Kim Ye-won is known for her role as Umji in Gfriend. Umji Gfriend is the Korean female singer, the youngest member and lead rapper of the group. Umji with beautiful looks, young and dynamic, the singer captured the attention of the audience and has a certain fan. If you are also a fan of Umji, please refer to the information below to understand more about this girl!
Stage Name: Umji
Birth Name: Kim Ye Won (김예원)
Birthday: August 19, 1998
Zodiac sign: Leo
Height: 166 cm (5’5 “)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Interesting information about Umji
Umji was born in Incheon, South Korea. She was born into a wealthy family. Umji’s father is the CEO of a group of well-known dentists named Moa Dentist Group.
Family: Parents, an older brother, Kim Bogeun (김보근), and an older sister Kim Jiwon (김지원)
Education: Shinsong High School, Seoul Performing Arts School
She attended the Seoul Performing Arts School. The CEO of Source Music saw her on the street and invited her to audition.
Umji and Yerin have the same birth date, but another year. Umji and Yuju are the English speakers of the group.
Her religion is Christian. She is a big fan of Disney.
Her favorite Disney movie is “The Little Mermaid”. She likes to sing Disney’s OST.
She likes to collect cosmetics. Her hobby is watching the sky in the morning and cooking. She has natural double eyelid.
Umji calls himself “Consultant” of GFRIEND because the members come to her when they have problems. Umji has an older brother Kim Bo Geun who served in the Marines as a nun.
Umji’s brother appeared on KBS2TV’s new year special on February 9, On that show, he sang a song with Umji and received a lot of praise from the audience for having a good voice, and very supportive of his sister. He revealed that he decided to join the program while he was on vacation just to support his sister
Umji speaks fluent English and she mostly teaches herself by watching Disney movies and listening to Disney songs.
Umji is a big fan of Sunmi, she even danced with Sunmi’s “Gashina” in Weekly Idol. Umji is Somi’s best friend (IOI).
She is the third person to appear in “The King of the Mask”, as “Pheasant”. Umji’s ideal type is Cha Tae Hyun.
Before she was released as a member of GFriend, UmJa caught the eye of Source Music manager when she was having dinner with her friends and being accepted as a source music trainee.
In January 2015, Umji debuted as the maknae of G-Friend girl group “Glass Bead”. A few months later, the group released their second single, “Me Gustas Tu”.
She sings Shopaholic Louis OST, “The Way.” Umji’s stage name means “thumb” in Korean.
Let’s take a look at some of Umji’s best pictures
With the ability to sing and rap, the Umji singer is getting closer to the audience. Hopefully, the information above you has a better understanding about this girl. And especially, if you love and adore Gfriend and give love to Umji, always follow, support and wish them success in the art.