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Red Velvet Irene – Member Profile and Facts

Below is the profile and facts of Red Velvet’s Irene.

Irene is the leader of Red Velvet. She is also a main rapper and main dancer of the group.

She’s the oldest member, with the age gap being 8 years between her and the maknae of the group.

She is known for her head-turning beauty and her intimidating, yet charismatic appearance.

Red Velvet Irene Member Profile and Facts

Biography – Member Profile and Facts:

  • Stage Name:Irene
  • Real Name:Bae Joo-hyun
  • Nickname: Hyun-ah (It’s what her mother calls her), and Baechu.
  • Position:Leader, main rapper, main dancer
  • Born:March 29th, 1991
  • Hometown: Daegu, South Korea
  • AstrologicalZodiac Sign: Aries
  • Chinese Zodiac Sign: Goat
  • Family: Mother, Father, and a younger sibling.
  • Height:161cm or 5 feet 3 inches
  • Weight:44kg or 97lbs
  • Blood Type:A
  • Habits: Holding hands and linking arms.
  • Personality: Shy


  • Favorite Foods: Anything except for chicken. She says that eating chicken makes her feel ill.
  • Favorite Hobbies: Dancing, cooking seaweed soup.
  • Favorite Color:Pink and purple.
  • Favorite Movie:The Notebook
  • Favorite Music:Quiet and comfortable music. She also likes ballads and rock.
  • Favorite Numbers:43, because it means “I Love You” in Korean.
  • Favorite Types of Clothes: Something clean and simple. Like pants and a t-shirt.
  • Favorite Motto: “Concentrate on lifting up the mood, like the lyrics in our song “Happiness”. Or “Focus on things that bring my mood up.”
  • Ideal Type: Someone who is a warm.


  • Role Models: BoA
  • Celebrities they’re close with: f(x)’s Amber.

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Red Velvet Irene’s Fun Facts:

  • She collects notes, diaries, and purple things.
  • She likes to create mind maps to create an illustration of her thoughts and things she has learned. It’s her way of coping with stress.
  • She loves good fragrances.
  • If she could pick her roommate, she would pick Wendy. Wendy is very clean person.
  • She was part of the SM Rookie’s pre-debut team.
  • Before debuting, she starred in SHINee’s “Why So Serious” music video.
  • She starred in Henry’s “143” music video.
  • She starred in Kyuhyun’s “Gwanghwamun” music video.
  • She has been with SM Entertainment since 2009.
  • She wants to be a leader who can communicate a lot and listen to her members.
  • As an SM Rookie, she was part of the “Be Natural” and “My Girlfriend Irene” videos.
  • She had pictorials in SM’s “The Celebrity” magazine and “OhBoy!” magazine.
  • People call her the 2nd
  • In Daegu, she was famous for being an Ulzzang (pretty face).
  • She has a “Satoori” accent.
  • She is a very flexible person.
  • She is insecure, so she needs a lot of reassurance and compliments.
  • On May 1st, 2015, she became an MC for Music Bank.
  • She was a trainee at the same time as f(x). She became very good friends with Amber.
  • She wanted to become a celebrity because she liked singing and dancing. She loved the feeling she got when she stood up on stage at talent shows.
  • As a trainee, everyone thought she was scary. She didn’t speak much and she had a strong Daegu dialect.
  • She is the shortest of the Red Velvet members.
  • People mistake her for the youngest member.
  • She seems shy and serious on-stage, but the members say she is very playful and child-like off-stage.
  • She excels at modern dance.
  • She likes going to Ttukseom Island at Hangang River to meditate.
  • She also likes visiting folk museums.
  • She’s very kept to herself. She doesn’t like sharing her problems.

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