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Lee Chae-ryeong

(2001-06-05) June 5, 2001 (age 21)
Yongin, South Korea
  • Singer
  • rapper
Musical career
Years active2019–present
Korean name
Revised RomanizationLee Chaeryeong
McCune–ReischauerLee Ch'aeryŏng
Chaeryeong Signature

Lee Chae-ryeong (born June 5, 2001), known as Chaeryeong, is a South Korean singer, and rapper. She is a member of the South Korean girl group Itzy.[1][2]

Early Life[change | change source]

Lee Chaeryeong was born on June 5,2001 in Yongin, South Korea. She has 2 sisters Chaeyeon and Chaemin. Lee graduated from Hanlim Multi Art School. She majored in Department of Musical Theatre. She graduated on February 7, 2020 along with bandmate Ryujin. [3]

Career[change | change source]

2013–2015: K-pop Star 3 and Sixteen[change | change source]

Chaeryeong appeared for the first time on television along with her elder sister, Chaeyeon, during the 3rd season of K-pop Star. Both her and her sister were eliminated from the show, however they were able to join JYP Entertainment as trainees.[4][5]

Then in 2015, she participated in Mnet's reality survival show Sixteen, which eventually determined the members of girl group Twice.[6] She was eliminated in the last episode of Sixteen and was unable to debut. Sometime after being eliminated from Sixteen, she continued to train under JYP Entertainment.She appeared in episode 1 of Stray Kids with bandmates including Yeji, Ryujin and Yuna

2019-Present[change | change source]

Debut with Itzy[change | change source]

On February 12, 2019, Lee made her debut as a member of Itzy alongside Yeji, Lia , Ryujin, and Yuna, with the digital single album It'z Different. It featured "Dalla Dalla" and "Want it?" and incorporated EDM and Hip Hop elements. Dalla Dalla the lead single of It'z Different got high ranks on notable music sites and recorded one-thousand views in 18 hours and one-hundred million views in 57 days in Youtube. They also won the prize of M Countdown eight days after their debut. Being open the 4th generation of K-pop, they got the nickname Monster Lucky.

Discography[change | change source]

Television shows[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2013–2014 K-pop Star 3 Herself Contestant [7]
2015 Sixteen [8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "'괴물신인' 꿈꾸는 걸그룹 ITZY에게 박진영이 건넨 조언". 오마이스타 (in Korean). 2019-02-12. Retrieved March 19, 2022.
  2. Tamondong, Hanna (April 30, 2021). "*Everything* You Need To Know About The Members Of The K-Pop Girl Group, ITZY". Cosmopolitan Philippines. Retrieved March 19, 2022.
  4. Lee, Yu-Jin (September 1, 2018). "이채연, 케이팝스타3→식스틴→프로듀스48 '아이즈원'.. 3번 만에 드디어 데뷔". Kookje Shinmun (in Korean). Retrieved December 22, 2020.
  5. Yoon, Sang-geun (December 1, 2013). "'K팝★3' 타고난 댄서 자매 등장..심사위원 극찬". Star News (in Korean). Retrieved December 22, 2020.
  6. Choi, Dong-soo (May 20, 2015). "'식스틴' 채령, 언니 채연 탈락에 눈물 '펑펑'…채연 "발전하고 싶다"". Jose Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved February 15, 2021.
  7. Lee, Yu-Jin (September 1, 2018). "이채연, 케이팝스타3→식스틴→프로듀스48 '아이즈원'.. 3번 만에 드디어 데뷔" (in Korean). Retrieved December 22, 2020.
  8. Won, Ho-jung (July 11, 2019). "AB6IX's Lee Dae Hwi Talks About His Friendships With Heize, Yoo Seon Ho, And IZ*ONE's Lee Chae Yeon". The Korea Herald. Herald Corporation. Retrieved May 19, 2015.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)