Irene Red Velvet: 50 facts you should know about Red Velvet Irene


Irene Red Velvet is a South Korean singer, rapper, and actress who was born on March 29, 1991. She is a member of the Red Velvet – Irene & Seulgi sub-unit and the leader of the South Korean girl group Red Velvet. Aries is her horoscope sign. Irene Height: 160 cm (5’3′′) (official) / 158 cm (5’2′′) (about real height)* Her blood type is A and Her weighs is around 44 kg (97 lb). She joined SM Entertainment in 2009 and went through five years of training before making her debut as the Red Velvet leader.

50 facts about Irene Red Velvet


  • Irene was born in the South Korean city of Daegu. She moved to Seoul in her third year of high school to pursue a career as a performer.
  • Irene is her stage name, which means “lady of peace” in Greek mythology.
  • Red-flesh Watermelon is her favorite fruit.
  • Cat and Rabbit are the animals that define her.
  • Baechu, the 2nd Tiffany, and Hyun-ah are some of her nicknames.
  • Irene from Red Velvet was cast in 2009 through a public audition.
  • Axe is her emblematic weapon.
  • Haknam High School was where Irene studied.
  • BoA is her favorite artist.
  • Irene was a member of the SM Rookies, a pre-debut team.
  • Purple is Irene’s favorite color.


  • People making guesses that irene has done plastic surgery but no, she is a natural beauty.
  • Pink Island Ice Tea is her signature beverage.
  • Irene, according to Joy, is introverted and can appear cold at first, but once you get to know her, she is sweet and caring.
  • Pink is Irene’s favorite color.
  • When they were trainees, she was friends with f(x)’s Amber, and  Irene is usually referred to as “Eomma” by her peer group.
  • Reason for pursuing a career as a performer: enjoys singing and dancing and enjoys the sense of being on stage.
  • Irene doesn’t generally eat veggies and only does so when they’re in soups.
  • Because Irene didn’t speak much, many of the trainees felt she was dangerous. She would only say “hi” and go past people because her Daegu dialect was so strong. Since then, she’s worked on her accent and now only uses it when she’s on the phone with her mother or when she’s excessively thrilled. Others claim she was difficult to approach because she was so attractive.
  • “The Notebook” is her favorite film.


  • She likes to read. She is also a perfectionist for proper grammar and spelling.
  • Seulgi and Wendy used to share a room with her. Now, in the new dorm, she has a room for herself.
  • On the list of “The Most Beautiful Faces of 2016,” Irene came in at number 71. And “The Most Beautiful Faces of 2017,” Irene came in at number 55. In TC Candler’s “The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2018,” Irene is ranked 41st.
  • Irene began hosting OnStyle’s fashion show Laundry Day on October 14.
  • Her favorite style is casual and simple. As an example, a loose shirt and ordinary bottoms are suitable.
  • She will typically keep beautiful perfumes about because she has a sensitive sense of smell.
  • Irene has the ability to mimic Doraemon.
  • She deals with acrophobia, which means she is afraid of heights.
  • She says that she has a habit of connecting arms and holding hands with people.
  • Very flexible by nature. She never colored her hair when she was a trainee, preferring to keep it black.
  • She admits to being self-conscious and frequently questions others around her about her performance.
  • Mamamoo’s Solar and Irene are close friends. Irene is also close with EXO’s Sehun.
  • She also enjoys traveling to Ttukseom Island on the Han River at night to meditate and chat to herself about small matters of life, or going to Bukchon district 8 for sightseeing and even visiting the folk museum.


  • Irene’s areas of expertise include modern dance, acting, and rapping.
  • She collects purple items such as notes, notebooks, and clothing.
  • Irene made her acting debut as the female lead in the web drama “The Female Employees of a Game Company.”
  • She always works things out for herself, sorting out her own thoughts and accepting new experiences. Her preferred method of stress relief is to organise her ideas using mind maps.
  • She prefers music that is calm and relaxing. She like rock and ballads as well.
  • Irene was a member of a pre-debut forum cafe for folks who wanted to be idols.
  • She appeared in Henry’s “143” music video and SHINee’s “Why So Serious.” Her favorite number is 43 because 143 can be interpreted as “I Love You.”
  • Irene presented KBS Music Bank with model Park Bogum from May 1, 2015, to June 24, 2016.
  • Her interests include dancing and making seaweed soup for the members’ birthday parties.
    Irene isn’t a fan of chicken. “I used to get sick after eating chicken when I was a kid. As a result, I don’t consume it.” Her head hurts a lot and she gets pale when she eats chicken. Her body, she says, just refuses to accept it.
  • While they both co-hosted Music Bank, Irene was said to be dating actor Park Bo-gum. The two’s chemistry drew attention and generated relationship rumors, since they were ranked as one of the best partnerships in show history.


  • She hates coffee as well.
  • Wendy’s house in Canada was a dream destination for Irene, and she mentioned it in several shows.
  • Irene was nominated for a KBS Entertainment Award for Best Newcomer in 2015. As a member of Red Velvet, she has also garnered a number of awards and nominations.
  • Irene was picked as the next female MC on KBS2TV’s Music Bank on April 20, 2015, with Park Bogum.
  • Irene modeled for the vitamin company Lemona in 2018. She also agreed to be an ambassador for the French firm Eider, which develops sportswear for mountaineering and ice climbing.


  • In 2015, she modeled for Ivy Club alongside EXO members, and the following year, she signed an endorsement deal with Maxwell House, a US coffee company. She went on to model for the Hyundai Auto Advantage program and became a Cooper Vision contact lens brand endorser.
  • Irene began her solo career in 2015 and has been able to supplement her income by working on television. She has also gained a lot as a result of her involvement in Red Velvet’s promotions, as the girl group is regarded as one of the best K-Pop groups in the world. Her net worth is estimated to be above $1 million as a result of this.