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Hani (EXID)

Weight: 50 kg
Height: 168 cm
Real name:
Date of Birth: May 1, 1992

About Hani (EXID)

Hani (EXID) Facts

  • Group K-Pop EXID
    • Sub-unit Solji&Hani (DASONI).
    • Position: Vocalist and dancer.
  • Education:
    • Seoul Daemo Elementary School (Graduate)
    • Daewang Middle School (Graduate)
    • Kyunggi Girls’ High School (Transferred)
    • Jirisan High School (Graduated)
    • Global Cyber University (Department of Broadcasting and Entertainment)
  • Languages Korean (native language), English (fluent) and Chinese (intermediate).
  • Specialty Singing halftones and writing down everything that comes to mind (memorandum).
  • Hobbies: She enjoys taking selfies, practicing the clarinet and trying new dance steps, and loves to read, especially comics and manga.
  • Favorite color turquoise.
  • Instruments: Clarinet and guitar.
  • Favorite character Jin ( Super radical gag family”).
  • Favorite food meat; although she likes to eat everything.
  • Mascot A kitten named Fati.
  • She was an apprentice JYP and was preparing to make her debut in a group called Little Big Mama when the plans didn’t work out, Hani left the company JYP however, she did not want to give up on her dreams and ended up making her debut as a member of EXID approximately six months later.
  • Hani is proud of her days as a student: “I was a very dedicated student when I was a teenager. Maybe I didn’t always get good grades because of my training, but when I studied in China as an exchange student, I was always among the best in the whole department.” She possesses a IQ of 145, which makes her a gifted person.
  • She has confessed on more than one occasion that before, when she was a teenager, she had many insecurities and was afraid of not knowing what would happen to her in the future, if she would make her debut or if she would be able to withstand all the negative criticism and the pressure of being a well-known character.
  • In the program “War of Words” explained the meaning of her real name, Ahn Hee Yeon Hee means happiness and Yeon was devised by her parents because they wanted to remember the moment when they both met at Yonsei University, so her name is evidence of the love between her parents.
  • For her, her colleagues and members of EXID are like their older and younger sisters READ (fans of EXID ) are like her favorite cereals, the ones that give her strength and vitality.
  • She does not consider herself sexy at all. Her personality on stage and off stage is completely different. She was very surprised to receive comments such as: “Hani, you are very sexy”; because she had to force herself to be that way due to the suggestive and captivating image she has of herself. EXID wanted to give from the comeback “Up&Down”.
  • Of all her colleagues, the one with whom she has the strongest affinity is with LE in addition, they shared an apartment LEGGO they call them “The Ahn Sisters”, as they both have the same surname and maintain a close and beautiful relationship of friendship. Together with their colleagues and friends Jeonghwa and LE are the only members that are still members of the EXID since the birth of the group.
  • She practiced swimming when she was a child; her athletic build and good physical condition allow her to swim at great speed, and she has impressed more than one artist with her incredible skills.
  • Modeled for the magazine MAXIM together with Jeonghwa showing her sensual and youthful side in the photographs.
  • Members call her “Heroin” thanks to their viral fancams, the group has become popular and gained a lot of attention.
  • Despite her easy-going and dedicated appearance, Hani is not a flexible person and tends to be very strict, especially with herself. Her mother has told her that it is very difficult to live this way, so she wants to change this aspect of her personality and learn to be more tolerant.
  • She was the first member of EXID to reach more than one million followers in Instagram.
  • She headed to Nicaragua to film the new season of Law of the Jungle among those who accompanied her, the following are worth mentioning Jackson (GOT7 ), Minah (Girl’s Day ), N (VIXX ), the actor Choi Woo Shik the professional wrestler Kim Dong Hyun the actor Jo Han Sun former professional basketball player Hyun Joo-Yup and, last but not least, Kim Tae Woo (G.O.D the program was broadcast in early September 2015.
  • Hani is a lazy person who likes to spend most of her free time lying around staring at nothing or reading one of her favorite manga. She also loves to sleep, so much so that she has slept for more than 17 hours.
  • In an interview made by the magazine “THE STAR” the only possible answer to her ability to do so many things well is how easily and quickly she adapts. In addition, among many other confessions, she said that when she has free time she likes to go to places she has never visited; just take the bus, listen to music while reading a book or visit the nearest park.
  • On September 27, 2015, in an interview made to men and women between 20 and 40 years old; it has been published the list of “Korean stars desired to take home in Chuseok.” in addition, on the same day, the results of a survey of South Korean soldiers were released “Which K-Pop idol would you like to have as a girlfriend?” hani was ranked number 2.
  • She knows how to sew and she does it quite well. On Weekly Idol showed this ability and the members said she does it a lot during breaks, as well as reading.
  • During the time that EXID was inactive, in addition to studying Chinese, she learned Djing.
  • She has been chosen in South Korea as the hottest TV star of 2015. Of the 19 programs she has attended this year, 16 of them have had very good reviews towards her; noteworthy are “Please Take Care of my Refrigerator” and “Crime Scene 2”.
  • In 2016 it was believed due to a survey in Genie in which Hani received 46.2% of the votes, which in the year of the monkey would be when Hani would receive much more success; in second place Soyou (SISTAR ) and in third place Moonbyul (Mamamoo).
  • On January 1, 2016, it was confirmed that Hani and singer Junsu (JYJ ) were meeting and dating since June 2015 and officially formalized their relationship, being a couple. Both companies wish the best for both, ask for love and understanding and for their privacy to be respected. Yedang Entertainment wrote a statement, saying, “Last year a lot of things changed with the success of “Up&Down” and Hani, due to lack of experience, didn’t know how to cope with everything. Then, more than anyone else, there was one person who helped her and gave her strength to focus, now they are both in a serious relationship.”
  • She gained a lot of attention in Japan after the news of her relationship with Junsu (JYJ ), appearing as the first search in several websites.
  • A news story has revealed that she explained in the program Radio Star that before going to record it she had to take painkillers to calm down because she was so nervous, as she knew they were going to talk about her relationship with the artist Junsu (JYJ in the program she explained how they met and confessed how much she admired him.
  • It is ranked number 4 in the TOP 288 of the list MLBPark 2015 one of the most famous Korean male websites in South Korea.
  • She was chosen as MC of the SBS network program “Baek Jongwon’s 3 Great Chefs”. it appeared previously accompanied by EXID and won the hearts of the audience with her pleasant personality and aptitude for enjoying and savoring food. Since the MC’s so far have been male, they explained, “We needed an MC who could represent the food tastes of our female viewers. More than anything we wanted someone who would enjoy the mukbang because we went looking for a well-known star with a lot of popularity, Hani was chosen.
  • On February 27th, the news came out that Hani would leave all her activities aside to rest before the new comeback with EXID because of enteritis, Yedang has allowed her and the rest of the team to take a break EXID so they will spend time with their families and come back rested and strong.
  • It has managed to be number 1 in the popular news at Naver and number 2 in Nate after her identity was discovered in the contest “King of Masked Singer” she has surprised the public and has received very good comments and a great support, being recognized not only for her beauty and personality, but also for her beautiful voice. She managed to reach the last round (something surprising) and was defeated by the current King of Masked a participant who seems indestructible.
  • She returned with Solji to sing with its sub-unit DASONI now known as Solji&Hani on March 3, 2016, her song was released on “Only One”.
  • She ended her period of rest after recovering from enteritis on March 17, 2016, on her arrival in Shanghai, China, for her first fan-meeting there with EXID.
  • She was MC of Weekly Idol with her best friend Heechul (Super Junior ) as a replacement for Hyung Don together with Defconn until she returned recovered
  • She made her first film appearance, with a small cameo, in the movie Take Off 2 which was launched in August 2016
  • On September 13, 2016, both the agency of EXID as the agency of JYJ confirmed Hani’s breakup with the singer Junsu due to their busy schedules.
  • She took part as a writer of a section on PikiCast for five weeks speaking to the public as a non-famous twenty-four year old girl, giving advice while gathering information and writing it on the web.
  • On January 1, 2017, right at the start of the year, another fancam of Hani went viral and its popularity grew so much that it was featured in the media and the news reached the number one spot on several websites, including YouTube in the fancam you can see Hani cheering on her partner Hyerin to achieve the high score of Solji during her absence at the special New Year’s Eve event “Gayo Daejun 2016” from MBC this fact caused tenderness in the netizens due to their beautiful friendship.
  • When EXID attended KCON in Mexico on March 17, 2017, Hani performed the song “Ecos de Amor” by the duo Jesse&Joy she surprised everyone with her voice and her great effort to sing in Spanish, a language she does not know at all.

Biography

Pre-Debut

He was apprenticed to JYP Entertainment in addition, she had the opportunity to join the K-Pop group SISTAR but did not accept the proposal of Hyolyn some time later, ready to show her abilities on stage, she decided to take a big step into the world of entertainment by joining the group K-Pop EXID.

2012: Debut with EXID

Debuted as a member of EXID with the release of the first single “Whoz That Girl” on February 16, 2012. Her debut performance was on the television show “Whoz That Girl” M! Countdown.

2019: Termination of her contract with Banana Culture, career as an Actress.

Following a press release issued by Banana Culture hani officially left the company after seven years with the company at the end of May 2019, after which she decided to travel around Europe and take a break. Despite this, she continues to be part of EXID and until their next return, the group will go on an indefinite hiatus.

On October 11, Sublime Artist Agency announced that Hani has signed an exclusive contract with them to continue her career in entertainment.

Oct. 23, 2019 revealed that Hani will promote under her real name Ahn Hee Yeon in her new career as an actress.

In August 2020, it was announced that she had joined the cast of the drama Not Yet 30 where she will play anchorwoman Lee Ran Joo, the childhood best friend of Seo Ji Won (Young In Sun).

Hani (EXID) Advertisement

  • CLRIDE.n (Clothing) (2020) with Yoon Seo Bin
  • Michael Kors (2019, jewelry)
  • LACOME (2019)
  • Mademoiselles Rochas (2018-2019, perfume)
  • Fuze Tea (2017)
  • KFC (2017)
  • Oreo (2016-2017)
  • OLENS (2015-2017)
  • Kiss Me (2015-2017)
  • Mizuno (2015-2016)
  • LENOVO (2015-2016)
  • Jambangee (2015-2016)
  • LG (2015)
  • Pauls Boutique (2015)
  • Big Cap Ramen (2015)
  • Clash of Kings (2015)

Hani (EXID) Collaborations

  • Hanhae – Eyes (feat. Hani) (2017).
  • Ken (VIXX ) – Gap (feat. Hani) (2015)
  • Rare Potato – Fake Illness (feat. Hani) (2015)
  • Jinusean – Tell Me One More Time (feat. Hani) (Live performances) (2015)
  • R.Tee – We Got The World (feat. Hani) (2014)
  • C-CLOWN – Cold (Narr. Hani) (2012)

Hani (EXID) Drama

  • Idol: The Coup (jTBC, 2021)
  • You Raise Me Up (WAVVE, 2021)
  • Not Yet 30 (Cocoa TV, 2021)
  • The Spies Who Loved Me (MBC, 2020) Cameo
  • SF8: White Crow (MBC, 2020)
  • XX (MBC, 2020)
  • Producers (KBS2, 2015)cameo
  • Twelve Men in a Year (tvN, 2012) Cameo

Hani (EXID) Films

  • Young Adults Matter (2021)
  • Idol (2017)
  • Take Off 2 (2016) Cameo

Hani (EXID) Awards

  • 2017 Korea Cable TV Awards: MC Rising Star

Hani (EXID) Radio Programs

  • (EBS Radio) Nihao China (01-25-17)
  • (MBC) Heo Kyung Hwan’s Starry Night (12-12-15)
  • (SBS) Choi Hwa Jung’s Power Time (23-11-15)
  • (SBS) Cultwo Show (11-19-15)
  • (MBC) Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (05-09-2013)
  • (MBC) Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (29-08-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (08-08-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (25-07-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (17-07-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (4-07-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (27-06-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (20-06-2013)
  • (KBS) Cool FM Kiss The Radio (18-06-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (13-06-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (30-05-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (23-05-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (16-05-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (18-04-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (12-04-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (04-04-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (26-03-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (13-03-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (06-03-2013)
  • (MBC) Standard FM Shindong Radio Shim Shim Tapa (26-02-2013)

Hani (EXID) TV Programs

  • Running Mates (Mnet, 2020) Cast Member
  • Running Man (SBS, 2019) Ep.448, along with Solji
  • Not The Same Person You Used To Know (Mnet, 2019) Ep. 5
  • Under Nineteen (MBC, 2019) Ep.7-8
  • Salty Tour (tvN, 2018) Ep. 18-20
  • Law of the Jungle in Komodo (SBS, 2017)
  • Suddenly One day million won (Olive TV, 2017) as MC.
  • Crime Scene 3 (JTBC, 2017) Ep. 12/05/17, special guest
  • Hello Counselor (KBS2, 2017) Ep. 324, along with Hyerin
  • Secret Variety Training Institute (MBC, 2017) Ep. 05/05/17
  • Oh! Cool Guy (Channel A, 2017) Ep. 01/04/17
  • MBC Music K-Plus Concert in Hanoi (MBC, 2017) Ep. 25/03/17, as MC
  • Happy Together 3 (KBS, 2017) Ep. 491-492
  • Give me a meal (JTBC, 2017) Ep. 22/03/17
  • King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2015-2017) Ep. 1-2, 47-48, 103-104
  • Korea Cable TV Awards (2017) 10/03/17, as MC and together with. Jeonghwa
  • Flower Crew (SBS, 2017) Ep. 05/03/17
  • Girl Group War: The honor of the family (KBS, 2017) Ep. 27/01/17, besides the rest of EXID
  • Knowing Bros (JTBC, 2017) Ep. 58
  • Duet Song Festival (MBC, 2016) Ep. 16/12/16 and 23/12/16
  • WowWow (SBS, 2016) Ep. 09/22/16, along with the rest of EXID
  • Happy Piramid 333 (MBC, 2016) Ep. 09/22/16, along with the rest of EXID
  • Inkigayo (SBS, 2016) Ep. 12/06/16, MC special along with Suho and Baekhyun from EXO and Jeonghwa
  • Baek Jung Won’s 3 Kings (SBS, 2016) Ep. 21/05/16
  • Two Yoo Project – Sugar Man (JTBC, 2016) Ep. 32, along with Solji
  • Baek Jung Won’s 3 Kings (SBS, 2016) Ep. 7-May to 21-May
  • Fantastic Duo (SBS, 2016) Ep. 1/05/16
  • Super Idol 2 (MBC, 2016) Ep. 26/04/16, along with Solji
  • Battle Trip (KBS, 2016) Ep. 23/04/16, besides Solji
  • People of Full Capacity (MBC, 2016) Ep. 21/04/16
  • Star King (SBS, 2016) Ep. 05/04/16 MC special
  • Weekly Idol (MBCEvery1, 2016) Ep. 245-278, temporary MC next to Heechul from Super Junior
  • King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2016) Ep. 02/21/16 and 02/28/16
  • Bon Boon Olympic (KBS, 2016) Ep. 10/02/16, besides Solji
  • National Idol Contest (KBS2, 2016) Ep. 08/02/16, along with the rest of EXID
  • We are Siblings (KBS, 2016) Ep. 08/02/16
  • The Boss is Watching (SBS, 2016) Ep. 06/02/16, along with the rest of EXID
  • Baek Jongwon’s 3 Great Chefs (SBS, 2016) as MC
  • People of Full Capacity (MBC, 2016) Ep. 15/01/16
  • Baek Jongwon’s 3 Great Chefs (SBS, 2016) Ep. 15/01/16, besides the rest of EXID
  • Radio Star (MBC, 2016) Ep. 13/01/16
  • Real Men (MBC, 2016) Ep. 10/01/16
  • Star King (SBS, 2016) Ep. 05/01/16, together with Jackson from GOT7 and Hyerin
  • People of Full Capacity (MBC, 2016) Ep. 01/01/16
  • Running Man (SBS, 2015) Ep. 29/11/15
  • Weekly Idol (MBCEvery1, 2015) Ep. 25/11/15, along with the rest of EXID
  • Oh! My Baby (SBS, 2015) Ep. 21/11/15, besides Hyerin
  • Hello Counselor (KBS 2TV, 2015) Ep. 250, along with L.E and Hyerin
  • Oh! My Baby (SBS, 2015) Ep. 14/11/15, besides Hyerin
  • Same Bed, Different Dreams (SBS, 2015) Ep. 07/11/15, besides L.E
  • 2015 Asia Song Festival (2015) 11/10/15, as MC
  • Please Take Care of My Refrigerator (JTBC, 2015) Ep. 12/10/15, along with Bora
  • TV’s Let’s Go Dream Team (KBS2, 2015) Ep. 20/09/15
  • Grand K-Pop Festival (04/09/15, as MC)
  • Law of the Jungle in Nicaragua (SBS, 2015)
  • Cool Kiz on the Block (KBS2, 2015) Ep. 115
  • Healing C& (SBS, 2015) Ep. 31/08/15
  • Two Yoo Project – Sugar Man (JTBC, 2015) Ep. 19/08/15
  • Our Neighborhood Art and Physical Education (KBS2, 2015) Ep. 21/07/15
  • Same Bed, Different Dreams (SBS, 2015) Ep. 11/07/15
  • Dream Concert (2015) 5/23/15, as MC
  • SNL Korea 6 (tvN, 2015) Ep. 09/05/15
  • Weekly Idol (MBCEvery1, 2015) Ep. 06/05/15, along with the rest of EXID
  • Match Made in Heaven Returns (MBC, 2015) Ep. 4-5
  • Crime Scene 2 (JTBC, 2015)
  • Off To School (JTBC, 2015) Ep. 36-39
  • A Style for You (KBS, 2015) as MC with. Hara Bora and Heechul
  • My Little Television (MBC, 2015) May 2015)
  • War of Words (JTBC, 2015) 30/04/15, besides Solji)
  • Inkigayo (SBS, 2015) 04/26/15, as a special MC
  • King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2015) Ep. 1
  • Dating Alone (JTBC, 2015) 14 and 21/03/15
  • Running Man (SBS, 2015) 08/03/2015
  • Vitamin (KBS, 2015) 02/25/15
  • Eco Village (SBS, 2015) 04/02/15, next to Junghwa
  • 1000 Songs Challenge (2015) 20/01/15 besides Solji
  • Hello Counselor (KBS, 2015) 12/01/15, along with Junghwa
  • 100 Songs Challenge (SBS, 2015) Ep. 01/01/15, besides Solji
  • Dream Team (KBS, 2014)
  • Always Cantare (tvN, 2014) together with Hyerin)
  • Weekly Idol (MBCEvery1, 2014) 24/12/14, along with the rest of EXID
  • Escaping Crises Number One (KBS, 2014) Ep. 22/12/14
  • Dream Team (KBS, 2014) Ep. 16/03/2014
  • Blind Test Show 180 Degrees (MBC, 2013) Ep. 06/03/13
  • All the Kpop (MBS Music, 2013) Ep. 34 and 35

Reality Shows

  • Made In EXID (2018)
  • EXID – BUTBUT TV, Season 5 (2016)
  • (MBC) EXID – Showtime (2015)
  • EXID – BUTBUT TV, Season 4 (2015)
  • EXID – BUTBUT TV, Season 3 (2014)
  • EXID – BUTBUT TV, Season 2 (2013-2014)
  • EXID – BUTBUT TV, Season 1 (2012-2013)

Hani (EXID) TV Drama’s

  • Sometimes theme for Idol: The Coup (2021)
  • Talking to the Moon (besides Kim Min Kyu) theme for Idol: The Coup (2021)
  • Flame (next to Solji ) theme for Money Flower (2017)

Movie Themes

  • Feel the Light (besides Solji ) theme for HOME (2015)

Hani (EXID) Music Videos

  • Rain – MAGNETIC (Feat. Jackson Wang ) (2021)
  • Kim Feel – Someday (2021)
  • Seulong – It’s You (feat. Beenzino ) (2017)
  • Mad Clown &- Fire (feat. Jinsil) (2015)
  • Mongsil Sisters – My Love (feat. Kim Jin Hee) (2009)

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