Learn More About Jeon So-mi: From Her I.O.I Days To Signing a Contract with YG Entertainment

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The Gorgeous Jeon So-mi

You must be familiar with Jeon So-mi! She is most famously known as a former member of I.O.I, a girl-group that was disbanded, and also  famously known for her participation in the reality shows Sixteen and Produce 101.

Jeon So-mi used to work under JYP Entertainment, and when she was a trainee, she appeared in Got7’s music video Stop Stop It with another female trainee. It was easy to remember her face, because of her unique look. Being Canadian-Korean must be really lucky for her!

It’s time to learn more about this performer. Channel Korea introduces you the cheerful Jeon So-mi.

Jeon So-mi’s Profile and Facts!

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As already mentioned, Jeon So-mi is of mixed Canadian and Korean descent. Her mother, Jeon Sun-hee, was Korean, and that’s why she was used Jeon So-mi as her Korean name. Her father, Matthew Douma, was Dutch-Canadian. Jeon So-mi has one younger sister, Evelyn Douma. Her father was a photojournalist and holder of a taekwondo fourth-degree black belt, and Jeon So-mi, herself, holds a third-degree black belt.

Jeon So-mi, her father and her sister once appeared in Ode to My Father, in 2014. In the same year, she was also appeared on the 187th episodes Hello Counselor with her mother and her grandmother.

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Here’s her full profile and some interesting facts about Jeon So-mi!

Jeon So-mi’s Full Profile

Birth Name: Ennik Somi Douma

Korean Name: Jeon So-mi (전소미)

Date of Birth: Ontario, Canada, March 9, 2001

Age: 17 (International age) / 18 (Korean age)

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Agency: JYP Entertainment, The Black Label

Instagram: @somsomi0309

Nationality: Korean, Canadian, Dutch

Blood Type: O

Height: 169 cm

Weight: 49 kg

Education: Seoyun Middle School, Hanlim Multi Arts High School

Interesting Facts

  • Jeon So-mi is a fan of Big Bang and 2NE1
  • She was almost debuted with the girl-group Twice
  • She was a multi-talented trainee while she was in JYP Entertainment
  • Her family moved to South Korea when she was just a year old
  • Her fanclub name was ‘Sommoongchi’
  • She once thought about having plastic surgery to get a more Asian face, because she bullied for not looking more like other Asian people
  • She’s good at cooking and playing the piano
  • She loves pizza and her favorite color is black
  • She has a cheerful personality and is really friendly to everyone
  • She starred in many advertisements
  • She was one of the Top 19 in The Biggest Teenager Musician 2017

Discography

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Singles

Title Year
Flower, Wind, and You 2016
You, Who? 2017
Nov to Feb 2017

 

Singles with I.O.I

Title Year
Crush 2016
Dream Girls 2016
Whatta Man 2016
Hand in Hand 2016
Very Very Very 2016
Downpour 2017

 

Extended Plays

Title Details
Chrysalis Released on May 4, 2016

Label: YMC Entertainment, LOEN Entertainment

Formats: CD, Digital download

Miss Me? Released on October 17, 2016

Label: YMC Entertainment, LOEN Entertainment

Formats: CD, Digital download

 

Other Charted Songs

Title Year
When the Cherry Blossoms Fade 2016
Knock Knock Knock 2016
Doo Wap 2016
Pick Me 2016
Hold On 2016
More More 2016
Ping Pong 2016
M-Maybe 2016

 

Soundtrack

Title Year
I Love You, I Remember You 2016

 

Music Videos

Title Year
Crush 2016
Dream Girls 2016
Whatta Man 2016
Very Very Very 2016
Downpour 2017

 

Watch one of her performances with I.O.I here:

Filmography

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Title Year
Ode to My Father 2014

 

Television Shows

Title Year Network
Sixteen 2015 Mnet
Produce 101 2016 Mnet
The Show 2016-2017 SBS MTV
Sister’s Slam Dunk Season 2 2017 KBS
Idol Drama Operation Team 2017 KBS

 

Hosting

Title Year Network
26th Seoul Music Awards 2017 KBS N
Music Bank World Tour: Berlin 2018 KBS 2

KBS World

 

Videography

Title Year
Yum-Yum 2016
You, Who? 2017
Right 2017
Deep Blue Eyes 2017

 

Watch one of Jeon So-mi’s appearances here: