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Ryujin (류진) is a South Korean rapper, singer and actress under JYP Entertainment. She is the main rapper and center of the girl group ITZY.


2017–2018: MIXNINE

In October of 2017, Ryujin became a contestant on the survival show MIXNINE. She ranked 1st place in the finale, however, was eliminated when the boys' team won against the girls', thus ultimately not being able to debut.[1]

2019: Debut with ITZY

On January 20, 2019, she was revealed as a member of ITZY, JYP Entertainment's newest girl group. The group debuted on February 12, 2019, with the digital single, "IT'z Different".

Personal life


She, alongside fellow member Chaeryeong, graduated from Hanlim Multi Arts School on February 7, 2020.[2]



  • The King (2017)

Reality shows



  • Her English name is Joanne.[3]
  • She is roommates with Yeji.[4]
  • She has two cats, Byul and Dal.[4]
  • She is good friends with Heejin and Hyunjin.[5]
  • Her favorites food are the spicy and savory ones. She also likes mocha bread.[4]
  • Her hobbies are watching movies and taking pictures. Her favorite movie is "The Perks of Being a Wallflower".[4]
  • Her MBTI personality is INTJ (The Architect). [6]
  • She has her driver's license.[7]


Main article: Ryujin/Gallery