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EXO-M Profile and Facts

EXO-M Profile: EXO-M Facts and Ideal Types

EXO-M is a sub-group of EXO (they used to perform as two separate sub-groups EXO-M and EXO-K). The sub-group consisted of: Kris, Xiumin, Lay, Chen, Luhan, and Tao. This unit hasn’t been active since the departure of Kris, Luhan, and Tao in 2016. The ‘M’ in EXO-M stands for ‘Mandarin’. They debuted on April 8th, 2012 under SM Entertainment with the Mandarin version of ‘MAMA’.

EXO-M Fandom Name: EXO-L
EXO-M Official Colors: Cosmic Latte

EXO Member Profile:

Stage Name:
Kris (크리스)
Birth Name: Li Jia Heng, but legalized his name to Wu Yi Fan (吴亦凡)
English Name: Kris Wu
Korean Name: Oh Yeok-beom (오역범)
Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: November 6th, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 187 cm (6’2″)
Weight: 73 kg (160 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Chinese-Canadian
Super Power (Badge): Flight (Dragon)
Instagram: @kriswu

Kris Facts:
– He was born in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
– He moved to Vancouver, Canada at age of 10.
– His Chinese zodiac sign Horse.
– Due to personal reasons, he changed his birth name from Li Jiaheng to Wu Yifan.
– He is fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Korean.
– He likes playing basketball.
– On May 15, 2014, Kris filed a lawsuit against SM asking for the termination of his contract and left EXO.
– Kris was ranked 75th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
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Stage Name:
Xiumin (시우민)
Birth Name: Kim Min Seok (김민석)
Chinese Name: Jin Min Shuo (金珉碩)
Position: Sub Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: March 26th, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 53 kg (116 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Super Power (Badge): Frost (Snowflake)
Instagram: @e_xiu_o

Xiumin Facts:
– He is from Gyuri, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
– Xiumin has a little sister.
– His Chinese zodiac sign is Horse.
Specialties: Taekwondo, kendo.
Education: Catholic Kwandong University.
Nicknames: Mini, Lil’ Fattie, Fairytale Xiumin, Bao Zi (Little Bun).
– He became an SM Entertainment trainee in 2008.
– Xiumin is a good cook.
– He knows taekwondo, fencing, kendo, and soccer.
– He is the oldest member in EXO, though he appears as one of the youngest.
– He is the neatest, strongest and cleanest member in EXO-M.
– He acted in the web dramas: “Exo Next Door” (2015), “Falling for Challenge” (2015)
– He acted in the movie “Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River” (2016)
– In 2017 he became a regular cast of the show “It’s Dangerous Beyond The Blankets”.
– He enlisted for the military on May 7, 2019.
Xiumin’s Ideal Type: is someone who is hug-able and can give comfort to others.
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Stage Name:
Luhan (루한)
Birth Name: Lu Han (鹿晗)
Korean Names: Nok Ham (녹함) / Rok Ham (록함)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual, Center
Birthday: April 20th, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Chinese
Super Power (Badge): Telekinesis
Instagram: @7_luhan_m

Luhan Facts:
– He was born in Haidian District, Beijing, China.
– His Chinese zodiac sign is Horse.
– Before entering SM Ent, he auditioned to be a trainee for JYP Ent. but was not accepted.
– He likes animation, art, video games, water sports, nature sports, basketball, etc.
– On October 10, 2014, Lu Han filed a lawsuit against SM Entertainment asking for the termination of his contract, and left EXO.
– On 8 October 2017, Luhan posted on his weibo that he’s dating the actress Guan Xiaotong.
– Luhan is ranked 59th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
– Luhan’s Ideal Type: is someone who is demure and quiet.
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Stage Name: Lay (레이)
Birth Name: Zhang Jia Shuai, but legalized it to Zhang Yi Xing (张艺兴)
Korean Name: Jang Ye-heung (장예흥)
Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: October 7th, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Chinese
Super Power (Badge): Healing (Unicorn)
Instagram: @layzhang
Twitter: @layzhang
Weibo: 努力努力再努力x

Lay Facts:
– He was born in Changsha, Hunan, China.
– He doesn’t have siblings.
– His Chinese zodiac is Goat.
Education: Hunan Normal University High School.
Specialties: Guitar, dancing, piano.
– He became a SM trainee in 2008, when he was 16.
– He speaks Chinese, Korean and English.
– Lay has a 4D personality.
– He was supposed to be EXO-M’s leader but it was changed to Kris.
– He is the one in charge of cooking in EXO-M.
– His favorite foods are tidbits, junk food, anything he cooks.
– Lay is ranked 18th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
Lay’s Ideal Type: is someone who is cute and filial.
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Stage Name:
Chen (첸)
Birth Name: Kim Jong Dae (김종대)
Chinese Name: Jin Zhong Da (金鐘大)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: September 21st, 1992.
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Super Power (Badge): Thunder (Lightning)

Chen Facts:
– He was born in Siheung, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
– He has an older brother.
– His Chinese zodiac sign is Monkey.
Specialties: Singing, piano.
Nicknames: Orange, Camel-dinosaur, EXO’s Mom.
– Education: Hanyang Cyber University (Advertisement Media MBA).
– He became a SM trainee in 2011.
– The thing he is best at is singing high-notes.
– In 2014 he joined S.M. the Ballad.
– Has a humorous and very playful personality.
– Even though he seems quiet in some interviews, he’s actually very hyper.
– His English name is Matteo.
– Chen made his debut as a solo artist 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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Stage Name:
Tao (타오)
Birth Name: Huang Zi Tao (黄子韬)
Korean Name: Hwang Ja-do (황자도)
Position: Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: May 2nd, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Chinese
Super Power (Badge): Time Control (Hour Glass)
Instagram: @hztttao

Tao Facts:
– He was born in Qingdao, Shandong, China.
– His Chinese zodiac sign is Rooster.
– He was the member with the most aegyo.
– His favorite music genre is hip hop and R&B.
– He is a very emotional and is sensitive guy.
– He loves the color blue, basketball and black cats.
– In June 2015, Zitao set up an official Chinese agency, 黄子韬Z.TAO Studio.
– On August 24 2015, he filed a lawsuit against S.M. Entertainment.
– On 28th April 2017 it was announced that he lost the lawsuit against SM.
– On 27th October 2017 it was announced that Seoul’s court made its final decision in favor of SM.
– Tao had submitted an appeal, but on the 15th March 2018, the court dismissed Tao’s appeal, so, he has to continue his exclusive contract with SM Entertainment.
Tao’s Ideal Type: is someone who is pretty and has a nice body, as well as a nice personality.
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