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Hyein (NEWJEANS) Profile, Age, Birthday, Height


Hyein (혜인) is a South Korean singer and a member of the girl group NEWJEANS under ADOR.

Hyein (NEWJEANS) Profile

Stage Name: Hyein (혜인)
Birth Name: Lee Hyein (이혜인)
English Name: Grace Lee
Chinese Name: Li Huiren (李惠仁)
Occupation: Singer
Birthday: April 21, 2008
Active Years: 2022–present
Age: 15 (in Apr 2023)
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: na
Nationality: Korean
Blood Type: O

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Hyein (NEWJEANS) Facts:

Early Life

– Hyein was born in Munhak-dong, Nam-gu, Incheon, South Korea.
– She passed her elementary school GED.
– She briefly studied and later dropped out of Korea International Christian School.
– She attended Wannabe Academy.
– She began her modeling career at the age of 8.

Personal Life

– She has never been on a school trip because she dropped out and took her GED.
– Her English name is Grace Lee.
– She is a Protestant Christian.
– She was the one who suggested the company to release their debut MV without a teaser. (102.7KIISFM)
– She has a passion for photography and enjoys capturing the beauty of the sky, objects, scenery like the sea, and older sisters. She also likes -sharing her photos with her sisters.
– Her representative color is Light Blue
– Her hashtags are #Maximalist and #FullOfCuriosity.
– She is friends with CLASS:y’s Riwon and Choi Soobin (formerly participated in My Teenage Girl) since childhood.
– Her first phone was Apple’s iPhone 11.
– Hyein was roommates with Hanni and Danielle.
– Riding bikes, going to Hangang River, and having a video call with all the members are things she wants to do together.
– Her shoe size is 235 mm and her clothing size 15.
Minji’s first impression of Hyein was as innocent and cute as a baby.
– She fell in love with a model she saw in a fashion show video, which sparked her interest in modeling. (Bazaar Korea)
– Her MBTI is INFP.
– Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rat
– She has an older sister (born in 2003) and an older brother (born in 2005).
– Hyein is friends with BABYMONSTER‘s Rora.
– Watching a dance video inspired her to desire to learn dance for the first time.
– Her representative emoji is 🐣.


– She formerly trained at Source Music.
– She is the maknae in the group “NewJeans”.
– She was scouted through the Jumbo Kids Model Selection in 2014.
– She was the last member to join NewJeans.
– Before joining NewJeans, she was a member of U.SSO Girl under the stage name U.jeong (2017-2018).
– She is also a member of “EBS Bonihani”.
– Hyein was a member of the Play With Me Club at PocketTV.
– She is the most experienced in the group despite being the youngest.
– She worked in U.SSO Girls with Babymonster’s Rora.
– She appeared in the MV “Give me dat” (ARGON) as a female lead.
– She was cast in the lead role for the web drama “The Girl’s Double Life (남다른 걸)” in 2021.

Magazines & Endorsements

– She worked as a child model for many brands including “PRANKERS”, “Tara & Co.”, and “Moshi Moshi”.
– She has been featured in many magazines including “BAZAAR Korea”, “Vogue Korea”, “and “ELLE Korea”.
– She was Bazaar Korea’s youngest cover girl in 2023.
– On December 30, 2022, it was announced that Hyein had been chosen as the youngest brand ambassador for Louis Vuitton, at the age of 14.

Likes & Dislikes

– She dislikes scary things and hates scary movies and novels because they give her nightmares.
– Long straight hair is her favorite hairstyle.
– Among movies, Hyein enjoys the Harry Potter series, Sleepless in Seattle, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Notting Hill, and Home Alone.
– She has a deep love for Harry Potter her favorite character is Hermione. She owns a collection of over 15 books in both English and Korean. She also has Harry Potter’s wand.
– She has a preference for woody scents in winter and fresh scents in summer.
– She likes puppies and her favorite breed is retrievers. She also likes bichons for their assertiveness.
– She is a huge fan of BTS and EVERGLOW.
– She enjoys spending time alone and journaling while listening to music.
– She loves animals, especially rabbits.
– Her music taste spans from old pop and authentic old hip-hop to domestic indie. She has recently developed an interest in jazz and bossa nova.
– She has a strong liking for keyrings and frequently purchases and collects them.
– Hyein likes writing and sending letters to someone she cares about and she has been writing letters to her mom since she was young for no specific reason.
– Lavender purple is her favorite color.
– Her favorite sport is soccer and she often played the sport in elementary school.

Food Preferences

– Her favorite flavor from Baskin Robbins is Almond bonbon and she loves shaved ice as a snack.
– She prefers cold drinks over hot ones.
– Hyein loves to eat strawberries and her favorite cake is strawberry whipped cream cake.
– Her favourite foods are rice soup, Korean food, her home-cooked meals, and her grandmother’s cooking.
– She loves meat but dislikes seafood to the point of choosing to starve rather than eat it.
– Strawberries and peaches are her favorite fruit.
– She enjoys red bean filling in taiyaki and eats it starting from the head.
– Her recommended Korean dishes are Gukbap, strong soybean paste, marbled soybean paste stew, chicken doritang, and sheep gomtang.
– She likes clean and cozy scents and she especially likes the fragrance of strawberries.
– While she isn’t a big fan of Hawaiian pizza, she enjoys the pizza itself.


– Hyein has several nicknames including “Human Attention”, “Godgi Model”, “Choco Poodle”, “Hyemster” and “Hyerangi” (name + .tiger).
– Her favorite nickname is ‘Hyun-i’, which is derived from her own name and carries a sense of affection.


– Her specialities include taking photos of the members, expressing her honest feelings, and finding what she is looking for.
– She can speak Korean and basic English.
– She is nicknamed “picture genius” because she is skilled in taking selfies.
– She is good at observing and imitating the vocal cords of her group members.
– She is the clumsiest member of the group.

Personality & Habits

– She has a bright and cheerful personality, leaving a chic first impression.
– Hyein is known for being clumsy and having a strong sense of humor, often being the most excited member during NewJeans’ activities.
– She tends to cry easily, even in moments of happiness, earning her the nickname ‘faucet’.
– She has a strong desire to win and dislikes losing.
– She has a habit of observing, staring at people, and cleaning before schedules.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: hyein_grace
Twitter: eunxoiiah?s
TikTok: hyein_grace
Kakao: yeinbaby

Streaming Platform Links

Genie | Bugs | Melon

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