Byun Baekhyun

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Byun.
Byun Baekhyun
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Background information
Birth name Byun Baek-hyun
변백현
Born (1992-05-06) May 6, 1992 (age 22)
Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
Genres
Occupations
Years active 2011–present
Labels S.M. Entertainment
Associated acts S.M Entertainment
EXO
EXO-K
Website Official website
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja

Byun Baekhyun (born (1992-05-06)May 6, 1992), better known as simply Baekhyun, is one of the main vocalist of the popular South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO and the main vocalist of its sub-group EXO-K.[1] He is currently signed to SM Entertainment. He has been an MC of Inkigayo since February 2014 with fellow member and leader of EXO-K, Suho.

Early life[edit]

Baekhyun was born on (1992-05-06)May 6, 1992 in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Baekhyun is a former pupil of Jungwon High School. Baekhyun was a member of the school's band and attended several musical festivals, later winning an award at a local rock festival. He was studying for his college musical entrance exams when he joined S.M. Entertainment.

Baekhyun has joined S.M. Entertainment in 2011 through the S.M. Casting System.[2] Baekhyun was one of the last members to join EXO, and was revealed as the group's ninth member on January 30, 2012 after training for 1 year.[3] Byun has cited Rain as one of his main influences and hopes to emulate Rain's "well-rounded" success.[2]

Personal life[edit]

In June 19 2014, Baekhyun and fellow S.M. artist Tae-yeon from Girls' Generation were reported by Korean media outlet Dispatch to be dating and SM Entertainment confirmed that they had been in a relationship since February.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Dramas[edit]

Year Network Title Role Remarks
2012 SBS To the Beautiful You Himself Cameo (ep 2)

Variety shows[edit]

Year Network Title Role Remarks
2012-2014 HBS Happy Camp Himself 21 July 2012; 6 July 2013; 5 July 2014
2013 SBS Running Man Special guest (ep 171 & 172)
2013-2014 MBC Every 1 EXO's Showtime
2014 Mnet XOXO EXO
SBS Roommate Guest (ep 13)

Discography[edit]

For Baekhyun's discography with EXO, see EXO discography.

Singles[edit]

As featured artist[edit]

Song Artist(s) Group affiliation Album Year
"Dear My Family" BoA, Kangta, Yunho, Changmin,
Yesung, Taeyeon, Jonghyun, Luna,
Luhan, Chen, D.O.
SM Town I AM. OST 2012

Music Videos[edit]

As featured artist[edit]

Year Title Role
2012 "Twinkle"

(Girls' Generation-TTS featuring Baekhyun, Chanyeol, Kai and Sehun)

Himself

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Korean)"EXO-K's Baekhyun: 'Sun Gun'". The Star. 2012-05-11. Retrieved 2013-07-03. 
  2. ^ a b (Korean)"EXO-K's main vocal: Baekhyun". Newsen. 2012-05-04. Retrieved 2013-07-03. 
  3. ^ (Chinese)"SM新团Exo首支单曲《What Is Love》MV曝光" [S.M.'s new band Exo releases first single What Is Love]. Sina. 2012-01-30. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 
  4. ^ "EXO's Baekhyun reported to be dating + SM confirms it's true". Allkpop. June 18, 2014. Retrieved June 18, 2014.