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Red Velvet Member Irene Profile, Facts, and TMI

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Irene Profile

  • Birth Name: 배주현 (Bae Ju Hyun)
  • Stage Name: 아이린 (Irene)
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1991.03.29
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Chinese Zodiac: Sheep
  • Height: 158 cm (5’18”)
  • Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram

Irene Facts & TMI

  • Irene was born and grew up in Daegu.
  • Her family consists of parents (born 1967), and a younger sister (born 1996).
  • She belongs to Bunseong Bae clan.
  • Irene is an atheist.
  • She graduated from Haknam High School in Daegu.
  • She is the leader, center, main rapper, sub-vocalist, and lead dancer of Red Velvet.
  • Irene and fellow member Seulgi debuted in the sub-unit Red Velvet IRENE & SEULGI in 2020.
  • Since 2017, Irene has been considered one of the most popular third generation female K-Pop idols.
  • She joined SM Entertainment as a trainee when she was in the 3rd grade of high school.
  • Irene was introduced through SM Rookies.
  • Prior to her debut, she appeared in America’s ABC news coverage about k-pop idol trainees in SM Entertainment.
  • She also appeared in Henry Lau’s MV for ‘1-4-3 (I Love You)’ in 2013.
  • In 2014 she shot a pictorial with Seulgi, Johnny, and Taeyong of NCT before her official debut with Red Velvet.
  • Irene is widely recognized as SM’s representative visual.
  • She shared that she was popular among boys during her high school days.
  • She is very shy and does not smile well in front of strangers.
  • She tends to get scared easily.
  • Her favorite school subject was geography, while her least favorite subject was physics.
  • Irene was quiet and introverted when she was young.
  • She likes and is good at doing house chores, Irene even said that her hobby is laundry and ironing her clothes.
  • In 2019 she became the fourth member of Red Velvet who launched a personal Instagram account.
  • Irene was accused of verbally abusing her stylist in October 2020.
  • She shot CF for soju brand Chamisul in 2019.
  • Her stage name Irene is derived from Eirene, the goddess of peace.
  • Her color symbol is pink.
  • She mentioned BoA as her role model.
  • She shares the same birthday as actress Kim Tae Hee and the late Sulli.
  • Irene’s favorite color is purple.
  • She loves collecting diaries from all over the world.
  • She can impersonate Doraemon.
  • She can’t eat chicken and oysters.
  • She likes tteokbokki.
  • She can’t drink coffee.
  • Although she can’t eat chicken, she likes and is good at cooking seasoned chicken for the younger members.
  • Irene shared that she doesn’t like drinking, she especially dislikes beer.
  • She likes sikhye.
  • She likes to smell from her clothes, her fans gifted her fabric softener at fan signing events.
  • Irene has a habit of holding her long hair like a curtain when she delivers her greeting.
  • She became the MC of KBS ‘Music Bank’ with actor Park Bo Gum from May 1st, 2015 to June 24th, 2016.
  • She described her ideal type as someone with a warm personality, expressive, outgoing, and has a beautiful smile.
  • She had expressed her desire for acting.
  • She made an acting debut in 2016, portraying the female protagonist Areum in the web drama ‘The Female Employees of a Game Company’.
  • Her body is very flexible.
  • At the 2015 SM Halloween party, she dressed up as Dr. Slump’s Arale.
  • She is close to BLACKPINK’s Jennie and Solar of MAMAMOO.
  • She pranked Park Bo Gum by fainting on stage while hosting ‘Music Bank’ during the April Fools in 2016.
  • In the 29th episode of ‘Knowing Brothers’, she said that she has a mole on the top of her head.
  • Red Velvet in general and Irene, in particular, has a lot of female fans.
  • Irene loves listening to calm music like ballads.
  • She is good at archery, she showcased her archery skills in the 2016 and 2017 ‘Idol Star Athletic Championship’.
  • She used to speak in Daegu dialect.
  • She has fear of heights.
  • She relieves stress by organizing her thoughts.
  • The other members call her mom.
  • She is said to have water phobia because she once fell into the water after being overturned while playing on a tube at the beach.
  • She’s very competitive.
  • On February 27, 2020, she donated KRW 100 million to Daegu Metropolitan City, an area that was particularly damaged by the COVID-19 and also her hometown where she was born and raised.
  • As of December 2021, she uses an iPhone 13 Pro Sierra Blue.
  • She likes mangosteen and durian.
  • She never revealed her MBTI personality type, but fans assumed that her MBTI is INTJ or INFJ.
  • Among her nicknames are Baechu, Hyunie, Ending Fairy, Bunny Bae, Baephrodite, etc.
  • Her shoe size is 225 mm.
  • Irene is the shortest member among Red Velvet.

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