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ITZY Yeji Profile, Facts, and TMI

ITZY Hwang Yeji Profile Facts TMI

Yeji Profile

  • Birth Name: 황예지 (Hwang Yeji)
  • Stage Name: Yeji
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 2000.05.26
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
  • Height: 167 cm (5’47”)
  • Weight: N/A
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: N/A

Yeji Facts & TMI

  • Yeji was born in Seoul but grew up in Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do.
  • Her family consists of mother (born 1977), father, and an older sister (born 1998).
  • She is raising two poodles called Hongsam and Insam.
  • Yeji graduated from Jeonju Commercial Information High School, majoring in finance.
  • Yeji is the leader, main dancer, lead vocalist, and sub rapper of ITZY.
  • She signed with JYP Entertainment on January 4th, 2016, after passing auditions at the agency.
  • She became a trainee at JYP for 3 years.
  • Before her official debut with ITZY, Yeji appeared in the survival program ‘Stray Kids’ as a member of the female trainees team.
  • She also appeared in SBS singing variety-competition ‘The Fan’ and successfully advanced to the third round.
  • Her signature heart color is black (🖤).
  • She also performed at JYP Trainee Showcase on February 21st, 2017.
  • Yeji used to dislike dancing, but she naturally learned dancing in elementary school since her sister learned dancing.
  • She was ranked 7th among the best dancing K-pop female idols evaluated by foreign professional dancers.
  • She did not learn singing before joining JYP. After joining JYP in 2016, she started learning vocals step by step from the beginning.
  • Although her official position is main dancer, her vocal skills were also praised as main vocalist material.
  • Yeji is considered as the all-rounder within the group, with balanced dancing and singing skills.
  • Despite being the eldest member of ITZY, she is often teased by the younger members.
  • She has a mature personality and high sense of responsibility.
  • She is known to have deep affection towards fans.
  • According to Ryujin, Yeji is the member with the biggest personality gap on and off stage.
  • Compared to the other members, she rarely spotted crying.
  • The members say Yeji is the most sociable member in the team.
  • She really takes good care of herself. When there are no schedules, she would go to the gym and practice pilates every day.
  • She hates delaying her tasks, so she would finish everything in advance.
  • She is said to have the strongest winning desire among the group members.
  • She is bad at lying.
  • Yeji is said to be very strict about time. Despite busy schedules, she puts in a lot of effort so that she won’t be late coming to school.
  • Once she is into a particular dish, she would only eat that dish for weeks straight.
  • According to the members, Yeji has natural aegyo.
  • Hwang Yeji’s MBTI personality type is ESFJ.
  • He belongs to Changwon Hwang’s clan.
  • Her motto is “Believe me”.
  • Her favorite foods are snacks, cold noodles, curry, pickled radish, ketchups, blood sausages, meats, sweet potato, cream cheese, seafood, fruits, etc.
  • Her favorite beverages are carbonated beverages, smoothie, milk tea, 
  • She doesn’t eat mushroom, perilla soup, coriander, perilla leaf, bellflower, ginger, dark chocolate, coffee, and hot drinks.
  • She prefers casual and comfortable clothes.
  • She is often seen wearing hats.
  • Her favorite scents are the scent of soap and peach scent.
  • She loves watching fantasy movies. Among her favorite movies are ‘Twilight’, ‘Maze Runner’ Series, ‘Hunger Game’ Series, ‘About Time’, ‘La La Land’, and ‘Miracle in Cell No. 7’.
  • She loves sunny days and hates rain.
  • Her favorite color is black.
  • Yeji recommended a lot of songs to fans, mostly ballads.
  • She is a fan of Ariana Grande.
  • She doesn’t really watch TV but she loves watching ‘New Journey to The West’.
  • She likes wearing orange lipstick.
  • Her favorite flower is rose.
  • Her favorite seasons are spring and autumn.
  • She loves teddy bears.
  • Yeji likes to ride amusement park rides.
  • She is afraid of mice and horror stories.
  • Her hobby is writing diary entries at night.
  • She started practicing pilates in 2020.
  • She released stress by taking a walk while listening to music.
  • Yeji is said to be good at PC games.
  • Fans think that she resembles a cat.
  • She always ranked high in JYP trainee evaluation.
  • Yeji is a light sleeper
  • She doesn’t have a lot of appetites, most times she only eats the side dishes.
  • She doesn’t drink a lot.
  • It is said that he looks at the mirror the most among the members.
  • At the age of 8, Yeji had a life-or-death experience due to a severe cold.
  • She has a similar voice tone with teammate Ryujin.
  • She has big palms.
  • She can play piano.
  • In August 2019, she topped the girl group member brand reputation ranking.
  • She appeared as a cameo in the 8th episode of tvN drama ‘Twenty Again’.
  • She said she had never been to Jeju Island and traveled abroad until her debut.
  • Hwang Yeji received a lot of attention for her beautiful appearance during ITZY’s early debut.
  • She claims to be good at cooking stir-fried spicy pork and tteokbokki.
  • She shared that her childhood dream was to be a soccer player.
  • She seems to be good at sports.
  • On September 8, 2019, she threw the first pitch in the LG Twins home game at Jamsil Stadium.
  • When she was in middle school, she appeared in an interview section on YTN News.
  • She said that she wants to learn piano.
  • She revealed a TMI that she grabbed money at her first birthday ceremony (doljabi ceremony).
  • Yeji loves to be nicknamed ‘performance master’.
  • She can’t swim.
  • She isn’t afraid of insects.
  • It is said that when she was young, she watched TV very closely so her eyesight got worse. Her vision is said to be 1.2 and 1.0.
  • She said that if she were to be reborn as an animal, she would like to be born as a bear.
  • She has attained a driving license.
  • Her English name is Lucy.
  • Yeji uses an iPhone 12 Pro graphite color.
  • She got a mole on her nose.
  • Yeji’s mother had a conception dream where her grandmother gave her two peaches when she was pregnant with Yeji.
  • Ishida Shui, the author of ‘Tokyo Ghoul’, once drew an artwork of Yeji.
  • Among Yeji’s nicknames are EomYeJi (Eomcheong Yeppeun Yeji written as 엄청 예쁜 예지, that means very beautiful Yeji), Grandma, Yeji Sunbae, Yesco, YejiSarang, Passionate Yeji, Yedori, etc.

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