Full Profiles of GFriend’s Members: Names, Ages, Religions, and Weight

Full profile of Yuju

Yuju GFriend
  • Real Name: Choi Yuna/최유나
  • Stage Name: Yuju/유주
  • Nicknames: N/A
  • Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
  • Date of Birth: October 4th, 1997, in Ilsan
  • Age: 23 years old
  • Height: 169 cm
  • Weight: 49 kg 
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Blood Type: B
  • Zodiac: Libra
  • Hobby: Writing lyrics, composing songs, and playing the guitar
  • Languages: Korean
  • Twitter: N/A
  • Instagram: @yuuzth

Interesting facts about Yuju

  • Yuju’s real name is Choi Yu Na, and she is a South Korean singer and dancer.
  • She dreamed of being a professional singer when she was young.
  • In the past, she attended the School of Performing Arts, Seoul.
  • She started to learn to sing at the age of 13, and she was a trainee at Leon Entertainment.
  • But, in 2011, she was hired at Source Music.
  • Her role models in the music industry are Mariah Carey and Jessie J, and she is a fan of Maroon 5.
  • In a GFriend interview, she said that she really likes Yoseob (a member of the K-Pop group Beast), and her ideal type is someone like Kim Wo Bin.
  • Other members said that she is a good lyricist and knows how to play the guitar as well.
  • She has one older sibling.
  • Her stage name means “affection.”
  • Yuju participated in a variety show titled King of Masked Singer as “Christmas in July.”
  • Her role model is IU.
  • Her unique habit is clapping while sleeping.

Full profile of Sowon

Sowon GFriend
  • Real Name: Kim So Jung/김소정
  • Stage Name: Sowon/소원
  • Nicknames: N/A
  • Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Vocalist
  • Date of Birth: December 7th, 1995, in Seoul
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Height: 173 cm
  • Weight: 51 kg 
  • Religion: N/A
  • Blood Type: A
  • Zodiac: Sagittarius
  • Hobby: Cooking, watching movies, and reading mystery novels
  • Languages: Korean and Japanese
  • Twitter: N/A
  • Instagram: @onedayxne

Interesting facts about Sowon

  • Her full name is Kim So Yung, and she is a singer, rapper, and dancer.
  • Sowon is mostly famous for being a member of the successful K-Pop group GFriend.
  • She is the leader of GFriend.
  • She speaks fluent Korean and Japanese, graduated from the School of Arts in Hanlim, and attends Sungshin Women’s University to major in social media and journalism.
  • As the leader of GFriend, she is very honest and always tries to make the other members happy.
  • Sowon loves to cook. She also loves her cats, and that’s why she always walks with her cats.
  • In an interview, Sowon said that she really likes L, a member of the K-Pop boy group Infinite, and Park Hae Jin.
  • She is said to have one of the longest pair of legs among female idols (113 cm).
  • She is a close friend of TWICE’s Nayeon and Pristin’s Nayoung.
  • Her stage name means “wish.”

Full profile of Umji

Umji GFriend
  • Real Name: Kim Ye Won/김예원
  • Stage Name: Umji/엄지
  • Nicknames: N/A
  • Position: Vocalist, Maknae
  • Date of Birth: August 19th, 1998, in Incheon
  • Age: 22 years old
  • Height: 165 cm
  • Weight: 48 kg
  • Religion: Christian
  • Blood Type: O
  • Zodiac: Leo
  • Hobby: Watching movies and listening to music
  • Languages: Korean and English
  • Twitter: N/A
  • Instagram: @ummmmm_j.i

Interesting facts about Umji

  • Umji’s real name is Kim Ye Won, and she is a singer and dancer.
  • Umji’s role is the maknae of the group.
  • She attended the School of Performing Arts Seoul.
  • She can speak Korean and English, and she is fluent in both languages.
  • She is an active member of the Christian community.
  • She has two siblings.
  • Umji’s dream is to conquer the music industry, and it started in her early teens.
  • Outside of music, she wanted to be a diplomat.
  • When asked about her ideal type of man, she answered that her ideal type of man is a man like Cha Tae Hyun.
  • She is a big fan of Sunmi.
  • She can play several instruments (guitar and piano).
  • She likes to watch the sky in the morning and cook.
  • The members like to go to Umji when they have a problem.
  • Her close friend is Somi.

GFriend members’ height: from the tallest to the shortest

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  • Sowon: She is known for her tall figure in the K-Pop industry. So, of course, she is the tallest among other members; her height is 173 cm. It is considered that her legs are the longest among female idols.
  • Yuju: There is a difference between her official height and her real height. According to the company, her official height is 170 cm. But she said that she is 169 cm on her social media.
  • SinB: Her height is 167 cm; she is the same height as Yerin. With this height, she and Yerin are not tall nor short compared to other members’ height.
  • Yerin: Alongside SinB, Yerin’s height is 167 cm. There is a difference in her height, too, like Yuju. Based on company info, her height is 168 cm. But in an M2 Tingle interview, Yerin said that she is 167 cm.
  • Umji: The maknae of the group, Umji, is 165 cm. With that height, she is the 2nd shortest member of the group.
  • Eunha: Queen of aegyo in the group, her height is 162.7 cm. So, it is obvious to say that Eunha is the shortest member of the group.

Who is GFriend’s maknae?

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Umji was born on August 19th, 1998, making her the maknae of GFriend. Even though her title is maknae, she calls herself “the Consultant” of GFRIEND because the members often go to her when they have a problem. That means that being the youngest does not mean that you can’t be the mature one too!

GFriend members’ popularity rankings

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Every K-Pop group consists of singers, rappers, and dancers, and each member has their own capabilities. If we are asking about who is the most popular member of Gfriend recently, it is tough to decide since most people have their own taste. Some look at singing abilities, visuals, or dance levels.

But, here, we try to collect people’s opinions about the popularity rankings of GFriend members. The Korean Business Research Institute analyzed individual members of girl groups’ brand reputation by looking at interaction, media coverage, communication, and community indexes.

GFriend’s Sin B and Yerin are in the first rank from the list, followed by GFriend’s Umji, Yuju, and Sowon. If a member does a lot of variety shows, sometimes it is a reference to how popular they are at that time.

Those are the profiles and facts about all of the members of GFriend for everyone to learn a little bit more about each of them. They have various unique facts and charms that you can see both on and off the stage. So please give a lot of love and support to GFriend’s future activities!