ARIAZ Members and Group Profile


ARIAZ (아리아즈) was a South Korean girl group that debuted on October 24, 2019 with the mini album “Grand Opera” under Star Empire subsidiary, Rising Star Entertainment. The group consisted of six members, Yunji, Dawon, Sihyeon, Yeori, Hyogyeong and Jueun.

ARIAZ Profile and Facts

Debut: October 24, 2019
Active Years: 4
ARIAZ Members: Yunji, Dawon, Sihyeon, Yeori, Hyogyeong, Jueun
Genre: K-pop, R&B, Dance
Status: Disbanded
Label: Rising Star Entertainment
Oldest Member: Yunji
Youngest Member: Jueun
Fandom Name: Achoo (아쯔)
Disbandment Year: April 10, 2022

ARIAZ Facts:

– The group was known as Empire Girls pre-debut, but Rising Star Entertainment announced that the group would debut under the name Ariaz.
– Ariaz’s debut showcase was held at Ilji Art Hall in Gangnam, Seoul, hosted by the popular MC Ding Dong.
– Ariaz released their latest single, “Hot & Cold (2021)”, a remake of Jewelry’s hit song “Hot & Cold,” on September 30, 2021.
– The group was formerly known as “Empire Girls,” “Star Empire Girls,” and “OMZM” before their debut.
– The group’s popular songs include “Moonlight Aria,” “Drama,” and “Hot & Cold (2021)”.
– Ariaz had four vocalists in the team.
– Ariaz’s role model was Apink, and the practice room they used was the room where members of Apink used to practice.
– Two of Ariaz’s songs, “I Like You” and “Hot & Cold (2021)” are the remake versions of Jewelry’s hit songs.
– The group’s digital single “I Like You” was released as a 20th-anniversary project for Jewelry’s debut, a senior group under the same management company.
– In 2021, Ariaz held many online signing events for fans and also had an online mini-concert.
– The group performed on Mnet’s MCountdown, Music Bank, and SBS Inkigayo in 2019.
– They held a busking performance at COEX Winner Festival Daon Stage on December 30, 2019.
– The group appeared on Arirang Radio’s program “Super K-pop” on November 4, 2019.
– Jueun took an indefinite hiatus from group activities due to anxiety on September 15, 2021 and announced her departure from the group on April 11, 2022 through an Instagram post.
– The band was disbanded on April 10, 2022, after Hyogyeong, Yunji, and Yeori ended their contracts with the company.
– YunJi was the oldest and the leader of the group while Jueun was the maknae.
– Three members, Hyogyeong, Yunji, and Yeori, terminated their contracts because of prolonged COVID-19 and deteriorating company management.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: ariaz.official
Youtube: ARIAZ
Twitter: official_ARIAZ
TikTok: @ariaz_official
Facebook: ARIAZ
Fancafe: ARIAZ.official
Vlive: AB8A75

Streaming Platform Links
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ARIAZ Members Profile, Biography and Facts

1. Yunji Member Profile

Yunji (Ariaz Members)

Stage Name: Yunji (윤지)
Birth Name: Kim Yunji (김윤지)
Occupation: Singer, Dancer
Birthday: August 26, 1996
Age 27 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 11
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 154 cm (5’0’’)
Weight: 40 kg (88 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: AB

Yunji Facts:

– Yunji was the leader, dancer, and main vocalist of the group.
– She was roommates with Dawon and was also in charge of choreography.
– Her nickname is “Yunji Kim” because she looks like a doll.
– She enjoys reading essays and books.
– She once ate cheese chicken stir-fried noodles in lunch for three months straight because she enjoyed eating them.
– She takes three nutritional supplements in the morning: royal jelly, vitamins, and propolis.
– She was the first member to join Star Empire in 2013 but left the agency on April 10, 2022, after terminating her contract with Rising Star Entertainment.
– Her favorite food is kimchi, and she hates eating carrots.
Read More Facts About Yunji

Social Media Handles
Instagram: yunjibang_2v
Youtube: 윤쯔
TikTok: @yunji_ariaz

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

2. Dawon Member Profile

Dawon (Ariaz Members)

Stage Name: Dawon (다원)
Birth Name: Lee Dawon (이다원)
Occupation: Singer
Birthday: December 2, 1996
Age 27 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 9
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 156.9 cm (5’1″)
Weight: na
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: O

Dawon Facts:

– She was the main vocalist in Ariaz.
– She, along with Sihyeon, was responsible for designing the concept and style of the group’s choreography.
– If stranded on a deserted island, Dawon would choose tteokbokki as her preferred item to bring along.
– She dislikes eating raw oysters and carrots.
– Dawon and Sihyeon joined Star Empire in 2015.
– She has two older brothers and she is the youngest in her family.
– On April 10, 2022, it was announced that Dawon would remain with the agency, but she would pursue different activities.
– Dawon’s hobbies include playing Overwatch, and her preferred character to play is Lucio.
Read More Facts About Dawon

Social Media Handles
Instagram: dawonha.e
TikTok: @dawon_ariaz

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

3. Sihyeon Member Profile

Sihyeon (Ariaz Members)

Stage Name: Sihyeon (시현)
Birth Name: Kang Sihyeon (강시현)
Occupation: Singer
Birthday: July 15, 1998
Age 25 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 8
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 160 cm (5’3”)
Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: A

Sihyeon Facts:

– Sihyeon was the visual and lead vocalist of the group.
– She trained for five years and two months before debuting with Ariaz.
– Sihyeon’s family consists of her parents and an older brother.
– She completed her education at Surak High School.
– She was roommates with Jueun.
– She loves to eat sour foods.
– She can easily impersonate vocal cords.
– Her preferred music genre is ballad.
– Her favorite food is giblets.
– She hates eating mushrooms, sashimi and other fish-based foods.
Read More Facts About Sihyeon

Social Media Handles
Instagram: sihyeon_shine
TikTok: @sihyeon_ariaz

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

4. Yeori Member Profile

Yeori (Ariaz Members)

Stage Name: Yeori (여리)
Birth Name: Choi Yeori (최여리)
Occupation: Singer, Dancer
Birthday: September 8, 1999
Age 24 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 7
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 162 cm (5’3″)
Weight: na
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: AB

Yeori Facts:

– Yeori was the main rapper, dancer, and vocalist in Ariaz.
– She graduated from Hanlim Entertainment Arts High School, where she studied at the Department of Practical Dance.
– Yeori used to dance ballet between the ages of six and eight.
– She enjoys reading self-help books.
– Yeori’s favorite foods are Soft Tofu Stew and Sundubu Jjigae (Spicy Soft Tofu Stew).
– Chocolate snacks are her favorite.
– She hates eating mushrooms and eggplants.
– Yeori’s favorite color is red.
– Due to poor eyesight, she wears glasses and contact lenses.
– Currently, she is not signed under any agency.
Read More Facts About Yeori

Social Media Handles
Instagram: yeolh_e
Twitter: @yeori_ariaz

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

5. Hyogyeong Member Profile

Hyogyeong (Ariaz Members)

Stage Name: Hyogyeong (효경)
Birth Name: Jang Hyogyeong (장효경)
Occupation: Lead Vocalist, Lead Rapper
Birthday: November 15, 1999
Age 24 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 10
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 167 cm (5’6”)
Weight: 47 kg (105 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: B

Hyogyeong Facts:

– Hyogyeong was the rapper and lead singer of the group.
– She was a trainee for 5 years before her debut in the group.
– In December 2016, Hyogyeong joined Star Empire as the fifth group member.
– During her third year of middle school, she was a class president.
– Her preferred food includes chicken, taiyaki, and cream puffs, while she dislikes eating sashimi.
– Due to her resembling a frog, Hyogyeong was given the nickname “Hyogul.”
– Hyogyeong has a peculiar habit of wearing socks before putting on her clothes.
– Her family consists of her parents, older sister, and younger brother.
– Besides singing, she is skilled in swimming, golf, and skiing.
– Hyogyeong’s MBTI personality type is ENFP.
Read More Facts About Hyogyeong

Social Media Handles
Instagram: zang_hyo
Youtube: heya8352
TikTok: @hyogyeong_ariaz

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

6. Jueun Member Profile

Jueun (Ariaz Members)

Stage Name: Jueun (주은)
Birth Name: Jo Jueun (조주은)
Occupation: Singer
Birthday: January 27, 2001
Age 23 (in May 2024)
Active Years: 8
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 161 cm (5’2″)
Weight: na
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: AB

Jueun Facts:

– Jueun was the youngest member and sub-vocalist of the group.
– She attended Hanlim Entertainment Arts High School and studied in the Practical Music Department.
– Initially, Jueun joined Star Empire as the fourth member, but she left for a while before returning in April 2018.
– Jueun’s specialty is photography.
– Yunji nicknamed her “Snout” (쥬둥이).
– Due to bullying rumors, Jueun took an indefinite hiatus from the group on September 15, 2021, citing anxiety and mental instability.
– On April 11, 2022, Jueun announced via her Instagram that she was leaving the group.
– In October 2019, a complaint was filed against Jueun regarding school violence, but after an investigation, her side claimed that there was no such history on her part.
– The matter seems to have been resolved amicably between the parties, and the news eventually subsided.
Read More Facts About Jueun

Social Media Handles
Instagram: j_uu_n.i
TikTok: @jueun_ariaz

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