The story behind K-pop star Baekhyun: how he went from a high school band to one of the most popular boy bands, Exo. Photo: SM Entertainment
The story behind K-pop star Baekhyun: how he went from a high school band to one of the most popular boy bands, Exo. Photo: SM Entertainment
K-pop idols

How did Baekhyun find Exo? As the K-pop star enters military service, we trace his journey to fame – from high school ‘aegyo’ to being scouted by SM Entertainment

  • Baekhyun was sporty at school and became proficient at the traditional Korean martial art of hapkido which he showed off on KBS’ Our Neighborhood Sports
  • Always outgoing and attractive, he had a high school rock band but was a K-pop trainee for only 11 months before debut – so suffered from stage fright at first

The story behind K-pop star Baekhyun: how he went from a high school band to one of the most popular boy bands, Exo. Photo: SM Entertainment
The story behind K-pop star Baekhyun: how he went from a high school band to one of the most popular boy bands, Exo. Photo: SM Entertainment
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