Choi Jisu is a South Korean singer, vocalist, and TV personality who is known for being the main vocalist of the girl group, ITZY, which also includes Hwang Ye-ji, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna. The group made its debut on February 12, 2019, by releasing the single album, It’z Different, and has since released a number of other albums, singles, and EPs singles, EPs, and albums which include the likes of It’z Icy, It’z Summer, Cherry, Dalla Dalla, and Icy. ITZY has also accumulated an immense fan base with millions of fans across the world as well as a huge social media fan base with more than 3 million followers on Instagram, more than a million followers on Twitter, more than 800k followers on Facebook, and more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube and has also won several awards and nominations for its musical contributions. Before becoming a part of JYPE, Choi Jisu was an SM Entertainment trainee. Moreover, she is also the one ITZY member who did not appear on the Mnet reality show titled Stray Kids.
Choi Jisu is represented by JYP Entertainment.
K-pop, Electropop, Hip hop
- Beautiful locks
- Pierced ears
- Chiseled facial features
- Charming smile
As a member of ITZY, Choi Jisu has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands through social media which include the likes of Louis Vuitton and M·A·C Cosmetics Korea.
Best Known For
- Being the main vocalist of the South Korean girl group named ITZY which also consists of , , , and and has released several tracks, EPs, and albums as well
- Having released the EP, titled It’z Icy, as a part of ITZY, on July 29, 2019, via JYP Entertainment. It comprises of songs such as Icy, It’z Summer, Cherry, Want It? (Imad Royal Remix), and Dalla Dalla (DallasK Remix) and was ranked at number #3 in the Gaon Album Chart, at number #10 in the Japanese Digital Albums (Oricon) Chart, at number #11 in the US World Albums (Billboard) Chart, and at number #12 in the Japanese Albums (Oricon) Chart.
- Being a part of the song, Dalla Dalla, from the EP, It’z Different, which became an instant hit and sold more than 2,000 downloads in the United States for the week ending February 14, 2019. Moreover, the song also became the 2nd most famous song on YouTube and its video became the fastest K-pop debut music video to reach 100 million views. Dalla Dalla also became the most viewed K-pop debut music video within 24 hours and was ranked at number #2 in the Gaon Digital Chart, South Korea (K-pop Hot 100) Chart, and US World Digital Song Sales (Billboard) Chart, at number #3 by the Recording Industry Association (Singapore), and at number #8 by the Recording Industry Association of Malaysia.
- The immense popularity of ITZY as the group has gained a huge fan base with millions of fans across the world as well as an impressive social media fan base with more than 3 million followers on Instagram, more than a million followers on Twitter, more than 800k followers on Facebook, and more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube
As a Singer
As a member of ITZY, Choi Jisu has released a number of singles and EPs which include the likes of It’z Icy, Dalla Dalla, It’z Different, Icy, and many more.
Choi Jisu stays fit by leading an active life.
Choi Jisu Favorite Things
- Color – Baby Blue
Choi Jisu Facts
- Her English name is Julia Choi.
- Choi Jisu was named ‘Julia’ by one of her aunts and her stage name ‘Lia’ is also taken from her name ‘Julia’.
- She had been a JYP trainee for around 2 years when it was announced, on January 20, 2019, that she will also be joining the company’s new girl group, ITZY, which soon made its debut on February 12, 2019, by releasing its single album, It’z Different.
- Before becoming a JYP Entertainment trainee, Choi Jisu had been a trainee under SM Entertainment.
- She has also lived in Canada and is fluent in both Korean and English.
- ITZY‘s debut was announced by JYP Entertainment on January 21, 2019, and a video trailer was also released on JYPE’s channel which revealed the group members.
- Choi Jisu has credited her mother as her role model.
- During her leisure time, she enjoys shopping as well as listening to music.
- She enjoys eating , pasta, and Korean and Western food.
- Her Chinese zodiac sign is Dragon.
- It has often been suggested that Choi Jisu’s looks resemble a mix of ‘s and Red Velvet‘s .
- As a member of ITZY, she has won several awards and nominations which include the likes of Genie Music Award, Soribada Best K-Music Award, Brand of the Year Award, and several others.
- She is the only member of ITZY who did not appear on the Mnet reality show, , in 2017 while the other members were cast as a project group against the eponymous boy group.
- Amongst all the ITZY members, Choi Jisu is the closest to Chaeryeong.
- She has been roommates with her ITZY groupmate, Yuna.
- Visit the official website of ITZY @ itzy.jype.com.
- Follow ITZY on , , , and .
Featured Image by Choi Jisu / Instagram
Facts of Choi Jisu
- Gender Female
- full nameChoi Jisu
- nicknamesLia, Honey Lia, Cinnamon Lia,
- birthplaceSouth Korea
- Date of Birth July 21, 2000
- Age 22 years 10 months
- Horoscope Cancer
- Lucky Number 3
- Lucky Stone Moonstone
- Lucky Color Silver
- Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
- nationalitySouth Korean
- professionSinger, Vocalist, TV Personality
- weight50 kg or 110 lbs
- height5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
- hair colorDark Brown
- eye colorDark Brown
- body type / buildSlim
- favorite colorsBaby Blue