Ailee Profile and Facts
Ailee (에일리) is a Korean-American singer-songwriter, who debuted on 9 February 2012, under YMC Entertainment. In March 2019, her contract with YMC Entertainment expired. In September 2019, Ailee started a new agency with her team called Rocket3 Entertainment.
Stage Name: Ailee (에일리)
Korean Name: Lee Ye Jin (이예진)
English Name: Amy Lee
Birthdate: 30 May 1989
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, US
Height: 164 cm (5’5″)
Blood Type: O
– She has a younger brother.
– She grew up in New Jersey, USA.
– Education: Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, Pace University (Major in communications) – but she dropped out in order to pursue a music career.
– Ailee started singing seriously when she was 16 years old, and she started acting since she was 7 years old.
– She debuted in South Korea with “Heaven” on 9 February 2012.
– She released her first OST for Dream High 2 with former SISTAR member Hyorin and T-ARA‘s Jiyeon on 22 February 2012.
– On 21 October 2013, Ailee made her official Japanese debut with “Heaven” under Warner Music Japan.
– Ailee made her official US debut on 7 January 2017, under a new stage name A.Leean with the single “Fall Back”.
– Before she signed with YMC Entertainment, she had two YouTube accounts called “mzamyx3” and “aileemusic”.
– Ailee moved to South Korea in 2010 to attend a music audition.
– She acted in the KBS drama series Dream High 2.
– She is known as the “Korean Beyoncé”.
– Ailee’s best friend is f(x) Amber.
– Ailee is close friends with Eric Nam, Jimin (AOA) and Woozi/Seventeen.
– She is Christian.
– Her favorite color is pink.
– Her favorite food is Korean BBQ/Galbi.
– Hobbies: singing, cooking and lurking on Facebook.
– She can play the piano, flute and drums (just a little bit).
– Her dream is to build an Ailee school.
– She loves vitamin water.
– Her fans are called Aileean (Aliens).
– Her favorite artists are BoA, 2pm, 2am, 2ne1, and Lee Hyori.
– She was on Fantastic Duo and Fantastic Duo 2.
– Her dog can dance to “Heaven”.
– She bought her parents a large custom home in northern Virginia in 2017.
– In September 2019, she started a new agency with her team called Rocket3 Entertainment. They are currently looking for the “Second Ailee”.
– She collaborated with Celine Dion’s former manager to release an English version of her Christmas song, “Sweater”.
– She starred on “Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend” starting in March of 2012, with 8 wins in total as of now.
– Starred on the hip-hop reality music show Good Girl (2020).
– Her influences are Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, Alicia Keys, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Destiny’s Child, Rihanna, and Janet Jackson.
– Ideal type: Ailee has been a fan of Taeyang’s for a long time and often names him as her ideal type in interviews. She has said she likes generous people with a good sense of humor. She also values fitness and health and would like someone who values them too.
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