Uji (Jung Yu-ji) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Uji Quick Info
Height5 ft 6 in
Weight50 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 2, 1991
Zodiac SignCapricorn
BoyfriendUnknown

Uji is a South Korean singer who is best known for being a former member of the South Korean girl groups, EXID and BESTie. She has recorded several songs, along with the girl group BESTie, including Love Options, Pitapat, Thank U Very Much, Like A Star, I Need You, Excuse Me, Love Letter, and So Good.

Born Name

Jung Yu-ji

Nick Name

Yuji, Uji

Uji as seen in July 2015
Uji as seen in July 2015 (Oldlady / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Seoul, South Korea

Residence

South Korea

Nationality

South Korean

Education

Uji attended the Seoul Institute of Arts and majored in Music.

Occupation

Singer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Manager

Uji was previously represented by YNB Entertainment.

Genre

K-Pop, Trip-Hop, Electropop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Until September 2017, she was signed with YNB Entertainment.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

She has not dated anyone publicly. However, she has revealed in an interview that she does not believe in an ideal type and it depends more on how she feels about the person at that moment.

BESTie members, Uji, Dahye, Hyeyeon, and Haeryung (From Left to Right), at Gunpo Citizens Day in October 2014
BESTie members, Uji, Dahye, Hyeyeon, and Haeryung (From Left to Right), at Gunpo Citizens Day in October 2014 (Oldlady / tistory.com / CC BY 4.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (South Korean)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

She often dyes her hair in shades of ‘red’, ‘blonde’, and ‘light brown’.

Eye Color

Black

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Thin lips

Brand Endorsements

Uji has done endorsement work for brands like JAYJUN Cosmetics.

Uji as seen in October 2014
Uji as seen in October 2014 (demical / tistory.com / CC BY 2.0 KR)

Best Known For

Having been associated with Korean girl groups, EXID and BESTie

As a Singer

Uji was a part of EXID‘s debut single album, Holla, which was released in February 2012.

With BESTie, she released 2 EPs – Hot Baby (July 2014), which peaked at number 7, and Love Emotion (May 2015), which was ranked at number 8 on the Korean music charts. She has also provided vocals to songs like Love Options, Pitapat, Thank U Very Much, Like A Star, I Need You, Excuse Me, Love Letter, and So Good.

Uji as seen in a picture in October 2014
Uji as seen in a picture in October 2014 (demical / tistory.com / CC BY 2.0 KR)

Uji Facts

  1. Uji was formerly a trainee with the JYP Entertainment where she was supposed to debut with a girl group that would have also included singers like Hyorin, a member of Korean girl group SISTAR, Hani from EXID, and Ji Eun from Secret. However, things didn’t go as planned.
  2. She was scouted by producer Shinsadong Tiger and AB Entertainment and was the first trainee to be accepted for the Korean girl group, EXID.
  3. Uji was the one to contact Hani, Haeryeong, and Junghwa to audition for AB Entertainment.
  4. In April 2012, Uji departed from EXID and the reason stated by the agency for her departure was that she wanted to focus on her studies.
  5. She joined another group, BESTie, and officially debuted with the band in July 2013.
  6. In September 2017, she terminated her contract with YNB Entertainment.
  7. Uji is a foodie.
  8. She does not have any verified social media account.

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