Oh Se-hun (Korean오세훈; born April 12, 1994), also known mononymously as Sehun, is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, model and dancer. He is a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy group Exo, its sub-group Exo-K and sub-unit Exo-SC.[1] Apart from his group's activities, Oh has also had supporting roles in various television dramas and films such as Secret Queen Makers (2018) and Now, We Are Breaking Up (2021), and starred in Dokgo Rewind (2018).

Oh Se-hun
Oh Se-hun at Rimowa Essential Poly Color Collection Launch on July 5, 2019.png
Oh in July 2019
Born (1994-04-12) April 12, 1994 (age 28)
Seoul, South Korea
Occupation
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • actor
  • dancer
  • model
Musical career
Genres
Instrument(s)Vocals
Years active2012–present
LabelsSM
Member of
WebsiteOfficial website
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Signature
Signature of Sehun.svg

Early lifeEdit

Oh was born in Jungnang-gu, Seoul, South Korea, on April 12, 1994.[2][3] He graduated from the School of Performing Arts Seoul in February 2013.[4] He has an older brother.[2]

CareerEdit

Oh was first scouted by an SM Entertainment casting agent at 12 years old while he was out having lunch with friends, he was eventually cast into SM Entertainment in 2008. He went through four auditions in two years.[5] On January 10, 2012, Oh became the fifth Exo member to be officially introduced to the public.[6] The group made their debut with the extended play Mama in April 2012.

In February 2016, Oh received a Weibo Star Award as voted by users of the Chinese social networking site Sina Weibo at the 5th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards.[7] In March 2016, Oh was cast as the male lead in the upcoming Korean-Chinese film Catman,[8][9] which was released in 2018. In July 2016, Oh was announced to be starring as the male lead in the upcoming Korean-Chinese web drama Dear Archimedes, which began airing in 2019.[10]

 
Oh Se-hun at Show! Music Core on July 24, 2017

In September 2017, Oh became a fixed cast member in a new Netflix original variety show Busted!.[11][12]

In February 2018, Oh was cast in the action web drama Dokgo Rewind as the male lead.[13] In May 2018, it was announced that Sehun will be starring in the web drama Secret Queen Makers which is produced by Lotte Duty Free. On September 14, 2018, Oh with fellow Exo member Chanyeol released a collaborative single, "We Young", for SM Station X 0.[14]

On June 28, 2019, it was confirmed that Oh and Chanyeol were preparing to debut as the group's second sub-unit Exo-SC. They released their first EP, What a Life, on July 22, 2019.[15][16]

On May 24, 2020, Oh became the new brand spokesperson of Dr. Jart+ in China. After becoming the brand's spokesperson, Dr. Jart+ achieved the highest sales ever during China's mid-year shopping festival and Oh's limited mask set sold 20 thousand pieces in nine minutes.[17]

In 2021, Oh starred in the fantasy movie Catman which was released and became one of the first works released in China that has a South Korean star involved after the Korean Wave restriction in China.[18] Later the same year, he played a supporting role in the SBS drama Now, We Are Breaking Up.[19]

In 2022, Oh made his cinema debut in the movie The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure.[20] In March 2022, it was announced that Sehun would be playing the main role in the upcoming TVING original drama "Everything That We Loved".[21]

FashionEdit

In 2017 and 2018, Oh attended Louis Vuitton's fashion shows in Paris. He was announced as the Best Dressed Man in Louis Vuitton's show consecutively for both the years, 2017 and 2018.[22]

In January 2017, Vogue Korea released a pictorial with Oh wearing products from the Moncler Gamme Bleu 2017 Collection.[23] In December, Oh attended Moncler's Hong Kong flagship opening party. [24]

In 2018, Oh became the second South Korean male idol after G-Dragon to be featured on the cover of Vogue Korea for its 22nd anniversary. It became the best-selling issue since the magazine's inception in 1996.[25] Oh became the ambassador for the Italian luxury fashion house Zegna's clothing line XXX alongside Chinese singer and actor William Chan.[26]

In January 2020, Oh attended Berluti's fashion show in Paris. He then modeled for the brand's 2020 Spring/Summer Menswear Collection, and the pictorial and fashion films were released through W Korea's March issue.[27]In September, Oh was announced as one of the three protagonists in Cartier's digital project, Pasha De Cartier.[28] Oh was announced as the new face of Dior Men in October 2020.[29] Oh was the first Man of Dior Global Ambassador in December 2021.[30]

DiscographyEdit

SongsEdit

Title Year Peak chart position Album
KOR US
World

[31]
Gaon
[32]
Billboard
[33]
As lead artist
"Beat Maker" 2014 Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet
Collaborations
"We Young" (with Chanyeol) 2018 72 71 3 Non-album single
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

SongwritingEdit

All credits are adapted from the Korea Music Copyright Association (KOMCA), unless stated otherwise.[34]

Song Year Album Artist Lyrics Music
Credited With Credited With
"Go" 2019 Non-album single Sehun   MQ, MZMC, White Kevin Clark, Woods Michael Clinton II, Bazzi Andrew  
"What a Life" What a Life Exo-SC   Gaeko, Loey  
"Just Us 2" (있어 희미하게) (featuring Gaeko)   Boi B, Loey  
"Closer to You" (부르면 돼)   Gaeko, Hangzoo, Loey  
"Borderline" (선)   Gaeko, Loey  
"Roller Coaster" (롤러코스터)   Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, Jung Yong Jun, yunji), Gaeko   Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, Jung Yong Jun, yunji)
"Daydreamin'" (夢)   Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, Jung Yong Jun, yunji)   Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, Jung Yong Jun, yunji)
"1 Billion Views" (10억뷰) (featuring Moon) 2020 1 Billion Views   Gaeko, Boi B, Loey  
"Say It" (featuring Penomeco)   Gaeko, THAMA, Loey, Penomeco  
"Rodeo Station" (로데오역)   Gaeko, Boi B, Loey  
"Telephone" (척) (featuring 10cm)   Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, jeon yong-joon, yunji), Gaeko   Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, jeon yong-joon, yunji), Gaeko
"Jet Lag" (시차적응)   Gaeko, Hangzoo, Loey  
"Fly Away" (날개) (featuring Gaeko)   Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, jeon yong-joon, yunji), Gaeko   Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, jeon yong-joon, yunji), Gaeko
"On Me"   Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, jeon yong-joon, yunji), Gaeko   Studio 519 (Loey, MQ, jeon yong-joon, yunji), Gaeko

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role(s) Notes Ref.
2021 Catman Liang Qu Chinese film [35][36]
2022 The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure Han-goong [37][38]

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role(s) Notes Ref.
2012 To the Beautiful You Himself Cameo (Episode 2)
2013 Royal Villa
2021–2022 Now, We Are Breaking Up Hwang Chi-hyung Supporting role [39][40]
TBA Dear Archimedes Yan Su Main role

Web seriesEdit

Year Title Role(s) Ref.
2015 Exo Next Door Fictionalised version of himself
2018 Secret Queen Makers Sehun
Dokgo Rewind Kang Hyuk / Kang Hoo
2023 All That We Loved Go Yoo [41][42]

Television showsEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2021 On Rent: House on Wheels Cast member with Team actor (The Pirates 2) [43]

Web showsEdit

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2018–2021 Busted! Cast member Season 1–3 [12]

Music videosEdit

Title Year Ref.
"We Young" (with Chanyeol) 2018 [44]
"On Me" 2020 [45]
Guest appearances
"Yo!" (remake; Shinhwa) 2014 [46]

AmbassadorshipEdit

Year Title Ref.
2018 Ermenegildo Zegna Brand Ambassador [26]
2019 Presenter for Tao Kae Noi [47]
2020 Dr. Jart+ China Brand Ambassador [48]
Some by Mi Brand Ambassador [49]
Face of Dior Men [29]
2021 Dior Global Ambassador [30]
2022 White Lab Brand Ambassador [50]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award ceremony Category Nominee/Work Result Ref.
2016 Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards Weibo Kpop Star Award Oh Se-hun Won [7]
2017 Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards Artist of Fans' Choice – Individual Won [51]
YinYueTai V-Chart Awards Most Popular Artist Won [52]
Celeb's Pick x Naver Fashion Beauty Fashionista Award Global Icon Won
Peeper x Billboard Korea‬ Award December Top K-Pop Artist Award (Individual) Won [53]
5th V Chart Awards Most Popular Artist Tonight Won
2018 Asia Artist Awards Starpay Popularity Award (Actor) Won [54]
2019 Weibo Starlight Awards Overseas Male Artist Award Won [55]
Soompi Awards Best Idol Actor Dokgo Rewind Won [56]
Asia Artist Awards AAA x Dongnam Media & FPT Polytechnic Award (Actor) Oh Se-hun Won [57]

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