EXO – M Facts


  1. He enjoys reading books particularly self-improvement and inspirational
  2. he’s very social and can talk to anyone
  3. other trainees and team members of EXO think of him as a big brother
  4. he joined SM by Global Auditions in Canada in 2007
  5. Kris looks better in person than on camera, but he never undergo plastic surgery
  6. he shares room with Xiumin and Luhan in Korea
  7. he shares room with Chen in China
  8. Kris sometimes speaks when he sleep, he speaks in English, Korean and sometimes even Cantonese
  9. he knows magic tricks
  10. his ideal type of woman is kind, knows how to cook, filial and can take care of people
  11. he was supposed to be in EXO-K, but due to SM has a large share in the China market, he joined EXO-M
  12. Kris used to be the team captain of their Basketball Team when he was 15 years old. He likes to play Basketball.
  13. Kris said his Korean is not good but he learned to say “jjang” as well.
  14. Kris was the basketball team captain, his position was frontline.
  15. When Kris left China, his departure lead to the disbandment of his entire school basketball team. This demonstrated how valuable Kris was to the team because of his great basketball skills.
  16. Because of Kris’ poor language grades in 8th grade, the school didn’t keep him. This lead to him moving back to Canada and eventually debuting in EXO.
  17. When Kris was about to graduate from the 8th grade, all the teachers wanted to keep him so he could continue leading the school basketball team.
  18. Every time Kris went to Beijing to compete with his school basketball team, Kris’ mother would come along and record the entire game.
  19. During his stay in China, Kris was described as a very obedient kid who was also very innocent and naive.
  20. Kris went to Guangzhou No. 7 Middle School to study when he went back to China for 8th grade. He trained for and practiced basketball at the sports department.
  21. Kris had good manners and etiquette when he was in China.
  22. In his free time, Kris likes to exercise and write lyrics.
  23. If any of the EXO-M members were ill, Kris would by medicine for them and help make them food.
  24. Kris didn’t get many opportunities to go back to China while he was training. Every year during his training period, he would return around once or twice because SM was stricter.


  1. appeared in 2005 3rd place Star Academy (Hunan Economic TV)
  2. filled in for Jonghyun during 2010 SHINee’s concert
  3. he was supposed to be EXO-M’s leader but it was changed to Kris
  4. He shares room with Chen in Korea
  5. he shares room Luhan in China
  6. he is an all-rounder
  7. he loves tidbits and likes eating junk foods
  8. he’s rather naughty, but he’s really funny at times too
  9. his ideal type of woman is cute and filial
  10. he is really forgetful
  11. Lay’s favorite colors are purple and black.
  12. Although Lay has lived in Korea for 4 years, he thinks his Korean is still not good.
  13. Once Lay hurt his waist at night practicing and Chen and Luhan took him to the hospital. All their managers weren’t in and only Chen and Luhan were at home. They took him to the hospital which made him feel like they were his brothers.
  14. Lay used to practice for 10+ hours and go home really late. It wasn’t required by the company but because he was interested in it and it was his dream, he worked really hard.
  15. When Kris first met Lay, he was really cute and hard working.
  16. According to Lay, Kris is the most stylish among the EXO-M members. He usually helps the other members put outfits together or they ask him where to buy clothes.
  17. When Lay isn’t singing or dancing, he’ll be writing songs or playing the piano.
  18. Kris and Lay trained for 4 years in SM.
  19. When Lay first met Luhan, he thought he was really handsome and pretty.


  1. he shares room with Lay in Korea
  2. he shares room with Kris in China
  3. his main specialty is singing high-notes
  4. his ideal type of woman is like a noona, those that would take care of him
  5. he has a powerful voice
  6. he gives an impression of gentleness
  7. Chen made the deepest impression on Xiumin because of his singing skills. When Xiumin was practicing a song, there was a difficult part that he didn’t know how to sing but Chen was able to sing it in a second so Chen taught Xiumin how to sing that part.
  8. When Chen first met Tao, he thought he looked really manly and found it cool that he knew wushu.
  9. Chen likes singing and listening to music in his spare time.
  10. Chen’s nickname is “Orange” (in English).Because he thinks that whenever he pronounces Chen, it sounds like orange (in Chinese).
  11. Chen is the type of person that eats a lot but doesn’t gain much weight.


  1. he’s former trainee of JYPE
  2. he shares room with Lay in China
  3. he shares room with Xiumin and Kris in Korea
  4. his ideal type of woman is gentle and quiet
  5. he joined SM in 2008 when he went overseas to Korea to study, and one day when he shopping in Myeongdong he got spotted by an SM official representative
  6. he doesn’t like others on his bed, he’ll kick them off if anyone gets on
  7. officially recruited into SM at the 2010 SM Casting System
  8. he is easy-going person (usually trainees from China are bullied, but Lu Han is an exception)
  9. Luhan is always voted as the laziest member as he is the last to wake up
  10. Luhan’s fastest record to complete the rubric’s cube is 30 seconds
  11. Luhan is a Chinese ulzzang.
  12. Luhan likes taro bubble tea.
  13. Luhan’s favourite soccer team is Manchester United.
  14. Luhan’s favourite soccer player is Cristiano Ronaldo.
  15. Luhan’s position when playing soccer is striker.
  16. In his spare time, Luhan likes to go play soccer with Xiumin. According to Luhan, he scores the most goals.
  17. Other than playing soccer with Luhan, Xiumin likes to exercise and eat food.
  18. Luhan was in South Korea for 1 and a half years to train.

Xiu Min

  1. he has won 2nd place on 2008 SM’s Everysing Contest
  2. he has a chubby face and a cute grin
  3. the next member that known with martial arts besides Tao
  4. he shares room with Kris and Luhan in Korea
  5. he shares room with Tao in China
  6. he is the funniest and neatest member in EXO-M
  7. his ideal type of woman is hug-able and can give comfort to others
  8. Xiu Min’s nickname is Lil’ Fattiee.
  9. Xiumin wants to be both cute and charismatic.
  10. Xiumin thinks of his mother’s food a lot.
  11. According to Xiumin, Lay is the cooking mom while he is the cleaning mom.
  12. Xiumin found it difficult when the company wanted the group to diet.
  13. The first thing Xiumin does in the morning is clean like folding blankets and clothes.
  14. Xiumin made the deepest impression on Luhan since he thought he looked really cute and were the same age.Even though Luhan thought Xiumin was younger than him, he looked after him when he first arrived in Korea when his Korean wasn’t that good.
  15. To Xiumin, being unable to eat when you want to eat something is the worst.
  16. Xiumin is the cleanest out of EXO-M. According to Kris, he’s really good at organizing.
  17. Like his nickname, Xiumin likes eating steamed buns.


  1. he loves blue color, Western food, basketball and black cat
  2. his favorite music is hip hop and R&B
  3. he’s very conservative person
  4. he shares room with Xiumin in China
  5. the member with the most aegyo
  6. his ideal type of woman is pretty, has a nice body and a nice personality
  7. since he got to debut in less than a year being a trainee, he is often bullied by the Korean trainees
  8. he has won placed first for many wushu and rap competitions
  9. in Korea, he shares room with the manager because at the beginning Tao’s Korean wasn’t that good so he needed to learn more Korean and communicate
  10. At first, Tao was not familiar with Korean language so he called Xiumin “oppa” instead of “hyung”
  11. Tao already learned wushu for more than 10 years. He get International Wushu Award when he was only sixth grade in primary school.
  12. Tao cries the most. When the members talk about ghost, he cries. Or some touching moments.
  13. A fan asked Tao to wink but he didn’t know what a wink was.
  14. When Tao first met Kris, he was scared to approach him because he looked cool and handsome.
  15. Tao does yoga that trains his flexibility.
  16. When Tao and Kris went out shopping before they debuted, some girls walk by and say (about Kris), “Wow, he’s really handsome.”

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