U-Kiss (유키스)




SooHyun


Name:
Shin SooHyun (신수현)
Birthday: 11th March 1989 (23)
Height: 181cm
Blood Type: A
Weight: 67kg
Position: Main vocalist
Talents: R&B, dancing, piano and soccer
Hobbies: Listening to music, exercising, playing on the computer
Favourite Colour: Red
 

About SooHyun:
He was previously a trainee under JYP Entertainment and Good Entertainment. He is the power vocalist of the group and is acknowledged for his powerful singing style. And he is a Christian.


Official Twitter: 
http://twitter.com/#!/ukissSH
 

Fun Facts About SooHyun:

• He dances in his sleep
• He loves to flash his abs
• His English name is Mark 
• Is known as “King of Fan Service”
• He says that fans look the prettiest when they behave well
• His hands tremble when he’s nervous
• He loves action movies
• He isn’t very good at billiards
• When him and the other members go out to buy food, he buys most of the food, only for himself 
 



KiSeop

Name: Lee KiSeop (이기섭)
Birthday: 17th January 1991 (21)
Height: 180cm
Blood Type: A
Weight: 60kg
Position: Vocalist and main dancer
Talents: Martial arts (TaeKwonDo/태권도), beat boxing, dancing and acting.
Hobbies: L
istening to music, photography, piano and acting 
Favourite Colour: Black
 

About KiSeop:
KiSeop is known for being an Ulzzang (‘best face’) in Korea. He joined U-Kiss in 2009, after their debut in 2008 making U-kiss a seven member band. When he was first accepted as a new member, KiSeop made a post on U-Kiss’ official homepage, apologizing to all of U-Kiss’ loyal fans, asking them humbly to accept him as a new member of the band. He also appeared in the ‘Not Young’/’어리지 않아’ MV before his debut.


Official Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/KiSSeop91
 

Fun Facts About KiSeop:

• His favourite pyjamas are his tiger pyjamas
• He always brings his notebook along with him so that when he has an idea, he can write it down straight away
• His favourite cologne is Calvin Klein CK One
• He is scared of heights, spiders, snakes and scary movies, and always screams when watching them (and so does Kevin)
• When he gets nervous he stutters and talks really fast, he also tends to do stupid things and falls over a lot when he’s nervous too
• His favourite girl band is 2NE1
• He has a 3rd degree black belt in TaeKwonDo
• SooHyun feels like DongHo left him for KiSeop
• When KiBeom was still a part of U-Kiss, he started called KiSeop “Seoppie” for fun
• His princess name in U-Kiss is ‘Snow Seop’



Eli


Name:
Eli Kim (Kim KyoungJae/김경재)
Birthday: 13th March 1991 (21)
Height: 180cm
Blood Type: O
Weight: 60kg
Position: Vocalist and main rapper
Talents: TaeKwonDo/태권도, Kung Fu, English, Chinese
Hobbies: Listening to music, playing on the computer, watching movies
Favourite Colour: Purple


About Eli:
Eli’s full English name is Ellison (hence his nickname Eli). He was born in Lost Angeles, then moved to Washington, D.C and is fluent in English. He then moved to Beijing when he was 15 years old, where he spent time studying to become an actor, so he can speak fluent Mandarin as well. He is also a Christian.
 

Official Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/u_kisseli 


Fun Facts About Eli:

• He likes to take hats from his fans
• His favourite foods are steak, cheeseburgers, spicy food, strong cheeses and dragonfruit
• Is very close to DongHo
• He has 5 piercings (not including his hand-web piercing between his thumb and index finger)
• His favourite cartoon is Pokemon (his favourite Pokemon is Pikachu)
• He is allergic to cats 
• He eats the most
• His favourite girl bands are 2NE1 and F(x)
• His favourite song is ‘Because of You’ by Ne-yo
• Bought two pet hedgehogs and called them ‘Eongi’ and ‘Deongi’



AJ


Name:
 Kim JaeSeop/김재섭
Stage Name: AJ
Birthday: 4th June 1991 (20)
Height: 180cm 
Blood Type: A
Weight: 58kg
Position: Vocalist, dancer and lead rapper
Talents: Rap and piano
Hobbies: Computer games and travelling
Favourite Colour: Blue
 

About AJ:
AJ went to school at an international school, and so he can speak both Korean and English fluently. He was the second new addition to U-Kiss in 2011 after Alexander and KiBeom left the group. He was previously the maknae of the boy band PARAN and is currently studying at Columbia University. His religion is Buddhist.
 

Official Twitter:  https://twitter.com/#!/JaeseopKim91AJ 
 

Fun Facts About AJ:

• Both AJ and Hoon are very good at piano
• His favourite songs on the Bran New Kiss mini album are ‘I Don’t Understand’ and ‘Miracle’
• He said that if he were a girl, he would date Kevin
• When he debuted with PARAN, he was only 14 years old
• He is home schooled
• Used to have braids, like DongHo
• He wrote all of the rap parts in 0330
• Is closest with Eli
• He doesn’t like doing aegyo
• He loves ice-cream


 

Hoon


Name:
Hoon (Yeo HoonMin/여훈민)
Birthday: 16th August 1991 (20)
Height: 181cm
Blood Type: A
Weight: 67kg
Position: One of the two lead vocalists
Talents: TaeKwonDo/태권도, snowboarding, wakeboarding, basketball
Hobbies: Leisure sports and music 
Favourite Colour: 
 

About Hoon:
He was the first new addition to U-Kiss after Alexander and KimBeom had left. Before he joined U-Kiss in 2011, he had a career as a solo artist, releasing one album. He currently goes to Dong Guk University majoring in theater. He also has made a short appearance in the SBS drama Athena, as a bodyguard of the President and is a Christian.


Official Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/HooN91y
 

Fun Facts About Hoon:

• Before debuting with U-Kiss, Hoon had never danced before
• Likes cute girls
• As well as AJ, he loves ice-cream
• Apparently, (according to AJ) farts when he yawns
• His height is one of the reasons why they chose him to be in U-Kiss
• He has an unusual habit of going “mung~” (which is a Korean term for like the sound effect of spacing out)
• His ideal type is JiYeon from T-ara, he says he likes cute girls like her, and says he thinks her voice has a lot of emotion in it when she sings. Kevin thought it was funny and said “What? Like ‘Rooooly Pooooooly~~?”
• He “has to work out”. And if they are staying somewhere that doesn’t have gym or anything like that, he uses pillows and chairs to work out
• “I break all the exercise equipment”, says Hoon
• As well as Kevin, he really likes girl with soft hands


 

Kevin


Name:
Kevin Woo (Woo SungHyun/우성현)
Birthday: 25th November 1991 (20)
Height: 178cm
Blood Type: O
Weight: 50kg
Position: Lead vocalist and second main vocalist
Talents: Dance, guitar and piano
Hobbies: Listening to music, watching movies, reading books, composing music
Favourite Colour: Blue
 

About Kevin:
Kevin was born in Danville, California in the United States, so he is also fluent in English. When in America he went to Monte Vista High School. Before he debuted with U-Kiss in 2008, he debuted with a group called XING, in 2006 with previous band member KiBeom. Kevin is known for his ability to do his own cover of girl group dances and is a Christian.


Official Twitter: 
http://twitter.com/#!/Kevinwoo91
 

Fun Facts About Kevin:

• When he eats, he eats slowly
• When not on camera, he can’t stay still and has to be doing stuff, like he’ll dance, fidget, look at himself in a mirror, etc…
• His ringtone is usually the most recent U-Kiss song
• His nickname (other than ‘fish’) is Mervin, a combination of Mermaid and Kevin, they got the idea from the Merlion (mermaid+lion) in Singapore
• Kevin is the best dancer in U-Kiss
• He thinks he’s funny
• He likes to hug his fans, and wave to them and say Hi individually ♥
• His favourite cartoon is Tweety
• He doesn’t snore
• He loves candy, ice-cream, noodles and chicken



DongHo


Name:
Shin DongHo (신동호)
Birthday: 29th June 1994 (17)
Height: 178cm
Blood Type: B
Weight: 62kg
Position: Lead rapper, lead dancer and vocalist
Talents: Rap, Chinese, baseball, golf, soccer, drums
Hobbies: Listening to music, reading books, knitting
Favourite Colour: Pink  


About DongHo: 
DongHo is the maknae of U-Kiss. He spent most of his childhood in China, and is fluent in Mandarin. DongHo is currently attending HanRim Entertainment Arts School. He is also the most active member of the group. He has taken part in acting in dramas and a lot of variety shows. Because of this U-Kiss say “DongHo is the one who makes us recieve more popularity, and because of this we are thankful to him”. DongHo also recently made a brief appearance in the movie ‘My Black Mini Dress’ with Yoo InNa, receiving a lot of attention from this.


Official Twitter: 
http://twitter.com/#!/Dongho94
 

Fun Facts About DongHo:

• Has a habit of biting his nails 
• Enjoys knitting during car rides, and says he would get sick or get headaches if he was on his laptop or phone
• He has grown 8cm since their debut
• He is sometimes called ‘Donglebee’, a mix of bumblebee and DongHo
• Was voted the trickiest member of U-Kiss
• Says he is more of a listener than a talker
• DongHo sometimes tends to slip into his own little world where he breaks out into dance in the middle of nowhere
• He loves stuffed bears, and says his favourite is Winnie The Pooh
• Has a dog called ‘Bbo-Bbo’
• According to DongHo, to this day the meanest thing Kevin has ever said to him is “Idiot”



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Xander


Name:
Alexander Lee Eusebio (알렉산더 이 Eusebio)
Birthday: 29th July 1988 (23)
Height: 182cm
Blood Type: O
Weight: 63kg
Former Position: Rapper
Talents: Rap, can speak 7 different languages
Hobbies: Listening to music, watching movies, photography
Favourite Colour: White


About Xander:
Xander was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Macau. His dad is half Portuguese, half Chinese and his mum is Korean. Xander is well known as an idol who can speak 7 different languages (Korean, English, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish and Portuguese). He is a Christian, and when with U-Kiss, was a rapper in the group. And despite being the oldest of the group, it was often said that he was a child at heart with personality.


Official Twitter: 
http://twitter.com/#!/alexander_0729
 

Fun Facts About Xander:

• He is very hygienic (was the most hygienic member of U-Kiss) 
• Is usually quiet when in a conversation about girls
• When he gets overly hyper, he usually jumps around a lot (part of the reason why they call him monkey)
• Xander: “Look, the snow is so white and clear, like my heart” KiBeom: “It’s white… But now it’s rotten and dirty.”
• Xander’s parents say “Alexander, you’re too innocent! Why can’t you be more dirty… like Eli?”
• Likes natural girls with no plastic surgery and a great personality
• Loved Batman when he was a kid
• When BEG perform ‘How Come’ Xander automatically starts dancing
• His most prized possession is his UNICEF scarf, because loves to give warmth to others
• His favourite flavour of ice-cream is rocky road




Name:
Kim KiBeom (김기범)
Birthday: 29th December 1990
Height: 179cm
Blood Type: O
Weight: 65kg
Former Position: Vocalist
Talents: Composing music, dance, Japanese, Piano, singing, acting
Hobbies: Listening to music, swimming, reading books


About KiBeom:
KiBeom, is the younger brother of SS501’s Kim HyungJun. He, as well as Kevin, was a member of the group XING where he used the stage name Marumir. He left XING after one year for a better future. He is known for his cheerful and witty personality. He is also skilled in speaking Korean, Japanese and conversational English. He is to be debuting in Japan under the stage name Allen, as a solo artist.


Official Twitter: 
http://twitter.com/#!/90KKB
 

Fun Facts About KiBeom:

• Like SooHyun, he loves to show off his abs 
• Has a dog called Choco
• “I met my first love on August 28th, 2008… Her name is KissMe” quote KiBeom :P
• Says his ideal type is someone who can cook food well
• Loves to make the atmosphere cheery, and makes a lot of jokes
• He likes to throw pillows at Kevin
• His two favourite sleeping poses are lying face down or on his side
• Likes to bite Kevin like a lion
• “When I’m alone, I wanna be with my members. But when I’m with them, I wanna be alone. *laughs*” quote KiBeom
• Loves his hyung (HyungJun) so much, he even describes him and his brother as ‘Inseparable’ ♥



Fan Names~
 

U-Kiss fans: are called KissMes


Their Individual fans are:

SooHyun: SooHyunnies
Eli: Elisoniacs
KiSeop: Kiseopians
AJ: AnJels
Hoon: doesn’t quite have one yet, but some people call themselves “Hoonies”
Kevin: Kevinias
DongHo: DongHolics