RaNia Members profile

RaNia ( abbreviated from “Regeneration Idol of Asia”), originally known as BP Rania (shortened from “Black Pearl Rania”), had four members towards the end of their career: Hyeme, Seonghyun, Youngheun, and Larissa.
The quartet made its debut on April 6, 2011, under the label DR Music. On June 26, 2020, Hyeme revealed on Instagram that the group will rebrand as B.S. (Black Swan) with two new members, Fatou and Judy and that Seunghyun would depart the group, therefore disbanding RaNia.




Stage Name: Youngheun (영흔)
Birth Name: Go Young Heun (고영흔)
Position: Leader, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: November 20, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Her skills include singing and dancing. She was a Stellar member in the past. Youngheun was confirmed to be a member of RaNia on August 28, 2019, when the group made an announcement video about their forthcoming involvement in a K-pop performance in Romania.Eunji’s buddy Youngheun from Brave Girls. She is a current member of B.S. (Black Swan). Youngheun was revealed to be a member and the leader of Black Swan on July 1, 2020.At five years, she worked as a trainee for The Entertainment Pascal. She auditioned for MIXNINE BUT did not make the cut.

She graduated from Hanlim Entertainment Arts High School Practical Music. Despite being the lead rapper of Stellar, she is now the main vocalist of Black Swan. After a long day, she enjoys taking a shower, performing her skincare, and watching Netflix while sipping cool milk. She wishes to work with Ariana Grande, Cardi B, and 2 PM.



Stage Name: Hyeme (혜미)
Birth Name: Kim Hye Mi (김혜미)
Birthday: December 22, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)

Gimpo, South Korea, is her hometown. She has a sibling who is a brother. Her nickname is (Kimaemi), which is a shortened form of her given name. She was a Maxim Korea model.
Hanlim Multi Arts University was where she studied. She joined RaNia at the end of 2014 and made her formal debut in 2015, remaining with the group until its disbandment in 2020. She competed in Miss Trot but was eliminated with 11 out of 12 hearts. She is the first revealed Black Swan member since she disclosed the rebranding and the B.S.

moniker herself. She is well-known for her Make Me Ahh fancam, which was created by a fan and received 10 million views before going viral. She was called Korea’s “Maxim Girl” after posing for Maxim magazine. She and Alex were members of Rania’s sub-unit HEX. Miss Trot dubbed her “Husky Voice.”She dislikes aegyo.She is a BJ on AfreecaTV.Hyeme’s contract with DR Music expired on November 10, 2020, and she did not resign. They also announced that she intended to depart the group following the promotion of “Tonight.”



Stage Name: Larissa (라리사)
Real Name: Ayumi Sakata / Larissa Cartes
Position: Vocalist, Visual, Lead Rapper, Maknae
Birthday: May 14, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height: 168 cm (5’6″)

She was born in the Brazilian city of Curitiba, Paraná. Her mother is from Brazil, while her father is from Japan. Leia (previously known as Larissa) was revealed as a member of RaNia in an announcement video for their planned participation at a K-pop event in Romania on August 28, 2019. She was revealed to be a member of Black Swan on July 3, 2020. She is the third member to be revealed. She auditioned for Pledis Entertainment 2013 in So Paulo.

Her given name in Japanese is Ayumi Sakata, and Sakata means ‘rice paddy on the slope.’ Larissa Ayumi Cartes Sakata is her full name.She admitted that she is not very skilled at speaking English, but she is doing her best. She revealed that her stage name is a play on “Princess Leia” from Star Wars, which she grew up watching with her father, who is a major fan of the movie. Despite the fact that she is half Japanese, she is not fluent in the language. She performed in several countries before making her debut in Korea. She was an ardent K-pop dream tree who traveled to Korea for auditions and training during her junior high school break.

She wants to travel to her native country of Brazil for group marketing. She believes she is quite adept at the female crush notion. “BTS and BLACKPINK are highly famous in Brazil,” she explained. I want Black Swan to become a globally recognized team. If such a day occurs, I want to lead a campaign like BTS that can have a great impact on UNICEF. “I want to be on the Billboard Chart in the United States.”

Lee Ria



Stage Name: Lee Ria (이리아)
Birth Name: Lee Seunghyun (이승현)
Birthday: October 10, 1996
Zodiac Sign: Libra

She is said to be a BigHit Entertainment trainee. On August 28, 2019, she was confirmed to be a new RaNia member.
When RaNia split up, she opted not to join the newly renamed group B.S. (Black Swan) She joined DR Music in 2019, however she quit in 2020.
Siwon from GLAM is a good buddy of hers. (Previously Dahee) – She is pals with Sojin from 9MUSES, GLAM members, and Ladies Code Zuny. She is said to have been in GLAM’s “Party (XXO)” music video.


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