EXO’s Baekhyun Confirmed as MC for Upcoming Variety Show
luvsmiling, Sept. 11, 2015, 11:28 a.m.
EXO’s Baekhyun has been confirmed as an MC for the upcoming MBC‘s Chuseok pilot variety program ‘The Gifted”. “The Gifted” aims to seek out individuals who are competent and skilled in various practical knowledge. The variety program hopes to create a new maniac culture since the individuals they will be featuring will be professionals or capable people who have focused on a specific skill or type of knowledge and can be considered maniacs in their various fields. Kim Gu Ra and Yoo Sae Yoon have been confirmed as the other MCs for the variety show.
Baekhyun, born Byun Baek-hyun on May 6, 1992 in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, is one of the main vocalists of EXO, and a main vocalist of sub-unit 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.