The lineup of the girl group formed on the HYBE Entertainment and Geffen Records survival show, The Debut: Dream Academy, was finally announced.
Voting was held on Weverse beginning September 1. After three missions, the live finale was held on November 17. Only six girls made the final lineup from the original 20 contestants.
Check them out below!
1. Sophia (Philippines)
To begin, Sophia from the Philippines was the first member to be revealed.
Born on December 31, 2002, the 20-year old is the only Southeast Asian member of the group.
2. Lara (USA)
Lara was the next contestant to be called up to center stage.
The 18-year old (born on November 3, 2005) lives in California, USA, and is ethnically Indian.
3. Yoonchae (South Korea)
Yoonchae (2005) was the third member to make it to the final lineup.
At only 15 years old, she is the maknae (youngest) among the six girls.
4. Megan (USA)
Megan was the fourth contestant to make it to the final lineup.
The Chinese American trainee was born on February 10, 2006
5. Daniela (USA)
Daniela (2004) is a 19-year old trainee who hails from the United States of America.
She was the fifth member of the group to be revealed.
6. Manon (Switzerland)
Finally, with only five names left to be called, it was Manon who made the final cut.
The Swiss-born trainee is the oldest in the group at 21-years old (2002).
Besides the official lineup, the name of the girl group was revealed: KATSEYE.
— The Debut: Dream Academy (@dreamacademyhq) November 18, 2023
Congratulations to the six members!