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JESSI


Stage NameJESSI
Full NameHO HYUN JOO
Country of BirthUnited States of America
Date of BirthDec 17 1988
Age32 years old
Height1.65 m (5'5")
Weight50 kg (111 lbs)
Blood TypeO

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Jessica Hyun-ju Ho (제시카 호; born Dec 17, 1988; formerly known as Jessica H.O), better known by her stage name Jessi, is a Korean-American rapper, singer, and songwriter under P Nation. Jessi made her solo debut on December 1, 2005.


PROFILE

Stage Name: JESSI

Korean Name: HO HYUN JOO (제시카 호)

Country of Birth: United States of America

Date of Birth: Dec 17 1988

Height: 1.65 m (5'5")

Weight: 50 kg (111 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Genre: R&D, Hip-hop

Fandom: Jebbies


WEIGHT, HEIGHT, AND BODY MEASUREMENTS

-Jessi has a height of 165 cm (5'5") and weight of 50 kg (111 lbs). Her BMI is 18.4.

-Jessi confirmed herself on an episode of Happy Together that she had cosmetic surgery in her eyes, nose, and breasts. Jessi has openly talked about her cosmetic surgeries and has voiced that she wished women were more comfortable talking about it. Scroll down to watch a video of Jessi before surgery.


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Jessi was 16 years old (international age) when she made her original debut on Dec 1, 2005.

-Family: parents, 2 brothers, and dog named Chewy.

-Education: Korea Kent Foreign High School.

-Languages: English, Korean.

-Jessi was born and raised in New Jersey, NY, USA.

-Jessi studied at Korea Kent Foreign School along with SNSD’s Tiffany Hwang and Jessica Jung.

-Jessi passed an audition with SM Entertainment; however, she chose not to stay with the agency due to differences in musical styles.

-Jessi struggled financially during her early days as an idol. Her music career was not very successful at the time and she had to sleep in saunas sometimes because she couldn’t afford a place to stay.

-MBTI: ENTP.

-Originally, her dream was to become a make up artist or fashion designer.

-She was encouraged to become a singer by a teacher who listened to her song and praised her for her powerful voice.

-She practiced singing by using her parents' karaoke machine. Her favorite songs were from Alicia Keys and Christina Aguilera.

-After moving to Korea at the age of 15, she recorded demo tapes and sent them to four different talent agencies. All of them wanted to sign her but she ultimately decided to join Doremi Media.

-She is known for her signature husky voice, which has been compared to a mixture of Rihanna and Alicia Keys.

-Favorite drink: vanilla latte.

-Food she likes: vegetable salads.

-She is good friends with Tiffany Hwang from SNSD.

-She enjoys boxing as a hobby and exercise.


JESSI’S LIFE TIMELINE

YearAge*Life Event
19881Jessica Hyun-ju Ho was born on Dec 17, 1988 in New York, United States.
200316Jessi auditioned for Doremi Media and passed. She moved to South Korea to become a trainee.
200518Jessi debuted as a solo artist with the single Get Up.
200922Jessi struggled to find success in the music industry. She took a 5-year hiatus and left South Korea to return to the US.
201427Jessi returned to Korea and debuted as part of a trio called Lucky J under YMC Entertainment.
201528Jessi participated in the female rapper survival show Unpretty Rapstar. She was the runner up in the competition. Following the show, she was featured in JYP’s single Who’s Your Mama.
201629Jessi was part of the main cast of the variety show Sister’s Slam Dunk.
201932Jessie joined Psy’s label P-Nation.

*Korean age


SOCIAL MEDIA

Youtube: Jessi

Instagram: @jessicah_o

TikTok: @itsjessibaby

Jessi (제시) - '어떤X (What Type of X)' MV

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