While most k-pop groups are content with churning out cutesy and bubbly music, Dreamcatcher is having none of that. The seven-woman band has bravely ventured into the rock/metal genres with outstanding results. Their songs have charted on the Billboard world albums chart. They have also sold-out concerts in Europe and Latin America. Thanks to their winning combination of charming melodies and edgy rock/metal production, Dreamcatcher is now one of the most buzzed-about acts in the k-pop scene. Care to know more about this unique band? Then, we have got all the details right here including the member’s profile.
Dreamcatcher Members’ Profile
Stage name – JiU
Real name – Kim Min-Ji
JiU is the lead vocalist, lead dancer as well as the overall leader of Dreamcatcher. This indefatigable young lady was born on the 17th of May 1994 in Daejeon, South Korea. Her English name is Lily while her self-adopted nickname is Pink Princess. JiU loves taking long baths to relax. She also relies on aerobics to help her destress. The young lady has also revealed that she would have loved to be a police officer or a store owner if she wasn’t a musician. JiU is 5 feet 6 inches tall and her weight is given as 49kg or 108lbs. This makes her the joint tallest Dreamcatcher member.
Stage name – SuA
Real name – Kim Bo Ba
SuA is the main dancer, lead rapper and vocalist of Dreamcatcher. She was born on the 10th of August 1994 in Changwon, South Korea. She hails from a family of four and has an elder brother. SuA’s favourite things include perfume, lipstick, shoes, hamburger as well as Thor. She, however, dislikes carrots, cats, spinach, cheese, and winter. Her hobbies include drawing, and she memorizes dance routines quickly. SuA is 5 feet 3 ¾ inches tall and her weight is listed as 43kg or 94lbs.
Stage name – Siyeon
Real name – Lee Si-Yeon
Siyoen is the main vocalist of Dreamcatcher. She was born on the 1st of October 1995 in Daegu, South Korea. Her English name is Monica and she has just one sibling, an older sister. Siyoen dislikes exercising, making mistakes and shrimps. She, however, loves playing games, and her favourite colour is blue. The vocalist is 5 feet 5 inches tall and her weight is listed as 49kg or 108lbs.
Stage name – Handong
Real name – Han Dong
Handing is the only Dreamcatcher member who is not Korean. The vocalist is a national of China and was born on the 26th of March 1996. There is no information on Handong’s family background but it is known that her English name is Della. It is also known that she has a shy personality and loves eating chocolate; even though they often make her sneeze. Handong is 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Stage name – Yoohyeon
Real name – Kim Yoo-Hyeon
Yoohyeon is the lead vocalist of the group. She was born on the 7th of January 1997 in Incheon, South Korea. She hails from a family of four and has a younger brother. Yoohyeon loves playing video games. She also loves watching The Simpsons and apparently has a crush on One Direction member, Harry Styles. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall and her weight is given as 49kg or 108lbs. This makes her the joint tallest Dreamcatcher member.
Stage name – Dami
Real name – Lee Yu-bin
Dami is another multitalented Dreamcatcher member. The young lady doubles as the main rapper, lead dancer as well as vocalist of the group. Dami was born on the 7th of March 1997 in Seoul. She loves animals and wishes she could raise a pet bear. The rapper-cum-dancer also loves reading, and her favourite author is Murakami Haruki. Dami is 5 feet 4 inches tall and her weight is listed as 44kg or 97lbs.
Stage name – Gahyeon
Real name – Lee Ga- Hyeon
Gahyeon is a vocalist and a rapper. She was born on the 3rd of February 1999 in Seongnam, South Korea. This makes her the youngest Dreamcatcher member. Gahyeon is quite the Brainiac. She was not only an honour student for three years, but also topped her maths class. She also has the group’s schedule off her heart, and this makes her bandmates refer to her as a walking search engine. Gahyeon is 5 feet 3 inches tall.
Info and Trivia about Dreamcatcher
- Dreamcatcher won the award for the promising idol at the 2018 Keum Yeong Star Awards.
- Their official fan club goes by the name InSomnia. This represents the group’s desire to be together with their fans even in dreams.
- The group originally debuted as a five-girl band, known as Minx, in 2014. The group later recruited two new members and transitioned into Dreamcatcher in 2017.
- Their first EP, Prequel, topped the US iTunes k-pop top 100 chart.
- The group nabbed the number 3 spot on Billboard’s list of the best new k-pop acts of 2017.
- Dreamcatcher dropped their first Japanese language album, The Beginning of The End, in September 2019.