|Uee Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||April 9, 1988|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Uee is a South Korean singer, musician, actor, television personality, dancer, and performer who gained popularity as a member of the South Korean girl group After School from 2009 to 2017. Apart from that, she has also worked in numerous shows which include the likes of Queen Seondeok, My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox, You’re Beautiful, All My Love, Birdie Buddy, Ojakgyo Family, Jeon Woo-chi, Fists of Shaolin Temple, Golden Rainbow, Night Light, My Only One, SF8, Barefooted Friends, Hogu’s Love, High Society, Spicy Girls, Marriage Contract, She Was Pretty, Manhole, Ghost Doctor, Hyo Shim’s Independent Life, We Got Married, Music Bank, Night After Night, Cabin Crew, and My Contracted Husband, Mr. Oh.
Daejeon, South Korea
Uee studied at Guwol Girls’ Middle School and Incheon Physical Education High School. After that, she got enrolled at Sungkyunkwan University‘s School of Art and graduated with a degree in Performing Arts.
Singer, Musician, Actor, Television Personality, Dancer, Performer
- Father – Kim Sung-kap (A retired professional baseball player and former head coach for the South Korean teams Nexen Heroes and SK Wyverns)
- Siblings – Kim Yu-na (Older Suster)
Uee has been repped by Lucky Company.
Good, Pledis Entertainment
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Uee has dated –
- Lee Sang-yoon (2016-2017) – It was revealed in 2016 that Uee was romantically involved with actor Lee Sang-yoon. However, the duo broke up the following year.
- Kangnam (2017) – It was speculated that Uee was going out with Japanese signer and television personality Kangnam after the Korean website Dispatch released photos of them on a date in Apgujeong. Even though she initially denied the dating speculations, Uee confirmed their romance in July 2017. They also co-starred in the dating reality television show Law of the Jungle. Uee and Kangnam parted ways just after 3 months of dating.
Race / Ethnicity
Uee is of Korean descent.
She has often dyed her hair.
Uee Favorite Things
- Color – White
- Growing up, she aspired to become an actor but made her debut as a singer.
- When she was a high school student, Uee was a swimmer and competed in the Korean National Sports Festival.
- She was previously a member of the girl group Five Girls. The group was under Good Entertainment but disbanded even before its debut due to the company’s financial struggles.
- In April 2009, Uee became a member of the girl group After School. Formed by Pledis Entertainment, the group’s discography consists of many albums and tracks such as Dress to Kill, Virgin, Playgirlz, Because of You, Bang!, New Schoolgirl, Flashback, Blue, Red, First Love, Because of You (너 때문에), In The Night Sky (밤 하늘에), Shampoo, Rambling Girls, Heaven, Love Love Love, First Love (첫사랑), Shh, and Because of You.
- She was ranked number #8 in Forbes Korea’s list of most hardworking idols in 2009-2010.
- Along with Choi Soo-jong, Lee Jang-woo, Yoon Jin-yi, Jung Eun-woo, Na Hye-mi, and Park Sung-hoon, Uee co-starred as Kim Do-ran (Soo-il’s daughter) in the family drama television series My Only One from 2018 to 2019. For this role, she won the 23rd KCA Consumer Day Award for “Best Drama Actor” and KBS Drama Awards for “Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama” and “Best Couple Award” (with Lee Jang-woo).
- In 2022, she started appearing as Jang Se-jin (Cha Young-min’s love interest) in the fantasy medical drama television series Ghost Doctor.
- Uee made a donation of ₩20 million to international relief and development NGOs on April 8, 2022, to fund hygiene products, such as sanity wear kits and sanitary pants coupons, alongside a monthly information brochure for 120 youths entering young women’s homes across the country.
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