|Full Name||KIM DANIEL|
|Country of Birth||N/A|
|Date of Birth||Mar 26 2006|
|Age||15 years old|
|Height||1.83 m (6'0")|
|Weight||56 kg (123 lbs)|
Daniel Kim (다니엘; Korean: Kim Dong Kyu 김동규), born March 26, 2006, is a Korean-American trainee and former participant of the South Korean survival show I-LAND. Daniel is a former YG Entertainment trainee under the name Kim Dong Kyu. He was recruited from Born Star Training Center and passed the YG audition on May 2019. Daniel was eliminated on the final episode of I-LAND.
I-LAND (아이 랜드) is a South Korean survival reality show that follows the creation of the perfect kpop boy idol group by BELIFT LAB, a joint company of BigHit Entertainment (label behind BTS) and CJ E&M Entertainment. Daniel was first revealed with the first batch of applicants on June 1, 2020. The first episode was released on June 26, 2020. He was eliminated on the final episode.
DANIEL’S I-LAND TEST RESULTS AND SCORES
-Ep1 | Entry Test: 17/22 votes.
-Ep2, 3 | Into I-LAND Test: 70/100. Second highest score. Sent to GROUND by I-LANDERS’ votes.
-Ep 4 | Fire Test: Unknown.
-Ep 5 | Representative Test : 74/100. Daniel and Sunoo represented GROUNDERS as part of the vocal team and lost to team I-LAND.
-Ep 6 | I&credible (Final 12): Passed to final 12.
-Ep 7 | Global vote: Rank 2 of 12.
-Ep 8 | BTS Test: 64/100. Rank 10 of 12
-Ep 10 | Rank 10 of 11
-Ep 11 | Rank 8 of 10
-Ep 12 | Eliminated.
FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA
-Age trivia: Daniel was 14 years old (14 international age; 15 Korean age) during the time he was competing on the show I-LAND. He is the youngest participant of I-LAND.
-Height: Daniel’s height is 183 cm. He grew 2cm during the filming of I-LAND. To see the full height ranking, check out the I-LAND profile.
-Personality: Daniel has a personality type of INFJ according to the MBTI, which means he is introverted, intuitive, feeling, and judging personality traits.
-Role model: Daniel’s role model is Block B’s rapper Zico, one of the judges and producers of I-LAND.
-Training Time: Daniel has been a trainee for 1 year prior to joining I-LAND.
-His favorite food is bulgogi.
-Daniel is good at beatboxing. He helped Niki record his self promo video.
-Daniel was eliminated on the final episode of I-LAND.
-Daniel and Jay were voted the dirtiest members by I-LAND members.
-Daniel is an only child.
-He needs to hold a doll to fall asleep.
-His shoe size is 290mm.
-He wears hoodies without the string.
-The first pop song he ever listened to was Let it Be by The Beatles.
-He likes to dress comfortably.
DANIEL’S LIFE TIMELINE
Year Age* Life Event 2006 1 Daniel was born on March 26, 2006. 2019 14 Daniel auditioned to become a trainee for YG entertainment and passed. 2020 15 Daniel became a contestant on the survival show I-LAND. He was eliminated on the last and final episode.
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