Everything About Oh My Girl: Profile, Facts, Discography, and More!

saokpop.com

Everything You Need To Know About The First Girl Group Under WM Entertainment – OH MY GIRL

Oh My Girl, or OMG, is the first girl group formed by WM Entertainment. The group initially had 8 members, namely Hyojung, Jine, Mimi, Yooa, Seunghee, Jiho, Binnie, and Arin. Oh My Girl members were introduced on March 29th, 2015, through an image teaser and, of course, the chosen concept. After introducing individually and releasing a teaser video for their debut song, they finally officially debuted on April 20th, 2015, with the song “Cupid” from their first mini-album Oh My Girl 1st Mini-Album, which contained 4 songs. They first appeared on the SBS The Show stage, promoting the debut song.

Welcomed by the public, Oh My Girl then launched a second mini-album titled CLOSER, on October 8th, 2015. The music video for “Closer” was released on the 7th, one day before the launch of the mini-album. Uniquely, the choreography of “Closer” forms constellations, while the first comeback stage was on M! Countdown on the same day the mini-album was launched.

On March 28th, 2016, Oh My Girl made a comeback with the release of their third mini-album titled Pink Ocean. The mini-album contains a total of 5 songs with their lead “Liar Liar.” On the same day, they set their fandom name, Miracle (미라클). A week before the release of the mini-album, Oh My Girl released a warm-up single titled “One Step, Two Steps (Step by Step).” On May 26th, the repackage album from the previous album was released under the title Windy Day. This repackage album has three additional songs, namely “Windy Day,” “Stupid in Love” and also the Chinese version of “Liar Liar.” Then, on August 1st, Oh My Girl launched a special summer single containing 4 recycled songs. For this single, they chose the song “Listen to My World (A-ing)” featuring Skull and Haha as the leading track. That same month, WM Entertainment announced that JinE was temporarily on hiatus due to problems with her health. JinE was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa.

On March 13th, 2017, WM Entertainment revealed that Oh My Girl is preparing a new album. The label also added that JinE still could not work with other members because she was still in the recovery stage. Oh My Girl officially made a comeback on April 3rd, by releasing their fourth mini-album titled Coloring Book. On October 30th, 2017, WM Entertainment announced that JinE had officially left the group, and the group will continue with activities with 7 people.

Their 5th mini-album Secret Garden was officially launched on January 9th, 2015. After waiting almost 3 years, finally Oh My Girl got their first trophy on the weekly music program, SBS The Show on January 23rd, 2018. They also got the second trophy on the MBC Show Champion music program the next day.

OH MY GIRL Fandom Name Miracle
OH MY GIRL Official Fan Color
  • Pantone 230c
  • Pantone 304c
  • Pantone 461u
OH MY GIRL Official Accounts

Hyojung’s Profile

Asiachan
Birth Name Choi Hyo-jung (최효정)
Stage Name Hyojung (효정)
Date and Place of Birth July 28th, 1994, Yangyang, Gangwon, South Korea
Position Leader, Main Vocalist
Height 160 cm (5’3″)
Weight 46 kg (101 lbs)
Zodiac Sign Leo
Blood Type AB
Subunit Oh My Girl Banhana

Facts About Hyojung

  • Hyojung was born in Yangyang, Gangwon, South Korea.
  • Hyojung lived in Thailand from when she was a few weeks old until she was 6 years old. (vLive)
  • Hyojung is known for her bright smile and small figure.
  • She is also known as a look-alike of ZE:A’s Dongjun.
  • Hyojung’s hobbies are singing, watching dramas and variety shows.
  • Hyojung’s nickname is Candy.
  • People call Hyojung, Win-hyo because she winks a lot. (“Pops in Seoul”)
  • Hyojung’s name means “to be true.” “Hyo” means to learn from, “Jung” means to “decide.”
  • She can play the piano.
  • Hyojung was a former trainee of Soul Shop Entertainment.
  • She only trained for 6 months under WM Entertainment before debuting with OH MY GIRL.
  • She placed 1st at the WM trainee search.
  • Before going to sleep, Hyojung always puts on face masks.
  • Hyojung wants to be known as the “OST Fairy.”
  • If she could have an animal to represent her, it would be a squirrel.
  • Her favorite season is autumn.
  • Hyojung’s favorite color is chartreuse (yellowish-green) and yellow.
  • Hyojung says she is a happy, hardworking person who loves to lift up her fellow members’ spirits.
  • A secret about her body is that she has a mole on her stomach.
  • Hyojung’s favorite Oh My Girl song is “Illusion.”
  • She shares a room with Mimi and Jiho. (Oh My Girl Miracle Expedition)
  • Hyojung says she wakes up Binnie every day.
  • Hyojung wants to have the teleportation superpower.
  • These days, Hyojung enjoys eating egg sandwiches.
  • Out of all the members, Hyojung changes the most around guys.
  • Before becoming a singer, she used to want to become a ginseng digger.
  • Hyojung’s favorite song is Oh Yeon-joon’s “Colors of the Wind.”
  • She had to film her part in the “Liar Liar” MV 5 times because she kept hitting her head on the wall.
  • She gets scared of Seunghee when she is serious.
  • Hyojung describes herself as a “sunflower.”
  • Hyojung’s favorite food is bread.
  • Hyojung’s ideal type: “Someone younger; Someone I can take care of.” Among celebrities, she likes actor Joo Won.

Mimi’s Profile

Twitter
Birth Name Kim Mi-hyun (김미현)
Stage Name Mimi (미미)
Date and Place of Birth May 1st, 1995, Jeju Island, South Korea
Position Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Vocalist
Height 163 cm (5’4″)
Weight 50 kg (110 lbs)
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Blood Type AB

Facts About Mimi

  • Mimi was born in Jeju Island, South Korea.
  • Her spirit animal is a bear.
  • Mimi is Oh My Girl’s only rapper.
  • She is known for her husky voice.
  • People say she looks like Apink’s Jung Eunji.
  • She has been a trainee since 2013, and the first person she met was Jiho.
  • Mimi’s hobby is listening to music.
  • On her days off, she usually reads, goes walking, or goes shopping.
  • She likes the song “Let it Be” by The Beatles.
  • If Mimi was a boy, she would want to go to an all-boys school.
  • She says she wants to pass on her love for reading and books to her children later on in life.
  • Her favorite Oh My Girl song is “Twilight.”
  • Mimi’s favorite part of the day is when she wakes up then realizes she has more time to sleep, so she sleeps some more.
  • Her favorite season is when it’s turning from summer into autumn.
  • Mimi’s favorite food right now are eggs.
  • Mimi wants to visit Russia, Paris, and Australia.
  • She has a habit of biting her fingernails.
  • Mimi describes herself as an “unstable person.”
  • Mimi is good at drawing. (“Pops in Seoul”)
  • Mimi feels intimidated by paparazzi and cameras.
  • If she was a Miracle, she’d be a fan of herself.
  • A secret about Mimi’s body is that she has a lot of moles.
  • Mimi is a huge fan of Celeb Five.
  • Her favorite snacks are ones that have chocolate in them.
  • Mimi hates soy milk.
  • The meaning of her name is “to grow up beautifully.”
  • Mimi likes the casual style or hip-hop style for herself rather than the feminine style.
  • Mimi sees Arin and YooA as the cutest members of Oh My Girl.
  • In the dorm, she shares a room with Hyojung and Jiho. (Oh My Girl Miracle Expedition)
  • Mimi’s ideal type: “Someone who only loves me; Someone who I have a lot in common with.” Among the celebrities, she likes actor Lee Jong-suk.

YooA’s Profile

Koreaboo
Birth Name Yoo Yeon-joo (유연주) but she legally changed it to Yoo Shi-ah (유시아)
Stage Name YooA (유아)
Date and Place of Birth September 17th, 1995, Seoul, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Position Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Face of the Group
Height 160 cm (5’3″)
Weight 50 kg (110 lbs)
Blood Type A

Facts About YooA

  • YooA has an older brother, called Junsun.
  • YooA’s brother Junsun is a famous choreographer that works at 1mil dance studio (which is also very well know).
  • YooA is known for her small, doll-like face.
  • The members tease YooA because she is so cute-looking.
  • Her favorite color is red.
  • Before her debut, she attended Hongyoungjoo dance academy.
  • She is the first member to film a CF by herself (with B1A4’s Baro).
  • Her favorite Oh My Girl song is “Closer.”
  • She would be a baby kitten if she was an animal.
  • YooA wants to be called the “Best Female Idol.”
  • In 10 years, YooA wants to be a mother.
  • She wants her children to be considerate.
  • If YooA didn’t become an idol, she’d want to be a choreographer.
  • Previously, she was a trainee of WH Entertainment.
  • Her hobbies are having time alone and listening to music.
  • YooA is often considered taller than she actually is because her limbs look long.
  • She acted in Idol Drama Operation Team.
  • She is part of a group called Sunny Girls, with GFriend‘s Eunha, WJSN‘s Cheng Xiao, Gugudan‘s Nayoung, and MOMOLAND‘s Nancy.
  • In the dorm, she shares a room with Binnie. (Oh My Girl Miracle Expedition)
  • YooA was, alongside other 6 female idols, in the Idol Drama Operation Team TV program. They created a 7-member girl group, called Girls Next Door, which debuted on July 14th, 2017.
  • YooA is ranked 23rd on TC Candler “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018.”
  • YooA’s ideal type: Someone around the height of 175 cm; Someone who is honest. Among the celebrities, she likes actor Jung Woo-sung.

Seunghee’s Profile

Pinterest
Birth Name Hyun Seung-hee (현승희)
Stage Name Seunghee (승희)
Date and Place of Birth January 25th, 1996, Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea
Position Main Vocalist
Height 160 cm (5’3″)
Weight 48 kg (105 lbs)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Blood Type B

Facts About Seunghee

  • She was born in Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea.
  • She can play the guitar.
  • Her nickname is 2nd BoA.
  • Seunghee had the most exposure before debut.
  • Her favorite song to sing during karaoke is “U&I” by Ailee.
  • Seunghee said she enjoys speaking English by imitating movie characters.
  • She was on Star King and Superstar K2.
  • If she was a boy, she said she would work out without a shirt on.
  • Seunghee wants to pass on her eyebrows to her children. “Take them, my children. They are of vital importance, you will use them well.”
  • She likes every color except for orange.
  • Seunghee’s “small but definite happiness” is watching dog videos and crying over animals being happy.
  • Seunghee wants to travel to the Netherlands.
  • A superpower she wants is to control time.
  • Seunghee enjoys eating jellies.
  • She wants to be called “Oh My Girl’s Idiot.”
  • When she’s stressed, she turns off all the lights in the practice room, turns on really loud music and dances until she’s sweating.
  • Her favorite Oh My Girl songs are “Remember Me” and “Twilight.”
  • Seunghee’s strengths are her overflowing energy and her good stamina.
  • Her name means “to win and shine brightly.”
  • Seunghee is a big fan of IU and even learned to play the guitar because of her.
  • She acted in a web drama (LOSS:TIME:LIFE) alongside B1A4’s Baro.
  • Seunghee appeared in Lim Chang-jung’s “Open The Door” MV and ONF‘s “ON/OFF” MV.
  • Seunghee sings the OST for Temperature of Love titled “You Are.”
  • Her hobbies are watching movies, listening to music, drawing, stretching.
  • Seunghee said she’s friends with V and Jimin from BTS. (“The Star” magazine interview)
  • In the dorm, she shares a room with Arin. (Oh My Girl Miracle Expedition)
  • SeungHee’s ideal type: “Someone who I can easily talk to.” Among the celebrities, she likes the actor Gong Yoo.

Jiho’s Profile

Pinterest
Birth Name Kim Ji-ho (김지호)
Stage Name Jiho (지호)
Date and Place of Birth April 4th, 1997, Okcheon, North Chungcheong, South Korea
Position Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual
Height 165 cm (5’5″)
Weight 49 kg (108 lbs)
Zodiac Sign Aries
Blood Type A

Facts About Jiho

  • Jiho was born in Okcheon, North Chungcheong, South Korea.
  • She has a younger brother.
  • Jiho hates cucumbers.
  • Her favorite season is winter.
  • Jiho wants to go to Europe.
  • In the future, she wants to pass on her carefree personality to her children.
  • Her habit is listening to music in the car.
  • Jiho’s strength is her honesty.
  • Her favorite color is sky blue.
  • Her favorite Oh My Girl song is “Remember Me.”
  • Jiho’s name means “to call good fortune.”
  • She eats at least two eggs a day.
  • If Jiho was an animal, she would want to be a koala.
  • Jiho’s favorite food is meat.
  • Her nickname is Nyang because she looks like a cat.
  • She can play the guitar.
  • Her hobby is watching movies.
  • She speaks Korean and Japanese.
  • Jiho can imitate Pikachu.
  • She appeared in B1A4’s “BABA” 2012 Concert video.
  • She acted in B1A4′s “Sweet Girl” MV.
  • In the dorm, she shares a room with Hyojung and Mimi. (Oh My Girl Miracle Expedition)
  • Jiho’s ideal type: “Someone who I can learn a lot from.” Among the celebrities, she likes the actor Hyun Bin.

Binnie’s Profile

Pinterest
Birth Name Bae Yu-bin (배유빈)
Stage Name Binnie (비니)
Date and Place of Birth September 9th, 1997, Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea
Position Vocalist
Height 160.5 cm (5’3″)
Weight 49 kg (108 lbs)
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Blood Type O
Sub-Unit
Oh My Girl Banhana

Facts About Binnie

  • She was born in Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea.
  • She has an older brother.
  • She was a child model.
  • She was also a child actress and played minor roles in the dramas Sungkyunkwan Scandal, King of Baking Kim Takgu, I Love You, Don’t Cry, More Charming by the Day, and Beethoven Virus.
  • She is known as the short haired girl of OH MY GIRL.
  • People say she looks like the actress Lee Yoobi.
  • Her hobbies are solving problems and discovering new songs.
  • Binnie said she’s a sensitive person who wants to visit and see her parents regularly.
  • Binnie can do a lot of facial expressions. (“Pops in Seoul”)
  • Binnie is known as a look-alike of SEVENTEEN’s Joshua.
  • She speaks Korean and Japanese.
  • She is in a ’97 liner group with Dreamcatcher‘s Dami, Gfriend’s YujuMomoland‘s Jane, PRISTIN‘s Roa and Yuha, and Uni.T‘s Yebin. (BNT interview with Dreamcatcher)
  • In the dorm, she shares a room with YooA. (Oh My Girl Miracle Expedition)
  • Binnie’s ideal type: “I don’t have a specific ideal type, but someone who I have a good first impression of.” Among celebrities, she likes the actor Song Joong-ki.

Arin’s Profile

Koreaboo
Birth Name Choi Ye-won (최예원)
Stage Name Arin (아린)
Date and Place of Birth June 18th, 1999, Busan, South Gyeongnam, South Korea
Position Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Maknae
Height 164 cm (5’5″)
Weight 47 kg (103 lbs)
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Blood Type O
Sub-Unit
Oh My Girl Banhana

Facts About Arin

  • She was born in Busan, South Gyeongnam, South Korea.
  • She has a younger brother named Choi Seokjun.
  • She attended Dongduk Middle School, then Seoul School of Performing Arts.
  • Arin’s spirit animal is the rabbit.
  • She is the youngest and 2nd tallest member of OH MY GIRL.
  • She has a very shy personality.
  • She was a WM trainee since 2013.
  • Arin is sometimes called “Princess Arin” because of her extreme kindness and grace.
  • Her hobbies are watching movies while eating caramel popcorn, coordinating outfits.
  • Arin can imitate her bandmate, Mimi. (“Pops in Seoul”)
  • In the dorm, she shares a room with Seunghee. (Oh My Girl Miracle Expedition)
  • Arin is friends with Dayoung from WJSN.
  • GUGUDAN‘s Mina, NCT’s Mark, and GIRLKIND‘s Xeheun were Arin’s classmates.
  • Arin’s ideal type: Someone who works hard at what he does. Among celebrities, she likes the actor Kang Dong-won.

JinE’s Profile (Former Member)

Asian Junkie
Birth Name Shin Hye-jin (신혜진)
Stage Name JinE (진이)
Date and Place of Birth January 22nd, 1995, Pohang, North Gyeongsang, South Korea
Position Vocalist
Height 160 cm (5’3″)
Weight 48 kg (105 lbs)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Blood Type A
Social Media Instagram: @s_h_jine

Facts About JinE

  • She was born in Pohang, North Gyeongsang, South Korea.
  • She has a younger brother.
  • She was born in early 1995, so Hyojung and her have decided to be friends and drop honorifics.
  • In her first year of high school, JinE traveled from her hometown in Pohang to Seoul by herself to audition for WM Entertainment.
  • She passed the audition and joined WM Entertainment in April 2011.
  • JinE is the member with the longest training period. She trained for 4 years.
  • JineE is known for her short height and beautiful face (that is half covered with bangs).
  • People say she looks like the actress Han Jimin.
  • Her hobbies are surfing and taking bubble baths.
  • In the dorm, she used to share a room with Jiho.
  • JinE was on break because of anorexia from August 2016. She was recovering at her parents’ home.
  • On October 30th, 2017, JinE officially left the band and the agency.
  • JinE’s ideal type: “Someone who I have fun with whenever we meet; Someone who’s like a friend.” Among celebrities, she likes the actor So Ji-sub.

Oh My Girl’s Discography

Asian Grup

Korean extended plays

  • Oh My Girl (2015)

  • Closer (2015)

  • Pink Ocean (2016)

  • Coloring Book (2017)

  • Secret Garden (2018)

  • Remember Me (2018)

Japanese albums

  • Oh My Girl Japan Debut Album (January 9th, 2019 (JPN))
  1. 花火 (Remember Me) (Japanese ver.)
  2. Secret Garden (Japanese ver.)
  3. Coloring Book (Japanese ver.)
  4. Windy Day (Japanese ver.)
  5. Liar Liar (Japanese ver.)
  6. Closer (Japanese ver.)
  7. Cupid (Japanese ver.)

  • Oh My Girl Japan 2nd Album (2019) (TBA)

Oh My Girl’s Filmography

abc.net.au

Television

  • Oh My Girl Cast (MBC Music, 2015)
  • Found You! Oh My Girl (Naver TV Cast, 2016)
  • Oh My Girl Miracle Expedition (HeyoTV, 2018)