Lee Hi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Lee Hi Quick Info
Height5 ft 1 in
Weight48 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 23, 1996
Zodiac SignLibra
BoyfriendUnknown

Lee Hi is a South Korean singer known for releasing popular songs like ScarecrowBreathe, and Hold My Hand. She has done endorsement work for numerous brands and is represented by popular agencies. Lee has a self-titled YouTube channel with more than 800k subscribers. She has a huge social media fan base with more than 2 million followers on Instagram and more than 2 million followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Lee Ha-yi

Nick Name

Lee Hi

Lee Hi in an Instagram selfie as seen in April 2018
Lee Hi in an Instagram selfie as seen in April 2018 (Lee Hi / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Residence 

Seoul, South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Lee is a former student of Sukchun Elementary School followed by Sangil Middle School. To complete her high school education, she enrolled in the School of Performing Arts (SOPA) in Guro-gu, Seoul.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Lee Hyoo Rim (Older Sister)

Manager

Lee Hi is represented by Yang Hyun Suk of YG Entertainment.

Genre

K-Pop, R&B, Hip Hop, Soul, Rhythm & Blues, Jazz

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • Warner Taiwan
  • YG Entertainment
  • HIGHGRND (Subsidiary of YG Entertainment)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 1 in or 155 cm

Weight

48 kg or 106 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

In a 2016 interview, Lee disclosed that she is waiting for her boss, Yang Hyun Suk’s consent while looking for a guy who is funny and fond of long conversations on the phone. She does not intend to make a public announcement as soon as she finds a boyfriend but will not deny the news if it becomes public knowledge by chance.

Lee Hi as seen in May 2012
Lee Hi as seen in May 2012 (rokiei / Tistory / CC BY-2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

She often tends to dye her hair ‘dark brown’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Doll-like personality
  • Girl next door sense of style
  • Popular for her signature husky voice

Brand Endorsements

M.A.C. released a specifically limited edition shade of lipstick in Lee Hi’s name as part of their Future Forward campaign in 2017.

Religion

Her religious views aren’t known publicly.

Lee Hi in a selfie in September 2016
Lee Hi in a selfie in September 2016 (Lee Hi / Instagram)

Best Known For

Being the runner-up of the amateur singing reality competition, K-Pop Star Season 1, aired on SBS network in 2012 at the age of 15

First Album

Her debut studio album was called First Love which was released in March 2013 by YG Entertainment.

First Film

She hasn’t been cast in any theatrical film yet.

First TV Show

She made her TV show debut as a contestant on K-Pop Star Season 1 in 2011.

Personal Trainer

  • Lee confessed that she has a natural tendency to gain weight and has to diet and exercise rigorously to stay slim and energetic for stage performances. During the early years of her career when she was still a teenager, the pressure to lose weight made her starve herself and exercise so intensely that she nearly pushed herself to partial deafness.
  • Post-treatment and recovery, Lee restricts the duration and exercises in the gym and relies more on a healthy diet of fruits and vegetables prescribed by her nutritionist to stay lean. The singer has a sweet tooth and an even greater fondness for eating meat. She consumes her favorite foods in moderate portions only when she is not touring, traveling or promoting.
  • Lee normally consumes 3 meals a day at a fixed time –
    • Breakfast – 10 am
    • Lunch – 1 pm
    • Dinner – 4 pm
  • In case of unexpected hunger pangs, she usually eats half a sweet potato with 3 cherry tomatoes as a mid-meal snack.

Lee Hi Favorite Things

Her favorite things are unknown.

Lee Hi at Incheon Airport in January 2013
Lee Hi at Incheon Airport in January 2013 (rokiei / Tistory / CC BY-2.0)

Lee Hi Facts

  1. She is a former student of popular YouTuber, Simon Stawski who taught her in middle school before Simon quit his teaching job permanently when his career on YouTube took off.
  2. Fellow singer, Lee Su-hyun shared that Lee Hi is happier and more energetic at night than in the day. She starts smiling more after 10 pm and past midnight, she often puts on the music to dance.
  3. Her debut single was called 1,2,3,4 which was released on October 28, 2012. The single was nominated for “Best Song” and “Best Video” at the World Music Awards in 2012. It also won the “Best Rookie Award” at the Golden Disk Awards in 2013 and Seoul Music Awards in 2013.
  4. Before using a moisturizer after a bath, Lee uses a separate lotion for a self-administered acupressure massage that she gives herself at the back of her neck, back, forearms, legs and feet every day.
  5. Her boss and mentor, Yang Hyun Suk often asks her to become more refreshing and charming as an artist. Hence, to stay light-hearted, Lee likes to watch animation movies a lot.
  6. Follow her on Facebook, Instagram, Google+, and YouTube.

Featured Image by rokiei / Tistory / CC BY-2.0

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