Irene Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Real Name, Bio

Alex | Last Updated On May 5th, 2022

Bae Joo-Hyun is a young talented singer from South Korea. She is famous by her professional name Irene. She leads a five-member girl’s musical band named ‘Red Velvet’.

Irene's Net Worth

As of 2024, Irene's net worth is estimated to be $4 million.

Net Worth$4 million
Given NameBae Joo-Hyun
Famous NameIrene
Source(s) of FameRapper, Singer, Actress and model
Date of BirthMarch 29, 1991
Place of BirthBuk-gu, Daegu, South Korea
RelationshipsSingle, ,
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Early Life

Irene was born on the 29th of March, 1991 in Daegu, South Korea. Her parents named her Bae Joo-Hyun. She has not disclosed her parents’ names. She has one younger sister. She went to Haknam High School when she was a teenager. In 2009, she gave an audition to SM Entertainment. After her selection, she began her training.

Career Highlights

In 2009, Irene joined SM Entertainment as a trainee. After five years of training, Irene made her debut as the lead singer of the musical band Red Velvet in 2014. Irene is not just the lead singer of the group, she is also the face of the musical band. The band consists of five members, Irene, Wendy, Yeri, Selugi, and Joy. Red Velvet is a group of versatile girls who have raised their group to the top spot on the Billboard World Album Chart, four times. As a band, they performed in their debut concert in March 2018. The concert was titled ‘Red Room in Japan’. The two-day concert had an audience of over 20,000.

In July 2018, Red Velvet released their first mini-album “Cookie Jar”. In May 2019, the band released their second mini-album “Sappy”. The album achieved a top position on the iTunes album chart in about 30 countries. The album also includes Red Velvet’s hit song, Power Up.

Irene and Selugi are also members of a sub-unit of Red Velvet.

Apart from singing as a lead vocal in Red Velvet, Irene is also a model, a host, and an actress.

She has hosted several musical shows including, Music Bank World Tour: Singapore, Music Bank World Tour: Jakarta, and KBS Song Festival.

She has also played the lead role of A-reum in the drama The Female Employees of a Game Company.

In 2021, Irene has acted the main role of Lee Hyunji, in the film Double Patty.

Besides acting and singing, Irene has earned her worth my modeling for several famous brands in Korea. These include Nike Women (Korea), Colombiana Coffee, Age of Ring, Lemona Vitamin C, and Hyundai Motors (Korea).

Personal Life 

Irene has not officially announced about being in a relationship with anybody but she is a beautiful celebrity and rumors follow her. Irene and Park Bo Gum hosted the Music Bank shows and their chemistry together popped up many rumors about the possibility of them being together. None of them confirmed.

In 2020, Irene sided from the spotlight on the account of being blamed to bully her stylist. She was criticized by her fans and was also called to drop down from the band. So she decided to retreat from social media for some time.

Social Media

Irene is back on social media. She had retreated for a short while after the bullying incident. She has an active Instagram profile with 9.6 Million followers. She is also on Spotify and has more than 58,000 monthly listeners.

As Red Velvet, the group has an official website, a YouTube channel, and a Twitter and Instagram account. These platforms are used to update the fans about the upcoming songs and videos of the band.


Bae Joo-Hyun popularly known as Irene is a young, beautiful, and talented South Korean singer, actor, and model. She has earned a worth of $4 million.

Irene has sometimes been associated with other Actors such as Tao Tsuchiya, Jaguar Wright, Masaaki Kurihara, Aarthi Agarwal, Guy Ecker, Thomas Ian Griffith, Willard E Pugh, David Caves, and Patti Deutsch.