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Height5'12"
Kai

Kai

Korean:카이 Japanese:カイ

Hometown SUNCHEON
South Korea

Full name Kim Jong-in
Native name 김종인
Birthday Jan 14, 1994
Blood type A
Group(s) EXO, SuperM
Position Main dancer

Introduction to Kai

Kim Jong In (김종인), better known by his stage name Kai, is a South Korean singer and actor. Kai is the Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, and Center of the world-famous boy group EXO and its sub unit EXO-K.

Famous for being EXO's Dancing Machine, Kai also starred in the k-drama series "Andante", "Seven First Kisses", "Miracle We Met", "EXO Next Door" and Japanese drama "Spring Has Come".

On October 4th, 2019, he debuted once more under SM Entertainment's supergroup, SuperM.

Age
26
Height
5'12" (182 cm)
Weight
136.7 lbs (62 kg)
Star Sign
Capricorn
Language(s)
Korean
Education
Seoul Performing Arts High School
Kpopping Rank
27th
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articles
296
pics
18
videos
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albums
7.9K
viewed
191
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Fun Facts About Kai

1. Kai auditioned for SM Entertainment because his father promised to buy him a Nintendo game console if he passed the audition.
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2. Kai loves fried chicken.
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3. Kai started learning ballet and jazz after watching "The Nutcracker" in the second grade.
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4. Kai's dream was to be a ballet dancer but he exchanged it for a Nintendo.
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5. Kai loves to spend quality time with his nephew and niece.
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6. Kai was nicknamed the Magic Hand.
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7. Kai has two sisters; they are 5 and 9 years older than him.
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8. Kai once said that his ideal type is Han Ye Seul.
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9. Kai appeared in TVXQ’s music video, HaHaHa song along with Chanyeol and Suho. Kai also appeared in Girl's Generation's TTS music video for the song "Twinkle"
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10. Kai's role model is Michael Jackson.
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11. Kai trained for 5 years.
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12. When he is nervous, he touches a lucky bracelet his parents gave him.
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13. Kai is really close with SHINee's Taemin.
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14. During the episode on “Ask Me Anything” he mentioned that he refused to eat with D.O. at first, as he felt uncomfortable because of his glaring (which happened to be due to D.O’s near-sightedness). However, they became very close in a matter of days and are now extremely close.
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15. Kai's favorite book is Suspect X.
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16. Kai was voted as the most charismatic by the EXO-K members.
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17. Kai was casted by SM Entertainent after winning SM's Youth Best Contest in 2007.
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18. Kai along with SHINee's Taemin, BTS' Jimin, Ha Sungwoon, HOTSHOT's Timoteo, VIXX's Ravi and their non-celebrity friend Jung Kwonho form what fans call «  PADDING SQUAD »
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19. Kai is Korea's first global Gucci ambassador.
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20. Kai has been selected as one of the best-dressed men in 2020 by British GQ.
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21. He dislikes raw oyster.
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22. He says that if he wasn’t in EXO, he probably would’ve been a ballet dancer.
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23. To get rid of stress he usually works out.
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24. Kai loves working, he is a workaholic.
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25. His favorite EXO album is Exodus.
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26. Kai says that one of his favorite memories while being in EXO is when they volunteered at the Red Cross. There they cleaned and played with the kids who had disabilities. He wants to keep on doing charity work in the future.
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27. He says that he wants to treat others well, but he’s awkward when it comes to expressing his feelings.
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28. He says that as long as people love him, he’ll return that love with double the amount.
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29. Everyone says that he looks like a bear and he accepted this fact and now wears clothes with bears on them, calls himself a bear and his fanclub name is erigoms, where ‘gom’ means ‘bear’.
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30. At ‘Party People’ Beakhyun said that in real life Jongin is more like a little shy girl and he behaves more like a maknae than Sehun.
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31. His issue of the magazine “The Big Issue” beat its record in sales since its creation and numerous homeless people thanked him and EXO-L’s who bought the magazine for their contribution.
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32. When he was a child, his mother liked him with long hair, and because of this hairstyle a lot of people used to mistake him for a girl.
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33. Kai is the face of a campaign with Levi’s “Live in Levi’s”.
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34. Kai has three dogs: Monggu (a poodle), Jjanggu and Jjangah (toy poodles).
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35. Kai and his second oldest sister Jung-ah co-own Kamong Café located in Seocho district, Seoul. The name Kamong is actually a combination of ‘Kai’ and ‘Monggu’ (one of Kai’s dogs). If you go to the counter to order, you can see a signature of Kai right in front of it.
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36. One of the reasons why Kamong Café is very popular among EXO fans, aside from the fact that this café is owned by a family member of Kai, is also because on the cups, napkins, and other small props in the café; you can find that there are copies of drawings and messages that Kai drew/wrote himself.
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37. Every time he has a chance to speak he wishes everyone to be happy as he thinks this is the most important thing in the world. During his latest interview for L’Officiel Hommes he said the word “happiness” thirty-two times.
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38. He had a solo stage at the Olympics closing ceremony on 25th February, 2018.
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39. He appeared on "Yummy Yummy" with Sehun, "Hello Counselor" with Lay, "Happy Together" with Taemin and "The Return of Superman" with baby Taeoh who is said to look like him.
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40. On May 7, 2018 Kai’s father passed away due to chronic illness.
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41. He’s been chosen as the best dancer in K-pop by idols for three years in a row.
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42. He acted in the web drama “Choco Bank” (2016) and the Lotte Duty Free promotional webseries "Seven First Kisses” (2016).
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43. He acted in the Korean dramas “Andante” (2017) and “Miracle That We Met” (2018) as lead characters.
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44. He acted in the Japanese drama “Spring Has Come” in 2018.
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45. Kai is ranked 51st on TC Candler “The 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018”.
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46. He likes tapping people’s shoulders.
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47. He likes quiet music.
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48. He was voted as the member who likes to sleep a lot. He would wake up for their schedule and sleep in their car again. He doesn’t like to be disturbed when he’s sleeping.
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49. Kai and f(x)’s Krystal started dating in March of 2016, which was confirmed by SM Entertainment’s official statement that said, “the two were close friends and began having feelings for each other this year.” They broke up in June of 2017.
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50. On January 1st 2019, it was confirmed by SM that Kai is dating Jennie from BLACKPINK. On January 25th it was confirmed they broke up.
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Latest Pictures Of Kai

200218 KAI For GQ Korea 2020 March Issue 200218 KAI For GQ Korea 2020 March Issue 200316 Kai for ELLE Magazine [cover] 200316 Kai for ELLE Magazine [cover] 200228 Kai for Harper's Bazaar China E-magazine 200228 Kai for Harper's Bazaar China E-magazine 200304 KAI in Gucci's SS20 Eyewear Campaign 200304 KAI in Gucci's SS20 Eyewear Campaign SuperM Kai Christmas Eve photoshoot by Naver x Dispatch SuperM Kai Christmas Eve photoshoot by Naver x Dispatch GUCCI / The Performers / KAI GUCCI / The Performers / KAI 191213 EXO Twitter update - GUCCI / The Performers / KAI 191213 EXO Twitter update - GUCCI / The Performers / KAI EXO ‘Obsession’ MV Behind Photo // Kai EXO ‘Obsession’ MV Behind Photo // Kai Super M Kai - American debut album release fanmeet at LA Barns & Nobles Super M Kai - American debut album release fanmeet at LA Barns & Nobles Super M Kai - American debut promotions by Naver x Dispatch Super M Kai - American debut promotions by Naver x Dispatch SuperM Concept Photos // Kai SuperM Concept Photos // Kai EXO Kai for W Korea Magazine 2019 September Issue EXO Kai for W Korea Magazine 2019 September Issue 190719 - 190720 | EXO's Kai - EXplOration in in Seoul 190719 - 190720 | EXO's Kai - EXplOration in in Seoul 190706 | EXO's Kai - SBS Super Concert in Hong Kong 190706 | EXO's Kai - SBS Super Concert in Hong Kong [Official] EXO's Kai for VOGUE Korea Magazine | July 2019 issue [Official] EXO's Kai for VOGUE Korea Magazine | July 2019 issue EXO’s Kai for Vogue Korea 2019 July Issue EXO’s Kai for Vogue Korea 2019 July Issue 190321 EXO's Kai at Gucci Zumi Night 190321 EXO's Kai at Gucci Zumi Night 180811 EXO's Kai at The EℓyXiOn Concert 180811 EXO's Kai at The EℓyXiOn Concert 180529 EXO's Kai Airport Fashion 180529 EXO's Kai Airport Fashion 181118 EXO's Kai Airport Fashion 181118 EXO's Kai Airport Fashion 170315 EXO's Kai at Burberry Event 170315 EXO's Kai at Burberry Event 180307 Levi's X KAI Campaign Film 180307 Levi's X KAI Campaign Film 180322 | EXO's Kai in SM x Hyundai moving project AD 180322 | EXO's Kai in SM x Hyundai moving project AD 170117 Kai Esquire magazine 170117 Kai Esquire magazine


Kai

Associated Groups

EXO

2012-current

Members:

Xiumin

Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Rapper

Suho

Leader, Lead Vocalist

Lay

Main Dancer, Vocalist

Baekhyun

Main Vocal

Chanyeol

Main Rapper, Vocalist

Chen

Main Vocalist

D.O.

Main Vocalist

Kai

Main dancer

Sehun

Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub-Vocalist, Visual, Maknae


Past members:

Kris Wu Luhan Z.Tao

2019 - Present

Members:

Lucas

Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual

Mark

Main Rapper, Vocalist, Face of the Group

Ten

Main Dancer, Rapper, Vocalist

Taemin

Dance, Vocal and Maknae

Taeyong

Leader, Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Vocalist, Center/Face of the Group, Visual

Kai

Main dancer

Baekhyun

Main Vocal