His celebrity crush is actress Han Chaeyoung.
21 Sep 2017 - 6:00 AM  UPDATED 21 Sep 2018 - 11:18 AM

Today is a special birthday for EXO member Chen. The chensing machine turns 26 (27 in Korean age) and to mark his special day, here are some fun facts about him.


1. His real name is Kim Jongdae. 

2. He currently studies an Advertising and Media MBA at Hanyang Cyber University, the same university that BTS' Jin was enrolled in.    

3. If he were to recommend an EXO song to people who had never heard of them, he'd pick "Monster."

4. He has an older brother named Kim Jongdeok. 

5. He previously made a secret donation of 20 million won (approx. USD $17,700) to the Siheung Youth Meets Entrepreneurship Project. When asked about it, he said he wanted to contribute to society by helping youths start up their own businesses.

6. Oranges are his favourite fruit.


7. His celebrity crush is actress Han Chaeyoung.


8. He trained under SM Entertainment for less than a year before debuting with EXO. 

9. He's great with kids, especially with his baby doppelganger Da Eul whom he met on The Return of Superman.


Wishing a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to cutie Chen Chen! (here pretending to be a walrus with his chopsticks)


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