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Lee Ji-eun Biography

Lee Ji-eun

Facts of Lee Ji-eun

Date of Birth: 1993 , May-16
Birth Nation: South Korea
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Song Joong-ki
Birth Name Lee Joon-gi
Nationality Korean
Birth Place/City Busan
Ethnicity Asian
Profession Actor,singerand model
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $5 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light brown
Affair with Jeon Hye-bin
Girlfriend Song Hye-Kyo
Married Unknown
Education Sungkyunkwan University
Awards Grand Bell Award for Best New Actor, MORE
Movies King and the Clown, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, MORE
TV Show Descendants of the Sun
Face Color White
Music Group J Style, 1st Japan Album

Quick Timeline of Lee Ji-eun

1993 Lee Ji - eun
2010 LOEN
2010 Her release

Detail Timeline of Lee Ji-eun


Lee Ji - eun

Ji-eun was born On May 16, 1993. Lee was born to a family with low economic status. During her school time, her family passed through a very poor financial condition and she has to spend her childhood with her grandparents and relatives.



Lee Ji-eun was interested in the music industry from her school days. She first joined LOEN Entertainment as a trainee along with Uee, Yubin, Heo Ga- yoon, and Jun Hyoseong.


Her release

On June 3, 2010, Lee Ji-eun released “Nagging”, a duet with 2AM’s singer Lim Seul–ong and adopted the stage name IU. At first, her song comes to the 12th position and within a week it reached to first.


In detail about the beginning of Lee’s career, during her school time, her family faced huge economic problems and moved to Uijeongbu. She grew up with younger brother, however, they have to live apart from their parents. Ji-Eun spent most of the time of her childhood with her grandmother and cousins due to the low financial condition of her parents.

Lee was passionate about singing and her dream was to be a singer. She used to perform at her school’s sports competition. Lee attended 20 auditions for singing, however, all of her effort went negative way.

Finally, LOEN Entertainment agreed to train her along with Yubin, Heo Ga-yoon, and Jun Hyoseong. After she was signed with LOEN, Lee moved to Bangbae, there she started her as 10 months trainee, after her training she released “Lost Child” as her first single. She then performed on a music program, M! Countdown which was released on September 18, 2008. Her performance became next step to her professional career.

On June 3, 2010, Lee released “Nagging”, a duet with 2AM’s singer Lim Seul-Ong and adopted the stage name IU. At first, she placed her song to number twelve and within a week it achieved number one position. 

In 2012, Ji-eun promoted Last Fantasy and its main single “You and I”, then she began preparations for her debut in Japan. In Japan, she played at the Bunkamura Orchard Hall in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Recently, Lee has published her fourth studio album, Palette as the main lyricist and producer. The album Palette featured G–Dragon from the group named Big Bang. Lee has currently estimated net worth of $15 million.