Seulgi (슬기) is a South Korean singer under SM Entertainment. She is a member of the girl group Red Velvet and its sub-unit Red Velvet - Irene & Seulgi. She is also a former member of the project group Girls Next Door.



On December 2, 2013, she was revealed as a trainee under SMROOKIES, alongside Taeyong and Jeno.[1]

2014: Red Velvet

On August 1, she debuted as a member of Red Velvet with the digital single "Happiness".

2020: Red Velvet - Irene & Seulgi

On April 21, SM Entertainment confirmed that Irene and fellow member Irene would be debuting in the group's first sub-unit.[2] On May 26, the name of the unit and its debut mini album, Monster, as well as their official logo was revealed across Red Velvet's social media accounts.[3] The sub-unit officially debuted on July 6 with their first mini album Monster.





  • "School Oz - Hologram Musical OST" ("Evil") (2016)
  • "Uncontrollably Fond OST Part.7" ("Don't Push Me" with Wendy) (2016)
  • "Idol Drama Operation Team OST" ("Deep Blue Eyes" as Girls Next Door) (2017)
  • "Hwarang OST Part.4" ("I Can Only See You" with Wendy) (2017)
  • "Blade & Soul OST" ("You, Just Like That") (2017)
  • "The Crowned Clown OST" ("Always") (2019)



  • SMTown: The Stage (2015)
  • Trolls World Tour (2020)


  • Descendants of the Sun (KBS2, 2016)

Variety shows

  • Off to School (JTBC, 2015) - Episodes 40–43
  • 100 People, 100 Songs (JTBC, 2015)
  • King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2016) - Episode 79
  • Idol Drama Operation Team (KBS, 2017)
  • Law of the Jungle in Mexico (SBS, 2018) - Episodes 320–324
  • Secret Unnie (JTBC, 2018)
  • Battle Trip (KBS, 2018)
  • Cool Kids (JTBC, 2018) - Episodes 1–6
  • King of Masked Singer (MBC, 2020) - Episode 259

Musical theatre

  • School Oz (2014–2015)


  • Converse Korea (2018)
  • Coca Cola (2019)


  • Out of the 5 members in Red Velvet, Seulgi trained the longest, training for a long duration of 7 years, being cast back in 2007.[4]
  • Nicknames: Kkangseul, GomDoli, and Teddy bear.
  • She trained with f(x) and EXO.
  • She was the first SM Rookie to be revealed.
  • She says that family is her source of strength. They always cheered her up, believed in her, and supported her.
  • She appeared in The Celebrity magazine and OhBoy! Magazine with her other pre-debut SMROOKIES Irene, Taeyong, and Johnny.
  • She is fluent in Japanese.
  • She collects stickers, pens, and notes. 
  • Her favorite number is 20 as she thinks it is a pretty number.
  • She went to Byungmal Middle School and Seoul Performing Arts High School.
  • She has an older brother.
  • Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
  • She is known as the beauty in the group.
  • Amber from f(x) gave her the bear nickname.


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