EXID which stands for “Exceed in Dreaming” is a South Korean female group that debuted in 2012. Solji, LE, Hani, Hyelin, and Jeonghwa are the current members of the group. EXID made its debut in February 2012 with the track “Whoz That Girl.” Though the album received little notice, it wasn’t until 2014 that the group suddenly rose to prominence with the hit “Up & Down.”They have been with Banana Culture since 2016. Hani and Jeonghwa decided to depart Banana Culture at the end of May 2019. Banana Culture told fans that despite the departure of two members, EXID would not disband and will look for methods to promote together in the future.
Meanwhile, as of March 25, 2020, unfortunately, all the group members of Banana Culture had gone, but there had been no formal comment about EXID’s position or future intentions.
Stage Name: Solji (솔지)
Birth Name: Heo Sol Ji (허솔지)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist
Birthday: January 10, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Heo Sol-Ji, who is known as Solji, is a South Korean singer. Solji earned a bachelor’s degree in Applied Music from Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts. From 2006 to 2010, she was a member of the ballad duo 2NB. She then worked as a vocal coach before joining EXID in July 2012 as the group’s leader and primary vocalist. She was born in Gwanak District which is a district in Seoul, South Korea. Solji was a member of the vocal duet 2NB with Blady’s Gabin before releasing solo songs in 2008. The pair split up in 2012. She then worked as EXID’s voice trainer before joining the group. AB Entertainment stated in April 2012 that three founding members, Yuji, Dami, and Haeryeong, will depart the girl group EXID. Solji later joined EXID alongside Hyelin, a former Superstar K3 contestant.
EXID launched a sub-unit called “Dasoni” in February 2013, consisting of Solji and Hani. On February 15, 2013, the sub-unit released their first single “Goodbye,” which also includes the song “Said So Often.”Solji earned the title of MBC’s King of Mask Singer in February 2015 after competing in a singing competition show for their inaugural episode. This attracted a lot of attention to EXID and helped Solji’s reputation as a skilled vocalist. Solji and fellow vocal trainer and friend Doo Jin-Soo were asked to attend MBC’s Duet Song Festival for the premiere edition of their Lunar New Year Special on February 8, 2016.
Unfortunately, Solji was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism on December 21, 2016, putting her career on hiatus as the other four members of EXID completed their activities throughout the year-end awards season. On 13 August 2017, she made a surprise appearance in Seoul as part of EXID’s Asia Tour, however, she was still not medically authorized to return to group activities. She competed and defended her title as King of Masked Singer five more times between July 22 and October 23, 2018. She became the only individual to have won the championship in both iterations as a result of her victories.
Stage Name: LE (엘이)
Birth Name: Ahn Hyo Jin (안효진)
Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer
Birthday: December 10, 1991
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 53 kg (117 lbs)
Ahn Hyo-jin born in Cheonan, South Korea, is a South Korean rapper, producer, and songwriter better known as LE. Since 2012, she has been a member of the K-pop girl group EXID. She was also a part of the underground hip hop group Jiggy Fellaz, where she performed under the stage name Elly.LE worked with Gavy NJ on their single “Don’t Call Me” in May 2012. Producer Brave Brothers confirmed that LE has formed a project group with B2ST’s Junhyung and Big Star’s Feeldog and will release a song on February 21, 2013.
LE was included on Hyuna’s mini-album, A Talk, in July 2014, and helped compose the lyrics for the songs “French Kiss” and “Blacklist,” both of which he performed. LE worked with EXID producer and longtime partner Shinsadong Tiger to co-produce Tri. is debut single album.LE has the following tattoos: 1. a heart with a music note within to represent her passion for music (Source: shaRtube) 2. one with the phrase “inner peace” 3. a peace sign, a heart, and a grin 4. “Deny me and you’ll be doomed,” from a musical about a transgender rock band member and their journey. 5th. adore Frida Kahlo.
According to her fellow members, despite LE’s demeanor, especially when she performs, she is the most feminine on EXID. She dislikes amusement park rides. When they were on Showtime, she was continuously talking about it. EXID was supposed to make their debut in January, but they had to reschedule since LE injured her leg during choreography practice. She ended her contract with Banana Culture on March 25, 2020.
Stage Name: Hani (하니)
Birth Name: Ahn Hee Yeon (안희연)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual, Face of the Group
Birthday: May 1, 1992
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 168.8 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
Ahn Hee-Yeon was born on May 1, 1992, in Seoul, South Korea, however, she was always known as Hani by her family and friends. From elementary through middle school, she competed in triathlons and was an ardent swimmer. She is the actress Ahn Tae Hwan’s sister. Hani made a pact with her mother: if EXID fails in three years, her mother will send her out to study.
Prior to her debut with EXID, she was slated to make her JYP Entertainment debut as a member of a girl group with Sistar’s Hyolyn, Secret’s Song Ji-Eun, and Bestie’s Uji. She got fired from JYP after a year. Hani remarked that the employer did not recognize her as having potential. Following that, she spent a year studying abroad in China.
On February 15, 2012, EXID made its formal debut with the release of its debut song, “Whoz That Girl.” Hani and EXID member Heo Sol-ji created the duet Dasoni in February 2013 and released their first song “Goodbye” on February 15, 2013. The B-side, “Said So Often,” was also featured. EXID released their song “Up & Down” in August 2014. The song initially fared poorly, failing to crack the top 100 of the Gaon Chart. In December 2015, it was revealed that she is dating Xiah Junsu (JYJ/DBSK). It was confirmed in September 2016 that they had split up. Hani and Super Junior’s Heechul were named as the new MCs for Weekly Idol in April 2016. Hani has declared that she will leave Banana Culture at the end of May 2019. Hani joined with Sublime Artist Agency in October 2019 to pursue an acting career.
Stage Name: Hyerin (혜린)
Birth Name: Seo Hye Rin (서혜린)
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: August 23, 1993
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 47 kg (103 lbs)
Heylin, or Seo Hye-lin, is a South Korean singer. She is best known as a member of the EXID girl group from South Korea. She is the only child of her parents and was born in Gwangju, South Korea. She completed her education at Dongduk Women’s University. She competed in Mnet’s Superstar K3 in 2011, getting it past the auditions to “SuperWeek.”.She was also a former Cube trainee.
AB Entertainment stated in April 2012 that the three founding members, Yuji, Dami, and Na Hae-ryung, will be leaving EXID. Hye-lin and Heo Sol-ji later joined the group. Heylin launched her own YouTube channel, ‘Jeul-Lin TV,’ short for ‘Joy Full-Lin TV,’ in April 2019. Heylin has a tattoo that reads, “Mind above matter.”She took part in “King of Mask Singer.” She departed Banana Culture on January 23, 2020. and signed with SidusHQ, which manages many actors, on May 6, 2020.Se spends a lot of his time reading, and she recently started working part-time at a restaurant to keep herself busy.
Stage Name: Jeonghwa (정화)
Birth Name: Park Jung Hwa (박정화)
Position: Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Maknae
Birthday: May 8, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 169 cm (5’6.5″)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Park Jeong-hwa was born in Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea on May 8, 1995. She had always wished to be an actor since she was a youngster. Before joining Yedang Entertainment, she was a JYP Entertainment trainee. On February 15, 2012, Park made her musical debut as a member of EXID with the release of their debut single, “Whoz That Girl.” Park made her acting debut as a child actor in Wives on Strike, where she had a minor role (2004). She co-hosted NATV’s Freshful Children Congress in 2005. In 2015, she joined the cast of the variety program Soulmates Returns. As her first significant leading part, she played Yook Ah-young in the drama Webtoon Hero Toondra Show the same year. Jeonghwa always exercises after waking up.
Park was cast in the online drama Member of Society on October 9, 2018, and it is expected to premiere in 2019. Park inked a contract with J-Wide Company to pursue her acting career on October 11, 2019. Jeonghwa is dubbed Maeboli because she irritates them by attempting to enter the restroom with Hani, despite Hani’s displeasure.