nam jihyun | 남지현 twenty-one/twenty-two 167cm/5’5
- > born on the 9th of January 1990. zodiac sign is capricorn. leader and eldest member of 4minute. a blood type A. tends to be forgiving towards others. doesn’t believe in giving up so easily - keep trying is what she’ll aim for or say. said dramatic hair flip is her thing. prefers upbeat music. a child at heart. when in the car, she’ll burst into a song out of nowhere. and sometimes when she’s done done singing in the car, she’ll start dancing. when she thinks, she often puffs her cheek out.
is scared of water, snakes and fireworks. doesn’t like boats. had her first kiss when she was twenty-one. brags about her age. said that she could co twenty full ballet spins and ended up only doing two. prefers to text rather than call. loves ducks. tried out for JYP when she was seventeen. thinks she is beautiful when she is looking into a mirror. would like to travel around the world. thinks that her best feature among the group members would be her height as she’s the tallest in the group. is sometimes said to look like lee hyori.
trained along with miss a. very awkward with doojoon but wants to get closer to him. kara’s gyuri said that jihyun looks really young and innocent. has been suggested to be a model during her free time by a professional stylist. the ufo town queens along with with gayoon because they reply a lot. doesn’t move much when she sleeps. once elbowed sohyun in the face when dancing to ‘mirror mirror’. likes shopping baskets. likes to dress like princess shalala. her method to maintain her body shape is to stretch at night. is the most innocent looking in the group. has an awesome eye smile. has already considered the idea of getting married. is supposedly hyunseung’s ideal girl. likes men who make her laugh. is confident in her no makeup face. quite crazy.
does amazing splits/leg lifts whenever she wants. a bookworm. wants to lose more weight but we fans beg to differ - she looks amazing the way she is. makes nasal sounds. likes hello kitty and mickey mouse. likes ivy’s ‘touch me’. loves talking to fans and cares a lot about them - telling them to care for themselves during flu season and stuff. is friends with f(x)’s leader victoria. loves camwhoring almost as hyuna. favourite colour is pink. officially the mother of the group while jiyoon is the dad but she has secret affairs with hyuna. received a confession on an episode of ‘bouquet’ from teen top’s cap. was the third member to get a twitter account.
is close to sistar’s soyu who almost became part of 4minute. is best at english writing and speaking. her chinese name is pronunced as nan zhi xian. likes britney spears, beyonce, siina ringo, audrey hepburn, madonna, kim yuna and bi/rain. along with hyuna, she cooks the most at the dorms - her fried rice dishes and her bossam (steamed pork wrapped in greens) has been praised. is very responsible. would always dance on stage while at school. once when she was dancing to snsd’s girls generation, she accidentally hit hyuna with her hair. has a younger brother. said that sohyun’s her cute daughter.
fans like to call her nam yeoshin - meaning nam goddess. only auditioned once. is also quite four dimensional at times. majors in ballet at sangmyeong university dance department but currently on leave of absence. favourite foods are eel and fruit salads. all the members agree on that she has the best skin. worried about her crow’s feet and body in general. trainee life lasted for six months. made her acting debut through SBS’s ‘It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl’ in 2010. is said to look foolish at times because of her kindness and forgiveness.
she is named a bagel girl - meaning a girl with a baby face and glamorous body. wishes to become a well-rounded entertainer. is also said to look arrogant and cold. according to the rest of the members, she can’t lie. if she does, she starts acting weirdly. drinking capacity is one bottle of soju. interested in perfumes.
kwon sohyun | 권소현 sixteen/seventeen 162cm/5’4
- > born on the 30th of August 1994. zodiac sign is virgo. the maknae of 4minute. decided to become a singer again after a girl from her school compared her to one of the ‘orange’ members. she was trying to prove the she could still be a singer. has an older brother. when she graduated from middle school, she was attacked by her other members with snowballs. used to be an outcast. her career was very short. it was very painful and she couldn’t let go of it. among all the members, sohyun likes to study the most. has been playing the piano since she was a little girl. wasn’t confident about her voice before debut. knows the whole dance to MBLAQ’s Oh Yeah but will always be dancing to Mir’s part. is the most fluent in japanese. found out that she got into 4minute while at school. did a few cameos when she was younger in dramas and movies. very good friends with beast’s dongwoon. also good friends with f(x)’s amber and the maknaes from f(x) and kara. is called a ‘kid’ by beast’s yoseob. often fools around behind her members while they are in front of the camera. likes to spazz; her spazzing is very visible in her UFO replies. is the grandmother of the group. according to her, her complexes are her big ears and her short height. the most active member on twitter. bravely fed a snake when she was young but now she’s afraid to do so. wrote the rapping parts of ‘Mirror Mirror’ with jiyoon. ideal type is one without double eyelid and the one with a bad guy style. cuts her hair because she felt like it and cube wanted to show the fresher side of the maknae.
jeon jiyoon | 전지윤 twenty/twenty-one 165cm/5’5
- > born on the 15th of October 1990. zodiac sign is libra. a blood type B. talks about guys a lot. her relationships never seems to last long. likes to randomly poke the other members. favourite colour is white. besides hyuna, she’s also one of the more hyper members. loves her sunglasses hence her nickname ‘jeonglasses’. during the Hot Issue promotion, she would sometimes forget to take off her glasses before sleeping. for the Hot Issue promotion, she hid her eyes and wore glasses all the time which is why netizens were curious about how she’d look without one. finally revealed her face during ‘Muzik’ promotions. doesn’t drink coffee. not a tomboy but she does tend to laugh like a guy. gets rather loud when showing her aegyo. received a love confession from Infinite’s sunggyu on Flower Bouquet. likes to yell into the mics. is the father of the group. favourite movie genre are comedy and romance. composed ‘4minutes Left’ with sohyun. hobbies are cooking and composing. used to be shy. loves pocky and roasted chicken. shoe size is 245mm so her feet are quite large. wrote the lyrics for ‘For Muzik’. also wrote the rapping parts for ‘Mirror Mirror’ with sohyun. practised athletics, swimming and kendo and more when she was young. the snack maniac of the group. has acrophobia (fear of heights). loves reading naruto.
goo hara | 구하라 twenty/twenty-one 164cm/5’5”
- > born on the 13th of january, 1991, in gwangju. zodiac sign is capricorn. blood type B. known to have a 4D personality. looks like namie amuro, a japanese artist. auditioned for both SME and JYPE. was a former online shopping mall model. she put off school to fully focus on KARA but she is now attending Sungshin Women’s University. she has the lead dancer position. has a small face with really wide eyes. very competitive. was in track and field in elementary school. attended Kwanjoo Academy of Music with seungri and minji. she is childhood friends with sunmi. according to her members, she eats the most but never seems to gain weight. joined KARA in 2008 along with jiyoung. she was very doubtful of her talents but she worked very hard on both singing and dancing, gaining more confidence in her abilities along the way. her fans call her ‘koala’ and ‘honey’. she is the queen of ant waist because of how tiny her waist is. she was a regular cast member of Invincible Youth. there, she showed her gag idol abilities with her cheesy gags and lack of balance. she has been dating junhyung from B2ST since june 28, 2011. she has just finished acting in the drama City Hunter. she released a single called ‘I love you, I want you, I need you’.
heo gayoon | 허가윤 twenty-one/twenty-two 165cm/5’4
- > born on the 8th of May 1990 in seoul. zodiac sign is taurus. a blood type O. main vocalist of 4minute. didn’t hang around people much at school. was quiet and conservative. not the type of person to mess with in school. the most brave among her members because she’s not afraid of snakes. chooses friendship over love. compared to the rest of the members, she’s the most pickiest about guys. likes guys with active personalities. her longest relationship is said to have lasted three years.
when she’s serious, she is dead serious. has a sarcastic sense of humour. the cleaner in the group. the most attentive when it comes to learning another language. prefers to text rather than call. has the most fanboys. is the member that takes the least selcas. her hair turns curly if it gets hit by rain. enjoys being called the ‘bad girl’. feels empty late at night. according to jihyun, she doesn’t show her feelings that much. often forgets to turn off the computer. her nick name is ‘gayunit’. afraid of antis.
once while Doojoon was messing with her , he purposely dropped ice down her shirt. she also had ice thrown on her back by Doojoon. then she jumped up and went to go beat him up. some of her insecurities were her facial looks, thighs, and ankles and hands. they were just something she never felt comfortable with.
close to gyuri from kara. friends with t-ara’s jiyeon since predebut. self conscious. not that photogenic but is the prettiest in person. doesn’t know how to do aegyo. has never been drunk. drinks what she’s offered. thinks that she is most attractive during dance practice or when she’s sweating. has a milky complexion. likes to sing with her hand placed across her neck or chest. gets teased a lot about her BB cream.
a passive resister, normally ignores others. likes japanese noodles. sometimes exercises with miss A’s jia despite the fact she doesn’t like exercising. has a thing for splashed colours and designs. loves shopping, and always go for items that are unique, uncommon, those that people don’t dare to try. has to buy sneakers in the kids’ department due to her small feet as her feet size is 210 mm. was once an SM trainee. is dependable, patient, musical and practical. likes giraffes.
kang jiyoung | 강지영 seventeen/eighteen 167cm/5’7”
- > born on the 18th of January, 1994, in Paju. blood type O. her zodiac sign is a capricorn. she’s the youngest of 3 girls. she’s a main vocal. she’s the giant maknae of KARA. when i mean giant, i mean she’s pretty tall. her nickname is giant baby jing. she attended Kwanghee Middle School. she attended Gwanghui Junior High School. her cousin is ns yoonji. she debuted with KARA along with hara when sunghee left. she was 15 when she debuted. she was in her last year of middle school then. she’s currently attending Muhak Women’s high school. she sang Kissing You by snsd for her audition. she’s the only korean female artist to be featured in CDTV Japan’s favorite female artist ranking for 2011. she was ranked #21. she is really funny and playful. she really likes big bang, especially member daesung. she is known for her aegyo and eye-smile. she’s good friends with f(x)’s sulli.
park gyuri | 박규리 twenty-three/twenty-four 162cm/5’4
- > born on 21st May 1988. blood type is AB. she is a gemini. leader of the girl group KARA. favorite colour is purple. favorite season is spring and autumn. favorite korean artist is H.O.T. favorite western dish is pizza. she was the one who thought up the name KARA, which is a greek word meaning ‘sweet melody’. she is the ‘umma’ of the group. her motto is ‘whatever the situation, let’s think positively’. she calls herself the ‘goddess’ of the group. her nickname is ‘goddess gyul’ or ‘gyul umma’. she is the lead vocal. she was a childhood actress appearing in Today Is A Nice Day when she was seven. she currently goes to Dongduk Women’s University for theatrical broadcasting. she was appointed a permanent guest on Star Golden Bell. she was in a duet with hong kyunmin. she took over as being the co-DJ along with shindong on ShimShimTapa as well. she dubbed the voice of Kate Alpha and Omega. she was the only one to stay in her management company when controversy cropped up about terminating their contracts.
she is usually very calm and kind. she is always the first one in and the last one out for practices. she takes care of her girls well. she is very close friends with nicole. she is the oldest in the group. changes the color of her hair frequently. she is starring in her first musical, ‘200 Pound Beauty’.
jung nicole (yongjoo) | 정니콜 (정용주) nineteen/twenty 164cm/5’4
- > born on 7th October 1991 in los angeles, california. a blood type A. she grew up in Glendale, California, and attended Mark Keppel Elementary and Toll Middle School. she auditioned for DSP Entertainment in California. she sent in a video of her singing an Ivy and Black Eyed Peas song. her mother was very supportive of her decision to join DSP and go to Korea. she experienced hardships learning the language and missing her friends in the States.
she debuted with KARA in March 29, 2007. then, it was a four membered group with gyuri, seungyeon, and sunghee. she was appointed lead rapper and dancer. she was the maknae. the group dynamic changed as sunghee left and jiyoung and hara came in. she was now eternally the maknae along with the real maknae, jiyoung.
joined Star Golden Bell in zdecember 20, 2008. had a segment called ‘Level With Me’. joined The Entertainer’s Introduction to Veterinary Science on November 2009. joined Heroes on July 2010. launched her own cookie line called ‘Kuki Six’ through the Mango Six cafes.
the only member to write for an album. she’s known as the most emotionally strongest in the group. they turn to her for help and guidance. she is really competitive. good at sports. close friends with all of the ‘91 line. plays the violin. loves to eat. she is a christian.
jung yonghwa | 정용화 twenty-two/twenty-three 180cm/5’11”
- > born on the 22nd of June, 1989, in Seoul. he has a brother four years older than him. blood type O. leader of band C.N. Blue. lead vocal and quitar. he also plays the clarinet. he composes his own songs and lyrics. he first started composing music when he moved to Busan in 1991. he completed his high school career there. after completing his college entrance exam, he moved back to Seoul and auditioned at F&C Music where he met jonghyun. they both studied bass training at F&C Academy. he took over the leadership of C.N. Blue from Jonghyun around the time of their korean debut. in May 25, 2010, he was diagnosed with vocal cord nodules and acute laryngitis. it may require surgery in the future. on January 14, 2011, he released his first solo single, “For First Time Lovers; The Banmal Song”.
yonghwa debuted as an actor before he debuted in C.N. Blue. his first role was in the 2009 drama You’re Beautiful as Kang Shinwoo alongside Jang Geunsuk, Park Shinhye, and Lee Hongki. was in Korea Ecosystem Rescue Centre: Hunters before it had to cease it’s run due to the protests of animal rights activists. his second role in a drama is “Heartstrings” which ended just recently. he played the lead role with park shinhye. bandmate, minhyuk, was also in the drama. he was awarded the Best New Star award in 2009 for the drama You’re Beautiful.
he landed his first MC role at the first-ever Melon Music Awards with Lee Inhye on December 16, 2009. a fortnight later, he MC’ed alongside kim heechul and park shinhye for the 2009 SBS Gayo Daejun. he temporarily replaced tiffany and yuri as a co-host in MBC’s Show! Music Core with sunye and yoobin. in june 2010, he co-hosted Music Core along with yuri and seohyun. finally, he was granted a permanent hosting spot in SBS’s Inkigayo along with jo kwon and sulli.
he was casted in the variety show We Got Married with SNSD’s maknae Seohyun in February 2010. the show portrays them as a virtually married couple. they were the second idol couple to be featured on the show. their last episode aired on March 15, 2011. they’re called the sweet potato couple and the yongseo couple.
yonghwa is like a goofy, experienced, cool older brother. he is the shortest of the group. he is very charismatic. he can also rap and beatbox.