Weki Meki is the name of the 8-member all-girl K-pop band that was put together by Fantagio in 2017. Weki Meki released their debut EP, Weme on the 8th of August, 2017. The EP contained six tracks with the lead single titled I Don’t Like Your Girlfriend. The EP has sold over 47,000 physical copies since its release and marked the highest-selling album by a girl group that debuted in 2017. Weki Meki members originally started out as trainees under Fantagio i-Teen, a rookie talent development program under Fantagio Entertainment, and were known as i-Teen Girls.
Fans often ask what the meaning of Weki Meki is. “Meki” refers to the eight unique members of the group, who each hold keys that identify one another. “Weki” means that once the girls come together as a group, they can come to possess keys that open up another world. Weki Meki can also be shortened to form WEME and signifies that the eight “me’s” have come together to form a “we.”
On the 13th of January 2018, Weki Meki announced that they would be starring in their own reality show. The show would follow the eight members of Weki Meki as they check off their wish lists and to-do lists, visit countries like Korea, Japan, and Thailand. They will also be revealing their dorm for the first time and putting on a special guerilla concert for their fans. The group consists of eight girls namely Ji Su-Yeon, Elly, Choi Yoo-Jung, Kim Do-Yeon, Sei, Lua, Rina, and Lucy.
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Elly has a lot of nicknames but her most popular ones are Haedong, Taekwon girl, and Ookhaedoong. She attended Sanbon High School and she can speak Korean and Japanese fluently. Elly practices taekwondo and other types of martial arts. One of her hobbies includes listening to music. Elly, along with Lucy and Yoo-Jung, is the mood maker among Weki Meki members.
Her stage name is Lucy and her real name is Noh Hyo-Jung. Among Weki Meki members, she is the lead rapper, lead dancer, vocalist, and maknae of the group. She was born on the 31st of August, 2002 in Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea. Before Weki Meki’s debut, she was a trainee for 4 years. She even walked the runway in the 2018 A/W Seoul Fashion Week. She loves Gudetama. She attended Sungshin Girls Middle School.
Ji Su-Yeon is the leader and main vocalist among the members of Weki Meki. Before debuting with the band, she used to train under CJ E&M and WM Entertainment. Born on the 20th of April, 1997, Ji has experience performing briefly in China.
Do-Yeon was the fifth Weki Meki member to be officially introduced. Along with Yoo-Jung, Do-Yeon was a member of I.O.I, the project group of Produce 101. She concluded the ranking in eighth place. Before her participation in Produce 101, Do-Yeon had been training for 1 year and 5 months. Do-Yeon’s hobbies are watching movies and listening to music, whereas her specialties are dancing and giving reactions.
Sei was the second Weki Meki member to be officially introduced. Sei was a participant in Produce 101. She was eliminated in episode 5 and concluded her ranking in the 85th position. Before her participation in Produce 101, Sei had been training for a year. Sei was born in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, on the 7th of January, 2000. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Among Weki Meki members, Choi Yoo-Jung is the main rapper, main dancer, main rapper, main dancer, lead vocalist, and face of the group. She was first known for appearing and ranking third on the hit survival show Produce 101 which qualified her to become a member of the project group I.O.I. Yoo-Jung attended Seoul Music High School and she was born on the 12th of November, 1999.
Lua’s real name is Kim Soo-Kyung. She was born on the 6th of October, 2000 and her blood type is A. Lua’s height is 165 cm and her specialty is dancing. Lua gets shy when meeting new people. Her Zodiac sign is Libra. Fans have affectionately given her the nickname of Mollkaeng. She attended Lila Arts High School. She learned ballet and also practices rhythmic gymnastics.
Rina’s birthname is Kang So-Eun. She was born in Seoul, South Korea. Rina attended Shinhwa Middle School. Among Weki Meki members, she is lead dancer, vocalist, and rapper. She loves Studio Ghibli movies. Her top three are Howl’s Moving Castle, Spirited Away, and The Secret World of Arrietty. Before she debuted with the group, she was in a dance group called NYDANCE.