IU is a professional name of Lee Ji-eun. IU is a renowned South Korean singer-songwriter. She is also an actress.
Being one of the most beautiful actresses in South Korea, it is impossible for her to stay away from dating. But in South Korea, celebrities often try to hide their relationship as it is still taken as a taboo.
They hide their relationship to protect their career and from stopping their fans to turn back at them.
She had affairs with a few men in the past. She dated Wooyoung in 2011. She then was in a relationship with Lee Hyunwoo in 2013. She then dated Eunhyuk in 2014. Till then her relationship did not last more than a year.
But then she started dated Jang KI-ha who is a Korean song writer, radio host and actor in 2014.
They wanted to hide their relationship with public and succeeded to do so for a year. They only revealed their relationship after being suspected that they were dating.
Then in October 8, 2015, it was revealed by local news media organization named Dispatch that they started dating in March 2015.
They often spend time together in each other’s house despite their busy schedule. They were often seen together but both of them wore casual dark color dresses and put on a mask so that they would protect each other.
IU as soon as she returned from her tip to Shanghai, she went to see her boyfriend, Jang Ki-ha in August, 30.
After that their agency, LOEN Entertainment, also confirmed their relationship and said that they had feelings for each other while they were discussing about music as a colleagues about two years ago.
She was in a serious relationship with him but unfortunately their relationship did not last and they ended their relationship in 2017. According to some sources, IU was not handling the break up well and she said that she is lonely.
IU is currently single and is not linked with anyone.
IU’s net worth
The net worth of IU is estimated to be around 15 million dollars. She has worked very hard and her dedication which made her successful in her career.
She started her career at a young age and has many hit songs, series and others.
She has several income sources that has boosted her net worth to this level.
She drives real income and net worth boosting from Instagram posts as well.
She has more than 11 million followers on her Instagram account and has more than 128,000 comments and rising. She makes about 21,000 to 35,000 dollars per post on Instagram, and the amount boosts her fortune every day.
Another one of them is concerts.
She has been part of mega concerts, and she is a superstar. We will discuss one from each year.
Her concert in IU Japan Premium Special Live was a blockbuster, and it was the year 2012 in which it happened.
She did a concert named 2018 IU 10th Anniversary Tour Concert in 2018-2019, and it completed a whopping eight shows over four nations, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand.
|S.N||Concert Title||Region||Total Shows||Year|
|1.||IU Japan Premium Special Live||Japan||2||2012|
|2.||Modern Times||South Korea||3||2013|
|3.||Just One Step… That Much More||Hong Kong||1||2014|
|4.||I&U||China/ Hong Kong/ Taiwan||4||2015-16|
|5.||IU 2017 Tour Concert <Palette>||South Korea. Hong Kong||6||2017|
|6.||2018 IU 10th Anniversary Tour Concert||South Korea/ Hong Kong/ Singapore/ Thailand||8||2018-19|
Her albums are enormous and she has completed 43 singles, 8 EPs, and four studio albums to date.
Her albums have done great business, and this is the primary source of her money.
Her single album called Real + sold 23,508 copies worldwide, and it reached number 2 of Korean Charts. Her album called Good Day sold 30,634 copies worldwide. Here is the list of her single albums and extended plays that did the best business.
|S.N||Album||Number of Copies Sold||Peak|
|1.||Real + (Single Albums)||23,508||2 (Korean Charts)|
|2.||Good Day (Single Albums)||30,634||6 (Japan Charts)|
|3.||A Flower Bookmark (Extended Plays)||53,879||2 (Korean Charts)|
|4.||Chat-Shire (Extended Plays)||58,137||2 (Korean Charts)|
She has amazing lifestyle. She loves traveling. She has uploaded this picture on her Instagram account and she has captioned this one as,
"Let's rest well."
IU was born on May 16, 1993. Her current age is 26 years old as of 2019. She was born in Songjeong-dong, Seoul, which lies in South Korea. Her nationality is South Korean and ethnicity is Asian.
Tours and Concerts
She has been part of huge tours and concerts in her career. She has traveled worldwide and made huge number of fans and income.
She was brilliant with her performances in IU Japan Premium Special Live and this happened in Japan. Here is other concerts in which she has been amazing in.
|S.N||Concerts Name or Event Name||Country (Nation)||Total Number of Shoes Completed or Performed|
|1.||IU Japan Premium Special Live||Japan||2|
|2.||Real Fantasy||South Korea||13|
|3.||I & U||Hong Kong, China and Taiwan||4 in total|
|4.||IU Good Day China Tour||China||7|
|5.||24 Steps: One, Two, Three, Four||South Korea||2|
|6.||IU Concerts 24 Steps in Hong Kong||Hong Kong||1|
|7.||IU 2017 Tour Concert||South Korea and Hong Kong||6|
|8.||2018 IU 10th Anniversary Tour Concert||Singapore||1|
|9.||2018 IU 10th Anniversary Tour Concert||Taiwan||2|
Height and weight
The height of IU is 5 feet 3 inches that is 1.62 m. and her weight is 47 kg. She has a sensational figure and she has been able to maintain her body despite her hectic schedule.
She has some secrets for maintaining her sensational body. She prefers some aerobic moves and exercise which helps her to maintain her weight. Her daily work includes push-ups, jogging, running, walking up stairs and skipping.
She also follows a diet plan which is called Myproana diet which is also known as an extreme diet. This diet is a solution to lose weight and reach standard weight.
In her diet, she includes consumption of one apple for breakfast. She eats 1 or 2 sweet potatoes for lunch and 1 protein drink for dinner. She consumes about 300 Kcal per day and by sticking with this diet she can lose up to 4 kg in 4 days.
But as soon as she reached her standard weight, she goes back to eating her normal meals.
She is also known best for her songs. Her songs are: Lost Child, Boo, You Know, Marshmallow, Nagging, Good Day, You and I, Peach, Friday, Palette, Autumn Morning and many others.
She is mega star. Enjoy one of her songs.