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X:IN Members Profile

X:IN Members Profile and Facts:

X:IN (엑신) is a 5-member South Korean girl group under ESCROW Entertainment. The lineup currently consists of E.Sha, NizzNova, Hannah, and Aria. The group released a pre-debut single called “Who Am I” on March 12, 2023. X:in debuted on April 11, 2023, with the album KEEPING THE FIRE.

 Official Fandom Name: READY
Official Fan Colors:
Official Group Color: Racing Red

Official Accounts:

Instagram: @x.in_official
Twitter: @x.in_official
YouTube: @X:IN

What is the meaning behind the name X:IN?
X represents an unknown function (Like in math), which means that the group expresses things that can’t be defined in the world with their own colors.

Group Greeting:
Camera on! Ready? Action! Hello we are X:in!

Members Profile:

Stage Name: E.sha (이샤)
Former Stage Name: ChaeE (채이)
Legal Name: Kwon Yena (권예나)
Birth Name: Kwon Jiyoo (권지유)
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: December 29, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 162 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 43 kg (94 lbs)
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @yena_s_haru_ / @yenyenday (Private)

Esha Facts:
– She used to live in Sydney, Australia for a long period.
– Esha prefers tomatoes over cucumbers even though she doesn’t like either of them.
– She was a [pre-debut] member of MEP-C, Rusty.G, G-(i)Kon, and LAONZENA under the stage name ChaeE.
– Other than being an idol, she’s also a choreographer and songwriter.
– E.sha speaks English and Korean.
– She wants to collaborate with 10cm.
– Some of her specialties are choreographing and selecting gourmets.
– E.sha trained for almost a year in GBK Entertainment.
– She attended Daejin Girls’ High School.
– The meaning behind her stage name is “eternal shining (Romanized: Shaining)”.
– Two of her specialties are eating and creating choreographies.
– She plays the piano.
– E.sha loves knitting.
– Her favorite songs are PENTAGON‘s “Spring Snow” & “RUNAWAY”, Wonpil‘s “행운을 빌어 줘 (A journey)”, Hyolyn‘s “니가 더 잘 알잖아 (youknowbetter)”, and Seventeen‘s “지금 널 찾아가고 있어 (Run to you)”.
– She has a dog.
– E.sha is the “Shining Light” of the group.
– Her role models are Sunmi and Hyojin.
– She decided on being a singer in her second year of junior high, so she did auditions behind her parents back until she finally told them during high school
Show more fun facts about E.sha…


Stage Name: Nizz (니즈)
Birth Name: Hwang Sujeong (황수정)
Position: Vocalist
Birthday: June 7, 2001
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Height: –
Weight: –
Blood Type: –
MBTI Type: –
Nationality: Korean

Nizz Facts:
– She joined the group on July 8, 2023.
– Nizz took dance and vocal classes at Flat9 Dance Academy.
– She describes herself as the “voice” of the group.
– Nizz passed the final audition for ESCROW Entertainment on June 21, 2023, through a YouTube casting.


Stage Name: Nova (노바)
Birth Name: Mariya Pavlovna Yemelyanova (Мария Павловна Емельянова)
Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer
Birthday: October 10, 2002
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 157 cm (5’1″)
Weight: 42 kg (92 lbs)
Blood Type: –
Nationality: Russian
Instagram: @_mermarie_
VK: betula_pendula

Nova Facts:
– Nova was born in Moscow, Russia.
– She is/was a member of the dance team Dalcom.
– Nova has a sister named Vasilisa.
– Her special skills are drawing, thinking, and dance sports.
– She trained at GBK Entertainment for 4 months and was a pre-debut member of MEP-C.
– Nova was part of the Russian dub for The Amazing World of Gumball as Anais Watterson, Suicide Squad‘s Zoe Lawton, Despicable Me 2‘s Agnes, and many more films.
– Her favorite songs are Ed Sheeran‘s “Shivers”, Camila Cabello’s “Shameless”, Camila Cabello and The Pussycat Dolls‘ “React”, and Bruno Mars‘ “24K Magic”.
– What made her interested in K-pop was not originally the music, but Korean skincare in general. Through skincare, she found BLACKPINK, though PSY‘s “Gangnam Style” was kind of her introduction.
– She speaks Russian, English, and Korean.
– Both of her parents are musicians.
– Nova is the “new star” and “duality queen” of the group.
– She knows how to dance samba.
– Nova started being a ballroom dancer when she was four years old.
– Her favorite clothing style is classic and basic.
– She can play a bit of the piano since her mom taught her.
– Nova prefers watermelon over melon because she doesn’t like melon.


Stage Name: Hannah (한나)
Birth Name: Kang Minkyung (강민경)
Position: –
Birthday: January 4, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 165 cm (5’4″)
Weight: –
Blood Type: A
Nationality: Korean
TikTok: @1amminky
Twitter: @1amminky

Hannah Facts:
– Hannah is from Seoul, South Korea.
– She joined the group on July 8, 2023.
– Her nickname is Minky.
– Hannah was a member of YOURS.
– A couple of her favorite colors are green, pink, black, and yellow.
– She attended School of Performing Arts Seoul.
– Her lucky number is 7.
– Hannah’s favorite food is fruit.
– Some of her hobbies are exercising, listening to music, and dancing.
– She took vocal/dance classes at Pick Planet Academy.
– Hannah passed the final audition for ESCROW Entertainment on May 29, 2023.

Stage Name: Aria (아리아)
Birth Name: Gauthami (ഗൗതമി)
Position: Rapper, Maknae
Birthday: March 12, 2003
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 163 cm (5’4″)
Weight: 43 kg (94 lbs)
Blood Type: –
Nationality: Indian (Malayali)
Instagram: @aa.meyeah

Aria Facts:
– She was born in Kerala, India. She later moved to Mumbai, Maharashtra, India in fifth grade.
– Aria trained for 10 months.
– Four hashtags she would use to describe herself are #IndianGirl, #Multilingual, #DreamyVoice, and #FindOutMoreByYourselfWink
– She speaks English, Korean, Malayalam, and Hindi.
– One of her nicknames is Aami.
– Aria was in the 2011 movie Melvilasom as Ammu.
BTS‘s song “Tomorrow” made her interested in K-pop.
– She was a pre-debut member of MEP-C.
– Her favorite home-cooked foods are her mom’s chicken curry and roti.
– Aria learned Korean from her school’s president’s daughter and also studied online watching dramas.
– Some of her habits are biting her lips, zoning out, and saying “OH MY GOD”.
– Her role models are her mom and BTS.
– She has lepidopterophobia (fear of butterflies, moths, and other winged insects).
– A few of her favorite songs are Keshi‘s “i swear i’ll never leave again” & “summer”, BTS‘s “Louder than bombs”, and Chase Atlantic’s “Into It”.
– In seventh or eighth grade, she starting planning to become a K-pop artist. At first, her parents didn’t really support her, but gradually did.
– Some of her favorite colors are black, red, and white.
Show more fun facts about Aria…

Former Members:

Stage Name: Roa (로아)
Former Stage Name: Jieun.K (지은.케이)
Birth Name: Kwak Ji-eun (곽지은)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist
Birthday: October 6, 1994
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 158 cm (5’2″)
Weight: 43 kg (94 lbs)
Blood Type: B
Nationality: Korean
Facebook: @곽지은 (Inactive)
Instagram: @roa._.k
TikTok: @roa._.k
YouTube: @로아 ROA

Roa Facts:
– Roa was born in Jeongwang-dong, Siheung, Gyeonggi, South Korea.
– A couple of her favorite songs are Abir’s “Tango”, Jessie J’s “Price Tag (ft. B.o.B.)”, Taeyeon‘s “INVU” & “11:11”, Nicky Youre and Dazy’s “Sunroof”, BoA‘s “Woman”, and Kiana Ledé’s “EX”.
– When she was in preschool at the age of 4 or 5 years old, she decided of being a singer since she loved being on stage.
– She debuted as a soloist on April 24, 2017 with the single “Red Lips”.
– Some of her hobbies are bathing, watching movies, and drawing.
– Roa speaks English and Korean.
– She was a pre-debut member of DAILY and MEP-C.
– Roa is the “Slay Girl” and all rounder of the group.
– Her favorite musicians are Taeyeon and BoA.
– She trained under GBK Entertainment, Corazon Entertainment, Sol Entertainment, and JINI Entertainment.
– Roa attended Kyunghee University.
– Her specialties are writing lyrics, taekwondo, a cappella, composing, being in musicals, and doing yoga.
– A few hashtags she would use to describe herself are #AIRobot, #LittleSister, and #Clear.
– She officially left the group on July 8, 2023 and is currently under GoGeum Music.
Show more fun facts about Roa…


Stage Name: Chi.U (치유)
Former Stage Name: J-DAY (재이데이)
Birth Name: Lee Jaeyi (이재이)
Position: –
Birthday: August 16, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Height: 158 cm (5’2″)
Weight: 40 kg (88 lbs)
Blood Type: O
Nationality: Korean
Instagram: @chiu_heal
TikTok: @j_lee_2
YouTube: @재이데이J-day

Chi.U Facts:
– She has a habit of drinking coffee as soon as she wakes up and stretching.
– Chi.U debuted as a soloist on November 2, 2021, with the single “사랑을 하고 싶어 (I Want To Love)” under the stage name J-DAY.
– A few of her hobbies are making collages and watching animes.
– Chi.U is part of the dance team Majesty.
– She appeared on episode 2 of Dreamcatcher’s Why Not Me.
– Her favorite songs are ONF‘s “Beautiful Beautiful”, Younha‘s “오르트구름 (Oort Cloud)”,
– Her role models are B1A4, Younha, and actress Park Boyoung.
– Chiu was in Class of Lies.
– She attends Induk University.
– If she could describe herself with a few hashtags, she would use #PikaChiU, #Loopy (From Pororo), and #Sunshine.
– Chi.U trained for 4 months.
– Her favorite time of the day is when all the schedules are over and she can watch anime.
– She has a dog named Mocha.
– Since there was no dance club at her middle school, she became a cheerleader. Her coach thought she had talent, so she was offered to be a cheerleader for the national team.
– Her specialties are cheerleading, ballet, editing videos, and acting.
– She was the all-rounder, healing vitamin, and entertainer of the group.
– Some ways she relieves stress is by playing with her dog, lying down, and making collages.
– Chi.U hates pigeons.
– It was announced that she left the group on June 7, 2023, due to personal circumstances.

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