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EXO Members Profile: EXO Ideal Type, EXO Facts
EXO
EXO (엑소) currently consist of 9 members: Suho, Xiumin, LayBaekhyun, ChenChanyeol, D.O., Kai and Sehun. Former members: Kris, Tao and Luhan. EXO debuted on April 8, 2012, under S.M. Entertainment.

EXO Fandom Name: EXO-L
EXO Official Fan Color: Cosmic Latte

EXO Official Accounts:
EXO
Instagram: @weareone.exo
Twitter: @weareoneEXO
Facebook: weareoneEXO
vLive: EXO channel
Official Website: exo.smtown.com
Youtube: EXO Channel

EXO Members Profile:
Suho
Suho
Stage Name: Suho (수호)
Birth Name: Kim Jun Myeon (김준면)
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: May 22, 1991
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Nationality: Korean
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Blood Type: AB
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Subunit: EXO-K
Super Power (Badge): Water
Instagram: @kimjuncotton

Suho facts:
– He lives in the Seoul area of Apgujeon with his family.
– He has an older brother, Kim Dongkyu (4 years older).
– Education: Kyung Hee Cyber University (Culture and Arts Business Department)
– He is said to look like Choi Siwon (Super Junior)
– He became a SM trainee in 2006, when he was 16.
– He says out of all of the EXO members, he’s the best at public speaking.
– He is very polite and considerate.
– He speaks basic English.
– He likes joking a lot, but the members say his jokes aren’t funny.
– His hobbies are cycling, acting, playing golf.
– He’s really close to Sehun. They know each other for 9 years (as of 2016).
– He used to share a room with Sehun, but they have separate rooms now.
– He acted in the movies: “One Way Trip” (2016), “Student A” (2018)
– He acted in the Korean dramas: “To The Beautiful You” (2012- ep. 2 cameo), “Exo Next Door” (2015, web drama), “Prime Minister & I” (2013 – ep. 10-11), “How Are You Bread” (2016), “The Universe’s Star” (2017), “Rich Man” (2018)
– Suho’s ideal type is a girl with literary interests and has long straight hair.
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Xiumin
Xiumnin
Stage Name: Xiumin (시우민)
Korean Name: Kim Min Seok (김민석)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Rapper
Birthday: March 26, 1990
Zodiac sign: Aries
Nationality: Korean
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Blood type: B
Hometown: Guri, Gyeonggi province
Specialties: Taekwondo, kendo
Instagram: @e_xiu_o
Subunit: EXO-M, EXO-CBX
Super Power (Badge): Frost (Snowflake)

Xiumin facts:
– Xiumin has a little sister whose identity he worked very hard to keep a secret.
– Education: Catholic Kwandong University
– He became a SM trainee in 2008.
– He has a chubby face and a cute grin.
– Personality: Kind, very, very clean and tidy, cute, prankster, funny.
– His nicknames are Bao Zi (Little Bun), Mandoo, King of Detail
– He is a good cook.
– He knows Taekwondo, Fencing, Kendo, and Soccer.
– Though his looks make him appear as the youngest member, he is actually the oldest.
– He is the neatest, strongest and cleanest member in EXO-M.
– According to Chanyeol he seems cute but he’s actually manly (Star Show 360).
– 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”.
Xiumin’s ideal type is someone who is hug-able and can give comfort to others.
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Lay
Lay
Stage Name: Lay (레이)
Birth Name: Zhang Jiashuai, his legalized name is Zhang Yixing (张艺兴)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: October 7, 1991
Zodiac sign: Libra
Height: 177 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 60 kg
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Chinese
Hometown: Changsha, Hunan, China
Subunit: EXO-M
Specialties: Guitar, dancing, piano
Super Power (Badge): Healing (Unicorn)
Instagram: @zyxzjs
Twitter: @layzhang
Weibo: 努力努力再努力x

Lay facts:
– He’s an only child.
– He used to be a local child star in China.
– Education: Hunan Normal University High School
– 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’s rather naughty, but he’s really funny at times too.
– He is the cooking “umma” in EXO-M, even when there’s nothing to do, he will cook.
– His favorite foods are tidbits, junk food, anything he cooks.
– A star he recently got close to is Leo (VIXX) (Star Show 360).
– He established his own charity foundation entitled “Zhang Yixing Arts Scholarship”.
– Lay didn’t participate in a few comebacks staring with “KoKoBop” promotions with EXO, due to conflict with his promotion schedule in China.
– Lay is first ambassador of Perrier company in China, first ambassador to the Valentino brand, Huawei Nova ambassador, first ambassador of Milka company, first ambassador of Converse in Asia and Pacific Ocean.
– He acted in “Exo Next Door” (2015, web drama)
– He acted in Chinese movies: “Ex Files 2: The Backup Strikes Back” (2015), “Oh My God” (2015), “Kung Fu Yoga” (2017), “The Founding of an Army” (2017)
– He acted in the Chinese dramas: “The Mystic Nine” (2016), “Operation Love” (2017)
– Lay is the MC of Idol Producer.
– Lay is ranked 18th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
– He’s not participating to the current promotions due to his busy schedule in China.
Lay’s ideal type is someone who is cute and filial.
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Baekhyun
Baekhyun
Stage Name: Baekhyun (백현)
Birth Name: Byun Baek Hyun (변백현)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: May 6, 1992
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Nationality: Korean
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Specialties: Hapkido, piano
Subunit: EXO-K, EXO-CBX
Super Power (Badge): Light (Sun)
Instagram: @baekhyunee_exo
Twitter: @b_hundred_hyun
Weibo: baekhyunee7

Baekhyun facts:
– He has an older brother named Byun Baek-beom.
– Education: Kyung Hee Cyber University (Culture and Arts Business Department)
– He officially joined SM in 2011.
– His popular nickname is “Bacon”.
– Personality: he is a bright, cheerful, childlike person.
– He was in a relationship with Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon (for 14 months).
– He can learn the choreography for a new song within a day (Star Show 360).
– He doesn’t like going out and he prefers playing games instead, in his free time (Star Show 360).
– His hobbies are: Aikido, Piano, listening to music, watching movies, singing.
– A star he’s close to is the actor Lee Joon-Gi.
– He acted in the Korean dramas: “To The Beautiful You” (2012- ep. 2 cameo), “Exo Next Door” (2015, web drama), “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo” (2016)
– He’ll be launching his own fashion brand, “Privé by BBH”, on July 1st 2018.
– Baekhyun’s ideal type is a woman with full of charms.
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Chen
Chen
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
Subunit: EXO-M, EXO-CBX
Super Power (Badge): Thunder (Lightning)

Chen facts:
– He has an older brother.
– 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.
– He has a powerful voice.
– His father is a main vocalist as well.
– Chen’s English name is Matteo.
– He likes to joke around and prank his fellow members.
– He speaks basic English.
– He was the last member to join EXO-M.
– He acted in “Exo Next Door” (2015, web drama).
– Chen’s ideal type is someone who is like a noona: someone that would take good care of him.
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Chanyeol
Chanyeol
Stage Name: Chanyeol (찬열)
Birth Name: Park Chan Yeol (박찬열)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: November 27, 1992
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Korean
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Specialties: Playing musical instruments (guitar, drum, bass, djembe), rap, acting
Subunit: EXO-K
Super Power (Badge): Fire (Phoenix)
Instagram: @real__pcy
Soundcloud: real__pcy
Weibo: real__pcyyyyy

Chanyeol facts:
– He has a sister, Park Yoo-ra, who is a news anchor (3 years older).
– Education: Kyung Hee Cyber University (Culture and Arts Business Department)
– He became a SM trainee in 2008
– He calls himself ‘Reversal Voice’ because his baby face is contrasted by his deep, manly voice.
– He is the one that designed EXO’s hexagon logo.
– He is always cheerful and bright.
– He is a romantic person.
– He speaks basic English.
– He has a habit of following rhythms with his hands.
– Chanyeol confessed he cries the most among EXO members. (Star Show 360).
– He dreams to be in a relationship with someone who likes to cook.
– He acted in the movies “Salut d’Amour” (2015), “So I Married an Anti-fan” (2016)
– He acted in the Korean dramas: “To The Beautiful You” (2012- ep. 2 cameo), “Royal Villa” (2013-ep 2 cameo), “Exo Next Door” (2015, web drama), “Missing Nine” (2017), “Memories of the Alhambra” (2018)
– Chanyeol’s ideal type is someone cute, sincere and who smiles a lot.
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D.O.
D.O.
Stage Name: D.O. (디오)
Birth Name: Do Kyung Soo (도경수)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: January 12, 1993
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Korean
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Specialties: Singing, beat box, acting
Subunit: EXO-K
Super Power (Badge): Force

D.O. facts:
– He has an older brother, Do Seungsoo.
– Education: Baekseok High School
– He was a famous ulzzang kid.
– He became a SM trainee in 2010
– Personality: Quiet, acts like a mother to the other members, sentimental, considerate
– He loves cooking and mostly cooks for the members.
– D.O can speak basic English.
– He has a habit of humming songs.
– He is obsessed with cleaning. He is always tidy and likes to sort things by color, brands, and type.
– He’s shy with strangers. He prefers it if other people initiate conversations and gets close to him.
– He acted in the Korean movies: “Cart” (2014), “Unforgettable” (2016), “My Annoying Brother” (2016), “Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds” (2017), “Room No.7” (2017), “Swing Kids” (2018)
– He acted in Korean dramas: “To The Beautiful You” (2012- ep. 2 cameo), “It’s Ok, This is Love” (2014), “Hello Monster” (2015- ep. 1-2), “Exo Next Door” (2015, web drama), “100 Days My Prince” (2018)
D.O.’s ideal type is a girl who is kind and eats well.
Show more D.O. fun facts…

Kai
Kai
Stage Name: Kai (카이)
Birth Name: Kim Jong In (김종인)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Visual, Center
Birthday: January 14, 1994
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Korean
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Specialties: Dance (ballet, jazz, hip hop, popping, rocking)
Subunit: EXO-K
Super Power (Badge): Teleportation
Instagram: @zkdlin

Kai facts:
– Has 2 older sisters (one 9 years older and another 5 years older)
– Education: School of Performing Arts Seoul
– Personality: Kind-hearted, quiet, shy, and very gentle, hard to express feelings
– Kai has the hottest temper out of all of the members.
– He became a SM trainee in 2007, when he was 13.
– He has a habit of often biting his lips.
– He loves playing video games.
– He is friends with SHINee’s Taemin, BTS’s Jimin, VIXX’s Ravi and Wanna One’s Sungwoon.
– Kai was in a relationship with Krystal of f(x) from March 2016 to May 2017.
– He says that as long as people love him, he’ll return that love with double the amount.
– He acted in the Korean dramas: “To The Beautiful You” (2012-ep. 2 cameo), “Exo Next Door” (2015, web drama), “Choco Bank” (2016, web drama), “First Seven Kisses” (2016, web drama), “Andante” (2017), “Miracle That We Met” (2018)
– He acted in the Japanese drama “Spring Has Come” (2018)
– Kai is ranked 51st on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
– On January 1, 2019 it was revealed that Kai is dating Jennie from Black Pink.
– On January 25, 2019 SM Ent. confirmed that Kai and Jennie broke up, in order to focus on their personal careers.
Kai’s ideal type is someone like Han Yeseul.
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Sehun
Sehun
Stage Name: Sehun (세훈)
Birth Name: Oh Se Hun (오세훈)
Position: Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub-Vocalist, Visual, Maknae
Birthday: April 12, 1994
Zodiac sign: Aries
Nationality: Korean
Height: 183 cm (6’0″) (Updated)
Blood Type: O
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Specialties: Dancing, acting
Subunit: EXO-K
Super Power (Badge): Wind
Instagram: @oohsehun
Weibo: “wu世勋-EXO

Sehun facts:
– He has an older brother (3 years older)
– Education: School of Performing Arts Seoul
– He’s a former ulzzang.
– He became a SM trainee in 2008, when he was 14.
– He has a habit of sticking out his tongue.
– His personality is shy.
– He’s not really good in pronouncing the letter S.
– His favorite foods are meat and sushi.
– He’s really close to Suho. They know each other for 9 years (as of 2016).
– He used to share a room with Suho. Sehun and Suho recently revealed that they are no longer roommates, they have separate rooms now.
– He acted in the Korean dramas: “To The Beautiful You” (2012-ep 2 cameo), “Royal Villa” (2013-ep 2 cameo), “Exo Next Door” (2015, web drama), “Secret Queen Makers” (2018)
– Sehun is a regular cast of variety show “Busted”.
– Sehun is ranked 15th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
– Sehun’s ideal type is a kind woman.
Show more Sehun fun facts…

Former Members
Kris
Kris
Stage Name: Kris (크리스)
Birth Name: Li Jiaheng but his name was changed to Wu Yifan (吴亦凡)
Position: Main Rapper, Leader (EXO-M), Vocalist
Birthday: November 6, 1990
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Height: 187 cm (6’2″)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Chinese-Canadian
Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Specialties: Languages and Basketball
Subunit: EXO-M
Super Power (Badge): Flight (Dragon)
Instagram: @kriswu
Weibo: @Mr_凡先生
Kris facts:
– He was born in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
– Kris’ birth name is Li Jiaheng and his name was changed to Wu Yifan for personal reasons.
– He is fluent in 4 languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Korean
– He’s very social and can talk to anyone.
– On May 15, 2014, Kris filed a lawsuit against SM asking for the termination of his contract and left EXO. (More details)
– Kris is ranked 75th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
Kris (Wu Fan) ideal type of woman is someone who is kind, knows how to cook, is filial, and can take care of people.
Show more Kris fun facts…

Luhan
Luhan
Stage Name: Luhan (루한)
Birth Name: Lu Han (鹿晗)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual, Face of The Group
Birthday: April 20, 1990
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Chinese
Hometown: Beijing Haidian, China
Specialties: Soccer, Rubix cube
Subunit: EXO-M
Super Power (Badge): Telekinesis
Instagram: @7_luhan_m
Weibo: @M鹿M
Luhan facts:
– He was born in Haidian District, Beijing, China
– Auditioned to be a trainee for JYP Entertainment but was not accepted.
– He likes girls who are demure and quiet
– He likes simple clothes
– His interests are animation, art, video games, computers, water sports, nature sports, basketball, baseball, football, music, concerts/clubs, television, animals, travel, singing and Rubix Cube
– On October 10, 2014, Lu Han filed a lawsuit against SM Entertainment asking for the termination of his contract, and left EXO. (More details)
– 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.
Show more Luhan fun facts…

Tao
Tao
Stage Name: Tao (타오)
Chinese Name: Huang Zitao (黄子韬)
Nickname: Peach, Kung Fu Panda
Birthday: May 2, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Chinese
Hometown: Qingdao, China
Specialty: Martial arts
Subunit: EXO-M
Super Power (Badge): Time Control (Hourglass)
Instagram: @hztttao
Weibo: @CPOPKing-黄子韬
Tao facts:
– He was born in Qingdao, Shandong, China
– He loves the color blue, Western food, basketball and black cat
– His favorite music genre is hip hop and R&B
– He is the member with the most aegyo
– He is a very emotional and is sensitive guy who is well in-touch with his own feelings.
– When Tao first became a trainee he didn’t know any Korean or English so he originally had to room with their manager to learn more Korean.
– In June 2015, Zitao set up an official Chinese agency, 黄子韬Z.TAO Studio.
– On August 24 2015, he filled a lawsuit against S.M. Entertainment. (More details)
– On 28th April 2017 it was announced that he loses 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 is the MC of Chinese Produce 101.
Tao’s ideal type is someone who is pretty and has a nice body, as well as a nice personality.
Show more Tao fun facts…

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