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Rania
RaNia (라니아; shortened from “Regeneration Idol of Asia“), formerly known as BP Rania (shortened from “Black Pearl Rania“) consisted, in the last part of their career, of 4 members: Hyeme, Seunghyun, Youngheun and Larissa.
The group debuted on 6 April 2011, under DR Music. On June 26, 2020, Hyeme announced via Instagram that the group would rebrand as B.S. (Black Swan) with 2 new members: Fatou and Judy, whilst Seunghyun would leave the group, RaNia officially disbanding.

RaNia Fandom Name: A1ST (A First)
RaNia’s Official Fandom Color: Grapefruit Pink

RaNia Official Accounts: 
Twitter: @DRMUSIC_RANIA
Instagram: @drmusic_official
Facebook: drmusicrania
Youtube: Rania
Fan Cafe: Daum Cafe

RaNia Members Profile
Youngheun

Yoongheon
Stage Name: Youngheun (영흔)
Birth Name: Go Young Heun (고영흔)
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: November 20, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height:
Blood Type:

Youngheun facts:
– Her specialties are dancing and singing.
– She is a former member of Stellar.
– On August 28, 2019, Youngheun was revealed to be a new member of RaNia during the promotion video for Romajia concert.
– Her shoe size is 240mm.
– Youngheun is friend of Eunji from Brave Girls.
– She’s currently a member of B.S. (Black Swan).

Hyeme

Stage Name: Hyeme (혜미)
Birth Name: Kim Hye Mi (김혜미)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: December 22, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-Unit: RANIA HEX
Instagram: @hyemeees

Hyeme facts:
– She was born in Gimpo, South Korea.
– She is one of two members (not including Saem) to have been in Rania longer than Alex.
– She’s currently a member of B.S. (Black Swan).
Show more Hyeme fun facts…

Seunghyun
Seonghyun
Stage Name: Seunghyun (승현)
Birth Name: Lee Seunghyun (이승현)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: October 10, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height:
Blood Type:
Instagram: @leese0nghyun

Seonghyun facts:
– She is rumored to be a former BigHit Entertainment trainee.
– On August 28, 2019, Youngheun was revealed to be a new member of RaNia during the promotion video for Romajia concert.
– When RaNia disbanded she decided not to join the re-branded group B.S. (Black Swan).
Show more Seonghyun fun facts…

Larissa
Larissa
Stage Name: Larissa (라리사)
Birth Name: Larissa Ayumi
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: May 14, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height:
Blood Type:
Instagram: @doremifasolari01

Larissa facts:
– She is Brazilian-Japanese.
– On August 28, 2019, Youngheun was revealed to be a new member of RaNia during the promotion video for Romajia concert.
– She’s currently a member of B.S. (Black Swan) under the stage name Leia.

Former Members:
Namfon
Rania's new member Namfon
Stage Name: Namfon (남폰)
Birth Name: Koraphat Visetsri
Korean Name: Korapat Bisechuri (코라팟 비세츠리)
Position: Sub-Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: June 25, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @nf_kpvs

Namfon Facts:
– She is from Thailand.
– She is attending university in Thailand.
– She was introduced as a new Rania member on July 23, 2018.
– In January 2020, when Rania decided to rebrand, she decided not to join and left the group right before the debut.
Show more Namfon fun facts…

Jieun

Stage Name: Jieun (지은)
Birth Name: Kang Ji Eun (강지은)
Position: 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

Jieun facts:
– She was born in South Korea.
– She’s a former member of LPG (Lovely Pretty Girls).
– 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.
– In August 2019 it was announced her departure from Rania.

Zi.U

Stage Name: Zi.U (지유), (formerly Seulji)
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)

Zi.U facts:
– She was born in Wonju, South Korea.
– She was formerly known as Seulji in Rania but changed her stage name to Zi.U.
– She is one of two members (not including Saem) who has been in Rania longer than Alex.
– In August 2019 it was announced her departure from Rania.

Ttabo

Stage Name: Ttabo (따보)
Birth Name: Fu Ying Nan (付英男)
Korean Name: Boo Young Nam (부영남)
Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: June 8, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Blood Type: AB

Ttabo facts:
– She was born in China.
– Her real name is unknown for the time being.
– She’s an ex-member of the Cpop girl group MissMass.
– Ttabo is the third new member of Rania to join for the new lineup.
– She was officially introduced on December 26,2016.
– In August 2019 it was announced her departure from Rania.

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

Yumin facts:
– She was born in Osan, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
– She is one of three new members for the new lineup for Rania.
– She was officially introduced on December 25, 2016.
– On May 30th 2018, it was announced that Yumin left the group, due to personal reasons.
– Yumin married P-Goon, a former member of Topp Dogg, on August 25, 2018.
– On December 7 2018 she gave birth to a son.
– In February 2019, Yumin revealed that she and P-Goon had separated and she takes care of her son alone.
– 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.

Alex

Stage Name: Alex (알렉스)
Birth Name: Alexandra Hadas Varley Reid
Position: Leader, Main Rapper
Birthday: March 5, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 170.2 cm (5’7’’)
Sub-Unit: RANIA HEX

Alex facts:
– She was born in Kansas, USA.
– She can speak English and Korean.
– She was the co-leader of the group along with Jieun.
– 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.
Show more Alex fun facts…

Yina

Stage Name: Yina (이나) (formerly Saem (샘))
Birth Name: Hwang Se Mi (황세미), her legalized name is Hwang Saem (황샘)
Position: 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

Hwang Yi Na 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, better known as Saem, returned to Rania after two years.
– On June 8, 2017, it was announced that Yina has left the group, in order to focus on her acting career.
– 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.

Yijo

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

Yijo 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.

Joy

Stage Name: Joy (조이)
Birth Name: Jutamas Wichai
Korean Name: Kim Seyeon (김세연)
Position: Sub-Vocalist, Visual, Lead Dancer
Birthday: July 27, 1990
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 40 kg (88 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Joy 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.

Jooyi

Stage Name: Jooyi (주이)
Birth Name: Yoo Jooyi (유주이)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist, Lead Rapper
Birthday: August 20, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood Type: B

Jooyi facts:
– She was born in Goyang, South Korea.
– She has an older sister.
– She is a former YG Entertainment trainee.
– Jooyi departed from the group in November 2015.
– In 2016 she debuted as a soloist under the stage name Cosmic Girl.

Sharon

Stage Name: Sharon (샤론)
Birth Name: Park Sharon (박샤론)
Position: Visual, Sub-vocalist
Birthday: November 29, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 174 cm (5’9″)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: @s_rony_

Sharon facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– Education: Osaka University of Arts Junior College (Dance Studies)
– She speaks Korean and Japanese.
– She is a model
– Joined RaNia in 2014, left the group in April 2015.

Riko

Stage Name: Riko (리코)
Birth Name: Kim Jooyeon (김주연)
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist
Nicknames: Tiny Leader
Birthday: March 10, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 41 kg (90 lbs)
Blood Type: B

Riko facts:
– She speaks Korean and Japanese.
– Riko left the group when the Style single came out in 2014, to focus on her studies.
– She asked the company for 3 years hiatus to focus on her studies but the company didn’t accept it and kick her out the group immediately.
Show more Riko fun facts…

Di

Stage Name: Di (디)
Birth Name: Kim Darae (김다래)
Position: 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

Di facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She has a younger brother.
– She can play the guitar.
– Di, T-ae, and Xia departed from the group in May 26, 2016.
– After leaving RaNia she became a member of Ela8te.
– It was later revealed that by DR Music, the last three original members of Rania, Di, T-ae and Xia, left the group and joined a new company before their contract expiration. So the girls didn’t debut in Ela8te and waited for their contract expiration.

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

T-ae facts:
– She was born in Suwon, South Korea.
– She has a younger brother.
– She can play the electric guitar.
– T-ae, Di and Xia departed from the group in May 26, 2016.
– After leaving RaNia she became a member of Ela8te.
– It was later revealed that by DR Music, the last three original members of Rania, Di, T-ae and Xia, left the group and joined a new company before their contract expiration. So the girls didn’t debut in Ela8te and waited for their contract expiration.
– On April 3, 2022 she got married to F.CUZ‘s Yejun.

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

Xia 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.
– It was later revealed that by DR Music, the last three original members of Rania, Di, T-ae and Xia, left the group and joined a new company before their contract expiration. So the girls didn’t debut in Ela8te and waited for their contract expiration.

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