Zhou Mi (born April 19, 1986) is a Chinese singer, actor, songwriter, presenter, MC, and radio DJ based in South Korea and China. He is a member of the Boy band Super Junior’s sub-unit Super Junior-M and SM Entertainment’s project group SM the Ballad. In 2014, he made his solo debut with his first mini album Rewind. Aside from group activities, he also participates in various television variety shows, radio hostings and dramas.
Zhou Mi was born in Wuhan, China, and studied Broadcasting at Beijing Normal University Zhuhai Campus. During high school, Zhou Mi entered national singing and entertainment competitions, winning many of them.
Zhou Mi made a name for himself in the Chinese entertainment scene by competing in competitions. While in contention for the final round of CCTV’s Challenging the Host, a televised national competition for aspiring MCs from all over China he received an offer from SM Entertainment and decided to go to Korea, in late 2006. Zhou Mi won the grand prize at the SM UCC Star Audition, through an online audition, and joined Super Junior-M, Super Junior’s third official sub-unit
Zhou Mi debuted as the main vocalist of Super Junior-M in 2008.
He also joined Super Junior-M with Henry Lau for the single “Santa U Are The One” released in December 2011.
He started his acting career in 2012, with a role in the idol drama When Love Walked In. In March 2013, Zhou Mi released a travel scrapbook titled Thai Perfect.
In February 2014, Zhou Mi became a new member of the ballad group SM The Ballad, initially formed by SM Entertainment in 2010. Zhou Mi participated in the group’s 2nd album, Breath, performing the Chinese version of “Blind”.
On October 22 2014, Zhou Mi became an MC for season 4 of the SBS MTV’s music program The Show with Park Ji-yeon (T-ara) and Hongbin (VIXX).
Zhou Mi debuted as a solo singer with his EP Rewind on October 31, 2014.
Zhou Mi appeared as the ‘Talk MC’ on the new season of fashion survival show “Fashion King – Secret Box”, which premiered April 25th, 2015, a survival show starring top Korean and Chinese celebrities. The stars teamed with fashion designers and complete missions, competing with other celebrity-designer teams.
In 2015, Zhou Mi was cast in the drama “Best Couple” as the male lead character ‘Hee Sung’. “Best Couple” is set in the modern day Korean entertainment industry. Tt is the first TV production project of China’s e-commerce company Alibaba.
In early 2016, It was confirmed that Zhou Mi will be continuing to host the 5th season of SBS MTV The Show with new co-MC, G-Friend’s Yerin. He stepped down from his MC position on August 2 of that year, having hosted The Show for almost two years.
Zhoumi’s second mini-album What’s Your Number? was released on July 19. On April 2018, Zhou Mi released a digital single titled “I Don’t Care”.