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Kim Lip (ARTMS, LOONA) Profile, Bio, and Facts


Kim Lip (김립) is a South Korean singer and dancer under MODHAUS. She is a member of the project group ARTMS. She is also a member of the girl group LOONA and its subunit ODD EYE CIRCLE.

Kim Lip (LOONA) Profile

Stage NameKim Lip (김립)
Birth NameKim Jungeun (김정은)
OccupationSinger, Dancer
BirthdayFebruary 10, 1999
Active Years2017–present
Age24 years old (in Feb 2023)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height163 cm (5’3″)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood TypeB

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Kim Lip (LOONA) Facts

Early Life

– Kim Lip was born in Cheongju, North Chungcheong, South Korea.
– She graduated from Sanseong Elementary School and Yongseong Middle School.
– She graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School.

Personal Life

– Kim Lip is a fan of GOT7.
– In sixth grade, she joined a dance class after her mother encouraged her to lose weight.
– She was the first member to get a tattoo in 2021.
– Her religion is Paganism.
– Her family consists of parents and an older sister named Kim Jung-yoon.
– Since becoming a trainee, she managed to lose 10kg (22 lbs).
– Her hobbies include shopping, playing Sudoku, and organizing and cleaning things.
– She used to wear braces.
– She started dancing as a means to lose weight.
Chuu said that within LOONA, she and Haseul are responsible for military discipline.
– She has a moon tattoo on her finger and a butterfly tattoo on her arm.
– Since her debut, she is the only member who has never worn her bangs down.
– She is known for her neat and graceful dance skills, which are considered one of the best in the group.
– Among the members, she has the earliest bedtime of 10:00 pm.
– Kim Lip dislikes aegyo, whether it’s her doing it or others doing it to her.
– Her motto is “Let’s be healthy.”
– During photoshoots, Kim Lip wore a shirt in support of the LGBT community.
– Her most memorable memory from her school days was when she was a trainee and she shopped at Lotte Tower because she did not want to go to the practice room early and lied that school wasn’t off yet.
– Kim Lip was discovered and cast by BlockBerry Creative through her Instagram account.
– As a child, she was extremely introverted.
– She is close with Chuu as they graduated from high school together and moved from their hometown to Seoul together to start high school.
– She admires BoA, Park Hyo-shin, and Tori Kelly.
– She likes boomerangs.
– If she were a boy, she mentioned that she would date Jinsoul.
– Her idol is Suzy.
– Her ideal type is someone who enjoys eating and is friendly towards her.
– Her most listened-to song during her school days was “Never Gonna Let You Go” by Faith Evans.
– Her designated color was red, and her animal representation was an owl in LOONA.
– She likes reading novels over manga.


– She is a member of the sub-units Odd Eye Circle (Leader), LOONA Yum Yum, and Not Friends Unit.
– She is the vocalist and dancer in the group LOONA.
– She has also participated in writing the songs for the group’s albums.
– She participated in the music mystery show “King of Masked Singer” in 2020.
– She was on the cover of the magazine CECI CHINA in 2017.
– Kim Lip made her debut on May 25, 2017, as part of LOONA with the song “Eclipse.”
– Her training period lasted for 1 year and 2 months.
– She attended IB Music Academy.
– On January 13, 2023, it was revealed that she had won a lawsuit to terminate her contract with BlockBerry Creative, resulting in her departure from the company.
– She signed with MODHAUS in March 2023.

Likes & Dislikes

– Kim Lip was a fan of Pokemon when she was younger.
– She dislikes lotus root, noise, and things that lack organization.
– Her favorite movies include A Star is Born, Beauty and the Beast, and About Time.
– Her favorite subject in school was maths and science.
– Lip makeup is one of her favorite cosmetic items to purchase.
– She likes bright clothing.
– Chip and Dale are her favorite Disney characters.
– She enjoys watching mukbangs.
– She generally enjoys calm movies, especially romance films.

Food Preferences

– She dislikes lotus roots because she forced herself to eat them when she was young.
– She likes to eat cream puff taiyaki.
– When pouring cereal and milk, she pours cereal first.
– She likes sushi, pizza, bread, mint chocolate ice cream, tuna, and sweet foods.
– She likes adding an omelet to steak & cheese on the Subway menu.
– Her favorite snacks from school days were rice cake skewers, colpop, and anchovy noodles.
– Her favorite Gongcha menu includes winter melon milk tea and chocolate milk tea with 100 sugar content, less ice, and 3 additional pearls.


– She has several nicknames including Dong Dong, Queen Lip, Kimberly Lippington, Mom Lip, KimLipstick (by HaSeul), Lipbalm, and Moonmin (by ODD EYE CIRCLE).
– She is nicknamed “Halmi” by Heejin because her dressing style and sleeping patterns resemble a grandmother.


– She can play piano, guitar, and violin.
– Her special talent includes imitating the way Heejin walks.
– She was a good swimmer and learned to swim as a child.
– Pre-debut, Kim Lip was the only member to receive bass guitar lessons from the company.
– She is the only LOONA member who can play the violin.
– She can easily spilt an apple with her bare hands.
– She said that she is bad with technology.

Personality & Habits

– According to ViVi, Kim Lip expresses her opinions straightforwardly and possesses good observational skills.
– When she’s upset about an unresolved argument, she prefers to resolve it immediately.
– She is described as talkative, tsundere, chic, and hot-headed.
– She has a habit of holding the camera upside down.
– Her MBTI is ISTJ. (previously ESTJ)

Celebrity Friends

– She is friends with Yeonjung of WJSN, Jane of Momoland, Kim Sihyeon of Everglow, and PURPLE KISSGoeun.
– She is close with Chuu and JooE of Momoland.


Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Apple Music | Deezer

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