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Aespa Karina Profile, Facts, and TMI

Karina Profile

  • Birth Name: 유지민 (Yoo Jimin)
  • Stage Name: Karina
  • Nationality: South Korean
  • Date of Birth: 2000.04.11
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
  • Height: 167 cm (5’4”)
  • Weight: 45 kg (99.2 lbs)
  • Blood Type: B
  • Personal Social Media: N/A

Karina Facts & TMI

  • Karina was born in Suwon.
  • Her family consists of parents and an older sister (born 1995).
  • She belongs to Gangneung Yoo clan.
  • She dropped out of Hansol High School and took High School GED.
  • She is Catholic and her baptismal name is Catarina.
  • Her stage name Karina is taken from her baptismal name.
  • Karina is the leader of aespa.
  • Her official position in aespa is vocal, rap, and main dancer.
  • In 2021 she joined SM’s project girl group GOT the Beat.
  • Her symbol is ❤️ and her “power” is rocket puncher.
  • Karina and Winter are the visuals of the group.
  • She has a mole below her lips.
  • Fans think that she resembles cats.
  • She is highly celebrated as one of the prettiest 4th generation female idols with her AI-like appearance and glamorous body.
  • She prefers rice over snacks.
  • Her favorite animals are Dog cat, tiger, shark, crocodile.
  • Karina’s favorite color is Blue.
  • Her favorite foods are pork cutlet (donkatsu), carbonated drinks, jelly.
  • Her favorite season is spring.
  • Her favorite movies are Frozen and Rapunzel.
  • She is collecting lipsticks.
  • Her favorite snack is Pringles (Caramel and Mayocheese flavor).
  • She mentioned MBC’s ‘I Live Alone’, SBS’ ‘Running Man’, and tvN’s ‘Amazing Saturday’ as variety shows she wanted to appear in.
  • Her favorite beverages are Starbucks’ grapefruit honey black tea and peach jelly iced tea.
  • She prefers dog over cat.
  • Her favorite Christmas carol is Michael Bubble’s ‘White Christmas’.
  • She is a fan of IU, Taeyeon, and f(x).
  • She likes beach.
  • Indonesian food she wanted to try is sate.
  • She said that if she’s to be born again and debuts as aespa member, she wants to be the maknae rather than the leader.
  • Her role models in terms of music are Taeyeon, IU, Lee HI, Camila Cabello, and Kehlani.
  • Karina was a fan of Bigbang when she was an elementary schooler and Lee Kwang Soo‘s fan when she was in middle school.
  • She said that she wants to shoot carbonated beverage ads.
  • She shared that if she raises a cat later, she wants to name it Gungdaengi.
  • She is not afraid of insects and snakes, but she has severe bird phobia.
  • She likes flowers very much that she wants to open a flower shop if she didn’t become an idol.
  • Her favorite flowers are roses and her birth flower, Polemonium.
  • One of her future dreams, when she was young, was being a flight attendant. But she gave up because she had a phobia of airplanes.
  • Contrary to her chic image, she has many friendly and cute sides.
  • Karina is in charge of the mother’s position in the group.
  • She is originally very good at expressing affection to her friends.
  • Along with Giselle, she is one of the team’s scaredy-cats.
  • Karina is relatively calm compared to the younger members.
  • Among her nicknames are Rina, Karomi (Karina + Kuromi),
  • Kanyang-ie, KaLeader, Yoo Cherry, Karangdoong, Jimni, Jim, etc.
  • During her school days, she was nicknamed Yoo Jiman or Jjiman by her school friends.
  • Before it was decided that she used “Karina” as her stage name, she almost use Woo!Ah!, Jasmine, or Zion as her stage name.
  • Her symbol color is blue.
  • She dreamed of becoming a singer for the first time after seeing Girls’ Generation’s ‘Into The New World’ choreography.
  • She is considered as the member who takes the best selfies.
  • She is good at playing the piano and guitar.
  • She even received an award for piano.
  • When she was young, she tried various sports and instruments such as ballet, swimming, taekwondo, futsal, piano, janggu (Korean traditional instrument), flute, and harmonica.
  • She is especially good at swimming and taekwondo.
    She’s one of the best arm wrestlers on the team.
  • She seems to be pretty good at Chinese because she seems to understand everything Ningning says.
  • Karina thinks the strength of aespa is teamwork.
  • She watches entertainment shows, reads webtoons, and plays games when she’s resting at home.
  • She uses iPhone 13 Pro Silver.
  • When she was in the third grade of middle school, she met Super Junior’s Shindong and posted it on her IG.
  • She shared that eating delicious food, shopping, and reading books become her way to relieve stress.
  • She thinks her strengths are taking good care of the people around her, being quick to catch on, while her weaknesses are being timid and forgetful.
  • When she joined the agency, she thought that Ning Ning was older than her.
  • Her face swells very easily.
  • Karina is the tallest among aespa members, but her hand size is the smallest. Giselle saved Karina as a “small hand” on her cell phone.
  • In an interview with DAZED Magazine (March 2021 issue), she revealed that she liked Taeyeon, BoA, and Taemin musically.
  • She sleeps between 9 and 10 p.m.
  • There were many opinions that she resembles actress Kim So Yeon.
  • She wears a rosary ring on important days.
  • She is raising mini succulents in her dorm room.
  • Currently, her roommate is Ningning.
  • She named a teddy bear given by fans “Bboong”.
  • It is said that she danced to Jeon Hyosung’s ‘Good-night Kiss’ at the school talent show.
  • Her MBTI personality type is ENFP.
  • She spent 4 years as a trainee in SM Entertainment.
  • She was an ulzzang with many Instagram followers in her school days. She received the casting offer from SM through Instagram DM.
  • Some of her favorite songs are ‘Red Light’ by f(x), Beenzino’s ‘Nike Shoes’, ‘How do I look’, ‘Boogie On & On’, and ‘If I Die Tomorrow’.

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