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BLACKSWAN Members Profile & Facts

BLACKSWAN Members

BLACKSWAN (블랙스완) is a South Korean 4-member Kpop girl group under DR Entertainment. The group members consist of Fatou, Nvee, Gabi and Sriya. They debuted on October 16, 2020 with their first full album “Goodbye Rania”.

BLACKSWAN Profile

DebutOctober 16, 2020
Active Years2020–present
BLACKSWAN MembersFatou, Nvee, Gabi, Sriya
GenreN/A
StatusActive
LabelDR Entertainment
Oldest MemberFatou
Youngest MemberSriya
Former MembersYoungheun, Judy, Hyeme, Leia
Fandom NameLUMINA
Fandom ColorsBurnt Red & Neutral Black C

BLACKSWAN Facts:

– Youngheun, Hyeme, and Leia were former members of RaNia.
– Currently, there are no Korean members in Blackswan.
– Hyeme left the group on November 10, 2020, and Youngheun and Judy departed on July 31, 2022.
– Leia graduated from the group on July 31, 2023.
– In 2023, they were honored with the Next Generation Hallyu Star Award at the Newsis K-EXPO Cultural Awards.
– Blackswan were selected as ambassadors of Pyeongchang-gun, alongside K-TIGERS ZERO, to promote the county in 2020.
– Their most popular songs include Cat & Mouse, Karma, and Tonight.

Controversies

– In 2020, Hyeme was accused and later confirmed to have committed fraud to a friend for 50 million KRW after which she left the group.
– In 2021, Leia’s fanbase accused Fatou of bullying her which was later denied by Fatou and the company later claimed that it was sorted.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: blackswan_drent
Instagram: blackswan___official
Facebook: drmusicblackswan
YouTube: Black Swan Official
Daum Cafe: 블랙스완

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

BLACKSWAN Members Profile

1. Fatou

Fatou BLACKSWAN Members
Fatou
Stage NameFatou (파투)
Birth NameSamba Fatou Diouf
Korean NameKim Fatou (김파투)
PositionLeader, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub-Vocalist
BirthdayMarch 23, 1995
Active Years2020–present
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height173 cm (5’8″)
Weight57 kg (126 lbs)
NationalitySenegalese-Belgian
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIENTP-A

Fatou Facts:

– She would love to collaborate with Kendrick Lamar and SHINee.
– The biggest cultural shock in Korea for her was the use of a formal tone with the elders. (FOX 13 Seattle)
– She prefers calling over texting.
– Fatou’s role model are Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, SHINee and SNSD.
– Her style is dark, edgy and sensual.
– She prefers sneakers over heels. (Zoom)
– Her charming point according to her is being charismatic and good at rapping, dancing, and humor.
– She would express herself with purple color.
– She would bring beef jerky, a water purifier, and a tent to a deserted island. (Celeb Confirmed)
– She has headaches quite often. (K-Doc)
– She described herself in one word as “Universe”.
– She can speak Korean, English, German, French and Dutch.
– She learned French and English in school and read tons of books in these languages while she was in school.
– If she is hungry at times, she would eat chicken. (Blackswan Official)
– Her favorite animal is a puppy.
– She has lived with dogs since young age.
– Between cat and mouse, she likes cat.
– She thinks she is the funniest member.
– If she had the freedom to do anything all night, she would binge-watch Demon Slayer along with having chicken, coca-cola, and ice cream. (Arirang Radio)
– When she learns new choreography, she would get it and will think to finish it tomorrow.
– If she has to show the members something on her phone, she would grip the phone tightly so the won’t go through the phone.
– Fatou likes math.
– The best part of her day is when she goes to bed. (FO Squad Kpop)
– According to Leia, she is the strongest one and that is her charm.
– According to her, her special ability are her flexible fingers.
– She used to dance and sing for family relatives.
– Her celebrity crush is Dylan O’Brien.
Read more facts about Fatou

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @b_fatou_s

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

2. Nvee

Nvee BLACKSWAN Members
Nvee
Stage NameNvee (엔비)
Birth NameFlorence Alena Smith
PositionMain Vocalist
Birthday January 10, 1999
Active Years2022–present
Age25 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height169 cm (5’6″)
WeightN/A
NationalityAmerican
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIISFP-T

Nvee Facts:

– Her top three choices for collaboration would be Bruno Mars, Bebe Rexha, and BTS.
– She trained for 6 months.
– Nvee is very adaptive to whoever she rooms with. (Celeb Confirmed)
– She makes a lot of desserts.
– She prefers heels over sneakers. (Zoom)
– She would bring a boat, a water purifier, and a fishing net to a deserted island. (Celeb Confirmed)
– She watches anime.
– She saw Blackswan on tiktok and messaged Fatou about her aspirations. (K-doc)
– Her favorite animal is a Shar-pei dog.
– Between cat and mouse, she likes cats.
– She would express herself with emerald green color.
– She loves Five Guys and her order is usually a double cheese burger with lettuce, ketchup, mustard, pickled onions, and a milkshake. (Arirang Radio)
– She prefers tea over coffee.
– She used to work at a Korean bbq restaurant.
– She named herself Nvee after she saw the letter ‘V’ in her dream. (Blackswan Official)
– Tteokbokki is her favroite. (CLICK 360)
– She really wants to meet Oneus and BTS.
– Nvee is a fan of EXO, ONEUS, BTS, ENHYPEN, BLACKPINK, TXT, Halsey, Seventeen, and Stray Kids.
– Her friend showed her Day6 and that is when she was introduced to Kpop in 2020.
– She prefers calling over texting.
Read more facts about Nvee

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: n_v.ee
Tiktok: n_v.ee

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

3. Gabi

Gabi BLACKSWAN Members
Gabi
Stage NameGabi (가비)
Birth NameGabriela Strassburger Dalcin
PositionSub-Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual
BirthdayNovember 7, 2002
Active Years2021–present
Age21 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height172 cm (5’7.5″)
WeightN/A
NationalityBrazilian-German
Blood TypeA
MBTIENFP-T

Gabi Facts:

– Gabi’s role models are TWICE and OH MY GIRL.
– She got introduced to Kpop through her friend when her friend showed her a video of BTS in 2016.
– She prefers musicals and pop music like Britney Spears and Katy Perry in the 2010s.
– She was a volleyball player in Brazil.
– She prefers calling over texting. (Zoom)
– She would bring a big knife, a water container, and a towel to a deserted island. (Celeb Confirmed)
– She takes the cutting board, knife, and fruit to her room and cut it on her bed to eat it.
– She doesn’t like to organize her mess rather than likes organizing other people’s mess.
– If she is hungry, she would eat potatoes as she loves them.
– She loves parrots. (Blackswan Official)
– She has two parrots in Brazil.
– Between cat and mouse, she likes mouse.
– Her charming point according to her is her ears which are like Elf.
– Gabi would express herself with baby and pastel pink color.
– She loves sparkling water. (Arirang Radio)
– She sleeps with her eyes open.
– She likes spicy roasted chicken. (CLICK 360)
– She wants to meet Twice’s Jeongyeon as she is her inspiration.
– She prefers sneakers over heels.
– She wants to try Strawberry Blonde, kind of orange/pink, a really light pastel for her hair.
– She prefers coffee over tea.
Read more facts about Gabi

Instagram: gabsdalcin

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Melon 

4. Sriya

Sriya BLACKSWAN Members
Sriya
Stage NameSriya (스레야)
Birth NameShreya Lenka (스레야 렌카 / ଶ୍ରୀୟା ଲେଙ୍କା)
PositionLead Vocalist, Main Dancer, Maknae
BirthdaySeptember 15, 2003
Active Years2021–present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height170 cm (5’7″)
WeightN/A
NationalityIndian
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIENTP-T

Sriya Facts:

– She wants to collaborate with Conan Gray, Lee Hi, and Armaan Malik.
– She trained for one year.
– She likes Rihanna and EXO.
– She dreamt of becoming an idol after watching EXO’s Growl.
– She prefers hip hop, especially drill and jazz.
– Sriya got a lot of inspiration from Kai (EXO), J-Hope (BTS), Hoshi (Seventeen), and Taemin (SHINee).
– She studied classical music back in India.
– She loves Dakgalbi. (Weekly Idol)
– The biggest cultural shock for her was that Koreans eat together in one bowl. (FOX 13 Seattle)
– She prefers calling over texting. (Zoom)
– She eats a lot of vegetables in the morning.
– She loves to draw.
– She thinks Fatou and Gabi are the funniest members.
– She would bring clothes, some food, and water to a deserted island. (Celeb Confirmed)
– She mostly misses Pakhara Bhatta dish from India.
– If not an idol then she would like to be an architect.
– She would describe herself in one word as “Energy Box”. (Blackswan Official)
– She loves both cats and dogs.
– She can copy cat sounds.
– Her charming point according to her are her eyes which is also her favorite part of her face.
– She would express herself with red and blue color.
– Fatou described her as energy.
– She did yoga for four years. (Arirang Radio)
– According to Gabi, she is her younger sister.
– Her father used to be an athlete and played cricket and soccer along with other sports. (CLAB)
– She is afraid of heights.
– She prefers cats over mice.
– Sriya and Gabi were against each other for the final place in the group but the company selected both of them.
– She auditioned for 30 different companies including JYP and SM. (Kpop Idol Olympic)
– She likes spicy roasted chicken. (CLICK 360)
– She is the firstborn child.
– She has a 7-year age difference with her younger sister. (위드채널)
Read more facts about Sriya

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: sriyalenka.bs
YouTube: Shreya Lenka Dance

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Melon 

FORMER MEMBERS

5. Youngheun

Youngheun BLACKSWAN Members
Youngheun
Stage Name Youngheun (영흔)
Birth NameGo Youngheun (고영흔)
PositionLeader, Main Vocalist
BirthdayNovember 20, 1994
Active Years2016–present
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Height166 cm (5’5”)
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIESFP

Youngheun Facts:

– If she saw a pile of dishes in the dorm, she would wash it herself but would also taunt the members over it.
– If she happened to clog the toilet in the dorm, she would panic and try to fix it.
– Youngheun’s friends with MAJORS member Ida, Eunji from Brave Girls’, and HOTSHOT’s Go Hojung.
– If she has to show the members something on her phone, she would grip the phone tightly so they won’t go through the phone.
– Her charm is Freedom.
– According to Leia, she is the one who sees details that the others miss out and that is her charm.
– She can speak Japanese and English as well.
– According to her, her special ability is eloquence.
– Her role models are Ariana Grande and Doja Cat.
– Her style is feminine and casual, sometimes chic style.
– Leia’s first impression of her was that of a quiet person.
Read more facts about Youngheun

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: youngheuneeda

6. Judy

Judy BLACKSWAN Members
Judy
Stage Name Judy (주디)
Birth NameKim Dahye (김다혜)
PositionMain Dancer, Lead Vocalist
BirthdayMay 16, 1995
Active Years2020–present
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in)
WeightN/A
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeA
MBTIN/A

Judy Facts:

– If she happened to quietly fart in the waiting room, she would blame the person next to her.
– Judy’s charm is pleasant, non-pretentious and candid personality.
– According to Leia, she is a fashionista and that is her charm.
– She learned Japanese in school.
– According to her, her special ability is to make anyone understand anything even though she can’t speak well.
– Her role model is IU.
– Her style is cool style without decorating.
– If she is going to the shop in the morning anyway, she would not skip washing her face and hair.
– She likes the psycho-like music and concept style of Red Velvet seniors.
– If she has to show the members something on her phone, she would grip the phone tightly so they won’t go through the phone.
– Judy likes Brazilian artist Anitta.
Read more facts about Judy

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @blacksw.jj

7. Hyeme

Hyeme BLACKSWAN Members
Hyeme
Stage Name Hyeme (혜미)
Birth NameKim Hyemi (김혜미)
PositionMain Vocalist, Dancer
Birthday December 22, 1995
Active Years2015–2020
Age29 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height170 cm (5’7″)
Weight52 kg (114 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIN/A

Hyeme Facts:

– Hyeme thinks she was born sexy rather than cute.
– She feels the sexiest when she gets home and see herself in the mirror before going to shower.
– She is not the type to get stressed.
– She likes to play Battleground games in PC rooms.
– She is considered clumsy and sloppy.
– She likes cooking and staying at home.
– She has a Pomeranian.
– She prefers a man who looks like a dog with the personality of a cat.
– Hyeme’s ideal type is Gong Yoo.
– She likes sad songs more than sexy songs.
Read more facts about Hyeme

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @hyemeees
Twitter: @hyemees
YouTube: 튜브혜미

8. Leia

Stage Name Leia (레아) 
Birth Name Ayumi Sakata (坂田あゆみ) / Larissa Cartes
Korean NamePark Leia (박레아)
PositionSub-Vocalist, Visual, Lead Rapper, Dancer, Maknae
BirthdayMay 14, 2001
Active Years2019–present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignTaurus
Height168 cm (5’6″)
WeightN/A
NationalityBrazilian-Japanese
Blood TypeN/A
MBTIN/A

Leia Facts:

– If her manager gets her order wrong, she would just take it.
– If she has to show the members something on her phone, she would grip the phone tightly so they won’t go through the phone. (Edward Avila)
– She studied Korean in Brazil and attended a Korean school in Curitiba.
Blackpink is her role model.
– Leia used to put Korean words on post-its around her house to help her learn Korean.
– She did not like kimchi at first but now she is addicted to it.
– According to her, her special ability is being playful.
– Her role models are Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe.
– She thinks Judy cooks best among them.
– Her style is simple, she sometimes like a dark style and sometimes sparkly things.
– She likes songs with latin beats for dancing.
– Leia wants to work with Park Jaebeom.
Read more facts about Leia

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: @doremifasolari01

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