Lee Ji-Eun is famously known by her stage name IU. She is a widely recognized, singer, songwriter, actress, and composer from South Korea. Lee Ji-Eun was born on May 16, 1993, in the neighborhood of Songjeong-dong in Seoul, South Korea.  She made her debut as a vocalist at the age of fifteen after signing a contract with Kakao Entertainment in 2007 to become a trainee there. At the present time, IU is working together with the EDAM entertainment company.

IU Quick Info 

Full Name               Lee Ji-Eun

Birth Date               May 16, 1993    

Age                         30 years old

Zodiac                    Taurus  

Profession             Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Actress

Net Worth               40 million dollars

MaritalStatus         Single          

Nationality             South Korean

Height                    1.62 m

Eye Color               Black

MBTI                       INFP


Lee Ji-eun has a net worth of $40 million. IU  was an ambassador for the Yeosu-based Expo 2012. Aside from that, she has been a global ambassador for the famous fashion house Gucci since March 2022. Her work as an endorser for a number of companies, including Pepsi, Woori Financial Capital, a number of Kakao brands, Chamisul, Black Yak, New Balance, and Jeju Samdasoo, was widely known and promoted.

Lee Ji-Eun bought a fancy house in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, for 13 billion Korean Won, which is about $10.2 million. She has also spent (4.6 billion Korean won) on a studio in the city of Gwacheon in the province of Gyeonggi-do. She bought a two-story country villa in Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi Province, for (2.2 billion Korean won), which is about $1.72 million. It was said that she spent an extra (800 million won), which is about 624 thousand dollars, to buy more land around the villa.



Lee Ji-Eun made her debut with the single Lost Child after being a trainee for 10 months. She won the Rookie Of The Month award after the song came out. Her first release in Japan was an EP called I.U. It had her first single, “Lost Child,” and her most famous song, “Good Day.” Following releasing her Japanese songs, she went on a Japanese tour known as the IU Friendship Showcase. During this tour, she visited the cities of Tokyo, Sapporo, Nagoya, Osaka, and Fukuoka.

IU LoveLife

Lee Jong-suk and IU (Lee Ji-Eun)  were accused of spending  Christmas together in Nagoya, Japan, in December 2022. This led to reports that they were dating. On December 31, 2022, they revealed that they were dating. This shocked the whole industry because no one saw it coming.

Dream High was the first show that featured IU and Jang Woo Young together. The couple consequently attracted a lot of interest. But they both denied the rumors.

Back in 2012, posted an incorrect photo of herself and Eun Hyuk that showed them close up. When the rumors began, their fans were very interested. They quickly became the center of media rumors. But both of them denied that they were dating. People say they dated for almost three years, from 2012 to 2015.

Jang Kiha and Lee Ji-Eun met for the first time on the KBS2 show Entertainment Weekly, where IU was a guest, and Kiha was a DJ. At first, neither of them even denied that they were dating. Finally, in 2015, they made their relationship official through their agencies. The couple broke up for good after dating for two years.


Lee Ji-eun uses social media to communicate with a large number of her supporters. She is one of the most well-known singers in South Korea. IU has made a name for herself as an internationally renowned and highly regarded personality. She has millions of Fans supporting her on Instagram, Twitter, and other sites.

IU has 31.2 million followers on Instagram.

IU Instagram

IU family 

IU’s father’s name is  Lee Jin Kook, and her mother’s name is Kim Misam. Lee Ji-Eun has an older brother and her brother’s name is Lee Jong-Hoon.  She maintained a strong bond with her family and always showed both of her parents affection and appreciation. Her parents have always inspired her to follow her passion for music and helped her realize her goals

IU Height and Weight

IU is 5′ 3″ (162 m) tall and slim body. She weighs about 121 pounds (45 kg). Lee Ji-Eun is very into exercise, and she always stays in shape by following a very strict diet. To stay slim, she also works out regularly. Her physical measurements are 32-23-30. On her official Instagram account, she posts a lot of videos from the gym. She has a beautiful smooth dark brown hairstyle, and her eyes are black.

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