Red Velvet Member Profile: Seulgi

Real Name: Kang Seulgi (강슬기)
Birthday: February 10, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius (Western), Dog (Eastern)
Blood Type: A
From: Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Position(s) : Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Rapper
Color in Red Velvet: Yellow/Orange


Seulgi and her love of Pringles in “Rookie” (2017)

Other Activities Outside of Red Velvet:


2017: Featured on label mate Taemin of SHINee’s “Heart Stop”


2016: “Sound of Your Heart” (with Wendy, Super Junior’s Yesung, SNSD’s Sunny, f(x)’s Luna, and NCT’s Taeil and Doyoung)


* “Darling You” (duet with Super Junior’s Yesung)

* “Doll” with Wendy and Kangta (remake of Kangta’s song)


2016: “Don’t Push Me” with Wendy (Uncontrollably Fond)

2017: “I Can Only See You” with Wendy (Hwarang: The Beginning)


2015: Played Dorothy in SM’s hologram musical School Oz



* 2015 KBS Song Festival: “I Don’t Know What Love is Yet” with Irene and GFriend’s Yerin and Yuju

SBS Inkigayo‘s Ultra Dance Festival: Dance collaboration with Lovelyz’s Mijoo, SONAMOO’s Euijin, Oh My Girl’s Yooa, DIA’s Eunjin, and TWICE’s Mina

* SBS Gayo Daejun: dance collaboration with GOT7’s Jinyoung and Yugyeom, Oh My Girl’s Yooa, DIA’s Eunjin, NCT’s Ten, and BLACKPINK’s Lisa


* 2016 KBS Song Festival: Performed a cover of Infinite’s “Be Mine”  with GFriend’s SinB, TWICE’s Momo, and I.O.I’s Chungha and Yoojung.

2017 MAMA (MNET Asian Music Awards): Dance collaboration with NCT’s Taeyong as part of a Red Velvet/NCT special stage.



*I’m Going to School on JTBC (Episodes 40-43) / A variety show where various celebrities went to a high school for three days as students (“Ice Cream Cake” Era)

*100 People, 100 Songs on JTBC (Episode 31 w/Wendy) / A show where the audience of 100 people each has a song.  Contestants choose an audience member and must finish the song he/she starts singing from memory. (I couldn’t find the actual episode, so the link is an article)


*Girls who Eat Well on JTBC (Episodes 1-2) / This was a controversial mukbang show that reunited various girl group members (Twice, Apink, I.O.I) and had them compete to see who was the best eater.  They reformatted the show after these episodes.

*The Return of Superman on KBS (Episode 147 w/ Joy) / A popular variety show where celebrity dads take care of their children while their wife has some relaxing time.  Occasionally, their celebrity friends will drop by. (“Russian Roulette” era)

*King of Mask Singer on MBC (Episode 80) / A music competition show kind of similar to The Voice. Contestants singing wearing elaborate costumes and masks to disguise their identity.


*Abnormal Summit on JTBC (Episode 131 w/ Wendy) / A panel of foreigners living in Korea who have round-table discussions with guests on various topics and Korean culture.

*High School Rapper on MNET / Appeared on the finale for a performance with contestant and label mate Mark Lee of NCT.

*Idol Drama Operation Team (KBS) / a variety show where girl group members write and act in their own drama series.  It also featured MAMAMOO’s Moonbyul, Lovelyz’s Sujeong, SONAMOO’s D.ana, Oh My Girl’s Yooa, I.O.I’s Somi, and Produce 101 contestant Kim Sohee. (All episodes available on Youtube)

2018: Has been confirmed to appear on the upcoming season of Law of the Jungle in Mexico – filming will be in early March, and the episodes will be aired in April.

Sources: Youtube, SM Entertainment, Wikipeda, Red Velvet Wiki Red Velvet Updates,  KSHOWONLINE, Soompi, JTBC – I’m Going to School (Episodes 40-43), 100 People, 100 Songs  (Episode 31), Girls Who Eat Well (Episodes 1-2), and Abnormal Summit (Episode 131) /  KBS – Idol Battle Likes (Episode 1), Idol Drama Operation Team (All episodes), and The Return of Superman (Episode 147) / MBC’s King of Mask Singer (Episode 80) / MNET’s High School Rapper (Season Finale)