Pop Singer

Byun Baek-hyun, better known mononymously as Baekhyun, is a South Korean singer, songwriter and actor. Baekhyun began training under SM Entertainment in 2011. A few months later, he made his debut in 2012 as a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo, its sub-group Exo-K and later on its sub-unit Exo-CBX.

Full Name
Byun Baek-hyun
May 6, 1992
5′ 9″
Net Worth


Baekhyun, born Byun Baek-hyun on May 6, 1992, is a South Korean singer and actor. He is best known as the lead vocalist of the K-pop boy band EXO and its subgroup EXO-K.

Baekhyun began training to become an idol at SM Entertainment's Starlight Academy in 2008. He was cast into SM in 2011, and in 2012 he became a member of EXO. In December 2013, he made his solo debut with the single "Christmas Day". He also has released several albums with EXO over the years, such as XOXO (2013), Sing For You (2015), and Exodus (2015). 

In 2017, Baekhyun branched out into acting with his role in the historical television drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo. He has since starred in various films and dramas including Do You Like Brahms? (2020) and River Where The Moon Rises (2021). Additionally, Baekhyun has participated in musical theatre productions such as School Oz (2019).

Outside of his singing and acting career, Baekhyun is an active philanthropist. In 2019 he launched a donation campaign to help fund scholarships for children from underprivileged backgrounds in South Korea. He has also donated millions of won to several charities throughout his career.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Baekhyun is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On May 6th, 1992, Baekhyun was born in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Auditions for SM Entertainment</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Baekhyun auditions for SM Entertainment and passes with flying colors.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut with EXO</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Baekhyun makes his debut as a member of the South Korean boy group EXO.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">1st Solo Album Release</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first solo album, 'City Lights', which topped various music charts in South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut as Actor</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Makes his debut as an actor in the web drama 'EXO Next Door'.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">2nd Solo Album Release</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his second solo album, 'Delight', which topped various music charts in South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Variety Show Appearance</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Makes his first variety show appearance on JTBC's 'Knowing Brother'.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Baekhyun is an amazing performer and has a great stage presence. He captivates audiences with his powerful vocals, energetic dance moves, and charming persona. His performances are always dynamic and entertaining.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Songwriter</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Baekhyun is an incredibly talented songwriter. His songs are often heartfelt and meaningful, with beautiful lyrics that touch the hearts of listeners. He has written numerous hit songs for himself and other artists.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Talented Musician</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Baekhyun is a multi-talented musician who plays multiple instruments, including guitar, bass, piano, drums, and synthesizer. He also has an impressive range of vocal styles and can sing in multiple languages. </p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> He Was a Trainee for 6 Years</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Baekhyun was a trainee for 6 years before debuting as part of EXO in 2012. During this time, he learned singing, dancing and acting.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> He Has a Sister</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Baekhyun has an older sister named Baekhee who is five years older than him.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> He Is Fluent in Japanese</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Baekhyun can speak both Korean and Japanese fluently, having learnt the language when he was in Japan for his promotions.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> He Was the Lead Rapper and Vocalist of EXO</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Baekhyun was the lead rapper and vocalist of the popular K-pop group EXO until their disbandment in 2019.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> He Loves to Draw</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Baekhyun is a self-taught artist who loves to draw cartoons, animals, and other objects. He even drew the cover art for his solo single "Candy."</p></div>


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