Specialties are: Rubik’s cube and playing Soccer. 

But he is very interested in arts, playing  video games, animation, sport’s, computers, Football, basketball, Music, travel, singing , Rubiks cube, animal, concert’s and in animals. 

On 10 oct 2014, he filed a lawsuit against the SM ent for his contract termination and then he Left EXO. 

– On 8 Oct 2017, He confirmed in his Weibo account by posting that he is in relationship with Gua Xiaotong(actress) 

He ranked at 59th on TC Candler in 2018″The 100 most Handsome Faces”.

Luhan’s ideal type girl: who is polite, quiet and kind. 


Real nameHuang Zitao
Stage nameTao
Born in2 May 1993
Height 184 CM ( 6 feet)
weight70kg (154lbs)
Blood AB

Birthplace is  Qingdao, Shandong province, in China.

 Other names are: Kung Fu Panda, Peach. 

His favorite color is blue. 

He loves western food, Black cat, and Basketball. 

Like to listen Hip-hop and R&B genre music.

He’s very sensitive and emotional type of person. 

As a trainee when tao joined SM ent at that time he didn’t know Korean or english language but he learned the Korean  language. 

He is very good at Martial arts. 

On June 2015, he set up his own official Chinese Agency, name Z.TAO studio. 

In Aug 205, he also filed a lawsuit against the company but he lost and court final decision was in favour of SM, he has to continue his contract with the company. 

He’s the master of ceremonies of the Chinese produce 101.

Tao’s Ideal girl : cute or pretty, nice personality and good body. 

EXO members Records

Has won more than 100 music awards from South Korea, china for their outstanding music and performance. 

In 2012:

Their Debut album MAMA crossed 100,000 in just one month. 

MAMA music video ranked #1 on streaming sites of China.

EXO-K album ranked number 1 on Gaon chart and number 8 on global billboard album. 

In 2013: 

XoXo album ranked at number one position on billboard world album after week of it’s release. 

Growl album broke the record off first week album sales of more than 112,435.

Xoxo was the best selling album of 2013

In 2014: 

They broke the record of the most pre ordered album in the history of kpop with the album overdose Crossed the 660,000 Pre-orders. 

Korean version of overdose got 2nd rank on billboard global album chart. 

In 2014 , They were the best selling kpop artist in Japan. 

Fastest sold out Concert for any Korean performance by selling all the tickets within 1.47seconds.

In 2015:

EXO Next door web drama became the most viewed web drama of 2015 with more than 50 millions views. 

First Korean group to rank on the Canadian billboard Hot 100 with 98th ranked. 

“Call me baby” ranked at melons chart for 45 weeks, became one of the longest ranked idol group music.

In 2015, Xiumin’s web drama falling for challenge became the most viewed web drama. 

In 2016:

Ranked at one of the most powerfil celebrity of Korea by Forbes , which is second year in a row. 

Broke the record of most pre sold album with EX’Act Album , crossed more than 660,000 sales. 

It was the first Korean album which broke the record of the most sell in one day with over 100,000 copies. 

Also first group or artists who performed six years Continueously at the Olympic gymnastic arena. 

They become tripple million sellers. 

Choco bank became the most watched we drama of 2016.

Also ranked at No9 Worldwide for most album sales 2016.

EXO Next door became the best selling korean movie in YesAsia. 

In 2017:

Fourth year in a row they won Daesung at the Golden Disk Awards have the most in this award show. 

Also won four Seoul music award four years in a row . 

Their Japan’s single “coming over” became the platinum with 250,000 sales. 

Their 4th studio album war become the most Pre-ordered korean album with 800,000 pre-order with in a week. 

“The war breaks hanateo” Made a record by selling more than 220,000 copies in 24 hour but it sells that much copies within 5 hour. 

War became the second best selling korean pop album in just 2 days and also debut at 1st spot in the billboard World albums charts.

They become quadruple million sellers and only group after the legendary first generation group  H.O.T and G.O.D.

Also set a Guinness World Record 2018 for winning the most Daesung at Mnet Asia Music Awards. 

EXO’s universe ranked at 1st spot in the Korean billboard Hot 100.

In 2018:

First foreign artists who got own pop shop under the Tower Records in Japan. 

Their Japan’s debut album countdown ranked at 1st spot on Oricon daily chart on first day and also ranked at billboard Japan with more than 80,000 sales. 

Countdown ranked at 39 countries and ranked at #1 in 11 countries on iTunes and Apple Music. 

Debut in billboard top 100 artists for the first time with 87th spot. 

Break the record of the fastest selling of Korean pop concert in Thailand. 

Only Idol group to get a chance to perform at the Pyeongchang Olympics closing ceremonies. 

Countdown got Golden certification From the record association of Japan just after 10 days.

Each members has more than 50 Awards individually.

Best selling artists in South Korea 5 years in a row.

Some Facts of EXO

all members in the group love to have a ketchup.

Whenever suho goes out, he take sehun with him.

Kai likes to sleep without any clothes.

group has 6 managers.

all of them like to have bubble tea.

In the group no one like Soft toys.

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