|Kim Jong-in Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11.75 in|
|Date of Birth||January 14, 1994|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Kim Jong-in is a South Korean singer, actor, and dancer known for portraying various important roles in popular TV shows like Andante and Spring Has Come. He has done endorsement work for brands like Skechers, Samsung, SPAO, and Baskin-Robbins. As a member of the boy band, Exo, he has released songs like What Is Love, Sing for You, Love Me Right, and Universe.
Suncheon, South Jeolla, South Korea
Kim Jong-in went to the School of Performing Arts Seoul and graduated in February 2012.
Singer, Actor, Dancer
- Siblings – He has sisters.
5 ft 11¾ in or 182 cm
72 kg or 159 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kim Jong-in has dated –
- Krystal (2016-2017) – The rumors of Kai dating singer Krystal, who is a member of the girl group f(x), started swirling around in the early months of 2016. Their relationship was eventually confirmed in April 2016. They dated for about a year as their separation was confirmed in mid-2017 by their representatives. The rumors of their breakup had been doing rounds for a couple of months.
- Jennie Kim (2018-2019) – BLACKPINK’s Jennie Kim and Kai reportedly started dating in October 2018. They had spent time together during Paris Fashion Week. Some pictures of them together were also released by Dispatch which were of November 25, 2018. SM Entertainment (EXO’s manager) also confirmed the dating news in January 2019. But, just a few days post that, on January 25, 2019, the couple’s separation news appeared.
Race / Ethnicity
Boyish good looks
Along with his fellow Exo bandmates, Kim Jong-in has done endorsement work for the following brands –
- Kolon Sport
- Nature Republic
- IVY Club
- MCM Worldwide
- Lotte World
- Lotte Duty-Free
- Kangshifu Ice Tea
- Hats On
- Goobne Chicken
Best Known For
- Being a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy band, Exo. The band has sold more than 31 million records in South Korea.
- Having played the lead role in the teen drama TV series, Andante.
- Being cast in an important role in the Japanese drama TV series, Spring Has Come.
In June 2013, his band released their first studio album, XOXO. The album sold more than 1 million albums in South Korea.
In 2014, he released his first solo single, Deep Breath, which sold more than 12k records.
First TV Show
In 2012, Kim Jong-in made his first TV show appearance on the drama series, To the Beautiful You.
Kim Jong-in Facts
- He started dancing at the age of 8. He was initially involved in jazz dance but after watching The Nutcracker, he switched his interest to ballet while he was in 3rd grade.
- His parents wanted him to learn the piano and Taekwondo. However, he quickly lost interest in both and decided to abandon his classes.
- After being encouraged by his father, he participated in the SM Youth Best Contest, which he managed to win. After his win, he was signed up by SM Entertainment in 2007. He was 13 years old at that time.
- Kim Jong-in holds the distinction of being the first Exo member to be publicly announced in December 2011.
- He doesn’t have any social media account.
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