D.O. (Do Kyung Soo)
Birthname: 도경수 (Do Kyung Soo)
Stage Name: D.O. (디오)
Hanzi : 都暻秀
Birthday: January 12 1993
Height: 173 cm
Speciality: Singing, Beat Box
Recruited into S.M via: 2010 S.M. Casting System
Position: Main Vocalist
Nicknames: Orchestra Boy, The Pop Out Eyes, Umma D.O., EXO’s Umma, Pororo
1. D.O., born January 12 1993, with birth name Do Kyung Soo.
2. According to a Chinese magazine’s review, D.O. has a lot of anti fans in China already.
The anti fans issue was caused by an untruth rumour about M1 members (the planned name before EXO), when D.O. was still on his training days. The rumour said that when TVXQ held a concert, M1 members were busy playing their PSPs instead of watching their senior. So the angry Cassies started to hate on M1
But somehow, the rumour only pointed towards D.O. and Suho, although the rumour is not true.
3. D.O. is obssessed with cleaning! His things are usually tidy organized. He sorts everything as its color, brand, and type.
Sehun: “D.O. is. When you go to his room and open up all his drawers, I guarantee you you’ll find everything neatly piled and organized. He even sorts his shirts by color and by type. Ah, well this isn’t to say that the rest of are unclean. We’re all pretty good with keeping our things organized, but D.O. is the cleanliest.”
4. In EXO’s dorm, Kai was D.O.’s room mate.
5. D.O. is the member who is in duty of cooking most of the time. Fans started to call him as EXO’s umma (mother in Korea)
Kai: “D.O. is actually in charge of cooking most of the time.”
6. D.O. also wanted to be a chef.
7. D.O. was founded by SM in the year 2010.
8. D.O.’s parents support their child a lot when D.O. decided to be a singer.
9. Little D.O. has taken many vocal courses.
10. D.O. said that someday he would want to be the hair stylist or fashion designer for EXO, but when he said that, all members answered, “No, thanks”
11. Lay’s first thought about D.O. was “He is cold and doesn’t talk a lot. But after knowing him better, he is someone who is kind and cheerful. And he sings well.”
12. D.O. is very close to Kai. They were caught talking together by camera in many times.
13. D.O. is one of the shortest member along with Suho, Xiumin, and Chen.
14. For now, D.O. is the image of EXO-K along with Kai and Sehun.
15. The time when D.O. didn’t understand what Lay was talking about when Lay describe him in Chinese and his eyes were going to “pop out”.
16. Do Kyung Soo, Do is his surname, and in Korean Kyung means “Longitude”, Soo means “LUCK”
17. Whenever D.O. gets nervous, he forget things easily.
Like in their most first interview in Inkigayo, D.O. was in charge to greet their fans but suddenly he forgot his line, so Suho helped him. And D.O. was just laughing so cutely.
18. D.O. is the fanboy of f(x).
19. D.O.’s favorite color is black, his fave food is spaghetti, and his fave movie genre is fantasy movies.
20. D.O. has a three years older hyung (older brother), which
is now in his military years.
21. D.O. said he was a very calm and quiet boy back to his high school days, because he didn’t want his friends to find out about the SM Ent. things.
22. D.O. once wrote that Pororo resembles him so much.
23. D.O. will nag to the other EXO members whenever the other boys lied their clothes to the dorm’s floor.
24. D.O. entered SM Entertainment on the same day as Luhan, that’s why he is also close to Luhan.
25. D.O. has a really good english pronunciation!
26. D.O.’s favorite song is Travis McCoy’s “Billionaire”
27. D.O. doesn’t call Chanyeol as “hyung”, because Chanyeol wants D.O. to be his close friend.
28. Suho likes to come inside D.O.’s room, but right after Kai came in, Suho will take his leaving right away.
29. D.O. once promised Luhan that he will study Mandarin more harder and Luhan just laughed.
30. D.O.’s role model is Yoo Young Jin while he is giving U-Know Yunho a lot of respects.
31. Jino and D.O. are close friends.
32. D.O. attended the same high school as BtoB Lim Hyunsik, they are close friends too.
33. Kai has a huge appetite, so D.O. will always keeps some high-calorie snacks in his bag.
34. Suho likes to go into D.O.’s room and chat with him but he will get thrown out by Kai every time he does that
35. At the dorm, Kai would hide D.O.’s clothes and make him look for it, and D.O. would smacks Kai as a habit.
36. D.O. was an ulzzang back to his childhood days, because he has that big eyes and small chin.
UPDATE! (June 7th 2013)
37. Luhan and Sehun are D.O.’s recent room-mate
38. D.O. uses Apple iPhone 5 as his cellphone
39. Suho once said that Kyung Soo likes to play with Ryeowook (Super Junior) a lot so Suho became jealous. Kyung Soo himself takes Ryeowook as his mother and Shindong as his father.
40. Suho also said that he is grateful for Kyung Soo who often take a good care of him and the other members without Suho even knowing it.
41. D.O. throws jokes a lot if only EXO members are near him.
42. D.O.’s favorite member from SNSD is Taeyeon.
43. D.O. said he is the type who will show his dislike on his face
44. D.O. likes watching movies with Kai because Kai’s taste in movies is good
45. D.O.’s older brother name is Do Seung Soo!
46. D.O.’s mother is a dancer and his father is involved in the arts. No wonder! Such a perfect art genes ><
47. Chanyeol x Kyung Soo.
Chanyeol: “When D.O. first came in the company, the first person he got closest to was me. We got close so fast that it was to the point where on the first day we met, we got on the subway and went home together. When I have worries or have something I need to talk over seriously with someone, I usually talk to D.O. a lot. I also learn a lot about music. We have a lot of memories from when we were trainees. The route home was the same way for D.O. and I, so we would go to Apgujeong station often to eat takoyaki. We have a lot of memories and he is a friend that I can trust and depend on.”
D.O.: “He’s a long time same age friend from when I first came in as a trainee and he is also trustworthy. We have a lot of memories. He’s my most comfortable friend.”
[From NAVER Star Guest]
“Quiet and calm, my soulmate.”
48. D.O. is a little bit afraid of the dark so he usually sleeps with stuffed toys
49. EXO members call him “DODYO” because he is really discipline
50. His voice was featured in one of f(x)’s song, named “GOODBYE SUMMER”
UPDATE! (29th November 2013)
51. D.O. said he wants to be a hero to help disabled people in the world
52. D.O. is the top 3 of EXO’s Beagle Line. 1st Beagle is Chanyeol, 2nd Beagle is Baekhyun, and D.O. was the 3rd.
There was a popular nickname in Korea: Beagle Idol, used to call an idol who can’t stay still for just a second.
53. D.O. is Chanyeol’s sister, Park Yoo Ra’s favorite member from EXO
54. D.O. debuted as an actor on the 2014′s movie, “Cart”. He got the role of a high school boy named Tae Yeong, whose mother is a single mother.
55. On Weekly Idol, D.O. chose Suho as EXO’s most handsome member but on EXO’s Show Time, he chose Baekhyun as EXO’s most handsome member.
56. D.O. really wants to visit Singapore
57. D.O.’s favorite western style food is Steak, medium-well steak!
58. D.O. said:
“I’m worried that how I treat my fans will change because of sasaengs. They wait in front of dorm, and when I pretend to ignore them and walk past they swear loudly enough for me to hear. When I visit home, I try so hard to try and mislead them somewhere else”
59. Baekhyun revealed that D.O. stays in house without his pants on
60. Chen said D.O. nags almost about everything and that he usually punishes EXO members by hitting them with his fist