Who is Irene? Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Height, Ethnicity


Irene () is a South Korean singer, songwriter, rapper, and actress. She is the leader and a member of the Red Velvet – Irene & Seulgi sub-unit of SM Entertainment’s South Korean girl group Red Velvet.

Irene: Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, and Education

Irene was born on March 29, 1991, in Daegu, South Korea, as Bae Joo-Hyun. She is of Asian descent and South Korean nationality.

She was born under the Aries astrological sign. Her family consists of her parents and younger sister, but little information about her family is available in the public domain.

In terms of schooling, she attended elementary and middle school in her neighborhood before attending Daegu’s Haknam High School.

Quick Facts

Full Name Bae Ju Hyun
Native Name 배주현
Stage Name  Irene (아이린)
Korean Name Bae Ju Hyun (배주현)
Birthday March 29, 1991
Birth Place Daegu, South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Parents N/A
Sibling 1(Younger Sister)
Occupation Singer, dancer, model,
Agency SM Entertainment
Associated Act Red Velvet
Position Leader, Main Rapper, Lead Dancer,
Sub Vocalist, Visual, Center
Zodiac Aries
Height 5ft. 2 inch
Weight 44 Kg
Blood Type A
Relationship Status Single
Partner(s) N/A
Net Worth Approximately US $4 million

Irene: Professional Careers and Life

She auditioned for SM Entertainment in 2009 and worked there for five years before joining Red Velvet. On December 9, 2013, Irene, along with prior trainee Lami and now-NCT member Jaehyun, were introduced as part of SM Entertainment’s pre-debut training group, SM Rookies.

She had previously appeared in the music video for “1-4-3” by labelmate Henry Lau. During SM Rookies in January 2014, she was featured in The Celebrity magazine alongside Seulgi and now-NCT members Johnny and Taeyong.

On July 27, 2014, she was unveiled as a member of and the leader of the girl group Red Velvet. They made her formal debut with the song “Happiness.”

Since then, Red Velvet has released eleven EPs, two studio albums, and two reissue albums. They’ve become one of South Korea’s and the world’s most popular K-pop groups.


Irene has also marketed a number of different product lines. In addition to her Red Velvet endorsements, she worked as a model for Ivy Club with labelmates EXO.

Irene made her movie debut as the female heroine in the online drama Women at a Game Company in July 2016.

On October 14, Irene began hosting OnStyle’s fashion show Laundry Day. The show premiered on October 22, 2016. In the same month, she appeared as a panelist on Wendy’s KBS show Trick & True.

In 2018, Irene was appointed as the new female ambassador for Eider, a French sportswear business. That same year, she was named the face of the Korean soju brand Chamisul.

In 2020, Irene was named the first Asian brand ambassador for Damiani, an Italian luxury jewelry manufacturer.

Irene was selected as the new Clinique ambassador in March, a high-end cosmetics company in South Korea and Asia Pacific.

Irene and Seulgi will make their debut in the group’s first sub-unit, SM Entertainment, which was revealed on April 21.

Red Velvet’s social media sites released the unit’s name and first mini-album, Monster, as well as their official logo on May 26.

Monster, the mini-album by the sub-first unit, was released on July 6. According to SM Entertainment, Irene will make her film debut as the lead in the upcoming film “Double Patty.” Irene will play Lee Hyunji, a determined anchor.

Image Source: Instagram

Irene: Married, Dating, or Single

Irene is said to have had a high school relationship before entering SM Entertainment as a trainee. Following her debut, Irene was linked to actor Park Bo Gum in a romance rumor, but the story was never proven.

According to rumors, Red Velvet member Irene is unmarried and has no private relationships. There are, however, few specifics regarding the South Korean diva’s love life, just as there are scant data about the love lives of many other K-pop stars.

Irene: Height, Weight, and Body measurement

Irene is a little woman with long legs. She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs approximately 44 kilograms. She also has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes that are almond-shaped. And she has blood type A.

Irene: Net worth and Salary

It’s no surprise that the diva has acquired significant wealth as Red Velvet’s “CF Queen.” According to online sources, Irene has a net worth of around $4 million. Her work with Red Velvet contributed to her net worth, but so did her solo sponsorship arrangements.

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