According to fellow member Baekhyun, he makes loud noises before he falls asleep.
When he was little, Chanyeol had a pet ferret.
He currently has a pet dog named Toben which is being taken care of by his parents.
Despite having a pet and loving animals, he is actually allergic to fur.
He likes learning new sports, including bowling, snowboarding, basketball, and golf.
He loves Coldplay, Eminem, and Jason Mraz.
His favorite K-pop band is TVXQ.
He is a huge fan of 2NE1’s Dara.
He was admitted to a private acting institution when he was sixteen years old.
He was the last member of EXO to be officially introduced.
He became a trainee under SM Entertainment after winning second place in the 2008 Smart Model Contest.
He wanted to be a singer after listening to “Unconditional Kismet” by Yoo Youngjin but pursued rapping after training in SM Entertainment.
He has an older sister, Park Yoora, who is a TV news announcer.
He actively participates in EXO’s discography as a songwriter for their singles including “Run,” “Promise,” “Lightsaber,” “Heaven,” “Ko Ko Bop,” “Chill,” and “Sweet Lies.”
He made pre-debut cameo appearances in TVXQ’s “HaHaHa Song” music video (2008), Girls’ Generation’s “Genie” music video (2010), and an after-debut appearance in Girls’ Generation-TTS’s “Twinkle” music video (2012).
He was featured in former labelmate Henry’s second EP and Zhoumi’s debut EP.
He was featured in SM Station’s project with American hip-hop group Far East Movement and American singer Tinashe for the single “Freal Luv” in 2016.
He joined as a cast of the first season of the South Korean TV show Roommate and joined the team for Law of the Jungle that was shot in Brunei.
He’s also friends with Block B’s Zico and P.O., CNBLUE’s Jonghyun, Seventeen’s Woozi, and actor Choi Tae joon.