"Let's become a sharing person." —Seulgi
Seulgi (Korean name: Kang Seul-gi; Hangul: 강슬기, born on February 10, 1994) is a South-Korean singer and dancer. She is the lead vocalist, and main dancer of South-Korean girl group Red Velvet.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Career
- 3 Discography
- 4 Filmography
- 5 Theatre
- 6 Endorsements
- 7 Awards and Nominations
- 8 Trivia
- 9 Gallery
- 10 References
- 11 Navigation
Seulgi, was born in Ansan, Gyeonggi, South Korea. Her family consists of her parents and older brother.
At the age of 13, Seulgi made a successful audition to SM Entertainment, and trained for seven years learning singing, dancing and playing various musical instruments, before becoming a K-pop idol.
She is a graduate of School of Performing Arts Seoul.
2013-2014: Pre-debut activities
As a trainee, on October 15, 2012, she appeared in the "K-POP Boot Camp" of ABC News in Australia.
On December 2, 2013, Seulgi was one of the first batch of trainees introduced as a member of SM Rookies, a pre-debut team of trainees under SM Entertainment, alongside future NCT members Taeyong and Jeno.
As a part of SM Rookies, various clips of Seulgi were released in S.M. Entertainment's official Youtube channel "SMTOWN", such as her singing a Christmas carol. She has also appeared with Irene on a video dancing to Be Natural, a song released by S.M. Entertainment's former group S.E.S., showcasing their dancing on July 17, 2014.
In June 2014, she appears on the VCR of 'My Lady', one of the stages of EXO 's first solo concert, EXO from EXO Planet #1 - The Lost Planet. And throughout the tour. In July 2014, she was featured in labelmate Henry Lau's song "Butterfly" from his second EP Fantastic. She also appeared in the music video of the single "Fantastic".
In January 2015, she starred in a musical arranged by the company entitled School Oz, playing the lead role of Dorothy. In July 2016, she released the song "Don't Push Me" with Wendy as part of the soundtrack of the KBS2 drama, Uncontrollably Fond. Seulgi, Wendy and other SM artists released a digital single titled "Sound of Your Heart" for SM Station on December 30.
In January 2017, she released the song "You're the Only One I See" with Wendy as part of the soundtrack of the KBS2 drama, Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth. She also released a duet titled "Darling U" with Super Junior's Yesung on January 22, as part of SM Station.
|2016||SM Station Season 1||"Sound of Your Heart"||with Lee Dong Woo, Yesung, Sunny,
Luna, Wendy, Taeil & Doyoung
|2017||"Darling U"||with Yesung|
|Fall in, girl Vol. 3||"Our Story"||with Chiywol|
|SM Station Season 2||"Doll"||with Kangta and Wendy|
|2018||SM Station X 0||"Wow Thing"||with Jeon Soyeon, Chungha and SinB|
|2021||Like Water||"Best Friend"||with Wendy|
|2017||High School Rapper FINAL||Mark (NCT)||"Drop"|
|Move||Taemin (SHINee)||"Heart Stop"|
|2018||Selfish||Moon Byul (MAMAMOO)||"Selfish"|
|ZZZ||Zion. T||"Hello Tutorial"|
|2016||Uncontrollably Fond OST||Don't Push Me||With Wendy|
|2017||Idol Drama Operation Team OST||Deep Blue Eyes||Girl Next Door|
|Hwarang OST||I Can Only See You||With Wendy|
|Blade & Soul OST||You, Just Like That||Solo|
|2019||The Crowned Clown OST||Always||Solo|
|2015||SMTown: The Stage||Herself||Documentary Film of SM Town|
|2020||Trolls World Tour||Gomdori||Animated Film|
|2015||Off to School||JTBC||Cast||Episode 40–43|
|100 People, 100 Songs||Contestant||Episode 31, with Wendy|
|Immortal Songs 2||KBS2||Episode 223-224, with Wendy and Joy|
|2016||M Countdown||Mnet||Special host||Episode 494, with Joy|
|King of Mask Singer||MBC||Contestant||Episode 79 as "Cinema Heaven"|
|Idol Battle Likes||KBS2||Host||Episode 1|
|2017||Girl Group Battle||Contestant||Korean New Year special, with Wendy and Joy|
|M Countdown||Mnet||Special host||Episode 510 and 511, with Wendy and Yeri|
|High School Rapper||Featured artist||Episode 8, with Mark Lee (NCT)|
|Idol Drama Operation Team||KBS2||Cast|
|2018||Law of the Jungle in Mexico||SBS||Part of second half team in Mexico (Ep.320–324)|
|Secret Unnie||JTBC||with Sunmi|
|Battle Trip||KBS||Contestant||With Wendy (Ep. 100–103)|
|Cool Kids||JTBC||Host||Episodes 1-6|
|2020||King of Mask Singer||MBC||Panelist||Episode 259|
|Yeri's Room||Dum Dum Studio Youtube||Guest||with Irene|
|Where is My Home?||MBC||with Irene, Jeonghan, and Seungkwan|
|Weekly Idol||with Irene, Episode 469|
|Knowing Brothers: After-School Activities||JTBC||with Irene, Episode 240|
|2015||Kiss the Radio||KBS Cool FM||Special DJ||October 13 with Wendy|
Music video appearances
|2015||"Wish List"||Winter Garden||f(x)||Youtube|
|2016||"One Day One Chance"||School Oz OST||S.M. Entertainment|
|2014-2015||School Oz||Dorothy||Lead Role|
|2019||Coca Cola (with Park Bogum)|
|2019||L'Occitane X OMY City Palette|
Awards and Nominations
|Year||Award Show||Category||Nominated Work||Result|
|2017||Melon Music Awards||Hot Trend Award||Deep Blue Eyes (as Girls Next Door)||Nominated|
|Naver's 2017 Fashionista Awards||Rising Star Award||Nominated|
- Out of the 5 members, she trained the longest, training for a long duration of seven years, being cast back in 2007.
- She is the only member, and the only female SM Entertaiment artist, to have single eyelids.
- She was born the same year as Wendy. Both have suffered vocal nodules. In Seulgi's case, it happened in her 5th and 6th year, which transitioned her into a dancer.
- Seulgi was mentioned by labelmate Kyuhyun from Super Junior, gaining some attention before debut.
- She got the nickname "Bear" from labelmate Amber from f(x).
- She likes to imitate Pikachu.
- She walks without moving her upper body, so it looks as if she was wearing heelies or being on a conveyor belt.
- She can speak Japanese.
- Her favourite number is 20.
- She represents the color of Yellow.
- She can neither wink nor do the splits.
- Her designated animal is a brown bear since the release of Red Velvet's 2020 Seasons' Greeting. Prior to that, it would be a unicorn since debut to pre-Summer Magic era, and a polar bear from Summer Magic era till the release of their 2020 Seasons' Greeting.
- Her representative fruit is a pineapple.
- Her representative weapon is a knife.
- Her representative drink is Yellow Breeze.
- She has shown an imitation of an ostrich in various variety shows.
- Her role model is Beyoncé.
- Her hobbies are drawing and going to the Karaoke alone.
- She claims that she has a habit of leaving a mess and cracking her bones, especially the knuckles.
- Her ways of relieving stress are organizing thoughts by writing in a diary, eating with the people she likes and going to the Karaoke alone.
- She collects stickers, pens and notes.
- She used to share a room with Wendy.
- She now has her own room.
- Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
- She trained with f(x) and EXO.
- She has appeared in several CFs, including Baskin Robbins, Lotte Pepero, Meters/Bonwe, and BLACK Martine SITBON.
- She starred in the SM Entertainment musical, “School Oz” as Dorothy.
- Her Chinese name is Jiang sèqí (Jiang Su Qi).
- She has a older brother.
- She can play the guitar.
- Her best subject at school was PE.
- Despite this, her reaction times are the slowest and moves slowly.
- She loves Pringles, even receiving a congratulatory message from Pringles UK's Twitter on her birthdays.
- She prefers male choreography like hip hop dances.
- Irene's first impression about Seulgi was that she was odd but that made her even cuter
- Before her debut Super Junior Kyuhyun mentioned her a lot on Radio Star. On 093015 Seulgi when on Radio Star and said" I was practicing when my trainee friends came and said I've come up on the real-time searchers. I stayed at first place without falling", Kyuhyun responded with the word " I've dug up a star"
- Recently on MBC's Idol's True Colors she said sometimes she is conscious of her ears.
- She is part of the South Korean television program "Idol Drama Operation Team" and its project female group Girls Next Door.
- At the Music Bank festival in Singapore she did a cover of "Bang Bang" by Jessie J, with Hwa Sa from the South Korean girl group "MAMAMOO".
- She was named one of the "Precious Yet Powerful" Idols that prove duality man undoubtedly exists. 
- Her favorite movie is Before Sunrise. 
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|Irene • Seulgi • Wendy • Joy • Yeri|
|Mini-albums||Ice Cream Cake • The Velvet • Russian Roulette • Rookie • The Red Summer • Summer Magic • RBB • 'The ReVe Festival' Day 1 • 'The ReVe Festival' Day 2 • Monster • Queendom|
|Albums||The Red • Perfect Velvet|
|Repackage albums||The Perfect Red Velvet • 'The ReVe Festival' Finale|
|Japanese mini-albums||#Cookie Jar • SAPPY|
|Singles||Happiness • Be Natural • Wish Tree • Would U • Rebirth • Our Beloved BoA #4|
|Solos||Like Water • Hello|
|OSTs||Yossism • See the stars • Future|
|Concerts||Red Room (2017) • Red Room Japan (2018) • REDMARE (2018) • REDMARE Arena Tour in Japan (2019) • La Rouge (2019) • La Rouge Arena Tour in Japan (2020)|
|Dramas||The Female Employees of a Game Company • The Liar and His Lover • Idol Drama Operation Team • Let's Only Walk The Flower Road • Tempted • Blue Birthday|
|Reality||Level Up Project!|