Suho

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Suho
Suho at Asia Song Festival on September 24, 2017 (2.jpg
Suho at Asia Song Festival, September 2017
Born
Kim Jun-myeon

(1991-05-22) May 22, 1991 (age 29)
Seoul, South Korea
Other namesSH2O
Occupation
  • Singer
  • actor
  • model
  • songwriter
Years active2012–present
Musical career
GenresK-pop
Labels
Associated acts
Websitesuho.smtown.com
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGim Jun-myeon
McCune–ReischauerKim Chunmyŏn
Stage name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationSuho
McCune–ReischauerSuho

Kim Jun-myeon (born (1991-05-22)May 22, 1991), better known by his stage name Suho (meaning "guardian" in Korean), is a South Korean singer, songwriter and actor. He is the leader and a vocalist of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo and its sub-unit Exo-K. He debuted as a soloist on March 30, 2020 with the release of his EP, Self-Portrait. Outside of his musical career, Suho has also starred in various television dramas and movies such as One Way Trip (2016), The Universe's Star (2017), Rich Man (2018), Middle School Girl A (2018), and How Are U Bread (2020).

Early life[edit]

Suho is a native of Seoul and lives in the Seoul area of Apgujeong with his family. During his youth, Suho was the class president in elementary school and the vice-chairman of his school's student body. He graduated from the prestigious Whimoon High School, where he excelled academically.[1]

Suho became a trainee through SM Entertainment's Casting System in 2006 when he was 16 years old, after being discovered on the streets by an SM casting manager. In 2007, he was cast with a cameo role in the Super Junior film Attack on the Pin-Up Boys.[2]

Career[edit]

2012–2019: Debut and acting career beginnings[edit]

Suho during Exo's The Exo'luxion concert in November 2015

Suho was introduced as the tenth member of Exo on February 15, 2012.[3] The group debuted in April 2012 with the extended play Mama with him as their leader.[4] In 2013, Suho voiced the main character Bernard for the Korean dub of the animated movie, Saving Santa.[5] He also recorded the movie's original soundtrack of the same name with Apink's Jung Eun-ji.[6] In February 2014, Suho became a regular host for SBS' weekly music show Inkigayo alongside fellow Exo member Baekhyun, ZE:A member Kwanghee and actress Lee Yu-bi.[7] Suho and Baekhyun left their positions in November 2014 in order to focus on the release of Exo's second studio album.[8]

In January 2015, he starred in SM Entertainment's hologram musical, School OZ, playing the character of Hans alongside labelmates Changmin, Key, Luna, Xiumin and Seulgi.[9] In April 2015, he was a regular cast member in the KBS variety show Fluttering India, where they explored few places in Mumbai, India.[10]

In March 2016, Suho made his big screen debut the indie film One Way Trip, which premiered at the 20th Busan International Film Festival.[11][12] In April 2016, he was confirmed to be starring in the upcoming web drama How Are U Bread. The series is scheduled to be released in Korea and China.[13] In July 2016, Suho and fellow Exo member Chen released a duet titled "Beautiful Accident" as an original soundtrack for the Chinese movie of the same name.[14] Suho starred as the male lead in the MBC drama special The Universe's Star, part of the drama trilogy Three Color Fantasy in January 2017[15] and recorded an original soundtrack titled "Starlight" for the drama.[16] In February 2017, he collaborated with jazz pianist Song Young-joo on "Curtain", the last single from the Station project's first season.[17] In September 2017, it was confirmed that Suho will be the male lead of the film Female Middle Schooler A.[18][19]

In March 2018, Suho collaborated with Jang Jae-in and released two duets titled "Dinner" and "Do you have a moment".[20] In May 2018, Suho returned to the small screen with the South Korean adaption of the 2012 Japanese drama Rich Man, Poor Woman, playing the role of an IT company founder (portrayed by Shun Oguri in the original).[21][22][23] Suho also starred in "Student A", a film adaptation of a webtoon, released in June 2018.[24] From July to August 2018, Suho starred in the musical The Man Who Laughs in the role of Gwynplaine, a pure character with a monster-like face.[25] He received standing ovation and positive feedback for his role from the audience on the musical's first day.[26] On October 28, 2019, a VR Film titled "The Present" is released in which Suho played the role of a young entrepreneur Ha-Neul, along with actors like Shin Ha-Kyun and Kim Seul-gi.[27]

2020–present: Solo debut and military service[edit]

On March 30, 2020, Suho released his debut EP, Self-Portrait. He is the fourth member of Exo to debut as a solo artist.[28][29] The EP debuted at number one on the Gaon Album Chart[30] and sold over 281,445 copies in South Korea. Suho enlisted for his mandatory military service on May 14 as a public service officer.[31][32]

Personal life[edit]

In 2009, Suho began attending Korea National University of Arts, however, he withdrew from it in 2011 and continued his education at Kyung Hee Cyber University along with fellow Exo members Chanyeol and Baekhyun. There he took classes for the Culture and Arts Department of Business Administration.[33]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions and sales
Title Details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
KOR
[34]
JPN
[35]
US
World

[36]
Self-Portrait 1 26 13

Songs[edit]

Title Year Peak charts
position
Sales
(DL)
Album
KOR
[42]
KOR
Hot

[43]
US
World

[44]
As lead artist
"Let's Love" (사랑, 하자) 2020 7 19 N/A Self-Portrait
Collaborations
"My Hero" (나의 영웅)
(with Leeteuk, Kassy & Jo Young-soo)
2016 177 N/A S.M. Station Season 1
"Curtain" (커튼)
(with Song Young-joo)
2017 74 16
"Do You Have A Moment" (실례해도 될까요)
(with Jang Jae-in)
2018 91 N/A Non-album singles
"Dinner"
(with Jang Jae-in)
11
Soundtrack appearances
"Saving Santa"
(with Jung Eun-ji)
2013 N/A Saving Santa OST
"Starlight" (낮에 뜨는 별)
(feat. Remi)
2017 The Universe's Star OST
"Beautiful Accident"
(with Chen)
Beautiful Accident OST
"Sedansogu" (세단소그) 2020 How Are You Bread OST
Other charted songs
"Beautiful" 2014 75 Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet
"Playboy" 2019 N/A Exo Planet #4 - The EℓyXiOn [dot]
"O2" 2020 91 39 Self-Portrait
"Made in You" 75 35
"Starry Night" (암막 커튼) 100 43
"Self-Portrait" (자화상) 88 38
"For You Now" (너의 차례)
(feat. Younha)
87 42
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Songwriting[edit]

All credits are adapted from the Korea Music Copyright Association, unless stated otherwise.[47]

Year Song Album Artist(s) Lyrics[A]
Credited With
2018 "Do You Have A Moment" Non-album single Suho, Jang Jae-in Yes Jang Jae-in, Kouame Jean Baptiste, Gerongco Robert Tigley, Gerongco Samuel Tigley, Aless Ria Iorio
"Dinner" Non-album single Yes Jang Jae-in
2020 "O2" Self-Portrait Suho Yes DJ HotBoyzZz (Cliff Lin, Ryan Colt Levy, Bryan Cho)
"Let's Love" Yes Noday, Aisle, Park Moon-chi
"Made In You" Yes minGtion, JUNNY
"Starry Night" Yes Jo Yoon-kyung
"Self-Portrait" Yes B-Rock (CLEF), J-Lin (CLEF), ALBN (CLEF), CLEF CREW
"For You Now (feat. Younha)" Yes Bang Hye-hyun (Jam Factory), JUNNY

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
Attack on the Pin-Up Boys 2007 Dancer Extra
Saving Santa 2013 Bernard (voice) Korean dub; lead role
One Way Trip 2016 Sang-woo Lead role
Middle School Girl A 2018 Hyun Jae Hee Lead role
The Present 2019 Ha Neul VR film[48]

Television series[edit]

Title Year Network Role Notes
To the Beautiful You 2012
SBS
Himself Cameo (Episode 2)
Prime Minister & I 2014
KBS2
Han Tae-woong Cameo (Episodes 10-12)[49]
Exo Next Door 2015
Naver TV Cast
Suho Fictional version of himself
The Universe's Star 2017
MBC, Naver TV Cast
Woo-joo Lead role
Rich Man 2018
Dramax, MBN
Lee Yoo-chan Lead role
How Are U Bread 2020
Seezn
Han Do-woo South Korean-Chinese web series filmed in 2016

Documentaries[edit]

Title Year Network Note
Korea From Above 2017
Mountain TV
Narration with Xiumin

Variety show[edit]

Title Year Network Role Notes Ref.
Inkigayo 2014
SBS
Himself Co-host
Fluttering India 2015
KBS
Himself Main cast

Music videos[edit]

Title Year Ref.
"Saving Santa" (with Eunji) 2013 [50]
"My Hero" (with Leeteuk, Jo Young-soo & Kassy) 2016 [51]
"Curtain" (with Song Young-joo) 2017 [52]
"Beautiful Accident" (with Chen) [53]
"Do You Have A Moment" (with Jang Jae-in) 2018 [54]
"Dinner" (with Jang Jae-in) [55]
"This is Your Day (for every child, UNICEF)" (as part of UNICEF) 2019 [56]
"Let's Love" 2020 [57]
Guest appearances
"To Mother" (remake; G.O.D.) 2014 [58]
"Crosswalk (황단보도)" by Jo Kwon 2016 [59]

Theater[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
School OZ 2015 Hans Holographic musical; main role
The Last Kiss 2017 Crown Prince Rudolf Lead role
The Man Who Laughs 2018, 2020 Gwynplaine Lead role[25]

Ambassadorship[edit]

Year Title Ref.
2019 Bvlgari Brand Ambassador [60]
13th Daegu International Musical Festival Ambassador [61]
7th Suncheon Bay World Animal Film Festival Ambassador [62]
4th International Film Festival and Awards • Macao (IFFAM) Ambassador [63]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Name of the award ceremony, year presented, award category, nominee(s) of the award, and the result of the nomination
Award ceremony Year Category Nominee(s)/work(s) Result Ref.
Asia Culture Awards 2019 Male Rookie Actor The Man Who Laughs Won [64]
Click!StarWars TheFactNews Year-End Awards 2016 Popular K-Pop Star Award Suho Won [65]
DIMF Awards 2019 DIMF PR Ambassador Won [66]
Gaon Chart Music Awards 2020 Artist of the Year - March "Let's Love" Nominated [25]
MuBeat Global Choice Award - Male Suho Nominated [25]
Genie Music Awards 2020 Artist of the Year Nominated [67]
Golden Disc Awards 2020 Disc Bonsang Self-Portrait Nominated [68]
International Film Festival & Awards Macao 2019 Token of Appreciation Suho Won [69]
JIMFF Awards 2019 Discovery of the Year - Male Actor Middle School Girl A Won [70]
Korea Musical Awards 2019 Best Male Rookie Actor The Man Who Laughs Nominated [71][72]
Melon Music Awards 2018 Hot Trend Award "Do You Have a Moment" (with Jang Jae-in) Nominated [73]
2020 Best Rock "Let's Love" Nominated [74]
Netizen Popularity Award Suho Nominated [75]
Top 10 Artists Nominated [76]
Stagetalk Audience Choice Awards 2018 Best Male Rookie Musical Actor Award The Man Who Laughs Won [77]
Yegreen Musical Awards 2018 Best New Male Actor Award Nominated [78]
Popularity Award Male Actor Won [79]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Suho was credited as SH2O for the lyrics writing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hwang Hyo-jin (May 2, 2012). "EXO-K: My name is 수호, 디오" [EXO-K: My name is Suho, D.O.]. TenAsia (in Korean). Retrieved July 4, 2016.
  2. ^ "EXO's Suho Facts (Personal Life, Height, Wealth, and Other)". Channel Korea. December 17, 2017. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
  3. ^ 입력 2012.02.15 13:57 (2012-02-15). "EXO-K, EXO-M 새 멤버 수호 공개 '출중한 비주얼'". 중앙일보 (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  4. ^ Service (KOCIS), Korean Culture and Information. "EXO debuts in front of 3000 fans :: Korea.net : The official website of the Republic of Korea". www.korea.net. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  5. ^ "EXO SUHO, A PINK Eunji to Voice Act for Christmas Animation". 10Asia. November 28, 2013.
  6. ^ "EXO's Suho Sings about Hopes and Dreams for Animated Film "Saving Santa"". Soompi. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
  7. ^ "EXO's Suho, Baekhyun to Host "Inkigayo"". 10Asia. January 27, 2014.
  8. ^ "Suho, Baekhyun step down from 'Inkigayo'". Kpop Herald. December 14, 2016.
  9. ^ "TVXQ, SHINee, EXO, f(x) to star in hologram musical 'School OZ'". Kpop Herald. January 8, 2015.
  10. ^ Won Ho-jung (April 10, 2015). "'Exciting India' glitters with K-pop stars". The Korea Herald. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  11. ^ "GLORY DAY Confirms Youth-led Cast". Korean Film Biz Zone. April 29, 2015.
  12. ^ "Suho makes film debut". Kpop Herald. March 14, 2016.
  13. ^ "EXO Suho to become pastry chef in Chinese-Korean drama". Kpop Herald. April 18, 2016.
  14. ^ Bae Mun-ju (July 8, 2016). "엑소 수호·첸, 中 영화 OST 공개..귀호강 타임". Star News (in Korean). Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  15. ^ "[단독] 엑소 수호, MBC 단막극 주연 물망…'퐁당퐁당 러브' PD 신작". MBN Star (in Korean). August 16, 2016.
  16. ^ "EXO′s Suho Releases 2nd ′Starlight′ Music Video". enewsWorld. February 16, 2017.
  17. ^ "EXO's Suho Draws the 'Curtain' on SM Station's First Year". Billboard. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
  18. ^ "KIM Hwan-hee and Pop Star SUHO Set to Star in Adaptation of Popular Webtoon". Korean Film Biz Zone. October 13, 2017.
  19. ^ "EXO's Suho to star in movie with Kim Hwan-hee: report". Kpop Herald. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  20. ^ "EXO's Suho and Jang Jae-in duet in two new songs". Kpop Herald. March 6, 2018.
  21. ^ "'엑소' 수호, 日 리메이크작 '리치맨 푸어우먼' 주인공". Sports Seoul (in Korean). November 17, 2017.
  22. ^ Kim Ju-ae (November 17, 2017). "[공식입장] 수호 측 "日'리치맨 푸어우먼' 리메이크작 주인공 출연 확정"". Xports News (in Korean).
  23. ^ "EXO's Suho to play lead role in remake of Japanese drama 'Rich Man, Poor Woman'". The Korea Herald. November 17, 2017.
  24. ^ ""Student A" Cast Discusses Film, EXO's Suho On 11-Year Age Gap With Kim Hwan Hee". Soompi. June 4, 2018. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  25. ^ a b c d "엑소 수호, '웃는 남자'로 두번째 뮤지컬 무대" (in Korean). Retrieved March 22, 2018. Cite error: The named reference ":0" was defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  26. ^ "엑소 수호, '웃는 남자' 첫 공연 성료..'뮤지컬 계 신성'으로 자리매김할 수 있을까" (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-07-21.
  27. ^ "Samsung releases movie 'The Present' starring EXO's Suho". allkpop. Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  28. ^ "SM 측 "엑소 수호, 첫 솔로앨범 준비 중…일정 확정되면 공개" [공식]" [SM Entertainment: EXO Suho is preparing for his solo album, and date will be revealed when schedule is confirmed]. Naver (in Korean). February 19, 2020. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  29. ^ "엑소 수호, 3월30일 데뷔 첫 솔로 앨범 '자화상' 발매(공식)". Naver (in Korean). March 6, 2020. Retrieved March 6, 2020.
  30. ^ "Week 16 of 2020". MediaTraffic. April 16, 2020.
  31. ^ "[단독]수호, 5월 14일 軍훈련소 입소..엑소 멤버 중 세 번째". Naver. May 4, 2020.
  32. ^ Kim, Eunji (May 14, 2020). "수호 입대, 엑소 3번째 군복무…"엑소엘 사랑해"" [Suho becomes third EXO member to enlist, "I Love You, EXO-Ls"]. Busan.com (in Korean). Retrieved May 14, 2020.
  33. ^ "수호·백현·찬열 사이버대 재학 中…문화예술경영 배운다". 중앙일보 (in Korean). October 22, 2014. Retrieved January 26, 2017.
  34. ^ "Self-Portrait – Week 14, 2020". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved April 9, 2020.
  35. ^ "Self-Portrait (2020)". April 13, 2020.
  36. ^ "Suho Chart History: World Albums". Billboard. Retrieved April 22, 2020.
  37. ^ 2020년 4월 Album Chart [April 2020 Album Chart (see #8 and #14)]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  38. ^ Self-Portrait sales:
  39. ^ 週間 CDアルバムランキング 2020年04月13日付 [Weekly CD Album Ranking on April 13, 2020] (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved April 11, 2020.
  40. ^ "EXO's Suho Makes Debut on World Albums With 'Self-Portrait' Solo EP". Billboard. April 9, 2020. Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  41. ^ "가온 인증" [Gaon Certification] (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. June 11, 2020. Retrieved June 11, 2020.
  42. ^ Peak positions on Gaon Digital Chart:
  43. ^ "Suho Chart History: Billboard Korea K-Pop 100". Billboard. Retrieved April 22, 2020.
  44. ^ "Suho Chart History: World Digital Song Sales". Billboard. Retrieved April 22, 2020.
  45. ^ "Gaon Download Chart, February 2017". Gaon Music Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved March 10, 2017.
  46. ^ "Gaon Download Chart – Week 1, 2015". Gaon Chart. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  47. ^ "KOMCA – 10018130 (SH2O)". KOMCA. Retrieved March 30, 2020.
  48. ^ "EXO's Suho, Shin Ha Kyun, Kim Seul Gi, And Yoo Soo Bin Transform Into Unique Characters For New Time Travel Film". Soompi. October 13, 2019.
  49. ^ "EXO's Suho becomes the ideal church boy for 'Prime Minister and I'". Asia Today. January 15, 2014.
  50. ^ OfficialORG (December 7, 2013), EXO 수호(Suho), Apink 은지(Eunji) – 세이빙산타 (Saving Santa) OST Full Ver- YouTube, retrieved April 22, 2017
  51. ^ SMTOWN (June 30, 2016), [STATION] 이특 X 수호 X 케이시 X 조영수_나의 영웅 (My Hero)_Music Video, retrieved April 22, 2017
  52. ^ SMTOWN (2017-02-02), [STATION] 수호X송영주_커튼(Curtain)_Music Video, retrieved April 22, 2017
  53. ^ SMTOWN (May 30, 2017), SUHO X CHEN_Beautiful Accident (From Movie '美好的意外')_Music Video, retrieved May 30, 2017
  54. ^ "Suho & Jane Jang - Do you have a moment(실례해도 될까요) (LISTEN 020) Music Video". Youtube. March 11, 2018. Retrieved March 11, 2018.
  55. ^ "STATION 2018-03-10 수호 (SUHO) X 장재인 'Dinner' MV". Youtube. March 11, 2018. Retrieved March 11, 2018.
  56. ^ "[STATION X] SMTOWN 'This is Your Day (for every child, UNICEF)' MV". Youtube. November 20, 2019. Retrieved November 20, 2019.
  57. ^ "SUHO 수호 '사랑, 하자 (Let's Love)' MV". Youtube. March 30, 2020. Retrieved March 30, 2020.
  58. ^ Mnet K-POP (August 22, 2014), Mnet [EXO 902014] 수호가 재해석한 EXO 902014버전 god-어머님께 M/V / EXO SUHO's 'god – Dear Mom' M/V Remake, retrieved April 22, 2017
  59. ^ "Jo Kwon(조권) "Crosswalk(횡단보도)" M/V". Youtube. February 14, 2016.
  60. ^ "엑소 수호, 어떤 각도로 찍어도 '댄디+훈훈' [★해시태그]". February 18, 2019. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  61. ^ "[단독] 엑소 수호, 대구뮤지컬페스티벌 홍보대사 발탁..뮤지컬 배우 꽃길 행보". May 9, 2019. Retrieved 2019-05-09.
  62. ^ 조연경 기자 (July 4, 2019). "엑소 수호, 7회 순천만세계동물영화제 홍보대사 위촉[공식]". Naver (in Korean).
  63. ^ "엑소 수호, 마카오국제영화제 홍보대사 위촉 "부국제도 참석"(공식입장)". Naver (in Korean). September 30, 2019.
  64. ^ "[2018아시아컬처어워드] 김준면(수호), 남자신인상 수상". asiae.co.kr. January 17, 2019. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  65. ^ "엑소 수호, '클릭스타워즈' 2016 연말시상식, 인기상! 기록 제조는 현재 진행 중". January 2, 2017. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  66. ^ "엑소 수호, DIMF 홍보대사로 위촉돼 기념샷..명불허전 "상견례 프리패스상"". n.news.naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  67. ^ "2020 Genie Music Awards Singer of the Year". Retrieved December 6, 2020.
  68. ^ "Golden Disc Awards Album Division Nominees". Retrieved December 11, 2020.
  69. ^ "The 4th International Film Festival & Awards – Macao Opening Ceremony SUHO and Zhou Dongyu attend the red carpet screening". Retrieved December 5, 2019.
  70. ^ "제천국제음악영화제, 올해의 OST 영화 '독전' 달파란 감독". Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  71. ^ ""뮤지컬배우로 우뚝"..엑소 수호, '웃는남자'로 뮤지컬 신인상 거머쥘까 [Oh!쎈 레터]". Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  72. ^ "뮤지컬 '웃는남자', 대상·박효신 남우주연상·무대예술상 3관왕 [한국뮤지컬어워즈] (종합)". Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  73. ^ "2018 Melon Music Awards Update: Top 10 Artists Winners, Nominees, Voting, Air Date, & More". Retrieved December 2, 2018.
  74. ^ "2020 Melon Music Awards Genre Award Category". Retrieved November 22, 2020.
  75. ^ "2020 Melon Music Awards". Retrieved December 3, 2020.
  76. ^ "2020 Melon Music Awards Top10". Retrieved October 29, 2020.
  77. ^ "2018 SACA 최종 결과 발표". Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  78. ^ "엑소 수호,'예그린뮤지컬어워드 남우신인상 노미네이트'". Daum. October 16, 2018. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  79. ^ "[종합] '예그린뮤지컬어워드' 박효신·아이비 남녀주연상…엑소 수호 인기상". Naver. November 5, 2018. Retrieved November 6, 2018.

External links[edit]