Kim Jun-myeon (born EXO and its sub-unit EXO-K.May 22, 1991), better known by his stage name Suho (meaning "guardian" in Korean), is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member and leader of the South Korean-Chinese boy group
Suho is a native of Seoul and lives in the Seoul area of Apgujeon with his family. During his youth, Suho was the class president in elementary school and the vice-chairman of his school's student body. He graduated from the prestigious Whimoon High School where he excelled academically.
Suho became a trainee through S.M. Entertainment's Casting System in 2006 when he was 16 years old, after being discovered on the streets by an S.M. casting manager. In 2007, he was cast with a cameo role in the Super Junior film Attack on the Pin-Up Boys. In 2008, he made a brief appearance together with Xiumin, Chanyeol and Kai in TVXQ's music video, "HaHaHa Song".
2012–14: Career beginnings
In 2013, Suho voiced the main character Bernard for the Korean dub of the animated movie, Saving Santa. He also recorded the movie's original soundtrack of the same name with Apink's Jung Eun-ji.
In February 2014, Suho became a regular host for SBS's weekly music show Inkigayo alongside fellow Exo member Baekhyun, ZE:A member Kwanghee and actress Lee Yu-bi. Suho and Baekhyun left the position in November 2014 in order to focus on the release of EXO's second studio album.
2015–present: Acting roles
In January 2015, he starred in S.M. Entertainment's hologram musical, School OZ, playing the character of Hans alongside labelmates Changmin, Key, Luna, Xiumin and Seulgi. In April 2015, he was a regular cast member alongside Infinite's Sungkyu, CNBLUE's Jonghyun, Super Junior's Kyuhyun and SHINee's Minho in the KBS variety show Fluttering India, where they explored the country.
In March 2016, Suho made his big screen debut the indie film One Way Trip, which premiered at the 20th Busan International Film Festival. In April 2016, he was announced to be starring in the upcoming web drama How Are You Bread. The series is scheduled to be released in Korea and China in 2017. In June 2016, Suho collaborated with Leeteuk, Kassy and songwriter Cho Young-soo in a song titled "My Hero", part of S.M. Entertainment's music project Station. In July 2016, Suho and fellow EXO member Chen released a duet titled "Beautiful Accident" as an original soundtrack for the Chinese movie of the same name.
In January 2017, Suho starred as the male lead in the MBC drama special The Universe's Star, part of the drama trilogy Three Color Fantasy. He also recorded an original soundtrack titled "Starlight" for the drama. In February 2017, Suho collaborated with jazz pianist Song Young-joo on "Curtain", the last single from the Station project's first season.
In September 2017, it was confirmed that Suho will be the lead male of the film Female Middle Schooler A.On October 16, it was reported that Suho will star in the musical The Last Kiss in December, 2017 till March, 2018, playing the role of Crown Prince Rudolf.
In 2018, Suho will return to small screen with the Korean adaption of the 2012 Japanese drama Rich Man, Poor Woman. Suho will be taking the role of an IT company founder which was portrayed by Shun Oguri in the original.
In 2009, Suho began attending Korea National University of Arts, however, he withdrew from it in 2011 and continued his education at Kyung Hee Cyber University along with fellow EXO members Chanyeol and Baekhyun. There he took classes for the Culture and Arts Department of Business Administration. Suho revealed on the KBS travel show Fluttering India and on Vapp that he is a Buddhist.
|As lead artist|
|"Beautiful"||2014||75||N/A||—||Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet|
(with Leeteuk, Kassy & Jo Young-soo)
|2016||177||—||N/A||—||N/A||S.M. Station Season 1|
(with Song Young-joo)
(with Jung Eun-ji)
|2013||—||N/A||—||N/A||Saving Santa OST|
|2016||—||4||56||—||Beautiful Accident OST|
|2017||—||—||41||—||The Universe's Star OST|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.|
Note: Billboard's China V Chart was first issued in November, 2015.
Alibaba Chart was first issued on July 31, 2016.
|Attack on the Pin-Up Boys||2007||Extra dancer||Cameo|
|Saving Santa||2013||Bernard (voice)||Korean dub; lead role|
|One Way Trip||2016||Sang-woo||Main role|
|Middle School Girl A||2018||Hyun Jae Hee||Lead role|
|To the Beautiful You||2012||Himself||Cameo|
|Prime Minister and I||2014||Han Tae-woong||Cameo; episodes 10-12|
|Exo Next Door||2015||Suho||Recurring; Fictional version of himself|
|The Universe's Star||2017||Woo-joo||Lead role|
|How Are You Bread||Han Do-woo||Lead role|
|Rich Man, Poor Woman||2018||TBA||Lead Role|
|Korea From Above||2017||Narration with Xiumin|
|Fluttering India||2015||Main cast|
|"Saving Santa" (with Eunji)||2013|||
|"My Hero" (with Leeteuk, Jo Young-soo & Kassy)||2016|||
|"Beautiful Accident" (with Chen)|||
|"Curtain" (with Song Young-joo)||2017|||
|"To Mother" (remake; G.O.D.)||2014|||
|School OZ||2015||Hans||Holographic musical; main role|
|The Last Kiss||2017||Crown Prince Rudolf||Lead role|
Awards and nominations
|2016||52nd Baeksang Arts Awards||Most Popular Actor (Film)||One Way Trip||Nominated|