Girl Groups Profiles

ELRIS Members Profile

By on September 27, 2019

Group Name:
ELRIS

Agency:
Hunus Entertainment

Debut Date:
June 1, 2017

Members:
Bella
Hyesung
Yukyung
Sohee
Karin

Twitter:
@hunus_elris

Facebook:
ELRIS.OFFICIAL

Instagram:
@hunus_elris

About ELRIS

ELRIS is a Korean Kpop girls group that debuted on June 1, 2017, under the Hunus Entertainment label. Their first mini-album entitled We, first was released on June 1, 2017. It contained five tracks and was released in two formats, CD and digital download. The lead single for the album was “We, first.”  It peaked at 21 on the Geon Album chart.

Color Crush is the second mini-album and was released on September 13, 2017. It had five tracks and was released in CD and digital download. The lead single was “Pow Pow.” The album peaked at 15 on the charts.

The third mini-album called Summer Dream was released on June 6, 2018. It contained three tracks and was released as a CD and digital download. The leading single was “Summer Dream.” It also peaked at 15 on the charts.

In 2018, ELRIS was given the Best Rookie Group (Female) award from the “24th Annual Korean Entertainment Arts.”

Bella

Birth Name:
Choi Yoon-ah

Stage Name:
Bella

Position:
Leader, Main Rapper and Vocalist

Birthday:
February 2, 1999

Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius

Height:
163 cm (5’4″)

Blood Type:
B

Bella is a Korean vocalist and rapper with the Kpop group ELRIS. She was born in Incheon, South Korea. Bella wrote the rap in the group’s song “I Want To Take Care Of It.” Writing rap lyrics is one of her favorite hobbies.

Bella recorded the soundtrack Love” for the South Korean television series “Rebel: Thief Who Stole The People.” The series ran from January to May in 2017.

Bella loves the comic book series “One Piece.” She received a One Piece” puzzle with 1000 pieces that she loves to do. She writes her own raps and Yezi is her favorite rapper. Bella likes sweet vanilla and blueberry macaroons but does not like cherry tomatoes.

Bella, which means beautiful, received her stage name from her company. She likes to wear different types of make-up for fun. Her favorites are sophisticated, cute, and elegant. The group members said Bella is the one who cries the easiest.

Bella is considered the “mother” of the group because she likes to nag the other girls. She has a hard time learning choreography. Bella even has her own catchphrase which is “one piece or one bite.”

When Bella introduced herself on the Kpop channel Anirang, she said her special talent is touching her tongue to her nose.

Bella is good friends with Seoyul from the Kpop girls group Berry Good. And she is also friends with Yves from the group LOONA.

Bella was a contestant on “YG’s Mix Nine” which is a South Korean survival reality show. She was voted as having the best style on the show and placed 18th in the rankings.

Hyeseong

Birth Name:
Yang Hye-sun

Stage Name:
Hyeseong

Position:
Lead Vocalist and Lead Dancer

Birthday:
October 15, 1999

Zodiac Sign:
Libra

Height:
167 cm (5’6″)

Weight:
49 kg (108 lbs)

Blood Type:
B

Hyeseong is a Korean vocalist and dancer who was born in Jeolla, South Korea. She attended Hanlim Multi-Art School and lives with her parents and sister. She received her stage name from the company and it means “arrived like a comet.”

Hyeseong appeared in song artist Romeo’s video of the song “Target” as the main actress. She was also cast in a commercial with South Korean singer IU. Hyeseong was a contestant on the South Korean survival reality show “Mix Nine.” She was eliminated in episode 19 and ranked 43. On June 2, 2018, Hyeseong and fellow member Bella released the single “Single Heart” from the drama “Rich Man.”

Hyeseong is friends with Eunbin from the group CLC. And was a classmate of Rui of H.U.B. Her favorite song on the Summer Dream album is “I Want To Take Care Of You.” Hyeseong appeared in the 2018 musical “Hello Jadoo.”

Hyeseong loves to do impressions. Her favorites are Pikachu and Spongebob characters. She is considered the “middle daughter” of the group.

Hyeseong’s hobbies include beatboxing, hanging out with her friends, and playing with nano blocks. Her favorite foods are gummies and chocolate and she likes to drink watermelon juice.

Hyeseong hates getting up early and the other girls have a hard time getting her up for practice. She can also do the splits.

Yukyung

Birth Name:
Lee Yu-kyung

Stage Name:
Yukyung

Position:
Main Dancer, Vocalist

Birthday:
November 5, 1999

Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio

Height:
157cm (5’2″)

Weight:
37 kg (81 lbs)

Blood Type:
B

Yukyung is a Korean singer and dancer from Seoul, South Korea. She specialized in traditional Korean dancing in middle school and studied it for seven years. Yukyung won first place at the Sungshin Women’s University competition for Korean dance. She learns choreography the fastest in the group.

Yukyung is described as smart and skillful. She was class president for five years in a row and voted in as vice president of the student committee.

Yukyung’s favorite song on the album Summer Dream is “Will You Be Mine.” She auditioned for the reality show “Mix Nine” but did not qualify. During an interview, she said her nickname is 2-6-0 which is the homophone for her name.

Some of Yukyung’s favorite things are make-up and movies. Her favorite foods are meat, rice, strawberries, and sugar. She likes to give lots of gifts to her fellow bandmates. Yukyung is friends with singer Kim Dani.

Sohee

Birth Name:
Kim So-hee

Stage Name:
Sohee

Position:
Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer

Birthday:
December 31, 1999

Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn

Height:
163 cm (5’4″)

Weight:
46 kg (101 lbs)

Blood Type:
A

Instagram:
@official_sohee

Sohee is a Korean singer and dancer from Incheon, South Korea. She is the face of the group. On May 18, 2017, Sohee released her pre-debut solo single “Spotlight.” On October 18, 2018, she released her solo debut digital single “Hurry Up” featuring the duo BOL4. She is also a big fan of APink’s singer, Bomi.

Sohee released a song along with Kim Sang Gyun who is with the band JBJ. The song was called “Childlike.” She is singing the original soundtrack for the television show “No Bad Days Season 2.” The song is called “That Can’t Happen.”

Sohee participated in the reality television show “K-Pop Star 6” where she finished in second place. She also is the curator on an entertainment news program. Sohee shot a commercial with singer Taeyeon for the cosmetics brand Banila Co.

Sohee is the “dad” of the group and is the cleanest member. And she is also considered the chattiest. Her hobbies include watching dramas and shopping. She also loves watermelon shaved ice. She knows a little English and loves to do tongue twisters.

Karin

Birth Name:
Min Ka-rin

Stage Name:
Karin

Position:
Lead Vocalist, Lead Rapper, Maknae

Birthday:
January 5, 2002

Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn

Height:
168 cm (5’6″)

Blood Type:
O

Karin is a Korean singer from Busan, South Korea. She is the lead vocalist and rapper in the group. Her favorite song from the album Summer Dream is “Summer Dream.” She hosted a variety show for teens on an educational broadcasting station. Karin also recorded a commercial for a video game.

Karin appeared in Super Junior Yesung’s video for the song “Paper Umbrella” and in Romeo’s video “Without U.” She auditioned for the reality show “Mix Nine” but did not pass and was not on the show. Karin did get on to the reality show “Kpop Star 6” but was eliminated early.

Karin is the maknae of the group which means she’s the youngest. Karin is said to be the strongest member, but her fellow bandmate Bella named her as the worst dancer of ELRIS. She is attending the art school called SOPA.

Karin is known for eating the most out of all the members. She loves to eat tteokbokki, which is a Korean street food made of spicy stir-fried rice cakes. Ice cream and milk are also favorites of hers. Karin likes to do impressions such as Mr. Crab from the television show “SpongeBob Squarepants.”