Kai 카이 is the main dancer of EXO.
Kai was born Kim Jongin 김종인 on Friday, January 14, 1994, in Seoul.
He was born in the Chinese Year of the Rooster. He’s a Capricorn, like D.O. He’s 182 cm or 5'11½" tall. Kai, Lay, Chanyeol, and D.O.’s blood type is A.
He attended Seoul School of Performing Arts. He’s from Suncheon, South Jeolla Province. He has two older sisters, five and nine years older than he is.
Seeing Shinhwa perform on TV inspired him. He asked his father what kind of dance they were doing, and his father said, “That’s a performer’s dance.” From then on, his goal was to be a performer.
Before debut, he was in DBSK’s “Ha Ha Ha Song” commercial with Suho and Chanyeol. He was the first member of EXO revealed. He was accepted into SM in 2007 after winning their Youth Best Contest. He was in sixth grade then, and he was so young they told him to return in two years, which he did.
He’s best friends with Shinee’s Taemin. They met before either one of them joined SM. He’s mentioned repeatedly in the thanks of Shinee’s debut album, The Shinee World. Jonghyun wrote, “a long way to go Jonginnie,” Key wrote, “to our toddler Jongin, work hard!” and Minho wrote, “our cute toddler Jonginnie.” He was also mentioned in Amber’s thank yous on f(x)’s Pinocchio.
He shares a room with Chanyeol and D.O. He spends time in SM’s practice room or SM’s rooftop.
For fun, he plays videogames. The EXO-K members chose Kai as the best gamer in the group, calling him a “sniper.” His favorite movie, also Suho’s favorite, is The Pirates of the Caribbean. His favorite number is one. He’s warm-hearted and would like to treat everyone well, but when It comes to expressing feelings, he gets awkward. His motto is, “I’d rather bend than break.”
He was in a relationship with f(x)’s Krystal.
In EXO lore, his superpower is teleportation.