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2NE1 Members Profile – CL, Park Bom, Dara and Minzy

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2NE1 Members Profile and Interesting Facts – CL, Park Bom, Dara and Minzy

One of the most iconic K-Pop girl groups is without a doubt 2NE1, a South Korean girl group handled by YG Entertainment. 2NE1 had their debut in 2009 with an instant chart-topper single called ‘Fire’. Almost instantly, 2NE1 garnered many fans for their catchy music style and loud imagery. Want to take a look back at your favorite girls? Here is the best 2NE1 members profile for you.

After their debut in 2009, 2NE1 went on to dominate the Korean pop music industry with more albums and singles that hit the top charts.

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Some of these best songs you would probably recognize, like ‘I Don’t Care’, ‘Lonely’, ‘I Am The Best’, ‘Come Back Home’, and many more. 2NE1 was so popular that they even won Song of the Year for ‘I Am The Best’.

Like many Korean pop groups, they also catered to their Japanese fans with a few Japanese albums, the first one being entitled ‘Nolza’ in 2011. By the year 2015, 2NE1 was considered one of the most popular girl groups and best-selling girl groups of all time, having reached peak popularity among local and international audiences.

When they were still active as 2NE1, the iconic girl group had four members namely: CL, Dara, Park Bom, and Minzy. Although 2NE1 had many albums, songs, and awards to show for their success, the band reached their end in 2016. At first, the maknae Minzy left the group, while the rest disbanded later on in the year.

They released a single called ‘Good Bye’ in 2017.

Don’t worry, Blackjack! You can still reminisce the good times with this 2NE1 members profile!

2NE1 Members Profile and Facts

CL Profile

Stage Name: CL
Real Name: Lee Chae Rin
Role: Leader, main rapper, lead vocalist, lead dancer, face of the group
Birthdate: February 2, 1991
Zodiac: Pisces
Height: 162 cm or 5’4″
Blood Type: A
Skills: dancing, rapping, singing, songwriting
Twitter: @chaelinCL

CL Facts:

– CL was influenced by Madonna, Queen, Lauryn Hill, Teddy Park, and 1TYM
– She is a Christian
– Her favorite accessory is sunglasses
– She used to train for JYP Entertainment
– She used to live in France and Japan
– Her English name is Faith Lee
– CL was featured in other songs like ‘Hot Issue’ by Big Bang
– Her image is the bad ass member
– Her Japanese nickname means ‘pig rabbit’
– CL loves music and fashion
– She is a good songwriter and likes to compose songs in her free time
– She is a neat freak
– CL has a mole on her chest
– Her long-time crush and ideal type is Teddy Park
– Her father traveled a lot due to his profession; he is a physicist
– She used to share a dormitory with Sohee from Wonder Girls
– She dreamt to be a rapper like Lil Kim
– CL is the one who is responsible for cleaning and organizing at their dorm
– She knows jazz and ballet style of dances
– CL once slept for 20 hours
– She prefers Americano coffee
– CL was accepted into YG Entertainment in 2006
– She was a guest judge on ‘Project Runway Korea’ in 2011
– She is not good at using the computer
– She had her first solo tour in the US in 2016
– She has also traveled to United States
– CL was rumored to be a frequent guest at clubs
– She had a lot of friends during her high school years
– Her colors are black and white

Park Bom Profile

Stage Name: Park Bom
Real Name: Park Bom
Role: Main vocalist
Birthdate: March 24, 1984
Zodiac: Aries
Height: 165 cm or 5’5″
Blood Type: AB
Skills: dancing, singing, playing the piano, flute, and cello
Twitter: @haroobomkum

Park Bom Facts:

– Her English name is Jenny Park
– She knows how to play instruments such as piano, flute, and cello
– Bom looks different from her pre-debut days due to extensive eye surgery
– She owns two dogs that she named Choco and Danchoo
– Bom was rejected by YG Entertainment for three years
– She was also rejected by SM Entertainment
– In 2014, Park Bom was placed in a hiatus due to a drug controversy
– She was not charged for her drug scandal
– Bom is the youngest in her family
– She has an older sister
– Her favorite colors are green, pink, and red
– She can also do an American accent
– She and T.O.P. from BIG BANG are known as the ‘alien couple’
– Jay-Z is her ideal type
– She used to be a sleepwalker
– She is the oldest member of the group
– She went to Lesley University to major in Psychology
– She transferred to Berkley College of Music
– She lived in the United States for six years
– Bom is also a fan of Beyonce
– When she got rejected from YG Entertainment, she didn’t tell her parents
– She gave up her life and studying in the United States to become an idol
– She was inspired by singer Mariah Carey to pursue a music career
– She took up a ‘lettuce diet’ to lose weight
– Bom has the most fans in her fancafe in both Japan and Korea
– She had her first on-screen kiss in ‘Tell Me Once More’ MV
– She likes makeup and short dresses
– She is also a fan of Christina Aguilera
– She is fluent in speaking English
– At times, she serves as the translator for her other members and other artists
– Label mate G-Dragon loves imitating her
– She hates working out
– She has a good relationship with G-Dragon

Dara Profile

Stage Name: Dara
Real Name: Park Sandara
Role: Vocalist, visual
Birthdate: November 12, 1984
Zodiac: Scorpio
Height: 162 cm or 5’4″
Blood Type: A
Skills: dancing, rapping, acting, singing
Twitter: @krungy21

Dara Facts:

– Her younger brother Thunder is a former member of MBLAQ
– She moved to the Philippines in 1995 because of her father’s business
– She knows how to speak Tagalog, the main Filipino language
– She became a Filipino celebrity through ‘Star Circle Quest’ in 2004
– Dara appeared in many movies and TV shows during her fame in the Philippines
– She was dubbed as ‘Krung Krung’
– She is good at Math and Physics
– She has her own Youtube channel
– She entered YG Entertainment in 2007
– Sandarac had her own documentary in 2004 called ‘My Name is Sandara Park’
– She appeared in the ‘I’m Sorry’ MV with T.O.P. of BIG BANG
– She also appeared in ‘I Need a Girl’ MV for Taeyang
– She can also speak good English
– Dara prefers to wear street clothes
– Her on-screen partner in the Philippines was Hero Angeles, a finalist in Star Circle Quest
– She was the first to release a solo song in the group, called ‘Kiss’ featuring CL
– She is known for her iconic hairstyles
– Dara’s vocal trainer was Kim Ji Eun
– The other members voted her as the best in variety shows
– She is a fan of Lee Hyori and a member of Lee Hyori fan café
– Dara is afraid of dogs and other big animals
– Dara has a birth mark on her right leg which she covers with socks and pants
– If a number doesn’t text her back, she will delete it (she once did it to a former member)
– She will steal others’ phones and put her selfie as the background
– Dara is afraid of airplanes
– During her time in the Philippines, she worked for Star Records
– Dara has a lot of CFs and commercials, as well as promotional material
– She trained for three years before their debut
– She popularized the palm tree hairstyle, tenggu hair, apple hairstyle, and byeomeori
– She prefers to text instead of call
– She likes to wear pants and shirts at home
– She is the only one who eats ramen/ramyun in the group

Minzy Profile

Stage Name: Minzy
Real Name: Gong Min Ji
Role: Main dancer, lead vocalist, lead rapper, maknae
Birthdate: January 18, 1994
Zodiac: Capricorn
Height: 162 cm or 5’4″
Blood Type: O
Skills: dancing, rapping, singing, photography
Twitter: @mingkki21

Minzy Facts:

– She is the youngest member of the group
– Minzy won several awards from dancing competitions
– She was discovered when someone uploaded her dancing audition clip
– She trained for five years before debuting
– One of her hobbies/skills is photography
– She appeared in the 2nd season of ‘Sister’s Slam Dunk’ on KBS 2TV
– She is a Black Eyed Peas fan
– Gong Okjin, her grandmother, is a famous South Korean dancer
– Her grandmother calls her ‘Puppy’
– She joined YG Entertainment when she was only in 6th grade
– She was born in Seoul but lived in Gwangju
– She was scouted by YG himself
– Minzy has a husky voice
– She is a big fan of the artist Usher
– She is also a fan of Michael Jackson
– Minzy loves listening to rock music; her favorite artists are The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Queen, Radiohead, Oasis, Snow Patrol, and more
– Due to her provocative dancing, she is also dubbed as ‘Ero-Minzy’ or ‘Ero-Maknae’
– She is friends with HITECH & CRAZY, YG dancers
– Her age and Park Bom’s age is 10 years apart
– She likes fashion
– She knows how to knit and has gifted others with knitted gifts
– She likes to eat salad and bread
– She doesn’t like watching horror movies
– She uses a Nikon D300 camera
– When she was still studying, Minzy was quite an achiever
– She also likes to cook, particularly Korean food
– Minzy exercises for two hours everyday
– She likes watching old films and singing in an old style of music
– She also likes to watch anime such as One Piece, Slam Dunk, and Naruto
– When she came to YG Entertainment, she was tone deaf
– Minzy’s ideal type is older men
– She wore stiletto heels when she first came to NYC
– She is in charge of sexiness in the group
– She has a dog named Dougie
– Minzy was good at soccer
– One of her favorite films is ‘Leon’
– She cannot swim at all
– She is a person who values memories
– She hates bugs
– She likes to collect chokers
– She experienced her first earthquake in 2011 while in Japan
– She usually watches movies if she can’t fall asleep in the flight


Even though 2NE1 has already disbanded and is no more, their music still lives on. As Blackjacks, we have to prove our loyalty to 2NE1 girls by continuing to support them in their future careers.

So if you have more information about them that you can add to this article, feel free to leave them in the comments below. Don’t forget to share this 2NE1 members profile with your fellow Blackjacks as well! Thanks for reading.

Before you go, answer us this quick question: who is the best-looking member of 2NE1, in your opinion?

– Park Bom
– CL
– Dara
– Minzy

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  1. Of course Sandara park till now her face never change she looks prettier and younger than other other 3 im a fan of 2ne1 since 2009 i just want to say since 2009 Sandara is more pretty than other of her member till now sorry just saying the truth that’s what you called natural beauty.

  2. Sandara park can also play guitar, drums, hosting, endorser and model not only singer, dancer and actress she have award already and famous before entering 2ne1

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