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PRISTIN Members Profile 2018: PRISTIN Facts

PRISTIN (프리스틴), previously known as Pledis Girlz, is a 10-member girl group under Pledis Entertainment. The group consists of Nayoung, Roa, Yuha, Eunwoo, Rena, Kyulkyung, Yehana, Sungyeon, Xiyeon, and Kyla. PRISTIN debuted on March 21, 2017.

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PRISTIN Members Profile:
Nayoung

Stage Name: Nayoung (나영)
Real Name: Im Na-young (임나영)
Probable position: Leader, Main Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist
Birthday: December 18, 1995
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-Unit: PRISTIN V

Nayoung Facts:
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She moved to Asan when she was in 3rd grade of middle school. (vlive 161125)
– Education: Dongduk Women’s University
– Her nickname is Stone Nayoung.
– Nayoung has an older brother.
– The other members call her Nana. (According to their vlives)
– She became a trainee in 2010. Nayoung became a trainee after going through a private audition when she was in grade 3 in middle school.
– Her specialty is writing songs and making choreography.
– Nayoung’s charm is her unexpectedness and aegyo. (VLive 130317)
– Her hobby is painting.
– Nayoung doesn’t like milk. (According to their broadcast 냐냐하나의 Playlist)
– Eunwoo says Nayoung is the father who “silently watches over you from behind.”
– Nayoung said she is a SHINee fan since a long time ago.
– Nayoung almost debuted with After School.
– She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– Nayoung was the backup dancer for Raina and SanE’s performances for “A Midsummer Night’s Sweetness”.
– Nayoung appeared in Kye Bum-zu’s “Game Over” MV.
– She appeared in TROY’s “Why Are We” MV.
– She appeared in Hanhae’s “Man of the Year” MV.
– Nayoung appeared in Ailee’s “If You” MV.
– Nayoung had an appearance in “17 TV Season 3”.
– Nayoung participated in “King of Masked Singer” (ep. 149-150)
– She was a member of I.O.I (rank 10 in Produce 101)
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Roa

Stage Name: Roa (로아) – formerly known as Minkyung)
Real Name: Kim Min-kyung (김민경)
Probable position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: July 29, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 172 cm (5’8″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-Unit: PRISTIN V

Roa Facts:
– She was born in Chuncheon, South Korea.
– She is an only child. (Q&A vlive)
– She started training at the end of 2013 during her middle school days in a practical music school.
– Her stage name is a combination of ‘ro’ (which means ‘smile’) and ‘a’ (‘beautiful’), which means becoming a person with a beautiful smile.
– The other members call her Roro. (According to their vlives)
– Roa is known as PRISTIN’s sub-leader, from time to time Nayoung calls her “the sub-leader of the group”.
– She became a trainee in 2014.
– Her specialty is writing songs.
– Her hobby is cooking.
– She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– Roa appeared in (Nu’est) Jr & Minhyun’s Daybreak MV.
– She appeared in Raina “RESET” performances.
– She is featured in Han Dong Geun’s “Falling Slowly”.
– Xiyeon, Yuha, Roa, and Kyla share a room. (Hi cam 170531)
– She was a participant of the show Produce 101 (she was eliminated in episode 8, ended on rank 42nd)

Yuha

Stage Name: Yuha (유하) – formerly known as Kyungwon
Real Name: Kang Kyung-won (강경원)
Probable position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: November 5, 1997
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 170 cm (5’7″)
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Yuha Facts:
– She was born in Gwangju, South Korea.
– The other members call her Yuyu. (According to their vlives)
– She was studying in a practical music school there and went to an audition introduced to her by an acquaintance. It was on the 1st of June in 2014.
– She was the last to join the trainees line-up among the Pristin members.
– Yuha became a trainee in 2014.
– Since Yuha was tall, she heard that she suited After School so she naturally came to choose Pledis.
– Her specialty is writing and composing songs.
– Yuha can play the piano.
– Her hobbies are collecting bags and writing letters.
– Yuha said she’s allergic to tomatoes. (vlive)
– Meaning behind the name ‘Yuha’: it is a combination of ‘yu’ which means happiness and ‘ha’ which means great, meaning to bring a great amount of happiness to the general public.
– Yuha is keen about the trash bin in their dorm and cares about who cleans it up or not.
– Yuha and Xiyeon share the same room. Xiyeon says Yuha is in charge of the mother role.
– Yuha is friends with Oh My Girl’s Binnie.
– She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– Kyungwon appeared in NU’EST “Overcome” MV.
– Yuha now holds the record for tiniest waist/”ultimate ant waist” on Weekly Idol; her waist measures 16.6 inches.
– Xiyeon, Yuha, Roa, and Kyla share a room. (Hi cam 170531)
– She was a participant of the show Produce 101 (she was eliminated in episode 8, ended on rank 48th).

Eunwoo

Stage Name: Eunwoo (은우)
Real Name: Jung Eun-woo (정은우)
Probable position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: July 1, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 166.6 cm (5’6″)
Weight: 48 kg (105 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Sub-Unit: PRISTIN V

Eunwoo Facts:
– She was born in Bucheon, South Korea.
– The other members call her Nunu. (According to their vlives)
– Education: Seoul School of Performing Arts
– Eunwoo appeared on audition programs which got her to get contacted by Pledis and eventually get casted.
– She became a trainee in 2013.
– Her dad doesn’t usually express his feelings well but when she debuted he texted her “Congratulations on your debut” and it made her tear up.
– Her hobby is doodling.
– Eunwoo likes watching Makeup tutorials on Youtube.
– She is called Beagle. She said: “I’m everyone’s beagle, ang!”
– She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– She appeared in Seventeen’s “Mansae” MV.
– Eunwoo was a contestant on “The Voice Kids”, “Superstar K4”, and the “National Singing Contest”.
– Eunwoo has a song With Vernon (Seventeen) called sickness.
– Eunwoo said in Produce 101 that she was close to Gugudan’s Sejeong.
– Eunwoo’s phone lock screen is a photo of Jessica Jung (ex Girls’ Generation). (VLive 130317)
– Eunwoo’s role model is Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation). In fact all the Pristin girls admire a lot Taeyeon and have her songs on their playlist. (VLive 130317)
– She was a participant of the show Produce 101 (ended on rank 21st).

Rena

Stage Name: Rena (레나) – formerly known as Yebin
Real Name: Kang Ye-bin (강예빈)
Probable position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: October 19, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 162 cm (5 ft 3¾ in)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Sub-Unit: PRISTIN V

Rena Facts:
– She was born in Ilsan, South Korea.
– The other members call her Rere. (According to their vlives)
– Education: DreamVocal Vocal Academy
– Rena used to live in the Philippines for a few years, she said it in a fansign.
– She became a trainee in 2011. Rena started being a trainee in 7th grade.
– Rena attended a practical music school and got accepted to Pledis after an audition.
– Before auditioning for Pledis, Yebin auditioned for TS Entertainment in 2012.
– Rena’s nickname in middle school was “snowman”. She gets cold easily in winter and always wears multiple layers of clothes. (VLive 170313)
– She can play the piano. (HICAM on 170912)
– Rena can speak English too, so Sungyeon and Rena often speak in English together.
– Her specialty is writing songs and playing the drums. She can also play the guitar.
– Her hobby is watching videos of the international pop artists.
– She is good at memorizing lyrics really fast. (VLive 130317)
– Her favorite food is Ramen.
– She’s very close to Minkyeong and Siyeon.
– She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– She appeared in Seventeen’s “Mansae” MV.
– She was a participant of “Show Me The Money 4”, but was eliminated in the 2nd round.
– During SMTM she was she was so nervous that when the writer passed her the microphone she was shaking so much that he told her “Don’t drop the microphone!”
– After SMTM she was traumatized about forgetting lyrics for a while, but she’s fine now. (VLive 130317)
– Rena’s role model is Lee Hyo Ri. She gets energy from watching her, even just on Youtube.
– She also likes G-Dragon. (VLive 130317)
– She was a participant of the show Produce 101 (ended on rank 29th).

Kyulkyung

Stage Name: Kyulkyung (결경) – formerly known as Pinky
Birth Name: Zhou Jieqiong (周洁琼)
Korean Name: Joo Kyulk-yung (주결경)
Probable position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Visual, Face of the Group
Birthday: December 16, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 166 cm (5’5″)
Weight: 47 kg (103 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Sub-Unit: PRISTIN V

Kyulkyung Facts:
– She was born in Shanghai, China.
– She has a younger brother and a younger sister.
– Education: Shanghai Conservatory of Music; Seoul School of Performing Arts
– She became a trainee in 2009.
– Her nicknames are China’s Miracle, Chinese Dancing Machine.
– The other members call her Juju. (According to their vlives)
– After a test in the 6th grade in Shanghai’s practical music school, Kyulkyung got casted and came to Korea in the summer of 2010.
– She travels back and forth between China and Korea during the holidays.
– Her mom runs a boutique in Shanghai and puts up huge posters of her in it and posts her pictures on SNS.
– She can speak Chinese and Korean.
– She can play the pipa (a four-stringed Chinese musical instrument).
– She can play the piano. (HICAM on 170912)
– Her hobbies are: shopping and searching beauty sites.
– After the promotions with I.O.I., Kyulkyung gave all of her money to her mom since she’s gone through a lot. She saved only a little for herself.
– She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– She appeared in Seventeen’s “Mansae” MV.
– Kyulkyung is close to Seventeen’s Jun, Ailee, Gugudan’s Sally,Twice’s Dahyun, and GFriend’s SinB.
– Kyulkyung ranked #99 in the “100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2017”
– Kyulkyung is one of the dance mentors of Idol Producer.
– She was a member of I.O.I (Rank 6 in Produce 101)
– Kyulkyung made her solo debut in China, with the digital single “Why”.
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Yehana

Stage Name: Yehana (예하나) – formerly known as Yewon
Real Name: Kim Ye-won (김예원)
Probable position: Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer
Birthday: February 22, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 49 kg (108 lbs)
Blood Type: A

Yehana Facts:
– She was born in Ilsan, South Korea.
– She graduated from SOPA.
– The other members call her Hana. (According to their vlives)
– Yehana has been a trainee since 2013.
– Yehana doesn’t like milk. (According to their broadcast 냐냐하나의 Playlist)
– Yehana (third year) and Xiyeon (second year) are attending SOPA.
– She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– Yehana is good at dancing especially at freestyle.
– She was a backup dancer for Hoshi’s solo stage in Seventeen’s concert in February 2016.

Sungyeon

Stage Name: Sungyeon (성연)
Real Name: Bae Sungyeon (배성연)
English Name: Shannon Bae
Probable position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: May 25, 1999
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: 162.5 cm (5’4″)
Blood Type: A

Sungyeon Facts:
– She was born in Seongdong-gu, Seoul and has lived in US for 9 years
– She has lived in Buena Park City, California, United States.
– Education: Orange County School of the Arts
– She became a trainee in 2009. In Girl Spirit, Sungyeon said she was a trainee for 8 years, but would go back to America for school and then come to South Korea during the summer for training.
– Sungyeon is attending a school for foreigners. She graduated in advance (May 2017) because of their debut promotions.
– Her specialty is writing and composing songs.
– Sungyeon is good at imitating people. (Channel 😛 Ep 1)
– She can play the piano. (HICAM on 170912)
– Sungyeon and Nu’est’s Aron’s little sister are best friends. They lived in the same apartment. (from Weekly Idol Pledis family special ep. 318)
– In July 2016, Sungyeon became a contestant on JTBC’s singing competition Girl Spirit.
– She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– Sungyeon admires IU a lot. They even traded signed albums.

Xiyeon

Stage Name: Xiyeon (시연) – formerly stylized as Siyeon
Real Name: Park Jung-hyeon (박정현)
Probable position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Visual, Center
Birthday: November 14, 2000
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 51 kg (112 lbs)
Blood Type: O

Xiyeon Facts:
– She was born in South Korea.
– The other members call her Ddiddi. (According to their vlives)
– She has 2 younger sisters. (170110 vlive)
– She became a trainee in 2008. She was a trainee for 9 years (from Seoul Story article).
– Xiyeon hanja name means “beautiful kindness” (170511 vlive)
– Xiyeon (second year) and Yehana (third year) are attending SOPA.
– She can play the piano and the violin.
– Her specialty is writing songs and making choreography.
– Before debuting, Xiyeon did work as a child actress. She appeared in CFs and dramas. She was in ‘Korean Ghost Stories’ and in the movie ‘Anatomy Classroom’ and ‘Educating Kidnappers.’ She started as a child actress at 5 years old.
– Xiyeon’s first line in WEE WOO is “I’m the princess of the house”. Sungyeon wrote this line for her because she’s considered the “princess” of PLEDIS Ent.
– Her hobby is watching comedy shows and movies.
– Xiyeon and Yuha share the same room.
– In 2010, Siyeon appeared in After School’s “Bang!” MV.
– She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– Xiyeon was the female actress in NU’EST ‘I’m Bad’ MV.
– Xiyeon appeared in Pledis “Love Letter” MV along with After School, NUEST and Son Dam Bi.
– Xiyeon appeared in Orange Caramel’s “Aing” MV. She’s the little girl.
– Xiyeon’s roommates are Yuha, Roa, and Kyla (Hi cam 170531)
– She was a participant of the show Produce 101 (ended on rank 25th).

Kyla

Stage Name: Kyla (카일라)
Real Name: Kyla Solhee Massie (카일라 솔희 마씨)
Probable position: Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: December 26, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
Blood Type: O

Kyla Facts:
– Kyla was born in Indiana, USA but then moved to California. (from her vLive)
– The other members call her Ila. (According to their vlives)
– Her mother is Korean while her father in American.
– Kyla has an older brother, named Luke and a younger sister, named Karisa.
– She became a trainee in 2010.
– Kyla’s middle name is Solhee.
– She can speak Korean and English.
– Before signing with Pledis, Kyla did quite a few CFs and was a child actress and modeled in America. She started when she was around 6-7 years old. She did CFs for shoes and dolls.
– Out of the Seventeen members, she is closest to Vernon.
– Her brother said that Kyla is one of the most humble individuals you will ever meet, quiet at first, but sweet.
– Kyla is studying online.
– She loves Mexican food.
– Kyla fave food is Chicken.
– Kyla owns a dog called Mochi.
– Kyla wanted to become an idol or doctor when she was younger.
– Kyla received lots of bashing because of her weight. 🙁
– She was a backup dancer in Orange Caramel’s “My Copycat” MV.
– Xiyeon, Yuha, Roa, and Kyla share a room. (Hi cam 170531)
– On 12 October 2017, Pledis Entertainment officially announced that Kyla is halting all promotions to return to the United States and receive treatment on her poor health conditions.

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