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5 surprising facts about Chanyeol from EXO

The singer has a multi-millionaire lifestyle, he is rich and famous, but there is more to him than you might imagine. Did you know he is a graphic designer? Find out more fun facts about this K-Pop idol below!  

  • His birth name is Park Chan-yeol, but we know him as Chanyeol since SM Entertainment announced that the artist was part of the boy band EXO in 2011.
  • Chanyeol is one of the wealthiest members of the Korean pop group with an estimated net worth of $8 million.
  • Most of the singer's incomes come from the band but also from his real estate investments and multiple TV and movie appearances.

1. He is a graphic designer

He designed this logo.

In case you didn't know, he was the one that invented EXO's hexagon.

2. Chanyeol has many nicknames

Chanyeol seems really fun to be around

“Wealthy Teeth”, “Happy Virus” and “King of Derps” are just some of them.

He likes to call himself “Reversal Voice” because the rapper believes his deep voice doesn't match his baby's face.

3. His favorite dishes are Galbi and Tonkatsu

He loves meat.

Let me say this in English, Chanyeol loves meat!

Galbi is Korean-style marinated short ribs, as for Tonkatsu we're talking about breaded fried pork loin.

4. The singer of “Monster” is a charitable soul

EXO is a band that often uses it's influence for good causes.

Chanyeol has been spotted doing volunteer work as well as donating millions for important causes like comfort women. Aww!

5. Dara is his secret crush

Chanyeol and Dara

Sandara Park is a 35-year-old South Korean singer that rose to fame in 2004 for joining a talent show in the Philippines.

She later returned to Korea and became part of the K-Pop girl group 2NE1.

The 27-year-old rapper has been mocked by his band mates for acting all nervous around Dara. So sweet!

Before you go, check out this MV from Chanyeol's subunit EXO-SC.


Kelsey Miller

Certified English teacher by the University of Cambridge. Wine enjoyer, writing lover and cute Hollywood actors expert.+ info

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