Biography of Jeon Somi Kpop

Jeon Somi

This is Jeon Somi’s biodata, profile, and unique facts. Jeon Somi is a female singer of mixed blood from South Korea and Canada. He was born in Ontario, Canada with the birth name Ennik Somi Douma.

He got Canadian-Dutch blood from his father, while his mother is of South Korean descent. Somi has a younger sister named Evelyn Douma who is 8 years younger than her.

Somi is known after participating in two popular survival programs, ‘Sixteen’ and ‘Produce 101’. In the program ‘Sixteen’, Somi has not managed to qualify as a member of the girl group from the survival program made by JYP Entertainment.

He was eliminated right in the final round. The new group that was formed from the program is now known as TWICE.

In 2016, Somi returned to join Mnet’s ‘Produce 101’ program. In this program, Somi won first place with 858,333 votes.

Finally, he debuted with 10 other winners under the group name I.O.I. They debuted on May 4, 2016, with the release of their mini-album “Chrysalis” under the management company YMC Entertainment. I.O.I officially disbanded according to the contract at the end of January 2017.

In early 2017, Somi officially signed a contract with JYP Entertainment. Furthermore, he participated in many television programs, one of which was the program ‘Sister’s Slam Dunk 2’ on the KBS2 station. In addition, he also carried out several collaborative projects with well-known singers such as Eric Nam and Jun. K.

However, on August 20, 2018, JYP announced that Somi had terminated their contract with them. A few months later, Somi confirmed that she has now joined The Black Label, which is a sub-label of YG Entertainment.

On February 25, 2019, The Black Label announced that Somi would soon make an official solo debut on June 13, 2019. He will release a single produced by Teddy Park.

Jeon Somi

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Let’s get acquainted with the figure of this soon-to-debut singer, Jeon Somi!

Biography & Profile of Jeon Somi

  • Real Name: Ennik Somi Douma
  • Korean name: Jeon Somi
  • Stage Name: Somi
  • Place of Birth: Ontario, Canada, March 9, 2001
  • Nationality:  South Korean-Canadian
  • Education: Hanlim Multi Arts School
  • Name of Parents: Matthew Douma (Father), Jeon Sunhee (Mother)
  • Brother: Evelyn Douma (younger sister)
  • Zodiac: Pisces
  • Height: 169 cm
  • Weight: 48 kg
  • Blood type O
  • Profession: Singer
  • Active Years: 2015 – present
  • Instagram account: @ somsomi0309
  • Twitter Account: –
  • Facebook: –

Jeon Somi’s Fun Facts

  • Born in Canada, then moved to Korea with his parents when he was 1 year old.
  • During the audition, he sang 2NE1’s song ‘Lonely’.
  • While still in I.O.I, he was the center and the maknae.
  • Her specialties are taekwondo, drawing caricatures, and cooking.
  • Somi was a trainee for 2 years.
  • Has a cat named “Cheese” and “Cookie”.
  • When she was at school, Somi was bullied because her face was not Asian.
  • Is a fan of 2NE1, Kai EXO, Bigbang and JB GOT7.
  • In 2014, he appeared on the program “Hello Counselor” episode 187 with his mother and grandmother.
  • Has appeared in GOT7’s MV “Stop Stop It” and MV Up10tion’s “White Night“.
  • Collaborated with Eric Nam on a digital single titled “You, Who?”.
  • Collaborating with Jun. 2 PM’s K in the song ‘From November to February’.
  • His father made a cameo appearance in the drama ‘Descendants of The Sun’.
  • His close friends among idols are GFriend’s Umji, CLC’s Eunbin, ex-Wanna One Daehwi, and Woojin and actress Kim Sae Ron.
  • Has appeared on the TV program “Idol Drama Operation Team” with 6 other idols to form a girl group called Girls Next Door which debuted on July 14, 2017, with the single “Deep Blue Eyes”.
  • Previously MCed Music Bank in Berlin with Park Bogum.
  • MCed ‘Produce 48’ with Kang Daniel as the winner from the previous season.
  • Ended his contract with JYP Entertainment on August 20, 2018.
  • Confirmed to have signed an exclusive contract with The Black Label on September 23, 2018.
  • Will soon be making his solo debut on June 13, 2019.
Even though she hasn’t made her official debut yet, Somi already has a lot of fans because of her abilities from singing, acting to modeling.
Also, his experience can show promising potential for his future career.
Those are the biodata, profiles, and interesting facts about Jeon Somi. His loyal fans continue to look forward to his work and give support. We wish you a successful debut, Jeon Somi!

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