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Umji (VIVIZ)

Weight: 49 kg
Height: 164cm
Real name: 김예원 / Kim Ye Won
Date of Birth: August 19, 1998

Umji (VIVIZ)

About Umji (VIVIZ)

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).
  • Education
    • 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

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)

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