Occupying the top radars of the world of Korean pop music are top-notch music groups which include the likes of the Seoul-based all boy music band known as Exo that came into existence in 2011. In addition to the hit tracks that never stopped coming, the group members have equally come a long way. After eight long years of existence, the music group has grown stronger even with the number of boys who chose to exit the group. Presently, Exo is made up of nine members including Xiumin, Suho, Baekhyun, Lay, Chanyeol, Chen, Kai, D.O and Sehun. The group made their debut on the 8th of April 2013 signed with S.M. Entertainment.
Who are Exo Members?
He is the band’s leader as well as lead singer with the stage name of Suho. Born on the 22nd of May 1991 with the given name of Kim Jun Myeon, Suho’s home town is Seoul, South Korea where he still lives. The lead vocalist attended Kyung He Cyber University. And appeared as an actor on the sets of One Way Trip, To The Beautiful You, Student A, Prime Minister & I, Exo Next Door, and many more.
Xiumin’s real name is Kim Min Seok and he was born on the 26th of March 1990. As one of the Exo members, Xiumin who comes from Guri, Gyeonggi province functions as a lead vocalist, rapper as well as lead dancer. An alumnus of Catholic Kwandong University, Xiumin also makes bank as an actor with productions like Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River and It’s Dangerous Beyond The Blanket. The dancer joined the military on the 7th of May 2019.
His date of birth is the 7th of October 1991, and he was called Zhang Jiashuai at birth. Lay performs with the Exo members in his capacity as a main dancer, rapper and vocalist. The rapper comes from Changsha, Hunan, and attended Hunan Normal University High School. He is also skilled in acting having appeared on the sets of Exo Next Door, Ex-Files 2: The Backup Strikes Back and Operation Love.
Byun Baek Hyun performs as the group’s main vocalist under the stage name of Baekhyun. The singer was born on the 6th of May 1992 and his home town is Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province located in South Korea. The Exo member attended Kyung Hee Cyber University where he studied culture and art business. He has acted in productions like Exo Next Door, To the Beautiful You, and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo. July 2018 saw him launch his apparel brand called Privé by BBH. Baekhyun has since gone solo with a debut track titled UN Village.
Chen celebrates his birthday every 21st of September and was born in 1992 with the given name of Kim Jong Dae. He is a main vocalist with the band and comes from Siheung, Gyeonggi province. The Exo member is an alum of Hanyang Cyber University and has worked as an actor in productions like Exo Next Door. He has since gone solo with his first song titled Beautiful Goodbye.
His real name is Park Chan Yeol and his date of birth is recorded as the 27th of November 1992. The Seoul, South Korea native functions as a vocalist, main rapper and visuals manager with the group. The Exo member graduated from Kyung Hee Cyber University and has been featured in productions like So I Married an Anti-fan, Salut d’Amour, Exo Next Door, To The Beautiful You and many more.
Called Do Kyung Soo at birth, D.O was born on the 12th of January 1993, he is a native of Goyang, Gyeonggi Province located in South Korea and performs as a main vocalist with the Exo members. He was educated at Baekseok High School and has graced the sets of productions like Unforgettable, cart, Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds, Exo Next Door and more.
His birth name is Kim Jong In and he was born on the 4th of January 1994. As an Exo member, Kai functions as a main dancer, vocalist, rapper, visual and center. He comes from Seoul, South Korea and achieved his education at the School of Performing Arts Seoul. The Exo member has been featured in The Beautiful You, Choco Bank, Exo Next Door and more.
He was born on the 12th of April 1994 and called Oh Se Hun at birth. The Seoul, South Korea native is an Exo member functioning as a lead rapper, lead dancer, visuals manager, sub-vocalist, and Maknae. He went to the School of Performing Arts Seoul and has appeared in productions like To The Beautiful You, Exo Next Door, Royal Villa and more
Are They Still Together?
From what is perceivable, the Exo members are still together, especially with the release of their fifth album titled DMUMT (Don’t Mess Up My Tempo). While Luhan, Kris, and Tao left and Lay is busy with his solo promotions, he still remains a bona fide member of Exo. However, fans are apprehensive about the boys approaching their military enlistment time, as the oldest Xiumin is likely to go first, but the group has a remarkably wide range and would likely be capable of promoting even with members who have already enlisted.