Yeji (예지) is a South Korean singer and a member of the girl group “Itzy” under JYP Entertainment.
Yeji (Itzy) Profile
|Stage Name||Yeji (예지)|
|Birth Name||Hwang Ye Ji (황예지)|
|Occupation||Singer, Rapper, Dancer|
|Birthday||May 26th, 2000|
|Age||23 (in May 2023)|
|Height||167 cm (5’6”)|
|Weight||56 kg (101 lbs)|
Yeji (Itzy) Facts:
– Yeji was born in Seoul but raised in Jeonju, South Korea.
– She went to Jeonju Hwasan Elementary School and Geunyeong Middle School.
– She graduated from Jeonju Commercial Information High School.
– Yeji used to live with NMIXX’s Jinni for 3 years in the dorm.
– She has an older sister.
– She is the oldest member in Itzy but youngest member in her family.
– She performed Twice’s “Like Ooh Ahh” during her audition.
– She had a stitch collection and gave it up in donation.
– She shares close relationships with former Wanna One member Lee Daehwi and Stray Kids‘ Bang Chan.
– She has a mole on her nose.
– She has a pet dog named Hongsam.
– – If she could only eat one thing for the rest of her life, she would choose meat. (Vanity Fair)
– She wants to learn to play the piano or guitar. (Vanity Fair)
– She always uses a Carmex’s lip balm before going to the salon in the morning.
– Her english name is Lucy Hwang.
– Yeji is the most searched Itzy member in both UK and USA Youtube in the first half of 2023.
– Her representative color is Yellow.
– Many fans have noted her resemblance to Stray Kids’ Hyunjin and (G)I-DLE’s Yuqi.
– She is close with aespa’s Karina.
– – If she could talk to her past self she would say “I’m so proud of you. You are so precious”. (J-14 Magazine)
– Both Yeji and Ryujin obtained their driving licenses for the “Not Shy” comeback.
– She got a Gucci bag from IU as a gift. (W Korea)
– She uses Iphone 14 Pro in space black color.
– In 2018, she participated in SBS’ reality competition series “The Fan,” where she was referred to as “JYP’s Secret Weapon” by 2PM’s Junho. – However, she was eliminated in the fifth episode.
– Her journey with JYP Entertainment began in 2016 when she became a trainee.
– On January 20, 2019, it was announced that she would be joining JYP’s new girl group. She debuted as the leader and a member of ITZY on – February 12 of the same year, following two years of training.
– Yeji appeared in the first episode of the survival show “Stray Kids” in 2017.
– She made a cameo appearance in the tvN drama “Twenty Again” (2015).
– In 2022, she also collabed with American singer “Bebe Rexha” for the song “Break My Heart Myself” with Ryujin.
– In 2019, she ranked 86th on TC Candler’s 100 Most Beautiful Faces list.
Likes & Dislikes:
– Yeji hates crying.
– She used to hate dancing.
– She hates procrastination.
– She really likes peach scent.
– She likes to wear hats.
– Her favorite color is black.
– She really likes roses and bluish gypsophilia.
– She doesn’t like mushroom soup.
– She likes spring and autumn seasons.
– She likes to eat sweet fruits.
– She doesn’t like coffee.
– She really likes macha flavor.
– According to Ryujin, Yeji likes sauce alot and order lots of food.
– Yeji is fluent in Thai and has demonstrated her language skills in IDOL LEAGUE on April 23, 2020.
– She can play piano.
– She is said to be the best in catching bugs among all the ITZY members.
– She has a yellow belt in taekwondo.
– She is the best at spinning among the members. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– Her talents include rap, dance, and singing.
Personality & Hobbies:
– Yeji does nail art as hobby and really likes it.
– She watches dramas and writes diary.
– She said to have a quick temper.
– She is also very time committed.
– She is a light sleeper.
– When she was around 8 years old (Korean age), she suffered from severe illnesses including pneumonia, osteomyelitis, and sepsis, all stemming from a cold and exacerbated by her Atopy. She underwent a year-long hospital stay and a minor procedure to recover.
– She has a condition called ‘Atopy,’ as revealed on January 24, 2020. (Solo V-Live)
– She has pollen allergy and sleeps with a humidifier.
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