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Oh Se-hun
Oh Se-hun at Rimowa Essential Poly Color Collection Launch on July 5, 2019.png
Sehun in July 2019
Native name
Oh Se-hun

(1994-04-12) April 12, 1994 (age 25)
Seoul, South Korea
  • Rapper
  • Singer-songwriter
  • dancer
  • actor
  • model
Musical career
Years active2012–present
Associated acts
Korean name
Revised RomanizationO Se-hun
McCune–ReischauerO Sehun

Oh Se-hun (born April 12, 1994), better known mononymously as Sehun, is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, dancer, model and actor. He is a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo, its sub-group Exo-K and sub-unit Exo-SC.[1] Apart from his group's activities, Sehun has also starred in various television dramas and films such as Secret Queen Makers (2018) and Dokgo Rewind (2018). He has been a cast member of Busted! since 2018.

Early life

Sehun was born in Jungnang-gu, Seoul, South Korea, on April 12, 1994.[2][3] He graduated from the School of Performing Arts Seoul in February 2013.[4] He has an older brother.[2]


Sehun was first scouted by an SM Entertainment casting agent at 12 years old while he was out having lunch with friends. While at first running away from the agent for 30 minutes and being chased down the streets, he was eventually cast into SM Entertainment in 2008. He went through four auditions in two years.[5] On January 10, 2012, Sehun became the fifth Exo member to be officially introduced to the public.[6] The group made their debut with the extended play Mama in April 2012.

In February 2016, Sehun received a Weibo Star Award as voted by users of the Chinese social networking site Sina Weibo at the 5th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards.[7] In March 2016, Sehun was cast as the male lead in the upcoming Korean-Chinese film Catman,[8][9] which is set to be released in 2018. In July 2016, Sehun was announced to be starring as the male lead in the upcoming Korean-Chinese web drama Dear Archimedes, which is set to begin airing in 2019.[10]

Oh Se-hun at Show! Music Core on July 24, 2017

In September 2017, Sehun became a fixed cast member in a new Netflix original variety show Busted!.[11][12]

In February 2018, Sehun was cast in the action web drama Dokgo Rewind as the male lead.[13] In May, 2018, it was announced that Sehun will be starring in the web drama Secret Queen Makers which is produced by Lotte Duty Free.

On September 14, 2018, Sehun with fellow Exo member Chanyeol released a collaborative single, "We Young", for SM Station X 0.[14] On September 19, Italian men's clothing brand Ermenegildo Zegna announced that Sehun, alongside Chinese singer and actor William Chan, would be the ambassadors for the brand's clothing line XXX.[15]

On June 28, 2019, it was confirmed that Sehun and Chanyeol were preparing to debut as the group's second sub-unit Exo-SC. They released their first EP, What a Life, on July 22, 2019.[16][17]



Title Year Peak chart position Album

As lead artist
"Beat Maker" 2014 Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet
"We Young" (with Chanyeol) 2018 72 71 3 Non-album single
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.


Song Year Album Artist Lyrics Music
Credited With Credited With
"Go"[21] 2019 Non-album single Sehun Yes N/A Yes N/A
"What a Life"[22] What a Life Exo-SC Yes Gaeko, Loey No Gaeko, Devine-Channel, Aris Maggiani
"Just Us 2" (있어 희미하게)[22](featuring Gaeko) Yes Boi B, Loey No Gaeko, GRAY, DAX
"Closer to You" (부르면 돼)[22] Yes Gaeko, Hangzoo, Loey No Gaeko, Devine-Channel
"Borderline" (선)[22] Yes Gaeko, Loey No Gaeko, Devine-Channel, Mike Dupree
"Roller Coaster" (롤러코스터)[22] Yes Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, Jung Yong Jun, yunji), Gaeko Yes Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, Jung Yong Jun, yunji)
"Daydreamin'" (夢)[22] Yes Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, Jung Yong Jun, yunji) Yes Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, Jung Yong Jun, yunji)



Title Year Role Notes
Catman TBA Liang Qu Lead role

Television series

Title Year Network Role Notes
To the Beautiful You 2012 SBS Himself Cameo; episode 2
Royal Villa 2013 jTBC Himself Cameo; episode 2
Exo Next Door 2015 Naver TV Cast Sehun Lead role
Secret Queen Makers 2018 Sehun Lead role
Dokgo Rewind Oksusu Kang Hyuk / Kang Hoo Lead role
Dear Archimedes TBA Yan Su Lead role

Variety show

Year Title Network Role Ref.
2018–present Busted! Netflix Cast member [12]
2019 Coffee Friends tvN [23]

Music videos

Title Year Ref.
"Yo!" (remake; Shinhwa) 2014 [24]
"We Young" (with Chanyeol) 2018 [25]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2015 5th Gaon Chart Music Awards Weibo Kpop Star Award N/A Won [7]
2016 6th Gaon Chart Music Awards Artist of Fans' Choice – Individual Won [26]
2017 5th V Chart Awards Most Popular Artist Tonight Won [27]
Fashionista Awards Global Icon Won [28]
2018 3rd Asia Artist Awards Starpay Popularity Award (Actor) Won [29]
2019 Weibo Starlight Awards Overseas Male Artist Award Won [30]
14th Soompi Awards Best Idol Actor Dokgo Rewind Won [31]


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  2. ^ a b Hwang Hyo-jin (May 1, 2012). "EXO-K: My name is 카이, 세훈" [EXO-K: My name is Kai, Sehun]. TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-07-04.
  3. ^ "세훈 (오세훈, SE HUN) 가수". NAVER. Retrieved 2016-03-12.
  4. ^ "Suzy, Sulli, Krystal, Dong Ho, Jong Up, and More Graduate High School". Yahoo. enewsWorld. February 7, 2013.
  5. ^ "엑소 세훈 "길거리에서 떡볶이 먹다가 SM 매니저에 캐스팅"- 스타뉴스". Star News (in Korean). December 10, 2015. Retrieved 2017-10-07.
  6. ^ "EXO-K와 EXO-M, 다섯번째 멤버 세훈 공개". Chosun (in Korean). January 10, 2012. Retrieved 2017-10-07.
  7. ^ a b "제5회 가온K팝어워드, YG 음원-SM 음반 '초강세'..빅뱅·엑소 5관왕(종합)". Star News (in Korean). February 17, 2016. Retrieved 2017-10-07.
  8. ^ "엑소 세훈, 韓中 합작 영화 '캣츠맨' 주연 확정(공식입장)". News1 (in Korean). March 14, 2016. Retrieved 2017-10-07.
  9. ^ "EXO's Sehun confirms screen debut in China". Kpop Herald. March 14, 2016.
  10. ^ "엑소 세훈, 한중합작 영화 '친애하는 아르키메데스' 남주 확정" (in Korean). July 31, 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-31.
  11. ^ "[단독]유연석, 넷플릭스 '범인은 바로 너' 첫 게스트" (in Korean). September 27, 2017. Retrieved 2017-09-27.
  12. ^ a b "Netflix announces star-studded reality show". Korea JoongAng Daily. 5 April 2018.
  13. ^ "EXO's Sehun to take lead role in action web drama". Kpop Herald. February 12, 2018.
  14. ^ Herman, Tamar (September 14, 2018). "EXO's Chanyeol & Sehun Team Up on Youth Anthem 'We Young': Watch the Music Video". Billboard. Retrieved June 6, 2019.
  15. ^ "엑소 세훈, 글로벌 광고 캠페인 모델 됐다 – 머니투데이 뉴스". (in Korean). 2018-09-19. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  16. ^ "[단독] 엑소 찬열X세훈, 비주얼+음악 다되는 듀오조합 탄생..7월 첫 앨범 발표". (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-06-28.
  17. ^ ""엑소 新 유닛 출격"…세훈&찬열, 7월 22일 'What a life' 발매 [공식입장]" [Exo's New Sub-Unit, Exo-SC, to Release "What a Life" in July 22]. Naver (in Korean). June 28, 2019. Retrieved June 28, 2019.
  18. ^ Charted songs on Billboard World Digital Song Sales:
  19. ^ Charted Songs on Gaon Digital Chart:
  20. ^ Charted songs on K-pop Hot 100:
  21. ^ (2017-11-26). "[ET-ENT인터뷰] 엑소(exo), '글로벌 대중의 마음에 새로운 별점을 뿌리다' (엑소 4th 단독콘서트 '엘리시온' 기자간담회)". 대한민국 IT포털의 중심! 이티뉴스 (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  22. ^ a b c d e f "What a life - The 1st Mini Album - 세훈&찬열". Melon (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  23. ^ OSEN (2019-02-09). "'전설의 알바생' 백종원→'좋아요정' 세훈..이토록 좋은 '커피프렌즈'(종합)[Oh!쎈 레터]". (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  24. ^ Mnet K-POP (2014-08-29), Mnet [EXO 902014] 세훈이 재해석한 신화-Yo! M/V / EXO SEHUN's 'Shinhwa – 'Yo!' M/V Remake, retrieved October 31, 2018
  25. ^ SMTOWN (2018-09-14), [STATION X 0] 찬열 (CHANYEOL) X 세훈 (SEHUN) 'We Young' MV, retrieved October 31, 2018
  26. ^ "[6th 가온차트]"더 없이 공정했다"..엑소 4관왕·블랙핑크 3관왕(종합)". Pop Herald (in Korean). February 22, 2017. Retrieved 2017-10-07.
  27. ^ ""第五届音悦V榜年度盛典 – 音悦台"". Yinyuetai (in Chinese). Retrieved 2017-10-07.
  28. ^ ""올해는 누구?" 2017 패셔니스타 어워즈, 더욱 뜨겁게 돌아온다" (in Korean). October 13, 2017.
  29. ^ "BTS, IU, and EXO`s Sehun Won Popularity Awards at the [2018 Asia Artist Awards]". November 11, 2018.
  30. ^ "Weibo Starlight Awards". 微博星耀盛典 (in Chinese). April 11, 2019.
  31. ^ "14th Annual Soompi Awards: The Winners". soompi. May 31, 2019.

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