Elris: Profile, Facts, Discography, etc.

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Meet The 3rd Generation Girl Group, Elris

The third generation of K-Pop is filled with many boy and girl groups from various agencies showing their own uniqueness. One of them is Elris, a girl group from Hunus Entertainment that debuted in 2017. The group consists of five members, they are Sohee, Yukyung, Bella, Hyeseong, and Karin. All of the members are really pretty, showing strong visuals even though they are from a small agency. They debuted by bringing the cute concept for the group that suits their very young age and each member represents an embodiment of a natural element. Let’s find out more about Elris members and their track record from their debut up until the present day!

Profile and Facts

Bella

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Real Name: Choi Yoon-ah (최윤아)
Stage Name: Bella (벨라)
Date of Birth: February 2nd, 1999
Place of Birth: Incheon, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Blood Type: B
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 40 kg
Nationality: South Korean
Education: Dangjin school
Position in Elris: Leader, Main Rapper, Vocalist
Symbol: Heart

Fun Facts About Bella:
1. Her company gave her the stage name ‘Bella’ which means beautiful
2. Bella recorded a song of the soundtrack for the drama Rebel: Thief Who Stole The People titled “Love
3. Bella loves One Piece. Her friend gave her a 1.000-piece One Piece puzzle
4. Hip-Hop is running through her blood, she loves to write her own raps
5. Her rapper role model is Yezi
6. Bella can touch her nose with her tongue
7. Bella is considered as the ‘mother’ of the group
8. Bella is considered to be the member who looks the most different with and without make-up
9. She cries very easily
10. Bella loves to sleep a lot
11. Bella likes sweet vanilla and macaroons, but she hates cherry tomatoes
12. Even though she is good at rap, she admitted it’s hard to learn choreography
13. Bella was a contestant on YG’s MixNine
14. Bella is friends with Seoyul from Berry Good and Yves from LOONA

Yukyung

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Real Name: Lee Yu-kyung (이 유경)
Stage Name: Yukyung
Date of Birth: November 5th, 1999
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Blood Type: B
Height: 157 cm
Weight: 40 kg
Nationality: South Korean
Position in Elris: Main Dancer, Vocalist
Symbol: Water

Fun Facts About Yukyung:
1. Yukyung has a nickname 2-6-0 which is the homophone of her name
2. Yukyung specialized in traditional Korean dancing during middle school as she had already been learning for 7 years
3. She won first place in the Korean dance competition at Sungshin Women’s University
4. Yukyung is a smart and skillful person
5. Yukyung was active in school. She was the class president for 5 years in a row and the Vice President of the Student Committee
6. She can spin really fast
7. She likes make-up, meat, rice, movies, strawberry, and sugar
8. She admitted that it’s hard to wake up in the morning
9. Yukyung is the fastest member in terms of learning the choreographies
10. Yukyung likes to give the other members lots of gifts
11. She had auditioned for MixNine but didn’t pass
12. She is good friends with Kim Dani

Sohee

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Real Name: Kim So-hee (김소희)
Stage Name: Sohee (소희)
Date of Birth: December 31st, 1999
Place of Birth: Incheon, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood Type: A
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Nationality: South Korean
Position in Elris: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual, Face of The Group
Symbol: Sky
Instagram: @official_sohee

Fun Facts About Sohee:
1. Sohee is considered to be Elris’ Dad
2. Sohee is the most talkative member of the group
3. She is the cleanest member and often vacuums the dorm
4. She likes watching dramas, shopping, and eating shaved watermelon ice
5. Sohee is very good at tongue twisters
6. She speaks a bit of English and is currently learning Japanese
7. Sohee is a big fan of APink’s Bomi and she can mimic Bomi very good by altering her voice
8. She is also a big fan of Camila Cabello
9. Sohee shot a commercial for Banila along with SNSD’s Taeyeon and other models
10. Sohee is the only member who hasn’t auditioned for MixNine, but she participated in K-Pop Star 6
11. Sohee made her solo debut with the single “Spotlight” on May 19th, 2017
12. She had released a song with JBJ’s Kim Sang-gyun, titled “Childlike”
13. She recorded a song for the soundtrack of the drama No Bad Days: Season 2, titled “That Can’t Happen”
14. Sohee is a good friend of Kriesha Chu and Limesoda’s Hyerim

Hyeseong

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Real Name: Yang Hye-sun (양혜선)
Stage Name: Hyeseong  (혜성)
Date of Birth: October 15th, 1999
Place of Birth: Jeolla, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Blood Type: B
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 49 kg
Nationality: South Korean
Education: Hwaseong school
Position in Elris: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Symbol: Wind

Fun Facts About Hyeseong:
1. Her company gave her the stage name Hyeseong which means comet, as she arrived like a comet to the company
2. Hyeseong likes to assemble nanoblocks
3. Hyeseong can do a voice impression of Pikachu and Spongebob’s characters
4. She is considered to be ‘the middle daughter’ of the group
5. She normally sleeps on the top bunk, but she often sleeps in the living room because the bedroom is too hot
6. She admitted that it’s hard to wake up
7. She can beatbox and do splits
8. Hyeseong likes to eat gummies, chocolate, and watermelon juice
9. She used to be a contestant in YG’s MixNine but got eliminated
10. While she was a trainee, she appeared in Romeo’s song “Target” as the main actress and filmed a chicken commercial with IU
11. She is starring in the Hello Jadoo musical from June 2018 as Eunhee (Jadoo’s rival)
12. She is friends with CLC’s Eubin and H.U.B’s Rui

Karin

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Real Name: Min Ka-rin (민가린)
Stage Name: Karin (가린)
Date of Birth: January 5th, 2002
Place of Birth: Busan, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Blood Type: O
Height: 168 cm
Weight: N/A
Nationality: South Korea
Education: School of Performing Arts, South Korea (still attending)
Position in Elris: Lead Vocalist, Rapper, Maknae
Symbol: Forest

Fun Facts About Carin:
1. Karin has the nickname ‘Margaret’ because of a cookie
2. Karin is the biggest eater in the group, she can eat everything well
3. She likes to eat tteokbokki, ice cream, and drinks 1L of milk every day
4. She really loves chicken and would love to film a chicken commercial someday
5. Karin is considered as the strongest member
6. Bella named Karin the worst dancer in Elris
7. She can mimic different characters, such as Mr. Crab from Spongebob, Doraemon, etc.
8. Karin auditioned for YG’s MixNine but didn’t pass, but she was involved in K-Pop Star 6
9. Karin hosted a variety show for teens on an educational broadcasting station
10. Karin has recorded a commercial for a video game
11. She appeared in Super Junior Yesung’s MV “Paper Umbrella” and Romeo’s MV “Without U”

Pre-Debut

Bella

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Bella used to be a contestant on YG’s MixNine. She ended up being ranked 18th at the show. She was also voted as the ‘Best Style’ contestant. Below is one of the clips of Bella’s performances in MixNine.

Sohee

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During her trainee days, Sohee had already gained a bunch of fans, especially with her appearance in K-Pop Star 6. Sohee made it to finals of the show as a part of the trainee group called KWINs, which consisted of her, Kriesha Tiu, and Kim Hye-rim. But at the grand finale, she lost to the other group MINARI. After the show, the agency Hunus Entertainment announced that Sohee would debut as a solo artist and also as a member of the group Elris. Below is KWINs performance at the K-Pop Star 6 grand finale:

Karin

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Karin used to be involved in K-Pop Star 6 too, but unfortunately, she was eliminated early. She appeared in Super Junior Yesung’s single MV “Paper Umbrella” and Romeo’s MV “Without U.” 

Hyeseong

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Hyeseong appeared in Romeo’s MV “Target” during her trainee days. She also got a project for filming a chicken commercial with the famous solo artist IU.

Yukyung

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Yukyung is known to be active in her inner circle before debuting like in her school. She also specialized in Korean traditional dance and joined a competition back then.