Red Velvet Member Profile: Seulgi


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

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

Other Activities Outside of Red Velvet:


2017: Featured on “Heart Stop” by Taemin (Shinee)


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)



* “Don’t Push Me” (with Wendy) for Uncontrollably Fond

* “You, Just Like That” for Blade & Soul (the song is only available while you’re playing the game)


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


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



* Participated in SBS Inkigayo‘s Ultra Dance Festival with Lovelyz’s Mijoo, Sonamoo’s Euijin, Oh My Girl’s Yooa, DIA’s Eunjin, and Twice’s Mina

*Did a collaboration for SBS Gayo Daejun with GOT7’s Jinyoung and Yugyeom, Oh My Girl’s Yooa, DIA’s Eunjin, NCT’s Ten, and Blackpink’s Lisa

2017: Performed a cover of Infinite’s “Be Mine” for the KBS Song Festival with Gfriend’s SinB, Twice’s Momo, and I.O.I.’s Chungha and Yoojung.

NOTABLE TV APPEARANCES: (solo or with another member)


*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 final for a performance with contestant and labelmate Mark (NCT)

*Participated on KBS’s Idol Drama Operation Team, 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.

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)