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Members of top 4th gen girl group (G)I-DLE: A multi-talented leader, BLACKPINK’s “5th member”, a rich kid, and more! 

Every member of (G)I-DLE has an impressive profile. 

(G)I-DLE debuted in 2018 under CUBE Entertainment. The group receives much love and support from fans and the general public for their distinctive musicality and image. They are also one of the most successful Kpop girl groups with a girl-crush concept.

(G)I-DLE recently had a spectacular comeback with a 5-member lineup for the first time after the departure of ex-member Soojin due to school bullying controversy. The title track “TOMBOY” of their 1st full album “I Never Die” has helped (G)I-DLE bag amazing achievements, including the first-ever Perfect All-kill on domestic digital charts since their debut.

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(G)I-DLE recently had a very successful comeback

The success of (G)I-DLE is also thanks to each member’s outstanding charm. Let’s take a look at the profiles of the 5 (G)I-DLE members to see why the group has been generating so much buzz! 

Soyeon

Soyeon’s full name is Jeon Soyeon, born in 1998. She is the most prominent member of (G)I-DLE. She is not only the leader but also the main producer, composer, and lyricist of the majority of (G)I-DLE’s songs. 

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Soyeon is the leader of (G)I-DLE

Before debuting in (G)I-DLE, Soyeon continued to showcase her outstanding talent through her participation in Mnet’s famous survival shows such as Produce 101 season 1, where she ranked 20 out of 101 trainees, and Unpretty Rapstar season 3, where she made it to the semi-finals. She recently became a judge and mentor on the idol survival show My Teenage Girl. 

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She drew attention as a judge on My Teenage Girl

(G)I-DLE’s songs composed and written by Soyeon doing well on the charts is the strongest proof of her talent. Moreover, Soyeon is called an “all-rounder” because she also attracts fans with her tough, charismatic aura and attractive stage presence. 

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Soyeon contributes significantly to the success of (G)I-DLE

Miyeon

Miyeon’s full name is Jo Miyeon, born in 1997. She is (G)I-DLE’s main vocalist. Miyeon is the most famous among (G)I-DLE members for her visuals because her face matches Korean beauty standards perfectly. With a tiny face, a surreal tall nose, and sparkly eyes, Miyeon is considered one of the top visuals among 4th gen female idols. 

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Miyeon is one of 4th gen top visuals 
She is famous for her sweet and elegant visuals 

Miyeon is known as the “secret 5th member” of BLACKPINK because was a YG former trainee and was part of the pre-debut lineup of BLACKPINK. Rumor has it that she did not make the final cut and end up leaving YG because she broke the rules for trainees by dating someone.

Miyeon is still close to BLACKPINK members

Although she missed the chance to debut in BLACKPINK, fans think it’s good that she left YG because Miyeon is perfect for (G)I-DLE. With eye-catching visuals and strong vocals, Miyeon promises to shine even more in the future. 

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Miyeon is enjoying great success with (G)I-DLE

Minnie

Minnie was born in 1997 in Thailand. Her full name is Minnie Nicha Yontararak. She joined CUBE through the 2014 Cube Star Audition audition held in her home country. Minnie has a unique voice color that is rare in Kpop. Taking on the main vocal position alongside Miyeon, Minnie always gives listeners “goosebumps” because of how attractive she sounds in every (G)I-DLE’s song. Minnie’s lines in (G)I-DLE’s songs are often called the “killing parts”. 

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Minnie is famous for her unique voice

Minnie is also known to be born with a golden spoon. She grew up in a wealthy family that belongs to “Haissot” – the most prominent upper class in Thailand. Minnie’s father was the Vice President of the first bank in Thailand. Currently, he is the Chairman of YMCA Group Thailand. Minnie’s mother is a pianist and co-owner of a luxury resort. Her grandparents and uncles are also rich and influential people in society.

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Minnie is a real rich kid with wealthy family background.

During (G)I-DLE’s promotion for “TOMBOY”, Minnie constantly goes viral for her alluring charisma and stunning visuals in every performance. 

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Minnie is the most viral during TOMBOY promotions

Yuqi

Yuqi’s real name is Song Yuqi. She was born in 1999 in China. Since her debut, Yuqi has always been noticed by her beauty and sense of humor. The female idol has radiant skin and big round eyes that make everyone who looks at them feel loved.

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Yuqi stands out with her pretty and cute appearance.

Not only famous in Korea, the female idol is also loved by many fans in her home country. In particular, the rumors about the rich family of Yuqi are attracting the attention of the public. Although Yuqi’s background has not been revealed, many people believe that her parents are prominent politicians in China. Since her childhood, the female idol has lived in a luxury apartment in Beijing, with the most advanced and strict security guards.

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Many people believe that Yuqi’s family is really “powerful”.

Before her comeback with TOMBOY, she was caught up in dating rumors with Jackson (GOT7). However, CUBE Entertainment has not yet commented on this issue.

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Yuqi is caught up in dating rumors with Jackson (GOT7).

Shuhua

Shuhua’s real name is Ye Shuhua. She was born in 2000 in Taiwan. As the visual of (G)I-DLE, the female idol owns a pure and innocent beauty. With a small face and captivating eyes, Shuhua has quickly gained a lot of attention from the public.

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Shuhua’s extremely beautiful beauty.

However, she is often criticized for her dancing and singing skills. The fact that she rarely sings has proved that she is the worst singer in the group. Every time (G)I-DLE comes back, the public often sparks controversy related to Shuhua’s singing.

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Shuhua is often criticized as the least outstanding talent in the group.
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