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I don't like to mutter "Ungya ungya"...
— Xiumin
Because I want to meet the Little Mermaid.
— Xiumin

Kim Min-seok (김민석), better known as Xiumin, is one of the vocalists and rappers of EXO and EXO-M.


  • Stage Name: Xiumin (시우민)
  • Real Name: Kim Min-seok (김민석)
  • Chinese Name: Jin Min Shuo
  • Nicknames (Also known as): Mini, Lil' Fattie, Little Fattie, Fairytale Xiumin, Bao Zi (Little Bun)
  • Bloodtype: B
  • Height: 173cm
  • Weight: 53kg.
  • Skills: Taekwondo, kendo
  • Super Power (Badge): Frost/Ice/Snow/Frozen Water
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Chinese Zodiac Sign: Horse
  • Family: ...
  • Ideal type: Hug-able and can give comfort to others.


Xiumin (Chinese: 秀敏; pinyin: Xiùmǐn; Korean: 시우민), born Kim Min-seok (Korean: 김민석; Hanja: 金珉錫) on March 26, 1990 (age 30), is from Guri, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. In 2008, at age 18, he was cast into S.M. Entertainment after winning second place in the S.M. Everysing Contest. Xiumin was formally introduced as the seventh member of Exo on January 26, 2012. He also practices taekwondo and kendo. Xiumin was featured on the music video of "Gone" by JIN, alongside actress Kim Yoo-jung.



  • Young & Free (with Mark) (2017)


  • You Are the One (Falling for Challenge OST) (2015)
  • For You (with Baekhyun & Chen) (Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo OST) (2016)


TV Drama

Year Name Channel Role
2015 EXO Next Door Naver TV Cast Xiumin
Falling for Challenge Na Do-jeon


Year Name Role
2016 Seondal: The Man Who Sells the River Gyeon

Variety Show

Year Name Channel Role
2016 Travel without Manager Cookat TV Main Cast
2017 It's Dangerous Beyond The Blankets MBC


Year Name Channel Role
2017 Korea From Above Mountain TV Narration with Suho


  • Xiumin had won a competition with the other EXO members to sing the highest on the South-Korean variety show, Weekly Idol.
  • He was cast into SM Entertainment after winning second place in the S.M. Everysing Contest.
  • He's the next member that knows martial arts besides Tao.
  • He used to share a room with Kris and Luhan in Korea.
  • He used to share a room with Tao in China.
  • He is the neatest, strongest and cleanest member in EXO-M.
  • Xiumin is also known for his nickname Baozi because he liked steamed buns and he has a cute, round face.
  • He has a little sister.
  • Xiumin is afraid of cats due to an unfortunate incident when he was younger.
  • Xiumin is the oldest member of EXO despite his young-looking face.
  • He is a prankster. He likes to play pranks on the other EXO members.
  • He is an early riser.


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