Get Closer With Handsome Rapper Eli Kim
Eli Kim is a Korean-American celebrity and the main rapper of the Korean boy-group U-KISS under NH Media. Because he used to live abroad, he’s fluent in English and Chinese, making him one of the three English speakers in U-KISS. Besides his amazing skills in singing, rapping, and acting, Eli’s personal life is very interesting.
In 2015, Eli shocked everyone when he stated that he had already been married for a year to his 11-year-older girlfriend. They had been dating for 5 years prior to tying the knot, and at the time, Eli also said they were expecting a child. Eli’s statement received various responses from the public, until the agency decided to make an official statement to calm the fans. Curious to find out more about him? Let’s check it out!
Full Profile of U-KISS Eli Kim
Real Name/Hangul: Kim Kyung-jae/김경재
Date of Birth: March 13, 1991
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Blood Type: O
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 68 kg
Nationality: Korean American
Family: older sister Hannah, younger sister Minnah
Education: Ni River Middle School, Riverbend High School, Hanlim Art High School
Occupation: Singer, rapper, actor
Position (in U-KISS): Main Rapper, Vocalist
Sub Unit: Ubeat
Agency: NH Media
Years Active: 2008-present
Interesting Facts About U-KISS Eli Kim
- Although he was born in Los Angeles, California, he grew up in Washington D.C.
- His parents are Korean, but he is a 3rd Generation Korean-American idol
- He dropped out of high school and moved to Beijing, China, alone, at the age of 15 to pursue his dreams
- Unfortunately, his Chinese dream didn’t go well. He was scammed by his trusted senior, and his parents had to go to China to rescue him
- Eli lived on instant noodles and vegetable crackers worth 10 won (0.009 dollar) for about three months.
- Eli is fluent in English, Korean, and Mandarin
- He studied Taekwondo and Kung Fu in China
- His favorite color is purple
- He likes dragonfruit
- Eli is allergic to cats, but he has a Russian Blue cat named Munchy
- Along with AJ, Eli is a member of U-KISS’s sub-unit, U-BEAT
- Eli’s ideal type is a pretty girl with a sweet personality who’s a hard worker