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ITZY Members Profile & Facts

ITZY Members

ITZY members are Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna. The 5-member K-pop girl group from South Korea debuted on February 11th, 2019, with the single album “IT’z Different” under JYP Entertainment.

ITZY Profile

DebutFebruary 11th, 2019
Active Years2019–present
ITZY MembersYeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, Yuna
GenrePop/ Dance
LabelJYP Entertainment
Oldest MemberYeji
Youngest MemberYuna
Former MemberMidzy (믿지)
Fandom NameMagenta
TypeKpop Girl Group

ITZY Facts:

– The group’s name, ITZY, means “To have” in Korean and their fandom name “MIDZY” means “Trust” which means that the group and the fans must trust each other.
– Their slogan is “Itzy! MIDZY! Let’s Fly”.
– The group’s official lightstick is called “Light Ring”.
– Their debut showcase was sold out within a minute.
– Initially Jeon Somi was about to debut in ITZY but she left JYP Entertainment prior to their debut and Yuna was selected in her place.
– On January 22nd, 2021, they released their first English single album “Not Shy” which included English versions of every title track of their prior releases.
– They have a YouTube reality show “Itzy? Itzy!”.
– They recorded the theme song for the Korean animation film “Frozen 2.”
– The group made it into the list of Forbes Korea Power Celebrity in 2020.
– Except for Lia, all ITZY members formerly participated in various survival shows prior to their debut.
– Two members, Yuna and Ryujin were featured in BTSs “Love Yourself” highlight reel.
– All members except Lia participated in the show “Stray Kids”.
– The group was interviewed on the “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”.
– Just after 3 months of their debut, they were invited by Louis Vuitton for the 2020 New York Cruise Collection and 2020 S/S Collection.


– ITZY became the fastest girl group to win a music show award.
– Their debut song “Dalla Dalla” peaked at number two on the World Digital Song Sales chart and it was the first debut song to earn a platinum certification from the Korea Music Content Association (KMCA).
– They became the first Korean musicians to be selected by Maybelline New York.


– ITZY got involved in a controversy when Lia made comments about Chaeryeong’s skin complexion.
– She suggested that if Chaeryeong tanned, she might neither appear fair nor sexy, but instead, be in an awkward middle.
– This comment was perceived as colorist, particularly in the context of Korean beauty standards where fair skin is often preferred and tanning is sometimes associated with sexiness.

Major Works:

– Their most popular songs include “CAKE”, “WANNABE”, and “Cheshire”.
– Yeji and Ryujin collaborated with American singer “Bebe Rexha” for “Break My Heart Myself”.


– The group have won several awards including “Rookie of the Year”, “Best Artist Award”, “New Artist of the Year”, “Song of the Year”, and “Artist of the Year (Bonsang)”.

Website: | (Japan)

Instagram: | itzyofficial_jp
Youtube: ITZY | itzyjapan_official (Japan)
Twitter: ITZYOfficial | JYPEITZY_JP (Japan)
TikTok: itzyofficial | itzyofficial_jp (Japan)
Facebook: OfficialItzy

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

ITZY Members Profile

1. Yeji

Stage NameYeji (예지)
Birth NameHwang Ye Ji (황예지)
PositionLeader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Sub Rapper
BirthdayMay 26th, 2000
Active Years2015–present
Age23 (in May 2023)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height167 cm (5’6”)
Weight56 kg (101 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Yeji Facts:

– Yeji and NMIXX’s Jinni were roommates for a duration of three years while living in the dormitory together.
– She is the best at spinning among the members. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She would choose Seoul as a place to live. (Vanity Fair)
– During the first half of 2023, Yeji gained the highest search interest among all the members of Itzy on both UK and USA Youtube platforms.
– She is close with Karina from aespa.
– Yeji received a Gucci bag gifted by IU. (W Korea)
– She strongly dislikes procrastination.
– She enjoys wearing hats.
– Her preferred color is black.
– She really likes roses and bluish gypsophila flowers.
– She shares a room with Ryujin. (IT’S PLAYTIME)
– She was chosen as the perfectionist of the group in her work life. (J-14 Magazine)
– The seasons of spring and autumn are her favorite.
– According to Ryujin, Yeji’s really like to order alot of food and particularly enjoys sauces.
– Among the Itzy members, Yeji is said to be the most best at catching bugs.
– Yeji holds a yellow belt in taekwondo.
– She would tell her past self, “I’m so proud of you. You are so precious”. (J-14 Magazine)
Read more facts about Yeji

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

2. Lia

Stage NameLia (리아)
Birth NameChoi Ji Su (최지수)
PositionMain Vocalist
BirthdayJuly 21st, 2000
Active Years2019–present
Age23 (in July 2023)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height162.3 cm (5’3”)
Weight43 kg (94 lbs)
Blood TypeAB

Lia Facts:

– Lia’s mother is a music teacher in high school.
– She is in charge of being cute and lovely in ITZY. (IT’S PLAYTIME)
– She suffers from morning sickness. (ELLE Korea)
– She and Yuna shares a room.
– Ariana Grande is her role model.
– She is very comfortable around Chaeryeong.
– She lived in Canada for 3 years.
– Lia can beat Ryujin in a thumb war. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– Lia carries Holos therapy, ReFa, Wooden Roller, and Bio Aroma oil in her bag.
– She dislikes artificial floral fragrances.
– Her nicknames include Honey Lia and Cinnamon Lia.
– Her stage name “Lia” had been derived from her english name “Julia”.
– She is a big fan of Jeremy Zucker. (Vanity Fair)
– Her dream collab partner is Kehlani. (Vanity Fair)
– She hates korean cucumbers and find them tastes like electricity.
– She can speak Korean and English.
– She loves to be around people. (ELLE Korea)
– She used to listen to Bruno Mars a lot during school. (ELLE Korea)
She loves listening to “Bag of You” by Mahalia. (ELLE Korea)
– She prefers mint choco.
– She was trained at Dream Vocal Academy.
– She doesn’t like sesame leavee and raw fish.
– According to fans, Lia looks like a mixture of Red Velvet’s Irene and BlackPink’s Jisoo.
– She chose the All Star Dainty Mule Black converse as her favorite item. (ELLE Korea)
– She was chosen as the most stylish in the group. (J-14 Magazine)
Read more facts about Lia

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

3. Ryujin

Ryujin ITZY
Stage NameRyujin (류진)
Birth NameShin Ryu Jin (신류진)
PositionCenter, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
BirthdayApril 17th, 2001
Active Years2017–present
Age22 (in April 2023)
Zodiac SignApril
Height164 cm (5’4”)
Weight49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood TypeB

Ryujin Facts:

– Ryujin’s father is a doctor of oriental medicine.
– She became a trainee after attending the GOT7 fansign.
– Her training period consists of 4 years.
– One of her back teeth is broken. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She can make the sound of Haegeum with her mouth. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She packs cup noodles as the first thing when packing up for a tour.
– She carries her cellphone, earphones and her wallet in her bag.
– She really wants to try paragliding in Zurich.
– She sings in the shower. (IT’S PLAYTIME)
– She gets irritated by tapping noises.
– One of her favorite movies is “The Perks of Being a WallFlower”.
– Ryujin doesn’t like misogyny and hates it when they are compared with boy groups.
– Her favourite thing to cook is braised short ribs. (Vanity Fair)
– She really likes rose tteokbokki and cereals.
– Her preferred colors are blue and green.
– Her favourite ITZY song is “Nobody Like You”. (Vanity Fair)
– She really enjoys christmas season.
– She watches movies before going to sleep and for that purpose she has a phone holder attached to her bed.
– Ryujin can eat sour things very well. (Buzzfeed Celeb)
– She suffers from dust allergy.
– She hates oranges.
Read more facts about Ryujin

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

4. Chaeryeong

Chaeryeong ITZY
Stage NameChaeryeong (채령)
Birth NameLee Chaeryeong (이채령)
PositionMain Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
BirthdayJune 5th, 2001
Active Years2013–present
Age22 (in June 2023)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height166 cm (5’5”)
Weight46 kg (101 lbs)
Blood TypeB

Chaeryeong Facts:

– Chaeryeong once won a bronze medal at the National Ski Jumping Championships.
– Her most favorite genre in music is Ballad.
– Her favourite Kpop group is Girls’ Generation. (Vanity Fair)
– Her favourite actor is Han Sohee. (Vanity Fair)
– She prefers to eat healthy food.
– She hates cold cucumber soup and oily food.
– Her most favorite food are Vietnamese spring rolls.
– People scare her the most. (Vanity Fair)
– Her favourite colour to dye her hair is black. (Vanity Fair)
– Chaeryeong wants to travel to Europe, especially Paris.
– She hates maths and science.
– Her hobbies include watching dramas and eating food.
– She is a roommate with Yeji.
– She is scared of heights and birds.
– One of her nicknames is “Chocolate Holic”.
– Her training period consists of 5 years.
– She rewatches her favorite dramas.
– She is not good at rapping. (IT’S PLAYTIME)
– She has a habit of touching her hair.
– She has a close friendship with TWICE, Jeon Somi, Wanna One’s Lee Daehwi, and Fromis_9’s Jiwon.
– She knows how to talk in sign language.
– Chaeryeong has a 2nd dan certificate in Judo.
– She was 14 when she became a contestant on “SIXTEEN”.
Read more facts about Chaeryeong

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

5. Yuna

Stage NameYuna (유나)
Birth NameShin Yuna (신유나)
PositionMaknae, Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
BirthdayDecember 9th, 2003
Active Years2013–present
Age20 (in Dec 2023)
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Height172 cm (5’7”)
Weight46.8 kg (103 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Yuna Facts:

– Yuna is said to be the tallest member in Itzy.
– She carries her gaming laptop when she goes on a tour.
– She matches her taste preference with Lia. (Cosmopolitan)
– She measure her weight first thing in the morning.
– Yuna’s favourite Disney movie is Frozen. (IT’S PLAYTIME)
– Her favourite snack is Choco Songi. (IT’S PLAYTIME)
– She played football for 4 years.
– Her training period consists of 3 years.
– According to her, she is most opposite to Ryujin.
– She doesn’t like summer and honey.
– She does Pilate and really likes sports.
– She picked the style for the “U-Go-Girl” cover herself. (The KStar Next Door)
– According to fans, she resembles PRISTIN’s Kyulkyung.
– She loves to get nail art.
– She was Jungkook’s pair in BTS’ highlight reel.
– Her favourite song is BLACKPINK’s “Pink Venom”. (Vanity Fair)
– Her dad is the first person she calls when she has a bad day. (Vanity Fair)
– She consumes dried plums in early morning.
– She doesn’t know how to swim because of her fear of water.
– She can eat alot in one sitting.
– Yuna thinks the left side of her face is better than her right. (The KStar Next Door)
– She really likes spicy food and cup noodles.
– She matches her fashion sense with Chaeryeong.
Read more facts about Yuna

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon


1. How old are the Itzy members? (oldest to youngest)

Itzy members’ ages and birthdays are as follows:

– Yeji was born on May 26th, 2000, and is 23 years old.
– Lia was born on July 21st, 2000, and is 23 years old.
– Ryujin was born on April 17th, 2001, and is 22 years old.
– Chaeryeong was born on June 5th, 2001, and is 22 years old.
– Yuna was born on December 9th, 2003, and is 19 years old.

Itzy members were the following ages when they debuted in 2019: Yeji was 18, Lia was 18, Ryujin was 17, Chaeryeong was 17, and Yuna was 16 years old.

2. How tall are the Itzy members? (tallest to shortest)

Itzy members’ heights are the following from tallest to shortest:

– Yuna’s height is 172 cm (5’7″).
– Yeji’s height is 167 cm (5’6″).
– Chaeryeong’s height is 166 cm (5’5″).
– Ryujin’s height is 164 cm (5’4″).
– Lia’s height is 162.3 cm (5’3”).

Yuna is the tallest in Itzy and Lia is the shortest in height.

3. Where are the Itzy members from? (ethnicity & nationality)

Itzy members’ nationality & ethnicity are as follows:

– Yeji is Chinese by ethnicity and nationality.
– Lia is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Ryujin is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Chaeryeong is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.
– Yuna is South Korean by ethnicity and nationality.

All Itzy members are from South Korea.

4. What are the official positions of Itzy members?

Following are the official Itzy members’ positions:

– Yeji is the Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, and Sub Rapper.
– Lia is the Main Vocalist.
– Ryujin is the Center, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, and Sub Vocalist.
– Chaeryeong is the Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, and Sub Rapper.
– Yuna is the Maknae, Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, and Sub Vocalist.

5. What are the individual representative color of Itzy members?

Itzy members’ have the following individual representative colors:

– Yeji has a representative color Yellow.
– Lia has a representative color Light Green.
– Ryujin has a representative color Red.
– Chaeryeong has a representative color Purple.
– Yuna has a representative color Sky Blue.

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