Irene is a South Korean singer who is widely recognized as the member and leader of the South Korean girl group, “Red Velvet”. Irene can also be named as the main rapper, face, visual and center of the K-pop group which has won a number of music and choreography awards since their debut in 2014. Besides, Irene is also an actress and a television personality who was ranked as the 6th most loved idol celebrity of the year in South Korea in 2019. 

What is Irene Famous for?

  • Famous as the leader of the K-pop group, “Red Velvet”. 

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Where was Irene Born?

Irene was born on March 29, 1991, in Daegu, Buk-gu, South Korea. Her birth name is Bae Joo-Hyun. Her nationality is South Korean. She belongs to Korean ethnicity and is of Daegu accent while Aries is her zodiac sign. 

Irene was raised in her hometown along with her younger sister, where she attended Haknam High School. She always had an interest in music so after graduation, she decided to pursue her career in music. 

She joined SM Entertainment at the age of 18 in 2009 and then she got trained for almost 5 years. 

Irene’s Career Highlights

Irene started her career with her debut in S.M. entertainment where she was even a part of the S.M. Entertainment’s pre-debut group, S.M. Rookies, alongside with groupmates Seulgi, Wendy and Yeri. She even appeared in a music video for labelmate Henry’s “1-4-3”.

On August 1, 2014, Irene made her official debut as a member of “Red Velvet”, becoming the leader of the group. The K-pop group includes four group members: Seulgi, Wendy, Joy, and Yeri. 

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They made their debut on August 1, 2014, with the digital single “Happiness”. Since then, Red Velvet has released eleven EPs and two studio albums as well as two reissued albums. 

“Red Velvet” is undoubtedly one of the most popular K-pop groups in South Korea and worldwide earning several awards for music, choreography, and popularity. Besides, in November 2014, Irene appeared in the music video of Kyuhyun’s single “At Gwanghwamun”.

As a solo artist, Irene has hosted the music show, “Music Bank” with actor Park Bo-gum from May 2015 till June 2016. Park and Irene got more recognition for their chemistry and was also named as one of the best partnerships in the show’s history. 

Following, Irene made her acting debut as a female lead in the web drama, “Women at a Game Company” in July 2016. 

Irene also became a host of OnStyle’s fashion show, “Laundry Day” and a panelist on the KBS show, “Trick & True” with bandmate Wendy the same year. She has also worked as a face model and endorser of several brands including “Ivy Club”, “Maxwell House”, “LEMONA Vitamin C”, “Eider”, “HiteJinro”.

On February 26, 2018, Irene was selected to be the model of contact lens brand, “Cooper Vision”. 

In 2019, Irene became the first Asian to represent the Italian luxury jewelry brand Damiani as a muse. The same year, she collaborated with South Korean DJ and producer Raiden on the track “The Only”. On April 20, 2020, it was confirmed that Irene alongside member Seulgi, would form Red Velvet’s first sub-unit.

Besides, she has very good popularity on her Red Velvet Instagram, Twitter and Youtube accounts. Currently, She has more than 7.7 million followers on Her Joint Instagram account, 1.64m followers on her Twitter account and 1.2M Subscribers on his Youtube Channel.

She had also performed along with her band member for Kim Jong-un. Also, in April 2020, Irene was ranked 2nd on the list of idol stars whose accessories, clothes, shoes, and more would make enormous dents in most bank accounts. 

Who is Irene Dating?

The gorgeous Irene isn’t dating anyone and is currently single. Previously, she was rumored to be in a relationship with actor Park Bo Gum while they were hosting the music show, “Music Bank” together. On December 7, 2017, Irene revealed her feelings towards Park in an interview. 

Besides, she was also rumored to have dated Suho, EXO’s leader singer. On April 14, 2019, Suho and Irene were attending a sub-unit of Super Junior, Donghae and Eunhyuk’s (D&E) concert as well. 

What is the Net Worth of Irene?

The 24 years old Irene has quite a great earnings from her professional career as a singer. Working in this field for more than a decade, Irene has managed to amass a million worth fortune from her several albums. Her estimated net worth is around $1.3 million. 

Irene also makes her money from her several appearances in TV shows and series and also from several endorsement deals with highly reputed brands. 

How Tall is Irene?

Bae Joo-Hyun, popularly known by the name Irene is a gorgeous lady in her 20s. She has a well maintained slim body physique. She stands tall with a height of 5ft 3inch(1.60 cm) while her body weighs around 48kg(105 lbs). She has a fair complexion with brown eyes and brown hair. 

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