(G)I-DLE: Profile, Members, Facts, Debut, Positions | Hallyu Idol

(G)I-DLE


Name(G)I-DLE
CompanyCube Entertainment
FandomNEVERLAND
Year Debut2018
Years Active3
Year DisbandedN/A

Members

miyeon
miyeon
soyeon
soyeon
shuhua
shuhua
minnie
minnie
soojin
soojin
yuqi
yuqi

(G)I-DLE (아이들; pronounced “idle”) is a South Korean kpop girl band formed by Cube Entertainment. The group debuted on May 2, 2018 with 6 members: Miyeon, Minnie, Soojin, Soyeon, Yuqi, and Shuhua.

 

MEANING OF (G)I-DLE

(G)I-DLE is pronounced simply “idle” (ai·dl; sounds similar to idol). The “g” is silent. The “(G)” means Girl. The “I” represents each Individual in the group. The “DLE” is a reference to the Korean word Deul, which is used to make the plural form of noun words and in this case the plural form of “I”. In essence, the name represents six different individuals gathered together.

 

FANDOM NAME

The official fandom name of (G)I-DLE is Neverland. The name is a reference to Peter Pan’s imagination where people do not change and live forever as children. Neverland is the place where (G)I-DLE and the fans will live together for a long time without changing.

 

(G)I-DLE MEMBERS AND POSITIONS

1. Miyeon: main vocalist, visual

2. Minnie: main vocalist

3. Soojin: main dancer, sub rapper, sub vocalist

4. Soyeon: leader, main rapper, sub vocalist, center

5. Yuqi: lead dancer, sub rapper, sub vocalist

6. Shuhua: sub vocalist, visual, maknae


(G)I-DLE MEMBERS AGE RANKING

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

1. Miyeon (Jan 31, 1997): 24 years old

2. Minnie (Oct 23, 1997): 24 years old

3. Soojin (Mar 9, 1998): 23 years old

4. Soyeon (Aug 26, 1998): 23 years old

5. Yuqi (Sep 23, 1999): 22 years old

6. Shuhua (Jan 6, 2000): 21 years old

 

(G)I-DLE MEMBERS HEIGHT RANKING

Ranked from tallest to shortest:

1. Minnie: 165 cm (5’5”)

2. Soojin: 164 cm (5’5”)

3. Yuqi: 162 cm (5’4”)

4. Shuhua: 161 cm (5’3”)

5. Miyeon: 161 cm (5’3”)

6. Soyeon: 157 cm (5’2”)

 

FUN FACTS & TRIVIA

  • The leader of (G)I-DLE is Soyeon.
  • The youngest member (maknae) of (G)I-DLE is Shuhua (born Jan 6, 2000).
  • The oldest member of (G)I-DLE is Miyeon (born Jan 31, 1997).
  • The tallest member of (G)I-DLE is Minnie with a height of 164 cm (5’5”).
  • The shortest member of (G)I-DLE is Soyeon with a height of 157 cm (5’2”).
  • Cho Miyeon, one of the main vocalist of (G)I-DLE, was rumored to be Blackpink's fifth member. Multiple pictures of all 5 girls surfaced the web so netizens think that Blackpink was originally planned to debut with Miyeon in the group. However, fans believe that she was removed from Blackpink after pictures of her dating were circulating on the web.
  • Three of the members are Korean and the other three are foreigners. Shuhua is Taiwanese; Yuqi is Chinese; Minnie is Thai.

                                                                  

SOCIAL MEDIA


(G)I-DLE MEMBERS PROFILE

 

1. Miyeon

Stage Name: MIYEON

Full Name: Cho Mi Yeon

Korean Name: 조미연

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Jan 31, 1997

Height: 161 cm (5' 3")

Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Aquarius

MBTI: ENFP

Education: Seoul Yeonhee Elementary School, Yeonbuk Middle School, High School Qualification Exam


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

  • Family: parents.
  • Hobbies: listening to music, sleeping, nail art, and playing the guitar.
  • Instruments: violin and piano.
  • Lookalikes: Park Ki-Rayng (cheerleader), Joo Soo Ae (announcer), Son Yejin (actress).
  • Favorite food: Thai food, milk tea.
  • Favorite fruits: strawberries, cherries, peaches.
  • Favorite ice cream from Baskin Robbins: Rainbow sherbet.
  • Food likes: fried chicken, snacks.
  • Miyeon is a former YG Entertainment trainee. It is rumored that she was supposed to debut with Blackpink but was removed from the group after photos of her dating circulated the web. She left YG Entertainment in 2015.
  • She trained with YG Entertainment for 5 years from the first year of middle school.
  • Miyeon is the oldest member of (G)I-DLE.
  • She was the last member to join the lineup of (G)I-DLE. The group had already been rehearsing as a team but Miyeon was added because the agency wanted a Korean main vocalist in the group as well.
  • She is the representative visual member of (G)I-DLE.
  • She is known for her role as Ari as part of the virtual League of Legends Kpop girl group K/DA.
  • She likes to sleep a lot.
  • She was the first member in the group to get a driver’s license.


2. Minnie

Stage Name: MINNIE

Full Name: Yontarak Nicha

Native Name: ณิชา ยนตรรักษ์

Birth Place: Thailand

Birthday: Oct 23, 1997

Height: 165 cm (5' 5")

Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Scorpio

Education: Wattana Wittaya Academy

MBTI: ENFJ


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

  • Minnie was born in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Family: parents and two older twin brothers named Mic and Mac.
  • Languages: Minnie can speak Korean, Thai, and English. She can also speak basic Chinese and Japanese.
  • Hobbies: shopping, going for a walk.
  • Special talents: composing and playing the piano.
  • Favorite foods: Korean beef, red bean dishes, Japanese food, shaved ice, cheesecake, bibimbap, sashimi.
  • Minnie is a third generation Thai Chinese.
  • She enjoys taking pictures.
  • Out of the 3 foregin members from (G)I-DLe, Minnie is the one that lived in Korea the longest.
  • Minnie and Soojin are the tallest members of (G)I-DLE with a height of 165 cm (5’5”). To see the full ranking of the group, check the (G)I-DLE profile.
  • Minnie and CLC’s Sorn attended the same singing school in Thailand called G-Vocal.
  • Minnie is good friends with other Thai idols: Bambam from GOT7, Lisa from Blackpink, Sorn from CLC, Nichkhun from 2PM, and Ten from NCT.
  • Sooyeon, Minnie, and Yuqi compose songs for (G)I-DLE.
  • She is known for her ‘half-closed’ eyes.
  • She is a fan of Troy Sivan.


3. Soojin

Stage Name: SOOJIN

Full Name: Seo Su Jin

Korean Name: 서수진

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Mar 9, 1998

Height: 164 cm (5' 5")

Weight: 43 kg (95 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Pisces


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

  • Soojin became a trainee in 2016 and trained for two years.
  • Soojin used to practice Taekwondo and jazz dance.
  • Minnie and Soojin are the tallest members of (G)I-DLE with a height of 164 cm (5’5”). To see the full ranking of the group, check the (G)I-DLE profile.
  • Soojin is considered the mom of the group. She is also a great cook.
  • In August 2018, it was confirmed by their agencies that Soojin and Pentagon’s Hui had dated but that they had broken up.


4. Soyeon

Stage Name: SOYEON

Full Name: Jeon Soyeon

Korean Name: 전소연

Birth Place: Korea

Birthday: Aug 26, 1998

Height: 157 cm (5' 2")

Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Virgo


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

  • In 2015, Soyeon competed in the idol variety show Produce 101 and ranked 20.
  • In 2016, Soyeon became the 3rd runner up in the rap survival show Unpretty Rapstar.
  • One of her favorite animes of all time is One Piece.
  • As a child, Soyeon was homeschooled. She practiced ballet growing up.
  • Soyeon is the shortest member of (G)I-DLE with a height of 157 cm (5’2”). To see the full ranking of the group, check the (G)I-DLE profile.


5. Yuqi

Stage Name: YUQI

Full Name: Song Yu Qi

Chinese Name: 宋雨琦

Birth Place: China

Birthday: Sep 23, 1999

Height: 162 cm (5' 4")

Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Libra


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

  • Yuqi is a big fan of NBA player Lebron James.
  • Yuqi can play the Chinese instrument guzheng.
  • Yuqi can speak English, Chinese, and Korean.


6. Shuhua

Stage Name: SHUHUA

Full Name: Yen Shu Hua

Chinese Name: 葉舒華

Birth Place: Taiwan

Birthday: Jan 6, 2000

Height: 161 cm (5' 3")

Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Capricorn


FUN FACTS AND TRIVIA

  • Shuhua successfully passed the audition for Cube Entertainment in Taiwan in 2016.
  • Shuhua can speak Korean and Chinese.
  • Shuhua is the second shortest member of (G)I-DLE with a height of 161 cm (5’3”). To see the full ranking of the group, check the (G)I-DLE profile.

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