Real name: 김지연 / Kim Ji Yeon

Stage name: Unknown

Gender: Female

Age: 27 years

Date of birth: March 20, 1995

Place of birth: Incheon, South Korea

Height: 162cm

Weight: 47kg

Bloodtype: O

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Pig

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About Kei

Kei (LOVELYZ) Facts

  • Ex K-Pop Group: LOVELYZ (2014-2021)
    • Position: Vocalist and Dancer.
  • Education
    • Incheon Misan Elementary School (Graduate)
    • Samsan Middle School (Graduate)
    • Incheon Youngseon High School (Graduate)
  • Fanclub: Bloom (flowering).
  • Specialty: Dance, Cantar.
  • Mascot: A black cat named Buri.
  • Hobbies: Cooking, Acting, Yoga.
  • Favorite color: Pastel pink, mint, all pastel colors.
  • Favorite food: Meat, Jokbal (pork trotters), Samgyupsal (pork belly), chicken.
  • Motto:let’s enjoy life!
  • Auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2008 and 2009 with the song ‘Love & Warkei auditioned three consecutive years for the agency.
  • In 2009 she completed the online audition application to become an apprentice at T.O.P Media however, in 2010 she auditioned again for the agency and passed the auditions
    • Kei commented that it was difficult for her to have a normal life at school while she was an apprentice at the agency, and she also mentioned that she trained for 3 to 4 years before leaving the company.
  • She made a collaboration with Amber on Shake That Brass live, March 13 and 14, 2015, respectively at Music Bank and Show! Music Core.
  • She was a narrator for KBS2’s MV Bank Stardust.


2014: Debut with LOVELYZ

She was one of the secret trainees, as her name remained anonymous until the group teaser photo was revealed.

Officially debuted in the group LOVELYZ november 12, 2014.

2019: Solo Debut with First Mini Album “Over and Over”.

On October 8, 2019, she makes her solo debut, she will promote under her real name Kim Ji Yeon.

Kei (LOVELYZ) Collaborations

Kei (LOVELYZ) Drama

  • Matching! Boys Archery (Naver TV, 2016).

Kei (LOVELYZ) Awards

  • 2018 KBS Entertainment Awards Rookie Award for Talk & Show

Kei (LOVELYZ) TV Programs

  • Weekly Idol (MBC, 10/23/2019) (together with Hee Jin and Si Yeon )
  • Hello Counselor (KBS2, 2018) (10.12.2018) (Ep. 391, besides Mi Joo)
  • Music Bank (KBS, 15.06.2018 – 28.06.2019, MC besides Choi Won Myung)
  • Unexpected Q (MBC, E13 2018)
  • Running Man (SBS, 2017) (Ep.367-368)
  • Girl Spirit (jTBC, 2016)
  • The Gigted (MBC, 2016)
  • Idol National Singing Competition (KBS2, 2016)

Kei (LOVELYZ) TV Drama’s

  • Fairytale Story theme for Starting Point of Dating (2021)
  • Ride Or Die (together with Joo Heon ) theme for Run On (2020)
  • My Power of Myself subject for My Absolute Boyfriend (2019)
  • If You Convey Your Heart theme for The Last Empress (2018)
  • Let’s Pray theme for Rich Man (2018)
  • These Days You & I theme for Mystery Queen 2 (2018)
  • Star and Sun theme for Ruler: Master of the Mask (2017)
  • Electric theme for Lucky Romance (2016)
  • Love Like That theme for Oh My Venus (2015)

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