JYP Entertainment’s Latest Girl Group, Itzy: Profile, Age, Height, Song, etc.

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What’s ITZY?

ITZY is JYP Entertainment’s new girl group after TWICE. ITZY consists of five talented girls, they are Chaeryeong, Yeji, Ryujin, Lia, and Yuna. This group is a different group from the other groups that have been made before. ITZY’s name also includes the meaning of the English word ‘It’ and it is used when specifying a particular object or targeting the object that you want to have. ITZY is the second girl group JYP has formed after TWICE in 2015. Unlike TWICE, which often uses cute and innocent concepts, ITZY is a girl group that will use the girl crush and sexy concept. The group debuted on February 12, 2019, with the release of their single album, It’z Different

Profile and Facts

Chaeryeong

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Real Name: Lee Chae Ryeong (이채령)

Stage Name: Chaeryeong (채령)

Date of Birth: July 5th, 2001

Position: Lead Dancer

Height: 168 cm

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Snake

Blood Type: B

Nationality: Korean

Facts About Chaeryeong:

  • Chaeryeong is IZ*ONE’s Chaeyeon’s sister and she has another, younger sister named Chaemin.
  • Chaeryeong has been a trainee since 2014, which means she has been training for 5 years.
  • She and her sister Chaeyeon auditioned for Fantagio, but she didn’t make it.
  • Chareyong has many hobbies, such as watching dramas, sleeping, and eating various foods.
  • She was a contestant of K-Pop Star 3 when she was 11 years old.
  • Her favorite song is “Because of You” by Ne-yo.
  • Chaeryeong likes touching her hair.
  • She has favorite music genres, those are ballads and R&B.
  • She attends Hanlim Multi Art School and is majoring in Musical Theater.
  • Chaeryeong is very close with all TWICE members, Jeon Somi, and Fromis_9’s Jiwon
  • She is also close with Wanna One’s Lee Daehwi.
  • She often uploaded her dance covers when she was a part of Kyw Dance School.
  • Chaeryeong’s motto is, “Let’s be a person who knows how to be satisfied.”

Yeji

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Real Name: Hwang Yeji (황예지)

Stage Name: Yeji (예지)

Date of Birth: May 26th, 2000

Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Lead Vocalist, Leader

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Dragon

Height: 170 cm

Nationality: Korean

Facts About Yeji:

  • Unlike Chaeryeong, Yeji became a trainee in 2015 and she has been training for more or less 3 years.
  • Yeji was a contestant of The Fan that aired on SBS, and she was eliminated in episode 5 (last year, 2018).
  • Before she debuted as a singer, Yeji appeared as a cameo in episode 8 of Twenty Again, in 2015.
  • Some people say that she is similar to Stray Kids’ Hyunjin and 9G)l-DLE’s Yuqi.
  • Yeji’s nickname is JYP’s Hidden Weapon, which was given to her by 2PM’s Junho when she was a contestant of The Fan.
  • She says that she performed TWICE’s song “Like Ooh Ahh” at her JYP audition.

Lia

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Real Name: Choi Jisu  (최지수)

Stage Name: Lia (리아)

Date of Birth: July 21st, 2000

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Dragon

Position: Main Vocalist, Visual

Height: 168 cm

Nationality: Korean

Facts About Lia:

  • She attended Seoul School of Performing (SOPA) and she was in the department of Practical Music.
  • Many people say that Lia’s face looks like a mixture of BLACPINK’s Jisoo and Red Velvet’s Irene.
  • She used to live in Canada.
  • Lia is fluent in English.
  • Lia received vocal training at Dream Vocal Academy.
  • Her stage name is very different from her real name.
  • Her aunt gave her the stage name ‘Julia’ or her English name.
  • She is a new trainee who debuted in JYP Entertainment.
  • Lia is a former SM Entertainment trainee.
  • She has been a trainee for about 2 years.
  • Lia attended an International School.
  • Lia auditioned for SM in Canada after she graduated from Elementary School. She passed the audition and became a trainee but she stopped because her parents wanted her to focus on her study.

Ryujin

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Real Name: Shin Ryu-jin (신류진)

Name Stage: Ryujin (류진)

Date of Birth: April 17th, 2001

Position: Vocalist, Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Center

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Snake

Height: 163 cm

Nationality: Korean

Facts About Ryujin:

  • She starred in the movie The King in 2017.
  • In 2017, Ryujin also starred in BTS’s “Love Yourself: Highlight Reel” and was paired with J-hope and Jimin.
  • She appeared in episode 1 of Stray Kids’ Survival Show.
  • She was a contestant in YG’s MIXNINE and managed to rank at the top position.
  • When Yang Hyun-suk offered her to join YG, she decided to still stay in JYP.
  • Ryujin is friends with Dreamcatcher’s Jiu and Elris Belle.
  • Ryujin’s style is very tomboyish compared to that of the other members, so she’s kind of the ‘guy’ girl crush of the group.
  • She is good friends with LOONA’s Heejin and Hyunjin.
  • She has been a trainee for 4 years.
  • She went to school at Hanlim Multi Art School and major in the department of Practical Dance.

Yuna 

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Real Name: Shin Yuna (신유나)

Stage Name: Yuna (유나)

Date of Birth: December 9th, 2003

Position: Lead Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Rapper, Visual, Maknae

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Chinese Zodiac Sign: Goat

Height: 170 cm

Nationality: Korean

Facts About Yuna:

  • Yuna graduated from Middle school in December 2018.
  • Besides Ryujin, Yuna also starred in BTS’ “Love Yourself: Highlight Reel” and was paired with BTS’ maknae, Jungkook.
  • She’s the youngest member of the band called Maknae.
  • She has been training for 3 years.
  • Yuna and Ryujin attend the same school, that is Hanlim Multi Art School, and she is in the department of practical dance.
  • Fans say she looks like PRISTIN’s Kyulkyung, but her smile resembles that of TWICE’s Tzuyu.

Debut

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On January 20th, 2019, JYP Entertainment’s Youtube channel released the introduction video or prologue film of their new girl group, ITZY. In the video, they introduced the names and faces of ITZY’s members, they are, Yuna, Ryujin, Lia, Chaeryeong, and Yeji. This group uses the ‘girl crush and sexy’ concept and according to their group’s name that is different from JYP’s other groups’ concept.

After releasing their prologue film, at the end of January 2019, they released “DALLA DALLA” M/V teaser and at the end of the video, you can see the date of their first single release. A week after that, more precisely on February 6th, they released ITZY’s VOICE TEASER, and the next day, they also released the second teaser for “DALLA DALLA.” And this is their M/V teaser!

Showcase

ITZY’s debut showcase was on February 12, 2019, but their prologue film was released on January 20th, 2019. On Tuesday, February 12th, they made a grand debut at the “IT’z Different” Showcase and aired on their official Vlive account, named ITZY. There is a video of their showcase!

Song

Instagram

ITZY doesn’t have an official Instagram account, they only have a Twitter account @ITZYOfficial, Youtube ‘ITZY’, Facebook ITZY Official, website ITZY.jype. But, there’s an account made by fans with the username Itzy.official, they post anything about ITZY, such as videos, photos, etc.

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bw4TxYlhMav/

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bw4TllphCVm/

Latest News!

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ITZY’s MV “DALLA DALLA,” released on February 10th, 2019, in just a day reached 13,9 Million views on JYP’s Youtube channel. The video has a duration of 3 minutes and 47 seconds. They made a new record for a K-Pop girl group. Now, their music is available on Spotify with two songs in their single, “DALLA DALLA” and “WANT IT.” Reportedly, they had their debut stage scheduled for an appearance on M! Countdown and Music Bank on February 14th and February 15th.