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Kim Lip (Korean: 김립; Japanese: キムリップ; Chinese: 金立) is a South Korean singer under MODHAUS. She is a member of the girl group LOONA, ARTMS, and the leader of its first sub-unit ODD EYE CIRCLE.


2017: Reveal, solo debut, ODD EYE CIRCLE[]

On May 15, 2017, she was revealed as the sixth member of LOONA. Her solo single album, titled "Kim Lip", was released on May 23.

She debuted as the leader of the group's second sub-unit, ODD EYE CIRCLE, on September 21, 2017 with the mini album Mix & Match.

2018: Debut with LOONA[]

On August 20, 2018, LOONA debuted as a full twelve-member group with their first mini album + +.

2022–2024: Lawsuits against BlockBerryCreative, debut with ARTMS[]

In an article published by JTBC on November 28, it was revealed that Kim Lip and all LOONA members except Hyunjin and Vivi have reportedly filed a lawsuit to suspend their contracts with BlockBerryCreative due to their trust in the company being damaged. BlockBerryCreative denies all claims.[2] On January 13, 2023, the Seoul Northern District Court announced that they ruled in favor of Kim Lip, along with HeeJin, JinSoul and Choerry, to suspend their exclusive contracts with BlockBerryCreative.[3][4] On February 1, a source from BlockBerryCreative confirmed that they will submit a petition asking to suspend their entertainment activities.[5]

On March 17, it was announced that she, alongside JinSoul, HeeJin and Choerry have signed exclusive contracts with MODHAUS, the record label founded by their former director Jaden Jeong.[6]

On April 1, she, alongside JinSoul, HeeJin and Choerry were revealed to be taking part in MODHAUS' strategy project ARTMS.[7]

On June 20, 2024, it was revealed that she, alongside JinSoul, HeeJin and Choerry won their lawsuit against Blockberry Creative.[8]

Personal life[]


Kim Lip, alongside Chuu, graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School on February 9, 2018. She was a student in the Practical Music Department.[9]


On February 28, 2022, BlockBerryCreative announced that fellow members Yeojin, HaSeul, and Vivi had tested positive for COVID-19. BlockBerry stated that other members, not named, had tested positive on the self home kit and that they that they are waiting for the PCR test to confirm. As a result, LOONA will not be participating in the first round of Queendom 2.[10] On the next day, BlockBerry announced that the PCR tests came back and Kim Lip along with seven other members had tested positive for COVID-19.[11]


Single albums[]




Music video appearance[]

Writing credits[]

  • All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated.[12]
Artist Song Album Type
LOONA "Not Friends" "Maxis by Ryan Jhun Pt. 2" Writing
LOONA "Playback" Flip That Writing
Ailee "Kiss Me Happy" Listen-Up EP.1
ODD EYE CIRCLE "Air Force One" <Version Up> Writing
ARTMS "Sparkle" <Dall> Writing
"Distress (조난)"


  • In her photoshoots, Kim Lip wore a shirt that supported the LGBT community.
  • Her nicknames are Dong Dong, Kimberly Lippington, KimLipstick (from HaSeul) and Moonmin (from ODD EYE CIRCLE).
  • Kim Lip trained for 1 year and 3 months prior to her debut single.
  • She can play the piano, guitar, and violin.
  • Her talent is dancing, and her hobbies are swimming, shopping and cooking.
  • She used to wear bottom braces.
  • Fans were also curious because of her birth name Kim Jung-eun which is the same as fellow South Korean actress Kim Jung-eun and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.


Main article: Kim Lip/Gallery


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