EXO’s Chanyeol: Full Profile, Plastic Surgery, Tattoos, Dramas, and Facts

Chanyeol’s Interesting Facts

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  • He was born in Seoul, South Korea.
  • His favorite movie is School of Rock.
  • His favorite number is 21.
  • 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.