Girl Groups

BABYMONSTER Members Profile & Facts


BABYMONSTER (베이비몬스터) is a seven-member girl group under YG Entertainment. The group consist of  Ruka, Pharita, Asa, Ahyeon, Rami, Rora, and Chiquita. They first made their debut on November 27, 2023, with the digital single “Batter Up” as a six member group. They later made their debut with all members on April 1, 2024 with the mini album ‘BABYMONS7ER’.


DebutNovember 27, 2023
April 1, 2024
Active Years2023-present
BABYMONSTER MembersRuka, Pharita, Asa, Ahyeon, Rami, Rora, Chiquita
GenrePop, Dance
LabelYG Entertainment
Oldest MemberRuka
Youngest MemberChiquita
Former MemberN/A
Fandom NameN/A


– BABYMONSTER’s colors are Electrical Pink and Electrical Blue.
– The group is also known as BAEMON, and both names were trademarked by YG Entertainment in 2020
– Their final lineup was revealed on May 11, 2023.
– It is the first girl group to debut under YG Entertainment that is not produced by the famous producer Teddy.
– YG previously announced that the group would debut in 2021, but the year passed without any news.
– All the members of the group excel in vocals, rap, and dance, and the group is proficient in various languages, including Korean, English, Japanese, Thai, and Chinese.
– BABYMONSTER ranked 9th in a survey of “Most Anticipated Artists of Late 2021 and 2022” by 200 industry workers from various fields.
– The company debuted the girl group seven years after BLACKPINK.
– YG uploaded a short intro of the group, and it surpassed 15 million views in three days.
– BABYMONSTER’s youtube channel surpassed 1 million subscribers fifty-two days after making the account’s handle.
– On January 2, YG Entertainment’s stock price increased by 6.96% due to the news of their debut. It started at 46,550 won and reached a high of 49,000 won (11.74%) during the day.
– BABY MONSTER first debuted with six members as Ahyeon did not participate in the debut due to health reasons but she is still a member of the group.

Social Media Handles
Instagram: babymonster_ygofficial
Youtube: officialBABYMONSTER
Twitter: ygbabymonster_
TikTok: babymonster_yg_tiktok
Facebook: BABYMONSTER.ygofficial

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

BABYMONSTER Members Profile

1. Ruka

Stage NameRuka (루카)
Birth NameKawai Ruka (河井瑠花)
PositionMain Dancer, Main Rapper
BirthdayMarch 20, 2002
Active Years2015-present
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height164/165 cm (5’4″)
Blood TypeN/A
Representative EmojiSloth (🦥)

Ruka Facts:

– She has a training period of four years.
– She doesn’t have any siblings.
– She is skilled in hip-hop dancing.
– She can speak three languages: Korean, Japanese, and English.
– She started dancing when she was six years old.
– Ruka was introduced as the last member of “BABY MONSTER.”
– She used to train at PLATINUM PRODUCTION in 2017.
– YG Entertainment’s CEO praised her dancing skills and said that he never had to criticize her dancing skills.
– She enjoys working out and doing Pilates.
– Ruka sang the song ‘Top Off’ by DJ Khaled for her audition at YG Entertainment.
– She is roommates with Parita and Rami.
– She is the oldest member of BABYMONSTER.
– She and Asa will be the first female Japanese trainees to debut in YG Entertainment.
– She has a seven-year age difference from BABYMONSTER’s maknae Chiquita.
– She moved to Korea from Japan to pursue her dream of becoming an idol.
Read More Facts About Ruka

Social Media Handles
Instagram: rukakawai

2. Pharita

Stage NamePharita (ฟาริตา)
Birth NamePharita Boonpakdeethaveeyod (ภริตา บุญภักดีทวียศ) | Pharita Chaikong (ภาริตา ไชยคง)
PositionLead Vocalist, Dancer
BirthdayAugust 26, 2005
Active Years2023–present
Age18 (in 2024)
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Blood TypeN/A
Representative EmojiDeer (🦌)

Pharita Facts:

– Pharita is from Bangkok, Thailand.
– She is nicknamed “Rita” and “Look Pear.”
– She is friends with Lisa (BLACKPINK).
– She went to Rugby School in Thailand.
– She was introduced as the sixth member of BABYMONSTER.
– She has a training period of over two and a half years.
– She can speak English and Korean fluently.
– She is roommates with Ruka and Rami.
– Pharita misses her family a lot.
– She is the youngest in the family and has an older brother.
– She is considered very photogenic.
– She hates sand because they make her feel dirty.
– Pharita ties up her hair, washes her face, and does her skincare morning routine before going out.
– She found living in the dorm challenging when she first came to Korea.
– She came to Korea alone to pursue her dream, and her family still lives in Thailand.
– Lisa appeared in her introduction video and gave her and Chiquita a signed CD.
– She is a former child model.
– She appeared in the show “Idol Paradise.”
– Out of 1226 applicants that auditioned for YG Entertainment, she was the only one who was selected.
– Her audition song was “How You Like That” by BLACKPINK.
– She was placed first at the “Inter Model Thailand.”
– Pharita and Chiquita would be the only Thai idols to debut under YG Entertainment after Lisa (BLACKPINK).
Read More Facts About Pharita

3. Asa

Stage NameAsa (아사)
Birth NameEnami Asa (榎並杏紗)
PositionMain Rapper, Main Dancer
BirthdayApril 17, 2006
Active Years2023–present
Age18 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Blood TypeN/A
Representative EmojiRabbit (🐰)

Asa Facts:

– She has an older sister named “Enami Lisa.”
– She can speak fluent Japanese, Korean, and basic English.
– She is left-handed.
– She enjoys cooking, dancing, and skipping rope in her spare time.
– She is also called “Kim Asa.”
– She got so fluent in Korean that she jokingly said that she has become a native speaker.
– Asa has an on-point rhythm and is often praised by her trainers.
– She is quick at catching rhythms in songs and rapping.
– She can also write lyrics and compose songs.
– She self-composed the song “Diary.”
– She is skilled in hip-hop dancing.
– She is considered a perfectionist.
– She was introduced as the fourth member of BABYMONSTER.
– Ruka started dancing at a very young age.
– She joined YG Entertainment when she was 12 years old.
– She dreamed of becoming a singer when she was in year 2.
– She is the most skilled in dancing in BABYMONSTER, along with Asa.
– Asa is a former musical singer.
– Her mother loves Block B, and she performed the group’s song “Very Very Good” at her dance academy when she was seven years old.
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4. Ahyeon

Stage NameAhyeon (아현)
Birth NameJung Ahyeon (정아현)
PositionVocalist, Dancer, Rapper
BirthdayApril 11, 2007
Active Years2023–present
Age17 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Blood TypeN/A
Representative EmojiTeddy Bear (🧸)

Ahyeon Facts:

– She is the oldest in her family and has a younger brother.
– She considers BLACKPINK as her inspiration.
– She studies well and is popular at school.
– Ahyeong has been passionate about dancing since she was five years old.
– She used to read English subtitles while watching anime and improved her English skills.
– She does ab workouts to gain stability and strength.
– She has a training period of four years.
– She can speak three languages: Korean, Chinese, and English.
– Her father supported her dream by recording many videos of her dance performances.
– She is described as positive and bright by her school friend, Kaeun.
– She is an all-rounder in the BABYMONSTER.
– She began learning Chinese when she was seven years old.
– Her Chinese name is Zhèng Yǎ Xuān (郑雅譞).
– She is described as a multi-talented warrior with many weapons because she is an all-rounder.
– Aheong was revealed as the second member of the group.
– She started learning English when she was only five years old.
– She wants to be a singer that can pull off different genres and doesn’t want to be restricted.
– She is classmates of Jimin, Ito Minami, and Choi Sarang from the group CLASS:y.
– Fans believe she resembles Garam (LE SSERAFIM) and Aran (FIFTY FIFTY).
– She also passed the auditions for JYP Entertainment.
– She did not participate in the group’s debut due to health reasons.
Read More Facts About Ahyeong

5. Rami

Stage NameRami (라미)
Birth NameShin Haram (신하람)
PositionVocalist, Dancer
BirthdayOctober 17, 2007
Active Years2023–present
Age16 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height172 cm (5’6.5″)
Blood TypeN/A
Representative EmojiRose (🌹)

Rami Facts:

– “STAY” is her favorite song from BLACKPINK.
– She is fluent in Korean and English.
– She easily cries and also gets moved by things.
– She has a training period of four years.
– She loves the group (iKON)
– Black is her favorite color.
– Her vocal skills were so good that her trainers said they couldn’t believe she was a trainee.
– She appeared in the ads for toys.
– She is roommates with Pharita and Ruka.
– She is a former child actor and CF model.
– She used to train for 10 hours every day to improve her skills.
– She has a younger brother and is the oldest in her family.
– She is the only person who won a scholarship in her department in high school.
– She is skilled in dancing.
– Rami was revealed as the first member of BABYMONSTER.
– She began modeling at the age of 2.
Rose (BLACKPINK) is her role model.
– She is often seen wearing her Spao Mujik Tiger pajamas in her dorm.
– She has weak eyesight and has to wear glasses.
– Her English pronunciation skills are very good and near perfect.
Read More Facts About Rami

6. Rora

Stage NameRora (로라)
Birth NameLee Dain (이다인)
PositionVocalist, Dancer
BirthdayAugust 14, 2008
Active Years2018–present
Age15 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Blood TypeN/A
Representative EmojiPanda (🐼)

Rora Facts:

– She was born in Gangneung-si, Ganwon-do, South Korea.
– Rora started her career as a child model for the clothing brand Tara & Co.
– Black, white, and light purple are her favorite colors.
– She doesn’t like listening to “Havana” by Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug due to a traumatizing experience during a monthly evaluation where she forgot the lyrics.
– She is fluent in two languages: Korean and English.
– She wants people to feel joy after listening to her songs.
– After her first performance video was released, it received 9.7 million views in one week.
– Rora is friends with Hyein (NEWJEANS).
– She can also speak basic Chinese.
– She is close to Chiquita and treats her like a younger sister by helping her with her Korean and buying treats for her from the convenience store.
– She lives at home with her family and commutes for around 2 hours to the YG building for training after school since she is still young.
– Her trainers often praise her for her vocal skills.
– Despite her young age, she can express the emotions of songs skillfully and easily.
– Cats are her favorite animals.
– Her stage name, “Rora,” was given by YG’s founder, Yang Hyun-Suk, inspired by the word “aurora.”
– She contested in an international science contest and a piano contest in her childhood.
– She joined YG Entertainment in mid-2018 and has a training period of five years.
– She wants to shine brightly while staying true to herself.
– Her name in Chinese is 李茶仁 (Li Charen).
– She chose the song ‘Roller Coaster’ by CHUNGHA for her audition in YG Entertainment.
Read More Facts About Rora

7. Chiquita

Stage NameChiquita (치키타)
Birth NameRiracha Phondechaphiphat (ริราชา พรเดชาพิพัฒน์)
PositionVocalist, Dancer, Maknae
BirthdayFebruary 17, 2009
Active Years2023–present
Age15 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Blood TypeN/A
Representative EmojiCherry (🍒)

Chiquita Facts:

– Chiquita is the vocalist, dancer, and maknae of BABYMONSTER.
– She can speak Thai, English, and conversational Korean.
– She was a member of a cover group called RedRose.
– She has a family of four, including her parents and older brother, Copper Dechawat.
– She likes mandarin oranges more than any other fruit.
– Her role model and biggest inspiration is Lisa (BLACKPINK).
– She was immediately recruited by YG Entertainment after executive producer Yang Hyun-seok watched her first end-of-month evaluation video for July 2021.
– She loves to eat chocolate ice cream for dessert, and her favorite dish is smoked quail eggs.
– For her audition, she sang “In The Name Of Love” by Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha.
– Chiquita was officially revealed as the third member of BABYMONSTER on January 23, 2023.
– She attended Sarasas Witaed Nakhonratchasima School in Thailand.
– She has the shortest training period (joined in March 2021).
– Her smile is similar to Lisa from BLACKPINK.
– She is nicknamed “Canny.”
Read More Facts About Chiquita


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