Introducing My Babies: EXO Profile

Maybe SM did voodoo or something because I like all their artists. I even love the music producer, Yoo Young Jin, with his all amazing works and marvelous voice.

SM just produced new boy group named EXO and if Super Junior is my boys then EXO is my babies. December 21st, 2011, is when EXO’s first teaser revealed, so I have know them for about 4 months now. Haven’t know them yet? Then let me introduce you to the most adorable and talented alien babies! Check out EXO’s (both EXO-K and EXO-M) members profile below…

Birth Name: Kim Min Seok (김민석)
Stage Name: Xiu Min
Super Power (Badge): Frost (Snowflake)
Nickname: Bun. because of his puffy cheek and round face
Date of Birth: March 26, 1990
Position: Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Height: 173 cm Nationality: Korean
Specialties: Taekwondo, Kendo

Xiumin Facts:

  • won 2nd place on 2008 SM’s Everysing Contest and joined SM after that
  • has a chubby face and a cute grin
  • the next member that known with martial arts besides Tao
  • shares room with Kris and Luhan in Korea
  • shares room with Tao in China
  • the funniest and neatest member in EXO-M
  • ideal type of woman is someone who is hug-able and can give comfort to others
  • the hardest part of being a trainee is when he has to diet because he’s easy to get fat

Birth Name: Lu Han (鹿晗)
Stage Name: Luhan
Super Power (Badge): Telekinesis
Date of Birth: April 20, 1990
Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Height: 178 cm
Nationality: Chinese
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Haidian District, Beijing, China
Specialties: Soccer, Rubik’s cube

Luhan Facts:

  • shares room with Lay in China
  • shares room with Xiumin and Kris in Korea
  • ideal type of woman is someone who is gentle and quiet
  • joined SM in 2008 when he studied in Korea, and one day when he was shopping in Myeongdong he got spotted by an SM official representative
  • doesn’t like others on his bed, he’ll kick them off if anyone gets on
  • an easy-going person
  • officially recruited into SM at the 2010 SM Casting System
  • likes to buy bubble tea with Sehun when he’s in Korea
  • the hardest part of being a trainee is when he misses his family, but can’t go back home so he’s just miss them because he’s afraid he will miss them more if he calls them

Birth Name: Li Jiaheng (李嘉恒)
Chinese Name: Wu Fan (吴凡)
English Name: Kevin Wu
Stage Name: Kris
Nick Name: Dui-Jjang (Korean pronunciation of ‘Leader’ in Chinese)
Super Power (Badge): Fly (Dragon)
Date of Birth: November 6, 1990
Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Sub-Vocalist
Height: 187 cm
Nationality: Chinese-Canadian
Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Specialties: Languages (English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean), Basketball

Kris Facts:

  • likes to reading books particularly self-improvement and inspirational
  • very social and a talkative person
  • other trainees and EXO members think of him as a big brother
  • joined SM by Global Auditions in Canada in 2007
  • looks better in person than on camera, but he never undergo plastic surgery
  • shares room with Chen in China
  • shares room with Xiumin and Luhan in Korea
  • the laziest member in EXO-M
  • sleeping habit: sometimes when he sleeps, he speaks in English, Korean and sometimes even Cantonese
  • knows magic tricks
  • ideal type of woman is someone who is kind, knows how to cook, filial, and can take care of people
  • supposed to be in EXO-K, but due to SM has a large share in the China market, he joined EXO-M
  • close to Super Junior-M’s Henry
  • pointed as member who cares for his look the most. Tao said that Kris takes forever to get ready every time he asked him to accompany him to some place and Lay said he likes to put on face cream next to him, but Lay doesn’t know what kind of cream are those

Birth Name: Kim Joon Myun (김준면)
Stage Name: Suho (수호, means: guardian)
Nickname : DJ Suho (because of his awkwardness when talk in the interview), Polite Suho (because of his manner)
Super Power (Badge): Water
Date of Birth: May 22, 1991
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist
Height: 172 cm
Nationality: Korean
Hometown : Seoul, South Korea
Family : Father, Mother, 4 years-older brother
Blood Type: AB
Specialties: Acting, Golf

Suho Facts:

  • discovered through street casting and joined SM in 2006
  • member who has the longest trainee period
  • known to be polite, has a good manner, and commendable
  • ideal type of woman is someone who shares the same interests with him and has a long straight hair
  • appeared in HaHaHa song CF with TVXQ
  • known as the 2nd Choi Siwon (?)
  • role-model: Super Junior and TVXQ
  • shares room with Sehun
  • likes to wear dandy fashion style daily
  • has a habit to warm up his voice by saying ‘Ah! Ah!’
  • Favorites:
    • Music: Funk Rock
    • Place: Han River
    • Number: 8
    • Color: purple, gold
    • Movie : Pirates of The Carribean
    • Food: sushi
  • life motto “You know yourself”
  • close to Super Junior’s Kyuhyun, Donghae, Leeteuk, and SHINee’s Jonghyun, Minho, and Taemin

Birth Name: Zhang Yi Xing (张艺兴)
Stage Name: Lay
Nickname : Xing Xing (from Chen)
Super Power (Badge): Healing (Unicorn)
Date of Birth: October 7, 1991
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Height: 177 cm
Weight : 60 kg
Nationality: Chinese
Hometown : Changsha, Hunan, China
Education : Hunan Normal University High School
Hobbies : Listening to music, Sleeps, Play computer
Specialties : Guitar, Dancing, Piano

Lay Facts:

  • appeared in 2005 3rd place Star Academy (Hunan Economic TV)
  • filled in for Jonghyun during 2010 SHINee’s concert tour in 2011
  • was a local child star in China, and made guest performances in various Chinese variety shows
  • supposed to be EXO-M’s leader but it was changed to Kris
  • shares room with Chen in Korea
  • shares room with Luhan in China
  • an all-rounder
  • loves tidbits and likes eating junk foods
  • pointed as the funniest member in EXO-M, but he revealed that even when he’s not telling joke the members laugh at him because his face is funny
  • ideal type of woman is someone who is cute and filial
  • forget things easily

Birth Name: Byun Baek Hyun (변백현)
Stage Name: Baek Hyun
Super Power (Badge): Light (Sun)
Date of Birth: May 6, 1992
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 174 cm
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: O
Hometown : Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Hobbies : Listening to music, Watching movies, and Singing
Specialties : Hapkido, Piano

Baekhyun Facts:

  • appeared in SNSD sub-unit TaeTiSeo’s Twinkle MV
  • seems to be SNSD’s fanboy
  • he is the latest member to join SM so his trainee period is the shortest
  • ideal type of woman is someone who is full of charm
  • his role model is Rain (Bi)
  • likes to wear tidy casual clothes
  • Favorites:
    • Music: RnB, Pop, Punk Rock
    • Place: practice room
    • Number: 48
    • Color: white, black, grey
    • Movie : SF fantasy and action movies
    • Food: Korean food, Chinese food, Japanese food, Western food, everything! (haha)
  • his motto “Life is only a path full of efforts”
  • shares room with Chanyeol
  • Chanyeol said that Baekhyun yelps like a dog like 40 times before falling asleep
  • asked to join SM right in front of the gates after he auditioned for a performing arts school and officially joined SM in 2011
  • titled himself as the funniest member in EXO along with Chanyeol and Sehun
  • Sehun said that Baekhyun looks changed the most after use make up
  • said he resembles actor Song Joong Ki
  • members said that he has a lot of hidden talents

Birth Name: Kim Jong Dae (김종대)
Stage Name: Chen
Super Power (Badge): Lightning (Scorpion)
Nick Name: Chen Chen (from Kris)
Date of Birth: September 21, 1992
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 173 cm
Nationality: Korean
Specialties : Singing, Piano

Chen Facts:

  • casted by SM through 2011 SM Casting System
  • shares room with Lay in Korea
  • shares room with Kris in China
  • main specialty is singing high-notes
  • ideal type of woman is someone who is like a noona, those that would take care of him, age doesn’t matter
  • has a powerful voice
  • gives an impression of gentleness
  • he said he’s the type who is not easy to get fat
  • Xiumin said that Chen helped him a lot in term of singing skill

Birth Name: Park Chan Yeol (박찬열)
Stage Name: Chanyeol
Nick Name: National Good Teeth
Super Power (Badge): Fire/Flame (Phoenix)
Date of Birth: November 27, 1992
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Height: 185 cm
Nationality: Korean
Education :
Hyundai Chungun High School
Family :
Father, Mother, 3 years-older sister
Blood Type:
Specialties : Drum, Guitar, Bass, African Drum, Rap, Acting

Chanyeol Facts:

  • joined SM in 2008 by SM Casting System
  • appeared in TVXQ’s HaHaHa song CF, SNSD’s Genie MV (Japanese Version), and SNSD sub-unit TaeTiSeo’s Twinkle MV
  • shares room with Baekhyun
  • Baekhyun said that Chanyeol’s breathing is way too loud and on top of that, he does this loud sniffling thing before he falls asleep
  • the first idol group he ever got into was TVXQ. He liked U-Know Yunho the most
  • his teaser is the latest to be released
  • many people said that his deep voice doesn’t match with his cute face
  • he thought that he will the black hole in the group because of ‘MAMA’ choreography, but then he revealed that Kai and Sehun helped him a lot
  • was a high school ulzzang and surprised when his friends know that he joined SM without him telling them
  • his lucky charm is his drum-sticks because it reminds him of what kind of person he was before

Birth Name: Do Kyung Soo (도경수)
Stage Name: D.O.
Nick Name: Dochestra (because of his mistake in their debut stage interview), Heenjabuja (rich in whites, because of the white part in his eyes is bigger than his pupils)
Super Power (Badge): Earth
Date of Birth: January 12, 1993
Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Height: 173 cm
Nationality: Korean
Hometown : 
Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Family : 
Father, Mother, 3 years-older brother
Blood Type: 
Specialties : Singing, Beat-box

D.O. Facts:

  • joined SM in 2010 by SM Casting System
  • his voice imitation of Oh Kwang Rok on MBC Show Champion was only a repeated joke, but then it just naturally become his talent
  • he was a quiet student back in high school and didn’t let his friends know that he’s a trainee in SM
  • the neatest and cleanest member in EXO-K, he likes to organized everything even his clothes are arranged in color-order
  • took up vocal lessons and competitions even before auditioning SM in 2010
  • when SM representative asked him to join SM he didn’t know what SM Entertainment is
  • has interests in becoming a chef and mostly cooks for the members
  • also wants to be a hairstylist
  • his O.O face expression is popular among fans

Birth Name: Huang Zi Tao (黄子韬)
Stage Name: Tao
English Name: Edison Huang
Super Power (Badge): Time Control (Hourglass)
Date of Birth: May 2, 1993
Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist, EXO-M’s Maknae
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 64 kg
Nationality: Chinese
Education : 
Humen Centre Primary School, Qindao Middle School
Singing, playing basketball, Exercising
Specialties : Martial Arts, Wushu, Languages (English, Cantonese, & Mandarin)

Tao Facts:

  • joined SM in 2010 by SM Audition in QingDao
  • loves blue color, Western food, basketball and black cat
  • his phone case color is white
  • a fan of Edison Chen, MC HotDog, Jackie Chan, Bryant, and Shawn Carter
  • interested in acting in an action movie
  • won first place in a free style rapping competition when he was in Hongkong
  • his favorite music are Hip Hop and RnB
  • a crying baby and has a lot of aegyo
  • a very conservative person
  • shares room with Xiumin in China
  • ideal type of woman is pretty, has a nice body and a nice personality
  • in Korea, he shares room with the manager because at the beginning Tao’s Korean wasn’t that good so he needed to learn more Korean and communicate
  • titled himself as EXO’s Kungfu Panda who can sing, rap, and dance

Birth Name: Kim Jong In (김종인)
Stage Name: Kai
Nick Name: Kkamjong (because of his dark skin-color combine with his real name Jong In), Dancing Machine
Super Power (Badge): Teleportation
Date of Birth: January 14, 1994
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper
Height: 182 cm
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Father, Mother, 2 Older Sisters (5 and 9 years older)
Education : Seoul Performing Arts High School
Specialties : Dance (Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Popping, Locking)

Kai Facts:

  • joined SM in 2007 by SM Youth Best Competition
  • appeared in TVXQ’s HaHaHa song CF and SNSD sub-unit TaeTiSeo’s Twinkle MV
  • good at games
  • close to SHINee’s Taemin as mentioned in SHINee World
  • often mentioned as being resembled with SHINee’s Taemin
  • member whose teaser came out first and has the most teaser featured him (7 individual teasers and 12 teasers in total)
  • shares room with D.O.
  • sent to learn Taekwondo and piano when he was a child, but later found his interest in dancing
  • he said he’s not the kind to be really concerned by people’s age
  • the only EXO member who has bronze skin color

Birth Name: Oh Se Hun (오세훈)
Stage Name: Sehun
Super Power (Badge): Wind
Date of Birth: April 12, 1994
Position: Lead Dancer, Rapper, Sub-Vocalist, EXO’s Maknae
Height: 181 cm
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Father, Mother, 3 years-older brother
Education : Seoul Performing Arts High School
Specialties : Dancing, Acting

Sehun Facts:

  • joined SM in 2008 by SM Casting System
  • a former Korean-ulzzang
  • appeared in SNSD sub-unit TaeTiSeo’s Twinkle MV
  • shares room with Suho
  • appeared to be cool, but actually has a lot of aegyo
  • he is not scheming / manipulative person
  • likes to buy bubble tea with Luhan and his favorite flavor is chocolate
  • he said that Suho is his lucky charm
  • members said that what make him special are his large shoulders, long waist, and V-line face
  • Kai said Sehun is getting more handsome as him closer to Sehun
  • he said he and Kai don’t gain weight easily

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