Kang Mi Na is a Korean actress and singer. She was a member of the girl group, I.O.I and Gugudan.
She became famous after joining Produce 101 in 2016 and being in the final lineup of I.O.I.
Kang Mi Na has a kickstart in her performing arts passion when she entered Jellyfish Entertainment several years ago as a trainee.
After over one year doing training there, she alongside Nayoung and Sejeong, joined Produce 101 in 2016 as participant.
This lovely actress then got into the final episode, when she officially became one of I.O.I’s members, the group of the winning team.
But unfortunately, Mi Na didn’t do promotions for I.O.I because she would debut with her own group, Gugudan, in August 2017.
In the same year, she also made her own debut in the acting industry for Children of the 20th Century and also History of Walking Upright.
One year later, Mi Na was trusted to be a host for Show! Music Core. In 2018 also, she became the main character of Dokgo Rewind with EXO’s Sehun and a supporting character for Tale of Fairy.
Mi Na got more recognition in the acting industry by acting together with IU in Hotel Del Luna (2019).
After that, she then gets more roles in Summer Guys (2021), My Roommate Is A Gumiho (2021), and also Moonshine (2021).
- Real Name: Kang Mi Na (강미나)
- Stage Name: Kang Mi Na / Mina (강미나/미나)
- Also Known as: Kang Mina,
- Nickname: Juice Girl, Gyul, MiDdoMuk
- Birthday: December 4, 1999
- Birthplace: Incheon, South Korea
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Nationality: South Korean
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- Profession: Actress, Singer
- Education: Seoul School of Performing Arts
- Hobbies: Watching dramas, Playing games, Traveling
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- Instagram: @_happiness_o
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Height, Weight & Physical Appearance
- Height: 164 cm (5 ft 5 in)
- Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
- Blood Type: O
- Hair color: Brown
- Eye color: Brown
- Body measurements: 32-24-33 inches
- Shoe size: 7 US
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Boyfriend & Dating History
Kang Mi Na’s dating history is unknown because she keeps her love life private.
Kang Mi Na has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. She mainly earns from her career as an actress and a singer.
There has been no confirmation that Mi Na did any surgery.
- She comes from Jeju Island, South Korea.
- She is a part of Jellyfish Entertainment.
- Her parents own a bunsik restaurant.
- Mi Na got the 9th rank on Produce 101.
- She has a cute motto, “in any situation, eating comes first”.
- Mi Na loves Harry Potter so much.
- She has the same birthday as Weki Meki’s Doyeon.
- She is very good at falling asleep very quickly and doing a waacking dance.
- She became a trainee for 1 year and 1 month.
- Mi Na is the only child in her family.
- She was a classmate of NCT’s Mark Lee.
- She loves to collect a lot of landscape photography.
- Mi Na also loves to read Korean food recipes.
- Her favorite book genre is a historical book.
- INFP is Mi Na’s MBTI type.
- She is very good at doing cute aegyo.
- She hates mint chocolate and paprika.
- She also can’t eat garlic and onion.
- Mi Na would like to perform with Zico someday.
- She has a favorite cartoon character, Mickey Mouse.
- She once received a food truck from IU for her acting in Moonshine to support her.
- She made a good friendship with Hyeri.
- Pizza is Mi Na’s favorite food.
- Her ideal type is someone whose smile is fresh, like Nam Joo Hyuk.
- Cafe Minamdang (KBS2 | 2022), as Nam Hye-Jun
- Moonshine (KBS2 | 2021-2022), as Han Yae-Jin
- My Roommate Is A Gumiho (tvN | 2021), as Choi Jin-Ah (ep.8,11)
- Hotel Del Luna (tvN | 2019), as Yoo-Na
- Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter (tvN | 2018), as Jeom-Soon
- Dokgo Rewind (Kakao-Oksusu | 2018), as Kim Hyun-Sun
- 20th Century Boy and Girl (MBC | 2017), as Sa Jin-Jin (young)
- History of Walking Upright (tvN| 2017), as Mi-Na
- 2022 KBS Drama Awards – Best New Actress – Moonshine & The Law Cafe
“I think that I would rate my acting 79 out of 100.”
“There are times when I often meet with (former I.O.I) DIA Jung Chaeyeon and Lim Nayoung to consult about our concerns and also talk about our works.”
“I think that I won’t be able to be a solo singer. The gugudan members are each working hard in their own places, and it hasn’t been long since I started as an actor. I want to focus more on acting and work on it more fully.”
Kang Mi Na is not just lovely and cute, but she also proves to the public that her acting skills improve day by day. What a hidden treasure, isn’t she?