[Profile] Kpop ITZY Members: Predebut, Scandals, Fun Facts

ITZY Members profile Feature

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ITZY (있지) is a South Korean kpop girl group under JYP Entertainment. They made their debut on February 11, 2019 with the single album IT’z Different. The five ITZY members are: YejiRyujin, Chaeryeong, Lia, and Yuna. ITZY fandom name is MIDZY and the official fan color is neon.

ITZY Members Official Accounts

Profile ITZY Members: Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna

ITZY Instagram:
ITZY Twitter: @ITZYOfficial
ITZY Tiktok: @itzyofficial
ITZY Facebook: ITZY
ITZY Official Website:



ITZY Ages, Birthdays and Heights

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YejiMay 26th, 2000215’6″
RyujinApril 17th, 2001205’4″
ChaeryeongJune 5th, 2001205’5″
LiaJuly 21st, 2000215’4″
YunaDecember 9th, 2003185’7″
ITZY ages, height, and date of birth

ITZY Members Predebut

Before their debut, all the members of ITZY were contestants in reality shows for aspiring idols or auditioned for other companies before joining JYP. Yeji was contestant on the SBS’s The Fan. Ryujin pareticiapted in the show MIXNINE. Chaeryeong participated in the show Sixteen. All the members, except for Lia, participated in the reality show Stray Kids.

The members were pretty active and were known before even making their debut. Yuna and Ryujin even appeared in BTS‘s Love Yourself Highlight Reel.

ITZY Members Profile


  • Birth Name: Hwang Ye Ji
  • Stage Name: Yeji (예지)
  • Position: Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist,
  • Birthday: May 26th, 2000
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Blood Type: A
  • Height: 167 cm (5’6’’)
  • Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)

ITZY Yeji Fun Facts

  • Her favorite color is black.
  • Her english name is Lucy Hwang.
  • She is a snacker. She loves snacking throughout the day.
  • She loves chocolate.
  • She hates mushroom soup.
  • She has a red poodle named Hongsam.
  • Her nickname is Yeddeong.
  • 2PM Junho once called Yeji: “JYP’s secret weapon”.
  • She was a contestant on the show The Fan but she was eliminated on Episode 5.
  • She trained in JYP for about 3 years before debuting.

ITZY Ryujin

Itzy Ryujin Profile - ITZY Members
  • Birth Name: Shin Ryu Jin 
  • Stage Name: Ryujin (류진)
  • Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Center
  • Birthday: April 17th, 2001
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Blood Type: B
  • Height: 164 cm (5’4’’)
  • Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)

ITZY Ryujin Fun Facts

  • Her favorite color is blue.
  • Her English name is Joanne Shin
  • Ryujin has two cats Byullie & Dallie.
  • She is into photography.
  • She loves watching movies and reading webtoons.
  • She enjoys eating spicy and savory foods.
  • She was a contestant on the YG show MIXNINE and she finished at #1.
  • She was given an offer to join YG but she declined and decided to join JYP.
  • She was casted while she was attending a JYP fanmeeting.
  • She was a trainee for 4 years before making her debut.

ITZY Chaeryeong

ITZY Chaeryeong Profile
  • Birth Name: Lee Chae Ryeong
  • Stage Name: Chaeryeong (채령)
  • Position: Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper
  • Birthday: June 5th, 2001
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Blood Type: B
  • Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
  • Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)

ITZY Chaeryeong Fun Facts

  • Her English name is Judy Lee.
  • Her older sister Chaeyeon was a member of IZ*ONE.
  • She loves watching dramas.
  • She loves eating healthy foods like sweet potatoes, chesnuts, corn, etc….
  • She auditioned with her sister for Fantagio in 2012 but did not pass.
  • She was a contestant on Kpop Star 3 .
  • She is a music composer.
  • Her favorited genre of music is ballads.
  • She was a contestant on JYP’s SIXTEEN but got eliminated so she did not make it in TWICE.
  • She was a trainee with JYPE for 5 years before making her debut.


  • Birth Name: Lia (리아)
  • Stage Name: Choi Ji Su
  • Position: Main Vocalist, Sub Rapper
  • Birthday: July 21st, 2000
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Height: 162.3 cm (5′ 4″)
  • Weight: 43 kg (94 lbs)

ITZY Lia Fun Facts

  • Her favorite color is blue.
  • Her english name is Julia Choi.
  • She used to live in Canada.
  • She speaks English fluently.
  • She is a slow eater because she likes to savor her food.
  • She loves putting honey on her food when it is not sweet enough.
  • She was born on the same day as Everglow‘s Aisha.
  • Her nicknames are Honey Lia, Cinnamon Lia .
  • When she was 14, she passed the audition for SM Entertainment but did not join because her parents wanted her to focus on her studies
  • She passed the JYPE audition in 2017 and made her debut 2 years later.


ITZY Yuna - ITZY members
  • Birth Name: Shin Yu Na
  • Stage Name: Yuna (유나)
  • Position: Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer, Visual, Maknae
  • Birthday: December 9th, 2003
  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Blood Type: A
  • Height: 170 cm (5’7’’)
  • Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)

ITZY Yuna Fun Facts

  • Her favorite color is pink.
  • Her English name is Hussey Shin.
  • She used to play soccer for 4 years.
  • She used to wear braces.
  • She has a cat name Sarang.
  • She likes to eat a lot.
  • She love makeup and experimenting with it.
  • She is the energizer of the group because she is an extrovert.
  • She was casted to join JYPE during the KBS Song Festival in 2015
  • She was a trainee for over 3 years before making her debut.

ITZY Members Scandals, controversies, and more…

ITZY Lia has had a difficult time adjusting to the rise of fame with receiving malicious comments about her performance and dancing skills in the group. However, just when she was starting to show that she is as talented as the other members, a new rumor hit the group. She was accused by an online user of school bullying. However, JYPE quickly denied all the rumors and threatened to take legal actions against those who continue with the rumors. The accuser could not provide more proof and the issue is now resolved.

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