After School (Korean: 애프터스쿨) is a South Korean girl group under the label of Pledis Entertainment. The group had their public debut alongside label mate Son Dam Bi in 2008. The group eventually made a proper debut on 17 January 2009 with the first single, “Ah!”. Later that year, Uee joined the group, and After School released a second single, “Diva”. Their official fanclub is called “Play Girlz”.

The band consists of Park Kahi (birth name Park Ji Young (Hangul: 박지영)); Kim Jung Ah(Hangul: 김정아); Lee Joo Yeon (Hangul: 이주연); Rebecca Kim (Hangul: 김레베카); Uee (birth name Kim Yoo Jin (Hangul: 김유진)); Im Jin Ah (Hangul: 임진아); Oh Hye Rin (Hangul: 오혜린) and Park Soo Young (Hangul: 박수영)

In Fall 2009, Soyoung left the group, which led to the addition of two members, Raina and Nana. The group then released “Neo Ttaemune” (Korean: “너 때문에”, “Because of You”), which became their first chart-topping single. In March 2010, After School released their 3rd Single called “Bang!” with the addition of 8th member, Lizzy.

members:

Kahi

After School member Park Kahi picture

Stage name: Park Kahi @ Park Ga-hee (박가희)
Real name: Park Ji-young (박지영)
Date of birth: December 25, 1980
Height: 168 cm
Blood type: O
Position: Leader, lead vocalist, lead rapper, lyricist, co-choreographer
Former member of Korean-American pop group S.Blush.
Former back up dancer for many artists under other entertainment agencies.
Rapped in Son Dam-bi’s song, Bad Boy.

Jung Ah

After School member Kim Jung-ah picture

Real name: Kim Jung-ah (김정아)
Date of birth: August 2, 1983
Height: 167 cm
Blood type: O
Position: Main vocalist
Former member of girl group Kiss-Five.

Jooyeon

After School member Lee Joo-yeon picture

Real name: Lee Joo-yeon (이주연)
Date of birth: March 19, 1987
Height: 168 cm
Blood type: AB
Position: Vocalist

Bekah

After School member Bekah Kim picture

Real name: Rebecca Kim
Date of birth: August 11, 1989
Height: 168 cm
Blood type: AB
Position: Main rapper, sub-vocalist

UEE

After School member Uee Kim picture

Stage name: Uee @ U-ie (유이)
Real name: Kim Yoo-Jin (김유진)
Date of birth: April 9, 1988
Height: 173 cm
Blood type: AB
Position: Vocalist
Former trainee at Good Entertainment before transferring to current company.
Joined the group in March 2009.
Starred in variety show We Got Married with Park Jae-jung.
Starred in TV drama You’re Beautiful.
Duet with Junjin in His and Her Situation.
Took part in the project group 4Tomorrow (along with 4minute’s Hyun Ah, Kara’s Seungyeon and Brown Eyed Girls’ Ga In).
Starred in TV drama Birdie Buddy.

Raina

After School member Raina Oh picture

Real name: Oh Hye-rin (오혜린)
Date of birth: May 7, 1989
Height : 166 cm
Blood type : B
Position: Main vocalist
Joined the group in November 2009.
Part of sub-group Orange Caramel with Nana and Lizzy.

Nana

After School member Nana Im picture

Real name: Im Jin-ah (임진아)
Date of birth: September 14, 1991
Height : 171 cm
Blood type : A
Position: Vocalist
Participant in 2009 Asia Pacific Super Model contest.
Joined the group in November 2009.
Part of sub-group Orange Caramel with Raina and Lizzy.

Lizzy

After School member Lizzy Park picture

Real name : Park Soo-young (박수영)
Height: 168 cm
Blood type: A
Position: Sub-vocalist
Joined the group in March 2010.
Part of sub-group Orange Caramel with Raina and Nana.

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