Red Velvet Irene: Profile, Height, Statistics, Dating, Facts & Information (Updated)

Red Velvet Irene: Profile, Height, Statistics, Dating, Facts & Information (Updated)

Irene (아이린) is a member of the South Korean girl group Red Velvet and an actress under SM Entertainment who debuted last  August 1, 2014.

Stage Name

Irene (아이린)

Real Name

Bae Joo Hyeon (배주현)

Date of Birth

March 29, 1991


 160 cm (5’3″)


44 kg (97 lbs)



Haknam High School



Her hobbies are dancing, cooking seaweed soup for the members' birthdays

City of origin / Country

Daegu, South Korea


Singing, Dancing, Actress


She is more serious and at the same time she act so cute

Ideal Type

Someone who is warm and make her feel so much comfortable.

Personal Life

Irene was born and raised in Daegu, South Korea. Her family consists of her parents and younger sister. During her teenage years, Irene attended Haknam High School. In 2009, she made a successful audition to SM Entertainment and trained five years in the company, before debuting as a member of Red Velvet.


Kpop idol, Singer, Dancer, Actress

Hidden Talents

She has a great sensitivity and predicting things.

Fashion Brands Worn


Dating History / Rumors

Last 2021,there were several rumors about Irene being in a romantic relationship with BTS member V. Some hidden sources say the two K-pop artists revealed their romantic relationship through the lyrics of "Boy with Luv" by BTS and "Psycho" by Red Velvet, as the two songs had each other names in them.






Irene Facts

-She was born in Daegu, South Korea.
-She came to Seoul during her 3rd year of high school, in order to be a performer.
-Her nicknames are Cabbage (Baechu), Eomma (Mother), Hyun-ah, Grandma.
- She was cast in 2009 through public audition.
-Her favorite way of relieving stress is to create mind maps to organize her thoughts.
-Her favorite artist is BoA.
-Her favorite number is 43, the reason being 43 can mean 'I Love You', which became also her representative number.
-She claims that she has a habit of clinging to others by linking arms and holding hands.
-She loves doing laundry and gets really excited when it gets brought up.
-Her specialty is modern dance.
-She had her own room when they first debuted, but later had to share her room with Yeri when she joined the group. Now they live in a dorm where they all have their own rooms.
-The age difference between her and Yeri is 8 years. But like Yeri, she is petrified of most animals and is also scared of heights
-Her personality is shy and caring.
-In Daegu, she was famous for being a Ulzzang (pretty face).
-She has a Daegu accent.
-She can withstand hot weather well. As Daegu is one of the hottest places in Korea, she once slept through a heatwave while the air conditioner in the old dorm was broken, and didn't turn the fan on.
-She was in Henry’s “143” MV and SHINee’s “Why So Serious”
 -Irene doesn’t eat chicken. “When I was young, I fell sick after eating chicken. So, I don’t eat it.” When she eats chicken, her head extremely hurts and she turns pale. She believes her body just doesn’t accept it.
-She also dislikes coffee.
-Irene was a member of an forum cafe for people dreaming of being an idol predebut.
-Reason for becoming a performer: enjoyed singing and dancing very much and really likes the feeling of being on stage.
-From May 1, 2015 to June 24, 2016, Irene hosted KBS Music Bank with model Park Bogum.
-On October 14, Irene became a host of OnStyle’s fashion show Laundry Day.
- She like quiet and comfortable music. She also likes rock and ballads.
-Irene’s co-members call her “Eomma”. (Red Velvet second time guesting in Weekly Idol)
– Because of her sensitive sense of smell, she will often keep around nice fragrances to help.
– She also enjoys going to Ttukseom Island at Han River where she will sit on a mat at night to meditate and talk to herself about little things concerning life or go to Bukchon district 8 to do sightseeing and even visit the folk museum.
– Naturally very flexible (ranks the highest in flexibility in Red Velvet with 28cm while last place measured 15cm).
– She admits being insecure of herself and will often ask people around her if she has done well or not.
– Her preferred type of fashion is something comfortable and clean. Like a loose shirt and regular bottoms.
– She usually doesn’t rely on people, she works to become an unnie that the kids can rely on instead.
– She always works things out on her own by sorting out her own thoughts and embracing the new things presented to her.
--As a trainee, everyone saw her as frightening due to her lack of speech and distinct Daegu accent.
She aspires to become a strong communicator and listener who can inspire her followers.
She is easily startled.
-She gets along well with Jennie of BLACKPINK and Solar of Mamamoo.
-Irene and Seo Ju-hyun, a singer and actress who was once an SM labelmate and goes by the stage name Seohyun, have the same real name of Joo-hyun.
-Irene and Seohyun are the most uninteresting actors in SM Entertainment, according to Heechul, despite sharing the same age and both being born in 1991. (when Seohyun was still under SM).
-Her BLACKPINK member bias is Jennie.
-Irene became the most beautiful kpop idol.
-She became one of the best ideal type of all Korean guys and Kpop idols.
-Everyone are so in love with her amazing visuals.
-When she always walk at the front of Kpop idols, all of them are amazed and can't even talk because of her beauy.
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