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Lee Da Bin, who is more known by her stage name Yeon Woo, is a South Korean actress and singer.

She gained fame by debuting under Momoland, before shifted her career’s focus to acting and appearing in Korean drama series such as Pegasus Market (2019), Touch (2020), and Cheat on Me If You Can (2020).

Career

Yeon Woo started appearing on the screen in 2016 when she participated as a contestant in a survival show called Finding Momoland.

There, she showcased her talents and competed against other contestants to debut in MLD Entertainment’s new girl group named Momoland.

She completed the trials and made it into the debut line-up. She was placed as a rapper, dancer, and the face of the group in Momoland.

The group debuted in 2016 with their first mini album Welcome to Momoland. Three years later, Yeon Woo decided to leave the group and pursue her acting career.

In 2019, she officially promoted herself as an actress and showed up in a few drama series like Pegasus Market (2019), Live On (2020), Alice (2020), and Touch (2020).

After some time, it was reported that she had secured a new contract with 9ato Entertainment and continued her career under new management.

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Profile

  • Real Name: Lee Da Bin (이다빈)
  • Stage Name: Yeon Woo (연우)
  • Also Known as: Yeon U
  • Nickname: Yeon Woo (연우)
  • Birthday: August 1, 1996
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Professions: Actress, Singer
  • Education: School of Performing Arts Seoul
  • Hobbies: Staring at the ground, lying down, watching movies and anime, and drawing the members
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  • Instagram: @chloelxxlxx
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  • YouTube: 연우 YIDABIN

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearances 

  • Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
  • Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
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  • Shoe Size: 8 (US)
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Family 

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  • Mother: –
  • Brother: –
  • Sister: 1

Boyfriend & Dating History

Lee Min Ho

In August 2021, dating rumors between Yeon Woo and actor Lee Min Ho spread. According to the rumors, they became close through gaming together.

She personally denied the speculations, stating that it made her “shocked” and her “head would hurt in the morning.”

Both of the celebrities’ respective agencies also refuted the dating rumors.

Net Worth 

Multiple sources estimated her net worth to be around $1 million to $5 million.

She appears to earn most of her income by working as a former member of Momoland as well as an actress in the South Korean entertainment industry.

Plastic Surgery

There is no known information on whether she has undergone any cosmetic surgery to adjust her visual appearance.

Facts

  • Yeon Woo has an elder sister.
  • She was born in Seoul but later moved and lived in Chungju and Eumseong.
  • Her handwriting is bad.
  • Yeon Woo can draw well.
  • She is close friends with Hana from the girl group GUGUDAN) and Ji Ae from the girl group Lovelyz.
  • Her favorite foods are spicy foods, chicken, and takoyaki.
  • Yeon Woo idolizes the animated character called Whitebeard from the animated series One Piece (1999).
  • She enjoys fishing.
  • Her favorite drink is plain water.
  • Yeon Woo has a charming laugh.
  • She used to train to become an idol at Pledis Entertainment and MBK Entertainment.
  • Her motto is: ‘Live like there is no tomorrow.’
  • Yeon Woo is a former member of the girl group Momoland.
  • She likes anime, dolphins, movies, shopping, and the ocean.
  • Her childhood dream was to become a director.
  • Yeon Woo enjoys watching movies Dancer in the Dark (2000), Farewell My Concubine (1993), and The Garden of Words (2013).
  • She has a pet dog named Taesik.
  • Yeon Woo looks up to soloist Lee Sun Mi a lot.
  • She suffered from anxiety.
  • Yeon Woo is an actress under 9ato Entertainment.
  • Her ideal type is a funny guy like Korean rapper Defconn.

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Drama Series

  • Bitter Sweet Hell (MBC | 2024), as Lee Se Na
  • Numbers (MBC | 2023), as Jin Yeon A
  • Golden Spoon (MBC | 2022), as Oh Yeo Jin
  • Dali and Cocky Prince (KBS2 | 2021), as Ahn Chak Hee
  • Cheat On Me If You Can (KBS2 | 2020), as Ko Mi Rae
  • Live On (JTBC | 2020), as Kang Jae Yi
  • Alice (SBS | 2020), as Yoon Tae Yeon
  • Touch (Channel A |2020), as Jung Young A
  • Pegasus Market (tvN | 2019), as Kwon Ji Na
  • Tempted (MBC | 2018), as Kwon Yeo Min
  • Happy Talk Season 2 (Naver TV Cast | 2017), as Yun Woo
  • The Liar and His Lover (tvN | 2017), as Girl Group Member

TV Shows

  • Idol Fishing Camp (JTBC | 2020), as a regular member
  • 2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships Chuseok Special (MBC | 2019), as a regular member
  • Q&A Machine (YouTube | 2019), as a guest
  • We K-POP (KBS World | 2019), as a guest
  • Ask Us Anything Fortune Teller (KBS2 | 2019), as a guest
  • Village Survival, the Eight 2 (SBS | 2019), as a guest
  • 2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships (MBC | 2019), as a regular member
  • Momoland’s Saipan Land (MBC | 2018), as a regular member
  • Super TV: Season 2 (tvN | 2018), as a guest
  • Song Ji Hyo’s Beautiful Life (On Style | 2018), as a regular member
  • Idol League: Season 1 (YouTube | 2018), as a guest
  • K-RUSH: Season 3 (KBS1 | 2018), as a guest
  • The Show (MBC | 2017), as the main host
  • The Beauty (KBS2 | 2017), as the main host
  • Fact iN Star (TBS | 2016), as a guest
  • Finding Momoland (Mnet | 2016), as a regular member
  • Knowing Bros (JTBC | 2015), as a guest
  • Buzz Rhythm (NTV | 2015), as a guest
  • Problematic Men (tvN | 2015), as a guest
  • 2 Days & 1 Night Season 3 (KBS2 | 2013), as a guest
  • Comedy Big League Season 5 (tvN | 2013), as a guest
  • Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend (KBS1 | 2011), as a guest
  • Hello Counselor: Season 1 (KBS2 | 2010), as a guest
  • Happy Together: Season 3 (KBS2 | 2007), as a guest

Awards 

  • 2022 MBC Drama Awards – Best New Actress – The Golden Spoon

Nominations 

  • 2023 MBC Drama Awards – Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries – Numbers

Quotes 

“There are many things I could have done better. I wonder if I could’ve done a better job, but I was happy, so I am content.”

“[My role model]’s Sunmi. It’s cool to see she has a clear style and view of the world, and I want to be like her.” 

“I’m a homebody. My hobby is taking care of my cat at home. I’m worried about my cat’s poor health these days. So my cat’s health and my health are my main concerns right now.”

“Rather than going through difficulty because of a slump, it’s harder to show myself going through a rough patch.”

“I want to be good, healthy person rather than a famous actor.”

“If I had to pick a keyword that I want to be called by, I would choose ‘square,’ as I want to become a person who can hold anything, any time like a square-shaped box.”

FAQs 

Who is Yeon Woo?

She is a South Korean actress and singer.

Who is Yeon Woo’s real name?

Her real name is Lee Da Bin (이다빈).

What makes Yeon Woo famous?

She gained fame by debuting under Momoland, before shifted her career’s focus to acting and appearing in Korean drama series such as Pegasus Market (2019), Touch (2020), and Cheat on Me If You Can (2020).

Where is Yeon Woo from?

She was born in Seoul, South Korea.

How old is Yeon Woo?

She was born in 1996, and she is 29 years old as of 2025.

When does Yeon Woo celebrate her birthday?

She celebrates on the 1st of every August.

How tall is Yeon Woo?

Her height is 5’7″ or 170 cm.

Who are Yeon Woo’s parents?

She did not reveal the names of her father and mother.

Is Yeon Woo married?

She is not married. Furthermore, there is no information on whether she is in a relationship or not.

Who is Yeon Woo’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriend is not known. However, she used to be rumored to date Lee Min Ho.

How rich is Yeon Woo?

Her net worth is around $1 million to $5 million.

What is Yeon Woo’s nationality?

Her nationality is South Korean.

Yeon Woo always stands out as one of the most promising actresses in South Korea, thanks to her charms and easy-going personality. She will definitely hit big in the future.