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Jeon Somi Biography, Profiles and Facts

Jeon Somi Biography, Profiles and Facts
Jeon Somi Biography, Profiles and Facts

 Jeon Somi is a female singer of mixed blood from South Korea and Canada. She was born in Ontario, Canada with the birth name Ennik Somi Douma.

She has Canadian-Dutch blood from her father, while her mother is South Korean descent. She has a younger sister named Evelyn Douma who is 8 years younger than her.

She is known after participating in two popular survival programs, Sixteen and Produce 101. In the Sixteen program, she has not succeeded becoming a member of the girl group from the survival program.

She was eliminated right in the final round, while the new group formed from the program is now known as TWICE.

In 2016, she returned to the Mnet program Produce 101. In this program, she won first place with 858,333 votes.

Finally she debuted with 10 other winners under the group name I.O.I. They debuted on May 4, 2016 with the release of a mini album titled 'Chrysalis' under the YMC Entertainment agency.
Unfortunately, I.O.I officially disbanded according to the contract at the end of January 2017. Then in early 2017, she officially signed a contract with JYP Entertainment.

Furthermore, she participated in many television programs, one of which was the Sister's Slam Dunk 2 program on the KBS2 station.
She has also carried out several collaborative projects with well-known singers such as Eric Nam and Jun. K.

However, on August 20, 2018, JYP announced that she had terminated her contract with them. A few months later Somi confirmed that she had now joined The Black Label.
On February 25, 2019, The Black Label announced that she was making his official solo debut on June 13, 2019. She released a single which was produced by Teddy Park.

Jeon Somi Profiles and Facts

Jeon Somi


  • Full Name: Ennik Somi Douma
  • Stage Name: Somi
  • Nickname: Vitamin, Maknae on Top
  • Place of Birth: Ontario, Canada, 09 March 2001
  • Nationality: South Korean, Canadian
  • Education: Hanlim Art School
  • Zodiac: Pisces
  • Height: 169 cm
  • Weight: 48 kg
  • Blood type O
  • Parents: Matthew Douma (Father), Jeon Sunhee (Mother)
  • Siblings: Evelyn Douma (Little Sister)
  • Profession: Singer, Rapper, Dancer, Actress
  • Hobbies: Shopping, Collecting Socks, Culinary
  • Twitter: @somi_official_
  • Instagram: @somsomi0309

Facts About Jeon Somi

Born in Canada, she moved to Korea with her parents when she was 1 year old.
During the audition, she sang 2NE1's song 'Lonely'.
When she was in I.O.I, she was the center and the maknae.
Her specialties are taekwondo, drawing caricatures, and cooking.
She underwent a trainee period for 2 years.
Has a cat named 'Cheese' and 'Cookie'.
When she was still at school, she was bullied because her face was not Asian.
She is a fan of 2NE1, EXO's Kai, Bigbang and GOT7's JB.
In 2014 she appeared on the program Hello Counselor episode 187 with her mother and grandmother.
Her father made a cameo appearance in the drama Descendants of The Sun.
Her close idol friends are GFriend's Umji, CLC's Eunbin, ex-Wanna One's Daehwi and Woojin and actress Kim Sae Ron.
She was MC Music Bank in Berlin with Park Bogum.
She has also been an MC for Produce 48 with Kang Daniel as the winner of the previous season.
She turned out to be friends with BLACKPINK members.
She gets scared easily when go to haunted places.
Her favorite hairstyle is long hair.
One of her childhood dreams was to become a flight attendant.
She had good vocals even when she was only 15 years old.

Movies

  • Ode To My Father (2014)

Drama

  • Let's Only Walk The Flower Road (2017)

TV shows

  • TMI SHOW (2022)
  • I Am So Mi: Xoxo (2021)
  • Story of the Day When You Bite Your Tail (2021)
  • Gym Jong Kook (2021)
  • Turkids on the Block (2021)
  • IDDP (2021)
  • Midnight Horror Story Season 1 (2021)
  • Studio Moon Night (2021)
  • Lose If You're Envious (2020)
  • I Am So Mi: Special Episode 1 (2020)
  • I Am So Mi (2020)
  • I Am So Mi: Special Clips (2020)
  • Don't Be Jealous (2020)
  • Not the Same Person You Used to Know (2019)
  • Law of the Jungle in Chuuk Lagoon (2019)
  • Convenience Store Restaurant (2019)
  • Hangout with Yoo (2019)
  • VLOG_SOMI (2019)
  • Guess My Next Move V2 (2019)
  • Follow Somi (2019)
  • Music Bank in Berlin (2018)
  • Produce 48 (2018)
  • Idol Room (2018)
  • Amazing Saturday (2018)
  • Omniscient Interfering View (2018)
  • MMTG (2018)
  • Golden Tambourine (2017)
  • Idol Drama Operation Team (2017)
  • History Repletion: Oh! Cool Guys (2017)
  • I Can See Your Voice Season 4 (2017)
  • Sisters Slam Dunk: Season 2 (2017)
  • After Mom Goes to Sleep (2017)
  • I.O.I Amigo TV (2016)
  • Idol Battle Likes (2016)
  • Yang and Nam Show (2016)
  • Star Show 360 (2016)
  • Hello Friends (2016)
  • Thanks For The Food (2016)
  • Video Star: Season 1 (2016)
  • LAN Cable Friends I.O.I (2016)
  • I Can See Your Voice Season 3 (2016)
  • I.O.I's Mysterious City (2016)
  • Abnormal Summit: Season 2 (2016)
  • Standby I.O.I 2 (2016)
  • Battle Trip (2016)
  • Sisters Slam Dunk: Season 1 (2016)
  • Produce 101 (2016)
  • A Man Who Feeds The Dog: Season 1 (2015)
  • Knowing Bros (2015)
  • Two Yoo Project Sugar Man (2015)
  • Sixteen (2015)
  • Please Take Care of My Refrigerator (2014)
  • The Return of Superman (2013)
  • After School Club (2013)
  • The Show (2011)
  • Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend (2011)
  • Hello Counselor: Season 1 (2010)
  • Running Man (2010)
  • Let's Go! Dream Team Season 2 (2009)
  • You Hee Yeol's Sketchbook (2009)
  • Live Talk Show Taxi (2007)
  • Happy Together: Season3 (2007)
  • Radio Star (2007)
  • Gag Concert (1999)

Album

  • XOXO (2021)

Single

  • Watermelon (2021)
  • Don't Let Me Go (2021)
  • Dumb Dumb (2021)
  • XOXO (2021)
  • Anymore (2021)
  • What You Waiting For (2020)
  • Birthday (2019)
  • Outta My Head (2019)
  • Right? (2017)
  • Nov to Feb – Feat Jun. K (2017)
  • You, Who? – Feat Eric Nam (2017)
  • Flower, Wind and You – Feat Ki Hui Hyeon, Choi Yoo Jung, and Chungha (2016)

Music Videos

  • Yum-Yum (2016)
  • You, Who? – Feat Eric Nam (2017)
  • Birthday (2019)
  • What You Waiting For (2020)
  • Dumb Dumb (2021)
  • XOXO (2021)
  • Anymore (2021)
  • Music Video Model
  • White Night – Up10tion (2016)
  • Stop Stop It – Got7 (2014)

Awards

  • Korea First Brand Awards 2022 – Female Solo Singer
  • Golden Disc Awards 2022 – Best Performance
  • Asian Pop Music Awards 2021 – Best Female Artist (Overseas)
  • Mubeat Awards 2020 – Best Solo Female Artist
  • Korea First Brand Awards 2018 – CF Model

Nomination

  • Gaon Chart Music Awards 2022 – Mubeat Global Choice Award for Female Artist
  • Gaon Chart Music Awards 2022 – Best Song of August – Dumb Dumb
  • Golden Disc Awards 2022 – Best Digital Song (Bonsang) – Dumb Dumb
  • Golden Disc Awards 2022 – Seezn Most Popular Artist Award
  • Hanteo Music Awards 2022 – Artist Award for Solo Female Singers
  • Seoul Music Awards 2022 – Bonsang Award – Dumb Dumb
  • Seoul Music Awards 2022 – K-Wave Awards
  • Seoul Music Awards 2022 – Popularity Awards
  • Asia Artist Awards 2021 – Most Popular Solo Female Singer
  • Asian Pop Music Awards 2021 – Best Album – XOXO
  • Asian Pop Music Awards 2021 – Best Dance Performance – Dumb Dumb
  • Asian Pop Music Awards 2021 – Best Music Video – XOXO
  • Asian Pop Music Awards 2021 – Best Recording
  • Asian Pop Music Awards 2021 – Best Song – Dumb Dumb
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards 2021 – Best Dance Performance for Solo – Dumb Dumb
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards 2021 – Best Song
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards 2021 – Top 10 Worldwide Fans' Choice
  • Seoul Music Awards 2020 – Best Dance Performance – Birthday
  • Asia Artist Awards 2019 – StarNews Popularity Award
  • Genie Music Awards 2019 – Best New Female Artist
  • Melon Music Awards 2019 – Hot Trend Award
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards 2019 – Best Artist
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards 2019 – Best New Female Artist
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards 2019 – Best Qoo10 Female Artist
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards 2019 – Top 10 Worldwide Fans' Choice

Even though she hasn't made her official debut yet, Somi already has many fans because of her abilities from singing, acting to modeling.

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