Heo Young Ji


Heo Young-ji(born August 30, 1994), referred to asHur Young-jiorYoungji, is a South Korean singer and television personality. She is best known as a member of girl group Kara after winning the TV showKara Projectin 2014, which saw her become the newest member of the group. Heo began her solo music career in August 2017 with her first single,Memory Clock.

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 Heo Young Ji's Career


Heo attended School of Performing Arts Seoul . She was a former trainee at Core Contents Media alongside T-ara's ex-member Areum. She was about to debut in a new girl group but left before the girl group debuted. Later, she became a trainee at KeyEast before becoming a trainee at DSP Media .

2014–2015: Debut with Kara and solo activitiesedit

Kara Projectwhich revolved around seven trainees competing to become the new member of the group. Even though she missed 2 live performances due to a leg injury from practice, she grabbed attention from viewers and topped the voting charts.

, she said that many people told her to cover her mouth while laughing, but it was very problematic and now she is more comfortable to laugh without covering her mouth.

followed by the full song and music video 3 days later, on February 20.

2016–present: Solo careeredit

In May 2016, she was cast in a supporting role in the tvN drama, Another Oh Hae Young . She was also cast in several television programs, such as MBC's Very Private TV as a cast member, m SBS' War of Vocals - God's Voice as a panelist and EBS' Humanity Busking as a host.

Her first single titledMemory Clockwas released on August 25.

The song titledLongingwas released on the same day.

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 Heo Young Ji's Discography


TitleYearPeak chart positionsSalesAlbum
2017N/ANon-album singles
2017N/ANon-album singles
"—" denotes songs that did not chart or were not released in that region.


SongYearAlbumOther artist(s)
2015Non-album single WithLizzy,G.NAandSo-hyunasChamsonyeo
In Love Duet withPark Gyu-ri
"You're So Yummy" Tasty 2: Happy Together OSTN/A
Alohara (Can You Feel It?) Goo Harafeat Young-ji
2016 "Creating a Healthy Cyber World"Campaign song WithB1A4,BTOB,A-JAX,Oh My Girl, Kassy andApril
"Oh NaNa" "K.A.R.D Project Vol.1" As K.A.R.D's first hidden member

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 Heo Young Ji's Filmography


2015 The Alchemist MBC Every1, Navercast Oh Young-ji Lead role, web series
2016 Another Miss OhTVN Yoon Ahn-na Supporting role
2017 Introverted Boss Cameo (Episode 3)
Han Yeoreum's Memory JTBC Jung Da-jung Supporting role
2018 Are You Human? KBS2 Cameo (Episode 1)


2015 Korean and Japanese dubbed version

Variety/reality shows

2014 MBC Music Kara Project Contestant Won the show and became a new member ofKARA
KBS The Lord Of The Ratings MC
2014–2015 SBS Roommate: Season 2Fixed cast
MBC Every 1 HitmakerSeason 2 As a member of Chamsonyeo (withG.NA,Lizzy, andSohyun)
2015 jTBC A Hard DayContestant
KBS2 Game of Thrones
SBS Founding StarFixed cast Episode 1–6
2016 MBC Next Door CEO Episode 1–12
MBC Every 1 Very Private TV
SBS Vocal War: God's Voice Fixed panelist
AHTV Super Idols Panelist Mafia Team
MBC Every 1 Hitmaker Cast Season 2
SK Broadband Idol Intern King Fixed cast WithQri,Kwon So-hyun,Park Narae,Hyojung, andHan Hyeri
EBS Humanity Busking Host
2017 E Channel Strong Girls Regular cast WithCao Lu,Luna,Park Bo-ram, andGiant Pink
CTime Beauty AcademyFixed MC
JTBC Beauty Summit
TRENDY Time Space Operation F.B.I Fixed MC WithLee Soo-kyung,DinDin,Heo Kyung-hwan
tvN Shadow Singer Fixed panelist WithKang Hodong,JR, and others
2018 JTBC I am CEO Season 2 Fixed panelist andBoom

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 Heo Young Ji's Production credits

2016AISLE Happy Magic Candy Co-Lyricist Single : Happy Magic Candy
2017 SAY YES Lyricist Single: Say Yes
2017 Hur Young-ji Memory Clock Single: Memory Clock

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 Heo Young Ji's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2014 SBS Entertainment Awards (SBS Awards Festival) Show Variety Female Newcomer RoommateNominated

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 Heo Young Ji's Personal life

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 Heo Young Ji's References

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  2. "Will KARA's new member fill Jiyoung and Nicole's empty seats?". Korea Herald. July 2, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  3. 카라 새 멤버, 허영지 발탁...4인 체제로 여름 컴백(in Korean). Oh My News. July 2, 2014. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  4. ‘카라프로젝트’ 허영지, 카라 새 멤버 확정 “정말 열심히 하겠다” 눈물 왈칵(in Korean). Chosun News. July 1, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  5. ‘룸메이트’ 새 멤버 보니…‘특급주량’ 배종옥부터 ‘여유 넘치는’ 카라 영지까지(in Korean). Sports Seoul. September 15, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  6. 룸메이트 허영지, 데뷔 한 달 된 신인…‘물컹거리는 산낙지 쯤이야!’(in Korean). DongAh News. September 22, 2014. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  7. '룸메이트' 허영지, 매력터지는 음소거 웃음…"하하하"(in Korean). SBS Entertainment. October 12, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  8. 허영지 친언니 공개 '음소거 웃음까지 똑같아'... 우월 자매 등장에 '미소'(in Korean). SBS Entertainment. December 17, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  9. 허영지 친언니, '음소거 웃음'까지 붕어빵 자매(in Korean). Asiae News. December 17, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  10. '룸메이트' 허영지 "'음소거 웃음', 이젠 편하게 한다"(in Korean). Oh My News. October 10, 2014. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  11. 룸메이트 허영지, 당황스러운 '음소거 목젖 웃음' 어떻길래?(in Korean). MBN News. September 27, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2015. 
  12. "Kara's Goo Hara Brings Young Ji to Tears on 'Roommate'". Mwave. November 28, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2015. 
  13. 구하라 "허영지 연습생 시절부터 지켜봐…우리에겐 없는 매력 있어"(in Korean). Chosun News. November 26, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2015. 
  14. 구하라 “허영지 연습생 시절부터 지켜봐, 잘 챙겨달라” 부탁 ‘훈훈’(in Korean). DongAh News. November 26, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2015. 
  15. 정형돈·데프콘, 걸그룹 프로듀서 변신…지나·리지·권소현·허영지 유닛 결성(in Korean). MBN Star. December 18, 2014. Retrieved May 31, 2015. 
  16. ‘히트제조기’ 걸그룹도 만든다, 지나·리지·소현·영지 멤버 확정(in Korean). TenAsia Hankyung. December 18, 2014. Retrieved May 31, 2015. 
  17. ‘형돈이와 대준이의 히트제조기’ 참소녀, 데뷔곡 ‘올해의 주문’ 티저 공개‧ 지나, 애프터스쿨 리지, 포미닛 소현, 카라 영지(in Korean). Star Seoul TV. February 17, 2015. Retrieved May 31, 2015. 
  18. ‘히트제조기’ 지나-리지-영지-소현, 음원 공개 반응 후끈… ‘대박 예감’(in Korean). Top Star News. February 24, 2015. Retrieved May 31, 2015. 
  19. "【韓国報道資料】DSPmediaより重要なお知らせ". KARA Japan Official Fanclub. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2016. 
  20. Lee So-dam (2016-04-14). "[팝인터뷰]박규리 "카라 해체 아냐, 기회 된다면 앨범 낼 계획"" [[Pop Interview] Park Gyu-ri "Kara did not disband, we're thinking of making an album if we get an opportunity"]. Herald Pop (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-04-18. 
  21. "허영지, DSP 새 혼성그룹 'K.A.R.D' 첫번째 히든멤버 (공식)". Retrieved 2016-12-10. 
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  25. "Hur Young-ji's Memory Clock". iTunes/Apple Music. 
  26. "Hur Young-ji's Longing". iTunes/Apple Music. 
  27. "올해의 주문 Magic Words - Single". itunes (in Korean). Retrieved July 27, 2015. [permanent dead link]
  28. "Hur Young-ji & Park Gyu-ri's Peek-A-Boo". iTunes/Apple Music. 
  29. "How About Me? featuring Hur Young-ji". iTunes/Apple Music. 
  30. "Fingertips Love". iTunes/Apple Music. 
  31. 허영지, 카라로 보낸 한 달 “앞으로 배울게 산더미다”(in Korean). TenAsia Hankyung. September 15, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2015. 
  32. "I am CEO Season 2 Announces MCs and Panelist". Naver via Twitter. 
  33. "Hur YoungJi - Memory Clock credits". 
  34. Heo Young Ji And Ha Hyun Woo Confirmed To Be Dating

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