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I.L (IRRIS) Profile, Biography, and Facts

I.L

I.L (아이엘) is a singer and a member of the group “IRRIS” from South Korea JUSTICE RECORDS. She made her debut with the group on July 6th, 2022, with the EP “Wanna Know”. She is also a former member of the groups “Good Day” and “Redsquare”.

Stage Name: I.L (아이엘)
Birth Name: Kim Ji Won (김지원)
Occupation: Singer
Birthday: January 7, 1997
Age 27 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 7
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 50.5 kg (110 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: B

I.L Facts:

Early Life

– I.L was born in Daegu, South Korea.

Personal Life

– Her family consists of her parents and younger sister.
– Her Chinese Zodiac Sign is Rat, and her MBTI Type is INFJ-A.
– Eating breakfast is her happiest part of the day.
– She loves her rabbit doll, “Hotteok”, made by her mother, and she sleeps with it and carries it when she goes on trips or stays out.
– She dreamed of becoming an idol after watching BoA, SNSD and TVXQ!
– She resembles Jisoo from Blackpink.
– She considers f(x) ‘s Krystal as her role model.
– Her birth flower is a tulip.
– She is also known by the names “Genie (지니)”, “Keun-ji (큰지)”, and “Big Jiwon”.
– Her bucket list includes visiting New York for Christmas and skydiving.
– She wants to learn how to make cookies, coffee and bread.
– I.L thinks faster than she can act.
– Her group members think she resembles a cockatiel.
– She is left-handed like Liv.
– She scratches her nose when she is embarrassed.
– She had Lens Implantation to correct her vision.
– Before her idol debut, she recalled an embarrassing memory when she mistakenly understood “makeup and hair” as “makeup for hair” and applied makeup for 2 hours before visiting the salon, surprising the staff.
– If she wins the lottery, she wants to buy a camper and travel the country with her parents.
– She chose to be a part of Slytherin in Hogwarts if given a chance.
– Her happy childhood memories are when she went to the mart with her family.
– She revealed that she is not good at sports.
– She eats chocolates to relieve her stress.
– Her ideal type is a bear-like man who is strong and reliable. She also likes men with pretty noses.
– She is given her own room in the dorm.

Career

– I.L is the leader and sub-vocalist of the group “IRRIS”.
– Her representative stone is Lapis Lazuli, and her representative color is Blue.
– She was the first member of the group to be revealed on June 10, 2022.
– I.L’s stage name is derived from the ㅣ and ㄴ in her name Jiwon (지원), and stands for “I love” and “I live,” which reflects her desire to bring positivity to her fans.
– She is a former member of the groups “Good Day” and “Redsquare”.
– She was under the stage name “Genie” in the group “Good Day”.
– She was formerly known as “Green” in her former group “Redsquare”.
– She was previously a member of REDSQUARE, where she used the stage name “Green”.
– I.L appeared on the show “The Unit” but was eliminated in the 7th episode after ranking 49th.
– She has acted in various K-dramas, including I Can See Your MBTI (2021), Nickname Pine Leaf (2021), and Villains (2023).
– She is competing on the survival show GIRLS RE: VERSE under the name Yenycall.
– She helped translate the song “Paradise” (the theme song for IDOL: The Coup) into Korean, as the songwriter noted in an Instagram post.
– I.L was a trainee at Polaris Entertainment for six months.
– She was in the drama “Idol: The Coup” along with Exy (WJSN) and Hani (EXID).
– She debuted with her first group, “Good Day”, with the mini album “All Day Good Day” on August 30, 2017. The group disbanded on November 11, 2019.
– She appeared in the commercial “AUVIEUS” in 2020.
– She started her training in 2015.

Favorites & Likings

– She likes to eat Kimbap and Chicken Gangjeong.
– She loves to eat chocolates and sometimes replaces her meal with them.
– Her favorite ice cream flavor in Baskin Robbins is Choco Tree Forest.
– She chose chocolate mousse as the only thing to eat if deserted on an inhabited island.
– She likes to drink Taro Milk with “50% sugar content” and “normal ice”.
– She enjoys drinking lightly and sometimes drinks before going to bed.
– She likes the spicy taste of Cheongyang peppers.
– She hates Hawaiian pizza.
– She likes to play with Puzzles.
– She likes to drink Coke Zero and Pepsi Zero.
– I.L is a huge fan of the show “Infinite Challenge”.
– Her favorite mobile games are Dream House, Rumi Cube and Escape Room.
– She loves to find new restaurants as a hobby.
– Her favorite foods are pizza, bread, rice cake, rice and jelly.
– She likes to eat Greek yogurt.
– She likes to drink vanilla latte and americano.
– She loves the unique atmosphere of the winter season.
– Her favorite superpower is teleportation.
– She liked the Netflix drama “The Umbrella Academy”, and her favorite character is “Five”.
– She likes green, black and red colors.
– She likes the fall season.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: ilirrisil

Streaming Platform Links

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