IU (Lee Ji Eun) – Name, Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Boyfriend and More

IU (Lee Ji Eun) - Bio, Age, Height, Boyfriend, Photos, Wiki & More

Lee Jin Eun, also known by IU (stage name) is a 30-year-old singer, songwriter, composer, and actress. IU’s zodiac sign is Taurus. Her birthday falls on the 16th of May every year. This stunning personality was born in 1993 in Songieong-dong, Seoul, South Korea. She weighs around 47 kg (103.6 lbs), while she is 5 feet 4 inches (1.62m) in height. Information about her love life is not revealed.

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IU’s Wiki & Bio

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Real NameLee Ji Eun
ProfessionActress/ Singer-songwriter /composer
Birth Date16 May 1993
Zodiac SignTaurus
BirthplaceSongieong-dong, Seoul, South Korea
Lives inSouth Korea
NationalitySouth Korean

Body Measurements

Height5 feet 4 inches (1.62m)
Weight47kgs (103.6lbs)
Body TypeSlim
Body Size32-23-33
Eyes ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Boyfriend, Relationship & Husband

Relationship StatusSingle
Boyfriend (previous)Jang Woo-young
Marital StatusNot married
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Family& Parents

Father NameLee Jin-kook
Mother NameKim Misam
Siblings (brother)Lee Jong-hoon
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Career and Net Worth

CareerActress / Singer
Years Active2008
Awards Many
Income SourcesSinging / acting
Net Worth$45 million (approx.)
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Social Media Accounts

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Who is IU’s Boyfriend?

Currently, Lee Ji Eun is single. However, there is no clear answer as to whether the actress is dating someone or not. But there were rumors, saying the actress used to date one of her co-stars, Jang Woo-young. But the news was not confirmed.

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Lee Ji Eun – Real name, Race, Ethnicity and Nationality

Her real name is Lee Ji Eun. But she uses another name on stage, and that is IU, which she is most popular with. As per her Korean name, her family name is Lee. As she was born in South Korea, she has a South Korean nationality. Because of that, her race and ethnicity are Asian, as the sources say.

Lee Ji Eun’s Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

This South Korean singer is 5 feet, 4 inches (1.62m) tall, while she weighs around 47kg (103.6 lbs). With her black eyes and matching black hair, IU looks even more adorable. Her waist size is about 22 inches.

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Lee Ji’s Family and Early Life

Lee Ji Eun was born on May 16, 1993. She was born in an area called Songjeong-dong, Seoul, in South Korea. Lee’s mother’s name is Kim Misam, while her father’s name is Lee Jin-kook. And she has a younger brother named Lee Jong-hoon. Lee has always been interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment world. Therefore, she started attending acting schools at a very young age. After that, when she was in middle school, she wanted to be a singer, and she tried her best to achieve her dream. Lee JI graduated from Dongduk Girl’s High School in 2012.

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Career highlights and life events of Lee JI Eun

In 2008, Lee Ji Eun was able to make her debut under the stage name IU. The meaning of IU is known to be that I and you become one through music. She performed her debut single, Lost Child, for a live audience on September 18, 2008. And on April 23, 2009, IU was able to release her first ever studio album, Growing Up, with the lead promotional single, Boo.

As she was becoming popular, she appeared in various shows such as Star Golden Bell and Kim Jung-Jung-eun’s Chocolate. And she did cover songs as well. After that she even became a TV presenter for a weekend music chart show in Gom TV. With time, she became more humbly popular, which made her career success even greater. She won numerous awards as well. And because of her success as a singer, she started appearing in TV series as an actor as well.

IU’s Net worth & Income

Lee Ji Eun has an estimated net worth of USD 40 million to 45 million. Because of her net worth and the assets she owns, she was hailed as the richest K-kop female singer by SCMP. According to a recent report, IU has sent $10.2 million to buy a luxury villa in Cheongdam-dong, Seou, even without a loan.

Lee ji Eun’s Net worth in 2020
Lee ji Eun’s Net worth in 2021
Lee ji Eun’s Net worth in 2022$ 40 million
Lee ji Eun’s Net worth in 2023$ 40 -45 million
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Unknown Facts about Lee Ji Eun

  • IU is best friends with Suzy, Jiyeon, and actress Yoon In Na.
  • In 2018 IU provided $18,000 in financial aid to five college students, helping cover their room and board.
  • IU is an ambassador for South Korea’s National Police Agency in its anti-bullying campaigns. She was made an honorary member of the police force in 2013.
  • IU said that in the past, she struggled with Bulimia.
  • IU has written over 50 songs.

FAQs about IU

1.How old is IU?

As of 2024, IU is 31-years-old. As she was born in 1993, her birthday is on the 16th of May.

2. Is IU and Lee Ji Eun the same person?

Yes. This precious singers real name is Lee Ji Eun. And it is her Korean name. However, She uses IU as her stage name.

3.Is Lee Ji Eun married?

No. IU aka, Lee Ji Eun is currently enjoying her single life. But according to sources she used to date previously.

4.Does Lee Ji Eun act?

Yes she does. She is a singer and a talented actress as well. She has done popular TV series as well.

Lee Ji Eun (IU) Photos

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