UKISS Members & Profiles

  • SooHyun
  • Full NameShin Soo Hyun
  • Position: Main Vocalist, Leader
  • BirthdayMarch 11, 1989
  • Height: 181 cm
  • Weight: 69 kg
  • Blood Type: A
  • Fun Facts:
    He used to be a JYP and Good Entertainment trainee.
    He total he has been a trainee for 6 years.
    Alexander was the original leader of UKISS, but after his departure SooHyun took over the role.
    His father passed away when he was in Junior High.
    He has an extreme passion for music.
    His muscial influence is singer NeYo
    He is known to have trembling hands when he gets nervous.
    Fans have given him the nicknameKing of Fanservicebecause he constantly gives attention to his fans and keeps them happy.
    The members of UKISS call himgreedybecause he is selfish when it comes to food.
    He was ranked #10 in theTop 17 Male Idol Vocalist“.
    His ideal girl is actress Kim Sa Rang.

    Besides being the main vocalist, he is known as the “power vocalof the group.
    His voice and be so loud and powerful it can hurt the other members ears.
    Whenever any UKISS members are fighting, he makes everyone gather, sit, and talk it out.
    He likes girls that are romantic like him, want to be with him no matter what, and are shorter than him.
    He is friends with Jokwon of 2AM, and DongWoon and GiKwang of BEAST/B2ST.
    He likes to flash his abs.
    He likes healthy foods and vegetables.
    Though at times he is a bit goofy, SooHyun showed that he is a true leader when producer Ryan Jhun tweeted about how KARAs comeback was pushing UKISSsNeverlandto the side.  Upon the news, SooHyun took responsibility and tweeted an apology to fans statingIts all my fault. In truth, Ive just found out about all this now. I apologize to our seniors, KARA, and our seniorsfansIm so sorry. Please feel better, this wont happen again.”

  • Kevin
  • Full Name: Woo Sung Hyun/Kevin Woo
  • Position: Main Vocalist
  • BirthdayNovember 25, 1991
  • Height: 180 cm
  • Weight: 55 kg
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: Christianity
  • EducationMonte Vista High School
  • Languages: Korean, English
  • Fun Facts:
    He was born in DanvilleCalifornia.
    He is a former member of the group XING along with exmember Kibum.
    He was a trainee for 4 years.
    He says that worldstar Rain was his inspiration to become a singer.
    He can play the guitar.
    He has an older sister.
    He also has an uncle in Germany named Emmanuel Woo who is a famous baritone opera singer.
    He along with Eli and exmember Alexander hosted Arirangs radio showPops in Seoul“.
    He is very patient and incredibly nice.
    He is known for being a male diva in KPOP.
    According to the members, he is most awkward with AJ.
    The type of girl that makes Kevin heart race are girls with droopy eyes when they smile.
    He is known for his incredible appetite. He is described as having ablack holefor a stomach because he is incapable of gaining weight.
    He loves ddukbokki.
    His treasured items are his mp3, his family photo, and his QT book for bible study.
    •“Let It Beby The Beatles is the first song he sang in front of a large crowd.
    While adjusting to Korea and the Korean language he got into trouble with his elders for using Banmal and not Joendae mal.
    Before debuting with UKISS, he used to sleep 10 hours a day.

  • Kiseop
  • Full NameLee Ki Seop
  • Position: Vocalist, Main Dancer
  • BirthdayJanuary 17, 1991
  • Height: 180 cm
  • Weight: 64 kg
  • Blood Type: A
  • ReligionBuddhism
  • Fun Facts:
    He debuted as a new member of UKISS in 2009 with their singleAm I That Easy?”.
    He is a former ulzzang.
    He suffers from Obsessive Compulsion Disorder.
    He says if he wasnt a singer, he would have pursued a career in photography.
    He is afraid of heights.
    Though he was not in UKISS at the time, he did appeared in theNot youngMV (The guy who picked up the iPod).
    He has a 4D personality.
    His favorite food is grapes.
    His ideal type of girl is a bookworm and short.
    He is usally shy and quiet when in front of girls.
    He practices Taekwondo.
    He drools when he sleeps.
    Kiseop can put a 500 coin in his nostril.
    The UKISS members state that hes one of the most hardworking members.
    He is the most serious member in UKISS.
    His favorite girl group is 2NE1.
    When he goes overseas, the majority of the items he packs are skincare products.
    His favorite color is Black.
    He always brings snacks with him when he goes out.
    He loves Micky Mouse.
    He feels the most confident when he has just come out of the shower.
    When hes nervous, he starts to speak very quickly and sounds like hes stuttering.
    He says he doesnt care if a girl has ever had plastic surgery as long as she is cute

  • Hoon
  • Full NameYeo Hoon Min
  • Nickname: Hoonie, Bunny
  • Position: Lead Vocalist
  • Birthday: August 16, 1991
  • Height: 181 cm
  • Weight: 67 kg
  • Blood Type: B
  • EducationDongguk University
  • Fun Facts:
    He is very shy and at times a bit awkward.  But that makes him cute to fans.
    He along with AJ were added to the group in 2011 after exmember Alexander and Kibums contracts were terminated.  They officially debuted with UKISS for their0330promotions.
    Prior to his debut in UKISS, he had made a debut as a solo artist in 2009 under his full name, Yeo Hoon Min.  He released an EP album, “Pure & Lovein 2009 and another digital single, “Beginning,” in 2010.
    He had planned on keeping his debut as a ballad singer a secret.
    He is currently attending Dongguk University to pursue an acting career.
    He made an appearance in the drama “Athena: Goddess of Waras the bodyguard of the president.
    He is the bulkiest and most masculine member in UKISS.
    He practices Taekwondo.
    He likes tiny curvaceous and fatty girls so he can hug them all the time.
    Before being added into UKISS, he had never danced before.
    He loves ice cream.
    His hobbies are to do leisure sports and music.
    He was born in Gyeonggi Province.
    He can play the piano.
    His parents are also very close with the other UKISS members. Especially AJ.
    Fans often state at his strong resemblance to exTVXQ member and JYJ member Micky/Yoochun.
    According to AJ, Hoon usually farts when he yawns.

  • Eli
  • Full NameKim Kyoung Jae
  • Nickname: Pigeon
  • Position: Main Rapper
  • BirthdayMarch 13, 1991
  • Height: 180 cm
  • Weight: 68 kg
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: Christian
  • Languages: Korean, English, Mandarin
  • Fun Facts:
    He was born in Los Angeles, California, but grew up in Washington, D.C.
    He later studied abroad in Beijing to become an actor and learned to speak Mandarin fluently.
    He has a habit of biting his fingernails when he becomes nervous.
    Friends and fans say that his facial features resemble a pigeon (thus the nickname).
    He has two sisters.
    His favorite fruit is the Dragon fruit.
    He knows Taekwondo (12 years) and Kung Fu.
    He says that if he wasnt a singer he would have been an actor.
    He along with Kevin and exmember Alexander hosted Arirangs radio showPops in Seoul“.
    He is known to have had 5 open piercings on his body, including a handweb and inner conch piercing (Both of which have been removed).
    His musical influence is LilWayne and Eminem.
    His favorite girl group is f(x).
    He is allergic to cats.
    His favorite color is purple.
    He is the best imitator in UKISS and can imitate several animals (even a pigeon!).
    His favourite cartoon is Pokemon and his favourite characters is Pikachu.
    He is very close with Dongho.

  • AJ
  • Full NameKim Jae Seop
  • Position: Rapper
  • BirthdayJune 4, 1991
  • Height: 183 cm
  • Weight: 68 kg
  • Blood Type: A
  • ReligionBuddhism
  • Education: Kent Foreign SchoolColumbia University
  • Languages: Korean, English
  • Fun Facts:
    He is a former member of Paran.  He debuted with them when he was only 14.
    During his time in Paran, he had trained with the other UKISS members and often practiced with SooHyun.
    He along with Hoon were added to the group in 2011 after exmember Alexander and Kibums contracts were terminated.  They officially debuted with UKISS for their0330promotions.
    He also writes songs and participated in the making of0330andObsession“.
    He says the CL of 2NE1 is his ideal time.
    He can play the piano.
    He went to a foreign school where he learned to speak English.
    He is currently taking a leave of absence from Columbia University to promote with UKISS.
    His favorite songs onBran New KissareI Dont UnderstandandMiracle“.
    Shortly after its release, he stole a box ofBran New KissCDs and made the members sign them and gave it to people he was close to.
    He says he is closest to Eli and often compares himself to him.
    He states that he would like to bring up thebadass level in UKISS“.
    His musical inspirations are Justin Timberlake and PO from Paran.
    His favorite food is rice noodle.
    He dislikes doing aegyo.
    His fans are called AnJels.
    According to the members, AJ is a romanticist. He always plans surprise events.
    He always has a notebook where he can write lyrics in his bag.
    He was voted as the member with the highest IQ.
    He is currently not promoting with UKISS to continue his studies at Columbia University.

  • Dongho
  • Full Name: Shin Dong Ho
  • Position: Rapper, SubVocalist, Maknae
  • BirthdayJune 29, 1994
  • Height178 cm
  • Weight: 62 kg
  • Blood Type: B
  • EducationHanrim Entertainment Arts School
  • Languages: Korean, Mandarin
  • Fun Facts:
    He studied in Beijing, China at a young age and learned to speak Mandarin.
    He was in the movie “My Black Mini Dresswith actress Yoo In Na.
    He is known for being one of the most active members in UKISS due to his participation in variety shows and dramasThe UKISS members often state how proud and grateful they are to him for getting the groups name out.
    SooHyun said when Dongho is acting, its 100% acting. Hes usually cute for acting, but arrogant in real life.
    He used to get made fun of by the other members when he would go out to script readings for “Royal Family“. They would often say things likeJKs grandson shouldnt be wearing that.”
    He has a dog called Pbo Pbo.
    He loves to eat meat.
    He loves the color Pink.
    He knows how to knit.
    He plays World of Warcraft.
    When UKISS made their debut in 2008, he only received an 8syllable line in the groups debut song, “Not Young“.  This is because he was going through puberty at the time.
    His favorite member in miss A is Suzy.
    He is allergic to crab.
    His favorite cartoon is Winnie the Pooh.
    According to Kevin, he is the hardest member to wake up.
    His mother is the lady who acted as Kevins mom in theirNot YoungMV.
    He made up an acronym for Stupid: Super, Talented, Unique, Person, In, Demand. And he thinks that he is STUPID in his own way.

Former Members



38 thoughts on “UKISS Members & Profiles

  1. I guess Dongho needs to be moved to the “former members” list :c I am still sad ;A; and I would love to see the profiles for Alexander and Kibum as well~ I definitely still see them as a part of U-Kiss, even if they’re not with the group anymore :c

  2. hurm, i just wanna to know more about u kiss .. actually, how many member now in this group ?

    follow me on twitter @wirda_hayu_qiss

  3. Today, Me, Naeny and my beloved cousin Ani decided to celebrate Dongho’s birthday in this coming birthday of his! Hope we will have lots of fun together!!! Saranghae UKISS and fighting!

  4. Please do not removed Shin ,dong ho because im his fan i liked he is cute , handsome too
    Its my crush

  5. anyeong…….i really like about korean . the first group i like were exo . but the second group it were u-kiss . so good luck for them.

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