Jeon Somi (전소미) is a South Korean K-pop singer under The Black Label. She made her debut on June 13th, 2019 with the single “Birthday”.
Jeon Somi Profile
|Stage Name||Jeon Somi (전소미)|
|Birth Name||Ennik Somi Douma|
|Occupation||Singer, Rapper, Dancer, Songwriter|
|Birthday||March 9th, 2001|
|Age||22 (in Mar 2023)|
|Height||172 cm (5’8”)|
|Weight||46.6 kg (102 lbs)|
|Nationality||Korean, Canadian, Dutch|
Jeon Somi Facts:
– Jeon Somi was born to a Dutch-Canadian dad and a Korean mom, named Matthew and Sunhee.
– They moved to South Korea when she was just one year old.
– She went to Seoyun Middle School and Hanlim Multi Arts High School for her education.
– Jeon Somi has a younger sister called Evelyn.
– In November 2016, Somi had three citizenships: Canadian, Dutch, and South Korean.
– People sometimes call her “Vitamin” or “Maknae on top”.
– She was in her third year of middle school when she started writing songs.
– Her hobbies include collecting socks, shopping, walking alone, looking for good music, and searching for delicious restaurants.
– She trained for two years to become a performer.
– She gets easily scared when going to abandoned or haunted places.
– Jeon Somi has a pet cat named Cheese.
– Her fans call her a real Barbie doll.
– When she was a child, she dreamt of becoming a stewardess.
– At one point, she tried a vegan diet for a month.
– She’s tall, measuring 172 cm (5’8″), but she still lists herself as 169 cm (5’7″) in her official profile because she’s afraid people will think she’s too tall.
– Somi is a fan of EXO, especially Kai, as well as BIGBANG and GOT7’s JB. In the beginning, JB scared her when she met him.
– You can spot her in music videos like GOT7’s “Stop Stop It,” Up10tion’s “White Night,” and Jun K (2PM)’s “From November to February.”
– She looks up to 2NE1, and Minzy is her role model.
– She and her sister played daughters of a character in a drama.
– Her father even had a cameo appearance in “Descendants of the Sun.”
– Jeon Somi affectionately calls her fans Som-taengs and Som-mungchis.
– She got a new cat named Cookie in August 2018.
– During her school days, she faced bullying due to her mixed heritage and wanted plastic surgery to look more Korean.
– Jeon Somi was originally supposed to be in ITZY but left JYP and was replaced by Yuna.
– She won “Produce 101” and became the center of I.O.I. After I.O.I disbanded, she joined different variety shows like “Sister’s Slam Dunk Season 2.”
– Jeon Somi was part of a girl group called Girls Next Door that formed on a variety show. Kim Sejeong praised her for having the best body among I.O.I. members.
– On August 20, 2018, Somi terminated her contract with JYPE and later made her solo debut under The Black Label on June 13, 2019.
– She expressed her desire to collaborate with international artists like 070 Shake or Madonna.
Appearances & Participations
– She served as an MC on various shows, including “The Show” with Up10tion and “Music Bank” in Berlin with Park Bogum.
– Jeon Somi was also an MC for “Produce 48” and co-hosted a segment called “Dancing Queen” with ChungHa.
– She has co-hosted a show with GOT7 as a guest.
– Jeon Somi is an ambassador for the Wetskills Foundation in the Netherlands.
– In February 2022, Somi was chosen as the brand ambassador for Converse.
– In May 2023, she took on the role of ambassador for The North Face.
Likes & Dislikes
– Her favorite vacation spot is Phuket, Thailand.
– She is a fan of Rihanna.
– She really likes to watch cooking shows like MasterChef.
– Jeon Somi really like Rachel McAdams. (Complex interview)
– She likes Ice Hockey.
– Her favorite movie is Thor.
– Her favorite outfit includes Sweatpants, Pajamas, and Tank Tops.
– She really likes Louisiana hot sauce.
– She prefers pudding for her dessert.
– Jeon Somi likes Maple Syrup Fudge.
– She loves to eat Korean beef.
– She can speak Korean and English, but she can’t speak Dutch.
– She’s quite skilled in taekwondo, holding a 4th-dan black belt, and she’s good at drawing caricatures and cooking.
– She’s a Reebok model and has done campaigns with other famous celebrities.
– One interesting fact is that she can impersonate an eating giraffe.
Personality & Habits
– She becomes very soft and clingy when she is drunk.
– Jeon Somi has a kind and cheerful personality.
– She’s socially awkward.
– She either sleeps too much or sleeps too little.
– Jeon Somi is close friends with TWICE’s Chaeyoung and other members, GFRIEND’s Umji, AB6IX’s Daehwi and Park Woojin, Kim Donghyun (former JYP trainees), and CLC’s Eunbin.
– She’s also friends with BLACKPINK members.
– In July 2016, Jeon, along with her I.O.I bandmates Nayoung and Kyulkyung, teamed up for a meaningful cause. They collaborated with the “Shoot For Love” campaign, organized by the Be Kind Organization in partnership with the Korea Leukemia and Pediatric Cancer Association. Their aim was to raise awareness and gather funds to support children who had been diagnosed with pediatric cancer.
– In October 2020, Jeon Somi joined other well-known figures in taking part in W Korea’s “Love Your W: Ontact Campaign.” This campaign was designed to spread awareness about breast cancer and promote its importance.
– Her most popular songs include “Fast Forward”, “DUMB DUMB”, and “XOXO”.
– She has won several awards including Asian Artists Awards, Golden Disc Awards, and Mubeat Awards.
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