With hits like Ring, Bouncy, and Chiquita, the Rocket Punch girls have taken their steps to win the hearts of k-pop stans. Rocket Punch made their debut as a rookie girl group Woollim Entertainment in 2019, and also entered the Billboard World Charts. The girls are made up of six members i.e. Suyun, Yunkyoung, SoheeJuri, Yeonhee, and Dahyun, and they have more than 6 million listeners all over the world. After receiving all the love, the members of Rocket Punch called their fans “Ketchy” with love.
For new members of Ketchy, getting to know their idols, also known as Rocket Punch members, is the first thing to do. Here’s a look at the journeys the girls went through before they debuted in the world of K-pop.
Meet the members of Rocket Punch!!!
nicknames: Jeong-Squirrel, Jeongpo Si, Chick, Jeong Pro
The first member to be revealed as part of the girl group Rocket Punch, Jeong Da Hyun, is popular with her stage name Dahyun. She hails from Seongnam, South Korea. Being a 05-liner, Dahyun’s birthday is on April 29th. As a member of Rocket Punch, Dahyun works as a singer and dancer for the band. She is also the creator of the group’s name and is also responsible for the charisma of the group. She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches. While she is well versed in both Korean and Chinese, she can also speak basic English. Before starting the journey as an idol trainee, Dahyun was a part of the BORN Star Training Center.
It’s no lie that besides Dahyun’s voice, her stunning visuals have also helped her earn the place she deserves. Dreaming of becoming an idol, she joined Woollim Entertainment in 2017. Before joining Woollim, she also passed auditions for FNC Entertainment but declined the offer as she was also cast in SM Entertainment. After training at SM for a few years, she decided to leave and start over at her current agency. During the audition, she continued to sing 2NE1’s song “Lonely”. She trained for two years, Dahyun, and made her debut. On August 8, 2021, Dahyun also appeared in an episode of The King of Mask Singer and witnessed the stage with her beautiful voice.
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nicknames: Suyun Energy, Surangutan
The second member to be announced as part of the group, Kim Su Yun, is popular with her stage name Suyun. Being made up of 01 lines, Suyun’s birthday is on March 17th. As a member of Rocket Punch, Suyun works as a singer and dancer for the band. Before becoming an idol, she practiced ballet for three years. Besides being a great dancer, she can also play the drums. Standing at 5 feet 6-7 inches tall, Suyun is also the tallest member of Rocket Punch. She is also good friends with Eunbi and Chaewon from IZ*ONE. She is also a student at the Seoul School of Performing Arts, Department of Theater and Film.
Besides stretching, Suyun loves to make art as well. She is a huge fan of SNSD’s Taeyeon. Suyun dreams of becoming a k-pop idol, he never gave up, no matter how hard things got. The idol auditioned for Woollim Entertainment three times. Finally becoming an idol trainee, she continued training for seven months. She also participated in the survival show Produce 48. Suyun was eliminated in episode 8, and Suyun’s overall ranking was 47. Returning to the company, she continued training for another year before debuting with the girl group.
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nicknames: Yasuo, Suri, Poodle Sui, Ring Yasuo, Maine Chohei
The third member to be revealed as part of the girl group, Kim So Hee, is popular among her fans with her stage name Sohee. Being a 03-liner, Sohee’s birthday is on August 14th. As a member of Rocket Punch, Sohee works as a singer, rapper, and dancer for the group. The idol was born in Osaka, Japan, and raised in Kimpo, South Korea. The idol recently graduated from Hanlim Arts High School as a class of 22 classes. She is a big fan of TWICE and IZ*ONE and loves playing video games, especially League Of Legends. She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches.
Sohee started her career as a trainee in 2017. After training for eight months, she went on to participate in the survival show Produce 48. She was eliminated on episode 8 of the show, and her overall ranking was 43. Back in her agency, she went on to train for another year before debuting the official. Within 48 days of its production, Sohee made headlines for her sword practice. Many fans and netizens praised the idol for channeling her inner strength. In Woollim, Sohee is known as the third generation of cuteness.
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nicknames: Yun-leader, General Yun, Yantai, Yunhee koli, MC dumpling, Lotus umbrella, Queen Yun-hee
The fourth member of Rocket Punch to be revealed, Kim Yeon Hee, is best known by her stage name Yeonhee. Being a 00-liner, Yeonhee’s birthday is on December 6. As a member of Rocket Punch, Yeonhee works as the leader, singer, rapper, and dancer for the group. She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches. Before becoming an idol, she used to be a speed skater on short tracks. Showing an interest in performing arts, she continued to take singing and dancing lessons at GO Arts Academy.
I trained the longest. She is also the most flexible member of the entire group. After auditioning at Woollim Entertainment by performing BoA’s “Atlantis Princess”, the idol joined the company in 2016. After training for 2 years and 7 months, she finally made her debut with the girl group.
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nicknames: Yunkaing, kaeng, freeze, dumpling, ghost ringing, chocolate puddle
The fifth member to be revealed as part of Rocket Punch, Seo Yun Kyoung, is better known by her stage name Yunkyoung. Being a member of Squad 01, Yunkyoung’s birthday is on November 1. As a member of Rocket Punch, Yunkyoung works as a singer, rapper, and dancer. The idol has been dancing since the age of six. She joined Woollim Entertainment in 2017, and continued training for two years before debuting. Standing at 5 feet 2 inches tall, Sohee is the youngest member of Rocket Punch.
She is also a foodie as she loves to eat spicy food, and eating is literally her favorite activity. In February 2020, Woollim Entertainment announced that the idol will not participate in music shows due to an injury. It was revealed that while preparing for the album, Yunkyoung felt pain in her knee. Later, she was diagnosed with synovitis. The promotional activities for “BOUNCY” were completed by the other five members of the girl group.
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nicknames: Mesi, Egg, Yudetamago, Gyelan, Dakjyu, Dakjuri, Jurijyu
The sixth and final member to be announced as part of the group, Takahashi Juri, is popular with her stage name Juri. Being 97 lines long, Gauri’s birthday is on October 3rd. As a member of Rocket Punch, Gauri works as a singer and dancer for the group. She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches. She loves spicy fried chicken and bubble tea. Before her debut in Woollim Entertainment, Gauri used to be a part of J-pop group AKB48 in 2011. As a Japanese idol, her stage name was Kenkyuusei.
I started as captain of Team B, and moved on to Team 4 and Team A as well. During her time on the set, she was inspired by her favorite girl group Blackpink, Gauri came to South Korea. She went on to participate in the survival show Produce 48. She reached the final chapter, and ended up at number 16. She left AKB48 in 2019 as she signed a contract with Woollim Entertainment. Soon she made her debut with Rocket Punch.
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