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Red Velvet Member Seulgi Profile, Facts, and TMI

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Seulgi Profile

  • Birth Name: 강슬기 (Kang Seulgi)
  • Stage Name: 슬기 (Seulgi)
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 1994.02.10
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Chinese Zodiac: Dog
  • Height: 161 cm (5’28”)
  • Weight: N/A
  • Blood Type: A
  • Personal Social Media: Instagram

Seulgi Facts & TMI

  • Seulgi was born and grew up in Ansan.
  • Her family consists of parents and an elder brother (born 1991).
  • She belongs to Shincheon Kang clan.
  • Seulgi doesn’t have religion.
  • She graduated from the School of Performing Arts Seoul (SOPA) majoring in Performing Arts and Contemporary Dance.
  • She serves as the main dancer and lead vocalist of Red Velvet.
  • Seulgi and Irene made their debut in the sub-unit Red Velvet IRENE & SEULGI.
  • In 2006, she participated in SM open audition when she was in the sixth grade of elementary school.
  • She officially joined SM Entertainment as a trainee in 2007 during the first grade of middle school.
  • She became a trainee in SM Entertainment for 7 years until her debut in 2014.
  • She was revealed as one of SM Rookies on December 2nd, 2013. Seulgi was the first Red Velvet member introduced to the public as SM Rookies.
  • Before her debut, she was featured in Henry Lau’s ‘Fantastic’ MV and EXO’s concert VCR for ‘My Lady’.
  • She appeared in America’s ABC news coverage about k-pop idol trainees in SM Entertainment alongside Irene, Gong Seung Youn, Johnny of NCT.
  • In 2014 she shot a pictorial with Irene, Johnny, and Taeyong of NCT before her official debut with Red Velvet.
  • She had flashy orange hair when she first debuted.
  • She was the leader of the Inkigayo project girl group 5W1H in 2016.
  • She appeared as a contestant in ‘King of Masked Singer’ showcasing her singing skills in 2016.
  • At around 10 p.m. on October 10, 2016, she had a car accident while returning from vacation with fellow member Yeri.
  • Currently, she is one of the dancers representing the third generation K-POP idols and is considered the strongest all-rounder idol in terms of vocal and dance.
  • She has a very gentle and pure personality.
  • When she received malicious comments, she treated them with a mindset that she should work harder and better.
  • Many fans think that she resembles cats.
  • Seulgi is the only female artist in SM Entertainment with no double eyelids.
  • Seulgi revealed that she once thought about double eyelid surgery because she has a complex of her monolid eyes. But it was so strange when she made double eyelids with tape for a test, so she didn’t do it in the end because people around her said that her monolid eyes are attractive.
  • She has a toned body.
  • She claims to be in charge of being the “charismatic member” of the team.
  • Her personal color is yellow.
  • Seulgi is the only member who uses her birth name as her stage name.
  • She described her ideal type as someone who communicates well with her.
  • As she admitted, her ideal type changes frequently. She had mentioned Kang Dong Won, Jisung, and Cho Jung Seok as her ideal type.
  • She sleeps deeply, so once she falls asleep, she doesn’t wake up easily even if people make loud noises around her. Because of this, the member nicknamed her Bear (or “gom” in Korean).
  • She revealed that she never dated ever since she became a trainee until her debut.
  • Amber of f(x) calls her Teddy Bear.
  • Her reaction is always one step slower than others.
  • It is said that her father applied for Seulgi’s audition at SM Entertainment. Her father thought of giving a chance to his daughter who enjoys singing and dancing.
  • He is the only member of Red Velvet who has a brother.
  • She is a picky eater. She likes meats and hates vegetables.
  • Her favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate.
  • She often sticks out her tongue when she’s nervous.
  • She is good at Japanese.
  • Seulgi can play the guitar.
  • Her shoe size is 230 mm, but she sometimes wears 250 mm shoes.
  • According to the members, Seulgi is an impulsive shopper. She once bought a camera that she rarely uses, making the member tease her for her impulsive buying habit.
  • She loves photography.
  • Despite the strict age culture in Korea, she gets along with the younger members like friends.
  • The members crowned her as the “no-fun” or boring member within the group.
  • She said that sometimes people nicknamed her Sweat Seulgi because she sweats a lot.
  • She moved out of Red Velvet’s dorm in February 2021, became the first member to leave the group’s dorm.
  • Seulgi’s symbolic fruit is pineapple while her symbolic weapon is knife.
  • She once mentioned Beyoncé as her role model.
  • Among her nicknames are Teddy Bear, Bear, Gya, Tteulgi, Dancing Bear, 
  • Many fans notice Seulgi’s uncanny resemblance with SEVENTEEN’s Wonwoo.
  • Her representative number is 20.
  • She mentioned TVXQ and BoA as respected SM seniors.
  • Seulgi likes and is good at drawing.
  • She is Pringles mania.
  • She dressed up as a Harley Quinn at the SM Halloween party in 2015.
  • Her celebrity friends includes TWICE’s Nayeon and Jeongyeon, BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, Sunmi, Lee Mijoo, MAMAMOO’s Moonbyul, Oh My Girl’s Hyojung, and actress Gong Seung Yeon.
  • Seulgi’s MBTI personality type is ISFP.

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