Full Profile of the Members of Unnies (Season 1 and Season 2)

Unnies Second Generation Members’ Profiles – Sister’s Slam Dunk Season 2


Following the First Generation’s debut success, “Unnies Slam Dunk Season 2” focused on forming a girl group. It was later called “Unnies Second Generation.” They have five new members: Kang Ye-won, Han Chae-young, Hong Jin-young, Minzy, and Jeon So-mi. Kim Sook and Hong Jin-kyung from Season 1 participated in this season as well. The new line up attracted curiosity from the public because there are two actual (former) girl group members, Jeon Somi (I.O.I) and Minzy (2NE1).

Kang Yewon’s Profile

Sure Magazine

Stage Name: Kang Yewon (강예원) / 强藝元
Real Name: Kim Jieun (김지은)
Birthday: March 15, 1980
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Blood Type: O
Height: 162 cm
Weight: 48 kg
Position in Group: Lead Dancer, Vocalist
Original Profession: Actress
Languages: Korean
Instruments: piano
Hobbies: Swimming, painting
Siblings: –
Education: Hanyang University

Facts About Kang Yewon

  • Kang Ye-won joined the Korean entertainment industry at the age of 21, under the management of S.M. Culture & Contents Company.
  • In 2015, she revealed on a talk show that she has been in a relationship for 7 years.
  • She made her breakthrough with her role in Haeundae, which earned her a Best New Actress nomination.
  • Kang Ye Won, appearing on “We Got Married” with Oh Min Suk.
  • She is famous for having a good body.

Han Chae-young’s Profile


Stage Name: Han Chaeyoung (한채영) / 韓彩英 / Rachel Han
Real Name: Kim Jiyoung (김지영) / 金志英
Nicknames: Barbie Doll of Korea
Birthday: September 13, 1980
Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea
Blood Type: A
Height: 172 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Position in Group: Vocalist, Visual
Original Profession: Actress
Languages: Korean
Instruments: Piano, clarinet
Hobbies: –
Siblings: –
Education: Glenbrook South High School; Dongguk University, Major in Theater and Film
Fans: –

Facts About Han Chaeyoung

  • Han Chae-young was born as Kim Ji-young in Daegu, South Korea, but her family soon immigrated to the United States and she spent her childhood years in a Chicago suburb.
  • She received a Cosmopolitan Beauty Award for “Most Stylish Actress of 2011.”
  • Her best-known role was playing the hardworking Sung Choon Hyang in the drama “Delightful Girl Choon Hyang.”
  • His nickname is “Barbie Doll of Korea”

Hong Jin-young’s Profile

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Stage Name: Hong Jin-young (홍진영)
Real Name: Hong Jinyoung (홍진영) / 洪眞英
Nicknames: Trot Goddess
Birthday: August 9, 1985
Birthplace: Gwangju, South Korea
Blood Type: A
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 46 kg
Position in Group: Main Rapper, Lead Vocalist
Original Profession: Singer
Languages: Korean
Instruments: –
Hobbies: Singing, listening to music, exercising
Siblings: –
Education: Chosun University, Major in Business Administration
Fans: –

Facts About Hong Jinyoung

  • She started her musical journey in SWAN, a girl music group, in 2007 and quickly became the most popular member of the group.
  • She enrolled in the Dongil High School of Future Science at Chosun University, and later aimed for a Doctoral course in Business Administration & Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Trade program at the same university, but that mundane life seemed boring to her, and she came to Seoul to live her dreams of becoming a musician.
  • She studied her doctoral business at Chosun University in the city of Gwangju.
  • She appeared twice on “King of Mask Singer” (복면가왕), impressing the panelists with her vocal abilities and the fact that she made it to Round 2 both times.

Minzy’s Profile

The Music Works

Stage Name: Minzy (민지)
Real Name: Gong Minji (공민지) / 龔民持
Nicknames: Mingkki, Eromaknae, Ero-Minzy
Birthday: January 18, 1994
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Blood Type: O
Height: 161 cm
Weight: 44kg
Position in Group: Leader, Main Dancer, Main Vocalist, Rapper
Original Profession: Idol (soloist, former member of 2NE1 and subgroup CL & Minzy)
Languages: Korean, Japanese
Instruments: None
Hobbies: Listening to music, writing lyrics, studying production
Siblings: One younger sister
Education: Suhkang Elementary School
Fans: MINJas

Facts About Minzy

  • Minzy’s grandmother is Gong Okjin, a famous South Korean dancer who was well known for her legendary hunchback dance.
  • Before she debuted, Minji was known as “the child that BIGBANG’s G-Dragon adores even more than Seungri”
  • Minzy is affectionately known by fans as Ero-Minzy because of her provocative dancing. She has said before that she personally likes the name.
  • Minji loves watching old films. The Sound of Music, Leon: The Professional, The Boat that Rocked, Real Steel, Justice, Sherlock Holmes, Punch, and Back to the Future are a few classic films that she enjoys watching.
  • The March 2011 earthquake that struck Japan was the first earthquake that Minzy ever experienced.
  • Minzy wants to try learning how to play an instrument – drums, if she has the time to learn it.

Jeon Somi’s Profile

BAZAAR Magazine

Stage Name: Somi (소미)
Real Name: Jeon Somi (전소미) / Ennik Somi Douma
Nicknames: Vitamin Somi
Birthday: March 9, 2001
Birthplace: Canada
Blood Type: O
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 48 kg
Specialty: taekwondo, drawing caricatures, cooking
Position in group: Lead Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Lead Rapper, Face of the Group, Maknae
Original Profession: Idol (former member of I.O.I (won first place in Produce 101))
Languages: English, Korean
Instruments: Piano
Hobbies: Collecting socks, looking for good songs, searching for restaurants
Siblings: One younger sister, Evelyn.
Education: Seoyun Middle School, currently in Hanlim Multi Arts High School.
Fans: –

Facts About Jeon Somi

  • She was signed to JYP Entertainment when she appeared on Produce 101.
  • She placed first in “Produce 101 Season 1” and that made her the center of the girlgroup I.O.I
  • She was born in Canada and is Canadian, Netherlander, and South Korean by birth.
  • She holds 3rd degree black belt in Taekwondo. Her father, Matthew Douma, is a 4th dan black belt holder.
  • Somi was meant to be a part of Twice.
  • Somi can do an impersonation of an eating giraffe.
  • She appeared in the music video for “Stop Stop It” by Got7, featuring rapper JB.

Unnies Members’ Popularity Ranking

Unnies First Generation Unnies Second Generation
  1. Tiffany
  2. Min Hyorin
  3. Jessi
  4. Kim Sook
  5. Ra Miran
  6. Hong Jinkyung
  1. Minzy
  2. Hong Jinyoung
  3. Han Chae-young
  4. Kang Yewon
  5. Kim Sook
  6. Jeon Somi
  7. Hong Jinkyung