In this article, we going to cover all about EXO. What are the Exo member names? Their height, age, relationship status, wife, work, and songs.

There’s no doubt that K-pop fandom is rising in India through the popularity of Korean dramas, food, culture, music video, K-Pop, BTS, Exo, and other groups. We will be able to see the craze among young and old alike.

K-pop bands are making everyone swoon, especially after the global pandemic. South Korea has many bands, and we all know that BTS is a worldwide phenomenon, but other groups that were popular and debuted before BTS have good fandom, including Exo.

Who is EXO?

Exo is a south Korean Chinese band under the agency SM Entertainment. Exo is divided into two subgroups, EXO-K and EXO-M.

EXO-K has six members: Suho, Chanyeol, Baekhyun, D.O., Kai, and Sehun.

EXO-M also has six members: Xiumin, Lay, Chen, Kris, Luhan, and Tao. (Three members of Exo-m left the band.)

Exo was formed in 2011 and debuted in 2012 with their first song, ‘mama’. This song is recorded in two languages Korean and mandarin. Without any doubt, Korean music is prosperous, knocking on our doors and proving it to be loved by everyone, and all album has become huge hit, such as Don’t mess up my temper, XOXO, Obsession, Love shot, and other.

Exo members also got the name K-pop king in early mid-2010, and the group has millions of fans. Exo members release its music in three languages Korean, Japanese, and Mandarin. Exo members’ music primarily indicates pop, Hip-hop, and R&B.

What are the EXO members’ names?

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The group used to have 12 members, but now it only has 9.

Now the question arises here who are the 12 members of EXO? The name of total Exo members are Suho, Xiumin, Lay, Chen, Chanyeol, Tao, Kris, D.O, Kai, Luhan, Baekhyun, and Sehun.

1. Suho 

  • Suho’s real name is Kim Jun-myeong. He is born in Seoul, South Korea, on 12 May 1991.  Worldwide, people and his fan know him by Suho as it’s his stage name. He got a nice height of 173cm, and his zodiac sign is Gemini. He has also done modeling for the brand Bvlgari and attended many fashion shows.
  •  He joined SM Entertainment in 2011. Suho is the leader of the Exo and the lead vocalist of Exo-K. He is a good actor and likes to play golf. It says that Suho entered SM entertainment through street casting.  During schooling, he has always been an academician.
  • Suho has done a show with KBS drama in which he explored Indian places such as Mumbai and New Delhi with other K-pop band members such as SHINee.
  • He has done his military service and was discharged in February 2022.
  • Kim Jun-myeong appeared in Korean dramas such as ‘Rich man and poor women,’ student A, one way- trip, and many more.

2. Kai

  • Kim Jong-in is famously known as Kai by his stage name. He is born in Korea on 14 January 1994. He has a good height of 182cm, and his zodiac sign is Capricorn. His favorite color is black, and above all the members, he has his own fashion brand Gucci.
  • Kim Jong-in was the first member of Exo to be revealed, and his position in the group is Main dancer, vocalist, lead rapper, and visual. Kai’s specialties are dancing (ballet, hip-hop, popping, and jazz). He got accepted into SM in the sixth standard, but since he was too young to be an idol, he couldn’t get selected, and the agency told him to come back in 2 years; he did and got selected.
  • Kim Jong-in has always been a good actor and has starred in various dramas. He debuted in a guest role in one of the best dramas forever ‘to the beautiful you, the first seven kisses,’ in which his co-star was famous Korean actors such as Ji Chang-Wook, Lee Min-Ho, and actor lee Joon Gi.
  • In 2017 he played the main role in the Korean drama ‘Andante’, and he was also cast in the Japanese drama ‘Spring has come’.

3. Sehun

  • The Birth name of Sehun is Oh se-hun. Born in Seoul, South Korea, on 12 April 1994. Sehun has a synonymic height as Kai which is 181cm. He’s a shy boy, and his zodiac sign is Aries. Sehun’s stage name is considered to be ‘Leo.’
  • Oh se-hun position in Exo is lead dancer and rapper, and he is a Maknae of Exo-k. His specialties are dancing and acting. Sehun’s ideal type of girl is kind, and his favorite colors are black and white.
  • Sehun model for brand Dior.
  • Sehun is known for his sartorial style; he has worked with various brands such as Louis Vuitton and Prada. He has yet to serve in the mandatory service. Sehun’s role model is BOA (a South Korean singer and songwriter).
  • Oh se-hun is also an actor, and if you have seen the Korean drama ‘Now, we are breaking up, then you have seen his acting talent.
  • Sehun life’s motto is, “Let’s live while doing things we like”.

4. D.O

  • Do Kyung-so, was born in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea, on January 12, 1993. D.O. is his stage name, and his birth name is Do Kyung-so.
  • According to Korean height, D.O.’s height is bonny which is 173cm, and his zodiac sign is Capricorn.
  • Do Kyung-so is the Main vocalist, and his specialties are beatboxing and cooking. He is in charge of all the cooking in Exo-k as he had an interest in becoming a chef.
  • He got into SM entertainment when he auditioned in 2010. Before joining, he took vocal lessons. He has done his military service and got discharged on 14 May 2020.
  • If you want to see D.O. acting mastership, watch the Korean drama ‘100 Days My price’; which was a commercial success. It’s alright, this love, and hello monster, you can see his skills in all these dramas.
  • D.O. was introduced as the eighth member of Exo with a single version of ‘what is love’ collaborated with Baekhyun.

5. Baek-Hyun

  • Byun Baek Hyun, known by his stage name Baekhyun, was born in South Korea on 6 May 1992.
  • Baek Hyun’s height is pretty good (174cm), and his zodiac sign is Taurus.  His favorite color is black, and he likes fantasy and action movies. He models for the brand Burberry. In the band, his role is the main vocalist.
  • He always shows interest in other things. He likes the piano and plays it gracefully. Baekhyun expressed himself in an interview and said that since he was a child, he has always wanted to be a celebrity. According to an interview, Baekhyun got rejected by several entertainment agencies, but he didn’t give up and kept practicing and joined SM entertainment.
  • He always has had a keen interest in acting. He has shown his acting skills in one of the most heart-breaking Korean dramas ‘Moon Lovers’ playing the 10th prince.
  • He is in military service right now, and in 2015 he released a solo soundtrack for Exo’s web drama Exo next door.
  • Byun Baekhyun has worked with Suzy (a member of Miss A) and released a duet ‘Dream,’ which had marvelous success.

6. Chen

  • Kim Jong Dae was born in Canada on 21st, 1992, and now he lives in Daejeon, South Korea. Chen’s height is 173cm, and his zodiac sign is Virgo. Kim Jong Dae’s nationality is Korean, and his stage name is Chen.
  • He is the main vocalist and joined SM in 2011. Chen likes to sing high notes, and his favorite music is R&B.  The original track of the drama Moon lover, ‘for you,’ was sung by Chen with Exo members Xiumin and Baekhyun. He also sang a solo soundtrack titled ‘Make it Count for the drama ‘Touch your heart.
  • Kim-Jong Dae is the only member of the Exo who’s married and has 2 children at the age of 29. His wife’s name is not revealed yet. He has completed his military service.

7. Chan yeol

  •  Park Chan yeol is also known as ‘LOEY’ because of his composers and lyricists of the Hoo logo song.
  • Chanyeol was born on 27 Nov 1992 in Seoul, South Korea.  He models for the brand Prada, his height is 185cm, and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius; his personality is bright and positive.
  • Chanyeol is the main rapper and vocalist and can play many instruments like guitar, drum, bass, and acting.
  • Chanyeol loves animals. He had a white cat, and now he’s raising two dogs named Toben and Zzar. He has shown his acting skills in Korean dramas like Memories of Alhambra, So I married an anti-fan, The box, and The secret queen makers.
  • Chanyeol made the K-pop Exo logo hexagon, and now he’s in the military service.

8. Lay

  • Zhang Yixing, known as Lay, was born on 7oct 1991, in China. He is now the only Chinese member in the group, his height is 179cm, and his zodiac sign is Libra. He’s the only child of their parents.
  •  Lay’s position is the main dancer and vocalist; his specialties are dancing and playing piano, and he can speak Korean very well.
  • Lay got recognition by winning 3rd place in star academy in 2005
  • He likes to eat junk food. At first, he was supposed to be the leader of the Exo-M, but it was changed later. Lay gets excited when he hears music; his body starts dancing.
  • He also got acting skills and proved them beautifully by appearing in various Chinese dramas such as ‘unexpected love, ‘the mystic nine,’ the street dance of China, and the famous movie ‘Kung fu yoga’ in which he played the role of Xiaoguang, and his co-star was Jackie-Chan and Indian actor Sonu Sood.

9. Xiumin

  • Kim Min-Seok was born on 26 March 1990 in Seoul, South Korea. His stage name is Xiumin, and his name is a combination of Chinese Hanja characters. Xiumin’s height is 172cm, and his zodiac sign is Aries.
  • He was revealed as the seventh member of Exo in 2012, and he is the lead vocalist and can also speak Chinese. Xiumin loves Taekwondo and Kendo and has a black seat. He has many nicknames, like little Fatty and Baozi. He likes to clean, so he’s a Mr. Hygiene type.
  • Xiumin joined the competition ‘Every sing’ and won second place, then got into SM entertainment. He is very cute and has a small figure. He did his military service back in 2019. Xiumin recorded a soundtrack for ‘Moon lovers with Baekhyun and Chen.
  • Xiumin dramas are falling for Do Jeon, in which he played the chief role in 2015, and movies such as ‘Seondal: The man who sells the river, SM town the stage. He has also collaborated with another famous band NCT member Mark, on the title ‘Young and Free’.

Apart from this, Exo used to have 3 more members. The name of the former members is Kris, Z-Tao, and Luhan.

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·   KRIS

The former member Kris Wu was born on 6 November 1990 in Guangzhou, China. His birth name is Li jiaheng. His height is 186cm, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio.  When he was in the Exo group, he was the main rapper and the leader of the EXO-M. He left the group in 2014 after filing some lawsuits against SM entertainment. He’s an actor now and his famous romantic movie Never gone was a huge success.

·    LUHAN

Luhan was born on 20 April 1990 in Beijing, China. He was the face of the group in the Exo and the lead vocalist and dancer. His zodiac sign is Taurus, and his height is 175cm. He has done dramas such as sweet combat and chuang2020 with his old former member Z-Tao.

·    Z-TAO

Z-Tao, the last member who left Exo, was born on 2 May 1993 in Qingdao, China. He’s famous for his acting, singing, and songwriting. He is in various Chinese dramas, most of which are super hits such as ‘The brightest star in the sky. He has his own youtube channels. He releases his own album that always gets good views. He also enjoys a nice fandom in China.

All three had reasons to leave SM Entertainment, after returning to China, they started their career by releasing solo and appearing in dramas.

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Bottom Line

EXO group has got nominated and won many awards as well. They won the new artist award in 2013, the Seoul music award, Asian pop award.

They have been nominated for Mnet Asian music awards and won the best new Asian group artist in 2012, best male group in 2014, album of the year in 2014, and again best male group in 2015, and there are many more awards achieved by them by their hard work, talent, dance, and music.

Till now, Exo has a total of seven studios album, 4 live albums, 52 music videos, and 28 singles. EXO has faced every arduous situation together. Exo fans have given them a name called stars and call themselves Exo-stans.

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