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KARA Members Profile, Interesting Facts, Ideal Type and More!

Kara Profile
Latest KARA Members Profile – KARA was a 4-member South Korean girl group that debuted in 2007 under DSP Media. The final roster of KARA members was Park GyuRi, Goo Hara, Hang Seungyeon and Heo Youngji.

KARA gained world wide accomplishment after publicizing their first number one song “Honey” in 2009 and released their second studio album “Revolution”. Their choreographic butt-dance assisted the group became well known specially in East Asia.

In the next years, they constantly issued songs such as “Lupin” and “Jumping” in 2010, “Step” in 2011 and “Pandora” in 2012. They surpassed the charts and became the second best girl group in South Korea. They were even presented in Forbes’ Korea Power Celebrity list in 2013.

KARA Members

In 2014, members Nicole Jun and Kang Jiyoung left the set to chase their own calling. They didn’t renew their deals with DSP Media. Later, Nicole became a solo artist and Jiyoung became a well-known artiste in Japan.

On January 2016, their executive DSP Media released a declaration saying the members of the group decided not to renew their contracts, making it the end of KARA. However, it was noted that Youngji would continue her music career as a solo artist.

From 2007 to 2008, members were Gyuri, Sunghee, Nicole and Seungyeon.
From 2008 to 2014, members were Gyuri, Seungyeon, Nicole, Hara and Jiyoung
From 2014 to 2016, members were Gyuri, Seungyeon, Hara and Youngji.

Complete Details About KARA Members and KARA Profile

Gyuri Profile

Real Name: Park GyuRi
Popularly Known As: Gyuri
Birthday: May 21, 1988
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
Blood Type: AB
Height: 162 centimeters
Weight: 45kilograms
Position in Kara: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Sub-Rapper
She Can Play The: Piano
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/gyuri_88
Follow her on Twitter: www.twitter.com/gyuri88

Gyuri Facts:

– Gyuri’s favorite artist is H.O.T.
– She’s the daughter of a popular voice actress, Park So Hyun
– Gyuri is a forgetful person. She forgets things and has even forgotten the lyrics to her favorite songs
– If she could eat only one thing for the rest of her life, she said it would be pizza
– Gyuri was the one who came up with the group’s name. “Kara” means “sweet melody” in Greek
– Many fans call Gyuri “the goddess”. Even her parents call her by that name
– When the group was asked who was the most embarrassing member to be with because she would always say that she’s pretty or the members of their group were all pretty
– Although she’s allergic to dogs, Gyuri owns two of them and named them Nadia and Jang
– Gyuri likes to sleep last but wake up early and the first one
– A psychologist once said that Gyuri’s personality is more of a man’s than a woman’s
– She enjoys teasing Jiyoung and Nicole
– Gyuri likes men men who are younger
– She had a huge crush on Jung Jae Young because he was manly and has that sexy charm while having being witty and full of humor

Seungyeon Profile

Real Name: Han Seung Yeon
Popularly Known As: Seungyeon
Birthday: July 24, 1988
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea
Blood Type: A
Height: 160 centimeters
Weight: 43 kilograms
Position in Kara: Main Vocalist
Follow her on Instagram: www,instagram.com/thesy88
Follow her on Twitter: www.twitter.com/fateflysy

Seungyeon Facts:

– Seungyeon went to High School in the U.S. before she started pursuing a singing career in South Korea
– She once went to a Dream Concert as a G.O.D. fan
– Seungyeon loves to watch anime cartoons
– Before going on stage, she feels very nervous. There were even times she had stomach aches
– One chore she hates doing is doing the dishes
– Seungyeon first fell in love when she was only fourteen years old
– She doesn’t like the fact that she looks much younger than her age
– If you compare her personality to her TV personality, two are different people. Seungyeon is actually a quiet and shy person
– Her parents wanted her to be a doctor originally but then they fully support her choice to become a famous singer
– She owns two hedgehogs
– Seungyeon blushes every time someone mention Yoo Seung-jun and Park Hyo Shin
– Because of the many KARA events and activities, she has to do, she had to postponed her schooling
– On her spare time, she reads, listens to music, takes care of their website and watch fans reactions online
– She makes weird random sounds sometimes
– Seungyeon’s ideal man is someone who’s meanly but has an emotional being of a soft guy

Hara Profile

Real Name: Goo Ha Ra
Popularly Known As: Hara
Birthday: January 13, 1991
Place of Birth: Gwangju, South Korea
Blood Type: B
Height: 163 centimeters
Weight: 43kilograms
Position in Kara: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Face of The Group
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/kxxhara
Follow her on Twitter: www.twitter.com_sweethara

Hara Facts:

– Hara is known to be very good childhood friends with former Wonder Girl member Sunmi
– She first auditioned for both SM and JYP
– Hara gets a stomach ache very often
– She is best friend’s with Girls Generation’s Jessica
– On Hara’s free time, she watches a bunch of horror movies
– If she wasn’t a famous singer now, she would become a flight attendant
– Her favorite color is pink
– Hara’s favorite Korean dishes are Kimchi jjigae, rice and meat
– Hara is very straight forward
– She says whatever she wants to say that most of the time, she’s often misunderstood for being arrogant
– She also loves to sleep and dance
– Hara went to the same high school as Big Bang’s Seungri and 2NE1’s Minzi
– Because of the group’s hectic schedule, she had to postponed her studies
– She was noted for having a 19-inch waist
– She has four close aunts, ten younger cousins and other older cousins
– On June 2011, Cube and DSP Media confirmed that she and B2ST’s rapper Yong Jun Hyung were dating. After two years, they broke up
– Hara said she doesn’t have an ideal type just as long as the guy loves her unconditionally

Youngji Profile

Real Name: Heo Young Ji
Popularly Known As: Youngji
Birthday: August 30, 1994
Position in Kara: Vocalist, Maknae
Blood Type: A
Height: 166 centimeters
Weight: 49 kilograms
Blood Type: A

Youngji Facts:

– Youngji appeared in VIXX’s music video for Error
– She can play the traditional Korean drums and piano
– She used to be a trainee under Core Contents Media
– Youngji lived in New Zealand for two years
– Her favorite color is red
– She loves playing sports especially basketball and soccer
– Before debuting with KARA, she was a professional skater
– Youngji appeared on Hitmaker Season 2
– She was also a cast of Roommate 2 where she got a lot of attention for the constant bickering with GOT7’s Jackson
– BoA inspired her to become a singer because at first, her plan was to become a musical actress
– Youngji has one sister
– She loves to cook and enjoys eating salad wraps
– Youngji likes men who are like Kim Soo Hyun

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Sunghee Profile

Real Name: Kim Sung Hee
Popularly Known As: Sunghee
Birthday: May 17, 1989
Position in Kara: Lead Vocalist

Sunghee Facts:

– Sunghee’s mother is also an OST singer
– She married Won Joon in May 2011
– She left KARA on February 2008 because she wanted to focus on school, as it was a promise to her parents
– Roses are her favorite flowers

Nicole Profile

Korean Name: Jung Yong Joo
English Name: Nicole Jung
Popularly Known As: Nicole
Birthday: October 7, 1991
Instruments: Violin
Position in Kara: Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Vocalist
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/_911007nicole
Follow her on Twitter: www.twitter.com/_911007

Nicole Facts:

– Nicole was born in Los Angeles, California, United States
– Her favorite Korean group is Shinhwa.
– Nicole was also a member of the one-time sub unit Dazzling RED with 4Minute’s Hyuna, SECRET’s Hyosung, After School’s Nana, & SISTAR’s Hyorin
– She can speak a little bit of Spanish and can play the violin pretty well
– Her best friends are SHINee’s Key & Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun
– Nicole loves to eat and often talks about eating
– However, she gets sick pretty easily. Nicole has a weak stomach
– Nicole is a huge Harry Potter and Twilight fan
– Nicole’s Korean name means “dragon ball” in English
– Her ideal type is someone who can take care of her

Jiyoung Profile

Real Name: Kang Ji Young
Popularly Known As: Jiyoung
Birthday: January 18, 1994
Position in Kara: Vocalist & Maknae
Height: 168 centimeters
She Can Play The: Guitar
Follow her on Instagram: www.instagram.com/kkangjji_

Jiyoung Facts:

– She was born in Paju, Gyeonggi, South Korea
– Jiyoung has weird noises when she sleeps
– She sang Girls’ Generation’s song “Kissing You’ for her audition to be in DSP Media
– She is NS Yoon-G’s cousin
– Jiyoung always wanted to have Hara as her sister by blood because Hara always takes care of her
– She’s a member of the one-time sub-unit Mystic WHITE with 4Minute’s Gayoon, SECRET’s Sunhwa, After School’s Lizzy, & SISTAR’s Bora
– Her ideal man is someone who’s funny and witty
– Jiyoung is a big fan of Big Bang’s Daesung
– If there’s one skill she wants to learn, it’s to learn more cooking
– Turtle is one animal that resembles Jiyoung according to the fans

Who is your KARA bias? Let us know!

Your KARA bias should be your perfume by now:

Gyuri – Chanel No. 5 by Chanel
Seungyeon – Candy by Prada
Hara – Daisy by Marc Jacobs
Youngji – Poison by Dior
Jiyoung–Honeysuckle and Lemon by Jo Malone
Sunghee – Modern Muse by Estee Lauder
Nicole – Scent of a Dream by Charlotte Tilbury

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