Yuqi (우기) is a Chinese singer, producer, songwriter, and a member of the girl group (G)I-DLE under Cube Entertainment. She made her solo debut with the single album “A Page” on May 13, 2021.
Yuqi (G)I-DLE Profile
|Stage Name||Yuqi (우기)|
|Birth Name||Song Yuqi (宋雨琦)|
|Occupation||Singer, Songwriter, Producer|
|Birthday||September 23, 1999|
|Age||24 (in 2023)|
|Height||5’4” (163 cm)|
|Weight||47 kg (103 lbs)|
Yuqi (G)I-DLE Facts:
– Yuqi was born in Beijing, China.
– She went to Beijing Sangji Experimental School and Beijing 101 Secondary School.
– She took a leave of absence from Beijing 101 High School.
– She was a bright student in school and ranked seventh in her school.
– In high school, Yuqi was the president of the Street Dance Club.
– Yuqi learned Korean from watching Korean dramas, especially Kim Soo Hyun’s dramas.
– She used to watch many episodes of “Running Man” when she was in China.
– She has a tattoo of a Welsh corgi dog on her back because she wants to adopt one. (COSMOPOLITAN Korea)
– Her deep voice is one of her charms.
– When asked about her future aspirations, Yuqi expressed her desire to become as talented as her senior, Victoria. (RISING STAR COSMETICS MODEL)
– Her parents were not supportive of her idol career they wanted her to continue her studies but later they started supporting her. (DIVE Studios)
– Yuqi is a huge fan of Super Junior, and her favorite member is Ryeowook. (“Supertv Season 2 Ep. 6”)
– Her biggest lesson in life is to always be proud of yourself. (GRAMMYS)
– In her audition, she did a freestyle dance and got selected for her dance performance. (Ask Anything Chat)
– Her nicknames are “Yuqi Lin”, “Beijing Puppy”, and “Songpoodle”.
– She wants to collaborate with Dua Lipa and Miley Cyrus. (103.5 KTU)
– She underwent Lasik surgery, which was given to her as a birthday present.
– She was a tomboy as a child and her father used to call her son instead of daughter.
– According to the members, she is also the best dancer in the group. (SEVENTEEN)
– She loved music since she was a child and her mother often listened to music on her mp3 players when she was pregnant.
– Her comfort movie is ‘Transformers’. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– She was wearing a pair of lovely glasses when she first met Minnie. (Glamour)
– She is a big fan of Kim Soo Hyun and fell in love with him after watching the drama “My Love from Another Star”.
– Her representative animal is the Giraffe 🦒
– She has been a big fan of Hyuna since she was young.
– She can memorize and sing almost all of SUPER JUNIOR’s songs.
– She always carries a hair clip, lipstick, lip balm, first aid box, hand cream, perfume, her bloat-free pills, snacks, and a film camera. (VOGUE Taiwan)
– She found it challenging at the beginning of her trainee days due to the lack of friends.
– She introduces herself as (G)I-dle’s cutie.
– While making their new mini album “I Love”, she has learned to ignore the opinions of others and not allow them to impact her. (ELLE)
– She shares a room with Minnie.
– Her representative color is green.
– Yuqi is the main dancer, sub-vocalist, and sub-rapper in the group “(G)I-DLE”.
– She is also considered the face of (G)I-DLE.
– She joined Cube Entertainment through open auditions held in Beijing, China in 2016.
– On August 23, 2017, Yuqi was introduced as a CUBE TREE trainee.
– She participated as a songwriter and composer for the song “I’m the Trend” which is dedicated to (G)I-DLE’s fans, Neverland.
– Yuqi was the first member that had solo variety show appearances.
– She has written and composed many songs for the group including “Lost”, “Polaroid”, “Liar”, “All Night” and “Peter Pan”.
– She was nominated for “Most 100 Beautiful Faces of 2018,”.
– She has hosted the variety shows “Running Man” (China), “Mad Zenius”, and “Learn Way in Korea”.
Magazines & Appearances
– Yuqi was featured in various magazines including “ELLE”, “MAPS”, and “Cosmopolitan”.
– She has appeared in many programs including “Happy Together”, “Two Face”, “King of Masked Singer”, and “Huya Super Idol League”.
– She appeared in the Rising Legends CUBE x SOOMPI Promotional Video.
– Yuqi appeared in advertisements for notable brands including “Fendi”, “Ray Ban”, “VIVLAS” in 2019 and 2021.
– She modeled for Rising Star Cosmetics.
Likes & Dislikes
– She doesn’t like shirts with buttons.
– She likes dresses with a lot of sequins. (Cosmopolitan)
– She is a fan of the band Twenty. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– Her favorite music genre is rock and she also wants the group to try the ballad genre. (Ask Anything Chat)
– From the 2010s, her favorite artist is Avril Lavigne. (REACT)
– She is a big fan of LeBron James (NBA player).
– Yuqi has a strong affection for giraffes. Riding a giraffe is her dream, and she finds giraffes eating leaves to be incredibly cute.
– She is a fan of pink-colored clothes. (Cosmopolitan)
– Her favorite Korean food is kimchi, and she prefers cooked kimchi over raw kimchi. She also loves Beijing duck.
– ‘Homerun Ball’ is one of her most loved snacks. (First We Feast)
– Yuqi enjoys eating chicken radish and is known for eating all the chicken radish when the group orders chicken.
– She doesn’t eat spicy food well.
– Her favorite winter snack is “Mandarin”. (Marie Claire Korea)
– Her favorite snack is Truffles.
– She likes to eat pickled radish and hot pot. (“Let’s Dance: (G)I-DLE – LATATA”)
– She enjoys drinking iced Americanos and Lattes.
– Her and Shuhua‘s go-to food delivery order is pasta. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– She likes eating sour food and unripe fruits that taste bitter.
– She doesn’t like coffee and cheese.
– She enjoys eating meat, especially jokbal (pigs’ feet).
– She is skilled in playing the guzheng (Chinese string instrument).
– Yuqi is fluent in Chinese, English, and Korean.
– She is known for her physical strength in the group.
– She can perform sixty situps in a minute. (Knowing Bros)
– She can perform Tai dance and can play the guitar.
– She can’t whistle or perform splits.
– She got a five out of six on the TOPIK Korean proficiency test.
– She is not familiar with Windows computers.
Personality & Habits
– Shuhua said Yuqi acts like a “fake maknae”.
– She has a friendly personality and makes friends quickly.
– She has a straightforward approach while working and often clashes with Soyeon.
– Yuqi has a habit of referring to herself in the third person.
– She dislikes silence and being alone so much that she listens to music while showering just for the white noise.
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