IU is one of the most popular entertainment people from South Korea. She is a singer-songwriter and actress who is the receipt of many great awards and honors. You may explore in details below the biography, career and net worth of IU in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
The official and the full birth name of IU is Lee Ji-eun, which is in Korean 이지은. She was born in Gwangjin District in Seoul, South Korea, on May 16, 1993. The names of her family members are not known as it is known that she didn’t really live much with her parents for unknown reasons. Her family had a really bad financial situation during her early life.
IU, Lee Ji-eun, grew up and was raised generally around Gyeonggi Province. The names of all the schools which she attended are not revealed. She studied at the Dongduk Girls’ High School, and she decided not to go for a college to pursue education and earn a degree. She lived along with her brother, Lee Jong-hoon, with their grandmother, mentioning that she felt very safe with her.
Musicians and actors usually have a lot to mention when it comes to their personal things. IU, Lee Ji-eun, had a relationship with the singer-songwriter, actor and radio host Chang Kiha. We are not sure if she has been in relationships with others as her dating record don’t show more. She is probably single now and not living with a boyfriend or a partner.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
IU, Lee Ji-eun experienced very tough and hard times during her early career. Her debut professional single is titled “Lost Child”, and her first studio album is named “Growing Up”. One of the early successful shows which she appeared on is “Heroes”. She has done many acting roles since then such as in “Dream High” and “The Producers”.
IU, Lee Ji-eun name came on more than 200 award wins and nominations. The awards she received were for her work in both music and acting. The awards she won including Cyworld Digital Music Awards, Korean Music Awards, KBS Drama Awards, and others.
IU, Lee Ji-eun latest acting roles were in a drama series named “My Mister” and an action thriller film titled “Real”. The newest songs for her including “Bbibbi”, and “SoulMate” by Zico which she’s featured on. The most recent albums she released are a studio titled “Palette” and a cover EP named “A Flower Bookmark 2”. All of her new music ranked on top charts in South Korea as well as other countries.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The South Korean singer-songwriter and actress Lee Ji-eun, IU, has an estimated net worth of probably somewhere near $18 million. She is rich because of the music and the acting roles she has worked on. IU albums and songs ranked on top charts in South Korea, which means that they were sold for thousands of copies.
Lee Ji-eun, IU, is one of the richest entertainment people in South Korea. She has many albums and singles in her discography next to multiple acting roles she has done in films and series. Lee Ji-eun, IU, has not exposed much about the relationships she went through to the public and to her fans.