How Old Are the Red Velvet Members?

When other K-pop groups zig, SM Entertainment’s Red Velvet zags. The girl group is regularly referred to as “concept queens” because they can’t be pigeonholed into one particular sound or visual. The group enjoys just doing a little of everything, and even if someone doesn’t love their entire discography, they would almost certainly enjoy some of it. Red Velvet debuted on August 4, 2014 with the single “Happiness” as four members, but they added Yeri as a fifth member for the release of their first mini-album, Ice Cream Cake, which was released on March 17, 2015. That was quite a while ago though, so to learn how old the Red Velvet members are now, here is the age and birthday for Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy, and Yeri.

Age and Birthday for Red Velvet Members Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy, and Yeri: How Old Explained

  • Irene is 33 years old and was born on March 29, 1991.
  • Seulgi is 30 years old and was born on February 10, 1994.
  • Wendy is 30 years old and was born on February 21, 1994.
  • Joy is 27 years old and was born on September 3, 1996.
  • Yeri is 25 years old and was born on March 5, 1999.

In turn, when the original four Red Velvet members debuted back in 2014, they were the following ages: Irene was 23, Seulgi was 20, Wendy was 20, and Joy was 17. Meanwhile, when Yeri debuted in March 2015, she was 16. When Yeri joined the group, she became the maknae, meaning she is the youngest member. And incidentally, although she was not part of Red Velvet for “Happiness,” she still appeared in the beginning of its music video as a trainee!

Irene is the oldest member of the group and also its leader. She is often hailed as the most famous visual of third-generation K-pop girl groups, akin to how Karina from Aespa and Wonyoung from IVE are renowned for their visuals among fourth-generation girl groups.

If you’re only just now getting into Red Velvet, you can use this image to help you learn who the members are and how old they are:

Equipped with current age and birthday, you now know everything about how old the Red Velvet members are both now and back when they debuted. Next up, you can check out the MBTI for each Red Velvet member!

After that, you might want to check out how old the Blackpink members or Twice members are, being the other most major third-generation K-pop girl groups. Or check out how old the Aespa members are, being another hot SM Entertainment girl group.

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John Friscia

John has been a dedicated K-pop enthusiast for more than 10 years, and he also has more than 10 years of professional experience in writing, editing, journalism, and fact-checking. Now John wants to share the love of K-pop with the world, by providing accurate and up-to-date information on idols and the industry that is much more trustworthy than what is found on unsourced wikis and profile pages.

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