Umji (VIVIZ)(GFriend) Profile and Facts: Umji’s Ideal Type
Umji is a member of the South Korean girl group VIVIZ under BPM Entertainment. She was a member of the South Korean girl group GFriend under Source Music.
Stage Name: Umji (엄지)
Birth Name: Kim Ye Won (김예원)
Birthday: August 19, 1998
Zodiac sign: Leo
Height: 164.5 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)
Blood Type: O
– She was born in Incheon, South Korea.
– Umji is born into a rich family. Umji’s father is the CEO of a famous dentist group called Moa Dentist Group.
– Family: Parents, one older brother, Kim Bogeun (김보근), and one older sister Kim Jiwon (김지원)
– Umji went to an English preschool.
– Education: Shinsong Middle School, School of Performing Arts Seoul (Theater department)
– She attended School of Performing Arts Seoul.
– The CEO of Source Music saw her walking on the street and invited her to make an audition.
– Umji and Yerin have the same birth date, but different year.
– Umji and Yuju are the English speakers of the group.
– Her religion is Christianity.
– She’s a big fan of Disney.
– Her favorite Disney movie is “The Little Mermaid”.
– She likes singing Disney OSTs.
– She hates bugs.
– She also hates dusts and sports.
– She likes to collect cosmetic products.
– Her hobbies are watching the sky in the morning and cooking.
– She has natural double eyelids.
– Umji calls herself as “the Consultant” of GFRIEND because the members go to her when they have a problem.
– Umji has an older brother named Kim Bo Geun that has been serving in the Marines as a seargeant.
– Umji’s brother appeared on KBS2 TV’s Idol and Family National Singing Contest‘s lunar new year special on February 9th, 2016. On that show, He sang a song with Umji and gained lots of compliments from the audience for having a good voice, good looks, and being so supportive of his sister. He revealed that he decided to come on the show while he was on vacation just to support his little sister.
– She likes walking in the garden alone.
– She sung the OST of Shopaholic Louis entitled, “The Way”
– Her stage name Umji means “thumb” in Korean.
– Umji is a big fan of Sunmi, she even danced to Sunmi’s “Gashina” in Weekly Idol.
– Umji is close friends with Somi (I.O.I).
– She was the 3rd who appeared in “King of Masked Singer”, as “Pheasant”.
– Update: In the new dorm she has her own room. (Apartment 2 – Downstairs)
– Umji was officially announced to have signed under BPM Entertainment with Eunha and SinB on October 6, 2021.
– Umji’s ideal type is Cha Tae Hyun.
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