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SM The Ballad Profile and Facts

SM The Ballad Profile: SM The Ballad Facts and Ideal Types

SM The Ballad is a collaboration ballad unit of SM Entertainment artists. The unit currently consists of: TaeyeonYesung, Zhoumi, Changmin, Chen, and Krystal. Jino left the group and company in 2015. Jay, Kyuhyun, and Zhang Liyin have left the group as well. Jonghyun passed away on December 18th, 2017. They debuted on November 29th, 2010 with ‘I Miss You’.

SM The Ballad Members:


Stage Name:
Taeyeon (태연)
Birth Name: Kim Tae Yeon (김태연)
Position: Leader, Vocalist
Birthday: March 9th, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 158 cm (5’2″)
Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @taeyeon_ss
Group: SNSD
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Stage Name:
Yesung (예성)
Birth Name: Kim Jong Woon (김종운) but he legally changed it to Kim Jong Hoon (김종훈)
English Name: Jerome Kim
Position: Vocalist
 Birthday: August 24th, 1984
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean


Stage Name: Zhoumi (조미)
Birth Name: Zhou Mi (周觅)
Korean Name: Joomyuk (주멱)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: April 19th, 1986
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 186 cm (6’1″)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Chinese
Instagram: @zhouzhoumi419
Twitter: @zhoumi_419
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Changmin / Max

Stage Name:
Changmin / Max
Birth Name: Shim Chang Min (심창민)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: February 18th, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 184cm (6′)
Weight: 61kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @changmin88
Group: TVXQ
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Stage Name:
Chen (첸)
Birth Name: Kim Jong Dae (김종대)
Chinese Name: Jin Zhong Da (金鐘大)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: September 21st, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Group: EXO
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Stage Name:
Krystal (크리스탈)
Birth Name: Krystal Soo Jung
Korean Name: Jung Soo Jung (정수정)
Position: Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: October 24th, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean/American
Instagram: @vousmevoyez
Group: f(x)
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Former Members:

Stage Name:
Jay (제)
Birth Name: Kim Young Deok (김영덕), legally changed to Kim Kyeon Woo (김견우)
English Name: Jay Kim
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: April 8th, 1983
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 182 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean/American
Instagram: @kkw_a.k.a_j

Jay Facts:
– Formerly known as Typhoon (타이푼).
– Not only is he a member of TRAXX, but he is also an actor.

Stage Name: Kyuhyun (규현)
Birth Name: Cho Kyu Hyun (조규현)
English Name: Marcus Cho
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: February 3, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Twitter: @GaemGyu
Instagram: @gyuram88
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Zhang Liyin

Birth Name:
Zhāng Lìyǐn (張力尹/ 张力尹)
Korean Name: Zhang Ri In (장리인)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: February 28th, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Height: 162 cm (5’3″)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Chinese

Zhāng Lìyǐn Facts:
– She was born in Chengdu, Sichuan, China.
– She can speak Mandarin and Korean.
– She went to Sichuan Conservatory of Music.
– She lives in Beijing, China.
– On September 9th, 2006 she debuted under SM Entertainment with ‘Timeless’ a duet with Xiah Junsu (former TVXQ).
– Her nickname is “Chinese BoA”.
— In April of 2017, her contract ended with SM Entertainment and she decided to continue her career in China.


Stage Name:
Jino (지노)
Birth Name: Jo Jin Ho (조진호)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: April 17, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean

Jino Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea
– He can play the piano and guitar.
– He can speak Chinese.
– In 2010 he made his debut as a member of SM Entertainment’s project boy unit, SM the Ballad.
– Jino was the winner of SM Everysing Contest 2008 and Xiumin was in second place.
After he left SM Entertainment he audited for CUBE Entertainment and is currently a member of PENTAGON promoting under the name Jinho.
– Jino trained for 8 years before debuting with PENTAGON.
– In Pentagon’s dorm, Jinho has a room by himself.
Jinho’s ideal type is someone girly, he likes girls with nice nails.

Member of Eternity:

Stage Name:
 Jonghyun (종현)
Birth Name: Kim Jong Hyun (김종현)
Position: Vocalist
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Birthday: April 8, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 173 cm (5’9″)
Blood: AB
Instagram: @jonghyun.948
Twitter: @realjonghyun90

Jonghyun Facts:
– He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– Kim So Dam is his older sister.
– He attended the Seoul Music Institute, Chungwoon University, and Myonggi University.
– He trained with SM Entertainment since 2005.
– His nicknames were Bling Bling Jonghyun and Dino.
– When he was in middle school he was in a band that performed at several events.
– He played the guitar, bass, and piano very well.
– He was not camera shy at all.
– He would tend to talk fast when he got nervous, but because he talked a lot, nobody noticed.
– His hobbies were watching movies, dancing, writing lyrics and playing the piano.
– His solo debut was on January 12, 2015, with his first mini-album, Base.
– His first solo concert was in August 2015, with “The Story by Jonghyun”.
– Jonghyun was close friends with SNSD member Taeyeon, f(x) member Amber and Red Velvet member Yeri.
– He was one of the Kpop idols with most Copywrite songs.
– Jonghyun wrote a book that was titled Diphylleia Grayi.
– Jonghyun was ranked 27th for The Most Handsome Faces of 2017.
– Jonghyun once dated actress Shin Se Kyung (2010-2011).
– Jonghyun passed away on December 18, 2017. Police concluded that Jonghyun committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning.
Jonghyun’s ideal type: “I like a cute girl with lots of charm. I like girls that show their cute side and flirt a lot.”
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