south korean singer-songwriter and actor
Kim. In this korean name, the syndicate name is Kim Jun-myeon ( born May 22, 1991 ), better known by his stage name Suho ( meaning “ defender ” in Korean ), is a south korean singer, songwriter and actor. He is the leader and spark advance singer 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 exhaust of his EP, Self-Portrait. Outside of his musical career, Suho has besides starred in diverse television receiver drama 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 syndicate. During his youth, Suho was the class president in elementary educate and the vice-chairman of his school ‘s student body. He graduated from the esteemed 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 previous, after being discovered on the streets by an SM vomit coach. 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 : introduction and acting career beginnings [edit ]

Suho was introduced as the tenth member of Exo on February 15, 2012. [ 3 ] The group debuted in April 2012 with the cover play Mama with him as their leader. [ 4 ] In 2013, Suho voiced the chief character Bernard for the Korean dub of the inspire movie, Saving Santa. [ 5 ] He besides recorded the movie ‘s original soundtrack of the lapp mention with Apink ‘s Jung Eun-ji. [ 6 ] In February 2014, Suho became a unconstipated host for SBS ‘ hebdomadally music picture Inkigayo aboard chap Exo extremity 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 melodious, School OZ, playing the character of Hans alongside labelmates Changmin, Key, Luna, Xiumin and Seulgi. [ 9 ] In April 2015, he was a unconstipated 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 filmdom debut the indie film One Way Trip, which premiered at the twentieth Busan International Film Festival. [ 11 ] [ 12 ] In April 2016, he was confirmed to be starring in the approaching world wide 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 penis Chen released a pas de deux titled “ beautiful accident ” as an original soundtrack for the taiwanese movie of the lapp name. [ 14 ] Suho starred as the male lead in the MBC play particular The Universe’s Star, separate of the play trilogy Three Color Fantasy in January 2017 [ 15 ] and recorded an master soundtrack titled “ Starlight ” for the drama. [ 16 ] In February 2017, he collaborated with wind pianist Song Young-joo on “ Curtain ”, the end unmarried 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 ] From December to March 2018, starred as Crown Prince Rudolf in musical The last Kiss. [ 20 ] In March 2018, Suho collaborated with Jang Jae-in and released two duets titled “ Dinner ” and “ Do you have a moment ”. [ 21 ] In May 2018, Suho returned to the small riddle with the south korean adaptation of the 2012 japanese drama Rich Man, Poor Woman, playing the function of an IT company founder ( portrayed by Shun Oguri in the original ). [ 22 ] [ 23 ] [ 24 ] Suho besides starred in “ scholar A ”, a film adaptation of a webtoon, released in June 2018. [ 25 ] From July to August 2018, Suho starred in the musical The Man Who Laughs in the function of Gwynplaine, a pure character with a monster-like face. [ 26 ] He received standing ovation and positive feedback for his function from the hearing on the musical ‘s first day. [ 27 ] 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. [ 28 ]

2020–present : solo debut and military serve [edit ]

On March 30, 2020, Suho released his introduction EP, Self-Portrait and its lead one “ Let ‘s Love ”, becoming the fourth Exo member to have debuted as a solo artist. [ 29 ] [ 30 ] The EP debuted at numeral one on the Gaon Album Chart [ 31 ] and has sold over 290,338 copies in South Korea. [ 32 ] He won all three independent music shows in korean circulate during the week and became the first Exo member to do so. [ 33 ] On May 14, Suho enlisted for his compulsory military service as a populace service officer. [ 34 ] [ 35 ] He was discharged on February 13, 2022. [ 36 ] On March 10, 2022, it was confirmed that Suho will release his moment mini album Grey Suit and its go single of the like name on April 4, 2022, which will be a rejoinder after his release from the military. [ 37 ]

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. In 2016, Suho started attending Inha University Graduate School for a dominate ‘s degree in Culture Management. [ 38 ]

discography [edit ]

Extended plays [edit ]

Singles [edit ]

Songwriting [edit ]

All credits are adapted from the Korea Music Copyright Association, unless stated differently. [ 53 ]

Year Song Album Artist(s) Lyrics[G]
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
2022 “Morning Star” Grey Suit Yes Noday, Gila, Park Moonchi
“Grey Suit” Yes Jo Yoon-kyung
“Hurdle” Yes Gila, Noday, Aisle, Park Moon-chi
“Decanting” Yes BYMORE, John OFA Rhee, Oiaisle
“Bear Hug” Yes BYMORE, Rhee, Aisle
“Moment” Yes Moon Seol-ri

Filmography [edit ]

film [edit ]

Year Title Role(s) Notes Ref(s)
2007 Attack on the Pin-Up Boys Dancer Extra
2013 Saving Santa Bernard (voice) Korean dub
2016 One Way Trip Sang-woo Main role
2018 Middle School Girl A Hyun Jae-hee Main role
2019 The Present Ha Neul VR film Main role [54]

television series [edit ]

television show [edit ]

Year Title Role(s) Notes Ref(s)
2014 Inkigayo Himself Co-host
2015 Fluttering India Himself Main cast
2016 Duet song festival Himself Competitor

Documentaries [edit ]

Year Title Notes
2017 Korea From Above Narration with Xiumin

Music video recording [edit ]

field [edit ]

Year title Role Notes Ref.
2015 School OZ Hans Holographic musical; main role
2017 The Last Kiss Crown Prince Rudolf Lead role
2018, 2020 The Man Who Laughs Gwynplaine Lead role [26]

ambassadorship [edit ]

Year Title Ref.
2019 Bvlgari Brand Ambassador [71]
13th Daegu International Musical Festival Ambassador [72]
7th Suncheon Bay World Animal Film Festival Ambassador [73]
4th International Film Festival and Awards • Macao (IFFAM) Ambassador [74]
2022 Seoul Welfare Foundation Public Relation Ambassador [75]

Awards and nominations [edit ]

Notes [edit ]

  1. ^[50] “ Grey Suit ” did not enter the Gaon Digital Chart, but debuted at number 7 on the Gaon Download Chart.

  2. ^[50] “ Hurdle ” did not enter the Gaon Digital Chart, but debuted at total 39 on the Gaon Download Chart .
  3. ^[50] “ Morning Star ” did not enter the Gaon Digital Chart, but debuted at number 44 on the Gaon Download Chart .
  4. ^[50] “ Decanting ” did not enter the Gaon Digital Chart, but debuted at number 51 on the Gaon Download Chart .
  5. ^[50] “ Bear Hug ” did not enter the Gaon Digital Chart, but debuted at act 48 on the Gaon Download Chart .
  6. ^[50] “ consequence ” did not enter the Gaon Digital Chart, but debuted at number 47 on the Gaon Download Chart .
  7. ^ Suho was credited as SH2O for the lyrics spell .

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