Ryujin (ITZY)

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Ryujin ITZY - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Shin Ryujin, or popularly known as Ryujin, is a South Korean singer. She is a member of the girl group ITZY.

Ryujin gained recognition after participating in the survival show, MIXNINE. However, she became famous after debuting as the center of ITZY.


Ryujin had some tough experiences before she successfully made her debut with ITZY.

The story behind the recruitment of her as JYP’s trainee is very unique. She was recruited when she attended GOT7’s fan meeting event when she was just in the 7th grade.

Shortly, she became a JYP Entertainment trainee with lots of hard work.

She first being recognized by the public when she did an audition for MIXNINE, a reality show program for survival idol in October 2017.

Ryujin made her success by passing the audition. She also got the first rank in the girls’ team category until the show began to present the last episode.

Unfortunately, Ryujin failed to debut because the boys’ team is the winner.

Still, she got lots of attention from K-netz because of her pretty face, generous heart, and also her breathtaking talents. She was announced as one of the ITZY’s members on January 20, 2019.

She finally made her debut with ITZY on February 11, 2019, by releasing It’z Different, their first single album.


  • Real Name: Shin Ryu Jin
  • Stage Name: Ryujin
  • Nickname: Ace, RyujGing, Ryusttaeng
  • Birthdate: April 17, 2001
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Center, Main Rapper, Sub-Vocalist, Lead Dancer (ITZY)
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer, Dancer, Rapper
  • Education: Hanlim Arts School
  • Hobbies: Taking pictures, Watching movies
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Height, Weight & Appearance 

  • Height: 164 cm (5’4’’)
  • Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Hair color: brown
  • Eye color: brown
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Boyfriend & Dating History

NCT Haechan 

Ryujin and Haechan have been rumored to be dating. These rumors are based on assumptions of them having couple items.

However, there have been no confirmations on these rumors.

Net Worth

Ryujin has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her main income comes from her career in ITZY.

Plastic Surgery

There has been no real confirmations or proof that she did any surgery.


  • Ryujin once being an actor for Love Yourself Highlight Reel by BTS, which she paired with Jimin and also J-Hope.
  • She once acted in The King movie in 2017.
  • She also participated on Stray Kids’s Survival Show in 2017 for the first episode.
  • When she was in MIXNINE program, YG’s CEO, Yang Hyun Suk, asked her to move to YG Entertainment, but Ryujin still wanted to be JYP’s trainee.
  • Ryujin has pet. Her pets are Byullie and Dallie, her beloved cats.
  • She is so close with Jiu from Dreamcatcher and Bella from Elris.
  • She loves The Perks of Being a Wallflower and picked it as her favorite movie.
  • Ryujin often called ‘the girl crush’ in ITZY.
  • When she was in Hanlim Multi Art School, she joined Practical Dance Department.
  • She made a good friendship with Heejin and Hyunjin from LOONA.
  • She trained at JYP Entertainment for 4 years.
  • She idolizes Lee Hyori.
  • Her roommate in the dorm is Yeji.
  • She has a brother who is 3 years older than her.
  • She is the most boyish member of the group.
  • She really loves mocha bread, spicy, and savory foods.
  • Snake is Ryujin’s Chinese zodiac sign.
  • Ryujin’s MBTI is INTJ.
  • She is the smartest member in ITZY.
  • When they did a comeback for Not Shy, she and Yeji got a driver’s license.
  • Her ideal type is…


  • The King (2017), as Jimin

Reality Series

  • MIXNINE (JTBC | 2017–2018), as a contestant
  • Stray Kids (Mnet | 2017), as a cameo

Music Video Appearances

  • Boys Like You (2022) –– ITZY
  • Sneakers (2022) –– ITZY
  • Voltage (2022) –– ITZY
  • LOCO -Japanese ver.- (2021) –– ITZY
  • WANNABE -Japanese ver.- (2021) –– ITZY
  • Swipe (2021) –– ITZY
  • Loco (202) –– ITZY
  • Mafia In The Morning (2021) –– ITZY
  • Not Shy (2020) –– ITZY
  • Wannabe (2020) –– ITZY
  • ICY (2019) –– ITZY
  • DALLA DALLA (2019) –– ITZY
  • Love Yourself Highlight Reel (2017) –– BTS


“Who cares if you are not good? As long as you are trying.”
“Without prejudice, without judgement, I want to be seen as me.”
“A master doesn’t blame her tools. But I’m not a master, so I can blame them.”
“I learned that memories and happy times are much more valuable than perfect things.” (Clash Music Interview)

Pics of Ryujin  

1. Ryujin’s sleek outfit, make-up, and hair-do make her very stunning

Ryujin ITZY - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

2. Ryujin is smiling whenever she finds foods around her

Ryujin ITZY - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

3. Look how badass she is in this outfit

Ryujin ITZY - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

4. Our Ryujin can look cute, too

Member of ITZY - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

5. Ryujin is so pretty with her mint crop top and ripped jeans

Member of ITZY - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Ryujin is a crush for everyone. She is amazingly talented, beautiful, has a good manner, and also has a very attractive heart.

That’s why MIDZY, ITZY’s fans, always love her with their deepest heart.