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Zhoumi Profile, Bio, & Facts

Zhoumi

Zhoumi (조미/周觅) is a Chinese singer-songwriter, actor, and radio DJ under SM Entertainment. He is a member of Super Junior’s subunit, Super Junior-M. He made his solo debut on October 31, 2014, with the mini album “Rewind”.

Zhoumi Profile

Stage NameZhoumi (조미)
Birth NameZhou Mi (周觅)
Korean NameJoomyuk (주멱)
OccupationSinger-songwriter, MC, Radio DJ, Actor
BirthdayApril 19th, 1986
Active Years2008–present
Age37 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height186 cm (6’1″)
Weight64 kg (141 lbs)
NationalityChinese
Blood TypeB
MBTIN/A

Zhoumi Facts:

Early Life

– Zhoumi was born in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
– He graduated from Beijing Normal University (Zhuhai Campus Department of Culture and Arts).

Personal Life

– His fandom name is Mitang.
– He is the tallest member of Super Junior-M.
– His ON mode is working and then getting a 2-3 days break while he goes in his OFF mode after he releases an album he has been working on for a while or the filming of a drama has ended after which he takes some time to rest. (ONOFF變裝)
– During his time as a trainee, he shared a room with Jumo and Jay TRAXX.
– He loved music as a child and used money given by his parents to buy CDs of songs he liked.
– He helps taught Chinese to many SM idols including Girls’ Generation‘s Hyoyeon, Tiffany, and f(x)‘s Luna among many others. (allkpop)
– He is scared of the bugs.
– For a girlfriend, he looks for personality more than looks.  (ChicFunPapa)
– He joined SM Entertainment indirectly; his friend submitted an entry for him through the “recommended a friend” program. He impressed the judges with his fluent Korean singing and joined the company.
– He revealed that when he and Henry were added to SJ-M, all six members of the subunit would sleep together in the same room like kindergarten kids and bonded closely. (Soompi)
– He said that since elementary school, he was called the doppelganger of Kangta (H.O.T) and later he started dreaming about becoming a singer in Korea. He thought that even if he didn’t become a singer, he would still learn a lot so ended up auditioning for the 2007 UCC audition and got luckily accepted.
– He is proficient in Mandarin, Korean, Conversational Cantonese, and Basic English.
– He is an avid fan of fashion and was frequently seen shopping with SHINee’s Key during their pre-debut days.
– He was cast by the same SM employee who cast Victoria (f(x)).
Heechul occasionally calls Zhou Mi “Jomiryo,” which means Seasoning.
– Before his solo career, people used to mistake him for Siwon or Kangta.
– When he was in university he used to participate in music competitions.
– Whenever he visits Thailand he eats out with his Fanclubs. (OK Magazine Thailand)
– He frequently serves as a translator during SJ-M interviews in China.
– According to Kyuhyun, Zhoumi’s favorite sport is shopping.
– When he was born he was smiling instead of crying. (Arirang Radio K-Pop)
– He sang Toy’s ‘That I Was Once By Your Side’ for his auditions.
– After his debut with the sub-unit, he hosted Zhang Liyin’s 1st Album press conference.
– He often used to persuade Kyuhyun to accompany him for shopping.
– Zhoumi’s ideal type is a nice and down-to-earth girl, and it would be great if she is also beautiful.

Career

– Before joining SM, Zhou Mi had already established a name for himself in China through various singing and MC competitions.
– In April 2008, he made his debut as a member of Super Junior-M as a lead vocalist.
– He contributed to the first album of the sub-unit by writing Chinese lyrics for Love Song, Marry You, and A Man in Love. He also wrote Chinese lyrics for Confession and You & Me for their first album released in 2009.
– He also contributed to Kangta’s first Chinese digital mini-album in 2010 by writing Chinese lyrics for BreakaShaka, Remember, and Rainbow.
– He made his debut as a member of SM the Ballad with a single called “Blind” (Chinese version) in February 2014.
– He is also a part of “SM The Ballad”.
– On February 28, 2020, he collaborated with two members of WayV (Kun and Xiaojun) on the single “I’ll be There,” a tribute song to encourage people to fight against COVID-19 worldwide, especially in his hometown, Wuhan, China.
– On June 22, 2020, SM Entertainment released a digital single called “Starry Night” featuring Zhoumi in Korean and Chinese versions, collaborating with Ryeowook from Super Junior.
– He made his first solo performance during Super Show 2 in Manila, Philippines, singing “Zhi yao ni kuai le.”
– He has appeared in many Chinese dramas including “Youth Melody”, “When Love Walked In”, “Best Lover”, and “The Mysterious Team”.
– On June, 2023, he collaborated with Eunhyuk and released the single “Mañana (Our Drama)” in three versions, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. He wrote the Chinese version himself.
– He also with Bymon Entertainment on April 8, 2022, for his activities in China.

Likes & Dislikes

– His favorite animal is puppy.
– He prefers timeless and simple style.
– His favorite movie genre is horror. (Pineapple Talk)
– He likes swimming and going to the gym.
– His favorite book is “Travel Book Thai Perfect”. (Pineapple Talk)
– He prefers t-shirts with simple designs.
– He is passionate about photography. (ONOFF變裝)
– He doesn’t like the mole in between his eyebrows.  (ChicFunPapa)
– His favorite game is Dou dizhu (fighting the landlord).
– He doesn’t like cheesy lines.
– His favorite thing about his hometown is Hubei Euhan’s food. His favorite food from there is hot dry noodles. (时尚范儿FAN)

Personality & Habits

– He has a gentle personality and is nicknamed “Gentleman Mini”
– He is impatient and tends to do things without thinking twice.
– Three words that best describe him are straightforward, silly, and singer. (ChicFunPapa)
– He likes to joke around and has a good sense of humor.

Celebrity Friends

– Zhoumi is friends with KARA‘s Youngji, and miss A‘s Fei and Jia, and considers them close like family. He used to hang out with them so much that their love lives were disrupted as none of them had time to go on dates. (BNTNews)
– He is very close with BTS’s Suga and Suga even knows the password to his house in Korea. (Koreaboo)
– He is also good friends with Victoria (f(x)).

Major Works

– His popular songs include “Starry Night (With Ryeowook)”, “Rewind (Korean Version)”, and “I’ll be there”.

Awards

– He has won many awards including “Best Singer (Golden Melody Awards)” at the 9th China Music Festival in 2013, “Best Singer in Asia” at the 11th Asian Music Festival in 2014, and “Singer of The Year” at the Shanghai Silk Road Cohesion Awards in 2018.
– He also won the “Best Male Singer” at the Warner Music Singing Competition in 2005.

Website:
zhoumi.smtown.com

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @zhouzhoumi419
Youtube: @ZHOUMIofficial
Twitter: @zhoumi_419
TikTok@zhoumi_official
Weibo: 周觅MI

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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