Red Velvet Members Profile and Facts you never know! [UPDATED]
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Red Velvet (레드벨벳) is a girl group that consists of 5 members: Irene, Wendy, Seulgi, Joy and Yeri. Red Velvet debuted on August 1, 2014, under S.M. Entertainment. In this article, we will tell you their profile and facts that you might never know before. Let’s dive right to it!
Red Velvet Members Profile
ReVelvet fandom: ReVeluv
ReVelvet Official Fan Color:Pastel Coral
ReVelvet Official Sites:
Official Website: redvelvet.smtown.com
Japanese Website: redvelvet-jp.net
Youtube: Red Velvet
V LIVE: Red Velvet
Red Velvet Irene Profile
Birth Name: Bae Ju Hyun (배주현)
Stage and Korean Name: Irene (아이린)
Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Center
Birthday: March 29, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 160 cm (5’3″) (Official) / 158 cm (5’2″) (Approx. real height)*
Weight: 44 kg (99 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: ENTJ
Chinese Zodiac: –
Representative animal: Cat (Happiness to #Cookie Jar), Rabbit (Summer Magic onwards)
Red Velvet Irene Facts
- She was born in Daegu, South Korea. She came to Seoul during her 3rd year of high school, in order to be a performer.
- Family: Parents, younger sibling
- Her nicknames are: Cabbage (Baechu), Mother, Hyun-ah, Grandma
- Her designated color is pink.
- Her representative fruit: Red-flesh Watermelon
- Her representative weapon: Axe
- Her representative drink: Pink Island Ice Tea (Ingredients: Red-flesh Watermelon, Pink Ukulele, Red Hibiscus flower)
- Specialties: Acting, Rapping
- She was cast in 2009 through public audition.
- Her nicknames are: Baechu, The 2nd Tiffany, Hyun-ah.
- She was a part of the predebut team SM Rookies.
- Irene studied at Haknam High School.
- She was close with f(x)’s Amber when they were trainees.
- Her favorite artist is BoA.
- Her hobbies are dancing, cooking seaweed soup for the members’ birthdays.
- She was in Henry’s “143” MV and SHINee’s “Why So Serious”
- Irene doesn’t eat chicken. “When I was young, I fell sick after eating chicken. So, I don’t eat it.” She also dislikes coffee.
- Irene normally doesn’t eat vegetables and she only eats them when they are in soups. (EYE CONTACT CAM)
- Her favorite color is purple.
- Many of the trainees thought Irene to be scary because she didn’t speak much. Because her Daegu dialect was so strong, she would just say “hello” and walk by others.
- Since then, she has fixed her accent and only speaks with the dialect when she’s speaking on the phone with her mom or overly excited. Others say that she was scary to approach because she was so pretty.
- When she was a trainee, she never dyed her hair and only kept it a pitch black.
- Irene was a member of an forum cafe for people dreaming of being an idol predebut.
- Reason for becoming a performer: enjoyed singing and dancing very much and really likes the feeling of being on stage.
- From May 1, 2015 to June 24, 2016, Irene hosted KBS Music Bank with model Park Bogum.
- On October 14, Irene became a host of OnStyle’s fashion show Laundry Day.
- In the same month, she became a panelist on the KBS show Trick & True with band mate Wendy.
- Her favorite movie is “The notebook”.
- Irene made her acting debut with webdrama ‘The Female Employees of a Game Company’ as female lead A-reum.
- She like quiet and comfortable music. She also likes rock and ballads.
- Her favorite number is 43 , the reason being 143 can mean ‘I Love You’
- Her specialty is modern dance.
- She can imitate Doraemon.
- Irene is friends with Sehun of EXO.
- Irene’s co-members call her “Eomma”. (Red Velvet second time guesting in Weekly Idol)
- Because of her sensitive sense of smell, she will often keep around nice fragrances to help.
- She also enjoys going to Ttukseom Island at Han River where she will sit on a mat at night to meditate and talk to herself about little things concerning life or go to Bukchon district 8 to do sightseeing and even visit the folk museum.
- Naturally very flexible (ranks the highest in flexibility in Red Velvet with 28cm while last place measured 15cm).
- She admits being insecure of herself and will often ask people around her if she has done well or not.
- Her preferred type of fashion is something comfortable and clean. Like a loose shirt and regular bottoms.
- She usually doesn’t rely on people, she works to become an unnie that the kids can rely on instead.
- She always works things out on her own by sorting out her own thoughts and embracing the new things presented to her.
- Since she was young, she was never good at telling other people her stories or problems.
- Because she is a person that doesn’t regularly express herself, she uses the stage to take that opportunity. She says she’s the type that believes it’s important for her to feel her emotions when on stage and being able to express herself in that way is important.
- It was pointed out that she seems happy with trivial things in life and she admits that lately, she does realize that.
- Her favorite way of relieving stress is to create mind maps to organise her thoughts.
- She collects notes, journals and anything that is purple.
- She claims that she has a habit of clinging to others by linking arms and holding hands.
- Her stage name, Irene, comes from Greek mythology, meaning “goddess of peace.”
- She has acrophobia.
- She likes literature. She is also strict about grammar and spellings.
- Joy says that Irene is shy and can appear cold but is really warm and kind once you get to know her.
- Irene is close with Mamamoo’s Solar.
- Irene really wanted to go to Wendy’s house in Canada, she mentioned it in many shows as her dream destination.
- Irene has a very good luck while Wendy has a very bad luck. (As seen on every videos/shows they attend, Irene would always win while Wendy always loses).
- In April 20 2015 Irene was chosen to be the new female MC together with Park Bogum in KBS2TV’s Music Bank.
- Irene ranked #71 on the list of “The Most Beautiful Faces of 2016”.
- Irene ranked #55 on the list of “The Most Beautiful Faces of 2017”.
- Irene is ranked 41th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018”.
- She used to share a room with Seulgi and Wendy.
- Irene’s ideal type is someone warm.
Red Velvet Seulgi Profile
Birth Name: Kang Seul Gi (강슬기)
Stage and Korean Name: Seulgi (슬기)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: February 10, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 164 cm (5’5″) (Official) / 161 cm (5’3″) (Real height)*
Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: ISFP
Chinese Zodiac: –
Representative animal: Unicorn (Happiness to #Cookie Jar), Polar Bear (Summer Magic era only), Brown Bear (2019 Season’s Greeting teaser release onwards)
Education: Byungmal Middle School; Seoul School of Performing Arts
Red Velvet Seulgi Facts
- She was born in Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
- Family: Dad, mom, oppa (t/n: older brother), grandmother
- Her nicknames are: Kkangseul, GomDoli and Teddy Bear
- Her designated color is yellow/tangerine.
- Her representative fruit: Pineapple
- Her representative weapon: Knife
- Her representative drink: Yellow Breeze (Ingredients: Pineapple, Yellow Igloo, Sunflower)
- Specialties: Guitar, Japanese.
- She was a part of the predebut team SM Rookies and was the first member to be revealed.
- She has been a trainee since 2007
- Casted in 2007 through public audition.
- She almost debuted with the stage name Rowoon.
- During her training years, she experienced a slump when her voice couldn’t come out so she started training her dance more and became what it is today.
- Seulgi is known for having a calm personality.
- She can play the guitar.
- Her hobbies are drawing and playing the guitar.
- She featured in Henry’s song “Butterfly” predebut
- She is friends with f(x)’s Krystal and Sulli also Super Junior’s Kyuhyun.
- She was in Henry’s “Fantastic” MV
- Seulgi was a co host on the show “Idol Battle Likes” for the first episode.
- She is the only member who has single eyelids.
- She got the nickname “Bear” from label mate Amber from f(x).
- Her ways of relieving stress are organising thoughts by writing in a diary, eating with the people she likes and going to the Karaoke alone.
- Her favorite number is 20 because she thinks it’s a pretty number.
- She collects stickers, pens and notes.
- Seulgi likes vegetables. (Eye contact cam)
- Her role model is Beyonce
- Her real height is 160cm (5’3″) (measured during “Kids These Day (Cool Kids)” show ).
- She’s really good/awesome in drawing. She once drew Taeyeon and it looked real.
- She has shown an imitation of an ostrich in various variety shows.
- Seulgi likes to color coordinate her clothing. (Red Velvet’s Competitive Game Night)
- Seulgi was mentioned by labelmate Kyuhyun from Super Junior, gaining some attention before debut.
- She starred in a musical arranged by the company entitled School Oz, playing the lead role of Dorothy.
- In July 2016, she released the song “Don’t Push Me” with Wendy as part of the soundtrack of the KBS2 drama, Uncontrollably Fond
- Seulgi, Wendy and other SM artists released a digital single titled “Sound of Your Heart” for SM Station on December 30, 2016.
- In January 2017, she released the song “You’re the Only One I See” with Wendy as part of the soundtrack of the KBS2 drama, Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth.
- She also released a duet titled “Darling U” with Super Junior’s Yesung on January 22, as part of SM Station.
- On September 30, 2017 Seulgi officially released the song “그대는 그렇게/ You, Just Like That” for the MMORPG (Massively multiplayer online role-playing game) “Blade & Soul” produced by NCSOFT
- She is featured on Zion.T album’s title track “Hello Tutorial” released October 15, 2018.
- She likes pringles so much, that fans have nicknamed her “sringles”.
- Her favorite type of clothes are dark colors and chic clothing.
- Her favorite movie is “The apple of my eye”
- Her favorite type of music is Calming Music, New Age and Acoustic music.
- Her favorite color is orange because it’s a color of a refreshing vitamin.
- Seulgi is close with Mamammo’s Moonbyul and Blackpink’s Jisoo.
- Seulgi ranked #71 on the list of Most Beautiful Faces 2015. She also ranked #29 on the list of Most Beautiful Faces 2016.
- Seulgi was chosen as the member who shops the most. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
- She used to shares a room with Irene and Wendy.
- Seulgi ranked #23 on the list of “The Most Beautiful Faces 2017”.
- Seulgi is ranked 20th on TC Candler “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018”.
- She was on King of Masked Singer Episode 79 as “Masterpiece of the Weekend, Cinema Heaven”.
- Seulgi was, alongside other 6 female idols, in “Idol Drama Operation Team” tv program. They created a 7 members girl group, called Girls Next Door , which debuted on July 14, 2017.
- She is part of SM Station X girl group project: Seulgi x SinB x Chungha x Soyeon.
- Seulgi’s ideal type: Someone comfortable, laughs a lot and looks pretty when they laugh.
Red Velvet Wendy Profile
Birth Name: Wendy (웬디)
Stage Name: Wendy (웬디)
Korean Name: Son Seung Wan (손승완)
Position: Rapper, Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: August 14, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 160 cm (5’3″) (Official) / 159 cm (5’3’’) (Approx. real height)*
Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
Blood Type: O
MBTI Type: ISFP
Chinese Zodiac: –
Representative animal: Deer (Happiness to #Cookie Jar), Squirrel (Summer Magic onwards)
Education: Shattuck-Saint Mary’s School; Richmond Hill High School
Red Velvet Wendy Facts
- She was born in Seongbuk-dong, Seoul, South Korea.
- Family: Parents, an older sister (Son Seung-hee)
- Her nicknames are: Olaf, Wan-ah
- Her designated color is blue.
- Her representative fruit: Blue-flesh Orange
- Her representative weapon: Scissors
- Her representative drink: Blue Crush (Ingredients: Blue-flesh Orange, Blue Cassette Tape, Blue Leaf-Tree)
- Specialties: Music Instruments (piano, guitar, flute and saxophone)
- She lived until her fifth year of elementary school in Korea, then she moved to Canada with her older sister, to study abroad.
- She left Korea when she was in the 5th grade.
- She used to make YouTube videos, but she deleted her account
- She tried out for Cube Entertainment before SM Entertainment
- She was a part of the predebut team SM Rookies- She can speak English and Korean.
- Wendy is known for her rich expressions and reactions.
- She can play the piano, guitar, flute, saxophone.
- Her hobbies are: finding rare songs, cooking, walking by cafes, singing.
- Wendy has also collaborated with rapper Yuk Ji-dam for the song “Return”, one of the OSTs of KBS2’s drama Who Are You: School 2015. The song was released on June 8, 2015 and debuted at #31 on the Gaon Singles Chart.
- She released another song “Let You Know” for the soundtrack of the JTBC drama D-Day on October.
- On January 9, 2016, she became a panelist on We Got Married
- On King of Mask Singer (episode 43 aired on January 24, 2016), she participated as a contestant with the stage name “Space Beauty Maetel”
- Wendy released a collaboration single with with Ricky Martin called “Vente Pa’ Ca”.
- Wendy released a collaboration single with Eric Nam titled “Spring Love” on March 4, 2016, as part of S.M. Entertainment’s SM Station project
- She says she loves music because both of her parents were music lovers.
- She knows she wanted to become a singer since she was 5.
- She likes all genres of music.
- Her favorite movies are ” Begin Again ” and ” The Fault in our Stars ”
- Her favorite type of clothes are casual attires and something plain and simple.
- She has an extremely bright and positive attitude.
- She was a member of the Richmond Hill HS Show Choir and participated as a soprano
- She can imitate Christina Confalonieri
- She is known as a “reaction queen”.
- Being raised in Canada, she can speak English.
- Her favorite number is 77.
- The other members picked her as the healthiest member.
- She is very smart and had excellent grades during her school education. She received the Obama Presidential Awards in 8th grade and her name has been engraved at the school’s hall of fame.
- She is able to speak four different languages – English, Korean, Spanish and French.
- She does other members’ nails.
- She would like to learn playing the jazz bass and drums.
- She would like to learn Chinese and Japanese to communicate with fans.
- Wendy was chosen as the member who is most different on screen and off-screen. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
- Wendy stays up late at night baking goodies for others.
- Wendy has the least aegyo within the members.
- Wendy dislikes the sunlight.
- Wendy said she is a big fan of Joy. (Source at 7:47)
- According to the other members, Wendy is the most beautiful without make-up.
- Wendy has a very bad luck while Irene has a very good luck. (As seen on every videos/shows they attend, Irene would always win while Wendy always loses).
- Wendy likes two bands called LANY and The 1975. (EYE CONTACT CAM)
- When Wendy was in Dallas, she said she likes the sound of cars honking. (EYE CONTACT CAM)
- She used to share a room with Irene and Seulgi.
- On December 25, 2019 Wendy fell off stage during rehearsals for 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon.
- She took a year off for recovery, as she suffered fractures in her pelvis and wrist, as well as facial injuries.
- Wendy is set to debut as a soloist on April 5, 2021 with first mini album ‘Like Water’.
- Wendy’s ideal type: Someone respectful, caring and who is pretty when they laugh, also someone who eats well. Someone who is like her dad.
Red Velvet Joy Profile
Birth Name: Park Soo Young (박수영)
Stage and Korean Name: Joy (조이)
Position: Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: September 3, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 168 cm (5’6″) (Official) / 167 cm (5’6″) (Approx. real height)*
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: INFP
Chinese Zodiac: –
Representative animal: Canary (Happiness to #Cookie Jar), Chick (Summer Magic onwards)
Education: School of Performing Arts Seoul (Acting Arts major).
Red Velvet Joy Facts
- She was born in Jeju Island, South Korea.
- Family: Parents, two younger sisters
- Her nicknames are: Doongdoongie, cute Joy, Malgeumi (bright)
- Her designated color is green.
- Her representative fruit: Green Kiwi (not to be confused with Golden Kiwi)
- Her representative weapon: Submachine Gun
- Her representative drink: Green Sunrise (Ingredients: Green Kiwi, Green Light Bulb, Green Leaf)
- She appeared in “We Got Married”, where her virtual husband was Sungjae (BTOB)
- She was cast in 2012 Global Audition in Seoul.
- She was not a part of SM Rookies.
- She’s acting in the dramas “The Liar and His Lover” (2017) and “The Great Seducer” (2018).
- Joy is a perfectionist and likes to plan things ahead of time. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
- She can sing trot.
- She can imitate Mr. Krabs from Spongebob.
- Her hobbies are watching movies and singing good songs.
- Some of her favorite foods are sushi, chicken, pizza without the crust, and grilled eel.
- She is obsessed with mint choco ice cream.
- Her favorite type of clothes are comfortable clothes. A cardigan over a dress
- She collects lip balm.
- She takes the most selfies out of all the members.
- To keep fit, rather than constant excessive dieting, she eats what she likes in small portions and exercises as well as do pilates.
- Her favorite number is 31 because she likes to eat ice cream (Baskin Robbins has 31 flavors).
- One of her favorite singers is Ariana Grande.
- She said on “Sugarman 2″ that she was a fan of MeloMance and Gummy. Recently, she has covered artists such as Baek Ye-rin, Bibi and recommended R&B artist, Hoody.
- She claims that she has a habit of spacing out.
- Her ways of relieving stress are going around on her own and meeting up and talking with her sisters.
- She’s said to resemble actress ” Kim Yoo Jung ”
- Super Junior’s Eunhyun helped Joy learn how to dance.
- Her favorite color is red, but green is her designed color given by SM, (she said it on their vlive special.)
- Joy often gets emotional when she thinks of her mother or when others talk about family.
- If she wouldn’t be a singer, she would have been a kindergarten teacher. (TMI interview with GQ Korea in 2020).
- She love dogs.
- Joy has a pet dog named Haetnim.
- Her dog has an Instagram account: @haetnimee.
- When Joy debuted as a Red Velvet member, her father’s words when he saw the debut stage was that she was scary because she smiled too much. (Joy actually didn’t really smile and she didn’t know how to be cute at that time).
- Her nickname was “snob” because she didn’t really smile before.
- According to Joy, the toughest part of her day was brushing her teeth.
- She is close to Oh Hayoung (A Pink), Yerin (G Friend), actor Kim Min-jae, Woosung (LUCY).
- Joy and Yerin of GFriend were classmates on School of Performing Arts.
- Joy was chosen as the member who gets jealous easily. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
- Joy was chosen as the member who has a very fragile heart and who gets emotional very easily. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
- Joy was chosen as the member who craves the most attention from her members and likes to be acknowledged and complimented by her members so that she can boost her confidence. Wendy is the member who usually compliments her the most. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
- When she was young, she was told by adults to join Miss Korea since she was pretty and thus inspired her to practice for it.
- She experienced unrequited love in middle school when she was forced to represent her grade for basketball along with a friend in her class. The friend took care of her well and helped her with basketball.
- She has a driver’s license. (“Salty Tour”)
- As a child, she was obsessed with trot music.
- She loves animals and has volunteered at animal shelters several times before.
- She likes to watch dog training videos in her spare time.
- She likes to watch videos related to Red Velvet.
- Since she’s the oldest in her family, she didn’t have much aegyo growing up and had to practice smiling when she trained in SM.
- Her stage name, Joy, was given to her by a vocal coach.
- She struggled with her dancing pre-debut.
- She appeared on King of Masked Singer as Bandabi, and won the first round of competition (ep 122).
- She is also close to NCT’s Doyoung and has a duet Christmas song together called “First Christmas.”
- She has had two singles appear on Gaon Digital Chart peaking in their top ten (“Always in My Heart” with Seul-ong in 2016 and “Introduce Me A Good Person” in 2020).
- Around the time of receiving some praise from producers and music host You Hee-yeol, she opened up a small music studio, and has expressed interest in creating her own music.
- Picked by her co-members as the most “passionate”/”driven” member (Arena Homme+ October 2020 interview).
- For her Espoir makeup shoot, she personally chose white Aster kind, which are her birth flower, also her favorite flower.
- Wendy said she is a big fan of Joy. (Source at 7:47)
- She used to share a room with Yeri.
- Joy debuted as a soloist with album “Hello” on May 31st, 2021.
- On August 23, 2021, both P NATION & SM Ent. confirmed she’s in a relationship with Crush.
- Joy’s ideal type: Someone who lives by the rules, works hard on their stuff, has a clear thought of their own
Red Velvet Yeri Profile
Birth Name: Kim Ye Rim (김예림)
Stage and Korean Name: Yeri (예리)
English Name: Katy
Position: Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Maknae
Birthday: March 5, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 160 cm (5’3″) (Official) / 158 cm (5’2″) (Approx. real height)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: o
MBTI Type: INFP
Representative animal: Turtle
Education: hanlim Music Art Schoool
Red Velvet Yeri Facts
- She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
- She has three younger sisters: Yoo Rim (1 year younger), Ye Eun (9 years younger), Chae Eun (12 years younger).
- The youngest is 13 years younger than her, the 2nd youngest is 10 years younger than her)
- Her designated color is purple.
- Her representative fruit: Violet Grape (not to be confused with Green Grape)
- Her representative weapon: Beast
- Her representative drink: Violet Punch (Ingredients: Violet Grape, Violet Game-Controller, Violet Rocket)
- Her nicknames are: Squirtle (the reason being her resemblance to the character), Yeriana (because her favorite singer is Ariana Grande) and Malgeumi (bright).
- Her English name is Katy. (vLive)
- She calls herself Yerm. (vLive)
- She got the first rank in her class with amazing grades.
- She joined the group in the beginning of 2015
- Belongs to the group of 6 girls who participated in the SMTOWN concert .
- She was part of SM Rookies
- She speaks basic English.
- Her favorite color is pink
- She likes Hello Kitty
- Her favorite number is 17.
- From May 9 to November 14, 2015, with label mate Minho from SHINee and N from VIXX, she hosted MBC’s music program, Show! Music Core.
- She never walked in high heels until she had to film for Red Velvet’s ” Automatic ” MV
- Her favorite food is Tuna Kimchi Fried Rice
- She likes chocolate and strawberry ice cream.
- Yeri loves perfumes.
- Red velvet says she’s the messiest member.
- She used share a room with Joy.
- Yeri often plays hide and seek with her sisters.
- She’s the most sociable in the group. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
- She is friends with actress Kim Sae Ron and they would often post pictures of each other on instagram.
- She’s close friends with Twice’s Nayeon. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
- She also classmate with Chuu from LOONA.
- Sana (TWICE) gave Yeri the nickname “Mingming” (vlive 171127)
- She took part in composing and writing the lyrics for singer Ragoon’s title track “Story” from his newest album “Talking”.
- She’s starring in the variety show “Secret Unnie”.
- Yeri debuted as a songwriter in 2018, she has written the most recent title track for Ragoon, a JYP artist.
- She also wrote her and Irene’s rap in “Red Flavor”.
- Yeri’s ideal type: A man who is mannerly and can be caring to her.
Who is the Most Beautiful in Red Velvet?
Irene is the most beautiful member in Red Velvet as she is often praised as the epitome of the Korean beauty standard.
How Many Members are there in Red Velvet?
Red Velvet (레드벨벳) is a five member girl group under SM Entertainment. They originally started with four member on their first debut on August 1, 2014 with the single “Happiness”. Yeri was added on the group in March 2015.
Red Velvet Debut
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