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Apink - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career
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Girl group Apink was first introduced to the public through their member reveal by Cube Entertainment.

The name Apink contains ‘A’ and ‘pink’. The ‘A’ means they want to be the best in the K-pop industry, meanwhile ‘pink’ represents their innocent image.

In February 2011, Naeun was introduced to the public as the first Apink member. Then, the publication was made to Chorong as the leader and continued with Hayoung.

In March, Eunji was introduced as the fourth member, followed by Yookyung. Meanwhile, Bomi and Namjoo were introduced through Apink News, Apink’s reality show program.

The seven of them finally debuted in April 2011 with the release of the EP Seven Springs of Apink. The debut stage was held on the Mnet M! Countdown by displaying Wishlist and Mollayo songs.

However, unfortunately, Yookyung left the group in 2013 to focus on his studies.

Apink has received a number of awards since its debut. Such as the Seoul Music Awards, the Mnet Asian Music Awards, and the Golden Disc Awards.

On April 8, 2022, Naeun has officially departed from Apink.

Apink - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career
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Apink Members

1. Chorong

Apink - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career
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Profile

  • Real Name: Park Cho Rong
  • Stage Name: Chorong
  • Nickname: Chorong, Mama Rong, Rongrongie
  • Birthdate: March 3, 1991
  • Birthplace: Cheongju, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Lead Dancer, Rapper, Vocalist, Leader
  • Height: 162.8 cm (5’4″)
  • Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: Catholics
  • Profession: Rapper, Dancer, Songwriter, Actor
  • Education: Choongbook High School
  • Hobbies: Watching films, Martial arts
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @Apinkpcr
  • Instagram: @mulgokizary
  • Tiktok: –
  • YouTube: –

Facts

  • Chorong has 2 sisters, one is older than her and the other is younger.
  • She is the middle child in her family.
  • She has been practicing Hapkido (martial arts) since she was little, that is since she was in elementary school.
  • She was born to parents who have a Hapkido academy.
  • She once attended JYP Entertainment’s audition to become a K-pop idol and made it to the final round, but in the end, she was eliminated.
  • After she was eliminated, Chorong finally joined Cube Entertainment.
  • Chorong already has a driver’s license.
  • In the group Apink, she is also often referred to as ‘Apink’s country girl’.
  • Because of her cute face, people like to mistake her as the maknae of Apink.
  • Red and pink are Chorong’s favorite colors.

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2. Bomi

Apink - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career
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Profile

  • Real Name: Yoon Bo Mi
  • Stage Name: Bomi
  • Nickname: Bomi, Angry Bom, RillaYoon
  • Birthdate: August 13, 1993
  • Birthplace: Gyeonggi, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Rapper, Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist
  • Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
  • Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
  • Blood Type: O
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer, Dancer, Songwriter, Model, Actress
  • Education: Korean Arts High School
  • Hobbies: Eating, Cheerleading, Taekwondo
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @Apinkbm
  • Instagram: @__yoonbomi__
  • Tiktok: –
  • YouTube: Bomi’s Channel

Facts

  • Bomi appeared in the famous drama Reply 1997 with Chorong in 2012. In there, she played the teenage version of Moon Jeong Mi.
  • She was a host of the Weekly Idol program from 2013 to 2015.
  • She was one of the casts of The Human Condition program in 2014.
  • Bomi was on MBC’s show Real Men in 2015.
  • She enjoyed playing baseball when she was in school during her teenage life.
  • Bomi once learned how to play the drums.
  • Besides playing baseball, Bomi can also play soccer.
  • Among other Apink members, Bomi is known as a mood maker.
  • She has studied Taekwondo since she was a child.
  • In her family, she has a younger brother and an older sister.

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3. Eunji

Apink - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career
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Profile

  • Real Name: Jeong Eun Ji/Jeong Hye Rim
  • Stage Name: Eunji
  • Nickname: Eunji, Meung, Happy Virus
  • Birthdate: August 18, 1993
  • Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Face of the Group, Main Vocalist
  • Height: 162.3 cm (5’4″)
  • Weight: 47 kg (104 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer, Dancer, Songwriter, Model, Actress, Radio DJ
  • Education: Hyehwa Girls’ High School
  • Hobbies: Playing piano
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @Apinkjej
  • Instagram: @artist_eunji
  • Tiktok: –
  • YouTube: Wise Meong

Facts

  • Eunji is multitalent in the arts. She is a singer, songwriter, actress, radio DJ, and voice actor.
  • She appeared in Reply 1997 in 2012, which was her acting debut.
  • Eunji has also appeared in a number of dramas, such as That Winter, the Wind Blows (2013), Trot Lovers (2014), Cheer Up! (2015), to Untouchable (2017).
  • She was born in Haeundae, Busan, South Korea.
  • Eunji changed her real name Jeong Hye Rim to Jeong Eun Ji when she was in middle school.
  • In her family, she has a sibling named Jeong Min Ki, who is younger than her.
  • Eunji once won the KBS network’s Exciting Day Enjoyable Day program and won first place.
  • He only became a trainee for a few months with Apink before finally debuting.
  • At first, Eunji’s dream was to become a vocal teacher.
  • Eunji is popularly known as the ‘Happy Virus’ because she is an optimistic and bright character.

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4. Namjoo

Namjoo - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career
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Profile

  • Real Name: Kim Nam-joo
  • Stage Name: Namjoo
  • Nickname: Namjoo, Shikshin
  • Birthdate: April 15, 1995
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Rapper, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer
  • Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
  • Weight: 46 kg (101 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer, Dancer, Model, Actress, Rapper
  • Education: Sungkyunkwan University
  • Hobbies: Eating, Singing, Dancing
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @Apinkknj
  • Instagram: @sarangdungy
  • Tiktok: –
  • YouTube: –

Facts

  • Namjoo is a member of Apink who can speak Chinese, even though it was actually Naeun who learned the language.
  • She often calls Beyonce as a nickname for herself.
  • She really idolizes Onew from SHINee.
  • She pointed to SHINee’s Onew as her ideal type.
  • Namjoo is often called the ‘Tireless Energizer’.
  • Her mother and cousins ​​are fluent in English.
  • Namjoo is the only child in her family.
  • She is very good at impersonating.
  • According to people, they feel that Namjoo is a very active and bright person.
  • In terms of food, she really likes spicy food.

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5. Hayoung

Hayoung - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career
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Profile

  • Real Name: Oh Ha Young
  • Stage Name: Hayoung
  • Nickname: Hayoung, HaBbang-ie
  • Birthdate: July 19, 1996
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Maknae, Rapper, Vocalist
  • Height: 169 cm (5’7″)
  • Weight: 52 kg (114 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer, Dancer, Songwriter, Model, Actress, Composer
  • Education: School of Performing Arts Seoul
  • Hobbies: Crafting, Stitching
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @Apinkohy
  • Instagram: @_ohhayoung_
  • Tiktok: –
  • YouTube: 오하빵 ohhabbang

Facts

  • Hayoung has appeared in Huh Gak’s music video for the single 1440 in 2013.
  • She has also appeared on Shin Bora’s single Frozen along with CNU from B1A4.
  • She and Bomi hosted the Weekly Idol program in 2014.
  • Hayoung was cast in Law of the Jungle in Papua New Guinea in 2016.
  • In her family, Hayoung is the only child.
  • She was a trainee for 1.5 years before finally debuting with Apink.
  • She admits that his own father idolizes Eunji.
  • Because she has vision problems, Hayoung wears glasses when she’s not on stage.
  • Hayoung often licking lips without realizing it.
  • Yellow and black are her favorite colors.

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Former Member

1. Yookyung 

Yookyung  - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career
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Profile

  • Real Name: Hong Yoo-kyung
  • Stage Name: Yookyung
  • Nickname: Yookyung
  • Birthdate: September 22, 1994
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Vocalist, Main Rapper
  • Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
  • Weight: –
  • Blood Type: AB
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Singer, Dancer
  • Education: Chung-Ang University
  • Hobbies: –
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @yukyung922
  • Instagram: @yukyung_922
  • Tiktok: –
  • YouTube: 행복한찐빵 Yukyung

Facts

  • Yookyung is the daughter of DSR Wire Corp’s CEO.
  • She once attended Hyundai High School and School of Performing Arts Seoul.
  • She is a child singer. She once released a single titled Hae Tae Story.
  • She joined Apink in 2011 and left in April 2013 to focus on her study.

2. Naeun

Apink - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career
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Profile

  • Real Name: Son Na-eun
  • Stage Name: Naeun
  • Nickname: Naeun, Manyeu, GoToNyu
  • Birthdate: February 10, 1994
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Center, Lead Dancer, Visual, Sub-Vocalist
  • Height: 168 cm (5’6″)
  • Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Religion: Catholics
  • Profession: Actor, Singer, Model, Dancer
  • Education: Dongguk University
  • Hobbies: Drawing, Buying clothes, Listening to the music
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: @Apinksne
  • Instagram: @marcellasne
  • Tiktok: –
  • YouTube: –

Facts

  • Naeun once appeared on We Got Married with Taemin from SHINee as a married couple.
  • Naeun and Taemin were nominated for Best Couple at the MBC Entertainment Awards in 2013.
  • Naeun was cast for the miniseries The Most Beautiful Goodbye in 2017.
  • She was inspired to become a K-pop idol because of BoA.
  • Naeun is often called the “sold-out girl” because the products she advertises always sell out in a short time.
  • Naeun became a model for Adidas Korea.
  • Naeun once held a volunteer event with her fans in 2018 at Kkottongnae.
  • She once donated 50 million won in 2020 to support people affected by COVID-19 to the Daegu Community Chest of Korea.
  • Naeun has a younger sister named Saeun.
  • Unlike Naeun, who has a career in entertainment, Saeun is a professional golf athlete.

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Girl group Apink is one of the most popular K-pop girl groups in the K-entertainment industry. They have always been working hard to entertain their fans. No matter their fans are always rooting for them.

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