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Height5'8"
Chen

Chen

Korean:Japanese:チェン

Hometown SIHEUNG, GYEONGGI
South Korea

Full name Kim Jong-dae
Native name 김종대
Birthday Sep 21, 1992
Blood type B
Group(s) EXO, Exo-CBX
Position Main Vocalist

Introduction to Chen

Kim Jong Dae (김종대), also known as Chen, is the main vocalist of the boy group EXO, and is a member of the subunit EXO-M and EXO-CBX. Chen is considered by fans as the prankster of the group as he loves fooling around with them.

Known for his high notes and vocal prowess, Chen has also debuted as a solo artist with the mini album "April, and a Flower" on April 1st, 2019.

On January 13th 2020, SM Entertainment announced Chen has met someone precious to him and will be getting married. The bride is a non-celebrity, and the wedding will be held privately with only their families in attendance. A source from SM Entertainment confirmed that Chen’s fiancée is pregnant. The source said, “It is true that Chen’s bride-to-be is pregnant.” They added that because she is a non-celebrity, they cannot reveal how far she is in her pregnancy or any other related details.

On April 29, 2020, he and his now wife welcomed a daughter.

Age
27
Record Labels
Height
5'8" (173 cm)
Star Sign
Language(s)
Korean
Training Period
2011-2012
In Relationship
Married: Non-Celebrity
Kpopping Rank
36th
Nickname(s)
Dancing Machine, Dinosaur, Chensing Machine
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articles
129
pics
71
videos
6
albums
4.9K
viewed
122
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Chen official lightstick
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Chen's Discography

Chen - You (with Dynamicduo) (Jan 23, 2020)

You (with Dynamicduo)

2020 January

1 tracks

Chen - Dear my dear (Sep 30, 2019)

Dear my dear

2019 October

6 tracks

Chen - April, and a Flower (Mar 31, 2019)

April, and a Flower

2019 April

5 tracks

Chen - Bye Babe (with 10cm) - STATION (Nov 3, 2017)

Bye Babe (with 10cm) - STATION

2017 November

2 tracks

Chen - Mixxxture Project, Vol. 1 - Nosedive (with Dynamicduo) (Jan 24, 2017)

Mixxxture Project, Vol. 1 - Nosedive (with Dynamicduo)

2017 January

1 tracks

Chen - Lil' Something (with Vibe & HEIZE) (Apr 8, 2016)

Lil' Something (with Vibe & HEIZE)

2016 April

1 tracks

Fun Facts About Chen

1. Chen has a habit of sticking his tongue out whenever he laughs.
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2. In EXO's debut promotions, Chen's superpower is Lightning.
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3. Chen's favorite color is Pink.
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4. Chen's ideal type is a girl who could take care of him and act like an older sister.
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5. Chen is considered as the troll of the group because he likes messing with the other members.
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6. Chen doesn't laughs at Suho's jokes.
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7. Chen is close to Super Junior's Kyuhyun.
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8. Chen was the last EXO member scouted by S.M. Entertainment; he auditioned for S.M. Entertainment through the company's S.M. Casting System in early 2011, at age 18.
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9. He treats his fans very well. At an airport, a fan accidentally dropped her phone after someone bumped into her. Chen told all of the fans to be careful, and watch their steps. He went over to pick up the phone and return it to the fan.
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10. According to Baekhyun, Chen can comfortably sing “Tears” by So Chan Hwee, which is one of the hardest songs to sing due to the high key of the song.
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11. He likes listening to Justin Timberlake and Maroon 5.
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12. According to Sehun, he is the least funny member, because he loves spend time by himself.
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13. He’s very close with Xiumin.
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14. His role models are Super Junior.
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15. His favorite foods are Lamb Kebab, Chinese food, hotpot, steamed buns, fried cakes, fried bread twists, and anything cooked at the Korean dorms. But he says that most of all, he likes his parent’s cooking the best and he misses it.
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16. He’s forgetful, so he’ll have to write things down.
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17. He speaks basic English.
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18. He wasn’t into playing video games, but after living with the members of EXO, he finds himself playing them more and more.
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19. He is the friendliest member at fansign events. He is very conversational, and treats fans, especially noona fans, very well. He laughs at all of his fan’s jokes, no matter if they’re bad.
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20. A fan called him “Dancing Machine” at an event, causing the other EXO members to roar with laughter. The nickname has stuck ever since.
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21. Before debuting, his parents were against him becoming a singer, but when they learned that it was SM Entertainment who offered him the opportunity, they became supportive.
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22. Before joining SM Entertainment, he was auditioning for a music conservatory.
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23. If he weren’t an EXO member, he would be a vocal trainer.
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24. He has a powerful voice.
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25. His father is a main vocalist as well.
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26. He has an older brother.
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27. Chen was in the Korean production of the musical “In the Heights.” He played the character Benny along with a bunch of other idols/solo performers.
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28. Chen participated in writing the lyrics for a few of EXO songs such as ‘Lights Out’, ‘She’s Dreaming’, and ‘Ko Ko Bop’.
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29. Chen sang the OST ‘When Cherry Blossoms Fade’ that is for the k-drama "100 Days My Prince", in which his bandmate D.O starred as the male lead.
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30. On January 13, 2020, SM Ent. confirmed he is getting married to his pregnant non-celebrity girlfriend.
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Latest Pictures Of Chen

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Chen

Associated Groups

EXO

2012-current

Members:

Xiumin

Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Rapper

Suho

Leader, Lead Vocalist

Lay

Main Dancer, Vocalist

Baekhyun

Main Vocal

Chanyeol

Main Rapper, Vocalist

Chen

Main Vocalist

D.O.

Main Vocalist

Kai

Main dancer

Sehun

Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub-Vocalist, Visual, Maknae


Past members:

Luhan Kris Wu Z.Tao

2016-currently

Members:

Xiumin

Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Rapper

Baekhyun

Main Vocal

Chen

Main Vocalist