Group Members

Gaeul (IVE) Profile, Bio, and Facts

Gaeul IVE

Gaeul (가을) is a South Korean Kpop singer-songwriter, dancer, rapper and a member of the girl group IVE that debuted on December 1st, 2021, with the single album “Eleven” under Starship Entertainment.

Gaeul (IVE) Profile

Stage Name: Gaeul (가을)
Birth Name: Kim Ga Eul (김가을)
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Rapper
Birthday: September 24, 2002
Active Years: 2021–present
Age: 21 (in 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 164 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: B

Gaeul (IVE) Facts:

Early Life

– Gaeul’s hometown is Bupyeong-gu, Incheon, South Korea.
– She went to Incheon Buwon Elementary School and Bupyeongseo Girls’ Middle School.
– She graduated from Bupyeong Girls’ High School.
– During her middle school years, she was part of a dance club.
– She served as the class president during her school days.
– She practiced as a trainee until dawn while studying and choreographing her own dances for graduation performances in middle school.

Personal Life

– Gaeul has an older brother who was born in 2000.
– Her MBTI is ISTJ.
– She is friends with Bada (Hinapia).
– Her name, Gaeul, means autumn in Korean.
– She attended an all-girls middle school and an all girl’s high school.
– Her representative emoji is the squirrel/deer.
– Her father married early, and her older brother was born when her father was 22 years old.
– Her mother is said to be very frank.
– Her parents initially opposed her becoming a trainee, but her father supported her by picking her up after late-night practices.
– Yujin remembers her as a trainee wearing braces, choppy bangs, and a black T-shirt.
– She and Kim Bada worked in the same dance club.
– Her signature word is “GOAL.”
– She attended the same school as Semi from Cignature.
– Gaeul is envious of Yujin’s eye smile.
– She considers IU as her role model.
– She is confident in her charisma.
– She was selected as the “member who wants to grow the tallest” by the members.
– Her part in the song “Don’t ask me tired questions twice, thrice, I know what my strengths are, I’m just being honest” became viral among various communities and also became a popular meme.
– She considers a mole under her left mouth as her charming point.
– She frequently takes hot baths in the master bathroom at the dorm.
– Dark Blue is her representative color.
– She expressed her desire to star in a Pocari Sweat commercial.
– Throughout her childhood, she always had bangs.
– She often went to Canmore, which was popular in the mid-2000s.
– If she were a fan of IVE, all of the members would be her favorite.
– Gaeul, Yujin, and Leeseo ride in the same car.
– She can write rap lyrics.

Joining Starship Entertainment

– Gaeul was cast by the company in April 2017 when she participated in the “’Incheon Youth Dance Competition”.
– She became a trainee at Starship Entertainment in the third grade of middle school and has a training period of three to four years.
– She trained as an undisclosed trainee and was the leader of the trainees at Starship Entertainment.
– She joined the company before Yujin and Wonyoung participated in ‘Produce 48.’


– Gaeul was revealed as the second member of IVE.
– She is the main dancer, and lead rapper in the group “IVE”.
– She participated as the lyricist for the songs “ROYAL”, “Kitsch”, “Hypnosis”, “Not Your Girl” and “Next Page”.
– She was cast by JYP Entertainment during the dance competition held in Incheon, South Korea.
– She is featured in many magazines including “ELLE”, “LENINA”, “CHIC TEEN Magazine”, “At Style” and “L’Officiel”.
– She appeared as a guest on the JTBC show “Mooncheol Han’s black box review” in April 2023.

Likes & Dislikes

– She likes the spring season.
– Gaeul is a fan of the singer Sunmi.
– She enjoys singing rap and listening to hip-hop music and rap.
– Her hobbies include writing lyrics, reading mystery novels, and watching horror movies.
– She has a fear of bugs. (IVE High School)
– She likes entertainment TV programs and prefers movies over dramas.
– Her favorite movie is “Aladdin”. (Vlive)
– She likes collecting pajamas and likes to wear pajama sets.
– She likes to visit the sea.
– She prefers long hair over short hair.
– Her favorite subject is Ethics.
– Gaeul likes pink and blue colors.
– She enjoys reading poetry books and likes to take pictures of the poems she likes. (Vlive)
– She loves playing with Legos, especially architecture castle sets.

Food Preferences

– She loves to drink watermelon juice.
– She hates mint chocolate.
– Her favorite flavors in Baskin Robbins are Honey Cheese Trap and Berry Berry Strawberry.
– She doesn’t like Hawaiian pizza.
– She loves Korean food including dishes like rice soup, budaejjigae, gamjatang, Ttukbaegi Bulgogi, acorn jelly, and pork belly (bossam).
– Her favorite food is kimchi stew, which she considers the perfect food to eat alone.
– Gaeul dislikes artificial flavors in food.
– She tends to prefer winter foods like stew, soup, and shabu-shabu.
– She doesn’t like broccoli or asparagus. (vlive)
– She dislikes coffee and prefers other drinks like the strawberry latte and iced chocolate.
– She prefers boneless chicken over bone-in chicken.
– She likes ramen, especially jjambbong, and enjoys spicy food.
– Her favorite fruits are watermelon, oranges, and strawberries.
– Gaeul prefers pizza over chicken and enjoys Korean food, especially kimchi stew.


– Gaeul’s nicknames include “Gaeul Sunbae”, “Pollki”, “Grandma”, “Gyal Gyal”, and “Miss Autumn”, “Akiko”.
– She said she loves it when her Japanese fans call her “Aki-chan”.
– Her favorite nickname is “Gaeul Sunbae”.
– She is nicknamed “Sloth” by her group members because of her chill nature.
– She was named Gaeul, which means “autumn,” by her parents because she was born in autumn.


– Gaeul is skilled at cooking and often prepares stew for her younger members at the dorm. (Vlive)
– She can speak Korean and basic Japanese and English.
– She has a high tolerance for dizziness.
– She is known to be quite skilled at snowball fights.
– She is not fond of alcohol but can consume one bottle to one and a half bottles.
– She is good at tumbling.
– She is considered to have the weakest strength in the group.
– She can’t whistle or move her ears.
– She is not good at opening bottle caps.
– She has good eyesight and has never worn glasses.
– She is not good at drawing.

Habits & Personality

– She doesn’t write a complaint if the delivery food is unsatisfactory but just doesn’t order from there again. (Super junior’s IDOL VS IDOL)
– Gaeul describes herself as a curious person.
– She has a calm personality and considers it her strength.
– She and Rei are considered the most fearless members of the group and frequently watch horror movies from time to time.

Unique Traits in IVE

– She is the oldest member of IVE.
– She is known as the comedian of IVE.
– Gaeul is the shortest member of the group.
– According to Rei, she is the slowest to eat her food.
– Gaeul holds the record for the longest trainee period among the members.


– According to her friends from high school, Gaeul bears a strong resemblance to actress Shin Hyun Bin and AOA’s Seolhyun.
– Fans often find a resemblance between Gaeul and Leeseo, the maknae (youngest member) of the group.

Streaming Platform Links

Genie | Bugs | Melon

NOTE: If you know more facts about Gaeul (IVE), feel free to submit them in the comments section! All submissions will be greatly appreciated!

Official Teaser:

Share these fascinating facts and let the K-pop love spread! 💖🎶 #KpopSingers

Lilian Chen

Yo! I'm Lilian, an Ahgase and a curious wordsmith on a never-ending quest for knowledge. Don't hesitate to spot any slip-ups in my work and feel free to reach out with additional facts & insights! ^^

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *