|Irene Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||March 29, 1991|
Irene is a South Korean singer and lead dancer of the K-Pop band, Red Velvet. She has also appeared on shows like Music Bank and OnStyle Network’s Laundry Day. She has done endorsement work for popular brands like Lotte Pepero, Baskin-Robbins, and NIKE Women. Irene has released songs like Happiness, Ice Cream Cake, and Russian Roulette.
Cabbage (Baechu), Mother, Hyun-ah, Grandma
Daegu, South Korea
Irene went to Haknam High School in her hometown, Daegu, before joining SM Entertainment in 2009.
Singer, Actress, Television Host
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – She has a younger sister.
Irene’s career is managed by SM Entertainment.
K-pop, Electropop, R&B
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
48 kg or 106 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
It is speculated that Irene dated someone while she was in high school. There were also rumors about Irene’s romantic relationship with actor Park Bo Gum. But, none of the rumors were proven. Therefore, nothing much is known of Irene’s love life.
She once stated in an interview that she would prefer someone with a good heart to someone who just has a pretty face.
Race / Ethnicity
She often tends to dye her hair ‘dark brown’.
With her band Red Velvet, Irene has done endorsement work for the following brands –
- Lotte Pepero (2014)
- Baskin-Robbins (2015)
- Meters/bonwe (China) in 2015
- BLACK Martine SITBON (2015)
- The Saem (2016)
- Toreore Chicken (2016)
- STARCON (2016)
- NCSOFT Mobile Game ‘Lineage Red Knights’ (2017)
- NCSOFT Mobile Game ‘Pro Baseball H2’ (2017)
- The Shilla Duty-Free (2017)
- Etude House (2018)
- Mobile Game ‘Eternal Light’ (2018)
Irene has also endorsed –
- NIKE Women (2012)
- Burberry ‘Art of the Trench’ (2013)
- Ivy Club (2014)
- Maxwell House (2016)
- NUOVO (2017)
- Mobile Game ‘Age of Ring’ (2017)
- Hyundai Auto Advantage program in 2017
- HAZZYS Accessories (2018)
- CooperVision (2018)
- Lemona Vitamin C (2018)
Irene has also collaborated for –
- Red Cross Youth – Honorary Ambassador (2016)
- Rosemont Jewelry (2016)
- King Sejong Institute – Goodwill Ambassador (2017)
- Swarovski ‘Rookie’ (2017)
- Gyeonggi Provincial Office of Education – Public Ambassador (2018)
Her religious beliefs aren’t known publicly.
Best Known For
Being the leader of the South Korean girl band, Red Velvet
Irene’s first studio album, The Red, was released on September 9, 2015, with her band, Red Velvet.
She has not appeared in any theatrical film yet.
First TV Show
Irene made her TV show debut in 2015 when she started co-hosting the music program, Music Bank, alongside actor Park Bo-gum.
Like the rest of the Red Velvet members, Irene is also supposed to maintain a slim figure. She revealed that she drinks a glass of pumpkin juice every afternoon in order to lose weight.
Irene Favorite Things
- Color – Purple
- Artist – BoA
- Number – 43
- Movie – The Notebook (2004)
Source – KProfiles.com
- She trained with SM Entertainment for 5 years starting in 2009 before her debut.
- She has a shy personality and everyone thought her to be scary as she didn’t talk much.
- Her designated color is ‘pink’ and her representative animal is a cat.
- BLACKPINK‘s Jennie is one of her good friends.
- Irene likes collecting things that are purple in color, including notes and journals.
- She creates mind maps to organize her thoughts and relieve her stress.
- She habitually clings to others around her by holding their hands or by linking arms.
- Visit Red Velvet’s official website @ redvelvet.smtown.com.
- She isn’t individually present on any social media platform, but you can follow her band on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and YouTube.
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