Choi Jisu (Lia) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Choi Jisu Quick Info
Height5 ft 4 in
Weight50 kg
Date of BirthJuly 21, 2000
Zodiac SignCancer
Eye ColorDark Brown

Choi Jisu is a South Korean singer, vocalist, and TV personality who is known for being the main vocalist of the girl group, ITZY, which also includes Hwang Ye-ji, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna. The group made its debut on February 12, 2019, by releasing the single album, It’z Different, and has since released a number of other albums, singles, and EPs singles, EPs, and albums which include the likes of It’z Icy, It’z SummerCherry, Dalla Dalla, and IcyITZY has also accumulated an immense fan base with millions of fans across the world as well as a huge social media fan base with more than 3 million followers on Instagram, more than a million followers on Twitter, more than 800k followers on Facebook, and more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube and has also won several awards and nominations for its musical contributions. Before becoming a part of JYPE, Choi Jisu was an SM Entertainment trainee. Moreover, she is also the one ITZY member who did not appear on the Mnet reality show titled Stray Kids.

Born Name

Choi Jisu

Nick Name

Lia, Honey Lia, Cinnamon Lia, Ariana Grande

Choi Jisu as seen while taking a beautiful selfie in August 2019
Choi Jisu as seen while taking a beautiful selfie in August 2019 (Choi Jisu / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

 

Education

Choi Jisu went to School of Performing Arts Seoul, an arts high school located in Gung-dong, Guro-gu, Seoul, and took lessons at the Department of Practical Music. Later, she studied at International School.

Moreover, Choi Jisu she has also taken vocals lessons at Dream Vocal Academy which is located in Seoul, South Korea.

Occupation

Singer, Vocalist, TV Personality

Family

  • Siblings – Choi Jisu has a younger brother.

Manager

Choi Jisu is represented by JYP Entertainment.

Genre

K-pop, Electropop, Hip hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

JYP Entertainment

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 lbs

Choi Jisu as seen while posing for a stunning picture in June 2019
Choi Jisu as seen while posing for a stunning picture in June 2019 (ITZY / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Choi Jisu is of South Korean descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Beautiful locks
  • Pierced ears
  • Chiseled facial features
  • Charming smile

Brand Endorsements

As a member of ITZY, Choi Jisu has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands through social media which include the likes of Louis Vuitton and M·A·C Cosmetics Korea.

Choi Jisu as seen while smiling in a picture taken during an event in February 2019
Choi Jisu as seen while smiling in a picture taken during an event in February 2019 (Kinocine / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Best Known For

  • Being the main vocalist of the South Korean girl group named ITZY which also consists of Hwang Ye-ji, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna and has released several tracks, EPs, and albums as well
  • Having released the EP, titled It’z Icy, as a part of ITZY, on July 29, 2019, via JYP Entertainment. It comprises of songs such as IcyIt’z SummerCherryWant It? (Imad Royal Remix), and Dalla Dalla (DallasK Remix) and was ranked at number #3 in the Gaon Album Chart, at number #10 in the Japanese Digital Albums (Oricon) Chart, at number #11 in the US World Albums (Billboard) Chart, and at number #12 in the Japanese Albums (Oricon) Chart.
  • Being a part of the song, Dalla Dalla, from the EP, It’z Different, which became an instant hit and sold more than 2,000 downloads in the United States for the week ending February 14, 2019. Moreover, the song also became the 2nd most famous song on YouTube and its video became the fastest K-pop debut music video to reach 100 million views. Dalla Dalla also became the most viewed K-pop debut music video within 24 hours and was ranked at number #2 in the Gaon Digital ChartSouth Korea (K-pop Hot 100) Chart, and US World Digital Song Sales (Billboard) Chart, at number #3 by the Recording Industry Association (Singapore), and at number #8 by the Recording Industry Association of Malaysia.
  • The immense popularity of ITZY as the group has gained a huge fan base with millions of fans across the world as well as an impressive social media fan base with more than 3 million followers on Instagram, more than a million followers on Twitter, more than 800k followers on Facebook, and more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube

As a Singer

As a member of ITZY, Choi Jisu has released a number of singles and EPs which include the likes of It’z IcyDalla DallaIt’z Different, Icy, and many more.

Personal Trainer

Choi Jisu stays fit by leading an active life.

Choi Jisu Favorite Things

  • Color – Baby Blue
Choi Jisu as seen in a picture taken while eating gummy worms in her private spot in August 2019
Choi Jisu as seen in a picture taken while eating gummy worms in her private spot in August 2019 (ITZY / Instagram)

Choi Jisu Facts

  1. Her English name is Julia Choi.
  2. Choi Jisu was named ‘Julia’ by one of her aunts and her stage name ‘Lia’ is also taken from her name ‘Julia’.
  3. She had been a JYP trainee for around 2 years when it was announced, on January 20, 2019, that she will also be joining the company’s new girl group, ITZY, which soon made its debut on February 12, 2019, by releasing its single album, It’z Different.
  4. Before becoming a JYP Entertainment trainee, Choi Jisu had been a trainee under SM Entertainment.
  5. She has also lived in Canada and is fluent in both Korean and English.
  6. ITZY‘s debut was announced by JYP Entertainment on January 21, 2019, and a video trailer was also released on JYPE’s channel which revealed the group members.
  7. Choi Jisu has credited her mother as her role model.
  8. During her leisure time, she enjoys shopping as well as listening to music.
  9. She enjoys eating fruits, pasta, and Korean and Western food.
  10. Her Chinese zodiac sign is Dragon.
  11. It has often been suggested that Choi Jisu’s looks resemble a mix of Blackpink‘s Jisoo and Red Velvet‘s Irene.
  12. As a member of ITZY, she has won several awards and nominations which include the likes of Genie Music Award, Soribada Best K-Music Award, Brand of the Year Award, and several others.
  13. She is the only member of ITZY who did not appear on the Mnet reality show, Stray Kids, in 2017 while the other members were cast as a project group against the eponymous boy group.
  14. Amongst all the ITZY members, Choi Jisu is the closest to Chaeryeong.
  15. She has been roommates with her ITZY groupmate, Yuna.
  16. Visit the official website of ITZY @ itzy.jype.com.
  17. Follow ITZY on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Choi Jisu / Instagram

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