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T-Ara Members Profile: T-Ara Ideal type, T-Ara Facts
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T-Ara (티아라) is a girl group under MBK Entertainment. They currently consists of 4 members: Qri, Eunjung, Hyomin and Jiyeon. T-Ara debuted on July 29, 2009 with their single called ‘Lies’. They are currently on hiatus.

T-Ara Fandom Name: QUEEN’S (Korea) & Sweet Treasure (Japan)
T-Ara Official Fan Color: Pearl Ivory

T-Ara Official Accounts:
Facebook: officialtara

T-Ara Members Profile:
Qri

Stage Name: Qri (큐리)
Birth Name: Lee Ji Hyun (이지현)
Chinese Name: Lee Qri (李居麗)
Position: Leader, Sub-vocalist
Birthday: December 12, 1986
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: qtfreet
Twitter: QriPretty
TikTok: qri_pretty
Sub-Unit: T-ARA QBS

Qri facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She attended MyongJi University (studying theatrics) and is classmate of fellow member, Boram.
– Qri was the last member to be added to T-ara after the former members Jiae and Jiwon quit.
– (T-ara uses rotational system for their leader position) She is the fifth leader of T-ara, and has been running the position since 2013.
– She has a younger brother.
– She shares the same birthday as her fellow member Eunjung.
– Her nickname is Qrincess (Qri + Princess) because she is very shy, and she is the most feminine member.
– Her Instagram name ‘qtfreet’ is the play of word ‘cutie pretty’.
– Qri was a model and a famous ulzzang before her debut.
– Qri is very shy.
– She can speak Korean and Japanese .
– Qri’s waist is 23 inches.
– Qri is the most feminine member.
– She has 5 dogs (3 Pomeranians: Bappuli, Bobby & Cocobrown, 1 Poodle: Dream, and 1 Mini Bichon: Ddukguk). (Updated on March 2021)
– She participated in singing ‘My Love’ soundtrack for “The Best Hit” drama (2017).
– In December 2020, Qri came out with her own jewellery brand, ‘Qri el’ (큐리엘).
– Some of her notable acting career includes “Sweet Temptation” (2015 – web drama), “The King of Legend” (2010), “Southern Trader Kim Chul Soo’s Updates” (2010), “The Great Queen Seondeok” (2009).
– When they were living in their dorm, her roommate was Boram. For oversea activities, her roommate is Hyomin.
Qri’s Ideal Type: guys that focus’ on their career.

Eunjung

Stage Name: Eunjung (은정)
Birth Name: Ham Eun Jung (함은정)
Chinese Name: Hahm Eun-jung (咸晶)
Position: Main Rapper, Lead Vocalist
Birthday: December 12, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 48 kg (101 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Twitter: taraeunjung1212
Instagram: @eunjung.hahm
TikTok: eunjung1212
YouTube: 함은정 [Eunjung Official]
Sub-Unit: T-ARA N4

Eunjung Facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She enrolled in Dongguk Women’s University with a major in Performing Arts.
– She was the first leader of T-ara, running the position from July 2009 to July 2010.
– She is an only child. Her mother was a former pianist and her father owns his own restaurant.
– In 1995, Eunjung at the age of 7, participated and won the ‘Little Miss Korea’ pageant.
– She used to take ballet classes when she was a kid.
– She has a third-degree black belt in Taekwondo.
– She can speak Japanese.
– She and Jiyeon were first trained as actress before switching their career to idols instead.
– She shares the same birthday as her fellow member Qri.
– Her hobbies are watching movies, arranging flowers and reading, especially fashion magazines.
– She has a white Maltese named ‘Monggeul’.
– She is better recognized for her short hair.
– She is still close to former T-ara/Spica member Yang Ji Won.
– In 2011 she participated on the TV show ‘We Got Married’ where her virtual husband was actor Lee Jang Woo.
– When she debuted as a solo artist with her first mini album ‘I’m Good’ (2015), she used the stage name Elsie.
– She made her debut as a musical actress in 2020 when she played as Cosette in Les Misérables (August 2020).
– She made appearances in music videos such as SG Wannabe’s ‘Gasiri; FTISLAND’s ‘Thunder’, ‘Only One Person’ and ‘A Man’s First Love Follow Him to The Grave’; Davichi’s ‘Let the Time Stop’.
– Some of her notable acting career includes “Coffee House” (2010); “Dream High” (2011); “Insu”, “The Queen Mother” (2011 – 2012); “All Kinds of Daughters-in-Law” (2017) and “Lovely Horribly” (2018).
– She participated in various OST: ‘Coffee House’ for “Coffee House” (2010); ‘My Love’ for “The Best Hit” (2017); ‘Shout To The Sky’ for “My Secret Terrius” (2018); ‘You Are My Star’ for “I Hate You Juliet” (2019).
– When they were living in their dorm, her roommate was Soyeon. For oversea activities, her roommate is Jiyeon.
– After she left MBK Entertainment in 2018, she joined UFO Production, but soon left in 2020. She is currently under Cabin74 (2020 – present). (Updated on March 2021)
– Eunjung’s Ideal Type: a guy that is good at rapping, has warm charisma and has smaller eyes (she mentioned Big Bang’s T.O.P)

Hyomin

Stage Name: Hyomin (효민)
Birth Name: Park Sun Young (박선영)
Chinese Name: Park Hyomin (朴孝敏)
Position: Main Vocalist, Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer
Birthday: May 30, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 167 cm (5’6”)
Weight: 43 kg (94 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Instagram: hyominnn
Twitter: b89530
TikTok: @hyominnn5
Youtube: 효민TV
Sub-Unit: T-ARA N4

Hyomin Facts:
– She was born in Busan, South Korea.
– She enrolled in Sungkyunkwan University (Art and Theatre Department).
– She was the third leader of T-ara, running the position from June 2011 to December 2011.
– Hyomin was a really famous ulzzang before her debut.
– She is an only child.
– She used to be a JYP Entertainment trainee. Hyomin was supposed to replace Hyuna as a member of Wonder Girls, but Yubin was eventually selected. Hyomin left the agency soon after.
– She can play the keyboards.
– Her hobbies are photography, painting, cooking, and drinking wine and beer.
– She obtained a certification in Japanese cuisine.
– She recently adopted a new hobby in golf. (2021)
– She keeps up with the current fashion trends. (Updated on March 2021)
– She debuted as a solo artist in 2014 with her mini album ‘Make Up’, and later on released ‘Sketch’
(2016), and ‘Allure’ (2019).
– She is a big fan of Michael Jackson.
– She has a pet dog named ‘Youngmini’ (She used to have another named ‘Mini’, but it passed away in 2017).
– Hyomin’s best friends are Girls’ Generation Sunny and Yuri.
– She has many celebrity friends.
– She is known as the mood-maker of the group.
– Hyomin participated on the Chinese version of “We Got Married” where her partner was the Chinese celebrity Fu Xinbo.
– She was one of the ‘G7 girls’ of Invincible Youth (2009).
– She made appearances in music videos such as SS501’s ‘Unlock’; FTISLAND’s ‘Heaven’; SG Wannabe’s ‘Unforgettable Breakup’.
– She participated in various OST: ‘Coffee Over Milk’ for Coffee House (2010); ‘My Love’ for The
Best Hit (2017).
– Some of her notable acting history include ‘My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox’ (2010), ‘Gye-
Baek’ (2011), ‘The Thousandth Man’ (2012), ‘Jinx!!!’ (2013) and the movie ‘Ghastly’ (2011).
– When they were living in their dorm, her roommate was Jiyeon. For oversea activities, her roommate is Qri.
– She is currently under Sublime Artist Agency (2018 – present). (Updated on March 2021)
– Hyomin’s Ideal Type: someone that looks good in sweaters and is pure and genuine, also someone who is good with reactions, someone who can accept her words playfully, is fun, and likes to smile.

Jiyeon

Stage Name: Jiyeon (지연)
Birth Name: Park Ji Yeon (박지연)
Chinese Name: Park Ji Yeon (朴芝妍)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Visual, Face of The Group, Maknae
Birthday: June 7, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 167 cm (5’6”)
Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood Type: AB
Twitter: pjy1234
Instagram: jiyeon2__
TikTok: @jiyeon2__
Youtube: JIYEON official / 지연 JIYEON
Sub-Unit: T-ARA N4

Jiyeon Facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She went to Seoul Arts High School, Hyehwa Girls High School and Lila Art High School.
– She has an older brother, Park Hyo Joon.
– Her favourite colours are black and mint.
– She has 3 dogs (2 Pomeranians: Wang & Wangbi, and 1 Toy Poodle: Chobi); Chobi currently lives with her whereas both Wang and Wangbi stay with her parents).
– She is the only 6-ara member that has not held the leader position.
– She first debuted as a celebrity (before T-ara’s debut in July 2009) in her collaboration with Davichi and SeeYa on the digital single ‘Women’s Generation’ (May 2009).
– She and Eunjung were first trained as actress before switching their career to idols instead.
– She has a carefree personality.
– She knows how to ride a skateboard and scooter.
– Her favourite dish is Seolleongtang.
– For her solo album debut, she wanted to have a boyish and manly look.
– She doesn’t know how to do her makeup since she has no interest in it.
– She participated in various OST: ‘Rolling’ for Master of Study (2010); ‘More’ for Jungle Fish 2 (2010); ‘Superstar’, ‘Together’ and ‘Day after Day’ for Dream High 2 (2012); ‘Kiss and Cry’ for Triangle (2014); ‘My Love’ for The Best Hit (2017); ‘One Blue Night’ for I Wanna Hear Your Song (2019).
– She and her brother collaborated and sang ‘Way Back Home’ soundtrack for the drama ‘The Queen of Mystery 2’.
– She was the host for Music Core (2010 – 2011) and The Show (2014 – 2015).
– Her best friend is singer and actress IU and f(x) Luna.
– She learned taekwondo for 7 years, and has a level 3 certificate in taekwondo.
– In 2008 she participated in the SMART Model Contest alongside EXO’s Chanyeol.
– She made appearances in music videos such as SG Wannabe‘s ‘My love, Crybaby’ and ‘Saranghae’; Seo In Guk’s Shake It Up; The SeeYa & Son Ho Jun’s ‘More and More’; T-ara, The SeeYa, 5Dolls & Speed’s ‘Painkiller’.
– Some of her notable acting career includes “Imitation” (2021), “I Wanna Hear Your Song” (2019), “Triangle” (2014), “Dream High Season 2” (2012), “Miss Ripley” (2011), “Jungle Fish 2” (2010), “Master of Study” (2009), “High Kick! 2” (2009-2010), “Soul/Possessed” (2009), “Ae-ja’s Older Sister, Min-ja” (2008).
– When they were living in their dorm, her roommate was Hyomin. For oversea activities, her roommate is Eunjung.
Yoo Seungho was once her ideal type until his ‘cool guy’ image shattered.
– After she left MBK Entertainment in 2018, she joined Longzhen Culture for her China promotions, but soon left in 2020. She also signed with Partners Park in 2018 for her domestic activities, and she is still under the company. (Updated on March 2021)
– Jiyeon’s Ideal Type: is Lee Chun Hee (she mentioned him in every single interview, and didn’t say what exactly her ideal type is).
Show more Jiyeon fun facts…

Former Members:
Boram
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Stage Name: Boram (보람)
Birth Name: Jeon Bo Ram (전보람)
Chinese Name: Jeon Bo Ram (全宝蓝)
Position: Vocalist, Sub-Rapper
Birthday: March 22, 1986
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Height: 155 cm (5’1″)
Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Twitter: BoRam_0322
Instagram: bo_ram_0322
Sub-Unit: T-ARA QBS

Boram facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She attended MyongJi University (studying theatrics) and is classmate of fellow member, Qri.
– She was born to celebrity parents, the popular South Korean singer Jeon Young Rok (father) and the well-known actress Lee Mi Young (mother).
– She has a younger sister, Woo Ram, who once promoted as a member of D-Unit.
– Boram was the first member to be added to T-ara after the former members Jiae and Jiwon quit.
– She was the second leader of T-ara, running the position from July 2010 to July 2011.
– Boram is a Christian. Soyeon and her are churchmates.
– Her favourite colour is yellow.
– She is good at drawing manga characters.
– She once designed a hotel room in Yeouido, Seoul. She arranged the layout of the furniture and was said to have picked out every accessory in the room.
– She is a big fan of Johnny Depp.
– Prior to her debut in T-ara, she released her first digital single titled ‘Is It Today’ in 2008.
– She made her debut as a musical actress in 2010 when she joined the musical, “I Really Really Like You” alongside her father.
– She made appearances in music videos such as 2PM‘s ‘Tik Tok’, and Kebee’s ‘Feeling You’.
– In 2020, she starred in ‘Shall We That’s’ as the female lead.
– Some of her notable acting career includes “The Angel of Death Comes with Purple High Heels” (2010), “Soul/Possessed” (2009), “Shall We That’s” (2020), “Sweet Temptation” (2015).
– When they were living in their dorm, her roommate was Qri. For oversea activities, her roommate was Soyeon.
– Boram and Soyeon left T-Ara in May 2017, when their contracts expired.
Boram’s Ideal Type: are guys who are younger than her.

Soyeon

Stage Name: Soyeon
Birth Name: Park In Jung (She has legally changed her name to Park So Yeon in 2005)
Chinese Name: Park So Yeon (朴昭妍)
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: October 5, 1987
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Blood type: B
Twitter: @sohotmelody
Instagram: @melodysoyani
Sub-Unit: T-ARA QBS

Soyeon facts:
– She was born in Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
– She is an only child.
– She was the fourth leader of T-ara, running the position from December 2011 to July 2013.
– She has two black Shih-Tzu: Totoro and Bandal (Updated on March 2021). She used to have a white Shih-Tzu named Maro but it passed away in 2017.
– Soyeon was formerly a trainee under SM Entertainment, preparing to be a member of Girls’ Generation, but she left the company six months before their debut due to the high level of stress during the trainee period.
– Soyeon was the second member to be added to T-ara after the former members Jiae and Jiwon quit.
– Soyeon is a Christian. Boram and her are churchmates.
– Her closest friend was MBLAQ’s leader Seungho.
– She loves to sing trot songs.
– She participated in various OST: ‘Page One’ for Coffee House (2010); ‘What Should We Finish’ for Death Bell 2 (2010); ‘Until the End’ for Gisaeng Ryung (2011); ‘One Love’ for Homemade Love Story (2020).
– In 2020, she released her first Chinese single ‘Letter’ digitally.
– On February 5th 2021, she made her solo debut with the digital single ‘They Are All The Same’.
– She admitted of being a hardcore fan of old-school boyband Click-B, and once used her hard earned pocket money to buy an orange couch for Click-B’s new dorm.
– In 2013, it was publicly revealed that she had been dating one of the Click-B member, Oh Jong Hyuk for three years (since 2010). They broke up in 2016.
– She was a contestant in King of Mask Singer as ‘Diver’. (2020)
– Some of her notable acting career includes “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” (2019 – cameo), “Lovers of Haeundae” (2012), “Sweet Temptation” (2015).
– When they were living in their dorm, her roommate was Eunjung. For oversea activities, her roommate was Boram.
– Soyeon and Boram left T-Ara in May 2017, when their contracts expired.
– She signed an exclusive contract with Think Entertainment in 2020 for her promotion as a solo artist. (2020 – present). (Updated on March 2021)
Soyeon’s ideal type: serious, manly guys.

Dani

Stage Name: Dani (다니)
Birth Name: Kim Da Ni (김다니)
Position: Maknae
Birthday: December 23, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 167 cm (5’6”)
Weight:
Blood Type:
Instagram: cookiemonster3783

Dani Facts:
– Her nationality is Korean-American.
– She was born in Los Angeles, California, United States
– She was the youngest member.
– She was featured in T-ARA’s MV “Day By Day”
– She was supposed to be debuting in T-ARA N4, but she never really joined.
Show more Dani fun facts…

Hana

Birth Name: Lee Ji Ae
Former Stage Name: Jiae
Stage Name: Hana
Birthday: August 6, 1987
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 43 kg (94 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Twitter: @1stkis

Hana facts:
-She is a member of JEVICE.

Jiwon

Birth Name: Yang Ji Won
Stage Name: Jiwon
Birthday: April 5, 1988
Position: Vocalist
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
Hobbies: Watching movies, daydreaming, cooking, reading, jumping rope
Specialty: Japanese, Belly dancing
Twitter: @ppjwy

Jiwon facts:
– She is a former member of Spica
– In 2007, she was supposed to debut with G.NA, Yubin (Wonder Girls), UEE (After School), and Hyosung (SECRET) as girl group ‘Five Girls’ but they disbanded
– She has been featured in many MV’s including Boyfriend’s “I’ll Be There”
– She was a cast member of the second season of The Romantic & Idol.

Hwayoung

Stage Name: Hwayoung
Birth Name: Ryu Hwa-young
Position: Main Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: April 22, 1993
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Blood Type: O
Twitter: @RHY422

Hwayoung facts:
-She was born in Gwangju, South Korea
-She has a twin sister named Ryu Hyoyoung, who was a member of Co-Ed School and 5dolls.
-She was added to T-Ara in 2010.
-On July 30th 2012, she left T-Ara after a huge scandal in which she claimed she was bullied.
-The fans gathered a series of videos in which the members looked like they were bullying Hwayoung.
-After Hwayoung’s bullying scandal, T-Ara lost a lot of their popularity in S. Korea.
-In February 2017, several former T-Ara staff members revealed that Hwayoung was the one being disrespectful, that she used to call her stylists “shampoo” and she used to act rudely, and that she then posed as a victim.
-In 2017 there were also revealed a series of threatening messages that Hwayoung’s twin sister Hyoyeong sent to T-Ara’s new member Areum, causing her big mental distress.
-Hwayoung is currently an actress: Ryu Hwa-young
Hwayoung’s ideal type: manly guys with a body figure of a bun.

Areum
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Stage Name: Areum
Birth Name: Lee Ah Reum
Position: Main Vocalist, Rapper
Birthday: April 19, 1994
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Instagram: @areum0ju

Areum facts:
– Both of her parents are in the music industry
– She was added to T-Ara on July 7th 2012.
– She was the second new member to be announced
– She was in T-ARA’s sub-unit T-ARA N4 with other members Hyomin, Jiyeon, and Eunjung
– She left T-Ara in 2013.
– In 2018 she was a participant in “The Unit” (ranked 46).

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