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Karina

Korean: 카리나

Hometown:

Paldal-gu, Gyeonggi-do

Country:

South Korea

Full name:
Yu Ji-min
Native name:
유지민
Birthday:
Age:
22 years old
Blood type:
B
Height:
5'6" (168 cm)
Weight:
101.4 lbs (46 kg)
Group (2020-present):
Group (2021-present):
Group (2021-present):

Introduction

“ Be MY æ! Hello, I'm Karina! ”

Karina (카리나) is a South Korean singer under SM Entertainment. She is the leader 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.

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

She debuted as a member in the unit GOT the beat from the project girl group Girls On Top on January 3, 2022.

Jan 1, 2016-present
Debut:
Nov 17, 2020
Debut to 1st win:
61 days
Current state:
active 
Active years:
2019-present
Zodiac-sign:
Language(s):
Korean, English
Training period:
4 years
Education:
Hansol High School
MBTI:
ENFP
Kpopping rank:
44th
Fandom:
LoveYu
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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 says that her specialty is picking up items such as a TV remote and bobby pins with her feet.
3
Karina wanted to become a singer because of "Girls' Generation."
4
Karina's favorite color is blue.
5
To relieve stress Karina goes shopping, eats good food, and reads a book in a quiet place.
6
Karina's baptismal name is 'Katarina' so she chose Karina as her stage name. Her other stage name options included 'Woo Ah' and 'Jasmine.'
7
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.
8
Karina loves playing mobile games, especially "PUBG."
9
Karina says her strength is that she is very caring towards those around her. She says her other strength is that she is quick-witted.
10
In addition to appearing in the music video, Karina was also a backup dancer for Taemin's "Want" promotional stages.

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