Heo Ga-yoon: Former Main Vocalist of Girl Group 4Minute, Singer-Turned-Actress

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Meet The Beautiful Heo Gayoon, Member of Girl Group 4Minute

Heo Gayoon, better known as Gayoon, is a South Korean singer and actress. She is a former member of the South Korean girl-group 4Minute and its sub-group, 2Yoon. 2Yoon is the the first K-pop group that merges country music and K-pop to give new nuance. In this article, Channel-Korea will tell you about Heo Ga-yoon’s profile, so stay tuned!

Full Profile and Facts

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Stage Name: Gayoon
Birth Name: Heo Ga Yoon
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: May 18, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Instagram: gayoon_heo

Facts

  • She can’t do aegyo.
  • Her favorite animal is elephant.
  • Her nick name is the Gayonitt.
  • She loves to write lyrics in her spare time.
  • She often talks about her dislike of her small feet.
  • Education: Dongguk University (film and theater major).
  • She can speak basic Japanese.
  • She loves fashion; in her free time, she likes to shop.
  • She is in 4Minute’s subunit 2YOON.
  • She doesn’t fall for any of the pranks the members try to pull on her.
  • She can’t express her feelings well.
  • She acted in the drama “Light and Shadow” (2012), and had some cameo appearances in “Me Too, Flower!” (2011), “My Friend Is Still Alive” (2013), “Let’s Eat 2” (2015).
  • She acted in the movies “Daddy You, Daughter Me” (2016) and “Drug King” (2017).
  • After 4Minute’s disbandment, she signed a contract with BS Company, to pursue acting.

Debut with 4MINUTE

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Heo became a member of 4Minute in 2009. The five-member girl-group officially debuted on June 18, 2009, showing their debut single, “Hot Issue”, on Mnet’s M! Countdown.  They also released one album in Japan. This girl-band debuted in 2009, under Cube  Entertainment, then disbanded in June 2016.

Weight Loss Tips

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Gayoon has been showing a differences on her body. She lost weight, and it seems like way too much. Gayoon was reported to have lost about 8kg, or almost 18 pounds. The picture above shows Gayoon’s thinner body, which is making fans worried and catching attention.

When she was asked about her changing body, she said, “If you dance ’24/7′ just two times, you start sweating a lot. That is why we said among ourselves that ‘Volume Up’s choreography was easy [compared to ’24/7’].”

She explained,”We really sweat a lot. I want to start an aerobics center with Jiyoon and let people know about it. Compared to my promotional activities for ‘Volume Up’, I lost 8 kg (~17.6 lbs.). All of my pants are big right now. All of my outfits don’t fit. I have to get them resized. Even the smallest size clothing and pants, I have to tailor the sleeves and wear it.” However, to assure fans that may be worried, she commented, “There is nothing wrong with my health. You don’t have to worry.”

The main vocal of 2YOON then also stated, “Although there are fans who worry about our health, we are exercising and managing our diet so you don’t have to worry. We are very healthy.”

Plastic Surgery Rumor

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4minute‘s Gayooon has been getting attention of her new, pointy v-line chin.

Gayoon  wore a fancy, flower-print jacket when she attended the fashion brand “Oz” Second Launching 15th Anniversary Exhibition at the Beyond Museum at Seoul, Gangnam, on August 30 with her fellow 4minute member, HyunA.

If comparing an older photo of her to a more recent one, her chin is looking sharper. Since Gayoon had a cute image with a round face with prominent features, this new feature is qite obvious because it gives her a sharper face.

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Gayoon also reportedly had blepharoplasty to give her double eyelids, a procedure that is done commonly by Korean people. Obviously, her eyes looked much wider and bigger after the surgery, if comparing two pictures above.

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Gayoon also seems to have had her nose operated on. Before, she had a short, fleshy nose in the first picture, and if comparing to the second picture, it now shows a sharper tip and a high nose bridge.

4MINUTE’s Disbandment and Future Activity

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On June 13, 2016, Cube Entertainment announced that 4Minute decided to disband, but at the time, the members were still discussions to renew their contracts. Unfortunately, on June 15, 2016, Cube Entertainment officially announced that Jihyun, Gayoon, Jiyoon, and Sohyun’s contracts had ended on June 14, and they decided not to renew.

Discography

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Solo songs

Year Album Song
2011 MBC My Princess “Wind Blow”
SBS Lie To Me “Shameless Lie”
KBS Poseidon “I Think It Was a Dream”

 

Collaborations

Year Album Song Artist
2009 What I Want To Do Once I Have A Lover “What I Want To Do Once I Have A Lover” Duet with Yoseob
Heart Damage “Heart Damage” Duet with Yong Jun-hyung
2010 MBC The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry “One Two Three” Duet with Han Ye Ji
Bad Guy Good Girl “Bad Guy Good Girl” Duet with Sunny Side
2012 Road For Hope “Be Alright” with Yoseob, G.NA and Lee Changseob
My Love By My Side Musical “My Love By My Side” Duet with Jung Ilhoon
Text Message “Text Message” Duet with Mario
Mermaid Princess “Mermaid Princess” with Mystic White
2014 Brave Brothers’ Anniversary Album “Only Gained Weight” Duet with Hyuna and Sohyun
Ryu-Cube Donation Project “Small Moon” Duet with Yoseob, Eunkwang, Shin Ji-hoon & Ryu Hyunjin
MBC The Night Watchman’s Journal “Wish” Duet with Yoseob
2015 SBS Yong-pal “Nightmare” Duet with Yong Jun-hyung