Full Profile of SeeYa Members

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SeeYa: The Original and Successor of Groups

Even though have long disbanded, both SeeYa and The SeeYa respectively are known for their amazing vocals and discography. SeeYa was a trio who first debuted in 2006, and were marketed as the female version of SG Wannabe. Not long after their debut, SeeYa won Best Female Group at the Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2007 for their mega-hit entitled Love’s Greeting. On the other hand, The SeeYa is the reboot group of their predecessor with a line-up of four members who debuted in 2012. Unlike SeeYa, The SeeYa had a short career span of three years, and only released five single albums and one mini-album. Despite their contrasting yet comparable careers, SeeYa and The SeeYa often get mixed up by people who are curious about them. Thus, in this article, Channel-Korea will explain to you all the information regarding the personal profile of each member of SeeYa and The SeeYa, and the popularity ranking of both groups. So, keep reading!

SeeYa Nam Gyu-ri’s Full Profile

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Real Name: Nam Mi-jeong

Stage Name: Nam Gyuri

Nickname: Namie

Date of Birth: Gwangju, South Jeolla, South Korea, 26 April 1985

Age: 34 (Korean age) / 33 (International age)

Nationality: South Korean

Religion: Christian

Height: 165 cm

Weight: 46 kg

Blood Type: O

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Chinese Astrology: Ox

Siblings: One younger brother named Nam Seongmin

Position: Leader

Educational Background: Myung Jee Professional University

Agency: SidusHQ

Twitter: @gyuuri

Instagram: @nam_gyuri

Fun Facts About SeeYa Nam Gyuri:

  • Nam Gyuri left SeeYa in April 2009 because she wanted to pursue a career in the field of acting. However, she returned to SeeYa temporarily in 2011 for the SeeYa’s final album promotion before officially disbanding on 30 January 2011.
  • Before getting popular with her former group SeeYa, Nam Gyuri had to lead a hard life by working countless jobs to earn income.
  • After leaving SeeYa’s home agency MBK Entertainment, Nam Gyuri has moved to one agency to the another, such as Eyagi Entertainment, Namoo Actors, and SidusHQ.
  • Nam Gyuri has always wanted to be a girl scout.
  • Nam Gyuri loves to eat fried chicken with sauce.
  • Nam Gyuri used to give dance lessons to little kids.
  • In 2012, Nam Gyuri was ranked at #58 on The 23rd Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces.
  • Nam Gyuri has starred in music videos of SG Wannabe’s Love Song (2006), Miss $’s Don’t Cheat On Me (2008), LEDApple’s Ran Into You By Chance (2011), and Verbal Jint featured solo female singer Ailee’s If This Ain’t Love (2013).
  • After her departure from SeeYa, Nam Gyuri resumed her singing career by appearing on the original soundtrack of movies and dramas such as Death Bell49 Days, Fashion King, and Haeundae Lovers, and being featured on other artists’ discography such as the compilation albums entitled ALL-STAR Vol. 4 and 2008 Love Songs (2008), Miss $’s Don’t Cheat On Me (2008), and Shinhwa’s Shin Hyesung’s Goodbye and Goodbye (2010).
  • Most people know Nam Gyuri’s famous works such as Death Bell (2008) and 49 Days (2011).
  • Not only in South Korea, Nam Gyuri has also starred in a Chinese drama entitled My Forgetful Girlfriend (2014) as Xue Ji Bao.

SeeYa, Kim Yeon-ji’s Full Profile

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Real Name: Kim Yeon-ji

Stage Name: Kim Yeonji

Date of Birth: Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, 30 October 1986

Age: 33 (Korean age) / 32 (International age)

Nationality: South Korean

Religion: Unknown

Height: 163 cm

Weight: 48 kg

Blood Type: Unknown

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Chinese Astrology: Tiger

Siblings: Unknown

Position: Main Vocalist

Educational Background: Kyung Hee University, majoring in Department of Postmodern Music, Pyeongchon Management High School

Agency: Maroo Entertainment (2012-2017)

Instagram: @yeonji.kk

Fun Facts About SeeYa Kim Yeonji:

  • Before debuting in SeeYa, Kim Yeonji won awards in various singing and dance talent contests. Eventually, she was scouted by SeeYa’s home agency MBK Entertainment, and trained for more than a year before debuting with SeeYa in 2006.
  • During her days in SeeYa, Kim Yeonji is famous for her wide vocal range and dynamic vocal style, earning her the position of the main vocalist in the group.
  • After the official disbandment of SeeYa, Kim Yeonji was publicly called on by the CEO of MBK Entertainment Kim Kwangsoo to renew her contract. However, some news outlets reported that MBK Entertainment’s head interview was a bad faith effort to get in the way of Kim Yeonji’s future music career by making it more difficult for her to find a new label. Fortunately, Kim Yeonji found Maroo Entertainment as her home agency until 2017.
  • Kim Yeonji took a hiatus from college, but returned in 2011 to focus on the orientation of her departments such as jazz, blues, and cross-cultural music. She graduated with an unusually high GPA in 2013 as she had submitted a portfolio of musical arrangements and a thesis on the songs that she had participated in.
  • Kim Yeonji often lends her voice to sing the tracks of drama soundtracks, such as I Can Hear Your Voice, Big Man, The King in Love, and I’m Not a Robot.
  • In 2016, Kim Yeonji did a collaboration with singer Huh Gak in a song titled On A Spring Day for her album Kim Yeonji With Friends.

SeeYa, Lee Bo-ram’s Full Profile

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Real Name: Lee Bo-ram

Stage Name: Lee Boram

Date of Birth: Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, 17 February 1987

Age: 32 (Korean age) / 31 (International age)

Nationality: South Korean

Religion: Christian

Height: 167 cm

Weight: 48 kg

Blood Type: Unknown

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

Chinese Astrology: Rabbit

Siblings: Unknown

Position: Vocalist, maknae (the youngest member) of the original line-up

Educational Background: Seoul Institute of the Arts, majoring in Department of Applied Music

Agency: MBK Entertainment (2012-2016)

Twitter: @dlqhfka0217

Instagram: dlqhfka0217

Fun Facts About SeeYa’s Lee Boram:

  • After the disbandment of SeeYa, Lee Boram joined a project unit named 2Boram in 2012.
  • Lee Boram briefly showed her interest in the field of acting when she acted on MBC’s drama Miss Ripley in 2011.
  • Lee Boram participated in the MBC singing program King of Mask Singer as the ‘Fountain Girl’ in episode 127.
  • Lee Boram lended her voice to the soundtrack of the drama Full House entitled Back to the Beginning and Coffee House, inwhich she collaborated with T-ara members Hyomin and Jiyeon.

SeeYa, Soo-mi Lee’s Full Profile

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Real Name: Lee Soo-mi

Stage Name: Soomi

Nickname: Shut-eye Soomi, Smile Soomi

Date of Birth: Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, 3 March 1989

Age: 30 (Korean age) / 29 (International age)

Nationality: South Korean

Religion: Unknown

Height: 167 cm

Weight:  47 kg

Blood Type: A

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Chinese Astrology: Snake

Siblings: Unknown

Position: Vocalist, Rapper

Educational Background: Educational Background: Korea Aerospace University, majoring in Aeronautical Science and Flight Operations (dropped out)

Agency: Unknown

Twitter: @leesumi00

Fun Facts about SeeYa’s Lee Soo-mi:

  • Lee Soomi auditioned and won SBS’s ‘Young Jae Yook Sung Project’ in 2001, but never became a trainee.
  • Lee Soomi joined and released ‘Rebloom’ with Seeya in 2009. Then, she left Seeya a year later in 2010.
  • Lee Soomi likes shopping, watching movies, and collecting shoes.
  • Lee Soomi is able to costume design.
  • Besides SeeYa, Lee Soomi also briefly joined F-Ve Dolls.

The SeeYa, Min-kyung’s Full Profile

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Real Name: Song Min-kyung

Stage Name: Minkyung

Date of Birth: Seoul, South Korea, 5 January 1987

Age: 32 (Korean age) / 31 (International age)

Nationality: South Korean

Religion: Unknown

Height: 159 cm

Weight:  44 kg

Blood Type: O

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Chinese Astrology: Snake

Siblings: Unknown

Position: Leader, Vocalist

Educational Background: Soong Sil University

Agency: Unknown

Twitter: @mingom

Instagram:@minkyungism

Fun Facts about The SeeYa Minkyung:

  • Before debuting with The SeeYa, Minkyung debuted in 2008 with a digital single entitled We are Not For Each Other. In addition, she debuted with the stage name JB, and released other tracks such as My Sweet Melody, I Love You, Beautiful Romance, First Love, and Emotion.
  • Minkyung was able to play the guitar and the piano.
  • In 2010, Minkyung participated in a musical entitled Like Rain Like Music.
  • Minkyung did a collaboration with Yang Jung Seung in 2010 for songs entitled Miracle and Thriving Night. In 2014 and 2015, she did a collaboration with Taesaebiae for songs entitled Because Love Hurts and You Who Frozen In Time.
  • Minkyung starred in the music videos of Yang Jung Seung’s Eorinyeoja (2009), T-ara N4’s Jeonwon Diary (Drama version) (2013), and Duble Sidekick 4th Project with K. Will and Noel’s Jeon Woo Sung’s Perfume (2013).
  • In 2014, Minkyung followed the hype by singing a cover of the Frozen original soundtrack track Let It Go.
  • Besides singing, Minkyung has also ventured into the field of acting, and starred in dramas, namely KBS2’s Secret Love (2013) as Jo Minjoo and MBC’s Radiant Office (2017).