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Arin (OH MY GIRL) Profile, Bio, & Facts


Arin (아린) is a South Korean singer under WM Entertainment. She is a member of the Kpop girl group OH MY GIRL and its subunit Oh My Girl Banhana.

Arin (OH MY GIRL) Profile

Stage NameArin (아린)
Birth NameChoi Ye Won (최예원)
OccupationSinger, MC, Actor
BirthdayJune 18, 1999
Active Years2015–present
Age24 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height165 cm (5’5″)
Weight48 kg (106 lbs)
Blood TypeO

Arin (OH MY GIRL) Facts:

Early Life

– She was born in Busan, South Korea.
– She went to Boonbu Elementary School.
– She transferred from Boonbu Middle School and graduated from Dongduk Girls’ Middle School.

Personal Life

– Her family consists of her parents and her younger brother Seokjun.
– She graduated from Seoul Performing Arts High School (Practical Dance Department).
– She said the scariest movie she watched was ‘Shutter’. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– She is close with Dayoung from WJSN and Yoojung from Weki Meki.
– If she wasn’t a singer, she would be a college student doing a part time job.
– She has saved members’ names as ‘OMG Hyojung’ to make it easy to remember. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– She thinks she is the best at eating spicy food and watching horror movies compared to other members.
– She was classmates with Mina from GUGUDAN, Mark from NCT, and Xeheun from GIRLKIND.
Hyojung believes Arin has the best smile in the group. (Superlatives)
– She feels her charm is being natural. (teenvogue)
– If she had to pick an animal to represent her, she would choose a rabbit.
– She has the ‘wannabe’ style and has every girl’s style icon according to Hyojung. (teenvogue)
– She just listens to music playlist on a streaming platform when she is working out.
– She went to the same elementary school as Jihoon from TREASURE.
– Her most used emoticon is a little baby-like emoticon in pink clothes.  (FANVATAR Qply ep.05)
– If she won the lottery, she wouldn’t announce it to everyone but will tell some people. (FANVATAR Qply ep.05)
– She gets cold easily.
– Despite being the youngest, she is the tallest in Oh My Girl.
– Arin is incharge of the visuals in the group along with YooA and Yubin.
– She likes to go shopping or eat at restaurants in her spare time.
– If she woke up as a boy, she would want to talk about “boy stuff” with her dad.


– She is the  lead dancer, sub vocalist, and maknae in OH MY GIRL.
– She joined WM Entertainment in 2013.
– She appeared in the dramas ‘Alchemy of Souls’, ‘The World of My 17’ and ‘Summer Love Machine Blues’.
– She was cast in the horror Netflix movie ‘Urban Myths’.
– She appeared in the Pepsi promotional song ‘Black & Blue’ along with Hyojung, IVE’s Wonyoung and Leeseo and CRAVITY’s Serim and Jungmo.

Likes & Dislikes

– She is a big fan of Suzy and Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation).
– She likes the Korean drama ‘The Penthouse’. (W KOREA)
– Her favorite perfumes include ‘NONFICTION’, ‘SANTA MARIA NOVELLA’ and ‘TAMBURINS.’ (SINGLES KOREA)
– Arin likes to watch horror movies.
– Pink is her favorite color.
– She likes soapy and floral scents.
– She enjoys playing games like PUBG.
– Her favorite movie was ‘The Kissing Booth’. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– She likes spring and autumn the most.
– She prefers long hair over short hair.

Food Preferences

– She likes pineapple pizza. (Good Housekeeping)
– Arin goes for the hottest level of spiciness when ordering tteokbokki or chicken feet. (ESQUIRE Korea)
– She enjoys eating tteokbokki over pork cutlet and black bean ramen over regular ramen.
– Her favorite delivery food is whole chicken. (W KOREA)
– Her favorite foods include rice and chicken.
– She likes eating mint chocolate ice cream over chocolate ice cream. (ESQUIRE Korea)

Personality & Habits

– She has a shy personality.
– She said she is simple minded and doesn’t hold grudges. (teenvogue)
– She is the most timid member of the group along with Mimi.
– She, Mimi and Jiho are the members who don’t cry easily in the group.
– She got nicknamed “Princess Arin” because of her kindness and grace.


– She won the ‘Rising Star Award, Actress’ at the Asia Model Awards in 2022.
– She won the ‘Best Couple Award’ with TXT’s Soobin at the KBS Entertainment Awards in 2020.

Instagram: @ye._.vely61

Streaming Platform Links
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