Amber Liu (F(x)) Facts
- Kpop Group: F (x)
- Position: Rapper, Vocalist and Dancer
- Voice type: Mezzo-soprano.
- Vocal range: 2 octaves and 3 notes.
- Registration C#3 (C sharp of third octave)
- Position: Rapper, Vocalist and Dancer
- El Camino Real High School in Los Angeles
- Voice type Contralto.
- Casting: 2008 SM Global Audition.
- Training period 1 year and 6 months
- Fanclub: Ember.
- Hobbies: Exercise, dance, play guitar, drums and skateboard.
- Specialties: Basketball, TaeKwonDo, Sewing, Rubik’s Cube.
- Language: English (native language), Mandarin (Fluent) and Korean (Fluent).
- Favorite color: Red and Black.
- Favorite food: Mexican dishes, Ddeukbokki.
- She auditioned for SM Entertainment in 2007 at the Global Audition; and her time as a trainee was a year and a half.
- She is very close to all the idols of her company SM Ent. in general.
- She was a good student, getting good grades so as not to make her parents angry because she saw how her older sister (Jackie) was rebellious and didn’t want to be scolded like her.
- She has several trophies and medals she won doing some sports when she was a student.
- She was MC of Show Champion from January 30, 2013 until December 18, 2013.
- To get rid of stress, the best solution for her is to scream.
- One of her favorite hobbies is doing jigsaw puzzles, in fact she stated that together with Ailee love to put them together.
- Since she was little she liked Linkin Park and copied Mike Shinoda’s verses, and she had a lot of friends who liked to rap, so she grew up practicing freestyle (improvisation).
- She auditioned as a singer, and was accepted for it, many believe it was because of her rap skills.
- She is the most popular member abroad, in America and in Taiwan, specifically because she is of Taiwanese descent and because of her strong resemblance to singer and actress Ella Chen.
- Together with Min Ho from SHINee invented “llama song”.
- On the Hello Counselor program, a man criticized About telling her that her arms and calves were too thick and she should exercise more. Amber, noticeably upset, defended her by saying It is not right to hurt people based on your own standards.
- About upon meeting Amber for the first time, she thought she was a boy and even tried to flirt with her.
- She was nominated for Eric Nam and a friend to take the challenge “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge e”, which she accepted. she nominated Min her sister Jackie Liu and a friend.
- Amber was named in the acknowledgements of the girls of 2NE1 on the album To Anyone.
- Ailee made her a teddy bear, to which Amber responded by saying she had a bed full of them, as she adores them.
- Kim Ian actor of SMTOWN, who was with Amber in her trainee days, commented on Real Man 2: “Amber is usually a very lively person but when she was in the military, she went into depression and burst into tears, it hurt.”
- On January 25, the second episode on the variety show “Real Men”, Amber failed the physical examination as her tattoos were more than 7 cm.
- She said in Hello F (x) that a close friend of hers named her Josephine (her middle name).
- Her dream is to create a scenario where there are no restrictions, a place where everyone can participate and have fun.
- She says that she once went out with Victoria when she arrived at the restroom, a lady, part of the cleaning crew, shouted at him: ‘…I’m going to use the bathroom The men’s room is in the other direction’.
- She had to travel alone to the U.S. for a while to recover from an ankle injury.
- Her puppies JackJack and Gongju have their own account on Instagram after Gongju’s death, the account became JackJack’s alone, but in June 2016 she integrated Tuna, her cat.
- In The Beatles Code 2 she stated that her first love was at the age of fifteen.
- Together with her friend Scott she started an entertainment channel on YouTube called “WHAT THE PINEAPPLE”.
- She was featured in two videos on Buzzfeed’s YouTube channel.
- On September 1, 2019, Liu announced her departure from SM Entertainment  five days later, she confirmed that she would go ahead with her Steel Wool Entertainment contract and release an album she had previously prepared with the label. On September 12, Liu announced that she would release her second EP, X it was later confirmed that she would release one song every month until the album’s release on January 10, 2020.
Amber Liu was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Her parents are Taiwanese. She later moved to Taiwan and then back to the U.S.A. Amber is fluent in English, Chinese and Korean.
In 2007 she auditioned for the SM Global Audition in Los Angeles, where she was accepted.
In September 2009, Amber made her debut as a member of the new all-female group of SM Entertainment, F (x) the company’s first appearance was on September 5, 2009, respectively, under the label of its agency.
In early February 2015, it was reported that Amber would be making her solo debut in the middle of that same month with a mini album.
On February 13, Amber released her first debut mini album titled ‘Beautiful’.
On March 25, 2016, Amber unveiled the single ‘Borders’. and the music video for the song of the same name. And on May 6th, Amber in collaboration with Moon r3hab and Xavi&Gi released the digital single ‘Wave these singles are part of the weekly singles of the digital music channel SM Station.
Mid-May, SM Entertainment revealed that Amber would be releasing the digital single on May 18, titled ‘On My Own’..
May 22, SM Entertainment revealed a surprise teaser about the second digital single for the 25th of the same month, titled ‘Need To Feel Needed’..
Debut in the United States
In July 2018, she signed with Steel Wool Entertainment and also registered as Amber Liu the agency will represent her promotion plans in the U.S. through singing, acting and video directing, while her Korean activities are still managed by SM Entertainment and SM wished to actively and systematically promote Amber’s activities in the U.S. to cooperate with Steel Wool Entertainment.
Exit SM Entertainment
On September 1, 2019, she shared a handwritten letter through her social networks “Hello everyone, I would like to announce that my contract with SM Entertainment has ended today and I have decided to leave the company. From the bottom of my heart I would like to thank everyone who believed in me and was patient all those years. I can’t wait to share with you what’s next in the new chapter of my career. Again, thank you very much. Love and peace”..
Amber Liu (F(x)) Advertisement
- Nike (2018)
- Talent Cosmetic (2015)
- Baskin Robbins
- Samsung LCD TV
Amber Liu (F(x)) Collaborations
- Emily Mai – My Domain (Feat. Amber Liu &. Sorn ) (2021)
- James Lee – Perfect (Duet with Amber Liu) (2018).
- Shannon – Love Don’t Hurt (feat. Amber) (2017)
- Superfruit – Fantasy (2017)
- Ailee – Letting Go (feat. Amber) (2015)
- Two Yoo Project – Sugar Man part.6 – Just a Love (with Moon ) (2015)
- Justin Oh – We Own The World (feat. Amber &. Moon ) (2015)
- Chat Future – So Good (feat. Amber) (2014)
- Henry Lau – 1-4-3 (I Love You) (feat. Amber) (2013)
- Henry Lau ft amber liu – Baby (cover by justin beber) Super Show 4 – Super Junior World Tour Concert
- Stephanie Kim – Dance (NaNaNa) (feat. Amber) (2012)
- Henry & Amber – Happy Holidays (2011)
- S.M. The Ballad – Don’t Lie (feat. Amber) (2010)
- The 1st Asia Tour Concert – Into the New World – 1, 2 Step [Live] – (Duet Kwon Yu Ri )
- Danson Tang – I’m Back (feat. Amber) (2010)
Amber Liu (F(x)) Music
- Amber – Lost At Sea (2018)
- Amber- White Noise (2018)
- KSUKE-x Amber- Breath Again (2016)
- Amber – Need To Feel Needed (2016)
- Amber – On My Own (feat. Gen Neo) (2016)
- Amber – Borders (2016)
- Ailee – Letting Go (feat. Amber) (2015)
- Amber – I Just Wanna (feat. Eric Nam ) (2015)
- Amber – Beautiful (2015)
- Amber – Shake That Brass (feat. Kim Tae Yeon ) (2015)
- Amber – Love Run (2015)
- Amber – Heights (2015)
- f (x) – Summer Love (2014)
- f (x) – GoodBye Summer (feat. D.O ) (2013)
- f (x) – Beautiful Stranger (2012)
Participatory Concerts and Festivals
- 2019 The Great Festival NIKE
- 2019 SMTOWN Live Special Stage in Santiago
- 2018 : SMTOWN Live World Tour in Osaka (28, 29 and 30.07.2018)
- 2018: SMTOWN live SPECIAL STAGE in Dubai (06.04.2018)
- 2016 KBS Cool FM Christmas Party Concert (15/12/16, with Luna)
- 2015: SMTOWN Live World Tour IV In Taiwan (22.03.2015)
- 2014: SMTOWN Live World Tour IV In Seoul (15.08.2014)
- 2014: SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR IV in TOKYO (4-5.10.2014)
- 2014: SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR IV in SHANGHAI (18.10.2014)
Amber Liu (F(x)) Drama
- Entourage (tvN, 2016).
Amber Liu (F(x)) Films
- I AM (2012)
Amber Liu (F(x)) Radio Programs
- 2019: (TBS) eFM “The Steve Hatherly Show (25/02/2019)
- 2016: (KBS) Sukira Kiss The Radio (03/03/16)
- 2015: (MBC C Radio) Idol True Colors (03/14/15, Ep. 48)
- 2015: Kim Jungsoo’s Gayo Plaza (02/27/15)
- 2015: (SBS Radio) Choi Hwajung’s Power Time, besides Zion.T and Crush (24/02/15)
- 2015: (SBS FM) Cultwo Show (12/02/15)
- 2015: (Arirang Radio) Music Access (17/02/15)
- 2013: (SBS) PopAsia The K-Wave, besides Rome & Aron (13/11/13)
Amber Liu (F(x)) TV Programs
- 2021 CHUANG2021 (Tencent 2021)
- 2019 (JTBC) SKY Muscle (Main Host)
- 2017: (SBS) Elementary School Teacher.
- 2016: (tvN) Power of Variety (12/12/16)
- 2016: The 21st Asian Television Awards (2/12/16)
- 2016: (Arirang TV) After School Club (17/05/16, MC with Kevin)
- 2016: (Arirang TV) Touch Q (Ep 19 and 20)
- 2016: (MBC) We Got Married (Panelist)
- 2015: (SBS) Two Yoo Project Sugar Man (11/24/15, wit. Moon )
- 2015: (SBS) Star King (Ep. 404 and 405)
- 2015: (Arirang TV) After School Club (4/08/15, Ep. 171, with Peniel )
- 2015: (KBS) A Song For You 4 as MC (07/19/15-25/10/15, as MC)
- 2015: (Jiangsu TV) Top Fly (Until Episode 5)
- 2015: (Video blog) Just Kidding Party ( 27/06/2015)
- 2015: K-Style season 4 episode 5 (as guest of Kim Irene)
- 2015: (SBS) Running Man (05/24/15)
- 2015: (MBC) Global We Got Married – Season 4 – as Invited with N from VIXX.
- 2015: (KBS) Safety First (05/18/15)
- 2015: (SBS) Same Bed Different Dreams (16/05/15)
- 2015: (KBS) Happy Together 3 (04/30/15)
- 2015: (SBS) Rommate Ep.25 as guest (07/04/15)
- 2015: (TVN) SNL Korean Season 6 Ep.7 (28/03/15)
- 2015: (KBS) Lets Go Dream Team 2 ep.274 (22/03/15)
- 2015: (Arirang TV) After School Club Ep. 156 as special MC (04/21/15)
- 2015: (TVN) Comedy Big League (15/03/15)
- 2015: (Video Blog) Eat your kimchi (14/03/15)
- 2015: (SBS) Star King (03/14/15)
- 2015: (KBS2) Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook (07/03/15)
- 2015: (MBC) Radio Star (04/03/15)
- 2015: (MBC) I Live Alone (02/27/15)
- 2015: (Mnet) 4 Things Show Ep.7 (24/02/15)
- 2015: (KBS) Game of Thrones: Superman vs 1 Night 2 Days (02/20/15)
- 2015: (Arirang TV) After School Club (18/02/15)
- 2015: (KBS2) Star Golden Bell – New Years Special (02/19/15)
- 2015: (MBC) Real Man Female Special Season 2
- 2014: (Video Blog) Eat your kimchi
- 2014: (KBS) A Song for You 3 (as MC)
- 2014: Ailee & Amber One Fine Day
- 2014: (MBC) Global We Got Married 2 – as MC with Jung So Ryong from Tasty.
- 2014: (Arirang TV) After School Club Special- KEric and Friends, besides Peniel Shin &Brad, Eric Nam and Kevin (13/05/14)
- 2013: Guerrilla dates.
- 2013: (MBC) Show Champion – As MC together with Eun Jung from T-ARA.
- 2013: Funny or die – Anna Kendrick goes K-pop
- 2012: (KBS) Invincible Youth 2
- 2012: Best Couple.
- 2010: (SBS) Star King (12/10/15)
- 2015 MBC Entertainment Awards Best Female Newcomer Award (Variety)
Amber Liu (F(x)) TV Drama’s
- Amber Liu “Gone Rogue” Tour (special guest Justin Park) 2018.
- December 05 – Chicago – Park West
- December 07 – Washington, dc – U Street Music Hall
- december 08 – Toronto – The Opera House
- 09 December – New York – Irving Plaza
- December 13 – Los Angeles – The Belasco Theater
- december 14 – San Francisco – Slim’s
- Amber Liu “X” North American Tour 2020
- January 17 – Fresno, CA – Strummer’s
- January 18 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
- January 20 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
- January 21 – Seattle, WA – The Showbox
- January 23 – Vancouver, BC, CA – The Vogue Theatre
- January 25 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
- January 26 – Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
- January 28 – Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
- January 30 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave II
- January 31 – Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe
- February 01 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
- February 04 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
- February 05 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of the Living Arts
- February 07- New York, NY – Terminal 5
- February 08 – Silver Springs, MD – The Fillmore
- February 09 – Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
- February 11 – Detroit, MI – St. Louis, Mo.andrew’s Hall
- February 13 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
- February 14 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
- February 16 – Dallas, TX – South Side Music Hall
- February 17 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
- February 18 – Austin, TX – Scoot Inn
- February 21 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
- February 22 – San Diego, CA – Music Box
Amber Liu (F(x)) Music Videos
- James Lee &- Perfect (Duet with Amber Liu) (2018).
- Kim Jo Han – Y.O.U (2016).
- Danson Tang – feat. f (x) Amber -I’m Back (2010)
- SUPERFRUIT feat. Amber Liu – FANTASY (2017)