|Samuel Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||January 17, 2002|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Samuel is an American-born South Korean singer, actor, and reality television personality who was one-half of the hip hop duo named 1Punch alongside Jung Je-won (a.k.a. One). He has also been a part of several albums, tracks, and extended plays including Sixteen, Eye Candy, One, Winter Night, Candy, Spotlight, and Archive People.
Samuel Kim Arredondo
Los Angeles, California, United States
Samuel attended Hanlim Multi Art School‘s Practical Dance Department.
Singer, Actor, Reality Television Personality
- Father – José Arredondo
- Mother – Kyung Joo
- Sibling – Susie (Younger Sister)
Samuel is represented by –
- Brave Entertainment
- Pony Canyon (Japan)
K-Pop, R&B, Hip Hop
Vocals, Piano, Electric Guitar, Drums
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
68 kg or 150 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Asian, White, and Hispanic)
Samuel is of Mexican-American descent on his father’s side and has South Korean roots on his mother’s side.
Dark Brown (Natural)
- Deep-set eyes
- Pierced ears
Samuel Favorite Things
- K-Pop Girl Group – Girls’ Generation
- TV Show – Spongebob Squarepants
- Subject In School – Physical Education
- Drama Series – Fight for My Way
- Color – White
- Artists – Chris Brown, Justin Bieber
- It was after listening to Baby by Justin Bieber that he got inspired to become a singer.
- In 2016, he released his song Spotlight (with Silentó) and it won the 26th Seoul Music Award in the “Global Collaboration Award” category.
- Samuel released his debut studio album, Eye Candy, on November 16, 2017, via Brave Entertainment and LOEN Entertainment. The album peaked at number #6 on Gaon Music Chart.
- He was cast as a contestant on Produce 101 which is a 2017 boy group survival reality show on Mnet.
- He bagged the 2017 Yahoo! Asia Buzz Award for “Most Searched KR New Singer”.
- In 2018, Samuel started to appear in the role of Seo Robin in the coming-of-age drama television series, Sweet Revenge 2, in which he co-starred alongside Ahn Seo-hyun and Ji Min-hyuk.
- He was honored with the Soribada Best K-Music Award in the “New Hallyu Performance Award” category in 2018.
- Samuel has also served as a host for Pops in Seoul.
- He can speak Korean, English, and Chinese.
- Samuel avoids eating onions.
- He likes EXO‘s Kai and BlackPink‘s Jisoo.
- Samuel enjoys beat-boxing, playing soccer and basketball, and indulging in acrobatics.
- He likes to spend his leisure time watching movies and shows.
- He has also gained an impressive fan base on social media with more than 3.5 million followers on Instagram and more than 200k subscribers on YouTube.
Featured Image by Samuel OFFICIAL / YouTube / CC BY 3.0