- Boy Groups, U-Kiss

U-kiss Profile



Origin Seoul, South Korea
  • K-pop
  • J-pop
  • electropop
Years active 2008–present
NH Media
Associated acts
  • uBEAT
  • XING
  • Paran
Website u-kiss.jp
  • Soohyun
  • Kiseop
  • Eli
  • Hoon
  • Jun
Past members
  • Alexander Lee Eusebio
  • Kim Kibum
  • Dongho
  • AJ
  • Kevin

U-KISS (Korean: 유키스, Japanese: ユーキス) is a South Korean boy band formed by NH Media in 2008.

Their name is an acronym, standing for Ubiquitous Korean International Idol Super Star.

The group’s current lineup is composed of Soohyun, Eli, Kiseop, Hoon and Jun.

Their breakthrough hit was Man Man Ha Ni (2009) from their EP Conti UKISS.

U-KISS is known for their international popularity, especially in Latin America where they have conducted various tours.

They released their first full-length album Only One on February 3, 2010. In September 2011, U-KISS released their second full-length album, NEVERLAND.

They made their formal debut in Japan in 2011 with the release of the single “Tick Tack”.

 Their second Japanese single was entitled “Forbidden Love” while their first Japanese full-length album was A Shared Dream (2012).

Since their debut, the group has released three full-length albums, eleven mini-albums/EPs, one special mini-album (created for their fans), and various singles.

They have also released five Japanese full-length albums, one Japanese compilation album, and five Japanese mini-albums/EPs. The group has also participated in various TV reality shows and films.


U-Kiss Members Profile

Stage Name: Soohyun
Birth Name: Shin Soo Hyun (신수현)
Position: Main Vocalist, Leader
Birthday: March 11, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 69 kg (152 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instruments: Piano
Twitter: @ukissSH



Stage Name: Kiseop
Birth Name: Lee Ki Seop (이기섭)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: January 17, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 181 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instruments: Piano
Twitter: @KiSSeop91
Instagram: @ki_seop91



Stage Name: Eli
Korean Name: Kim Kyung Jae (김경재)
English Name: Ellison Kim
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: March 13, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @eli_kim91




Birth Name: Yeo Hoon Min (여훈민)
Stage Name: Hoon
Birthday: August 16, 1991
Position: Lead Vocalist
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 67 kg
Blood Type: B
Twitter: @HooN91y
Instagram: @yhm1991

Instagram: @hoon91y



Stage Name: Jun
Real Name: Lee Jun Young (이준영)
Position: Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: January 22, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 61 kg (134 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Twitter: @jun97l
Instagram: @ukiss_jun97



Past members



Korean Name: Woo Sung Hyun
English Name: Kevin Woo (우성현)
Stage Name: Kevin
Birthday: November 25, 1991
Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Face of the Group
Height: 180 cm (5’11”)
Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @kevinwoo_official
Twitter: @Kevinwoo91


Stage Name: AJ
Birth Name: Kim Jae Seop (김재섭)
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: June 4, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 183 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 68 kg (149 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Instagram: @amadeus91jsking



Stage Name: Dongho
Full Name: Shin Dong Ho (신동호)
Position: Rapper, Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Face of The Group, Maknae
Birthday: June 29, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 178 cm (5’10”)
Weight: 62 kg (136 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Twitter: @Dongho94
Instagram: @asher_dadddy


Kim Kibum


Stage Name: Kim Kibum (김기범)
Japanese Stage Name: Allen Kibum
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: December 29, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 179 cm (5’10” 1/2)
Weight: 65 kg (143 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Twitter: @90KKB
Instagram: @allen_kibum



Stage Name: Alexander or Xander
Real Name: Alexander Lee Eusebio (알렉산더 이 유세비오)
Position: Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: July 29, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 182 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @xander0729
Twitter: @alexander_0729



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