Eric Nam Graces the Cover of Maxim Magazine
Hyo Kyung Kim, May 20, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
K pop solo artist Eric Nam is featured on the cover of the fashion publication Maxim Magazine. Eric can be seen rocking a red suit for the cover. Nam Yoon, Do better known by his stage name Eric Nam, is a Korean-American singer and television host currently based in South Korea. He first appeared on Birth of a Great Star 2 in 2012 after being discovered from one of his cover songs on YouTube. He made his official debut with the mini-album Cloud 9 on January 23, 2013.
Eric Nam was born and raised in Atlanta to South Korean parents, and is the eldest son. He has two younger brothers, Brian and Eddie. As a child, he became a member of the Atlanta Boy Choir and toured in Italy where he got to sing for mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. He graduated from The Lovett School in 2007 where he played soccer and played in the orchestra. For his senior project, he recorded his own solo CD that was very popular with the student body. He then flew to Boston where he completed a Bachelor of International Studies at Boston College, studying in Beijing for a year during that time. He can speak Korean, English, Spanish and Chinese.