Lee ji-enu–(IU): Bio, Wiki, Career, Age, Height, Family, boyfriend, Net Worth, Controversies Facts, and More

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Lee Ji-Enu

The talented and beloved Korean singer, famous for her captivating vocals and heartfelt music, is Lee Ji-Eun, known as IU. She is a singer, also writes songs, and shows her acting skills in different TV shows. She is the most popular and dominant singer in Korean industry, like other singers Lisa Manoban and jisoo.

Lee Ji- Enu introduction


Born in May 16,1993, in Songjeong-Dong, Seoul, South. From an early age, she showed a passion for singing and performing. In 2008, at the age of 15, IU signed with a talent agency and embarked on her journey as a professional singer.

Lee Ji- Enu Biography


IU grew up in a modest family, with her father’s name Lee Jin Kook and her mother Kim Misam. She is still working and earning her own money. IU has an elder brother named Lee Jong-Hoon. She remained close to her family and often expressed her love and gratitude. They supported her dreams and encouraged her to pursue music.

Father Lee Jin Kook
Mother Kim Misam
Brother Lee Jong-Hoon
Lee Ji- Enu Family


She attended Dongduk Women’s High School in 2012 later she took admission in prestigious Dongguk University, where she majored in Performing Arts in 2014.

Lee Ji- Enu education


Lee Jong Suk and IU were rumored to be dating, but now they confirmed their relationship, making them one of the most elusive couples in the industry. Here is list of IU Pervious dating from Jang Woo Young to Lee Jong Suk. 

Jang Woo Young2011
Eun Hyuk2012
Jang Ki Ha2014
Lee Hyun Woo2018
Lee Joon G2018
Kang Ha Neul2019
Yeo Jin Goo2019
Lee Jong Suk2023
Lee Ji- Enu relationship


IU is a very charming personality with millions of followers on Instagram, Twitter, and other platforms.

Instagram 146K Followers
Facebook 9.2M Followers
Twitter 1.6M Followers
YouTube 8.85M Subscribers
Lee Ji- Enu social media accounts


IU stands 5’4″ tall and weighs 46kg. Moreover, her Zodiac Sign is Taurus. Taurus individuals are cleverdiligent, and committed. Taurus celebrities are Jaime Horan, Gigi Hadid, and Amber Heard.

Real NameLee Ji-Eun
Stage Name IU
Gender Female
Age 28 years
Date of BirthMay 16, 1993
BirthplaceSongjeong-Dong, Seoul
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Korean
Education Graduated
Occupation Singer
Song writer
Net Worth$40-45 million.
Height 5’4″
Weight 46 Kg
Dress Size33.5
Body Measurement 32-26-35
Shoes Size5 US
Blood GroupO Group
Dating Lee Jong Suk
Favorite Color Light Purple
Favorite FoodRaw fish
Sweet potato
Lee Ji- Enu wiki


She started her career at a very young age, and has achieved her goals in various areas. She debuted in 2008, with the single “Lost Child” and her album quickly popularized. Over the years, IU has released various successful albums and singles, solidifying her position as one of the most prominent and influential singers in the Korean music industry.

Lee Ji- Enu career

Net Worth

According to the reports and resources, estimations show that she has a net worth of around 40 million USD to 45 million USD

Lee Ji- Enu net worth

Source of Income

Her main sources of income are her career with Music, concerts and tours, Endorsements and Brand Collaborations and her successful Acting Projects. 

Lee Ji- Enu source of income


Her discography consists of albums, and Solo Album.

Album list

Growing Up 2009
Last Fantasy2011
Modern Times2013
Modern Times epilogue2013


Lost and Found2008
Lee Ji- Enu discography

Solo Album

Good Day2010
You & I2011
The Red Shoes2013
Palette 2017
Bbibbi 2018
Blueming 2019
Eight 2020
Celebrity 2021



Real 2017
The Sound of a Flower2015
My IU2021
Broker 2022
Dreamer 2023

Television Series

Dream High 2011
Salamander Guru and The Shadow2012
Dream High 22012
You are the Best2013
Be Ami2013
The Producers 2015
Moon Lovers2016
My Mister2018
Hotel Del Luna2019
You have Done WellUpcoming 
Lee Ji- Enu filmography

Web Series

Persona 2019

Television show

Heroes 2010-11
Welcome to the Show2011
Kim Yuna’s kiss and cry2011


  • Golden Disc Awards:

            Digital Bonsang (2010, 2011, 2018)

 Digital Daesang (2011, 2018)

  • Melon Music Awards:

            Best New Artist (2009)

            Top 10 Artists (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2018)

            Best Song of the Year (2010, 2011, 2017)

            Best Album of the Year (2011)

  • Mnet Asian Music Awards:

            Best Female Artist (2011, 2012, 2017, 2018)

            Best Vocal Performance Female (2010, 2011)

             Song of the Year (2017)

  • Seoul Music Awards:

            Bonsang (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2018)

            Main Award (2012)

            Record of the Year (2011)

            Hallyu Special Award (2018)

  • Korea Popular Music Awards:

            Female Solo Artist Award (2018)

            Song of the Year (2018)

            Best Pop Song (2019)

  • Gaon Chart Music Awards:

            Song of the Year (2011, 2017, 2019)

            Album of the Year (2017)

            Artist of the Year (2017)

  • Korean Music Awards:

            Song of the Year (2010)

            Best Pop Song (2011)

            Best Pop Album (2011, 2018)

Lee Ji- Enu Awards

Interesting Facts

  • IU started her career at a very young age when she was only 15.
  • IU” Meaning: IU’s stage name stands for “I and You” symbolizing the connection and interaction between herself and her fans.
  • She has written many of her songs, showing her talent as a songwriter.
  • She shows her talent in acting. 
  • Her close friend is Yoo In-n

Who is Lee Ji-eun?

She is known professionally as IU, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actress. She is widely recognized by her stage name IU and is known for her exceptional vocal talent, musical versatility, and successful career in the entertainment industry.

When and where was Lee Ji-eun born?

She was born on May 16, 1993, in the South Korean city of Songjeong-dong, Seo-gu, Gwangju.

What are some of Lee Ji-eun's popular songs?

She has released several popular songs throughout her career. Some of her most well-known and beloved songs include "Good Day", "Palette", "Through the Night," "Love Poem", "Eight" (featuring Suga of BTS), "You & I" ,"The Red Shoes", and "Twenty-Three" among many others.

Does Lee Ji-eun have any official social media accounts?

Yes, she has official social media accounts where fans can stay updated on her activities. She is active on platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, where she shares updates, interacts with fans, and occasionally posts content.

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