Super Junior (슈퍼주니어), often referred to as SJ or SuJu, is a boy band from South Korea formed by SM Entertainment in 2005. With a total of 13 members, they are one of the largest boy bands in the world. The group consists of Leeteuk, Heechul, Han Geng, Yesung, Kangin, Shindong, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Siwon, Ryeowook, Kibum and Kyuhyun.
As of 2010, only 10 members are active, due to Han Geng leaving SM Entertainment, Kangin’s leave of absence for mandatory military service and Kibum’s pursuit of an acting career.
Super Junior has released and contributed in 20 different kinds of records with varying degrees of success . Over the years, they have been divided into smaller sub groups, simultaneously targeting different music industries and audiences.
Super Junior has earned seven music awards from the M.net Asian Music Awards, eleven from the Golden Disk Awards, and is the second singing group to win Favorite Artist Korea at the 2008 MTV Asia Awards after JTL in 2003.
Park JungSoo (born July 1, 1983), better known by his stage name Leeteuk, is a Korean pop singer, presenter, and occasional actor. He is the leader of the super boy band Super Junior. His stage name literally means “special”.
When Leeteuk and his older sister, Park InYoung, traveled to Myeongdong for a holiday in early 2000, he was recommended by a talent scout to audition for SM Entertainment’s Starlight Casting System, an audition that selects artists to sign under their label. After several test recordings and performances, he signed into SM Entertainment and became the company’s trainee.
Leeteuk was put into a five-member boyband with future bandmate Donghae, but the project was quickly dropped. They were then put into the large rotational group Super Junior along with ten other boys. Older than the other trainees, Leeteuk became the leader of the group.
During his career with Super Junior, Leeteuk was put into two subgroups, smaller groups that are branched off of the larger Super Junior group. In February 2007, Leeteuk was placed in the trot-singing Super Junior-T. A year later, Leeteuk became a member of Super Junior-Happy.
He is the first idol MC.
Kim HeeChul (born July 10, 1983), sometimes mononymously credited as Heechul, is a Korean pop singer, actor, presenter, disc jockey and a member of the popular 13-member, boy band Super Junior.
He was discovered at Starlight Casting System October 2002 where he joined the auditions on a whim with his friends. Even though he was late because of unfamiliar places, he still passed the audition because of his dance. Initially, Heechul was placed in a four-member project group called, “Four Seasons.” This group included other members Jaejoong, Yunho, and Kang-in. The prospective group never came through though as both Jaejoong and Yunho were chosen to join another all-male singing group, TVXQ, which debuted in December 2003. With two members gone, the idea of Four Seasons dropped. Heechul and Kang-in were then placed in Super Junior along with ten other trainees under the same company. This project group managed through well and debuted two years later on November 6, 2005 under the name Super Junior 05.
Other activities of Heechul before his official debut include modeling, acting, and VJing. He made his first appearance on TV starring in the teen drama “Banolim 2”.
Heechul became part of a Super Junior sub-group, Super Junior-T, which debuted on February 23, 2007 with the Trot “teuroteu” single “Rokuko!!!” (65 로꾸거; [RoKuGo (backwards) spelled backwards]).
Like bandmate Kibum, Heechul made his first television appearance as an actor before the debut of Super Junior. He starred in the 2005 teen drama, Sharp 2, in which he acted alongside Kibum. Not long afterwards, Heechul appeared in an episode of Loveholic as a chef trainee. After the debut of Super Junior, Heechul teamed with Kibum again to star in the sixth season of Nonstop, alternatively known as Rainbow Romance. In 2006, Heechul starred as the supporting character Gong Min in Bad Family. In 2007, he starred in the popular family drama Golden Bride as Kim Young-soo.
Kim JongWoon (born August 24, 1984), better known by his stage name Yesung, is a Korean pop singer and occasional actor. He is one of the four lead vocalists of the boy band Super Junior. He was once a radio host for his own radio program, M.I.R.A.C.L.E for You, which ended its broadcast in September 2007. His stage name Yesung, is translated to “art-like voice” and is derived from the phrase “예술가의 성대”, meaning “vocal chords of an artist.”
Yesung was born in Cheonan, South Chungcheong. At a young age, he has expressed interest in singing. In 1999, Yesung joined a broadcasted singing competition and won gold at the Chun-an Singing Competition. In 2001, Yesung’s mother signed him up to audition for SM Entertainment’s Starlight Casting System, a casting audition that selects artists to sign under the label. He impressed the judges with his “artistic voice”, and signed under SM Entertainment that same year. In late 2004, Yesung was recruited into the large all-male rotational boy band Super Junior.
During his career with Super Junior, Yesung was put into two subgroups, smaller groups that are branched off of the larger Super Junior group. In November 2006, Yesung was placed in Super Junior’s first subgroup, Super Junior-K.R.Y, a group specializing in singing mournful, R&B ballads. Almost two years later, Yesung became a member of Super Junior-Happy.
In 2010, Yesung appeared together with groupmate Leeteuk as MCs for a new programme, MBC Love Chaser.
In 2010, Yesung was recruited as a new MC for MUZIT, a musical talk show alongside K.Will and veteran composer Yoo Youngsuk. The show showcases various musical talents from the Korean music industry.
Yesung’s acting career began in the summer of 2007 with the release of Attack on the Pin-Up Boys. In 2009, Yesung was casted to play Jung Myung-soo in the musical South Korean Mountain Fortress, He was also performing in the musical Hong Gil Dong that was running from February 18 to April 18, alongside group mate Sungmin.
In 2010, Yesung was casted in the musical Spamalot as one of the male leads, Sir Galahad.
Because of Eunhyuk being a new member of the sub-unit Super Junior M, Yesung became the new DJ of Sukira alongside band member and leader Leeteuk.
Kim YoungWoon (born January 17, 1985), better known by his stage name Kangin, is a Korean pop singer, actor, MC, presenter, and a member of the super boy band Super Junior. His name ‘Kangin’, meaning strong benevolence, was given to him to complement his personality. Kangin officially enlisted and began his two year military service on July 5, 2010.
Kang-in was scouted by a talent agent and was recommended to sign up for SM Entertainment’s talent competitions. In 2002, Kang-in won first place on the fourth annual SM Youth Best Contest and won the best outward appearance award and signed a contract with SM Entertainment.
Along with Hero, U-Know and future band mate Heechul, SM Entertainment placed them in a small project music group called Four Seasons, with each of the four members representing the four seasons of the year. Kang-in and Heechul were then placed in Super Junior along with ten other trainees under the same company. This project group managed through well, and they debuted two years later on November 6, 2005 under the name Super Junior 05, the first generation of Super Junior.
During his career with Super Junior, Kang-in was put into two subgroups, smaller groups that is branched off of the larger Super Junior group. In February 2007, he was placed in the trot-singing Super Junior-T. A year later, he became a member of Super Junior-Happy.
From December 2008 to May 2009, Kang-in and actress Lee Yoon-ji played as a low-income college couple for the popular MBC reality show We Got Married.
Holding a strong contract with MBC radio, Kang-in left Reckless Radio in June 2007 to host MBC’s Good Friend Radio with Cho Jungrin. In April 2008, Cho’s hosting spot was replaced by Taeyeon. Kang-in’s last day of hosting the program was on April 19, 2009.
Kang-in made a brief cameo appearance in the 2002 SBS drama, A Man and a Woman and in the 2006 MBC sitcom, Rainbow Romance as himself. In 2007, he made a guest appearance in the MBC drama Billie Jean, Look At Me. Kang-in’s silver-screen debut was in the Super Junior film Attack on the Pin-Up Boys, premiered in summer 2007. In 2008, Kang-in was chosen to take the role of ‘Kang Soo’ in the Korean language film, Hello, Schoolgirl.
Shin DongHee (born September 28, 1985), better known by his stage name Shindong, is a Korean pop singer, actor, presenter, and one of the four lead dancers of the super boy band Super Junior. He is a dancer but also a rapper, often co-writing rap lyrics and rhythms with Eunhyuk.
Shindong was born in Mungyeong, North Gyeongsang on September 28, 1985.Having a love for dancing, Shindong signed up for the 2002 Goyangsi Youth Dance contest and won the grand prize. A year later, he joined the contest again and won gold. In 2004, Shindong joined the Mnet Epi Contest and won both the gold prize and popularity award. In 2005, Shindong signed up for the SM Best Youth Contest and won first place for Best Comedian, achieving the grand prize. He signed a contract with SM Entertainment and received lessons to further improve his dancing ability.
He decided to use the stage name ‘Shindong’ due to his birth name sounding similar to band mate Donghae. ‘Shindong’ (신동) is derived from his surname and the first character of his birth name. It is also the Korean word for “child prodigy.”
During his career with Super Junior, Shindong was put into two subgroups, smaller groups that are branched off of the larger Super Junior group. In February 2007, he was placed in the trot-singing Super Junior-T. A year later, he became a member of Super Junior-Happy.
Five days after Super Junior 05’s debut performance, Shindong became the emcee of Mnet’s music program M!Countdown along with Leeteuk and Kang-in. They stayed as the hosts throughout the remaining year until Kang-in was replaced by Eunhyuk in mid 2006. The trio’s last day of hosting was on March 27, 2008.
While Shindong had prior acting experiences as a comedian, his acting debut was in the Super Junior film Attack on the Pin-Up Boys, which premiered in the summer of 2007. In 2008, Shindong played a major supporting role in the mini television series Single Dad in Love and also participated in the drama’s original soundtrack. He and radio partner Kim Shin Young appeared in an episode of popular MBC drama Queen of Housewives.
Sungmin (born January 1, 1986), real name Lee SungMin, is a Korean pop singer and actor. He is one of the four lead vocalists of the South Korean boy band Super Junior. He is a martial artist and currently the only member of the group to frequently perform Chinese martial arts in Super Junior’s dance routines.
Sungmin was born in the Ilsan district of Goyang, Gyeonggi. He entered the 2001 SM Youth Best Contest and jointly won first place for the Best Outward Appearance award with future band mate Donghae. Together, they signed a contract with SM Entertainment and began to receive training in singing, dancing, and acting.
In 2002, Sungmin was briefly placed in a project R&B group with Xiah and future band mate Eunhyuk. Along with Typhoon, Rose, and Attack, the six of them made their first television appearance in a show called Heejun vs. Kangta, Battle of the Century: Pop vs. Rock Moon Hee-jun taught Typhoon, Rose, and Attack on how to properly sing rock while Sungmin, Xiah, and Eunhyuk were taught other singing techniques by Kangta. The six trainees quickly separated a year later, however, when Typhoon, Rose, and Attack debuted as member of rock band TRAX and Xiah debuted as a member of TVXQ. Both Sungmin and Eunhyuk joined ten other trainees and formed the group Super Junior 05.
During his career with Super Junior, Sungmin was put into two subgroups, smaller groups that is branched off of the larger Super Junior group. In February 2007, Sungmin was placed in the trot-singing Super Junior-T. A year later, he became a member of Super Junior-Happy. In 2011, he was announced to be one of two new members of Super Junior-M along with Eunhyuk.
Sungmin played young Kang Dong-shin in the MBC drama Sea of the Sisters in early 2005, right before the debut of Super Junior. A year later, Sungmin guest starred in SBS’s Banjun Theatre drama Finding Lost Time and played as Micky’s high school friend. In 2009, he was cast in the musical “Akilla” starring as the main lead, Ro. In 2010, he was cast in the musical “Hongildong” starring as the main lead, Hongildong, with bandmate Yesung. Currently Sungmin is part of the cast in the KBS drama “President” as Jang Sungmin, the ambitious son of Jang Il Joon the president.
Sungmin replaced band mate Kang-in as one of the key DJs of Reckless Radio and was hosting it with Sooyoung of Girls’ Generation in the later half of 2007. On February 3, 2008, Sooyoung’s band mate Sunny replaced her position. The program ended in late July 2008.
Lee HyukJae (born April 4, 1986), better known by his stage name Eunhyuk, is a Korean dancer, rapper, DJ, presenter, song writer, and occasional actor. He is a part of the thirteen member South Korean boyband Super Junior. His position in the group is the lead rapper and one of the four lead dancers. To prevent confusion with famous Korean comedian Lee Hyeok-jae, he decided to use the stage name ‘Eunhyuk’, meaning “Silver”. Besides being part of Super Junior and Super Junior’s sub-groups, Super Junior-T, Super Junior-Happy and recently, Super Junior-M, Eunhyuk has made a name for himself by appearing in numerous CFs, variety shows and music programs. Among the general audience and fans alike, Eunhyuk is nicknamed the “Dancing Machine” of Super Junior.
Eunhyuk was born Lee Hyuk-jae in Neunggok, Goyang, Gyeonggi. In 1999 when he turned thirteen, he auditioned for SM Entertainment through the company’s Starlight Casting System with childhood friend Kim Junsu. Kim Junsu was selected to sign a contract with the company soon after, but Eunhyuk failed the audition. He auditioned again the following year and was finally selected through showcasing his rapping and dancing abilities. Under SM Entertainment, Eunhyuk was further trained in singing, dancing, acting, and had brief Mandarin Chinese language courses. In 2002 Eunhyuk, Kim Junsu, and another trainee Sungmin were placed in a project R&B group.
Eunhyuk is an acclaimed lyricist and wrote rap lyrics for a majority of Super Junior’s songs. The rap lyrics to “Show Me Your Love” from the winter single with TVXQ was written by him, along with Heechul and Shindong.The Lyrics to One Love was also one of his works. Eunhyuk also write the lyrics for “여행 (A Short Journey)” from Bonamana Repackaged Album, while Donghae compose the music. Along with Donghae, he also choreographs some of Super Junior’s dance routines.
During his career with Super Junior, Eunhyuk was put into three subgroups, smaller groups that are branched off of the larger Super Junior group. In February 2007, he was placed in the trot-singing Super Junior-T. A year later, he became a member of Super Junior-Happy. In 2011, he was announced to be one of two new members of Super Junior-M along with Sungmin.
Eunhyuk replaced Kang-in’s position in hosting for Mnet’s music program M!Countdown in late 2006. Hosting with band mates Leeteuk and Shindong, they did not leave their hosting positions until early 2008.
Eunhyuk has also been the co-host of Super Junior’s Kiss the Radio (SUKIRA) with Leeteuk, a radio show that promotes Korea’s music and pop culture. The show was established on August 21, 2006 and has become one of the more frequently tuned in radio channels of Korea. The radio show recently celebrated its 5th anniversary. He stopped on 28 Feb 2011 to focus on SJ-M’s promotions. He promised to be back in 3 months.
Eunhyuk is a notable MC in the Korean variety show industry and, like his groupmates Leeteuk and Shindong, has been involved in many shows as an MC. Eunhyuk is currently the permanent guest on SBS Star King & Strong Heart. In Strong Heart, he is known as one of the three Super Junior members who appear as Teukigayo, a comedic sketch act.
He is also MC for MBC every1 Super Junior Foresight.
Lee DongHae (born October 15, 1986), better known mononymously as Donghae (lit. East Sea), is a Korean pop singer and occasional actor. He is one of the four lead dancers of boy band Super Junior and is part of its subgroup, Super Junior-M. Donghae is also one of the first four Korean artists to appear on Chinese postage stamps.
Donghae was born in Mokpo, Jeollanam on October 15, 1986. Donghae initially wanted to become an athlete, but under the influence of his father, who had a wish to become a singer, Donghae decided to train himself to become a singer.
In 2001, Donghae successfully signed a contract with SM Entertainment soon after he jointly won the Best Outward Appearance award with future band mate Sungmin on the company’s third annual SM Youth Best Contest. Under SM Entertainment, Donghae was put in singing, dancing, and acting lessons that same year. He was then recruited into a five-member boy band Smile, with future band mate Leeteuk, but the idea was soon dropped.
In late 2007, Donghae was put into Super Junior-M, the Chinese subgroup version of Super Junior.Super Junior-M is the first international music group in the Chinese music industry to have members of both Chinese and Korean descent, and brought an influence in the mainland music industry to produce multi-national music groups.
Donghae has tried his hand in composing and songwriting. In late 2009, his first self-composed and self-written song, Beautiful was released with Super Show 2: The 2nd Asia Tour. He wished to produce more songs in the future given the opportunity and time.
Donghae composed 여행 (A Short Journey), which is on Super Juniors new 미인아 (Repackage) album, their 4th album to date.
In August 2006, Donghae played the role of a human turned cyborg in the Korean version of BoA’s music video drama, “Key of Heart,” his first lead appearance in a music video.
In late 2007 Donghae featured in Girls’ Generation’s “Kissing You” music video, and in early 2009, in Ariel Lin’s “Firefly” MV along with band mate Siwon.
Donghae would be starred in a SBS drama, It’s Okay, Daddy’s Daughter. He played the character of Wookgi, one of three brother involved in the drama.
Donghae is also scheduled to act in a Taiwanese drama, Glamorous Challenge, a drama based on the popular Japanese drama, Skip Beat alongside Ariel Lin and Siwon as the main characters in the drama. Filming for the drama begins in March 2011.
Choi SiWon (born February 10, 1987), sometimes mononymously credited as Siwon, is a Korean pop singer and actor. He is a member of super boy band Super Junior and its subgroup, Super Junior-M. Siwon is best known for his role in the 2006 Hong Kong historical action film A Battle of Wits as young Prince Liang Shi. Siwon can speak Korean, basic Mandarin, and very little Cantonese (Shown in his Hong Kong interview).
Siwon was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. He was scouted by a talent agent when he was 16, who recommended him to audition for the Starlight Casting System to become an entertainer. Siwon’s parents disapproved him pursuing in an entertainment career, so he had to secretly audition. He successfully passed auditions, and after consideration, his parents allowed him to sign under the talent agency SM Entertainment.
In late 2007, Siwon was put into Super Junior-M, the Chinese subgroup version of Super Junior. Super Junior-M is the first international music group in the Chinese music industry to have members of both Chinese and Korean descent, and brought an influence in the mainland music industry to produce multi-national music groups.Super Junior-M debuted in China on April 8, 2008 at the 8th Annual Music Chart Awards with the release of their first single music video, “U”.
After Siwon’s appearances in Eighteen, Twenty-Nine and Precious Family, he was casted in a larger role for the mini-series Spring Waltz, playing the supporting role Park Sang-woo. Not long after Siwon’s musical debut, he was casted in a large supporting role in the Hong Kong epic film A Battle of Wits starring opposite Andy Lau.
In January 2010, Siwon was confirmed to be a lead role in the SBS drama Oh My Lady which began airing on March 22.
On June 17, 2010, it was confirmed that Choi Siwon would take the role of Kim Jun-Ho, a new data analyst in the drama Athena, a spin-off of just ended drama Iris.
Kim RyeoWook (born June 21, 1987), best known mononymously as Ryeowook, is a Korean singer-songwriter and occasional actor. He is one of the four lead vocalists of the super boy band Super Junior, and is also a member of Super Junior-K.R.Y and Super Junior-M, two subgroups that are branched out from the main group. Along with four other members of Super Junior, he is one of the first Korean artists to appear on Chinese postage stamps.
Kim Ryeowook was discovered through the CMB Youth ChinChin Festival in 2004 and signed a contract with SM Entertainment soon afterwards after impressing judges with his singing talent. Trained in areas of singing, dancing, and acting, Ryeowook placed particular efforts into his vocal training and music composition as he was most concerned in those areas. He plays piano, and will play the accompaniment for other members solos every so often during concerts.
In late 2006, Ryeowook became a member of Super Junior’s first subgroup, Super Junior-K.R.Y. In early 2008, Ryeowook was placed in another Super Junior subgroup, Super Junior-M.
Ryeowook is also featured in one of K.Will’s song “Teardrops”. Ryeowook is the first member of Super Junior to have a solo in a Super Junior album in their fourth album entitled Bonamana in the song One Fine Spring Day.
Ryeowook made his acting debut in the film, Attack on the Pin-Up Boys, a high-school comedy/mystery film, in which he plays the eccentric vice president of the student council. Ryeowook’s acting gained positive feedback from critics and he was nominated Best Supporting Actor and Best Comedic Performance at the Korean Movie Awards.
Ryeowook successfully composed a song by himself titled “Memories in Breeze”.
Ryeowook’s first composition to be officially released was “Love U More”, found on the repackaged Sorry, Sorry Version C. He co-wrote the lyrics with fellow Super Junior member Sungmin. Ryeowook is also credited for musical arrangement in the liner notes of the album.
Kim KiBum (born August 21, 1987), sometimes mononymously credited as Kibum, is a Korean pop singer, actor, and a member of the super boy band Super Junior. He made his debut in the Korean television drama April Kiss in 2004. Although debuted as an actor, he achieved higher results as a singer after his music debut with Super Junior in 2005.
Kibum was born in Seoul, South Korea. At the age of ten, he moved to Los Angeles, California, United States where he attended his high school years at Santa Monica High School.
In 2002, he was discovered by a talent agent from South Korea and was recommended to audition for the Starlight Casting System, a casting system organized by SM Entertainment. Kibum soon signed a contract with SM Entertainment and became their official trainee, being trained in areas of singing, acting, dancing, and other performing talents such as hosting and modeling. Although he resided in Seoul at the time, he constantly returned to Los Angeles to visit his family and to attend short school sessions.
Kibum debuted on April 21, 2004, the premiere date of the KBS drama, April Kiss. Kibum’s largest role among Korean audiences was in the KBS drama, Sharp 2, starring alongside labelmates Go Ara and Kim Heechul. He reprised as a lead actor in the MBC daily sitcom, Rainbow Romance.
He isn’t active as part of Super Junior, but recently he was spotted going back to the Super Junior dormitory. Fans stopped him and asked if he was returning to Super Junior. He responded “Hopefully, yes. I wish to return to my activities as part of Super Junior. I will most likely be participating in the making of the 5th album.” It is said that the 5th album is being released early 2011.
Cho KyuHyun (born February 3, 1988), best known mononymously as Kyuhyun, is a Korean pop singer. He a member of the boy band Super Junior.
Kyuhyun was initially urged to study law and had stated that if he did not become a singer, he would have chosen to become a lawyer.
Cho Kyuhyun’ won third place at the Chin Chin Singing Competition in 2005. He soon signed under SM Entertainment and was featured in the video remake of TVXQ’s single “Hi Ya Ya”.
Prior to Kyuhyun’s addition to Super Junior, it was intended for the original twelve members to be separating and “graduating”, as the band was still presented as a project group at the time.
Kyuhyun made his first appearance as a part of Super Junior in a news broadcast on May 23, 2006 when the group was introducing their new single, U. Kyuhyun made his debut performance on May 26, 2006 at SBS’s I-Concert performing the new single “U”, where it was also the group’s first return performance as a permanent group. Towards the end of 2006, Kyuhyun, along with Yesung and Ryeowook, was placed in Super Junior’s first subgroup, Super Junior-K.R.Y. The trio debuted on November 5, 2006 on KBS’s Music Bank.
In time for the release of Super Junior’s 2nd album in September, it was announced that Kyuhyun would return along with the rest of the members, sporting new looks and styles. Kyuhyun gave his first performance after the April car accident on September 21, 2007, performing the new promo-single, “Don’t Don” on KBS Music Bank.
In early 2008, Kyuhyun was placed in a second Super Junior subgroup, Super Junior-M.
It was revealed that Kyuhyun along with TRAX’s Jay, SHINee’s Jonghyun, and rookie singer Jino have formed a project group under their label. SM The Ballad released their debut album, Miss You on November 29 2010. They debuted on Inkigayo on November 28 2010. In their debut album, Kyuhyun had his solo song, “Love Again”.
From the 15th of December of 2010 to mid-January of 2011, he acted with Yoo Jun Sang, Im Ki Jun, Kim Mu Yul and Dana Hong at the Chungmu Art Hall. He won a Golden Ticket Musical Rising Star Award for his performance of the role of D’Artagnan.
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Zhou Mi (born April 19, 1986 in Wuhan, Hubei) is a Chinese pop singer and emcee. He is one of the two final members of Super Junior’s third sub-unit Super Junior-M, the other being Henry.
Aside from providing lead and background vocals, he contributed to the group’s first Chinese album “迷 (Me)” by writing the Chinese lyrics for “愛你愛你 (Love Song)”, “Marry U” and “渴望 (A Man In Love)”. In 2009, he wrote Chinese lyrics for “告白 (Confession)” and “愛情接力 (You & Me)” of Super Junior-M’s first mini-album, Super Girl. He also wrote Chinese lyrics for three tracks on Kangta’s first Chinese digital mini-album in 2010.
His primary language is Mandarin, but he also speaks conversational Korean and basic English and Cantonese.
Even before he became a singer, Zhou Mi made a name for himself in the Chinese entertainment scene – particularly in the field of music and TV hosting – by competing in and winning several musicand hosting contests.
Zhou Mi won the grand prize at the SM UCC Star Auditionalthough he did not audition directly. The audition was held online within a three-month period from March 27 until early June 2007. His Korean friend entered the audition for him through the “Recommend a Friend” category, where he uploaded a customized video with Zhou Mi’s singing clip. His ability to sing in fluent Korean made him one of the top favorites among the netizens and judges alike.
Henry Lau (born October 11, 1989), better known mononymously as Henry, is a Chinese-Canadian singer songwriter (His father is from Hong Kong, China and his mother is from Pingtung, Taiwan.) and pop violinist. He is one of the two new additional members to the Super Junior sub-unit Super Junior-M, the other being Zhou Mi. Henry’s primary language is English, though he can speak conversational Korean, Mandarin, and Cantonese. He also learned French in Canada.
Henry Lau learned to play the violin at age 6 and learned a unique form of dancing called boogaloo popping while in high school.
His first appearance was in Super Junior’s “Don’t Don” music video in September 2007. In 2008, Henry was added to Super Junior-M and the group debuted in China on April 8, 2008.
In 2010, Henry composed a song called ‘진심(All My Heart)’ for Super Junior’s 4th repackage album, with Leeteuk. And for Super Show 2, he solely produced and wrote a song titled “Sick Of Love” which was written in English and hasn’t been officially recorded yet.
- Hangeng / Hankyung (한경)
He was born on February 9th, 1984. Hangeng was the dancer and vocal. He withdrew from the company at the end of 2010.