Jeon Somi Profile and Facts
Jeon Somi is a Korean solo singer who became well known after competing on the survival shows Sixteen & ranking first in Produce 101. SOMI is signed under The Black Label. She will debut on June 13, 2019 with the single “Birthday”.
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Stage Name: SOMI (소미)
Birth Name: Ennik Somi Douma / Jeon Somi (전소미)
Birthday: March 9, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Official Height: 169cm (5’7″) / Real Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Jeon Somi Facts:
– Somi was born in Canada to a Korean mother and a Dutch-Canadian father named Sunhee and Matthew
– She and her family moved to Korea when she was one year old
– She has a younger sister named Evelyn
– Her nickname is “Vitamin”. (SNL Korea 7 – May 7, 2016)
– Another nickname of hers is “Maknae on top”.
– Somi’s hobbies are collecting socks, shopping, walking alone, searching for good music, and searching for good restaurants
– Education: Seoyun Middle School, Hanlim Multi Arts High School
– Her specialities are taekwondo, caricatures, cooking
– Somi trained for 2 years
– Somi can do an impersonation of an eating giraffe.
– Somi is easily scared when having to go to abandoned/haunted places.
– Somi has a cat named “Cheese”
– She holds 4th degree black belt in taekwondo.
– One of her childhood dreams was to be a stewardess.
– She said she’s trying a vegan diet for a month. (vLive October 2018)
– Somi confirmed that she is 172 cm (5’8″) now, but she’s afraid people will think she’s too tall, so her official profile still lists her as 169cm (5’7″). (SBS Power FM Choi Hwajung’s Power Time)
– She admires/likes EXO (Kai especially), Bigbang and GOT7’s JB
– She mentioned JB scared her in the beginning when she met him.
– She is a model for Reebok and has done a campaign/shoot overseas with other famous celebrities.
– Somi appeared in GOT7’s “Stop stop It” MV.
– Somi also appeared in Up10tion’s “White Night” MV.
– She had featured in 2PM‘s Jun K’s “From November to February”.
– Somi is huge fan of 2NE1, and her role model is Minzy (Unnies Slam Dunk season 2 ep 1)
– Somi was a co-host for “Idol Likes Battle” ep. 3 (guests GOT7).
– Former Contestant of SIXTEEN (the show that produced Twice)
– Jeon Somi and her younger sister Evelyn both played daughters of the character Mak Soon, the youngest sister of the main lead (Hwang Jung Min).
– Her father had a cameo appearance in “Descendants of the Sun”.
– She nicknamed her fans Som-taengs and Som-mungchis.
– Somi has a new cat named “Cookie” as of August 24th, 2018. She posted it on her instagram.
– Somi was meant to be a part of Twice and is close friends with Chaeyoung and the other members of Twice.
– Somi is close friends with GFRIEND’s Umji, AB6IX’s Daehwi and Park Woojin, Kim Donghyun (who were former JYP trainees) and with CLC‘s Eunbin.
– She won Produce 101, and became the Center of I.O.I
– After I.O.I’s disbandment she joined different variety shows, such as Sister’s Slam Dunk Season 2.
– Somi was alongside other 6 female idols, in “Idol Drama Operation Team” tv program. They created a 7 members girl group, called Girls Next Door , which debuted on July 14, 2017.
– Kim Sejeong says she has the best body out of all the I.O.I. members
– When she was in school, she used to get bullied for being mixed. She said she didn’t have a lot of friends and wanted to get plastic surgery to look more Korean
– Somi is one of the ambassadors of Wetskills foundation in Netherlands.
– She was MC along with Up10tion in “The Show”.
– Somi was the MC for Music Bank in Berlin with Park Bogum, on September 15, 2018.
– She was an MC for Produce 48 with Wanna One’s Daniel as the previous winners
– Somi was also an MC in Produce 48 episode 5 for a segment called “Dancing Queen” together with ChungHa.
– On August 20, 2018, Somi terminated her contract with JYPE, and for now will promote as a solo artist under her dad‘s management.
– On September 23, Sports Chosun reported that Jeon Somi has signed a contract with The Black Label (a subsidiary label of YG Entertainment headed by Teddy).
– Somi is rumored to make her solo debut in March of 2019.
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