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EXO Xiumin Profile, Facts, and TMI

Xiumin Profile

  • Birth Name: 김민석 (Kim Minseok)
  • Stage Name: Xiumin
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1990.03.26
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Chinese Zodiac: Horse
  • Height: 172 cm (5’6”)
  • Weight: 57 kg (125.6 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram

Xiumin Facts & TMI

  • Xiumin was born and grew up in Guri, Gyeonggi-do.
  • His family consists of mother, father, and a younger sister (Kim Minkyung born 1992).
  • His stage name ‘Xiumin’ is derived from his birth name ‘Minseok’ that was translated to Chinese, and has the meaning of ‘beautiful jade stone’.
  • Xiumin debuted as a member of EXO-M.
  • Originally EXO-M was supposed to have 4 all-Chinese members, but then the formation changed to 6 members for EXO-K and 6 members for EXO-M, and Xiumin was chosen to join EXO-M.
  • SM chose Xiumin to debut with EXO-M because he matched the team members’ image.
  • Xiumin can be seen as the quietest member in EXO (alongside D.O.).
  • His ‘superpower’ in EXO is frost.
  • He is the tidiest and most well-organized member of EXO.
  • He is the bravest member of EXO.
  • He revealed that he is an atheist.
  • He doesn’t cry easily, but he was seen crying at his fan meeting before enlistment after EXO members made a surprise appearance and bid farewell on stage.
  • Xiumin was recruited as SM Entertainment’s trainee after ranked 2 in SM’s EverySing karaoke contest.
  • His position in the team is subvocal and sub rapper.
  • Xiumin was featured in AOA Jimin’s song titled Call You Bae.
  • He is the only member with monolid eyes in EXO.
  • He acknowledged in an interview that his face resembles a cat and hamster.
  • He debuted as an actor in 2015, starring in a web drama titled Falling for Challenge.
  • Xiumin acted in the movie ‘Seondal: The Man who Sells the River’ as Gyeoni.
  • He was also one of the permanent members of MBC’s reality show ‘It’s Dangerous Outside the Blanket’.
  • Xiumin was quite chubby before debuting with EXO, thus he got nicknamed Baozi by fellow members.
  • He likes exercising.
  • A lot of people think that Xiumin resembles Wonder Girls’ member Ahn Sohee.
  • Fans think that Xiumin resembles many animals such as hamster, cat, desert fox, meerkat, and squirrel.
  • Xiumin’s mom had quite an extraordinary conception dream, there were six tigers racing on Mt. Baekdu, and one of them dreamed of putting the Korean flag with his teeth at the top of the mountain.
  • He raised chicks and ducks when he was 7 years old.
  • He learned taekwondo and kendo in his childhood.
  • Xiumin is a big fan of soccer, he also mentioned soccer as his hobby.
  • His childhood dream was to be a PE teacher, he prepared for university admission to the physical education department.
  • He majored in science when he was in high school.
  • He is good at math.
  • He was a schoolmate with Infinite’s Dongwoo.
  • Xiumin said that he would have become an early childhood education teacher if he wasn’t a singer.
  • He is a fanboy of TVXQ’s Max Changmin.
  • He has Indian dimple (upper cheek dimple).
  • He has a mole on his lower lip.
  • Xiumin is a member of Gimhae Kim’s clan.
  • He is the strongest member in EXO when it comes to arm wrestling.
  • He is sensitive to both cold or hot weather.
  • He likes coffee.
  • Among his favorite foods are hot pot, blueberry, and bread.
  • His ideal type is someone who’s pretty from head to toe, and her every move looks pretty to him.
  • He is studying (perhaps already graduated) for a doctorate program at Hoseo University.
  • He has a high tolerance for alcohol.
  • He often wears his official merchandise sold by his agency.
  • He debuted as a member of EXO’s first sub-unit group, EXO-CBX with Chen and Baekhyun on October 31, 2016.
  • According to EXO members, Xiumin often led EXO members and staff to have dining out sessions together.
  • Xiumin’s clothing measurements are medium for tops and 28 for pants.
  • He took part in military musical ‘Return’ alongside bandmate D.O, former WannaOne Yoon Jisung, Infinite’s Sungyeol, FT Island’s Lee Hongki, and Actor Kim Minseok.
  • He enlisted in the military as an active-duty soldier from May 7, 2019, and scheduled for discharge on December 6, 2020.
  • On May 9th, 2019 he released a solo song titled ‘You’ through SM Station prior to his military enlistment.
  • Among Xiumin’s nicknames are Baozi, Mandu, Muggleking, Fairy, XiuNyang, MingJji, Xiuming, XiuRamji, etc.
  • Xiumin’s shoe size is 260mm.

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