Kwon Eunbi, Choi Yena and more! • Kpopnews
IZ*ONE is one of the hottest girl groups in K-Pop. Loved for its pleasing aesthetics and stylish concepts, it didn’t take long for IZ*ONE to reach a wider audience. However, everyone knew from promotions that the girl group was only two years old, because it is a project girl group from “Produce 48”.
Her fandom, WIZ*ONES, has received sad news of their contractual breakup. After their group activities ended, the members went their separate ways to focus on their individual careers. Some have returned to their own businesses. Others started out in bands and some went solo.
Here are 8 former members with the best times after IZ*ONE!
1. Kwon Eunbi
(Photo: Instagram: @silver_rain._)
Kwon Eunbi was the former leader of IZ*ONE. With someone as charismatic as her, it’s impossible for Eunbi not to have a career of her own.
The idol debuted her debut solo album, Open, with the title track, Door, on August 24. She has also released critically acclaimed tracks such as “Glitch” and “Underwater.”
2. Choi Yena
(Photo: Choi Yena (Instagram))
Back in IZ*ONE, Choi Yena was the energy ball of the group and shone with her upbeat personality. After the dissolution of IZ*ONE, this idiosyncrasy not only stayed with Yena, but was also integrated into her music!
On January 17, 2022, IZ*ONE’s “Ducky” Yena debuted her first solo music track, “SMILEY”. She also followed up with two more songs consisting of the upbeat “SMARTPHONE” and the dark “Love War” (feat. BE’O) that showcased her versatility as an artist.
(Photo: Jang Wonyoung (OSEN))
In IZ*ONE, Wonyoung was the maknae responsible for winning the hearts of fans left and right with her charm. Despite not being IVE’s youngest anymore, fans are still amazed by her presence and talent!
4. IVE Yujin
Like Wonyoung, Ahn Yujin is part of IZ*ONE’s Maknae line. Fans were amazed by Yujin’s transformation from IZ*ONE’s “Puppy” maknae to a staunch leader of IVE.
5. LE SSERAFIM Chaewon
(Photo: Kim Chaewon (Note PD SBS))
During her IZ*ONE era, Chaewon was the adorable fairy everyone adored. However, most fans would agree that it’s due to her visual evolution, chic fashion and her role as the leader of THE SSERAFIM that she’s seen the most changes.
6. LE SSERAFIM Sakura
(Photo: Sakura’s Instagram)
IZ*ONE’s lovable sensation Sakura also morphed beautifully into THE SSERAFIM, as she can execute any style and concept when required.
7. Already Youri
(Photo: Jo Youri Instagram)
Former IZ*ONE lead singer Jo Yuri also went her own way. On October 7, 2021, Yuri made his debut with the catchy tune “GLASSY”. The idol also followed her comeback ‘Love Shhh!’ to his discography.
8. Lee Chaeyeon
(Photo: Chaeyeon (Instagram))
Of all the members who should shine solo, Chaeyeon was definitely the top choice! With her fierce dancing skills and stage presence, fans were eager to see more of her performances. The lead dancer debuted “HUSH RUSH” and his album of the same name on October 12, 2022.
Do you already miss IZ*ONE? Which members do you follow? Tell us in the comments below!
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