IU

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  • Name: IU
  • Hangul: 아이유
  • Birth Name: Lee Ji-Eun (이지은)
  • Born: May 16, 1993
  • Birthplace: South Korea
  • Height: 160cm.
  • Blood Type: A

Biography

IU, was born as Lee Ji-Eun on May 16, 1993. she is managed by LOEN Entertainment. IU works as a singer and actress in South Korea. Her stage name “IU” is derived from “I and You” – to become one, you and me, with music.

IU released her first mini-album “Lost and Found” on September 24, 2008. Her debut was made on Mnet’s “M Countdown” on September 18 with the song “Miya”. She gave her TV performance on MBC’s “Music Core” on September 20, 2008. On April 23, 2009, IU released her first album “Growing Up”. On November 12, 2009 IU released her second mini-album “IU…IM” with the track “Marshmallow” becoming popular. IU released her third digital single “Jansori” (lit. translate “nag”) on June 3, 2010. She received favorite or top award on SBS music show “Ingi Gayo” and KBS show “Music Bank”. On December 9, 2010, IU released her third mini-album “Real.” The track “Jongeun Nal” (“Good Day”) topped the Korean music charts and was played extensively throughout South Korea. The song ranked top on SBS music show “Ingi Gayo,” KBS music show “Music Bank,” Mnet music show “M Countdown,” and Korean music chart. IU’s single “REAL+” was released on February 9, 2011. Track “Naman Molratdeon Iyagi” (“The Story I Didn’t Know”) topped the daily charts in one day.

Movies

  • Real (2017) – awards ceremony guide (cameo)

Drama Series

  • My Mister | Naui Ajusshi (tvN / 2018) – Lee Ji-An
  • Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo | Dalui Yeonin – Bobogyungsim Ryeo (SBS / 2016) – Hae-Soo
  • The Producers | Peurodyusa (KBS2 / 2015) – Cindy (Top Singer)
  • Bel Ami | Yebbeun Namja (KBS2 / 2013) – Kim Bo-Tong
  • You Are The Best! | Choegoda Lee Soon Shin (KBS2 / 2013) – Lee Soon-Shin
  • Salamander Guru and The Shadow Operation Team | Dolongnyong Dosawa Geulimja Jojagdan (SBS / 2012) – Pickpocket Ji-Eun (ep. 6)
  • Dream High 2 | Deurim Hai 2 (KBS2 / 2012) – Kim Pil-Suk (ep.1)
  • Dream High (KBS2 / 2011) – Kim Pil-Suk

Awards

  • Best Couple Award (“Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo”) – 2016 SBS Drama Awards – December 31, 2016
  • Best New Actress (“You Are The Best!” & “Bel Ami) – 2013 KBS Drama Awards – December 31, 2013
  • Best Couple Award (“You Are The Best!”) – 2013 KBS Drama Awards – December 31, 2013


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