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Liz (IVE) Profile, Bio, and Facts


Liz (리즈) is a South Korean Kpop singer and a member of the girl group IVE that debuted on December 1st, 2021, with the single album “Eleven” under Starship Entertainment.

Liz (IVE) Profile

Stage Name: Liz (리즈)
Birth Name: Kim Ji Won (김지원)
Occupation: Singer
Birthday: November 21, 2004
Active Years: 2021–present
Age: 19 (in 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: na
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: AB

Liz (IVE) Facts:

Early Life

– Liz was born in Jeju-do, South Korea.
– She went to Halla Elementary School and studied at Halla Middle School for some time and was transferred to Unbuk Middle School.
– She dropped out of Cheongdam High School.
– She received an award for excellence in sports at her school.
– She was in a dance club at her middle school.
– She used to live with her grandparents when she was a child.

Personal Life

– She chose her stage name, Liz, inspired by Elizabeth from Pride and Prejudice, symbolizing high self-esteem, elegance, and personal preference.
– She is from Jeju Island and is fluent in the Jeju language.
– Her parents send her fruits and foods from Jeju Island to the dorm.
– She applied to Starship because she was a fan of Lee Kwang-soo, but she didn’t have the chance to meet him until later.
– She feels the closest to Rei among all the members.
– Her representative emoji is 🐱 (cat).
– If Liz were a fan of IVE, she would bias Wonyoung.
– Her younger brother was born in 2006.
– She is a fan of Taeyeon and considers her as her role model.
– She would rather have a five-year-old Leeseo than five Leeseo.
– Her hobbies include eating, cooking and playing the piano.
– Liz is friends with Park Sun, a former Starship trainee turned actress.
– Her keywords, according to Keyword Changers, are Crybaby, Clumsy, Jeju Island, Silly, Cutie, and Homebody.
– Her must-have travel essentials are airpods, eye drops and hair rolls. (IVE ON)
– She considers her dimples as her charming point.
– Liz has a small beauty mark under her left eyebrow.
– When she turned 16, she moved to Seoul, South Korea.
– She has always maintained bangs.
– Her English name is Elizabeth Kim.
– Her representative emoji is the cat.
– Her MBTI is INFP.
– If she could have a superpower, she would choose the ability to read people’s minds.
– She is a cat person and has two cats in her family.
– She has a close relationship with her middle school friends even after debut.
– She wanted to become a pianist as a child.
– Taeyeon’s song “This Christmas” got her interested in kpop.
– Her representative color is cyan blue.
– She enjoys eating, playing the piano, singing, and sunny weather.
– If given the chance to live as another member for a day, she would choose Gaeul.
– Her motto is “Let’s not be swept away”.


– Liz is the main vocalist in the group “IVE”.
– She was the fourth member to be revealed in IVE on November 5, 2021.
– Although she was supposed to participate in Produce 48, she did not join.
– Within 2.5 hours, her profile release on Twitter garnered 50,000 likes.
– She has appeared in many advertisements including “BOB Tour”, CJ’s beauty brand “Olive Young” with MONSTA X’s Jooheon and Minhyuk and Kakaostyle “Zigzag”.
– She joined Starship Entertainment through the ‘2019 Starship x Pepsi Audition’, which also featured Yujin and Wonyoung from IZ*ONE.
– She appeared on “Studio K”, MBC “20th Anniversary Special Surprise: The Secret Room” and “2022 KBS Song Festival: Y2K” in 2022.
– She appeared in the “Singles” magazine in November 2022.
– She appeared in ‘This Christmas’ (Taeyeon) music video.
– She has a trainee period of two years.

Likes & Dislikes

– Her favorite season is autumn.
– Her favorite soccer team is Manchester City.
– Liz strongly dislikes pranks, especially hidden camera pranks.
– She is a fan of games, enjoying Kart Rider, Bagg, and Overwatch on PC and Pokemon GO on her phone.
– She frequently uses the 💜 (purple heart) emoticon.
– Liz’s favorite time of the day is dawn.
– She is not a big fan of romance movies and avoids sad movies.
– She enjoys shows like “Running Man,” “Amazing Saturday,” and “Knowing Bros.”
– She likes the Harry Potter series. (Vlive)
– Her favorite colors are pink, sky blue, and light purple.
– She has Acrophobia.
– She doesn’t like romance or horror movies.
– Baek Ye-rin is her favorite singer.
– She is afraid of watching horror movies with ghosts but is not scared of zombies.
– She would rather go into the future than the past.
– She enjoys various hobbies, including baking, cooking, nail art, and wool felt.
– She likes to receive practical gifts.

Food Preferences

– She likes to take big bites while eating.
– Her favorite food is Korean.
– Liz likes to eat spicy chicken.
– She prefers to eat bone-in chicken vs boneless chicken.
– Her favorite part of chicken is the wings.
– She used to like mint-chocolate flavored things but has consumed them excessively and now dislikes them.
– She loves jajang ramen and stir fried ramen.
– She would rather eat a sweet potato pizza than pineapple pizza.
– She would rather eat cereal in water than rice with milk. (Vlive)
– Liz prefers hard peaches over soft ones.
– She used to like mint chocolate but no longer enjoys it, and even thinking about it makes her dislike it. (vlive)
– She dislikes Jeju chocolate.
– She doesn’t like avocados, soup, carbonara pasta, and instant noodles.
– Her favorite Baskin Robbins flavor is Almond Bonbon, My Mom is an Alien, Chocolate Forest.
– She cannot eat potatoes due to a past experience of getting sick from a sprouted potato.


– She is nicknamed a “crybaby” because she tends to cry most in IVE.
– Liz’s nicknames are Clumsy Hands, Chestnut, Baby Tangerine, Baby Bear, and Tomato.
– She likes being called by her real name or Liz.
– Her favorite nickname is “Cheese Cat,” given by Yujin.


– She has a good memory for important dates, such as the members’ birthdays.
– She is skilled in playing the piano.
– She can speak Korean and basic Japanese.
– She has difficulty regaining balance after spinning and has limited core flexibility.
– She is bad at playing the Pepero game.
– She can produce an ocarina sound with her hands.
– She can’t swim well. (SBS Radio)
– She can’t ride scary rides well and is scared of firecrackers.
– She struggles with rock-paper scissors and often chooses scissors first.
– Liz can speak the Jeju language, which does not use honorifics.
– She is skilled at miming.
– Liz excels in sports and received an excellence award for her athleticism in middle school.
– She struggles winking with her right eye.
– He mentioned his specialty of wearing lenses without looking in the mirror on Weekly Idol.
– She is a bad liar and becomes more talkative and expressive when lying.

Personality & Habits

Gaeul said that Liz is shy and often spends time alone.
– She said her weakness is that she tends to worry unnecessarily.
– She often bends her toes out of habit when sitting.
– She is a homebody and doesn’t like going out much.
Rei described Liz as a quiet person.
– Liz tried to take the blame for a staff member who knocked over a cake on 1,2,3 IVE.
– She is not physically affectionate except when she cries and seeks comfort from Rei or Leeseo. (IVE SHOWCASE)
– She has a weird sense of humor.

Unique traits in IVE

– She is the least picky eater in IVE.
– She was selected as ‘IVE’s best sleeper’ and ‘the best mukbanger of IVE’ by the members.
– She is the slowest to reply in the group chat.
– She is the worst at doing jump rope among her members.
– Liz is the best at the basketball machine among her group IVE members.
– Among the members, Liz tends to stay in her room the longest.
– She is skilled in cooking and considered the best cook in the group.


– Fans think she resembles Younha, Rachel (APRIL), Oh Seung-hee (CLC) and actor Kim Ji-won.
– She is also popular for her resemblance to the streamer Chicken Angel.
– Fans think she resembles STAYC‘s Yoon and (G)I-DLE’s Minnie.

Streaming Platform Links

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