|Real Name:||Byun Baekhyun|
|Alternative Spelling(s):||변백현, 邊伯賢|
|Date of Birth:||May 6th, 1992|
|Place of Birth:||Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea|
|Associated Acts:||EXO, EXO-K, SMTOWN, EXO-CBX|
|Affiliations:||EXO member, EXO-K member, EXO-CBX member|
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Byun Baekhyun (변백현), better known as simply Baekhyun, is the lead vocalist of EXO-K.
- Stage Name: Baekhyun (백현)
- Real Name: Byun Baek Hyun (변백현)
- Chinese Name: Bian Buo Xian (邊伯賢).
- Nicknames (Also known as): Bacon, Baekon, RapByun, [Soulful] RapByun, Tao-copier.Baek06
- Bloodtype: O
- Height: 174cm
- Weight: 53kg.
- Skills: Hapkido, piano
- Super Power (Badge): Light
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Chinese Zodiac Sign: Monkey
- Family: Father, Mother, Older brother (7 years older)
Baekhyun was born on May 6, 1992 in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, to a couple whose names are undisclosed. He has an older brother, Byun Baekbeom.
Baekhyun started singing at a young age. At age of 9, he decided to become a professional singer and began to participate in various competitions to gain experience and meet other young singers. Baekhyun is former pupil of Jungwon High School. He was a member of the school's band and attended several musical festivals, later winning an award at a local rock festival. During this period, he refused several propositions from talent agencies.
He was spotted by an agent of S.M. Entertainment as he was studying for his college musical entrance exams. He was proposed to join the label as a trainee, which he finally agreed to in 2011 through the S.M. Casting System. On how he entered SM:. "That day I had an exam, I wanted to do music, I was in front of the school holding my notes and relaxing my vocal cords when suddenly someone touched my back. I'm not sure if you can call it luck, but that's how I fatefully entered SM."
He was selected in early 2011 to be part of S.M.'s new boyband, EXO, he was one of the last members to join the group, and was revealed as the group's ninth member on January 30, 2012. He appeared in the 19th Teaser with Lay and Chen. His position in the group is lead singer of the Korean subgroup EXO-K as shown to the public in the music video for "What Is Love", which he sang with bandmate, D.O..
Baekhyun has cited Rain as one of his main influences and hopes to emulate Rain's "well-rounded" success.
He has been dating labelmate and Girls' Generation's leader, Kim Taeyeon, since February 2014. They are said to "Have started off as close sunbae-hoobae, the two recently developed feelings for each other and are in the beginning stages."
|2012||To the Beautiful You||SBS||Himself (Cameo)|
|2015||Exo Next Door||Naver TV Cast||Baekhyun|
|2016||Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo||SBS||Wang Eun|
|2014||Singin' In The Rain||Don Lockwood|
- Main article: EXO 1001.
- In MAMA, Baekhyun is known for his 'Sun Gun', because in the dance, he was given the part where he 'shoots a gun'.
- He is famous for his light switch dance.
- Kai said that Baekhyun was the most popular member with the girl groups.
- His roommate is Chanyeol, hence the couple 'BaekYeol'.
- He likes to tease Tao.
Byun Family Tree
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