Umji surprises netizens with his incredible transformation Kpop News

Umji surprises netizens with his incredible transformation Kpop News

VIFDear Member test debuted with FIANCE in 2015 and joined former band members in their rapid rise to fame.

(Left to right) Sowon, Eunha, SinB, Umji, Yerin, and Yuju from FRIEND

GFRIEND was one of the first K-pop groups to debut in 2015 and quickly wowed fans with their catchy songs, refreshing concept and amazing vocals.

MV “Glass Pearl” by FREUND | source of the music

Also known for their impressive synchronicity and soulful professionalism, they gained even more fans after showing their incredible work ethic.

At the time of his debut maknae Umji was only 16 years old and fans have watched her grow over the past eight years.

When Umji debuted, she had long brown hair and alternated between long side bangs and blunt bangs with wavy hair for the ultimate girl-next-door charm.


Over the years and as GFRIEND’s career progressed, Umji began to develop her personal style with more mature looks and various stylish hairstyles and colors.

Umji was already beautiful when she debuted and her image really blossomed when she found her signature style.

She also shared that she found a healthy daily routine, including exercising at least once a day and eating healthy, and lost about 8-9 kg.

Umji de 2019 | @gfriendofficial/Instagram

In 2021, GFRIEND’s contract with Source Music ended and they unexpectedly broke up at the seeming peak of their fame.

The members then announced they were notified of their breakup a month before their contract ended, and took the news just as hard as the fans.

I was heartbroken for a while after the breakup. But I have to go on, I have to go my own way. So I couldn’t stay heartbroken for long. However, it took me a while to logically understand what had happened.

—Sowon, conductor of FREUND

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After the sudden dissolution of the members Eunha, sinBand Umji formed a new three-piece group, VIVIZ, under in 2022 BPM entertainment.

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VIVIZ showed a new side to the three members as they presented an elegant, glamorous and modern image.

(L to R) SinB, Umji and Eunha from VIVIZ | BPM entertainment

| Korean JoongAng Daily

With a fresh start, Umji continues to amaze netizens with its beautiful images. The band recently announced their upcoming comeback with a new mini-album, Lots.

VIVIZ released concept photos for the mini album and Umji’s photos shocked netizens.

Umji was the ultimate love girl with her modern streetwear style, effortlessly wavy hair and stunning confidence in official and behind-the-scenes photos of her concept shoot.

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Netizens admired Umji’s stunning images and shared their reactions to her new throwback photos.

By experimenting with different hairstyles, makeup and fashion styles, Umji has proven that she can beat anything!

For more information on VIVIZ’s return in January, check out the article below!

VIVIZ confirms his comeback with his 3rd mini-album “VarioUS”