Irene (Red Velvet)

Bae Joo Hyun, also known as Irene, is a South Korean singer and dancer. She is the leader, visual, main rapper, and lead dancer of the South Korean girl group, Red Velvet. Irene was part of S.M. Entertainment’s pre-debut group, S.M. Rookies, alongside group-mates Seulgi, Joy, Wendy, and Yeri. Before her debut, she has also appeared in a music video for label-mate Henry’s “1-4-3”.

Various clips of Irene were released on S.M. Entertainment’s official YouTube channel, one of which showcases her and Seulgi dancing to “Be Natural”, a song originally performed by S.M. Entertainment’s former group S.E.S. Prior to her debut, she has also appeared in a few music videos of label-mates.

On August 1, 2014, she debuted with Red Velvet. In November 2014, she appeared in the music video for Cho Kyuhyun’s single “At Gwanghwamun”. From May 1, 2015, to June 24, 2016, Irene hosted Music Bank with model Park Bo Gum.

Irene made her acting debut with web drama, “The Female Employees of a Game Company” as the female lead, Ah Reum. In 2020, Irene debuted in a sub-unit of Red Velvet with member Seulgi.

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Irene (Red Velvet) Facts

Native Name: 아이린

Birth Name: Joo Hyun Bae

Nationality:  Korean

Birth Date: March 29, 1991

Gender: Female

Member of: Red Velvet

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