Red Velvet (레드벨벳; debuted Aug 1, 2014) is a 5-member South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment. The group debuted on August 1, 2014 with originally four members: Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, and Joy. Yeri joined in March 2015.
RED VELVET NAME AND FANDOM
The name Red Velvet represents the two different images that the group has. ‘Red’ refers to the vivid, bright, and bold side while ‘Velvet’ reflects the classy and mature image. The official fandom name of Red Velvet is ReVeluv, pronounced Re-Ve-Love. The first 4 letters, ReVe, come from the first 2 letters of Red and Velvet. Luv represents the love that fans and Red Velvet have for each other.
Red Velvet is composed of five members born between 1991 and 1999. Their names are: Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy, and Yeri. The oldest member is Irene (born Mar 29, 1991). The youngest member (maknae) is Yeri (born Mar 5, 1999). All five members were born in South Korea.
RED VELVET AGES
Ranked from oldest to youngest (international age as of 2021):
Member Birthday AGE 1. Irene Mar 29, 1991 30 years old 2. Seulgi Feb 10, 1994 27 years old 3. Wendy Feb 21, 1994 27 years old 4. Joy Sep 3, 1996 25 years old 5. Yeri Mar 5, 1999 22 years old
RED VELVET POSITIONS
1. Irene: leader, main rapper, lead dancer, visual
2. Seulgi: main dancer, lead vocalist
3. Wendy: main vocalist
4. Joy: lead rapper, vocalist
5. Yeri: vocalist, rapper, maknae
RED VELVET HEIGHT RANKING
Ranked from tallest to shortest:
1. Joy: 168 cm (5'6'')
2. Seulgi: 164 cm (5'5'')
3. Irene: 160 cm (5'3'')
4. Yeri: 160 cm (5'3'')
5. Wendy: 160 cm (5'3'')
RED VELVET POPULARITY RANKING
This is the popularity ranking of Red Velvet members from most popular member to least popular. Keep in mind that this list is constantly changing as the popularity of the members changes with time. (source: Instagram followers).
FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA
-The oldest member of Red Velvet is Bae Ju Hyun, better known as Irene (born Mar 29, 1991).
-The youngest member (maknae) of Red Velvet is Yeri (born Mar 5, 1999).
-The tallest member of Red Velvet is Park Soo Young, better known as Joy, with a height of 168 cm (5'6'').
-The shortest member of Red Velvet is Son Wendy with a height of 160 cm (5'3'').
Official Website: redvelvet.smtown.com
Youtube: Red Velvet
V Live: Red Velvet
Red Velvet - IRENE & SEULGI 'Monster' MV