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Yuqi (G)I-DLE Profile, Bio, and Facts

Yuqi (G)I-DLE

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 NameYuqi (우기)
Birth NameSong Yuqi (宋雨琦)
OccupationSinger, Songwriter, Producer
BirthdaySeptember 23, 1999
Active Years2018–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height5’4” (163 cm)
Weight47 kg (103 lbs)
NationalityChinese
Blood TypeO
MBTIENFJ

Yuqi (G)I-DLE Facts:

Early Life

– 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.

Personal Life

– 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.

Career

– 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.

Endorsements

– 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)

Food Preferences

– 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).

Abilities

– 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.

Celebrity Friends

– Yuqi is close friends with CLC members Eunbin, Alice‘s Yukyung, and YENA.
– She is friends with LUCAS (NCT), Yiren (EVERGLOW), Yeoreum (WJSN) and Yeji (ITZY).

Social Media Handles
Instagram: yuqisong.923

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

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