• Stage Name: Ara

    Birth Name: Lee Yun Ji

    Birthday: January 23, 2002

    Group: ILY:1

    Positions: Vocalist

    Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

    II. Career

    I. 2021: Girls Planet 999

    On July 7, Lee Yunji was confirmed as a upcoming contestant on Mnet's newest reality show, Girls Planet 999, along with the other participating trainees, through the prologue trailer. Her official profile was released on July 17.

    The show began airing on August 6. In the fifth episode, which was aired on September 3, it was revealed that she, along with her cellmates, was unfortunately eliminated.

    On October 20, it was revealed that Yunji had left Cube Entertainment and joined FC ENM.

    II. 2022: Debut with ILY:1

    On December 24, 2021, FC ENM announced that Lee Yunji would be debuting in their new six-member girl group, ILY:1.

    On January 10, 2022, she was officially introduced as the group's second member under the stage name Ara.

    They are set to debut on March 2022.

    III. Ara Facts

    – She is a former Cube Entertainment

    – She has a cat

    Education: Seoul School of Performing Arts (SOPA)

    – In her free time, she loves to draw

    – Her nickname is Yunkki

    Special Ability: Magic

    – She appeared in Girls Planet 999.

    – She is friends with TREASURE’s Yedam, KEP1ER & CLC’s Yujin and influencer Kim Kyujong

    – She knows how to play the drums