Kai is a South Korean singer and dancer and also a member of SuperM and EXO. Both of the groups that he is in is managed by SM entertainment.
Stage Name: Kai (카이)
Birth Name: Kim Jong In (김종인)
Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Birthday: January 14, 1994
Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Height: 180 cm (5’11″)
Weight: 67 kg (148 lbs)
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Suncheon, South Jeolla Province/Jeollanam-do, S. Korea is where kai was born. His family consists of him, his parents, and two sisters who are both older than him, one is 9 years older and another one is 5 years older. He graduated from SOPA (School of Performing Arts Seoul). He had three dogs named Monggu who is a poodle, Jjangua, and Jjangah who are toy poodles. He also designs drawings for his sister’s cafe.
Kai was very young when he auditioned for SM entertainment, at 6th grade he auditioned for SM entertainment and trained there for 4 years. His father was the one that encouraged him to audition for sm, he bragged kai by saying he would buy him a Nintendo.
He finally debuted as the main dancer of EXO in 2011. Out of all the members, he was the first one to be introduced and appeared in 13 Exo teasers before the group had debuted. Kai had debuted 3 times in his career, one was being in Exo, after that he debuted as a soloist on Nov 30th, 2020 with a mini-album. His song MMG became a huge success and gave him more recognition as a soloist. And before being a soloist he had already joined SM’s supergroup SuperM and the group debuted in 2019.
Over the years he has gotten a lot of nicknames such as Asia’s first love, Sun-kissed boy, Idol’s idol, Olympics secret weapon, Subway angel, K-Pop’s sharpest dancer. He is also very good friends with SuperM Jaemin and BTS’s Jimin, Wanna One/HotShot’s Sungwoon, HotShot‘s Timoteo, and VIXX’s Ravi.
Even though he is not the maknae, Baekhyun has revealed that he acts more like a maknae than Sehun and as for his personality, he is very kind-hearted and shy. Even though he might seem very outgoing and extroverted considering his stage performance, he is actually very shy in real life. Out of all the members, he has the shortest temper and has a habit of biting his lips.
Some of his favorite things are- RnB and hip hop is his favorite genre of music, as for movies it’s Billy Elliot and Pirates of the Caribbean. Video games are something he likes to do. Food-wise it’s Fried chicken and roast duck, number one is his favorite number, and colorwise he likes red, back, and sky blue.
And like most boys, he also loves games and is good at every type. Even though before he wasn’t a coffee drinker, recently, he has started growing fond of it. Quite a music is what he likes and Michael Jackson is his role model.
He is also a self-proclaimed good soccer player. Kai has also acted in a drama called ‘To the beautiful you. Everyone knows that kai is an amazing dancer, and he says if he hadn’t debuted as an idol he would have been a ballet dancer. And, out of all the albums EXO has released, his favorite is Exodus. He has been a member of EXO for a long time and his favorite memory with the group is when they volunteered at the red cross. He also does campaigns such as Levi’s Live in Levi and he is the face of it.
He also performed in the Olympics closing ceremony on a solo stage which was a very big deal for him. He has also appeared in a lot of shows such as Yummy Yummy, Hello Counselor, Happy together, The Return of Superman. He also acted in a lot of web dramas such as “Choco Bank” (2016), “First Seven Kisses” (2016), and for dramas, it’s “Andante” (2017), “Miracle That We Met” (2018), “Spring Has Come” (2018).