Soyeon (소연) is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, producer, and member of the girl group (G)I-DLE under Cube Entertainment. She made her solo debut on November 5th, 2017, with the single “Jelly”.
Soyeon (G)I-DLE Profile
|Stage Name||Soyeon (소연)|
|Birth Name||Jeon Soyeon (전소연)|
|Position||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Dancer|
|Birthday||August 26, 1998|
|Age||25 (in 2023)|
|Height||5’2” (157 cm)|
|Weight||44 kg (97 lbs)|
|Representative Emoji||Lion (🦁)|
Soyeon (G)I-DLE Facts:
– Soyeon was born in Gaepo-dong, Gangnam-gu , Seoul, South Korea.
– As a child, Soyeon was homeschooled.
– She went to Seoul Guryong Elementary School and Daechi Middle School.
– She graduated from Chung-Ang University College of Education Affiliated High School.
– She did ballet until her third grade of elementary school and wanted to become a ballerina.
– Soyeon has a younger sister named Jeon Sohee born in 2000.
– Her sister has an Instagram account (Sister’s IG jjsh1024)
– It is said that when she drinks alcohol, she speaks faster and gives a lot of compliments.
– She doesn’t believe in zodiac signs and blood types. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– Her religion is Buddhism.
– Her style is hip-hop. (Cosmopolitan)
– She sleeps early and is the early bird of the group. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– She considers Britney Spear and CL as her role models.
– Soyeon’s first impression of Shuhua was that she must be a quiet person. (Glamour)
– She wanted to become a singer after watching BIGBANG’s performance.
– During her childhood, Soyeon aspired to be a pirate and later developed an interest in ninjas after watching “Naruto.”
– She auditioned with G-Dragon‘s “This Love.”
– Her motto is “Live a romantic life”.
– She wants to collaborate with Lizzo. (103.5 KTU)
– She is best friends with Eunbin (CLC) and Jeon Somi.
– She is the shortest member of the group.
– The biggest lesson she learned since her debut is “Don’t get swung by popularity”. (GRAMMYS)
– She resembles Jeon Ji-yoon, a senior artist at Cube Entertainment.
– She has a large mole on her left shoulder.
– She likes to knit and it helps her to heal during her busy schedule. (Ask Anything Chat #2)
– She never intended to be the group’s songwriter but became one out of necessity since their group debut was getting delayed and they didn’t have a song.
– She lives independently in her own studio apartment close to the company.
– Cheetah, a mentor on Produce 101, was impressed by Soyeon, particularly when she wrote her own rap verses for songs.
– Soyeon introduced herself as the “CHARISMA LEADER” of (G)-Idle.
– She describes her current self as a “shining rookie”. (Mindset by DIVE Studios)
– Her representative animal is the Lion.
– She failed around 20 to 30 auditions.
– She takes songwriting inspiration from her members, cartoons, books, and dramas.
– She has many hobbies including watching cartoons and documentaries, drawing, inline skating, writing lyrics, and reading.
– The accessories she wears every day are a team ring, a team bracelet, prayer beads, and 5 gold bracelets exactly like her mother has. (Marie Claire Korea)
– While making their new mini album “I Love”, she has learned how to focus entirely on herself and love herself without worrying about how she looked in the eyes of others. (ELLE)
– She often likes to call Shuhua “Puppy”.
– Her representative color is Pink.
– Her ideal type would be someone like Zoro from “One Piece.
– Soyeon and Pentagon‘s Wooseok were trainees together and shared the same main rapper position.
– Soyeon is the leader, main rapper, sub-vocalist, and center in (G)I-DLE.
– She actively participates as a lyricist and producer for (G)I-DLE’s songs.
– Her training period is three years and ten months.
– She released her first EP titled “Windy” in 2021.
– She ranked 20th in the final episode of Produce 101 and also participated in Unpretty Rapstar 3, where she placed 3rd.
– She is a member of the League of Legends virtual group called K/DA under the name “Akali” and True Damage.
– She imitated other members’ vocals and performed the lead vocals for “LATATA” on her own.
– She is part of the SM Station X girl group project: Seulgi x SinB x Chungha x Soyeon.
– She has collaborated with many notable artists including Seulgi (Red Velvet), Hyoyeon (SNSD), and Key (SHINee).
– Soyeon, Wooyoung (2PM) and Jay Park appeared as judges on MBC’s survival program “Shonen Fantasy.”
– She collaborated with CODE KUNST and Woo and released the song “The Ball is Round” (with FIFA OLP).
– She joined Cube Entertainment on January 22, 2014, through the 2014 National Audition.
– She trained for 1 year and 6 months before joining Produce 101.
– She participated in the song “POP/STARS” as a member of K/DA, a virtual girl group from League of Legends, along with Miyeon. The song received favorable reviews and peaked at number 31 on the US iTunes chart.
– Soyeon wrote the group’s debut song LATATA after getting inspiration from Song Joon-geun’s catchphrase “arata rata rata” in Gag Concert.
Magazines & Appearances
– Soyeon has appeared in many shows including “You Hee-yeol’s Sketchbook”, “Radio Star”, and “I Live Alone”.
– She was featured in many magazines including “MAPS Magazine”, “Marie Claire”, “Dazed & Confused Korea”, and “MAG & JINA”.
– Soyeon has appeared in many advertisements including “Samsung Galaxy”, “Bixby”, “FIFA”, and “ASUS”.
Likes & Dislikes
– Soyeon loves watching the show “Delicious Guys”.
– She is a big fan of 2PM, and her favorite song is “Give It To Me” from their album “Hands Up.”
– She is a big fan of Galaxy phones.
– Her favorite anime is “Kaleido Star”. (Marie Claire Korea)
– Her favorite perfume is “DIPTYQUE, 34 Boulevard Saint Germain”.
– Her favorite fashion icon is A$AP Rocky. (Cosmopolitan)
– Her favorite book is “The Big Picture” by Douglas Kennedy.
– Her favorite song she composed is “LION”. (VLIVE 2020)
– She is an otaku and likes watching anime in her spare time.
– She is a fan of BritneySpears. (REACT)
– Her favorite song is “Sk8er Boi” by Avril Lavigne.
– She enjoys the movie “Begin Again” directed by John Carney.
– Her favorite color is yellow.
– Her favorite beverage is iced chocolate.
– She likes mint chocolate.
– She cannot eat crustaceans or strawberry jam.
– She loves alcohol like soju and beer. Her go-to drink is whiskey. (COSMOPOLITAN Korea)
– Her favorite snack is “Doritos” with chili and cheese sauce.
– She loves handmade hamburgers with french fries in them and french fries with milkshakes. (Marie Claire Korea)
– She loves eating plain white bread.
– Her favorite winter snack is “Mandarin”. (Marie Claire Korea)
– Her most loved snack is chocolate. (BuzzFeed Celeb)
– Soyeon doesn’t enjoy eating vegetables except for corn.
– She is a picky eater and has a kiwi allergy.
– She is a big fan of Cheetos. (First We Feast)
– Her nicknames include “So Leader”, “Hamzzi”, “Baby Lion”, “Soyeoni”, and “Captain”.
– Soyeon is nicknamed “Producer-idol” and “Survival born monster” because of her talents.
– Fans affectionately refer to her as the “short unnie” due to her height difference from younger trainees at Cube.
– She is well-known for her impressive rapping skills.
– Soyeon also had experience in ballet.
– She is skilled in rap, dance, and music composition.
– She has a fear of heights.
– On February 14, 2023, Jeon So-yeon donated 20 million won to support those affected by earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.
– Soyeon donated 30,000 hand sanitizers during the Covid 19 pandemic in South Korea in April 2020.
– She made an arm tattoo that consents for organ donation after reading an article that said that around five people die everyday waiting for an organ donation.
– She donated 20,000 briquettes in January 2022 to the Sharing Briquettes of Love campaign to help underprivileged and low-income families during winter.
– Her popular songs include “Is this bad b****** number? (ft.BIBI, Lee Young-ji)”, “Wow Thing”, “Jelly” and “BEAM BEAM”.
– Soyeon has won many awards including “Best Female Multi-Entertainer, Popularity Award, and Best Songwriter.
– Her work “Giants” (as True Damage) won the “Best Original Song” at the Game Audio Network Guild Awards in 2020.
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