EXO Member Profile: Xiumin

Xiumin in EXO-CBX’s “Hey Mama” (2016)

Real Name: Kim Minseok (김민석)
Birthday: March 26, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Aries (Western), Horse (Eastern)
From: Guri, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea

Position(s): Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer (not so much when the whole group is together, it’s more apparent in EXO-CBX)
Sub-unit(s): EXO-M, EXO-CBX
Superpower: Ice

Power Xiumin

Other Activities Outside of EXO:


July 2017 – Duet “Young & Free” with NCT’s Mark


2015 – “You are the One” for Falling for Challenge 

2016 – “For You” with members Baekhyun and Chen for Scarlet Heart Goryeo


2016 – Featured on “Call You Bae” by AOA’s Jimin


2015 – Appeared in SM’s hologram musical School OZ with fellow member Suho


2015 – Had the lead in web drama Falling for Challenge (2015), a love story about a couple who fights to prevent the closing of the hobby club where they met.  It was apparently the most watched web drama in South Korea in 2015.

2016 – had a supporting role in the film Seon-dal: The Man Who Sells the River, about a team of swindlers.



Crime Scene 2, Episodes 5, 6, and 7 (JTBC) – A variety show where the cast and guest stars are given crime to solve while roleplaying the suspects.


EXOMENTARY (V-LIVE) – EXO’s reality show to promote “Monster.” He was the focus of Episodes 7 and 8 with Chen, but you will have to pay to watch it because it’s V-Live+.

Fantastic Duo, Episodes 3 and 4 (SBS) – A singing competition show where contestants can compete to sing with their favorite idol. Appeared with Suho, Baekhyun, Chen, and Chanyeol.

The Return of Superman, Episode 148 (KBS) -A popular variety show where celebrity dads take care of their children while their wife has some relaxing time.  Occasionally, their celebrity friends will drop by. Made a guest appearance with Chen. (Full episode here)

Travel Without Manager, COOKAT – a variety show with Chen where they travel on their own without any manager.

My SMT, an SM centered talk show.  Appeared with Chen.


Is a cast member for MBC’s It’s Dangerous Beyond the Blankets, which focuses on idols who are homebodies.  Other members include Highlight’s Junhyung and Wanna One’s Daniel.

Sources: Wikipedia, SM Entertainment, Youtube, KSHOWONLINE, V-Live, Cookat, JTBC, KBS, SBS

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