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Youngeun (Kep1er) Profile, Bio, & Facts 

Youngeun Kep1er
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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)
BirthdayDecember 27, 2004
Active Years2021–present
Age19 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Height159 cm (5’3″)
NationalitySouth Korean
Blood TypeA

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)


– 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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