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Youngeun (Kep1er) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Youngeun Kep1er

Youngeun (영은) is a South Korean singer and a member of the K-pop girl group “Kep1er” under WAKEONE Entertainment and SWING Entertainment. She is also a member of Kep1er sub-unit “Tropical Light Unit”. 

Youngeun (Kep1er) Profile

Stage NameYoungeun (영은)
Birth NameSeo Young Eun (서영은)
OccupationSinger
BirthdayDecember 27, 2004
Active Years2021–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height159 cm (5’3″)
WeightN/A
NationalitySouth Korean
Blood TypeA
MBTIINFP

Youngeun (Kep1er) Facts:

Early Life

– She was born and raised in South Korea.
– She graduated from Howon High School.
– She once participated in a belly dance club during her school days.

Personal Life

– Her family includes her father, mother, and two older sisters.
– She auditioned with the song “Kick It” by NCT 127. (JAYKEEOUT)
– She enjoys covering choreographies and collecting perfumes as hobbies.
– She specializes in boy group dances and hip-hop dances.
Hikaru said that the room that she shares with her and Dayeon is the cleanest. (Harper’s BAZAAR Korea)
– She is proficient in taekwondo and baseball.
– The thing she is most confident about is herself.
– Her happiest moment is the present because she likes to stay in the present.
– She is skilled in various types of dances.
– She was previously trained at ModernK Music Academy.
– She also worked as a backup dancer for DreamNote.
– Dayeon chose Youngeun as the member who is most different on and off stage. (POPKORN PICKTOK)
– She is nicknamed Yeo-eun.
– If she were a Kep1ian, she would fangirl over Mashiro. (POPKORN POPTIME)
– She aspires to appear on Running Man, Knowing Bros, and Tingle Interview due to her enjoyment of watching them.
– She would like to have Xiaoting’s big eyes.
– She likes to watch vlogs.
– The sports she is confident in are badminton, soccer, snowboarding and basketball.
– She would like to do a relay dance cover of male idol groups.
– She desires to engage in fan signs, fan meetings, concerts, and karaoke with their fans.
– She enjoys challenges, success, assurance, chicken feet, gopchang, perfume, and scarves.
– She is roommates with Hikaru and Dayeon. (Showterview with Sunmi)
– She faced a personal loss with the passing of her father on March 7, 2023, leading to a temporary hiatus. On March 18, 2023, fans speculated her return as she appeared in an Instagram Live.
– Her Girls Planet 999 motto was “I am an attractive SEO YOUNG EUN with powerful dance and smile.”
– Her nickname is “fennec fox”. (Weekly Idol Self Profile)
– She would describe herself as an “egg” because she is hard on the outside and soft on the inside.
– She has a habit of biting her hands.
– Her hobby is collecting perfumes.
– Her strong point is her positive mindset.
– If she sleeps in the evening and no one wakes her, she wakes up in the evening of the next day. (The Star Magazine)
– She is proficient in dancing Korean ethnic dances since childhood.
– She is currently enrolled in Howon University.
– She is terrified of loud noises.
– Her impressive skill is to peel a boiled egg in 4 seconds.
– The emoji she uses the most is 🌸.
– Something she says most often is “Can’t you do it for me please?”. (Kep1er Debut Show)
– She is a fan of EXO’s Baekhyun, especially loving his solo songs, all of which are in her playlist.
– She shares a room with Dayeon and Hikaru.
– Her hidden talent is that she can sleep well anywhere even if it is noisy. (Besties on Besties)
– The most expensive thing she owns is a designer bag.
– She wants to go on a fishing program. (JAYKEEOUT)
– The member she would want as a roommate is Bahiyyih because she thinks they will fit well because they are both “P”s (planner types). (Harper’s BAZAAR Korea)
– She has received training in ballet.
– She thinks she is not a good cook but she learned some simple recipes from Yeseo. (Forbes)
– She believes she resembles a fennec fox.
– She considers her charming point to be a spicy flavour on stage and a mild flavour off-stage.
– If she could have one thing from a member, she would like to have Bahiyyih’s fashion sense. (POPKORN PICKTOK)
– According to Youngeun, the killing part of “WA DA DA” is the dance break.
Chungha is her role model. (POPKORN POPTIME)
– She considers BTS as her role model.
– The animal she resembles is a fennec fox. (Kep1er Debut Show)
– Her key talent is choreographing gestures for performances.
– She relieves stress through listening to music, dancing, and breathing fresh air.
– She believes her charming point is her spicy flavour on stage and mild flavour off-stage.
– Youngeun played a spy-like hero in “We Fresh”. (Showterview with Sunmi)
– She went to an amusement park with her family when she was a child and saw Epik High performing there. One of the members had picked her up and performed with her in his arms. This experience made her want to be a performer who shares happiness with fans. (Kpop Herald)
– Her weak point is that she is a bit sensitive.
– She has a mole on her back in the same position as her father.
– A game she is confident in is “Guessing the song after listening to 1 second”. (Weekly Idol Self Profile)

Career

– On July 7th, 2021, she was revealed to be a contestant on Girls Planet 999.
– She achieved 781,651 points in the GP999 finals.
– She is affiliated with Biscuit Entertainment.
– She made her debut as a main vocalist with Kep1er on January 3rd, 2022, with mini album “First Impact”.

Likes & Dislikes

– She enjoys watching videos depicting the cooking process of takoyaki.
– Her favourite colours are burgundy and grey.
– Puppies are her favourite animals.
– Her favourites include wristwatches, autumn, clear and breezy weather, texting on the phone, and mountains.
– She dislikes fear, weakness, spiders, and wet things.
– Her favourite perfume is Forment Signature Parfum’s Cotton Hug scent.
– She likes to go fishing.

Food Preferences

– She likes mint chocolate, dipping sauce, and fried chicken.
– Her top three favourite foods are chicken feet, tripe, and oxblood.
– She dislikes eggplant and salmon-boiled radish.
– She likes fruit syrup.
– She likes dried sweet potato.
– She really likes mango shaved ice.
– She really likes noodles and pasta.

Streaming Platform Links
Genie | Bugs | Melon

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