Yeji (ITZY) Age, Height, Boyfriend, Net worth, Family, Biography & More


Yeji (born May 26, 2000) is a Korean rapper and dancer from Jeonju, South Korea. Fans call her “the leader” of the girl band ITZY which was put together by JYP entertainment in 2019. The reason behind this name is that she is the lead dancer and rapper of the group.

The singer was born in Seoul, South Korea but she grew up in Jeonju, South Korea. She was a contestant of “the fan” in 2018 which gave her more opportunities in the industry.

Wiki & Biography

Born on 26 May 2000, Yeji will be 21 years old in 2021. Her zodiac sign is Gemini which makes her a hard worker. Geminis are known to be social and confident.

In traditional astrology, this lead rapper was given birth in the year of the dragon that brings out her leadership skills courage, and determination.

As for Yeji’s schooling, the singer went to Jeonju Wansan Elementary school and Geun Young Middle School for her primary education. She later attended Jeonju Commercial Information High School.

Name: Hwang Yeji. 
English Name: Lucy Hwang.
Stage Name: Yeji.
Profession Singer and Dancer.
Age: 20 (as of Jan 2021). 
Birthdate: 26th May 2000. 
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea. 
Zodiac: Gemini, Dragon.
Sexuality: Straight. 
Relationship status: Single.
Boyfriend: None.
Nationality: South Korean.
Education: Jeonju Wansan Elementary school.
Geun Young Middle SchoolJeonju Commercial.
Information High School. 
Ethnicity: Asian.
Net Worth: $1 Million approx. as of 2020.
Social Media Handles: 1.
2. Twitter: itzyofficial
3. Facebook: OfficialItzy
4. YouTube: ITZY

Physical Appearance

The dancer has a very flexible body. In North Korea mostly all the people are thin and tall as a native North Korean Yeji also has a similar body structure.

She needs good stamina for performing in front of a live audience for a long period of time for which she eats a high protein diet and does exercise.

Fans are bonkers because she takes off ordinary-looking clothes and makes them look amazing. As a dancer and performer, she has strong stamina.

Height: In Feet – 5 Feet 6 Inches.
In Meters – 167 centimeters.
Weight: In kilograms- 46 Kgs.
In Pounds- 101 Lbs.
Body Type: Endomorph.
Hair color: Natural Brunette, Blonde Colored.
Face shape: Round.
Eye color: Black.
Nose: Button.  
Lips: Fuller.
Gender: Female.
Tattoos: None.
Piercings: Ear piercings.

Family & Ethnicity

Parents & Siblings

Hwang Yeji has an elder sister named Hwang Yeji. She and her family are very close. Many fans are not aware of the fact that the singer and dancer actually started dancing because it was her mother’s wish to see her dance.

What she initially did to make her mother happy has now turned into her successful profession.

The band leader has a very tight schedule. Yeji practices her dance routines, records songs, and does P.R. shows due to which she gets very little time to spend with her family.

In a live stream Hwang admitted that in the coronavirus-induced lockdown, she was finally able to spend time with the family nicely after a long time. She belongs to Asian ethnicity.

Personal Life

The starlet is not in any relationship or as of January 2021. Nor has she had any past flings with anyone according to the public domain. Fans believe that she is getting closer to Lee Daehwi, a South Korean Singer.

In lieu of their MC gig for M! Countdown during a recent live stream event ITZY‘s Yeji and Lee Daehwi confessed how much of a deep friendship they share.

The two talked about their experiences and how they have known each other for a long time.

The pair informed that they received their training together and after the star’s debut did not get time to catch up. Fans are actively supporting this couple but nothing has been confirmed by either of them.

Discography & Net worth

Yeji participated in the reality TV show, “The Fan” by SBS in 2018, through which she first got in the eyes of the industry. But unfortunately, she was disqualified in the 5th Episode of the show.

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This was not the end of her career as a singer and dancer though as she was released as a leader of “ITZY”, JYP Entertainment’s girl squad, on January 20, 2019.

The other members of Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna. On February 12, the band became official after premiering their first track named “IT’z Different”.

Hwang also made a cameo appearance in a popular K-drama named ”Twenty Again” recently. Her Net worth stands at $1 Million USD approx.

Favorite Thing

Color: Black.
Food: Chocolate.
Animal: Dogs.
Season: Summer.
Specialties: Rap, Dance, and Singing.

Some Lesser Known Facts about Yeji

  • The rapper is a big foodie. Although the singer is required to keep a healthy diet, she eats whatever she craves without a doubt.
  • As I have mentioned above, this dancer started dancing only because of her mom. If she didn’t go down this lane she would’ve become a soccer player.
  • If you are a Samsung fan, you must know that the multinational company hails from South Korea.
  • Unlike most Koreans, this starlet uses an iPhone, not a Samsung mobile.
  • This multi-talented girl is a big fan of experimenting with colors. Her new blonde look has streaks of hair color in it.
  • She is indeed the leader of the band. The singer can be seen looking confident on the cover of ITZY’s Not Shy album cover.
  • It seems as though she is actually leading them.
  • A piece of very good news for the fans is that Yeji enjoys meeting her fans a lot.
Categories K-pop StarsTags Chaeryeong, ITZY, Lia, Ryujin, Yeji, Yuna

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