An Yujin (유진) is a South Korean Kpop singer, model, MC and a member of the girl group IVE that debuted on December 1st, 2021, with the single album “Eleven” under Starship Entertainment.
Yujin (IVE) Profile
Stage Name: An Yujin (유진)
Birth Name: An Yu Jin (안유진)
Occupation: Singer, Model, MC, Lyricist
Birthday: September 1, 2003
Active Years: 2018–present
Age: 20 (in 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 173 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood Type: A
An Yujin (IVE) Facts:
– An Yujin was born in Dunsan-dong, Seo-gu, Daejeon.
– Initially thought to be Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do, she clarified that she was born in Daejeon.
– She went to Cheongju Sannam Elementary School and Daejeon Samcheon Elementary School.
– She attended Gwanak Middle School.
– She briefly attended Seoul Performing Arts High School before dropping out.
– She later passed her GED exams.
– She participated in the relay race in her school and her team won first place.
– She was a member of the jump rope club in school and also won first place.
– Her MBTI type is ISTP.
– Yujin has an older sister who was born in 1999.
– Her official representative color is Magenta.
– She has a pet dog named Ajo.
– Her role model is Dasom from Sistar.
– She affectionately refers to the other members as “Babies.”
– She mentioned wanting to try a ramen commercial.
– Rei mentioned on Weekly Idol that Yujin didn’t have many friends in school.
– She had her wisdom teeth extracted in early 2022.
– Yujin tends to get easily frightened by ghosts and horror genres.
– When she was a child, she wanted to become an elementary school teacher.
– She would choose Liz as her vacation companion because they both appreciate the need for rest at home after being out.
– Yujin’s hobbies include taking film photos, shopping, exercising, and reading. (Marie Claire Korea)
– She wanted to become a flight attendant, but after watching singers perform at a year-end awards ceremony, she wanted to become an idol.
– If she were a fan of IVE, her bias would be Rei.
– Her representative emoji is 🐶.
– She is a fan of IU and SHINee.
– She, Gaeul, and Leeseo ride in the same car as part of IVE.
– I*ZONE’s Hitomi said that her father was a fan of Yujin.
– She revealed that she used to borrow gym clothes from Rei.
– She always vents her feelings to Wonyoung.
– Wonyoung said that Yujin smells good all the time.
– She wore contact lenses due to poor eyesight but had lens insertion surgery in 2021.
– Her motto is “I’m the best, let’s have fun.”
Joining Starship Entertainment
– After seeing the Melon Music Awards stage, she expressed her desire to become an idol to her mother, who readily supported her aspirations.
– Yujin discovered an email audition form and submitted a solo song recording and a picture of herself to Starship Entertainment.
– She passed the first round and proceeded to the second face-to-face audition in Seoul, where she finally passed.
– She underwent a trainee period of about 1 year and 4 months at Starship Entertainment from the first year of middle school in 2016.
– She is the leader, main dancer and vocalist in the group “IVE”.
– She was revealed as the first member of IVE.
– She is the center in the IVE along with Wonyoung.
– Yujin gained immense popularity when she appeared in the “’ACUVUE Vita Lenses” commercial.
– She participated as a lyricist for the song “Heroine” for the album “I’ve I’ve” in 2023.
– Yujin was the MC for Inkigayo alongside Jihoon from Treasure and Sungchan from NCT.
– She worked as a backup dancer for Jeong Sewoon’s “BABY, IT’S U” on M Countdown (Episode 557).
– She released a collaborative single with the figure skater Yuna Kim and Kang Daniel titled “Move Like This” on June 6 2022 as a part of the 2022 Gatorade x Starship Campaign.
Produce 48 & I*ZONE
– She participated in the survival show “Produce 48” with Jang Wonyoung.
– Yujin received attention for her appearance in an Acube advertisement before her debut, and they voluntarily promoted her during her Produce 48 days.
– She achieved fifth place in the final rankings of Produce 48.
– She dropped out of high school to focus on her activities in I*ZONE and said she would be home-schooled.
– She debuted with I*ZONE with their first mini album COLOR*IZ in October 2018.
– She returned to Starship after I*ZONE’s disbandment in 2021.
Appearances & Participations
– She has appeared in several music videos, including ‘Just U’ (Jeong Sewoon), ‘Rain’ (Soyou and Baekhyun), ‘Thirst’ (Ailee and Mad Clown), and ‘Oppa’ (Yoo Seungwoo and Sandeul).
– She has appeared in many magazines and pictorials including “DAZED”, “marie claire”, “Harper Bazaar”, “W”, and “L’OFFICIEL”.
– Yujin was the youngest competitor in the history of the show “King of Mask Singers”.
– She was appointed as the brand ambassador for the Korean makeup brand “Clio Cosmetics” in December 2022.
– She has appeared in many endorsements and commercials including “Versace”, “Fendi”, “Burberry Beauty”, “Pepsi”, “MEGAPASS”, “Chanel Beauty”, and “CLIO”.
– Yujin appeared in the CF “Clearteen” with Cha Eun Woo (ASTRO).
– She became a brand ambassador for the Italian fashion brand “Fendi” in January 2023.
Experience as a Leader of IVE
– After being selected as the leader of IVE, Yujin felt the burden and responsibility of being a leader.
– Yujin contacted Eunbi, her previous group’s leader in I*ZONE, and found comfort in their shared experiences.
– She acknowledges that being a leader is challenging.
Likes & Dislikes
– Yujin likes Eevee among Pokemon, and her favorite color is blue.
– She dislikes wearing colored masks and prefers white or black ones.
– Her favorite flower is a rose.
– She prefers peaceful, calm, and healing genres in dramas and movies.
– She likes spring and autumn seasons.
– She enjoys rap music.
– She can handle one bottle of soda.
– She likes the movie “Inside Out”.
– Her favorite colors are black and white.
– She likes taking pictures.
– She likes getting a foot massage.
– She enjoys thrilling rides.
– She likes to sleep a lot in the morning.
– Her favorite song in I*ZONE is “Daydream”.
– She enjoys Korean food, especially rice and tteokbokki.
– Yujin likes chrysanthemum bread and egg bread as winter snacks.
– Her favorite Japanese food is sushi, particularly tofu sushi.
– She eats meat, seafood, and mushrooms well, especially spicy food.
– She prefers seasoned chicken over fried chicken. (1,2,3 IVE EP.7)
– She transitioned from being anti-mint chocolate to becoming a mint chocolate fan.
– Yujin’s favorite Baskin Robbins flavors are Choco Tree Forest, Mom is an Alien, Zzon tteok and Chocolate Mousse.
– She started drinking coffee (iced americano) despite previously preferring soda.
– She prefers to eat chicken with bones over boneless chicken.
– She likes to put cereal in her bowl first before milk.
– She likes to drink sweet drinks like lattes, and milk tea.
– She hates vegetables, especially paprika and bell peppers.
– Yujin’s nicknames are “An Yuding”, “An Daengdaeng”, “Na Yujin”, “Queen of Starship”, “Khappumri”, “An Leader”, “맑은 눈의 광인” (clear-eyed madman).
– She was nicknamed “Anyudel” which is a combination of her name and “model” because of her frequent appearance in commercials.
– Her favorite nickname given by her fans is “Yujinnie”.
– Yujin is the fastest to learn choreographies among her members.
– She said she is confident in doing Pilates.
– She is skilled in playing the piano and singing in reverb.
– She can sing with a karaoke sound effect and also make lively puppy sounds.
– She is skilled in running and sports.
– Her strengths include being flexible and doing girl’s hip-hop dance.
– She is fluent in Korean, and she also has a basic understanding of Japanese and English.
– She is not afraid of water but never learned to swim.
Personality & Habits
– She considers herself to be an extroverted introvert.
– She has a playful and cheerful personality, often teasing other members.
– Yujin likes to talk to herself a lot and frequently applies lip balm out of habit.
– She has a habit of closing her eyes when answering questions.
– Among the IVE members, Yujin finds Liz most similar to herself in terms of taste and shyness.
– She has a close friendship with ITZY’s Yuna.
– Yujin became best friends with Lee Young-ji after filming Jeoppyong Earth Arcade together.
– She is friends with Baek Ji-heon from fromis_9 and aespa’s “Ningning”.
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