|Hwang Ye-ji Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||May 26, 2000|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Hwang Ye-ji is a South Korean singer, rapper, dancer, and TV personality who is known for having been the leader, main dancer, lead rapper, and the lead vocalist of the South Korean girl group, ITZY, which has garnered 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. Apart from Hwang Ye-ji, ITZY also includes Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna and they have all worked together on a number of EPs and tracks which include the likes of It’z Icy, It’z Summer, Cherry, Dalla Dalla, It’z Different, and Icy. Before debuting with ITZY, Hwang Ye-ji trained with JYPE for around 3 years and has also appeared in several shows such as The Fan, Knowing Bros, Second 20s (a.k.a. Twenty Again), and Idol Room amongst others.
Jeonju, South Korea
Singer, Rapper, Dancer, TV Personality
Hwang Ye-ji is represented by JYP Entertainment.
K-pop, Electropop, Hip hop
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
52 kg or 114.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Hwang Ye-ji is of South Korean descent.
Hwang Ye-ji has often dyed her hair.
- Lean physique
- Pouty lips
- Pierced ears
As a member of ITZY, Hwang Ye-ji 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.
Best Known For
- Being the leader, main dancer, lead rapper, and the lead vocalist of the South Korean girl group named ITZY which also consists of Lia, 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 Icy, It’z Summer, Cherry, Want 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 Chart, South 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 which 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, Hwang Ye-ji has released a number of singles and EPs which include the likes of It’z Icy, Dalla Dalla, It’z Different, Icy, and many more.
Hwang Ye-ji stays fit by leading an active life and indulging in several dance sessions.
Hwang Ye-ji Favorite Things
- Food – Snacks, chocolate
- Color – Black
Hwang Ye-ji Facts
- Her English name is Lucy Hwang.
- 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.
- Before making her debut with ITZY, Hwang Ye-ji had been a trainee with JYP Entertainment for around 3 years.
- In the year 2015, she made an appearance in the TV romantic comedy series, Second 20s (a.k.a. Twenty Again), which stars the likes of Choi Ji-woo, Lee Sang-yoon, Choi Won-young, Kim Min-jae, and Son Na-eun.
- Hwang Ye-ji has a multifaceted personality and can rap, dance, and sing as well.
- She was also cast in the Stray Kids‘ Survival Show in 2017.
- She shares a close bond with Wanna One‘s Lee Daehwi.
- In 2018, Hwang Ye-ji appeared as a contestant on the SBS reality competition television series, The Fan. However, her journey was cut short as she was eliminated during the 5th episode of the show. Also, 2PM‘s Junho used to call her ‘JYP’s Secret Weapon’ while Hwang Ye-ji was still on the show.
- She also appeared as a guest in an episode of the game talk-show series, Idol Room, in July 2019.
- She has been roommates with her ITZY bandmate, Ryujin.
- Hwang Ye-ji has a pet dog named Hongsam.
- Her Chinese Zodiac sign is Dragon.
- 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.
- Visit the official website of ITZY @ itzy.jype.com.
- Follow ITZY on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
Featured Image by ITZY / Instagram