Hwang Ye-Ji, better known as Yeji, is the leader of ITZY, a KPOP girl group under JYP Entertainment. She is the main vocalist and dancer of the group and loved by the ITZY’s fandom MIDZY for her extraordinary singing, dancing talent and for her cute eyes straight away from the movie “How to train your Dragon” LOL.
[I ain’t the one who’s making up this sh… I saw a lot of pics where Yeji is being compared with that cute dragon (From “How to train your Dragon”). She actually looks like that dragon. Both funny and cute too!!! PLS don’t come after me MIDZY LOL]
So here are some ITZY Yeji facts and details – I bet some of you MIDZY don’t know!
Stage Name: Yeji
Birth Name: Hwang Ye-Ji
English Name: Lucy Hwang
Role: Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: May 26th, 2000
Birthplace: Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, South Korea
ITZY Yeji Facts!
Yeji Childhood, Trainee & Family Facts!
– She has a sister. Her sister is older than her.
– She was born in Seoul, the capital of South Korea.
– But she grew up in the Wansan region of Jeonju, South Korea.
– Yeji was diagnosed with a condition called “Atopy,” a breathing disorder disease. (She is very allergic to many things)
– She was in the First Episode of “STRAY Kids Survival Show” in 2017.
– She performed the song “Like Ooh-Ahh” by TWICE on her JYP Audition.
– She was a participant in “The Fan” television reality show under SBS.
– She got eliminated on the 5th episode of this SBS TV show, “The Fan.”
– Junho of 2PM called her JYP’s Secret weapon once on this SBS TV show.
– Her period as a trainee at JYP was over 3 years, starting from 2015.
– She made her debut as a member of JYP’s KPOP girl group ITZY on February 12th, 2019.
Yeji getting diagnosed with THREE deadly Breathing disorders! (Including Pneumonia )
ITZY group leader Yeji was diagnosed with a breathing condition called Atopy in her childhood. Her condition (Atopy) got very worst when she was 8 years old. Her condition worsened, and she was diagnosed with three more breathing disorders. Name of those are – sepsis, osteomyelitis, and Pneumonia. Yes! She has Pneumonia!!! She also went through some medical procedures and stayed in a hospital and high care facility for about a year! (She said this in a V Live) She still has a few breathing problems, but it is not a big deal, says Yeji.
OMG! Now seeing her dance hard, makes me worry for her!
More Yeji Facts!
Favorite color: BLACK
Favorite Sweet: Chocolates
Favorite Food: Chips and other snacks
Pet: She has a doggy, and she calls him Hongsam.
She was in the 8th Episode of “Twenty Again” in 2015.
She was diagnosed with a breathing disorder called ATOPY in her childhood.
She is the second unnie (Second Oldest) member of the group after Lia.
She is the tallest member after the maknae Yuna.
She is close with former Wanna One‘s Lee Daehwi.
Taking a Driving Licence for a Music Video! (With Ryujin)
ITZY members, Yeji and Ryujin took driving licenses just for their latest music video. The M/V is called “Not Shy.” (Haa. You MIDZY have already streamed it a thousand times by now.) Yeji was the one on the wheels! Ryujin just beside her in the front seat. The whole team drove a car through the desert and overtake a truck for the music video, all under the expert driving of Yeji. Ryujin also took a driving license with her, just in case if there was a change in roles last minute. Also, both of em are besties too.
Here is the link to their Latest M/V NOT SHY