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Karina

Korean: 카리나

Hometown:

Paldal-gu, Gyeonggi-do

Country:

South Korea

Full name:
Yoo Ji-min
Native name:
유지민
Birthday:
Age:
24 years old
Blood type:
B
Height:
5'6" (168 cm)
Weight:
99.2 lbs (45 kg)
Group (2020-present):
Group (2021-2022,2024-present):

Introduction

Karina (카리나) is a South Korean singer, dancer, and songwriter under SM Entertainment. She is the leader, main dancer, and center of the girl group aespa. Before debuting Karina was active on social media and was recruited by SM Entertainment where she became a trainee in 2016. Karina completed her high school education at Hansol High School before receiving her GED.

On February 19, 2019, she appeared on Taemin's MV for "Want". Additionally, she was also a back-up dancer during the time of the song's promotional stage.

Later on, she debuted as the leader of aespa on November 17, 2020, with the digital single "Black Mamba".

She then debuted as a member in the unit GOT the beat from the project girl group Girls On Top on January 3, 2022 alongside her fellow aespa member Winter.

She also featured on "2022 Winter SMTOWN:SMCU Palace" which is SM Entertainment's ninth winter album. She featured on the song 'Hot & Cold' along with EXO's Kai, RED VELVET's Seulgi, and NCT's Jeno.

In 2023, she was selected as one of the OST singers for the Netflix drama 'Song of the Bandits'. The song was entitled 'Sad Waltz'.

Nov 17, 2020-present
Debut:
Nov 17, 2020
Debut to 1st win:
61 days
Current state:
active 
Active years:
2019-present
Zodiac-sign:
Language(s):
Korean, English, Japanese
Training period:
4 years
Education:
Hansol High School
MBTI:
ENFP
kpopping rank:
29th
Fandom:
MY/Gungdaengs
Fandom color(s):
Wisteria
Malibu
signature
signature
lightstick
lightstick
0 wins
8.7K pics
12 videos
1 albums
315.6K views
932 adds

Fun facts

1
Karina's audition song was Taeyeon’s "11:11". The first time aespa members met Taeyeon, she said "I'm such a big fan I love you."
2
Karina's favorite color is blue.
3
Karina wanted to become a singer because of Girls’ Generation.
4
Karina's baptismal name is 'Katarina' so she chose Karina as her stage name. Her other stage name options included 'Woo Ah' and 'Jasmine.'
5
Karina was recruited into SM Entertainment through a social media DM. She was active on social media prior to becoming a trainee and an SM recruiter saw her posts. She originally thought it was fake but realized it was real when they sent their business card.
6
Karina relieves stress by shopping, eating good food, and reading books in quiet places.
7
Karina's favorite movies are 'Tangled' & 'Frozen.'
8
Karina appeared in the music video and was a backup dancer for Taemin’s "WANT" promotional stages.
9
Karina loves playing mobile games, especially "PUBG."
10
Karina says that her specialty is picking up items such as a TV remote and bobby pins with her feet.

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