In the recent past, Chanyeol has become a household name in Asia, thanks to his popularity. The artist is a member of EXO, a famous South Korean-Chinese boy group. Other than the activities of this particular group, he has also been actively involved in acting and modeling. He is known for his memorable roles in So I Married an Anti-fan of 2016, and Secret Queen Makers of 2018.
Being a successful artist has not been a walk in the park for Park Chan Yeol. It has called for hard work, determination, and sacrifice. Despite being a member of EXO, a lot about Chanyeol's net worth, career, and relationship status is not known to his fans.
Park Chan Yeol profile summary
- Birth name: Park Chan Yeol (박찬열)
- Stage name: Chanyeol (찬열)
- Nickname: Happy Virus, Wealthy Teeth and King of Derps
- Date of birth: November 27th, 1992
- Chanyeol birthday: November 27th
- Chanyeol age: 27 years old
- Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
- Place of birth: Seoul, South Korea
- Nationality: South Korean
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, actor, music producer, and model
- Famous for: EXO Member
- Position: Main Rapper, and vocalist
- Specialties: Playing musical instruments (guitar, bass, drum, and djembe), rap, and acting
- Sub-unit: EXO-K, EXO-SC
- Labels: SM and Avex Trax
- Years active: 2012 - present
- Religion: Christianity
- Gender: Male
- Ethnicity: White
- Blood group: A
- Chanyeol height: 6 feet 1 inch or 186 cm
- Weight: 59 kg or 130 lbs
- Eye color: Black
- Hair color: Blonde
- Marital status: Not married
- S*exual orientation: Straight
Park Chan Yeol biography
The EXO star was born on November 27th, 1992 in Seoul, South Korea. He is the younger brother to Park Yoo-Ra, who was a reporter at YTN and MBC. His parents are Lee Young-Mi and Park Sung-Jin, father and mother, respectively.
He attended Hyundai High School for his elementary studies and later joined Kyung Hee Cyber University. Additionally, he was also enrolled in a private acting school at age sixteen years to develop his acting passion.
The South Korean star has so far had an illustrious career as a singer, songwriter, actor, music producer, and model. His interest in music began early in his life. While in high school, the singer formed a rock band with his schoolmates.
He later shifted from singing to acting after graduating from high school. In 2008 he took part in Smart Model Contest. SM Entertainment sponsored the contest.
He finished the contest in the runners-up position and joined SM Entertainment's in-house academy as a trainee.
His music career was significantly influenced by American singers Eminem and Jason Mraz and wished to become a rapper someday. He joined the EXO group in 2012.
As a model, he has attracted the attention of many popular magazines. Some of them include L'Officiel Hommes, W, and Allure. He has as well attended numerous fashion events of respectable brands such as Prada, Christian Dior, and Calvin Klein.
Throughout his career, the South Korean celebrity has released numerous hits and featured in movies, shows, and dramas. He has also won several awards and nominations.
He has released the following songs.
- Young Street
- Last Hunter
- Don't Make Money
- Freal Luv
- Ko Ko Bop
- What a Life
- Just Us 2
- Closer to You
- Sweet Lies
- Give Me That
- With You
- Love Shot
- Slow Walk
As an actor and television personality, he has appeared in the following shows, films, and dramas.
- Law of the Jungle in 2014 and 2015 as a recurring cast in episodes 90 to 94 and 175 to 177, respectively.
- Roommate in 2014 as the main cast in season 1.
- Master Key in 2017 as a recurring cast in episode 4.
- Salty Tour in 2018 as a recurring cast in episode 25 to 30.
- High Kick! in 2008 as a high school student in episode 71.
- To The Beautiful You in 2014.
- Royal Villa in 2014.
- Exo Next Door in 2015 as Chanyeol (main actor).
- Missing 9 in 2017 as Lee Yeol (supporting actor).
- Memories of the Alhambra as Jung Se-Joo (supporting actor).
- Secret Queen Makers as Chanyeol (lead actor).
- Salut d'Amour in 2015 as Min-sung.
- So I Married an Anti-fan in 2016 as Hoo Joon.
Awards and achievements
The celebrated actor has bagged the following awards and recognition so far.
- In 2015, he won the Best New Actor and Hallyu Star Award during the 8th Korea Drama Awards for his exemplary role in Exo Next Door.
- In 2016, during the 16th Top Chinese Music Awards, he was awarded the Most Popular Foreign Idol award.
- In 2017, during the 5th YinYueTai VChart Awards, he won the Best Collaboration alongside Yuan Shanshan and the Most Popular Artist.
- During the Asia Model Festival Awards in 2017, he received the Asia OST Popularity together with Punch for their memorable roles in Stay With Me.
- He was nominated for the Best OST during the 19th Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2017.
- He was also nominated for the Top 10 award during the 9th Melon Music Awards in 2017.
- In 2018, he was awarded the Best Korean Single of the Year alongside Punch during the 13th KKBox Music Awards for their roles in Stay With Me.
- In 2019, he won the Most Popular Overseas Singer during the 1st Tencent Music Entertainment Awards (TMEA).
How much is Park Chan Yeol worth?
Chanyeol net worth is estimated at $8 million. He has earned his wealth-income as an actor and singer. He appears to be the wealthiest member of the EXO group when it comes to properties because he is a property owner.
Who is Chanyeol wife?
The EXO group member is currently not married. However, he has been in a relationship in the past. He was dating Kwak Saebyul, but their relationship ended when he officially became an EXO member.
He is also not a father yet. Therefore, if you are looking forward to seeing Chanyeol daughter, you will have to wait longer.
Does Chanyeol have a tattoo?
The singer has four tattoos. He is the only member of the EXO group with permanent tattoos. This is what you need to know about Chanyeol tattoo.
- He has a LOEY his producer name tattooed on his left-hand middle finger.
- He has EXO's anniversary date L-1485 as his second tattoo.
- He got a twin moon tattoo, which together makes a guitar.
- His recent tattoo is a picture of a monkey.
- He is the one who designed EXO’s hexagon logo.
Chanyeol Instagram, SoundCloud, Weibo, and YouTube channel
The singer enjoys an incredible following on various social media platforms. You can follow the celebrity on those media platforms using the links below.
Random facts about Chanyeol
Below are some facts about this EXO member you need to know.
- He wished to be in a relationship with someone who likes to cook and has a similar taste for music as him.
- He speaks English fluently.
- He owns a studio called Studio 519.
- He is allergic to fur and can only stay an hour with a dog before his allergies start reacting. Nonetheless, he has a dog.
- He is a huge fan of 2NE1’s Dara.
- He had Lasik eye surgery when he was still a trainee.
Chanyeol is no doubt one of the most celebrated South Korean stars of our times. His impressive talents as a singer, songwriter, model and actor have earned him fame as well as a substantial amount of income. He is indeed a voice to reckon for numerous artists across the globe.