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2NE1 Members Profile & Facts

2NE1 Members
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2NE1 (투애니원) was a South Korean four-member Kpop girl group under YG Entertainment. The group members consisted of CL, Dara, and Park Bom and Minzy. They debuted on May 17, 2009 with the song “Fire”. Minzy left the group shortly before the disbandment.

2NE1 Profile

DebutMay 17, 2009–January 21, 2017
Active Years2009–present
2NE1 MembersCL, Dara, Park Bom
GenreK-pop, J-pop, Hip-hop, R&B, Dance-pop
LabelYG Entertainment
Oldest MemberPark Bom
Youngest MemberCL
Former MemberMinzy 
Fandom NameBLACKJACK (블랙잭)
Official Fan ColorHot Pink

2NE1 Facts:

– The group’s name, 2NE1, stands for “New Evolution of The 21st Century” and is pronounced “To anyone” or “Twenty-one”.
– The group appeared on BIGBANG’s song ‘Lollipop’ in 2009 prior to their debut.
– They won their first win with their debut song.
– The group was initially meant to be a trio but Sandara was later added to the group.
– The group made a Facebook event “2NE1 Welcome To My Country” in 2014 that the country who gave the most likes to the post would get a surprise visit from the group. Brazil came first and the group recorded a video promising them the visit but it never happened. (CLASH)
– 2NE1 only had two full albums in their entire career.
– They had long hiatuses that spanned for years and only released an album every 4 years.
– The members were often a subject of criticism for their looks and said YG often used to call them ‘ugly’.
– Their most viewed song is their song ‘I Am The Best’.
– The group was announced to be disbanded on November 25, 2016 and they released their final song ‘Goodbye’ on January 21, 2017.


– They were the first Korean artist to rank at the top of US Billboard 200 with ‘Crush’ and it became the highest charting Korean album for two years.
– All 70,000 tickets for their first Japanese concert were sold out in a day.
– They were the first Korean girl group to perform on Coachella’s main stage.
– 2NE1 were the first 2nd generation idol to reach 100 million cumulative streams on Spotify.

Minzy’s Departure & Disbandment

– Former member Minzy first left the group on April 5, 2016 to pursue her solo career and YG announced that the group would continue with three members but later abruptly announced in November 2016 that the group would disband.
– 2NE1 members weren’t informed of the group’s disbandment beforehand and only got to know through the news.
– Minzy wasn’t able to participate in the group’s final song ‘Goodbye’ because she was signed under a different agency.
– The members reunited at Coachella in 2022 and performed their song ‘I Am the Best’, their first performance after six years since disbandment. They also reunited again to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their debut in 2024.

Major Works

– Their popular songs include ‘I Am The Best’, ‘Come Back Home’ and ‘Lonely’


– They were the first girl group to receive both rookie and ‘Grand Prize’ award (Daesang) in their debut year and later became the first to win all three grand prizes in all three categories at the Mnet Asian Music Awards.

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Instagram: @2ne1xxi
Youtube: 2NE1
Twitter: @GlobalBlackjack
Weibo: 2NE1-YG
Facebook: 2NE1
Fancafe: 2NE1

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

2NE1 Members Profile

1. CL

CL (2NE1)
Stage NameCL (씨엘)
Birth NameLee Chae-rin (이채린)
PositionLeader, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Face of the Group, Maknae
BirthdayFebruary 26, 1991
Active Years2009–present
Age33 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height162 cm (5’3¾”)
Weight48 kg (106 lbs)
NationalitySouth Korean 
Blood TypeA
Representative ColorMetallic gold

CL Facts:

– CL is the most fluent in English among 2NE1 members.
– She entered YG at the age of 15.
– She’s very interested in fashion and beauty.
– Kanye West is one of her favorite artists.
– She’s a fan of wearing new designers and graduation pieces, and she loves listening to new music all the time. (Hypebae)
– Sunglasses are her favorite accessories.
– She loves taking long baths as it soothes her.
– Red Roses are her preferred type of flowers.
– She is friends with GOT7’s Jackson Wang.
– For her, the happiest moments are night runs, morning walks, or simple days where she feels good, eats good, and spends time with the people she loves. (PopBuzz)
– She doesn’t like going out a lot but loves going to art galleries.
– Her morning routine includes toner, serum, moisturizer, and sunscreen.
– She stated that “CL is like a mask, but with the attitude and character too. It’s armor for me”.
– She once rapped with a parrot on her shoulder.
– Her favourite band is Queen.
– She stays creative by not thinking too much.
– She considers being funny as her biggest strength.
– Her favourite lip colour is Dark Red.
– Mike Tyson and Bruce Lee were her most influential celebrities. (GQ Korea)
– She is the most honest with herself. (Marie Claire)
– She listened to Lauryn Hill growing up.
– Her last step in her beauty routine is spraying perfume.
– She prefers diamonds over pearls.
– She loves sleeping and seeing art on Instagram.
Read more facts about CL


Instagram: chaelincl
Youtube: CL Official Channel
Twitter: chaelinCL
TikTok: chaelincl
Weverse: cl
Facebook: ChaelinCL 

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

2. Bom

Park Bom (2NE1)
Park Bom
Stage NameBom (봄)
Birth NamePark Bom (박봄)
PositionMain Vocalist
BirthdayMarch 24, 1984
Active Years2005–present
Age40 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lbs)
Blood TypeAB
Representative ColorSeagreen

Bom Facts:

– Bom has suffered from lymphadenitis since her trainee period.
– She enjoys listening to music a lot.
– She believes that success is a matter of fate.
– She considers her voice as her number one treasure.
– She thinks the best feature on her face are her eyes.
– She relieves her stress by either crying or singing and eating ice cream. (TENSTAR)
– If she were on a deserted island, she would bring her cellphone, favorite food and boyfriend.
– Her essential makeup products are eyeliner, concealer and BB Cream.
– She gains a lot of swelling the next day if she eats a lot so she often drinks corn tea.
– She likes wearing short pants. (Anan Web)
– She rarely wears flowery or flowy clothes.
– She wants to collaborate with Christina Aguilera.
– She was considered to have a 4D personality in 2NE1.
– Bom is a fan of Ariana Grande and often listens to her songs.
– If she likes a song, she tends to listen to that one song for a while.
– Her pre-show ritual is closing her eyes and thinking about herself to get in the zone. (Fly TV)
– She loves makeup and started doing it in elementary school. (Allure 2013)
– Her nicknames include Bbang Bom, Jenny Park, and Bommie.
– She played soccer for four years.
– Her favorite song to perform is ‘You & I’ because it was her first solo song.
– On her off days, she likes to watch movies with her family, take naps and go swimming. (Anan Web)
– She collaborated with MAMAMOO‘s Wheein on her single “4:44”.
Read more facts about Bom

Instagram: @newharoobompark
Tiktok: @officialparkbom
Twitter:  @haroobomkum
Weibo: newharoobompark
Vlive: 박봄(Park Bom)
Youtube: Park Bom

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

3. Dara

Dara (2NE1)
Stage NameDara (다라)
Birth NamePark Sandara (박산다라)
PositionVocalist, Sub Rapper, Visual
BirthdayNovember 12, 1984
Active Years2004–present
Age39 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height162 cm ( 5 ft 3¾ in)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood TypeA
Representative ColorMetallic orange

Dara Facts:

– Dara has had a crush on Eun Ji Won from Sechskies for 22 years.
– Something she wants to tell to her past self is “Work hard, play harder, eat hardest.”
– She has so many sneakers (over 1000) that sometimes she mistakenly buys two pairs of the same shoes.
– She prefers baby-style with boyishness in men over tall, dark and handsome.  (뱀집 Ep.8)
– Her idol in Philippine is Regine Velasquez.
–  She likes wild things.
– She is more comfortable speaking in Tagalog.
– She met Eric Nam at Younha’s birthday party. (DAEBAK SHOW S3 EP16)
– Her favorite k-drama is the 2002 MBC drama ‘Miss Mermaid’.
– She was very shy and introverted before but became more extroverted after MCing.
– She cried a lot when she was 29 because she didn’t want to go in to 30s but now thinks 30s were more fun and less stressful than 20s. 
EXO‘s Chanyeol admires her a lot.
– She likes Gong Yoo’s drama ‘Coffee Prince’ and has seen it many times
– She doesn’t prefer buff or tall guys because she thinks they don’t match her well. (뱀집 Ep.8)
– She has a fear of large-sized animals.
– She relieves her stress through shopping and travelling.
– She thinks her eyes have charisma because a fortune teller told her that.
– Fans call her ‘Haekinssa’ (a super insider) because she is still shy but has a lot of friends. (DAEBAK SHOW S3 EP16)
– Her nicknames include ‘Sandy’ and ‘Krung-Krung’.
– She loves to collect sneakers.
– She likes to ride a bike alongside the Han River at night as a hobby. (allkpop)
Read more facts about Park Sandara

Website: artist-sandara.html

Instagram: @daraxxi | @ssantokki_xxi
Youtube: Dara TV
Twitter: @krungy21 
Weibo: @daraxxicn
TikTok: @sandarapark.official

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Spotify | Bugs | Melon | Apple Music | Deezer

Former Members:

4. Minzy

Minzy (2NE1)
Stage NameMinzy (민지)
Birth NameGong Minji (공민지)
PositionMain Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Lead Rapper, Maknae
BirthdayJanuary 18, 1994
Active Years2009–present
Age30 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height161 cm (5 ft 3¾)
Weight49 kg (108 pounds)
Blood TypeO
Representative ColorPurple

Minzy Facts:

– Minzy left the group when she was 22 years old.
– She said Sandara Park was like the mother of 2NE1.
– She likes the cyberpunk genre.
– She prefers short hair over long hair.
– She saves other celebrities and friends’ names as nicknames in her phone.
– She likes to read books and watch movies in her spare time.
– She is nicknamed ‘Minkki’.
– One movie that left an impression on her is ‘A Star Is Born’. (NME)
– She said that despite the huge age difference between the members and her, she didn’t feel the age gap and she and CL used to take care of Bom and Sandara Park.
– She is friends with Jeon Somi.
– She would like to eat mint chocolate bingsu.
– Her favorite 2NE1 song is ‘I Am the Best’.
– She relieves her stress through dancing as she said it makes her feel alive.
– She loves to take pictures.
– She has a collection of Gundam figures.
– Minzy was a big fan of Usher and ASAP Rocky when she was young. (Marie Claire Korea)
– She saved Red Velvet’s Wendy name as ‘Wandy’ because she is also a DJ ((DJ + Son Seung Wan)
– She strongly believes that ‘success can’t find you happiness’. (CLASH)
– She likes Harry Potter.
– She is a fan of the group Black Eyed Peas.
– She left the group April 5, 2016 to find her own direction.
– She was labeled as a traitor when she left the group and said it was hard to cope with the comments. (Video Star)
Read more facts about Minzy


Instagram: @_minzy_mz
Youtube: MINZY TV
Twitter: @mingkki21
TikTok: @@_minzy_mz
Facebook:  Realminzy
Weverse: minzy 

Streaming Platform Links
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