Eli  (U-Kiss 유키스)
Eli (U-Kiss)
  Professional Stats

  Stage Name: Eli

  Hangul 일라이

  Position: Rapper

  Tag Category: U-Kiss

  Debut Age: 17

  Agency: NH Media

  Subunit: uBeat


  Active for 10 years

  Idol Status Active

  Idol Status Original

  Personal Stats
  Birth Name: Kim Kyungjae

  Hangul: 김경재

  English: Ellison Kim


  Age: 27 years old

  Year of the: Ram

  Star Sign: Pisces

  Blood Type O

  Gender: Male

  Height: 180 cm or 5'11"

  Speaks English

  Speaks Mandarin

  Speaks Cantonese

  Nationality: American

   Religion: Christian

  Los Angeles



  Hanlim Multi Arts High School

  About Eli  일라이

Eli 일라이 is the main rapper of U-Kiss.

Eli was born Kim Kyungjae 김경재 on Wednesday, March 13, 1991.

Like fellow member Hoon, he was born in the Chinese Year of the Ram.  He’s a Pisces, like U-Kiss’ leader, Soohyun.  His blood type is O.

At a height of 180 cm or 5'11", Eli is U-Kiss’ shortest member.  He’s shorter than the tallest member, Kiseop, by 8 cm.

He attended Hanlim Multi Arts High School.  He also went to Ni River Middle School and Riverbend High School.  He’s Christian.  He speaks English, Mandarin, and Japanese.  He has an older sister named Hannah and a younger sister named Minah.

He was born in the USA in Los Angeles, California.  He grew up in Washington, D.C.  When he was 15, he went to Beijing to study.  In the USA, he went by Ellison Kim.

He and AJ formed the U-Kiss sub-unit, uBEAT.  He and Alexander hosted the Arirang radio show “Pops in Seoul.”  He’s a fan of Lil Wayne and Eminem.

He practices kung fu and taekwondo.  His favorite color is purple.  He likes dragon fruit.  He’s allergic to cats.  His favorite cartoon is “Pokemon” and his favorite character is Pikachu.

He bites his fingernails when he’s nervous.  He imitates pigeons.

He had five body piercings; he removed his hand-web and inner conch piercing.

On December 4, 2015, he announced on Instagram that he’d been married since June 5, 2014.  On June 7, 2016, his wife gave birth to a healthy baby boy.

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