Stage Name: Ara
Birth Name: Lee Yun Ji
Birthday: January 23, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
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 knows how to play the drums