Umji (엄지) also known as Kim Ye-won (김예원) is a South Korean singer. She is the lead rapper of GFriend, which is under Source Music.


She was born in Incheon, South Korea and has one older brother and one older sister. The CEO of Source Music saw her walking on the street and invited her to make an audition. She attended the Seoul School of Performing Arts and graduated in February 2017 along with SinB.



  • "The Way" (from Shopaholic Louis OST Part.2) (2016)


  • She is the lead rapper of the girl group GFriend.
  • She is the youngest in the band.
  • Her Zodiac sign is Leo.
  • Her ideal type is Cha Tae Hyun.
  • Umji calls herself as "the Consultant" of GFriend because the members go to her when they have a problem.
  • She is born into a rich family. Her father is the CEO of a famous dentist group called "Moa Dentist Group".
  • Her and Yerin have the same birth date, but different year.
  • Her and Yuju are the English speakers of the group.
  • Her religion is Christianity.
  • She's a big fan of Disney.
  • Her favorite Disney movie is "The Little Mermaid".
  • She likes singing Disney OSTs.
  • She hates bugs.
  • She likes to collect cosmetic products.
  • Her hobbies are: watching the sky in the morning and cooking.
  • She has natural double eyelids.
  • Her stage name Umji means "thumb" in Korean.
  • On the first day of Season of GFriend, she performed IU 's Twenty Three for her solo stage.
  • She is friends with Somi (I.O.I).


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Studio Albums LOLTime For Us
Mini Albums Season of GlassFlower BudSnowflakeThe AwakeningParallelTime for the Moon NightSunny SummerFever Season
Repackage Albums Rainbow
Singles Glass BeadMe Gustas TuRoughNavilleraFingertipLove WhisperSummer RainTime for the Moon NightSunny SummerSunriseFever
Albums Kyou Kara Watashitachi wa ~GFRIEND 1st Best~Fallin' Light
Singles Kyou Kara Watashitachi wa (Me Gustas Tú) (Japanese Ver.)MemoriaSunrise (JP)Flower
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