Irene – My lovely Joohyun Unnie❤️ While it may seem like a mispronunciation, there is a reason behind it. After spending three years at Haknam High School in Daegu, Irene went to Seoul to commit herself to a career as an idol. 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Irene is known as the most flexible one among the other Red Velvet members. Let us slide into your DMs. Seulgi – Sensible Ddeulgi-Jjing?‍❤️‍? To revisit this article, select My⁠ ⁠Account, then View saved stories. Filed Under: Featured, Lists Tagged With: Koreaboo. 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Back to the Bae-nicknames—another fan favorite is Baeby. Yeri: Quite fittingly, she also likes quiet and calm music, especially ballads. Thank you for your support! © 2020 Condé Nast. Baetokki is also the name for Irene’s individual fandom. Yuri – Poop Puppy? Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated 1/1/20) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated 1/1/20) and Your California Privacy Rights. Irene is very popular among her colleagues and is close with Amber from f (x), Solar from Mamamoo and Sehun from EXO. If Red Velvet’s names for one another is any indication of their relationship, it appears the girls have quite a strong bond. Despite Irene being the eldest member of Red Velvet and one of the few female idols of her generation to have reached 30 years old, she has a very youthful appearance and personality. She is always being compared to Girls Generation’s Yoona and F(x)’s Krystal who are better known as her seniors at SM Entertainment. Since Irene’s visuals are out of this world, she’s often likened to Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of beauty. Sources for this profile page are scmp.com, Allkpop, Wikipedia and some own research. She is a member and leader of the South Korean girl group Red Velvet. While promoting for their latest comeback, the members showed off their different personalities and quirks by revealing the different nicknames that they’ve assigned their fellow members. All products featured on Teen Vogue are independently selected by our editors. single-breasted Re-Nylon gabardine jacket. Her looks are no joke. Irene's preferences and aversions are relatively well-known due to the popularity of Red Velvet. As an actress, Irene also made her mark with her debut in the drama "The Female Employees of a Game Company". The members of Red Velvet have revealed how they save each other’s names on their own phones. In Korea, many nicknames are formed using the ending characters of a person’s name. Hyun comes from Irene’s first name, Joo Hyun, and -ah is an endearing suffix Koreans often add to names. The members of Red Velvet have revealed how they save each other’s names on their own phones. As a rookie at SM, it turned out that she is a great dancer and a great rapper, which is why she also does most of the rap parts at Red Velvet. Yeri – 18?❤️ (because She’s turning 18), Joy: Irene's preferences and aversions are relatively well-known due to the popularity of Red Velvet. While promoting for their latest comeback, the members showed off their different personalities and quirks by revealing the different nicknames that they’ve assigned their fellow members. "Psycho" was released last year by Red Velvet, while "Monster" was released in July this year by members Irene and Seulgi, who released their music as a duo for the first time this year. Another of the most popular is Baephrodite. Despite Irene being the eldest member of Red Velvet and one of the few female idols of her generation to have reached 30 years old, she has a very youthful appearance and personality. Here are 9 of the ones ReVeluvs use for her most along with what they really mean. Joy – Poop Puppy? This comes from one of her iconic lines in Red Velvet’s “Psycho”—“I’m original visual, this is who we are”. Here are 9 of the ones ReVeluvs use for her most along with what they really mean. While everyone was discussing how to split the meal’s bill, Irene silently paid for the whole thing, making her the best woman around in their eyes. All rights reserved. Red Velvet came up with the nickname several years ago after a group dinner with their staff. In Korean, Irene is three syllables: 아이린, or ah-i-rin. On the other hand, Irene does not like chicken at all and said in an interview that her body doesn't tolerate the meat as she gets headaches and dizziness. Joy – Refreshing Joy?❤️ Designer fashion with a sustainable twist. Irene aka Bae Joo-hyun (born March 29, 1991) is a well known South Korean singer, rapper and actress. Here is Irene, the only leader of Red Velvet. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Irene is actually a shy but friendly and polite person. While it may seem like a mispronunciation, there is a reason behind it. Joy – Unnie. While everyone was discussing how to split the meal’s bill, Irene silently paid for the whole thing, making her the best woman around in their eyes. Ad Choices, Red Velvet Member Irene’s Prada Look Has a Green Twist. “Baechu” is actually the Korean word for cabbage; it became Irene’s nickname because it sounds similar to the beginning of her real name, Bae Joo Hyun. Irene said she likes the nickname because that’s what her mother calls her. 22. She also acknowledged the significance of the spring/summer 2021 show, the first collection devised by Prada’s now co-creative directors, Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons. Irene posed on a staircase, invite in hand, and encouraged her fans to join her in watching the broadcast. Although Daegu is not particularly well-known outside of Korea - unlike Seoul or Busan - the city has almost 2.5 million inhabitants, making it almost as big as Chicago. While everyone was discussing how to split the meal’s bill, Irene silently paid for the whole thing, making her the best woman around in their eyes. In Korea, many nicknames are formed using the ending characters of a person’s name. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. While everyone was discussing how to split the meal’s bill, Irene silently paid for the whole thing, making her the best woman around in their eyes.