KAI is a South Korean singer. He made his debut as a member of the K-pop boy band EXO in 2012 and released his debut solo album KAI (开), in 2020.

KAI Profile

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NameKAI | 카이
Full NameKim Jongin | 김종인 | 金鍾仁
Date of BirthJanuary 14, 1994
HometownSuncheon, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
Height180cm | 5′-11″
Shoe Size265-270mm
Blood TypeA
FamilyMother, Two Older Sisters, Three Dogs
EducationYoungil High School → School of Performing Arts Seoul
Seonggok Middle School → Yangdong Middle School
Suncheonnam Elementary School → Goriwool Elementary School
Years Active2012 – present
PositionMain Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
LabelSM Entertainment
Official Pageig


YearTypeAlbum TitleTitle Track
20212nd EPPeachesPeaches
20201st EPKAI (开)Mmmh


TV Series

YearDrama TitleRole • EP
2018The Miracle We MetAto
2017AndanteLee Sikyung

KAI Facts

  • EXO KAI was born in Sucheon and moved to Seoul when he was in middle school.
  • Kai decided to become a singer after watching SHINHWA’s performances (one of his older sisters was a big fan of SHINHWA).
  • He started learning jazz dance in 2nd grade.
  • He started learning ballet in 4th grade.
  • Kai auditioned for SM Entertainment when he was in 6th grade (his dad sent Kai’s ballet video to SM) and got into SM as a trainee when he was in 8th grade.
  • Kai made his debut as a member of EXO after 5 years of training.
  • Hobby: reading books
  • Nicknames: NiNi (Jongin-ee → Jongini → Jonini → NiNi), Jonin


  • Authors: Bernard Werber, Higashino Keigo
  • Food: fried chicken
  • Football Club: Chelsea F.C.
  • Fruit: strawberries
  • Movie: Billy Elliot (2000)


  • Mother
  • Father
    He passed away on May 7, 2018.
  • Oldest Sister
    Born: 1985
    She owns a coffee shop ‘Kamong’.
  • Second Oldest Sister
    Name: Kim Jungah | 김정아
    Born: 1989
  • Monggu
    Breed: Toy Poodle
  • Jjanggu
    Breed: Toy Poodle
  • Jjangah
    Breed: Toy Poodle

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