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aespa Members Profile

aespa Members Profile

aespa (에스파), stylized as æspa, is a 4 member South Korean girl group under SM Entertainment. The group consists of Karina, Giselle, Winter and NingNing. They debuted on November 17, 2020 with the digital single “Black Mamba”.

Why are they called æspa?
Their name comes from combining ‘æ’ derived from ‘Avatar X Experience’ & ‘aspect’. The meaning behind the name is various innovative activities to come with the theme of ‘Experiencing a new world via the encounter of the ‘avatar’, your other self’.

Official Greeting:
“Be my ae! Hi, we are æspa!”

aespa Fandom Name: MY (마이)
aespa Official Colors: –

aespa Official Accounts:
Youtube: aespa
Instagram: @aespa_official
Twitter: @Aespa_Official
Facebook: @aespa.official
Weibo: @aespa
TikTok: @aespa_official
Vlive: aespa (에스파)

Members Profile:
Stage Name: Karina (카리나)
Birth Name: Yu Ji Min (유지민)
Position: Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Face Of The Group
Birthday: April 11, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Dragon
Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 45 kg (99 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Official Symbol: Heart ❤
Official Animal: Whale
Official Number: 24

Karina Facts:
– She was born in Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
– She’s the tallest member.
– She made an appearance in Taemin‘s MV “Want”.
– In 2020, she appeared with Kai from EXO in the collaboration of the virtual showcase between Hyundai Motor Company and SM Entertainment.
– She trained for 4 years.
– Nickname: Karomi.
– She is a former ulzzang.
– Education: Seongnam Shingi Elementary School, Jeongja Middle School, Hansol High School.
– She loves “Red Light” by f(x).
– Her favorite female artists are f(x), Taeyeon, IU and Park Soojin.
– Her foot size is 235-240mm.
– She wants to visit Croatia.
– She likes green tea and barley tea.
Ideal type: a nice guy who only likes her, that has a pretty nose and is taller than 180cm (5’11).
See more Karina fun facts…

Stage Name: Giselle (지젤)
Birth Name: Uchinaga Aeri (うちながえり/우치나가에리)
Position: Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist
Birthday: October 30, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Dragon
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Japanese-Korean
Official Symbol: Crescent Moon 🌙
Official Animal: Unicorn
Official Number: 22

Giselle Facts:
– She was born in Garosu-gil, Seoul, South Korea.
– She trained for 11 months.
– Nickname: Riri.
– Education: Tokyo International School, Sacred Heart School in Japan (the same school Rima from NiziU attended).
– The Japanese version of her name is Eri.
– The yearbook quote she used was “That’s hot”.
– She speaks English, Korean and Japanese.
– She was in choir for 4 years as an alto.
– She was part of St. Mary’s Choir.
– She can play the guitar.
– She thought Karina was much taller than her, but she was only 1cm taller.
– People think she looks like Krystal from f(x).
– Her dad is Japanese and her mom is Korean.
See more Giselle fun facts…

Stage Name: Winter (윈터)
Birth Name: Kim Min Jeong (김민정)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual
Birthday: January 1, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Dragon
Height: 163 cm (5’4’’)
Weight: –
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Official Symbol: Star ⭐
Official Animal: Siberian husky
Official Number: 44

Winter Facts:
– She was born in Busan, South Korea.
– Education: Yangsan Samsung Elementary School, Yangsan Samsung Middle School.
– Winter and NingNing are the shortest members.
– She has an older brother.
– Nickname: Baby rabbit.
– She trained for 4 years.
– Many fans think that she looks like Girls’ Generation (SNSD)‘s Taeyeon.
– She has a dimple on her left cheek.
– She was the vice president of the school.
– She intended to become an actress, but she liked to sing and dance so she decided to become an idol.
– She drinks a lot of milk.
– Her favorite film genre is action.
– She likes eating chocolate and sweets.
See more Winter fun facts…

Stage Name: Ningning (닝닝)
Birth Name: Ning Yizhuo (宁艺卓)
Korean Name: Jeo Ye Tak (저예탁)
English Name: Vivian Ning
Position: Main Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: October 23, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Chinese Zodiac Sign: Horse
Height: 162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in)
Weight: 43 kg (94 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Chinese
Official Symbol: Butterfly 🦋
Official Animal: Tiger
Official Number: 94

Ningning Facts:
– She was born in Harbin, China.
– Her fandom name is “NingMeng’s” (her name+Lemon in Chinese).
– Winter and NingNing are the shortest members.
– Her specialty is singing.
– Her hobby is cooking.
– She can speak Chinese and Korean.
– Her favorite subject is art.
– Her favorite colors are red, yellow and pink.
– Her favorite fruits are watermelon and strawberries.
– Her favorite Band is NCT.
– She can play the piano.
– When she was young, she dreamt of becoming a painter.
– She was a member of “Let’s Sing Kids” in China.
– Her favorite drinks are Coca-Cola and Orange juice.
– Her favorite member in BLACKPINK is Jennie.
– Her name means “Powerful”.
– She trained for 4 years.
– Her favorite genres are pop, hip-hop, and R&B.
– She wants to collaborate with Taeyeon from Girls’ Generation (SNSD).
– She has a husky voice.
– She appeared on a Chinese contest program “Music Honors Student (音乐优等生)”.
– She participated in MBC “Shining Star”, which aired from October 16, 2017
– She became a SM trainee in 2016 and became a member of SM Rookies in the same year.
– She was introduced as a SM Rookies on September 19, 2016.
See more NingNing fun facts…

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