Produce 101 Season 1: Where Are They Now?

Almost 4 years after the show ended, where are the girls of the first season of Produce 101 now?

FINAL RANK 1

Jeon Somi

  • Debuted in I.O.I and the Whatta Man unit (disbanded January 2017)
  • Became a member of project groups UNNIES (disbanded 2017) and Girls Next Door (disbanded 2017)
  • Left JYP Entertanment and signed with YG subsidiary, THEBLACKLABLE
  • Debuted as a soloist (June 2019)

FINAL RANK 2

Kim Sejeong

  • Debuted in I.O.I (disbanded January 2017)
  • Debuted in Gugudan (June 2016) and its subunit Semina (July 2018) (disbanded Dec 2020)
  • Solo debut (November 2016)
  • Started acting carrer (July 2017)

FINAL RANK 3

Choi Yoojung

  • Debuted in I.O.I and the Whatta Man unit (disbanded January 2017)
  • Debuted in Weki Meki (August 2017)
  • Debuted in collab unit WJMK (Weki Meki & WJSN) with lablemate Doyeon and WJSN members Luda and Sola (June 2018)

FINAL RANK 4

Kim Chungha

  • Debuted in I.O.I and the Whatta Man unit (disbanded January 2017)
  • Debuted as a soloist (June 2017)
  • Participated in the SM Station “Wow Thing” along with Red Velvet’s Seulgi, Gfriend’s SinB and (G)I-DLE’s Soyeon

FINAL RANK 5

Kim Sohye

  • Debuted in I.O.I and the Whatta Man unit (disbanded January 2017)
  • Left RedLine Entertainment
  • Started S&P Entertainment company
  • Currently pursuing an acting career and also runs a cafe

FINAL RANK 6

Joo Kyulkyung (Zhou Jie Qiong)

  • Debuted in I.O.I and the Whatta Man unit (disbanded January 2017)
  • Debuted in Pristin and its subunit Pristin V (disbanded May 2019)
  • Solo China debut (September 2018)
  • Currently is still signed under Pledis Entertainment

FINAL RANK 7

Jung Chaeyeon

  • Debuted in I.O.I (disbanded January 2017)
  • Rejoined DIA and its subunit BCHCS
  • Started acting carrer (2016)

FINAL RANK 8

Kim Doyeon

  • Debuted in I.O.I and the Whatta Man unit (disbanded January 2017)
  • Debuted in Weki Meki (August 2017)
  • Started acting carrer (February 2018)
  • Debuted in collab unit WJMK (Weki Meki & WJSN) with lablemate Yoojung and WJSN members Luda and Sola (June 2018)

FINAL RANK 9

Kang Mina

  • Debuted in I.O.I (disbanded January 2017)
  • Debuted in Gugudan (June 2016) and its subunits Oguogu (August 2017) and Semina (July 2018) (disbanded Dec 2020)
  • Started acting career (October 2017)

FINAL RANK 10

Lim Nayoung

  • Debuted in I.O.I and the Whatta Man unit (disbanded January 2017)
  • Debuted in Pristin and its subunit Pristin V (disbanded May 2019)
  • Left Pledis Entertainment and joined Sublime Artists Agency (August 2019)
  • Debuted in the fictional idol group TeaParty for the drama Imitation as the character Hyunji (April 2021)

FINAL RANK 11

Yoo Yeonjung

  • Debuted in I.O.I (disbanded January 2017)
  • Joined WJSN (August 2016)

FINAL RANK 12

Han Hyeri

  • Debuted in fan project group I.B.I (disbanded 2016/2017)
  • Was part of the original ARIAZ (OMZM) lineup
  • Left Star Empire and the predebut Ariaz lineup in July 2017
  • Participated in MIXNINE but did not pass auditions
  • Joined the webdrama IDOLM@STER KR
  • Debuted in project group Red Queen (disbanded -)
  • Currently pursuing an acting and modeling career

FINAL RANK 13

Lee Suhyun

  • Debuted in fan project group I.B.I (disbanded 2016/2017)
  • Left SS Entertainment and signed to HYWY Entertainment
  • Was set to debut in DAYDAY (HYWY girl group) in 2017
  • Left HYWY Entertainment and joined HG Entertainmet
  • Started acting career
  • Debuted as a soloist under the name Luri (November 2019)

FINAL RANK 14

Kim Nayoung

  • Debuted in Gugudan (June 2016) and its subunit Semina (July 2018) (disbanded Dec 2020)
  • Debuted in project girl group SUNNY GIRLS (disbanded 2016)

FINAL RANK 15

Kim Sohee

  • Debuted in fan project group I.B.I (disbanded 2016/2017)
  • Debuted in project groups CIVA (disbanded 2016) and Girls Next Door (disbanded 2017)
  • Debuted as a soloist (November 2017)
  • Left Music Works (July 2019)
  • Joined n.CH Entertainment (October 2019)
  • Joined Nature (October 2019)

FINAL RANK 16

Yoon Chaekyung

  • Debuted in fan project group I.B.I (disbanded 2016/2017)
  • Debuted in project group CIVA (disbanded 2016)
  • Joined April (November 2016)

FINAL RANK 17

Lee Haein

  • Debuted in fan project group I.B.I (disbanded 2016/2017)
  • Left SS Entertainment ans signed to HYWY Entertainmeny
  • Participated in Idol School but was not in the final lineup
  • Left HYWY and signed to Groove Company
  • Debuted as a soloist (Nov 2020)

FINAL RANK 18

Park Soyeon

  • Was in the predebut lineup for FAVE Entertainment’s (now PlayM Entertainment) new girl group Weeekly
  • Auditioned for MIXNINE but did not pass auditions
  • Left PlayM Entertainment
  • Started a Youtube channel in October 2019
  • Revealed to be participating in KPOP KRAZY, a kpop focused musical held in Dubai
  • Debuted as a soloist (Nov 2020)

FINAL RANK 19

Ki Huihyeon

  • Joined Unpretty Rapstar 3
  • Rejoined DIA and its subunit BCHCS (changed stage name to Huihyeon)

FINAL RANK 20

Jeon Soyeon

  • Joined Unpretty Rapstar 3
  • Debuted as a soloist (November 2017)
  • Debuted in (G)I-DLE (May 2018)
  • Participated in the SM Station “Wow Thing” along with Red Velvet’s Seulgi, Gfriend’s SinB and Chungha
  • Became the voice for League Of Legend’s K/DA member Akali

FINAL RANK 21

Jung Eunwoo

  • Debuted in Pristin and its subunit Pristin V (disbanded May 2019)
  • Left Pledis Entertainment (May 2019)
  • Signed with OSR Entertainment (October 2019)
  • Redebuted in Hinapia (November 2019) (Disbanded 2020)

FINAL RANK 22

Kang Sira

  • Debuted as a soloist (January 2017)

FINAL RANK 23

Ng Sze Kai

  • Rejoined band AS1 (as Shin)
  • Left the band
  • Switched to Unleash Entertainment
  • Participated in MIXNINE (ranked 32nd)
  • Currently acting in Hong Kong

FINAL RANK 24

Kim Dani

  • Her contract ended with MBK in 2019 but there has been no news on her

FINAL RANK 25

Kim Siyeon

  • Debuted in Pristin as Xiyeon (disbanded May 2019)
  • Left Pledis Entertainment (May 2019)
  • Signed to Suyeongang Entertainment
  • Resumed her acting career

FINAL RANK 26

Heo Chanmi

  • Left Duble Kick Entertainment (now MLD Entertainment)
  • Signed to Mostable Muisc
  • Participated in MIXNINE (ranked 20th)
  • Was set to debut in High Color but debut was cancelled
  • Signed to FirstOne Entertainment in January 2020
  • Set to become a Youtuber
  • Debuted as a soloist (July 2020)

FINAL RANK 27

Hwang Insun

  • Continues to release music as a soloist
  • Released a digital single called “Don’t Give Up” with some of the other contestants
  • Appeared on girl group Midnight’s predebut track “Girl Group’s Flooded”
  • Now owns a bubble tea shop

FINAL RANK 28

Seong Hyemi

  • Signed to Munmu Entertainment
  • Remains close with Park Hayi and Hwang Insun

FINAL RANK 29

Kang Yebin

  • Debuted in Pristin and its subunit Pristin V as Rena (disbanded May 2019)
  • Left Pledis Entertainment (May 2019)
  • Signed to OSR Entertainment October 2019
  • Redebuted in Hinapia as Yaebin (November 2019) (disbanded 2020)

FINAL RANK 30

Kim Seokyoung

  • Signed with Kiwi Pop (November 2016)
  • Debuted in GWSN (June 2018)

FINAL RANK 31

Lee Soomin

  • Left Fantagio Music
  • Signed to FAVE Entertainment
  • Participated in MIXNINE (ranked 2nd)
  • Left FAVE Entertainment August 2018
  • Signed to Mystic Story Entertainment
  • Left Mystic Story Entertainment (August 2020)

FINAL RANK 32

An Yeseul

  • Left Majesty Entertaniment and is currently an Indenpendent Trainee

FINAL RANK 33

Kim Hyungeun

  • Debuted in Bulldok (2016) (haitus 2018)
  • Left Konic Entertainment and Bulldok (2017)
  • Signed to KRAZY Entertainment
  • Debuted in project hip hop group D.A.N (March 2019)
  • Debuted in PEACE (Disbanded 2019)

FINAL RANK 34

Kim Juna

  • Debuted as a soloist (September 2016)
  • Left Music K (June 2018)
  • Signed with Hidden Sound (July 2018)

FINAL RANK 35

Kwon Eunbin

  • Joined CLC (Feb 2016)

FINAL RANK 36

Kang Siwon

  • Signed to Dream T Entertainment but left the in 2018
  • Became a member of the trainee group UNI
  • Signed to TNK Entertainment and JTM Entertainment
  • Debuted as a soloist as Kang Xiwon (April 2019)

FINAL RANK 37

Yoon Seohyung

  • Became a musical theater actress under the name Kwon Ipsae
  • Released a digital single called “Don’t Give Up” with some of the other contestants

FINAL RANK 38

Park Haeyoung

  • Debuted in A.De (inactive 2018)
  • Participated in MIXNINE (rank 30th)
  • Released a digital single called “Don’t Give Up” with some of the other contestants
  • Shared that she still intends to pursue an idol career

FINAL RANK 39

Hwang Sooyeon

  • Left Happyface Entertainment
  • Currently working as a backup dancer

FINAL RANK 40

Kim Sihyeon

  • Signed with Yuehua Entertainment
  • Joined Produce 48 (rank 27th)
  • Debuted in Everglow (March 2019)

FINAL RANK 41

Choi Shiyoon

  • Currently working as an actress

FINAL RANK 42

Kim Minkyung

  • Debuted in Pristin and its subunit Pristin V as Roa (disbanded May 2019)
  • Left Pledis Entertainment (May 2019)
  • Signed to OSR Entertainment (October 2019)
  • Redebuted in Hinapia as Minkyeung (Disbanded August 2020)

FINAL RANK 43

Park Sehee

  • Debuted in Bulldok as Say (hiatus 2018)
  • Left Konic Entertainment and Bulldok (2017)
  • Signed to KRAZY Entertainment (2018)
  • Redebuted in PEACE as Say (Disbanded 2019)

FINAL RANK 44

Kim Minji

  • Debuted in Bulldok as Kimi (disbanded 2018)
  • Debuted as a soloist under the name Kimi (August 2017)

FINAL RANK 45

Kim Minjung

  • Signed to Starship Entertainment
  • Participated in Dancing High in Team Just Jerk (2018)
  • Left Starship Entertainment
  • Signed to High Up Entertainment (December 2019)
  • Did not debut with StayC continues to be a trainee

FINAL RANK 46

Chu Yejin

  • Currently working as an actress under Fantagio Entertainment

FINAL RANK 47

Jung Haerim

FINAL RANK 48

Kang Kyungwon

  • Debuted in Pristin as Yuha (disbanded May 2019)
  • Left Pledis Entertainment (May 2019)
  • Signed with OSR Entertainment (October 2019)
  • Redebuted in Hinapia as Gyeongwon (Disbanded August 2020)

FINAL RANK 49

Oh Seojung

  • Left MHN Entertainment
  • Signed to WAYZ Entertainment
  • is currently training as an actress

FINAL RANK 50

Kim Taeha

  • Left Starship Entertainment
  • Signed with Duble Kick Entertainment (now MLD Entrertainment)
  • Added to Momoland (2017)
  • Contract with MLD was terminated and left Momoland (2019)

FINAL RANK 51

Park Hayi

  • Debuted as a soloist named Park High

FINAL RANK 52

Park Gaeul

FINAL RANK 53

Yu Sua

  • Signed to YAMA&HOTCHICKS
  • Was placed in the predebut line up of Oahsis
  • Transferred to KRAZY Entertainment, Oahsis debut called off (October 2019)
  • Debuted in project group Aqua
  • Debuted in project hip hop group D.A.N
  • Started a Youtube channel with lablemate Chohyeon

FINAL RANK 54

Lee Jinhee

  • Debuted in Bulldok as Genie (disbanded 2018)

FINAL RANK 55

Ariyoshu Risa

  • No longer pursuing an idol career
  • Currently owns a store

FINAL RANK 56

Hwang Ayoung

  • Left Happyface Entertainment
  • Signed with 2% Entertainment
  • Debuted as a soloist (July 2016)
  • Released a digital single called “Don’t Give Up” with some of the other contestants
  • Left 2% Entertainment
  • Signed with ONO Entertainment
  • Was comfirmed to be in the predebut lineup for BLACK MAMBA but left the group

FINAL RANK 57

Lim Jungmin (Lim Taeryong)

  • Signed with ONO Entertainment
  • Was comfirmed to be in the predebut lineup for BLACK MAMBA
  • Participated in MIXNINE (rank 46th)
  • Left ONO Entertainment and BLACK MAMBA
  • Signed to JPlanet Entertainement
  • Debuted in LUNARSOLAR as Taeryeong (Sept 2020)

FINAL RANK 58

Kim Yeonkyung

  • Runs a cover channel on Youtube
  • Unknown if she is still a trainee or what company she is with

FINAL RANK 59

Lee Younseo

  • Left Cube Entertainment

FINAL RANK 60

Shim Chaeeun

  • Left Starship Entertainment
  • Signed to Star Empire
  • Was in the predebut line up for ARIAZ (OMZM)
  • Has most likely left Star Empire, seeing as how she did not debut with ARIAZ

FINAL RANK 61

Kang Sihyeon

  • Particiapated in MIXNINE (rank 29th)
  • Debuted in ARIAZ (October 2019)

FINAL RANK 62

Kim Dajeong

  • Left Hello Music
  • Signed to LUK Factory
  • Debuted in Hashtag (October 2017) and its subunit Purple (September 2018)

FINAL RANK 63

An Yumi

  • Worked as a model
  • Left Blessing Entertainment
  • Became a professional pilates instructor

FINAL RANK 64

Kim Sihyun

  • Signed to The Music Works
  • Participated in MIXNINE (rank 19th)
  • Debuted in project group Aqua

FINAL RANK 65

Seo Hyelin

  • Left SS Entertainment
  • Signed to The Jakie Chan Group
  • Was in the lineup for Lhea, but the debut was cancelled
  • Has a YouTube channel

FINAL RANK 66

Hwang Riyu

  • Left NHemg (2020)
  • Joined the line up for I.G (2020/2021)

FINAL RANK 67

Hwang Seyoung

  • Participated on Kpop Star 6

FINAL RANK 68

Kim Jisung

  • Left Happyface Entertainment
  • Signed to N Company
  • Currently pursuing an acting carrer

FINAL RANK 69

Kim Soohyun

  • Signed to Mystic Entertainment
  • Participated on MIXNINE (rank 19th)
  • Appeared on Ateen and Girls Generation 1979
  • Released an OST as a soloist (2019)
  • Set to debut with the other Mystic Story girls in 2020

FINAL RANK 70

Choi Eunbin

  • Left Nextar Entertainment
  • Debuted as a soloist under the name EB

FINAL RANK 71

Park Minji

  • Left Magic Fresh Company
  • Signed to M&D17
  • Participated on Produce48 (rank 53rd)
  • Was set to debut in November 2018 but was postponed
  • Has a Youtube channel

FINAL RANK 72

Ham Yeji

  • Left Star Planet Co.
  • Released a digital single called “Don’t Give Up” with some of the other contestants
  • Signed to LCH Entertainment
  • Debuted in Prism as Ryeowon (May 2018-2021)

FINAL RANK 73

Kim Miso

  • Left MJ Entertainment
  • Released a digital single called “Don’t Give Up” with some of the other contestants
  • Signed with 2Lable Company
  • Debuted in A.De (inactive 2018)
  • Has been seen in dance workshops

FINAL RANK 74

Kim Woojung

  • Left Happyface Entertainment
  • Signed to 2% Entertainment
  • Debuted as a soloist under the name DAL (August 2016)
  • Has presumably left 2% Entertainment, seeing as how she is no longer on their website

FINAL RANK 75

Heo Saem

  • Left MJ Entertainment
  • Released a digital single called “Don’t Give Up” with some of the other contestants
  • Signed with 2Lable Company
  • Debuted in A.De (inactive 2018)
  • Debuted as soloist with a song featuring Ju Wontak of RAINZ

FINAL RANK 76

Han Jiyeon

  • Is a dance major at National University
  • Left Midas Entertainment
  • Opened a Youtube channel
  • Signed to Climix Entertainment

FINAL RANK 77

Niwa Shiori

  • Seems to be pursuing a career in Japan
  • Signed to VO3E Entertainment
  • Has a Youtube

FINAL RANK 78

Pyun Kangyoon

  • Released a digital single called “Don’t Give Up” with some of the other contestants
  • Has done some model work

FINAL RANK 80

Kim Hongeun

  • Left Happyface Entertainment
  • Signed with N Company
  • Is pursuing an acting career

FINAL RANK 81

Kim Dohee

  • Left Blessing Entertainment
  • Signed with Elephant Entertainment
  • Was set to debut in Twinkle but the debut was cancelled

FINAL RANK 82

Kim Seola

  • Left ECUBE Media
  • Signed with Dalgona Music
  • Debuted as a soloist under the name Kim Ahyun
  • Released OTSs under the name Leni

FINAL RANK 83

Oh Han Areum

  • Left Blessing Entertainment
  • Signed with Elephant Entertainment
  • Was set to debut in Twinkle but the debut was cancelled
  • Continues to post Instagram updates

FINAL RANK 84

Kim Yunji

  • Participated in MIXNINE (rank 36th)
  • Debuted in ARIAZ (October 2019)

FINAL RANK 85

Lee Seojeong

  • Left LOUDers Entertainment
  • Signed with Fantagio
  • Debuted in Weki Meki as Sei (August 2017)

FINAL RANK 86

Kim Jayeon

  • Left Happyface Entertainment
  • Signed with Trivius Entertainment
  • Debuted with 1NB (disbanded April 2018)
  • Currently working as a fitness model
  • Has released some solo music

FINAL RANK 87

Lee Chaelin

  • Left Midas Entertainment
  • Signed with FENT
  • Debuted in FANATICS (August 2019)

FINAL RANK 88

Choi Yubin

  • Left Midas Entertainment
  • Signed with nCH Entertainment
  • Debuted in Nature as Chaebin (August 2018)

FINAL RANK 89

Katherine C. Lee

  • Returned to America due to visa issues
  • Continued her studies
  • Graduating sometime in 2024

FINAL RANK 90

Shin Hyehyeon

  • Not much is know about her after the show

FINAL RANK 91

Nam Sujin

  • Was set to debut in ABO but their debut was cancelled

FINAL RANK 92

Kim Solee

  • Was set to debut in Twinkle but their debut was cancelled

FINAL RANK 93

Lee Seheun

  • Debuted in GIRLKIND (January 2018) and its subunit GIRLKIND XJR (August 2019) as Xeheun
  • Debuted as a soloist under the name Xeheun (October 2018)

FINAL RANK 94

Bang Joonhee

  • Was set to debut in Twinkle but their debut was cancelled

FINAL RANK 95

Yun Yudam

  • Signed to Yale Entertainment
  • in a dance cover group called Plain
  • Signed to STC Academy
  • Unknown where she is currently signed too

FINAL RANK 96

Kim Boseon

  • Was set to debut in Red-L but their debut was cancelled
  • Signed to SD Entertainment
  • Currently working as a DJ

FINAL RANK 97

Moon Hyeunju

  • Signed to YGK+
  • Currently pursing a career as a model

Left the Show

Kim Hayoon

  • Still signed to 101 Doors
  • released some music in 2018

Left the Show

Im Kyunha

  • Left Astory Entertainment
  • Signed to Red Submarine Entertainment
  • Debuted as a soloist (late 2019)

Left the Show

Ma Eunjin

  • Joined Playback (inactive/disbanded 2018)

Left the Show

Im Hyosun

  • Joined H.U.B (May 2017)
  • Participated in The Unit (rank 19th)

3 thoughts on “Produce 101 Season 1: Where Are They Now?

  1. Aissaoui August 12, 2021 / 1:19 pm

    Why didn’t soyeon debut?????
    Incredibal rapper

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    • GGP September 16, 2021 / 9:53 am

      Both Park Soyeon and Jeon Soyeon have debuted actually. Jeon has solo work and is in (G)I-DLE. Park is a solo artist.

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  2. Aissaoui August 12, 2021 / 1:18 pm

    Why d’identité soyeon début?????

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