Lay 레이 is the main dancer of EXO.
Lay was born Zhang Yixing 장이씽 (张艺兴) on Monday, October 7, 1991, in Changsha, Hunan, China.
Like fellow member Suho, he was born in the Chinese Year of the Ram. His zodiac star sign is Libra. He’s 177 cm or 5'9½" tall. Lay, Chanyeol, D.O., and Kai’s blood type is A.
Lay is Chinese. He and fellow member Sehun both speak Mandarin. He attended Hunan Normal University High School.
In 2005, Lay won third place on “Star Academy,” a Chinese competition show. He was scouted in 2008 in Wuhan, China. In 2010, he danced in Jonghyun’s place on Shinee’s concert tour. He was considered for the role of EXO-M’s leader before it was given to Kris.
Lay plays the guitar and piano. He likes junk food. He likes to cook. He’s emotional and forgetful. He seems serene on TV but is talkative in private.
In EXO lore, Lay’s superpower is the ability to heal. His symbol is a unicorn.