Xiumin Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More

Xiumin Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More

Kim Min-seok (Korean: ; born March 26, 1990) is a South Korean singer and actor better known by his stage name Xiumin (Korean: ; pronounced [hi.u.min]). He is best known as a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy band Exo, as well as its sub-groups Exo-M and Exo-CBX. On September 26, 2022, he made his solo debut with the release of his EP, Brand New.


His stage name is a combination of the Chinese reading of the hanja characters (xiù), which means great or show, and (mn), which is part of his given name.

Life and work

1990-2013: Beginnings of life and career

Exodus is the main article.

Xiumin was born in Seoul on March 26, 1990, and grew up in Guri, Gyeonggi Province. He was a student at Catholic Kwandong University, where he attended a seminar and delivered a presentation to Applied Music students. Xiumin studied martial arts and holds a black belt in both Kendo and Taekwondo. He also did Wushu and Fencing training. Xiumin is also a football fan who serves as an honorary ambassador for the Korea Football Association.

Prior to his participation in SM's Everysing Contest, Xiumin auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2008 but was turned down. Xiumin finished second in the SM Everysing Contest in 2008. In the same year, he became a trainee through SM Entertainment's Casting System.

In January 2012, Xiumin was announced as the seventh member of the South Korean-Chinese boy band Exo. On April 8, 2012, the group made its debut. In 2013, Xiumin appeared in a music video for the song "Gone" by South Korean singer Jin, who is now a member of Lovelyz, alongside actress Kim Yoo-jung.

Acting roles and Exo-CBX from 2015 to 2020

Also see Exo-CBX.

Xiumin made his musical theatre debut in January 2015, playing Aquila in the SM Entertainment musical School OZ alongside labelmates Changmin, Key, Luna, Suho, and Seulgi. In the web drama Falling for Challenge, Xiumin co-starred with actress Kim So-eun in October 2015. He also released "You Are the One," his first solo song since his debut, as a soundtrack for the web drama. Falling for Challenge was South Korea's most watched web drama in 2015, with 20 million views in just 17 days.

In February 2016, Xiumin appeared in the music video for AOA member Jimin's solo single "Call You Bae." He made his big screen debut alongside Yoo Seung-ho in the South Korean film Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River in July 2016. In August 2016, he worked on an original soundtrack titled "For You" for the television series Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo with fellow Exo members Chen and Baekhyun. Xiumin joined Exo's first official sub unit Exo-CBX in October 2016, along with Chen and Baekhyun. The extended play Hey Mama! marked the group's debut. on the 31st of October.

Xiumin collaborated with NCT member Mark on a single titled "Young & Free" for S.M. in July 2017. Station is Entertainment's digital music project. He joined the MBC reality show It's Dangerous Beyond The Blankets as a regular cast member in August.

On May 7, 2019, Xiumin enlisted for his mandatory military service, serving on active duty. His final concerts before enlistment were Exo-Magical CBX's Circus - Special Edition in Japan and his solo fan meeting concert, Xiuweet Time, on May 4 at Jamsil Arena. On May 9, following his enlistment, he released his debut solo single, "You," which is part of SM Station. In August 2019, it was announced that Xiumin would star in the army musical "Return: The Promise of That Day" alongside Shinee members Onew and Yoon Ji-sung, which ran from October 22 to December 1 at Seoul's Olympic Park's Woori Art Hall. Due to the military's policy on COVID-19, Xiumin took his final military leave in November 2020 and did not return to the army; he was discharged on December 6.

Solo debut in 2022

On September 26, Xiumin released his debut EP, Brand New, along with the title track. According to The Korea Herald, Brand New is a retro K-pop record that provides "nostalgic '90s sonic euphoria to listeners."


For Xiumin’s work with Exo and Exo-CBX, see Exo discography and Exo-CBX discography.

Extended plays

List of albums, showing selected details, selected chart positions, and sales figures

TitleDetailsPeak chart positionsSales

Brand New
  • Released: September 26, 2022
  • Label: SM EntertainmentDreamus
  • Formats: CDdigital downloadstreaming


Track listing

  • KOR: 177,439[29]
  • JPN: 7,389[30]


TitleYearPeak chart


As lead artist
"Breakin' Machine"2014Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet
"Beyond"2019Exo Planet 4 - The Elyxion (dot)
"You" (이유)6832SM Station Season 3
"Brand New"2022[A]Brand New
As featured artist
"Call You Bae"
Jimin featuring Xiumin)
  • KOR: 661,196[35]
Non-album single
"Young & Free"
  • KOR: 72,133[36]
SM Station Season 2
Soundtrack appearances
"You Are the One"201562
  • KOR: 26,196[37]
Falling for Challenge OST
"For You"
Baekhyun and Chen)
  • KOR: 625,756[38]
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo OST
"To My One and Only You" (나의 유일한 너에게)202181Mr. Queen OST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.
K-pop Hot 100 was introduced in August 2011, discontinued in July 2014 and was re-established on December 30, 2017.


See also: Exo videography and Exo-CBX discography § Music videos


2016Seondal: The Man Who Sells the RiverGyeonSupporting role

Television series

2023President Idol MartShin Tae-hoLead role

Web series

2015Exo Next DoorXiuminSupporting role
Falling for ChallengeNa Do-jeonLead role

Television shows

2016Travel without ManagerMain castEpisodes 1–8
2017–2018It's Dangerous Beyond The BlanketsMain castEp. 1–3 (Season 1), Ep. 6–7 (Season 2)
2021Drink With GodHostEpisodes 3–12
Drink With God Season 2Episodes 1–10
Xiumin’s Tennis King TomorrowMain castwith Jeon Mi-ra

Web shows

2019Heart4U/Sim For You – Xiumin ArcHostEpisodes 1-18
2022Brand New Acorn MarketHost

Radio shows

2013July 13SJ Shindong's Shim Shim Ta Pa (Stop the Boring Time)Special DJ
November 8
2015January 29Super Junior's Kiss The Radio


2017Korea From AboveNarration with Suho


Music videos

2013"Gone" (Jin)
2015"You Are the One"
2016"Call You Bae" (Jimin feat. Xiumin)
2017"Young & Free" (with Mark (NCT))
2018"Beyond" (with Beatburger Project)
2019"You" (이유)
2022"Brand New"
Guest appearances
2014"A Glass Of Soju" (소주 한 잔) (remake; Im Chang-jung)


2015School OZAquilaHolographic musical; Supporting role
2019Return: The Promise of That DayKim Seung-hoArmy musical, Lead role
2020ReturnHyun-minArmy musical, Supporting role
2021-2022HadestownOrpheusLead role


Xiuweet TimeMay 4, 2019Seoul, South KoreaJamsil Indoor Gymnasium
On: Xiuweet TimeMarch 27, 2021Online


2014Gangnam City Ambassador
Honorary Member of Korea Football Association (KFA)

Awards and nominations

Main articles: List of awards and nominations received by Exo and Exo-CBX § Awards and nominations

Name of the award ceremony, year presented, category, nominee of the award, and the result of the nomination

Award ceremonyYearCategoryNominee / WorkResult
APAN Star Awards2015Award for SNS Web DramaFalling for ChallengeWon
Circle Chart Music Awards2023Mubeat Global Choice Awards (Male)XiuminNominated
Click! StarWars Awards2017Most Popular SingerWon
Korea First Brand Awards2023Best Male Solo SingerWon

Xiumin Biography

Date of Birth26-Mar-1990
Age in 202333
Birth PlaceNamyangju
CountrySouth Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
Height1.73 (m)
WeightUnknown (KGs)
ProfessionPop Singer
HeightIn Centimeters: 173 cm.
In Meters: 1.73 m.
In Feet Inches: 5'8"
WeightIn KG: Not known
In Pound: Not known
Eye Color-
Hair Color-
Marital StatusYet to update

Some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Xiumin.

  1. What is the Net Worth of Xiumin?

The Net Worth of Xiumin is $1.5 Million.

  1. What is the Height of Xiumin?

The height of Xiumin is 1.73.

  1. Where is the birthplace of Xiumin?

The birthplace of Xiumin is Namyangju

  1. What is the Date of Birth of Xiumin?

The birthday of Xiumin is on 26-Mar-1990.

  1. Is Xiumin Married?

The marital status of Xiumin is: Yet to update.

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