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Kep1er Members Profile and Facts

Kep1er Members Profile and Facts

Kep1er (케플러) (also stylized as Kepler) is an 9 member K-pop project girl group formed through the Mnet survival show Girls Planet 999. The group consists of Yujin, Mashiro, Xiaoting, Chaehyun, Dayeon, Hikaru, Huening Bahiyyih, Youngeun, and Yeseo. The final lineup was announced on October 22, 2021, during the final episode of Girls Planet 999. The group is managed by WAKEONE Entertainment and Swing Entertainment. They will promote for 2 years and 6 months starting on their debut date. They officially debuted on January 3, 2022, with the mini-album “FIRST IMPACT” and title track “WA DA DA”.

Kepler Official Fandom Name: Kep1ian (케플리안)
Kepler Official Colors: Lavender & White
Kep1ian Official Colors: Lavender & Yellow

Kepler Official Accounts:
Instagram: @official.kep1er
Twitter: @official_kep1er
Twitter (Japan): @kep1er_jp
Facebook: Kep1er
Fancafe: Kep1er
VLive: Kep1er
Youtube: Kep1er
TikTok: @official_kep1er
Weibo: @official_kep1er
Website: hello-kep1er.com
Website (Company): https://wake-one.com/en/artists/kep1er/

Kepler Members Profiles:
Yujin (Rank 3)

Stage Name: Yujin (유진)
Birth Name:
Choi Yu Jin (최유진)
Position: Leader
Birthday: August 12, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rat
Official Height: 162.1 cm (5’3″) / Real Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 42 kg (92 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: ENFP-T
Nationality: South Korean
Instagram: @utokki_ (private)
TikTok: @utokki0

Yujin Facts:
– She is a former member of CLC.
– She was born in Jeonju, North Jeolla province, South Korea.
– Family: Mother, Father, Younger Brother (born in 1998).
– Her hobbies are pilates and watching movies.
– She was the oldest Korean contestant in GP999.
– Her specialty is speaking Japanese.
– Role Model: Parents.
– Her favorite colors are purple and white.
– Her favorite animals are puppies and rabbits.
– Some of her favorite things are mint chocolate, her handphone, summer, cool weather, dipping sauce, calling on the phone, the sea, and fried chicken.
– She thinks her charming point is her bright energy and positivity.
– Her stress reliever is taking a walk, exercising, and listening to music.
– Three of her favorite types of food are chicken feet, ramen, and cake.
– She wants to appear in Running Man the most because she watches it often since she was little.
– She would like to do fan signs, meet, and talk with their fans.
– Her favorite things are Kep1er, fans, family, friends, eating, and puppy.
– She hates bugs.
– She acted in Green Fever as Yoo Jin, in Nightmare Teacher as Chun Yoo Na as a guest role, and made a guest appearance in So Not Worth It as Han Hyun Ah [Hyun Min’s sister].
– Her motto on Girls Planet 999 was “Unexpected ‘No-Exit’ charms! A master of aegyo more refreshing than lemon”.
– She had 915,722 points in the GP999 finals.
Company: Cube Entertainment 
– Her ideal type: Nam Joohyuk
More information about Choi Yujin…

Mashiro (Rank 8)

Stage Name: Mashiro (坂本 舞白/ 마시로)
Birth Name: Sakamoto Mashiro (坂本 舞白)
Position: Co-Leader
Birthday: December 16, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rabbit
Official Height: 157 cm (5’2″)
Weight:
Blood Type: AB
MBTI Type: INFP
Nationality: Japanese

Sakamoto Mashiro Facts:
– Her birthplace is Tokyo, Japan.
– She is an only child.
– Her hobbies are playing with her cat and walking.
– Her specialties are cooking, dancing, and staying still without doing or thinking about anything.
– She trained at JYP Entertainment for a long time, so she speaks Korean fluently.
– She trained at JYP Entertainment from 2016 to 2018 and then at Pledis Entertainment from 2019 to 2020 before joining 143 Entertainment in 2021.
– She has acrophobia, a fear of heights.
– She was voted a leader in every team that she was a part of in GP999.
– Role Model: Blackpink.
– In Kep1er’s 1st vLive, she revealed that she is learning a new language, possibly Mandarin.
– Her favorite colors are purple and blue.
– Her favorite animal is a cat.
– Some of her favorite things are mint chocolate, ring beads, bracelet, pillows, winter, good weather for walks, dipping sauce, calling on the phone, the sea, and fried chicken.
– Her stress reliever is sleeping.
– She thinks her charming point is her dimple.
– Three of her favorite types of food are omelets, fish cutlets, and sandwiches.
– Three foods she hates are roe of sea urchin, acorn, and jelly salad coriandrum.
– Her nicknames are Shiro and Mashmallow.
– She is very close with the members of ITZY, as she previously trained with them for 2 years.
– She wants to appear in Knowing Bros and Amazing Saturday the most because she finds it fun and only famous guest can appear in it.
– She would like to do fan meetings, fan signs, and travel with their fans.
– Her favorite thing is sleeping.
– She hates high places, ghosts, scary things, and bugs.
– Her motto on Girls Planet 999 was “Charming marshmallow from overseas”.
– She had 708,149 points in the GP999 finals.
– Company: 143 Entertainment 
More information about Sakamoto Mashiro…

Xiaoting (Rank 9)

Stage Name: Xiaoting (小婷/샤오팅)
Birth Name:
Shen Xiao Ting (沈小婷)
Position: Lead Dancer
Birthday: November 12, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rabbit
Official Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight:
Blood Type: AB
MBTI Type: ISFJ
Nationality: Chinese
Tiktok (China): 沈小婷
Weibo: 沈小婷-

Shen Xiaoting Facts:
– She is from Chengdu, Sichuan province, China.
– Family: Father, Mother, an Older Sister, and Grandmother.
– At age 14, in the 2013 CBDF China Cup Tour Finals, she won fourth place in group modern dance.
– She graduated from Sichuan Conservatory of Music University majoring in the Performance department.
– In 2018, she began her training from Top Class Ent.
– Her Korean name is Shim Sojeong. (Source)
– Her hobbies are watching movies and dramas, photography, playing games, cooking, reading, visiting restaurants, and shopping.
– Role Model: Her mother.
– Her specialty is dancing, especially ball dances.
– She loves all colors.
– Her favorite animal is a puppy.
– Some of her favorite things are mint chocolate, her necklace, winter, all types of weather, pouring sauce, texting on phone, the sea, and seasoned chicken.
– She prefers horror movies to love movies.
– Her stress reliever is by self-organizing her thoughts.
– She thinks her charming point is her personality and her duality.
– Three of her favorite types of food are ramen, her mom’s stir-fried beef, and foods that are chewy and soft.
– Three foods she hates are meat fat, salad, and perilla leaf.
– Her nicknames are Ting, Sojung, and Sunshine.
– She was a contestant in the Chinese survival show Produce Camp 2020. She was ranked 80th in episode 4 and was eliminated.
– She wants to appear in Running Man the most because she thinks it will be fun.
– She would like to go to Namsan Tower and put love padlocks with their fans.
– Her favorite things are accessories, cap, socks, ramyeon, bag, peach, strawberry, tteokbokki, milk, cheese, and meat.
– She hates fat on meat, sesame leaves, raw veggies and celery.
– Her motto on Girls Planet 999 was “Self-stunning Sunshine ★ SHEN XIAO TING”.
– She had 700,663 points in the GP999 finals.
Company: TOP CLASS Entertainment
More information about Shen Xiaoting…

Chaehyun (Rank 1)

Stage Name: Chaehyun (채현)
Birth Name:
Kim Chae Hyun (김채현)
Position: Main Vocalist, Center
Birthday: April 26, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Horse
Official Height: 160 cm (5’3″) / Real Height: 161 cm (5’3″)
Weight:
Blood Type: B
MBTI Type: ESTP
Nationality: South Korean
Instagram: @ikhiiofl (private)

Kim Chaehyun Facts:
– She is from Busan, South Korea.
– She dropped out of middle school at age 13 to begin her trainee life and independently passed her middle and high school examinations during that time.
– She was a trainee under SM Entertainment for four years and then did two years of self-training.
Her specialties are singing, DIY, and speaking Japanese.
– Her hobbies are photography, playing games, watching movies and dramas, watching YouTube videos, reading, dancing, shopping, working out, and playing the guitar.
– Her charming points are her appearance and her singing tone.
– Role Model: IU.
– Her favorite color is red.
– Her favorite animals are white tigers, rabbits, and pandas.
– Some of her favorite things are mint chocolate, her polaroid camera, winter, rainy weather, dipping sauce, calling on the phone, the sea, and fried chicken.
– Her stress reliever is shopping.
– She thinks her charming point is her vocal tone and cuteness.
– Three of her favorite types of food are iced tea (instant iced tea), sushi, and beef.
– Three foods she hates are raw carrot, shellfish, and olive.
– Her nickname is Chaehyun-ie and Chaerom-ie.
– She is a fan of boy groups Seventeen and Day6 and of SNSD’s Taeyeon.
– She wants to appear in Running Man the most because she watched it since she was little and her mom really likes it.
– She would like to eat delicious things and do a concert with their fans.
– Her favorite things are perfume that is not too strong, winter, knit, puppy, rainy day, onion bagel, black sugar bubble tea, taking photo strips, Taeyeon, avocado sushi, and animal crossing.
– She hates raw carrots, bitter gourd, clams, and clothes organizing.
-She debuted as a Music Show MC at SBS MTV ‘The Show’.
– Her motto on Girls Planet 999 was “I am KIM CHAE HYUN with looks of a rabbit and charisma of a white tiger”.
– She had 1,081,182 points in the GP999 finals.
Company: WAKEONE Entertainment
More information about Chaehyun…

Dayeon (Rank 4)

Stage Name: Dayeon (다연)
Birth Name:
Kim Da Yeon (김다연)
Position: Main Dancer
Birthday: March 2, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Goat
Official Height: 158 cm (5’2″)
Weight: 41 kg (90 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: ESTP
Nationality: South Korean

Kim Dayeon Facts:
– She is from Seoul, South Korea.
– Her charming point is an Indian dimple, which appears near her left eye when she gets excited.
– Her hobbies are walking, listening to music.
– Her specialties are free-styling and dancing.
– Her favorite colors are sky blue and purple. When wearing clothes, she likes black.
– Her favorite animal is a puppy.
Role Model: Her father.
– Some of her favorite things are mint chocolate, her polaroid camera, hand-made perfume, album, summer, cool weather, dipping sauce, texting on phone, the sea and dipped fried chicken in spicy sauce.
– Her stress reliever is walking while listening to happy songs.
– She thinks her charming point is her different personality from her first impression.
– Three of her favorite types of food are pork kimchi stew, sushi, and samgyeopsal.
– The foods she hates are black-colored crusts (oysters, mussels).
– Her nickname is Kongsoonie.
– She feels like leadership is one of her strengths, which she showed a lot in GP999.
– In Kep1er’s 1st VLive, it was revealed that she can sleep everywhere and in strange stances.
– She was a contestant in the South Korean survival show Produce 48. She was ranked 70th in episode 5 and was eliminated.
– She is attending the School of Performing Arts Seoul (SOPA).
– She wants to appear in Knowing Bros the most because she thinks it will be fun and she wants to promote Kep1er more.
– She would like to chit-chat and take pictures with their fans.
– Her favorite things are listening to pop songs, taking a walk, eating delicious foods, Hangang, hiking, and shopping.
– She hates staying at home and clams.
– Her motto on Girls Planet 999 was “A top expert squirrel in idol studies with leadership! Trust professor DA YEON”.
– She had 885,286 points in the GP999 finals.
Company: Jellyfish Entertainment
More information about Dayeon…

Hikaru (Rank 7)

Stage Name: Hikaru (ひかる/히카루)
Birth Name:
Ezaki Hikaru (江崎 ひかる)
Position: Main Dancer
Birthday: March 12, 2004
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Monkey
Official Height: 154.5 cm (5’0.8″) / Real Height: 155 cm (5’1″)
Weight:
Blood Type: O
MBTI Type: ESFJ
Nationality: Japanese

Ezaki Hikaru Facts:
– Her birthplace is Fukuoka, Japan.
– Her hobby is relaxing in hot springs.
– Her specialties are eating delicious things and rapping.
– Her charming point is her smile, which makes her look like a sloth.
– She is the only member who does not like Hawaiian pizza.
– Her favorite colors are purple and yellow.
– Her favorite animal is a monkey.
– Role Model: CL.
– Some of her favorite things are mint chocolate, her beanie, spring, windy weather, dipping sauce, texting on phone, the sea, and seasoned chicken.
– Her stress reliever is telling everything to her close friends.
– She thinks her charming point is her difference on and off stage.
– Three of her favorite types of food are soboro rice, yukhoe, and cucumber.
– Three foods she hates are cheese, milk, and soy milk.
– Her nicknames are Hichan and Karu.
– She was a member of the kid trainee duo +GANG from 2016 to 2018.
– She wants to appear in Running Man the most because she likes watching it.
– She would like to eat and talk with their fans.
– Her favorite thing is a suit.
–Her motto on Girls Planet 999 was “I’m HIKARU – a vitamin with a healing smile and unique RAP that leaves a strong impact”.
– She had 713,322 points in the GP999 finals.
Company: Avex
More information about Ezaki Hikaru…

Huening Bahiyyih (Rank 2)

Stage Name: Huening Bahiyyih (휴닝바히에)
Birth Name:
Bahiyyih Jaleh Huening (바히에 자레 휴닝)
Position:
Birthday: July 27, 2004
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Monkey
Official Height: 167 cm (5’5″) / Real Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight:
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: ESFJ
Nationality: South Korean

Huening Bahiyyih Facts:
– She was born in S. Korea.
– Family: Father (Nabil David Huening), Mother, Older Brother (Huening Kai), Older Sister (Lea).
– Her charming point is her tall nose.
– Her hobbies are bullet journaling and shopping.
– Her favorite colors are yellow and sky-blue.
– Her favorite animal is a puppy.
– Some of her favorite things are mint chocolate, perfume, spring, (warm, windy, and clear) weather, dipping sauce, texting on phone, the sea and fried chicken.
– She prefers ice cream over cake.
– Her stress reliever is writing in her diary.
– She thinks her charming point is her dimple on one side.
– Three of her favorite types of food are pasta, chicken, and fruits.
– Three foods she hates are eggplant, olives, and shiitake mushrooms.
– Her nickname is Hee-i and Passionate fairy.
– She likes to do everything, even if she doesn’t know how to do it.
– She despises lack of enthusiasm and lack of hard work.
– She and Kang Yeseo both attend Lila Arts High School.
– She was the English narrator at the opening of the Worldwide Fans Choice category of the 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards.
– Role Model: Ariana Grande.
– In Kep1er’s 1st vLive, Bahiyyih answered that she would like to become Mashiro because she knows both Korean and Japanese, and Chaehyun because of her beautiful voice.
– She wants to appear in Weekly Idol the most because she enjoys watching it so she wants to make sure to appear on it.
– She would like to do a fan meeting and a concert with their fans.
– Her favorite things are pasta, fruit, chocolate, listening to pop songs, spring and shopping.
– She hates bugs, eggplant, avocado, and tidying her bed.
– Her motto on Girls Planet 999 was “Full of energy! A majestic Pokémon Charmander!”
– She had 923,567 points in the GP999 finals.
Company: IST Entertainment (Formerly PlayM Entertainment)
More information about Huening Bahiyyih…

Youngeun (Rank 5)

Stage Name: Youngeun (영은)
Birth Name:
Seo Young Eun (서영은)
Position:
Birthday: December 27, 2004
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Monkey
Official Height: 159 cm (5’3″) / Real Height: 158 cm (5’2″)
Weight:
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: ENTJ (GP999), INFP (220621)
Nationality: South Korean

Seo Youngeun Facts:
– She is from South Korea.
– Family: Father, Mother, 2 Older Sisters.
– Her hobbies are covering choreographies and collecting perfumes.
– Her specialties are boy group dances and hip-hop dances.
– She knows taekwondo and how to play baseball.
– She can do various types of dances.
– She has trained at ModernK Music Academy before.
– She was a backup dancer for DreamNote.
– Her favorite colors are burgundy and gray.
– Her favorite animal is a puppy.
– Role Model: BTS.
– Some of her favorite things are mint chocolate, wristwatch, autumn, clear & breezy weather, dipping & pouring sauce, texting on the phone, mountains, and fried chicken.
– Her stress reliever is listening to music, dancing, and breathing fresh air.
– She thinks her charming point is her spicy flavor on the stage and mild flavor off stage.
– Three of her favorite types of food are chicken feet, tripe, and oxblood.
– Three foods she hates are eggplant, and salmon boiled radish.
– Her nickname is Yeo-eun.
– She wants to appear in Running Man, Knowing Bros, and Tingle Interview the most because she enjoys watching them.
– She would like to do fan signs, fan meetings, concerts, and karaoke with their fans.
– Her favorite things are challenges, success, assurance, chicken feet, gopchang, perfume, and scarf.
– She hates fear, weakness, salmon, spider, and wet things.
– Her motto on Girls Planet 999 was “I am attractive SEO YOUNG EUN with powerful dance and smile”.
– She had 781,651 points in the GP999 finals.
Company: Biscuit Entertainment
More information about Seo Youngeun…

Yeseo (Rank 6)

Stage Name: Yeseo (예서)
Birth Name:
Kang Ye Seo (강예서)
Position: Maknae
Birthday: August 22, 2005
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Rooster
Official Height: 157 cm (5’2″)
Weight: 42 kg (92 lbs)
Blood Type: A
MBTI Type: ENFP
Nationality: South Korean

Kang Yeseo Facts:
– She was born in Incheon, South Korea.
– Family: Mother, Father, Older Brother.
– Her hobbies are drawing, reading webtoons, and watching movies.
– Her favorite color is light purple.
– Her favorite animal is a puppy.
– Some of her favorite things are mint chocolate, notebooks, book, spring, sunny & cool windy weather, dipping sauce, calling on phone, sea, and fried chicken.
– Her stress reliever is sleeping.
– She thinks her charming point is her rabbit eyes.
– Role Model: Parents.
– Three of her favorite types of food are cold bean soup noodles, tomato spicy seafood noodles, and pork backbone stew.
– Three foods she hates are eggplant, mussel, and jellyfish.
– Her nicknames are The-Last-Yeseo, Ye-chin, and Ye-jjin.
– She and Huening Bahiyyih both attend Lila Arts High School.
– She is classmates with Chaeyun, a former Girls Planet 999 contestant
– She is good at finger training and so, her finger on the right hand is very flexible.
– She has acted in many dramas and movies since childhood, some include Fighting Family (2012), Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013), Sprout (2013), One Step (2017), Diary of a Prosecutor (2020).
– She is a former member of Busters Beta under TG Entertainment and Marbling E&M Inc., which she joined on February 1, 2019.
– She was a member of the kid girl group CutieL.
– She wants to appear in Running Man the most because she likes it since she is little.
– She would like to do fan signs with their fans.
– Her favorite things are noodles, movies, members, family, drawing, and fans.
– She hates bugs.
– Her motto on Girls Planet 999 was “Lovely YE SEO twinkling like a jewel”.
– She had 770,561 points in the GP999 finals.
Company: 143 Entertainment 
More information about Kang Yeseo…

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Note 2: Hikaru’s Main Dancer position was confirmed here. Chaehyun‘s Main Vocalist position was confirmed on “Idol Plus”.  Xiaoting‘s Lead Dancer position, Mashiro‘s Vice-Leader position, Chaehyun‘s Main Vocalist and Center position, Dayeon‘s Main Dancer position have been confirmed in their Dispatch Interview.

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