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Chen (EXO) Profile and Facts; Chen’s Ideal Type

Chen (EXO) Profile and Facts; Chen’s Ideal Type
Chen EXO

Stage Name: Chen (첸)
Korean Name: Kim Jong Dae (김종대)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: September 21, 1992
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Nationality: Korean
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Blood Type: B
Hometown: Siheung, Gyeonggi province
Specialties: Singing, piano
Youtube: Chen
Subunit: EXO-M, EXO-CBX
Super Power (Badge): Thunder (Lightning)

Chen facts:
– Siheung, Gyeonggi province, South Korea
– Family: Father, mother, older brother
– Education: Hanyang Cyber University (Advertisement Media MBA)
– Personality: Kind, gentle, considerate, troll, prankster, funny, hyper, stubborn, polite, cheerful
– Habit: He sticks out his tongue whenever he laughs.
– The thing he is best at is singing high-notes.
– He has a powerful voice.
– His father is a main vocalist as well.
– He joined SM Entertainment in 2011 after being scouted out by an agent.
– Before joining SM Entertainment, he was auditioning for a music conservatory.
– If he weren’t an EXO member, he would be a vocal trainer.
– Before debuting, his parents were against him becoming a singer, but when they learned that it was SM Entertainment who offered him the opportunity, they became supportive.
– Chen has a humorous and very playful personality.
– He likes to joke around and prank his fellow members. He is considered the troll of the group, always messing with the other members.
– Even though he seems quiet in some interviews, he’s actually very hyper.
– A fan called him “Dancing Machine” at an event, causing the other EXO members to roar with laughter. The nickname has stuck ever since.
– He says that later on, he’ll master dancing, but for now, he’ll work on perfecting his singing.
– He was the last member to join EXO-M.
– He is the friendliest member at fansign events. He is very conversational, and treats fans, especially noona fans, very well. He laughs at all of his fan’s jokes, no matter if they’re bad.
– At an airport, a fan accidentally dropped her phone after someone bumped into her. Chen told all of the fans to be careful and watch their steps. He went over to pick up the phone and return it to the fan.
– He wasn’t into playing video games, but after living with the members of EXO, he finds himself playing them more and more.
– By the way, the EXO members say that Chen always loses when they play games together.
– He speaks basic English.
– His hobbies are singing and playing the piano.
– His favorite type of music is R&B.
– His favorite cartoons: Donald Duck and Garfield
– His favorite color is pink.
– His favorite possessions: MP3 Player and Notebook.
– His favorite foods: Lamb Kebab, Chinese food, hotpot, steamed buns, fried cakes, fried bread twists, anything cooked at the Korean dorms. But he says that most of all, he likes his parent’s cooking the best (he misses it).
– He’s forgetful, so he’ll have to write things down (hence why his notebook is one of his favorite possessions).
– He says that he’s stubborn and likes to get what he wants.
– He’s very close with Xiumin.
– His role models are: Super Junior hyungs.
– He is close to Super Junior’s Kyuhyun.
– He hopes to collaborate with Super Junior someday.
– He likes listening to Justin Timberlake and Maroon 5.
– According to Sehun, he is the least funny member, because he loves spend time by himself. (Knowing Bros ep 85)
– According to Baekhyun, Chen can comfortably sing “Tears” by So Chan Hwee. (Knowing Bros ep 85)
– Chen was in the Korean production of the musical “In the Heights.” He played the character Benny along with a bunch of other idols/solo performers.
– Chen participated in writing the lyrics for a few of EXO songs such as ‘Lights Out’, ‘She’s Dreaming’, and ‘Ko Ko Bop’ (co-credited).
– Chen sang the OST ‘When Cherry Blossoms Fade’ that is for 100 Days My Prince.
– Chen says that he’s not a very romantic person, but he does like to take care of people.
– If he gets married someday, he hopes his wife will know how to cook.
– Chen made his solo debut with “Beautiful Goodbye”.
– On January 13, 2020, SM Ent. confirmed he is getting married to his pregnant non-celebrity girlfriend.
– On April 29, 2020, he and his now-wife welcomed their first child together, a baby girl in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, South Korea.
– Chen’s ideal type is someone who is like a noona: someone that would take good care of him.

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  • chene

    love his voice, one of the best in kpop

  • Eyko

    He is still underrated! I like him so much!

  • Zana Fantasize

    did he can speak goblin language because i had watch in star show 360

  • emy

    that is most probably a joke, because goblin language is a fantastic language (spoken by goblins), so you’ll just meet it in fantasy movies 😀

  • Zana Fantasize


  • Princess Ace XOXO

    Hi, by the way, Chanyeol is also the worst dancer in EXO 🙂

  • raissa s

    he’s actually the true mother in exo according to xiumin. and he whines the most in exo. and could yo please use this as the photo? thankss https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/e7bb4a95369dbd4df888db14d1df1553c815ac4a13cd10042aa0165c90df6fd5.png

  • nari


  • benang merah

    sarangheo oppa!!!!

  • Zana Fantasize

    when i watch knowing bros ep 85, i found some fact about him
    – according sehun, he has least humor because he love spend time by himself
    – accoring baekhyun, Chen can sing “Tears” by So Chan Hwee comfortably

  • Zana Fantasize

    he get “Fanssa Boyfriend” by his fans because during fan signing, he always try to look at them in tier eyes until the event is over

  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the additional info and for providing the source! 🙂

  • Jenny

    Chen was in the Korean production of the musical “In the Heights.” He played the character Benny along with a bunch of other idols/solo performers.


  • KProfiles

    Thank you for the update! 🙂

  • kkaebsong

    Amo demais meu Dae <345

  • durga

    he is the wife of xiumin(travel without manager)
    kindest person in the world for me

  • Merrill

    Jongdae also participated in writing the lyrics for a few of EXO songs such as Lights Out (https://twitter.com/SMTOWNGLOBAL/status/942562151167803392), She’s Dreaming, and Ko Ko Bop (co-credited).

  • If you don’t mind changing the profile picture to this recent one 🙂 https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c8c7c86e8cbe39709c939485fcea8b0ad8cce16b0c5dbb24b87a5f48ebd0c0a7.jpg

  • KProfiles

    We changed the picture but it is very small, can you find it in a larger version?

  • KProfiles

    Thanks a lot for the help, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • Chenyobo

    Chen is picked as one of the most handsome kpop idol according to KOREAN BROS video that is titled Most Handsome Kpop Star : Korean Street Interview

  • Suhoe

    Chen likes to whine a lot xD

  • Park Baekkie

    as if

  • Pink Princess

    chen sang the OST ‘When Cherry Blossoms Fade’ that is for 100 Days My Prince

  • KProfiles

    @disqus_J3ofnGyeHY:disqus Thank you for the update, it’s much appreciated! 🙂

  • Quack

    Hi yeah can you add in the girlfriend thing from 2015? Just want people to know our boy was snaked and had his relatio ship ruined because of people who were jealous that

  • bitch

    hes scary im terrified of him

  • Nathalie Grace

    Recently, he sang the OST ‘Make It Count’ for Touch Your Heart’ starring Yoo In-na and Lee Dong-wook (originally a webtoon series).

  • elena ejja

    I could understand your username

  • Nunya Bizness

    Jongdae is the second EXO member to go solo, per SM and EXO’s official twitter. Look forward to April for his solo debut!

  • KSB16

    Chen will make his solo debut on April 1st, with his first mini album “사월, 그리고 꽃 (April, and a flower)”

  • KSB16