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What happened to the former DIA Seunghee? Update on K-pop Idol after leaving the group

Over the years, several DIA members have left the group, one of which is Seunghee (Cho Yi Hyun). It’s been six years since then, so fans might be curious to see what he’s doing now. In this article, we’ll look at her current career, so keep reading!

About the former DIA Seunghee

Cho Seunghee is a 31-year-old celebrity from South Korea. She was added as a member of the F-ve Dolls in 2013 after two potential members withdrew from the group.

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What happened to the former DIA Seunghee? Update on K-pop Idol after leaving the group

Then on July 31, she made her debut as a member of the F-ve Dolls with the digital single “Since 1971”. Unfortunately, the girls’ band broke up on March 10, 2015.

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What happened to the former DIA Seunghee? Update on K-pop Idol after leaving the group

On September 14, 2015, she made her debut again in a new girly group called DIA under MBK Entertainment, releasing the studio album “Do It Amazing”, which includes the title track “Somehow”. However, she left the group after less than a year.

DIA Make it amazing

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What happened to the former DIA Seunghee? Update on K-pop Idol after leaving the group

On April 30, 2016, it was announced that Seunghee would be leaving both the group and the agency to focus on his acting career. She was the first band member to leave the band.

On January 30, 2017, she joined Urban Works Entertainment and decided to use the stage name Jo Seunghee. She then starred in many Korean dramas such as “Bravo My Life”, “My First Love”, “109 Strange Things”.

Why did Seunghee leave DIA? Here’s the real reason

In February 2018, Seunghee revealed the real reason for leaving DIA. in an interview with News1, she confessed that she had been going through an identity crisis for a long time, which led to her collapse.

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What happened to the former DIA Seunghee? Update on K-pop Idol after leaving the group

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But since she was the leader of the DIA at the time and not the kind of person to express her concerns, she dealt with the difficulties herself. After all, she was unable to overcome her breakdown and thought she would be a stumbling block for MBK and its members.

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What happened to the former DIA Seunghee? Update on K-pop Idol after leaving the group

Her exclusive contract with the company was about to expire at that time, so she decided not to renew the contract and leave. The next thing she did was rest for about a year.

What happened to the former DIA Seunghee? Update on K-pop Idol after leaving the group

During her hiatus, the crisis of ex-DIA Seunghee grew so severe that she did not think of returning to promoting as a celebrity. She declined all offers she received from entertainment industry officials.

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What happened to the former DIA Seunghee? Update on K-pop Idol after leaving the group

One day, she received an offer to appear in an internet drama produced by the government and decided to take the role, thinking that she should have fun at least once. Then she realized how fun acting was, so she eventually returned to the entertainment industry as an actress.

In addition to being an actress, she also became general producer at PocketDol Studio in 2019. In July 2020, she changed her stage name to Cho Yi Hyun.

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My teenage girlfriend

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What happened to the former DIA Seunghee? Update on K-pop Idol after leaving the group

In 2021, former DIA Seunghee was in charge of planning and A&R for the reality show “My Teenage Girl,” which produced the new CLASS: y girl group. In the same year, she started her own entertainment company and named it M25.

DIA Seunghee, CLASS

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What happened to the former DIA Seunghee? Update on K-pop Idol after leaving the group

Currently, Cho Yi Hyun is an actress, producer, model and singer under her own brand M25. He is also the CEO of the company and the producer and manager of CLASS: y. CLASS: y is also an artist under the M25.

You can follow her Instagram account here to stay updated on her activities.

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With a script by Maria Scott

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