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KELT9b Members Profile & Facts

KELT9b Members

KELT9b (켈트나인), formerly known as DMZA, is a South Korean five-member upcoming Kpop girl group under US Media Group. The group members consist of Haeseo, Euijeong, LuA, Minju, and Chaerin. They released a pre-debut single “Welcome To My World” on February 7, 2024. Their debut date is currently unknown.

KELT9b Profile

Active Years2019-present
KELT9b MembersHaeseo, Euijeong, LuA, Minju, Chaeri
LabelUS Media Group.
Oldest MemberN/A
Youngest MemberN/A
Former MemberN/A
Fandom NameN/A

KELT9b Facts:

– KELT9b was formerly known as DMZA and D.O.V (Delta of Venu).
– Initially, the group had fifteen members and was supposed to be divided into two sub-units: DMZα and DMZβ.
– Their debut as DMZA was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After that, KELT9b reformed with a new concept and name.
– They won the Rookie Korea Creator award at the IMCF Awards in Korea in 2020.
– In May 2023, the official group name, KELT9b was announced.
– They released the pre-debut single ‘Welcome To My World’ / ‘Get Ya’ on February 7, 2024.
– The group has had 14 former predebut members since their formation in 2019.
– The group revealed two meanings behind their name, ‘Keep Exploring Limitless Terrains’ + 9 meanings of B: Brilliant / Benevolent / Blissful / Beauteous / Bright / Brave / Bewitching / Blazing / Brisk and ‘an exoplanet 620 light years away from earth, famous for its hot temperature’.

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KELT9b Members Profile

1. Haeseo

Haeso KELT9b
Stage NameHaeseo (해서)
Birth NameKim Suhyun (김수현)
BirthdayAugust 15, 2000
Active Years2021-present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Height5’6” (168 cm)
Weight49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Haeseo Facts:

– Haeseo was born in South Korea.
– Her representative card is 3 clovers.
– Her favorite colors are pink, red, and black.
– Her former stage name is Suhyun.
– She loves reading.
– Her favorite genres are fantasy and detective.
– Her favorite foods are jjamppong, ramen, mushrooms (especially enoki mushrooms), and tofu.
– She loves watching TV shows like The Voice, Save Me, The Light in Your Eyes, and Kill Me, Heal Me.
– She is fluent in Korean and Japanese.
– She’s been traveling to Japan ever since she was young.
– The first place she visited in Japan was Fukuoka, Japan.
– She loves sweet food and hates bitter food.
– She likes to write novels and poems.
– In her opinion, her weakness is that she can’t hide her emotions.
– Her biggest inspiration is Eunji from Apink.
– She wants to go to London, England.
– She loves watching action movies and anime.
– Her favorite movies are Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet, Marvel movies, and the Harry Potter series.
– Her best features are her lips, eyes, and big hands.
– Her favorite number is 4 because it is not many people’s favorite number.
– She can’t sleep without hugging something.
– She prefers wearing big loose clothing and hoodies.
– She wants to own a Golden Retriever and Mameshiba.
– Her hidden talents are imitating voices, jumping rope, and acting.

2. Euijeong

Euijeong KELT9b
Stage NameEuijeong (의정)
Birth NameYeon Euijeong (연의정)
PositionLeader, Lead Dancer
BirthdayJuly 21, 2001
Active Years2021-present
Age23 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height5’6” (168 cm)
Weight48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood TypeB

Euijeong Facts:

– Euijeong was born in South Korea.
– Her favorite color is white.
– Her representative card is 2 spades.
– She loves eating a lot. Her favorite foods are kimbap, tteokbokki, chocolate snacks, creamy donuts, cakes, tteokguk, and kimchi-jjigae.
– She loves melons.
– Her shoe size is 245mm.
– She attended the Block B concert, it was her first concert.
– She loves watching TV series/dramas and reality/ romance movies.
– Her favorite drama is Descendants of the Sun and her favorite movie is The Himalayas.
– she doesn’t like eggplants.
– Her biggest inspiration is Rain.
– Her favorite subject is chemistry.
– She wants to learn to dance.
– She wants to visit the Czech Republic.
– She loves autumn.
– Her favorite number is 36.
– Her hobbies are cooking and watching YouTube.
– She wants to own a pet cat.
– She loves stuffed toys, especially moving dolls.

3. LuA

Stage NameLuA (루아)
Birth NameChoi Sunwoo (최선우)
PositionMain Vocalist
BirthdayJanuary 30, 2002
Active Years2021-present
Age22 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height5’4” (165 cm)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood TypeO

LuA Facts:

– LuA was born in Bangkok, Thailand.
– Her representative card is 9 hearts.
– Her former stage name is Sunwoo.
– Her biggest inspirations are Taeyeon and Rosé from BlackPink.
– Some of her hobbies are watching dramas, watching YouTube, watching Netflix, meditating, and shopping.
– Her charm is her unique voice.
– She is fluent in English and Korean.
– Her hidden talent is that she can play the flute.
– She loves watching movies like Mean Girls, the Harry Potter series, and Marvel movies.
– Her favorite show is Descendants of the Sun.
– Her favorite foods are gopchang, chicken feet, jjamppong, ssambap, kimchi-bokkeumbap, jeyuk-bokkeum, and her mother’s creamy sandwiches.
– She loves the autumn season.
– The first country she traveled to was the Philippines.
– She studied at Regent’s International School Bangkok with a music scholarship.
– She was the vice president of her elementary school.
– Her favorite fruits are cherries, apples, watermelons, and shine muscat.
– Her favorite color is purple.
– She loves doing ballads.
– She loves wearing cropped clothing.
– She wants to go to Finland, the Netherlands, and France.
– Her favorite number is 1.
– She loves her laptop, phone, camera, and camera lens the most.
– She wants to learn composing, singing, and acting.
– She wants to own a pet dog.

4. Minju

Minju KELT9b
Stage NameMinju (민주)
Birth NameLee Minju (이민주)
PositionMain Rapper, Main Dancer
BirthdaySeptember 29, 2003
Active Years2019-present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height5’6” (168 cm)
Weight47 kg (104 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Minju Facts:

– Minju was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She graduated from the Department of Practical Dance at the Hanlim Multi Arts School.
– Her role models are Kim Yuna, Girls’ Generation, and BoA.
– She once slept for 18 hours.
– Her nickname is Baby Tiger.
– Her representative card is 5 spades.
– She is not a morning person.
– Her hidden talent is that she can do splits and cheerleading.
– She loves dancing.
– She wants to go to Saipan, Turkey, and England.
– Her favorite color is pink.
– The first place she traveled to was Hainan, China.
– She prefers drinking cider.
– She prefers street style or casual clothes.
– The best parts of her body are her legs.
– She loves watching movies and dramas. Her favorite movie is Aladdin and her favorite drama is My Daughter, Geum Sawol.
– She is very energetic.
– Her favorite season is autumn.
– She can do figure skating.
– Her favorite foods are ramyeon, Kajang, chicken, pizza, meat, snacks, jellies, and macarons.
– Her favorite number is 1.
– She wants to own a pet parrot.
– She can beat all the members in arm wrestling.

5. Chaerin

Chaerin KELT9b
Stage NameChaerin (채린)
Birth NameLee Chaerin (이채린)
PositionSub Rapper, Sub Dancer, Maknae
BirthdayJuly 7, 2007
Active Years2022-present
Age17 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height5’4” (165 cm)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood TypeA

Chaerin Facts:

– Chaerin was born in South Korea.
– Her representative card is 8 clubs.
– He became a member of the group in late 2022.
– Her lips are the most charming thing about her.
– Her nicknames are Giant Baby, Isabella, and Isabella Sun.
– She is also known as Rinchae and Meongchae.
– Her favorite number is 7.
– She wants to learn acting.
– She loves eating ramen, jjamppong, and meat.
– She looks up to Lee Hyori.
– She is one of the strongest in the group.
– She loves bright colors like mint, pink, and yellow.
– She loves watching dramas.
– Her favorite drama is My Mister.
– She describes herself in one word “Rainbow”.
– If she could, she would own a pet dinosaur.
– Her favorite fruit is mango but she doesn’t like vegetables.
– Her favorite snacks are jelly, chocolate, cookies, cakes, and macarons.
– She loves autumn.
– She loves the quote “You only get one shot at life”.
– Her hidden talent is that she is good at writing.
– Her guilty pleasers are eating and going on trips.
– She’s great at quickly adjusting to new surroundings.
– Her dream place for vacation is Huwai.
– She prefers watching action movies.
– She once slept for 20 hours.
– Her favorite song is “Like A Dream” by Ben.

Former Members:

6. Youngchae

Youngchae KELT9b
Stage NameYoungchae (영채)
Birth NameJoo Young Chae (주영채)
PositionMain Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Rapper
BirthdayOctober 19, 2003
Active Years2019-present
Age20 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Height5’4” (163 cm)
Weight45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood TypeB

Youngchae Facts:

– Youngchae was born in South Korea.
– She was the maknae of the group before Chaerin.
– She has a brother who was born in 2012.
– Her representative card is 7 diamonds.
– She once slept for 23 hours.
– She easily gets frightened.
– She has one sister and two brothers.
– Her shoe size is 230-235mm.
– Her hidden talents are that she can learn choreography just by watching them sitting and hum any tune.
– She loves watching dramas.
– Her favorite genre is romance.
– Her most likes dramas are Hotel Del Luna, Dr. Romantic 2, and My Mister.
– Her favorite number is 1019 because it is her birthday.
– She loves watermelon, strawberries, pear, and pineapple.
– She can memorize long names.
– Her hobbies are DIYing, listening to music, and dyeing her hair.
– Her favorite moves of all time are Inside Out and Moana.
– She is obsessed with her phone.
– She is great at sports.
– She loves listning to ballads.
– She doesn’t like bitter food.
– She loves shabu-shabu, kimchi, tteokguk, bibimbap, gopchang, jjajang, meat, tanghulu, and macarons.
– She loves summers and spring. She hates winters.
– She gets a little awkward when she meets new people that’s why she treats everyone like her best friend so she can be more comfortable.
– She wants to visit Bora Bora, Southeast Asia, and Tahiti.
– Her favorite colors are red and black.
– She wants to learn baking, hair styling, and styling her outfits.
– She prefers lightning to songs that match her vibes.
– She looks up to Hwasa from MAMAMOO.
– She left the group prior to their debut in Feburary 2024.

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