Park Chan-yeol, better known as Chanyeol, is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and model born on November 27, 1992. He is popularly known as a member of the boy group EXO and its sub-groups. In 2008, he won second place in the Smart Model Contest and became an SM Entertainment trainee. Chanyeol is a multi-talented individual whose career goes back to 2012. He quickly became popular amongst fans and the media due to his fun personality and good-looking visuals. Today, we celebrate him on his birthday!

Fast Facts

Birth date:

November 27, 1992



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Park Chan-yeol, better known as Chanyeol, is a multi-talented South Korean act. Chanyeol wears many hats, including those of a rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and model. He is a Sagittarius born on November 27, 1992, and his birthplace is Seoul, South Korea. He is of Asian descent. Chanyeol’s musical interests were piqued after he watched “School of Rock” in elementary school. He learned how to play the drums and wanted to become a singer after he heard Yoo Young-jin’s ‘Unconditional Kismet.’ Chanyeol attended Hyundai High School and got admitted to a private acting institution at 16.

In February 2012, Chanyeol was introduced to the public as an EXO member. By April, the boy group debuted with their E.P. “Mama.” Chanyeol joined the cast of “Law of the Jungle” in October 2013. He composed an original soundtrack in 2015 for the show titled “Last Hunter.” In 2014, he became a regular cast member on “Roommate” but left the show in September due to scheduling conflicts. By 2015, he made his film debut with “Salut d’Amour.” Chanyeol made appearances in more films and television shows, including “EXO Next Door.” By May 2016, EXO released their third studio album, “Ex’Act.” In February 2017, reports claimed Chanyeol had registered himself as a music producer under the pseudonym “Loey,” and in April 2019, he released his first solo song ‘SSFW.’ In June of that year, Chanyeol and Sehun debuted as EXO’s second official sub-unit called EXO-SC. The duo’s first E.P., “What a Life,” dropped in July.

Chanyeol is a successful multi-talented superstar with so much entertainment to offer. His personal life isn’t public. However, Chanyeol is single and without kids. So, he shares his success with his family and friends.

Career timeline

His EXO Debut

EXO introduces Chanyeol as its member to the public.

He Appears in "Roommate"

Chanyeol becomes a regular on the T.V. show "Roommate."

His Big Screen Debut

Chanyeol debuts on the big screen in "Salut d’Amour."

[{His First Solo Song

Chanyeol releases his first solo song, ‘SSFW.’

Why We Love Chanyeol

  1. He’s multi-talented

    Chanyeol raps, models, acts, and produces music. He can do it all!

  2. He’s handsome

    Chanyeol is very handsome. His dimples are our favorite feature, and we could get lost in his smile.

  3. He’s hardworking

    Chanyeol works very hard. He has a tight schedule and is always working.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He got enlisted into the military

    Chanyeol was enlisted into the military as an active soldier in March 2021.

  2. He went to college

    Chanyeol attended Kyung Hee Cyber University and took graduate studies for interior design at Inha University.

  3. He was a Prada ambassador

    Chanyeol was appointed an ambassador for Prada in 2020.

  4. He wrote EXO-SC tracks

    Chanyeol was credited as “Loey” and wrote, composed, and arranged EXO-SC’s songs.

  5. He’s influenced by Eminem

    Chanyeol cites Eminem as one of his most significant musical influences.

Chanyeol FAQs

Does Chanyeol like rock music?

Chanyeol says he would exclusively listen to rock music when he was younger. Since he liked playing drums and was in a band, he really enjoyed rock.

Who is married in EXO?

EXO’s member Chen is married.

Who is EXO’s leader?

Suho is EXO’s leader since the group debuted.

Chanyeol’s birthday dates

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