Want a band that can dish out awesome k-pop and j-pop songs, then IZ*ONE is the answer. The 12-woman ensemble has released several hit songs which have charted on the Billboard world albums and world digital songs chart. They have also racked up several awards including rookie of the year (at the 2018 Asia Artists Awards), new artist’s album of the year (at the 2019 Gaon Chart Music Awards) and best new female artists at the Mnet Asian Music Awards. These ladies surely look set to dominate the global scene. Find out more about the band here including the updated profile of all IZ*ONE members.
IZ*ONE Members and Their Updated Profile
Stage name – Eunbi
Real name – Kwon Eunbi
Eunbi is a dancer and vocalist as well as the leader of the ensemble. She was born on the 27th of September 1995 in Seoul, South Korea. This makes her the oldest IZ*ONE member. Eunbi hails from a family of four and has just one older sibling. She is artistically and athletically gifted as she enjoys playing the guitar, running as well as dancing. The dancer/vocalist is 5 feet 3 inches tall and her weight is given as 46kg or 101lbs.
Stage name – Sakura
Real name – Miyawaki Sakura
Sakura is a vocalist and a visual. She was born on the 19th of March 1998 in Kagoshima City, Japan. She was previously a member of Japanese idol girl group HKT48. Sakura loves playing video games and watching movies. She also loves sushi and has authored a photo book. Sakura is 5 feet 4 inches tall and her weight is listed as 46kg or 101lbs.
Stage name – Hyewon
Real name – Kang Hyewon
Hyewon is the lead rapper as well as a vocalist of IZ*ONE. She was born on the 5th of July 1999 in Yangsan, South Korea. She loves watching cartoons and dramas. Hyewon is also skilled in several instruments including the guitar. She is 5 feet 4 inches tall and her weight is given as 43kg or 95lbs.
Stage name – Yena
Real name – Choi Yena
The multitalented Yena is the main rapper as well as lead vocalist and dancer. She was born on the 29th of September 1999 in Gandong, South Korea. She battled with cancer as a child but bravely defeated the disease. Yena loves chocolate and strawberry-flavoured ice cream. Her hobbies include reading comics and watching movies alone. She is 5 feet 4 inches tall and her weight is listed as 45kg or 99lbs.
Stage name – Chaeyeon
Real name – Lee Chaeyeon
Chaeyeon is another multitalented IZ*ONE member. She is the main dancer of the group but can also rap and sing. Chaeyeon was born on the 11th of January 2000 in Yangin, South Korea. She hails from a family of five comprising of her, her parents and two younger sisters. Chaeyeon loves spicy foods, and her hobbies include cooking and dancing. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and her weight is given as 47kg or 104lbs.
Stage name – Chaewon
Real name – Kim Chaewon
Chaewon is a lead singer and dancer of IZ*ONE. She was born on the 1st of August 2000 and hails from a family of four. Her hobbies include watching movies, eating and listening to ballads. Her favourite foods are mint chocolate-flavoured ice cream and spicy foods. Chaewon is 5 feet 5 inches tall and her weight is listed as 42kg or 92.5 lbs.
Stage name – Minju
Real name – Kim Minjoo
Minju is the lead rapper of IZ*ONE and also doubles as a singer. She was born on the 5th of February 2001. She hails from a family of five comprising of her, her parents and two siblings. Minju is a skilled actress and has appeared in several productions including The Great Seducer. Her favourite things include Harry Potter, roller coasters, amusement parks, and gummy bears. Minju is 5 feet 5 inches tall and her weight is given as 45kg or 99lbs.
Stage name – Nako
Real name – Yabuki Nako
Nako is another IZ*ONE member who is Japanese. The vocalist was born on the 18th of June 2001 in Tokyo. She hails from a family of five comprising of her, her parents and two sisters. Nako is a skilled actress and has appeared in productions such as My Father’s Longest Day. She is 4 feet 9 inches tall and her weight is given as 40kg or 88lbs.
Stage name – Hitomi
Real name – Honda Hitomi
Hitomi is a lead dancer as well as a singer. She was born on the 6th of October 2001 in Japan. She hails from a family of five comprising of her, her parents and two elder siblings. Her favourite foods include strawberries and stirred-fried chicken with cheese. She is 5 feet 2 inches tall and her weight is given as 44kg or 98lbs.
Stage name – Yuri
Real name – Jo Yu-Ri
Yuri was born on the 22nd of October 2001. She is primarily a vocalist but can play multiple instruments including the guitar, keyboard and drums. Yuri loves cotton candy but hates bugs. Her height is 5 feet 5 inches and her weight is given as 99lbs or 45kg.
Stage name – Yujin
Real name – Ahn Yujin
Yujin is a lead vocalist as well as a dancer. She was born on the 1st of September 2003. She hails from a family of four comprising of her, her parents and an elder sister. Yujin is also a skilled actress and has appeared in production such as The Masked Singer. She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and her weight is given as 48kg or 106lbs. This makes her the joint tallest IZ*ONE member.
Stage name – Wongyoung
Real name – Jang Wongyoung
Wongyoung was born on the 31st of August 2004 and this makes her the youngest IZ*ONE member. She is a lead dancer as well as singer and rapper. She loves spicy foods as well as mint chocolate-flavoured ice cream. Wongyoung is 5 feet 7 inches tall and her weight is given as 47 kg or 104lbs.