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(G)I-DLE Members Profile & Facts

(G)I-DLE Members

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

(G)I-DLE Profile

Debut: May 2, 2018
Active Years: 2018–present
(G)I-DLE Members: Miyeon, Minnie, Soyeon, Yuqi, Shuhua
Genre: Pop/ Dance
Status: Active
Label: Cube Entertainment
Oldest Member: Miyeon
Youngest Member: Shuhua
Former Members: Soojin
Fandom Name: NEVERLAND
Type: Kpop Girl Group

(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 (G)I-DLE, 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”.
– (G)I-DLE 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.
– (G)I-DLE members have appeared so much on “1theK” content 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.


– (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.
– (G)I-DLE 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”.


– (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

– (G)I-DLE’s popular songs include “TOMBOY”, “THE BADDEST”, “MORE” and “Nxde”.
– Their MV for the song “Nxde” garnered 29 million views in just under 24 hours.


– (G)I-DLE 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)”.

 gidle | (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
FanCafe: cube-g-i-dle
Weverse: gidle

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(G)I-DLE Members Profile

1. Soyeon

Soyeon (G)-I-DLE

Stage Name: Jeon Soyeon (전소연) / Soyeon (소연)
Birth Name: Jeon Soyeon (전소연)
Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Center, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: August 26, 1998
Active Years: 2018–present
Age: 25 (in Aug 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 157 cm (5’2″)
Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: B

Soyeon Facts:

– Soyeon loves watching the show “Delicious Guys”.
– During their trainee days, Soyeon and Pentagon’s Wooseok shared the same main rapper position.
– Her ideal type of person is someone resembling Zoro from “One Piece”.
– Drawing inspiration from Song Joon-geun’s catchphrase “arata rata rata” in Gag Concert, Soyeon wrote the group’s debut song LATATA.
– She enjoys eating mint choco.
– Yellow is her favorite color.
– She is a big fan of 2PM and her favorite song is “Give It To Me”.
– The motto she lives by is “Live a romantic life”.
– Soyeon has an allergy to kiwi.
– She is nicknamed “Producer-idol” and “Survival born monster” due to her exceptional talents.
– She is considered a picky eater.
– She has Acrophobia.
– On November 5th, 2017, she made her solo debut with the single “Jelly”.
– Soyeon faced rejection in approximately 20 to 30 auditions.
– She has appeared in magazines like “MAPS Magazine”, “Marie Claire”, and “MAG & JINA”.
– She has participated in the shows “Produce 101” (rank 20th) and “Unpretty Rapstar” (position 3rd).
– Soyeon finds inspiration for her songwriting from her fellow (G)I-DLE members, cartoons, books, and dramas.
– During her elementary school years until the third grade, she pursued ballet and aspired to become a ballerina.
– Soyeon’s MBTI personality type is INTJ.
– One of her favorite movies is “Begin Again”. (Marie Claire Korea)
– Soyeon possesses skills in various fields including rapping, singing, songwriting, producing, and dancing.
– Her training period lasted for three years and ten months.
– Initially, she didn’t plan to be (G)I-DLE songwriter, but circumstances led her to take on the role due to the delay in their debut and the lack of a song.
– Soyeon is the shortest in height among all (G)I-DLE members.
– She is a Buddhist.
– She is a devoted fan of Galaxy phones.
– Soyeon has been featured in various advertisements, including “Samsung Galaxy”, “Bixby”, and “ASUS”.
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Social Media Handles
Instagram: tiny.pretty.j

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2. Miyeon

Miyeon (G)-I-DLE

Stage Name: Miyeon (미연)
Birth Name: Cho Mi-yeon (조미연)
Position: Main Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: January 31, 1997
Active Years: 2018–present
Age: 26 (in Jan 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 161 cm (5’3″)
Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: B

Miyeon Facts:

– Miyeon is considered the most short-tempered member in (G)I-DLE.
– Her favorite flavor in Baskin Robbins is Rainbow Sherbet.
– It has been mentioned on a show that she has an obsession with contacting others and staying in touch.
– Her motto in life is “Live the life you want.”
– She has a preference for fried chicken and often orders a combination of different flavors.
-Miyeon is not a picky eater.
– In 2020, she participated in the mystery music show “King of Mask Singer” using the pseudonym “boiled eggs” but was eliminated in the second round.
– She passed the YG Entertainment audition through an email submission and underwent four years of training in the company, starting from her first year of middle school.
– During fan signs and VLives, Miyeon takes dedicated washroom breaks.
– Her religious belief is Paganism.
– Her favorite color is green, although she usually likes to wear white or black.
– Miyeon has a passion for doing nail art.
– She hates mint choco.
– Even during the summer season, Miyeon enjoys wearing long boots.
– She finds enjoyment in playing Animal Crossing.
– When she gets angry or annoyed, Miyeon surprises fans with her powerful voice, earning her the nickname “Spicy Miyeon” during a V-LIVE session.
– Miyeon and BlackPink‘s Jennie both joined YG Entertainment at the same time.
– She is the only child in her family.
– Miyeon is unable to snap her fingers.
– Miyeon has been featured in several magazines, including “Marie Claire”, “ELLE”, and “VOGUE”.
– In conflicts, she prefers to resolve them immediately and believes in trusting her intuition.
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3. Minnie

Minnie (G)-I-DLE

Stage Name: Minnie (민니)
Birth Name: Nicha Yontararak (ณิชา ยนตรรักษ์)
Korean Name: Kim Min Hee (김민희)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: October 23, 1997
Active Years: 2018–present
Age: 26 (in Oct 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Libra-Scorpio Cusp
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Nationality: Thai
Blood Type: O

Minnie Facts:

– Minnie is ambidextrous and is able to use both her left and right hands equally well.
– She hates sesame leaves and egg yolks.
– Her favorite flavors in Baskin-Robbins are “Gone with the Wind” and “New York Cheesecake”.
– She is considered as the “meme queen” of (G)I-DLE.
– Minnie can fluently speak Thai, Korean, and English, and basic Chinese and Japanese.
– She enjoys eating fried tofu and durians.
– She is good at whistling.
– Despite being a very affectionate person, she finds it difficult to express her emotions openly.
– She is friends with Sorn (CLC) and Lisa (BlackPink).
– Minnie became the first member of (G)I-DLE to contribute to a drama OST.
– During her trainee days, Minnie started becoming cold towards others due to many trainees leaving without notice. However, she regained happiness when (G)I-DLE members were finalized.
– Among her favorite foods are Adlay Tea, salmon, Korean beef, and dishes with red beans.
– Minnie prefers to be frugal with her money.
– She has been featured in advertisements like, “LINE WEBTOON”, “MAC”, and “laura laura”.
– Excluding Soyeon, Minnie has the highest number of self-composed songs on (G)I-DLE’s albums.
– She eats salmon to combat her dark circles.
– Since the 5th grade, Minnie has been a fan of Super Junior, with Kyuhyun being her bias.
– She began taking piano lessons at the age of four and started vocal classes when she was seven years old.
– She likes to eat Japanese food and her favorite dish is Sashimi.
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Social Media Handles
Instagram: min.nicha

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4. Yuqi

Yuqi (G)-I-DLE

Stage Name: Yuqi (우기)
Birth Name: Song Yu Qi (宋雨琦/송우기)
Korean Name: Song Woo Gi (송우기)
Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Birthday: September 23, 1999
Active Years: 2018–present
Age: 24 (in Sept 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 47 kg (103 lbs)
Nationality: Chinese
Blood Type: O

Yuqi Facts:

– Yuqi achieved a score of five out of six in the TOPIK.
– She introduces herself as (G)I-DLE’s cutie.
– Kimchi is her favorite Korean food.
– She also loves eating Beijing duck.
– Her MBTI personality type is ESFJ, previously ENFJ.
– In 2016, she joined Cube Entertainment through open auditions held in Beijing, China.
– Yuqi is considered the face of (G)-IDLE.
– She is not familiar with Windows computers.
– In one minute, she can perform sixty sit ups. (Knowing Bros)
– She likes drinking Iced Americanos and Lattes.
– She can’t whistle and perform splits.
– Yuqi has a habit of using illeism.
– She has the ability to memorize and sing almost all of SUPER JUNIOR’s songs.
– In the beginning of her trainee days in Korea, she found it challenging due to the lack of friends.
– Yuqi is a huge fan of Kim Soo Hyun.
– She learned Korean by watching many South Korean dramas.
– She prefers cooked kimchi over raw kimchi.
– She has a Welsh Corgi tattoo on her shoulder.
– She has been featured in magazines like, “ELLE”, “MAPS”, and “Cosmopolitan”.
– She dislikes silence and being alone, and prefers listening to music while showering to have some white noise.
– She enjoys eating chicken radish and is known for finishing all the chicken radish when the group orders chicken.
– She is skilled in singing, songwriting, and producing.
– Yuqi has written and composed many (G)-IDLE’s songs including “Lost”, “Polaroid”, “Liar”, “All Night”, and “Peter Pan”.
– While in China, Yuqi used to watch numerous episodes of “Running Man”.
– One of her charms is her deep voice.
– She doesn’t like spicy food.
– She can play the guitar.
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Social Media Handles
Instagram: yuqisong.923

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5. Shuhua

Shuhua (G)-I-DLE

Stage Name: Shuhua (슈화)
Birth Name: Yeh Shuhua (葉舒華)
Korean Name: Yoo Su Hwa (유수화)
Position: Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: January 6, 2000
Active Years: 2018–present
Age: 23 (in Jan 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 161 cm (5’3″)
Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
Nationality: Taiwanese
Blood Type: A

Shuhua Facts:

– Shuhua’s English name is Susan Yeh.
– Her most memorable moment after her debut was performing the intro for “LION” (Marie Claire).
– Shuhua loved Kpop in Taiwan, and was a fan of SHINee and Hyuna.
– She loves to act in her spare time.
– In second grade, she got into trouble for secretly using her grandmother’s cosmetics, it was difficult to remove.
– She is the official visual in (G)-IDLE.
– Shuhua auditioned for Cube Entertainment in Taiwan back in 2016.
– She dislikes dyeing her hair or wearing heavy makeup.
– She chose to study theater due to many of her favorite singers and actors have theater backgrounds.
– She is sensitive to hot objects and struggles with using a lighter properly.
– Shuhua confidently informed her family about her future on TV, practicing acting alone daily and imagining an audience in front of her.
– She is nicknamed “Neverland’s eardrum buster” because her voice gets very loud when she is excited.
– She dreams of owning a restaurant someday.
– Shuhua is the middle child with two sisters.
– Due to growing up in a strict family, she spent much time at home and aspired to be a celebrity while watching TV.
– She considers HyunA as her role model.
– She has two pet dogs named Haku and Mata.
– She expressed her desire to act in a youth movie or an action movie (Singles).
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Social Media Handles
Instagram: yeh.shaa_

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Former Members

6. Soojin

Soojin (G)-I-DLE

Stage Name: Soojin (수진)
Birth Name: Seo Su Jin (서수진)
Occupation: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
Birthday: March 9, 1998
Active Years: 2018–2021
Age: 25 (in Mar 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 164 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 43 kg (94 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: O

Soojin Facts:

– Soojin has several nicknames, including “Cherry,” “Ssom Chi It”, and “Blueberry Cat.”
– Despite her father’s initial opposition, she persistently requested his approval to become an idol for two years.
– She follows the Christian religion.
– Her MBTI personality type is ISFP.
– Since she was young, Soojin learned Jazz dance because of her mother’s encouragement.
– She is good at cooking and makeup.
– Soojin used to practice Taekwondo.
– She was introduced as a trainee on September 9, 2017.
– Soojin has eight tattoos.
– She dislikes eating red beans.
– She loves the taste of mint chocolate.
– Soojin has a younger sister named Seo Ye-jin, born in 2005.
– Among (G)-IDLE members, she is known for being the shyest.
– She portrayed the fox girl character in Soyeon’s ‘Jelly’ music video.
– She graduated from Korea Arts High School, majoring in Music.
– She was scouted during her third year of school.
– Soojin was roommates with Shuhua.
– She has a low tolerance for alcohol.
– She enjoys playing the game Overwatch.
– She loves walking and considers it one of her specialties.
– Soojin joined Cube Entertainment in 2016.
– On February 20, 2021, Soojin faced accusations of bullying from her middle school classmate and her older sister. They claimed she physically assaulted her classmate, engaged in stealing, and sent out a group text urging students to isolate the classmate.
– On February 22, 2021, Soojin responded to the rumors through (G)I-DLE’s official fan community, denying the bullying accusations. She admitted to smoking a couple of times during middle school but denied all other claims.
– 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.
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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 26 years old.
– Minnie was born on October 23, 1997 and is 25 years old.
– Soyeon was born on August 26, 1998 and is 24 years old.
– Yuqi was born on September 23, 1999 and is 23 years old.
– Shuhua was born on January 6, 2000 and is 23 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 is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Minnie is Thai by ethnicity and nationality.
– Soyeon is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Yuqi is Chinese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Shuhua is Chinese 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.

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