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LIGHTSUM


NameLIGHTSUM
CompanyCube Entertainment
FandomN/A
Year Debut2021
Years ActiveN/A
Year DisbandedN/A

Members

jian
jian
hina
hina
chowon
chowon
yujeong
yujeong
huiyeon
huiyeon
sangah
sangah
juhyeon
juhyeon
nayoung
nayoung

LIGHTSUM (라잇썸) is an eight-member South Korean girl group under CUBE Entertainment. A video with the logo and the name of the group was published on April 15, 2021. LIGHTSUM is expected to debut in 2021.

 

LIGHTSUM PROFILE

Number of Members: 8

Members: Sangah, Juhyun, Huiyeon, Nayoung, Chowon, Jian, Yujeong, Hina

Genre: K-pop

Oldest Member: Sangah (born Sep 4, 2002)

Youngest Member (Maknae): Jian (born Nov 4, 2006)

Debut date: Expected in 2021

Label: CUBE Entertainment

 

LIGHTSUM is composed of eight members born between 2002 and 2006. Their names are: Sangah, Juhyeon, Huiyeon, Nayoung, Chowon, Jian, Hina, and Yujeong. The oldest member is Sangah (born Sep 4, 2002). The youngest member (maknae) is Jian (born Nov 4, 2006). Hina is the only foreign member; she was born in Japan. All the rest of the members are Korean.

 

LIGHTSUM POSITIONS

1. Sangah: lead dancer, rapper

2. Chowon: main vocalist

3. Nayoung: main vocalist, lead dancer

4. Hina: sub vocalist

5. Juhyeon: main dancer, lead vocalist

6. Yujeong: sub vocalist

7. Huiyeon: sub vocalist

8. Jian: sub vocalist, rapper, maknae

 

LIGHTSUM AGE RANKING

Ranked from oldest to youngest (international age as of 2021):

MemberBirthdayAge
1. Sangah Sep 4, 2002 19 years old
2. Chowon Sep 16, 2002 19 years old
3. Nayoung Nov 30, 2002 19 years old
4. Hina Apr 7, 2003 18 years old
5. Juhyeon Apr 8, 2004 17 years old
6. Yujeong Jun 14, 2004 17 years old
7. Huiyeon Aug 1, 2005 16 years old
8. Jian Nov 4, 2006 15 years old

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-LIGHTSUM will be CUBE Entertainment’s fifth idol group, following CLC, Pentagon, (G)I-DLE, and BTOB.

-LIGHTSUM will be the first group to debut from CUBE Entertainment since the debut of (G)I-DLE in May 2018 (three years prior).

-The oldest member of LIGHTSUM is Sangah (born Sep 4, 2002).

-The youngest member (maknae) of LIGHTSUM is Jian (born Nov 4, 2006).

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook: LIGHTSUMOfficial

Instagram: cube_lightsum

Twitter: cube_lightsum

VLive: LIGHTSUM

Weibo: Cube_LIGHTSUM

Youtube: LIGHTSUM

 

MEMBER PROFILES

 

1. SANGAH

Stage Name: Sangah

Full Name: Yoon Sangah

Native Name: 윤상아

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Sep 4, 2002

Height: 

Weight: 

Blood Type:

Zodiac: Virgo

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Sangah was 18-19 years old when she debuted with LIGHTSUM in 2021.

-Lookalike: Jennie (Blackpink).

 

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2. CHOWON

Stage Name: Chowon

Full Name: Han Chowon

Native Name: 한초원

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Sep 16, 2002

Height: 168 cm (5'6")

Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Virgo

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Education: Hanlim Multi Art School. She graduated in 2019.

-She made her debut as an actress in the movie Bully Bad Guys (2020).

-In 2018, she is participated in the idol survival shows Produce 48. She was eliminated after placing 13th place and therefore missed to join the lineup for IZ*ONE. After the Mnet’s vote manipulation scandal came to light, it was revealed that Chowon would have scored top 12 had the votes not being manipulated.

-Her nickname during Produce 48 was Reversal Queen because rose to the top ranks after having placed 88th place in episode 3.

 

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3. NAYOUNG

Stage Name: Nayoung

Full Name: Kim Nayoung

Native Name: 김나영

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Nov 30, 2002

Height: 155 cm (5'1")

Weight: 43 kg (95 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Sagittarius

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Nayoung was 18 years old (international age) when she debuted with LIGHTSUM in 2021.

-She was a participant in the 2018 survival show Produce 48. She ranked 21.

-She is a former trainee from Banana Culture. She was planned to debut as part of a new girl group but their debut was cancelled in 2019.

 

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4. HINA

Stage Name: Hina

Full Name: Hina

Native Name: 阳菜

Birth Place: Japan

Birthday: Apr 7, 2003

Height: 

Weight: 

Blood Type:

Zodiac: Aries

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Hina was 18 years old (international age) when she debuted with LIGHTSUM in 2021.

-Position: sub vocalist

-She was born in Japan.

-When she was in Japan, she attended a dance academy that covered Kpop music.

-Soon after learning about Kpop, she started learning Korean language.

-Because Japanese is not her native language, sometimes she doesn't fully understand what her team members say. She tries to guess what they say based on context.

-She enjoys going to school and hanging out with people.

-She is a big fan of Twice and attended their concert several times.

-Her favorite song from Twice is TT.

 

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5. JUHYEON

Stage Name: Juhyeon

Full Name: Lee Juhyeon

Native Name: 이주현

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Apr 8, 2004

Height: 171 cm (5'7")

Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)

Blood Type: AB

Zodiac: Aries

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Juhyeon was 17 years old when she was announced as a member of LIGHTSUM in April 2021.

-She appeared in the music video for Young with Hui, Yeo One, Yuto, Kino, and Wooseok.

-She made an appearance in the music video for Always from Unit G.

-In 2017, when she was only 13 years old, she became a contestant in the survival show The Unit. She ranked 25.

-In 2018, she became a participant in the show Dancing High but was eliminated on episode 2.

-She is part of CUBE Entertainment’s trainee group called Cube Tree.

-She started dancing when she was in second grade in elementary school.

-She joined Cube Entertainment through an audition in January 2014.

-Role models: Hyuna, BoA.

-She wore braces while she was participating in The Unit.

 -She is intelligent despite her clumsy looks.

-She was quiet and timid when she was younger.

-At Doljabi (a fortune-telling ritual), the first item she grabbed was a pen. The second item as a gavel.

-She started learning cheerleading first with her friend and then followed her to join a cover dance team.


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6. YUJEONG

Stage Name: Yujeong

Full Name: Lee Yujeong

Native Name: 이유정

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Jun 14, 2004

Height: 160 cm (5'3")

Weight: 41 kg (90 lbs)

Blood Type: AB

Zodiac: Gemini

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Yujeong was 16 years old when she was announced as a member of LIGHTSUM in April 2021.

-Hobbies: playing the piano, dancing Kpop dances.

-Specialty: musicals.

-She is a former trainee of Stardom Entertainment and Fantagio Entertainment.

-She was a participant of the survival show Produce 48.

 

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7. HUIYEON

Stage Name: Huiyeon

Full Name: Oh Hui Hyeon

Native Name: 오희현

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Aug 1, 2005

Height: 

Weight: 

Blood Type:

Zodiac: Leo

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Huiyeon was 15 years old when she was announced as a member of LIGHTSUM in April 2021.

-Position: sub vocalist.

-She studied ballet, rhythmic gymnastics, and painting.

-She did figure skating. It was her mom who had suggested her to try figure skating.

-She has won several gold medals in figure staking at her elementary school.

-She attended music school and learned how to play the piano.

-She also attended academies to learn sining and dancing.

-She likes Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift.

 

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8. JIAN

Stage Name: Jian

Full Name: Kim Jian

Native Name: 김지안

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Nov 4, 2006

Height: 

Weight:

Blood Type:

Zodiac: Scorpio

 

FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

-Age trivia: Jian was 14 years old (international age) when she debuted with LIGHTSUM in 2021.

 

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