Chanyeol is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter and actor. He debuted as a member of the K-pop boy group EXO in 2012 and has since achieved massive success both as a solo artist and with the group. He is known for his powerful vocals and charismatic stage presence.

Full Name
Park Chan-yeol
Nov 27, 1992
6′ 1″
Net Worth


Chanyeol Park, more popularly known as Chanyeol, was born on November 27, 1992 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a rapper, singer-songwriter, and producer who initially gained fame as a member of the K-pop boy band EXO. He made his debut with EXO in 2012 and went on to produce solo music and collaborate with other artists before beginning his acting career in 2017.

Chanyeol studied at Hyundai High School in Apgujeong-dong before transferring to Baekseok Arts University in 2014 where he majored in Film and Theatre Studies. His musical career began when he auditioned for SM Entertainment's Global Auditions in 2008 and was accepted into the company shortly after. In 2011, he made his first appearance with SM Entertainment's project group S.M. The Ballad with their single "Miss You".

In 2012, Chanyeol debuted as one of the main rappers of EXO with the release of their debut album XOXO and its lead single "Wolf" which peaked at number one on the Gaon Music Chart. As a member of EXO, Chanyeol has released multiple studio albums and singles that have topped various music charts around the world. His solo work includes features on songs such as "Stay With Me" by Punch (2016) and "We Young" by Chen (2017). 

Outside of music, Chanyeol has become active in television programs such as Law of the Jungle (2015) and Salty Tour (2017). He also made his acting debut in 2017 film So I Married an Anti-Fan starring opposite Seohyun. In 2019, he starred alongside Park Shin Hye in SBS' Memories of the Alhambra.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Chanyeol is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 27, 1992, Chanyeol was born in Seoul, South Korea.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debuts as a Member of EXO</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In 2008, Chanyeol debuts as a member of the K-pop boy band EXO.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Acts in His First Film</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Chanyeol makes his acting debut in the film "Salut d'Amour".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes Solo Debut with Singles</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Chanyeol releases two singles, "Let Me Love You" and "Don't Go", making his solo debut.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases First Solo EP</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Chanyeol releases his first solo EP, "Here Comes Love".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debuts as a Member of S.M. Entertainment's Subunit</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Debuts as a member of S.M. Entertainment's subunit, NCT Dream.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Second Solo EP</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Chanyeol releases his second solo EP, "Tomorrow".</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 Talented Artist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chanyeol is an incredibly talented artist. He has released several solo albums and collaborated with some of the biggest names in South Korean rap, such as Zico and Dean. He also writes his own lyrics and produces his own beats, making him one of the most creative artists in the industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Chanyeol is a charismatic performer who can captivate an entire audience with just a few words. His confident stage presence, along with his powerful rap style and impressive vocal range, make him an unforgettable artist to watch live.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Down-to-Earth</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Despite being one of South Korea’s biggest celebrities, Chanyeol is still very down to earth. He has a great sense of humor, loves having fun with his friends, and even participates in fan events like answering questions and taking selfies with fans.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Born in Seoul</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chanyeol was born in Seoul, South Korea on November 27, 1992.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Member of EXO</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chanyeol is a member of the popular K-pop group EXO, and has been part of the group since its formation in 2012.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Rapper and Composer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chanyeol is both a rapper and composer, and has written and composed numerous songs for EXO.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Appeared on Variety Shows</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chanyeol has appeared on several variety shows in South Korea, such as Knowing Bros, Weekly Idol, and Happy Together.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Solo Music Career</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Chanyeol has embarked on a solo music career, releasing his first single "Stay with Me" in 2016.</p></div>


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