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4Minute Members Profile: 4Minute Facts

4Minute (포미닛) consisted of 5 members: Jihyun, Gayoon, Jiyoon, Hyuna and Sohyun. The band debuted in 2009, under  Cube Entertainment. 4Minute disbanded in June 2016.

4Minute Fandom Name: 4NIA (4 Minute Mania)
4Minute Fan Color: Pearl Purple

4Minute Official Accounts:
Official Website: 4min.co.kr
Facebook: 4minute.unitedcube
Twitter: @4mofficial4
Youtube: 4Minute

4Minute Members Profile:

Stage Name: Jihyun (지현)
Birth Name: Nam Ji Hyun (남지현), but she legally changed her name to Son Ji Hyun (손지현)
Position: Leader, Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: January 9, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Twitter: @4m_namjiji0109
Instagram: @jihyunilovee
Youtube: Jihyunia

Jihyun Facts:
– Education: Sangmyung University (degree in Contemporary Ballet)
– She can speak Japanese (Basic).
– She was chosen as 4minute’s leader after just 6 months of being a trainee.
– She appeared in Eunkwang and Yoo SungEun’s MV for “Love Virus”.
– She was one of the cast members on the first season of “The Romantic & Idol”, she paired up with ZE:A‘s Hyungsik on the show.
– Likes Hello Kitty and Mickey Mouse.
– She acted in several dramas: “It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl” (2010), “A Thousand Kisses” (2011), “Love and War 2” (2013), “Love Cells” (2014), “Never Die” (2015), “My Little Baby” (2017), “Strongest Deliveryman” (2017), “Grand Prince” (2018), “Monkey and Dog Romance” (2018)
– After 4Minute’s disbandment Ji-hyun signed a contract with Artist Company to pursue an acting career.
– She’s currently an actress under the name Son Jihyun.
Jihyun’s ideal type: Someone who can make her laugh. Also he has to be a respectful person who she can learn from and who is not the player type.


Stage Name: Gayoon (가윤)
Birth Name: Heo Ga Yoon (허가윤)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: May 18, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Instagram: gayoon_heo

Gayoon Facts:
– Education: Dongguk University (film and theater major)
– She can speak Japanese (Basic).
– She loves clothes, so, during her free time, she likes to shop.
– She is in 4Minute’s subunit 2YOON.
– She doesn’t fall for any of the pranks the members try to pull on her.
– She likes to write lyrics in her free time.
– She doesn’t express her feelings well.
– She acted in the drama “Light and Shadow” (2012), and had some cameo appearances in “Me Too, Flower!” (2011), “My Friend Is Still Alive” (2013), “Let’s Eat 2” (2015).
– She acted in the movies “Daddy You, Daughter Me” (2016), “Drug King” (2017).
– After 4Minute’s disbandment she signed a contract with BS Company, to pursue acting.
– As of early 2020, she’s signed under new agency Yeolum Entertainment.
– She’s currently an actress under the name Heo Gayoon.
Gayoon’s ideal type: “I like an outgoing person. Someone who approaches me first”


Stage Name: Jiyoon (지윤)
Birth Name: Jeon Ji Yoon (전지윤)
Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: October 15, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
Birthplace: Suwon, South Korea
Twitter: @4M_Jiyoonitt
Instagram: @jenyerjiyoon
Facebook: Jenyer
Weibo: Jenyer
TikTok: @jenyer_jiyoon
Youtube: JENYER Official

Jiyoon Facts:
– Education: Kyung Hee University (Post Modern Music major)
– She can speak Japanese (basic), English (basic).
– She is afraid of heights.
– She is in 4Minute’s subunit 2YOON.
– According to 4minute’s trainer, out of all the members, JiYoon has changed the most.
– She loves all of Katy Perry’s songs.
– Her favorite color is White.
– Her cooking skills are bad.
– Jiyoon really dislikes getting her hair wet by the rain.
– She participated on “Immortal Songs 2”, where she won together with DJ Koo with the song “I (Nan)”.
– After 4Minute’s disbandment she signed a contract with JS E&M.
– She is now a solo artist under the stage name JENYER
Jiyoon’s ideal type: MBLAQ‘s Seungho.


Stage Name: HyunA (현아)
Birth Name: Kim Hyun Ah (김현아)
Position: Main Dancer, Main Rapper, Vocalist, Face of the Group
Birthday: June 6, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 164 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 43,1 kg (96 lbs)
Birthplace: Jeolla, South Korea
Twitter: @4M_hyunah
Instagram: @hyunah_aa
Facebook: HyunA 현아
TikTok: @hyunaofficial
Youtube: HyunA

HyunA Facts:
– Education: Konkuk University (Contemporary Arts major)
– She can speak Japanese (basic), a little bit English, Mandarin
– Her parents are divorced.
– She was a member of the one-time subunit Dazzling RED with KARA’s Nicole, SECRET’s Hyosung, After School’s Nana, & SISTAR’s Hyorin
– Between 2007-2008 she was a member of the Wonder Girls.
– She left Wonder Girls because her parents were concerned about her health.
– In 2008 she transferred to CUBE Entertainment, then in 2009, she debuted with 4Minute.
– She is the only member who renewed her contract with CUBE Entertainment when 4Minute disbanded, in June 2016.
– She is a member of the duo Trouble Maker (with Hyunseung – former member of B2ST)
– She is also a solo artist, under the stage name HyunA
– She is a member of the co-ed band Triple H alongside Pentagon’s Hui and E’dawn.
– On August 3rd 2018, it was confirmed that Hyuna and E’Dawn have been dating since May 2016.
– On October 15, 2018 Cube Entertainment announced that HyunA left the company.
– On January 25th, 2019 Hyuna signed a contract with P NATION.
Hyuna’s ideal type is someone who can accept her flaws and has a big heart.


Stage Name: Sohyun (소현)
Birth Name: Kwon So Hyun (권소현)
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Rapper, Maknae
Birthday: August 30, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 162 cm ( 5 ft 3¾ in)
Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
Twitter: @4M_kkwonsso
Instagram: @kkwonsso_94
Fan Cafe: prettythgus

Sohyun Facts:
– Education: Dongguk University (Theatre and Film major)
– She can speak Japanese (basic).
– She wants her first kiss to be in an elevator.
– She is a former member of girl group Orange (she was only 12 and in 5th grade at the time. The group later disbanded after their debut because of cyberbullying and anti-cafes.)
– She has been playing the piano since she was little.
– She is close to Highlight‘s DongWoon.
– Is also part of the Hitmaker project girl group Chamsonyeo with G.NA, Lizzy of After School and Youngji of Kara.
– Sohyun previously signed with 935 Entertainment back in November 2016 but left in October 2017. She’s now signed with TheCNT.
– She’s currently an actress under the name Kwon Sohyun.
Sohyun’s ideal type: “Must be someone I like. No matter how much they like me, there’s no point if I’m not attracted to them”

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