May 22, 1991
Seoul, South Korea
|Revised Romanization||Gim Jun-myeon|
Kim Jun-myeon (born EXO and its sub-unit EXO-K.May 22, 1991), better known by his stage name Suho (meaning "guardian" in Korean), is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member and leader of the South Korean-Chinese boy group
Suho is a native of Seoul and lives in the Seoul area of Apgujeon 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.
Suho became a trainee through S.M. Entertainment's Casting System in 2006 when he was 16 years old, after being discovered on the streets by an S.M. casting manager. In 2007, he was cast with a cameo role in the Super Junior film Attack on the Pin-Up Boys. In 2008, he made a brief appearance together with Xiumin, Chanyeol and Kai in TVXQ's music video, "HaHaHa Song".
2012–14: Career beginnings
In 2013, Suho voiced the main character Bernard for the Korean dub of the animated movie, Saving Santa. He also recorded the movie's original soundtrack of the same name with Apink's Jung Eun-ji.
In February 2014, Suho became a regular host for SBS's weekly music show Inkigayo alongside fellow Exo member Baekhyun, ZE:A member Kwanghee and actress Lee Yu-bi. Suho and Baekhyun left the position in November 2014 in order to focus on the release of EXO's second studio album.
2015–present: Acting roles
In January 2015, he starred in S.M. Entertainment's hologram musical, School OZ, playing the character of Hans alongside labelmates Changmin, Key, Luna, Xiumin and Seulgi. In April 2015, he was a regular cast member alongside Infinite's Sungkyu, CNBLUE's Jonghyun, Super Junior's Kyuhyun and SHINee's Minho in the KBS variety show Fluttering India, where they explored the country.
In March 2016, Suho made his big screen debut the indie film One Way Trip, which premiered at the 20th Busan International Film Festival. In April 2016, he was announced to be starring in the upcoming web drama How Are You Bread. The series is scheduled to be released in Korea and China. In June 2016, Suho collaborated with Leeteuk, Kassy and songwriter Cho Young-soo in a song titled "My Hero", part of S.M. Entertainment's music project Station. 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.
In January 2017, Suho starred as the male lead in the MBC drama special The Universe's Star, part of the drama trilogy Three Color Fantasy. He also recorded an original soundtrack titled "Starlight" for the drama. In February 2017, Suho collaborated with jazz pianist Song Young-joo on "Curtain", the last single from the Station project's first season. In September 2017, it was confirmed that Suho will be the lead male of the film Female Middle Schooler A. On October 16, it was reported that Suho will star in the musical The Last Kiss from December 2017 to March 2018, playing the role of Crown Prince Rudolf.
In 2018, Suho is set to return to the small screen with the South Korean adaption of the 2012 Japanese drama Rich Man, Poor Woman. He will be playing the role of an IT company founder which was portrayed by Shun Oguri in the original.
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. Suho revealed on the KBS travel show Fluttering India and on Vapp that he is a Buddhist.
|As lead artist|
||Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet|
(with Leeteuk, Kassy & Jo Young-soo)
|2016||177||—||N/A||—||N/A||S.M. Station Season 1|
(with Song Young-joo)
(with Jung Eun-ji)
|2013||—||N/A||—||N/A||Saving Santa OST|
|2016||—||4||56||—||Beautiful Accident OST|
|2017||—||—||41||—||The Universe's Star OST|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.
Note: Billboard's China V Chart was first issued in November, 2015.
Alibaba Chart was first issued on July 31, 2016.
|Attack on the Pin-Up Boys||2007||Dancer||Extra|
|Saving Santa||2013||Bernard (voice)||Korean dub; main role|
|One Way Trip||2016||Sang-woo||Main role|
|Middle School Girl A||2018||Hyun Jae Hee||Main role|
|To the Beautiful You||2012||
|Prime Minister and I||2014||
||Han Tae-woong||Cameo; episodes 10-12|
|Exo Next Door||2015||
||Suho||Recurring; Fictional version of himself|
|The Universe's Star||2017||
|How Are You Bread||
||Han Do-woo||Main role|
|Rich Man, Poor Woman||2018||
||Lee Yoo-chan||Main role|
|Korea From Above||2017||
||Narration with Xiumin|
|"Saving Santa" (with Eunji)||2013|||
|"My Hero" (with Leeteuk, Jo Young-soo & Kassy)||2016|||
|"Beautiful Accident" (with Chen)|||
|"Curtain" (with Song Young-joo)||2017|||
|"To Mother" (remake; G.O.D.)||2014|||
|School OZ||2015||Hans||Holographic musical; main role|
|The Last Kiss||2017||Crown Prince Rudolf||Lead role|
Awards and nominations
|2016||52nd Baeksang Arts Awards||Most Popular Actor (Film)||One Way Trip||Nominated|
- 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.
- "EXO SUHO, A PINK Eunji to Voice Act for Christmas Animation". 10Asia. November 28, 2013.
- "EXO's Suho Sings about Hopes and Dreams for Animated Film "Saving Santa"". Soompi. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
- "EXO's Suho, Baekhyun to Host "Inkigayo"". 10Asia. January 27, 2014.
- "Suho, Baekhyun step down from 'Inkigayo'". Kpop Herald. December 14, 2016.
- "TVXQ, SHINee, EXO, f(x) to star in hologram musical 'School OZ'". Kpop Herald. January 8, 2015.
- Won Ho-jung (April 10, 2015). "'Exciting India' glitters with K-pop stars". The Korea Herald. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
- "GLORY DAY Confirms Youth-led Cast". Korean Film Biz Zone. April 29, 2015.
- "Suho makes film debut". Kpop Herald. March 14, 2016.
- "EXO Suho to become pastry chef in Chinese-Korean drama". Kpop Herald. April 18, 2016.
- "Leeteuk, Suho, Kassy cheer on Olympic athletes". Kpop Herald. June 30, 2016.
- Bae Mun-ju (July 8, 2016). "엑소 수호·첸, 中 영화 OST 공개..귀호강 타임". Star News (in Korean). Retrieved July 13, 2016.
- "[단독] 엑소 수호, MBC 단막극 주연 물망…'퐁당퐁당 러브' PD 신작". MBN Star (in Korean). August 16, 2016.
- "EXO′s Suho Releases 2nd ′Starlight′ Music Video". enewsWorld. February 16, 2017.
- "EXO's Suho Draws the 'Curtain' on SM Station's First Year". Billboard. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
- "SM 측 "엑소 수호, 영화 '여중생A' 출연 확정..20대 청년 役"(공식입장)" (in Korean). Retrieved September 27, 2017.
- "EXO's Suho to star in movie with Kim Hwan-hee: report". Kpop Herald. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
- "[단독] 루나, 뮤지컬 '더 라스트 키스' 출연…수호·레오·카이 '연인 호흡'". TV Daily (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-10-16.
- "[SBS Star] EXO SUHO Becomes a Prince Charming in Musical 'The Last Kiss'". SBS News (in Korean). October 16, 2017.
- "'엑소' 수호, 日 리메이크작 '리치맨 푸어우먼' 주인공". Sports Seoul (in Korean). November 17, 2017.
- Kim Ju-ae (November 17, 2017). "[공식입장] 수호 측 "日'리치맨 푸어우먼' 리메이크작 주인공 출연 확정"". Xports News (in Korean).
- "EXO's Suho to play lead role in remake of Japanese drama 'Rich Man, Poor Woman'". The Korea Herald. November 17, 2017.
- "수호·백현·찬열 사이버대 재학 中…문화예술경영 배운다". 중앙일보 (in Korean). October 22, 2014. Retrieved 2017-01-26.
- "EXO′s Suho Reveals His Religion on ′Naver V Live′". enewsWorld. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
- Peak positions on Gaon Digital Chart:
- Peak positions on Billboard China V Chart:
- Charted songs:
- "World Digital Songs". Billboard. (Subscription required (. ))
- "Gaon Download Chart – Week 1, 2015". Gaon Chart. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
- "Gaon Download Chart, February 2017". Gaon Music Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved March 10, 2017.
- "EXO's Suho becomes the ideal church boy for 'Prime Minister and I'". Asia Today. January 15, 2014.
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- SMTOWN (2016-06-30), [STATION] 이특 X 수호 X 케이시 X 조영수_나의 영웅 (My Hero)_Music Video, retrieved April 22, 2017
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- SMTOWN (2017-02-02), [STATION] 수호X송영주_커튼(Curtain)_Music Video, retrieved April 22, 2017
- Mnet K-POP (2014-08-22), Mnet [EXO 902014] 수호가 재해석한 EXO 902014버전 god-어머님께 M/V / EXO SUHO's 'god – Dear Mom' M/V Remake, retrieved April 22, 2017
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