IU, born Lee Ji-eun on May 16, 1993, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actress, and record producer. She debuted in 2008 with her first album, “Lost and Found,” and rose to prominence with her hit songs such as “Good Day,” “You and I,” and “Palette.” IU has released multiple successful albums, winning numerous awards for her music and establishing herself as one of South Korea’s most successful solo artists.

In addition to her music career, IU has ventured into acting, making her debut in the 2011 television drama “Dream High.” She has since starred in popular dramas like “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo,” “My Mister,” and “Hotel del Luna,” earning critical acclaim for her performances.

IU is also involved in philanthropy, having donated to various charitable organizations and causes throughout her career. She has been recognized for her contributions to the music industry and her influence on South Korean culture, receiving several accolades, including the Prime Minister’s Commendation at the Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards.

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IU Facts

Native Name: 아이유

Birth Name: Ji Eun Lee

Nationality:  Korean

Birth Date: May 16, 1993

Gender: Female

Drama & Movies

IU is featured in the following Dramas and Movies

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IU has directed the following movies and drama series.

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IU has directed and screenwritten the following movies and drama series.


IU has written the following movies and drama series.