EXO’s Baekhyun Breaks 3 Million Followers on Instagram
kpopluv, March 31, 2015, 1:25 p.m.
EXO member BAekhyun is the latest idol to break more than 3 million followers on the popular social media platform Instagram. Byun Baekhyun is the main vocalist of Exo-K. He is a former student of Jungwon High School. Baekhyun was a member of the school's band and attended several musical festivals, later winning an award at a local rock festival. He joined S.M. Entertainment in 2011 through the S.M. Casting System. Baekhyun was studying for his college musical entrance exams when he joined the label.
Baekhyun was one of the last members to join EXO, and was revealed as the group's ninth member on January 30, 2012. Byun has cited Rain as one of his main influences and hopes to emulate Rain's "well-rounded" success.
Baekhyun has been a host of Korean music show Inkigayo since February 2014. In July he starred in a Korean adaptation of the musical "Singin' in the Rain" produced by SM C&C. In June 2014, Baekhyun and fellow S.M. artist Taeyeon from Girls' Generation were reported by Korean media to be dating and SM Entertainment confirmed that they had been in a relationship since February.