Oh Se-hun

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Oh Se-hun
Oh Se-hun at Seoul Fashion Week on March 24, 2019 (1).png
Oh Sehun at Seoul Fashion Week in March 2019
Native name
Oh Se-hun

(1994-04-12) April 12, 1994 (age 25)
Seoul, South Korea
  • Dancer
  • rapper
  • singer
  • 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 dancer, rapper, singer, model and actor. He is a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo and its sub-group Exo-K.[1] Apart from his group's activities, Sehun has also starred in various television dramas and movies such Busted! (2018), Secret Queen Makers (2018) and Dokgo Rewind (2018).

Early life[edit]

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 movie 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, it was confirmed that Sehun will be a fixed cast member in Netflix's 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 19, 2018, 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.[14]



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



Title Year Role Notes
Catman TBA Liang Qu Lead role

Television series[edit]

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[edit]

Year Title Network Role
2018 – present Busted! Netflix Cast Member

Music videos[edit]

Title Year Ref.
"Yo!" (remake; Shinhwa) 2014 [17]
"We Young" (with Chanyeol) 2018 [18]

Awards and nominations[edit]

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 [19]
2017 5th V Chart Awards Most Popular Artist Tonight Won [20]
Fashionista Awards Global Icon Won [21]
2018 3rd Asia Artist Awards Starpay Popularity Award (Actor) Won [22]
2019 Weibo Starlight Awards Overseas Male Artist Award Won [23]


  1. ^ "EXO Official Website". SM TOWN. Retrieved 2016-03-25.
  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. ^ "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. ^ "엑소 세훈, 글로벌 광고 캠페인 모델 됐다 - 머니투데이 뉴스". news.mt.co.kr (in Korean). 2018-09-19. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  15. ^ Charted Songs on Gaon Digital Chart:
  16. ^ Charted Songs on K-pop Hot 100:
  17. ^ 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
  18. ^ SMTOWN (2018-09-14), [STATION X 0] 찬열 (CHANYEOL) X 세훈 (SEHUN) 'We Young' MV, retrieved October 31, 2018
  19. ^ "[6th 가온차트]"더 없이 공정했다"..엑소 4관왕·블랙핑크 3관왕(종합)". Pop Herald (in Korean). February 22, 2017. Retrieved 2017-10-07.
  20. ^ ""第五届音悦V榜年度盛典 – 音悦台"". Yinyuetai (in Chinese). Retrieved 2017-10-07.
  21. ^ ""올해는 누구?" 2017 패셔니스타 어워즈, 더욱 뜨겁게 돌아온다" (in Korean). October 13, 2017.
  22. ^ "BTS, IU, and EXO`s Sehun Won Popularity Awards at the [2018 Asia Artist Awards]". November 11, 2018.
  23. ^ "Weibo Starlight Awards". 微博星耀盛典 (in Chinese). April 11, 2019.

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