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REI is a member of the K-pop girl group IVE.

REI (IVE) Profile

Name레이 | REI
Full Name나오이 레이 | 直井怜 | Naoi Rei
Date of BirthFebruary 3, 2004 (age 19)
HometownNagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Height169cm | 5′-07″
Shoe Size230-235mm
Blood TypeA
Zodiac SignAquarius
DebutIVE | December 1, 2021
PositionIVE: Vocalist, Rapper
Years Active2021 – present
LabelSTARSHIP Entertainment


  • Mother
  • Father
    • Born: 1977
  • Older Sister
    • Born: 2001


  • School of Performing Arts Seoul
    • Applied Music

REI (IVE) Facts

She is the first Japanese artist of STARSHIP Entertainment.
She auditioned for STARSHIP Entertainment in Japan and moved to Korea at the age of fourteen.
STARSHIP Entertainment Audition Song: Red Velvet – Happiness
She became a STARSHIP Entertainment trainee in 2018 and made her debut as a member of IVE in 2021.
She is left-handed.
After seeing Red Velvet in ‘Red Room’ concert, she decided to become a K-pop idol.
She graduated from School of Performing Arts Seoul (Department of Applied Music) on February 10, 2022.
School of Performing Arts Seoul Audition Song: Meghan Trainor – Me Too
直井怜 in Korean: Jik Jeong Ryeong
Role Model: JOY (Red Velvet)
She passed TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean) Level 4.
Her parents call her Reiko (REI baby)
Nicknames: Kongsuni, Kim Rei
She spends her free time drawing, watching movies and listening to music.
She once dreamed of becoming a flight attendant.


  • Color
    • purple
  • Item
    • headphone that she received from her grandfather
  • Red Velvet Song
    • Somethin Kinda Crazy, Light Me Up
  • Season of the Year
    • spring, winter


Categories: K-pop Idols Born in 2004 | K-pop Idols Born in February | K-pop Idols From Japan | Aquarius K-pop Idols | School of Performing Arts Seoul Alumni | 2021 Debuts

References: 1,2,3 IVE EP.0, IDDP, IVE HIGH SCHOOL, Show What I Have – IVE REI, 12052021 Cultwo Show, 12072021 Power Time, 12142021 Dream Radio, 12152021 Youngstreet