Kang Hye Won (Korean: 강혜원; Japanese: カンヘウォン; or simply Hyewon) is a South Korean rapper and singer currently under 8D Creative (RSVP) and Off The Record Entertainment. She is a member of the project girl group IZ*ONE.
2018: Produce 48 and IZ*ONE
On May 11, 2018, she was revealed to be a contestant on Produce 48 as a trainee representing 8D Creative. On August 30, she finished the competition in eighth place, thus becoming a member of IZ*ONE. The group officially debuted on October 29, 2018 with the mini album Color*IZ and its title track, "La Vie En Rose".
- Her nickname is Innocent Rapper.
- She is known for her pure and innocent looks.
- Prior to debuting with IZ*ONE, she trained for 9 months.
- Her hobbies are playing Piano Strike and watching anime.
- Her specialties are playing the piano and guitar.
- Her Produce 48 motto was "Radiating quirky energy", while her catchphrase was "I will do my best! Ganbarimasu!"