Kai is a South Korean singer and actor. He is best known as a member of the boy band EXO and its subunit EXO-K. Kai made his acting debut in the South Korean drama Andante in 2017.
In 2019, he starred in the web drama Touch Your Heart. As a solo artist, Kai has released one extended play (EP), Dilemma, which peaked at number two on the Gaon Album Chart.
As of 2023, Kai's net worth is estimated to be $8.5 million.
|Source(s) of Fame
|Date of Birth
|January 14, 1994
|Place of Birth
|Suncheon-si, South Korea
Kai was born on January 14, 1994, in Suncheon-si, South Korea. His given name is Kim Jong-in. He has two older sisters.
After he watched The Nutcracker when he was in third grade, he got interested in ballet and his parents enrolled him in ballet class.
When he was in fourth grade, he started dancing jazz. According to him, his parents wanted him to learn Taekwondo and the piano instead of dancing.
In 2012, Kai finished in the School of Performing Arts Seoul.
Kim Jong-in is the first member of the group Exo which is launched by SM Entertainment on December 23, 2011. His official debut was on April 8, 2012.
In December 2019, he was invited to join Gucci’s project which was called “The Performers”. It was said in the film that Kim’s late father was his inspiration in dancing.
Kim joined in the SM Youth Best Contest with his father’s support. He then won and signed a contract with the company in 2007 when he was still 13 years old. After joining SM Entertainment, he learned hip-hop.
His first acting as the lead role was in the drama Choco Bank in January 2016 which gained a lot of views. In December that year, he acted as a lead role in two episodes of the 7 First Kisses.
In December 2017, Kai became the month cover model for the magazine Big Issue. The 20,000 printed copies of the magazine were sold out in the first two days when it was released. It sold about a total of 80,000 copies which became the highest-selling of the Big Issue magazine since it began in 2010.
In August 2019, it was announced that Kai is one of the members of SuperM, a group created by SM Entertainment with Capitol Records. Kai then became the first Korean Gucci Eyewear Men Global Ambassador.
In July 2020, it was announced that Kai is making his first solo album and it will be released in the third quarter of 2020. In October that year, he became the first male to promote Bobbi Brown.
Kim Jong-in is currently single. He is a private person and does not share much about his personal life with the public.
During his free time, Kai enjoys playing the piano and guitar. He also likes to watch movies, especially Marvel films.
Kai has an Instagram account with the username “@zkdlin” and he has over 1.8 million followers. He joined in December 2013.
He also has a Youtube channel with 541 thousand subscribers with 2 million views and you can listen to his music on Youtube Music, Spotify, Apple Music, and Deezer.
Kai is a South Korean singer and actor who has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He made his acting debut in the South Korean drama Andante in 2017 and starred in the web drama Touch Your Heart in 2019.