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Amber

Amber

Korean:엠버 Japanese:アンバー

Hometown LOS ANGELES
United States

Full name Liú Yì Yún
Native name 刘逸云
Birthday Sep 18, 1992
Blood type B
Group(s) f(x)
Position Main Rapper, Vocalist

Introduction to Amber

Amber (엠버) also known as Amber Liu, is a Taiwanese-American rapper and singer currently active in South Korea.

At 15, she moved from her hometown of Los Angeles to Seoul to pursue her music career. A few years later, she debuted in 2009 in what would become the iconic K-pop group f(x). The band would go on to win numerous awards, becoming not only South Korea's biggest act but renowned internationally, with 6 of their albums reaching #1 on the charts.

Since then, Amber has collaborated with top producers and acts including Anna Kendrick, Superfruit and R3hab.

Having over 5 million Instagram and 2 million Twitter followers, Amber has become an online influencer and icon to this generation.

Amber embarked on her own solo career in 2015 with her EP “Beautiful” and continues to evolve as an artist, songwriter, and creative director. Recently, she made a splash with her self-produced mixtape “Rogue Rouge” and EP "X".

In 2019, Amber officially left SM Entertainment, and signed a contract with American label SteelWool Entertainment.

Age
28
Record Labels
SM Entertainment (left: Sep 1, 2019)
Debut
Sep 5, 2009
Height
5'6" (167 cm)
Weight
123.5 lbs (56 kg)
Star Sign
Language(s)
English, Chinese, Korean
Kpopping Rank
172nd
Nickname(s)
Llama
Fandom
MeU
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articles
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pics
65
videos
6
albums
4K
viewed
43
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Amber's Discography

Amber - Countdown + Beautiful (Nov 1, 2018)

Countdown + Beautiful

2018 November

2 tracks

Amber - White Noise + Lost at Sea (Sep 1, 2018)

White Noise + Lost at Sea

2018 September

2 tracks

Amber - Rogue Rogue (Apr 1, 2018)

Rogue Rogue

2018 April

6 tracks

Amber - On my own (May 1, 2016)

On my own

2016 May

2 tracks

Amber - Need to feel needed (May 1, 2016)

Need to feel needed

2016 May

1 tracks

Amber - Beautiful (Feb 1, 2015)

Beautiful

2015 February

5 tracks

Fun Facts About Amber

1. She was born in Los Angeles, California, United States.
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2. She has an older sister named Jackie.
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3. Her nickname is Llama.
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4. She developed a love for rapping at a young age.
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5. She was cast from S.M. Global Auditions in Los Angeles, California, held in 2007. She sang MC. Max’s “Oh Heart, Please Stop Now” and K.Will’s “Left Heart”.
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6. She says the member that first stood out to her the most was Luna because of her voice.
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7. She's a Christian.
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8. Her favorite color is red.
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9. Her favorite numbers are 9 and 22.
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10. She loves Ddeukbokki (a popular Korean food made from soft rice cake, fish cake, and the sweet red chili sauce).
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11. Amber is also great friends with GOT7’s Jackson and JB, B.I.G’s Benji, BTOB’s Peniel, Shannon, SUPER JUNIOR’s Henry, all of SHINee’s members, Miss A’s Jia, DAY6 Members, BTS’ Taehyung (V), SNSD’s Taeyeon and Yoona, Eric Nam and NCT’s Ten.
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12. She calls NCT’s Ten her son.
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13. Amber is also good friends with Johnny from NCT and calls him her ‘little brother.’
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14. Her first celebrity crush was Orlando Bloom.
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15. She worked at a school supply store as a cashier when she was a student.
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16. She doesn’t like living alone as it is too lonely.
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17. The first show Amber binged was Anime. (Naruto, Bleach, Full Metal Alchemist)
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18. The first thing she does when she wakes up is go back to sleep.
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19. Her first musical inspirations are her mother and Simba from Lion King.
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20. She says that her sister, Jackie, speaks better Chinese than her.
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21. She says that she gets bored easily.
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22. Her personal hero is her sister Jackie who is the complete opposite of her.
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23. She doesn’t like linking arms.
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24. She supports the LGBTQIA+ community.
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25. She can play the guitar and drums.
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26. She speaks English, Chinese and Korean.
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27. Amber likes mangoes but is allergic to them. She can eat them but she can’t touch them.
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28. Her celebrity crushes are Tori Kelley, Hikaru Utada, and Chris Evans.
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29. Her first friend during trainee days was Krystal because she spoke English.
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30. Her best friends are miss A’s Min, Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon, and Ailee.
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31. In America, when she asked to use the bathroom sometimes the person would point to the men‘s bathroom.
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32. Her hobbies are exercising, dancing, playing the guitar or drums and skateboarding.
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33. She loves the bands Linkin Park and Taking Back Sunday.
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34. Amber produced and edited f(x)'s music video for "All Mine"
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35. Amber is a big fan of Yoon Mi Rae.
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36. She likes wrestler John Cena from the WWE.
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37. When she first heard about k-pop, she began to listen to R&B artists such as Wheesung.
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38. A girl once confessed her love to Amber.
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39. Ambers fans are called embers.
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40. She has a habit of kicking the air while sleeping.
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41. Amber was a fan of Taeyeon before debuting.
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42. Fans once mistook Amber as Krystal's boyfriend when they were both spotted shopping.
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43. Amber joined the first season of the show "Real Man" in 2015 and experienced military life.
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44. Amber unexpectedly met her ideal type while filming “Real Men” (the “Honey Voice” drill instructor) but lost interest after finding out his age. She said, “I don’t think ‘yeonha’ (dating someone younger) is for me. I’m not really into it.”
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45. She loves to play basketball. Amber had been on a basketball team since elementary school in the U.S. and she played basketball a lot with her female friends too.
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46. She likes taekwondo. Amber has won gold medals from Taekwondo competitions.
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47. Amber debuted as a soloist on February 13, 2015 with the EP “Beautiful”. It debuted at number 2 on Billboard’s World Albums chart. Her title track, “Shake That Brass”, featured Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon.
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48. On September 9, 2016 she released the MV for “Breathe Again”, her first English track.
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49. She released her first solo mixtape in English called Rogue Rouge on April 15th, 2018.
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50. Amber directed the music video for Tia Cuevas’ debut single "No More".
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51. She featured in the track "Fantasy" by American musical and comedy duo SUPERFRUIT, who are two members of the popular acapella group, Pentatonix in 2017.
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Amber

Associated Groups

2009 - 2019

Members:

Luna

Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer

Amber

Main Rapper, Vocalist

Krystal

Lead Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group, Maknae

Victoria

Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist


Past members:

Sulli †
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