Find Out More About IBI’s Hyeri, Here!
One of the girl groups whose members take part as former contestants of the Produce 101 Season 1 survival show is I.B.I. This girl group has five members who have participated in the survival show organized by Mnet and have an acronym called “I Believe It”. If Produce 101 Season 1 can debut a girl group with the top position named IOI, then some of the former contestants after leaving the TV program reunited and debuted together as a group under the name I.B.I that debuted on August 18th, 2016, and disbanded in 2017.
In this article, we will discuss further and more fully one of the profiles of the I.B.I members—Hyeri. One of the members who has a position as the maknae or youngest member in the group is also interesting to find out more. Instead of waiting too long, scroll down to see more information about I.B.I’s Hyeri, fun facts, her journey in Produce 101 Season 1, until her latest news!
Full Profile of IBI’s Hyeri
Real Name: Han Hyeri (Hangul: 한혜리)
Stage Name: Hyeri (Hangul: 혜리)
Place and Date of Birth: Gwangmyeong, South Korea, August 24th, 1997
Star Sign: Virgo
Height: 159 cm
Weight: 42 kg
Blood Type: A
Education: Sinseo High School & Paekche Institute of the Arts
Position: Lead Vocalist, Face of the Group, Maknae
Fun Facts about IBI’s Hyeri
- IBI’s Hyeri was a trainee of Star Empire Entertainment
- IBI’s Hyeri’s hobby is listening to music
- IBI’s Hyeri’s specialty is dancing on TV
- IBI’s Hyeri starred as Yeri in Idolmaster KR
- IBI’s Hyeri auditioned for MixNine but she didn’t pass
- IBI’s Hyeri was a contestant of Produce 101 but was eliminated in Episode 11 being ranked in the 12th position
IBI’s Hyeri’s Career Journey In Produce 101 & MixNine
One of the videos below shows several clips of Han Hyeri when she was filming as a contestant on Produce 101 Season 1 which took place in 2016. Han Hyeri at that time was dubbed ‘Byeongari’ which means little chicken which is very cute and funny. In fact, not only did her personality look funny, but when she appeared on stage, Han Hyeri, who sang 4Minute’s “Hot Issue” with her group, also received comments and reactions from judges and other contestants that she was very naturally cute.
Not only is her innocence and style very cute, but her aegyo has proven that she can also show her talent as an idol very well with her dancing and melodious voice. The video below shows a focus fan-cam of one of Han Hyeri’s performances when conducting an evaluation with a performance of GFriend’s “Me Gustas Tu.” With this very girly appearance, Han Hyeri looks very prominent and looks stunning to every audience.
Apart from being famous for her cuteness, one of the videos with Han Hyeri doing a live performance for the choreography as well as singing the lead track of Produce 101 Season 1 titled “Pick Me,” is seen inviting many viewers on YouTube. Han Hyeri’s name tag shows that she is in Class C but in the video performance, Han Hyeri’s voice sounds quite stable and the choreography also looks energetic.
Approximately those are some of the footage from the video and the time Han Hyeri was still a contestant of Produce 101 Season 1. You could say that Han Hyeri was quite famous at the time because of her cuteness, but she also gave her best performance during the evaluation.
Besides having participated in the survival show Produce 101, Han Hyeri also participated in another survival show, MixNine, and the video above is a clip of Han Hyeri auditioning for MixNine directly facing Seungri. The audition was seen being held at YG Entertainment’s studio and Han Hyeri was commented that she was seen as creating a cute image. Not long after that, Han Hyeri was declared not to pass the audition and she cried because she was hungry.
IBI’s Hyeri’s YouTube Channel
Han Hyeri is a K-Pop idol who is quite active in greeting each of her fans through social media. Some of the video content uploaded on YouTube also shows her daily activities and what she does while she is in her current activities or busyness.
In the video uploaded by Han Hyeri on July 6th, 2020, showing one of the activities that were being carried out that day was cooking. She shows her cooking skills in the content. Han Hyeri cooks some simple menus, namely sausages, eggs mixed with milk, then sautés them in butter. Maybe the menu is made specifically for breakfast. Then, Han Hyeri also made some pasta that looked delicious and didn’t forget to also drink ice tea made from lemon.
In addition, there is a video uploaded on May 20th, 2020, that shows a cover song of one of the songs. The video uploaded on Han Hyeri’s YouTube channel shows her dog who is very calm listening to the songs sung by Han Hyeri.
One of the contents uploaded by Han Hyeri on February 11th, 2019 shows her singing a song from J-Rabbit titled “Happy Things.” Her very melodious and cute voice is the hallmark of Han Hyeri who shows her aegyo side all the time and she looks very natural to show her cute side every time even in singing.
Where is IBI’s Hyeri Now?
Lee Hae-ri posted on her Instagram, “I went on stage with Ha Hyeri. Thanks for the great opportunity. It has been a long time since I can see my daughter and her daughter together.” In the poster that was released, Han Hye-ri and Lee Hae-in showed off their innocent visuals and aroused admiration. The two previously worked together as a derivative group I.B.I, created after Produce 101 Season 1.
The fans who saw this had various reactions such as “Hye-ri and Haein,” “Hey, I love you,” and “I miss you.”
Han Hye-ri appeared in Produce 101 Season 1 in 2016 and was unfortunately eliminated in the 12th place. Since then, she has also worked as a member of group I.B.I (Kim So-hee, Yoon Chae-kyung, Han Hye-ri, Ruri, and Lee Ha-in), a group of trainees who could not make their final debut.
Her contract with Star Empire, her agency, was terminated in 2017, and now there is no agency. Recently, Han Hye-ri made an appearance in the Live Basong Pandada aired on EBS, and met with fans through a fan meeting Double Date with Lee Hae-in on January 12th, 2020.
Well, that was the full profile of I.B.I’s Han Hyeri as well as her career journey from Produce 101 Season 1 and MixNine. After going beyond many things to seek success and identity as a K-Pop idol, Han Hyeri received appreciation and was able to show the best of her personality and talents to the public. Let’s keep giving lots of support and love to Han Hyeri so that in the future, she can show the best work and performances for her fans too.