Joy (Red Velvet) Facts and Profile, Joy’s Ideal Type
Stage Name: Joy (조이)
Birth Name: Park Soo Young
Birthday: September 3, 1996
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Height: 168 cm (5’6″) (Official) / 167 cm (5’6″) (Approx. real height)*
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: A
– She was born in Jeju Island, South Korea.
– Family: Parents, two younger sisters
– Her nicknames are: Doongdoongie, cute Joy, Malgeumi (bright)
– Her designated color is green.
– Her representative animal: Canary (Happiness to #Cookie Jar), Chick (Summer Magic onwards)
– Her representative fruit: Green Kiwi (not to be confused with Golden Kiwi)
– Her representative weapon: Submachine Gun
– Her representative drink: Green Sunrise (Ingredients: Green Kiwi, Green Light Bulb, Green Leaf)
– Joy graduated at School of Performing Arts Seoul.
– She appeared in We Got Married, where her virtual husband was Sungjae (BTOB)
– She was casted in 2012 Global Audition in Seoul.
– She was not a part of SM Rookies.
– She’s acting in the dramas “The Liar and His Lover” (2017) and “The Great Seducer” (2018).
– Joy is a perfectionist and likes to plan things ahead of time. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
– She can sing trot.
– She can imitate Mr. Krabs from Spongebob.
– She loves chicken.
– She takes the most selfies out of all the members.
– Her favorite number is 31 because she likes to eat ice cream (Baskin Robbins has 31 flavors).
– Her favorite singer is Ariana Grande.
– Her favorite type of music is Daydreamin and music by Ariana Grande.
– She claims that she has a habit of spacing out.
– She collects lip balm.
– Her ways of relieving stress are going around on her own and meeting up and talking with her sisters.
– Her hobbies are watching movies and singing good songs.
– Her favorite type of clothes are comfortable clothes. A cardigan over a dress
– She’s said to resemble actress ” Kim Yoo Jung ”
– Super Junior’s Eunhyun helped Joy learn how to dance.
– Her favorite color is red, but green is her designed color given by SM, (she said it on their vlive special.)
– Favorite Foods: She loves all foods, but she really loves chicken and pizza without the crust.
– She love dogs.
– Joy has a pet dog named Haetnim.
– Her dog has an Instagram account: @haetnimee.
– When Joy debuted as a Red Velvet member, her father’s words when he saw the debut stage was that she was scary because she smiled too much. (Joy actually didn’t really smile and she didn’t know how to be cute at that time).
– Her nickname was “snob” because she didn’t really smile before.
– According to Joy, the toughest part of her day was brushing her teeth.
– Her bestfriends are Apink’s Hayoung and GFriend’s Yerin.
– Joy and Yerin of GFriend were classmates on School of Performing Arts.
– Joy was chosen as the member who gets jealous easily. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
– Joy was chosen as the member who has a very fragile heart and who gets emotional very easily. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
– Joy was chosen as the member who craves the most attention from her members and likes to be acknowledged and complimented by her members so that she can boost her confidence. Wendy is the member who usually compliments her the most. [From Gayo Plaza Radio Interview (2017- Red Flavor Promotions)]
– When she was young, she was told by adults to join Miss Korea since she was pretty and thus inspired her to practice for it.
– She experienced unrequited love in middle school when she was forced to represent her grade for basketball along with a friend in her class. The friend took care of her well and helped her with basketball.
– She said that if she wasn’t a singer she would be a dog trainer.
– She likes to watch dog training videos in her spare time.
– She likes to watch videos related to Red Velvet.
– Since she’s the oldest in her family, she didn’t have much aegyo growing up and had to practice smiling when she trained in SM.
– She chose her stage name Joy because she wanted to live up to that name and be someone who is full of joy.
– She struggled with her dancing pre-debut.
– She is also close to NCT’s Doyoung and has a duet Christmas song together called “First Christmas.”
– Wendy said she is a big fan of Joy. (Source at 7:47)
– She used to share a room with Yeri.
– Update: All of the girls now have their own rooms after moving into a new apartment.
– Joy’s ideal type: Someone who lives by the rules, works hard on their stuff, has a clear thought of their own
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