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BABYMONSTER Members Profile & Facts


BABYMONSTER (베이비몬스터) is a seven-member girl group under YG Entertainment. The group members consist of members, Ruka, Pharita, Asa, Ahyeon, Haram, Rora, and Chiquita. They debuted on November 27, 2023, with the digital single “Batter Up”.


Debut: November 27, 2023
Active Years: 2023-Present
BABYMONSTER Members: Ruka, Pharita, Asa, Ahyeon, Haram, Rora, Chiquita.
Genre: Pop, Dancer
Status: Active
Label: YG Entertainment
Oldest Member: Ruka
Youngest Member: Chiquita
Fandom Name: na


– 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 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

BABYMONSTER Members Profile

1. Ruka


Stage Name: Ruka (루카)
Birth Name: Kawai Ruka (河井瑠花)
Position: Main Dancer, Main Rapper
Birthday: March 20, 2002
Age: 21 (in 2023)
Active Years: 2015-present
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 164/165 cm (5’4″)
Weight: na
Nationality: Japanese
Blood Type: na

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 is a former member of the Japanese girl group “Shinbu3 Project”.
– She used to train at PLATINUM PRODUCTION in 2017.
– She likes to dance in her spare time.
– She is passionate about dancing and is often praised by her dance trainers for her stability and expressions while dancing.
– She has a wide vocal range.
– YG Entertainment’s CEO praised her dancing skills and said that he never had to criticize her dancing skills.
– She appeared in the MV “Happy Halloween” by Ueda Atsumi.
– 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 Haram.
– 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 years age difference from BABYMONSTER’s maknae Chiquita.
– She moved to Korea from Japan to pursue her dream of becoming an idol.
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Social Media Handles
Instagram: rukakawai

2. Pharita


Stage Name: Pharita (ฟาริตา)
Birth Name: Pharita Chaikong (ภาริตา ไชยคง)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Dancer
Birthday: August 26, 2005
Age:18 (in 2023)
Active Years: 2023-present
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: na
Weight: na
Nationality: Thai
Blood Type: na

Pharita Facts:

– Pharita is from Bangkok, Thailand.
– She is nicknamed “Rita” and “Look Pear.”
– She is a former child model.
– 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 likes to visit the zoo.
– She likes giraffes and birds.
– She can speak English and Korean fluently.
– She is roommates with Ruka and Haram.
– Pharita misses her family a lot.
– She is the youngest in the family and has an older brother.
– She doesn’t like to visit the beach.
– She considers Lisa as her role model because of her stage charisma and dancing.
– She is considered very photogenic.
– She attended Ruamrudee International School.
– Her features are considered similar to Park Bom.
– She gets shy around cameras.
– She likes to watch anime a lot.
– She was mentioned by Lisa in an interview with Rolling Stone.
– 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 made a presentation about herself when she was ten years old.
– 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).
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3. Asa


Stage Name: Asa (아사)
Birth Name: Enami Asa (榎並杏紗)
Position:  Main Rapper, Main Dancer
Birthday: April 17, 2006
Age: 17 (in 2023)
Active Years: 2023-present
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: na
Weight: na
Nationality: Japanese
Blood Type: na

Asa Facts:

– She has an older sister named “Enami Lisa.”
– She can speak fluent Japanese, Korean, and basic English.
– She is left-handed.
– She decided to join YG Entertainment after she saw BLACKPINKS MV and loved the company’s hip-hop style.
– She enjoys cooking, dancing, and skipping rope in her spare time.
– Ruka knew she wanted to become a singer when she performed on the stage for the first time at her dance academy.
– 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 often asks many questions during dance practice, which helps her learn choreographies very fast.
– She is skilled in hip-hop dancing.
– She is considered a perfectionist.
– She was introduced as the fourth member of BABYMONSTER.
– Asa is considered as group ace.
– She is friends with Ruka.
– Ruka started dancing at a very young age.
– For her audition, she sang the song “Weekend Warrior.”
– She joined YG Entertainment when she was 12 years old.
– She appeared in the LADYBIRD Green Musical in 2017.
– Her dance trainers often praise her for her expression and stability while dancing.
– Fans think that she resembled a bunny in her younger years.
– 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 Name: Ahyeon (아현)
Birth Name: Jung Ahyeon (정아현)
Position: Vocalist, Dancer, Rapper
Birthday: April 11, 2007
Age: 16 (in 2023)
Active Years: 2023-present
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: na
Weight: na
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: na

Ahyeon Facts:

– She was born in Toegye-dong, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do, South Korea.
– 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 attended Seongrim Elementary School and Daeryong Middle School.
– She is a former musical singer.
– She used to attend Ara Dance Academy.
– Ahyeong has a training period of four years.
– She can speak three languages: Korean, Chinese, and English.
– She is an ESTP.
– The dance trainer at YGX, Li Jeong, praised Ahyeon for being the most stable when she stood in the center.
– 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.
– She shares the room with Chiquita.
– She goes to Hanlim Arts High School with Haram.
– Currently, she is studying in the Applied Music Department at Hanlim Arts High School.
– 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.
– Her name in Chinese is Zhèng Yǎ Xuān (郑雅譞).
– She chose the song “The Show” by Lenka for her audition in YG Entertainment.
– 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).
– Ahyeong also passed the auditions for JYP Entertainment.
– She did not participate in the group’s debut due to health reasons.
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5. Haram


Stage Name: Haram (하람)
Birth Name: Shin Haram (신하람)
Position: Vocalist, Rapper, Dancer
Birthday: October 17, 2007
Age: 16 (in 2023)
Active Years: 2023-present
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 172 cm (5’6.5″)
Weight: na
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: na

Haram Facts:

– “STAY” is her favorite song from BLACKPINK.
– She is attending Hanlim Arts High School.
– 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 has a resemblance to Go Yoonjung.
– She loves the group “iKON.”
– She is an ISFJ.
– Black is her favorite color.
– Haram is an iKONiC.
– She is roommates with Pharita and Ruka.
– She is a former child actor and CF model.
– She loves cooking holiday food.
– She loves sports.
– Haram attended Jangan Middle School.
– 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 runs very fast.
– She is the only person who won a scholarship in her department in high school.
– She is skilled in dancing.
– Her vocal skills were so good that her trainers said they couldn’t believe she was a trainee.
– She likes challenges and is also considered a good problem solver.
– She appeared in the ads for toys.
– Haram 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.
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6. Rora


Stage Name: Rora (로라)
Birth Name: Lee Dain (이다인)
Position: Vocalist, Dancer
Birthday: August 14, 2008
Age: 15 (in 2023)
Active Years: 7 (in 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: na
Weight: na
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: na

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.
– Piano is her specialty.
– 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 has a wide vocal range.
– Her stage name was “U.ha” when she was a part of the kid group “U.SSO Girl.”
– 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.
– Rora 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 was in a kid group called “U.SSO Girl” before she got a call for an audition from YG Entertainment.
– Rora has shown the most improvement in dancing since she started training, according to her dance trainer, Leejung.
– She is currently attending Hupyeong Middle School.
– 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 appeared in a Chinese music video uploaded on Weibo.
– She chose the song ‘Roller Coaster’ by CHUNGHA for her audition in YG Entertainment.
– She was officially introduced as a member of YG’s new girl group on January 30, 2023.
– She was first revealed as a cartoon drawing with the initials ‘RR.’
– She competed in the show “Man vs. Child Korea” in 2018.
– Rora appeared in a musical festival for students known as “The 12th Yulgok Student Music Festival”.
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7. Chiquita


Stage Name: Chiquita (치키타)
Birth Name: Riracha Phondechaphiphat (ริราชา พรเดชาพิพัฒน์)
Position: Vocalist, Dancer, Maknae
Birthday: February 17, 2009
Age: 14 (in 2023)
Active Years: 2023-present
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: na
Weight: na
Nationality: Thai
Blood Type: na

Chiquita Facts:

– Chiquita is the vocalist, dancer, and maknae of BABYMONSTER.
– She is from Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
– Her role model and biggest inspiration is Lisa (BLACKPINK).
– Chiquita can speak Thai, English, and conversational Korean.
– Chiquita 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.
– 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 is the third Thai idol under YG Entertainment after Lisa and Pharita.
– 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.”
– She is roommates with Ahyeon.
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1. How old are the BABYMONSTER members? (oldest to youngest)

BABYMONSTER members’ ages and birthdays are as follows:

– Ruka was born on March 20, 2002, and is 21 years old.
– Pharita was born on August 26, 2005, and is 18 years old.
– Asa was born on April 17, 2006, and is 17 years old.
– Ahyeon was born on April 11, 2007, and is 16 years old.
– Haram was born on October 17, 2007, and is 16 years old.
– Rora was born on August 14, 2008, and is 15 years old.
– Chiquita was born on February 17, 2009, and is 14 years old.

2. Where are the BABYMONSTER members from? (ethnicity & nationality)

BABYMONSTER members’ nationality & ethnicity are as follows:

– Ruka is Japanese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Pharita is Thai by ethnicity and nationality.
– Asa is Japanese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Ahyeon is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Haram is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Rora is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Chiquita is Thai by ethnicity and nationality.

All BABYMONSTER members are from South Korea except for Ruka, Pharita, Asa, and Chiquita.

3. What are the official positions of BABYMONSTER members?

Following are the unofficial BABYMONSTER members’ positions:

– Ruka is the dancer and rapper.
– Pharita is the vocalist and dancer.
– Asa is the rapper and dancer.
– Ahyeon is the vocalist, rapper, and dancer.
– Haram is the vocalist and dancer.
– Rora is the vocalist and dancer.
– Chiquita is the vocalist, dancer, rapper, and maknae.

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