Female Solo Korean Actresses

Kang Hyewon (IZ*ONE) Profile, Bio, & Facts

Kang Hyewon (IZ*ONE)

Kang Hyewon (혜원) is a South Korean singer and a former member of the K-pop girl group ‘IZ*ONE’ under Off The Record Entertainment and Swing Entertainment. She also debuted as a soloist on December 22, with a winter special album titled “W” under 8D Entertainment.

Kang Hyewon (IZ*ONE) Profile

Stage Name Hyewon (혜원)
Birth NameKang Hye Won (강혜원)
OccupationSinger, rapper, lyricist, actress, boxer
BirthdayJuly 5, 1999
Active Years2018–present
Age25 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height 163 cm (5’4”)
Weight43 kg (95 lbs)
Blood TypeB

Kang Hyewon (IZ*ONE) Facts:

Early Life

– She is originally from Yangsan, South Gyeongsang, South Korea.
– She attended Bokwang High School in Yangsan before transferring to Hanlim Multi Art School, where she studied in the Broadcasting & Entertainment Department.

Personal Life

– She is known as the Innocent Rapper, she discovered her talent for rap while on Produce 48, where, despite being a vocalist, she embraced rap performances in subsequent evaluations.
– She pours milk after cereals. (GQ Korea)
– She has a younger brother who’s 3 years younger.
– If she was given a free day, she would go out. (Wave)
– She enjoys watching animations and dramas as a hobby.
– She wants to learn video recording.
– She carries a scarf in winter. (Singles Korea)
– She shares a close bond with AKB48’s Kenkyuusei Sato Minami and hopes to visit her in Japan.
– She was a member of her school’s badminton club.
– She is managed by Kim Na Yeon, formerly TWICE’s manager, also known as Sadness Unnie/Sadness Manager.
– If she could live somewhere for a month, then she would live in Maldives. (Medium)
– She sometimes takes the subway when there is a lot of traffic. (Star1)
– She is skilled in playing the piano and guitar.
Nako thinks, Hyewon is the most trendy. (ViVi)
– She said, Yujin is cheerful and overflowing energy. (FLASH)
– Her hobby is piano.
– Her representative animal is meerkat. (Non-No)- She enjoys anime and takoyaki.
– She got the most votes in the one who has the broad personality. (JJ Magazine)
– She wants to be a psychic. (Anan Magazine)
– She is a proud owner of a dog named Zeze.
– She always buys gummy candy when she goes to the convenience store. (ViVi)
– She is recognized for her pure and innocent appearance.
– She prefers 5 Yenas instead of 5 year old Yena.
– She wanted to become a nurse. (DOYOURAM)
– Although Choi Yena and Hyewon attended the same school, they didn’t meet until Produce 48.
– She chose a dog instead of a cat. (ELLE)
– She was initially set to debut with DAYDAY, but ultimately departed, leading to the cancellation of the debut.
– She can live without her phone but not her friends.
– She is nicknamed Gwang-snail by fans, stemming from a fan-chat incident.


– She debuted as a Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, and Visual in IZ*ONE.
– She was previously a trainee at Music K Entertainment (associated with Hong Jinyoung and IZ) and HYWY Entertainment.
– She released a special album titled “W” on December 22, 2021.
– She trained under 8D Creative for 9 months.
– She was a contestant on Produce 48 and finished the competition at 8th.
– She made her acting debut in the third season of the web series “Best Mistake”.
– She is currently under 8D Entertainment.

Likes & Dislikes

– Her favourite Japanese foods are Nabe and beef cutlet.
– She likes rice cakes instead of flour cake.
– She hates kimchi cake.
– She prefers vanilla as her favorite ice cream flavor.


– In 2021, she endorsed camera app SODA and global sports brand New Balance.
– In 2022, she collaborated with Nexon, Mabinogi, LEGO, and ma:nyo.
– She endorsed ROEM in 2023.

Major Work

– Her most popular songs include; W, Winter Poem, and Snowy Day.

Instagram: @hyemhyemu
Twitter: @hyemu_official
Youtube: 강혜원

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

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