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Bucheon, South Korea
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Bucheon, South Korea

Baekhyun is also known as Byun Baek-hyun is a popular singer, songwriter, and actor who hails from South Korea. Baekhyun is a part of the Chinese Korean and Chinese boy band, “Exo” and is popular due to the same reason.

Early Life

The talented singer was born Byun Baek-hyun on 6th May 1992, in Bucheon, South Korea, and is 29 years old. Baekhyun also has a brother and his name is Byun Baek-beom. Since the age of eleven, Baekhyun began taking music lessons. The singer even learned to play piano from Kim Hyun-woo who is a part of another South Korean rock band, “DickPunks”. As for his education, Baekhyun went to Jungwon High School, located in Bucheon. At that time, Baekhyun got to be the lead singer of the band, “Honsusangtae” and the band even became the winner of a local music festival.

Then, ‘SM Entertainment’ found Baekhyun at the time when he was organizing for the entrance exam of the Seoul Institute of the Arts. In the year 2011, the singer joined ‘SM Entertainment’ after giving an audition. The Korean singer has gained a dan 3 belt in Hapkido, the Korean martial art. Moroever, the singer has joined online classes related to culture and arts from the Kyung Hee Cyber University.


Caption: Baekhyun when he was a kid (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

In January 2012, Baekhyun became the 9th member of the South Korean–Chinese famous boy band, “Exo”. His position in the band was of a lead singer. There is no doubt that the band is very popular all over the world, especially in Asian countries. To the year 2014, Baekhyun turned to be a daily host of the ‘SBS’ show, “Inkigayo” together with another “Exo” member, Suho. Also, at the finishing of the same year, Baekhyun left the show so that he could focus more on his band.

In July 2014, the singer made his first musical theater appearance as ‘Don Lockwood’ in the South Korean form of the musical ‘Singin’ in the Rain’. The singer came up with his 1st solo single, “Beautiful” in April 2015 which is also the soundtrack of the web series, “Exo Next Door”. In December 2015, Baekhyun performed “Like Rain Like Musical” at the ‘SBS’ annual music event as a tribute to the late Kim Hyun-sik. The same song was even recorded and brought out digitally.

Then, Baekhyun brought out the duet, “Dream” in January 2016 together with Suzy, a member of the South Korean girl band, “Miss A”. The same performance led him to be the winner of the television shows, “Music Bank” and “Inkigayo”. Also, Baekhyun’s duet, “The Day” together with singer K Will, turned to be a famous folk-ballad duo on “SM Entertainment’s music project, ‘SM Station”. To this day, the amazing singer has formed his own style of music which obviously is very popular.

Some more about his career

In August 2016, Baekhyun came up with his 1st television with the historical series, “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo”. After this, Baekhyun became the winner of the ‘New Star Award’ at the ‘SBS Drama Awards’ of the year 2016. In October 2016, the singer created a sub-group of “Exo” which is “Exo-CBX”, with Chen and Xiumin. They then brought their 1st EP, “Hey Mama”, presenting 5 tracks of a variety of genres. Soon after then, the singer started to take part in the multiplayer online battle stadium video game, “League of Legends” on ‘SM Entertainment’.

Baekhyun’s presentation in the ‘League of Legends’ tournament ‘2016 SM Super Celeb League’ promoted him to gather more fans all over South Korea and China. In 2017, he came up with a duo, “Rain” together with Soyou from the girl band, “Sistar”. The singer’s single, “Take You Home” went on the number twelve on the ‘Gaon Digital Chart’. Baekhyun as of now is collaborating with rapper Loco to bring out their next hit. Other hits of Baekhyun are, “My Turn to Cry” of the year 2014, “Like Rain, Like Music” of 2015, and “Take You Home” of the year 2017.

Also, Baekhyun’s other hit collaborations include, “The Day We Met” of the year 2015, “One Dream One Korea” of 2015, “Dream” of the year 2016, “The Day” of 2016, “Rain” of the year 2017, and “Young” of 2018. Moreover, the singer was also present in the TV series, “To the Beautiful You” in the year 2012 and in “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo” in the year 2016. In 2017, Baekhyun has also been present as a repetitive character in “Master Key”.


Caption: Baekhyun stage performing (Source: Soompi)

Net Worth

Baekhyun has been earning a great net worth from his professional career as a singer. Since the singer has been very popular and on the demand. Baekhyun has been earning an impressive amount by working as hard as he earns. As of 2019, the net worth of Baekhyun was between $2 million to $3 million. Moreover, as of 2021, the South Korean singer has a net worth of around $15 million. Baekhyun collects his fortune by appearing in several music shows, producing songs, albums and by going on world tours.

Relationship Status

Once Baekhyun was seen with Kim Tae-yeon, a member of the girl band, “Girl’s Generation”. They were seen having secret dates frequently. The couple was in a romantic relationship from the year 2014 to the year 2015. Due to their personal reason, they could not take their relationship forward and eventually broke up with each other.

Other than this, Baekhyun has never told anything about his other relationships. So, there is a high chance for Baekhyun to be single as of now. In addition, Baekhyun is an animal lover and he even has a pet dog, Mongryoung. Also, Baekhyun has not been in any controversy to this day.


Caption: Baekhyun with his ex-girlfriend (Source: Pinterest)

Body Measurement

Talking about the Korean singer’s body measurement, he has a good height of 5 feet 8.5 inches, 174 cm, or 1.74 m. Baekhyun also has a suitable bodyweight of around 59 kg or 127 lbs. Similarly, the Korean singer has a fair complexion with a very slim body type. The famous singer has a very dashing and adorable personality with a pair of dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Baekhyun’s body measurements are 41 inches, 28 inches, and 34 inches. Moreover, the singer’s biceps size is 14 inches and he wears a shoe size of 7 (UK). Baekhyun’s dashing personality and handsome look is the main reason which attracts everyone.

Social Media

Coming to the social media part, the popular singer has been highly active on all the social media platforms. In fact, Baekhyun is very popular all over the social media platforms and even has millions of followers there. Baekhyun uses an Instagram account, a Facebook page, and also a Twitter account.

On Instagram, Baekhyun has 21 million whereas, on Twitter, he has 6.1 million followers. Similarly, the Korean singer has 519 thousand followers on his Facebook page. Baekhyun even has his own YouTube channel. As of May 20220, Baekhyun has already gained 3.49 million followers.

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