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NewJeans (NWJNS; 뉴진스) is a 5-member multinational girl group under ADOR, part of HYBE Labels. Their members are Hanni, Minji, Danielle, Haerin, and Hyein. They debuted on August 1, 2022 with their self-titled album NewJeans.
The name of the group, NewJeans, is meant to describe how the group will lead a new trend. Similar to jeans, which are loved by people of all ages and are trendy, the group will become an icon of this era. The name is also a wordplay on the phrase new genes. This implies the group will pave the way of a new generation in pop music.
ADOR, short for All Doors One Room, was established by Min Heejin (민희진). Min Heejin was the HYBE CBO from 2019 and 2021. She was also a creative director at SM Entertainment from 2002 to 2019. She worked with groups like Red Velvet, SNSD, F(x), and many others.
Ranked from oldest to youngest.
|1. Minji||May 07, 2004||18 years old|
|2. Hanni||Oct 06, 2004||17 years old|
|3. Danielle||Apr 11, 2005||17 years old|
|4. Haerin||May 15, 2006||16 years old|
|5. Hyein||Apr 21, 2008||14 years old|
Ranked from tallest to shortest.
|1. Hyein||1.70 m (5'7")|
|2. Minji||1.69 m (5'7")|
|3. Danielle||1.65 m (5'5")|
|4. Haerin||1.65 m (5'5")|
|5. Hanni||1.62 m (5'4")|
NewJeans is composed of 5 members born between 2004 and 2008. Their ages ranged from 14 to 18 years old at the time of their debut in 2022. The oldest member is Minji. She was born on May 7, 2004 and was 18 years old at the time of their debut. The youngest member is Hyein. She was born on Apr 21, 2008 and was 14 years old when she debuted.
In terms of nationalities, NewJeans has 3 Korean members, 1 Vietnamese-Australian member, and 1 Korean-Aussie member. Hyein, Minji, and Haerin are Korean. Hanni is Vietnamese-Australian. Danielle is Korean-Australian.
Members were selected during the 2019 global auditions by Big Hit and Source Entertainment and have been training for over 2 years.
In terms of positions, the official leader of NewJeans is Minji.
|Minji||leader, vocalist, dancer|
|Hyein||vocalist, dancer, maknae|
|Minji||ESTJ||Extroverted, observant, thinking, judging|
Minji is the oldest member of NewJeans. She is a former trainee from JYP Entertainment. She appeared in BTS' 2021 Permission to Dance MV. She was part of the 2019 global auditions by Big Hit and Source Entertainment. Minji was also the the face for 2019 Global Audition promotional video. Check out Minji's full profile here!
Hanni is a Vietnamese-Australian '04 liner. She was 17 years old when she debuted with NewJeans. She can speak Korean, English, and Vietnamese. Hanni passed the 2019 Big Hit global audition and trained for 2.5 years before her debut. She is, in fact, one of the few Vietnamese to debut in a Kpop girl group. Hanni was credited as one of the lyricists of the groups' lead single, Hype Boy. See Hanni's full profile!
Danielle has dual nationality; she is Korean-Australian. Her father is Aussie and her mother is Korean. She is the 3rd oldest member in the group and was 17 years old when she debuted with NewJeans. From 2011 to 2012, when Danielle was 6, she worked as a kid model in Korea. She can speak English and Korean. See Danielle's looks, childhood pictures, and her full profile!
Haerin is the second youngest member of the group. She is Korean and was born in 2006. Haerin was 16 years old when she debuted with NewJeans. She can speak English and Korean. See Haerin's full profile!
Hyein is the youngest member of NewJeans. She was only 14 years old when she made her debut with NewJeans. She was born in Incheon, South Korea. Her family consists of her parents and her brother. Her favorite fruit is strawberry. See Hyein's full profile here!