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IU is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actress. She released her debut solo album in 2008 and made her acting debut in the 2011 TV series Dream High.


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NameIU | 아이유
Full NameLee Jieun | 이지은 | 李知恩
Date of BirthMay 16, 1993
Age28
HometownGwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Height161.8cm | 5′-04″
Shoe Size225mm
Blood TypeO
FamilyMother, Father, Younger Brother
EducationDongduk Girls’ High School
Gwangjin Middle School → Shingok Middle School → Eonju Middle School
Seoul Guui Elementary School → Hanam Cheonhyeon Elementary School → Seoul Yangnam Elementary School
DebutSeptember 18, 2008
+4870 Days Since Debut
Debut AlbumLost and Found
Latest ReleasePieces
Acting Debut2011 TV Series Dream High
FandomUAENA | 유애나
Years Active2008 – present
LabelEDAM Entertainment
DistributorKakao Entertainment
Official Pageig   youtube


IU Discography

YearTypeAlbum Title
2021Special EPPieces
5th AlbumLILAC
20195th EPLove poem
2017Remake AlbumKkot-Galpi #2
4th AlbumPalette
20154th EPCHAT-SHIRE
2014Remake AlbumKkot-Galpi
2013RepackageModern Times Epilogue
3rd AlbumModern Times
2012SingleThe Spring Twenty
20112nd AlbumLast Fantasy
SingleReal+
20103rd EPReal
20092nd EPIU…IM
1st AlbumGrowing Up
20081st EPLost and Found

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Music Show Wins

Music Show# of Wins
Inkigayo37
Music Bank25
Show! Music Core21
M COUNTDOWN6
Show Champion5
Music on Top1
THE SHOW0
Total95

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Lee Jieun Filmography

Films

YearTitleRole
2022DreamLee Somin
2019Shades Of The HeartMiyeong
Persona
2012A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from ParadiseElla (voice)

TV Series

YearTitleRole
2019Hotel del LunaJang Manwol
2018My MisterLee Jian
2016Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart RyeoHaesoo • Go Hajin
2015The ProducersCindy
2013 – 2014Bel AmiKim Botong
2013You Are The BestLee Soonshin
2011Dream HighKim Pilsook

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IU Facts

  • IU auditioned for several entertainment companies more than 20 times. She also auditioned for JYP Entertainment in 2007, but she did not make it.
  • She got into LOEN Entertainment as a trainee in October 2007.
  • IU was going to use Jiheun as her stage name.
  • She is not a religious person.
  • Hobbies: reading books, watching movies, coloring, taking selfies, music composition
  • Specialties: vocal, guitar
  • She offers scholarships (aka IU Scholarship) to four Dongduk Girls’ High School students every year.
  • She calls her male UAENAs “Geonbbang” and her female UAENAs “Konpeitō”.
  • One of her songs, Bad Day’s lyric is based on her diary from when she was a trainee.
  • Corinne Bailey Rae is her role model.
  • MBTI: INFP → INFJ
  • Nicknames: Jingjjang, Lee Jigeum, Jinny
  • Her childhood nickname was Lee JiGeumEunDong (Geum Eun Dong = Gold Silver Bronze).

Favorites

  • Animals: dogs and horses
  • Artist: Corinne Bailey Rae
  • Author: Guillaume Musso
  • Character: Thumper from Bambi
  • Color: violet
  • Flower: violets
  • Number: 8
  • Season of the Year: Winter
  • Snack: Geonbbang (hardtack), chocolate

Family

  • Mother
    Name: Kim Misam | 김미삼
    Born: 1967
  • Father
    Name: Lee Jinkook | 이진국
    Born: 1968
    Hometown: Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
  • Younger Brother
    Name: Lee Jonghoon | 이종훈
    Born: 1997
    He graduated from high school in San Diego, CA.

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