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Liz (IVE) Profile, Bio, & Facts


Liz (리즈) is a South Korean singer and a member of the Kpop girl group IVE Starship Entertainment.

Liz (IVE) Profile

Stage NameLiz (리즈)
Birth NameKim Ji Won (김지원)
BirthdayNovember 21, 2004
Active Years2021–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height170 cm (5’7″)
Blood TypeAB

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).
– She prefers pants over skirts. (Cosmopolitan)
– If Liz were a fan of IVE, she would bias Wonyoung.
– Her younger brother was born in 2006.
– She is a fan of Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation) and considers her as her role model.
– She has Acrophobia.
– 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.
– Members think she is the most photogenic. (Seventeen)
– Her must-have travel essentials are airpods, eye drops and hair rolls. (IVE ON)
– She considers her dimples as her charming point.
– 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.
– She prefers cats over dogs. She likes to call herself a cat of IVE because she looks like a cat. (Unveiling IVE)
– 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.
– Liz has a small beauty mark under her left eyebrow.
– 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 Joohoney and Minhyuk and Kakaostyle “Zigzag”.
– She joined Starship Entertainment through the ‘2019 Starship x Pepsi Audition’, which also featured Yujin and Wonyoung .
– 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.
– She 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 doesn’t like romance or horror movies.
Baek Yerin is her favorite singer.
– She is afraid of watching horror movies with ghosts but is not scared of zombies.

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 doesnt like drinking hot teas. (Harper’s BAZAAR Korea)
– 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)
– 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 can speak the Jeju language, which does not use honorifics.
– 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 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, has difficulty regaining balance after spinning and has limited core flexibility..
– 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 her 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.
– 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.

Social Media Handles
Instagram: liz.yeyo

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

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