4Minute’s History

4Minute is one Korean girl band managed by Cube Entertainment. Their first single was released on June 15, 2009 with the title “Hot Issue” and December, 2010 the first Japanese album “Diamond” was released. In the beginning of 4minute’s career they were focusing on releasing their albums in South Korea and Japan. 4Minute’s career was up and down during that time, but in 2010 they received the Bonsang Award at the 20th Seoul Music Awards and they were the winner of the Kpop New Artist Award at the 2010 Billboard Japan Music Awards. However in August, 2009 their song “Won’t Give You” was banned due to its sexual lyrics. 4Minute consists of 5 members which are Kim Hyuna, Nam Ji-Hyun, Heo Ga-Yoon, Kwon So-Hyun, and Jeon Ji-Yoon. After talking about 4minute’s history, is it necessary for us to get closer with the all members of 4minute. Here, please check out the full profile of 4minute members.


4Minute Official Accounts

Facebook Account : 4Minute.official4

Twitter Account : @4mofficial4

Instagram Account : @4Minute_

4Minute Fandom Name : 4NIA (4 Minute Mania)

4Minute Fan Color : Pearl Purple

Hyunah’s Full Profile

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Real Name: Kim Hyun Ah

Stage Name: HyunA

Nicknames: kim force hyuna and best aegyo hyuna

Position: Main dancer, lead rapper and vocalist

Date of Birth: Seoul, June 6, 1992

Age: 25 Years Old (per 2017)

Height: 164 cm (5,4”)

Weight: 44 Kg (88 lbs)

Religion: N/A

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Gemini

Hobby: Watching movies, cooking, selcas, and customizing clothes

Languages: Japanese, English and Mandarin

Twitter: @4M_hyunah

Instagram: @hyunah_aa

Fascinating facts of Hyun Ah

  1. She graduated from Choong Chun Middle School, Korea High School of Music and Arts and Konkuk University
  2. She majored in Art Culture 
  3. She has two younger brothers named Hyunho and Hyunsun
  4. Her parents are divorced
  5. She is the ex member of Wonder Girls (2007-2008). The reason why she left is because of her eosinophilic gastroenteritis. Her parents were concerned about her health and suggested HyunAh leave Wonder Girls
  6. She has loved dancing ever since she was 10 years old
  7. She is very close with Sunny SNSD
  8. She had a dream to become designer
  9. She often hangs out with BEAST members especially JunHyung, HyunSeung and DooJoon
  10. She is able to speak Mandarin, Japanese (basic), and English
  11. She is also a solo singer
  12. She has her ideal kissing situation, which is kissing in a red telephone booth on a rainy day
  13. She is the only member who renewed the contract with CUBE Entertainment when 4minute disbanded.
  14. About her ideal type: she likes someone who can accept her flaws and who also has a big heart

Jihyun’s Profile and Facts


Real Name: Nam Jihyun/남지현/南智賢

Stage Name: Ji-Hyun

Nicknames: Innocent lovely jihyun, 4-d jihyun, namgee, nam leader, namdakyu, bagel gurl, and namvatar

Position: Leader, Lead dancer, vocalist and visual

Date of Birth: Seoul, January 9, 1990

Age: 27 Years old (per 2017)

Height: 167 cm (5,6”)

Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)

Religion: –

Blood Type: A

Zodiac: Capricorn

Hobby: Dancing, singing and cooking

Languages: Korean, and Japanese

Twitter: @4m_namjiji0109


Fascinating facts of Jihyun

  1. Jihyun just has one younger brother
  2. She graduated from Sangmyung University and majored in Dance
  3. She is able to speak Japanese (basic)
  4. She became one of the cast members on the first season of “the romantic & idol and she got paired up with ZE:A Hyunsik during the show
  5. Also, she appeared in Eunkwang and Yoo SungEuns’s MV for the “Love Virus”
  6. She was chosen as 4Minute’s leader after just 6 months of being a trainee.
  7. What does she like? She really likes all the things related to Hello Kitty and Mickey Mouse.

Gayoon’s Full Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Heo Gayoon

Stage Name: Gayoon

Nicknames: Dodosick gayoon, neunggeuli gayoon and heo force

Position: Main vocalist

Date of Birth: Seoul, May 18, 1990

Age: 27 Years old (per 2017)

Height: 165 cm (5,5”)

Weight: 47 kg (104lbs)

Religion: –

Blood Type: O

Zodiac: Taurus

Hobby: Writing, singing, and watching movies

Languages: Korean, and Japanese

Twitter: –


Fascinating facts of Heo Gayoon

  1. She loves clothes, that’s why during her free time, she likes go to the shopping mall
  2. She is able to speak Japanese (Basic)
  3. She is a member of 4Minute’s subunit which is called 2YOON
  4. When the other members are trying to pull a joke on her, she doesn’t easily fall for any of the pranks the members try to pull on her
  5. She is a member of the one time subunit mystic WHITE with Kara’s Jiyoung, SECRET’s Sunhwa, After School’s Lizzy and Sistar’s Bora.
  6. She really likes to write. During her spare time she loves to write lyrics and other things
  7. She told the media that she doesn’t express her feelings well. Maybe that’s why she loves to write.
  8. She has a nice voice and she became the main vocalist of the group
  9. She sometimes feels emptiness late at night
  10. She has small hands
  11. She can’t really wear rings

Sohyun’s Profile and Facts


Real Name: Kwon So Hyun

Stage Name: Sohyun

Nicknames: Cute sohyun, kkweon sso and imp

Position: Lead dancer, vocalist, rapper and maknae

Date of Birth: Seoul, August 30, 1994

Age: 23 years old (2017)

Height: 162 cm (5,3”)

Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)

Religion: –

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Virgo

Hobby: Dancing and studying

Languages: Korean and Japanese

Twitter: @4M_kkwonsso

Instagram: @kkwonsso_4m

Fascinating facts of Sohyun

  1. She can speak Japanese (Basic)
  2. She said that she wants her first kiss to be in an elevator
  3. She’s been able to play the piano ever since she was little
  4. She is a former member of the Korean girl group “Orange”. During that time she was in 5th grade and 12 years old. Later, the group disbanded after their debut because of cyber bullying and anti-cafes.
  5. She was born in South Korea
  6. In her family, she only had one older brother
  7. She is the lead dancer of 4Minute
  8. She is very close to B2ST which is Dong Woon
  9. She graduated from Kumho Junior High School and Pungmoon gurls High school

Jiyoon’s Profile and Facts

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Real Name: Jeon Jiyoon

Stage Name: Jiyoon

Nicknames: Charisma, jiyoon, teol teol jiyoon, junglass, jiyonit

Position: Main rapper and lead vocalist

Date of Birth: Seoul, October 15, 1990

Age: 27 years old

Height: 165 cm (5,4”)

Weight: 47 kg (103.4 lbs)

Religion: –

Blood Type: B

Zodiac: Libra

Hobby: Singing, dancing, cooking and writing lyrics

Languages: Korean and Japanese

Twitter: @4M_Jiyoonitt

Instagram: –

Fascinating facts of Jiyoon

  1. She is able to speak Japanese (Basic) and English (Basic)
  2. She has a phobia, she is afraid of heights
  3. She is the member of 4Minute’s subunit 2YOON
  4. During her  trainee days, the trainer said that out of all the members, Jiyoon has changed the most
  5. Her favorite color is white
  6. She became one of Katy Perry’s fans, and she loves all of Katy Perry’s songs
  7. She recognized that her cooking skills are bad, that’s why she needs learn more about cooking
  8. Now, she is a solo artist under the stage name : Jenyer
  9. She is the lead vocalist of 4Minute and also the rapper of the group
  10. She went to Kyung Hee University and took the concentration of post modern music
  11. She has one older brother
  12. She loves roasted chicken
  13. Her rapping skills have been praised by jaypark
  14. Her cooking skills are bad
  15. She is the mood maker of 4Minute

4Minute Members Popularity Ranking

Every netizen has their own favorite member, and how about 4NIA? Who is their favorite 4Minute member? It depends on their taste actually. 4Minute members are the five member girl group from Cube Entertainment. All members are very talented as kpop singers, dancers and rappers. It’s very hard to decide which one is the best out of all the members. But, we tried to make a list of 4Minute members who catch the most attention.

  1. Gayoon
  2. Jiyoon
  3. Jihyun
  4. Sohyun
  5. Hyuna