Suho joined SM Entertainment as a trainee at the age of 16 after being discovered on the streets by an SM casting manager in 2006.
In addition to being an esteemed musical theater actor, Suho has also appeared in numerous dramas and movies and was a regular host for SBS's weekly show Ikigayo.
1. DEBUT WITH EXO AND EXO-K
Suho was introduced as the tenth member of EXO in February 2012 and debuted with the group's first EP MAMA in April 2012.
2. SOLO DEBUT
Suho made his solo debut with his first EP called Self-Portrait, becoming the fourth member of EXO to have successfully debuted as a solo artist. The album was released on March 30th, 2020 with the lead single Let's Love.
2. Let's Love (사랑, 하자)
3. Made in You
4. Starry Night (암막 커튼)
5. Self-Portrait (자화상)
6. For You Now (너의 차례, ft. Younha)
- Suho sold over 290,000 copies of the album in South Korea alone.
- Self-Portrait achieved Gaon Album Chart no. 1.
- Self-Portait peaked at no. 13 on the US World Albums chart.
- It topped over 50 countries' Itunes charts.
3. MUSICAL THEATER ACTOR
From July to August 2018, Suho starred in the musical The Man Who Laughs that is based on a Victor Hugo's novel under the same title. Suho took on the role of the male lead, Gwynplaine - a young man disfigured with a permanent grin.
Suho received standing ovation and positive feedback for his performance on the musical's opening night.
|My Hero (나의 영웅, ft. Leetuk, Kassey & Jo Young-soo)||2016||S.M. Station Season 1|
|Curtain (커튼 ft. Song Young-joo)
||2017||S.M. Station Season 1|
|Do You Have a Moment (실례해도 될까요 ft. Jang Jae-in)||2018||Non-album single|
|Dinner (ft. Jang Jae-in)||2018||Non-album single|
2. ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK APPEARANCES
|Saving Santa (ft. Jung Eun-ji)||2013||Saving Santa OST|
|Starlight (낮에 뜨는 별, ft. Remi)||2017||The Universe's Star OST|
|Beautiful Accident (ft. Chen)||2017||Beautiful Accident OST|
|Sedansogu (세단소그)||2020||How Are You Bread OST|
IV. MUSIC VIDEOS
1. TELEVISION SERIES
|To The Beautiful You||2012||Himself (cameo)|
|Prime Minister & I||2014||Han Tae-woong (cameo)|
|EXO Next Door||2015||Fictional version of himself|
|The Universe's Star||2017||Woo-joo (lead role)|
|Rich Man||2018||Lee Yoo-chan (lead role)|
|How Are You Bread||2020||Han Do-woo (lead role)|
|Saving Santa||2013||Bernard (voice)|
|One Way Trip||2016||Sang-woo (lead role)|
|Middle School Girl A||2018||Hyun Jae Hee (lead role)|
|The Present||2019||Ha Neul|
- Suho had the longest training period of 7 years in EXO.
- His representative emoji is a bunny 🐰.
- He has a dog named Byul. They appeared together in the photoshoot for W Korea Magazine in 2016.
- Suho is known for his great fashion sense and the ability to match his outfits with the background.
- His only social media account is Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kimjuncotton/
- On May 14th 2020, he enlisted for his mandatory military service as a public service officer. He will be discharged on February 13th, 2022.