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GFRIEND Profile and Facts

GFRIEND Profile: GFRIEND Facts and Ideal Types

 GFRIEND (여자친구) consists of 6 members: Sowon, Yerin, Eunha, Yuju, SinB, and Umji. The group debuted on January 16, 2015, under Source Music Entertainment.

GFRIEND Official Fan Color: Cloud Dancer, Scuba Blue, and Ultra Violet

GFRIEND Official Accounts:
Twitter: gfrdofficial
Instagram: @gfriendofficial
Facebook: gfrdofficial
Fan Cafe: gfrdofficial
Youtube: GFRIEND Official
V LIVE: GFriend

GFRIEND Members Profile:

Stage Name: Sowon (소원)
Birth Name: Kim So Jung (김소정)
Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: December 7, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 172.8cm (5’8.3″)
Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Sowon Facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She has an older sister.
– She graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School.
– Sowon is majoring in Visual Media and Acting at Sungshin Women’s University.
– When she was a student, she used to take part in cheerleading.
– She can speak Korean and Japanese.
– She likes cooking and walking the catwalks.
– Sowon’s favorite food is seafood.
– Sowon mentioned in Idol Room ep. 34 that she is 172.8cm (5’8.3″) and her legs are 113cm (3’8″).
– She is said to have one of the longest pair of legs among female idols.
– Sowon is the visual of the group. (They introduced her as GFriend’s golden visual on GFRDxMMM Showtime.)
– She trained for 5 years before debuting.
– Sowon is close to Twice‘ Nayeon and Pristin‘s Nayoung.
– Sowon is very scared of bugs, while Yerin is very good at catching bugs.
– Sowon has a dog named Meonji.
– She was a trainee at DSP and she trained along KARD members.
– She visited North Korea when she was in the 5th grade.
– Sowon appeared in Rainbow’s “To Me” MV.
– Her stage name Sowon means “wish” in Korean.
Sowon’s ideal type is Park Hae Jin.
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Stage Name: Yerin (예린)
Birth Name: Jung Ye Rin (정예린)
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Center, Face of the Group
Birthday: August 19, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 47 kg (103 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Yerin Facts:
– She was born in  Incheon, South Korea.
– She has an older brother, eleven years older.
– She graduated from School of Performing Arts Seoul.
– Yerin is a former Fantagio trainee.
– She was also a Cube trainee.
– She likes dancing and working out.
– Yerin’s nickname is “Ginseng” because she wants to be the one who gives her members energy.
– Yerin is a close friend of Red Velvet’s Joy and APink’s Hayoung.
– She is a big fan of SHINee.
– She is also a SNSD fan.
– Yerin and Joy of Red Velvet were classmates on School of Performing Arts.
– According to Yerin, Yuju and her is the funniest in GFriend.
– She’s a fan of manga and anime.
– Her favorite anime is “One Piece”.
– Her special talent is flipping pancakes.
– Yerin dislikes vegetables.
– She still gets motion sickness.
– She’s afraid of heights. (Laws of The Jungle ep. 06)
– But she’s afraid of nothing if she’s hungry. She killed and skinned a lizard in Law of the Jungle. XD
– Yerin is Christian.
– Yerin and Eunwoo from ASTRO are friends. (“Secret Variety Training”)
– Yerin and Weki Meki‘s Yoojung are in a series called “The Future Diary”.
Yerin ideal’s type is Lee Hyun Woo.
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Stage Name: Eunha (은하)
Birth Name: Jung Eun Bi (정은비)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: May 30, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Eunha Facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She has an older brother and an older sister. (“Mamamoo and Gfriend ShowTime”)
– She attended School of Performing Arts Seoul.
– She’s good in acting and singing.
– Eunha is a former trainee of BigHit. She only trained there for 1 year.
– Eunha and SinB were friends when they were in their childhood days.
– SinB and Eunha have the same real name, EunBi.
– Eunha and SinB were in the same childhood dance team. (Weekly Idol)
– She only trained for 2 months under Source Music and got selected as a member of GFRIEND.
– GFRIEND members nicknamed her “Circle” because of her round-shaped face.
– When she was 7 years old, she was diagnosed with langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) but was treated and is now totally fine.
– She likes to cook. Her specialty is cooking mixed noodles.
– She likes to watch cooking shows.
– She acted in the 2007 movie “Love and War”.
– She is part of a group called “Sunny Girls” with WJSN‘s Cheng Xiao, Oh My Girl‘s Yooa, Gugudan‘s Nayoung and MOMOLAND‘s Nancy.
– Eunha is a fan of Twilight movies.
– Sowon stated that Eunha was very quiet and didn’t talk a lot when they were trainees. (V LIVE)
– Eunha appeared in Yu Seungwoo’s “You’re Beautiful” MV.
– Her role model is IU.
– Eunha is Christian.
– She is close with Twice’s Sana.
– Her stage name Eunha means “galaxy”.
– Eunha was the second member to participate in ‘King of Masked Singer’, as “Fresh Santorini”.
– Eunha’s ideal type: Jo Jung Suk & Crush.
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Stage Name: Yuju (유주)
Birth Name: Choi Yu Na (최유나)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: October 4, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: B

Yuju Facts:
– She was born in Ilsan, South Korea.
– She has an older sister.
– She attended Seoul School of Performing Arts.
– She’s good at writing lyrics  and composition.
– She can play the guitar.
– She speaks English.
– Pre-debut Yuju participated on Kpop Star 1.
– Yuju was a former LOEN trainee.
– Yuju failed a JYP audition.
– Yuju’s favorite foods are rice and sweet potatoes.
– Yuju is afraid of heights (according to Showtime).
– Members said that Yuju is the “Hidden Card” of the group.
– Her religion is Roman Catholic.
– Yuju’s baptismal name is Angela.
– She has a habit of clapping while sleeping.
– Yuju is the sporty of the group.
– She is very good at figure skating.
– She is also good at Rhythmic Gymnastics.
– Yuju is now called YeoJaeYi because of her weirdness.
– Her idol is IU.
– Yuju and Seventeen’s DK are classmates in SOPA.
– Yuju’s stage name means “affection”.
– Yuju was the first member to participate in ‘King of Masked Singer’, as “Christmas in July”.
– Yuju has an official Youtube Channel “Yuna Choi” where she cover songs. (the one which have 4k+ subs)
Yuju’s ideal type is Kim Woo Bin.
Show more Yuju fun facts…


Stage Name: SinB (신비)
Birth Name: Hwang Eun Bi (황은비)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Center
Birthday: June 3, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
Blood Type: AB

SinB Facts:
– She was born in Cheongju, South Korea.
– She has an older brother, named Hwang Jungwoo, born in 1996.
– She attended School of Performing Arts Seoul.
– SinB’s baptismal name is Esther.
– She is known for looking like Jessica Jung.
– SinB is a former child model for kids clothing. (She was part of Ulzzang Kids)
– SinB starred in the kids show “The Fairies in My Arms” on Korean TV – she was in every episode as Shawing (grasshopper fairy).
– SinB is a former trainee of BigHit and she was a trainee there for 5 years.
– She loves Bungee Jumping.
– SinB also loves paragliding and want to try sky diving with Sowon and Eunha.
– SinB and Astro‘s Moonbin are childhood friends. (They are neighbors).
– SinB, Astro’s Moonbin and iKON’s Chanwoo were in the same agency called ‘Kidz Planet’.
– SinB and Eunha were friends when they were in their childhood days.
– She hates to watch horror movies because she gets scared easily.
– She also hates to do aegyo.
– She’s a fan of Harry Potter series.
– She’s allergic to grapes.
– Sinb has a dog names Angkko.
– Her stage name SinB means “secret/mysterious”.
– SinB is the 4th member to appear on “King of Masked Singer”, as ‘Korean Fan Dance Girl’.
– In January 2019, Snin.B became the new model of Evisu.
– SinB’s all-time favorite K-pop group is BIGBANG.
– She is part of SM Station X girl group project: Seulgi x SinB x Chungha x Soyeon.
SinB’s ideal type: G-Dragon.
Show more SinB fun facts…


Stage Name: Umji (엄지)
Birth Name: Kim Ye Won (김예원)
Position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: August 19, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Umji Facts:
– She was born in Incheon, South Korea.
– Umji is born into a rich family. Umji’s father is the CEO of a famous dentist group called Moa Dentist Group.
– She has an older brother and an older sister.
– Umji went to an English pre-school.
– She graduated from School of Performing Arts Seoul, theater department.
– The CEO of Source Music saw her walking on the street and invited her to make an audition.
– Umji and Yerin have the same birth date, but different year.
– Umji and Yuju are the English speakers of the group.
– Her religion is Christianity.
– She’s a big fan of Disney.
– Her favorite Disney movie is “The Little Mermaid”.
– She likes singing Disney OSTs.
– She hates bugs.
– She likes to collect cosmetic products.
– She can play the piano.
– Her hobbies are watching the sky in the morning and cooking.
– She has natural double eyelids.
– Umji calls herself as “the Consultant” of GFRIEND because the members go to her when they have a problem.
– Her stage name Umji means “thumb” in Korean.
– Umji is a big fan of Sunmi, she even danced to Sunmi’s “Gashina” in Weekly Idol.
– Umji is close friends with Somi (I.O.I).
– She was the 3rd who appeared in “King of Masked Singer”, as “Pheasant”.
Umji’s ideal type is Cha Tae Hyun.
Show more Umji fun facts…

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Note 2: The heights are according to One fine day 2017.

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