Zhou Mi (April 19, 1986) is a Chinese singer, actor, MC and radio host. He is a member of the boy band Super Junior-M and the ballad group S.M. The Ballad. In 2014, he released his first solo EP, Rewind.
Zhou Mi was born in Wuhan, China, and studied Broadcasting at Beijing Normal University Zhuhai Campus. During high school, Zhou Mi started to enter national singing and entertainment competitions, winning many of them.
Zhou Mi made a name for himself in the Chinese entertainment scene by competing in competitions. While in contention for the final round of CCTV’s Challenging the Host, a televised national competition for aspiring MCs from all over China he received an offer from SM Entertainment and decided to go to Korea, in late 2006. Zhou Mi won the grand prize at the SM UCC Star Audition, through an online audition, and joined Super Junior-M, Super Junior's third official sub-unit
In February, Zhou Mi became a new member of the ballad group SM The Ballad, initially formed by SM Entertainment in 2010. Zhou Mi appeared on the group's 2nd album, Breath, performing the Chinese version of "Blind".
Zhou Mi debuted as a solo singer with released EP, Rewind on October 31, 2014.The title song "Rewind", features Exo-K's Chanyeol as rapper in Korean version and Tao in Chinese version. Tao also featured in a second track "Love Tonight". On the same album, he collaborated with f(x)'s Victoria in the song "Loving You". Zhou Mi wrote the Chinese lyrics for all the songs on the album. This album released in South Korea, China and Hong Kong. The Hong Kong version included a Cantonese version of "Lovesick" as a bonus track.
The drama started filming in mid-January. The drama’s filming locations included Shenzhen (primary), Dongguan, Huizhou, and Haikou (in Hainan). Zhou Mi was cast as Li Shanglin, a character described by the drama info blast as “sweet-tempered" and "talented,”
Zhou Mi's role, while small, was significant to the plot of the film. In the film he played a young man with a bright personality, and was the first love of the female lead.
In 2015 Zhou Mi was cast in the Hunan TV drama "Best Couple" as the male lead character 'Hee Sung', who is described as a hardworking, Hitchcock-loving actor who faced hardships and rose to fame despite a poor family background. "Best Couple" is set in the modern day Korean entertainment industry. The series was announced to high anticipation as it is the first TV production project of China’s e-commerce company Alibaba.
Zhou Mi appeared as the 'Talk MC' on the new season of fashion survival show "Fashion King - Secret Box", which premiered April 25th, 2015, a survival show starring top Korean and Chinese celebrities. The stars teamed with fashion designers and complete missions, competing with other celebrity-designer teams.