Namjoo (Apink)

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Namjoo 'Apink' - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

Kim Nam Joo, or popularly known as Namjoo, is a Korean singer and actress. She is a member of the K-POP girl group Apink.

She became famous after debuting as the rapper, lead vocalist and lead dancer of Apink.


Namjoo started her life in the entertainment industry when she was 13 years old, at which time she managed to star in a TV commercial in 2007.

Her career then continued when she successfully passed Cube Entertainment’s Cube Party audition in 2010.

Namjoo then made her first stage debut with the group Apink on Mnet’s M! Countdown. At the event, they performed Wishlist and Mollayo.

Her career doesn’t just stop in the world of singing. In 2015, she was cast for the web drama Investigator Alice. In the drama, she plays a detective named Chun Yeon Joo.

In 2016, she continued the role of Chun Yeon Joo for the second season. In the same year, she and her Apink partner, Bomi, became the newest hosts on Shikshin Road.

She finally made her solo debut on September 7, 2020 with her latest single album, Bird.


  • Real Name: Kim Nam Joo (김남주)
  • Stage Name: Namjoo (남주)
  • Nickname: Namjoo, Shikshin
  • Birthdate: April 15, 1995
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: South Korea
  • Position: Rapper, Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer (Apink)
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Singer, Dancer, Model, Actress, Rapper
  • Education: Sungkyunkwan University
  • Hobbies: Eating, Singing, Dancing
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  • Twitter: @Apinkknj
  • Instagram: @sarangdungy
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Height, Weight & Appearance

  • Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
  • Weight: 48 kg (106 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Body measurements: ‎34-26-40 inches
  • Shoe size: 7 (US)
  • Dress Size: –


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  • Mother: –
  • Brother: –
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Boyfriend & Dating History

Namjoo’s dating history is unknown as she keeps her love life private. She also has never been in a dating scandal or rumor.

Net Worth

Namjoo has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She mainly earns from her career in Apink, but she also earns from her career as an actress.

Plastic Surgery 

Namjoo has been accused and attacked for having a different face when Apink attended the 2018 KOAFEC ceremony. It became viral that her nose was different.

Plan A Entertainment then released a statement saying, “We have nothing to say about it.”


  • 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.
  • This girl is often called the ‘Tireless Energizer’.
  • Her mother and cousins ​​are fluent in English.
  • She is the only child in her family.
  • Namjoo 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.
  • She also likes pork and kimchi stew that her mother usually makes.
  • Purple and pink are her favorite colors.
  • 3 is her favorite number.
  • Since she was in elementary school, Namjoo has known HyunA.
  • She once wrote the lyrics for one of the songs on Apink’s One and Six mini-album, Forever Star.
  • She was once a dancing crew for BEAST’s song Beautiful.
  • Namjoo has an ideal type, a man who has good facial expressions, does not have double eyelids, innocent but is still sexy.
  • Namjoo is part of Apink’s sub-unit, BnN, with Bomi.
  • She along with Eunji and Hyunseung (BEAST) once released the single A Year Ago in 2013.
  • She once performed the song Seoul Lonely along with Phantom, a hip-hop music trio on various music programs.
  • Namjoo had been a part of Tutoring Across Generations in March 2015, but in the end, the show was canceled due to falling ratings.
  • In 2015, she released a single with Sungjae from BTOB with the title Photograph.
  • Namjoo was cast as the main character Juliet Capulet in Romeo and Juliet produced by Sungkyunkwan University in 2017.
  • Namjoo has her own fashion line, namely Sugar Please.
  • She launched Sugar Please on February 14, 2019.
  • She attended Seoul Performing Arts High School with Naeun, Hayoung, and Yookyung.

See Full Apink Members


  • Bad Boys Detective (Naver TV | 2017–2018), as Oh Jin Kyung
  • Investigator Alice (Naver TV Cast | 2015–2016), as Chun Yeon Joo

Variety shows

  • The Show Fan PD (SBS funE | 2017)
  • Shikshin Road 2 (k-star | 2016)

Musical theater

  • Midnight Sun (2022), as Hannah
  • Romeo and Juliet (2017), as Juliet Capulet


“These days, I think Apink has a really good energy, both as a person and a team.” 

“I don’t think there is a standard for success. I believe that people have their own standards of success according to their personal goals and happiness, and what my success looks like to me is being able to do what I love for a long time. I love what I’m currently doing and there are so many things I wish to do in the future as a group and personally. I will always try my best and be awake in order to fulfill each of them.” – NME Interview

Pics of Namjoo Apink

1. She looks so badass in this retro wave theme outfit

Namjoo 'Apink' - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

2. She’s in her dreamland with her color palette, pink and purple

Namjoo 'Apink' - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

3. Namjoo is being a slaying queen

Namjoo 'Apink' - Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

4. She looks so refreshed in this photo

Member of Apink- Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

5. Namjoo’s side profile is worth to be admired

Member of Apink- Biography, Profile, Facts and Career

Namjoo is a super attractive woman who loves giving their best effort in every aspect. She’s really talented, very beautiful, and so bright. We are rooting for you, Namjoo!


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