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Former RaNia Members Including Pre-Debut Members Profile

Former RaNia Members Including Pre-Debut Members Profile & Facts:

RaNia (라니아) made its debut on 6 April 2011, as an eight-member group, but before its official debut the lineup changed several times. Let’s see who were the pre-debut members as well as the former members.

Former RaNia Pre-Debut Members Profile & Facts:
Sori

Stage Name: Sori (소리)
Birth Name: Park Sori (박소리)
Position: N/A
Birthday: 1991
Zodiac Sign: N/A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Blood Type: N/A
Nationality: Korean/Thailand

Sori’s Facts:
– After Baby VOX Re.V‘s disbandment, DR Music’s CEO Yoon planned to start a new girl group and that project was named ‘BABYVOX 3 – BABYVOX New Generation”. Baby VOX 3rd Generation would be a girl group established under the cooperation projects of DR Music with major music companies of China, Thailand and the United States. They said “The team will have 7 members: 4 South Koreans, one Thai, one Chinese, one Japanese”, but due to the changes the team didn’t have a Japanese member. The 1st Thai trainee chosen was Park Sori.
– In June 2010, Sori quit the lineup.
– Sori came back to Thailand representing the company on 2009-08-15 to attend the final of Thailand audition. The winner was Data Darancharas.

Kim Kyung Sook

Stage Name: Kim Kyung Sook (김경숙)
Birth Name: Kim Kyung Sook (김경숙)
English Name: Tammy Kim
Position: N/A
Birthday: April 23, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 44 kg (97 lb)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @kim30243201 
Twitter: @Kim0486

Taemi’s Facts:
– Her Chinese zodiac sign is Horse.
– In 2007, she was on the National Team in the 2nd World Taekwondo Poomsae Championship.
– In April 2012, she was in the Pocheon World University Taekwondo Championships.
– In November 2018, she was the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships National Team Trainer.
– She is also an actress.
– She acted in [2011] ‘More Kick’, [2013] ‘Real Sports: Fighting’, [2014] ‘Healer’, [2015] ‘Woman’s War: Battle of Bongcheon-dong’, and [2017] ‘2 Is Okay’.
– On 2009-07-10, the trainees were: Park Sori, Kim Kyung Sook, Kim Ju Youn, and Lee Tae Eun. Kim Ju Youn was the leader and Lee Tae Eun the maknae. They were involved in fanmeetings, radios, interviews and magazines appearances to promote the project.
– After that, Kim Kyung Sook quit the project. The other trainees, Park So Ri, Lee Tae Eun, Jang Jin Young, Kim Da Rae and Kim Kuk Hwa, went to China and held a press conference about the audition for the Chinese member. They sang Destiny’s Child’s “Stand Up For Love” there.
– She’s now a member of K-TIGERS ZERO under K-Tigers E&C and DR Music.

Kim Kuk Hwa

Stage Name: Kim Kuk Hwa (김국화)
Birth Name: Kim Kuk Hwa (김국화)
Position: N/A
Birthday: N/A
Zodiac Sign: N/A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Blood Type: N/A
Nationality: Korean

Kim Kuk Hwa’s Facts:
– She’s a former member of I-Ren under J Company Entertainment (2016 – 2017).
– On 2009-12-17, she was added in the lineup after Kim Kyung Sook left the group, but she was a temporary member ever since DR Music didn’t make an announcement of her status.
– Her name means “chrysanthemum” in Korean.

Data

Stage Name: Data (데이터)
Birth Name: Data Darancharas Sukheviriya (ดาต้า ดารัญจรัส สุขเฮวิริยะ)
Korean Birth Name: Song Daeun (송다은)
Position: N/A
Birthday: August 28, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
Blood Type: N/A
Nationality: Thailand
Instagram: @data_daran 
Twitter: @datadatti

Data’s Facts:
–  Education: Saint Joseph Convent School/Grade 12,
BA of Art, Chulalongkorn University – Graduate, Master Degree, USA – Graduate.
– Her birthplace is Bangkok, Thailand.
– She left the group to go back to Thailand to focus on music & prepare to become a soloist in Thailand.
– She won the Thailand Audition from DR Music.
– She’s also an actress and participated in ‘Coffee Prince (2012)’, ‘ระเบิดเที่ยงแถวตรง (2013)’, ‘Kon Ruk Strawberry with TengNeung Kritnagan Maneepagaphan (2013)’, ‘Yomabaan Jao Ka (2014)’, ‘Lan Sao Niranam with Golf Anuwat Choocherdratana (2014)’, ‘Cupid Tua Kuan Puan Rak with Golf Anuwat Choocherdratana (2017)’, & ‘Wang Nang Hong (2017)’.
– Her debut song is called ‘I Don’t Wanna Make Love (ฉันไม่อยากสร้างความรัก)’ and was released in 2011.
– Her hobbies are Singing, Dancing, Piano, Drawing, Painting, Modeling, Acting, & Jet-Skis.
– She’s married to a non-celebrity since November 3rd, 2018 and she has a son who was born on June 1st, 2020.
– Her Awards are Winner in the Baby VOX New Generation Audition 2009, Winner in the Korean Star Audition 2008, 1st runner up in the Chulalongkorn University Singing Contest 2009, 1st runner up in the KPN Award Thailand Singing Contest 2005, Winner in the French Singing Competition from French Association 2008, 4 golden medals in the Solo Ensemble Event in America 2006, Golden Prize in the Yamaha Music Festival 2007 & in the SJC Dream Award 2008. (Judged by the Commentators from ‘The Star.’), & Won The Golden Medal from Speech Competition (State Forensics) in America.
– Before the addition of Yijo, Data left due to homesickness (her family resided in Thailand).
– She’s fluent in Korean, Chinese, English, & French.

Minhee
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Stage Name: Minhee (민희)
Birth Name: Moon Minhee (문민희)
Position: N/A
Birthday: 1995
Zodiac Sign: N/A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Blood Type: N/A
Nationality: Korean/Canadian

Minhee’s Facts:
– Before the addition of Yijo, Minhee left because of parental disapproval due to her age (at the time she was 15).

Sarah

Stage Name: Sarah (세라)
Birth Name: Wang Hui Zi (왕후이쯔)
English Name: Sarah Wang
Position: N/A
Birthday: May 31, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 172 cm (5’7.5″)
Weight: N/A
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean/Chinese/English

Sarah’s Facts:
– In June 2010, Sarah was added in the group after Sori & Data left the group.
– Her specialties: Singing, Dancing, & Acting.
– Hobbies: Swimming, Skiing, Horse Riding, Taekwondo, & Golf.
– Family: Father, Mother, and Brother.
– Her best friend: Sudan (苏丹) – for 10 years.
– She admires her mother very much.
– She often forgets the most important things.
– She can forget the painful memories.
– Her favorite colors are black, white, blue and purple.
– Her favorite dishes are cherry cakes, cakes and sorbet.
– She hates Chinese chives, mustard, all steamed fish, drinking alcohol and smoking.
– Her favorite movie is “My Sassy Girl”.
– His favorite series is “Full House”.
– Her favorite actresses are Zhou Xun and Betty Sun.
– His favorite actors are Chen Tao Ming, Jiang Wu and Deng Chao.
– Her favorite singers are Beyonce and Rihanna.
– Her favorite male idol is Rain.
– Her favorite animals are dogs and koalas.
– Her favorite cartoon character is Hello Kitty.
– The part of her body that she loves is her eyes.
– She left the group after DR Music announced they were looking for a Chinese trainee.
– Due to concerns, the group’s debut was postponed for the beginning of January. Sarah decided to leave the group and was replaced by Chinese trainee Yijo.
Her ideal type: Someone who has sweet looks and is mature.

Yijo

Stage Name: Yijo (이조)
Birth Name: Chang Yi Jiao (常 义叫)
Position: Sub-Vocalist, Dancer
Birthday: June 16, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Chinese
Instagram: @yijo616 

Yijo’s Facts:
– She was born in China.
– She speaks Chinese and Korean.
– She can play the piano.
– Yijo left the group after their debut back in 2011 due to complications with her work visa.
– She isn’t in the “Dr Feel Good” original MV but she’s in the English version MV.
– Her specialties: Taekwondo.
– Hobbies: Piano, Dance, & Comedy.
– Her favorite music: Hip Hop.

Sharon

Stage Name: Sharon (샤론)
Birth Name: Park Sharon (박샤론)
Position: Sub-Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: November 29, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 54 kg (119 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @s_rony_

Sharon’s Facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She was a member of the group’s second generation.
– Education: Osaka Arts University (Dance department).
– When she was young, she studied abroad. She travelled to Australia to learn English but left after a brief period and went to study in Japan instead.
– She can speak fluent Japanese and basic English.
– In 2014, she joined RaNia but left in January 2015, before the group’s comeback.
– She’s now a model.
– She was a finalist of Miss Intercontinental Korea 2019.
– Her Chinese zodiac is Monkey.
– She’s a former member of Seven Size under TGN Entertainment since (2009 – 2010)

Jian/Jihyun

Stage Name: Jian (지안) / Jihyun (지현)
Birth Name: Kim Jian (김지안)
Position: N/A
Birthday: N/A
Zodiac Sign: N/A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Blood Type: N/A
Nationality: Korean

Jian/Jihyun’s Facts:
– She joined the group on June 29th, 2016 but on October 27th, 2016, she left the group.

Crystal

Stage Name: Crystal (크리스탈)
Birth Name: Wang Jingxi (王晶熙)
Korean Name: Wang Jeonghee (왕정희)
Position: N/A
Birthday: January 12, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: N/A
Blood Type: N/A
Nationality: Korean/Chinese
Instagram: @wangjingxii

Crystal’s Facts: 
– She left O My Jewel on December 18th, 2017 due to health issues.
– She joined RaNia on June 29th, 2016 but on October 27th, 2016, she left the group.
– She used to be an actress in China (Pops In Seoul).
– She can do a robotic dance that she learned when acting (Pops In Seoul).
– Languages: Chinese (Mother tongue), Korean (Intermediate).
– Nicknames: Fake Maknae, Gwiyomi Wang Jeong Hee.
– An old picture of her and HyunA together became viral on the internet.
– Despite having an acting career in China, she decided to travel to Korea to pursue a music career.
– According to Sarang, at first Jeong Hee seemed very shy, but after a dance practice they became close.
– According to her bandmates, the more you get to know her, the funnier she becomes. She may be the oldest of the group but still she sometimes acts and looks like a maknae.
– She has a unique laugh (similar to the sounds of pigs) (Pops In Seoul).
– Because she is Chinese and she has a hard time pronouncing certain words, she sometimes seems like she is speaking in Gyeonsang dialect.

Hyeonseo/Hyeonji

Stage Name: Hyeonseo (현서) / Hyeonji (현지)
Birth Name: N/A
Position: N/A
Birthday: N/A
Zodiac Sign: N/A
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Blood Type: N/A
Nationality: Korean

Hyeonseo/Hyeonji’s Facts: 
– She joined the group in October 29th, 2016 for their performance but she left the group in late 2016.

Namfon

Stage Name: Namfon (남폰)
Birth Name: Koraphat Visetsri (กรภัทร์ วิเศษศรี)
Korean Name: Korapat Bisechuri (코라팟 비세츠리)
Position: Sub-Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: June 25, 2001
Thai Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Western Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Thailand
Instagram: @kontiddbaan
Facebook: Koraphat Visetsri (Personal), KontiddBaanKT (YouTuber)
YouTube: Korakora Ch
Twitch: kontiddbaan_kt

Namfon’s Facts:
– She joined RaNia on July 23, 2018.
– She is from Thailand.
– Education: Bangkok University International College (BUIC)
– On January 24, 2020 she left RaNia.
– She is now a YouTuber, gamer, and model.
– She has a boyfriend.
– She can speak Thai, Korean, and English.
– She prefers staying at home to going out. (Instagram)
– She has a dog and a cat.
– Her best friend in RaNia was Leia (Larissa).
– She said Rania’s company DR Music is irresponsible.
– She is a student of dance academy Beatsbox Bkk.
– She is close friends with Min from Under 19.
– She is a fan of Kris Wu and LuHan.
– She loves EXO and 2NE1.
– Her old Facebook account is full of EXO and BTS.
– She is supporting LGBT rights.
– She joined the black and white ‘#challengeaccepted’ challenge to support Turkish Women’s rights.
– In her pre-debut years, she was in a dance crew named JSN under the stage name Rain.
– Her nickname is Fon.

Seunghyun

Stage Name: Seunghyun
Birth Name: Lee Seunghyun (이승현)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: October 10, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Blood Type: N/A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @leese0nghyun (Personal), @iam2ria (BJ)
AfreecaTv: tmdgus5411
YouTube: Daily Ria (데일리아)

Seunghyun’s Facts: 
– She is rumored to be a former BigHit Entertainment trainee.
– When RaNia disbanded she decided not to join the re-branded group B.S. (Black Swan)
– She signed with DR Music in 2019 but then she left in 2020.
– She is currently a YouTuber and AfreecaTV BJ.
– She is close friends with GLAM‘s Siwon (formerly Dahee).
– She is friends with 9MUSES’s Sojin, GLAM members and Ladies Code‘s Zuny.
– It’s rumored that she starred in GLAM‘s “Party (XXO)” music video.
– On August 28, 2019, Seunghyun was revealed to be a member of RaNia after the group released an announcement video on their upcoming participation at a K-pop concert in Romania.
– She now goes by the name Lee Ria (이리아).

Joy

Stage Name: Joy (조이)
Birth Name: Jutamas Wichai (จุฑามาศ วิชัย)
Korean Name: Kim Seyeon (김세연)
Position: Sub-Vocalist, Visual, Lead Dancer
Birthday: July 27, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Thai Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Western Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 40 kg (88 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Thailand
Instagram: @joynattanita
TikTok: @joynattanita

Joy’s Facts:
– She was born in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand.
– She has a younger sister.
– She speaks Thai, Japanese, Korean, English.
– Joy left RaNia after the ‘Time to Rock Da Show’ in November 2011 when a flood happened in her hometown.
– She is currently a member of GAIA.
– She was also a member of the Thai duo The Girlz but they disbanded due to inactivity.
– She’s also an actress.
– She’s also goes by the name called Nattanita (ณัฐนิตา).
– Education: Ubon Ratchathani University (College of Liberal Arts)
– Languages: Thai, English, Korean and Japanese
– Hobbies: Drawing cartoons
– Specialty: Traditional Thai instruments.
– Favorite Artist: Alicia Keys, Britney Spears
– Favorite color: Pink, Orange and Green.
– Favorite food: Bulgogi and cake
– Christian religion.
– She Practiced Pole dancing (dance of the tube).

Riko

Stage Name: Riko (리코)
Birth Name: Kim Jooyeon (김주연)
Position: Former Pre-Debut Leader, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: March 10, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 41 kg (90 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @imjuyeon_89 (Personal), @teto_ragdoll  (Cat)

Riko’s Facts:
– She is from Seoul, South Korea.
– She speaks Korean and Japanese.
– In late 2014, DR Music announced that Riko had decided to leave the group, releasing a statement saying: “After the completion of the promotions of the single “Style“, Riko told us with that she would take her university entrance exams to study a career, she asked for a three year break to complete her university studies and once she graduated from college, she could return to the group as a member of RaNia, but the problem came back this year when she reproached subjects in the university, she made us aware of this situation and asked for a year more absence that we found impossible since although she promotes or not with the group, we as a company should continue paying a normal salary, And That is unfair for us and the other members of the group, because she can not postpone her absence anymore, she decided to leave the group and the agency.
– She was the pre-debut leader of Rania.
– She has a cat named Tet or Teto
– She is still friends with Di, T-ae, and Xia.
– Her nickname used to be Tiny Leader.
– Education:
Sookmyung Women’s University (Department of Media and Information) (Graduate)
– Languages: Korean and Japanese.
– Favorite Artist: Beyonce
– Favorite Color: Purple

Jooyi

Stage Name: Jooyi (주이)
Birth Name: Yoo Jooyi (유주이)
Positon: Main Vocalist, Rapper
Birthday: August 20, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @yoojooyi
Facebook: @CosmicGirl.JY
YouTube: 코스믹 걸 Cosmic Girl

Jooyi’s Facts:
– She was born in Goyang, South Korea.
– Education: Dongah Broadcasting College
– She has an older sister.
– She is a former YG Entertainment trainee.
– Hobbies: Watching movies
– Favorite Music Genre: Hip hop and R&B
– Favorite Artist: Babyface, Christina Aguilera, Beyoncé
– She is currently the vocal coach of girl group MAMAMOO.
– In September 2016 she officially started her solo career under the stage name Cosmic Girl, with ‘Then What Are You Doing?’, after having offered various covers on her YouTube channel.
– She is often confused with girl group Cosmic Girls/WJSN.
– She turned down an offer from YG to become a trainee and a member of 2NE1.
– In January 2015, fans noticed that Jooyi had not made any public appearances with the group, to which DR Music replied that she was on hiatus.
– On November 4, DR Music confirmed that Alex would be joining the group, and confirmed Jooyi’s departure.

Di

Stage Name: Di (디)
Birth Name: Kim Darae (김다래)
Position: Former Second Leader, Sub-Vocalist, Main Rapper, Main Dancer
Birthday: October 18, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @daraeda 
Twitch: @dardarae

Di’s Facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She has a younger brother.
– She can play the guitar.
– After leaving RaNia she became a member of Ela8te.
– Education: Muhak Girls High School Daek-yeung University
– Specialty: Singing and rapping.
– Instruments: Guitar.
– Hobbies: Listening to music.
– Favorite Artist: Whitney Houston, Maroon 5.
– Favorite Food: Fried Rice.
– On May 23, 2013, she was in an accident when she was hit by a motorcyclist while she was waiting for a taxi in the Cheongdamdong area, she suffered no fractures but minor bruises on her head and knee.
– In early 2016, Jang Jin Young, Kim Da Rae, and Lee Tae Eun left the group RaNia after their contract with DR Music expired. They then joined ENTER HAMA Entertaiment agency and announced their debut as three members in a new group called Ela8te, however this never happened as they were still under contract to a Chinese company run by RaNia.

T-ae 

Stage Name: T-ae (티애)
Birth Name: Lee Seulmi (이슬미), her legalized name is Lee Taeeun (이태은)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Main Dancer
Birthday: September 24, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @bellbaebae
Twitch: @taezzang
YouTube: TAETUBE태은

T-ae’s Facts:
– She was born in Suwon, South Korea.
– She has a younger brother.
– She can play the electric guitar.
– After leaving RaNia she became a member of Ela8te.
– In early 2016, Jang Jin Young, Kim Da Rae, and Lee Tae Eun left the group RaNia after their contract with DR Music expired. They then joined ENTER HAMA Entertaiment agency and announced their debut as three members in a new group called Ela8te, however this never happened as they were still under contract to a Chinese company run by RaNia.
– On April 3, 2022 she got married to F.CUZ‘s Yejun.
– Education: Seoul Performing Arts High School (Graduated)
Daek-yeung University
– Hobbies: Listening to music, painting nails and playing sports.
– Speciality: Swimming.
– She was a model for a website before auditioning.
– She added in Super Star Z Audition.
– She has a tattoo above her right shoulder that reads: “To be a star you must shine your own light”.

Xia 

Stage Name: Xia (시아)
Birth Name: Jang Jinyoung (장진영)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Maknae
Birthday: November 15, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @jangjinjin 
YouTube: 진진’s

Xia’s Facts: 
– She was born in Busan, South Korea.
– She doesn’t have any siblings.
– Her nicknames are JinJin and Jang Xia.
– Xia, T-ae and Di departed from the group in May 26, 2016.
– After leaving RaNia she became a member of Ela8te.
– In early 2016, Jang Jin Young, Kim Da Rae, and Lee Tae Eun left the group RaNia after their contract with DR Music expired. They then joined ENTER HAMA Entertaiment agency and announced their debut as three members in a new group called Ela8te, however this never happened as they were still under contract to a Chinese company run by RaNia.
– Education: Seoul School of Performing Arts Daek-yeung University
– Languages: Korean (mother tongue) and Mandarin (basic)
– Hobbies: Watching movies and listening to music
– Specialty: Cooking.
– Favorite food: Homemade burgers.
– Favorite artist: Rihanna.

Yina

Stage Name: Yina (이나)
Birth Name: Hwang Se Mi (황세미), her legalized name is Hwang Saem (황샘)
Position: Former First Leader, Lead Dancer, Sub-Vocalist
Birthday: May 4, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 53 kg (116 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @iamyina
Weibo: 黄以娜saem

Yina’s Facts:
– She was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– She has a younger brother.
– She speaks Korean and Japanese.
– She can play the guitar.
– She was an original member and the first leader of the group, but then promoted as an actress.
– Hwang Saem (황샘), better known as Saem (샘), returned to Rania after two years and changed her name to Yina (이나).
– On November 4, DR Music confirmed that Alex would be joining the group, and confirmed Saem’s departure.
– Actually, she didn’t want to rejoin Rania but the CEO called her and told that Rania needs an original member to comeback as a concept, so she accepted to rejoin the band.
– Her Chinese Zodiac Sign is Snake
– Family: Parents, Older Brother, Sister, Husband and Son.
– Education: Seocho High School, Taekyung College.
– Languages: Korean (Mother Tongue), English, Thai and Japanese.
– Hobbies: Reading books and watching Japanese dramas.
– Specialty: Yoga.
– Instruments: Guitar.
– Favorite Artist: Carla Bruni.
– Before becoming a singer, she was a model for 9 years.
– Before the debut of the Group, The Leader was Riko, being the group’s own agency who decided to transfer the leadership to Saem/Yina since she was the oldest.
– She moved to Seoul when she was in high school, she worked as a model and lived alone.
– On June 24, 2017, she suffered an accident in a practice falling from 2 meters to the ground, fortunately she did not suffer anything serious and she was able to attend the Music Bank.
– She featured in C-Clown’s MV with the song titled ‘Far Way Young Love’.
– On October 12, 2019, she announced through her instagram that she is pregnant.
– On December 25, it was reported that Saem/Yina would be returning to the group, with her being the last to release her promotional image for her new comeback.
– In late 2014, Saem/Yina stopped attending group events and deactivated her Instagram and Twitter, this led to fans speculating that she left the group, even though DR Music never released an official statement regarding the situation.
– On June 8 2017, Saem/Yina announced on her Instagram that she was leaving RaNia, the company later confirmed that she was leaving the group to focus on her acting career.
– She’s also been to commercials.

Alex 

Stage Name: Alex (알렉스)
Birth Name: Alexandra Hadas Varley Reid
Position: Former Third Leader, Main Rapper
Birthday: March 5, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 170.2 cm (5’7’’)
Weight: N/A
Blood Type: N/A
Nationality: African American
Instagram: @thealexreid
Twitter: @thealexreid
Facebook: @thealexreidfans
YouTube: AlexReidTV

Alex’s Facts: 
– She was born in Kansas, USA.
– She can speak English and Korean.
– She wrote most of RaNia songs when she was in the group.
– She is also reported to be the first African-American to debut in a K-pop girl group.
– Alex left the group in August 2017 after a week of their “Beep Beep Beep” comeback.
– She studied at Plano Senior High School.
– On November 3, 2015, it was announced that she would be featured in RaNia’s ‘Demonstrate’ music video, with the possibility of her becoming a member of the girl group. Later, on November 4, DR Music confirmed Alex as a new member.
– She starred Jamie Foxx’s music video.
– In RaNia, her best friend and roommate was Zi.U (Seulji).
– Her favorite Korean food is Naengmyeon.
– Her favorite K-POP girl groups are f(x) and 2NE1.
– Her latest song East West has some Korean words.
– She sings Korean in ‘No Dab’ by RANIA HEX song.
– She is a former contestant on Endurance 3: Hawaii. She competed alongside her partner, Bjorn Leum, as the Green Team.
– She was also in commercials & a movie.
– She is the third artist without Asian roots to debut in Kpop.
– She made her American solo debut on August 31, 2012 with the EP ‘Letters to My Ex.’

Yumin 

Stage Name: Yumin (유민)
Birth Name: Kim Yoo Min (김유민)
Position: Visual, Sub-Vocalist
Birthday: April 22, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @dbals5670
YouTube: 유민튜브

Yumin’s Facts: 
– Education: Samil Technical High School
– Religion: Atheism
– Hobbies: She likes listening to music and going to cafes
– Favorite Food: The food that her mother cooks
– Favorite Number: All numbers
– Favorite Color: White, Black and Mint
– Favorite Music: Likes J Rabbit songs
– Meaning of her name: Generosity and Softness
– Yumin is a popular racing model who has made appearances at car shows.
– He was an ulzzang.
– She is popular with various photographers and has been on the radio.
– She was the winner of the “Korea Talent Sharing” award in 2015.
– She doesn’t like food that contains a lot of vegetables.
– On a YouTube channel she was asked what country she would like to go to and she replied that she would like to go to Mexico.
– Reports on Yumin’s departure from RaNia were delivered on May 30, 2018, the agency explains that Yumin has recently faced certain circumstances that make it difficult for her to continue with the extremely demanding schedule, after what they ask for the understanding of the fans by not being able to give more details.
– On July 17, industry representatives reported that Yu Min and former ToppDogg (now XENO-T) member P-Goon will have their wedding on August 25 at a hall in Gangnam.
– On February 7, 2019, P-Goon shared two photos of his son on Instagram, thus revealing this news to his fans. Yumin later made a statement on Instagram. In it, she says that her son was born on December 7, and that despite having agreed not to reveal the news of the child yet, her husband did so on his own initiative. She also reveals that during their married life, the conflicts in the couple deepened and they decided to separate.
– She’s the only member that didn’t selected by audition. One of RaNia’s staff met her before and he suggested DR Music to add RaNia. So she was added the group.
– She was officially introduced on December 25, 2016.
– She is one of three new members for the new lineup for RaNia.
– She was born in Osan, Gyeonggi, South Korea.

Ttabo

Stage Name: Ttabo (따보)
Birth Name: Fu Ying Nan (付英男)
Korean Name: Boo Young Nam (부영남)
Position: Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: June 8, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: N/A
Blood Type: AB
Nationality: Chinese
Instagram: @raniattabo

Ttabo’s Facts:
– She was born in China.
– Her real name is unknown for the time being.
– Ttabo is the third new member of Rania to join for the new lineup.
– She was officially introduced on December 26, 2016
– Languages: Mandarin and Korean
– She used to belong to the Chinese group MissMass, she was known as Nina.
– She has a navel piercing.
– At Pops in Seoul she proved that she can rap very well in Chinese.
– In November 7, 2018, she made it known through her social media that she had left the group RaNia.

Zi.U 

Stage Name: Zi.U (지유)
Birth Name: Kim Seul Ji (김슬지) but she legally changed it to Kim Jiyoo (김지유)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: February 24, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Height: 161 cm (5’3″)
Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @_im_ziyu

Zi.U’s Facts:
– She was born in Wonju, South Korea.
– She is one of two members (not including Saem) who has been in Rania longer than Alex.
– Education: Hanlim Multi Arts High School (Graduated)
– Languages: Korean (Mother Tongue) and English (Fluent).
– Hobbies: Watching movies and listening to music.
– Favorite colors: Red, Black and Gold.
– She was a model before her debut.
– She is a black belt in Taekwondo at 4th Grade.
– She won the “Vidal Sassoon Pink Angel” contest from 2013 to 2014.
– She changed her stage name from Seulji (슬지) to Zi.U (Ji Yo) (지유) in 2016.
– On October 17, 2019, she revealed that she suffered from depression and anxiety.
– In July of that year, the group made an appearance with two new members, Seulji/Zi.U and Hyeme.
– On November 3, Seulji/Zi.U and Hyeme were officially revealed as new members.
– In March 2019, Zi.U confirmed herself that she left the group RaNia.

Jieun

Stage Name: Jieun (지은)
Birth Name: Kang Ji Eun (강지은)
Position: Former Third Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: October 17, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @jieun_k93
Twitter: @jieun_k93 

Jieun’s Facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She originally debuted as a third generation member of the girl group LPG (Lovely Pretty Girls) on November 5, 2013 with the group’s fourth studio album ‘Filial Daughter’s Generation.’ Following the release of the single “Slowpoke” in September 2015, Jieun left the group.
– She is a former trainer of Aquagro Entertainment.
– She is one of three new members for this new lineup of RaNia.
– She was officially introduced on December 24, 2016.
– As of August 2019, it is assumed she has left RaNia following her absence in the group’s activities in Romania when Youngheun, Seunghyun, & Larissa joined the group.

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