Ever since their well-received debut in 2012, EXO have established themselves as one of the leading boy groups in K-pop due to their incredible dancing skills and the wide range of genres covered by their music.
So to prep ourselves for EXO's upcoming arrival for KCON Australia, let's get up to speed with 9 fun facts about the boys that you may not (or may) know about!
9. There were initially 12 members.
Sadly, Kris and Luhan left in 2014, while Tao left in 2015.
8. The oldest member is Xiumin!
At 27 years old (28 in Korean age), Xiumin is EXO's oldest member (even though he doesn't look it!) while Sehun is the group's maknae at a mere 23 years old (24 in Korean age)
7. Almost every decision in EXO is settled with a game of rock, paper, scissors!
What other way is there to make decisions in a group?
6. They've had a number of sub-units & sub-groups over the years
There were 2 sub-groups formed when EXO first debuted: EXO-K (Korean) and EXO-M (Mandarin). 2016 saw the addition of a new sub-unit, EXO- CBX, which features Chen, Baekhyun, and Xiumin as a trio.
5. They have their own beagle line!
For those who are unaware, K-pop beagles are those idols who are energetic, playful, and cheeky (like beagle puppies), and EXO have not one, not two, but three beagle members in the form of Chen, Baekhyun, and Chanyeol!
4. Chanyeol is the group's tallest member!
Chanyeol towers over most at 185cm, while the shortest EXO member/s are D.O and Suho at 173cm!
3. They celebrated their 5 year anniversary this year (2017)
And may there be many more years to come with EXO!
2. They've sold over 7 million copies of their albums!
With nearly 1 million copies of their latest album, "The War," sold already, it won't be long before EXO hit the 8 million mark!
1. They've won over 90 music show awards (not counting sub-units)
With their latest August 6 win on Inkigayo, EXO have crossed into rare territory because the group have now won over 90 music show awards! For their latest round of promotions for "Ko Ko Bop," EXO managed to pick up 9 wins for the single!
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