AFTER SCHOOL

Member Profiles

Current Students

Real Name : Kim Jung Ah (김정아)
Position in Group : Leader, Main Vocalist
Birth Date : 2nd August 1983
Height : 167 cm
Star Sign : Leo
Cyworld Mini Homepage : www.cyworld.com/jaloveja
Twitter: @as_jungah
Google+:  https://plus.google.com/115445082816897301881/posts
Misc. Information :

– Took Musical Studies at Kyungmin College
– Had an album “SZ 1st Album” in 2000.
– Used to be a member of “Kiss Five” in 2005.
– Participated in Son Dambi’s “Bad Boy” performances as a dancer as part of her training in 2008.
– Participated in Snow Village project with K.Will, Tei, Brown Eyed Girl’s Miryo, Kan Mi Yeon & Suki.
– Participated in “You’re Cute” track from MBC Drama “Pasta” OST album
– Was supposed to star in the musical “Chorus Line” portraying the role of Christine, a young yet slightly moronic dancer but had to decline due to AfterSchool’s activities.
–  Has done charity work in Vietnam with Son Dambi.
– In 2012 She was cast in the popular TV Show ‘Reckless Family’ Season 2

Real Name : Lee Joo Yeon (이주연)
Position in Group : Sub Vocalist
Birth Date : 19th March 1987
Height : 168 cm
Star Sign : Pisces
Cyworld Mini Homepage : www.cyworld.com/juyeon319 Twitter: ASJuPal
Daum Fan Cafe : zzangjueyoen
Google+https://plus.google.com/106213420904805955375/posts
Misc. Information :

– Graduated from Dongduk Women’s University with a major in broadcasting.
– Was a famous Internet Ulzzang.
– Starred in Skool Looks CF
– Featuring in Tony An’s “Yutzpracachia” MV in 2006
– Had a small role in Movie “My Tutor Friend2″ in 2007.
– Appeared on MBC “Introduce Star’s Friend” as Son Dambi’s best friend in 2008.
– Featuring in E.Bul’s “I Want to Buy It” MV in 2009.
– Featuring in Taegoon’s “Betrayed” MV in 2009.
– Starring in KBS Invincible Youth (G7) season 2
-On September 13, 2010 it was revealed that Joo got the part in a drama called “Smile, Donghae” the character she played is named Sae Young
– In 2012 she made a cameo appearance in the drama ‘Reply 1997‘
– Starred in the drama ‘Jeon Woo Chi’ which premiered in November 2012 as Eun Woo                                                          – In June 2013 she made Cameo as Actress in the drama Monstar

Name : U-ie (유이)
Real Name : Kim Yoo Jin (김유진)
Position in Group : Sub Vocalist
Birth Date : 9th April 1988
Height : 173 cm
Star Sign : Aries
Award : Best Newcomer Award at MBC Entertainment Awards 2009
Cyworld Mini Homepage : www.cyworld.com/dldkdbwls Twitter: uuuei
Fanmade Youtube Channel : UEEJACK24
Google+https://plus.google.com/104773498718028463127/posts
Me2dayhttp://me2day.net/uuuei
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/officialuie
Misc. Information :
– Used to be a trainee in Good Entertainment.
– Was set to debut in a group with “Yoobin” of the Wonder Girls before moving to Pledis Entertainment.
– Starred in a documentary called “Diary of Five Girls”
– Appeared on MBC “Introduce Star’s Friend” as Wonder Girls’ Yoobin’s best friend in 2008.
– Had a small role in MBC’s Drama “Queen Seon Duk” playing a young Mishil Saeju, a character in the drama.
– Featuring in Mighty Mouth’s “Love Class” MV and performances along with 4minute Hyun Ah.
– Starring in MBC’s variety show We Got Married on MBC’s Sunday Night along with Park Jae Jung.
– Endorsing for Anycall Magic Hole cell phone together with Lee Min Ho & Kim Hyun Joong
– Endorsing for Korean alcohol Chueum Churum Soju “Cool”.
– Featuring in Jo Sung Mo’s “Please Take Care Of Her” MV together with Yoo Seung Ho.
– Did a duet with JunJin titled “His and Her Situation”, also featuring Suk Hee.
– Starring in SBS Drama “You’re Beautiful” as Yoo Hae Yi
– Endorsing for Anycall – 4Tomorrow group project together with Ga-In (Brown Eyed Girls) , Han Seung Yeon (KARA) & Hyun Ah (4Minute).
– Starred in the Drama “Birdie Buddy” as Sung Mi Soo.
– Endorsing for Vivaldi Park Ocean World 2010 together with Kahi.
-Starred in the Drama “Ojakgyo Brothers” previously titled “Golden Pond” as Baek Ja Eun.
-Released her first solo single “Soksoksok” on June 21, 2011 featuring JongHyun from After School Boys now known as Nu’Est
– Goes to Sungkyunkwan University, majoring in Performing Arts.
– Starred in the drama ‘Jeon Woo Chi’ as Hong Mu-yeon which premiered in November 2012                                                                                                                                                       – Uee Starred in the drama MBC weekend drama ‘Golden Rainbow’which premiered in November 2013

 

Name : Raina (레이나)
Real Name : Oh Hye Rin (오혜린)
Position in Group : Main Vocalist
Birth Date :7th May 1989
Height : 166 cm
Star Sign : Taurus
Twitter : raina57
Cyworld Mini Homepage : http://www.cyworld.com/AS_Raina
Google +https://plus.google.com/109782825679063160181/posts
Misc. Information :
– Previously auditioned for Mnet’s SuperstarK.
– Was a barista at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf.
– A lyricist, wrote the lyrics for 이곳에 서서 (Standing Here)Not Yet in Orange Caramel’s second mini-album and the Happy Pledis single, Love Love Love
– Featured on Kan Jong Wook’s song titled “Even After a Day”
– A member of Orange Caramel which consists of Raina, Nana and Lizzy
– Released the OST “Self Luminous” for the KBS drama ‘Sunshine Girl’

Name : Nana (나나)
Real Name : Im Jin Ah (임진아)
Position in Group : Sub Vocalist
Google +https://plus.google.com/116104770517740235618/posts
Me2dayhttp://me2day.net/sanmiy7
Birth Year : 14th September 1991
Height : 171 cm
Star Sign : Virgo
School : Jeongju Ochang High School & beauty school at Seoul Arts College
Misc. Information :
– Participated in the 2009 Asia Pacific Super Model Contest
– Starring in Honey Dew’s debut track Like A Fool MV
– Starring in Eru’s White Tears MV
– Cast member on Japan’s “Tokyo Brand New Girls” TV show in April 2012
– Is a licensed make-up artist and beautician.
– Started to endorse ‘Juvis’ professional diet plan in June 2012


Name : Lizzy (리지)
Real Name : Park Soo Young (박수영)
Position in Group : Sub Vocalist
Birth Date : 31st July 1992
Height : 168 cm
Star Sign : Leo
Hobbies : Enjoying Music, playing NDS games, Art & Crafts, Eating snacks
Specialty : Swimming, Piano
Favorite music : Dance Style, Ballad
Favorite singer : Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Park Jung-hyun
Favorite artist : Josh Hartnett, Kang Boo-ja
Cyworld Mini Hompage: http://www.cyworld.com/As_Lizzy
Twitter: P_Lizzy
Google +
https://plus.google.com/116239624627368502150/posts
Misc. Information:
– Intro Clip from Pledis : Lizzy – Take A Bow
– Made a first featuring performance with rapper DefCon in “How to Leave the Rapper” on SBS Inkigayo.
– Starring in Teen Top’s debut track ‘Clap’ MV
– Being fixed host-member in SBS Good Sunday ‘Running Man’
– Starring in MBC Daily Sitcom ‘All My Love’ as a Busan girl “Soon Duk”
– Cast in the drama ‘Rascal Sons/My Sons’ as Yoo Ri in October 2012

Name : E-Young (이영)
Real Name : No Yi Young (노이영)
Position in Group : Sub Vocalist
Birth Date : 16th August 1992
Height : 167 cm
Weight : 45 kg
Star Sign : Leo
TwitterEyoung0816
Google+:  https://plus.google.com/109432586811482048295/posts
Misc. Information:
– Composes music
– Plays the guitar, piano, cello, bass and drums among a few other instruments
– Attended Chuncheon Agricultural High School andK-NoteMusicAcademy
– Won gold at the 2007 Gangwon Province Teen Song Festival
– Won the grand prize at the 2008 Dong Song Festival
– Currently attends Kyunghee University, majoring in intrumental music

Name: Kaeun (가은)
Real Name: Lee Ga Eun (이가은)
Position in Group: Sub Vocalist and Dancer
Date of Birth: 20th August 1994
Height: 168 cm
Blood Type: AB
Star Sign: Leo
Google+ Pagehttps://plus.google.com/117952166518320631542/posts
Me2dayhttp://me2day.net/as_kaeun
Misc. Information:
-Attended junior high school in Japan
-Specialty: Vocals & Japanese
– Best vocal abilities of all Pledis Trainees
– Performed a special version of “Not Over You” with Nu’est at the 2012 Hallyu Dream Concert
– On November 2, 2012 performed the Lambada with Lee Joon from MBlaq at ‘Mubank in Chile’

After School’s Google+ Pagehttps://plus.google.com/104842947118135804479/posts

Graduates

Name: Yoo So Young (유소영)
Real Name: 
Joo So Young (주소영) 
Position in Group: 
Sub Vocalist 
Birth Date: 
29th March 1986 
Height:
 165 cm
Weight: 
44 kg 
Blood Type:
 AB 
Star Sign: 
Aries 
Cyworld:
 http://www.cyworld.com/1004329
Twitter: @ssosso_1004
Misc. Information:
• Graduated in October 2009 to pursue an acting career.
• Starred in KBS1 daily drama “The Women of Our Home”
Daum Fan Cafe : HaPpyNess
– Starred in the drama ‘Dream High 2′ as Park Soon Dong in 2012
– Cast member on the magic show ‘Magic Hole’
– Cast member on the variety show ‘Jewelry House’
– Starred in ‘Miss Panda & Hedgehog’ in 2012

*She withdrew from After School on October 29th, 2009

Name : Bekah (베카)
Real Name : Rebekah Kim (레베카 김)
Position in Group : Sub Vocalist, Rapper
Birth Date : 11th August 1989
Height : 168 cm
Star Sign : Leo
Twitter : @__BEKAH
Cyworld Mini Homepage : www.cyworld.com/bekahhh
Instagramhttp://instagr.am/p/KjBDMniSr1/
Tumblrhttp://awanderingwonder.tumblr.com/
Online Storehttp://www.icraveyou.bigcartel.com/
Misc. Information :
– Born and raised in Hawaii.
– Graduated from Moanalua High School.
– Featuring in Tei’s “Mr. Lonely” track from his mini-album ‘The Shine 2009′.
– Featuring in Lee Hyori’s “Bring It Back” track 05 from her 4th album ‘H-Logic’ along with 4Minute Jiyoon.
– Featuring in Seo In Guk’s “At First Sight” track 06 from his first mini album ‘Just Beginning’.
-Has a solo song called, “Take me to the Place
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QJAJXXh-Zc
– Talented in drawing.
– Graduated in July 2011 to study design.
– In May 2012 she was featured on Hyori Lee’s tv show ‘Golden 12

*She withdrew from After School on July 9th, 2011


Name : Park Kahi (박가희)
Real Name : Park Ji Young (박지영)
Position in Group : Ex Leader, Vocalist, Rapper, Lyrics Composer & Co-Choreographer
Birth Date : 25th December 1980
Height : 168 cm
Weight : 50 kg
Blood Type : O
Star Sign : Capricorn
Award : Best Newcomer Award at SBS Entertainment Awards 2010
Twitter : @misskahi – Second Account: officialkahi
Instagram: officialkahi – Second Account: imisskahi
Cyworld Mini Hompage : http://www.cyworld.com/kahipark
Me2Day : http://me2day.net/misskahi
Daum Fan Cafe : Dancer Kahi
Google+https://plus.google.com/101238216536025930781/posts
Instagramhttp://web.stagram.com/search/imisskahi/
Misc. Information :
– Was a famous backup dancer for BoA, JinuSean, 1TYM, Lexy, DJ DOC, Chaeyeon, Eun Ji Won, etc. since 2000-2006.
– Starring in m:rope MP3-Player CF
– Previously in the Korean-American girl group, “S.Blush” whose digital single “It’s My Life” peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard-
Hot Dance Chart in 2007. [Audio || Performance]
– Did a featuring on Son Dambi’s “Bad Boy” single as a rapper in 2008. [MV || Performance]
– Featured in E.Bul’s “I Want to Buy It” MV and Performance in 2009.
– Featured in One Two’s “Starry Night” MV in 2009.
– Recently being popular among Korean TV programs because of her various talents especially professional dancing skill in MJ’s Dangerous Beyonce’s Sweet Dreams, Ego, Video Phone & Diva. [Dance Collection: 1 || 2 || 4 || 5]
– Endorsing for Vivaldi Park Ocean World 2010 together with U-ie.
– Endorsing for Fat Down product.
– Wrote rap lyrics and featuring in Suki’s first mini album-title track ‘One Love’ [MV]
– Member of SBS Good Sunday “Heroes” variety show
– Won the “New Star Award” at the SBS Entertainment Awards 2010.
– Debut as a solo singer with her 1st Album “Comeback You Bad Person” in 2011.
– Acting debut as  Hyun Ji Soo (Dance Teacher) in the drama ‘Dream High 2′

*Kahi’s graduation was announced on June 5, 2012. She stated she would finish her activities with After School by September 2012, which included a fan-meet in Japan. She officially finished her duties as the first leader of After School on June 17th.

Pre-School Girl

Name: Kyungmin (경민)
Real Name: Kim Kyungmin (김경민)
Date of Birth: 13th March 1994
Star Sign: Pisces
Hometown: Masan
me2day:http://me2day.net/yooy1288
Misc. Information:
• Winner of the me2day Search for After School’s 9th Member in 2010 (along with Ara).
• Featured in “Funky Man” (After School Vol. 1 – Virgin)
• Specialty: Dance.

Pledis Trainee

Name: Minkang (민강)
Real Name: Kim Minkang (김민강)
Misc. Information:
• Official winner of the 2011 Happy Pledis audition. (You can read her thoughts on winning & a video of her singing/dancing here — You need a proxy to watch it though)

Transfer Students

Joined the group “Hello Venus”

Name: Hyelim (혜림)
Real Name: Kim Hyelim (김혜림)
Cyworld: http://www.cyworld.com/hyelim8732
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/haleyholic
Misc. Information:
– Former trainee at Medialine Entertainment (was supposed to debut in Viva Girls).
– Back-up dancer for Lee Chaeyon.
• Wrote rap lyrics for Scotch V.I.P.’s “Finale”.
• Specialty: Dance & rap.

Name: Ara (아라)
Real Name: Yoo Ara (유아라)
Date of Birth: 26th September 1992
Star Sign: Libra
Misc. Information:
• Winner of the me2day Search for After School’s 9th Member in 2010 (along with Kyungmin).
• Went to Seoul Music High School (same alumni as SHINee’s Jonghyun, Block B’s Zico & Boyfriend’s Jungmin) and graduated 2 years early.
• Majored in vocals.
• Sang the chorus for the 1st Happy Pledis single, “Love Love Love” & was featured in the track as well as MV for “Love Letter”.
• Specialty: Vocals.

Name: Yoonjo (윤조)
Real Name: Shin Yoonjo (신윤조)
Date of Birth: 14th December 1992
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Misc. Information:
• Went to Seoul Arts High School.
• Majored in music & vocals (in particular classical singing, she is a soprano).
• Featured in “Dream” (After School Vol. 1 – Virgin).
• Specialty: Vocals.

Withdrawal

Name: Nicole (니콜) a.k.a. Nikki (니키)
Real Name: Nicole Yi Haeji (니콜 이해지)
Date of Birth: 11th May 1994
Height: 5’6 (posted on twitter) – – 167 cm
Star Sign: Taurus
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

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