EXY Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Anusuya Mukherjee
Feb 20, 2024 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on May 26, 2022
Edited by Ashima Jain
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In this article, we will learn all about EXY.
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About EXY

Chu So-jung is a South Korean rapper, singer, and composer best known by her stage name EXY.
In 2016, EXY made her debut as a member and leader of the South Korean girl group WJSN. The group was formed by Starship and Yuehua Entertainment.
EXY is a rap artist that creates her own songs. She started out as a voice student, and then Starship switched her to a rap trainee. She spent eight years in training. In 2008, she tried for JYP but was unsuccessful. She went on to train for five years with Starship Entertainment before making her debut as a member of Cosmic Girls.

EXY Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is EXY’s net worth?

EXY is a famous rapper from South Korea. She debuted as a member of Cosmic Girls. EXY has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is EXY?

EXY is 5 ft 6 in (167.6 cm) tall.

How old is EXY?

EXY is 27 years old as of 2022. She was born on November 6, 1995.

Childhood And Education

EXY was born as Chu So-jung in the Geumjeong District of Busan, South Korea. She was born in November 1995. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
From a young age, EXY showed a keen interest in music. She learned to play the triangle and tambourine. She graduated from the School of Performing Arts, Seoul (SOPA) in 2013. Dongduk Women's University is her alma mater.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is EXY's family?

EXY was born as Chu So-jung. She grew up with two siblings in Busan. She has an older sister and a younger brother. Not much information is available about EXY's family.

Career And Professional Highlights

EXY, along with a group member Seola, was formerly trained by Medialine Entertainment. She was a member of the group Viva Girls. The pair departed Medialine when the firm went bankrupt.
In 2015, EXY competed in 'Unpretty Rapstar 2'. It was a reality rap competition. EXY and Crucial Star collaborated on a track that was released in 2015.
In November 2015, EXY released her debut solo single. It was named 'Gettin' Em'. 
In December 2015, EXY was announced to be a member of WJSN, better known as the Cosmic Girls. Cosmic Girls made its debut with the release of its first EP. It was named 'Would You Like?' and was released in February 2016. The mini-album included the lead singles 'Mo Mo Mo' and 'Catch Me'.
EXY competed as a participant in 'King of Masked Singer' in June 2016. She claimed that she had previously been trained as a singer but was eliminated in the first round. Since EXY was suffering from vocal nodules throughout her trainee phase, she decided to switch to rap.
EXY formed the Y-Teen group. She started it with SeolA, Soobin, Eunseo, Cheng Xiao, Yeoreum, and Dayoung. They created it with label partner Monsta X in August 2016. Y-Teen creates music videos in collaboration with a mobile company, KT, to promote its CF models for the 'Y Teen' phone plan.
In 2017, EXY collaborated with rapper Euna Kim. They both performed to the tune 'Love Therapy'. The song was accompanied by a music video that was released in May 2017.
EXY made her songwriting debut in February 2018. She did it with 'Thawing' on the WJSN EP 'Dream Your Dream'.
She contributed lyrics to label mate Cravity's 'My Turn'. EXY co-wrote the lyrics for 'Prism' for The Boyz's first Japanese studio album.

Best Known For…

EXY is best known for her songs 'Gettin' Em', 'Love Therapy', and 'Homegirl',

Other Interesting EXY Facts And Trivia

EXY was born in South Korea on November 6, 1995.
Her real name is Chu So-jung.
EXY can play tambourine and triangle.
EXY made an appearance on 'King of the Masked Singer'.
J.Cole is her favorite R&B artist.
EXY and Soobin were Idol Radio's interim MCs.
She also acted in the web drama 'Good Morning Double-Decker Bus' in 2017.
EXY was a contestant on 'Unpretty Rapstar 2'.
EXY is also a part of 'Sweet Unit'.
Starship Entertainment formed the group WJSN.
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EXY Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Chu So-jung

Date of Birth



South Korean

Place of Birth




167 cm


Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actress


Dongduk Women's University
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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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