“The only people you should allow in your life are the ones that prove they deserve to be.”
Kim Min Seok (Xiu Min Jin Min Shuo. In 2008, he was cast into S.M. Entertainment after winning second place in the S.M. Everysing Contest. On January 26, 2012 he became the s member that was formally introduced as an EXO-M member.
Real Name : Kim Min Seok (
Stage Name : Xiu Min
Date of Birth : March 26, 1990
Position : Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Height : 173 cm
Nationality : Korean
Specialties : Taekwondo, kendo
Xiumin (Chinese: 秀敏; pinyin: Xiùmǐn; Korean: 시우민), born Kim Min-seok (Korean: 김민석; Hanja: 金珉锡) on March 26, 1990 , is from Guri, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. In 2008, at age 18, he was cast into S.M. Entertainment after winning second place in the S.M. Everysing Contest. Xiumin was formally introduced as the seventh member of Exo on January 26, 2012. He also practices taekwondo and kendo. Xiumin was featured on the music video of "Gone" by JIN, alongside actress Kim Yoo-jung.
Height: 173 cm
Nicknames: Mantou, Golden bun, Bun, Cute bun (came up with it by himself), Minmin, Dumpling (because he has slimmed down a lot), Big brother (or eldest brother), Baobao daren (t/n: ‘Baobao’ means bun [the ‘bao’ in ‘baozi’] and ‘daren’ is used as a term of respect, such as for someone in charge), little squirrel
Role in the group: vocal, lead dancer, screaming (t/n: like the part in MAMA)
Specialty: Singing, Taekwondo, Fencing, Dancing, Soccer etc.
Favourite artistes: JJ Lin, Jay Chou
Ideal type: Affinity on first sight (t/n: aka he gets attracted to the other person’s appearance and air on their first meeting). In the course of dating, someone who is able to give him hugs and take care of him, and give him comfort (If he sees someone that he likes, he will immediately confess to her)
Pre-debut experience: 2008 SM Everysing Contest 2nd place