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(G)I-DLE Members Profile & Facts

(G)I-DLE Members

(G)I-DLE ((여자)아이들) is a five-member girl group that initially debuted as six under Cube Entertainment. The group currently consists of Miyeon, Minnie, Soyeon, Yuqi, and Shuhua. They debuted on May 2, 2018, with the mini album “I Am”.

(G)I-DLE Profile

Debut May 2, 2018
Active Years2018–present
(G)I-DLE MembersMiyeon, Minnie, Soyeon, Yuqi, Shuhua
GenrePop/ Dance
StatusActive
LabelCube Entertainment
Oldest MemberMiyeon
Youngest MemberShuhua
Former MemberSoojin
Fandom NameNEVERLAND

(G)I-DLE Facts:

– The group’s greeting is “I! Hello, we are I-DLE!”
– (G)I-DLE’s official colors are Neon Red and Chic Violet.
– In Korea, (G)I-DLE’s name translates to “children” or “girls”.
– Two members of the group, Miyeon, and Soyeon are the voice members of the virtual group “K/DA’ which consists of four characters from the game “League of Legends”.
– Soyeon actively composes and writes most of the group’s songs and also wrote the song “LATATA”.
– The group participated in the reality competition show “Queendom”.
– The group released their mini album “I Feel” on May 15, 2023.
– Soyeon is the leader and Shuhua is the maknae of the group.
– (G)I-DLE members were revealed in the following order: Miyeon and Yuqi, Soojin and Shuhua, and lastly Minnie and Soyeon.
– They completed their overseas tour “(G)I-DLE WORLD TOUR [JUST ME ( )I-DLE]” in 2022 touring 18 cities in 10 countries.
– All members of (G)I-DLE joined the company in the following order: Soyeon – Minnie – Yuqi – Shuhua – Miyeon.
– In May 2018, they received their first music show win on “The Show” with their song “Latata”.
– (G)I-DLE is considered a self-producing group as all members actively participate in the song’s choreographies, song arrangements, music videos etc.
– The group members have appeared on “1theK” content so much that they are nicknamed the “daughters of 1theK”.
– Their official lightstick is named “Neverbong”.

Soojin’s Departure from (G)I-DLE

– Soojin announced a temporary hiatus from group activities on March 4, 2021 due to bullying rumors.
– Cube Entertainment investigated the allegations and found no solid evidence and the alleged victim refused to meet with the company.
– The company announced her departure from (G)I-DLE on August 14, 2021.

Achievements

– (G)I-DLE’s first studio album “I Never Die” peaked the Circle Charts for more than two months and also topped iTunes charts in 24 countries.
– They ranked 40 with the non-English song on the US Billboard Pop Airplay chart.
– The group was nicknamed “Rookie Monster” in 2018 and was considered the best new K-pop group of 2018 by Billboard.

Appearances & Participations

– They appeared in many programs including “After School Club”, “Idol Room”, “Weekly Idol”, “Knowing Brothers”, and “Doremi Market”.
– (G)I-DLE appeared as a guest on several radio programs like “NCT’s night night!”, “IDOL RADIO”, “GOT7’s Youngjae’s best friend” and “BTOB’s Kiss the Radio”.
– They appeared in many advertisements including “Lens Taste”, “Aki Classic”, “Toms Zero”, and “Kajabeauty”.

Philanthropy

– (G)I-DLE donated 30,000 bottles of hand sanitizers during the Covid 19 pandemic amounting to ₩100 million through Holt Children’s Services on April 22, 2020.

Major Works

– Their popular songs include “TOMBOY”, “THE BADDEST”, “MORE” and “Nxde”.
– Their MV for the song “Nxde” garnered 29 million views in just under 24 hours.

Awards

– The group has won many awards including “Female Rookie of the Year”, “Global Hottest Award”, “Favorite girl group”, “Most Popular Singer Award” and “Artist of the Year (Bon Sang)”.

WEBSITE
 gidle | gidle.jp (Japan)

Social Media Handles
Instagram: official_g_i_dle
Youtube: gidleofficial | GIDLEVEVO (Japan)
Twitter: G_I_DLE | G_I_DLE_JP (Japan)
TikTok: official_gidle
Facebook: G.I.DLE.CUBE
Weibo: weibo.cn
FanCafe: cube-g-i-dle
Weverse: gidle

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

(G)I-DLE Members Profile

1. Soyeon

Soyeon (G)-I-DLE
Soyeon
Stage NameSoyeon (소연)
Birth NameJeon Soyeon (전소연)
PositionLeader, Main Rapper, Center, Sub Vocalist
BirthdayAugust 26, 1998
Active Years2018–present
Age25 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Height5’2” (157 cm)
Weight44 kg (97 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIINTP
Representative EmojiLion (🦁)

Soyeon Facts:

– Soyeon has a high tolerance level for spicy foods.
– If she could be a queen of something she would be the “Leader” queen. (Ask Anything Chat #2)

– Contrary to all the members who like denim, Soyeon likes leather clothing. 
– She has really small feet.
– She started giving auditions when she was in elementary school. (Mindset by DIVE Studios)

– Her most used emoji is the ‘starry-eyed smiley’.
– She is the best cook in the group.
– She is best friends with Somi.
– She prefers shoulder-padded dresses.
– She likes dressing up in sportswear because it has cute outfits. (Cosmopolitan)
– Soyeon and Yuqi’s go-to food delivery order is extra spicy stir-fried rice cakes. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– Her biggest ick is vegetables.
– She loves to eat cream cheese. 

– She likes to think she is similar to a fox.
– Her height has not changed since she was a child.
– Her favorite boy band is 2PM.
– She wants to be a part of the OST of anime like “Moonlight Angel”. (COSMOPOLITAN Korea)

– Soyeon is good at imitating the other members of the group.
– She wants the power of memory manipulation. 
– She loves clothes in shades of yellow.
– Her favorite drink is iced chocolate light with whipping cream. (Marie Claire Korea)
Read More Facts About Soyeon

Social Media Handles
Instagram: tiny.pretty.j

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

2. Miyeon

Miyeon (G)-I-DLE
Miyeon
Stage NameMiyeon (미연)
Birth NameCho Miyeon (조미연)
PositionMain Vocalist, Visual
BirthdayJanuary 31, 1997
Active Years2018–present
Age27 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height5’3” (161 cm)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeB
MBTIENFP
Representative EmojiRabbit (🐰), Crocodile (🐊)

Miyeon Facts:

– Her top pick for an activity on an off day is sleeping. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– She takes the longest to get ready in the group. (SEVENTEEN)

– She prefers wearing clothes she likes instead of being inspired by someone. (Cosmopolitan)
– When she looks at herself on TV and in videos, she resembles the “mature adult woman” that she imagined when she was young. (Allure Korea)
– She prefers dresses with a metallic touch instead of sequins. 
– She likes body-fitted clothing.
– Her favorite thing about herself is her pure child-like heart. (ELLE KOREA)

– She prefers sneakers over platforms.
– The word that she likes to describe herself is “Healthy”.
– According to the members, she is the best artist in the group and the best rapper in the group. (SEVENTEEN)

– She would like to play a strong rival character in a high-teen romance drama because she wants to have  a different image. 
– Being hungry is her biggest ick.
– She is close with TWICE‘s Sana.
– If she could be a queen of something she would be the “Beauty” queen. (Ask Anything Chat #2)

– She is believed to look like a quokka.
– Because she became a trainee when she was young, she didn’t get to wear a uniform a lot. (Harper’s BAZAAR Korea)

– She is not athletic. 
– She loves the R&B genre and wants to try R&B and Rock genres for her solo. (Allure Korea)
– She wants the superpower of teleportation.
Read More Facts About Miyeon

Social Media Handles
Instagram: noodle.zip

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

3. Minnie

Minnie (G)-I-DLE
Minnie
Stage NameMinnie (민니)
Birth NameNicha Yontararak (ณิชา ยนตรรักษ์)
PositionMain Vocalist
BirthdayOctober 23, 1997
Active Years2018–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio 
Height5’8.5” (67.1 cm )
Weight48 kg (106 lb)
NationalityThai
Blood TypeO
MBTIENFJ
Representative EmojiMouse (🐭)

Minnie Facts:

– Her biggest celebrity crush is Troye Sivan. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– If she could be a queen of something she would be the “Dreamy” queen. 
– She loves taking pictures and always carries her vintage Nixon film camera gifted by a fan.  (ELLE KOREA)
– She is one of the most stylish members of the group. 
– According to the members, she is serious about everything.
– She has big hands. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– She prefers pink-colored clothing. (Cosmopolitan)

– Her most used emoji is a ‘smiley surrounded by hearts’. 
– She is hooked on the “Harry Potter” series.
– She believes that she is similar to a cat.
– She drinks cold pumpkin tea every morning. (Harper’s BAZAAR Korea)

– Her favorite snack is a spicy pork-flavored rice snack from Thailand.
– She has twin brothers. One of them owns a pub in Thailand.
– Minnie believes that every person has a unique personality depending on the date and time they were born.
– According to Soyeon, she had to work the hardest for their album “I FEEL”. (KBS World TV)

– She likes to collect anything with “Minnie Mouse”. 
– She likes black hair color the most.
– Her mother encouraged her to become a K-pop idol.  (DIVE Studios)

– Her favorite blush is Mineralize Blush by MAC Cosmetics. She bought this blush when she was in high school with her friend. (ELLE KOREA)
– She likes herself more with bangs.
– According to the members, she pranks the members the most in the group. 

– She likes effortless and comfortable styling.
– She is friends with many Thai Kpop idols including BLACKPINK‘s Lisa and CLC‘s Sorn.
Read More Facts About Minnie

Social Media Handles
Instagram: min.nicha

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

4. Yuqi

Yuqi (G)-I-DLE
Yuqi
Stage NameYuqi (우기)
Birth NameSong Yuqi (宋雨琦)
PositionMain Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Face of the Group
BirthdaySeptember 23, 1999
Active Years2018–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height5’4” (163 cm)
Weight47 kg (103 lbs)
NationalityChinese
Blood TypeO
MBTIENFJ
Representative EmojiGiraffe (🦒)

Yuqi Facts:

– She is known to be competitive among the group members. (REACT)
– She likes to cook food for everyone in the group. 
– She likes deep-scented perfumes. She used to use vanilla perfumes but she has switched to floral perfumes and body lotions recently. (Ask Anything Chat)
– If she could be a queen of something she would be the “Self Love” queen. 
– She makes use of ‘rolling its eyes’ emoji the most. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– She likes the show “The Vampire Diaries”.
– Her favorite snack is microwaved “Homerun Ball”. (First We Feast)

– If she was an animal, she’d be a puppy since she resembles it the most.
Super Junior is her favorite group.
– Her most embarrassing moment is forgetting the dancing routine. (Glamour)

– She wants to visit Rome. (Ask Anything Chat)
– She always keeps her rabbit stuffed toy “GiGi” with her.
– She is friends with Yiren from Everglow.
– She has had laser eye surgery and can’t wear lenses for long that’s why she always carries a lens box. (VOGUE Taiwan)

– She wants to act in action movies. Her dream role is to act in the Transformer movie.  (DIVE Studios)
– She can do the lowest key notes in the group.
– She likes to relieve her stress and tiredness by sleeping. (Marie Claire Korea)
– Unlike the other members, she loves to shop in person so she may try on outfits before purchasing. (Cosmopolitan)

– She is the quickest in the group to learn the choreography.
Read More Facts About Yuqi

Social Media Handles
Instagram: yuqisong.923

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

5. Shuhua

Shuhua (G)-I-DLE
Shuhua
Stage NameShuhua (슈화)
Birth NameYeh Shuhua (葉舒華)
PositionSub Vocalist, Visual, Maknae
BirthdayJanuary 6, 2000
Active Years2018–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height5’3” (161 cm)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
NationalityTaiwanese
Blood TypeA
MBTIINFP
Representative EmojiWolf (🐺)

Shuhua Facts:

– Shuhua is known to ghost the group chat the most.
– If she could be a queen of something she would be the “Animal” queen.
– Her favorite movie is “Pride and Prejudice”. She loves the scene where the main leads kiss after an argument. (Mindset by DIVE Studios)
– Her favorite (G)I-dle song is ‘Lion’.
–  She likes strapless dresses and also prefers floral dresses over camo. (Cosmopolitan)
– If she could describe her mindset in 3 words they would be “Freedom”, “Freedom”, and “Freedom”.
– She wants to learn English, Japanese, and Thai.
– She likes to draw as a hobby.
– According to the members, she is the secret keeper of the group. (SEVENTEEN)

– The animal she resembles the most is a wolf.
– She would lie about being sick so she could skip school.
– She is most likely to brighten up everyone’s day. (BuzzFeed Celeb)

– She uses the ‘yellow heart’ emoji the most.
– Shuhua is known to be the night owl in the group.
– Her most liked K-drama is “My Mister”.
– She likes to mix every skincare product with face oil.
– She likes dances that show off her butt as she feels her hip line is attractive. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– In sixth grade, she was the tallest in her class.
– She wants to grow sunflowers and banana plants.  (Mindset by DIVE Studios)
– If she could eat one thing for the rest of her life, she would eat watermelon.
– She has big feet.
Read More Facts About Shuhua

Social Media Handles
Instagram: yeh.shaa_

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

Former Members

6. Soojin

Soojin (G)-I-DLE
Soojin
Stage NameSoojin (수진)
Birth NameSeo Su Jin (서수진)
PositionMain Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
BirthdayMarch 9, 1998
Active Years2018–present
Age26 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height164 cm (5’4″)
Weight43 kg (94 lbs)
NationalityKorean
Blood TypeO
MBTIISFP
Representative EmojiCherry (🍒)

Soojin Facts:

– Soyeon said that Soojin is a good listener and people often end up telling her their problems. (Seventeen)
– She is skilled in cooking and was considered the best cook in (G)-I-DLE.
– An animal she thinks Yuqi would be is a deer. (hello82 Question Parade)
– If she went to Hogwarts, she thinks she would be in Slytherin.
– She likes watching dramas over playing games.
– She loves to drink iced Americano.
– She prefers the sunrise more than the sunset and summer over winter.
– 3 requests she would ask Shuhua is to cook for her, not mess up the living room and wash her dishes.
– She thinks she is more cute than sexy.
– She likes the sea more than the mountains. (SOHU KOREA)
– Soyeon thinks Soojin looks good in everything.
– She would rather watch movies with friends who talk a lot during movies over friends who give no reaction. (SOHU KOREA)
– On February 20, 2021, Soojin faced accusations of bullying from her middle school classmate and her older sister. She denied all the allegations.
– Cube Entertainment and Soojin announced her temporary hiatus due to bullying allegations on March 4, 2021.
The company announced Soojin’s departure from (G)I-DLE on August 14, 2021.
– On November 8, 2023, she debuted solo with the EP “Agassy”.
– She is currently under BRD Communications.
Read More Facts About Soojin

(G)-I-DLE FAQs

1. How old are the (G)-I-DLE members? (oldest to youngest)

Following are the age and birthdays of (G)-I-DLE members:

– Miyeon was born on January 31, 1997, and is 27 years old.
– Minnie was born on October 23, 1997, and is 26 years old.
– Soyeon was born on August 26, 1998, and is 25 years old.
– Yuqi was born on September 23, 1999, and is 24 years old.
– Shuhua was born on January 6, 2000, and is 24 years old.

(G)-I-DLE members were of the following ages when they debuted: Miyeon was 21 years old, Minnie was 20 years old, Soojin was 20 years old, Soyeon was 19 years old, Yuqi was 18 years old and Shuhua was 18 years old.

2. How tall are the (G)-I-DLE members? (tallest to shortest)

(G)-I-DLE members have the following heights from tallest to shortest:

– Miyeon’s height is 161 cm (5’3″).
– Minnie’s height is 167 cm (5’6″).
– Soyeon’s height is 157 cm (5’2″).
– Yuqi’s height is 163 cm (5’4″).
– Shuhua’s height is 161 cm (5’3″)..

3. Where are (G)-I-DLE members from? (ethnicity & nationality)

Following is the nationality/ethnicity of all (G)-I-DLE members:

– Miyeon and Soyeon are South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Minnie is Thai by ethnicity and nationality.
– Yuqi is Chinese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Shuhua is Taiwanese by ethnicity and nationality.

4. What are the official positions of (G)-I-DLE members?

Following are the official positions for all (G)-I-DLE members:

– Miyeon is the main vocalist, and visual.
– Minnie is the main vocalist.
– Soyeon is the leader, main rapper, sub-vocalist, and center.
– Yuqi is the lead dancer, sub-rapper, and sub-vocalist.
– Shuhua is the sub-vocalist, visual, and maknae.

NOTE: If you know more facts about (G)I-DLE members, feel free to submit them in the comments section! All submissions will be greatly appreciated!

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