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UMJI is a member of the K-pop girl group VIVIZ.
|Name||UMJI | 엄지|
|Full Name||Kim Yewon | 김예원|
|Born||August 19, 1998|
|Hometown||Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, South Korea|
|Height||165cm | 5′-05″|
|Family||Mother, Father, Older Brother, Older Sister|
|Education||School of Performing Arts Seoul|
Shinsong Middle School
Incheon Shinsong Elementary School
|Years Active||2015 – present|
GFRIEND (2015 – 2021)
|Position||GFRIEND: Sub Vocalist|
|Label||Big Planet Made Entertainment|
2016 Shopaholic Louis OST Part.2
- Umji got into Source Music Entertainment as a trainee on February 5, 2014 and made her debut as a member of GFRIEND on January 15, 2015.
- She was discovered on the street by a manager of Source Music.
- The CEO of Source Music, So Sungjin named her stage name. Umji was a stage name that her fellow GFRIEND member Yerin was going to use, but Umji got this stage name for some reason. She cried for 3 days when she got her stage name because she did not like it. She likes her stage name now.
- ‘Ariel’ and ‘I’ were her stage name candidates.
- Training Period: 11 months
- She is a Christian (Protestant).
- Motto: Be light and salt in the world.
- She took cello lessons for 3 years when she was younger.
- She had LASIK eye surgery.
- Role Model: IU
- Maknaeng-ee (youngest in a group)
- Thumb (umji means ‘thumb’ in Korean)
Name: Kim Sangbong | 김상봉
Education: Chosun University College of Dentistry
He is a dentist.
- Older Brother
Name: Kim Bogeun | 김보근
He majored in oriental painting.
- Older Sister
Name: Kim Jiwon | 김지원
She majored in Korean dance.