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EXO Chanyeol Profile, Facts, and TMI

Chanyeol Profile

  • Birth Name: 박찬열 (Park Chanyeol)
  • Stage Name: Chanyeol
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1992.11.27
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
  • Height: 185 cm (6’0”)
  • Weight: 70 kg (154.3 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram, Youtube, Weibo, Ameblo

Chanyeol Facts & TMI

  • Chanyeol was born in Seoul.
  • His family consists of mother (Lee Youngmi), father (Park Sungjin), an older sister (Park Yoora, born 1989), and brother-in-law (Hong Heonpyo, born 1986).
  • He has a black poodle pet named Toben.
  • His ‘superpower’ in EXO is fire.
  • His position in EXO, EXO-K, and EXO-SC is main rapper and subvocal.
  • He is a Christian.
  • Chanyeol is a member of Miryang Park’s clan.
  • Chanyeol is arguably EXO’s main visual.
  • He received a casting offer from SM Entertainment’s in 2018 after winning a uniform modeling contest.
  • His childhood dream was to be a model.
  • Chanyeol liked the rock genre, he originally wanted to be in a band but realized that it’s hard to join a band as an SM Entertainment trainee, thus he started to gain interest in hip-hop.
  • Chanyeol appeared in the Japanese version of SNSD’s ‘Genie’ music video.
  • He introduces himself as EXO’s happy virus.
  • He always shows a bright, positive, and fun personality on screen.
  • Chanyeol and Kai are two EXO members who cry easily.
  • He is easily attached to people, Baekhyun said that Chanyeol cried everytime EXO changed managers.
  • Chanyeol and Baekhyun are known to be the two jokesters of EXO.
  • He can’t stay still.
  • He likes kids.
  • Chanyeol is known to be an animal lover, when he was younger he used to raise many animals from a ferret, 7 puppies, a cat, and a parrot.
  • He hates bugs and cockroaches.
  • He laughs a lot.
  • He’s the tallest member in EXO.
  • The most noticeable physical characteristic of Chanyeol is that he has a big framed body, big ears, a big pair of eyes, big lips, big hands, and big feet.
  • Chanyeol underwent vocal cord surgery in 2019.
  • Thanks to his father who loves music, Chanyeol learned many musical instruments since he was a child.
  • He used to learn to play violin when he was a child.
  • In his junior and high school days, Chanyeol was a member of the school band club.
  • He is a multi-instrumentalist, able to play guitar, bass, drum, and piano.
  • Because he learned piano by himself, he said he can’t read music sheets.
  • Chanyeol has been constantly writing music, he even took part in producing songs for EXO-SC.
  • He officially debuted as a member of sub-unit EXO-SC with Sehun on July 22, 2019 through a mini-album ‘What a Life’.
  • He is part of a music producing team called studio 519.
  • Chanyeol himself thinks that he couldn’t dance well, he cried because he couldn’t learn the choreography for their debut song ‘MAMA’ in the end Kai and Sehun helped Chanyeol to learn the dance.
  • He starred in TaeTiSeo’s ‘Twinkle’ (2012) and K.Will’s ‘You Don’t Know Love’ (2013) music videos.
  • In 2014 he joined SBS variety show ‘Roommate Season 1’ as a permanent cast member.
  • Chanyeol individually appeared in a lot of variety shows, becoming EXO’s ‘variety show master’.
  • He made a drama acting debut through MBC’s Missing Nine.
  • He appeared for a brief time with Kai and Suho in TVXQ’s HaHaHa Song dance practice video.
  • In 2020 someone who claimed to be Chanyeol’s ex-girlfriend of 3 years accused him of being a cheater when they were still in a relationship, fans argued that the post and photo proofs are fabricated.
  • His life motto is “Let’s enjoy”.
  • He can fix various electronic products.
  • Academically Chanyeol is good at language lessons but bad at math.
  • He sleeps with his eyes slightly open.
  • He said that the member he gets along with the most is D.O.
  • He is the last EXO member to be revealed.
  • He was cast as a guest in ‘Law on The Jungle in Micronesia’ in 2013 and ‘Law on The Jungle in Brunei’ in 2015.
  • Ho once held the title as the most followed Korean celebrity on Instagram with more than 21 million followers.
  • Chanyeol knows that he is indeed good-looking.
  • He likes bowling, snowboarding and playing basketball.
  • He used to have complexes because of his big ears and eyes.
  • He used to have a bad eyesight, he received lasik surgery right after EXO’s debut.
  • His ideal type is a girl who has the same humor code as him.
  • He likes and is good at playing mobile games.
  • Chanyeol loves to read webtoons, among his favorite webtoons are Yumi’s Cells and Itaewon Class.
  • He is the best Japanese speaker among EXO members.
  • He revealed that his first love was a girl who went to the same church as him when he was 20.
  • He said that the biggest dilemma in his life is whether to accept SM Entertainment’s casting proposal.
  • He is the only EXO member who is using Samsung Galaxy phones.
  • Chanyeol is close to comedian Park Myungsoo.
  • He hates going to the dentist.
  • Chanyeol gifted his sister a Mercedes-Benz.
  • His favorite oriental food is mapo tofu and hot pot.
  • He wants to release a self-produced album.
  • He uses the alias LOEY for his songwriting activities.
  • Chanyeol got at least 2 tattoos, one is a monkey tattoo while the other one is a tattoo that reads ‘L-1485’, it’s EXO’s fan club birth date.
  • He is friends with BTS’ Jin, Pentagon’s Jinho (Jinho was an SM trainee), and SEVENTEEN’s Woozi.
  • Chanyeol is close to Japanese actor Arata Mackenyu.
  • He is close to Super Junior’s Yesung.
  • He is a fan of British band Coldplay and Japanese band X Japan.

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