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Eric Nam Profile and Facts; Eric Nam’s Ideal Type

Eric Nam Profile 2017: Eric Nam Facts, Eric Nam’s Ideal Type

Stage Name / English Name: Eric Nam (에릭남)
Birth Name: Nam Yoon Do (남윤도)
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia United States
Birthday: November 17, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Twitter: @ericnamofficial
Instagram:
@realericnam
Facebook: Eric Nam Official

Eric Nam Facts:
– He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia United States.
– He has 2 younger brothers: Eddie and Brian.
– Eddie is his manager.
– Eric graduated cum laude from Boston College in 2011 with a major in International Studies.
– He also studied a year abroad at Peking University in Beijing, China.
– He and his brothers used to watch Shinhwa a lot, then they tried to imitate their dance moves.
– He used to have a crush on BoA and Lee Hyori when he was younger.
– He speaks fluently English and Korean, and a good level of Spanish and Mandarin.
– He is considered “Nation’s boyfriend”.
– He’s also learning Japanese.
– He auditioned for SM Entertainment when he was in high school, but he didn’t make it.
– He is currently under CJ E&M.
– He played soccer and was a part of the orchestra in high school.
– When he was younger, he was a part of the Atlanta Boy Choir and got to tour Italy when they sang mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.
– He has a strong faith and belief in God.
– He can play the piano and the cello.
– He spent quite a bit of time in Latin America, including Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, and Bolivia for experiencing the culture and for understanding how their economy works.
– He also spent some time in India before traveling to Korea for his audition.
– His favorite color is red.
– His hobbies are trying new food, meeting new people, visiting new places.
– He’s friends with the American singer Khalid.
– Before becoming a singer Eric was a business analyst, but he chose the path of singing because he didn’t want to regret missing his window of opportunity. (“Yu Huiyeol’s Sketchbook”)
– Before making it to the K-Pop industry, he was already making cover songs and posting them on YouTube.
– After seeing a viral Youtube cover (2ne1’s “Lonely”), MBC invited Eric to participate to “Birth of a Great Star 2” (a show similar to X Factor).
– After 8 months, Eric placed within the Top 5 contestants in “Birth of a Great Star 2”, and started his entertainment career in Korea.
– He debuted on January 23, 2013, with the release of his mini-album “Cloud 9”, with title track “Heaven’s Door”.
– For 2013 to 2016, Eric was the MC of Arirang TV’s most popular programs, “The After School Club|, and its spin off, “The ASC After Show”.
– In April 2014, Eric returned to Korea’s music scene with his first digital single “Ooh Ooh” (우우).
– In February 2015, Eric was featured on Amber Liu’s mini-album “Beautiful” on the song “I Just Wanna”.
– In March 2015, he released his single “I’m OK”.
– In May 2015, Eric released his single, “Dream”, featuring 15&‘s Jimin for Charity Project.
– In December 2015, Eric signed an exclusive contract with CJ E&M.
– On March 4, 2016, he released a duet track with Red Velvet’s Wendy – “Spring Love”.
– On March 24, 2016, Eric released his second mini album, “Interview” with the title track “Good For You”.
– On June 10, 2016, Eric released his first U.S. single, “Into You” in collaboration with the electronic band, KOLAJ.
– On April 16, 2016, Eric hosted and performed at SNL Korea, receiving one of the highest ratings of the season.
– In April 2016, Eric joined the show “We Got Married” where he was paired with Solar from Mamamoo.
– In July 2016, Eric released his digital single “Can’t Help Myself” with the lyrics written by Epik High’s Tablo.
– In November 2016, Eric together with comedian Yang Se Hyung became the host of the new MNET talk show “Yang and Nam Show”.
– On January 26, 2017, he collaborated with Gallant and Tablo on the single release of “Cave Me In”.
– Eric Nam is MC in ASC (After School Club) along with 15&‘s Jimin, DAY6‘s Jae, U-KISS‘s Kevin.
– He was in “The Friends in Costa Rica” together with MYTEEN‘s Song Yuvin nand Sam Kim.
Eric Nam’s ideal type: “Personality is most important, and it’s also important that she fits well with me. As for the physical aspects, I think I become attracted when she is pretty with big eyes. Age doesn’t matter in love. If I sincerely love her, then I will love her even if she is an older noona.” (From Star1 Magazine) Some celebrities he likes are Girl’s Day’s MinAh for looks, MAMAMOO’s Solar for personality.

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Do you like Eric Nam? Do you know more facts about him? Feel free to comment below. It can help new fans find more info about him. 🙂

  • eimy

    I luv Eric. <3

  • wey

    thanks so much for making this profile, I always come here for profiles and was so good surprised to see Eric’s profile 😀

  • Syd

    I love Eric, he’s so sweet and adorable. He’s not my ult at the moment (’cause Ten wrecked my whole freaking bias list!), but that doesn’t mean I don’t love him. ^-^

  • Kaeni

    Eric is the best MC and I love his English. 😀

  • cristine castillo

    his my favorite mc after school club

  • MarkLeeIsProbablyMySoulmate

    What entertainment is he under?

  • kilithekpopfan

    He is also friends with Khalid and was with him when he wrecked his car when they were on their way to get tacos

  • Amy Kim Saotome

    It was recently said on Yu Huiyeol’s Sketchbook that before becoming a singer Eric was actually a business analyst, but he chose the path of singing because he didn’t want to regret missing his window of opportunity~!

  • ni

    He is considered nation’s boyfriend

  • LYA

    Personality is most important, and it’s also important that she fits well with me. As for the physical aspects, I think I become attracted when she is pretty with big eyes. Age doesn’t matter in love. If I sincerely love her, then I will love her even if she is an older noona.” From Star1 Magazine

  • Yisoo

    – His brothers’ names are Eddie and Brian.
    – Eddie is his manager

    I’ve actually met Eric before, he is super nice. He likes to tease his mother a lot.

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