Umji (VIVIZ) Facts
- K-Pop Group: VIVIZ
- Position: Vocalist, Dancer, Rapper and Maknae.
- Ex-K-Pop Group: GFRIEND (2015-2021)
- Position: Vocalist, Dancer, Rapper and Maknae
- Languages Korean (native language), English (Fluent), Japanese (Advanced) and Chinese (Basic).
- Shin Song Middle School
- Seoul Performing Arts High School Acting Arts Department (SOPA) (Graduate)
- Motto be the light and salt of the earth”.
- Religion Christian.
- Hobbies: Watching movies, listening to music.
- Specialty Singing ‘Disney’ OST’s, speaking English.
- Template to follow IU Kim Soohyun
- Favorite color Pastel pink.
- Training period: 1 year.
- When she was born she had no double eyelid. At age 9 her left eyelid was given as a matter of course in double eyelid; and at age 11 the double eyelid was given in the left one.
- At the age of 9 she had an appendicitis operation.
- Her childhood dream was to be a diplomat.
- She was the only member to debut with no experience prior to her training at Source Music.
- Her name “Umji” means “Thumb”, so in Korea many affectionately call her “Eomji gongju”, that is to say “Thumbelina” (“Thumbelina” in English).
- The hashtag #UmjiYouAreBeBeBeautiful was created as a means of supporting Umji for all the criticism she was receiving for her appearance.
- Her father is the CEO of a chain of dental clinics with more than 40 clinics nationwide in South Korea and more than 200 affiliated dentists.
- On October 5, 2016, GFRIEND’s agency, Source Music officially stated that due to a sprained muscle in her left thigh Umji will temporarily stop activities with the group to focus on treatment and recovery from her injury.
- She graduated from Seoul School of Performing Arts (SOPA) on February 7, 2017.
- Among many other names, she planned to be called ‘Ariel’ by the time she debuted, until she decided on the name she now has, Umji.
Umji (VIVIZ) Music
- GFRIEND – Hope (2019)
- GFRIEND -Eye of the Storm (2020)
- GFRIEND – Tarot Cards (2020)
- GFRIEND – Wizard (2020)
- GFRIEND – Better me (2020)
- Um Ji – Eve Love (2020)
- VIVIZ -Love You Like (2022)
Umji (VIVIZ) TV Programs
- 2019: (KBS2) Hello Counselor (KBS2, 2019) (01/21/2019) (Ep. 396, along with Yu Ju )
- 2017 (KBS2) Hello Counselor (together with Eun Ha ) (30.07.2017)
- 2017: (KBS2) 1 vs 100 (KBS2, 2019) (07.03.17, besides Um Ji)
- 2017: (KBS) Hello Counselor (besides SinB and Zizo) (03/27/2017)
- 2017: (SBS)& Running Man & (26.03.2017) Ep.343
- 2016: (MBC)People of Full Capacity
- 2016: (KBS) National Idol Singing Contest
Umji (VIVIZ) Drama Themes
- Meow, the Secret Boy subject for Meow, the Secret Boy (2020)
- The Way subject for Shopping King Louie (2016)
Umji (VIVIZ) Music Videos
- Lee Seung Hwan – Sweetie Pie (2015)