Weki Meki is composed of eight members born between 1997 and 2002. Their names are: Suyeon, Elly, Yoojung, Doyeon, Sei, Lua, Rina, and Lucy. The oldest member is Suyeon (born Apr 20, 1997). The youngest member is Lucy (born Aug 31, 20002).
leader, main vocalist
main rapper, main dancer, vocalist, face of the group
lead dancer, lead vocalist, visual, center
main dancer, vocalist, rapper
lead dancer, vocalist, rapper
lead rapper, lead dancer, vocalist, maknae
Fun Facts and Trivia
The leader and oldest member of Weki Meki is Suyeon (born Apr 20, 1997).
The youngest member (maknae) of Weki Meki is Lucy (born Aug 31, 2002).
The tallest member of Weki Meki is Doyeon with a height of 173 cm (5’8”).
The shortest member of Weki Meki is Yoojung with a height of 157 cm (5’2”).
They are the second group of Fantagio Entertainment girls.
Hae Rim, Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon appeared in PRODUCE 101 under Fantagio Entertainment and Seo Jung appeared under another company before joining the group.
Members Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon participated in the group project I.O.I after PRODUCE 101.
Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon traveled to the United States and received special training for two weeks in singing, dancing and music production.
On Wednesday, March 22, they opened their VLive channel, called iTeen Girls, where all the group members were introduced.
During the iTeen Girls era it was believed the debut of the eight girls would include Chu Yejin, however, her participation in the broadcasts started to decrease and it wasn’t until the official lineup was released, Yejin would not be participating as she decided to focus on her acting career.
All members, with the exception of Yoo Jung, Do Yeon and Su Yeon (who changed the romanization) preferred to get artistic names, with Hae Rim becoming Elly, Seo Jung becoming Sei, Soo Kyung becoming Lua, So Eun becoming Rina and Hyo Jung becoming Lucy.
On July 28, they opened their official Youtube account, releasing the practice video of Missy Elliot’s song WTF.
On September 5, Fantagio Entertainment revealed that the group will unveil a “B” version of its first mini album “WEME” on September 12. The new album will contain a more pure and innocent concept compared to the energetic “teen crush” image that Weki Meki showed in the original album.
On November 23, it was revealed that the group sold over 47,000 copies of its first mini-album “WEME” and is the best-selling female group among those who debuted in 2017.
While, their first comeback is being delayed, the group released a special song on the occasion of the Pyeongchan Winter Olympics, 2018. “Butterfly” was originally released as part of the OST for the 2009 film “Take Off,” which told the story of Korean ski jumping athletes at the Olympics. Weki Meki are the voices behind the new special remix of the song, and the girl group members will surely give an extra boost to the athletes in the upcoming Olympics. The digital single was released on January 11, 2018 at 6PM SKT.
For its first anniversary, the official colors and the name of the fandom were revealed.